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817 Nigerians Still Waiting To Be Evacuated From South Africa – FG

No fewer than 817 Nigerians are yet to be evacuated from South Africa as of Tuesday, the Federal Government of Nigeria confirms. The FG had on Wednesday last week evacuated 187 Nigerians from South Africa following  xenophobic attacks on them and other Africans. On Tuesday, the Consul-General, Nigerian High Commission in South Africa, Godwin Adama, confirmed…

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South Africa Apologises Over Xenophobic Attacks, Envoy meets Buhari

A formal apology was tendered to Nigeria on Monday by the President of South Africa, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in his country. He said the ugly incidents did not represent the values his country cherished. Ramaphosa’s apology was delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja by a special envoy he…

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ICPC Seizes Three More Properties of NFF Vice-President, Shehu Dikko

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has seized three additional properties belonging to the Nigeria Football Federation 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko. Officials of the ICPC had on Friday seized one of Dikko’s property located at No 1 River Benue Street, Maitama, Abuja. Apart from Dikko’s property, the ICPC also seized 11…

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Seun Onigbinde Resigns Govt Appointment Days After Accepting It

Co-founder of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, on Monday, announced his resignation as the Technical Adviser to the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba. He made this announcement on his Medium page, a link of which he shared on his official Twitter handle. Onigbinde said, “Upon further reflections on the furore that has been generated…

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Human Right Group Threatens To Expose ‘Big Pastors’ Sponsoring Fatoyinbo’s Rape Ordeal

A human right and social justice organisation, Social Justice League (SJL) has threatened to publish the names of “big Pastors” alleged to be behind the ordeal of Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, Senior Pastor, Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). The group made the threat on Friday in a statement jointly signed by the Director of the organisation,…

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