Category Archives: Breaking

Plan To Evacuate Nigerians From South Africa Suffers Setback Due To ‘Expired Passports’

The plan by Air Peace to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa from September 6 suffered a setback as the majority of those interested in the process have expired passports. Mr Allen Onyema, the Chairman of Air Peace, said in a statement in Lagos on Friday that most of the potential returnees were yet to renew…

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Ahmed Musa Ruled Out Of Ukraine Friendly

Nigerian star forward, Ahmed Musa has been ruled out of Nigeria’s international friendly game against Ukraine on Tuesday. The Super Eagles captain pulled out of the warm-up game due to an injury he suffered while in action for his Saudi Arabia club Al-Nassr. The 26-year-old winger will be the fifth player to be ruled out of the game against the Yellow and Blue after Kenneth…

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I Have Successfully Cleaned Up Lagos In 100 Days – Sanwo Olu

LAGOS State Governor, Mr BabajIde Sanwo-Olu has stated that his administration has succeeded in clearing mound of filth on major streets and highways across the state in its almost 100 days in office. The governor made this declaration through the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, who spoke at a press conference held…

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Lagos Arraigns 85 Xenophobic Protesters For Allegedly Looting SA-Owned Malls

The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday arraigned 83 persons who allegedly participated in the attack and looting of South African-owned mall, Shoprite, in protest against continued xenophobic attacks and killings of Nigerians in South Africa. The 83 suspected looters were arraigned before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court at Yaba on six counts bordering on…

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Oby Ezekwesili, Jim Ovia, Others Bashed For Attending WEF in South Africa Amidst Xenophobic Protests

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, and Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, have drawn the ire of some Nigerians over their attendance of the World Economic Forum on Africa holding in South Africa amid protests by Nigerian and other countries against xenophobic attacks by South Africans. Ezekwesili, who is the former presidential…

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South Africa High Commission In Nigeria Shuts Down Over Fear Of Attack

The South Africa High Commission to Nigeria has shut down its offices and consulate in Lagos for fear of attack by youths in the country. The acting High Commissioner, Amb. Bobby Moroe, confirmed to our correspondent this morning that he had directed the Mission to suspend all consular activities until the situation improved. He explained…

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Air Peace Volunteers To Evacuate Nigerians From South Africa, To Commence Sept. 6

The federal government has revealed that Air Peace Airlines has volunteered to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to Nigeria free-of-charge from South Africa starting from Friday, following the recent xenophobic attacks. The Spokesperson of the ministry, Ferdinand Nwonye, disclosed this in a statement issued Friday night. He said: “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes…

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Include Herbal Medicine Degree In Your Programmes – Mamora Tells Universities

The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, on Friday called on Nigerian universities to include herbal medicine degree in their programmes, stressing that its knowledge would enhance the delivery of healthcare to the nation. The minister said this in Abuja at a programme held to mark the 2019 African Traditional Medicine Day which has…

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EFCC Nabs Nigerian Suspected Fraudster Wanted By FBI

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday arrested Oyediran Joseph, said to be one of the “most wanted” suspected internet fraudsters by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. EFCC said the 36-year-old suspect was arrested in Ilorin, Kwara State recently. The Zonal Head of the Commission, Sharu Isyaku, told reporters…

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