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Orphanages & Children’s Homes Will No Longer Grant Nigerians Photo Ops During Visits

In a belated but much needed move, the Coalition of Orphanages and Children’s Home in Nigeria (COCHIN) has finally imposed a complete ban on photo opportunities while people are visiting orphanage homes across the country. While these photo ops mean no harm, COCHIN in a newsletter sent to all orphanages nationwide said the photos taken by visitors are usually…

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Nigeria Is Considering Banning Importation Of 10-Year Old Haulage Trucks

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) spokesman, Bisi Kazeem on Monday said that Nigeria will be banning the importation of articulated trucks older than 10 years, in a bid to curb truck accidents. According to Kazeem, the decision was reached by the Major Oil Marketers of Nigeria and the National Association of Road Transport Owners at the renewal…

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A Court Ruling Has Stopped US Government From Enforcing TikTok Ban

The US government has decided to hold off its ban on Chinese-owned social media sensation TikTok to comply with a federal court ruling issued in the national security case. According to a Thursday reports from Wall Street Journal, the US Commerce Department has decided against enforcing a Trump administration order to ban the video-sharing app owned by Chinese-based ByteDance.…

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Ebonyi Residents Banned From Operating High-Speed Motorcycles

The Ebonyi State Government has issued a ban on the use of high-speed motorcycles for both private and commercial purposes in Abakaliki, the state capital and other urban centers. Uchenna Orji, the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, said the ban decision was taken to check the rate at which high-speed motorcycles are used to perpetrate crimes…

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Port Harcourt Kicks Off #EndSARS Protest Despite Governor Wike’s Ban | #SARSMustEnd

Port Harcourt residents on Tuesday defied the order given by the state governor Nyesom Wike who on Monday said it has prohibited all forms of protest in the state. Hundreds of #EndSARS protesters came out in full force to push back against police brutality and operations of the now-dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Videos currently circulating on…

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ICYMI: Federal Government Bans SARS, Other Police Tactical Squads After Public Outrage

Following the alleged brutality by security operatives in several parts of the country, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Tactical Squads of the Force from embarking on routine patrols. Over the weekend, many Nigerians took to the social media to express their…

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All You Need To Know About US’ Proposed Visa Restrictions On International Students

President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed a new rule that would limit the length of stay of international students in the United States of America. According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), it would depend on the nationality of students if their visas could expire after four or two years of being issued. A…

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Emirates Has Been Added To List Of Banned Airlines In Nigeria

The Nigerian Government has added Emirate Airlines to the list of airlines banned from operating in the country, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika confirmed on Friday. The Minister who made the announcement on social media said the ban will be effective from Monday, September 21, 2020. “The PTF sub-committee met today with EU Ambassadors to discuss Lufthansa,…

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Federal Government Tells US, UK To Stop Disrespecting Nigeria Over New Visa Restrictions

Following U.S. Depart of State’s caution against Nigerians who are attacking the country’s democracy, the federal government has asked the United States and United Kingdom to stop disrespecting the country and its citizens. This was disclosed in reaction to the recent statements issued by both countries on the governorship elections holding in Edo and Ondo…

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US To Ban TikTok, WeChat From App Stores In 48 Hours Citing Security Risk

Starting Sunday, downloads of the massively popular video app TikTok and the messaging app WeChat will be banned in the United States, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Friday September 18. The department said in a press release that the move was necessary to “safeguard the national security of the United States.” President Donald Trump issued twin executive orders in August, saying the apps, which…

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