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Nigerians Reacts To Photos Of The New Alleged ‘Keke Napep’ Substitution For Lagos

According to online reports, it seems like new vehicles have surfaced to substitute commercial motorcycles aka Okada and tricycles aka Keke in Lagos, however, Nigerians are not impressed. This is coming weeks after the Lagos State government placed the controversial ban and further released a statement that there would be no going back on it.…

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Nigerians React As 118-Year-Old Woman Is Reportedly Appointed Special Adviser In Bayelsa

The local government vice-chairman of Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of Bayelsa state, Brian Wotari has reportedly appointed a centenarian as his “special adviser on elder matters.” The woman, Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono, who is believed to be 118 years old was given the honourary appointment via a letter dated February 4, 2020, and signed by Bedford Ineye, one of the aides of the…

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Nigerians To Be Restricted From Owning More Than Three Sim Cards

The Federal Government on Wednesday, February 5 2020, directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to review SIM card registration and usage to disallow any Nigerian from owning more than three mobile telephone lines, The Nation reports. The directive came in the wake of the rising wave of killings and kidnapping for ransom and general insecurity.…

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Coronavirus: House Of Reps Reject Motion To Evacuate Nigerians In China

According to Vanguard, a motion to evacuate Nigerians from Wuhan, the Chinese city said to be the epicenter of the dreaded coronvirus was rejected yesterday by House of Representatives members. The chamber became rowdy after Hon. Ben Kalu sought the permission of the House to move a motion of urgent public importance on the need…

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Nigerians Must Stop Over-depending On God – Fashola

Nigeria’s Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has urged Nigerians to stop relying totally on God for success. In his explanation, Fashola said it is becoming too often to include God’s name in every conversation. He urged Nigerians to work harder and leave God out of everyday problems. Speaking on Hard Copy, a programme on Channels…

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87 Nigerians Return As South Africa Frustrates Evacuation Process

The number of Nigerians that made it back to Nigeria drastically reduced following moves by the South African government to frustrate the evacuation efforts. Only about 187 adults and children were successfully evacuated on Wednesday as against the 320 Nigerians expected back home. The flight arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 9.43pm. One…

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Nigerians Will Soon Start Stoning Their Senators – ASUU President

The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, says Nigerians would soon begin to pelt senators with stones for being insensitive to their plights as demonstrated by their plan to acquire exotic cars despite the harsh economic situation in the country. Ogunyemi stated this on Monday in an interview with…

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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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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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