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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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Buhari Commends Nigerians For Ignoring ‘Revolution’ March

Pres. Buhari has thanked millions of Nigerians, who deliberately ignored calls on social media to join a phantom ‘revolution’ but instead went about their businesses. The President made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday. The statement read in parts:…

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Dakore Egbuson, Tobi Bakare & Others Step Out For “Lion King” Movie Premiere in Lagos

There is a shortlist of things that can cause collective excitement in the hearts of Nigerians. The most recent buzz makers are the just concluded AFCON, Big Brother Naija, Beyonce’s new album and of course, the Lion King Movie! From the moment the movie trailer was released, Nigerians have been looking forward to the movie…

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Reactions After Buhari Releases 43-Man List Of Ministerial Nominees

Nigerians have reacted in their different opinions after President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent a 43-man ministerial list to the Senate for screening and confirmation. See Full List Below 1.Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia State) 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa State) reappointed 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom State) 4. Chris Ngige  (Anambra State) reappointment 5. Sharon…

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You’ve Failed Nigerians As A Government – Wole Soyinka Swipes At Buhari

The Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has taken a swipe at the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the administration has failed Nigerians over its approach to the herders/farmers’ crisis and other security problems bedeviling the country. According to Punch, Soyinka said this on Sunday at his residence in Ijegba, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, the Ogun State…

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