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Lai Mohammed Reacts To US Blacklisting Nigeria Over Religious Freedom Violations

The Federal Government has reacted to a list by the United States which added Nigeria as a country with severe religious violations. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed in a statement titled ‘Nigeria Denies Religious Freedom Violation Allegation’ said Nigeria jealously protects religious freedom as enshrined in the country’s constitution and takes seriously…

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US Condemns Zabarmari Massacre As UN Withdraws ‘110’ Causal Figures

The United States has condemned the horrific killing of 43 farmers in Zabarmari, a farming community in Borno state on Saturday by suspected Boko Haram terrorists that drew global attention. In a statement issued on Monday, the US Embassy in Nigeria asked the Federal Government to unravel the killers of the slain farmers, adding that they…

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Tributes Pour In For US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Who Died At 87

On Saturday morning, US Justice system was thrown into deep mourning with the report of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg‘s death at the age of 87. The Gender equality champion and ‘titan of law’ died of complications from metastatic pancreas cancer at her home in Washington, DC, surrounded by her family, the court said in a statement on…

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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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Everything You Need To Know About US Visa Ban On Those Attacking Nigeria’s Democracy

On Monday September 14, the US government has slapped a visa restriction on Nigerians who try to undermine the country’s democracy by causing violence or rigging elections. A statement released by the spokesperson for the Department of State, Morgan Ortagus, said those issued visa restrictions are not directed at Nigerians in general but certain people that oppose peace and…

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US Government Explains Why Its Helping Nigeria Rehabilitate Repentant Terrorists

The United States Government says revealed the reason why Nigeria is being assisted in rehabilitating repentant terrorists, The Punch reports. The US Embassy to Nigeria said this in an interview with the news outlet on Friday, explaining that it is part of a broader joint Nigeria and US strategy to counter violent extremism. According to them,…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Commences Final Evacuation Of 208 Nationals From US

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has confirmed that over 200 Nigerian citizens have been evacuated from New Jersey, United States in the ninth evacuation flight from the North American country to reunite with their family. This is the final repatriation flight planned by the Nigerian Government for stranded citizens in the U.S due to the Coronavirus outbreak.…

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President Trump Responds To Obama After Being Branded As “Unserious” President

US President Donald Trump has angrily fired back at his predecessor Barack Obama after being branded an unserious president who had put the country’s democracy in danger, AFP reports. Trump told reporters on Wednesday that Obama was an “ineffective” and “terrible” leader. “I see the horror that he’s left us, the stupidity of the transactions that…

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Nigeria To Receive Convicted, Paroled Nationals After Release From US, UAE & Egypt

The United States of America, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have indicated interests to repatriate Nigerians that have been convicted, pardoned and paroled in their countries, NAN reports. Boss Mustapha, the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), reportedly disclosed this during the daily briefing of the task force…

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Coronavirus: Over 19 Million Cases Recorded Globally As US Death Toll Surge

The number of coronavirus cases has crossed 19 million globally pushing many nations to further ratchet up restrictions in the battle against the ravaging pandemic. The world’s hardest-hit country, the United States, has seen a major resurgence since the end of June, adding 2,060 deaths in 24 hours alone on Thursday, a tracker by Johns Hopkins University…

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