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FG declares Monday 11 as public holiday to mark Eidul-Mawlid

Written by on 7 November 2019

The federal government has declared Monday, November 11, as a public holiday to mark the 2019 Eidul-Mawlid which is for the celebration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. The announcement was made in Abuja on Thursday, November 7, by the director of press and public relations of the ministry of interior, Mohammed Manga. […]

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Xenophobia: Jim Ovia withdraws from WEF in South Africa

Written by on 5 September 2019

The Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has announced his withdrawal from the ongoing World Economic Forum holding in Cape Town, South Africa. In a statement signed by Ayoola Kusimo of Zenith Bank’s Corporate Communications, Ovia said his decision to withdraw from activities at the WEF was hinged xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and […]

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Buhari commends SGF’s hard work as he marks 63rd birthday

Written by on 4 September 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF) Mr Boss Mustapha as “a hardworking and committed public official.” In a goodwill message to the SGF on the occasion of his 63rd birthday, the President wrote: “I am proud of your amazing zeal and commitment to duty and your passion for the […]

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Catholic priest escapes abduction in Abia

Written by on 4 September 2019

A Catholic Priest serving in Abia State whose name is yet-to-be ascertained has miraculously escaped from gunmen believed to be kidnappers who abducted him. Though information about the incident is sketchy, our reporter gathered that the Catholic Priest was trailed and kidnapped by the gunmen near his Parish. Information has it that the Rev. Father […]

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Security operatives foil attempted arson at Onitsha Shoprite mall

Written by on 4 September 2019

There was palpable tension in Onitsha, Anambra State on Wednesday following alleged reprisal attack plot by angry youths on Shoprite Shopping Complex. The Nation gathered that the irate youths had stormed the Shoprite facility and nearly gained access to the building but for immediate intervention of security operatives. The irate youths had planned to register […]

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U.S. fines google $170m for YouTube collecting data on children

Written by on 4 September 2019

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said the U.S. has ordered Google to pay $170 million in order to settle allegations of YouTube collecting data from minors without the consent of their parents. The commission said the U.S. government had previously accused the video hosting platform, which belongs to the tech giant, of illegally […]

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FG to Nigerians in South/Africa: Avoid high risk areas

Written by on 4 September 2019

Nigerians in South Africa have been advised to avoid travelling to high risk and volatile areas until the xenophobic attacks are brought under control. The federal government, in a statement by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, also assured that government is committed to the protection of lives and property of […]

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Tiwa Savage,boycott South African shows

Written by on 4 September 2019

Superstar singer, Tiwa Savage has pulled out of her upcoming performance in South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians. Since Monday, mobs have been looting shops and burning cars driven by foreigners, especially Nigerians in various parts of South Africa. Reacting to the attacks, Tiwa, who was billed to perform at the DStv delicious […]

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Onyeama confirms Nigeria’s boycott of WEF in South Africa

Written by on 4 September 2019

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Wednesday confirmed Nigeria’s boycott of the World Economic Forum scheduled for South Africa. According to him, President Muhammadu Buhari agreed with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo not to go to South Africa under the climate of xenophobic attacks. He briefed State House correspondents on Wednesday, stressing that red […]

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Red line drawn against South Africa, says Foreign Affairs minister

Written by on 4 September 2019

Red line drawn against South Africa, says Foreign Affairs minister The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Wednesday, confirmed Nigeria’s boycott of the World Economic Forum scheduled for South Africa. According to him, President Muhammadu Buhari agreed with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo not to go to South Africa under the climate of xenophobic attacks. […]

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