Air Peace To Evacuate Nigerians From South Africa For Free #XenophobiaInSouthAfrica

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Xenophobic attacks: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Air Peace Airlines has volunteered to send an aircraft to South Africa from Friday, September 6, to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to the country, free of charge. According to a statement signed by the ministry’s spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwonye, the development follows the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other African migrants. The statements read, The general public is hereby advised to inform their relatives in South Africa to take advantage of this laudable gesture. Interested Nigerians are therefore…

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Photos: Tight Security At Shoprite Lekki As Shop Owners Count Loses #Xenophobia

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Shoprite Lekki: The xenophobic attack on-going in South Africa is not a thing of joy for someone to smile, joke or make jest of, as a citizen of this great country, we condemned this act as inhuman and as a crime against humanity especially towards Africans. Nigerians decided to do a reprisal of the xenophobic act being meted by South Africans against Nigerians by storming the popular Shoprite Mall at Lekki. In what started as a protest led to looting of shops, malls, and goods worth millions of naira. A…

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Tokyo International Conference

Day two in Japan and it was mainly for exhaling, catching our breath, receiving briefings and preparing for the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), which holds from August 28-31. The program outline is rich and holds much for Africa in different spheres like deepening sustainable and resilient society, building peace and stability, agriculture, climate change, and disaster risk reduction, human resource development, education, blue economy, and many others. From concerns and comments on social media, one is compelled to make some clarifications. No, not in response…

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23 Nigerians to be executed in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia authorities have revealed that at least 23 Nigerians are currently on the death row in Saudi Arabia for drug-related offenses and may be executed anytime from now. In a report, The Nation newspaper said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances control law, which is punishable by death. They were said to have been arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah and Prince Muhammad bin Abdu- Aziz International Airport, Madinah having concealed the banned substances in their rectums, the Saudi…

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President Muhammadu Buhari off to Japan for Tokyo International Conference

Tokyo International Conference

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to travel to Japan tomorrow to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development. A statement by the Presidency said the conference would take place in Yokohama city from August 28 to 30 after which the president would be back to the country on August 31. This year’s conference is themed, ‘Africa and Yokohama, Sharing Passion for the Future’. The Japanese Prime Minister and host, Shinzo Abe, is expected to perform the opening ceremonies of the conference. According to Special Adviser to the President…

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Aragbaiye explains Ondo Local Government workers screening


The ongoing verification exercise of local government workers in Ondo State is to ascertain the number of genuine staff working in the councils. The State Head of Service, Mr. Dare Aragbaiye who made this known while monitoring the exercise in Akure South Local Government Council Secretariat said the exercise is in the best interest of both the workers and the government. Addressing the workers, Mr. Aragbaiye said the verification is to identify the actual number of them that are the payroll of government, saying that it would also eradicate ghost…

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Olafeso PDP National Vice Chairman Southwest: No party can jettison zoning


The National Vice Chairman (Southwest) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Eddy Olafeso, in this interview with MUSA ODOSHIMOKHE, speaks on the challenges of reconciliation in the opposition party, zoning and other partisan issues. The PDP is in court over the Presidential election, which has not been decided. Some people are already urging former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to contest in 2023. Is this not a distraction? We are not giving up in our mandate. The Nigerian people are not fooled because they saw what happened during the election.…

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Buhari – I Gave 4 Senior Ministers To Kaduna, Kano To Appreciate Their Votes


I Gave 4 Senior Ministers To Kaduna, Kano To Appreciate Their Votes – Buhar He said; Before you push everything to me, I am just reminding you that I will do my best and I will make sure that the new cabinet is working for the good of Nigeria and Nigerians,” he said. Kaduna and Kano are the only two states I gave two substantive positions in my council. So, I have appreciated your votes and paid you back by giving you ministers of environment and finance.” The president further…

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Ogbeni Rahuf Aregbesola – I have No idea of my office

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Interior: “Except For Newspapers, I Have No Knowledge Of My Ministry” – Rahuf Aregbesola Ogbeni Rahuf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior has admitted that he lacks knowledge of how his ministry operates as the little he knows about it was what he gleaned from the pages of newspapers, Igbere TV reports. Aregbesola who disclosed this Wednesday in Abuja during his maiden visit to the ministry told top officials of the ministry that apart from stories about the ministry on the pages of the Newspapers, he had no idea of its policies…

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FIRS name Davido, Obasanjo Olusegun and Others as tax defaulters

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Obasanjo, Davido, Omisore, Coldstone, 19,897 others firms are tax defaulters, FIRS says. Bank accounts belonging to Obasanjo Farms, Iyiola Omisore and Davido are some of the accounts that have been placed under lien for owing taxes. In a list published on Monday, the Federal Inland Service (FIRS) listed 19,901 accounts that were yet to regularise their tax status. Some of the accounts published include: Citiroof Aluminium Co. Ltd Coldstone Creamery Limited (Yaba) Davido Music Worldwide Ltd Grand Square Supermarket and Stores Ltd Iyiola Omisore & Par Open Heavens Bliss Enterprises…

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