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BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF APPLICATION CENTERS IN NIGERIA

The British High Commission in Nigeria has announced that it has reopened its visa Application Centres across the country. The Commission made the announcement in a statement released via its Twitter account on Thursday, adding that there would be free visa replacement which will be open till Decem...

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208 NIGERIANS RETURN FROM AMERICA IN LAST EVACUATION FLIGHT

Two hundred and eight Nigerian citizens departed New Jersey Thursday night. It was the ninth and last evacuation flight from the United States of America. In the eight, 94 Nigerians were evacuated from Houston, Texas. A total of 2,322 citizens had been repatriated from the U.S. since May 10. Eth...

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NIMASA PROMOTES DIRECTORS, 586 OTHERS

The Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has approved the promotion of nine directors. They were part of 595 staff elevated. A board meeting presided over by the chairman, Asita O. Asita, approved the promotion. A breakdown shows that nine Deputy Directors were...

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NDDC PROBE: AKPABIO DARES NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio has challenged the National Assembly over probe of the Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The legislature is investigating financial activities of the agency. On Thursday, the former Akwa Ibom Governor told lawmakers that the probe should cover a...

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I’M AISHA BUHARI’S FAN – FANI KAYODE

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation Minister has dismissed the claim that he is defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Fani-Kayode made the remark while welcoming the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha back into the country. In a tweet, the ...

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EL-RUFAI ETHICALLY UNFIT TO DELIVER SUCH LECTURE – BAMGBOSE BACKS NBA

Olusegun Bamgbose, National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has commended the National Planning Committee of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, for withdrawing the invitation extended to Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, saying that the Kaduna State Governor’s track records in term...

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CAMA BIGGEST THREAT AGAINST CHRISTIANITY, GATE OF HELL WON’T PREVAIL – FANI-KAYODE BLASTS BUHARI GOVT

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation has described the Company and Allied Matters Act, CAMA, recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari as the greatest threat to Christianity. Fani-Kayode, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, however, said nothing can bring down ...

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THOUSANDS FLEE AS WILDFIRES CONTINUE TO RAGE ACROSS CALIFORNIA

Thousands of people were forced to evacuate their homes across California, on Wednesday, as nearly two-dozen wildfires continued to blaze amid a record-breaking heatwave in parts of the western United States. Firefighters were battling 367 known fires throughout the state on Wednesday, Gov. Gavin N...

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TIKTOK: ORACLE RECEIVES TRUMP’S BACKING IN BID TO BUY US OPERATION

Oracle’s bid for the US operations of TikTok received the backing of US President Donald Trump, bolstering the software maker’s attempt to derail takeover talks led by rival Microsoft. “Oracle is a great company,” said Trump during a speech in Arizona on Tuesday. “I think its owner is a t...