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The Federal Government has said it would give priority to evacuees in China when evacuation flights eventually resume.
The first batch of Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is on their way back home.
Evacuation of the first batch of stranded Nigerians in the United States earlier scheduled for Sunday has been brought back to Saturday.
The Federal Government said yesterday it has drawn the red line with China over allegations of continued racial discrimination against blacks and Africans, particularly Nigerians, resident in Guangzhou Province and other parts of the country.
Turkish authorities blocked Saudi and United Arab Emirates state news websites on Sunday, days after the sites of Turkey's state broadcaster and news agency were blocked in Saudi Arabia.
Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has advised Nigerians to exercise restraint in accepting and disseminating information on alleged maltreatment of Nigerians and by extension Africans living in China.
The United States government is preparing emergency flights to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria over fear of escalation of Coronavirus in the country.
India on Tuesday suspended with immediate effect all regular visas or e-visas granted to the nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan issued on or before March 3 to curb COVID-19, said a revised travel advisory.
Rivers State has developed a strong security architecture that is attracting foreign and local investors, the state governor, Nywsom Wike, has said.
Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, has stated how the country would spend the US$308 million looted by the late former Head of State, General Sani Abacha when it is finally returned.
The U.S. State Department said on Sunday it will evacuate personnel from its Wuhan consulate to the United States and will offer a limited number of seats to private U.S. citizens on a flight out of the epicenter of China’s coronavirus outbreak.
The State of Osun Ministry of Information and Civic Orientation has expressed its willingness to partner with the Public Affairs Section of the United States of America Consulate in Nigeria in order to ensure that the developmental strides of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola are promoted abroad.
Iran yesterday condemned the burning of its consulate in southern Iraq hours earlier, which came amid an escalation in Iraq’s anti-government protests that erupted nearly two months ago.
The Federal Government has assured existing and potential American investors of its commitment to addressing issues of corruption, political instability and insecurity in the country.
Nigerian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed Rimi, has advised Nigerians coming to Dubai for genuine businesses to consult with the embassy or the consulate before embarking on such ventures.
Sen. Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.
Voting has been cancelled in Ologi (Ward 03) of Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA), a senior electoral official has said, following a violent incident that included “seizing” of an electoral official.
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is keen for action to restart in the English Premier League and insisted that the squad is in good physical shape despite the coronavirus lockdown.
A fifteen-year-old boy is currently cooling his heels at the police custody in Osi-Ekiti, for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the 2020 local government election in the 18 councils and 196 electoral wards of Cross River.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on Sunday, revealed why he consented to the renewal of Gernot Rohr’s contract.
North Korea will reopen schools this month after shuttering them over the coronavirus pandemic, reports said Monday.
A group, the Energy Consumer Rights and Responsibilities Initiative (ECRRI) on Monday backed Senate’s call for the suspension of increment in tariffs by electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).
Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 1.87% on a year-on-year basis in the first quarter of 2020 despite many economic contractions around the world, a new by National Bureau of Statistics report has shown.
Muhammed Nami, the Executive Chairman of the Federal (Board) Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has been pressed for details on five staff members employed on alleged ethnic consideration.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State on Friday said that one person died while eight others sustained injuries in a multiple accident on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Thursday.
Dorian Homes for Charity and Social Development, an NGO, has set up a micro-credit scheme to give soft loans of between N30,000 to N100,000 to 900 female traders in Ondo State.