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We are not charging extra $200 for e-passport – Nigerian consulate

The Nigerian consulate in New York has debunked allegation in some quarters that it charges extra 200 dollars for same-day e-passport service.
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

Key takeaways from President Buhari’s visit to South Africa

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.
Pro-democracy protesters react as police fire water cannons outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on September 15, 2019. - Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons on September 15 at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs, in a return to the political chaos plaguing the city. (Photo by Isaac LAWRENCE / AFP)

Hong Kong returns to violence with tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Visa fee: Two bag 13-year imprisonment each for defrauding US Embassy

Two young men have been convicted and sentenced to 13 years imprisonment respectively by the Lagos State Magistrate Court, Igbosere, for stealing a total sum N50 million, proceeds of United States of America visa fees.

Xenophobia: Measures set to commence evacuation – FG

Nigeria Consul General in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, says the mission in South Africa has put in place measures to ease evacuation of Nigerians from the country following attacks on them.
The South African embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, was forced to close its doors on Wednesday after it came under attack, EWN and eNCA reported.

South Africa reopens high commission, consulate in Nigeria

Acting South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, who confirmed the development, said the High Commission in Abuja reopened yesterday (Monday), while the Consulate reopened today (Tuesday).

Xenophobia: Over 400 Nigerians ready for evacuation from South Africa – Mission

The Nigerian Mission in South Africa says no fewer than 400 Nigerians have indicated interest and registered to be evacuated from South Africa following the recent xenophobic attacks.
An award-winning Nigerian poet, essayist, translator and author of short stories, Tade Ipadeola, has been selected to participate in the International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency at the University of Iowa, courtesy of the United States Department of State.

Nigerian writer selected for US government writing programme

An award-winning Nigerian poet, essayist, translator and author of short stories, Tade Ipadeola, has been selected to participate in the International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency at the University of Iowa, courtesy of the United States Department of State.
The South African embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, was forced to close its doors on Wednesday after it came under attack, EWN and eNCA reported.

South Africa: Why we closed our missions in Nigeria

The Government of South Africa has said that it shut down its High Commission in Abuja and the Consulate in Lagos because of threats against the missions staff as well as the property of South Africa in Nigeria.
The South African embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, was forced to close its doors on Wednesday after it came under attack, EWN and eNCA reported.

Xenophobia: South Africa shuts down embassy, consulate in Nigeria

The South Africa High Commission to Nigeria has shut down its offices and consulate in Lagos for fear of attack by youths in the country.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

EFCC secures interim forfeiture of Senator Okorocha’s assets

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission announced today that it has secured an interim forfeiture order over some assets owned by former Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha.

Xenophobia: Nigerian high commission compiles victims’ list

The High Commission of Nigeria in Pretoria has begun compiling a list of the victims of the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Nigeria’s Helen ‘Iron Lady’ Joseph is set for action against Martina Horgasx from Hungary on Thursday in her bumpy return to professional boxing.

Nigeria’s ‘Iron Lady’ meets $10,000 requirement, returns to boxing ring

Nigeria’s Helen ‘Iron Lady’ Joseph is set for action against Martina Horgasx from Hungary on Thursday in her bumpy return to professional boxing.
NOW Muzik group, managers of Nigeria’s popular singer, Innocent Ujah Idibia, 2Face paid a courtesy visit to the Brazilian Consulate to table their plans for 2face’s 20 years a King Brazil Musical Tour.

Tuface, FilmTool set to storm Brazil with Nigeria’s culture

Now Muzik group, managers of Nigeria’s popular singer, Innocent Ujah Idibia, 2Face paid a courtesy visit to the Brazilian Consulate to table their plans for 2face’s 20 years a King Brazil Musical Tour.

China investigates death of Nigerian national

The Consul General of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, Wale Oloko, on Wednesday said the Chinese Police authorities had commenced investigation into the death of a Nigerian, Unachukwu Nwajueze.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the new U.S. Consul-General in Lagos Ms. Claire Pierangelo made the pledge yesterday when the latter visited the governor at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.

Lagos government, US consulate to strengthen ties

The Lagos State Government and United States (U.S.) Consulate, Lagos, have pledged to collaborate on areas of mutual interest.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

NYSC: Nigerians pay N500,000 to buy fake degrees, others

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said beginning from this year’s “Batch C”, only academic certificates and transcripts of foreign students authenticated by Nigerian consulates in foreign countries of study will be accepted for national service.

Nigeria, China meet to sustain mutual trade relations

Bilateral relations between China and Nigeria have reached a new height following yesterday’s meeting of the representatives of the two countries.

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Davido deposits N36 million to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan

Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, has deposited the sum of $100K (N36million) to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan Ibile, Skibii and seven other members of his 30BG (30billion gang).

APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants NEMA to extend relief assistance to Kogi flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

Experts attribute inflation rate rise to border closure

Financial experts on Wednesday attributed rise in inflation rate for the month of September to border closure and the new minimum wage.

Gunmen kill policeman, injure school principal in Edo

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMalam Mohammed, on Wednesday confirmed the death of a police sergeant, Yusuf Igoche, in a gun duel with armed robbers on Lagos-Benin Expressway on Tuesday.