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China confirms detention of FedEx pilot

China has confirmed the detention of a FedEx pilot, who was found trying to carry a box of air-gun pellets across the border, the Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks

Former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice for the xenophobic attacks that claimed the lives of Nigerians.

Ministry: Air Peace volunteers to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace Limited, Allen Onyema, has volunteered the airline to evacuate Nigerians from South Africa.

Xenophobia: Federal government advises Nigerians against travelling to South Africa

The federal government has advised Nigerians against travelling to high risk and volatile areas in South Africa until the current situation is brought under control.
The Switzerland Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Georg Steiner, has said that with the business reforms initiated by Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the state is placed at an advantage to attract Switzerland business community in Nigeria.

Swiss government lauds Edo on reforms, investment opportunities

The Switzerland Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Georg Steiner, has said that with the business reforms initiated by Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the state is placed at an advantage to attract Switzerland business community in Nigeria.
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Netherlands to partner with Nigeria on oil palm development in three states

The Netherlands on Wednesday said it was concluding plans to further boost its agricultural ties with Nigeria, especially with oil palm development programme in three states.
The Federal Government has condemned, in very strong terms, the unfortunate murder of Mrs. Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu, in South Africa and has called on the authorities to prosecute her killers.

Federal government urges South Africa to prosecute Elizabeth Chukwu killers

The Federal Government has condemned, in very strong terms, the unfortunate murder of Mrs. Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu, in South Africa and has called on the authorities to prosecute her killers.
United States Mission to Nigeria

US: Nigerians must now appear in person for visa renewal

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has announced stiffer and stricter visa application processes for Nigerians.
United States Mission to Nigeria

US suspends dropbox process for visa renewals in Nigeria

The United States Mission to Nigeria yesterday suspended indefinitely interview waivers for renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process, saying visa applications will no longer be accepted by DHL in Nigeria.

US Embassy: Why we stopped ‘Drop Box’ visa renewal

The United States of America Embassy in Nigeria has explained why it stopped the “Drop Box” renewal process for its visa.

US announces new visa application procedure for Nigeria

The United States mission to Nigeria has announced the indefinite suspension of interview waivers for visa renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process.
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Bulgaria extradites Russian hacker to US

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said on Saturday.

Condemnation trails alleged murder of Nigerian in South Africa

Nigerians living in South Africa have expressed displeasure with the alleged killing of a Nigerian, Celestine Nwokeocha, 36, by the South African Police.
H.E Ibrahim ISAH, Ambassador of Nigeria in Côte d'Ivoire

Nigerian ambassador to Côte d’Ivoire passes on

The Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Amb. Ibrahim Isah, has died after a protracted illness.

US Embassy: We’ll attend to visa applicants

The US embassy in Nigeria has assured that its offices in Abuja and Lagos are open for all consular business, including visa interviews.
US Embassy in Abuja

US closes embassy, consulate in Abuja, Lagos due to government shutdown

The United States’ Embassy in Nigeria has temporarily closed its consular section in Lagos and the capital city, Abuja.
U.S. Embassy Information Officer Russell Brooks speaking at the opening of Abuja International Film Festival 2016

US: Nigeria closer to achieving HIV epidemic control

The United States on Monday said that Nigeria might be closer to achieving HIV epidemic control than previously thought.

US consulate grant program gives $453, 568 to 45 Nigerian civic organisations

From January 2018 till date, the United States Consulate General in Lagos has awarded $453, 568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic institutions.

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Politicians, Boko Haram planning to ‘destabilise’ Zamfara – governor

The Zamfara State Government said it has obtained ‘credible intelligence reports’ indicating that some politicians in the state “are making clandestine moves to destabilise the state.”

Kano Hisbah board destroys 196,400 bottles of alcohol

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