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Molumo Yusuf, a 14-year-old student of Heritage Global Academy, Ikorodu, Lagos State, won the N100,000 grand prize shopping voucher at MTN mPulse Kiddies Hackathon app competition in Lagos on Friday.
“Oya!” shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to hurry up.
A member, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Temitope Adewale, on Monday described the South Africans’ xenophobic attacks on Nigerians as a display of lack of knowledge.
As more condemnations continue to trail the inhuman treatment meted out to Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa, chiefs and elders of the South-South region of Nigeria have joined in the condemnation of the xenophobic attacks.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s special envoy, the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Abubakar, has arrived in Johannesburg and is expected to meet President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday came hard on the South African government, accusing it of backing the wave of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in the rainbow nation, and asked the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to take steps to immediately nationalize telecommunications giant, MTN.
The South African embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, was forced to close its doors on Wednesday after it came under attack, EWN and eNCA reported.
According to him, “the way forward is for our government to be more diplomatic in handling this matter and be more decisive. There are so many steps that the government can take. One, if all these diplomatic moves do not work, they can withdraw our envoy from South Africa, and send away theirs.”
More than a hundred demonstrators clashed with police near a South African-owned supermarket in the Nigerian capital on Wednesday as resentment simmered over attacks on foreign-owned shops in South Africa.
Nigeria has boycotted the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa 2019 taking Cape Town, South Africa following Xenophobic attacks against its citizens in the last one week.
Hundreds of protesters are currently burning MTN mast in Lugbe over killings in South Africa.
The Police Command in Enugu State has beefed up security in the state over possible reprisal attacks by residents of Enugu and its environs on South African businesses.
Xenophobia: MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan vandalised — in pictures and videos
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Presidency said on Sunday.
Iran on Sunday denied accusations by U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, that it was responsible for a drone attack on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has rejected the appointment of Seun Onigbinde, an arch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, as Technical Adviser to the Minister of Budget and National Planning.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue state has raised the alarm that the National/State Assemblies election petitions tribunal is frustrating her members in respect of whose petitions judgment have been delivered by the honourable tribunal from proceeding on appeal against the judgements.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has attributed the level of credibility recorded in the 2019 general elections to the involvement of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in monitoring the elections across the country to prevent compromises through vote buying and vote selling.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that statements credited to the Bureau of Public Procurement as regards inflated contracts in ministries spearheaded by the former Lagos State Governor were misleading.
The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday condemned the killing of Shiites and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria during their Ashura annual mourning procession across the nation on Tuesday.
France warned Thursday it will block development of Facebook’s planned Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the “monetary sovereignty” of governments.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has scored another feat after hitting target for French Ligue 1 side, Lille.