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Youth Day: NYC appoints global youth ambassadors

Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC), a youth organisation under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, has appointed some Nigerians in the Diaspora as its Global Youth Ambassadors.

Self-defence, way out of killings in Southern Kaduna – Christian elders

Dissatisfied that security agencies cannot protect Christians from the raging killings in Southern Kaduna and many parts of the country, the National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, has urged Christians to defend themselves and avert certain death in the hands of “jihadists.”
3. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

President Buhari urges Nigerians abroad to support economic recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday appealed to Nigerians in the diaspora to actively participate in the country’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts.
The US-Nigeria Trade Council has endorsed an anti-corruption app, Flag’It, which was created by the Akin Fadeyi Foundation.

US-Nigeria trade council endorses Flag’It app

The US-Nigeria Trade Council has endorsed an anti-corruption app, Flag’It, which was created by the Akin Fadeyi Foundation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: Nigeria’s border closure not to spite neighbours

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partial closure of Nigeria’s borders was not meant to punish her neighbours, but to strengthen the country’s security and economy.
Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), on Saturday said the commission was pressing seeking an amendment of the Electoral Law to enable more than 20 million Nigerians living abroad to vote in country’s general election.

NIDCOM: 20 million Nigerians in diaspora deserve voting right

Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDC), on Saturday said the commission was pressing seeking an amendment of the Electoral Law to enable more than 20 million Nigerians living abroad to vote in country’s general election.
Alhaji Suleiman Umar, the National Programme Manager of Popular Farms Mills in Kano State says the company is targeting to process 1.5 million tonnes of Paddy Rice per annum in the country.

NIDO: Modular rice mills a boost to SMEs

The President of Nigerians in the Diaspora (Asia Group), Prof. Emenike Ejiogu, has described the introduction of the modular rice milling machine into the nation’s market as “a blessing to the rice value chain and a boost to the small scale sector of the economy.”

Nigerians in Diaspora performs 7th open heart missions in Nigeria

As part of the voluntary service of Nigerians in the Diaspora in the health sector, a total of 49 surgeries had been performed within the last five years during the 7th open heart missions for children in the National Hospital Abuja.
Recall that President Buhari left Nigeria for South Africa on Wednesday after presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting to meet with President Cyril Ramaphosa over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and to have bilateral discussion with him.

Xenophobia: I was shocked over attacks on Nigerians – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that he was shocked over the attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. He described the attacks of foreign nationals in the country as embarrassment to the African continent.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

President Buhari charges Nigerians in South Africa to live decent, dignified lives

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Pretoria, South Africa, charged Nigerians in the country and all others in the Diaspora to be law abiding, live decent and dignified lives and also respect constituted authorities of their host countries.

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

With the murder of Mrs. Obianuju Ndubuisi-Chukwu, a Nigerian insurance chief, still fresh, another Nigerian has been killed in the former apartheid enclave.
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Union confirms killing of Nigerian teenager in South Africa

Nigerians mourn Mrs Obianuju Ndubuisi-Chukwu, a Nigerian Insurance chief, who was murdered in South Africa, the country again is grappling with the ruthless assassination of a teenager in that country.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo: Kidnapping in Nigeria exaggerated

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has downplayed the cases of kidnapping in Nigeria, saying they were sometimes exaggerated for political effect.
Osinbajo at a Town Hall meeting with Nigerians in New York. R-L; Prof. Tijjani Mohammad-Bande, Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations; Rtd. Justice Sylvanus Asofor; VP Osinbajo, Mr. Ben Okoyen, Consul General and one of Nigeria in diaspora’s representative

VP Osinbajo: Some kidnapping stories in social media untrue

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari commends Nigerians in diaspora

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja commended the peaceful living of Nigerians residing in foreign countries with their host communities.
The National Identity Management Commission in partnership with one of its licensees, National eAuthentication Limited, on Friday commenced the issuance of National Identification Numbers to Nigerians living in the United Kingdom.

Nigeria’s Diaspora voting process commences as NIMC launches NIN in UK

The National Identity Management Commission in partnership with one of its licensees, National eAuthentication Limited, on Friday commenced the issuance of National Identification Numbers to Nigerians living in the United Kingdom.

Ooni of Ife: Discovery of oil, Nigeria’s greatest misfortune

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has said that the greatest misfortune that has ever befallen Nigeria as a nation was the discovery of oil and gas.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu tasks Nigerians in Diaspora on anti-corruption

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has called on Nigerians in the Diaspora to join hands with the commission in order to form a united front against corruption.

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Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Victor Osimhen confirmed for Napoli pre-season training camp

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is set to attend Napoli’s pre-season with the Italian Serie A club’s training camp set to run from August 24 to September 4.
“Instead of allowing the terrorist regime in Tehran to acquire deadly weapons, the council should impose crippling sanctions on Iran,” Israel’s new UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan tweeted on Saturday.

Israel describes UN rejection of Iran arms embargo as ‘disgrace’

Israel on Saturday described the UN Security Council’s rejection of a United States proposal to extend the arms embargo on Iran as “a disgrace”.
The Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed are on inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail projects.

Ministers inspect Lagos-Ibadan rail project

The Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed are on inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail projects.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA demolishes 134 houses in Apo Akpmajenya indigenous community

Chairman, FCT Task Force on City Sanitation, Comrade Ikharo Attah, said the exercise became pertinent to pave way for the construction of a major road network in the area.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a new warning to China over deadly border tensions on Saturday, using his most important speech of the year to promise to build a stronger military.

India warns China over border tensions

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a new warning to China over deadly border tensions on Saturday, using his most important speech of the year to promise to build a stronger military.