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Amnesty International

Amnesty: We fought, protected President Buhari’s human rights

The embattled human rights organization, Amnesty International, AI, at the weekend, reminded President Muhammadu Buhari, and others of protecting their human rights from being abused when they were victimized and oppressed some years ago under military regime.
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.
Aliko Dangote

Video: Must watch Aliko Dangote-Mo Ibrahim interview

Here is the full interview Mo Ibrahim, the British-Sudanese billionaire had with Africa’s biggest industrialist and richest man, Aliko Dangote in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on 6 April.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Election: Nigerian missions to issue visas to foreign journalists

The minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has directed all Nigerian missions to issue visas expeditiously to foreign journalists travelling to cover the forthcoming elections in Nigeria.

UN: Bigotry ‘moving at lightning speed on internet’

The UN has raised an alarm over what it termed the “alarming increase” in bigotry fuelled by the Internet.
Passports Malta

EU to stop issuance of ‘golden passports’ for big investors

The European Commission has urged a crackdown on member states handing out “golden passports” and visas to non-EU nationals in exchange for large investments.
Ngozi Ebere

Falcons star Ngozi Ebere joins Norwegian side Arna Bjomar

Super Falcons star Ngozi Ebere has penned a one-year deal with Norwegian outfit Arna Bjomar.

US embassy, consulate in Nigeria shutdown indefinitely

Thousands of Nigerians will miss their visa appointments as the United States embassy in Abuja and its consulate in Lagos have shutdown indefinitely.

Three Nigerians jailed 18 years for smuggling drugs in India

Three Nigerian youths, Sunni Chuba Okola, Imco Dike and Nababuko Patik, who lived in the Omikron sector, were in 2013 arrested by the Dadri Police and sent them to jail for not possessing their passports and visas illegally and also for being guilty of making drug addicts and smugglers in India.

Envoy: Forged documents for UK visas attract 10-year ban

The outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has cautioned Nigerians seeking visas to the UK to avoid presenting forged documents.
US President Donald Trump speaks during an event to announces a grant for drug-free communities support program, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 29, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - MANDEL NGAN

US rights groups slam new immigration rules

Rights groups in the United States have slammed a plan by the Trump administration to deny green cards to immigrants who receive public benefits such as food stamps.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Central bank buys up 12.4 billion federal government shares in minting company

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bureau of Public Enterprises(BPE) have signed an agreement for the sale of the Federal Government’s 12.4 billion shares in Nigerian Security Printing and Minting company (NSPM) to CBN.

Burundi threatens to quit UN human rights body

Burundi threatened on Friday to quit the UN Human Rights Council over perceived "politicisation" following a report pointing to crimes against humanity in the country.

Kemi Adeosun: Why I resigned as finance minister

Mrs Kemi Adeosun, the finance minister until today, in her letter of resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari responded for the first time officially to the allegation of forging the NYSC exemption certificate, by expressing profound shock.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari directs ministers to ensure hitch-free stay for Nigerian students in Malaysia

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ensure full compliance of students with all the requirements for studying abroad, including visas, before departure.

Qatar scraps controversial exit visa system

Qatar has approved legislation to scrap controversial exit visas which require all foreign workers to obtain their employers’ permission to leave the country, according to official statements published on Tuesday.

US Embassy in Abuja resume full services Friday

The United States Embassy in Abuja on Friday resumed full services for both visas and American Citizen Services (ACS).

US Embassy in Abuja to resume full services on August 24

The United States Embassy in Abuja will resume full services on August 24 for both visas and American Citizen Services (ACS).

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Death of 17 Kwara admission seekers painful, preventable – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday lamented the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano, describing the incident as a painful one that could have been prevented.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

ANAP: We’ll resist planned concession of major airports

The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) on Sunday said that aviation unions would continue to kick against planned concession of some major airports across the country by the Federal Government.
Benedict Ayade

Cross River: Communal crisis impeding our development – governor

The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.
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Nigeria striker Ajibade’s assist key in Avaldsnes win over Roa

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Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope urges Amazon fires to be put out, calls for prayers

The world must work together to extinguish the fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis said in his weekly address to thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.