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Jonathan urges Nigerians pray more for country

President Goodluck Jonathan.

President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja on Sunday urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the peace, stability and unity of Nigeria. He spoke at the enthronement of the Most Rev. Oche Job, as the Methodist Archbishop of Abuja Diocese. Job succeeded Most Rev. Chimaroke Iweha, who retired in November 2013. Represented by Prof. Chinedu Nebo, […]

Rein In Aliens Who Brutalise Nigerians

Editorial

The level of violence meted out by expatriate business people in Nigeria to their staff has become worrisome and needs urgent government intervention. Recently, 40-year old Adeleke Owolabi, a newly recruited marketer of a PVC-producing Chinese firm based in Sagamu, Ogun State, western Nigeria was brutalised by his Chinese boss, Mike Jackson, and his cousin, […]

India eases visa rules for 180 nations, Nigeria excluded

Tourists travelling to India from 180 countries will no longer have to queue at their local consulates to obtain visas after New Delhi announced an “historic” overhaul of its strict visa regime. But Nigerians are among nationals of eight countries excluded from benefitting from this new visa regime. Most foreigners currently have to wait several […]

100 Nigerian prisoners languish in Morocco

a Nigerian prison:

Senator Abdallah Wali, Nigeria’s ambassador to Morocco, on Sunday said no fewer than 100 Nigerians were languishing in Moroccan Prisons. Wali told newsmen in Sokoto that most of them were being held for offences relating to illegal migration, drugs and petty crimes. According to him, “there is no existing protocol between Nigeria and Morocco regarding […]

Sack Oduah Now, Nigerians Tell Jonathan

Oduah

Nigerians have again called on President Goodluck Jonathan to sack embattled Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, over the fresh certificate scandal she is embroiled in. News website, Sahara Reporters, reported on Monday that Oduah’s claim that she obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration from St. Paul’s College in Lawrenceville, Virginia in 1982, had been found […]

CAR evacuation: NEMA appeals to states to pick their people

Another section of the returnees

The Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mohammad Sani-Sidi,has appealed to state governments whose indigenes were affected in the Bangui crisis, to collect them from the Hajj camp in Abuja. Sani-Sidi made the appeal on Sunday in Abuja while on inspection of the Hajj Camp where the evacuees from Bangui,Central African Republic (CAR) […]

1600 Nigerians set to quit Central Africa Republic

A cross section of Nigerians fleeing from CAR on arrival in Abuja. Now they want jobs. Photo Femi Ipaye

. As first set of Nigerians arrive Abuja The Nigerian Embassy in Bangui said on Saturday that more than 1,596 Nigerians living in the crisis-ridden Central African Republic (CAR) would be evacuated by the Federal Government. The First Consul of the embassy, Mr Solomon Obono, said that the embassy worked very hard to ensure the […]

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