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    Nigerians express mixed feelings over ‘Japa’ syndrome

    A cross section of Nigerians on Wednesday expressed mixed feelings over the growing level of compatriots relocating abroad in search of greener pastures. Some resident told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that given opportunity to travel abroad, would hurriedly embrace it owing to the economic situation nationwide. Others were of the views that economic situation had become…

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    FG receives 103 Nigerians deported from Turkey

    The Federal Government has received no fewer than 103 Nigerians deported from Turkey over migration related issues such as, expired visa, irregular migration, among others. Alhaji Tijani Ahmed, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) stated this on Friday evening, during the deportees’ profiling in Abuja. Represented by Amb. Catherine Udida, the Director Migration…

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  • economy

    Nigerian banking system is stable, CIBN assures Nigerians

    The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) on Wednesday reassured Nigerians that the banking system remained “safe, sound and resilient,” dispelling fears of bank liquidations. President/Chairman of Council, CIBN, Prof. Pius Olanrewaju gave the reassurance in a statement in Lagos to correct misinformation and fake news that licence of more banks will be revoked. Olanrewaju emphasised the importance of…

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    Democracy Day: More dividends coming to Nigerians – Speaker

    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Tajudeen Abbas has congratulated Nigerians on the celebration of Democracy Day and 25 years of unbroken democracy. Abbas, in a statement to mark the day in Abuja on Wednesday, said that the dividends of democracy were bound to reach more Nigerians. He said that the country had evolved in the past 25…

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  • economy

    Your bank deposits are safe, CBN reassures Nigerians

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again reassured the banking public of the safety of their deposits and the banking system’s resilience. The apex bank’s Acting Director of  Corporate Communications Department, Mrs Hakama Sidi-Ali, gave the assurance in a statement on  Monday in Abuja. Sidi-Ali’s statement was a response to concern in some quarters about the stability of some…

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  • Agriculture

    WFSD 2024: Institute tasks Nigerians on food safety measures

    The Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) has urged Nigerians, particularly sellers, buyers and handlers of food, to adopt safety measures to prevent contamination. The Chairman of NIFST, Lagos Chapter, Dr Aina Olugbenga, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that food safety was everyone’s business. He spoke on the sidelines of an event on Friday in Lagos.…

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  • Featured

    FG receives 29 stranded Nigerians from Sudan

    The Federal Government in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), have facilitated the safe return of 29 out of 120 Nigerians stranded in Sudan. The Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Alhaji Tijani Ahmed stated this at the reception of the returnees on Thursday in Abuja. Ahmed explained that the voluntary return…

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  • Election

    INEC reassures Ngerians, International Community of free, fair, credible general election

     The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured Nigerians and the international Community of free, fair and credible elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the reassurance when he received Commonwealth Election Observer Mission to Nigeria, led by former South Africa President, Thabo Mbeki, at INEC headquarters in Abuja on Monday. ”INEC understands the enormous benefits of conducting credible elections,…

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    President Buhari addresses citizens Thursday – Presidency

     President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast on Feb. 16, 2023 at 7.00a.m. The President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, confirmed this in a statement late Wednesday night. Adesina, therefore, enjoined television, radio stations and other electronic media outlets to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority and Radio Nigeria for the broadcast. (NAN) (www.nannews.ng)

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  • Election

    PDP, only party with solution to Nigeria’s problems – Akindele

    The Deputy Governorship candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Ms Funke Akindele, known as Jeniffer, on Tuesday said that only the PDP party has solution to the nation’s problems. Akindele said this at a youth programme, organised by the Lagos Youths Movement (LYM), in Alimosho area of Lagos to gain support for the party in the forthcoming…

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  • economy

    Nigeria Not Worried Of Brain Drain, Presidency

    The Presidency has said worrying about skilled Nigerian workers leaving the country is not on their agenda, with reasons that the country has more capable hands willing to stay. Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity made this statement during an interview with Channels TV on Sunday evening. This comes as several sectors including the Nigerian…

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  • News

    NRC begs Nigerians over train default

    The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has apologized to all passengers on board over the default of KA2 train that left Rigasa at Dutse section describing it as failure which was as a result of mechanical malfunction and it was highly regretted. The Manager, Abuja-Kaduna train service, Mr Paschal Nnorli in a statement issued on Monday explained that this failure and…

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  • News

    Buhari tells MTN to reduce price of data, call for Nigerians

    President Muhammadu Buhari has urged MTN Group to lower data and call rates for Nigerians. This call was made when the group’s CEO, Mupita Ralph, and other board executives paid him a visit in Abuja on Friday. He asked the organization to make its services cheaper to Nigerians, citing the country as one of their most profitable markets in the…

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  • News

    Saudi Arabia bans Nigerians from Hajj, second year in a row

    Nigerian muslims hoping to make the 2021 Hajj should forget about it as the Saudis have extended their ban due to COVID-19. Saudi Arabia announced today that no more than 60,000 pilgrims would perform the Hajj in July, and all of them will be residents of the Kingdom. Saudi Press Agency quoted the kingdom’s Hajj and Umrah Ministry as making…

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  • News

    Nigeria Government declares Monday public holiday to mark Democracy Day, Urge citizens to promote Unity

    The Federal Government has declared Monday, 14 June, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration congratulated Nigerians on this occasion and urged all citizens to support the present administration in its efforts at ensuring a United and prosperous Nation. According to him, any form of…

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  • Politics

    Don’t kill yourselves for politicians – Nigerians react as Tinubu meets Atiku

    Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and former Lagos Governor, Bola Tinubu met at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on Friday night. Atiku arrived from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the same time Tinubu was in the premises. On seeing Atiku, he walked towards him and they exchanged pleasantries. The development confirmed the two are not enemies as suggested in…

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  • News

    NITDA alerts Nigerians on new Whatsapp terms of service

    The National Information Technology Development Agency has advised Nigerians on how to avoid being victims of digital colonialism. This advice was contained is a statement on Monday titled ‘Whatsapp privacy policy changes: Implication for Nigerian users’ signed by the Head of Corporate Affairs and External Relations at NIDTA, Mrs Hadiza Umar. The statement read, “The National Information Technology Development Agency…

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