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159 Nigerians Renounce Citizenship in 2022

The Ministry of Interior has revealed that at least 159 Nigerians renounced their citizenship in 2022. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Shuaib Belgore, made this known at the 64th session of the State House Ministerial briefing held in Abuja. Belgore disclosed that 150 Nigerians renounced their citizenship between 2006 to 2021.

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CBN to Sanction Financial Institutions Hoarding New Naira Notes

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has vowed to impose stiffer sanctions on financial institutions hoarding the new naira notes. CBN Director of the Payment System Management Department, Musa Jimoh, confirmed that the apex bank has massively supplied the new notes to banks to dispense both at counters and Automated Teller Machines, ATMs. Jimoh stated that the decision to redesign the naira conforms to the global practice as currency notes […]

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US Impose Visa Restrictions on Nigerians

The United States has imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerians accused of undermining democracy. A statement issued by US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, revealed that the sanctioned individuals would be ineligible for the US visa. The statement noted that this was part of the action to advance democracy and tackle corruption in Nigeria.

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Buhari Urges African Leaders to Embrace Agriculture

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged African leaders to re-commit themselves to the transformation of agriculture in the continent. Buhari gave the advice at the ongoing Feed Africa Summit of Heads of State and Government in Dakar, Senegal. He implored member states to explore ways of embracing innovative policies that would guarantee that the continent’s citizens eat what they produce. The President commended the provision of $538.05 million by the African […]

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Ikpeazu Mourns Death of PDP Guber Candidate in Abia

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has mourned the death of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Gubernatorial candidate in the State, Eleazar Ikonne. In a statement Ikpeazu commiserated with the family of late Ikonne, the PDP family and Abians. The statement directed that all flags in the State PDP offices be lowered and flown at half mast It urged all PDP leaders and members to remain calm as they navigate through this […]

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Nimet Predicts Early Rainfall Across the Country

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has announced that rainfall is expected to be earlier than normal in most parts of the country. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika disclosed this while outlining some of the rainfall predictions at the 2023 Seasonal Climate Prediction event in Abuja. Sirika stated that the rainfall onset date is expected to become established in early March from the coastal states of Bayelsa, Rivers, and Akwa Ibom; in […]

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Kwara Governor Reiterates Commitment to Improve Primary Health Care Delivery

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to improve primary health care delivery in the state. AbdulRazaq made this known at the official flag-off of a health care program funded by the World Bank. He noted that the program would help to deepen access to primary healthcare services. The governor assured that his administration’s commitment to the program underscores its focus to ensure universal health coverage for […]

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Federal Government Evacuate 6,221 Stranded Nigerians in 2022

The Federal Government evacuated at least 6,221 stranded Nigerians in 2022. This is according to data released by the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM. According to data, 3,159 stranded Nigerians were evacuated from Libya; 196 Nigerians were evacuated from India; 129 from the Niger Republic; 105 from Chad; 2,090 from Ukraine; and 542 from the United Arab Emirates. It added that the Federal Government evacuated 2,090 stranded Nigerians, mostly […]

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Kwara Declares Work Free Day Over PVC Collection

Kwara State Government has declared work-free day for civil servants to collect their Permanent Voter Cards. A statement signed by the state Head of Service, Susan Oluwole, revealed that the Governor declared Wednesday, January 25, 2023, as a work-free day for the state civil servants. The statement advised those that were yet to collect their PVCs to seize the opportunity of the public holiday to do so. It urged those […]

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