JUST IN: Why We Suspended The Strike Action, NLC,TUC Explain

The National Executive Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress on Wednesday night suspended the ongoing strike. The unions said the suspension followed the intervention of the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu. Our correspondent gathered that the meeting which commenced at a few minutes past 7 …

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How Nigerian Army Killed Seven Children in Niger – Report

The Nigerian Army in an airstrike targeted at bandits killed seven children and wounded five others erroneously, a local governor, Chaibou Aboubacar told AFP today. ““There was a mistake with the Nigerian strikes on the border that resulted in victims on our territory in the village of Nachade” on Friday,”said …

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FG Ignores Senate as NIS Unveils Visa on Arrival Application Details

Despite the objections raised by the Senate about its visa-on-arrival policy for Africans, the Nigeria Immigration Service NIS has released application details for its new Visa-on-Arrival policy for Africans and non-Africans. President Muhammadu Buhari had recently announced the policy for Africans travelling to Nigeria, explaining that it will “bring down …

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Full text of Buhari’s 2020 New Year message to Nigerians

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), wrote a letter to Nigerians to commemorate the New Year. The letter was made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. Read the full content of the letter below: A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT AT NEW YEAR My Dear Compatriots, NIGERIA’S DECADE Today …

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Domestic airlines record 16,429 delayed flights in 6 months – NCAA

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 16,429 cases of delayed flights between January and June 2019 according to figures released by the Consumer Protection Department of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). A document issued by the department and obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos, …

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Rwanda launches EAC e-passport

Rwanda on Friday rolled out the East African Community (EAC) electronic passport in an effort to boost faster border clearance as well as part of a wider regional strategy to enhance integration. Rwanda now joins other EAC states—Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania—that have already issued the electronic passport to their citizens. …

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