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Govt imposes fines on foreigners for overstaying in Nigeria

  President Buhari of Nigeria The Federal Government of Nigeria has introduced a new sanction regime against visitors who ‘overstay’ in the country without the necessary approval. The sanction, which depends on the number of days a foreigner overstayed in the country, ranges from $200 (about N72,000) to $4000 (about N.18 million), depending on the number of days the foreigner stayed in Nigeria. A document stumbled on by Advocatenewsng.com and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior ,explained…

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Trump to Buhari: America won’t accept killing of Nigerian Christians by herdsmen

  President Trump and President Buhari at the White House today. President Donald Trump of the United States of America while hosting Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on his first day visit to the American leader at the White House, told the Nigerian helmsman that based on reports filtering from his country, America will definitely not accept the killing of Christians in that country in whatever guise. The American leader said this while playing host to his Nigerian counterpart at…

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Trump, Buhari’s meeting in US a good omen – Lai Mohammed

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the U.S. President Donald Trump’s invitation to President Muhammadu Buhari is a proof of the cordial relationship between the two countries. Mohammed told the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York during his engagements with media and a couple of think-tank in the U.S. The Minister is in the U.S. to showcase some of the achievements of the Buhari’s administration to the…

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Moon, Kim begin historic Korean summit

  Kim Jong Un (left), and Moon Jae-in, a historic handshake before the Korean summit The leaders of the two Koreas made their way to the heavily fortified demilitarized zone between the countries early on Friday, seeking to end their decades-long conflict and ease tensions over the North’s nuclear weapons programme. South Korean leader, Moon Jae-in arrived first at the Joint Security Area of Panmunjom shortly after 9 a.m., about one hour after he left his presidential office Cheong…

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Nigerian burnt to death under South Africa Police watch

Late Nigerian, Clement Nwaogu  A Nigerian has been burnt to death in South Africa in what appears to be the continuation of xenophobia attacks by citizens of the former apartheid enclave on foreigners. Confirming the attack, Mr. Habib Miller, the publicity Secretary of the Nigeria Union in South Africa who spoke with NAN in a telephone interview, said the victim, a native of Njikoka in Anambra State, was mobbed and killed in Rustenburg, North West Province. According to the…

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Nigerian teenager stabbed to death in London

  British Prime Minister. Theresa May An 18-year old boy stabbed on Wednesday, in Hackney, London, has been identified as Israel Ogunsola, the son of a Nigerian. Ogunsola’s death is coming 10 days after Abraham Badru, son of Enitan Badru, a member of the house of representatives, was shot dead in the UK. At least six Nigerians have been killed in London attacks in 2018 alone. Ogunsola, already injured, was said to have approached some officers in Link Street…

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