Africa: Nigerians seek court order prohibiting illegal deportation from Kenya

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Five Nigerians have gone to a Kenya court, seeking an order to stop the nation’s Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i’s decision declaring them as prohibited immigrants and consequent deportation pending the determination of the case. The plaintiffs, Munirudeen Adedamola Safu, Aliu Adewale Safiu, Fatai Oshodi, Musa Odeyoyis and Oluwafemi Akinmoyero argued that they were at imminent risk of being illegally […]

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Tourism: New Ambassador invites Nigerians to participate in the Ethiopian Airlines Great Run Marathon package

The new Ethiopian Ambassador to Nigeria who just assumed office in Abuja Ambassador Solomon Abebe Tessema has invited Nigerians to take advantage of the Ethiopian Airlines package to participate in the 10k Marathon. He says the Embassy is partnering with Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria to get more Nigerians to attend the Ethiopian Great Run put together by Legendary Marathoner Haile […]

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Africa: 22% Of Nigerians Are Suffering From Mental Illness Of Depression – World Bank

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Economic uncertainties appear to be weighing down Nigerians according to a recent research by one of the Bretton Woods institutions. A new study by the World Bank has revealed that 22 per cent of Nigerians, on average, are chronically depressed. The study looked at the first nationally representative estimates of chronic depression in Nigeria to shed light on how it […]

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Africa: 50 Nigerians use Fake documents to apply for Italian Visa monthly

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The Police Special Fraud Unit, SFU, Lagos, on Sunday expressed concern over increasing number of Nigerians allegedly involved in using fake documents to seek Italian visa. The spokesperson of the unit, Lawal Audu, disclosed this in Lagos on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. He said the Italian Embassy sends an average of 50 Nigerian Passports […]

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Africa: “Come to UK” Ambassador tells Nigerians as Embassy Launches Same day Visa

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The British government has announced a special service for Nigerians which enables them get their UK visa on the same day of application. British High Commissioner, Mr. Paul Arkwright disclosed this on Monday at the 40th anniversary of the Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce, NBCC, in Lagos. Mr Arkwright while speaking at the event said that the British embassy has […]

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Africa: Nigerians Aboard KLM Resist Maltreatment, Deportation of Fellow Citizen

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    The flight attendant and Dutch officials met more than they bargained for when Nigerians on board a KLM flight heading to Lagos, resisted the deportation of fellow citizen. The incident which has gone viral on social media has not been verified by the Dutch authorities, especially the time the video was shot. Enraged by what they considered inhumane […]

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Africa: Nigerian airlines groan over 34 Aviation levies and taxes

Nigerians are faced with 34 charges levied against them by government agencies and organisations in the aviation sector that have made the nation’s aviation rank among the highest taxed sector in the world, WoleshadareNews has learnt. A document made available to our correspondent by a source in the Ministry of Transportation indicated that the charges and levies are apart from […]

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Africa: 20 Nigerians Killed in South Africa in 2016, Nigeria Demands Action

20 Nigerians Killed in South Africa in 2016, Nigeria Demands Action Nigerian Government has demanded immediate action by the South African Authorities following the death of a Nigerian in South Africa. The killing of Tochukwu Nnadi on alleged drug offences brings the number of Nigerians killed extra-judicially in South Africa to 20 in 2016 alone. Senior Special Assistant to the […]

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News: Dubai may start mass deportation of blacks after stabbing incident

Indications have emerged that the authorities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have stopped issuing visas to Nigerians, following the stabbing of a police officer by a group of six boys. The incident which took place in Deira, the hub of business in Dubai, resulted in the massive arrest of blacks irrespective of their nationalities. The officer was said to […]

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Nigerians and Ethiopians drank more Heineken beer than other Africans

Heineken first quarter results have shown that Nigerians are drinking more beer than they did this time last year. The results, released on Wednesday, show that the volume of beer consumed by Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe, grew by 4.6 percent in the first quarter of the year, most of the increase coming from Nigeria and Ethiopia. “Organic consolidated […]

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