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Breaking: Chinese Govt Suspends Nigerians, Others From Entering China, See Reasons

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Lockdown: Full list of all places that will be shut in England.

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WTO: US’ objection stalls Okonjo-Iweala’s emergence as Director General

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The UK has become the first western country to license a vaccine against Covid, opening the way for mass immunisation with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to begin in those most at risk next week. The vaccine has been authorised for emergency use by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), ahead of decisions by the …

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The recent news which gone viral  with a video clip alleging that a Nigerian Embassy staff in Berlin,  Germany, one Mr Martins, was  engaged in sex for passport / visa  racketeering and fraud  has been found to be  maliciously subjective  and a deliberate attempt to cast aspersion, dent the image of the Embassy and intimidate …

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Chinese President Xi Jinping   The Chinese government has temporarily suspended entry into China by Nigerians and other nationals in Nigeria holding valid Chinese visas or residence permits. This new order is due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Embassy of China and Consulate in Nigeria announced this in a public notice on Thursday, adding that …

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In a bid to reduce social contact, the government has ordered that households do not leave or go outside of their homes except for specific purposes. It also means that certain businesses will be forced to close as officials desperately try to slow the spread of infections. The general public, employers and employees across England …

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A former Nigerian minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Wednesday won the overwhelming support of the World Trade Organisation’s 164 members. However, Mrs Okonjo-Iweala’s chances of being declared the next director general of the trade body suffered setbacks as the United States failed to endorse her for the top job. The UK Guardian reported that …

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Earmarks N500m Compensation Fund For #ENDSARS Victims, To Employ 5000 Youths      They Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde remarks at the post-protest meeting with traditional rulers and other stakeholders in Oyo state. In his statement, He said, “This is the first time we will be meeting like this after the events of the …

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As World Bank predicts Nigeria’s impending recession will be worst in 40 years   WATCH (video): HOW TO SURVIVE RECESSION |12 Realistic Ways To Thrive & Survive Economic Downturn. | watch this video: Share and subscribe for more….. https://youtu.be/m_yZH2DoaD0 A new world bank report  has painted a very grim picture of the economy today and …

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Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43. Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his side, his publicist …

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Nigeria’s  Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), for another five-year term. The re-election took place electronically during AfDBs’ 2020 Annual Meeting. It was reported Mr. Adesina  disclosed his intentions to run as the multilateral bank’s President for a second time yesterday. Mr. Adesina stressed the need for unity …

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The Federal Government has rescheduled the resumption of international flights earlier slated for August 29 to September 5. The postponement of international flights was announced on Thursday by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). It would be recalled that the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced that international flights will resume operation on August 29. The …

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The World Health Organization will next week receive a raft of pledges of support for its plan for COVID-19 vaccines for all. But the agency has already had to scale back its ambition. The United States, Japan, Britain and the European Union have struck their own deals to secure millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses for …

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Following the Federal Government’s plans for international airlines to resume operations in the country by August 29 2020, British Airways and a few international airlines have disclosed dates for resumption of operation. While Ethiopian Airlines and Angola Airlines will resume operations on August 29, the British Airways, Air France, KLM Airlines and African World Airways will …

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  The Oyo state government has approved screening of Oyo state pensioners in diaspora through virtual calls otherwise known as video calls. Sunrisebulletin.com reports. The Honourable commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, made this disclosure on Tuesday while speaking with governor’s office correspondents shortly after arising from the 21st state executive council …

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The Nigerian government has announced that international flights will resume on August 29. It also announced the procedures that would be followed for the resumption. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the new dates for resumption of flights at the bi-weekly Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Monday. He said the flight operations would …

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The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says international flights will resume on August 29, 2020.   Sirika said this in a tweet on Monday.   He tweeted, “Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from the August 29, 2020 beginning with Lagos and Abuja as we did with the domestic flight resumption.   “Protocols …

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