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The Nigerian New 10-year International Passport to cost N70,000

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has stated that registration and the issuance of new international passport would cost Nigerians N70,000. Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo had been on the 15th of January presented with a new 10-year diplomatic passport by the Nigeria Immigration service. The passports were presented by …

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FRSC To Begin Vehicle Registration For Motorcycles, Tricycles

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) will include motorcycles and tricycles in vehicle registration to ensure proper documentation, the Corps Marshal, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has said.     Oyeyemi made the plan known at the 1st Quarter 2019 National Vehicle Identification System (NVIS) Desk Officers Workshop held in Abuja on …

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Atlanta Woman Drugged And Raped On Facebook Live At Opera Nightclub

The popular Atlanta venue, Opera Nightclub is in the news for all the wrong reasons after a woman was raped at the club and it was broadcasted on Facebook Live. According to The Heavy, the woman was drugged beforehand and the video appeared on her own Facebook page, spreading to Twitter and …

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Acting IGP Orders Disbandment Of FSARS, Others

Mohammed Adamu, the Acting Inspector General of Police, has ordered the immediate disbandment of the Federal SARS, Special Investigation Panel and Special Tactical Squad. He announced this on Monday at his inaugural conference with Commissioners of Police and other senior officers in Abuja.

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Jimoh Ibrahim’s Brother Says Mother Died Of ‘Family Complications’ and Mismanagement

Contrary to reports stating that the mother of a business mogul, Chief Jimoh Ibrahim died in a mysterious fire incident in Lagos, the last child of the deceased, Mr. Dipo Jimoh has said that the deceased died of complications, Vanguard reports. Jimoh, who is the Chairman of Barama Energy Resources, …

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South Africa Refuses Zimbabwe $1.2billion Emergency Loan Request

South Africa has said it rejected a request from Zimbabwe for an emergency loan of $1.2bn (£932m) in December. Zimbabwe’s government had hoped the cash would help stabilise the economy and resolve fuel shortages in the country. South Africa did not have “that kind of money”, a Treasury spokesman said. …

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“World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka dies in Japan at the age of 113

“World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity’s first powered flight, died today at the age of 113. According to Guinness World Records, Nonaka was born in July 1905, just months before Albert Einstein published his special theory of relativity. Guinness …

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Robbers Allegedly Storm Popular Eatery in Lagos to rob only Customers

A man has taken to his Instagram page to rant about how armed robbers invaded a popular eatery in Lagos, where they were having lunch, and robbed customers without any interruption. According to the gentleman, the entire scene looked like a pre-planned job as the security men at the eatery …

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Channels TV CEO, John Momoh quits as BON Chairman

Chairman of Channels Media Group (CMG), John Momoh has quit as Chairman of the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON). This was revealed at the presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) on Saturday. Godfrey Ohuabunwa was announced as the acting …

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Mexico pipeline blast kills 21 and injures dozens

At least 21 people have been killed and 71 more injured in an explosion at an oil pipeline in Mexico. It is believed the blast occurred after the line was ruptured by suspected oil thieves in the town of Tlahuelilpan, in Hidalgo state. Officials say dozens of people had been …

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