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FG Accuses Shiite Leader El Zakzaky Of Planning To Islamize Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has claimed that Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), planned to Islamise Nigeria. The FG, says El-Zakzaky is working with the government of Iran, whose aim is to turn Nigeria into an Islamic country. The FG made these claims in a counter-affidavit which it filed against the IMN’s motion challenging

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Xenophobia; Nigerian Government Reacts To Recent Arson Attacks On Nigerians

Nigerians living in South Africa have suffered irreparable loss over the incessant Xenophobic attacks in the past years. However, the recent attack at the Nigerian embassy and burning of shops and houses owned by Nigerians seemed to be the height of the attacks. Though the South African police has arrested some people over the arson attacks on Nigerians’ shops in

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Presidency Insists That Leah Sharibu Is Still Alive

Contrary to the news making rounds that captured Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, is dead, the Presidency has dispelled the news, calling it a lie. According to the FG, Leah was still alive, and they are making efforts and negotiating for her release from ISWAP, the terrorist group holding her captive. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on

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FG Reacts To US Visa Hike By Reducing Visa Costs For US Citizens

Barely 24 hours after the United States of America, imposed new visa fee rates on Nigerians, the Federal Government has swiftly reduced the cost of visa fee for US citizens seeking Nigerian visa. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced that the ministry’s attention was drawn to the introduction of reciprocity fee for all approved applications for non-immigrant visas

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US Embassy Increases Visa Costs To N99,900 For Nigerians In Retaliation Against FG

While countries like South Africa are giving visa waivers to Ghana and other countries, the United States Embassy in Nigeria, in increasing the cost for visa applications for BelowNigerians.   From Thursday, August 29, 2019, Nigerians who are applying for tourism, student and business visas will now pay a total cost of N99,900, which covers visa fee of N59, 200

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Minister Reveals FG Is Yet To Spend N2.18Trn From 2018 Budget

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma, has revealed that the Federal Government has only spent N6.938 Trillion of the 2018 budget, leaving N2.18 Trillion unspent. He disclosed this while making his presentation on the 2019 budget in Abuja. Udoma said the 2018 budget performance stood at 79%. “Of the total appropriation of N9.12 Trillion, N6.938 Trillion was spent.

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Breaking News: CCT Finds CJN Onoghen Guilty

The celebrated legal battle involving the former Attorney General of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onoghen has come to an end. As the CCT, the body which insisted that Onoghen was guilty of fraudulently hiding some of his assets, during his swearing in ceremony, has found him guilty as charged. The CCT after delivering judgement has asked the FG to sack him.

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Sporting From His Court Victory Against GTBank, FG Orders Court To Arrest Innoson Boss & Two Staff

The Federal Government has added another twist to the Innoson/GTBank saga, as it ordered the Federal High Court in Lagos to issue a bench warrant for Innoson’s chairman Mr. Innocent Chukwuma and two of his employees, over allegations of fraud. The case, which was brought before Justice Ayokunle Faji, involved a charge of an alleged N2.4Billion shipping fraud, against Innoson

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FG Extends Olive Branch To ASUU, Releases N15.4BN For Salary Shortfalls

The Federal Government on Monday reached an agreement with the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). https://wakeupafrica360.com/2018/11/26/boko-haram-abducts-15-girls-in-fresh-attacks/ Addressing journalists on Monday evening after the two-hour meeting with the lecturers in Abuja, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, said the majority of their demands have been met including the release of N15.4 Billion for

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