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Hate Speech Bill; UK, UN Condemn Death Penalty For Hate Speech Proposed By Nigerian Senate

The Hate Speech Bill which is currently being deliberated in the Nigerian Senate has raised so many controversies in Nigeria and around the world. The British Government has added its voice to the issue by saying it supports the right of individuals to express opinions and peacefully challenge authority as an essential part of a free and open society. The

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Finally Nigerian Land Borders To Be Reopened On January 31, 2020

Nigerian =s would soon be relieved with recent news which filtered in on Sunday evening that the border closure may be over by 30th January 2020. According to the report, President Buhari has approved for the border closure to be extended till January due to its overwhelming success in combating crime and reducing struggling. The information was passed through a

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa Apologizes For Xenophobic Attacks

South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has reportedly tendered his apology following verbal attacks he suffered when crowd jeered and whistled at him on Saturday, during the Zimbabwean ex-leader, Robert Mugabe’s funeral in Zimbabwe. At least 12 people have been killed this month in a surge in violence and mob attacks against foreign-owned businesses in and around Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest

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Nigerian-Born International Rapper, Illyminiachi Set To Perform At Private Birthday Party In Nigeria, Alongside Davido, Toni Braxton, Others

Nigerian-born rapper, Illyminiachi, arrived Lagos Nigeria on Tuesday 10th September, ahead of his highly anticipated performance today, September 14th at a Private birthday party in Lekki, Lagos. The star rapper met a warm and ecstatic welcome as his fans cheered him on at the Airport. Illyminiachi is based in Vancouver and got attention with his six-track debut album on October

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‘640 Nigerians Will Return Soon From South Africa’ Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairperson of Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has revealed that about 640 Nigerians have indicated interest to leave the country and return to Nigeria. She disclosed this much to journalists yesterday, this report varied from the previous one in which Godwin Adama, Nigeria’s Consul-General in South Africa, had said that 400 Nigerians indicated interest to return home.

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Breaking News: FG Summons South African High Commissioner To Nigeria For An 11am Meeting

Information reaching WakeUpAfrica360 is that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has summoned the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, to an 11am meeting this morning, which was just confirmed few minutes ago. According to Kimiebi Ebenfa, a senior official with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who confirmed the meting, said the thrust of the meeting is

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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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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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