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Ghanaian Immigration Deports 17 Nigerian Yahoo Boys

Ghanaian Immigration has made good its threat to deport some Nigerians, and they hav started with their recent deportation of 17 Nigerians, who are suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) arrested about 29 persons in Ho, the Volta Regional capital for their alleged involvement in cyber crimes, known in Nigeria as ‘yahoo, yahoo’. They handed the Nigerians over

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US Embassy Refutes Report That Claimed It Banned Student Visas For Nigerians

The biggest news that shook Nigerians to the bones was the news which broke on Naijaloaded.com recently, that the United States of America, has placed a ban on issuing student visas to Nigerians until further notice. In a swift response to it, the United States Mission in Nigeria has said via a media statement that the news is fake and

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Customs, NNPC, DPR Set Up Joint Task Force To Tackle Petroleum Products Smuggling

Better times are ahead for the Nigerian Petroleum Industry, and oil marketers may be able to make more profit and the huge menace of smuggling can be tackled once and for all. This is as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Department for Petroleum Resources (DPR), initiated the joint committee to address smuggling of petroleum

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Breakdown: Staggering Amount Of Money Sent Back Home As Remittances By Africans Abroad

WakeUpAfrica analysis of World Bank data shows that a staggering $41 Billion was sent to sub-Saharan Africa, as remittances in 2017. This figure represents a 10% jump in remittances from the previous year, the largest annual growth for any world region. The increase follows a decline in remittances to sub-Saharan Africa in 2016, when the region saw a 9% decrease

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Just Like Jesus! Daystar Christian Center Donates $30,000 (#10M), To UNCHR To Support Displaced Persons In Africa

Daystar Christian Centre, a church located at Oregun, Lagos, has made a landmark achievement in giving to the needy. This they did as they donated N10Million, to United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), in support of victims of conflicts in Africa. The donation which was made in November 2018, was formally presented as an enlarged check to UNHCR, on

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Trade Fair, An International Market In Lagos State “Shut Down!

Post 2019 presidential and gubernatorial elections events unfolding in Lagos state. It appeared that the shutdown of Trade-Fair International Market, yesterday was allegedly as a consequence of Igbo’s in Lagos not voting for APC government according to our sources in the market. Trade fair is an international exhibition centre in Lagos. Igbo traders were giving permission in the early 1990’s

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Ethiopian Plane Crash Latest: UK, Germany, 7 Other Countries Ban Boeing 737 Max, While Nigerian Airline Makes Fresh Order

It appears the Nigerian government is always going in parallel lines from what other countries are doing or adopting. Or how do you explain that while 8 countries in the world have unanimously banned the Boeing 737 MAX from their air spaces, due to its frequent air accidents, Nigerian Air Peace Airlines has instead placed fresh order for the Boeing

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Breaking; Akwa Ibom State REC Replaces Collation Officers

If information available to WakeUpAfrica360.com is to be believed, then it appears all is not well in the governorship elections in Akwa Ibom State. Mr Mike Igini, Akwa Ibom REC is alleged to have withdrawn the list of accredited collation officers, which was sent from Abuja. And is said to have replaced it with 147 untrained, unqualified and suspected card

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