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1.7 million pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia for Hajj

1.7 million pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia for Hajj

No fewer than 1.705 million pilgrims have arrived the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform this year’s Hajj, according to Statistics released by the Directorate General of Passports. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the figure by the Saudi Gazette indicated that of the number, 1.602 million came by ...

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Buhari pleased with economic state of Nigeria

Buhari pleased with economic state of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is pleased with Nigeria’s economic situation. The president received briefing from the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma; the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, and the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele. This was disclosed in a state house press ...

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Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Bans Cash Payments At Passport Offices

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Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Bans Cash Payments At Passport Offices. The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has banned cash payments for passport processing as part of efforts to eliminate corruption at all passport offices nationwide.‎ NIS spokesperson, Sunday James, disclosed this on Monday in Abuja. He‎ said that the Comptroller General ...

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Sallah: Ram Dealers Laments Low Sale in Borno

Sallah Ram Dealers Laments Low Sale in Borno

The spate of insecurity in Nigeria has affected the sales of ram as Sallah approaches following an unprecedented inflation rate. Less than six days to Eid-el-Kabir celebration, ram dealers in Maiduguri are lamenting low patronage by customers. Eid-el-Kabir celebration is marked on the 10th day of the 12th month of ...

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Tony Nwoye Wins Anambra APC Governorship Primaries

Tony Nwoye Wins Anambra APC Governorship Primaries

Southeastern politician, Tony Nwoye will be testing his popularity in the November 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra State under the banner of the All Progressives Congress as he has emerged the winner of the primaries. Mr Tony Nwoye has emerged the winner of the governorship primary election of the All ...

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Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

And on Tuesday US President Donald Trump seized upon the lack of immediate North Korean missile tests as evidence that the country’s leader Kim Jong-Un “is starting to respect us./ AFP US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared Sunday that North Korea’s latest missile test was a “provocative act” but ...

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Anambra Governorship Race: Senator Oduah Threatens Withdrawal

Senator Stella Oduah

Citing irregularities, Senator Oduah has petitioned the National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the PDP, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, threatening to withdraw from the primary if the party failed to address the problem. Sen. Stella Oduah, an aspirant in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra, has threatened withdrawal from the race, alleging ...

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U.S. Hit by Dangerous Hurricane Disaster (Photos)

U.S. Hit by Dangerous Hurricane Disaster (2)

A terrible hurricane has hit Texas, US, with storm surge, coupled with the deluge of rain, predicted to lead to billions of dollars of property damage and almost certainly loss of life. U.S. State of Texas is facing a serious challenge which appears to be the country’s major disaster in ...

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