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FG deports 7 Koreans ‘for life’

By Omeiza Ajayi The Federal Government has announced the deportation of seven nationals of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) for life. The development was disclosed in a statement issued by the public relations officer of the Nigerian Immigration Service on Wednesday in Abuja. ALSO READ: Envoy protests inhuman …

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FHA to build 30,000 mass houses in Abuja diaspora city

By Tordue Salem – Abuja The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) on Wednesday, disclosed plans to construct 30,000 houses in Abuja Diaspora City on 750 hectares of land in Kabuzu-Maitama II District. The FHA acting Managing Director/CEO Umaru Gonto disclosed this in Abuja during an interactive session with members of the …

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At least 10m people stateless worldwide — UNHCR

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Wednesday that at least 10 million people around the world were stateless with thousands of them living in the West Africa sub-region. Mr Roger Hollo, Deputy, UNHCR Representative to Nigeria disclosed this during an Interactive Session with ECOWAS Permanent Representatives …

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PDP rejects N5000 National ID renewal fee

…Asks Buhari to rescind decision immediately  By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday, rejected what it called the repressive decision of the President Buhari-led All Progressives Congress, APC, federal government to squeeze Nigerians by imposing an N5000 fee for the renewal of the national identity card. PDP and …

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Buhari appoints new aides for wife

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new aides to serve in his wife’s office. Aisha Buhari returned to Nigeria last week after a prolonged stay abroad, amid rumours the president was taking a new wife. The government now officially refers to Mrs Buhari as “first lady”, after Mrs …

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