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Number of displaced Nigerians unknown, says group

The Nigerian Community in Turkey, on Tuesday, said it had yet to ascertain the number of Nigerians affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake which rocked the transcontinental country on Monday. The earthquake, according to reports, brought down whole apartment blocks in Turkish cities and plied more devastation on millions of …

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Don’t make Nigerians scapegoats, Atiku begs FG

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has beseeched the Federal Government to avoid making Nigerians scapegoats “in the ongoing battle of titans over the redesign of the naira’’. Atiku made the appeal in a statement by his media aides in Abuja on Tuesday. He said that …

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We’ll hunt down 16 Nigerians’ killers in B’Faso – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, said those who killed several travellers, including 16 Nigerians, in Burkina Faso would be “appropriately sanctioned.” This was as he said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Nigerian Embassy in Burkina Faso, was engaging with the Burkinabe authorities to ensure …

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Nigerians and the japa syndrome

This is 2023 and the japa syndrome is still trending in Nigeria like an emerging pandemic. Japa, a Yoruba locution which means to leave for greener pastures, is still consistently running errands in the frustrated minds of Nigerian youths. Not long ago, another batch of close friends left the shores …

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“I urge Nigerians to bear with the CBN” – Peter Obi

The Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has urged Nigerians to bear with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) amid the ongoing Naira note scarcity. Taking to the microblogging platform, Twitter, Peter Obi stated that currency redesign always includes substantial systemic alterations, but the long-term advantages are well worth it. …

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78% of Nigerians don’t trust INEC, says report

Only 23 per cent of Nigerians say they trust the Independent National Electoral Commission “somewhat” or “a lot,” while more than three-fourths (78 per cent) express “just a little” or no trust at all in the election-management body, a joint report by NOI Polls, Afrobarometer, and CDD Ghana has shown. …

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