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Nigerian-Americans seeking to bring their spouses into the country suffer major setback

NIGERIAN-Americans intending on bringing their partners into the country may have suffered a significant setback yesterday after the US Supreme Court ruled against the constitutional rights of US citizens to sue over visa denial for their foreign spouses.

 

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As President Tinubu returns to face domestic problems like insecurity, inflation, the minimum wage dilemma, power shortages and infrastructural inadequacies, I hope he realises no nation can be secure unless it manufacturers its own defence equipment

Ayo Akinfe

[1] I hope that President Tinubu has making Nigeria self-reliant when it comes to defence equipment one of his cardinal programmes. There is no way any other nation will be able to manufacture the equipment we want, in the quantities we want, at the time we want it and at the price we can afford

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Nigeria's foreign reserve increase by 5% to $33.58bn according to latest CBN report

NIGERIA'S foreign exchange reserves have increased by 5% to $33.58bn over the last two months giving the economy a bit of a mini boost and allowing the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) slight room for manoeuvre.

 

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If you ask me, the biggest problem with Nigeria is the mentality of the people. Until we sort that out we are going nowhere as a nation

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Nigerians are fond of blaming their plethora of socio-economic woes on bad leadership. To that I say fa,fa, fa, foul. Our leadership is a mirror image of society. There are 109 senators in the National Assembly, if you went to Oshodi market and picked 109 Nigerians at random, you would find that their attitude and outlook is no different from that of the senators

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Kaduna State government pledges to keep spending on school feeding to address almajiri problem

GOVERNOR Uba Sani of Kaduna State has pledged to make sure that all the almajiri children within his jurisdiction are provided with qualitative educational opportunities in a bid to combat the growing menace of street urchins.

 

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We missed a great opportunity by not organising a pan-African economic summit around the swearing-in of President Ramaphosa to address our plethora of socio-economic woes

Ayo Akinfe

[1] As we speak, Africa accounts for about 4% of world trade and 1% of global manufacturing despite having 18% of the planet’s population. Such an arrangement is simply not sustainable and has to be urgently addressed whether anyone likes it or not

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Arsenal expected to launch a €100m bid for embattled Super Eagles striker Osimhen

ENGLISH Premier League giants Arsenal are planning to launch a €100m bid for embattled Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen who is currently facing the prospect of Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) disciplinary action that could see him suspended.

 

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President Tinubu is currently in South Africa for the swearing-in of President Ramaphosa. Whether they like it or not, the two nations need to come up with a common foreign policy

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Not too long ago, xenophobia mobs in South Africa were attacking fellow Africans. Looking back, I just shake my head in despair. We set an ugly precedent and gave the green light to xenophobes all over our continent that they can engage in ethnic cleansing and achieve their objectives. Evacuating victims did not help the cause of standing up against xenophobia

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NFF expected to unveil Finidi's successor as Super Eagles head coach in Abuja next week

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials are set to unveil the new Super Eagles head coach next week having drawn up a shortlist of three with the new national team helmsman due to be announced in Abuja.

 

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