US slams travel ban on all Nigerians over Buhari's failure to combat terrorism and insecurity

NIGERIA has been officially added the list of nations whose citizens have been banned from receiving US visas after President Donald Trump signed a fresh presidential proclamation yesterday adding six new countries to the list.

 

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Odion Ighalo arrives in England today to join Manchester United on six month loan deal

FORMER Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has joined Manchester United on loan from Chinese side  Shenhua  until the end of the season in a dramatic deadline day deal that will see him spend the next six months at Old Trafford.

 

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This US travel ban makes it pertinent that Nigeria starts a programme of investing in leadership by spotting its bright youth early and grooming them for the future

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Like the rest of you I read about the US travel ban yesterday and to be honest, one cannot blame Washington. Their travel ban is there to control the influx of terrorists and as Nigeria is number three on the Global Terrorist Index, it is inevitable we would end up on any international list

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UK pledges to help Nigeria recover stolen Ife bronze head being held by London private collector

BRITAIN has pledged to assist Nigeria in retrieving the famous antiquity the Ife bronze head an antiquity that was stolen from the Jos National Museum in 1987 and later found with a Belgian private collector in London.

 

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Ipob warns federal government that arresting Senator Abaribe will invoke its wrath

IGBO secessionist group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) has warned the federal government against arresting the senate minority leader Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe over his call for President Muhammadu Buhari to resign.

 

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PDP leaders hand in petition to US embassy and UK high commission in Abuja

LEADERS of Nigeria's main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have held a protest outside the US and UK diplomatic missions in Abuja to express their displeasure with the deteriorating security situation in the country.

 

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Crystal Palace involved in last minute talks with QPR as it seeks to sign Ebere Eze as deadline looms

NIGERIAN-born playmaker and Super Eagles hopeful Ebere Eze remains the subject of last minute negotiations between English Premier League side Crystal Palace and Championship club Queens Park Rangers (QPR) as a dramatic deadline day deal is being haggled over.

 

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US embassy denies Winner Chapel general overseer David Oyedepo a travel visa

WINNERS Chapel founder and general overseer Bishop Oyedepo has been denied a US visa by the American embassy in Nigeria who rejected his application saying that he did not qualify for a renewal in its assessment.

 

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With Amotekun sparking off an inevitable drive towards federalism it is time for millet and sorghum producing states to gear up towards becoming major brewing centres

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Nothing has dominated the Nigerian political space over the last month like the creation of Amotekun. This idea that you can create a regional security outfit to effectively combat crime has sparked off a debate about decentralisation of both Nigeria’s security architecture and her economy

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Kaduna police arrest pastor who kidnapped himself and asked his family for N5m ransom

MEN of the Kaduna State Police Command have arrested a Christian clergyman identified as Pastor James Clement for conspiring to kidnap himself and demand a ransom fee of N5m ($10,557 ) from his family claiming he was abducted.

 

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