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Emirates Introduces Attractive Fares for Nigerian travelers

Emirates Introduces Attractive Fares for Nigerian travelers

Emirates, a global connector of people and places today announced a raft of attractive fares, offering customers a special discount to select destinations for a limited time only. The value for money promotion which offers 35 percent off the Economy class tickets and 40 percent off the Business Class tickets is available on selected return

Xenophobia: South Africans believe Nigerian men are taking their women ­ –Dabiri-Erewa

The Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Saturday said South African politicians fuel xenophobic attacks by telling citizens that foreigners, including Nigerians, are dating their women and taking their jobs. Speaking on a television programme, she admitted that there were foreigners who commit crime in South Africa, and

Ghanaian stabs Nigerian sex hawker to death

A Nigerian sex worker, identified simply as Tina, has been stabbed to death by a client who accused her of stealing his money. Tina, who resides in Ghana, was murdered by a 34-year-old man, Isaac Sackey, for allegedly stealing GH¢120 after he had sex with her. According to reports from the West African country, Sackey

Senate cancels trip to South Africa over xenophobic attacks

The Senate has cancelled its planned trip to South Africa over recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country. Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who presided at yesterday’s plenary, announced the cancellation of the trip ‎after a closed-door session of the upper chamber. He said the cancellation became imperative to avoid multiple

Limpopo River Reportedly Bursts Its Banks Due To Heavy Rain

It’s being reported the Limpopo River has bursts its banks at the Beitbridge Border Post. Rain in Zimbabwe is breaking records this year and the state broadcaster says President Robert Mugabe’s government is declaring a nationwide state of disaster due to the destruction. Pictures published on Facebook site crossing Beitbridge show the Limpopo as a

Buhari Speaks With African Union Chairperson

Buhari Speaks With African Union Chairperson Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has received a call from the Chairperson of the African Union (AU), President Alpha Conde of Guinea, to wish him good health and speedy recovery. The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement, explained that President Conde made the call

Nigeria, Cameroon sign agreement on voluntary repatriation of refugees

The Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Government of Cameroon and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have signed an agreement for the voluntary repatriation of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon. Mr Hanson Tamfu, External Relations Officer of UNHCR Nigeria, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. Tamfu said that the Tripartite