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Acting President Osinbajo arrives Kigali for Rwanda presidential inauguration

Acting President Osinbajo arrives Kigali for Rwanda presidential inauguration

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo early Friday morning arrived Kigali, Rwanda Capital, for the inauguration of President Paul Kagame. Osinbajo, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama and the Presidential Adviser on Economy, landed at the Kigali International Airport at about 7:00am local time. The Rwandan leader, having been re-elected on August 4,

Emirates to deploy extra flights for the upcoming Hajj season

Emirates will be operating extra flights to Jeddah to help facilitate travel for thousands of pilgrims this year heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj. Emirates will be operating 45 additional flights to Jeddah and 12 additional flights to Medina from 17 August until 11 September to help serve the 2 million pilgrims

Again, 262 Nigerians deported from Libya

Not fewer than 262 Nigerians were on Wednesday  returned from Libya . They distraught Nigerians were brought back aboard a chartered Libyan Airlines  aircraft with registration number 5A-LAR. The aircraft landed  at 10 pm at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The returnees consists  108 males, 135 females, eight children and 11 infants. They were

South African Airways supports Nigeria women in Journalism

South African Airways, Africa’s most awarded airline has committed to supporting Nigeria’s women professionals in the field of journalism through sponsorship of a conference, Women In Journalism Africa aimed at developing the profession. Women In Journalism Africa, an annual conference which is the initiative of Yomi Owope, a seasoned Public Relations professional is aimed at

Jumia Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has named Jumia Group (formerly Africa Internet Group) in the list of MIT’s 50 smartest companies – 2017 for the second consecutive year. Each year, MIT identifies top 50 global companies, both established and startups that are creating new opportunities using ingenious technologies to meet the needs of a demanding market worldwide.

South African community withdraws quit order against Nigerians

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Thursday that one of the communities that gave Nigerians quit order had rescinded it. The president of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria that a meeting was held by the union and the community as well as the