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VSF: 200,000 Nigerians apply for visas annually

Mr Jitten Vyas, the Chief Operating Officer of VFS Global in Africa, on Thursday stated that about 200,000 Nigerians applied annually for visas to various countries...
UNHCR donates relief materials worth N18.5m to Benue IDPs

UNHCR donates relief materials worth N18.5m to Benue IDPs

The United Nations Human Rights Commission on Refugees (UNCHR) has donated relief materials worth N18.5 million to the International market camp, housing some of...

UNGA: Buhari condemns killings in Myanmar

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killings in Myanmar which have been targeted at the Muslim-majority Rohingya population. The President also asked the United Nations...
Safe migration cannot be limited to global elite – Guterres

Safe migration cannot be limited to global elite – Guterres

Countries have the right to control their own borders, but the rights of refugees and migrants must be protected, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres,...
Trump to press other nations to do more at UN General Assembly

Trump to press other nations to do more at UN General Assembly

U.S. President Donald Trump will urge other nations at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday to take on a greater role even as he...
Macron heads to UN with terrorism, climate on agenda

Macron heads to UN with terrorism, climate on agenda

French President Emmanuel Macron will give his first address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, with terrorism and climate change as his top...
Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica – PM

Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica – PM

Hurricane Maria has left “widespread devastation” on the Caribbean island nation of Dominica, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said on Tuesday. Skerrit said “so far, we...
Trump arrives in storm-hit Florida, 3.1 million without power

Trump arrives in storm-hit Florida, 3.1 million without power

The U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in storm-ravaged Florida on Thursday to survey the damage wrought by Hurricane-Irma, the second-major-storm to hit the U.S,...
Balogun assumes duty as ambassador to Indonesia

Balogun assumes duty as ambassador to Indonesia

Hakeem Balogun Nigeria’s Ambassador to Indonesia, has assumed duty in Jakarta after the presentation of his Letters of Credence to Indonesian President Joko Widodo. A...
UK pledges to support Nigeria, neighbours to defeat Boko Haram

UK pledges to support Nigeria, neighbours to defeat Boko Haram

The United Kingdom government has reiterated its support to Nigeria and neighbouring countries to defeat the destructive Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast and...