International

Google celebrates Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti’s 119th birthday

Multinational technology giant, Google, is celebrating the 119th birthday of late Nigeria teacher, political campaigner, women’s rights activist and traditional aristocrat, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti with a Doodle. The Doodle, illustrated by Nigerian-Italian guest artist, Diana Ejaita, celebrates a formidable leader who founded what many refer to as one of the most important social movements of the

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Nigeria, South Africa to issue 10-year Visa to businessmen, academics

Following successful conclusion of the 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, which was elevated to the level of heads of state, both countries have agreed on issuing 10-year visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers. The agreement was reached in a meeting co-chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari and

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Gov. Akeredolu Gives N100,000 To South African Returnees

Akeredolu commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his visit to South Africa to condemn the ugly incident and find a lasting solution to it.  Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Friday, presented cash gifts of N100,000 to each of the South African returnees of Ondo origin for resettlement activities in their various communities. Akeredolu, who received the returnees

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Nigeria, South Africa establish ‘early warning system’ to curb xenophobia

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has met his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa, weeks after xenophobic attacks, in Johannesburg, triggered tensions between the two Africa’s leading economies. Nigerians were among those targeted during the wave of violence which resulted in the death of 12 people and led to an extraordinary airlift of hundreds of people last

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Mugabe: Thousands flood Rufaro Soccer Stadium for funeral – Pictures

Thousands of Zimbabweans thronged Rufaro Soccer Stadium in Harare on Friday for the continuation of the body viewing of the late former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, who died in Singapore at the age of 95.Friday’s funeral parade followed another one held at the same venue on Thursday to afford ordinary Zimbabweans a chance to

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