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Nigeria news today Saturday, September 7, 2019

1. The Senate Committee on the Diaspora and Non-Governmental Organisations yesterday, decided to invite the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to seek an end to...

Bobrisky is embarrassing Nigeria – Runsewe

The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runsewe, on Friday described controversial cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known...

Xenophobia: South Africans loot more shops, 300 Nigerians register for evacuation

South African police said on Friday that they were on high alert monitoring the violence that erupted earlier in the week in some parts...

Nigeria won’t severe diplomatic ties with South Africa – FG

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that the country would not severe diplomatic ties with South Africa following the current xenophobic...

Mugabe died in Singapore —Zimbabwean diplomat

A senior Zimbabwean diplomat said Friday that former president Robert Mugabe died in Singapore around 02: 40 GMT. “He died in Singapore around 10:40...

Xenophobia: Full text of Gbajabiamila’s speech as Reps react to attacks in South Africa

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has condemned the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, in a speech on the floor of...

Nicki Minaj Says She’s Retiring So She Can Have a Family

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American superstar, Nicki Minaj says she has “decided to retire and have a family”. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the rapper made the...

BREAKING: Zimbabwe ex-President Mugabe is dead

Former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe is dead. He died in the early hours of Friday at the age of 95. Recall that...

Xenophobia: Oshiomhole advises Nigerians to boycott MTN, other South African businesses

The National Chairman of Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has urged Nigerians to boycott South African goods and services to protest the killings...

Melaye weeps as he sustains knee injury, loses PDP primary in Kogi

Its not the best of times for Senator Dino Melaye who lost the Governorship election ticket to Engr Wada today. Musa Wada, a...

Samson Siasia appeals to FIFA over life ban, denies involved in illegal acts

Samson Siasia, the former Super Eagles’ Chief Coach on Wednesday, Sepetember 4th in Abuja said he has appealed against the life ban slammed...

TIV/JUKUM crisis: CAN calls for peaceful resolution

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The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Dr Samson Ayokunle, has appealed to the leadership of both Jukum and Tiv in Taraba...

Xenophobia: South Africa High Commission shuts down

The South Africa High Commission to Nigeria has shut down its offices and consulate in Lagos for fear of attack by youths in the...

Court has ordered Okorocha, family assets’ forfeiture –EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said on Wednesday that a former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, and some members of his...

Davido speaks on wedding plans with Chioma

Superstar Davido has shared plans to officially tie the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Chioma Rowlands. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the...

Afenifere slams FG over xenophobic attacks

The Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has urged the Federal Government to take decisive action over the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in...

Stop aggression on South Africans, red line is drawn– FG tells Nigerians

The Federal Government on Wednesday dismissed media reports that Nigerians were being killed in South Africa, saying only their properties and those of other...

BREAKING: Musa Wada emerges Kogi PDP gov candidate

Engineer Musa Wada, the younger brother of the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada, has emerged the flag bearer of the...

I will NOT be performing be performing at DSTV Delicious Festival– Tiwa Savage

wa The festival is due to take place at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand on 21 and 22 September 2019. In her tweet, published on...

Xenophobic attack: Eagles kick, Zambia cancel South Africa friendly

Nigerian players have taken to the social media to condemn the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and citizens of other countries living in South Africa. Their...