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Nigerian, 1,279 others bag Americans Best Physicians award

A Nigerian-born medical doctor living in the United States Iyalla Elvis Peterside has been named among recipients of the America's Best Physicians 2021 award,...

6,975 diaspora Nigerians return home in Q1 as fresh 395 returnees arrive from Saudi

A new batch of 395 Nigerians stranded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia arrived into Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Tuesday via Saudi...

Abia becomes first Nigerian state to establish diaspora commission

THE Abia State House of Assembly has passed ' The Abians in Diaspora Commission Bill' into law, making it the first state in Nigeria...
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After deputy speaker’s gaffe, Reps accept petition by Nigerian diaspora group

A controversial petition filed by a group of Tiv indigenes residing in the diaspora under the auspices of Mzough U Tiv Amerika (MUTA) was...

Four reasons why Africa and Black communities are lagging behind in the Covax programme

THE coronavirus pandemic has brought a lot of problems – an unprecedented challenge to public health, travel and trade restrictions, food crisis, social and...

Diaspora Nigerians petition NASS, threaten to halt remittances over deputy speaker’s comments

THE Nigerian diaspora community is petitioning the leadership of the House of Representatives to clarify its position on the privileges of citizens residing in...
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Ikpeazu hails Biden’s appointment of Abian as African affairs secretary

OKEZIE Ikpeazu, Abia State governor, has applauded the recent appointment of Akunna Cook as deputy assistant secretary of state for African affairs by Joe...

5,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon return home

CAMEROON has repatriated 5,000 Nigerian refugees out of 9,800 expected back home in the first batch. A total of 46, 000 Nigerian refugees are...

FG launches temporary passport for diaspora Nigerians

THE Nigerian government, on Tuesday, launched a temporary passport that replaces the paper-type Emergency Travel Certificate for Nigerians in the diaspora. Rauf Aregbesola, minister...
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