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Road to 2019: Nigerians in Diaspora express support for Kingsley Moghalu presidential campaign

Nigerians in Diaspora have expressed support for the 2019 presidential campaign of the former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor Kingsley Moghalu. This was declared during a…

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Extend BVN deadline for Nigerians in diaspora – Buhari’s aide

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said Nigerians in diaspora should be given more time to obtain the bank verification number. Background: Justice…

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African Women In The Media symposium holds in Birmingham UK next month

by Rachel Ogbu// On the 27th of July 2017, Birmingham City University will place host to the African Women In The Media symposium to discuss and debate the issues affecting African women in the media. The…

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Come home and make billions, FG tells Nigerians in diaspora

The Federal Government has urged Nigerians diaspora to return home and make billions from the various economic opportunities. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, made the call at…

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[The Presidential Blog] Abike Dabiri-Erewa has something to say about Buhari’s return date

Apart from the time that Gimba Kikanda challenged her to deny the doctoring of the photos of Prsident Buhari an his wife, Mrs Aisha Buhari (a challenge she never accepted),…

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Ifeoluwa Adedeji: Where my accent came from [NEW VOICES]

by Ifeoluwa Adedeji As is very common in the diaspora and especially America, people just want to know why some of us speak and dress differently and why our names…

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Omar-Farouq Edu: The ironic attraction of racism [NEW VOICES]

by Omar-Farouq Edu Dear Black People Have you ever been put in a situation where a remark has been personally directed at you that is so baffling you start to feel…

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“Uniqueness is my selling point.” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Ola Morin Muhammed of Ijorere

Tired of going round the motions in her 9-5 job, Ola Morin Muhammed decided to take the leap into entrepreneurship when she discovered there was a demand for the invitation…

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Ifeoluwa Adedeji: The Nigerian who escapes [NEW VOICES]

by Ifeoluwa Adedeji There is a soft, serious question that many Nigerians who leave the country – in most cases for the first time – have to contend with: when…

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Opinion: Before you make that trip back home to Nigeria

by Babafemi Aderounmu “In as much as you try to, you can never be adequately prepared for your return to motherland unless of course you have a fortune and trust…

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[The Presidential Blog]: The President met with “15 of the best people God ever created” and guess what he did

You guessed right. He complained. Yet Again. About the Nigeria that he met. It appears the President thinks that we do not listen when he speaks. Otherwise how do you…

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Ile-Ife to get $1.4 billion Technology hub from American company

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi‎(Ojaja II), on Tuesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with a US based company SpringPort Technological Group to build a Technology, Media City and Agriculture Incubation…

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‘Ekiti govt must apologise to the DSS for death rumors’

The Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) has charged the Ekiti state government to issue an unreserved apology to the Department of State Services (DSS) for alleging that Akanni Afolabi,…

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Anti-corruption war: ‘Judiciary is my main headache… for now’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday, January 31, that in the on-going fight against corruption, the nation's judiciary is his biggest problem. He stated that the strong support of the…

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Why Nigerians abroad should forget about voting for now

The idea is futuristic and a lot of steps would be taken to make it become a reality, but no, not just yet. Nigerians in diaspora cannot partake in general…

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Hey, Nigerians in the diaspora! You can sort out your BVN finally

Nigerians in Diaspora with a Nigerian bank account that haven't done their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) registration, there is news for you. They can do their BVN without leaving their…

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Tens of people protest as Buhari arrives Chatham House in London (See Photos)

by Isi Esene Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate arrived at the Chatham House in the United Kingdon today to meet a battery of protesters. Many of the…

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Opinion: Why can’t Nigerians in diaspora bring home their blessings and knowledge?

by Uyu Eyo Ita   I huddled in my chair and tried to distract myself from thoughts of when my yet- to- acclimatise- body would finally acclimatise to the British…

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Julius Agwu is serious | This is why he wants to be governor of Rivers (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju   If you think Julius Agwu is joking about wanting to be the next Governor of Rivers State, have a swift rethink! The ace comedian, who has…

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Don’t go for studies in Cyprus – Abike Dabiri warns Nigerians

by 'Jola Sotubo Abike Dabiri-Erewa The search for greener pastures in the area of education has led many Nigerian students outside the country. The incessant strikes of the Academic Staff…

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Opinion: What Jonathan can learn from Obama’s problems

by Adeola Ademoyo And as a true leader he accepts and takes the responsibility. First, he has not passed the buck. He says literally “throw all the dirt on me……

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#JoinTheDebate: ‘Why I would never move back to Naija?’ Controversy as Nigerian gives reasons for choosing America over her country (WATCH)

by Isi Esene Many Nigerians will tell you they can't wait to return to the country of their origin but a few others can even bear the thought of living…

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Anyim Pius Anyim: Nigerians in the diaspora and national development

by Anyim Pius Anyim Each time I am deeply moved by the depth of the love they have for our dear country, as well as their eagerness to contribute to…

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Opinion: As wives relocate abroad, husbands turn ‘bachelors’

by Bisi Olawunmi The ageing Nigerian husband and father is facing a silent revolt  – a gang-up against him by wives and children who have chosen to remain abroad. If …

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Chukwuma Soludo: Is Nigeria losing her Diaspora?

by Chukwuma Soludo   Nigeria needs a new template for Diaspora engagement. So far, the response is at best ad-hoc and pedestrian. Strategically, Nigeria can embark on a programme of…

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Kathleen Ndongmo: Going AWOL – Africans in the Diaspora (YNaija FrontPage)

              There are so many things about leaving home for “greener” pastures that turn out to be much less glamorous than advertised. “And the Olympic gold…

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Opinion: Nigerians abroad must get it right

by Itunu Ajayi IT is no longer news that Nigerians in the Diaspora are being humiliated in their host countries. From South Africa to Australia to China and now Ghana,…

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4 ways social media could transform conflict in Africa

by Gabrielle Ramaiah and Jason Warner Whether social media ultimately will prove itself to be a tool of greater pacification or belligerence in Africa and throughout the developing world is…

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Help save our wetlands: Nigerian diaspora group to have US Congressional hearing

by Tolu Orekoya Oil spills have devastated the once-vibrant wetlands in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria, and little has been done to clear up the spills and return the ecosystem…

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On #DanaCrashAction & Farouk Lawan: You’re nobody without a (good) name

by Akin Akintayo Of reputational value Almost 10 years ago, I went on a walk around my neighbourhood with my uncle as he lamented the apparent disobedience of his sons…

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