AGAIN, COURT STOPS DONALD TRUMP NEW TRAVEL BAN

A federal court in Hawaii on Wednesday halted Donald Trump’s revised executive order temporarily closing US borders to refugees and nationals from six Muslim-majority countries, dealing the president a humiliating fresh defeat. US District Judge Derrick Watson ruled that the state of Hawaii, in its legal challenge to the order, had established a strong likelihood that the ban would cause “irreparable injury” were it to go ahead. The court in Honolulu was the first to rule in a trio of legal challenges against the ban, which had been set to…

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RETIRED PERM SEC, SERVING DIRECTOR IN TROUBLE OVER NIGERIA’S LOSS OF POST IN AU

  African Union Flag A retired Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a serving director are being investigated over the saga of Nigeria’s loss of the influential post of commissioner for peace and security of the African Union which took place earlier this year. The serving director is in trouble for sending an illegal instruction to the Nigerian embassy in Algiers claiming that Nigeria was no longer interested in the said post and will thereby support Algeria’s Smail Chergui for the same post. A Presidency source familiar…

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US ENTRY FRUSTRATIONS- FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER MAKES U-TURN, NOW READY TO INVESTIGATE ABIKE DABIRI’S CLAIMS

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Government said it was investigating the denial of entry to Nigerians at the United States ports of entry and their alleged maltreatment by American immigration and border protection officers.   The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, who tweeted this on Thursday night, however reiterated that Nigeria was not on the US travel ban list. “Nigeria is not on the US travel ban(list); so we are investigating airport maltreatment and entry denial reports from some Nigerians with valid visas,” the minister tweeted. The minister’s turn-about…

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READ THE STORY OF 2 NIGERIANS, HANDCUFFED, DEHUMANISED, AND DETAINED FOR DAYS AND EVENTUALLY DEPORTED DESPITE HAVING VALID AMERICAN VISAS

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Two Nigerians with valid visas, who were denied entry into the United States have alleged that they were humiliated and dehumanised by the US immigration and border protection officials at the Los Angeles International Airport and the Abu Dhabi Airport in the United Arab Emirates. The victims, Femi Olaniyi and Popoola Olayemi, the latter having travelled to the US with his pregnant wife and two children, said their two-year multiple entry visas were revoked without any explanation before they were sent back to Nigeria by the US…

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TUFACE IDIBIA’S LOOKALIKE BROTHER, WHO RESIDES IN AMERICA, DENIED ENTRY INTO US, SEE PICS

H-I Idibia, Former member of defunct music group “Da Natives” and younger brother of African pop star Tuface Idibia has announced on his Facebook page that he has been denied entry into the United States of America. H-I Idibia who has been living in Woodbridge, Virginia for years now with his family made the announcement as his fans on Facebook could not withhold their surprises. “I’ve just been denied entry into the United states.. #frustrated #stranded”, H-I Idibia cried out You may recall that barely 48 hours ago, the Senior…

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EUROPE SET TO OPEN ITS DOORS TO LEGAL AFRICAN MIGRANTS SAYS EU AMBASSADOR

European Union (EU) Ambassador to Nigeria, Michel Arrion, has reportedly said that Europe’s “ageing population” means the continent needs to open up legal channels for Africans to migrate. Mr Arrion, who heads the EU’s delegation to Nigeria, made this claim at the country’s Bureau of Public Service Reforms, according to tweets published by the government agency’s director general, Dr Joe Abah. The Ambassador declared that: Europe “must support properly-regulated immigration from Africa” after making comments which made mention of his West African host’s astronomic birth rate, Abah said. “Europe’s ageing…

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DESPITE ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR, 17 MINISTRIES FAILED TO ACCOUNT FOR 24BIL.IN 2015, ACCORDING TO AUDITOR GENERAL

Seventeen federal ministries failed to account for the sum of N24.3 billion, the Auditor-General’s 2015 annual report has revealed. The report revealed that the infractions were perpetrated by top government officials between January and December 31, 2015. The report seen by Daily Trust showed that Ministry of Power, Works and Housing top the chat with N9.2billion; Aviation – N702 million; Water Resources – N3.4 billion; Foreign Affairs –  N4.4 million; Labour and Employment – N84.7 million and Information and Culture N561.6 million. Others are Ministry of Petroleum Resources – N1.7…

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FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER DISPUTES ABIKE DABIRI’S CLAIM, ASKS NIGERIANS TO FEEL FREE TO GO TO US

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that Nigerians who have United States valid travel documents are free to embark on their trip. The minister’s call came barely a day after the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, advised Nigerians to postpone their US travel plans until the country’s new administration’s policy on immigration is clear. She said the warning became imperative due to series of reports received by her office. The minister, while briefing newsmen in Abuja Tuesday, urged Nigerians…

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NIGERIANS WITH VALID VISAS BEING DENIED ENTRY INTO US- INVESTIGATIONS

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Government has advised Nigerians against visiting the United States of America at the moment except for crucial matters as a result of the lack of clarity in the country’s new immigration rules. The advisory was sequel to the barring of some Nigerians, with valid US visas, from entering the US in recent weeks. “At least, four Nigerians with valid visas were denied entry to the US within the last two weeks and sent back to the country on the next available flights,” the Senior Special…

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OSINBAJO IN EDO STATE, MEETS STAKEHOLDERS IN CONTINUATION OF NIGER DELTA DIALOGUE, SEE PICS

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Edo state to continue interactive engagements with oil-producing communities in Niger Delta. He was received at the airport by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki. He is currently meeting with stakeholders on the Niger Delta Dialogue Photos below; http://www.cambellsblog.com/2017/03/acting-president-yemi-osinbajo-visits_6.html

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