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US announces new visa restrictions

The United States Government has announced visa ban for specific targets. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, disclosed this on Tuesday. The ban was described as “first-of-its-kind”. A State Department’s statement said it would affect wildlife and timber traffickers. It noted that wildlife and
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International flights resume in Nigeria as Middle East Airlines plane lands at Lagos airport today (see photos)

International flights in Nigeria resumed operations today September 5 after many months of closure. The airspace was closed in March 2020, as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. A Middle East Airlines plane from Beirut was the first international flight that landed at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos with 222 passengers and […]
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Nigeria, US sign air transport settlement

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday accredited the ratification of Air transport settlement between Nigeria and the United States of America, USA. The air transport bilateral settlement is to strengthen economic, social, and cultural ties between the two countries. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this while briefing
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MEDIA AND THE PROTECTION OF CULTURE IN AFRICA

The colonial growth of European states in Africa was normally accompanied by missionary efforts to proliferate Christianity and European civilization. A form of benevolent tutelage of the `inferior native’ populations occurred that was notably well-illustrated in Rudyard Kipling’s The White Man’s Burden. The direct penalties of the colonial growth ranged
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Fully-Loaded Passenger Plane Crashes In Pakistan

A Pakistani passenger plane with nearly 100 people on board crashed into a residential area of the southern city of Karachi on Friday. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane was close to landing when it came down among houses, sending plumes of smoke into the air that could be seen from some distance away. Rescue workers and […]
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Arik Air resumes flights to Owerri

Arik Air says it will resume flight services to the Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri, from Oct. 21. The airline made the announcement in a statement signed by its Chief Executive Officer, Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, on Monday in Lagos. Ilegbodu said the airline suspended flights to Owerri early in 2019 due to operational exigencies, adding that since […]

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