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Former Minister Of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appointed UK Bank Director, to earn £130,000 Per Year

Nigeria’s former Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed an independent non-executive director at Standard Chartered Plc in the United Kingdom where she would be earning £130,000 per annum for her expertise in financial and development financing. Ngozi, whose appointment takes effect from November 1st 2017 …

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Trump officials order 15,000 new visas for low-wage, seasonal workers

The Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced a one-time increase of 15,000 additional visas for low-wage, seasonal workers for the remainder of this fiscal year, a seeming about-face from President Trump’s “Hire American” rhetoric, following heavy lobbying from the fisheries, hospitality and other industries that rely on temporary foreign workers. The increase …

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Six European countries deport 34 Nigerians

No fewer than 34 Nigerians arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos on Thursday after their deportation from six European countries for violating immigration laws. The Nigerians were deported from six European countries respectively; Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Austria, Belgium and Hungary The deportees, comprising of 32 males and two females, …

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