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Reactions as man alleges to renew his passport in Dubai now costs N600k

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…raises alarm over the alleged extortion in Nigeria Embassy in Dubai, UAE

By Francesca Iwambe

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An unidentified man has revealed in details how it would allegedly cost him 2900 dirhams equivalent to over N600,000 to renew his passport at the Nigerian embassy in Dubai.

He broke down the cost of each process he meet as he lamented how Nigerians are being exploited, while calling on the relevant authorities to intervene.

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Some Nigerians took to the comment section to react.

Read some of the comments below:

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phemzyholan_snr Haaa wahala.

iam_elleojo Any naija thing wey easy na set up

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phyllisparleys They’re the same all over the countries. It’s cheaper to collect traveling documents from them, come back to Nigeria and renew your passport.

Azimijennifer Why don’t you go with metro bus is 25aed and taxi from bus station to embassy 13aed and fast track is 500aed so you got a wrong contact
@iam_joskid_ how much be one way lol

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Jadesolawunmi You people should stop spreading false information haba, guess it was the process u went through, I did mine here n I didn’t spent this much and it was so easy as well ..

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Photos/Video: LASU class of 2004, Anthony Campus re-union anniversary

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The class of 2004, Public Administration of the Lagos State University (LASU) Anthony Campus re-union second anniversary get together on Saturday.

Old classmates had a lot share and had time to dance and celebrate old times.

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Finally, after terrorists attack, NRC to resume Abuja-Kaduna rail operations on Monday

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Finally, the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) will resume the Abuja-Kaduna passenger train service on Monday, with only two return services after the terrorists attack.

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Naijablitznews.com reports this was contained in a statement issued and signed by the Managing Director of the NRC, Fidet Okhiria.

The statement shows the first train will depart Rigasa train station in Kaduna state to Abuja by 8:00 in the morning while from Abuja, the first train will depart Idu train station to Kaduna state by 9:45 in the morning.

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The NRC management also revealed that as part of the new security measures, it is now mandatory for passengers to present their National Identity Number and valid Boarding Ticket before they will be allowed to board.

It also says the purchase of tickets by proxy is only limited to minors and a specified number of adult passengers.

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Online and mobile app ticketing will be available from 8:00 in the morning on Sunday, December the 4th, 2022 while the ticket offices at the train stations will open from 6:30 in the morning on Monday, December the 5th.

Recall that the NRC suspended train service along the route after Boko Haram terrorists attacked a moving passenger train in Kaduna on March 28, 2022.

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The insurgents had blown up the rail track and bombed the moving train, killing some and abducting more than 60 passengers. The unprecedented attack attracted international and national outrage.

The terrorists, who attacked the Kaduna-bound train released hostages in tranches with the last release coming on October 5, 2022.

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Before the hostages were completely released, distraught family members had protested several times to demand the release of their loved ones.

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Peter Obi Attends Gospel Musical Concert ‘The Experience’ In Lagos+Photo

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Friday, attended the annual gospel musical concert organised by House On The Rock church in Lagos.

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Upon his introduction, Obi was welcomed with cheers from the crowd.

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