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Michael Blackson Officially Has US Citizenship

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Michael Blackson says it’s a privilege to finally have American citizenship. Comedian Michael Blackson isn’t making any jokes today — he’s sincerely thankful that he was officially granted ...
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I didn’t file suit against Atiku’s citizenship ― Malami » NEWS

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The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) on Wednesday said he did not file any suit on the citizenship or otherwise ...
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Cindy Okafor urges Nigerians to get dual citizenship for their unborn kids

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Big Brother Naija star, Cindy Okafor has admonished Nigerians to acquire dual citizenship for their unborn kids.   The reality star made this known on her Instagram platform ...
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Ghislaine Maxwell offers to give up UK and French citizenship for bail

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Ms Maxwell, the daughter of media mogul Robert Maxwell, was in a relationship with financier Jeffrey Epstein in the 1990s. She allegedly introduced Epstein to wealthy and powerful ...
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Former Cabinet minister Malusi Gigaba off the hook in Gupta citizenship saga

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found former Cabinet minister Malusi Gigaba did not abuse his powers when he granted the Guptas citizenship while he was minister of Home ...
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PP finds against Malusi Gigaba on Gupta citizenship

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The Public Protector has found against former Home Affairs minister Malusi Gigaba in the Gupta naturalization matter. The Public Protector says Gigaba acted in breach of the Executive ...
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UAE to grant citizenship to investors, professionals

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An amendment to its laws to allow foreigners acquire its citizenship has been declared by the United Arab Emirates, on Saturday. In a statement, the UAE Government said ...
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Holocaust Memorial Day: 'British citizenship saved my mother'

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On Holocaust Memorial Day, Lill Saether reflects on how being born in Newry saved her mother’s life. ...
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Brexit: Boris Johnson's father applies for French citizenship

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As the UK prepares to sever EU ties, Stanley Johnson says he has always regarded himself as French. ...
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Covid: France rewards frontline immigrant workers with citizenship

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“Health professionals, cleaning ladies, childcare workers, checkout staff: They all proved their commitment to the nation, and it is now the turn of the republic to take a ...
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The wealthy Nigerians buying citizenship overseas

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Dapo has spent too long at home in Lagos, Nigeria. Back in October, protests against the SARS police unit kept him from going to his office. “First, we ...
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38,051 foreigners applied for Nigerian citizenship in 2 years ― FG

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Nigeria has received a total of 38,051 citizenship applications from September 2018 to October 2020. This was made known by the Federal Government, on Wednesday through the Permanent ...
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Supreme Court of Appeal rules against Home Affairs in brothers’ citizenship battle

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The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has thrown out the department of home affairs’ bid to overturn an order that it grants citizenship to two men who were ...
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Tristan Thompson Granted Official United States Citizenship

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Tristan Thompson says he is “living the American dream.” Tristan Thompson has been in the NBA for quite some time now as he was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers ...
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Human Settlements HoD in court for alleged SA citizenship fraud

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A Human Settlements Head of Department in Mpumalanga, Kebone Masange, 51, was arrested by Home Affairs officials on Wednesday following their probe to verify his status in the ...
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Ex-finance minister Okonjo Iweala allegedly ‘ditches’ Nigerian Citizenship for U.S

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Trouble looms for former Minister of Finance in the country, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as new reports claims she has taken up American citizenship while using Nigeria to push her ...
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Shamima Begum: Bid to return in citizenship fight goes to Supreme Court

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The case of Syrian runaway Shamima Begum, who is fighting to return to the UK, will go to the Supreme Court. The Court of Appeal decided that the ...
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UK citizenship test ‘misleading’ and ‘false’ on slavery

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Image copyright Getty Images The information about British history given to people who apply for citizenship is ‘demonstrably false’, according to a group of academics. In an open ...
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Who is Shamima Begum and how do you lose your UK citizenship?

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Shamima Begum is to be allowed to return to the UK to fight the government’s decision to remove her citizenship. But who is she and why was her ...
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Shamima Begum can return to UK to fight citizenship, Court of Appeal rules

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Image copyright PA Image caption Ms Begum was 15 and living in Bethnal Green, London, when she left the UK in 2015 Shamima Begum has won a legal ...
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Hong Kong: UK makes citizenship offer to residents

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption British National Overseas Passports do not confer nationality or the automatic right to live and work in the UK Up to three million ...
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UK could offer ‘path to citizenship’ for Hong Kong’s British passport holders

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Beijing’s proposed security law has sparked protests in Hong Kong The UK could offer British National (Overseas) passport holders in Hong Kong a ...
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Adichie Tells Why She’s Delayed Getting American Citizenship

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently sat down with the kind folks at The Africa Report, where she talked, among other things, about why she’s been taking her time with getting ...
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Shamima Begum loses first stage of appeal over citizenship

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Shamima Begum has lost the first stage of her appeal against the government’s decision to remove her UK citizenship. Ms Begum, now 20, left London in 2015, aged ...
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Brexit: French petition launched for Briton denied citizenship

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Image copyright Mark Lawrence Image caption Mark Lawrence has been working as a carpenter for 20 years in France’s picturesque Dordogne Carpenter Mark Lawrence has lived in France ...
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Three generations join Delhi women’s citizenship sit-in

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Since early December, India has witnessed widespread protests against a new citizenship law which many see as anti-Muslim and anti-constitutional. The Muslim suburb of Shaheen Bagh in Delhi ...
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Nigerian Government Responds To Cardi B’s Call For Citizenship: “Doors Are Open”

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The Nigerian government is ready for Cardi’s return. The sudden fever to be anywhere but the United States in the wake of suspected aftermath of Donald Trump’s latest ...
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Presidency reacts to Cardi B plan to acquire Nigerian citizenship

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Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), under the presidency has reacted to US rapper, Cardi B’s desires to become a Nigerian citizen. US ...
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Cardi B days she is filing for her Nigerian citizenship; Naira Marley reacts

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Nigerian rapper, Naira Marley has reacted to the decision of American rapper, Cardi B to apply for Nigeria’s citizenship. It is no longer news that the American rapper ...
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Ludacris Obtains Citizenship In Wife Eudoxie’s Home Country Of Gabon

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Somehow he threw in Zamunda and Wakanda, too. Many black entertainers are campaigning for black people to make Africa their home. Jidenna recently shared that after he was ...
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