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Fayose Buhari

Why Fayose is not among 7 govs visiting Buhari in London – Presidency

——Excludes media to save money —–As Yari leads delegation By Johnbosco Agbakwuru   ABUJA – THE presidency Tuesday exonerated itself from the selection of the seven governors that were chosen to visit President Mugammadu Buhari in London, saying that the [...]

July 27, 2017 International

One killed as Saudi forces shell homes in Shia town

Saudi regime forces have launched a fresh wave of shelling attacks against a besieged town in Saudi Arabia’s Shia-populated Eastern Province, killing at least one person and damaging several houses.  On Wednesday, a series of video footage circulating on social [...]

July 27, 2017 International
Paul Arkwright

Britain To Invest In Nigeria’s Oil Pipelines, Others

The British government has said it will invest in Nigeria’s oil pipeline infrastructure, renewable energy, as well as gas and power. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Paul Arkwright, disclosed this when the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs [...]

July 24, 2017 International
Olusegun Obasanjo

God Is Using Trump To Humble America – Obasanjo

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has described Donald Trump's election as president of the United states an ‘act of God'. Obasanjo, while speaking at the launch of the French version of a book entitled ‘Making Africa Work’ in Pretoria, South Africa, [...]

July 23, 2017 International
Guinean President orders 24 hours prayer for Buhari

Guinean President orders 24 hours prayer for Buhari

Guinean President, Alpha Condé, asked all Muslims in the country to hold a 24-hour prayer for President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. Condé gave this order while addressing the country’s Council of Ministers in a meeting on Thursday.     At [...]

July 22, 2017 International
Saudi gives Nigeria, 22 other countries health conditions for Hajj

Saudi gives Nigeria, 22 other countries health conditions for Hajj

The Saudi Arabia authorities have given some health conditions to Nigerian pilgrims and 22 other countries before they could perform the 2017 Hajj. According to a report published yesterday by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), “Protect against polio this [...]

July 20, 2017 International
Diezani-Alison-Madueke

Alleged corruption: I’m ready to go to jail — Diezani

Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is being investigated for a series of multi-billion dollar fraud and money laundering offences in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and America has threatened to squeal on her associates, Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore. *Diezani [...]

July 18, 2017 International
Two Nigerians Arrested In India For Lottery Scam

Two Nigerians Arrested In India For Lottery Scam

Two Nigerians Arrested In India For Lottery Scam – New Delhi, Jul 17 (PTI) Police have arrested two Nigerian nationals and one of their Indian accomplice for duping several people through fake “lottery”, and recovered Rs 4 lakh cash from [...]

July 18, 2017 International
U.S. weakens ISIS, kills leader Abu Sayed

U.S. weakens ISIS, kills leader Abu Sayed

The U.S. has said that its forces have killed Abu Sayed, the leader of ISIS-Khorasan, the terror group’s affiliate in Afghanistan. The news comes days after ISIS admitted its 45-year-old leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in an air strike [...]

July 15, 2017 International
Nnamdi Kanu IPOB

Arewa youths ask UN to pronounce IPOB terror group, say Kanu has finally crossed the boundaries

ABUJA – NORTHERN youths under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Groups Thursday issued another threat, calling on the United Nations (UN) to as a matter of urgency, pronounce the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organization.   [...]

July 14, 2017 International
Nigeria, others get Trump’s $639m poverty aid

Nigeria, others get Trump’s $639m poverty aid

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday promised $639 million in aid to feed people facing starvation because of drought and conflict in Northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. Of the funding, $121 million would go to Nigeria, according to [...]

July 9, 2017 International
UK Will Not Support Break-Up Of Nigeria – Envoy

UK Will Not Support Break-Up Of Nigeria – Envoy

The United Kingdom has denied insinuation that it is in support of any agitation for the break-up of Nigeria. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Paul Thomas Arkwright, said on Friday that the British government was not supporting those [...]

July 8, 2017 International
Dr Henry Michael Bello

Bello, New York Hospital Shooter Identified As Nigerian

Dr Henry Michael Bello, the gunman who shot six people at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre in New York on Friday, has been identified as a Nigerian. Some Nigerians in New York, who knew Bello, confirmed to the Correspondent of the [...]

July 1, 2017 International
Surrogate To Carry Kim Kardashian’s Third Child For $113,000

Surrogate To Carry Kim Kardashian’s Third Child For $113,000

Reality TV host Kim Kardashian and her husband Kanye West have hired a surrogate to carry their third child, according to reports. Kim was recently told by a doctor that it was too risky for her to carry her own [...]

June 22, 2017 International
Beyonce Gives Birth To Twins

Beyonce Gives Birth To Twins

35-year-old U.S popular singer, Beyonce, has given birth to twins in Los Angeles, according to several reports. Beyonce, a rapper and music producer Jay Z, already have a five-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy. E! News, citing multiple unidentified sources on Saturday, [...]

June 18, 2017 International
Many more would have died in London tower block blaze if it wasn't for Ramadan: 'These Muslim boys helped us'

Many more would have died in London tower block blaze if it wasn’t for Ramadan: ‘These Muslim boys helped us’

Muslims awake for Ramadan and returning home from prayers may have helped save lives after seeing the fire at Grenfell Tower. Muslims were among the first people on the scene as people were being evacuated and eyewitness accounts have corroborated [...]

June 15, 2017 International
South Korea Arrests Nigerian For Smuggling Meth Worth $1.7m

South Korea Arrests Nigerian For Smuggling Meth Worth $1.7m

South Korea Arrests Nigerian For Smuggling Meth: South Korean Police said Wednesday they have arrested a 46 year-old Nigerian for smuggling large amounts of methamphetamines, also called meth, into the country through international mail from China. The Nigerian yet to [...]

June 14, 2017 International
Gaddafi Son Saif Al-Islam Freed By Libyan Militia

Gaddafi Son Saif Al-Islam Freed By Libyan Militia

Gaddafi Son Saif Al-Islam Freed By Libyan Militia: Leader’s son, who is wanted for war crimes, had been held since 2011 revolution that in which his father and three of his brothers were killed. An armed group in Libya says [...]

June 11, 2017 International
Chi Onwurah

Chi Onwurah Wins Seat At The UK General Election. Photos

Congratulations are in order for British-Born Nigerian, Chinyelu “Chi” Onwurah who won first seat of the night at Newcastle Central. Newcastle has become the first general election constituency to declare, with Labour’s candidate Chi Onwurah holding the seat.     [...]

June 9, 2017 International
Apostle Johnson Suleiman

Lizzy Johnson Suleman And Her Children In UK For Vacation

Omega fire ministry senior pastor Apostle Johnson Suleiman who is on a healing and miracle program organized to hold in the United Kingdom. Apostle. Apostle johnson Suleiman's wife ,lizzy Johnson Suleiman was spotted with her children on vacation at united [...]

June 5, 2017 International
Man Escaped London Attack With His Glass Of Beer

Man Escaped London Attack With His Glass Of Beer

As UK come to terms with the latest London terror attack, a picture has emerged showing a man escaping the scene of the attack with his glass of beer. The attack is the third in less than three months. Seven [...]

June 5, 2017 International
US Embassy Bans Citizens, Staff From Flying Air Zimbabwe

US Embassy Bans Citizens, Staff From Flying Air Zimbabwe

Two weeks after the European Commission banned Air Zimbabwe from its skies, the United States embassy in Zimbabwe has ordered its citizens and staff to stop flying Air Zimbabwe aircraft due to safety concerns after the airline failed to meet [...]

June 4, 2017 International
migrants

JOURNEY TO EUROPE TRAGEDY: 44 Nigerians, Ghanaians Amongst 92 Dead Migrants

The death toll of migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe in the past five months stood at 1,700. But those from Africa in search of greener pastures are undeterred from taking the risk. IT was adventure turned awry for some [...]

June 2, 2017 International
Thousands Of Nigerians In Washington D.C Shut Down White House

Thousands Of Nigerians In Washington D.C Shut Down White House

The Nigerian Embassy in Washington has protested to the U.S. Government over the violation of its premises by the Secret Service agents following the fracas between two local workers. The Acting Ambassador/Charge d’Affaires, Hakeem Balogun, told the Correspondent of revealed [...]

May 26, 2017 International
Police Nab Another Manchester Terror Attack Suspect

Police Nab Another Manchester Terror Attack Suspect

Manchester Terror Attack: Police in England arrested a man Friday morning in connection to Monday’s terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead, Greater Manchester Police announced. “This morning (Friday 26 May 2017) we have arrested [...]

May 26, 2017 International
Anne-Marie Osawemwemze Imafidon

27-year Old Nigerian Anne-Marie Imafidon to Receive an MBE from Queen Elizabeth II on Friday

Nigeria’s Anne-Marie Osawemwemze Imafidon will on Friday be decorated by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, with the prestigious honour of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her services to young women with specialty in Sciences, Technology, Engineering [...]

May 18, 2017 International
World’s Most Expensive Earrings Cost $57m

World’s Most Expensive Earrings Cost $57m

World’s Most Expensive Earrings – A pair of diamond earrings have been sold at auction in Geneva for a record-breaking price of $57.4m (£44.4m). The pear-shaped jewels, nicknamed Apollo and Artemis, are almost 16 carats each. The flawless stones mined [...]

May 17, 2017 International
Libya, Mali To Deport 5,500 Nigerians

Libya, Mali To Deport 5,500 Nigerians

A total number of 5,500 Nigerians are set to be deported from Mali and Libya, over various migration offences ranging from Hunan trafficking, smuggling of migrants, and non-possession of valid travel documents. The first batch of 250 Nigerians from Libya [...]

May 11, 2017 International
Emmanuel Macron

In France, 4m People Voted ‘nobody’

A record number of French voters cast their ballots for nobody in the presidential election won by centrist Emmanuel Macron. A total of 4,066,802 people — nearly early 9 percent of voters — turned in blank or spoiled ballots Sunday, [...]

May 9, 2017 International
President Trump signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill

Trump Backtracks On Threat To Defund Black Colleges

When President Trump signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill on Friday, he zeroed in on a tiny sliver of it, suggesting that he might disregard $20 million in funding for loan subsidies and other aid to historically black universities. Two [...]

May 9, 2017 International
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