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Black Mayor Of London Borough Of Brent

Meet Ernest Ezeajughi, The 1st Black Mayor Of London Borough Of Brent (Video)

Nigerian from Anambra Mr Ernest Ezeajughi becomes first Black Mayor of the London Borough of Brent  [...]

May 10, 2019 International
Susan Ojukwu

17-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Receives Over $90k Dollars Fellowship Award

A Nigerian-American, Susan Ojukwu has recently received the received a USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship, awarded to outstanding individuals interested in careers in the foreign service of the U.S. Agency for International Development. Susan, 17 years of [...]

May 7, 2019 International
Ogoni Clean–up

Ogoni Clean–up: Minister Leads Delegation To UK

Ogoni Clean–up: Committed to the restoration of oil polluted sites, the minister of environment, Suleiman Hassan Zarma, has led other senior government officials on a working visit to the United Kingdom for the successful clean-up of Ogoni oil spill. The [...]

May 7, 2019 International
Amaechi In China As May Delivery Date Still Sketchy

Lagos-Ibadan Railway: Amaechi In China As May Delivery Date Still Sketchy

All eyes are on the minister of transportation, Mr. Rotimi Ameachi if he will prove his word on the Lagos-Ibadan Railway on the May delivery date. According to The Punch Newspapers… The Federal Government has asked the Chinese Railway Rolling [...]

May 2, 2019 International
Ilesanmi Adesida, First African To Head University of Illinois, Public Ivy in US

Ilesanmi Adesida, First African To Head University of Illinois, Public Ivy in US

Ilesanmi Adesida (born 1949, Ifon, Ondo State, Nigeria) is a naturalized American physicist of Yoruba Nigerian descent. He has been the provost at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, from September 2016. Adesida is also the Donald Biggar Willett Professor Emeritus of [...]

April 30, 2019 International
ten Nigerians

Ten Nigerians without valid visa, arrested in Sri Lanka

Ten Nigerians are among 13 foreign nationals arrested by police for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws during their stay in the country, police said on Monday. The others arrested for the crime include one Indian, an Iraqi and a Thai [...]

April 30, 2019 International
Falz Manager

There’s Humiliation In Traveling With A Nigerian Passport! – Falz Manager

Femisoro, who happens to be falz manager have said Nigerians do not know the extent the countries image abroad has been dented. He posted this on his social media ,”The kind of humiliation you face travelling with a Nigerian passport [...]

April 28, 2019 International
Two Nigerians Nabbed With N125m Worth Of Drugs In Philippines

Two Nigerians Nabbed With N125m Worth Of Drugs In Philippines

Two Nigerians Nabbed With N125m Worth Of Drugs In Philippines: About N125m worth of methamphetamine were seized from two Nigerians in separate police operations in Naga City, Camarines Sur over the weekend. Operatives arrested a Nigerian businessman identified as Azubuike [...]

April 22, 2019 International
Two Nigerians Nabbed With N125m Worth Of Drugs In Philippines

Friend Of Nigerian Man Caught With Drugs In Philippines Blames Nigerian Govt

A friend of Nigerian Man caught with drugs in the Philippines has come out to say if his friend dies by hanging in the Philippines, it's because of the Nigerian government.  See screenshot below: [...]

April 22, 2019 International
Eight Nigerian men have been sentenced to death in United Arab Emirates

8 Nigerian Robbers Sentenced To Death In UAE

Eight Nigerian men have been sentenced to death in United Arab Emirates (UAE) for robbery, Igbere TV can report. They were convicted for robbing money exchanges and cash machines (ATMs) across the country in December 2016. A ninth Nigerian was [...]

April 19, 2019 International
Nigerian Man In Italy Attacks Police Officers As The 2 Land In Hospital

Nigerian Man In Italy Attacks Police Officers As The 2 Land In Hospital

According to reports, a Nigerian assylum seeker has been arrested in Italy after allegedly attacking and injuring two policemen in Vicenza, Italy.  It was gathered that the Nigerian man was stopped by officials during a simple identification check and he [...]

April 18, 2019 International
23 Nigerians On Death Row In Saudi Arabia

23 Nigerians On Death Row In Saudi Arabia (Full Names)

23 Nigerians On Death Row In Saudi Arabia: As things stand, at least 23 more Nigerians, according to TheNation, are destined to suffer Afolabi's fate, having been convicted for flouting the Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances Control Law, issued under Royal [...]

April 16, 2019 International
We’re Not Happy Denying Nigerians Visa —US Embassy

We’re Not Happy Denying Nigerians Visa —US Embassy

April 15, 2019Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja  The United States Embassy in Nigeria says contrary to popular beliefs, its visa officers are not always happy denying the applications of Nigerians visa. The embassy subsequently asked Nigerians to tune into a live Facebook [...]

April 16, 2019 International
Immigration Officials Exposed Demanding Bribes For Passport In PHC

Immigration Officials Exposed Demanding Bribes For Passport In PHC (vid)

Media entrepreneur and social activist, Philip Thomas, who is popularly known as Comrade Phils was ordered out of the Nigerian Immigration office in Port Harcourt, Friday, for refusing to pay a bribe to renew his International passport. In a video [...]

April 6, 2019 International
UAE

Robbery: We Didn’t Review Visa Validity For Nigerians –UAE

The United Arab Emirate, UAE who reacted to claims of suspending tourist visas for Nigerians over the robbery perpetrated by 5 Nigerians, has stated that they never reviewed the visa validity of Nigerians.Recall that after it was reported that five [...]

April 6, 2019 International
Shehu Sani, vice-chairman of the senate committee on foreign affairs, has accused the federal government of treating the embassies abroad with lack of seriousness.

Nigeria’s Embassy In Russia Lacks Functional Toilet, Says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, vice-chairman of the senate committee on foreign affairs, has accused the federal government of treating the embassies abroad with lack of seriousness. Sani said this when the ministry of foreign affairs appeared before the committee to defend its [...]

April 5, 2019 International
A North Carolina couple, celebrated their 82 years of marriage and also shared the secret of their long lasting marriag

Couple Celebrate 82 Years Of Marriage

A North Carolina couple, celebrated their 82 years of marriage and also shared the secret of their long lasting marriage which won them admiration. While the man D.W. Williams is 103, his wife Willie Williams is 100. The couple celebrated their [...]

April 4, 2019 International
20 Nigerians on death row in Saudi Arabia

Drug trafficking: 20 Nigerians on death row in Saudi Arabia

The Presidency said on Tuesday the execution of a Nigerian woman over a drug-related offence in Saudi Arabia was “pathetic and tragic”.  The Nigerian was among four persons executed by  Saudi authorities on Monday, according to the Asian country’s Interior [...]

April 3, 2019 International
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WOMAN WITH TWO WOMBS GIVES BIRTH TWICE, 26 DAYS AFTER THE FIRST CHILD

A 20-year-old Bangladeshi woman has given birth to twins, 26 days after giving birth to her first child. A gynecologist at Ad-Din hospital in Dhaka, Sheila Poddar, said Arifa Sultana gave birth to a boy in late February. According to [...]

March 29, 2019 International
election postponement

Use your second term to re-unite Nigerians, EU Tells Buhari

The European Union (EU) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his second term to re-unite the country, in line with the spirit of the 2019 Abuja Peace Accord. The EU, while congratulating President Buhari on his re-election, expressed willingness to work [...]

March 24, 2019 International
Baby missing due to flood reunited with dad

Baby missing due to flood reunited with dad

A baby trapped under rubble after flash flooding destroyed his home in Indonesia has been reunited with his father after the disaster killed the rest of their family, officials said on Monday, as the death toll hit 77. The five-month-old [...]

March 18, 2019 International

Uzbek ex-leader’s daughter sent to prison

The daughter of Uzbekistan’s late president Islam Karimov has been sent to prison for allegedly violating the terms of her house arrest, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Gulnara Karimova — once a high-profile diplomat and pop singer who had been tipped [...]

March 6, 2019 International
Clinton

Clinton cancels visit to Nigeria

A former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton, has cancelled his visit to Nigeria on the invitation of the National Peace Committee. He was billed to deliver a goodwill message during the signing ceremony of the National [...]

February 12, 2019 International
We are not backing any candidate – US, EU

We are not backing any candidate – US, EU

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has denied that the US has endorsed a candidate or party for the general elections. Symington revealed this during a courtesy visit to Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura in Lafia on [...]

February 10, 2019 International
Nigerian Football Fans

2,000 Nigerian Football Fans Still in Russia Long After World Cup

Almost 2,000 Nigerian football fans who arrived in Russia for the FIFA 2018 World Cup are still in the country, making up the largest number of the more than 5,000 supporters who have remained illegally. It was reported last week [...]

February 8, 2019 International
Don’t be bought, let your vote count, US tells Nigerians in broadcast

Elections: Don’t be bought, let your vote count, US tells Nigerians in broadcast

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has asked Nigerians to exercise their franchise during the coming general elections and ensure that their votes count. Symington, in a broadcast published on the official Twitter handle of the US on [...]

February 5, 2019 International
Obasanjo’s son campaigns for Buhari in U.S.

Obasanjo’s son campaigns for Buhari in U.S.

Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has taken his campaign for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United States. Mr Obasanjo, who is the President of Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), said he was in the United [...]

February 5, 2019 International
2019 Sundance Film Festival - Awards Night Ceremony

Nigeria’s Chinonye Chukwu Is First Black Woman To Win Sundance Biggest Prize

A Nigerian-American filmmaker, Chinonye Chukwu, emerged the first Black woman to win the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize for her U.S. Dramatic entry, “Clemency.’’ Chukwu is a Nigerian-born, Alaskan-raised screenwriter, producer and director, whose works had received recognition, grants [...]

February 5, 2019 International
2019: Vote for integrity, continuity - Nigerians in Europe warn

2019: Vote for integrity, continuity – Nigerians in Europe warn

They stated this against the backdrop of continuity in governance in telephone interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday, January 30, in Bern. They unanimously stressed the need for a continuation in the fight against corruption which [...]

January 31, 2019 International
Nigeria

We Will Arrest And Jail Any Nigerian Who Rig 2019 Elections, US Tells Nigeria Politicians

The chairman of the United States House Foreign Affairs Affairs Subcommittee on Africa congressman Christopher Smith, has pleaded with Donald Trump to sanction any Nigerian official who disrupt the 2019 electoral process. He issued a statement concerning the 2019 general [...]

January 21, 2019 International