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Nigeria’s Oldest Surviving World War II Soldier Dies At 101

The oldest surviving soldier of the Nigerian Army, Pa Adama Aduku is dead. The World War II veteran died on Tuesday at age 101. The news of his death was announced on Wednesday by the Nigerian Army on their official Twitter handle, @HQNigerianArmy According to the post by the Nigerian Army, his death was announced... Continue Reading →

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I Will Be Standing Down In 2023, Buhari Tells Nigerians In New Year Message

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will leave office in 2023. The President said he is determined to help strengthen the electoral process both in Nigeria and across the region. He stated this in his New Year letter to Nigerians, which was released by the Presidency on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. “I will... Continue Reading →

Burial Photos Of Professor Pius Adesanmi, Kogi State Scholar Who Died In Plane Crash

Kogi state born Canadian-Nigerian scholar, Pius Adesanmi has been buried in Ottawa, Canada in accordance with Christian burial rites. He is survived by his wife and their young daughter who were both present at the burial in Canada. Also present at the Burial were family friends and contingent from the Ottawa university paying their last... Continue Reading →

Nigerians Fight Over Money Given To Them By The Swiss Government.

The Chairman, House of the Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, on Tuesday claimed  Nigerians in Switzerland fought over the money made available by the Swiss government for those to be deported to Nigeria Punch NG reports. Akande-Sadipe, while speaking at the inaugural meeting of the committee in Abuja, said the crisis forced the... Continue Reading →

161 Stranded Citizens Return From Libya As Nigeria Celebrates 59th Independence

As the nation celebrates her 59th independence anniversary, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) received another batch of 161 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya. Alhaji Idris Muhammed, the Coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office, confirmed the development on Tuesday in Lagos. Muhammed said the Nigerians arrived at the Cargo Wing of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos,... Continue Reading →

187 Nigerians return, South Africa employs rules to stop others

The number of Nigerians that made it back to Nigeria drastically reduced following moves by the South African government to frustrate the evacuation efforts. Only about 187 adults and children were successfully evacuated on Wednesday as against the 320 Nigerians expected back home. The flight arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 9.43pm.... Continue Reading →

Meet Joshua Beckford, A Nigerian Who Graduated From Oxford University At Age 14

Meet Joshua Beckford, a Nigerian who became the youngest to study at Oxford University at age 6 and graduated age 14 from the Dept of History and Philosophy. He will be in Lagos for the fundraising of his school building project in Kaduna. He is regarded as one of the world's smartest human.

VIDEO: Nigerians dominate FBI’s massive bust of online fraudsters

The United States Department of Justice has indicted a total of 80 people, many of them Nigerians, in connection to massive fraud and money laundering. Thom Mrozek, a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California, disclosed on Thursday, August 22, 2019, that 14 suspects were arrested in raids carried out... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Pirates Have Been Accused Of Fresh Kidnap Of Seamen In Gulf Of Guinea

Cameroonian Navy has begun a search for an unknown number of Asian and European seamen who were kidnapped Thursday aboard a vessel in the Gulf of Guinea off the southern port of Douala. “(They) were abducted this morning,” said the source, who gave no details about the number or nationality of the kidnap victims. The... Continue Reading →

Survey Shows Nigerians Spend More Time On Twitter and Instagram Than Americans and British Combined

Nigerians spend more time on social media than citizens of most countries, according to a survey conducted by Global Web Index, a market research company. In the survey, 575,000 internet users aged 16-64 were interviewed across 46 markets. The social media networks considered in the survey include Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Facebook Messenger, LinkedIn, Skype, Snapchat,... Continue Reading →

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