Germany deports 32 Nigerians for immigration offences

32 Nigerians repatriated from Germany for immigration-related offences arrived in the country on Friday. The all-male returnees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, aboard a chartered aircraft operated by Envelope Airlines from Dusseldorf. A Nigerian immigration Service (NIS) official told journalists that the aircraft touched down at 2:30 p.m. on Friday. He said the... Continue Reading →

Nigeria’s youth rises up

The #ENDSars protests mobilised young Nigerians against police brutality. But they have since broadened their demands It all started on 3 October 2020, when a video of the Nigerian police shooting a man at Ughelli, a community in the South-South region of the country, was met with outrage and anger on social media. It was... Continue Reading →

Ex-APC Spokesman Wants Govs, MDAs Hoarding Palliatives Probed

The former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) to probe and prosecute governors and government ministries and agencies hoarding COVID-19 palliatives meant for Nigerians. Frank who made... Continue Reading →

The Address President Buhari Could Have Given, By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Fellow Nigerians, 1. This is a difficult time for our nation but together we will prevail. 2. On Tuesday, October 20th, in the Lekki area of Lagos, innocent Nigerians exercising their democratic right to protest were attacked by soldiers of the Nigerian Army. Some died. Many were injured. This terrible incidence has no place in our country.... Continue Reading →

Africa must condemn Nigeria bloodshed – Rawlings

Former Ghanaian president Jerry Rawlings has enjoined "All conscientious citizens of Africa" to condemn the bloodshed in Nigeria. He is also urging parties in the ongoing protests against police brutalities "to move towards non-violent engagement" to resolve the umpasse. Several thousands of Nigeria's youths have been protesting what they say are brutalities perpetrated by the... Continue Reading →

Nigerians hungrier now, thanks to Buhari’s policy on food imports

Since 21 August 2019, Nigeria shut its borders with Benin and effectively the main artery of trade between Accra and Abuja. What was thought to be a short-lived closure has dragged on for over a year later with unforeseen consequences coupled with the pandemic. About 15 months ago, Tunrayo Akinola spent N30,000 a month out... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS protests gaining global attention

Street protests against a notorious Nigerian police unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), have received an invaluable boost from several countries with many celebrity supports. On Friday, the #EndSARS hashtag was trending not only in Nigeria, but in the UK, Canada, and the United States. The hashtag has remained on Twitter’s Nigeria top 10 trend table... Continue Reading →

End SARS: Buhari’s minister, Keyamo backs anti-police protesters, give reasons

Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State, Labour and Employment, has thrown his weight behind the protest against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, unit of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF. Keyamo said aggrieved Nigerians must be allowed to embark on a peaceful protest over issues they feel aggrieved over. In a tweet, the minister... Continue Reading →

PHOTOS; Nigerian Lovers Arrested With Illicit Of Drugs Worth N489m In Philippine

Nigerian lovers, Lawrence Ikegwuruka Obinna, 27, and Malagasy Michaella Agustine, 23 Arrested by Joint Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Philippine National Police operatives seized around 10kilograms of methamphetamine worth PHP68 million (about N489million) from two suspects in a buy-bust operation in Quezon City on Tuesday Tori NG reports. The suspects, both residing at the... Continue Reading →

Nigerians React as 1,400 Repentant Boko Haram Suspects Are Released By The Military

Some Nigerians have reacted to the news that the Borno State Government said about 1,400 repentant Boko Haram suspects have been released by the military and rehabilitated into society. The Borno State Commissioner for Information, Babakura Jato, told news reporters during an interview on Monday that 1, 400 had been released in three tranches since... Continue Reading →

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