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Nigeria’s Anti-Drug Trafficking Agency Intercepts 5800 Kilogrammes Of Cannabis From Ghana At Lagos Border Town Of Seme

BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DCNigeria’s anti-narcotic officials have intercepted over 5800 kilograms of cannabis at the border town of Seme in Lagos, the agency said in a statement on Friday.The illicit drug consignments originating from the republic of Ghana through...

Nigeria Police Force Warn Biafra-Igbo Secessionists Over Planned Protests On May 30, Say Criminal Activities Won’t Be Tolerated

The Nigerian Police Force said on Friday that planned protests in the country’s southeast by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Biafra Independence Movement (BIM)...

Nigeria’s Acting President Tells Biafra Agitators That “50 Years After, We’re Greater Together, Not Apart”

BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DCNigeria’s Acting President, Mr. Yemi Osinabjo, told Biafra agitators on Thursday that the country is stronger and greater together today than divided, and underscored the need for Nigerian leaders to give the younger generation the vision...

Updated: Nigeria’s Senate Passes Petroleum Industry Governance Bill To Correct Anomalies In Nigeria’s Oil And Gas Industry

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, PIGB, to correct many anomalies in the oil and gas industry, create a conducive business environment for the operations of the petroleum industry, and overhaul the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). "Today, the Senate passed the Petroleum...

Buhari’s ill-Health Is Nigeria’s Internal Affair But Our Money Siphoned To Your Country Is Our Business, Muslim Group Attacks Controversial Ex-British Lawmaker Who Claimed...

BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DCThe ill-health of President Muhammadu Buhari is Nigeria's internal affair, a group of Nigerian Muslims said on Thursday in a response directed at controversial ex-British parliamentarian, Eric Stuart Joyce, who claimed recently that the Nigerian leader...

Reckless, Lawless Governor Of Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode Vows To Clampdown On Lawlessness After Lekki Unrest

BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DCLagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, who repeatedly disrespected court orders and sent bulldozers and policemen with guns and fire to crush, shoot and set houses ablaze at Otodo Gbame area in Lekki early this year,...

BREAKING: Nigeria Breathes Again After Corpse Flown In From DRC Tests Negative For Ebola

Fears that a corpse brought into Nigeria from the Democratic Republic of Congo could throw Africa’s most populous nation into another cycle of panic have been allayed after the body tested negative for the Ebola virus.Local newspaper, ThisDay, quoted...

BREAKING: U.S. Announces $329 million In Humanitarian Assistance To Tackle Severe Famine In Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia

The United States government on Wednesday announced more than $329 million in additional humanitarian assistance to provide urgently needed aid to the millions of people affected by food insecurity and violence in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen. This additional...

BREAKING: Aisha Buhari Thanks Nigerian Women For Standing Firmly Behind Her Husband, Even In Sickness

 BY SIMON ATEBA/WASHINGTON DCNigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, thanked Nigerian women on Wednesday for “the unflinching support they have been giving her husband since the last presidential election”, including since he has started battling health challenges early this...
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U.S. indicts 80 people in sophisticated Nigerian online fraud

After a nearly 3-year investigation, 80 people, most of them Nigerians, were indicted on Thursday in...
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Nigerian Ayodeji Temitayo Fatunmbi jailed over $8.3 million fraud in U.S.A.

A 47-year old Nigerian man, Ayodeji Temitayo Fatunmbi, was sentenced to 46 months in prison on Monday for his role in...

INVESTIGATION: Inside Lesotho’s horrible sexual abuse ring

A string of male managers in the fabric and garment industry in Lesotho have been coercing many women into sexual relationships with...

Minister of finance paints glowing picture of Nigeria’s economy in detailed presentation

The Nigerian Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, on Thursday, painted a glowing picture of her...

UNHEARD OF: Igbo chief rejects award of excellence

A vocal good governance advocate in the Niger Delta, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has declined accepting the Oil City Advancement Awards...