Buhari bans 50 high profile Nigerians from travelling abroad

Buhari bans 50 high profile Nigerians from travelling abroad

Chris Steven, Abuja The Presidency has just circulated the statement below announcing the placement of 50 high-profile Nigerians on travelling restrictions. The individuals, whose identities were not disclosed, include those whose assets, valued at N50million and above, are subject of corruption investigation and litigation. The statement by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said the measure is […]

India police arrest Nigerian national with 300 gm of heroin

India police arrest Nigerian national with 300 gm of heroin

The Khanna police in India arrested a Nigerian national and seized 300 gm of heroin Monday, October 8. The accused was identified as Obizi Chiko Mej, who was currently living in Phase-3, Om Vihar, Uttam Nagar, Delhi. He was arrested from Neelon Canal bridge in Samrala area after he stepped down from a bus. Khanna […]

320 ISIS member to be executed for being disloyal

320 ISIS member to be executed for being disloyal

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has reportedly ordered that hundreds of his followers be killed for disloyalty to ISIS. Iraqi intelligence reports that the Islamic State chief also demanded that even some of his leading figures in Iraq and Syria be murdered. The shocking order comes after the extremist group lost about 90 percent of […]

Brett Kavanaugh finally sworn in as a US Supreme Court justice after bruising Senate fight

Brett Kavanaugh finally sworn in as a US Supreme Court justice after bruising Senate fight

A deeply divided U.S. Senate on Saturday confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, as Republicans dismissed accusations of sexual misconduct against the conservative judge and delivered a major victory to President Donald Trump. Andy Sullivan reports. Amid cries of protest… a deeply-torn Senate narrowly approves Brett Kavanaugh to a lifetime seat on the US […]

800 German soldiers mass grave discovered in Russia

800 German soldiers mass grave discovered in Russia

A mass grave containing the remains of 800 German soldiers killed in World War II has been unearthed during building work in the south-western Russian city of Volgograd, the German War Graves Commission said on Friday.  The discovery in the once fiercely-contested city, previously known as Stalingrad, was made while water pipes were being laid, […]

U.S first lady arrive Ghana for 5-Day Africa Visit

U.S first lady arrive Ghana for 5-Day Africa Visit

U.S First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday arrived Ghana for her first solo trip in that office. According to AP, Melania was received by Ghana’s First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo. She was welcomed with dancing and drumming and schoolchildren waving mini U.S. and Ghanaian flags. She’ll be visiting Ghana’s neonatal intensive care unit, and then meet […]

6.3m children died in 2017 of preventable diseases – UN

6.3m children died in 2017 of preventable diseases – UN

Chris Steven, Abuja The United Nations has reported that no fewer than 6.3 million children under the age of 15 died from mostly preventable causes in 2017 around the world. This is according to a report by a group of UN agencies said in a new mortality estimates study. The report compiled by the UN Children’s […]

UK extradite most wanted Nigerian fraudster from United States

UK extradite most wanted Nigerian fraudster from United States

Bayo Awonorin, a man who appeared in the National Crime Agency’s ‘most wanted fraudsters’ appeal has appeared in court after being extradited from the US.  According to BBC, Bayo Awonorin was arrested in Maryland and charged with conspiracy to defraud and conspiracy to launder money.  He was originally arrested in 2012 as part of an […]

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