How Ghanaian footballer, Derrick Otim, died in a U.S. lake

By Nimot Adetola Sulaimon British-born Ghanaian footballer, Derrick Otim, has reportedly died after he drowned in Lake Keowee, South Carolina in the United State of America. At the time of his death, Derrick was 24 years old. According to reports, the former Nottingham Forest midfielder moved from the United Kingdom to the U.S to complete a […]

Nigeria has Madagascar’s COVID-19 herb – Health Minister Ehanire

Dr Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria’s Minister of Health has disclosed that Nigeria already has a plantation of herbs used to produceMadagascar’s ‘COVID Organics.’ Speaking during aPresidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing, Ehanire said ananalysis of Madagascar’s ‘COVID Organics’ shows that the mixture contains largely anti-malarial constituents. “Further research on its efficacy will be conducted when the […]

Hong Kong police make first arrest under national security law

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Hong Kong police on Wednesday made their first arrest since the new national security law came into effect. A man was arrested for holding a Hong Kong independence flag, the police force wrote on Twitter, adding that it was a violation of the new law passed by Beijing, which was […]

Ireland’s ex-president, Mary Robinson, to lead probe into AfDB Chief

Akinwumi Adesina Ireland’s former president Mary Robinson will lead a panel to investigate the leader of the African Development Bank (AfDB), accused by whistleblowers of corruption, the bank said. Akinwumi Adesina, 60, a charismatic speaker known for his elegant suits and bow ties, became the first Nigerian to helm the AfDB in 2015 — but […]

Dubai Police extradite Hushpuppi, Woodberry to US

Dubai Police Thursday said it has extradited Nigerian fraudster Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi, to the United States. Also extradited was Olalekan Jacob Ponle popularly known as Woodbery. Both men were arrested by Dubai police last month for defrauding over 1.9 million people, majority of them, reports say, were Americans. “The Director of the […]

EFCC goes after Nigerian looters hiding in Ghana

Mr. Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says many Nigerian are hiding in neighboring Ghana. Speaking in Abuja on Friday, Magu said the commission was putting resources together to go after them and recover the country’s wealth stashed in that country. The EFCC boss spoke when a delegation of […]

Nigerian protesters destroy Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia

By Nwafor Sunday   Barely seven days after parts of the residential building in the Nigerian embassy was destroyed in Ghana, Nigerians protesting the alleged discrimination and violation of their human rights by Indonesian immigration officials, stormed the country’s embassy and vandalized some properties belonging to the Nigerian government. In a video clip obtained by […]

Ghanaian President, Akufo-Addo apologizes to Nigeria over demolition of embassy

  …As Reps push for retaliation against Ghana …Presidency mulls foreign policy review …Ghanaian President orders investigation By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Tordue Salem, Abuja   The House of Representatives took the hardline posture against Ghana yesterday over the demolition of Nigeria’s High Commission in that country, asking the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to invoke […]

China to exempt some African countries from repaying zero-interest loans

China will exempt some African countries from repaying zero-interest-rate loans due at the end of 2020, state television reported on Wednesday, quoting President Xi Jinping’s speech at a summit. Under the framework of the China-Africa cooperation forum, China will further extend loan payment forbearance for some countries including African countries, Xi told the China-Africa summit […]

Reps ask Lebanese govt to stop abuse of Nigerians

By Levinus Nwabughiogu, Abuja House of Representatives committee on Diaspora yesterday called on the Lebanese government to stop the maltreatment of a Nigerian lady Temitope Olamide who was reportedly maltreated by her employers and wrongly accused of murder. The House also advocated for similar freedom for other Nigerians undergoing same fate in the country. Also, […]

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