American music icon, Steven Wonder, says he is moving to Ghana permanently

The iconic, award-winning performer spoke to Oprah Winfrey in an interview explaining his decision, citing the political turmoil in the United States. “I wanna see this nation smile again. And I want to see it before I leave to travel to move to Ghana because I’m going to do that.” Winfrey then asked, “You’re going […]

US Court sentences Obinwanne Okeke ‘Invictus Obi’ to 10 years in prison for Cyber Crimes

A Nigerian, Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Obi, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for his involvement in a computer-based intrusion fraud scheme that caused approximately $11 million in known losses to his victims. “Through subterfuge and impersonation, Obinwanne Okeke engaged in a multi-year global business email and computer hacking scheme that […]

2 Nigerians Azuonwu, Amadi posing as Bruno Mars scam Texas woman of $100K [Photos]

  Two Nigerians identified as Chinwendu Azuonwu and Basil Amadi are facing trial in Houston, after scamming a 63-year-old Texas woman of $100,000 in a romance scam. The Nigerians made the woman believe she was dating pop star Bruno Mars, to commit the offence, also known as catfishing scam. Catfishing is the act of creating […]

Nigerians in Atlanta outraged by killing of Prince Abuda

Harrison Arubu The Nigerian community in Atlanta, United States, has expressed outrage over the gruesome killing of its member, Prince Denis Oloniyo Abuda, by kidnappers back home in Edo. Dr Victor Ubani, President of the Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), Atlanta chapter, conveyed the community’s reaction on Thursday. Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria […]

Endorsement of Okonjo-Iweala for WTO job, an important turnaround for US, Nigeria relations – Buhari

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has said the endorsement of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the job as Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO) is an important turnaround in the relations between Nigeria, the African continent and the United States under the Joe Biden administration. He welcomed pronouncement of the Office of the […]

Yoruba, Hausa teachers needed In US

By Paul Omorogbe On Feb 2, 2021 The US Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria has announced that the services of Yoruba and Hausa teachers are needed in the United States. According to the Public Affairs Section of the US Mission Nigeria which made the announcement on its website, applications from qualified Nigerians wishing to teach […]

Talk show legend, Larry King, dies of COVID-19 complications

Larry King, the American talk show legend is dead. The 87-year-old broadcaster died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles, USA, says Ora Media Company, which he co-founded. The firm said his funeral arrangements would be announced later. A statement by Ora read: “With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the sad death of our co-founder, […]

Trump exit: I’m not interested in applying for fresh Green Card soon – Soyinka

Prof. Wole Soyinka and US President-elect Donald Trump By Olasunkanmi Akoni Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has said that he was not interested in applying for restoration of his America Green Card any time soon despite the exit of Donald Trump as President of the United States of America. Soyinka, described Trump as a “political […]

World leaders congratulate Biden, take shots at Trump

By Henry Austin and Andy Eckardt and Ann-Kathrin Pohlers and Paul Goldman and Claudio Lavanga LONDON — It was a sigh heard round the world With almost palpable relief, longstanding American allies welcomed Joe Biden as he was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday. Some signaled hopes for a […]

In Inaugural Speech, Biden, New US President seeks unity and demolition of disinformation

By Nseobong Okon-Ekong and Vanessa Obioha In a very happy moment for democrats in the United States of America, Joe Biden Jr., was sworn in as the new president, bringing an end to the tumultuous reign of Donald Trump. Against this background, Biden’s inaugural speech was dotted with calls for unity, a consistent message from […]

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