Nigerian pharmacist kills wife, daughter, commits suicide

Samson Folarin with agency report A Chicago-based Nigerian pharmacist, Olasunkanmi Esho, has allegedly killed his Cameroonian wife, Bourk Esho, and their eight-year-old daughter, Olivia. Olasunkanmi, 42, who lived in Ilinois, Chicago, in the United States of America, was alleged to have also shot himself dead after the incident. It is not clear if the couple had […]

Pizza man faces deportation after delivery to New York military base

  An immigrant from Ecuador working as a pizza delivery man was detained as he dropped off a pie at a military base in New York, then handed over to immigration agents, local media reported Wednesday. The man, Pablo Villavicencio, was allowed onto the Fort Hamilton military base in Brooklyn on Friday, where he had […]

Nigerians roast man who called Meghan Markle ‘second hand woman’

-Punch Nigerians of both sexes have risen in defence of the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, who has recently married the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry. Harry and Meghan were joined together as husband and wife on Saturday. While the new bride’s status as a divorcee was neither hidden from her prince husband nor from […]

Nigerian sues United Airlines for kicking her, children out of plane

A Nigerian mother of two, Queen Obioma, has sued United Airlines, claiming she and her two children were booted from its plane because a passenger complained she smelled ‘pungent’. Obioma said she was traveling fromLagos,Nigeria, to Ontario,Canada, on March 4, 2016, when an airline employee escorted her from the plane before takeoff. The Nigerian said […]

White neighbour mistakes Bob Marley’s granddaughter and her Nigeria friend for thieves, calls police

  Bob Marley’s granddaughter,Donisha Prendergast, 33; and her friends were accused of burglary as they moved out of a private apartment they had rented for the holiday. One of the accused women is a Nigerian-born lady identified asKomi-Oluwa Olafimihan. The three friends were questioned by the police when a White neighbour dialled emergency number 911 […]

U.S. allegedly deports Nigerian student over artificial hair

A Nigerian student has allegedly been deported from the U.S. over the large quantity of weaves in her luggage. According to the Twitter user @_Brayz, who shared the story on Saturday, the Nigerian student had been admitted into a university for her masters, only for her to arrive for her programme with weaves. Not only […]

Killing of Christians in Nigeria not acceptable, Trump says

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on Monday said recent killing of Christians in Nigeria were not acceptable to his government. He said his government and that of Nigeria would be working hard to resolve the problem. Trump said this shortly before he entered into a closed door meeting […]

Martin-Luther King Centre distances self from ‘leadership award’ to Buhari

The Martin Luther King, Jr Centre has distanced itself from a leadership and anti-corruption award to President Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari recently received an award of leadership and anti- corruption from a group said to be associated with Martin Luther King. The award was said to be part of the King’s family activities marking the […]

Revealed: How U.S. swindles Nigerians in visa application fees

• Makes N19b in one year, excess gain hits N4.5 billion • Official says consulate uses market-based exchange rate Though the Federal Government pegged the exchange rateat N305.25 to a dollar, the American Consulate in Nigeria exchanged N400 to a dollar in visa application fees for one fiscal year, until yesterday. This was deduced from […]

Senegalese woman fined $16,000 for braiding hairs in Tennessee without licence

A Senegalese hairdresser has been forced to pay over $16,000 in fines after falling foul of a Tennessee law which outlawed employing workers who did not have a government licence to braid hair. Fatou Diouf has been braiding hair all her life. She works professionally as a licenced natural hair stylist in the US’ State […]

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