U.S. asks more than one million international students taking fully online courses to leave or risk deportation

(NNP) The United States Department of Homeland Security has added to the headache of international students hit hard by the ongoing pandemic by asking those whose institutions have gone fully online due to coronavirus concerns to leave the country and take their courses from their home countries. The new ruling exempts those who are taking […]

Evacuation: 322 Nigerians from U.S. to arrive in Lagos

The Federal Government say 322 Nigerians, who departed New Jersey in the U.S. are expected to arrive at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos on Saturday. Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama made this known via his verified twitter handle on Saturday. According to him, the returnees are expected to arrive at 2.30 p.m. “Evacuation […]

Black officer involved in George Floyd’s killing is an American-born with a Nigerian father

Alex Kueng One of the black police officers at the scene of the killing of George Floyd by a white officer in Minneapolis in May has a Nigerian father. Alex Kueng who joined the police largely because he believed diversity could force change in a Police Department long accused of racism, New York Times reported […]

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 […]

FBI stirs controversy over red notice on 6 Nigerians

  Nigerians were unhappy with the handling of the criminal alert by the Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) on Saturday.  The FBI, via its Twitter page, sought help in its attempt to arrest six Nigerians wanted for their involvement in cybercrimes. The FBI wrote: “Help the #FBI find six Nigerian nationals wanted for their involvement in […]

Popular radio presenter, Dan Foster is dead

By Ifreke InyangPopular radio presenter, Daniel ‘Dan’ Foster is dead. A source told DAILY POST that the American passed away after battling with complications linked with COVID-19. Foster arrived in Nigeria in 2000 and quickly became a favourite when he joined Cool FM in Lagos. Popularly known as The Big Dawg, he also worked with […]

2 Nigerians Iyalekhue & Osawaru in FBI net over scams

Two Nigerians, Nosayamen Iyalekhue, 33, and Esogie Osawaru, 27, have been arrested in the United States by the FBI over a series of romance, pandemic unemployment insurance, and other online scams. The two men were charged with one count of wire fraud. United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling announced Monday that two men have been […]

Poem: The Earth of George Floyd – By Emeka Chiakwelu

The Earth of George Floyd – By Emeka Chiakwelu | June 15, 2020 There was a simmering travelling moon Emitting light eclipsed by rapacious scene Enveloping darkness fell in the land That’s was the journey in the alien land But the journey did not start today Nor was it yesterday, it has been 400 years […]

Black Men as Hashtags – By Prof. Phil Alalibo

By Prof. Phil Alalibo | NNP | June 6, 2020 – The brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers has heightened our sense of foreboding and brought about a sober reflection on systemic racism in America. If there is any silver-lining from an event that has lessened the essence of […]

U.S. government blocks Chinese airlines from flying into the U.S.

(NNP) In a move that appear to be retaliatory, the Trump administration has blocked Chinese airlines from flying into the country. This decision is in response to China denying re-entry flights to United Airlines and Delta which stopped flying into China as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The U.S. accused the Chinese government of […]

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