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Nigerian Ambassador reacts to deportation of 723 Nigerians From Ghana Over Cybercrime, Prostitution

Michael Abikoye, the Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, has described the deportation of Nigerians by the Ghana Immigration Service as an "improper act". He stated this at a meeting with the Comptroller-General of the GIS, Kwame Takyi, in Ghana, according to NAN. The Nigerian ambassador said the deportation could strain the brotherly relationship both countries share. It

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Nigeria Immigration Orders Closure of Borders from Friday Noon

    Ahead of Saturday’s general election, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has ordered the closure of all borders by Friday, 12pm. In a statement issued by the service public relations officer, Sunday James, and signed by the Comptroller General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, the borders will be opened by Sunday, 12 noon. It

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African leaders support Dangote, Imoukhuede-led ABC Health

  Heads of  government across Africa have expressed support for a new health platform tagged African Business Coalition for Health, ABC Health; a joint initiative of  the Aliko Dangote Foundation; GBCHealth, and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, UNECA, which was launched, yesterday, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The ABC Health platform is

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162 Nigerians including four pregnant women deported from Libya

  One hundred and sixty two Nigerians stranded in the North African country- Libya were on Wednesday deported. They were returned home under an assistance programme facilitated by the International Organization of Migration (IOM) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The returnees comprising 100 females; including four pregnant women and 62 males arrived

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Nigeria Launches ‘Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages Project’

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has launched the 1,000 Villages Satellite TV Project, which is part of the Chinese government-sponsored ‘Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages Project’. Launching the project at a ceremony in Kpaduma village, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), yesterday, the Minister recalled that

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DR Congo Opposition Candidate Tshisekedi named winner amidst outcry

  Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential election, the electoral commission says. The announcement, made overnight, sparked accusations of an “electoral coup” from runner-up Martin Fayulu. If confirmed, Mr Tshisekedi will be the first opposition challenger to win since the DR Congo gained independence in 1960. Current

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