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India arrests Nigerian footballer with 10g of hard drugs

India arrests Nigerian footballer with 10g of hard drugs

A 40-year Nigerian footballer identified as Ikenna has been arrested by the authorities in India for being in possession of 10 grams of crystal meth and 18 grams of...

Presidential aide explains execution of Nigerian by Saudi authorities

Presidential aide explains execution of Nigerian by Saudi authorities

The Federal Government on Friday said that illicit drug was hidden on the body of Kudirat Afolabi, who was executed in Saudi Arabia on April 1. It said Afolabi was among...

Drug trafficking: We begged Saudi Arabia not to execute Nigerian woman – Dabiri-Erewa 

Saudi Arabia arrest Nigerian for drug possession

Four days after Kudirat Afolabi, a Nigerian mother of two was executed for drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia; another Nigerian has been apprehended for drug possession in...

Libya repatriates 164 illegal immigrants to Niger

2,974 illegal Nigerian migrants returned from Libya in two years

No fewer than 2,794 illegal Nigerian migrants who travelled to the war-torn North African country with the hope of finding their way into Europe through the...

Drug trafficking: We begged Saudi Arabia not to execute Nigerian woman – Dabiri-Erewa 

Drug trafficking: We begged Saudi Arabia not to execute Nigerian woman – Dabiri-Erewa 

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Tuesday said the Nigerian government made several pleas on behalf of...

Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Abhay Thakur

Envoy seeks closer ties between Nigerian and Indian navies 

The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Abhay Thakur, on Monday called for closer working relationship between the Nigerian Navy and the Indian Navy. Spokesman of the...

Nigerian airports handled 3.65m passengers in 2018 Q2 

Nigerian airports handle 14.2m passengers in one year 

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Monday disclosed that 14,171,722 air travellers went through Nigerian airports in 2018. The figure represents 20.8 per...

Senator Udo Udoma

Nigerian government to increase VAT to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, the Senate, on Tuesday approved N30,000 as new national minimum wage for both the federal and state governments. This is even as...

Strike: Senate urges FG to dialogue with oil marketers over subsidy arrears

Senate approves N30,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday approved the sum of N30,000 as new national minimum wage for both the federal and state governments. The approval followed the adoption of...

AIB detains Delta Airlines crew over aircraft fire

Nigerian dies on Lagos-bound Delta Airline flight 

A Nigerian, identified as Nwoke Felix Nwamarizu, has died aboard a Delta Airline flight from Atlanta in the United States on his way to Lagos. The deceased, 53, and with...

Dr. Maikanti Baru

NNPC GMD markets Nigerian shipping firm in London

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has urged partners involved in the Direct Sale Direct Purchase...

PHOTOS: Nigerian woman arrested in Kenya for cocaine trafficking

PHOTOS: Nigerian woman arrested in Kenya for cocaine trafficking

A Nigerian woman named Princess Okoye has been arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi for cocaine trafficking and is expected to be charged...