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Osinbajo: No Nigerian should give bribe to clear goods at port 

Osinbajo: No Nigerian should give bribe to clear goods at port 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that there is no reason why any Nigerian should give bribe to law enforcement agents whether for obtaining drivers licenses,...

Four docked for stealing items worth N.7m at Apapa port

$10m fraud: US court jails Nigerian 15 years

A Federal High Court in Houston, Texas, in the United States of America (USA) has sentenced a Nigerian, Hammed Akinola, to 180 months (15 years) imprisonment for a...

Nigerian government approves N52bn for e-surveillance of land borders

Nigerian government approves N52bn for e-surveillance of land borders

In a bid to stop smuggling and cross border criminal activities, the Nigerian government on Thursday approved N52 billion for electronic surveillance of its land...

VIDEO: Nigerian goes berserk; beats up two Heathrow airport officials 

VIDEO: Nigerian goes berserk; beats up two Heathrow airport officials 

A yet-to-be-identified Nigerian traveller lost control at the London Heathrow Airport and attacked two airport officials.  Heathrow is a major international...

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...