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44-year-old Nigerian health worker stabbed to death in America

  Homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department in the State of Maryland have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal stabbing of a Nigerian born health worker. Mr. Idowu Ipaye, 44, was murdered last Sunday, according to...

Nigerian woman gives birth mid-air, forces plane’s air return 

    A mid-air birth of a baby on the flight evacuating stranded Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates has been reported. As a result of the child birth, the plane was forced to make an air return to Dubai, an hour after take...

Rising public debt seen weighing down Nigerian growth

By Ruth Olurounbi, in Washington DC Economic growth in resource dependent Nigeria is seen weighed down by rising public debt, driven by procyclical policies, and may contribute to slower improvements in the African largest economy in the near term, the...

Nigerian born Imam Lateef Alabi a survivor of New Zealand Mosque attack narrates horrifying ordeal

A survivor of the Christchurch massacre Alabi Lateeef, has narrated how a heroic worshipper at one of the targeted mosques seized an empty rifle discarded by alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant and then used it to chase their attacker away. Alabi Lateef...

Is Being Nigerian a Misfortune?

By By Omoshola Deji Nigerian is reminiscent of someone destined to be king, but becomes a slave in the king’s palace. The nation’s situation chronicles the life of Wazobia: a boy destined to be a lawyer, but grows up to become...

Nigerian woman kicked off the plane after White man complained she had bad odour

A Nigerian woman and her children were kicked off a United Airlines flight after a fellow passenger complained that she had a “pungent” odour, according to a racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the company. The incident involving the passenger, a...

GTBank YouREAD: Nigerian Reads Aloud For 122 Hours To Promote Reading Culture, Sets New Record

40 year old Nigerian, Olubayode Treasures Olawunmi, in a bid to reignite the interest in reading across Nigeria and beyond, read aloud for 122 hours at a Read Aloud Marathon Session organized by the YouREAD Initiative, a CSR initiative...

Nigerian woman dies after being rushed off Ethiopian Airlines flight on stretcher

A Nigerian woman who had a medical emergency on an Ethiopian Airlines flight died Wednesday morning shortly after she was rushed off the plane on a stretcher, Per Second News gathered. Shortly after Flight ET 500 was preparing to land...

A Nigerian Father’s Struggle To Stop His Son’s Forceful Adoption in the U.K

“I am lost without him”, is the desperate plea from a Nigerian father whose son was given up for adoption by the United Kingdom government under the pretext that the mother could not take care of the child. There is no...

Nigeria’s Sammy Ameobi Joins Bolton

Bolton Wanderers have announced the signing of Sammy Ameobi on a one-year deal. The Nigerian returns to the Macron Stadium as a free agent after a successful loan stint with The Trotters in the first half of last season making...
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Alleged Marginalization: 21 Southerners Hold Top Management Positions As COOs, MDs, GMs, Others In NNPC 

  Says top management appointments based on merit   Contrary to allegations of lopsidedness in management appointments at the Nigerian National Petroleum...
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Coronavirus: Trump suspends travels from Brazil

  President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that it was restricting entry for travelers from Brazil, which ranks only behind the United States in the...

Nigeria’s Communications Minister Has Always Degraded Women – Abike Dabiri

  Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chief executive officer (CEO) of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has said Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, has a long...

Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery: Elumelu Moderates as Presidents, US Senator Coons, Other Leaders Brainstorm at UBA Africa Conversations 2020 

    The President of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall, President of Liberia, H.E George Weah and United States Senator Chris Coons are among a high-level leadership...

Abike Dabiri-Erewa told a big, fat lie – Minister of Communications

    Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami, on Sunday issued a stark warning for Nigerias to “ignore the lies" and insist on the truth...