Monday, April 19, 2021

Diaspora

April 15, 2021

Nigeria’s illegal cash evacuated to UAE, China, Lebanon: BDCs

“Licenced BDCs sub-sector is commanding N1 trillion annual turnover in the economy.”

April 4, 2021

Nigeria’s Mopewa Ogundipe appointed to develop Clubhouse Android app

The company’s development of the Android app comes after it had secured a funding round coming from a venture capital firm known as Andreessen Horowitz in January.

Mopewa Ogundipe and Clubhouse
April 1, 2021

Nigerian beauty queen shot dead in U.S.

The shooting is part of a recent wave of gun violence in Philadelphia.

Najeebat Sule
April 1, 2021

Nigeria producing passport booklets abroad but not in Malaysia: NIS

Though denying reports that the service produced passport booklets in Malaysia, he admitted that the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, the justice minister, and the NIS were working on producing

Muhammed Babandede, CG NIS, Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior, Abubakar Malami, Minister for Justice and Attorney-General
March 25, 2021

Still cocky, Deputy Speaker Wase says House won’t be “distracted” by criticisms

Mr Wase said that the petition was not the first to be stepped down on the floor of the house citing several examples.

Nigerian House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Ahmed Idris Wase
March 25, 2021

U.S. National Engineering Academy honours two Nigerian-Americans

NAE membership honours those who have made outstanding contributions to “engineering research, practice, or education.

Oyekun Olutokun and Oluwoye Soboyejo
March 25, 2021

No new visa category for Nigerians aged 40 to 55: U.S.

“It’s the same old scam, but in fresh packaging – don’t become a victim,” the U.S. embassy tweeted.

Mary Beth Leonard
March 25, 2021

Nigerians need NDLEA drugs-test certificates to enter eight countries: Marwa

The list released on Wednesday included Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Brazil, Pakistan, the Philippines and Russia.

March 25, 2021

Naira4Dollar: CBN incurs N200 million cost as foreign remittance hits $40 million

At $40 million, the CBN would have incurred a cost of about N200 million.

CBN Godwin Emefiele (credit: Bloomberg)
March 25, 2021

Nigerian embassies employed foreign passport racketeers to dehumanise Nigerians abroad: Senate

“The only ones who get speedy attention are those that pay to the middlemen or directly to the embassy officials”

Onyeama and Buhari