Saturday, September 18, 2021

Diaspora

September 5, 2021

Nigerians should stop exposing Buhari’s failures online: Ambassador to U.S.

Uzoma Emenike argued the crisis Nigerians face is not unique, saying “it happens everywhere.”

September 4, 2021

Nigerian faces 30 years in U.S. prison over wire fraud

Charge of conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud provides for a sentence of up to 30 years in prison, five years of supervised release, a fine of up to $1 million.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
September 4, 2021

UK jails Nigerian man for serial sexual assaults

Detectives pieced together CCTV footage and financial evidence to link Adekunle Olaleye Fadare to five separate sexual assaults, four of which took place on the same day.

Adekunle Fadare
September 3, 2021

U.S. Secret Service arrests, jails Nigerian hacker for multimillion-dollar heist

Bamidele Muraina, 35, of Oyo, Nigeria, was sentenced…to five years and ten months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release.

A hacker on a computer used to illustrate the story.
September 2, 2021

Nigerian shortlisted for SpaceX moon trip

Mr Akinyemi-Dele, whose father hails from Lagos State and his mother from Czech Republic, would need more support to make the final cut.

September 2, 2021

Schoolchildren abductions in Nigeria shameful: UK Charity

UK charity IA-Foundation has described as shameful the mass abduction of Nigerian schoolchildren by bandits, calling on the UK government to help Nigeria.

September 2, 2021

Beware of fake Nigerian passport websites, FG warns

“The attention of the consulate has been drawn to the operations of a website, www.nigerianpassports.com purporting to be a platform for processing Nigerian passports.”

Fake Nigerian passport website
August 30, 2021

Nigerians in U.S. seek New York ‘sister city’ agreement with Lagos

The Democratic nominee for the mayor of New York City, has pledged to establish a sister city agreement between New York and Lagos to boost economic development.

August 29, 2021

Oby Ezekwesili joins Yale University as senior fellow

Mrs Ezekwesili will teach two post-graduate courses on Democracy and Africa’s Political Distortions and Resolving Africa’s Economic Philosophy Dilemma in her new role.

August 27, 2021

Nigerians in Italy against ex-Edo commissioner’s planned protest

Nigerians in Italy have advised ex-Edo commissioner Osaze Osemwengie-Ero not to protest against the Italian government but instead seek judicial interventions.