Friday, January 28, 2022

Diaspora

December 8, 2021

RCCG members disrupt church service in New Jersey to protest poverty, killings in Nigeria

“You are co-conspirators. RCCG are conspirators. We are Yoruba and Igbo here. They’re killing our people. We won’t take this no more. Nonsense,” one of the protesters said.

RCCG NEW JERSEY
December 7, 2021

Nigerians display rich cultures in New York

Nigeria’s rich cultures came on display in New York as the country’s consulate general showcased the cultures and traditions of the people of Rivers, Cross River and Benue.

Nigerians in Diaspora
December 5, 2021

Spain-based man excretes 96 pellets of cocaine in Abuja: NDLEA

The suspect confessed to having accepted the offer to traffic the drug for which he would be paid €1,500 after successfully delivering the consignment to someone in Spain.

December 5, 2021

Countries should allow spread of “less lethal” Omicron variant to save humanity: Nigerian Scientist

“If Omicron is confirmed less lethal, everyone needs to open gates for Omicron to quickly spread and become dominant globally.”

Coronavirus used to illustrate the story.
December 3, 2021

Farooq Kperogi’s ‘Nigeria’s Digital Diaspora’ wins top academic publishing award

The book asserts that a country’s transnational elite can shake its media ecosystem through distant online citizen journalism.

Farooq Kperogi and Nigeria's Digital Diaspora book
December 3, 2021

U.S. nabs Nigerians in $4.1 million bank fraud

A substantial part of a fraudulent scheme was committed from outside the United States, specifically Nigeria.

US Department of Justice
December 3, 2021

Cardi “Chioma” B joins Playboy as first-ever creative director

The ‘Bodak Yellow’ crooner on November 2 announced her new status via her Instagram page.

Cardi B
November 30, 2021

U.S. secret service arrests Nigerian over large-scale fraud

The money received by Amechi was sent through bank wire transfers, Western Union, Moneygram, money orders and cashier’s checks.

US Department of Justice
November 29, 2021

Travellers from Nigeria test positive for Omicron in Canada

Two people that returned to Canada from Nigeria have tested positive for the new Omicron COVID-19 variant.

Canadian Airport
November 26, 2021

Organisations to showcase made-in-Nigeria products in U.S.

Three organisations are partnering to showcase made-in-Nigeria products in the U.S.

Made in Nigeria bags, shoes and furnitures