Nigerian asylum seeker who died at UK detention centre asked for medical attention but was ignored

NIGERIAN immigration detainee Oscar Okwurime who died in his cell at the Harmondsworth removal centre in London last week was apparently feeling unwell but was denied medical attention by the authorities.



Former Abia senator confident that Ndigbo can produce Nigeria's next president come 2023

NDIGBO have been advised by Senator Chris Adighije the former lawmaker representing Abia Central Senatorial District to step up negotiations and planning towards producing Nigeria's next president in 2023.



Kaduna housewife seeks divorce in Sharia court because her husband does not pray daily

KADUNA housewife Shamsiya Muhammad has asked a Sharia court to dissolve her marriage to her husband Sani Adamu because he refuses to join her in observing the Muslim injunction of praying five times a day.



Bill proposed to make Air Peace the airline of first choice for National Assembly members

AIR Peace could be on the way to becoming Nigeria's national carrier after a member of the Federal House of Representatives moved a motion for his colleagues in the National Assembly to choose it as their preferred airline when travelling.



Super Eagles to face friendly match against Brazil's Selecao in Singapore on October 13

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles are to play a friendly game against Brazil's almighty Selecao on October 13 in Singapore as part of the ongoing programme to get the team in shape ahead of the forthcoming 2022 World Cup and 2021 Nations Cup qualifiers.


Cultural icon Ayan de First to hold African fete at Nigerian high commission in London

Cultural icon and celebrity talking drummer Ayan De First is to host a cultural evening at the Nigerian high commission in London on Friday September 20 where he will give fans a taster as to what to expect at his forthcoming African Cultural Gala Night (ACGN) holding on    October 19.



Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency warns that 13 states face flooding this year

NIGERIA is facing the prospect of environmentally challenging times over the coming months as 13 of her 36 states have been forecast to suffer from severe flooding by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (Nihsa).



Cross Rivers State House of Assembly refuses to sit because members are not paid their allowances

MEMBERS of the Cross River State House of Assembly have resumed to resume sitting this week to protest the non-payment of their allowances and the provision of vehicles by the state governor.



Do we know that Nigeria has the highest number of twins anywhere in the world and we are not cashing in on it

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] We talk a lot about natural resources in Nigeria but sometimes we actually forget about our most important asset, which is human resources. Do you know that there are more twins in Nigeria than in any other nation on earth?


American fraudster who defrauds Nigerians by promising them green cards arraigned in Lagos

AMERICAN citizen Marco Ramirez has been re-arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja for defrauding Nigerians of $565,000 under the pretext of helping them secure US green cards.




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