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WAFU Cup: Nwakali To Captain Eaglets In Togo

Kelechi Nwakali

Taiwo Adelu Golden Eaglets’ coach Emmanuel Amuneke has picked Kelechi Nwakali to captain his fledging team at the WAFU B Under-17 Tournament in Togo. Kelechi is the younger brother of Chidiebere Nwakali, the Manchester City’s youngster who played a pivotal role when Nigeria won a record fourth title at the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup […]

Nigerian nabbed with heroine concealed in lady’s shoes

File Photo:  drug hidden at the bottom of a bag

A Nigerian has been arrested in New Delhi, India with heroine concealed in a lady’s shoes. The 23 year old Nigerian, Odeomenan Kenneth Ozioma kept the heroine, weighing 330grammes in specially made cavities in the shoes, meant to be sent by courier to the United States. “The heroin weighs 330 grams which is worth Rs […]

Nigeria’s capital approves new housing project

•Bala Mohammed: FCT Minister

The Minister of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, said the city’s authorities had given 1,264.8 hectares of land to an investor for a housing programme. Mohammed said that the land was located at Kuje, on the Airport Road in the capital territory. He said this on Friday in Abuja while signing an $18.3 […]

Chiwetel Ejiofor: ‘I’m proud to be a Nigerian’

Chiwetel Ejiofor

A London-born Nigerian Hollywood star, Chiwetel Ejiofor, on Friday said he was proud to be identified as a Nigerian. Ejiofor said this in Lagos at the premiere of a movie “Half of a Yellow Sun’’ based on a novel written by a Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Adichie. He said that there was a wrong impression that […]

Nigerian soldiers storm Lagos community over missing gun

•Nigerian soldiers on an operation

Sulaimon Mojeed-Sanni Soldiers from Ibereko Barracks on the Badagry Expressway, in Lagos State have laid a siege on the Mowo Community in the area, in search of a missing gun. This mroning, the soldiers mounted a post at the bus stop and prevented shop owners from opening for business. “They are still at the bus […]

Happy ending for Aussie woman scammed by Nigerian

Fake photo of 'Gary' used by Nigerian scammer

An Australian woman, based in Perth, who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in a Nigerian online romance scam has recovered part of the money after a police investigation. She recovered $100,000, or 40 per cent of the money she transferred overseas, according to a report by ABC. The woman, who only wants to be […]

United Kingdom Cautions Citizens In Abuja

PM David Cameron

The United Kingdom Foreign Office has advised British citizens in Abuja to maintain ‘heightened vigilance’ following the foiled jailbreak at the Abuja headquarters of the Department of State Services (DSS). The revised travel alert on Nigeria was posted on the Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) website today. The website was updated few hours after the DSS […]

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