Tag: abroad

AzeezDecember 14, 2017

Ikoyi whistleblower has received part payment, travelled out of Nigeria – Lawyer

The Federal Government has paid part of the commission to the whistleblower who pointed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2017

‘Ex-VP Ekwueme flown abroad for medical treatment’

Former Vice President Alex Ekwueme has been blown abroad for medical treatment, Punch reports. What happened: Ekwueme has been suffering ...

AzeezNovember 1, 2017

There’s a plot to link Magu with assets abroad – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alleged that there are plans to frame its Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, with ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2017

Reduced cut-off marks will stop Nigerians from going to school abroad – JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it reduced admission cut-off marks to prevent Nigerians from going to ...

AzeezAugust 21, 2017

Buhari may travel abroad again for medical treatment – Presidency

The Presidency has said President Muhammadu Buhari may return to London for medical treatment if the need arises. The President ...

ToluJuly 18, 2017

Insiders: “FG’s ban on shooting music videos outside the country is very stupid”

Recently, Nigeria’s Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed announced that the Federal Government is taking steps to amend the ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

I am ashamed to be called a Nigerian | Peter Okoye slams FG over plan to ban shooting of music videos abroad

Peter Okoye, one of the PSquare brothers has criticised the Federal Government’s plan to stop the shooting of music videos, ...

AzeezMay 3, 2017

No prisoners’ exchange for Nigerians on death row abroad – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama on Wednesday said the Nigerians on death row in other ...

AzeezMarch 18, 2017

Court rejects Moro’s application to travel abroad for medical treatment

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, rejected an application by a former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro to ...

AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

Why Nigerians will continue to seek medical treatment abroad – Health minister

by Azeez Adeniyi Minister of Health, Prof. Issac Oyewole on Thursday said Nigeria will require $1 billion annually to stop ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 23, 2017

The Thread: First world problems vs Nigeria’s ‘low quality’ problems

This thread tells us how far we have to go as a country. Please see below: One of the biggest ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2016

The Thread: Is this a case of female entitlement?

Whilst Malak (@mangoes_marxism) was advising ladies to discard double standards in relationships, @ _Alexis T had an altogether different concern, and was ...

AzeezOctober 14, 2016

Nigeria spends $1bn annually on medical treatments abroad

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire on Friday revealed that Nigeria spends over $1bn annually on medical treatment abroad. He made ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Opinion: Before you make that trip back home to Nigeria

by Babafemi Aderounmu “In as much as you try to, you can never be adequately prepared for your return to ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 7, 2016

‘Killing of Nigerians abroad is unacceptable’ – FG

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Wednesday, decried the killing of a 17 ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Opinion: Of Buhari’s sick leave and a Nigerian lecturer’s sheer folly

by Mohammed Dahiru Aminu The issue is that while the fact of a president’s travel to a foreign land to ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 1, 2016

Jonathan welcomed ‘back home’ with #GEJWhileYouWereAway

Amidst reports that he had gone on exile owing to his relatively protracted stay outside Nigeria, former President Goodluck Jonathan ...

Mazi EmekaMay 25, 2016

Nigeria set to receive £300 million hidden in Jersey

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Tuesday, announced that the federal government wis set to receive £300 million stolen from ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Nigeria needs to do more to protect citizens abroad

In May 2014, prominent sports journalist, Aisha Falode’s 19-year old son, Toba was killed in Dubai, United Arab Emirates when ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 28, 2015

Why ban on ATM card use abroad can’t be reversed – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has no power to reverse the restriction placed on the use of Automated ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 27, 2015

5 reasons why it’s a bad idea to ban use of ATM cards abroad – Ben Murray-Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce says the proposed ban on the use of Nigerian ATM cards abroad, will adversely affect average Nigerians, ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 1, 2015

Opinion: The abandoned Rivers state students and the ridicule in foreign lands

I recently stumbled on a piece posted by a friend on Facebook about the of some ‘abandoned’ Rivers State students ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2015

10 surefire things Nigerians do to show they are really abroad

by Tunde Muyibi Nigerians are a very interesting set of people. In everything we do there is always a unique ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 2, 2015

Senator Akpabio flown abroad for medical treatment

Senator Godswill Akpabio, who was involved in an auto-accident on Monday, has been flown out of Nigeria to receive medical ...

Janeth JMay 4, 2015

LP wants Buhari to stop Nigerians from going abroad for medical treatment

by Ranti Joseph The Labour Party (LP) has called on President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to stop public servants in his administration ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 15, 2015

Pres. Obama says, basically, fast internet is now a human right (WATCH)

by Chinwe Okafor Imagine how frustrating it is to use internet in Nigeria, you’d be more frustrated to learn it ...

June 12, 2014

Man kills his 86-year-old father after argument over family land in Lagos

by Zara Mustapha A 41-year-old man, Yusuf Akinbiyi, has been remanded by an Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos at the Ikoyi Prison ...

January 19, 2014

Don’t trivialize corruption, tackle it – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speaks at the TEDxEuston (READ)

When people divert attention from the real issues and focus on issues that are not relevant, that is a way ...

January 14, 2014

Opinion: Is Nigeria a country one should die in?

by Ebenezer Obadare Unless of course such people happened to be involved in a fatal air or road crash or ...

January 12, 2014

Opinion: Get tired of being tired and do something worthwhile

by Kehinde Ajose Ours is a generation of tired individuals who are tired about the narratives of their lives, tired ...

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