Tag: Deportation

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August 15, 2013

Opinion: Deportation of destitutes is lazy, but Fashola is not an Igbo hater

by Steve Nwosu I am not one of those who believe Lagos is a no-mans-land. It is insulting to the indigenes ...

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August 14, 2013

Opinion: Fashola and the hypocrisy of Ndigbo

by C. Don Adinuba A man who introduced himself as a professor from Nnewi called me on the phone on ...

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August 12, 2013

Femi Falana: The Lagos deportation and the law

by Femi Falana Finally, since the deporting state governments have no immigration officials to police their borders there is no ...

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August 11, 2013

Opinion: Of Femi Fani-Kayode and his gospel of hate

by Nnaemeka Meribe A million Fani-Kayodes cannot create a gulf between us. Lagos and the Yoruba need people from other ...

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August 10, 2013

SK Johnson: On Fashola’s ‘deportation’ of Igbos; people need to calm down for a moment

by SK Johnson The past couple of weeks have seen a slew of stories flood the media about the ‘deportation’ ...

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August 10, 2013

Deportation: Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko defends Lagos

Veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko, on Thursday said there was nothing wrong with the alleged deportation of the destitute to ...

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August 9, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Just send them away

by Olusegun Adeniyi It is rather unfortunate that many otherwise respected people would always see ethnicity in every problem and ...

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August 8, 2013

Opinion: Lessons learnt from the Igbo deportation saga

by Ochereome Nnanna If the Governors’ Forum focused on the right things, Mr Peter Obi of Anambra State would answer ...

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August 7, 2013

Okey Ndibe: Lagos deportations and crisis of citizenship

by Okey Ndibe There’s some irony in the fact that Governor Fashola has done far more than most Igbo governors ...

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August 4, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: Lagos, the Igbo and the servants of truth

by Femi Fani-Kayode The Igbo had little to do with the extraordinary development of Lagos between 1880 right up until ...

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August 4, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: The tacky business of domestic deportation

by Tunde Fagbenle …what is called for is the necessity for other states to hold their governors responsible for the ...

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August 3, 2013

Deportation crisis: Lagos ‘deportee’ dies in Anambra, others in critical health condition

by Akan Ido The ‘deportation’ controversy between the Lagos State Government and that of Anambra continues to rage as one ...

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August 2, 2013

The Lagos ‘deportation’ controversy is political – Fashola

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola on Thursday said the ongoing controversy trailing the decision of the government to send some ...

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August 2, 2013

Opinion: The Lagos ‘deportation’ and fallacious reasoning

by Francis Oriunebho If anybody did any wrong here it is the Government of Anambra, who let down these people ...

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August 1, 2013

Opinion: Umaru Dikko, nostalgia and PDP’s politics

by Is’haq Modibbo Kawu But for now, it will be interesting to see how much discipline Alhaji Umaru Dikko can ...

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July 28, 2013

Obi Nwakanma: The deportation of citizens from Lagos is not only lawless, it is vexatious

by Obi Nwakanma To put this very mildly: Lagos was built by Nigerians with massive Nigerian resources, and it is ...

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July 25, 2013

Convicted Nigerian rapist to be deported from the UK

by Rachel Ogbu Convicted rapist, Ekene Anoliefo, 38, has lost an appeal to remain in the UK and will be ...

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April 16, 2013

British tourists detained, deported for tweeting ‘destroy America’ (PICTURED)

Careful what you tweet. Two 20-somethings arriving from the U.K. learned a harsh lesson about the American government’s sense of ...

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January 9, 2013

This man wants to deport Piers Morgan – but why is he so angry? (WATCH)

by Rachel Ogbu Radio host Alex Jones appeared on “Piers Morgan Tonight,” and what transpired between both men generated a great deal of ...

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October 29, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi: You see, Nigerians are like that (YNaija Frontpage)

You see, Nigerians are rude, obnoxious, often cruel people; they behave ‘politely’ only when there’s something to be gained from ...

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March 21, 2012

South Africa set to deport 56 Nigerians seeking asylum based on “ongoing political crisis in Nigeria”

by Lekan Olanrewaju South Africa is reportedly set to deport 56 Nigerians. The deportees have over-stayed their visas and applied for ...

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March 10, 2012

“120 Nigerians on a cargo plane?” – Check out yesterday’s top tweets

by Lekan Olanrewaju From controversy over a certain “unpatriotic” article to thoughts on the most recent deportation, as well as ...

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March 9, 2012

“Celebrating the South African apology? Empty heads tire me” – Check out yesterday’s top tweets

by Lekan Olanrewaju It was one discussion about Africa or the other yesterday, from more comments on the Nigeria/South Africa ...

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March 8, 2012

Is this the thanks we get, South Africa? Nigeria goes for its pound of flesh – All the details of the diplomatic row

by Lekan Olanrewaju The basics Last Friday, 125 Nigerians who travelled to South Africa aboard Arik Air and South African ...

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March 6, 2012

Deportation: Nigeria threatens South Africa with retaliation

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Federal Government of Nigeria has reportedly warned that it may be forced to reciprocate the deportation of ...

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