Tag: malaysia

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

The Late 5: FaceApp finally responds to user concerns on privacy; Shut Edo Assembly – House of Reps asks IGP | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: FaceApp responds to user concerns on privacy Russian startup and AI-powered ...

AzeezOctober 1, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu fled to London through Malaysia – Kalu

Former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has said leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu ...

AzeezApril 10, 2017

Saudi Arabia, Iran have divided the Muslim world – Sanusi

by Azeez Adeniyi Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II has said Saudi Arabia and Iran have “radicalised and divided” the Muslim ...

AzeezJanuary 14, 2017

I didn’t leave Nigeria for Malaysia – Seun Egbegbe

Filmmaker Seun Egbebe has denied that he left the shores of Nigeria for Malaysia shortly after he was granted bail ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2016

Opinion: From bus drivers to conductors

by Anthony Ademiluyi When I did my National Youth Service Corps in a foreign multinational in the bustling city of ...

Isime EseneSeptember 28, 2016

Waziri Adio: Recession as opportunity for reversing resource curse

And, sadly, it came to pass. It is well predicted that most countries blessed with natural resources, even in the ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 22, 2016

Wizkid sells out another stadium (PHOTOS)

Fresh off his BET award nomination, Wizkid supposedly sold out another stadium last night. The starboy who is on a ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 15, 2016

Wizkid and L.A.X dab it out with fans at concert in Malaysia (PHOTOS)

Wizkid performed in Malaysia last night at the African Music Concert. The event which was held at the Grand Seasons ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 6, 2015

5 Nigerian students detained in Malaysia for cyber crime worth RM2.4m

Five Nigerian students and two local women believed to be involved in an internet fraud amounting to RM2.4 million were ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 1, 2015

Nigerian man jumps to his death during police chase in Malaysia (Viewer Discretion)

A Nigerian man simply identified as Chinedu has died after jumping from the 3rd floor of his apartment building at ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 30, 2015

Simon Kolawole: Read Lee Kuan Yew’s open letter to Nigerian leaders

by Simon Kolawole We are no magicians. We are no angels. We are human beings like you, dear Nigerian leaders. ...

Ada IgboanugoFebruary 5, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey movie banned in Malaysia – read why

by Chinwe Okafor We have a sinking feeling Nigeria would too. Malaysia’s Film Censorship Board has banned the Fifty Shades of ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 14, 2015

“They bankrupt them and break their hearts: Yahoo boy, Bidemi Bakare busted in Malaysia (WATCH)

by Temitope Onitiju A Nigerian internet con man, Bidemi Bakare, has been arrested in Malaysia. Bakare, who has for some ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 26, 2014

Nigerian drug smuggler gets death sentence in Malaysia

by Chidi Okoye A Nigerian has been handed a death sentence for attempting to smuggle drugs into Malaysia. The man, 35-year-old Abuchi ...

January 19, 2014

Don’t go for studies in Cyprus – Abike Dabiri warns Nigerians

by ‘Jola Sotubo The search for greener pastures in the area of education has led many Nigerian students outside the ...

January 8, 2014

Opinion: Will Nigeria exist 100 years from now?

by Muhammed Jameel Yusha’u   In December 2012, when we were busy debating in the British House of Commons on ...

December 30, 2013

This Nigerian woman excreted hard drugs on board a plane from Malaysia (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun A Nigerian woman, who is said to have been refused entry into Malaysia, reportedly excreted illicit drugs ...

October 14, 2013

Malaysia court rules non-Muslims cannot refer to God as ‘Allah’

A Malaysian court has ruled that non-Muslims cannot use the word Allah to refer to God, overturning a 2009 lower ...

October 1, 2013

Theophilus Ilevbare: #Independence53 – Nigeria is tottering on the edge of disaster

by Theophilus Ilevbare At the milestone of five decades and three years, we must do away with tyrannical tendencies that ...

September 2, 2013

Opinion: ASUU strike, a private university and its run-down structure

by Ifeanyi Uddin While we hope that at the heart of ASUU’s current strike action is an intent that leads ...

August 27, 2013

On the run: Nigerian drug dealer escapes detention in Malaysia, flees to Thailand

by ‘Jola Sotubo Osuji Kelly Prince, a suspected Nigerian drug dealer caught in Malaysia, is now on the run. It ...

August 3, 2013

Busted: Nigerian student jailed in Malaysia for heroin posession

by Oge Okonkwo A 37-year-old Nigerian student, Uchenna Onuzulike, has been sentenced  to twelve years in jail and ten strokes of ...

August 3, 2013

Tragic news: At least 40 missing after boat sinks off Malaysia

Rescue teams were looking Saturday for some 40 people who have been missing since their boat sank off Malaysia in ...

August 1, 2013

Opinion: Gov. Dakwambo and the burdern of leadership

by Junaidu Usman Abubakar  I make bold to say that, so far, the Governor has not been wasting the resources ...

July 8, 2013

Debo Adejugbe: The politics and promises of the National Health Bill (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe The speed and conviction with which they passed the anti-gay law could have fooled anyone into believing that the ...

July 3, 2013

A cure for HIV? Stem cell transplants wipe out virus in 2 men

RAWLINS/GETTY Stem cell therapy, while costly, may open up new treatment options for people with HIV. Two men with HIV ...

June 10, 2013

Chukwuma Soludo: Learning the wrong lessons of development

by Chukwuma Charles Soludo An important lesson of development is that countries which made it had bold, innovative thinkers as ...

January 12, 2013

Who says she ain’t sexy? Goldie glows in Malaysia photos (LOOK)

by Isi Esene Artiste, Goldie Harvey glows all over as she enjoys her stay in Malaysia. The photo below came ...

September 19, 2012

‘If he loves V-necks, he’s gay’ – Malaysia has new guidelines for spotting gay and lesbian kids

by Reuben Daba In Nigeria on Monday, an actor Chukwuemeka Bestwood was sentenced to three months in jail for homosexual ...

July 21, 2012

Woman nabbed with drugs concealed in her underwear

by Isi Esene Grace Beji, a 47-year-old woman based in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State has been arrested for concealing 1kg of ...

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