Tag: Nigerian

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 16, 2019

Here are the funny tweets we saw from Nigerians on the internet today

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Bernard DayoApril 22, 2019

The Late 5: I’m Nigerian by birth – Atiku replies APC; We transmitted election results to INEC servers – presiding officers | Other stories

One of today’s trending stories is Atiku Abubakar refuting the claim made by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he ...

Bernard DayoApril 13, 2019

Atiku can’t believe APC’s claim that he’s not Nigerian, says he was almost crippled with shock

Responding to the claim that former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar is Cameroonian ...

Chinedu OkaforMarch 7, 2019

The most valuable player in the NBA wants you all to know he is 100% Nigerian

The NBA Milwaukee bucks point forward, Giannis Antetokounmpo, also known as the Greek freak, has in fact dispelled the popular ...

Chinedu OkaforFebruary 20, 2019

Accountability is Nigeria’s number one problem

If you’ve asked an average Nigerian the problems facing the country, their response would range from Venus to Mars. Everyone ...

AzeezOctober 20, 2017

Nigerian suicide bomber, Abdulmutallab sues US for ‘maltreating him’

Suicide bomber, Farouk Abdulmutallab, who is serving life sentence in a US prison has sued the government for “infringing on his rights ...

AzeezOctober 11, 2017

Another Nigerian killed by police in South Africa

Ibrahim Badmus, a 25-year-old Nigerian, has been killed during a police raid in Vaal near Johannesburg in South Africa. His ...

AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Another Nigerian shot dead in South Africa

The Nigeria Union in South Africa has said a 35-year-old man, Jelili Omoyeke has been shot dead in Johannesburg on ...

AzeezSeptember 6, 2017

South African policemen kill another Nigerian

Clement Ofoma, a Nigerian based in South Africa has allegedly been tortured to death by Policemen in the country. The ...

EditorAugust 23, 2017

Lesson: Not giving a Rat’s Ass is the Nigerian problem that needs attention

by Alexander O. Onukwue After Mallam Garba Shehu made the comment that rats had made the physical office of the ...

ToluAugust 18, 2017

“There are businessmen who are interested in politics. I’m not one of them” | 10 things we learnt from Dangote’s interview with Bloomberg

Nigerian businessman, Aliko Dangote owns Dangote Group and is worth $13 billion according to Forbes. He sat with Bloomberg’s Francine ...

AzeezAugust 7, 2017

EFCC arrests Nigerian traveling to Dubai with 849 ATM cards

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a Nigerian, Yasir Salihu Abdullahi, who was traveling to Dubai with 849 ...

EditorJuly 31, 2017

What makes the poor Nigerian get poorer

by Tosin Adesina The under development in Nigeria is not propelled by ethnic sentiment but a class war between the ...

ToluJuly 18, 2017

These 10 photos from John Boyega’s GQ feature are why he should be your Man Crush Everyday

Does John Boyega need any more introduction? The British-Nigerian actor who was raised and has lived all his life in ...

ToluJuly 1, 2017

Who is Henry Bello? The Nigerian doctor who opened fire on a New York hospital

A tragic shooting at the Bronx Lebanon hospital in New York on Friday left one person dead and six others ...

AzeezJune 29, 2017

Nigerian files lawsuit compelling senate to determine Buhari’s health status

A Nigerian, Toyin Dawodu has filed a lawsuit compelling the senate to ascertain if President Muhammadu Buhari can discharge his ...

AzeezJune 29, 2017

UK deports 28 Nigerians over immigration offences

The United Kingdom on Thursday deported 28 Nigerians over immigration-related offences. This comes 48 hours after Spain deported 23 Nigerians  while ...

AzeezJune 26, 2017

Any Nigerian is free to do business anywhere in the country – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said nobody has the right to issue quit notice to any Nigerian. The governor ...

AzeezJune 9, 2017

‘Every Nigerian is a Biafran’ | Ohanaeze replies Northern youth

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has berated Arewa youth leaders for insisting on the ultimatum given to Igbos in the North to ...

EditorJune 3, 2017

Dammy Krane’s arrest: It’s not a publicity stunt, is it?

by Alex Onukwue Nigerian artist, Dammy Krane, is not going down without a fight, with the cloud of forgery and ...

AzeezApril 30, 2017

Eba and Egusi is the secret of my success – Anthony Joshua (WATCH)

Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua has credited his success to Nigerian dishes. In an interview with Nigerian journalist, Oma Akatugba, ...

AzeezApril 27, 2017

Nigerian man shot dead in South Africa

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigeria Union in South Africa has confirmed the death of one Chinedu Eze, who was allegedly ...

AzeezApril 8, 2017

Xenophobia: Killing of Nigerian in South Africa reprehensible – FG

The Federal Government has condemned the death of a Nigerian in South Africa, Rasaq Ajao as “reprehensible”. The auto mechanic ...

AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

Xenophobic attacks: No Nigerian has been reported dead in South Africa – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has said no Nigerian has been killed in the renewed xenophobic attacks in South ...

AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

Xenophobia: How I lost N240m – South-African based Nigerian

by Azeez Adeniyi Simon Adeoye, a 42-year-old South Africa-based Nigerian automobile mechanic on Tuesday narrated how he lost N240.6m (R10m) ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 16, 2017

The Thread: Bukola Saraki sparks yet another debate on Twitter

It’s like the phone call Saraki and Dogara had with Mr President last week Thursday was not sufficient proof of ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 4, 2017

The Church Blog: Our favorite song on Obiwon’s new album just got its video

After ending 2016 with a late year album release, Obiora Obiwon begins 2017 with the live recording visual for his ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

Ayo Sogunro: Look Nigerians, can we please shut up the rationalising?

by Ayo Sogunro I received with regret news that the Air Force,working to mop up BH insurgents, accidentally bombed a ...

AzeezNovember 22, 2016

Nigerian football juggler breaks Guinness World Record (WATCH)

Harrison Chinedu, a Nigerian football juggler has broken the Guinness World Record for cycling with a football balanced on the ...

AzeezNovember 10, 2016

Nigerian to be executed in Singapore for drug trafficking

The execution of a Nigerian national, Chijioke Obioha for possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking on December 30, ...

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