Tag: UAE

Op-Ed EditorAugust 18, 2021

Reddington Zaine Laboratory creates additional COVID testing centres for travelling Nigerians

As the world begins to recover from the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, various measures have been adopted by ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 11, 2020

FG, CBN disregard the law in attempt to stifle the #EndSARS influence because why not?

Every time you think there is a ray of hope for a truly democratic Nigeria, the government pulls a trick ...

Michael IsaacAugust 3, 2020

The ‘Hushpuppi Effect’ and why Nigerians are tired of being labelled as cyber criminals

Suspected Nigerian internet fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, alias Hushpuppi, has no doubt opened the channels up for discussion on cybercrime ...

AzeezAugust 25, 2017

Sagay applauds Buhari for signing extradition pact with UAE

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing an extradition treaty ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 4, 2017

“Demands unrealistic and not actionable”, Qatar replies Saudi-led coalition

Qatar said on Tuesday that the demands made by Arab nations were impossible to meet, as the 48-hour deadline was ...

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 PetersApril 6, 2016

Peter Okoye travels to Dubai… to perform solo (PHOTOS)

Peter Okoye of Psquare has departed the country for a solo performance in the United Arab Emirates. Mr. P, as ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 6, 2016

Ex-governor makes ‘botched attempt’ to transfer $517m from UAE to Dominican Republic

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign and Domestic Debts, Mallam Shehu Sani has revealed that as much as $200 ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 26, 2016

‘Over $200 billion dollars stashed by Nigerians in Dubai’ – Senator Shehu Sani

According to the All Progressives Congress Senator representing Kaduna Central Zone, Shehu Sani- corrupt Nigerians have over $200 billion worth ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 11, 2015

Was Buhari’s Liaison Officer sacked or reassigned?

Nura Rimi, Presidential Liaison Officer of President Muhammadu Buhari has been sacked, reports say. Rimi served as President Goodluck Jonathan’s ...

SolaJanuary 20, 2015

Nigerian arrested after fighting over price of sunglasses in Dubai

by Anike Jacobs A Nigerian man is currently standing trial before a Dubai Criminal Court after he got into a ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 4, 2014

Did Alamieyeseigha’s son die of drug overdose in Dubai?

by Iyobosa Omoregie A news platform, ‘TheCapital’ has reported that Oyamuyefa Alamieyeseigha, son of a former Governor of Bayelsa State, ...

Isime EseneOctober 21, 2014

“His murderer has a name” || Aisha Falode pens open letter to Jonathan over son’s death

by Isi Esene Aisha Falode has written an open letter to the Nigerian government to do more in helping her ...

Isime EseneOctober 13, 2014

Pres. Jonathan commiserates with Alamieyeseigha on his son’s death

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to news of the tragic death of the son of the former ...

YEditorAugust 22, 2014

Nigerian woman who died in Abu Dhabi was Ebola negative

by Jewel Stephen A 35-year-old Nigerian woman who died in Abu Dhabi on Aug. 15 after showing possible symptoms of ...

March 17, 2014

Get ready! Singer, Tiwa Savage & TeeBillz’ white wedding fixed for Dubai in April

by Akan Ido You’ve seen their traditional wedding – the class, glitz and glamour but Tiwa Savage and TeeBillz’ white ...

January 24, 2014

So true, so false: Golden Eaglets goalkeeper, Dele Alampasu may be aged 21, not 17

by Oge Okonkwo A scandal is threatening to shatter the reputation of the nation’s winning U-17 national team.  There are reports ...

January 22, 2014

Bringing classy back: This is why we love Yvonne ‘sexy’ Nelson (LOOK)

by Akan Ido Multiple award winning actress, Yvonne Nelson takes her exquisite class along with her to Dubai, United Arab Emirates ...

December 23, 2013

Face of shame: This man was caught with drugs en route to Dubai (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The game is up for a Nigerian man who is said to have been caught attempting to ...

November 23, 2013

Opinion: Prayer alone won’t save us if Nigeria continues this way

by Robert Obioha Nigeria should learn from the Eaglets’ recent soccer exploits in United Arab Emirate (UAE). The team selection ...

November 10, 2013

SNAPSHOT: Davido lounges with the gold winning Under-17 players

by Akan Ido Davido was spotted chilling with some members of the gold winning Under-17 team shortly after they returned ...

November 8, 2013

How the Golden Eaglets made history by beating Mexico in Abu Dhabi

Nigeria Golden Eaglets became the most successful team in FIFA U-17 World Cup history with a 3-0 win over holders ...

October 22, 2013

Rihanna asked to leave Abu Dhabi mosque over ‘inappropriate’ photo shoot

Pop star Rihanna was asked to leave a famous Abu Dhabi mosque complex after posing outside the building for an ...

August 22, 2013

Game over! Nigerian suspected fraudster arrested in Dubai over $2 million fraud

In what is considered a breakthrough in its fight against international crimes, the Interpol Unit of the Nigeria Police Force, ...

July 20, 2013

Harsh sentence? Woman who reported being brutally raped is jailed in Dubai for ‘extramarital sex’

The identity of the Norwegian woman who was sentenced to 16 months in prison for extramarital sex after she reported being raped ...

May 8, 2013

“Life is too short” – Facebook message of newlywed who plunged to his death weeks after getting married

A British fitness instructor plunged to his death from a high-rise building in Dubai less than three months after getting ...

March 24, 2013

2face Idibia wedding: Is this Chevrolet Corvette car gift from Senate President David Mark? (LOOK)

by Akan Ido Did the Senate President, David Mark, give this blazing orange/reddish Chevrolet Corvette to the newly married 2face ...

March 23, 2013

Looking fly: SEE Davido, Banky W, Uti Nwachukwu, Basketmouth, others in Dubai for 2face (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene There is something like a competition among the men who are in Dubai for the wedding between ...

March 23, 2013

SEE Don Jazzy, Dr. Sid, eLDee set for 2face’s wedding in Dubai (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene Everything is set for the much talked about wedding between 2face and Annie Idibia taking place in ...

March 23, 2013

Don Jazzy arrives Dubai with a stunning beauty, guess who she is? (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene Yes, she is beautiful Sameerah Ahmed, Don Jazzy’s executive assistant. Reports say the MAVIN boss is currently ...

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail