Canada rejects 70.7% of Nigerian asylum seekers who crossed borders

70.7% of Nigerians who illegally crossed borders into Canada to apply for asylum have been rejected by the North American country in 2018. A recent Reuters report revealed that about 56% of refugee claims finalised between January and September 2018 were accepted, but the acceptance rates are lower for border-crossers, with Nigerians and Haitians forming […]

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Biafra: Senator Abaribe Writes Nigeria’s Ambassador To Israel To Confirm Nnamdi Kanu’s Presence In Israel

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, representing Abia South Senatorial District, has written to the Nigerian High Commissioner to Israel, Enoch Duchi, to confirm if the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, is presently in Israel. The letter of the Senator was written through his lawyer, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, SAN. Recall that Senator Abaribe was […]

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At least 9 die in California wildfires as tens of thousands flee homes

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 9, 2018 / 4:16 PM GMT / Updated 8:14 AM GMT By David K. Li, Doha Madani and Phil Helsel At least nine people were killed in a fast-moving wildfire in northern California while two fires […]

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Lake Chad problem affecting fishing, farming in Nigeria — Buhari

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration would continue to keep the issue of reviving the Lake Chad on the front burner, in order to ensure that developed countries assist the affected region. Speaking during a courtesy visit by the Nigerian Conservation […]

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Dogara reveals one thing Buhari should do for National Assembly

Speaker of the House of representatives, Yakubu Dogara has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari government to collaborate with the National Assembly towards timely completion of the permanent site of the National Institute for Legislative Studies, NILDS. The building has been under construction since 2011. The Speaker made the call during an inspection tour of […]

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How I defrauded people on Facebook pretending to be Atiku’s aide —Suspect

By Ifeanyi Okolie A masters degree holder, Aminu   Ahmed Yerima,   has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, for defrauding over 50 persons on Facebook,   pretending to be an aide to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, who is presently the Presidential Candidate of the   People’s Democratic Party. […]

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