Category Archives: WORLD NEWS

Proposed US Travel Ban And Its Implications For Nigeria

Should the United States slam a visa restriction on Nigeria as being currently speculated, its attendant consequences will undoubtedly be enormous. Already, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen are facing U.S. travel ban, an action U.S President Donald

Jonathan Slams Ex-British PM Cameron Over Claims On Chibok Abduction

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has slammed a former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, over the allegations against him and his administration. In his new book entitled, For the Record, Mr Cameron was said to have accused the previous government of “sleeping on

Zimbabwe Ex-President Robert Mugabe Dies Aged 95

Zimbabwe Ex-President Robert Mugabe Dies Aged 95

The country’s first post-independent leader passed away in Singapore where he was seeking treatment. Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has died at the age of 95, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said. “It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s

Full List Of 80 Nigerians Involved In One Of the Largest Fraud Cases In U.S History

Full List Of 80 Nigerians Involved In One Of the Largest Fraud Cases In U.S History

FBI announces indictments of 80 Nigerians in one of the largest fraud cases in U.S history. 11 defendants were arrested in Los Angeles as part of an 80 man criminal sindicate engaged in multi million dollar scam that engaged in

Heads Will Roll Over Judgment Permitting Seizure of Nigeria’s Foreign Assets, Says AGF Malami

Heads Will Roll over Judgment Permitting Seizure of Nigeria’s Foreign Assets, Says AGF Malami

The Federal Government on Thursday vowed to bring to book anyone found culpable in the agreement between Nigeria and a foreign firm, P & ID, that led to the award of $9bn judgment debt against Nigeria. A British Court had

BREAKING: Boris Johnson Elected UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister. He beat Jeremy Hunt comfortably, winning 92,153 votes to his rival’s 46,656. The former London mayor takes over

El Chapo: Mexican Drug Lord Joaquin Guzman Sentenced to Life In Prison

Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman is likely to die in jail after being sentenced to life plus 30 years for smuggling drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career. Jurors found the 62-year-old guilty of drug trafficking,

JAY-Z Enters Legal Weed Business By Partnering With Cannabis Company

The vibe must still be in his veins. On Tuesday, it was announced that JAY-Z has returned to the game, but this time he’s legit. In a statement, JAY-Z detailed his multiyear partnership with the California-based cannabis company Caliva. Per Caliva, Jigga will

BREAKING: Egypt’s Ousted President, Mohammed Morsi Dies In Court

Mohammed Morsi, the ousted president of Egypt, has collapsed during a court session and died, according to state TV. It is believed that the 67-year-old former leader was attending a session in his trial on espionage charges on Monday when

Atiku Pays $30,000 To Foreign Law Firm To Lobby US To Recognise Him As ‘Authentic’ Winner Of Nigeria’s Election

Atiku Abubakar, Nigeria’s former Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is currently lobbying the United States of America for support in his quest to challenge the outcome of the February 23 presidential election. The Independent National