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Alistair Soyode hopeful of changes as Buhari returns to Nigeria

Alistair Soyode

LONDON – Nigeria is indeed a lucky nation in this dispensation as her democratic strength continues to be treated and tested. Alistair Soyode, the Mentoring Commandant of Nigerians in Diaspora Mentoring Corp made this known Saturday as President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja from his medical trip to London. The Nigerian President has been in the United Kingdom attending to ...

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Ambassador Abikoye Presents Letter of Credence, Promises Improved Nigeria-Ghana Ties

Abikoye-Ghana- High-Commissioner 2

ACCRA – Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Olufemi Abikoye has presented Letter of Credence to President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana. The colourful ceremony took place at the Flagstaff House, Accra, Ghana, on Friday, August 18, 2017. During brief talks that followed, Ambassador Abikoye, expressed confidence that the presentation of Letter of Credence will open new chapter to further enhance ...

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Osinbajo off to Kigali for Kagame’s inauguration


Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, is attending the presidential inauguration of President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, taking place Friday in Kigali, the country’s capital. The inauguration ceremony which is expected to be witnessed by several African Heads of State and Government, follows President Kagame’s victory at the August 4 Rwandan presidential election. Prof. Osinbajo who is accompanied by the Foreign ...

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Nigerians in UK condemns Wuse market invasion by anti-Buhari protesters


A group of Nigerians living overseas under the aegis of Nigerians In Diaspora Monitoring Group (NIDMG), on Wednesday condemned the alleged invasion of  Wuse market in Abuja by persons protesting against the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari in office for over 100 days. They warned that the protests which were allegedly being sponsored by “vested interests”, constituted grave dangers to Nigeria’s stability more ...

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Boko Haram: ECOWAS donates food items to northeast 


By Innocent Odoh   ABUJA – The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) through one of its agencies, the Regional Food Security Reserve (RFSR) has donated 1,130 tons, about 22,600 bags of foodstuff to the Nigerian government for distribution to the following States: Borno, Gombe, Adamawa and Yobe. A statement issued by the media section of ...

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Re-election: Nigeria’s Acting President Congratulates President Kenyatta


Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as President of the Republic of Kenya. In a letter signed by the Acting President after the formal announcement of the election results over the weekend, and addressed to the Kenyan leader, he states “I have the honour on behalf of the Government and people of the Federal ...

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President Buhari values relationship with China – Adesina


Presidential spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, says the relationship between Nigeria and China is one that President Muhammadu Buhari cherishes and values highly. Mr Adesina stated this when he received in audience the Vice Minister of Information of State Council, People’s Republic of China, Mr Guo Weimin who was on an official visit to Nigeria. The Presidential spokesman said the fact ...

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UK Govt accused of Forcefully Adopting a Nigerian Child

Shade and Monisola Bakre

A Nigerian man, Ayo Bakre has raised an alarm over the curious illegal detention and absurd adoption of his young son in the United Kingdom. According to Bakre, the issue started in 2012 when his wife, Shade traveled to London with their son Monisola, who was less than one year old then. Since their departure five years ago, the story ...

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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta Re-elected

President Kenyatta

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday’s election, officials say. Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%. After the announcement, Mr Kenyatta called for unity, telling opposition supporters: “I reach out to you… We are all citizens of the same republic”. But the opposition rejected the results ...

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Israeli Embassy Intercepts Organized Group Visa Fraud Attempt


The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria has intercepted an organized group visa-fraud syndicate involving 21 Nigerians. According to a statement by Senior Media & Political Officer, Tony Obiechina, the Embassy was able to detect the fraud by making use of Israel’s advanced tools and techniques to fish out fraudulent applications. He said the Embassy does not usually publicize issues like ...

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