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UK deports 23 Nigerians over immigration offences

UK deports 23 Nigerians over immigration offences

The United Kingdom Government on Friday deported 23 Nigerians for various immigration offences in the country. The all male deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 6 am in a chartered aircraft.  The spokesman for the Nigeria Police Force, Lagos Airport Command, Joseph Alabi, confirmed the development. The deportees were received

White House on lockdown due to suspicious package

The White House has been put on lockdown after the discovery of a suspicious package, prompting an evacuation of the North Lawn, officials and witnesses say. Only few details were immediately available. (more) The incident began at about 10:25 a.m. ET on Tuesday when reporters at the White House were ordered to lock down inside

Emirates introduces laptop and tablet handling service for US flights

Emirates will introduce a new service to enable customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the US. Emirates customers travelling to the US via Dubai will be able to utilize their laptops and tablet devices on the first part of their journeys, and also during transit

BREAKING: Dino Melaye graduated from ABU with Third Class, says VC

The Vice Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, has told the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions that the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, graduated from the university as Jonah Daniel Melaye with a Third Class in BA Geography. He said this while appearing before the panel at a

Swiss prosecutor investigates Addax CEO over Nigeria operations

Geneva Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the Chief Executive Officer of Addax Petroleum, Geneva operations, Zhang Yi, over allegations of crime in the company’s business in Nigeria, it was learnt. Although the details of his offence are being kept secret by the company, the management of Addax Petroleum Nigeria Limited confirmed he was being investigated. According

Trump Suffers Setback, As U.S. House Healthcare Bill Collapses

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies. House of Representatives leaders yanked the bill after a rebellion by Republican moderates and

U.S. Lauds Nigeria’s Efforts In Tackling Boko Haram Insurgency

The United States has advised countries facing challenges of terrorism to take a cue from Nigeria in winning the war against global terrorism.  The U.S. Secretary of States, Mr Rex Tillerson, gave the recommendation on Thursday at the ‘Meeting of the Ministers of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of ISIS’ in Washington. The meeting