Thursday, June 13, 2024


June 13, 2024

Nigerian fraudster convicted by U.S. court for multimillion-dollar BEC scheme

A federal jury convicted a Nigerian national today for operating a business email compromise scheme targeting victims in the United States and elsewhere.

June 11, 2024

Nigerian women, others who value gender equality may qualify as refugees, EU court rules

As the Court of Justice is the EU’s highest court, the judgment is final and cannot be appealed.

Woman seeking asylum (Credit: Al Jazeera)
June 7, 2024

Nigerian international fugitive captured by FBI, jailed 51 months in U.S. for wire fraud, money laundering

Nlemchi escaped from his monitoring system and fled to Mexico, then to Brazil, then back to his home in Nigeria. Nlemchi was an international fugitive for more than five years.

Uchenna Nlemchi and FBI agents
May 28, 2024

Nigerian Hajj pilgrims missing in Mecca found

No fewer than three missing Nigerian pilgrims have been rescued by the Kebbi government officials (KGOs) in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Hajj pilgrims
May 27, 2024

Nigerian immigrants among top five foreign nationalities running UK healthcare system: NHS

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has scored Nigeria high among its top contributors and immigrants who have made healthcare service a success.

Black doctors in UK hospital and NHS
May 22, 2024

Tinubu’s Inflation: EU increases Schengen visa fees for Nigerians amid japa fever

If 105,926 Nigerians spend €8,474,080 on Schengen visa fees, and the same number of people apply after June 11, they will spend €9,533,340, which is €1,059,260 more.

Nigerians in diaspora
May 20, 2024

UK reports Air Peace to NCAA over safety regulations violations

The flight crew was unfamiliar with the approved company procedures and manuals, said the UK’s aviation body.

Air Peace aircraft and UK CAA
May 19, 2024

Indian groups in Nigeria seek PM Modi’s re-election

“We want Modi’s re-election inasmuch as he is physically and mentally fit,” the president of the Indian Cultural Association in Nigeria said.

May 6, 2024

Rwanda ‘ready’ to provide accommodation for asylum seekers deported by UK govt

Ms Maloko added, “(What) I cannot tell you is how many thousands we’re taking in the first year or in the second year.