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FG rescues 39 Nigerians detained in Ghana over illegal entry

The Federal Government has facilitated the release of 39 Nigerians detained for illegally entering Ghana.   The Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, made this known in a statement shared on its Twitter handle. It said the Nigerian citizens were arrested at Aflao border as they attempted to enter Ghana illegally.   “About a month ago, the Nigerian mission in …

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Meghan Markle calls black teenager “set on fire in racist attack”

Meghan Markle made a phone call to a biracial teen who was allegedly set alight in a brutal hate crime in Wisconsin.   The Duchess of Sussex connected with Althea Bernstein in a phone call on Saturday to offer support to the 18-year-old.   Bernstein was in her car when she was reportedly targeted by four white men in a …

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No part of the country can claim to be safe from terrorists, armed robbers and human traffickers – Obasanjo says; Calls for restructuring

Former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented on the the security state of the nation, saying insecurity now affects every part of Nigeria irrespective of geographical location, tribe, language and religion.   Obasanjo speaking at this year’s edition of the Sobo Sowemimo Annual Lecture organised by Abeokuta Club titled, “COVID-19 and the Nigeria security issues: The way forward.”, …

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Ajimobi to be buried on Sunday

The burial ceremony of former Governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi which was postponed on Friday June 26, will now hold on Sunday June 28 2020.   The late politician’s spokesperson Bolaji Tunji who confirmed the date, said the burial ceremony was postponed after consultations with the governments of Lagos and Oyo. He further revealed that the burial ceremony will be held …

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Mother-of-two, 46, bags 6-years jail term for stabbing her boyfriend because he texted her to say ‘Happy birthday’ instead of calling her

A mother-of-two who stabbed her boyfriend and left him bleeding on the floor because he texted her ‘happy birthday’ rather than calling her on the phone, has been jailed for six years.   The incident occurred back in May 2019.   Janet Kearns who had just turned 46 at the time,lost her cool when Alan Pearce, in his 60s, texted …

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