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A Nigerian woman pleaded guilty today to leading a conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine, as well as to her role in a separate bank fraud scheme, and to making false statements relating to fraudulent claims submitted to Medicaid for reimbursement.
A Nigerian born-woman Temitope Ayoni Olaiya, a.k.a Tammy Olaiya, faces on 28 February, 2020 a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison over the importation of 7kg of cocaine into the United States.
A Chinese military vessel is touring the contested South China Sea and beyond to meet foreign peers and train its own sailors, spreading goodwill while tightening its claim to a disputed sea and disrupting Australia’s traditional sphere of influence.
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says the forthcoming 2019 Abuja International Trade Fair will feature 45 foreign companies to strengthen businesses, trade and investment opportunities in the country.
Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has decried the difficulties being experienced in the repatriation of stolen assets traced to foreign countries.
Comrade Vincent Ezekwueme, the chairman of Civil Liberty Organisation (CLO), Anambra State chapter, has lamented the indiscriminate killings of Nigerians in foreign countries, especially in South Africa, without appropriate response from the Federal Government.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has bemoaned the exodus of indigenous doctors to foreign countries.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has raised concerns about the forthcoming general elections, alleging that the opposition is working to enlist the support of some foreign countries to scuttle the process.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has cautioned representatives of foreign countries and organisations resident in the country against interfering in Nigeria’s internal affairs.
A court in China has sentenced prominent rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang to four and a half years in jail for "subverting state power", in a verdict that sparked criticism from human rights activists.
The Benin Zonal Office of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has rescued no fewer than 300 victims of trafficking in the area between January and August.
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has warned against foreign interference in the country’s politics days after an opposition urged the U.S. to suspend military aid over the government’s human rights record.
Minister for foreign Affairs, Mr. Geofrey Onyeama has deflated the story making the rounds that the international community was strongly against President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid.
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The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) on Thursday held an engagement forum with stakeholders in Lagos on the implementation of the Federal Competition and Consumer Act.
The House of Representatives has queried the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano highways.
Some residents of Victoria Island, highbrow Lagos Friday morning trooped out with kegs to scoop diesel from a fallen 33,000 litre tanker along Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.
A renowned Yoruba group, Voice of Reason (VOR), on Thursday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari consider history and posterity in whatever actions and policies his administration take.
The Lagos State House of Assembly says it will not repeal the state’s pension law permitting former governors and other public office holders to receive juicy pensions from state coffers.
Anthony Joshua’s net worth is set to double after regaining the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts from Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Sunday depart for the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The Federal Government will sign the Memorandum of Understanding with a Russian firm for the resuscitation of the multi-billion naira Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mill, in Kogi State in January 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of the new chairman and members of the Federal Inland Revenue Service.