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Oil theft: Navy hands over 7 Sri-Lankans, 46 Nigerians, two Ghanians to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy has handed over seven Sri-Lankas, 46 Nigerians and two Ghanaians who were crew members on board seven vessels that were arrested between December 3, 2019, and December 30, 2019, over alleged illegal bunkering, to the Economics and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for prosecution.
Navy Captain Oladejo and Idris Abdullahi Abubakar, Head, Extractive Industry and Fraud Section at the event

Oil theft: Nigerian Navy hands over nine foreigners to EFCC for prosecution

The Nigerian Navy has handed over seven Sri-Lankans and two Ghanaians, who were among the 66 suspected crude oil thieves arrested in December 2019 by naval operatives attached to the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS, BEECROFT in Lagos to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, for prosecution.

Nigerian Navy arrests seven ships laden with stolen crude oil

The Nigerian Navy said its operatives have thwarted an attempt by suspected illegal bunkerers and crude oil thieves to move seven ships fully loaded with crude oil and automotive gas oil (AGO), out of the country.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Diaspora commission chief condemns attack on Nigerian traders in Ghana, calls for calm

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has described as uncalled for, the recent attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana.
Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Jordan Ayew on a permanent deal.

Jordan Ayew: My hardwork has paid off with African Footballer of the Year nomination

Ghana international Jordan Ayew believes his presence in the 2019 African Footballer of the Year award shortlist is an indication of his improved form.

Ghanaian traders shut Nigerian shops

Members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association on Thursday closed shops owned by Nigerians in Kumasi, the Ashanti Region, Ghana.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Nigeria, Ghana agree on modalities to resolve trade issues from border losure

Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, and his Ghanaian counterpart, Mrs Shirley Botchwey, said that both countries had agreed on modalities to resolve the trade challenges arising from the recent border closure.
Leilani Farha

UN official urges federal government to impose vacant home tax, tackle extreme housing shortage

Leilana Fartha, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Adequate Housing, on Monday urged the federal government to impose vacant home taxes with a view to addressing housing challenges in the country.
The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Why many Nigerians won’t leave South Africa despite xenophobia

Two months after taking up the teaching job, what would seem like the first sign of xenophobia reared its head. The South African authorities came up with a law barring all foreigners from their education sector. “I had no option but to resort to buying and selling.”

Xenophobia: Nigerians, Ghanaians in Europe seek AU’s intervention

Nigerians and Ghanaians in Europe on Wednesday urged the African Union (AU) to intervene in the escalating xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
To inspire its athletes competing at the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco, Ghana has promised to reward individual gold medalists with $3000 (N1.05M) for their efforts.

African Games: Ghana dangles $3000 on gold medalists

To inspire its athletes competing at the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco, Ghana has promised to reward individual gold medalists with $3000 (N1.05M) for their efforts.
Enyimba International FC Technical Adviser, Usman Abd’Allah

Usman Abd’Allah: Enyimba still hungry for domestic, continental glories

Enyimba technical adviser, Usman Abd’Allah, says they are primed for more domestic and continental glories this term as they head into another campaign in the CAF Champions League.
Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah believes all is not lost in the nation's hopes of ending their long Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title drought following the disappointment of the recent tournament in Egypt.

Afriyie Acquah: Give Ghana another two years to win Afcon

Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah believes all is not lost in the nation's hopes of ending their long Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title drought following the disappointment of the recent tournament in Egypt.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi decries incessant killing of Nigerians in South Africa, others

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, on Sunday in Abuja, decried the killing of Nigerians in some countries including South Africa.
Ghana deputy skipper Kwadwo Asamoah says the Black Stars are poised to beat Cameroon at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to bring their campaign back on track.

Afcon: Ghana not repeating Benin mistakes against Cameroon – deputy skipper

Ghana deputy skipper Kwadwo Asamoah says the Black Stars are poised to beat Cameroon at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to bring their campaign back on track.

Abike Dabiri meets Ghana’s consular over attacks on Nigerians

The Chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NDC), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has met the Consular General of the Ghana High Commission in Nigeria, James Nyasembi, over the attack of Nigerians in Ghana.
Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Olufemi Abikoye, has expressed the Commission’s readiness to collaborate with Ghana Economic and Organized Crime Office, EOCO, on issues related to money laundering and cyber-crimes.

Nigerian envoy slams Ghanaian media for demonising Nigeria

The High Commission of Nigeria in Ghana has denounced the selective malignment of Nigerians resident in that country by the media.
The University of Education, Winneba, Ghana, has sacked its visiting Nigerian lecturer, Prof. Augustine Uzoma Nwagbara, over comments he made in a video that has since gone viral.

Ghanaian university sacks Nigerian professor over ‘inciteful comments’

The University of Education, Winneba, Ghana, has sacked its visiting Nigerian lecturer, Prof. Augustine Uzoma Nwagbara, over comments he made in a video that has since gone viral.

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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.
Kabiru Baleria

Enyimba pay tribute to late Kano Pillars coach

Baleria passed on Tuesday and has since been buried in Kano. The club chairman, Surajo Shuaibu, declared a three-day mourning after a contingent from the club paid a condolence visit to the grieving family.