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Human Trafficking: Lebanese Government Arrests Man Behind Plot to Sell Trafficked Nigerian Girl on Facebook

by William Ukpeon April 23, 2020
The Lebanese government has arrested a Mr. Wael Jerro for onward prosecution against criminal sales of a Nigerian girl. Chairman, Nigerians in diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa recently announced on twitter. Recall in January this year, a Nigerian girl, Omolola Ajayi, who was trafficked to Lebanon regained her Freedom and was handed over to the […]

“Our state is ready and open for business”, Ihedioha woos Disapora

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 4, 2020
Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State has assured indigenes in the diaspora that the state was ready and open for business to thrive in the state. The governor gave the assurance during the Imo Diaspora Summit 2020 held at the Imo Concorde Hotel, Owerri on Friday. Ihedioha described Imo as `Nigeria’s intellectual capital’, adding that […]

Man dies in US ICE deten after leaving Nigeria in 2017

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 26, 2019
Nigerian immigrant in the United States, Anthony Akinyemi, has been reported dead 24 hours after he arrived at a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody in the Mid-Atlantic state of Maryland. Mr Akinyemi, 56, died on Saturday after he was found unresponsive in his prison cell at the Worcester County Jail in Snow Hill, […]

Nigeria sues South African Police over assault on BBNaija housemate

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 12, 2019
The chairman of the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said the South African Police is being sued over the assault on a Nigerian resident in the country. It would be recalled that ex-Big Brother Africa housemate and Nigerian model, Tayo Faniran, was assaulted and strangled by South African police on Friday. […]

KIDNAPPING: South Africans kill Nigerian man wrongly accused

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 30, 2019
A 34-year-old Nigerian, Samuel Nkennaya, has been killed while another Nigerian, Chinonso Nwudo, is in critical condition in a South African hospital following mob attack. Victor Ayanfe-Oyebanjo, Secretary of Mpumalanga Province branch of the Nigerian Union in South Africa, made the disclosure in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday. […]

8 Nigerians sentenced to Death by UAE is unfortunate, says Dabiri-Erewa

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 20, 2019
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the death sentence passed on eight Nigerians in United Arab Emirate (UAE) as unfortunate. Eight Nigerians were sentenced to death on Wednesday in Sharjah, UAE for a string of robberies at money exchanges and cash machines (ATMs) across […]