Typhus a bacterial infections that is sometime life stretching is on the rise in Los Angeles. And several other US cities Public Health Officials say homelessness is making the problem worse and that the disease which is associated with poverty and poor sanitation is making a comeback in the united states
Sunday, 21 October 2018
Photos: US-based Kenyan pastor holds 3 Pre-wedding dinner parties with two different women within few months
A US-based Kenyan pastor has been accused of fraud for holding three Pre-wedding fundraisers with two different women within a few months.
Reverend Stanley Mwea, held two pre-wedding fundraisers in May this year, in Baltimore, Maryland and Boston, Massachusetts and an upcoming one in Washington State.
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, has strongly condemned the killing of an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Northeast Nigeria on Monday.
The aid worker, Hauwa Mohammed Liman, had been held hostage since March 2018 and was killed by her captors.
Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the Secretary-General, said his principal was appalled by the murder.
“The Secretary-General expresses his deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Ms. Liman and expresses his solidarity with the President and staff of the ICRC.
“Those responsible for this killing must be brought to justice”, said a statement by Dujarric on Tuesday.
“The Secretary-General expresses his concern for the safety and well-being of the remaining hostages and calls for their immediate release.
“The Secretary-General emphasizes that all parties to the conflict must protect aid workers who provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to the millions of people in need in north-east Nigeria.”
Sunday, 14 October 2018
‘We were never consulted'' - South-East leaders react to Peter Obi's emergence as Atiku's running mate
South-East leaders and governors today said the PDP presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, did not consult them before picking one of their sons, Peter Obi, as his running mate. Atiku announced Peter Obi as his running mate yesterday October 12th.
FFK, Orji Uzor Kalu, Suswam, Olisa Metuh, Dasuki, make list of 50 prominent Nigerians banned from traveling
The Nation reports that others on the watchlist are: ex-governors Saminu Turaki (Jigawa), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Adebayo Alao-Akala (Oyo), Gabriel Suswam (Benue), Rasheed Ladoja (Oyo), Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia), Danjuma Goje (Gombe), Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto), Muazu Babangida Aliyu (Niger); Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu); Sule Lamido (Jigawa); Gbenga Daniel (Ogun); and Ibrahim Shehu Shema (Katsina).
Thursday, 20 September 2018
EFCC, on Thursday, September 20, 2018, secured the conviction and sentencing of one Jones Patrick Biyere, a pilot, to 13 years imprisonment before Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Sunday, 16 September 2018
Friday, 14 September 2018
Kemi Adeosun has done the honourable thing - Nigerians react to news of Finance Minister's resignation
Nigerians on social media are reacting to the news of the reported resignation of Finance Minster, Kemi Adeosun.
South Africa Customs intercept Hong Kong- bound female student with $650‚000 at OR Tambo International Airport
The South African Revenue Service (Sars) customs officers have intercepted a Hong Kong bound female student at OR Tambo International Airport, with almost R10-million (630 000 USD)
The student had boarded a flight to Hong Kong on Tuesday, September 11. The cash was packed in 50- and 100-dollar bundles in a plastic bag.
Osinbajo said he was without any other appointment after serving as the Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice in Lagos State in 2003.
This was contained in a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice-President, Laolu Akande on Thursday.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), on Thursday predicted that prevailing atmospheric condition could give rise to nationwide thunderstorms on Friday, September 14.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that NiMet’s weather outlook predicted prospects of morning thunderstorm over the central cities of Abuja, Lokoja, Lafia, Jos, Mambilla Plateau, Kaduna, Minna, Bida, Yola, Jalingo and Ibi.
The report added that scattered thunderstorms and rains were likely over most parts of the country later in the day.
It further predicted day and night temperatures of 27 to 33 and 17 to 25 degrees Celsius, respectively.
The agency predicted afternoon thunderstorm activities over most northern cities, with day and night temperatures of 22 to 25 and 30 to 34 degrees Celsius, respectively.
According to NiMet, southern cities will experience rains throughout the forecast period, with day and night temperatures of 22 to 25 and 28 to 33 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Thursday, 13 September 2018
A Nigerian man whose email scams aimed to defraud businesspeople from Singapore to Switzerland out of millions of dollars was sentenced to five years in a US federal prison on Tuesday.
Spokesman of the archdiocese of Bombay, India, Fr Nigel Barrett, has advised Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar, to step down from his post pending an inquiry into the case of sexual harassment involving a nun.
The Ekiti State House of Assembly has approved the N10 billion supplementary budget presented by Gov. Ayodele Fayose.
Saturday, 8 September 2018
Buhari and other Heads of State, Governments and delegations from 52 African countries, attended the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).
Friday, 7 September 2018
Florence, which weakened to a tropical storm Thursday night, is forecast to restrengthen into a major hurricane as it approaches the East Coast next week.
Where and when it might strike remains a mystery.
The storm is almost 1,600 miles from the Outer Banks of North Carolina and is still as much as a week away from a potential U.S. landfall, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center.
Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Monday, 3 September 2018
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi on Monday revealed that many looted funds in Nigeria were stocked in foreign banks, cemeteries and underground.
Wednesday, 29 August 2018
Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice-President, has said the Federal Government is using the common sense approach to solve the country’s economic problems.
The United States Government has refused to comment or deny a statement credited to President Donald Trump, that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was “lifeless”, following a visit to the White House earlier this year.
Tuesday, 28 August 2018
Monday, 27 August 2018
Financial Times quoted Trump as saying this in an article titled Africa looks for something new out of Trump as Kenya president visits the White House.
The Presidency has issued a statement on the recent audio message from Leah Sharibu who is being held in captivity by the Boko Haram.
Saturday, 25 August 2018
Friday, 24 August 2018
Thursday, 23 August 2018
Global business magazine, Bloomberg has ranked Nigerians working in the United States as the eighth most hardworking foreigners in that country.