Tag: foreign

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Wrestling Federation to engage foreign coach

By Akeem Lawal President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation Daniel Igali has hinted on plans to engage the services of a foreign coach to prepare the wrestlers ahead of the…

EPL: Wayne Rooney names Premier league greatest ever foreign player

Manchester United legend, Wayne Rooney, has named former Arsenal star, Thierry Henry as the Premier League’s greatest ever foreign import. Rooney also said that departing Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero…

Alleged money laundering: FG tenders foreign currencies in trial of retired Air

From Godwin Tsa Abuja The trial of Air Commodore Umar Mohammed (retd) continued yesterday before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court, which admitted three bags of money in…

NYSC Blacklists Eight Foreign Universities

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has blacklisted eight universities in Benin Republic, Niger and Cameroon from sending students to participate in its 2021 Batch A orientation exercise. The affected…

Customs parades five foreign women for fraud

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday paraded five foreign women and their Nigerian driver in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, for alleged theft, fraud and other offences. They were arrested by…

No Plan To Ban Foreign Investors From OMO Market-CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has denied plans to ban  Foreign Portfolio Investors from the Nigerian Open Market Operation bills. The apex bank said this to clarify reports that it…

‘Even as foreign students, Americans called us nigger’

US-based Florence Efosa Erewele, a dietician retiree of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) recently celebrated her 80th birthday in style. In this interview with Taiwo Abiodun, Erewele looked…

Benin republic ready to be Nigeria’s 37th State — Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon had expressed the desire of his country to be part of Nigeria as…

Customs raid warehouse, seize foreign rice worths N19.68m

The Nigeria Customs Service Zone “B” Strike Force, on Thursday, raided a warehouse and seized smuggled items value N22.76 million in Kano. A press release issued by the Strike Force…

● Zimbabwean foreign minister Sibusiso Moyo dies of COVID-19

Zimbabwe’s foreign affairs minister, Sibusiso Moyo, on Wednesday died a day after testing constructive to COVID-19, appearing chief secretary to the president and cupboard, George Charamba, mentioned in an announcement….

● COVID-19: Zimbabwean Foreign Minister Dies Of Complications

Zimbabwe’s international affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo died on Wednesday, a day after testing optimistic for the Coronavirus (COVID-19), appearing chief secretary to the president and cupboard George Charamba mentioned in…

Insecurity: Nigeria needs foreign help, says Soyinka

Our Reporter Nobel Laureate, Prof.  Wole Soyinka, on Saturday asked the Federal Government to seek foreign assistance in dealing with the security challenge in the country. Soyinka said on Arise…

Foreign bodies frustrating anti-terror war, says Lai Mohammed

By Emmanuel Oladesu, Deputy Editor Information and Culture Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed Monday raised the alarm that some foreign bodies were frustrating the anti-terror battle in the country. He alleged…

President Buhari Is Not Stingy, He Gave Me Envelope With Foreign Currency – Femi Adesina Reveals

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, says contrary to widespread belief, the President, Muhammadu Buhari, is not a stingy man. Adesina said Buhari on…

Foreign ministry poised for larger service supply – Onyeama

From Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has assured both local and international communities of greater service delivery by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Onyeama gave…