Showing posts with label Nigerians. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nigerians. Show all posts

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Lagos warns Nigerians against fake Ebola test kit

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday warned Lagosians and other citizens in the country not to fall victims of suspected fraudsters who were selling a kit that could purportedly be used to test for Ebola Virus.

The government, in a statement by the Special Adviser on Media to the Governor, Mr Hakeem Bello, explained that the reality on ground was that there was nothing like that.

It added that the product, which was called Rapid Response Canada, was nothing but a hoax to rip-off unsuspecting Nigerians of their earned money.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Ebola: FG stops corpses of Nigerians

The Federal Government will no longer allow the remains of dead Nigerians, especially from countries battling Ebola virus, from being brought into the country for burial.

The Federal Government is also probing the corpse of a Nigerian that was brought into the country from Liberia last month to ascertain whether the deceased died of Ebola or not.

The Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Professor Abdulsalami Nasidi, said this on Friday in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

I’ll lead Nigerians to defeat terror -Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday evening vowed that he would lead Nigerians to defeat the Boko Haram sect that has been unleashing terror on parts of the country.

“Fellow citizens, we will defeat terror and I will lead Nigerians to achieve this,” Jonathan declared at a fundraiser where over N60bn was raised for the Victims Support Fund.
The event held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja was meant to raise fund to provide relief and succour for all those who have been adversely affected by terrorism and insurgency in the country.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

#3: List of Nigerians making waves in America's BIG screen, Hollywood

3) Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Having started acting as far back as the 1980s, Hakeem Kae-Kazim is a British Nigerian  actor that many Nigerians are so proud of. Born in October 1962, Hakeem is best known for his role as Georges Rutaganda in the 2004 motion picture Hotel Rwanda.
His achievements cannot be overrated and to name a few, the movies he had featured in include Coming To America, King Solomon’s Mines, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, The Fourth Kind, X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Last Flight to Abuja, among others.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim is a recipient of many awards.


Nigerians making waves in America's BIG screen, Hollywood

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Coach Stephen Keshi To Nigerians: I'm not God

Nigerians dreaming about the likely defeat of Bosnia Herzegovina in Saturday’s 2014 Brazil World Cup game against the Super Eagles in Cuiaba should do so with plenty of caution.
Eagles chief coach Stephen Keshi stunned his audience at the post-match conference in Curitiba on Monday night when he stated categorically that he couldn’t guarantee anyone his team’s ability to beat their Bosnian counterparts insisting that: ”I’m not God to tell you with all conviction that the Super Eagles will beat Bosnia on Saturday.”

Sunday, June 1, 2014

‘Nigerians own 70 per cent houses on London’s expensive street’

About 70 per cent of the most expensive buildings in London are owned by Nigerians, the Chairman, New Nation, an empowerment-oriented group, Mr. Charles Dukwe, has said.
He added that citizens of the United Kingdom avoided buying houses in the area due to their expensive prices.
The philanthropist spoke with newsmen in Port Harcourt on Saturday shortly after unveiling the Queen of Compassion and Kill the Killers Initiative, a grass roots campaign against diabetes and high blood pressure.
Present at the event as brand ambassadors were Nollywood stars such as Ini Edo, Uche Jombo, Monalisa Chinda and Desmond Elliot.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Stop abusing my Hubby, Patience tells Nigerians

Wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Tuesday advised Nigerians to desist from abusing her husband because God Himself made him the head of the nation. Patience gave the advice while addressing children at an event she organised to mark the 2014 Children’s Day at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The children used the occasion to send letters of protest to the Boko Haram sect and President Goodluck Jonathan on the need to release the abducted girls. The letters were given to Mrs. Jonathan for onward delivery to her husband and members of the sect.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Oshiomhole To Nigerians: Wake Up, Terrorists are here

> Nigeria is our one and only country.
> Urges the media to put national interest first in reporting news.
Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole says all Nigerians must wake up to the reality that terrorists are in the country.
Oshiomhole said this in an interview with State House correspondents today after meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Nigerians Are Tired of Excuses,” Jonathan Must Bear Responsibility For Boko Haram Attacks – Tinubu

“Nigerians are tired of excuses”: Tinubu says Pres. Jonathan must bear responsibility for BH attacks Posted By TheScoop on April 14, 2014 Pin It

by Stanley Azuakola
Reactions have continued to trail this morning’s dastardly attack in Nigeria’s capital by terrorists suspected to be of the Boko Haram sect.

President Goodluck Jonathan has already visited the scene of the attack in Nyanya, as well as one of the hospitals were some of the injured were rushed to in Asokoro. He directed that security should be beefed around the FCT and also cancelled his scheduled visit to Ibadan today.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Nigerians To Continue spending Dirty and mutilated notes

Nigerians may continue to use dirty and mutilated notes if findings by Saturday Punch are anything to go by. 
Nigeria's currency, the Naira, in all its denominations, has been severely mutilated, overused and over-circulated such so it is becoming a dilemma of luck to stumbled upon a clean note.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Why Nigerians Are Denied UK Visa - Nigerian High Commissioner

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dr Dalhatu Sarki Tafida, has explained that many Nigerians are refused UK visas because they do not apply in good time.

Speaking in London during a courtesy visit on him by the Minister for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, the High Commissioner lamented that most Nigerian visa applicants normally leave it very late before applying, and may not meet the requirements for the visa within the short time.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Nigerians don’t need dollar account for visa -UK

 The British High Commission has said it is not compulsory for Nigerians have can a dollar account to be able to pay for UK visa. They said this in a statement by their Communications Manager, Mr. Wale Adebajo, on Tuesday.
The high commission  said,
 “The British High Commission want to clarify the issue of on-line visa payments, which has been already the main topic of news reports.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Nigerians in India take to the street, block Road In Protest Of A Dead Colleague

 Nigerians and other African nationals numbering about 200 blocked the National Highway 17 on the outskirts of Goa capital in India today in protest of the death of a yet-to-be identified Nigerian. According to reports, the incident happened when a gang descended at Parra where many Nigerians stay - in four and two wheeler vehicles and attacked a small grouping of Nigerians with weapons.
Continue after the break.

Monday, October 28, 2013

US Senator Pleads for Peace Meeting with Nigerians over Controversial ‘419’ Joke.

US Senator Ted Cruz has asked for a peace meeting with Nigerian-Americans who have demanded that he retracts his controversial  joke last week which many of them considered insulting. In a letter from the Senator to leaders of the Nigerian community in Houston, Texas, where the controversial
comments were made, the Senator said he “regrets any misunderstanding.”

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Nigerians Pour to the street To Protest Against The Call For Sack Of Stella Oduah

Business activities were, Saturday, paralyzed at the Akanu-Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, although temporarily, as hundreds of Igbo youths, beneath the aegis of Igbo Progressive Union (IPU), embarked on a peaceful protest against the calls for the sack of Oduah on the controversial armoured cars.

The kinsmen of the embattled minister from Ogbaru local government part of Anambra State, led by High
Chief George Nwabueze, also exonerated her from any wrong doing in the purchase of the cars. Nwabueze said that the prospective of those calling for the top of Oduah was President Goodluck Jonathan whose second term ambition in 2015 they've vowed to avoid by all means.
Continue after the break.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Aviation loopholes: Nigerians Scared Of Flying, boycott Domestic Air Travel

The crises in the aviation industry have taken a toll on activities at the domestic terminals of the Lagos airport, with airline officials lamenting low patronage in the past few days.
Some airline officials told Punch correspondent in confidence on Monday, that the passengers seemed to have developed apathy towards air travel, stressing that they might have become scared of flying following recent developments in the industry.
Continue after the break.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Stop Misleading Nigerians – Okupe's message to Tinubu

Presidential Adviser Doyin Okupe responded swiftly to former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s characterization of the proposed national conference as a Greek Gift.

He pointedly charged the leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), to stop misleading Nigerians.

Okupe at a press conference to counter Tinubu, he declared that “It is heart-warming that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu finally made seeming a volte – face on his initial opposition to the convocation of a national Dialogue/Conference by President Goodluck Jonathan in his October 1st National Broadcast.
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Don’t Call Me Commander-In-Chief Of The Armed Forces, Pres. Jonathan Tells Nigerians

In what is a clear departure from the norm, the presidency has ordered all government functionaries to desist from addressing President Goodluck Jonathan as the “Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria” at non-military functions.

The directive is contained in a strongly worded October 14 circular, No SGF/OP/1/S.3/X/664, by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim.

Continue after the break.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Pres. Goodluck Jonathan sets deadline for registration of all Nigerians

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday inaugurated the National Identity Card Project with a directive that all eligible Nigerians should be registered by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) by December 2014.

Jonathan gave the directive during a ceremony at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he also launched the National Identification Number (NIN), expressing displeasure at the proliferation of data capturing activities by private and public institutions in the country.



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