Category: Foreign News

BREAKING: US Govt prepares 6,700 page documentary evidence for Abba Kyari’s Case

BREAKING: US Govt prepares 6,700 page documentary evidence for Abba Kyari’s Case

Embattled super cop, Abba Kyari’s woes are far from over as the United States Government has gathered over 6,700 pages of documentary evidence and 2,700 electronic files from the trial in a $1.1 million fraud case involving him and disgraced fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abass a.k.a Hushpuppi. It can be recalled that Kyari entered hot water […]

Indonesia attacks, arrests Nigerian diplomat, FG summons ambassador

Indonesia attacks, arrests Nigerian diplomat, FG summons ambassador

Foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama has summoned the Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria over an assault on a Nigerian diplomatic agent in Jakarta. Onyeama has summoned the Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria over an assault on a Nigerian diplomatic agent in Jakarta. Mr Onyeama, in a statement in Abuja, said the “unfortunate incident” was against international law and […]

President Ghani of Afghanistan fled with four vehicles, helicopter full of U.S. dollars: Report

President Ghani of Afghanistan fled with four vehicles, helicopter full of U.S. dollars: Report

The President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani fled the falling country with four vehicles and a helicopter filled with cash. Ashraf Ghani fled the falling country with four vehicles and a helicopter filled with cash. Reuters cited Russia’s embassy in Kabul as the source for the revelation quoting Nikita Ishchenko, a spokesman for the Russian embassy […]

Tokyo residents worried as coronavirus infections rise

Tokyo residents worried as coronavirus infections rise

Tokyo was now in its fourth Coronavirus state of emergency. The rising number of new coronavirus infections in Tokyo has risen to a record high during the Olympic Games, raising concerns among residents. On Tuesday, the Japanese capital city reported 2,848 new infections within one day, which surpassed the previous high of 2,520 cases on […]

Germany returns 7,000 Benin artefacts to Nigeria October

Germany returns 7,000 Benin artefacts to Nigeria October

No fewer than 7,000 artefacts plundered from the Benin Kingdom are expected to be repatriated by Germany to Nigeria not later than October. No fewer than 7,000 artefacts plundered from the Benin Kingdom are expected to be repatriated by Germany to Nigeria not later than October, Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says. The ministry’s permanent […]

FLASH: UK bans Binance

FLASH: UK bans Binance

Binance has garnered global scrutiny over the past couple of months. The United Kingdom’s financial regulatory body, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency trading platforms, can no longer carry out any regulated operations in the country, sending out warnings to consumers. In a notice dated June […]

Outrage as British firm trademarks ‘Yoruba’ for commercial use

Outrage as British firm trademarks ‘Yoruba’ for commercial use

Under Nigerian trademark regulations 2021, trademarks which would likely deceive or cause confusion may not be registered.  Culture Tree, an educational organisation promoting the learning of African languages in the United Kingdom, has criticised a British clothing brand for registering “Yoruba” as its trademark. The company, in a thread of tweets over the weekend, said it […]

Chinese rocket feared to crashland on Abuja, empties into Indian Ocean

Chinese rocket feared to crashland on Abuja, empties into Indian Ocean

In May 2020, debris from another rocket fell on rural parts of Ivory Coast, causing damage to several buildings in the West African nation.  NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA  The debris from a Chinese rocket, Long March 5B craft, re-entered Earth’s atmosphere at 10:24 a.m (0224 GMT), state media, Global Times, said, citing the China Manned […]

U.S Asks Citizens To Avoid 14 Nigerian States

The United States, in its latest travel advisories warned its citizens to avoid some 14 Nigerian states, rife with terrorism, banditry and kidnapping. Although it approved travel to other parts, it urged its citizens to “Reconsider travel to Nigeria”. the updated advisory, the U.S. State Department added at least 116 countries this week to its […]