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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Nigeria: Immigration service get new Boss

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Mrs Rose Uzoma as the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS). The Ministry of Interior said in a statement that Uzoma’s appointment took effect ...

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Indian police in a fix over ex Nigerian convict

Julius Ojao alias Smith, a Nigerian, has been living at the Gorwa Police station in India for close to four months. Smith, a convict in a cyber crime case, is ...

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Lagos: Opposition party decries extra judicial killings

Democratic Peoples’ Alliance (DPA) has asked the Lagos State Government to institute an independent panel of enquiry, and ensure the Commissioner of Police respects the rights of 24 people arrested ...

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Nigeria: Landlords may register tenants under new law

Reps to debate tenant data bill The Nigerian House of Representatives is to consider a bill which will require all landlords in the country to keep records of their tenants’ ...

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Nigeria: Korean wants failed Super Eagles ‘stars’

The Korean Football Association has requested that the Nigerian national team bring at least half of their World Cup squad for a friendly in Seoul in August. The ‘Super Eagles’ ...

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Nigerian black parents give birth to white baby

A Nigerian couple just got quite a surprise: Angela Ihegboro gave birth to a white baby with blue eyes and curly blond hair, reports The Sun, a British tabloid. “Actually, ...

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Nigeria’s President Jonathan speaks on facebook

President Goodluck Jonathan’s facebook posting this morning In fulfilment of this administration’s goal of stimulating economic recovery, restoring confidence in the banking sector and the capital market as well as ...

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Nigeria: Why Insurance Industry is not growing

An insurance expert has identified government’s non-challant attitude towards insurance laws and practices as one of the major factors hindering the growth of the industry.

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Nigeria: Reforming the Nigeria Police Service

By GODWIN OKANEME It is the primary responsibility of the police all over the world to maintain law and order in every country. In Nigeria, the police have been carrying ...

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Germany to assist Nigeria to solve energy crisis

Germany has declared its intention to assist Nigeria in solving its persistent energy crisis through loan financing under the partnership deal between the two countries. This plan was disclosed at ...

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