Omo- Agege urges foreign missions to do more for Nigerians’ interest

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has urged Nigeria’s diplomatic missions abroad to do more like the Nigeria High Commission in Canada, towards catering for citizens’ needs and projecting national interest, Speaking during a visit to Canada where he attended the 25th Biennial Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth, Senator Omo-Agege lauded staff of the Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa, Canada for being sterling examples for other Nigerian foreign missions.   Omo-Agege equally expressed deep appreciation to Nigeria’s Acting High Commissioner, Mr. Joseph Atodo and…

Saudi Arabia bans under-18 marriage

The Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Justice has prohibited marriage of persons under 18 years, just as it set 18 years as the minimum age for marriage. According to a report by the Saudi Gazette, the Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council Sheikh Dr. Walid Al-Samaani on Monday issued a circular to all courts, stressing the banning of marriage for persons under 18 years. All such requests are to be referred to the specialized court to complete the formalities in line with the Child Protection Law and…

Nigerians in Bosnia Detention will soon return home ,says Dabiri-Erewa

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM) Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has assured that the two Nigerians in Bosnia Camps were hale and hearty and are expected to return to Croatia anytime from today Friday Dec. 13, 2019 preparatory to come back to Nigeria. This was sequel to series of diplomatic interventions from the Nigerian Mission in Hungary and Mr. Geoffrey Onyema, Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs, who directed for full investigations to be carried out. It will be recalled that two students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO),…

Author of book on Buhari gets over 1million pre-order 2 weeks before launch 

The author of the soon to be launched book on President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Philip Agbese has received an order for over1 million copies of the book, more than two weeks to the date for the official launch. The book entitled, “Integrity Vs Power Play: Understanding the Buhari Phenomenon” is set for launch at the International Conference Centre , on the 30th of December, 2019. Agbese, who is the Chief Executive Officer of TheNigerian, a news portal established in the United Kingdom, had in a widely circulated press statement announced the…

Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Attack On Amaechi in Madrid

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission,NIDCOM, Hon.Abike Dabiri-Erewa has condemned in its entirety, the attack on Nigerias’ Minister of Transportation, Hon.Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi while on a national assignment in Madrid, Spain. Chibuike R. Amaechi who was attending an official event in Madrid was reportedly attacked by some Nigerians. “We applaud the prompt intervention of the Nigerian Mission in Spain as well as the Spanish police who ensured that the attacks did not escalate any further. Information indicates that the case is being handled by the Spanish Police. . “We appeal…

German Chancellor Visits Auschwitz-Birkenau camp

The Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel will pay a historic visit to the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. It will be Angela Merkel’s first visit to the Memorial Site after her 14 years in office and the third visit of an incumbent head of government. German chancellor will be accompanied by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. The visit will mark the 10th anniversary of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, established in 2009 to take care of the Memorial Site that is the area and the remains of the former German…

XENOPHOBIA: Air Peace To Evacuate Nigerians From South Africa

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that following the recent unfortunate xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, including Nigerians in South Africa, the Proprietor of Air Peace Airlines Chief Allen Onyema, has volunteered to send an aircraft from Friday 6th September 2019 to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to Nigeria free of charge Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a. release signed by its spokesperson,Ferdinand Nwonye however advised Nigerians to inform their relatives in South Africa to take advantage of this laudable gesture. “Interested Nigerians are therefore advised to liaise…

DEATH OF NIGERIAN: Nigerian Embassy Petitions Ukrainian Police,Foreign Affairs

The Nigerian Embassy in Ukraine has formally petitioned the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Police Department in Kharkiv and demanded full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the stabbing to death of a Nigerian medical doctor, Bolade Ibukun Ejemai, by a lady identified as Victoria Popravko, with the connivance of her dad in Ukraine. This was confirmed by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), who has been in touch with both the family of the deceased and Nigeria Embassy in Ukraine. In a statement…

El-Zakzakky: Protesters Storm Iranian Embassy in London, Want Country To Stop Sponsoring Terrorism In Nigeria

Activities at the Iranian Embassy in London were on Friday paralysed by angry Nigerians over the alleged involvement of the Asian country in the protests and actions of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites.   The protesters, under the aegis of Concerned Nigerians in the United Kingdom, were seen chanting songs and displaying placards with various inscriptions, warning Iran to stop sponsoring terrorism in Nigeria. The action came following the demand by the Iranian government for the release embattled Ibrahim El-Zakzakky for treatment in the middle east.…

NIDCOM Chair Meets Embattled Prof Augustine Nwagbara ….Describes Him As Asset To Nigeria

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM)  Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, today Thursday met in Abuja with the embattled Professor Augustine Nwagbara who was sacked by Ghanaian university authorities. The university don who was on a courtesy visit to Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa office,  narrated the ordeal he went through in the hands of Ghanaian authorities through the University he served as well as the hostile media and harassment by the Ghanaian security agencies. Nwagbara said the video of him that went viral on the social media where he was said to be…