Nigeria News

Nigeria: ‘Ex-gov Ibrahim’s call for Boko Haram talks reckless’

Christian Association of Nigeria has restated its opposition to Federal Government’s dialogue with Boko Haram, criticising former Yobe State Governor Bukar Ibrahim for saying it is the only way to check the insurgent islamic sect. CAN President Ayo Oritsejafor condemned the comments credited to Ibrahim, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Housing, saying “it […]

Law and Order

Spain police arrest 17 pimps who forced Nigerian women into prostitution with ‘Voodoo threats’

MADRID – Spain‘s Interior Ministry says police have arrested 17 people on suspicion of smuggling Nigerian women into Spain and forcing them into prostitution using threats including claims they would cast Voodoo spells on them if they didn’t comply. An investigation began when police detected in January that around 10 women had been brought into […]


Siasia keen on Kenyan coaching position.

Former Nigeria national team coach Samson Siasia has thrown his hat into the ring for the vacant Kenyan coaching position. Former France, Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia and Ivory Coast boss Henri Michel stepped down from the post after just three months in charge over issues surrounding his contract. Henri’s assistant, James Nandwa, was named as his […]


Abacha Memo Sanctions Killing Of Ken Saro-Wiwa and Others

In November 1995, while there was an overwhelming international outcry mounted against the execution of the Ogoni leader, Ken Saro-Wiwa and his colleagues, defiant military dictator, Sani Abacha, backed by a small band of military officers, convinced themselves that executing them, swiftly, was the best way to resolve the Ogoni unrest “once and for all”, […]