The Chairman, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has revealed that Nigerians stranded in war-hit Ukraine have started crossing into Poland. She said this in response to a tweet by one @miss_debeham which read, “Passport stamped. I’m in Poland. Thank you, guys.” Reacting, the NiDCOM boss wrote, “Congrats. More Nigerians safely getting into Poland. A big thanks to the Nigerian ...

The South African police have promised to ensure the safety of Nigerians residing in South Africa, following the latest round of mob attacks that have left a Nigerian dead. The police gave the assurance when the leadership of the Nigeria Union South Africa, led by its President, Mr Collins Mgbo, met stakeholders at Kimberley district in Northern Cape, South Africa, ...

Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare may appeal the decision of the Athletics Integrity Unit to hand her a 10-year ban for doping violations. She gave the hint while reacting to the ban on Saturday. She wrote, “My attention has been drawn to the statement issued by the AIU regarding its disciplinary panel decision. My lawyers are currently studying it for our ...

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said the total loans disbursed to farmers under the Anchor Borrowers Programme rose to N948bn in February. The banking sector regulator stressed the need for insurance cover for farmers under the programme. “Specifically, under the Anchor Borrowers Programme, we have disbursed N948bn to 4,478,381 smallholder farmers who cultivated 5.2 million hectares of farmland across ...

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, said Nigeria will support efforts to bring peaceful resolution and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula. He said the Korean peninsula has been a flashpoint of conflict, lingering many decades and therefore deserves the attention of world leaders for a peaceful resolution. Buhari said this during the opening of World Summit 2022, ...

Nigeria has moved up four places and now ranks 32nd in the latest FIFA rankings, despite an early exit from the 2022 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. In Africa, Nigeria ranks third behind Morocco (second), and AFCON 2022 winners, Senegal, which ranks first. Others behind Nigeria are Egypt, Tunisia, Cameroon, Algeria, Mali and Ivory Coast. Senegal currently sits at ...

The Indian Cultural Association in Lagos has reiterated its commitment to promoting cultural integration to improve bilateral relations between Nigeria and India. ICA President, Sanjay Jain, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday. NAN reports that ICA is the premier association of Indians residing in Nigeria, with the motto, ‘Brotherhood through Culture’. Jain ...

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has pleaded with Nigerians not to write off the Super Eagles players and officials after they crashed out of the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-0 defeat to Tunisia in the round of 16 in Garoua, Cameroon on Sunday. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba ...