Nigerians

Nigerians sentenced to 1,000 years imprisonment in Ghana – Umahi

ABAKALIKI – The Ebonyi Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, on Tuesday said some Nigerians had been sentenced to between 500 and 1,000 years’ imprisonment in Ghana and other countries. The governor added that the inordinate pursuit of wealth and devaluation of the Nigerian culture by Nigerians had sent many of them out of the country to where they were languishing in pains and “crying had I known.” The governor stated this on Tuesday at the 59 Independence Day anniversary at the Pa Uruta Ngele Township Stadium, Abakaliki. He said, “The way we are being treated outside the shores of this country should make us to evaluate ourselves. “I get [Read]

Ghana To Deport 25 Nigerians Back Home [SEE REASONS HERE]

The Ghana Immigration Service is set to deport 25 Nigerian ladies arrested in the Bono East Region of the country over prostitution. The Regional Commander of Immigration Service Department in the Bono East Region, Chief Superintendent Enoch Annor Abrokwa, told journalists that the girls will be deported to Nigeria as soon as the process was completed. Their arrest followed the directive of the Regional Minister, Hon. Kofi Amaokohere to security personnel to rid the region of unlawful elements. Chief Superintendent Abrokwa said there was a renewed campaign to weed out foreigners engaged in unlawful acts in the territory. He said the prostitutes were arrested in the Nkoranza South and Kintampo [Read]

Attack on South African Businesses in Nigeria Will Hurt Nigerians More, FG begs Nigerians

ABUJA – The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack South African companies operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa.   In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described as deeply disturbing the reports that some Nigerians, angered by the xenophobic attacks in South Africa, have started attacking South African companies in Nigeria. He said that targetting South African companies in Nigeria for attack is, for Nigerians, a classic case of cutting off your nose to spite your face, because the investors in such companies, especially MTN and Shoprite, are [Read]

DRUG TRAFFICKING: 23 Nigerians To Be Executed In Saudi Arabia [SEE FULL LIST]

Just few weeks after the Saudi authorities executed Kudirat Afolabi for drug trafficking and Saheed Sobade, another Nigerian, reportedly nabbed with 1,183 grams of cocaine powder in Jeddah. According to reports, twenty three (23) Nigerians would be executed at anytime in Saudi Arabia, for drug-related offences. They were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances that are punishable by death. Saudi documents revealed that they were arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah and Prince Muhammad bin Abdu- Aziz International Airport, Madinah having concealed the banned substances in their rectums. See their names below:- Adeniyi Adebayo Zikri Tunde Ibrahim Jimoh Idhola Lawal Lolo Babatunde Sulaiman [Read]

Fans Slam Big Brother Over ‘Fake Evictions’ As Tuoyo Leaves Show [SEE HOW FANS VOTED THIS WEEK]

Nigerians have reacted to the news by Big Brother that two housemates will be evicted and put in another in a fake eviction move. On Monday, 17 housemates went into the diary room to nominate housemates who will be put up for eviction this week. Afterwards, Mike, Seyi, Tuoyo, Frodd and Tacha were nominated most, and Nigerians were asked to save their favourite housemate by voting. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Tuoyo Evicted As Big Brother Fakes Tacha, Seyi’s Eviction in Secret Room However, on Sunday, a surprising twist was revealed by Ebuka that no housemate will be evicted but two will be moved to another house. Nigerians have reacted to this new [Read]

40 million Nigerians suffering from mental disorders – Nigerian government

The Nigerian government has disclosed that an estimated 40 million Nigerians, are believed to be suffering from mental disorders. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, who blamed the country’s high burden of mental disorders to inadequate attention paid to mental illnesses, misconceptions and lack of awareness on the part of the Nigerian public, added that more people will be disabled by psychological challenges than complications arising from HIV/AIDS, heart disease, accidents, and wars combined by the year 2020. Speaking on Monday at the ongoing mental health action committee and stakeholders workshop in Abuja, Abdulaziz said; “In Nigeria, an estimated 20%–30% of our populations are believed to suffer [Read]

BOOM! Nigerians use over 400 million condoms yearly, says Society for Family Health – READ MORE

  A couple of weeks ago, the Internet was agog with the news that Nigerians use about 400 million condoms per annum. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that this came to light when the Managing of Director, Society for Family Health Nigeria, by Sir Bright Ekweremadu unveiled the brand new Flex condom. While many of the remarks by Nigerians simply suggested that it was outrageous, only few shared our perspective that it was actually, insufficient. READ ALSO: SHOCKING: School Girls Expelled For Failing Pregnancy Tests To further enlighten Nigerians, we have taken into consideration a number of factors; the Nigerian population, percentage of sexually active Nigerians and percentage of male condoms used [Read]