Fully vaccinated passengers will no longer be required to take a pre-departure PCR test when returning to Nigeria

The Nigerian Federal Government have confirmed that effective from Monday, April 4, 2022, fully vaccinated passengers arriving in Nigeria will no longer need to take a pre-departure PCR COVID-19 test. This was announced by Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee, Boss Mustapha. Mr Mustapha further said, fully vaccinated passengers will now be taking rapid

1NB-101: The REAL translation and meaning behind the Ameno lyrics by Goya Menor

“You want to bamba, you want to chill with the big boys.” These are the now infamous lines, known globally from the hit tune Ameno by Goya menor. Although the song is catchy and easy to groove to, it will be even more interesting if you know what Goya was really singing about. Goya Menor […]

James Brown lands in London, UK, for the first time…and fans will not here the last of it

Crossdresser James Brown visited the UK for the first time ever, and anyone can tell he is loving. espite looking traumatised by the extremely cold weather, the ‘hey durlings’ star made sure he showed out for the gram in various outfits.

#JusticeforSylvester: Alleged killers of Dowen college student, Sylvester, freed following autopsy report

The alleged killers of Sylvester Omoroni Jr has been freed by Lagos State Police following his autopsy report. Sylvester was said to have been beaten severely and given a chemical substance by four SS2 boys – 16 year old Favour Benjamin and

#Justiceforsylvester: How my 12-yr-old son was bullied and beaten to death in Lagos boarding school, a heart-wrenching video account by his father

Outrage ensued over the death of Sylvester Oromoni Jr – the handsome boy with a bright future ahead. Given no chance at life, Sly – as was fondly known – was allegedly killed by his seniors at school following more than a year of bullying. His father, Mr Sylvester Omoroni Snr sat with the Punch […]

Hadiza Isma el-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor’s wife remember daughter on 10th year anniversary of her death in London

Ten years ago, Yasmin – Kaduna State Governor’s eldest daughter – died at her London residence aged 25. The eldest daughter of the governor, was said to be studying for a master’s degree in the UK’s London School of Economics at the time. Yasmin’s mother, Hadiz Isma El-Rufai posted a poignant tribute on 26 November […]

“Help me find SMALLBADOO”: Nigerian UK promoter pleads for escaped artist to return to him

An upcoming artist who was granted a UK visa on an artist basis has escaped, and the promoter who helped secure the visa is pleading for his return. Nigerian UK promoter, Billiamin Kunle Olabanji popularly known as Billyque called out an upcoming artist, Tunde Olamilekan Moses aka official Smallbaddo for putting his

“Dangerous offender” Kayode Badejo is jailed 11 years for a fight that saw Andre Bent killed

A 20 year old British Nigerian has been sentenced to 11 years in jail for his part in a huge fight that saw a 21 year old killed two years ago. Kayode Badejo stabbed Rheo Lawrence with a knife during the early hours of August 25 2019 after a concert held by grime artist, MoStack, […]

The German museum where most of Benin’s looted artefacts will come from

In April, Germany announced that they will be returning 1,130 looted artefacts to Benin, Edo State from the beginning of 2022. This good news was revealed during a meeting between German and Nigerian government officials including the German Minister of State for Culture, Prof. Moniker Grutters and Nigeria Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed. […]

Love Island Nigeria to debut in October – Viewers abroad can watch too

It was first annouced back in September 2020, that Nigeria has landed its own version of the popular UK originated show – Love Island. Its debut has now being confirmed to air from October 2021, and viewers from different part of the world will be able to watch. While specific countries to be aired in

Proof of #LekkiMassacre? Ireland based Nigerian woman says her son died at the Lagos Protest[Video]

A lady is in mourning after she discovered her son, Anthony, died at the #LekkiMassacre. The lady who came out on Facebook live, condemned Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the other politicians who claimed there were no death at the Lekki Toll Gate protest. Watch the video below.

“No ond died at Lekki Toll gate”: Here is why Lagos Governor, Sanwo Olu maybe be saying truth about the #LekkiMassacre

20.10.20 is a day that many Nigerians will never forgot. People worldwide, at least 150k of them, tuned in to DJ Switch’s Instagram live on this day to witness the sound of gunshots, while the DJ herself battled with others to save a man life who laid unconscious following a gunshot wound. By the end […]

“You are just an alien in another man’s land, talking trash” Igbo man retaliate at London based Yoruba Adeyinka Grandson

Adeyinka Grandson, a London based Yoruba man posted videos and statements on social media threatening Igbos to leave his Yorubaland by 26th October, otherwise they face consequences. An Igbo man has replied to his threats.

“Igbos leave Yorubaland or live to regret it” Adeyinka Grandson threatens from the comfort of his London home

Adeyinka Grandson, who describes himself as ‘born to an upper middle class Yoruba Royal family’ is giving Igbos living in any Yoruba state a 48 hour ultimatum. The fame-hungry London based man issued a threat spread across social media, telling the Igbos they have until

Nigerians want president Buhari to be charged crimes against humanity. Petition almost reached required 150k

Following yesterday’s massacre of unarmed protesters at Lekki’s toll gate, Nigerians are calling for criminal charges to be brought against its President. More than seven are said to have died so far with hundreds injured and in hospitals around Lagos.

Remember their names: The Nigerian citizens killed by SARS

A swatch of Nigerian citizens have been victims of SARS have been named, and Nigerians on 16th October 2020 took to the streets to remember them. These people are thought to be only a handful of individuals that have been identified. There are many that may never be identified. According to a Amnesty report, the […]

Nigerians respond with their own #5for5 demands to the police force and number four is a great request

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad was officially dissolved on 10th of October in an announcement by the Nigerian Police Force. In doing so, the force revealed five actions that they will be taking post-#EndSARS, one of which was to redeploy SARS officer across other arms of the police force. In return, citizens have laid down their […]

5 things you need to know about the end of SARS: Number two will leave you wondering if its really the end

The Nigerian government finally listened to its citizens cry to #EndSARS., an on 11th Oct, the end of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was officially announced. In doing so, the Nigerian Police released its five tasks that will proceed post the dissolution, and number two may leave you unsettled.

The no-nonsense “lazy/2 generation has won: SARS is officially DISSOLVED

Celebrities and the no-nonsense citizens of Nigeria took a stand worldwide as they went to the street to peacefully voice their anger on SARS. Their voices were finally heard as the government officially announced the end of SARS. In official uniformed tweets released by the presidency’s handle, the government wrote,

REVEALED: The problems that may have led respected Nigerian, Dapo Williams, to his death

News of the death of notable Nigerians in diaspora leader, Chief Dr Otunba Oladapo Oshun-Williams shocked Nigerians far and wide across the globe. Tributes poured in for the man described as kindhearted, after he died aged 60 of cardiac arrest. How he died, including problems that lead to and may have contributed to his demise […]

Lawsuits served via twitter as female doctor, Bola accuses fellow popular one doctor, Dr Funmi of rape in the UK

A doctor by the name of Bola Aseyan has accused her fellow, a popular Twitter doctor, Dr Olufunmilayo of rape. Bola arrived into the UK just before the lockdown for a short visit, staying at Dr Funmi’s residence who lives permanently in the country. She moved out following the allegations and filed an official claim […]

See the English Politician Dino Melaye say are grammatically incorrect

How have you been saying some these words? Senator Dino Melaye lists out popular statements that he believes everyone has said at least two times, and said incorrectly – supposedly they are grammatical blunder. Some interesting ones are instead of “she delivered a baby boy”, the correct English should be

Ooni of Ife and English lady speak Yoruba…on his royal UK tour

His Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi – Ooni of Ife is being hosted by top UK executives following his royal arrival to London on November 20th. He arrived Birmingham on Friday, conversing with an English woman in Yoruba before meeting the Vice Chairman of Birmingham University and addressing students. He was later entertained with a Yoruba-styled

72-yr-old grandma Of 6 furious her 27-yr-old Nigerian husband is denied U.K Visa AGAIN

They met for the first time at their wedding in Nigeria after 3 months of Facebook dating, but retired grandma, Angela is insisting CJ is her soulmate and should be able to come and live with her in the UK. Angela who has 3 sons aged 50, 47 and 43, and 6 grandchildren met the […]

Nigerians can play UK’s Lotto and Euromillions from Nigeria for up to ₦10 million

Western Lotto Nigeria, have taken European lotteries to Nigeria with the help of a UK technical company. Individuals based in Nigeria are able to play Lotto and Euromillions side by side with their Europeans counterparts for a potential winning of up to ₦10 million. In the UK, people pay £2 per bet (approximately ₦950) for

FG moves to stop Nigerian movies and music production abroad to promote made in Nigeria

The federal government has announced it looking to make the creative industry more “Made in Nigeria” by taking steps that discourages the production of Nigerian movies and music outside the country. Films looking to take similar patterns like Lost in London starring Imeh Bishop Umoh and American Visa could be affected when plans come into […]

2 jailed, 2 suspended and 2 on the run: Nigerian tax credit scammers

Oluwatobi Emmanuel Odeyemi and Kayode Sanni have been jailed for a £10 million scam. They along with Oluwagbenga Odeyemi (Stephen), his wife Oluwatumininu Banjo, Adedamola Oyebode, Kayode Sanni and Chantelle Gumbs ran a tax credit scam using the identities of

UK High Commisoner in Nigeria joins Bukola Saraki in celebrations

Paul Arkwright mingled with Senate president Bukola Saraki as he was honoured as ‘Son of the soil’ in Illorin, Kwara State yesterday. The UK High Commissioner in Nigeria dressed for the occasion in a courteous traditional agbada attire, presumably strengthening further ties with Nigeria through Saraki.

“They’ll start folding up one by one”: The right message to send to fans, Nathaniel Bassey?

Olowogbogboro and #hallelujahchallenge champion, Nathaniel Bassey got all wound up following an heavily reported story that he was involved in a car accident. After revealing the story was in fact someone else’s testimony, the gospel figure who performed some of his now ended challenges in London followed suit with another comment:

Bukola and Nasir collect their Queen’s Younger Leaders’ awards

Back in November 2016, Bukola and Nasir were announced as the Nigerian winners of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2017. Fast forward to 29th of June 2017, the 2 deserving recipients received their accolades and that special handshake from the Queen at Buckingham Palace. A Warwick and Leicester universities graduate of Law, Bukola could not […]

Uk’s scapegoat Ibori gets a measly £1 out of £4,000 claim in damages

James Ibori, former Delta State governor has been awarded £1 (approx. ₦480) by UK courts for false imprisonment and breach of his human rights. Ibori, 57, was due to be released from prison on 20th of December 2016 following a deal brokered with the Home Office. However, in an attempt to

Saraya Paul among Chibok girls not wanting to return to “their old lives”

According to a mediator – Zainab Mustapha, 83 Chibok girls were supposed to be released by Boko Haram on Saturday May 6th, instead of only the 82 eventually freed. The proposed 83rd – Saraya Paul – chose not to leave as she had built vested interest – a husband, and this instance happens to be […]

Names of the 82 Chibok girls freed from Boko Haram in Nigeria

The names of all 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed from Boko Haram’s abduction over the weekend have been released after President Buhari’s meeting with the now young women. Supposedly these are the #chibokgirls. Lined up to see Mr President #buhari before he came to London A post shared by Nigerian Britico (@nigerianbritico) on May 8, 2017 […]

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo turned 80 today

Happy Birthday to Mr. Olusegun Obasanjo. Though he once expressed he had no idea of his real day and year of birth, celebrations went ahead to day to mark his 80th. While Obansanjo partied with friends, Mr Buhari – still currently in London – paid tribute and Kemi Olunloyo posted a personal instagram message to […]

British MP, John Howell, pays a second visit to Nigeria to strengthen ties

British MP for Henley, John Howell paid a two day second visit to Nigeria in the hope of further strengthening ties between the two countries. John, 61, who is the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Nigeria arrived on the 27th to a very short and busy schedule. He started his day at Centenary City where […]

‘The President is still resting’ says Femi Adesina on the FIRST direct contact with Mr Buhari since January

The president is alive and still resting, Femi Adesina revealed today in his latest facebook post. Thank goodness for the news, but Mr Adesina also revealed this was his first direct contact with Mr Buhari in more than a month. Despite being the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Mr Buhari, it becomes clear […]

Nigerians, Ghanians and other commonwealth citizens may soon have easy access into the UK

MPs are crusading for citizens of all 52 commonwealth countries to have “fast-track” visa to the UK since Brexit. A letter organised by Jake Berry – MP for Rossendale and Darwen – has been sent to the Home Secretary – Amber Rudd to “extend the hand of friendship to our Commonwealth partners” as revealed in […]

‘Etisalat director shot dead, his son also shot but wife survived in Siluko Road, Benin City’ FB user recounts

Warning! Warning! Horrific pictures of the dead outside after the cut. An FB user Sochima thought he was having a bad day until he witnessed a director shot dead as he drove with his wife and kid along Siluko road, Benin City. Read his story below: He added what the killers did before tracing him to […]

BBC Africa is recruiting for Pidgin broadcast journalist in Lagos

Share it, pass it on if you know anyone you think it fully capable, maybe want to relocate to Nigeria? Closing date 19th Feb 2017 Some specification includes  fluency in Pidgin as well as English. Find out more with the link below: BBC Africa: Broadcast Journalist BBC Pidgin Service