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Court Hears NUJ VS Customs, 8 Others Wednesday

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will hear the case filed by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),Lagos State Chapter against the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS) and eight others on Wednesday, February 3,2016 for alleged assault. An online statement by the NUJ, Lagos Chapter disclosed that the suit will come before […]


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8 Nigerian Athletes Barred For Doping, Including 4 Gold Medalists

…Long Jumpers, Weightlifter, Wrestler Stripped Of Medals Nigeria has banned eight athletes for doping, four of them gold-medal winners and one a silver medalist at the All Africa Games last year. Long jumpers Chinazom Amadi and Samson Idiata, weightlifter Elisabeth Onua and wrestler Patience Opuene were all barred following failed drug tests at the games […]


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ICC Hears Petition Against Dasuki, Iweala, Others Over Alleged Humanity Crimes

The International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague has confirmed that it is considering petition submitted to it by human rights lawyer Femi Falana, SAN over alleged crimes against humanity committed in the context of the arms procurement scandal otherwise known as Dasuki Gate. The ICC made this known in a letter dated February 1, […]


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UN Scribe Tasks African leaders On Human Rights, Women Empowerment

Pix Courtesy: teimun.org United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has called on African Union (AU) to build on the progress they have made in the areas of human rights and women empowerment. According to him African leaders should to move from setting standards to what he called “the three I’s” Implementation, Institution-building and Investment in […]


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No Foreign Airline Has Invested A ‘Cement Block’ In Nigeria——-AON Boss

As the global oil price continues to fall and the naira nose diving against the dollar and other major currencies, the Chairman of Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Capt. Noggie Meggison has said that this is the time for Nigeria to look inward, as these challenges are affecting not only the aviation sector but also […]


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12th Akwaaba To Host Africa Travel, Tourism Conference 2016

The 12th Akwaaba Africa Travel Market (AfTM) will be hosting the maiden edition of Africa Travel and Tourism Conference with the objective of transferring knowledge covering travel, hospitality and aviation sectors from globally rated experts during the annual travel and tourism exhibition which holds on Lagos annually. The organisers of the event believes this new […]


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Why We Chose Calabar For Our AGM—-NATOP Boss

The President of Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) and Chairman of Remlords Tours and Car ‎Hire Services, Mr Nkereuweng Onung, has stated that the association chose Calabar for its Annual General Meeting(AGM)because it was in that same city that it secured the support of stakeholders to promote Calabar as a tourism destination. This is […]


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Nigeria -US Chamber Facilitates $5B Investment In Nigeria

The Nigeria USA Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) is facilitating over $5billion oil refineries, energy and other projects in Nigeria. The Chamber said in a statement to “The Immigrant” that “officers of NUSACC would meet first week of February in Chicago, United States with the two China and Russia firms, KDC and Triada, that are representing […]


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American Airlines Makes $1.7B Record Profit In 2015

  American Airlines (AAL) nearly doubled its net profit for the third quarter with $1.7 billion, or $2.49 per diluted share, based on largely on lower fuel costs. The results compared to $942 million the airline had earned in July, August and September 2014, or $1.28 per diluted share When not counting special net charges, […]


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NDLEA Arrests 18 Suspects In Lagos Drug Raid

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 18 suspected drug peddlers during a comprehensive raid in Lagos. Suspected dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis with a total weight of 216.8kgs were also seized during the raid. Some of the places covered during the operation include: Obalende, Alaba Rago, Lagos Island, Isheri Idimu […]