Nigerian who sold guns, bullets to criminals in United Kingdom jailed for 16 years

Staff, (Tribune) - A notorious 'godfather' who sold machines guns to criminals in Birmingham, United Kingdom while at the heart of a gang which gunned down two innocent girls in a botched attack has been jailed for 16 years, reports the Daily Mail of UK.


48 Deported Nigerians from UK stranded outside Murtala Muhammed International Airport

Staff, (Punch) - The deportees were said to have been stranded at the airport waiting for families and friends to come for them. The spokesperson for the Nigerian Immigration service, Mr. Ekpedeme King, who confirmed the development, said some of the deportees had overstayed their visas in the UK.

PDP kicks as APC plans Primary to replace Audu in INEC's December 5 Kogi supplementary guber election

Staff, (Punch) - APC has says it is preparing for a fresh governorship primary in Kogi State to elect a candidate, who will replace its candidate in the November 21 poll in the state, Prince Abubakar Audu, who died on Sunday.

Audu's death: INEC in dilemma, lawyers differ [What are running-mates for?]

Staff, (Punch) - There was confusion among officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission on the legal implications of the death of the Kogi State Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Abubakar Audu, on Sunday.

APC's candidate in Kogi guber poll, Abubakar Audu, dies, leading in tally

Staff, (Guardian) - He was near realising his coveted ambition: to return to the Kogi State Government House. But yesterday, his pet dream was scuttled irretrievably. He died. Declaration of most of the results of Saturday’s governorship election had him leading with over 41,000 votes.

UK insists on returning Nigerians without rights to remain in Britain

Staff, (Nigerian Tribune) - THE United Kingdom (UK) has on Thursday, said the return of Nigerians, who have no right to remain in the UK is a key part of upholding a fair and robust immigration system, although stating that its preference is for such individuals to leave the UK voluntarily.

Benin Republic invades Nigeria, takes over 16 villages in Kwara state border community

Staff, (Daily Sun) - Already, the authorities of the neighbouring country have gone ahead to construct Gerdarmes Office (Police station) in the affected Nigerian communities and also hoist their national flag at the affected Nigeria villages.

London Court convicts British couple for keeping a Nigerian as slave for 24 years

Staff, (Guardian) - The Harrow Crown Court in northwest London, has convicted a British couple who were found guilty of keeping a Nigerian immigrant enslaved for more than two decades.