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Canuk's first ever river-bound AGM takes place with Providus Bank offering future sponsorship

NIGERIA'S UK diaspora community created history yesterday when the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK (Canuk) held its first ever annual general meeting (AGM) aboard the boat MV Emerald along the River Thames.

 

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Patrick Viera hopes to woo Joe Aribo to Selhurst Palace during the summer transfer window

ENGLISH Premier League side Crystal Palace are lining up a bid for Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo with a view to signing him from Glasgow Rangers during the forthcoming summer transfer window.

 

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I live in hope that one of the presidential candidates will be brave enough to propose these 10 Draconian steps take to eradicate the Almajiri menace once and for all

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Impose an indefinite ban on mosque construction across northern Nigeria, insisting that all such funds go towards school construction

[2] Jail the parents of any Almajiris or out-of-school kids for a minimum of five year

[3] Impose a 40% education tax on all mosques across northern Nigeria

[4] Seize the private jets of all northern Nigerians and auction them off. Use the proceeds to build schools

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Ohaneze Youth Council threatens shutdown on election day of APC and PDP deny Ndigbo presidential tickets

OHANEZE Youth Council, (OYC) has warned the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that it will call for a total shutdown across the southeast geo-political zone next February if they both deny Ndigbo their presidential tickets.

 

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Whoever becomes Nigeria's next president has no choice but to launch a miracle workers brigade to address our chronic infrastructural crisis

 

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Whenever you get a group of four or five Nigerians together, they simply cannot help themselves. They must lament about the plight of the nation, moaning about corruption, inadequate power supply, a lack of infrastructure, armed robbery, kidnapping, ethnic intolerance, nepotism, religious fundamentalism, poor services, etc. I think this is actually a very positive step as it shows we care

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Lagos high court sentences Dane Peter Nielsen to death for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter

DANISH national Peter Nielsen has been sentenced to death by hanging by a Lagos high court after being found guilty of killing his Nigerian wife and three-year old daughter at their flat in Ikoyi in 2018.

 

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Providus Bank meets with high commissioner Sarafa Ishola ahead of Canuk AGM tomorrow

PROVIDUS Bank has announced ambitious plans to step up its presence in the UK as part of a major plan to tap into the Nigerian diaspora by offering a variety of packages including mortgages and business loans.

 

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Former Ekiti State deputy governor pulls out of senate race accusing Fayose of deception

FORMER Ekiti State deputy governor Professor  Kolapo Olusola has withdrawn from the Peoples Democratic Party's  (PDP) Ekiti South Senatorial primary elections saying that he was deceived into standing by his ex-principal Governor Ayo Fayose.

 

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Nidcom launches diaspora housing mortgage scheme designed to allow diasporans buy homes

NIGERIA'S federal government is planning to launch a comprehensive diaspora housing mortgage scheme that will all diasporans to purchase houses through the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN).

 

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Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers keen to sign Ademola Lookman permanently

LEICESTER City manager Brendan Rodgers has asked the club to open talks with German side RB Leipzig about signing Nigerian winger Ademola Lookman on a permanent basis at the end of the season after being impressed with him during his loan spell.

 

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