China

80% African offenders in China are Nigerians

The Nigerian Ambassador to China, Aminu Wali, on Monday said Nigerians were responsible for about 80 per cent of the offences committed by Africans in China. Over 400 Nigerians, he added, were serving various jail terms in China for drug-related offences. Wali stated this in Beijing ahead of President Goodluck Jonathan’s state visit to China.…

British-government

Britain new anti-terror law bans Boko Haram

The Nigerian-based Islamist extremist group Boko Haram is to be banned in Britain under anti-terror laws, the British interior ministry announced on Monday. The Home Office said British-based extremists Minbar Ansar Deen, also known as Ansar al-Sharia UK, would also be proscribed from Friday, subject to parliamentary approval. “This will make membership of, and support…

Abia

Abia Govt has given Imo Govt ultimatum

THE crisis brewing between Abia and Imo State governments over the ejection of Abia Transport Company from its park in Owerri, deepened weekend, with the former giving the latter till tomorrow to secure a new loading bay for its transport company. Abia State government threatened to also eject Imo Transport Company from the state, if…