We’ll Soon Fix Evacuation Date—Nigerian Embassy

Nigeria A No-Go-Area Now—U.S-Based Nigerians Tayo Olanipekun Nigeria is yet to fix a date for the evacuation of its citizens in the U.S. willing to return home over the COVID-19 pandemic. Head of Chancery, Nigerian Embassy in the U.S, Suleiman Usman, told National Wire on Thursday that requests have continued “trickling in” from Nigerians willing […]

88 million Nigerians Now Living In Extreme Poverty

Over 1.1 million Nigerians have slipped into extreme poverty in just four months, TheCable has reported. This has brought the number of Nigerians living in extreme poverty — or below $1.90 a day — to 88 million. In June 2018 the Brookings Institution named Nigeria as the poverty capital of the world, with 86.9 million extremely […]

Xpress Payments Lures unbanked Nigerians With Products, Services

With a large number of Nigerians still financially excluded, predominantly in rural areas, many industry stakeholders have recognised the need to put in place incentives in order to bring more people into the financial space. In 2016, 58.4 per cent of the nation’s 96.4 million adults were financially served, compared to a target of 69.5 […]

35 Nigerians deported from UK

The government of the United Kingdom (UK) on Wednesday deported 35 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country. The deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA), Lagos around 5:50am. The deportees, comprising 30 males and five females, were brought back aboard a chartered Titanic Airways aircraft with registration Number: G-POWO. Joseph Alabi, […]