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AMERICAN NATIONAL REMANDED IN KIRIKIRI OVER N210M GREEN CARD FRAUD

An American national, Marco Antonio Ramirez, has been remanded in Kirikiri Prisons on the order of Justice Josephine Oyefeso of an Ikeja High court for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000 (210 million naira). Ramirez was arraigned on a 16-count charge of fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According ... Read More »

UK INTRODUCES £5.48 FOR NIGERIANS, OTHERS FOR VISA EMAIL

With effect from today, Nigerians and other nationals outside the United Kingdom are to pay a new fee of £5.48 before they can make any form of British visa enquiry through electronic mail. Similarly, all visa enquiries outside the United Kingdom will be handled by a new contractor, Sitel UK, according to a statement issued by the Media and Public ... Read More »

TRAGEDY! NIGERIAN PASTOR, OLUWADAYOMISI EPENUSI, AGED 66 MURDERED IN AMERICA

 A 66-year-old Nigerian pastor resident in the United States, Mr. Oluwadayomisi Epenusi, has been murdered by a yet-to-be-identified person. Epenusi was shot dead at the weekend at an apartment complex near 10th Street and I-465 on the city’s west side. Police in Indianapolis, capital of Indiana, have launched a manhunt for his killer. Friends and neighbours said Epenusi had only ... Read More »

N37.2M WORTH OF EXPIRED FISH SEIZED AT IDI-IROKO BORDER

Men of the Ogun Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has intercepted expired imported Croaker fish, loaded in two buses from the creeks at Idi-Iroko, the border between Nigeria and Republic of Benin. The Command also seized a Mercedes Benz 2015 model S550, a Toyota Corolla 2009 model, Volvo truck and 483 bags of foreign rice along the creeks in ... Read More »

Nigeria Immigration Service commences massive issuance of international passports

Having faced series of tasks arising from insufficient passports, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has commenced massive issuance of international passports to intending travellers to clear the backlog of applications. Sources close to Safari News disclosed to us today that the NIS recently took delivery of new passport booklets which were distributed to all passport offices nationwide. With this, many ... Read More »

DIVINE MESSAGE BEHIND THAT SUCCESSFUL WOMEN’S DELIVERANCE CONFERENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA * Pastor Testimony Chepape tells Safari news in an interview

By ‘DELE ABERUAGBA Not too long after a lovely lunch meeting she had with MPL/DR Lydia Meshoe in preparation for the end of 2016, Nov 27th women’s program where Pastor Testimony Chepape was to be the speaker that she heard the voice of The Holy Spirit as she worshiped her way home. The voice hearkened on her with the theme, ... Read More »

NIGERIAN NURSE IN THE UK BAGS QUEEN ELIZABETH II HONOURS

A Nigerian nurse of Irish and Nigerian descents has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth II for her contributions to the United Kingdom’s health sector. Dame Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu, a British-born nurse, health expert, tutor, lecturer and medical professor, was honoured with the Commander of Order of British Empire. Her citation states that Anionwu contributed to the opening of the first ... Read More »

Gambia Elects New President, Jammeh Concedes Defeat

Yahayah Jammeh Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia’s authoritarian president of 22 years, has suffered a surprise defeat in the country’s general election. He will be replaced by a property developer, Adama Barrow, who won more than 45% of the vote. Jammeh, who came to power in a coup in 1994, has conceded, said electoral commission chief Alieu Momar Njie. Before announcing ... Read More »