The Presidency has lamented the execution of Chijoke Obioha, a Nigerian footballer who was recently executed in Singapore for drug trafficking.
The 35-year-old footballer was said to have gone to the Asian country for trials when he was caught trafficking 2.5kg 0f cannabis on April 9, 2007.
Consequently, he was sentenced to death about four years ago and remained on the death row until he was executed yesterday.
Reacting to Obioha’s execution in a statement yesterday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President […]
Two foreigners, including a Nigerian convicted of drug trafficking have been executed in Singapore.
Singaporean authorities confirmed this a day after the city-state’s highest court rejected final bids for both men to escape the gallows.
The Nigerian and Malaysian were hanged after their last minute appeals were thrown out.
“A 38-year-old male Nigerian national, Chijioke Stephen Obioha, had his death sentence carried out on 18 November 2016 at Changi Prison Complex,” the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) said in a statement.
Obioha, who came to […]
It was gathered that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a bilateral agreement for the avoidance of double taxation in business deals between Nigeria and Singapore.
The approval, ratified at the 22nd meeting of FEC, presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, would also prevent tax evasion on income and capital benefits between Nigeria and Singapore.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, told State House correspondents that the objective of the agreement was to facilitate more trade between Nigeria […]
Nico Rosberg won the Singapore Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to seize the lead in the drivers’ world championship from Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third.
The German held off Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo by just 0.4sec to win his third straight race and establish an eight-point lead over title-holder Hamilton in the
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Here’s the update received regarding the missing flight few minutes back. A radar-data was used to detect and believe that the missing AirAsia jet is likely at the bottom of the sea. According to Marsdya, Head of Indonesia National Rescue agency, “(Because) the coordinate that was given to us and the evolution from the calculation point of the flight track is at sea, our early conjecture is that the plane is […]