DIASPORA | DIASPORA

18-Apr-2015 to 15:30

Nigerian students warn against reprisal attacks on S/Africans

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Businesses belonging to South Africans are facing imminent reprisal attacks in Nigeria if the South African government failed to stop xenophobic violence in the next seven days, students warned on Saturday.

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12-Apr-2015 to 13:29

Gambian woman in UK prosecuted, fined for polyandry

APA - Banjul (The Gambia) — A Gambian lady named Jainaba Bojang has been prosecuted and fined £250 or in default spend two years in prison in the United Kingdom for committing polyandry and fraud.

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01-Apr-2015 to 14:29

Nigerians in Gambia continue jubilating over Buhari's victory

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Nigerians residing in Gambia have been celebrating Muhamadu Buhari's victory on Nigeria's historic election, with jubilation continuing on Wednesday.

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17-Mar-2015 to 17:33

Nigerian Senate approves raising $300m Diaspora bond

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Senate on Tuesday approved that President Goodluck Jonathan raise $300 million Diaspora Bond from the International Capital Market.

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13-Jan-2015 to 15:47

Nigerian bourse set to woo Diaspora investor

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has concluded plans to organize its first investor forum for the Nigerian Diaspora in line with its mandate of promoting and influencing the economic growth and development of the country.

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19-Dec-2014 to 10:01

Nigeria targets diaspora funds as new window of investment

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian government is to key into remittances by Nigerians in the diaspora as another window of investment in order to mitigate the effects of the slump in global crude oil prices and the impending economic downturn,

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16-Oct-2014 to 18:36

Gambian jailed in Austria over swindling offense

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — A 28-year-old Gambian has been jailed in Austria after he was found guilty of false pretense and swindling 13 women he had dated and married.

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