No visa issuance to Nigerians in Lagos, says Switzerland

The Consul-General of Switzerland in Lagos, Mr Yves Nicolet, on Wednesday notified Nigerians that his consulate was not in the business of issuing visas to applicants. Nicolet told the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Lagos that it was advisable for Nigerians and non-Nigerians seeking visas to Switzerland to always visit the Embassy of Switzerland in Abuja. “We want……

Nigeria ranks 95th as Norway displaces Denmark as happiest country in the world

Norwegians have something to celebrate- that is if they are not celebrating already after the Scandinavian country was named the happiest country in 2017 following a World Happiness report. Nigeria is ranked 95th on the report with other African countries such as Algeria (53), Mauritius (64), Libya (68), Morocco (84) and Somalia (93) all ranked…

Man jailed for having consensual s*x without condom

A 45-year-old Frenchman who had carnal knowledge with a s*x partner who believed he was wearing a condom but actually did not, has been convicted of rape by a Swiss court. The landmark decision which is regarded as the first of its kind in Switzerland rules that the suspect will spend 12-month in jail after…

Manhunt underway for man who opened fire on Muslim worshippers in Switzerland

Police in Switzerland have launched a manhunt for a man who fired shots at worshipers at a Zurich Islamic centre before fleeing the scene, leaving several victims seriously wounded. Zurich police said in a statement that at around 5:30pm (1630 GMT), an unknown person entered the Islamic Centre, where several worshippers were gathered, and began…

Those that proposed data hike must resign • MMM owner writes FG, says you can’t even pay your people wages, you can’t do anything about your poor, yet you claim MMM is a scam. As Mavrodi hits FG, what will the govt response be? • 2017 budget’ll end Nigeria’s economic woes – Buhari • Again, they forgot Abuja’s birthday @ 25

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Abacha loot: Nigerian government to pay Switzerland $79m commission

There are indications that the Federal Government of Nigeria has resolved to pay the Government of Switzerland $79m (N25.2bn) commission for the recovery of almost $400m (N128bn) from the family of the late dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha. The Chairman of the Civil Society Network Against Corruption, Mr. Olanrewaju Suraj, made this disclosure during a seminar…

COPA Lagos: CAF Officials, Teams Arrive Lagos

Copa Lagos 2015 Hots Up. Action at Copa Lagos 2015 beach soccer tournament(PHOTO: NAIJ) The stage is set for the second edition of the Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations to be hosted by Nigeria next week after officials of the Confederation of African Football flew into Lagos on Thursday. CAF Secretariat staff will set…

COPA LAGOS: Nigeria battle Switzerland Dec 11

Nigeria beach soccer team will battle the soccer team of Switzerland, led by Dejan Stankovic, 2016’s top soccer scorer in the world, with 63 goals in 28 matches at the 2016 edition of the Copa Lagos beach tournament. The one-day tournament billed for December 11 at the Eko Atlantic City will feature a combination of…

Swiss police raid mosque, arrest imam over ‘call to kill muslims’

The An’Nur mosque in the city of Winterthur, Switzerland was raided on Wednesday following reports that on October 21 its imam called at a sermon to kill Muslims refusing to participate in communal prayer. According to Zurich’s public prosecutor’s office in a statement police raided a mosque which was previously suspected of involvement in radicalizing…