Tag: Chinese

Stolen At Sea: An investigation into illegal Chinese transhipment activities through Ghana and Nigeria

By Gideon Sarpong (Ghana) and Elfreda Kevin-Alerechi (Nigeria). We now know that 28-year old fishing observer Emmanuel Essien was actively taking actions against vessels engaged in illegal fishing practices before he vanished onboard a Chinese owned trawler called Meng Xin 15 on July 5th 2019. In his report on the[Read More…]

Most of the Chinese people in Taraba have no passports says Governor Darius

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has disclosed that most Chinese doing business in Taraba State have no passports and other documents. He also said the Chinese are destroying forest reserves in the state with their wood business He said all these while addressing 49 Third Class chiefs in his[Read More…]

Court grants bail to Chinese Nationals accused of bribing EFCC Officials

A High Court in Sokoto State has granted bail to two Chinese citizens accused of bribing an official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa who is also the Chief Judge of Sokoto State granted the accused person bail on Thursday. He said the respondents[Read More…]

EFCC Arrests Two Chinese For Offering N100m Bribe To Its Top Officer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested two Chinese for offering the sum of N100m as bribe to the Zonal head of the anti-graft agency in Sokoto State, Mr Abdullahi Lawal. The agency disclosed this in a series of tweets on Tuesday, noting that the arrest was made[Read More…]

Speaker Gabajabiamila, wants 18-team of Chinese medical doctors invited to Nigeria to be Quarantined for 14 days on their arrival

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gabajabiamila, yesterday asked the federal government to quarantine the invited 18-team of Chinese medical doctors for 14 days on their arrival. He said this in Abuja at a meeting between the leadership of the house and the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala, Dumps Arsenal, Joins Chinese Side Dalian Quanjian

  Nigeria winger Asisat Oshoala has left Women’s Super League One club Arsenal Ladies to join Chinese side Dalian Quanjian. The 22-year-old won the BBC’s Women’s Footballer of the Year Award in 2015 before joining Arsenal from Liverpool. She helped the Gunners win the Women’s FA Cup at Wembley in[Read More…]

Nigerian Customs Arrest 4 Chinese, Seized Smuggled Textile Materials

The Nigeria Customs Service has arrested four Chinese who are in the business of smuggling and storing prohibited textile material in private warehouses at Gandun Albasa commercial Layout of Kano, Kano state. Leader of the CGC Task Force, Deputy Comptroller of Customs, Hassan Shallangwa said the operations that lead to[Read More…]

China Gives Microsoft 20 Days To Provide Explanation In Anti-Trust Probe

(Reuters) – A Chinese anti-trust regulator said on Monday it has given Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) 20 days to reply to queries on the compatibility of its Windows operating system and Office software suite amid a probe into the world’s largest software company. The State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) questioned Microsoft[Read More…]

Chinese Hackers Pursue Key Data On U.S. Workers

By Supriya Kurane  (Reuters) – Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. government agency that keeps the personal information of all federal employees in March, the New York Times reported, citing senior U.S. officials. The hackers appeared to be targeting files on tens of thousands of employees who[Read More…]

Boko Haram: Abducted Chinese Workers From Cameroon Transferred To Nigeria – Police

YAOUNDÉ (AFP) – The 10 Chinese workers abducted by Boko Haram gunmen in Cameroon have most likely been taken back across the border to the Nigerian Islamist group’s strongholds, a police official said Sunday. “We are almost certain that the 10 Chinese have been kidnapped and transferred to Nigeria. We[Read More…]