Tag: Kenya

Nnamdi Kanu sues Kenya over extradition to Nigeria despite renouncing citizenship

The embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has sued the Kenyan Government over his alleged extradition from the country. Recall Kanu was extradited to Nigeria from an undisclosed country and subsequently remanded in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS). The special counsel[Read More…]

Kanu: Boycott Kenya Airline, products made in Kenya – IPOB tells members

Authorities of the Indigenous People of Biafra has asked its members to not to patronise products from Kenya or travel with Kenya Airways.  Head of membership and mobilisation of the group in Australia, Kennedy Ochi, gave the instruction in a statement seen by NewsWireNGR on Sunday.  The directive was following[Read More…]

Kenya Kenyatta Nnamdi Kanu arrest

Kenyatta has no knowledge of Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest in Kenya – Official

Kenyan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Wilfred Machage, has disputed reports that the embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was arrested in Kenya. Machage however asked people peddling the rumour to instead question the Nigerian Federal Government on how Nnamdi Kanu was arrested and repatriated.[Read More…]

Schools in Kenya to remain shut until 2021

Kenya on Tuesday declared that its school year was considered lost because of the coronavirus pandemic, and primary and secondary pupils would return to class next January. The school year in the East African country runs from January to November, when it climaxes with end-of-term exams. But Education Minister George[Read More…]

Six Million #Coronavirus Face Masks Are Missing In Kenya

German customs officials are trying to track down about 6 million face masks, ordered to protect health workers from the coronavirus, that they say went missing at an airport in Kenya. “The authorities are trying to find out what happened,” a German defence ministry spokeswoman said, confirming a report first[Read More…]

Chinedu Ekeke: Kenya Reminds Nigeria’s Supreme Court that Siding with Riggers is Not Justice

– By Chinedu Ekeke Just two days ago, Kenya’s democracy took a giant leap forward. It was that country’s Supreme Court that gave it such a push. Insisting on the sanctity of the ballot, the transparency of vote collation and the validity of basic arithmetic, the country’s apex court nullified[Read More…]

Kenyan Court Nullifies Uhuru Kenyatta’s Election Win And Orders New Vote #KenyaDecides

Kenya Supreme Court orders re-run of presidential poll -Uhuru Kenyatta’s legal team is protesting the judgement. President Kenyatta’s lawyer says Supreme Court’s decision was political. Chief Justice @dkmaraga appeals for patience, court will publish decision The court’s six judges have decided to nullify President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win as declared by[Read More…]

Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum Wins Lagos City Marathon For The Second Time

  Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum has won the 42.1km Lagos Marathon for the second time in a row. Kiptum who won in 2016, crossed the line a time of 2:15:20.Rodah Tanuyi was the first woman to cross the finish line. The event had about 100,000 athletes from 27 countries, including Nigeria.[Read More…]

Buhari Jets To Kenya, To Attend AU Summit In Ethiopia

President Muhammadu Buhari will today embark on a three-day state visit to Kenya.  The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said this in a statement yesterday. On arrival, Buhari would join his host, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other dignitaries at a memorial service for[Read More…]

Facebook Rakes In Users In Nigeria And Kenya

Statistics released by Facebook has shown that, it has nearly 20 million users in major African markets Nigeria and Kenya. Facebook showed on Thursday that Nigeria had 15 million monthly active users as of June 30 this year, all of them using mobiles to like, share and upload content on[Read More…]