US arms dealer Ara Dolarian, who lives in Bulgaria, was arrested on May 15 in Fresno, California for allegedly brokering the sale of arms and munitions to the Nigerian government without acquiring compulsory US Department of Commerce and Investment licenses, the US Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of California announced on Monday.
The case on the murder of Nigerian refugee Festus Okey at Istanbul's Beyoğlu police station in 2017 has been reopened after 11 years, with activists and rights groups vowing to keep following the case.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday quashed a rumour stemming from his ill health that he had died and been replaced by a lookalike impostor from Sudan, his spokesman said.
One of the 12 sailors kidnapped Saturday morning on board of the Swiss Glarus off the coast of Nigeria is the marine chief engineer of the ship, a 60-year-old man from Constanta, according to the leader of the Free Trade Union of Romania's Navigators, Adrian Mihalcioiu.
A Nigerian citizen has been detained by Turkish police after he attempted to fraud a number of hotel owners by claiming that he could turn blank paper into U.S. dollars.