Tag: uk

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Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

Buhari on the move again, heads from Maiduguri to the UK for ‘private visit’

There’s something that President Buhari seems to be doing so well, and quite consistently too: He travels out of the ...

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Bernard DayoApril 19, 2019

James Ibori is dragging the UK to the European Court of Human Rights because he has no shame

How can we forget James Ibori, the infamous ex-governor of Delta state found guilty of money laundering? Now, with the ...

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Alexander OnukwueJuly 5, 2018

Nigerian doctors are leaving for the UK, and the resulting crisis will affect everyone, even you

Dear reader, please do not develop a health condition requiring a doctor’s examination in Nigeria because you would have to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 17, 2018

The late 5: Suspected herdsmen kill six in fresh Benue attack, UK appoints Minister for Loneliness and other top stories

These are the top stories from Nigeria that drove conversation today. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) on Wednesday threatened to ...

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AzeezDecember 3, 2017

Terrorists have threatened to attack Abuja | US, UK warn citizens

The United States and British  governments have warned their citizens to stay away from Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, over alleged threats ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 20, 2017

Donald Trump’s UK crime tweet annoys British politicians

President Donald Trump’s Friday tweet linking increased UK crime rate to Radical Islamic terror has been described as fuelling hate ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Order Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest, extradition from the UK | Kinsman tells court

Ugochukwu Kenneth, a native of Afara Village, in Abia State has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja for ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 5, 2017

We will be ready for no-deal Brexit if talk fails – Theresa May

Following the lingering stalemate recorded in the Brexit negotiations, the U.K. government is preparing itself to leave the European Union ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 3, 2017

Britain must increase NATO contribution to combat terror – Defence Secretary

UK’s Secretary of State Defence, Sir Michael Fallon has stated that the UK should increase its contribution to NATO above ...

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AzeezSeptember 28, 2017

UK oil executives arraigned over $400m fraud in Nigeria

Former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Afren, Osman Shahenshah and Shahid Ullah have been charged with criminal offences over payments ...

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AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

How long Buhari will stay in the UK – Presidency

Spokesman of the President, Femi Adesina has said President Muhammadu Buhari will spend four days in London. Adesina said this ...

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AzeezSeptember 22, 2017

Nigeria did not tell us to shut Radio Biafra – UK govt

The United Kingdom has denied that the Federal Government made a request for it to shut down Radio Biafra. The ...

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AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

Lai Mohammed’s grouse with the UK on Radio Biafra

by Alexander O. Injury’s France and the United Kingdom have been accused of having links with IPOB, according to news ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 6, 2017

Media personalities berate Britain’s leaked Brexit document

Unexpectedly, reactions from Brussels over the leaked Home Office immigration plans obtained by the Guardian has not been forthcoming, probably ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 6, 2017

Leaked document shows UK will end free movement of labour after Brexit

According to an 82-page proposal in the UK Home Office leaked to The Guardian, Britain will end the free movement ...

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Adegbite AdedotunAugust 31, 2017

UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson visits Maiduguri to extend support to Boko Haram victims

The UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, and international development secretary Priti Patel have embarked on a journey to the heart ...

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Adegbite AdedotunAugust 30, 2017

Brexit receives boost as Danish ambassador backs UK against the EU

The Danish ambassador to the United Kingdom has promised he would help Britain to exit the EU in “an orderly ...

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EditorAugust 29, 2017

Why not try Diezani in the UK?

by Alexander O. Onukwue   The British judiciary will probably do a better job of convicting Diezani Alison-Madueke than in ...

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EditorAugust 29, 2017

EU negotiator, Barnier continues talks with UK Brexit Secretary, Davis

by Adedotun Michael   Michel Barnier appeared unimpressed with policy papers the UK has published this month which sets out ...

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EditorAugust 16, 2017

Al-Qaeda urges followers to derail trains in Britain

by Adedotun Michael In its latest effort, Al-Qaeda has urged its supporters in Britain to derail a train, thereby causing ...

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EditorAugust 15, 2017

Theresa May drafts new plans to exit the EU

by Adedotun Michael Britain is set to announce a plan to push for a customs partnership with the European Union ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

UK set to release publications on life after Brexit

by Adedotun Michael The department of the UK’s Brexit secretary has said it would be clarifying the UK’s position on ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] 13 humiliating years after, UK grants Aderonke Apata asylum status

Finally, I’m granted #asylum So grateful to everyone that stood by me The fight 4 #LGBT ppl seeking asylum continueshttps://t.co/RgvdFKU6Ei ...

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EditorAugust 9, 2017

Brexit: ‘Remain’ agitators to hold protests in major cities

A crackdown dubbed “War on Brexit” is brewing as “thousands” of Remainers are promising to take cities hostage and hold ...

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EditorAugust 8, 2017

Brexit may suffer another blow over European Economic Area agreement

A hard Brexit was never up for contention, but the stiff knock it has received could not be said to ...

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EditorAugust 8, 2017

Greece demands return of ancient sculpture to back the UK in Brexit negotiations

As Brexit negotiations drag on, a sculpture known as the Parthenon Marbles which has been a subject of controversy between ...

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Rachel OgbuAugust 3, 2017

“Stay encouraged and have faith” | Kemi Ogunsanwo, founder of African-inspired stationery brand, Gazelle London tells young entrepreneurs

At seven, Kemi Ogunsanwo received her first journal – a battered, faux leather empty book, but she felt a surge ...

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AzeezJuly 24, 2017

Nigerians should already know how Buhari prefers to do things – Adesina

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigerians should take the President the ...

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AzeezJuly 24, 2017

‘Diezani: EFCC sends more proof to UK’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has sent two detectives to the United Kingdom with more evidence in the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 17, 2017

Brexit to affect 1.2m migrants

by Adedotun Michael With the first full week of Brexit negotiations poised to start today in Brussels, Lord Green of ...

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