Tag: united kingdom

January 14, 2014

PHOTO: Tinubu visits Magnus Abe in London hospital

by Akan Ido Leader of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu has visited the recuperating senator ...

January 14, 2014

Opinion: Is Nigeria a country one should die in?

by Ebenezer Obadare Unless of course such people happened to be involved in a fatal air or road crash or ...

December 5, 2013

Nigerians now to pay UK visa fee in Dollars online

by Adeola Balogun Barely five weeks after the United Kingdom’s cancellation of the proposed 3,000 pounds visa bond, the government ...

November 27, 2013

These 2 Nigerians have been jailed in the UK for attempted murder (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo   Two young Nigerian men have been jailed in the United Kingdom for the attempted murder of ...

November 22, 2013

Jonathan recovers from illness in London, speaks at the HIIC meeting (See Photos + full speech)

by Oke Efagene   Yesterday, Thursday 21 November, 2013, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, was ...

November 15, 2013

SPOTTED: Governor Chime in Scotland for graduation of son

by Chi Ibe Far away from his domestic troubles, the Enugu governor, Sullivan Chime is in the United Kingdom to ...

November 12, 2013

Did you miss the Tatler UK story on Eku Edewor & others? “The Nigerians have arrived!” (READ, LOOK)

by Hauwa Gambo You might not know Tatler, but you should. It’s one of Britain’s more upscale society magazines – ...

November 1, 2013

UK suspends 3,000 pound visa bond

United Kingdom has suspended its plan to impose 3,000 pounds visa bond on first time visitors from Nigeria. It could ...

October 9, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Corruption as Commander-in-Chief and 100 days of ASUU strike (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa   There will be no fight against corruption under this government. Nigeria will not win the war against ...

September 12, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: A time to ponder

by  Femi Fani-Kayode Many may disagree but one thing that I believe that we can at least agree on is that ...

July 29, 2013

Get ready: UK to implement £3,000 visa bond scheme for Nigerians in November

by Rachel Ogbu Despite the high level of criticisms, the United Kingdom will go ahead and implement its new scheme ...

July 21, 2013

Tragic: London passenger slumps and dies at Lagos Airport

by Akan Ido A middle-aged passenger who just returned from the United Kingdom aboard Arik Air earlier today slumped and ...

July 6, 2013

Zenith, First Bank, GTB, 10 other Nigerian banks make World’s Top 1000

by Rachel Ogbu Zenith Bank, First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Access Bank Plc, are among the ...

April 20, 2013

Is Ogun lawmaker, Adeyinka Mafe on the run from UK authorities? (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido The lack of thorough background checks on our public officials have been a cause of concern to ...

March 24, 2013

Nursed to health: Nollywood actress, Ngozi Nwosu leaves UK hospital (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Actress, Ngozi Nwosu who was, last month, flown out of the country to a medical facility in ...

January 24, 2013

Mali crisis: US, UK, Germany, Canada issue travel warnings on Nigeria

Embassies of the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Canada on Wednesday issued fresh warnings to their citizens, advising them ...

December 12, 2012

Mallam Obvious? Things have fallen apart in Nigeria – Maitama-Sule

Former Nigerian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Yusuf Maitama-Sule, has expressed disappointment over Nigeria’s failure to develop its politics, ...

December 6, 2012

You did WHAT?! UK jails man who shipped 80,000 guns to Nigeria

An arms dealer who arranged to sell 80,000 AK47 assault rifles and 32 million rounds of ammunition to Nigeria has ...

October 30, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Are you desperate for ‘agege’ bread or ‘puff puff’ in London? Click to see the solution!

by Hauwa Gambo It looks funny at first glance and has gone viral, but no kidding here – it’s ‘agege’ ...

October 29, 2012

Tolu Ogunlesi: You see, Nigerians are like that (YNaija Frontpage)

You see, Nigerians are rude, obnoxious, often cruel people; they behave ‘politely’ only when there’s something to be gained from ...

October 26, 2012

TICKER: Meet UK-based Nigerian oil tycoon who won a divorce case using Itsekiri traditional law

An oil tycoon who used African law to attempt to strip his ex-wife of a £17.5million divorce payout has won ...

October 21, 2012

“Oyedepo is exploiting British worshippers” – The UK’s Daily Mail alleges

by Isi Esene Bishop David Oyedepo is no stranger to controversy at home and abroad. The latest accusation thrown at ...

October 7, 2012

Opinion: My degree is better than yours

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani Many Nigerian students want to school abroad, but their return can cause tensions in the workplace.  ...

October 3, 2012

TICKER: To be deported: Gay Nigerian who fled to the UK for asylum 8 years ago

UK authorities are insisting on deporting a gay Nigerian asylum seeker, despite him facing a possible death sentence and a ...

September 30, 2012

Concerns rise over Seriake Dickson’s health as he prolongs UK trip

by Isi Esene The health condition of Nigeria’s public officers have continued to be an issue of interest with speculation ...

September 30, 2012

“Why I needed to slim down a bit” – Dr. Sid

by Isi Esene Dr. Sid let’s the cat out of the bag in this Factory 78 interview on why he ...

September 29, 2012

£30,000 a year addiction to London: How Nigerians are becoming big spenders

by  Susannah Butter Visitors from the West African country are the UK’s fourth biggest foreign spenders, parting with an average ...

August 16, 2012

Finally: Ecuador grants Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange asylum

by Akan Ido The Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange has been granted asylum by the Ecuadorian government. Assange had taken to ...

August 4, 2012

Group cancels planned birthday celebration for James Ibori

by Isi Esene An amorphous group called The James Ibori Political Associates has announced the cancellation of the planned 54th ...

June 24, 2012

D’Banj speaks to the UK Guardian: “I feel like a new artist”

by Tolu Orekoya The Koko Master’s UK invasion and media blitz is moving into high gear. His radio invasion, and Cannes ...

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