The United kingdom has advised British nationals against non-essential travel to Nigeria on account of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A man has been found guilty of the murder of a UK based Nigerian, Ayodeji Habeeb Azeez, who was lured to his death in Bromley on a Sunday night in 2018 while hoping to meet a female friend. The convict, Kevin Lusala, 23, of Eldred Drive, Orpington was found guilty of fatally stabbing Azeez, who […]
***As Nigeria Investment Showcase Attracts Investors In London Over 100 Nigerian businesses and potential UK investors recently attended an investment showcase in London to highlight opportunities in some of the many viable projects in Nigeria across the Agriculture, Energy, Healthcare, Infrastructure and ICT sectors. The UK’s Department for International Trade, in collaboration with the City […]
–Firm Sues For Peace With FG Over Contract Dispute Tayo Olanipekun Nigeria may lose nearly $9 billion worth of its foreign assets following an enforcement application to US and UK courts by Process and Industrial Development (P &ID), a British firm in a legal dispute with the Federal Government. The court case arose out of […]
The United Kingdom had spent £795 million to prosecute the #NotTooYoungToRun movement, the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, said on Tuesday.
Tayo Olanipekun The UK Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has restated the commitment of his country to supporting Nigeria and its neighbours in the fight against Boko Haram and Islamic State in West Africa. He made this known today when he visited the North Eastern part of Nigeria where insurgents have carried out series of attacks […]
Tayo Olanipekun The suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) few days before the 2019 general elections is like the arrest of a thief on Christmas or Salah Day, the Presidency has said. Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Sheu, by means of an analogy, […]
–EU, UK, U.S. To Investigate Claims Tayo Olanipekun Civil society organizations have condemned the process of the Osun State governorship election re-run that took place on Thursday. The Nigeria Civil Society (NCS) Situation Room and the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), in separate statements, said the exercise was marred by irregularity. NCS said while […]
United Kingdom said it has repatriated £70 million stolen by an unnamed Nigerian citizen who was convicted in an Italian court. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Paul Arkwright, who revealed this to reporters in Abuja on Monday, however, declined to disclose the identity of the person involved in the offence. He said, “There was […]
Britain on Wednesday admitted that a “serious failure” in its breast cancer screening programme over nearly a decade led to 450,000 women missing out on invitations to their final tests — and may have shortened the lives of up to 270 of them. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt apologised to parliament for the failure, blaming it […]