Tag: UK

Race for WTO top job: Okonjo-Iweala thanks Buhari, ECOWAS, others for support

Abdul Jimoh- July 16, 2020

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Thursday expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the House of Representatives for supporting her candidacy for the position ... Read More

Facial recognition Firm Clearview AI probed by UK, Australia for Privacy Issues

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2020

Britain’s data watchdog and its Australian counterpart on Thursday said they launched a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of facial recognition technology ... Read More

Beware of the second coronavirus wave, British medics warn politicians

Abdul Jimoh- June 24, 2020

Top medics on Wednesday warned British political parties that local flare-ups of the novel coronavirus are likely and a second wave is a real risk. ... Read More

London’s Statues From Imperial Past to be Reviewed – Mayor

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2020

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered a review of the capital’s statues and street names after the toppling of the statue of an English slave ... Read More

Wimbledon Championship Cancelled for The First Time Since World War II

Henry Solomon- April 1, 2020

The world's oldest tennis tournament, The Wimbledon championships were cancelled for the first time since World War Two on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic struck ... Read More

UK, Dantata in Partnership on Agribusiness

Tanimu- February 20, 2020

Miss Catriona Laing, the British High Commissioner to Nigeria has pledged the readiness of the UK government to promote agribusiness for sustainable development in the ... Read More

Prince Harry meets African leaders in London

Abdul Jimoh- January 20, 2020

Britain’s Prince Harry attended a summit for leaders of 21 African countries in London hosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday. This happened the ... Read More

Terrorism: Uk provides $78m for youth empowerment in Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- December 17, 2019

he United Kingdom says it is currently supporting initiatives to increase economic opportunities for marginalised youth in northern Nigeria with development funding worth nearly 50 ... Read More

UK Provides Funds for Nigerian Youth empowerment to Reduce vulnerability to Terrorism

Henry Solomon- December 17, 2019

The United Kingdom says it is currently supporting initiatives to increase economic opportunities for marginalised youth in northern Nigeria with development funding worth nearly 50 ... Read More

$9.6bn UK Judgment Would be Set Aside – FG

Henry Solomon- September 27, 2019

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has expressed optimism that the entire arbitration decisions and judgment debt of $9.6 billion against Nigeria ... Read More

Bomb Scare in Manchester Airport

Henry Solomon- September 23, 2019

Bomb disposal officers carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious package at Manchester Airport on Monday, police said, adding a man had been detained ... Read More

Queen Elizabeth celebrates 93rd birthday with parade

admin- June 8, 2019

Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday celebrated her 93rd birthday with a parade, a cause for Meghan, the duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, ... Read More

Uk wants Nigeria to invest in human capital development

admin- May 3, 2019

Mrs Debbie Palmer, Nigeria Head, United Kingdom  Department for International Development (DFID), has advised  federal government to invest  in human capital  to enhance growth and ... Read More

British Airways releases spring return fares as low as $169 (about N61, 000)

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2019

British Airways, which is the largest airline in the United Kingdom has released a range of low fares for the spring season. The return fares ... Read More

English Premier League January transfer Spending Fell for The First Time in 7 Years

Henry Solomon- February 1, 2019

Premier League spending in the January transfer window fell for the first time since 2012 after three of the top six clubs decided not to ... Read More

100,000 Children in The Northeast to Get UK Educational Supports

Tanimu- September 6, 2018

The UK is giving $16 million in education support to 100,000 children affected by the Boko Haram crisis in Northeast Nigeria. This package is targeted ... Read More

UK Announces $16m Education Support to the Northeast

Henry Solomon- August 31, 2018

The UK is giving 16 million dollars in education support to 100,000 children affected by the Boko Haram crisis in Northeast Nigeria. Amb. Jonathan Allen, ... Read More

Manchester United, Jose Mourinho 3-0 Fall at Old Trafford Deepen Woes

Henry Solomon- August 28, 2018

Manchester United and Jose Mourinho troubles deepened at Old Trafford on Monday night Premier League game. Lucas Moura scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur beat Mourinho's ... Read More

UK Raises Alarm on Human Traffickers Touting for Business on Facebook

Henry Solomon- August 10, 2018

Facebook is failing to prevent human traffickers from luring in victims through the social network, law enforcement officials in Britain said on Friday. Criminal gangs ... Read More

Priest: Yoga Antidote To Drug Addiction

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 21, 2018

Fr. Joe Pereira, president of the Mumbai NGO Kripa Foundation says that practicing Yoga will help to combat drug addiction. Kripa Foundation is an NGO ... Read More