Tag: United Kingdom

Nigerian Emerges 2nd Best in 2019 Commonwealth Essay Competition

Henry Solomon- September 12, 2019

A 17-year-old Nigerian student, Nnemdi Ozoemena, has emerged the runner-up in the senior category of the 2019 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition. Mr Blackson Bayewumi, Country ... Read More

British Airways reward loyal Nigerian travel agents

admin- May 7, 2019

\British Airways, an international airline and flag carrier of the United Kingdom, has rewarded top performing Nigerian Travel agents in Lagos. The reward is to ... 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

South Africa President Appreciates Theresa May for Returning Sunken WWI Ship’s Bell

Henry Solomon- August 28, 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on Tuesday thanked British Prime Minister Theresa May for handing over the bell of a World War I ship ... Read More

National Carrier: Sirika Meets Aircraft Manufacturers Investors In UK

Abdul Jimoh- July 17, 2018

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, meeting with the management of Airbus Aircraft Manufacturer at the ongoing Farnborough International Air Show in ... Read More

Buhari Committed To Youths In Politics – APC UK

Abdul Jimoh- June 1, 2018

Leader All Progressives Congress (APC) in the United Kingdom, Mr Ade Omole, on Friday said the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Act demonstrated President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to allowing ... Read More

President Buhari Leaves for UK Tomorrow on Doctors Request

Tanimu- May 7, 2018

Garba Shehu, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow, Tuesday undertake a four-day trip to the United Kingdom. In the course of the technical stop-over for ... Read More

ECOWAS holds confab on farmers, herders clashes

admin- April 19, 2018

ECOWAS holds confab on herdsmen, farmers clashes By Ismaila Chafe The 15-member countries of the ECOWAS would converge in Abuja on April 26 to begin ... Read More

President Buhari Goes to UK on Official Visit

Tanimu- April 8, 2018

Garba Shehu, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja on Monday 9th April, 2018 for an official visit to Britain where he is due to ... Read More

UK Trained 22,000 Nigerian Troops In 2016 – British Envoy

Henry Solomon- October 31, 2017

  The British Government said its army trained no fewer than 22,000 Nigerian army personnel in 2016. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, UK Minister of State ... Read More

Secret Corporate Ownership’ A Global Problem – Osinbajo

Abdul Jimoh- October 23, 2017

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described secret corporate ownership as a global problem and bane of development in resource-rich countries like Nigeria. Osinbajo said ... Read More

UK Pledges To Support Nigeria, Neighbours To Defeat Boko Haram

Abdul Jimoh- September 14, 2017

The United Kingdom government has reiterated its support to Nigeria and neighbouring countries to defeat the destructive Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast and the ... Read More

Scientists Speed Up Multiplication Of Cassava Planting Materials

Henry Solomon- August 8, 2017

Dr Peter Kulakow, IITA Cassava Breeder Middle explaining the SAH technology in Ibadan on how thousands of seedlings are propagated in record. Scientists working on ... Read More

Financial Intelligence Bill Scales Second Reading In Senate

Abdul Jimoh- July 25, 2017

Financial Intelligence Bill Scales Second Reading in Senate Today, the Nigerian Senate passed the Second Reading of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Agency Bill. The Bill ... Read More

United Kingdom will not Support Break-up of Nigeria –Mr. Paul Thomas

Suleiman Idris- July 8, 2017

  Paul Thomas Arkwright, British High Commissioner with Senate President Saraki. (more…) Read More

650 Homes Evacuated From London Tower Blocks After Grenfell Tower Fire Outbreak

Henry Solomon- June 24, 2017

After the Grenfell fire outbreak in London, some 650 homes were evacuated overnight from four north London tower blocks to allow for urgent fire safety ... Read More

Grenfell Tower: Police say deadly blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 23, 2017

London: Police said on Friday that the fire that engulfed a Grenfell Tower block in London killing at least 79 people started in a Hotpoint ... Read More

London Tower Blaze Likely Killed At Least 58 People — Police

Abdul Jimoh- June 17, 2017

London tower blaze likely killed at least 58 people — police At least 58 people were likely killed in a fire which engulfed a London ... Read More

Brexit: Talks May Not Start On June 19 – UK Minister

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2017

Formal talks on Britain’s exit, (Brexit) from the European Union may not begin on June 19 as that is the same date the government is ... Read More