INSECURITY IN NIGERIA IS COMPLEX-BRITISH MINISTER

File image By Victoria Ojeme British Minister for Africa, James Duddridge on Tuesday said  that violence  on Nigerians by the terrorist Boko Haram sect is a complex phenomenon that requires…

UK APPROVES PFIZER VACCINE FOR CORONAVIRUS, TO MAKE IT AVAILABLE NEXT WEEK FOR ITS CITIZENS

Vaccine to be made available across UK from next week, says government. The UK on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use…

UK SAYS IT WILL PTOBE ACTIVITIES OF DEFUNCT SARS

The United Kingdom says it is following the probe of the activities of the outlawed Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. The UK said it was working with stakeholders and told judicial…

DON’T COME TO NIGERIA UNLESS IT’S ESSENTIAL, UK WARNS CITIZENS OVER CORONAVIRUS

The United kingdom has advised British nationals against non-essential travel to Nigeria on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. It said based on currently available information, there was a high risk…

REFUSAL OF AIR PEACE TO EVACUATE STRANDED NIGERIANS: FG THTREATENS UK

The Federal Government on Sunday says it will review all its existing bilateral air service agreements with other countries including its BASA with the United Kingdom. Minister of Foreign Affairs,…

UK REFUSES AIR PEACE AIRLINE LANDING PERMIT TO EVACUATE STRANDED NIGERIANS IN THEIR COUNTRY

The planned evacuation of Nigerians stranded in UK amid the pandemic has suffered a delay as British authorities denied a Nigerian airline, Air Peace, landing permit. The evacuation flight which…

VISA APPLICATIONS TO UK TO BEGIN SOON SAYS HIGH COMMISSION

‌ Kayode Oyero The British High Commission in Nigeria says it will soon begin to receive visa applications from Nigerians willing to travel to the United Kingdom. The Commission noted…

ANOTHER 314 STRANDED NIGERIANS EVACUATED FROM UK

Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja   NINE infants are among the 314 Nigerians airlifted back home yesterday from the United Kingdom (UK). They arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja aboard…

ILLEGAL COMMERCIAL OPERATION: BUHARI’S AIDE, OTHERS SAYS 1MIL FINE FOR FLAIRJET RIDICULOUS, AS FG REPORTS AIRLINE TO BRITISH AUTHORITIES

FG reports carrier to UK authorities Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Nigerians, including a senior special assistant to the President, on Sunday criticised the N1m fine slammed on a British carrier, FlairJet,…

NIGERIA IMPOSES FINE ON UK AIRPLANE IMPOUNDED FOR ILLEGALLY OPERATING COMMERCIAL FLIGHT INTO NIGERIA

The Federal Government of Nigeria has imposed a fine of N1m on a United Kingdom airplane impounded last week for undertaking illegal commercial operations in Nigeria. Minister of Aviation, Senator…

UK CHURCH AUTHORITIES SANCTION OYAKHLOMHE OVER CORONAVIRUS, 5G CLAIMS

A file photo of Chris Oyakhilome Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, has sanctioned LoveWorld Television Ministry, a Christian network founded by Chris Oyakhilome, for airing “potentially harmful statements” about the…

NIGERIA RECORDS 5 NEW ADDITIONAL CORONAVIRUS CASES, ALL FROM US, UK TRAVELLERS

The Federal Ministry of Health has announced five new cases of coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to eight. All the five new cases had a…

NEW CORONAVIRUS CASE CAME IN THROUGH BRITISH AIRWAYS FROM UK- LAGOS HEALTH COMMISSIONER

Kayode Oyero The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Tuesday that the new case of Coronavirus came in through British Airways. The PUNCH reports that Nigeria recorded…

NIGERIA EXPECTS E-CARS BY 2021 AS UK BANS PETROL VEHICLES IN 2035

Rasheed Bisiriyu and ’Femi Asu The United Kingdom said on Monday that it would ban the sale of petrol/diesel and hybrid cars from 2035, five years earlier than planned, a…

MAGU MEETS UK OFFICIALS, TO GET DEZIANI EXTRADITED BEFORE MARCH

ADELANI ADEPEGBA Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has met with United Kingdom Government officials in London, in an effort to expedite the extradition of…

4 NIGERIAN STOWAWAYS BAG 8 EARS JAIL TERM IN UK

Our Reporter Four Nigerian stowaways were on Friday jailed for a total of seven years by a court in the United Kingdom. Samuel Jolumi (27), Ishola Sunday (28), Toheeb Popoola…