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Senator Utazi: UK government paying lip-service to Nigeria’s anti-graft effort

The Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Godfrey Utazi, has accused the United Kingdom of paying lip-service to the Federal Government’s fight against corruption.

Ekiti guber: British envoy calls for peaceful, transparent election

British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has called for a peaceful, credible and transparent governorship election in Ekiti poll on Saturday, July 14.

2019: British government urges EFCC, INEC to work together

As the build-up to the 2019 general electiongathers momentum, the British Government has tasked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to work together for the country; to deliver free and fair elections.

UK pledges further support to Nigeria’s anti-graft war

The United Kingdom has pledged further support to Nigeria’s anti-corruption fight being spearheaded by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

British envoy cautions politicians over Ekiti guber poll

The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has cautioned politicians in the state to eschew violence and malpractices in order to ensure a peaceful election come July 14 this year.

Malabu: UK paid Nigeria $70m instead of agreed $85m – Abubakar Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said the United Kingdom has paid Nigeria the sum of $70m recovered from the Malabu oil controversial deal.

Britain to build prison wing in Kirikiri

Britain will build a new 112-bed wing at Kirikiri Prison in Lagos so that it can transfer Nigerian prisoners there, foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, announced in London today.

Kwara State University unveils doctorate degree in advanced military studies

Kwara state university (KWASU), Malete, has unveiled doctoral degree programme in advanced military studies (IAMS) to prepare students for intellectual solution to war, crime and conflicts in African nations.

Britain in talks with Nigerian govt over herdsmen killings

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has said the British Government is engaging Nigeria’s federal and state governments over killings allegedly being perpetrated by herdsmen in some parts of the country.

MASSOB berates British envoy over comments on secession

Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, under the leadership of Mr Uchenna Madu has berated the British High Commissioner, Mr Paul Arkwright, for a statement credited to him that British Government will not support secession or break up of Nigeria.

WhatsApp reportedly refused to build a backdoor for the UK govt

Messaging service WhatsApp rejected a UK Government request to create a way to access encrypted messages earlier this year, reports Sky News, citing an anonymous security source.

Anywhere Igbo reside is part of Biafra – MASSOB

The leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, Comrade Kingsley Madu, on Thursday, declared that Lagos, Nigeria’s capital territory, Abuja, and other cities where Igbos reside and own major investments are all part of ‘Biafraland’.

Nigeria requires more foreign direct investments – Udoma

The Federal Government will be willing to work with the British authorities to stimulate more direct private sector investments in Nigeria, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has said.

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