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Queen Elizabeth: Representing me in Nigeria is world’s best job

Queen Elizabeth II has described the posting of the new British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ms Catriona Liang, as having the best job in the world.
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US, UK, EU call for peaceful Nigerian elections

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said the UK and other foreign missions are in Nigeria because they want the election to be successful.

INEC speaks on role of Nigerian Army in election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would not be requesting deployment from the army for election operations.
Catriona Laing

How over 100 UK observers will monitor Nigeria’s general election

The United Kingdom says it will deploy more than 100 observers across 15 states for Saturday’s presidential election in Nigeria.
US Embassy Abuja Deputy Chief of Mission David J. Young

Election: US expresses concern over neutrality of Nigeria’s security services

The United States government has expressed concern over the neutrality of Nigeria’s security services ahead of county’s general elections beginning with the presidential and National Assembly polls on February 16.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki: National Assembly will pass priority bills despite campaigns

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday assured Nigerians that legislative duties in the National Assembly would not be relegated to the background in view of the commencement of the 2019 electioneering campaigns.
British High Commissioner to Nigeria, H.E Mr Paul Arkwright

Shi’ite crisis: British envoy insists on rule of law

Outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, yesterday, insisted that both the Shi’ite and security agencies in the country have to take the path of rule of law in their engagements.

Envoy: Forged documents for UK visas attract 10-year ban

The outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has cautioned Nigerians seeking visas to the UK to avoid presenting forged documents.
FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, Britain’s Prince Charles, and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, visit the ancient site of Knossos on the southern Greek island of Crete. The royal couple have arrived in Gambia for a three-day visit. President Adama Barrow and first lady Fatoumata Barrow greeted the royal couple on Wednesday, Oct. 31, along with Gambians who came out in throngs for their arrival. (Aris Messinis/Pool Photo via AP, File) (Associated Press)

Prince Charles to address herdsmen attacks during Nigeria visit

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Paul Arkwright, announced in Abuja on Sunday that Prince Charles would engage in peace-building activities, including addressing the persistent attacks of herdsmen on farming communities in Nigeria.
President Buhari receives in farewell audience H.E. Paul Arkwright, The Outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria and ECOWAS-UN delegation in State House on 29th Oct 2018 4

Muhammadu Buhari: I wish we fixed infrastructure when we had money

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja lamented that despite the huge resources at the disposal of Nigeria between 1999 and 2014, infrastructure became rotten within the same period.
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Muhammadu Buhari: I wish we fixed decaying infrastructure when we’d money

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the wish that the decaying infrastructure in the country were fixed with the humongous resources at the disposal of Nigeria between 1999 and 2014.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: Atiku Abubakar in closed door meeting with British envoy, Archbishop of Canterbury

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday met behind closed doors with the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright; and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.

Nigeria partners UK to enhance disease control

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday in Abuja signed a memorandum of understanding with Public Health England (PHE) in a bid to strengthen international disease control across borders.
President Buhari and President Xi Jinping

China exports to Nigeria hit $75 billion

Recently calculated total exports to Nigeria from China amounted to about $75 billion while on the Nigerian side, total export to China was about $9.6 billion.
British High Commissioner to Nigeria, H.E Mr Paul Arkwright

53 Nigerians get Chevening scholarships

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Paul Arkwright, has said that 53 Nigerians have been awarded Chevening scholarships for 2018.
British High Commissioner to Nigeria, H.E Mr Paul Arkwright

UK repatriates £70 million to Nigeria, promises to return more loot

United Kingdom said it has repatriated £70 million stolen by an unnamed Nigerian citizen who was convicted in an Italian court.
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Ekiti guber: UK condemns alleged vote buying

The UK has condemned the act of vote buying allegedly perpetrated during the July 14 gubernatorial elections in Ekiti State and called on all Nigerians to respect the laws ahead of the 2019 general elections.
There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

Ekiti guber: British envoy says process peaceful so far

In an interview with journalists at Ogilolo in Isan-Ekiti, he also said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was well prepared for the exercise, adding that the security agencies also composed themselves very well.

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