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Boris Johnson: Cameroon needs urgent dialogue, human rights to solve Anglophone crisis

The British Foreign Affairs chief, Boris Johnson, has reiterated the United Kingdom’s call for dialogue in solving the political and security crisis in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions.

APC assures UK of President Buhari’s commitment to campaign promises

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured the United Kingdom that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government is committed to delivering on its 2015 campaign promises to Nigerians.

UK demands UN change ‘Pregnant Woman’ to ‘Pregnant People’

The United Kingdom is lobbying the United Nations to change the language in a treaty from “pregnant women” to “pregnant people,” since the use of the word “women” is allegedly offensive to transgender men.

Chevening UK Scholarships scheme spends N14.3 million per Nigerian candidate

The Chevening Programme Officer, Jibike Faborode, says that the average cost for an award of scholarship under Chevening United Kingdom Scholarships Scheme is about N14.3 million (£30, 000).

Boris Johnson opens new UK embassy in Abuja

The United Kingdom on Thursday opened its new Embassy in Abuja, which it said would further strengthen its relationship with Nigeria.

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