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UK returns confiscated medical cannabis to epileptic boy

British authorities have released the medicinal cannabis oil they had confiscated from an epileptic boy who was later hospitalised suffering from seizures, the boy's mother said on Saturday.

Britain bars 1,300 ‘hooligans’ from travelling to World Cup

Officials ordered the “troublemakers with a history of football-related disorder,” all of whom had been issued with football banning orders, to hand in their passports to police last week, the Home Office said.

UK may deport 1,000 migrants who lied in their applications

About 1,000 highly skilled migrants may be deported from the UK for security reasons, as the Home Office has refused “indefinite leave to remain” (IRL) according to a paragraph of the Immigration Act, targeting terrorist threats.

UK wrongly accuses thousands of foreign students of cheating

The Home Office of Britain may have wrongly accused thousands of foreign students of cheating in English language tests to qualify for visas, reported local media Wednesday.

UK interior minister Amber Rudd resigns in blow to PM Theresa May

Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday over an illegal immigration policy controversy, in a bitter blow to Prime Minister Theresa May days before local elections.

UK opposition chief wants government probed over Malabu payments

A Liberal Democrat and former British Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has called on the UK Home Office and National Crime Agency to explain themselves over the revelation that the country’s anti-money laundering agency allowed JP Morgan to transfer $875 million to a former Nigerian oil minister, Mr. Dan Etete.

UK earmarks 12m pounds to assist human trafficking victims in Nigeria

The United Kingdom has earmarked 12 million pounds (about N10 billion) to assist victims of human trafficking and modern day slavery in Nigeria.

Britain to fast-track visa process for international Masters students

Britain’s Interior Ministry, the Home Office, said on Monday that it is to extend a streamlined visa processing scheme for international Masters students.

Ghanaian rogue trader Kweku Adoboli gets reprieve in UK deportation case

Kweku Adoboli, a former UBS trader jailed for Britain’s biggest fraud over unauthorised trades that cost the Swiss bank $2.3 billion, averted the immediate threat of deportation at a court hearing in London on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

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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England skipper Harry Kane scores stoppage time winner against Tunisia

Gareth Southgate's side missed a host of gilt-edged chances in the first half and were then frustrated by a resolute Tunisian side who looked to have claimed a vital point. But Kane popped up in the 91s minute to head England to victory from a corner.

Ex-President Jonathan starved NDDC of funds – Nsima Ekere

Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Nsima Ekere, has stirred the hornet’s nest as he accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of poor funding of the interventionist agency during his administration, which lasted six years.

Philipp Lahm: Germany will rebound from Mexico loss

Philipp Lahm expects World Cup holders Germany to pull together after their 1-0 opening defeat at the hands of Mexico and to find "a common path towards the right solution" for their tactical problems.

Rivers council poll victory showcases Governor Wike’s performance – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party says its victory in the just-concluded local government election held in Rivers State manifests the appreciation of the people for the performance of the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike.