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British premier Theresa May set to reshuffle her cabinet Monday

British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reshuffle her cabinet on Monday, with several senior ministers expected to be axed, according to media reports on Sunday.

UK premier Theresa May launches powerful attack on Russia ‘meddling’

Theresa May has launched a powerful attack on Russian President Vladimir Putin's foreign policies during a speech in the City of London.

British media, critics see crisis for Theresa May after Priti Patel leaves cabinet

British media and critics of Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May, on Thursday said the resignation of a second cabinet minister within seven days had left her government in crisis.

UK minister faces sacking calls over Israel meetings

British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned her aid minister back from a trip to Africa on Wednesday following a row over unauthorised meetings in Israel, prompting speculation she will be the second minister in a week to be sacked.

Nigeria is ready for business – CBN chief Godwin Emefiele tells investors

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has urged investors to come over to Nigeria, declaring that the nation’s Return on Investment (ROI) in all sectors of the economy are among the best in the world.

Hurricane-hit Dominica to get £5m in UK aid to assist recovery

The hurricane-hit island of Dominica is to receive £5m in UK aid to help the recovery effort, it has been announced.

Osinbajo meets with UK foreign minister Boris Johnson

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Secretary for International Development Ms. Priti Patel on Thursday met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in continuation of their official visit to Nigeria.

UK govt supports North-East region with £200 million

UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, and International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, have announced the donation of 200 million pounds to indigenes of the North-East region of Nigeria.

Priti Patel announces reduced UK aid to Nigeria

Britain is to halve the amount of money it gives in humanitarian aid to Nigeria over the next few years, says the international development minister.

Sierra Leone pleads for ‘urgent support’ after deadly floods

Sierra Leone’s president appealed Tuesday for urgent help for the flood-hit capital of Freetown where more than 300 people have died, as rescue workers resumed the grim search for bodies.

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China makes first use of law banning defamation of national heroes

Chinese prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against an individual accused of insulting a fireman who died in line of duty, the first such case since the country adopted a law in April that banned defamation of heroes and martyrs, state media said.

FIFA approves design of Russia 2018 World Cup Fan Houses abroad

The design of Fan Houses, which Russia opens abroad ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, has been agreed upon with the world’s governing football body, the head of Russia’s cultural cooperation watchdog said on Tuesday.

Emmanuel Emenike vows to bounce back from injury spells

Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike has vowed to bounce back from a loan spell with Spanish club Las Palmas where injuries stopped him from playing a single minute of football.

Boko Haram: Security fears keep kidnapped schoolgirls at home

Hundreds of girls have refused to return to their school in northeast Nigeria because of security fears following a mass kidnapping by Boko Haram jihadists, parents and teachers said on Tuesday.

Biafra: Police teargas MASSOB protesters, arrest many

The police in Ebonyi State assisted by other security agencies on Tuesday forcefully disrupted a protest by the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State Of Biafra (MASSOB) in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.