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President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
Pound Sterling notes and change are seen inside a cash register in a coffee shop in Manchester, Britain, September 21, 2018. REUTERS-Phil Noble-File Photo

British pound sinks on reports of Brexit vote delay

Pound sterling sinks on reports that Prime Minister Theresa May will delay a Brexit deal vote on the eve of what was forecast to be a “huge” defeat
May confirmed that British lawmakers will vote on the Brexit deal on December 11 [Kevin Lamarque-Reuters]

Donald Trump attacks Theresa May’s Brexit deal, says it may harm US-UK trade

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit agreement with the European Union (EU) may hamper trade between Washington and London.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan raises alarm over fake version of book

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has raised the alarm over a fake online version of his book, “My Transition Hours’’ which he launched to mark his 61st birthday on Tuesday.
Khalid Masood

London Bridge attacker blames Donald Trump, Theresa May for his action

The suspect in last year’s deadly London Bridge attack Khalid Masood has shocked the world by blaming U.S. President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May for his action.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Oscar Onyema: UK remains great ally for Nigeria’s capital market development

The chief executive officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar Onyema, has averred that the United Kingdom remains a key partner to Nigeria, particularly for its capital market development.
3 President Buhari receives in Official Visit British Prime Minister Theresa May in State House on 29th Aug 2019

2019: President Buhari assures British premier on free, fair credible polls

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja assured UK Prime Minister Theresa May of his commitment to conducting free, fair and credible elections in 2019.

Minister: International community supportive of President Buhari’s second term bid

Minister for foreign Affairs, Mr. Geofrey Onyeama has deflated the story making the rounds that the international community was strongly against President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid.

Report: Fake news threatens the future of UK democracy

Disinformation and fake news spread online threatens the future of democracy in the UK, a parliamentary committee has warned.

Poll: UK voters back referendum on final Brexit deal

More UK voters are now in favour of a second referendum on leaving the European Union than those opposing another vote, a new poll has revealed.
Russia's Alexander Shulgin

Envoy: Russia will resist attempts to expand OPCW powers

Moscow will by any means fight attempts to expand the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) powers by giving it the right to attribute blame for chemical weapons attacks, Russia’s envoy to the organisation, Alexander Shulgin, said.
Police and security personel search vechiles waiting to enter Trump Turnberry, the luxury golf resort of US President Donald Trump, in Turnberry, southwest of Glasgow, Scotland on July 14, 2018, during the private part of his four-day UK visit. US President Donald Trump wraps up a four-day visit to Britain, dominated by his blasting of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, by spending the weekend in Scotland.ANDY BUCHANAN / AFP

Donald Trump on Scottish golf course to wrap up contentious UK trip

US President Donald Trump wraps up a four-day visit to Britain, dominated by his blasting of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, by spending the weekend in Scotland.
Theresa May greets President Donald Trump at Blenheim Palace

Donald Trump Trump hails ties with UK despite Brexit criticism

US President Donald Trump said Friday ties between Britain and the US were “very very strong” after launching an extraordinary attack on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy during a visit already marked by protests.
US President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May [Kevin Lamarque-Reuters]

Donald Trump: Theresa May’s Brexit plan could kill hope of US trade deal

US President Donald Trump directly criticised UK Prime Minister Theresa May's "soft Brexit" strategy, saying it could "kill" chances of a US-UK trade deal in a wide-ranging interview published on his first day of his British tour.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to assembled guests as she hosts a reception to mark the 70th Anniversary of the NHS, at 10 Downing Street, in central London on July 4, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - POOL - Tolga AKMEN

UK premier holds ‘productive cabinet meeting’ following government reshuffle

UK Prime Minister Theresa May, on Tuesday, said she had a “productive cabinet meeting” following the departure of Brexit Minister David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

Reports: UK to spend $6 million on policing for Donald Trump’s visit due to...

UK is to spend 6.6 million dollars on provision of police protection for U.S. President Donald Trump during his visit to the United Kingdom, as London expects anti-Trump protests, media reported on Monday.

Donald Trump pulls out of joint G7 statement, calls Canada’s Justin Trudeau ‘weak’

The G7 summit in Canada has ended in the escalation of a row over trade with US President Donald Trump withdrawing support for a communique, citing "false statements" by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

UK Supreme Court declines ruling Northern Ireland’s abortion law

The U.K.’s highest court Thursday said it could not rule on an appeal made by the Northern Ireland Human Rights commission (NIHRC) claiming Northern Ireland’s strict abortion laws violate women’s human rights.

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Group calls for ban on genetically modified food in Nigeria

A non-governmental organisation, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), has called on government to ban the importation of Genetically Modified (GM) food products and crops into Nigeria due to their health risks.

NEMA sets up emergency response centre in Imo, calls for inter agency collaboration

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has set up an Emergency Response Centre (ERC) in Imo State to enable the agency and other disaster stakeholders respond quickly to any emergency situation.
Lanre Issa-Onilu

National Assembly crisis: Workers welfare our cardinal policy – APC

The All Progressives Congress says welfare of workers is a cardinal policy of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.

SSANU-UNN joins three-day warning strike

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) University of Nigeria, Nsukka chapter, has joined the three days warning strike declared by their national body.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun warns Premier League defenders to be wary of Chelsea’s Eden Hazard

Brighton’s players were so impressed with Eden Hazard’s performance against them on Sunday that the squad were left admiring the “unbelievable” forward after their 2-1 loss to Chelsea at the Amex Stadium.