Home Topics United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Suspect: I learnt in prison how to become a bigger, better criminal

A suspected armed robber, Fisayo Olatubosun, 26, a tiler, has confessed to detectives attached to the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, how he became champion of thieves and robbers.
Penny Mordaunt

2019: UK to assist INEC deliver credible, free and fair polls

United Kingdom International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt, has assured that the country will continue to work with Nigeria through the Independent National Electoral Commission to ensure that the 2019 general elections are successful.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Aviation Unions threaten to truncate birth of ‘Nigeria Air’

Few hours after Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, unveiled the name and logo of the proposed national carrier, ‘Nigeria Air’, in faraway Farnborough, United Kingdom, unions in the industry have threatened to truncate the birth of the new carrier.
Christine Lagarde

US ‘especially vulnerable’ in trade war – IMF chief

The US economy is “especially vulnerable” to damage from the burgeoning global trade war, which could shave hundreds of billions of dollars off global GDP, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday.

Federal government begins negotiation for acquisition of aircraft for national carrier

Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, announced Tuesday that government has started negotiation for the acquisition of aircraft that would be used to run the planned national carrier.

Senator Utazi: UK government paying lip-service to Nigeria’s anti-graft effort

The Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Godfrey Utazi, has accused the United Kingdom of paying lip-service to the Federal Government’s fight against corruption.

Ooni of Ife: I’m unhappy about happenings in Ekiti

The Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II says he is unhappy about the happenings in Ekiti as the state prepares for the July 14 governorship elections.

Brexit secretary David Davis resigns

Brexit Secretary, David Davis, who has been leading United Kingdom negotiations to leave the European Union, has resigned from government.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Winners emerge in 2018 NNPC National Science Quiz for South West

Winners have emerged in the 2018 National Science Quiz organised by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the South West Geo-political zone.
Josephine Iyamu, 51, pictured, was today convicted of trafficking and will be sentenced next Wednesday

APC: UK’s conviction of ex-Edo assembly aspirant unfortunate

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has described as unfortunate the conviction of its ex-state Assembly aspirant, Josephine Iyamu, for human trafficking by a United Kingdom court.
Nawaz Sharif, the former prime minister of Pakistan, leaving court in Islamabad in December. Aamir Qureshi-Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years over corruption

A Pakistani anti-corruption court has found former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif guilty of corruption and sentenced him to 10 years in prison and a $10.5m fine, a move that could be a blow to his PML-N party’s chances in an upcoming general election.
Nigerian born England-based boxer, Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo

Nigerian ambassador leads Larry Ekundayo into ring for title fight in UK

The Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Amb. George Oguntade, has reportedly agreed to lead Nigerian born England-based boxer, Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo, into the ring for his world Welterweight title fight on July 13 in London.

President Buhari desires the best at all times – aide

In his remarks after the decoration, the newly promoted Commissioner of Police said, “I am very grateful to God and I see this promotion as a challenge and a call to duty to give my best to my country.”
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari decorates chief security aide with new rank

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, decorated his newly promoted Chief Personal Security Officer (CPSO), Abdulkarim Dauda, to the rank of Commissioner of Police.

Stakeholders task SPDC, other IOCs on global best practices in Niger Delta

Stakeholders Alliance for Corporate Accountability, SACA, an organization based in Yenagoa has called on multi-national oil companies operating in the Niger Delta to adopt best global practices in their operations.

President Buhari’s aide blames politicians for insecurity, killings

Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has attributed insecurity and killings in the country to corrupt politicians.

António Guterres: Nuclear non-proliferation treaty essential to global peace

The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, says the treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is an “essential pillar” of international peace and security.
VP Yemi Osinbajo; Pastor Tunde Bakare and wife during the Funeral Service.

Pastor Bakare: I’ll definitely miss my mother

The Senior Pastor, Latter Rain Assembly, Ogba, Lagos, Tunde Bakare, was emotional on Saturday at the funeral of his late mother, Abigail Eebudola Bakare, saying, “I will definitely miss my mother greatly.”

Recent Stories

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus (R), Atiku Abubakar and behind him Otunba Gbenga Daniel, DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, at the declaration rally of Atiku for the 2019 presidential election, at Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.

Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
PSG's Neymar

Neymar says he is victim of ‘double standards’ for club and country

Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.