Thursday, 7th December 2023


6 May
Charles III will be crowned king on Saturday in a solemn Christian ceremony steeped in 1,000 years of history and tradition, but adapted to reflect 21st-century Britain.
21 Apr
Dominic Raab announced he was stepping down on Friday as UK deputy prime minister after being faulted in a workplace bullying inquiry, dealing a fresh blow to the beleaguered Conservatives.
5 Apr
Britain unveiled plans Wednesday to streamline post-Brexit customs checks and slash red tape on goods coming into or leaving the European Union.
4 Jan
Recession-bound Britain will emerge from its winter of discontent with economic growth, lower inflation and shorter hospital waiting lists, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak vowed on Wednesday. Issuing a five-point list of promises for the new year, Sunak also vowed to bring down the national debt, and pass new legislation to stop boatloads of migrants crossing…
23 Dec 2022
Two years after Britain's departure from the European Union, bosses of UK businesses are reeling from the cost of Brexit, including some who voted to cut ties with Brussels.
15 Dec 2022
China has removed six officials from Britain, including one of its most senior UK diplomats, two months after violence at its Manchester consulate. The UK had requested the officials waive their right to diplomatic immunity to allow detectives to question them about October’s incident. Foreign Secretary James Cleverly expressed his disappointment that none of the…
14 Dec 2022
Four people died when a small boat packed with migrants capsized in freezing temperatures in the Channel overnight, Britain said on Wednesday. Dozens of others were plucked from the waters of one of the world's busiest shipping lanes in a large-scale rescue operation involving UK and French emergency services. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who is…
8 Dec 2022
The first coins bearing the likeness of Britain's King Charles III entered circulation Thursday, The Royal Mint announced.


2 mins ago
About 15,000 Nigerians will be graduating from the first phase of Project Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Maximisation. TVET Maximisation, a Federal Government-funded initiative, is a programme aimed at equipping young Nigerians with the needed skills necessary for economic independence. Director, Technical and Vocational Skills Training Department, Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Mr James…
2 mins ago
Experts in the education sector have called on the federal and state governments, as well as stakeholders to invest in digital infrastructure to deepen the adoption of blended learning in schools
10 mins ago
Six Computer Science Students of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), won at the 2023 edition of TechXPlore, a tech convention involving 10 federal and private universities in Nigeria. The Federal institutions include University of Ilorin, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta and University of Lagos, while the private institutions are ABUAD, Babcock University, Ilisan-Remo, Bells University,…
10 mins ago
Vice Chairman, Verdant Zeal Group, Dr Tunji Olugbodi, has pointed out that collaboration between industry and academia is crucial to addressing low productivity and poor economic growth. While lamenting the slow transmission of research work into marketable products, Olugbodi said collaboration between the two sectors would enhance innovation and development. Olugbodi, an alumnus of Olabisi…
20 mins ago
Lagos State government has appraised the roles teachers play in the mental and collective development of students, saying they assist in developing aptitudes necessary to understand ecological issues. Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Dr. Gaji Omobolaji Tajudeen, who stated this at the 2023 Symposium for Environmental Bees Club (EBC) handlers held at Ikeja, added…
21 mins ago
To encourage hard work among students, a non-governmental organisation, the Margaret Ogbeide Memorial (MOM) Foundation, has awarded scholarships to five best students of Abavo community for their exceptional performance in Junior Secondary School (JSS) 2 Mathematics examination. The students were tested in Mathematics and English Language, alongside 30 others, by officials from the state ministry…
25 mins ago
As part of their 25th anniversary celebration, the 1998 set of Unity High School (UHS), Oshodi, has renovated some infrastructural facilities in the school, estimated at N10 million. The president, Hope Ramsey, said the set embarked on the projects to make the school a unique one among the committee of schools in the area and…
34 mins ago
The issue of dichotomy should be tackled headlong because the polytechnic graduate actually spends five years: two years national diploma, one year compulsory industrial attachment, and another two years higher national diploma. The dichotomy tends to create inferiority complex or controversy; it should be totally eliminated
42 mins ago
The Convener, Hope Alive Initiative for Africa, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Tuesday, visited the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje, in commemoration of his eighth year anniversary on the throne of his ancestors. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), this was contained in a statement by Public Relations Officer (PRO) of…
45 mins ago
.Says 363 hectares of land under litigation The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has warned FESTAC property owners to stop further development without approval, as demolition of illegal structures continues. Zonal Head, Land Survey, South West FHA, Umar Lawal, who disclosed this, yesterday, during a media briefing following recent demolition in the area, said only about…