Monday, 4th December 2023

James Cleverly

30 Aug
British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said he had raised human rights concerns at "every single one" of his meetings with top Chinese officials, as he made a state visit to Beijing on Wednesday. Cleverly, the first UK foreign minister to visit China in five years, held talks with Chinese Vice-President Han Zheng and top diplomat…
11 Aug
The United Kingdom (UK) has announced a new package of support to make Nigeria’s agriculture sector more climate resilient.
5 Aug
UK’s Foreign Secretary, James Cleverly, has officially announced the launch of its programme, Propcom+ supporting climate and growth by addressing environmental, social, and economic challenges in the country’s food and land-use system.
4 Aug
Renowned media mogul, entrepreneur and CEO of EbonyLife Group, Mo Abudu, has been appointed Creatives Champion for the upcoming UK-African Investment Summit scheduled to take place in April 2024 in the United Kingdom.
3 Aug
•Announces £55m contract, £2.89m grant as part of £95m project United Kingdom’s (UK) Foreign Secretary, James Cleverly, has announced the launch of a programme, Propcom+, which supports climate and growth by addressing environmental, social and economic challenges in Nigeria’s food and land-use system. A £55 million contract and £2.89 million grant was announced as part…
2 Aug
President Bola Tinubu is expected to meet UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly, who is on a 4-day African visit, on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Cleverly, who will spend two days in Nigeria, is on a three-country visit where he is prioritising future-focussed, mutually-beneficial partnership. A statement from the UK Foreign,…
27 Apr
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly urged Britons and their relatives in Sudan to use evacuation flights Thursday while they are still available, as the end of a temporary ceasefire looms. London has evacuated 536 people on six flights since launching civilian airlifts late Tuesday, according to the foreign office, with further flights planned throughout Thursday. Doubts…
26 Apr
China on Wednesday slammed a speech by Britain's foreign secretary that warned Beijing against any attack on Taiwan and raised human rights concerns, accusing London of "clinging to the past". Asked about the set-piece foreign policy address delivered by James Cleverly on Tuesday, China's foreign ministry said Britain was "holding outdated scripts and reciting old…
25 Apr
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly will on Tuesday argue it would be "a betrayal" of Britain's national interest to isolate China and urge against declaring "a new Cold War". In a speech in London setting out Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's foreign policy towards Beijing after a review, Cleverly will advocate constructive engagement on key global issues.…
21 Apr
UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said Friday he had cut short a visit to New Zealand to return to London to address the spiralling conflict in Sudan.
11 Dec 2022
Britain Sunday defended its measured response to an incident in Manchester when Chinese diplomats were accused of beating up a Hong Kong protester.
11 Dec 2022
Britain's government Sunday rallied to the defence of the beleaguered royal family after a new racism row and explosive Netflix documentary.


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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) high command has denied killing innocent villagers at Tudun Biri village in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
17 mins ago
Real Madrid right-back Dani Carvajal is expected to miss the rest of the year after the club announced Monday that he suffered a calf injury in the weekend win over Granada. Spain international Carvajal was replaced at halftime during Saturday's 2-0 victory, which kept Madrid top of La Liga above surprise challengers Girona on goal…
24 mins ago
An Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court on Monday ordered the remand of a 35-year-old man, Idowu Shoyede, who allegedly defiled his neighbour’s 16-year-old daughter. The police charged Shoyede, of Oredola Street, Iju Ishaga, Lagos State, with defilement. The Magistrate, Mrs E. Kubeinje, who did not take Shoyede’s plea, ordered the police to duplicate the case file…
28 mins ago
Nigerian music sensation Asake has cemented his status as one of the most dominant forces in the African music landscape, emerging as the most streamed artist on Boomplay in 2023. Asake has enjoyed unprecedented commercial success since breaking into the mainstream in 2022 with his hit single "Omo Ope." 2023 has been no different, with…
32 mins ago
Nigerian media personality Toke Makinwa has bravely shared her personal story of losing her parents in a fire incident during her childhood. In an interview on her show, "Toke Moments," she opened up about the traumatic experience and how it has shaped her life. Makinwa recalled the devastating incident during an interview with comedian AY…
34 mins ago
The Nigerian Air Force has dismissed claims that its aircraft accidentally bombed some villagers in Kaduna State. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, dismissed the report in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Gabkwet said that the NAF had not carried out any air operations within Kaduna State and…
38 mins ago
A Dei-Dei Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, ordered on Monday that a 30-year-old man, Benjamin Mu’azu, who allegedly presented himself as a mobile police officer, be remanded in a correctional centre. The police charged Mu’azu, who is from Bauchi State, with impersonation and wearing a dress belonging to a public servants. The judge, Saminu Suleiman,…
1 hour ago
New York, USA, December 4, 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) is pleased to announce the commencement of nominations for the Most Influential 100 Export and International Trade Edition, dedicated to supporting the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). In alignment with the African Union’s proclamation of 2023 as the “Year of…
1 hour ago
A teenager suspected of killing his parents and setting their home on fire was arrested at the weekend, plunging a village in southeastern France into a state of shock. A 15-year-old, named only as Valentin, was arrested on Saturday after two bodies were discovered in the family's burnt-out house in Chateauvilain, a village of nearly…
1 hour ago
Two landlords were kidnapped by suspected gunmen on Sunday in the Asokoro extension area in Abuja.