Nigeria approaches UK over proposed #EndSARS sanctions
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it was in touch with officials of the British government to present its side of the #EndSARS story.
Covid-hit UK takes axe to aid spending despite protests
Britain's government on Wednesday unveiled plans to slash the foreign aid budget to help mend its coronavirus-battered finances, prompting one minister to quit and defying impassioned calls
NYCN flays delay in payment of NDDC scholars
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has condemned the delay in the payment of fees of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) scholars in the United Kingdom (UK). NYCN President, Solomon Adodo, assured that it would leave no stone unturned in ensuring immediate payment of fees of the affected students. The Guardian recalled that about…
New UK lockdown would be disaster but all options open: PM
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday said a new UK-wide lockdown would be a "disaster" but refused to rule it out as demands grew for a temporary shutdown to stop the spread of coronavirus.
HURIWA urges US, UK to slam travel ban if Ondo poll is undermined
Leading rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has applauded the United States and the United Kingdom’s embassies for the concrete steps they have adopted to help Nigerians clean up her electoral system. Also, the rights group has specifically urged the U.K. and U.S. embassies to follow through with their threats to…
UK's National Trust cuts 1,300 jobs
UK heritage and conservation charity the National Trust on Thursday said it will cut 1,300 jobs because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The cuts, which represent just over one tenth of its workforce, come as the organisation looks to make annual savings of £100 million ($130 million, 110 million euros). In July it…
Osinbajo’s wife, UK, others make case for Green Nigeria
Wife of Nigeria’s Vice president, Dolapo Osinbajo has joined other environmental enthusiasts to advocate the need for tree planting, and sustainable initiatives that could restore Nigeria to its green state. She spoke during a webinar organised by the Dawn Project where she charged the participants and Nigerians to imbibe the culture of the three ‘Rs’-…
Anambra 2021 should be zoned to youth, says Orajiaka
Paul Orajiaka is the founder of Auldon Group and chairman of Paul Orajiaka Foundation. In this interview with LEO SOBECHI, he regrets that leadership in Nigeria has been befuddled by gerontocracy