Monday, 4th December 2023


23 Nov
A total of 141,000 Nigerians migrated to the United Kingdom (UK) between June 2022 and the year ending June 2023, latest figures published by the UK authorities showed.
10 Nov
France and Britain are calling for greater global regulation of commercial surveillance software in the wake of the recent Pegasus and Predator spyware scandals, the French foreign ministry said Friday.
13 Sep
Britain's MI5 security service warned the ruling Conservative party that two would-be MPs could be Chinese spies, a minister said Wednesday. Details of the advice, given in 2021 and 2022, comes days after it emerged a parliamentary researcher was arrested in March on suspicion of spying for Beijing. Junior health minister Maria Caulfield said her…
12 Sep
The UK unemployment rate edged higher to 4.3 percent in the three months to the end of July, as wage growth remained at a record high, official data showed Tuesday. Unemployment had been 4.2 percent in the quarter to the end of June, the Office for National Statistics added in a statement. Average regular earnings…
11 Sep
A United Kingdom (UK) Royal Navy warship, HMS Trent, on Sunday arrived in Lagos to support Nigeria’s efforts in fighting crimes on the sea. While in Nigeria, the Royal Navy will help to deliver capacity training and maritime support in tackling sea piracy and illegal trafficking. According to Tim Langford, HMS Trent’s commanding officer, the…
10 Sep
Cinemas have always held a special place in our hearts, providing a unique and immersive experience for film lovers around the world. From historic venues steeped in tradition to cutting-edge theatres equipped with state-of-the-art technology, countless cinemas stand out for different reasons. In this article, we will explore some of the top cinemas from around…
28 Aug
High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Sarafa Isola, has charged Nigerians on projecting themselves, country, and leaders positively before the world, stating that the widespread negative profiling was slowing down the nation’s development. The envoy, who gave the advice at a breakfast business meeting, facilitated by Lead Pastor of Victory Life Bible Church International, Apostle…
18 Aug
When it comes to enjoying a vibrant nightlife with friends, few experiences rival the excitement of hitting up a top-notch nightclub. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, blowing off steam after a long week, or simply looking to have a memorable night out, the right nightclub can set the stage for an unforgettable evening and…
12 Aug
The United Kingdom has expressed its commitment to boost the partnership between the British and the Nigerian creative industries, recognising the sector as a global “cultural powerhouse.
11 Aug
Hospital doctors in England has launched their latest walkout on Friday as the government said their strike to demand a 35-per cent pay increase served "only to harm patients".
11 Aug
More than 100,000 migrants have crossed the Channel on small boats from France to southeast England since Britain began publicly recording the arrivals in 2018, official figures revealed on Friday.
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…


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Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has ordered an immediate investigation into the killing of many villagers following miss target airstrike by the Nigerian Army on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
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  The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has alerted the public to antics of some expelled members of the party trying to discredit its national leader and presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf. In a statement on Monday by Ladipo Johnson, on behalf of the NNPP National Working…
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At least 57 people were killed and many more were feared trapped under debris following landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rainfall in northern Tanzania, the president and officials said on Monday. Torrential downpours at the weekend washed away vehicles and brought down buildings in the hillside town of Katesh, some 300 kilometres (186 miles)…
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In a bid to establish a Regional Electricity Market (REM) within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the ECOWAS Parliament has unanimously approved three draft Community Acts.
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Nepal said Monday that six citizens had been killed while serving as mercenaries in the Russian army and another had been captured in Ukraine, confirming that Nepalis are fighting for Moscow. Kathmandu urged Moscow to stop the use of Nepali mercenaries and send any men serving back home. Nepal's foreign ministry said it had received…
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The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr Abubakar Bichi, has disabused the minds of Nigerians over the controversy surrounding the notion of padding the budget.
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Israeli and Palestinian representatives at the United Nations on Monday traded accusations of "genocide" over the war raging in Gaza, with both sides demanding an international response. Israel's war against Hamas was repeatedly mentioned during an event at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Convention on the…
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As part of the efforts to decongest the Correctional Centres, the Federal Government has settled N52m fines and compensation for 399 inmates at various centres across Kaduna State. Dr Ado Saleh, Comptroller of Correctional Service, Kaduna State, disclosed this during the Inauguration of the initiative at Zaria on Monday. Saleh said, “We are here to…
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Academic activities were on Monday grounded at the University of Calabar, following the students’ protest against the 100 per cent hike in the institution’s tuition fees.
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Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State presented a 2024 budget of N207.8 billion to the House of Assembly on Monday. The budget is made up of N87.25 billion or 42 per cent for recurrent expenditure, and N120.5 billion or 58 per cent for capital expenditure. The first budget in his second tenure, Yahaya tagged the…