Breaking: UK sanctions 2 Vladimir Putin’s daughters for ‘lavish lifestyle’

April 8, 2022 Metro 0

The United Kingdom (UK) has announced sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s two known daughters in a bid to undermine their ‘lavish lifestyles’. The Putin’s daughters are Katerina Tikhonova and Mariya Vorontsova. The sanctions will include tough restrictions. The UK has coordinated these sanctions with the US, in another show of global unity on action against Russia’s illegal invasion of Read More

Breaking: UK missile shoots down Russian Military helicopter in Ukraine

April 2, 2022 Metro 0

A British anti-aircraft missile has been used to shoot down a Russian helicopter in its first use in Ukraine, it has been reported. Starstreak is an advanced high-velocity missile that destroys targets using three laser-guided darts and was supplied to Ukraine by Britain in March. Footage of the alleged moment the weapon was deployed shows a Mi-28N helicopter in the Luhansk Read More

Extortion scandal rocks High Commission in UK as Nigerians reject suspension of passports biometrics

March 28, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Following the suspension of capturing of biometrics for new Enhanced E-Passport at the Nigeria High Commission in London, United Kingdom, a group of Nigerians under the aiges of the Nigerians in Diaspora (ND) have condemned the announcement of the Nigerian High Commissioner, accusing him of “fraud, extortion and undue hardship inflicted on legitimate passports applicants.” The group said the news Read More

Like Chelsea, UK government may hit Manchester City with sanction

March 22, 2022 House keeper 0

Chelsea might not be the only team to be sanctioned by the UK government as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Manchester City are now in the spotlight due to a meeting between their owner Sheikh Mansour and Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. According to the BBC, the UK government has been extremely critical of City owner Mansour for Read More

Russia fights back, bans UK airlines from its airspace

February 25, 2022 House keeper 0

British airlines have been banned from landing at Russia’s airports and from crossing its airspace, the Russian civil aviation regulator has said. Russia said the move was a response to “the unfriendly decisions by the UK aviation authorities”. On Thursday, the UK banned Russia’s national airline Aeroflot from landing in Britain. The measure was part of sanctions introduced following Moscow’s Read More

Omicron: Malaysia puts Nigeria on high-risk list of travellers from UK

December 17, 2021 House keeper 0

Nigeria is the latest country to be categorised as a country of risk by the Ministry of Health following a confirmed imported Covid-19 case involving an eight-year-old Malaysian girl who was travelling with her family. During a press conference yesterday, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said travellers from Nigeria, as well as other countries of risk, will need to wear a Read More

The ban by UK and Canada

December 9, 2021 House keeper 0

The United Kingdom and Canada have incurred the wrath of the Nigerian government and the people, as indeed they should – and unwisely invited themselves to put their heads in the hornets’ nest. They have banned us from entering their countries because of the new Covid-19 export from South Africa with the rather IT-induced name, Omicron. The howl of official Read More

COVID-19: Senate condemns travel ban slammed on Nigerians by UK

December 7, 2021 House keeper 0

The Senate Tuesday condemned in strong terms, the travel ban slammed on Nigerians by the United Kingdom ( UK) on alleged COVID-19 threat . The ban, according to the upper legislative chamber, is discriminatory and an assault on diplomatic relations between Nigeria and UK. It consequently called on the British authorities to consider removing Nigeria from the red list and Read More

Reps furious over UK travel ban

December 7, 2021 House keeper 0

There was anger on floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday, when lawmakers took turns to condemn the suspension of visiting visas to travellers from Nigeria to the United Kingdom due to reported emergence of a new COVID-19 variant; Omicron. Minority Leader of the House, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, had in a motion on the matter, demanded urgent intervention of the Read More

Omicron: FG responsible for UK, Canada travel restrictions – Prof. Tomori

December 7, 2021 House keeper 0

Oyewale Tomori, a professor of virology and educational administrator said Monday that the federal government should be blamed for the travel restrictions imposed on Nigerians by the governments of United Kingdom and Canada over cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19. Speaking at a National COVID-19 Summit with a theme “Pushing Through the Last Mile to End the Pandemic and Build Read More

PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

Premier League: Arsenal continue resurgence, down Leicester City in Premier League clash

October 30, 2021 BBC 0

Arsenal continued their recent resurgence with a comfortable Premier League win over Leicester City at King Power Stadium. The visitors capitalised on a lacklustre start from the hosts to dominate the early exchanges and were rewarded with a two-goal lead inside 20 minutes. Gabriel put the Gunners in front, climbing above several static Leicester defenders to head in from Bukayo Read More

Umeoji, 2 lawmakers dump APGA for APC, declare support for Andy Uba

October 30, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ahead of Anambra state governorship election scheduled for November 6, the former frontline governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and current member of the House of Representatives, representing Aguata Federal Constituency in Anambra state, Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with two House of Assembly members and several party supporters. Umeoji defection Read More

Anambra: Accord candidate dimisses merger rumours with APGA

October 27, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Governorship Candidate of the Accord Party in the November 6 election in Anambra state, Dr. Godwin Maduka, has dismissed rumours that he was about to collapse his structure into the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Dr. Maduka rather vowed to inflict crushing defeat on the APGA candidate, Prof. Charles Soludo and other contestants in the election. The governorship hopeful spoke Read More

Internal democracy: PGF boss calls for new orientation in management of political parties

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called for a new orientation in the management of political parties to address issues of membership recruitment and management, party funding and administration. Lukman, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said unless these issues are addressed Nigerians will continue to experience all the familiar Read More

These music groups gave us hit songs one-time, do you still remember?

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

It is said that two heads are always better than one and it’s no surprise that boy-bands and girl-bands are highly successful with massive impact. Nigerian listeners were entertained by music groups who kept the airwaves and dance floors busy.In this article, we will be looking at the Top Nigerian Music Groups and their hit songs  1- PsquareP-Square Consisted of Read More

How Ajulo rescued teenager sentenced to death for stealing phone

October 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has confirmed that a Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division has discharged and acquitted a teenager Adeolu Bamiteko, who was sentenced to death by a High Court for stealing phone. Bamiteko with one Ayobami Ojo were arraigned in Charge No. HAD/15C/2014 before the High Court presided over by Justice J.O Read More

Natural gas prices in Europe hit an all-time high

September 29, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Dutch TTF and UK NBP natural gas prices hit all-time settlement highs on Monday—up 11 per cent as the front-month contract is set to soon expire and the European gas crisis worsens. The front-month (October) contract TTFV1 was up by €6.635€ MWh on Monday afternoon, to €76.875, pushed higher in part by the contract rolling off this week. Prices often Read More

Breaking: Lukaku fires blank as Manchester City end Chelsea’s unbeaten run at Premier League

September 25, 2021 BBC 0

Manchester City produced an impressive display to end Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the season with a deserved victory at Stamford Bridge. In the meeting between two sides fully expected to fight it out for this season’s Premier League title, the reigning champions dominated against a strangely passive and conservative Chelsea. Gabriel Jesus settled a tight affair when his 53rd-minute effort Read More

APC members angry over red-carpet reception of Fani-Kayode – PGF boss

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said the recent defection of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode into the APC got most members angry, especially with the by the red-carpet reception given to him. While calling for calm, the APC chieftain also appealed to party leaders to properly engage in internal negotiations that will guide the Read More

Breaking: Lukaku’s first UEFA Champions League goal for Chelsea subdues Zenit, Ronaldo fails to rescue Manchester United

September 14, 2021 BBC 0

Chelsea opened their defence of the Champions League with a victory as Romelu Lukaku finally pierced Zenit St Petersburg’s stubborn resistance at Stamford Bridge. Lukaku, a £97.5m summer signing from Inter Milan, has already demonstrated his goal threat in the Premier League and was on the mark again with his first goal for Chelsea in the competition they won for Read More