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Commonwealth Heads of Govt Summit Postponed

The year 2021 summit of Commonwealth Heads of Government has been postponed for a second time. This is because of the Coronavirus pandemic. According to an announcement by the Commonwealth Secretariat, the meeting, scheduled to take place on Monday, June 21, 2021, in Kigali, would now be postponed to an unspecified date in the future. […]

Buhari Back To Nigeria from UK Medical Trip

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after spending about two weeks in London for medical check-up and rest. President Buhari arrived Abuja at about 5:00p.m on Thursday, April 15, 2021. It would be recalled that the President travelled out of the country at the end of march, with his handlers saying he would return […]

EU, Britain Intensify Talks On Post-Brexit Future

The EU and Britain launch an intense five weeks of negotiations on a deal to define their post-Brexit relations on Monday, June 29, 2020, with London keen to wrap things up quickly. The new round of talks in Brussels will be the first to be held face-to-face since the coronavirus shutdown combined with the two […]

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson Taken Into Intensive Care

British Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson has been admitted to intensive care after being hospitalised with Coronavirus. In a statement on Monday, April 6, 2020, his Downing Street office said the Foreign Minister, Mr Dominic Raab will take over his duties where necessary. The Downing Street Press Release noted that over the course of Monday […]

Prince Charles Tests Positive For COVID-19

Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a statement from the Buckingham Palace. The 71-year-old and his wife Camilla, who does not have the virus are currently self-isolating in Scotland, Clarence House said. The statement revealed that Prince Charles has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working […]

Bekele Wins London Half-Marathon, Breaks Farah’s Record

Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele broke Mo Farah’s course record as he won the London half-marathon on Sunday, March 1, 2020 in a time of one hour and 22 seconds. Bekele took 1min 18sec off the record set in 2019 by British distance great Farah, who missed this year’s edition with an Achilles injury. Britain’s Christopher Thompson […]

UK Says Nigerian High Commission Owes ₦3.3 Billion Traffic Fee

The United Kingdom says the Nigerian  High Commission in  London owes £7.1m (₦3.3bn) in congestion charges and parking tickets. Giving the breakdown on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, the UK Foreign Office said Nigeria was owing  £7,063,965  in congestion fees and £47,165  in parking tickets. The figure amounts to more than two times the entire 2020 […]

Buhari In London, To Return On Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in London where he will be participating in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding on Monday, January 20, 2020. The summit is hosted by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and it is expected to bring together African leaders, international business chief executives, and heads of international organisations. Apart from highlighting […]