Tags : U.K

FG Fines UK-Based Airline ₦1 Million For Violating Aviation Regulation

The Federal Government has fined a UK-based airline with the sum of ₦1 million by for violating COVID-19 commercial flights’ ban regulation. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the fine was the maximum penalty provided for in the country’s civil aviation regulations. The Federal Government had banned international and local flights in the country […]

Coronavirus: F.G To Evacuate 200 Nigerians From Canada On Thursday

The Nigeria High Commission in Canada says it is set to evacuate Nigerians stranded in the Country due to Coronavirus travel restrictions. The Commission, in a statement, said it had received no fewer than 200 requests for evacuation, adding that a Boeing 777 Aircraft operated by Air Peace has been specially arranged to fly the intending returnees […]

COVID-19: U.K Records 381 Deaths In 24 Hours

Britain has reported a daily record of coronavirus toll of 381 on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, more than double the number of Nationwide deaths posted in the previous 24 hours. The Health Ministry said on its Twitter page, up from 1,408 on Monday, March 30, 2020, that: “As of 5pm (1600 GMT) on 30 March, […]

COVID-19: Aisha Buhari Shuts Office, Daughter In Self-Quarantine

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has shut down her Office following the outbreak of the CoronaVirus in the country. Mrs. Buhari also said her daughter, who recently returned from the United Kingdom, being among the high-burden countries, is in self-isolation. In a statement on Thursday, March 19, 2020, the wife of the […]

Suspected Case Of COVID-19 In Enugu

Enugu State has reported a fresh suspected case of COVID-19. This is confirmed in a statement from the Permanent Secretary in the State’s Ministry of Health, Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi. Dr Agujiobi said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been informed, while a sample has been collected and sent for investigations. The suspected case, […]

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 […]