Wednesday, April 21, 2021



Nigerian Law student wins maiden International Bar Association contest

A 300 Level student of the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Famuyiwa Olushola, has won the maiden edition of the International Bar Association, IBA, Vlogging Competition.

Top British-Nigerian doctor, Alfa Saadu, dies of Coronavirus in London

Dr Alfa Saadu, a top British-Nigerian medical consultant who worked for the NHS for almost 40 years, has died of coronavirus in London.

New British PM Boris Johnson appoints Nigerian as minister

Boris Johnson, Britain’s Prime Minister, has appointed Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch, as Children and Families Minister.

Group backs Senate’s move to protect Nigerian airlines from unfair competition

A group of aviation professionals, the Aviation Round Table, ART, has commended the move by the Senate to protect Nigerian airlines from unfair competition in relation to their foreign counterparts.

5th stabbing in 4 days in north London district amid knife crime surge

London Police on Tuesday said they were investigating the fifth stabbing in four days in the same north London district as authorities try to...

LSE Africa Summit announces 2019 panels, as ticket sale continues

The 2019 edition of the annual gathering of policymakers, business leaders, academics, and professionals is scheduled to hold from March 30 to 31 at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Suspect arrested over deadly stabbing on London-bound train

A man has been arrested after a father was stabbed to death in front of his son and horrified passengers on a London-bound train,...

Wizkid headlines `Ends Festival’ in London

Nigerian music sensation Wizkid has been confirmed as one of the three headliners for the brand new “Ends Festival” in Croydon, London. The organisers of...

2019: ‘PDP searching for consensus presidential candidate’

A presidential aspirant of the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kabiru Turaki, SAN, has said the party is searching for a consensus candidate towards the 2019 presidential election.

Nigerians react to unveiling of new national carrier 

Mixed reactions on Wednesday trailed the unveiling of the name and logo of the proposed new national carrier by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika.

BREAKING: Nigeria unveils name, logo of new national carrier

The minister of state for Transport (Aviation), Hadi Sirika, has unveiled Nigeria's new national carrier, named Nigeria Air.

Trump renews war of words with London’s Muslim mayor

A baby-shaped blimp meets a thin-skinned president: cue the renewal of a war of words between Donald Trump and London's first Muslim mayor, encompassing...

Buhari makes “technical stopover” in London

President Muhammadu Buhari will delay his return journey to Nigeria after state visit to United States of America. Mr Buhari, who travelled to the United...

What Buhari discussed with PM Theresa May, by Femi Adesina

The three-pronged focus of the current administration resonated through the conversation, as President Muhammadu Buhari held a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister, Theresa...

JUST IN: Buhari in closed-door meeting with Tinubu in London

Mr Buhari had on April 9, 2018, during the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019.

Outrage as Johnson compares post-Brexit Irish border to London

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson drew ridicule Tuesday for suggesting that problems with the Irish border after Brexit could be managed in a similar...

London City Airport closed after WWII bomb found

London City Airport was closed on Monday as military experts worked to remove a 500-kilogramme (1,100-pound) German World War II bomb found in a...

Conte still confident in his ability at Chelsea

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte insisted he remains the best man to lead the Londoners despite an alarming dip in form from the Premier League...

London mosque attacker jailed for at least 43 years

A Briton who deliberately drove a van into a group of worshippers near a London mosque, killing one man, was on Friday sentenced to...

Trump cancels London trip for embassy opening

US President Donald Trump announced Friday he will no longer attend the opening of the new US embassy in London, , a move welcomed...

NNPC boss, Baru, rushes back home to battle fuel queues

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Kacalla Baru, Tuesday, cut short his trip to London, as concerns increased...

16 hurt fleeing false terror alert in London’s Oxford Street

Police rushed to London's busy Oxford Street shopping district on Friday after reports that shots had been fired, sparking fears of a terror incident...

Osinbajo in London for FT’s Africa Summit

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Africa Summit, with the theme “What Makes Africa Work,” taking place in...

Man arrested over London train bomb attack

Police on Monday arrested a 20-year-old man in Wales in connection with the London Underground train bombing this month, bringing the number of people...

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