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Seven Nigerian Stowaways Arrested In UK Over Oil Tanker’s Hijacking

Seven Nigerian men have been arrested in the UK on suspicion of hijacking an oil tanker in the English Channel, Hampshire police announced on Monday October 28. According to Sky News, the men who are stowaways from Lagos were seized when British naval special forces stormed the ship which left the metropolitan city on October 6…

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New Zealand, U.K. Outline Plans To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions

New Zealand and the United Kingdom has revealed plans for the reopening of their countries since a total lockdown was imposed to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern said authorities will begin to lift lockdown measures in several phases, but warned that while her country “may have won a few battles,”…

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UK’s Boris Johnson Waves Health Care Workers While Being Wheeled Out Of Intensive Care

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care and he was captured waving to nurses and doctors at NHS as a gesture of thanks. Downing Street confirmed this today, The Guardian reports. The statement is a rare glimpse into the Prime Minister’s condition as he begins his recovery from severe COVID-19 at St Thomas’…

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UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Moved To Intensive Care As Coronavirus Symptoms Worsen

The official residences and offices of the UK Prime Minister, Downing Street has revealed that Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms “worsened”. A spokesman, according to the BBC said he was moved on the advice of his medical team and was receiving “excellent care”. The prime…

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UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Is Self-Isolating After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will now self-isolate. Johnson announced the news on Twitter on Friday morning. He said he had experienced “mild symptoms” of the COVID-19 disease and would continue to lead the UK government’s response to the crisis. The prime minister had previously declined testing for the coronavirus after…

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Elumelu Advocates For Massive Capital Investment In Power, Human Resources To Aid Africa’s Economic Growth

l-r: President Muhammadu Buhari(2nd left); flanked from left by Chief Executive Officer, Tony Elumelu Foundation(TEF), Mrs. Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu; Chairman of United Bank For Africa(UBA) Plc and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony Elumelu(3ed left); and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020, where Elumelu Spoke during Panel Session on…

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More Than 1,000,000 Sign Petition To Kick Against Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament

A petition calling on Boris Johnson to abandon his plan to suspend Parliament has now fetched more than a million signatures. Numbers have been rising rapidly throughout the day after the Prime Minister announced his move, triggering protests across the country. The Queen today accepted Johnson’s request to suspend Parliament for five weeks from September…

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UK Prime Minister Unveils Plans To Fast-Track Visa Route For Immigrants With Science Talents

Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled plans on Thursday for a new fast-track visa route for “the brightest and best”, in a bid to attract the world’s top scientists to Britain after Brexit. The “shake-up” of immigration rules is aimed at encouraging elite researchers and specialists in science, engineering and technology to immigrate, the premier’s Downing…

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New UK PM Boris Johnson Sacks Election Rival Jeremy Hunt As Foreign Minister

New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sacked foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Wednesday, as he prepared to replace most of the cabinet. Hunt, who had been Johnson’s rival for the top job, tweeted that he was “kindly” offered another role but turned it down to become one of more than a dozen cabinet ministers heading…

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