Tag Archives: United Kingdom

ICYMI: Major Highlights From UK Parliament’s Debate On #EndSARS Protest Fallout

After receiving a petition to sanction the Nigerian government for allegedly clamping down on the rights of #EndSARS protesters, members of the United Kingdom Parliament on Monday pushed for possible sanctions over alleged human rights abuses during the anti-police brutality demonstrations. The calls for sanctions were made on Monday evening when the Petitions Committee of the UK Parliament held a debate…

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Federal Government Tells US, UK To Stop Disrespecting Nigeria Over New Visa Restrictions

Following U.S. Depart of State’s caution against Nigerians who are attacking the country’s democracy, the federal government has asked the United States and United Kingdom to stop disrespecting the country and its citizens. This was disclosed in reaction to the recent statements issued by both countries on the governorship elections holding in Edo and Ondo…

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UK Falls Into Biggest Recession In History Due To Coronavirus Impact

Britain’s economy has officially entered its “largest recession on record”, the Office for National Statistics revealed on Wednesday August 11. According to official data, the European nation contracted by a record 20.4 percent in the second quarter of coronavirus lockdown and after gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 2.2 percent in the first three months of the year.…

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Federal Government Evacuates Hundreds Of Nigerians From UAE, Sudan And U.S.

Over 600 Nigerians have been recently evacuated by the Nigerian Government from the United States, Sudan and United Arab Emirates due to the coronavirus pandemic. According a manifest from the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, the sixth evacuation flight from the U.S. departed for Abuja and Lagos with 325 passengers…

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Finally, Afrobeats Receives Its Own Official Chart In The UK

The UK’s Official Charts Company has recently announced the launch of Britain’s first-ever Afrobeats singles chart in collaboration with Afro Nation. The new Top 20 weekly chart will spotlight artists in the genre and this week’s include Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Tekno, Naira Marley and Rema who have been making strides in the UK Afrobeats scene in the past 12 months.…

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ICYMI: Hundred More Stranded Nigerians Evacuated From Dubai, UK

Flights conveying hundred more stranded Nigerians around the globe has landed in Nigeria amid rising Coronavirus cases being reported daily. According to the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) report on Tuesday, 329 nationals arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. Earlier, 261 more evacuees had arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja at exactly…

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Runtown Sparks Dating Rumors With Sudanese-Australian Model, Adut Akech

Nigerian singer, Douglas Jack Agu, popularly known as Runtown and South Sudanese-Australian supermodel, Adut Akech have sparked off dating rumor after both of them shared loved-up videos. Just a few months ago, the two were caught making a flirtatious move towards each other on Instagram when the music star posted a photo. The supermodel couldn’t hide her admiration for him as…

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BBNaija’s Khafi Kareem Begs Public For Information About Her Brother’s Death

The past month have been tough on Big Brother Naija star, Khafi Kareem and her entire family, following the death of her younger brother, Alexdander Kareem who was gunned down by yet-to-be identified gunmen. In a footage of BBC’s interview with her family which she shared recently her mother broke down in tears while speaking…

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