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October 13, 2018 8:07 PM 2019: Atiku, Archbishop of Canterbury, UK High Commissioner hold private meeting [PHOTOS]

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday held a closed-door meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Justin Welby. The cleric has been a close friend of Nigerian leaders over the years. He was one of the very few individuals that were allowed to see President Muhammadu Buhari during his medical 19

September 26, 2018 12:35 PM 2019 election: Wike tells British govt why there may be violence

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has urged the international community to prevail on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to interfere with the voting process of the 2019 elections. Wike made the call while hosting the Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils at the Government House in Port Harcourt 23

September 24, 2018 12:23 PM Nigeria’s first female banker, Sarah Morocco-Clarke is dead

Morocco-Clarke died at the age of 80 on Sunday, 16 September 2018, after a short illness. Sarah Morocco-Clarke, an alumnus of Queen’s College Lagos, started her career with First Bank (then Bank of British West Africa, and subsequently Standard Bank) as a pioneer female employee, and rose through the ranks at First Bank Nigeria and was made the Services 20

September 24, 2018 8:09 AM FIFA Best Player: All you need to know about Monday’s awards

The world’s best male and female footballers, will be named at the Best FIFA Football Awards in London on Monday. This is the third year of the Best FIFA awards, after the world governing body’s six-year association with the Ballon d’Or came to an end. Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah are the finalists for the men’s player award for 2018. Ada Hegerberg 26

September 12, 2018 3:27 PM EPL: Tottenham goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris banned for 20 months

Tottenham goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris has been banned from driving for 20 months. He was also fined after pleading guilty to a charge of drink-driving, British media reported on Wednesday. The 31-year-old World Cup winning goalkeeper admitted being more than twice above the drink-drive limit of 35 micrograms when he was stopped by police in central London 23

August 28, 2018 7:29 AM £70m seized from a Nigerian – UK Govt

The United Kingdom says it had returned the sum of £70million recovered from a Nigerian. The country said the individual was convicted of fraud in an Italian court. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Paul Arkwright, made the disclosure in a chat with journalists in Abuja on Monday. He said, “There was an Italian court case with a particular person 20

August 10, 2018 3:43 PM EPL: Sarri reveals when Kepa Arrizabalaga will make Chelsea debut

Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri has revealed when new signing, Kepa Arrizabalaga will make his debut for the club. Arrizabalaga joined the Blues from Athletic Bilboa for a world-record £71million. British outlet, Metro is reporting that Sarri said he can’t tell if Arrizabalaga will start for Chelsea against Huddersfield on Saturday afternoon. He added 42

August 8, 2018 6:58 AM Police Service Commission reveals officers to be sacked

The Police Service Commission has said it would soon fire policemen found to be undisciplined and incompetent. The commission noted that promotion in the Force would now be based on competence. The PSC Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector-General of Police, stated this in Abuja when he met with a delegation from the West African Conflict and Security 19

August 7, 2018 3:39 PM PSC to flush out undisciplined police officers – Chairman– The Sun News

The Police Service Commission (PSC), on Tuesday, in Abuja, said it would not hesitate to flush out any Policeman found to be undisciplined and incompetent. A statement by the commission’s Head, Press and Public Relations, Mr. Ikechukwu Ani, said the commission`s Chairman, Mr Musiliu Smith, disclosed this when a delegation from the West African Conflict 25

August 7, 2018 11:03 AM European Companies Can Be Protected From New U.S. Sanctions On Iran

A junior British foreign minister said on Tuesday that European companies can be protected from new U.S. sanctions on Iran. This is after President Donald Trump withdrew from an international agreement designed to deny Tehran the ability to build nuclear weapons. As Washington’s so-called snapback sanctions are reinstated on Tuesday, a new EU law to shield 20