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MNJTF seeks UK’s support to fight terrorism in Lake Chad

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says it has begun exploring areas of possible support from the United Kingdom (UK) Government in the fight against terrorism in the Lake Chad region. The Force Commander (FC), MNJTF, Major General Ibrahim Manu Yusuf accompanied by some staff officers made this request

Magu laments UK’s slow action on Diezani fraud trial

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has expressed his dissatisfaction over the slow pace of action by the British government on the corruption case, involving former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke Diezani, who is in the UK,  is  being prosecuted by the British government

Three Nigerians jailed for transporting firearms, drugs into UK

Three Nigerians have been jailed by the Woolwich Crown Court for their roles in transporting firearms and drugs into the United Kingdom (UK) via Euro tunnel. The names of the convicted persons published on the website of the Metropolitan Police Service showed that the three have names that of Nigerian origin

Another Nigerian becomes Mayor in UK

Godsgift Onyedinefu Another Nigerian, Mrs. Victoria Obaze, has made history after she was sworn into office as the first black female Civic Mayor of London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom (UK). Obaze’s inauguration on Wednesday is the latest in turn of events that have seen Nigerians emerge as Mayors in their

Six Nigerians jailed over Cyber Crime in UK

Six Nigerians resident in London have been reportedly jailed for 43 years, for their roles in cyber theft worth millions of pounds in the United Kingdom (UK). The gang, who are blood-related were among ten persons convicted between March 26 and 28, for their roles in a large-scale “diversion fraud” scam

Buhari departs London for Nigeria after 10-day ‘private visit’

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly departed London, for Nigeria after his 10-day "private visit" to the United Kingdom. His plane, a Boeing 737 Business Ajet with registration number 5N-FGT, left Standsted Airport in London at about 12:20pm. Buhari had on April 24, left the country for London and was expected to