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    ‘I had suicidal thoughts’ — UK-based Nigerian singer narrates battle with COVID-19

‘I had suicidal thoughts’ — UK-based Nigerian singer narrates battle with COVID-19

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    Nigerian-born British health worker dies of ‘COVID-19 complications’ in UK

Nigerian-born British health worker dies of ‘COVID-19 complications’ in UK

Carol Jamabo, a caregiver, has reportedly died from COVID-19 complications in the United Kingdom. The mother of two, who worked as a caregiver at the Cherish Elderly Care in Bury, Greater Manchester, was said to have passed away on Wednesday after reportedly testing positive for the virus. According to the BBC, Jamabo became ill at her home and was taken to hospital. While she [...]

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    Coronavirus testing kits headed to the UK ‘contaminated with COVID-19’

Coronavirus testing kits headed to the UK ‘contaminated with COVID-19’

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    Glastonbury Festival cancelled due to coronavirus

Glastonbury Festival cancelled due to coronavirus

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    How Nigerian asylum seeker ‘spent 21 years sleeping on London buses’

How Nigerian asylum seeker ‘spent 21 years sleeping on London buses’

A Nigerian man, Sunny (not real name), spent 21 years living aboard buses in London after his asylum application was rejected, BBC reports. While seeking asylum, Sunny was reportedly full of gratitude "for a second chance at life, hoping for a bright future, safe under the protection of Her Majesty the Queen". "Back then he was full of gratitude for his second [...]

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    SON, UK agency sign MoU to reduce rejection of Nigeria’s exports

SON, UK agency sign MoU to reduce rejection of Nigeria’s exports

The British Standard Institute (BSI) and Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to reduce the rate at which Nigeria's export rejected. The MoU was signed at a stakeholder meeting organised by the commonwealth standards network (CSN) at the Envoy Hotel in Abuja on Wednesday. The MoU, which is to foster good practice between the two organisations, will [...]

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    ANALYSIS: What Brexit means for the Nigerian economy?

ANALYSIS: What Brexit means for the Nigerian economy?

After more than 1200 days after Britain voted to leave the European Union, the country still remains in the trading bloc, pondering exactly how to leave. Although the October 31 “do or die” Brexit deadline has been extended to January 2020, this is simply kicking the can further down the road. With the United Kingdom set for general elections on December [...]

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    Study: Obesity beats smoking as leading cause of four types of cancer

Study: Obesity beats smoking as leading cause of four types of cancer

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    UK will be the ‘number one investor in Africa by 2022’

UK will be the ‘number one investor in Africa by 2022’

Catriona Lang, United Kingdom high commissioner to Nigeria, says her country is planning to increase its investment opportunities in Nigeria. Speaking on Tuesday at the 18th edition of the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference in Abuja, she said the UK will be the number one investor in Africa by 2022. She said the UK continues to promote the merits of Nigeria and [...]

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    ICYMI: Nigerian-born teenager shot dead in London

ICYMI: Nigerian-born teenager shot dead in London

Eniola Aluko, a teenager with Nigerian heritage, has been shot dead in Plumstead, London According to Metropolitan Police, the force was alerted to a car park on Hartville Road, SE18 at 4:54pm on Friday and Aluko was found with critical injuries which later led to his death. A post-mortem examination, held on Saturday at Greenwich Mortuary, gave the cause of death as a gunshot [...]

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    5G mobile network launched in the UK

5G mobile network launched in the UK

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    EU and UK agree to extend Brexit deadline to October 31

EU and UK agree to extend Brexit deadline to October 31

The European Union leaders and the UK government have agreed to a six-month extension to Brexit, with a review in June. The agreement, which was reached after an emergency summit in Brussels on Wednesday night, wards off the prospect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on Friday. https://twitter.com/eucopresident/status/1116128110557134848 Donald Tusk, president of the European council, met with Theresa May, British PM, [...]

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    Theresa May seeks support as she faces vote of no confidence

Theresa May seeks support as she faces vote of no confidence

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of confidence in her leadership on Wednesday evening. Forty-eight conservative parliamentarians had requested for the vote. The result of the voting exercise which is expected to be between 6pm and 8pm would determine if May would still hold her position as the leader of the conservative party or not. It will be hard to [...]

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    Theresa May backs joint UK-Ireland bid for 2030 World Cup

Theresa May backs joint UK-Ireland bid for 2030 World Cup

Theresa May says the British government is in "full support" of the joint UK and Ireland to host the 2030 World Cup. The UK Prime Minister said the football ­associations of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland are working on a proposal for FIFA. May made this known while speaking on the eve of the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham. "Following the [...]

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    UK to create 100,000 new jobs in Nigeria, Dangote to list on LSE… 7 takeaways from May’s visit

UK to create 100,000 new jobs in Nigeria, Dangote to list on LSE… 7 takeaways from May’s visit

Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, departed Nigeria on Wednesday, after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari; Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state; and business leaders in Lagos and Abuja. The Prime Minister made the visit, 30 years after Margaret Thatcher, the first female prime minister of the UK, visited the country to make deals with the former head of [...]

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    Good news for Nigerian doctors, nurses as UK considers relaxing visa rule

Good news for Nigerian doctors, nurses as UK considers relaxing visa rule

The United Kingdom is set to exclude medical staff from the government's visa cap. Saffron Cordery, deputy chief executive of NHS Providers, told BBC Radio on Thursday that the rules are making it difficult to recruit enough staff. Theresa May, UK prime minister, introduced the visa limit for all non-EU skilled workers at 20,700 people a year. "This is going to be a [...]

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