UK To Ban Sale Of Petrol Cars From 2035

Britain will bring forward a ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles to 2035, including hybrids, Prime Minister Boris Johnson was to announce on Tuesday. Johnson was to make the announcement at an event launching the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, which will be held in Glasgow in November. The changes... Continue Reading →

Finally, British MPs Prepare To Seal Brexit Deal

After years of bitter arguments, British MPs will on Thursday finally approve the terms of Brexit, paving the way for the UK to leave the EU on January 31. The House of Commons will complete its scrutiny of a bill ratifying Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s European Union divorce deal, drawing a line under an extraordinary... Continue Reading →

Britain’s New Parliament Votes On Johnson’s Brexit Deal

Britain’s freshly-elected parliament prepared on Friday to move past years of partisan wrangling and initially approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divorce deal with the EU. The all-but-certain outcome in the lower House of Commons will help Johnson on his way towards meeting his winning campaign promise to “get Brexit done” on January 31 AFP reports.... Continue Reading →

Buhari Congratulates UK PM Over Election Victory

The President, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has sent a message of congratulations to British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, over his victory at the United Kingdom’s general poll. He said the victory was “resounding”, according to a statement by his media aide, Mr. Garba Shehu, issued in Abuja on Friday. “The President notes that Britain has... Continue Reading →

Boris Johnson Introduces Post Study Work Permit

The UK re-introduces 2-year-work visa for international students Boris Johnson, the UK Prime Minister, has announced the return of the two-year post-study work visa for international students. The new immigration route announced on Wednesday will mean graduates in any subject will once again be able to stay in the UK for two years to find... Continue Reading →

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Faces Fresh Humiliation In Parliament Today

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for another showdown in parliament on Wednesday after a humiliating defeat over his Brexit strategy, with MPs set to vote on a law aimed at blocking a no-deal departure. Johnson has said he will seek an early general election if MPs vote against him again, intensifying a dramatic political... Continue Reading →

Boris Johnson has been playing hardball with the EU from the outset — if only Theresa May had too

HERE’S the terrible irony. Boris Johnson is now doing with Brexit exactly what should have been done three years ago. If only we could have our time over again! First, he’s making the threat of No Deal serious. With Theresa May, it never was. Brussels knew she didn’t even want to leave, never mind with No Deal.... Continue Reading →

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Appoints Nigerian Lady, Olukemi Badenoch As Minister

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has appointed Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch, aged 39, as Children and Families Minister, as part of his government reshuffle. Badenoch is a British Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Saffron Walden. She was born in Wimbledon, London to Nigerian parents. Her childhood was spent in Lagos and the United... Continue Reading →

Boris Johnson becomes new UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson took over as Britain’s new prime minister on Wednesday vowing to prove the “gloomsters” wrong and get a new deal to leave the European Union on October 31 – or exit without one. AFP reports that the 55-year-old former London mayor is a divisive figure, loved by many for his wit and optimism... Continue Reading →

Brexit: Johnson Threatens To Withhold $50 Billion Payment

Johnson, a former foreign secretary in May’s cabinet is popular with ordinary Conservative Party members, who will decide between the two candidates who come top in a series of votes by Conservative lawmakers over the coming weeks. Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister said he would withhold... Continue Reading →

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