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New British 20-Pound Note Featuring Artist Turner Enters Circulation

A new British banknote featuring a self-portrait by the 19th-century painter J.M.W. Turner entered circulation on Thursday. The 20-pound note is the third to be made of durable polymer material rather than paper, following the launch of new five-pound and 10-pound notes in 2016 and 2017. “Moving the 20-pound note to polymer marks a major... Continue Reading →

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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 →

Photos Of President Buhari At The UK – African 2020 Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently participating in the Program of Opening Plenary of the Uk-Africa Summit on 20th Jan 2020. All pictures in this story were provided by Bayo Omoboriowo, Personal Photographer to President of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari Uk-Africa Investment Forum 1: President Buhari alongside R-L: President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, British Prime Minister... Continue Reading →

Buhari Flies To UK, Begins Six-Day Trip Today

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will embark on a six-day trip to London on Friday (today), according to the State House. He is to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit, while in London. The summit opens on Monday, January 20, but Buhari will jet out of Abuja today. Buhari is expected back... Continue Reading →

UK Parliament Approves Historic Brexit Deal

Britain’s parliament finally approved Brexit on Thursday, allowing it to become the first country to leave the European Union later this month, ending years of arguments that toppled two governments and splintered society. The House of Commons erupted in cheers after MPs ratified Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divorce deal with Brussels by 330 votes to... 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 →

Pastor, Daughter, Son Drown During A Vacation In Spain

A pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Gabriel Diya; his daughter, Comfort (nine), and son, Praise (16), have drowned in a pool at the Club La Costa World Complex, Spain. Gabriel, who headed the Open Heavens branch of the church in Charlton, South-East London, United Kingdom, was said to have gone to the... 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 →

Respect Rule Of Law! UK Government To FG On Sowore’s Rearrest

The United Kingdom has said it is closely following the continued detention of Convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore while calling on the Nigerian government to respect the fundamentals for democracy. Mr. Sowore was rearrested by operatives of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) on Friday at a Federal High Court in Abuja,... Continue Reading →

Mauritius Blasts the UK For Keeping African Island Under Its Colony Even After Post-Slavery Era

Britain has defied an order by the United Nations to return control of an overseas territory to the island nation of Mauritius. The UN had given the UK six months to give up control of the Chagos Islands but that period has now passed Daily Mail UK reports. government of Mauritius who said they were... Continue Reading →

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