Number of people in UK feeling lonely doubles- report

The number of people in the United Kingdom (UK) experiencing loneliness during the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has more than doubled since March 2020 in spite of an overall reduction in anxiety levels, a new study has revealed. A survey conducted…

Nigerian doctor suspended for flogging son in UK reinstated

A Nigerian consultant anaesthetist Adekunle Okunuga based in the United Kingdom has been reinstated following his suspension from work for beating his son. The 59-year-old medical personnel, who was arrested after the incident in June 2014, blamed his cultural upbringing…

Why Israel is leading the world with COVID-19 vaccinations

Every day, the online research publication Our World In Data releases information about vaccine doses being administered across the globe. And every day, one country emerges as a world leader: Israel. For example, when the University of Oxford-based organization released…

FG introduces new visa regime for UK, US, UAE, others‎

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has introduced a new visa regime for citizens of the United Kingdom, United States, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and 148 other countries.‎ The new visa regime, which consists of transit, business (single), business (multiple), tourism,…

Nigeria records 10 new cases of coronavirus

Nigeria has recorded another 10 positive cases of coronavirus, Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire said on Saturday. “Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of #COVID19 in Lagos and FCT,” Ehanire said in a tweet. “That is a total of…

Nigeria records five new coronavirus cases

The Federal Ministry of Health has announced five new cases of coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to eight. All the five new cases had a travel history to the United Kingdom and the United States,…

Sanwo-Olu, World Bank, others urge inclusion for persons with disabilities (Nation)

Wife of the Lagos State governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, international development partners, including the World Bank, United Kingdom (UK) Department for International Development (DFID), have restated their commitment to mainstreaming inclusion for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). They spoke at the…

Buhari wan waka again! Heads to the UK on private visit

President Muhammadu Buhari will be embarking on a trip to the United Kingdom on a private visit, the Presidency has said. A statement by the President’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, says that further to the official visit by President Muhammadu Buhari…

Flights suspended by drones at Gatwick (BBC)

Tens of thousands of passengers at one of the UK’s busiest airports are experiencing flight disruption after drones were seen over the airfield. Gatwick’s runway remains closed after two of the devices were seen nearby. Flights are unable to take…

UK’s May to face leadership challenge (BBC)

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of confidence in her leadership later on Wednesday. Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, Mrs May said: “I will contest that vote with everything I have got.” She said a new prime…

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