Omicron: UK reviews travel ban on Nigeria

The United Kingdom has released a new update on the processing of visa applications for countries on its red list. On Sunday, the British High Commission announced that it will “pause making decisions” on visitor visa applications from all red…

8 Nigerians bag UK awards for `breaking glass ceilings’

Eight outstanding Nigerians in the UK, who have “broken the glass ceiling’’ have been honoured by the Nigerian-British Business Forum at a high profile event in London. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the awards highlight the outstanding…

*#EndSARS: Lagos official urges youths to protect public assets against vandalism (Vanguard)*#EndSARS anniversary: Organisers opt for car procession in Lagos (Nation)

#EndSARS: Lagos official urges youths to protect public assets against vandalism (Vanguard) Mr Olufunsho Elulade, General Manager, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL), on Tuesday, appealed to youths to protect public infrastructure in their locality against any act of vandalism.…

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…

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