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Osinbajo Visits Buhari In London

Osinbajo Visits Buhari In London

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will soon brief the nation on the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, made this known on his twitter handle on late Tuesday night. He described the meeting as ““a very good meeting.” […]

Man In Gorilla Suit Finishes London Marathon After 6-Day Charity Crawl

Man In Gorilla Suit Finishes London Marathon After 6-Day Charity Crawl

A British police officer who crawled the London Marathon in a gorilla costume has raised more than $42,700 for charity after completing the 26.2-mile course. Tom Harrison of the Metropolitan Police Department crossed the finish line on Saturday, six days after the race started. The 41-year-old, who went by the name Mr. Gorilla, donned the […]

I Want To Go To London… To See Buhari

I Want To Go To London… To See Buhari

When 15 million plus Nigerians voted for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 General elections, their expectation was that he would be available to serve them 24/7/365, and that those who fielded him as their candidate had done their home work to avoid what is curiously becoming the Katsina problem in Nigerian politics.  Katsina! But […]

Black Lives Matter Protesters Removed from London Airport Runway, police say

Black Lives Matter Protesters Removed from London Airport Runway, police say

A group of Black Lives Matter activists whose protest temporarily shut down a London airport Tuesday have been arrested and removed from the runway, police said. Nine protesters caused flights to be suspended at London City Airport by locking themselves together on the runway and erecting a tripod, London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement. […]

Not Just For Hackney Hipsters: The Kenyan Sourdough Bakery ​Tackling Blindness

Not Just For Hackney Hipsters: The Kenyan Sourdough Bakery ​Tackling Blindness

One is a hipster meeting place in the middle of east London, the other overlooks the Menengai crater in Kenya and is staffed by orphans. But these two bakeries, E5 Bakehouse and Ujima Bakehouse, seemingly worlds apart, have come together over a sourdough starter and a shared passion for healthy bread. Situated in the Nakuru […]

Extra-judicial Killing Of Nigerian Citizens In UK

Extra-judicial Killing Of Nigerian Citizens In UK

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned the gruesome murder of another Nigerian teenager in London. In a statement by her Special Assistant on Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, in Abuja, Dabiri-Erewa said: “The killing of 17-year-old Fola Orebiyi is unacceptable to the government and people of Nigeria. […]

‘Brexit’ Briefing: European Union Meets; Conservatives Aim to Replace David Cameron

‘Brexit’ Briefing: European Union Meets; Conservatives Aim to Replace David Cameron

LONDON — European leaders are meeting in Brussels (but Britain isn’t invited). Lawmakers from Britain’s governing party are jockeying to replace Prime Minister David Cameron, while the opposition Labour Party is in turmoil. The markets look to be recovering — or is it a “dead cat bounce”? There’s plenty for you to keep an eye […]

London Bans ‘Unrealistic Body Images’ From Transport System

London Bans ‘Unrealistic Body Images’ From Transport System

From July, London commuters will no longer have to view advertisements that “conform to unhealthy or unrealistic body images,” the city’s transport authority announced. Making good on his campaign promise, newly-elected mayor Sadiq Khan said all advertising on the city’s transport network that is “likely to create body confidence issues, particularly among young people” will […]

Nigerian Breaks 187-yr-old Record At University of London

Nigerian Breaks 187-yr-old Record At University of London

A Nigerian academic, Professor Abiodun Alao, will today deliver inaugural lecture at King’s College, University of London, making him the first black African scholar to deliver such lecture since the institution was established in 1829. Alao, a professor of African Studies, was conferred with professorial title about two years ago alongside his Nigerian counterpart in […]

Adele Sends Her Love To Brussels With Touching Tribute

Adele Sends Her Love To Brussels With Touching Tribute

  Adele paid a touching tribute to Brussels during her concert in London today following the terrorist attacks on Belgium’s capital city. While she was introducing her cover of “Make You Feel My Love,” the 27-year-old singer asked the crowd to sing along with her before reportedly dedicating the ballad to Brussels. Members of the audience […]

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