Breaking : Ike Ekweremadu, wife arrested for conspiring to traffic a child from Nigeria to the UK for organ harvesting

Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu, 55, and Ike Ekweremadu, 60, both from Nigeria, have been remanded in custody and will appear at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court later today. They are both charged with conspiracy to arrange or facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting. The Met said a child has been safeguarded. Scotland Yard has not given the gender or the age  of the child – or the location of the arrests.   Read Also : The humongous pension allowances for ex-governors, deputies (video)   But given the suspects are appearing…

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fully-funded Chevening scholarships Applications for 2023/2024 to open August 2

Applications for fully-funded Chevening Scholarships to study for one-year master’s degrees at UK universities will open on August 2, 2022. In a Twitter post on Thursday, the scholarship programme announced that entries would be accepted for the 2023/2024 academic year till November 1, 2022. “We are thrilled to announce the dates for this year’s applications! Applications will open on 2 August and close on 1 November,” the tweet reads. “Who knows what you could achieve with a Chevening Scholarship? Start thinking about your application today!” Chevening Scholarships is the UK…

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Buhari regime bans UK, Canada, others in retaliation over red-listing of Nigeria

The federal government has banned citizens of Canada, UK, Saudi Arabia and Argentina from entering the country in retaliation to the travel restriction placed on Nigeria and other African countries for fear of the Omicron variant. Aviation minister Hadi Sirika, a senior member of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, disclosed during a meeting with northern Muslims on Saturday, saying that they had reached an agreement to place a ban on those countries in retaliation. “We recommend that those countries, Canada, UK, Saudi Arabia and Argentina, be also put on…

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UK’s Boris Johnson Welcomes Second Child With Wife Carrie

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday became a father again, after his wife, Carrie, gave birth to a girl, Downing Street said. The “healthy baby girl” was born at a London hospital in the early hours and “both mother and daughter are doing very well”, a spokeswoman for the couple said. “The couple would like to thank the brilliant NHS (National Health Service) maternity team for all their care and support,” she added. The announcement comes as Johnson faces a backlash over the imposition of new coronavirus restrictions designed to curb the spread…

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UK Adds Nigeria To Red List Over Omicron Fears

The United Kingdom has added Nigeria to its red list category as it tightens travel restrictions in an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 variant, Omicron. “From 0400 on Monday 6 December, Nigeria will be added to the red list for entering England,” the UK government’s travel advisory on Nigeria said. This means Nigerians who do not have UK citizenship or residence permit can no longer travel to the country until the advisory is revised.   Read Also : Delta state wades into the Dowen College Saga  …

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Nigerians Protest against Buhari in The Uk (video)

President Buhari who recently left Nigeria for the UK for his routine medical trips has received more than he bargained for as Nigerians resident in the UK 🇬🇧  gathered to ask him to return home. Reno Omokri who championed this course reminded the president that since Nigerians living in Nigeria has no access to good heath care, it was inappropriate for him to get it himself. Watch video and images below.. Exactly how #endsars started with a few men till it turned to a worldwide trend Buubu go soon believe…

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#EndSARS : Nigerian Protesters In The UK pull down flag (video)

Nigerians in the United Kingdom have gathered in front of the Nigeria high commissions to protest Police brutality in Nigeria. During their protest, they demanded for the national flag of Nigeria be pulled down. The defiant protesters however made sure it was pulled down. Watch video below Nigerians in Uk pull down the National flag pic.twitter.com/zxMhIY1IvU — MC Jkcyno 🇳🇬 🎤 (@jkcyno) October 21, 2020 Similarly, CNN also showcased some sets of Nigerian protesters abroad condemning the genocide meted to the Unarmed protesters at Lekki toll gate last night. Watch…

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Another $319 Million Abacha Loot Surfaces in France and UK

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has said that a further $319m – N127bn – of late General Sani Abacha loot was in France and the United Kingdom. The embassy in a statement said that $167m in stolen assets is split between France and the UK while another $152m was in Britain. The release of the $152m is being argued in court however. The statement said, “The funds returned last week are distinct and separate from an additional $167m in stolen assets also forfeited in the United Kingdom and France,…

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UK Reacts To National Assembly Siege in Nigeria

The British High Commission has said it would only accept a democratic process that recognises the rights of Nigerians to participate in election process in reaction to the siege of the National Assembly by the States Security Service on Tuesday. Joe Abuku, a spokesperson for the UK Embassy in Abuja through a statement revealed that the United Kingdom is following the development surrounding the blockage of the National Assembly this morning. The statement reads: “We are aware of media reports of a situation at the National Assembly this morning. We…

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Thousands join Trump protest as US leader takes to golf course

  Thousands have taken to the streets of Edinburgh in a third day of protests against Donald Trump’s UK visit. They demonstrated as the US president teed off on the fairways of his Turnberry golf resort on the Ayrshire coast. Mr Trump is in Scotland with his wife and family on a private visit ahead of his summit with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday. About 10,000 were expected at the protest in Scotland’s capital. Protesters are walking from the Scottish parliament to the Meadows for a “carnival of resistance”.…

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