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  1. Samguine

    Metro Edo-born British woman convicted for trafficking prostitutes from Nigeria to Europe – Daily Post Nigeria

    A Nigerian-born British nurse, Josephine Iyamu, who allegedly used ‘juju’ to traffic Nigerian prostitutes to Europe, was on Thursday found guilty in the first case of its kind in the United Kingdom. Iyamu, formerly of South London, used a witch doctor to convince her victims. They were …...
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    2019 Elections: US, UK, Others Pledges To Support Nigeria – Leadership Newspaper

    Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the United States of America, United Kingdom, Japan among others have pledged to support Nigeria to achieve free and fair election. A statement made available to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Abuja, to celebrate the nation’s democracy day, the head, press and...
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    The 17 richest young millionaire athletes in Britain – Business Insider

    The richest young athletes in Britain have been revealed by The Sunday Times Rich List. The full annual Rich List, which will be published on Sunday May 13, analyses the "identifiable wealth" of the 1,000 richest people in Britain. Part of the new edition is the Sunday Times Young … Read...
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    Anger in the UK and France over Trump’s NRA speech – Reuters

    Trauma surgeons in London said U.S. President Donald Trump had missed the point after he linked a wave of knife crime in the British capital to a ban on handguns. People walk towards the Royal London Hospital, in London, Britain May 5, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Anger … Read more via...
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    UK backs Iran deal amid weapon claims – BBC News

    The UK has backed a "vitally important" nuclear deal with Iran, despite accusations from the US and Israel that Iranians are pursuing atomic weapons. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu claims thousands of "secret nuclear files" proved Iran covertly sought nuclear weapons - an accusation Iran...
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    EU doesn’t need the City of London, says chief Brexit negotiator – The Guardian

    The EU does not need the City of London and Theresa May’s “pleading” for a special deal for the UK’s financial services sector will not be rewarded, the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said. In his toughest rebuff yet to the demands made by the prime ministerin … Read more via...
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    No going back on same-sex law, Reps vow – Punch Newspapers

    The House of Representatives has lashed out at the United Kingdom for daring to ask Nigeria to review its same-sex law by allowing men to marry men and women to marry women. British Prime Minister, Theresa May, had made the call at the … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
  8. Iroka Chinedu

    World Could the U.K. Vote Again on Brexit? The Prospects Are Rising – New York times

    Like the majority of voters in this gritty part of northern England, Alan Wood voted for Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union largely, he says, because of immigration. But lately, as he watches his government’s stumbling efforts to negotiate departure, Mr. Wood has begun to suspect...
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    Buhari’s declaration for second term changes game in North, APC – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    It came amid other concerns and considerations. Indications emerged earlier that President Muhammadu Buhari was pushing forward his proposed travel to the United Kingdom to ensure that things do not go awry at the rescheduled National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives...
  10. Samguine

    Millionaire leaves wife of 42 years with nothing in his will – Punch Newspapers

    A widow got the shock of her life when she was told that her millionaire husband of 42 years left her nothing in his will. Joan Thompson, 79, had lived in Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, with her husband Wynford Hodge for 42 years before his death in 2017. … Read more via Punch...
  11. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Issues from the Buhari Declaration - vanguard Ng

    Hours before he left the country for an official visit to the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari shocked the nation with his declaration for a second term. The declaration will inevitably stir issues that he is bound to confront as he goes about soliciting the votes of Nigerians for a...
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    World UK Ministers, Royal Family Will Not Go to World Cup in Russia – Thisdaylive

    UK government ministers and members of the Royal Family will not attend the World Cup in Russia after a Russian-made nerve agent was used on an ex-spy. Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, are in a critical condition after the incident in Salisbury on March 4. Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  13. Samguine

    World UK, EU, Refuse To Recognise Catalonia Independence

    The United Kingdom said it “does not and will not” recognise the unilateral declaration of independence by the Catalan regional parliament on Friday. This was stated on Friday by a spokeswoman for Prime Minister, Theresa May. Catalan lawmakers in the Spanish parliament had on Friday voted to...
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    Metro Nigerian Cordelia Ihekerenma Oti Wins Student Of The Year Award In UK University

    A Nigerian lady, Cordelia Ihekerenma Oti has been honored in the United Kingdom after bagging the Student of the Year award. She was awarded by the Chartered Institute Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), University of Northampton, Northamptonshere, United Kingdom (UK). According to...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Politics Confident EFCC Takes Fight Against Diezani To UK

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said that it has taken more evidence to the United Kingdom against ex Petroleum Resources minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The commission said it is set for the her trial here in Nigeria and anywhere in the world. This came as a court in the...
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    World Brexit: UK To Grant Nigerians, Others Fast-tracked Visas

    The United Kingdom, UK, is making plans to amend its border control system to benefit citizens from 52 Commonwealth countries, including Nigeria. Forty-five members of the UK parliament said Commonwealth countries may get fast-tracked visas to the UK after Brexit if the proposal sails through...
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    World Theresa May: New British PM Kneels Before Queen Elizabeth II at First Meeting [PHOTOS]

    Theresa May officially became the United Kingdom's new prime minister on Wednesday, after her first meeting with Queen Elizabeth in Buckingham Palace. The level of courtesy displayed by the PM at the meeting has generated comments from British and citizens of other countries. Theresa may...
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    World UK: David Cameron Bows Out Today, Theresa May Prepares For Day One As Prime Minister

    David Cameron will in some moments leave Downing Street as British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives. He will be succeeded by Ms. Theresa May. Speaking with Telegraph UK, Mr Cameron said: "I came into Downing Street to confront our problems as a country and lead people through...
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    World 'I Won't Be The Next British Prime Minister', Boris Johnson Says

    Ex-London mayor Boris Johnson has ruled himself out of the race to be the next Conservative Party leader and to succeed David Cameron as the Prime minister. Boris, a leading BREXIT campaigner, said this in a speech in London on Thursday that he did not believe he could provide the leadership...
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    World Brexit: David Cameron Missing As EU Leaders Meet

    European Union leaders are meeting on day two of what has become a crisis summit in Brussels, but without the UK after its vote to leave the bloc. The 27 other member states will discuss plans for the UK's EU exit, with the UK absent from negotiations for the first time in 40 years. On...
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