Tag: Britain

Nigerians’ Reputation For Crime Has Made Them Unwelcome In Britain- Buhari Addresses Int’l Media In London

Nigeria’s president has warned his fellow citizens to stop trying to make asylum claims in Britain, saying that their reputation for criminality has made it hard for them to be “accepted” abroad. Muhammadu Buhari, the tough ex-general elected last year, said those who had joined the migrant exodus to Europe[Read More…]

Transparency International Says Britain Launders Billions Yearly For Treasury Looters From Nigeria, China, Others

Billions of pounds of corrupt funds from Nigeria, China, Russia and other countries are pouring into the United Kingdom every year through the purchase of luxury houses, cars, jewellery, watches, art and antiques, a Transparency International report says. Robert Barrington, executive director at Transparency International UK says Britain has little[Read More…]

Britain Promises To Assist Nigeria In The Fight Against Terror

Britain has re-affirmed its resolve to help Nigeria in the fight against terrorism. The British Deputy Chief of Defence Staff on Military Strategy and Operations, Lieutenant General Gordon Messenger gave this assurance when he and other senior British military officers paid courtesy call on the Nigeria Chief of Defence Staff,[Read More…]

British Hospitals Ordered To Stop Treating Foreign Patients For Fear Of Ebola

As a means of stopping the entry of the Ebola Virus Disease into the UK territories, the British Health Care Authorities (HCA) have issued an administrative order to all NHIS affiliated hospitals across the United Kingdom banning them from treating medical tourists, routine or emergency patients, particularly from Africa and any[Read More…]

Britain Unveils Emergency Laws To Keep Email, Phone Data For Security

By Michael Holden and William James (Reuters) – Britain said on Thursday it would rush through emergency legislation to force telecoms firms to retain customer data for a year, calling the move vital for national security following a decision by Europe’s top court. Communication companies had been required to retain[Read More…]

Britain Sending Experts To Help Nigeria Rescue Abducted School Girls #BringBackOurGirls

London (AFP) – Britain will send a small team of experts to Nigeria to help respond to the kidnap of more than 200 girls, a Downing Street spokesman said Wednesday. The team will concentrate on planning, coordination and advice to local authorities rather than operations on the ground to look[Read More…]