Tag: British

UK ignores Nigeria’s COVID-19 vaccine certificate, travellers to isolate 10 days

The United Kingdom has excluded Nigeria from the list of 50 countries it recognises its COVID-19 vaccination certificates. NewsWireNGR recalls the British High Commission in Abuja had last month (September 25, 2021) hinted of the new update. For further clarification on its updated travel advisory, the Commission a few days[Read More…]

UK could face ‘national shortage’ of turkeys at Christmas due to Brexit

The UK could experience a “national shortage” of turkeys in the run-up to Christmas due to the impact of Brexit, an industry leader has said. According to a report by Yahoo News quoting the Independent, the chair of the Traditional Farm Fresh Turkey Association (TFTA) said a labour shortage following the UK’s exit[Read More…]

Olisa Metuh And The British: Between The Colonized And The Postcolonized By Pius Adesanmi

If you look across Africa today, the postcolonized African often sees himself as an improvement on his colonized ancestors. In 2016, the postcolonized African looks at archetypes of the colonized African which Chinua Achebe has secured for eternity in the persons of Ogbuefi Okonkwo and Ogbuefi Ezeulu and says to[Read More…]

Google reverses decision to delete British newspaper links

(Reuters) – Google Inc on Thursday reversed its decision to remove several links to stories in Britain’s Guardian newspaper, underscoring the difficulty the search engine is having implementing Europe’s “right to be forgotten” ruling. The Guardian protested the removal of its stories describing how a soccer referee lied about reversing a penalty[Read More…]

Faulty Plane? British Aircraft Sent To Search For Abducted Schoolgirls Breaks Down

LONDON (AFP) – Britain’s Ministry of Defence on Monday said that a spy plane sent to help in the search for the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamists had been grounded en route due to a fault. “A technical fault which has delayed the Sentinel aircraft on its way to Ghana[Read More…]

Tunde Leye: What We Must Do – Part 2

By Tunde Leye The first part of this piece is published HERE The narrative of what it means to be Nigerian must be crafted. It is this narrative that will drive every other thing. Today, even though Ghanaians have their own ethnic fault lines, the contradictions between being of Asante[Read More…]

Tunde Leye: What We Must Do (1)

By Tunde Leye It is important we tell ourselves some truths as a nation and remove our rose tinted glasses. And one of the first truths that a people must come to terms with as a nation is that powerful nations act in their own interest over and above any other stated flowery intentions[Read More…]