Tag: Uk Government

‘Conflict may destabilise Nigeria’s democracy before 2023 elections’ – UK Government Official says

The development director of the Foreign, commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Christopher Pycroft says the rise in conflict situations across Nigeria may destabilise the country’s democracy in the run-up to the 2023 elections. He said it on Thursday at the launch of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) Peace and Inclusive[Read More…]

Nigerian students can now work in the UK after schooling; here’s the latest directive

The United Kingdom has disclosed that international students can now work in England after completing their Bachelor’s degree or above or an eligible professional qualification. This was contained in a statement last Thursday by the second Secretary Political/Head of Communications, British High Commission, Dean Hurlock. The statement titled ‘New UK[Read More…]

Lekki Shooting: There must be accountability for ‘crimes committed’ – UK Government

The United Kingdom Government has called for accountability in the ongoing inquiry into the alleged shooting of EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, made the call on Thursday. She also lauded Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Lekki Concession Company for[Read More…]

Just In: Plane With 500 Nigerians Deported From UK Lands In Lagos, Photos Of The First Set Of 29,000 Deportees

A plane carrying about 500 Nigerians deported from the UK has landed in Nigeria’s main city of Lagos. Most of the deportees say they are not happy to come back. One person told the BBC that he was arrested by British police and was not allowed to even take his belongings[Read More…]