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May, 2020

  • 26 May

    UK Endorses Ebola Drug To Treat COVID-19

    The United Kingdom has joined the United States and Japan to approve the use of Remdesivir – a drug used in the treatment of the Ebola virus to treat people suffering from the COVID-19. Read Also: Madagascar Deploys Police, Doctors As Dead Bodies Litter Streets This announcement was made Tuesday by …

  • 21 May

    UK Tourists Barred From Entering Greece

    Haris Theoharis, Greece’s tourism minister, has said tourists from the United Kingdom may not be allowed into the country over the high incidents of COVID-19 in their country. Read Also: Why COVID-19 Patients Dance, Play At Isolation Centres – NCDC DG Greece has announced plans to re-open its door to tourists …

  • 14 May

    Anthony Joshua Ranked Second Richest Sportsperson In UK

    Anthony Joshua, world heavyweight champion, has been ranked as the second richest sportsperson in the United Kingdom. Read Also: I Report To Buhari, Not Nigerians, Says Gambari In the ranking done by The Sunday Times, Real Madrid star, Gareth Bale, was rated the richest young sports star, The PUNCH reports. However, Formula 1 …

  • 9 May

    Nigerian Nurse Dies Of COVID-19 In UK After Five Weeks On Ventilator

    Onyenachi Obasi, a 51-year-old Nigerian nurse, has died from coronavirus in the United Kingdom, after spending five weeks fighting for her life on a ventilator, Daily Mail has said. Read Also: Video: Pastor Confesses To Raping Four Minors In Edo Obasi, who died on May 6, 2020, at Queen’s Hospital, Romford, …

  • 7 May

    Fresh $319m Abacha Loot In UK, France – US

    The United States of America has said there is a separate $319 million (N121 billion) Sani Abacha loot in the United Kingdom and France. Read Also: 25 Persons On Flight From Kano To Lebanon Test Positive For COVID-19 This comes after the US helped to repatriate $311 million (N118) stolen by …

April, 2020

  • 29 April

    British PM’s Partner Gives Birth To Baby Boy

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s partner Carrie Symonds on Wednesday gave birth to a “healthy baby boy” in a London hospital, a spokesman for the couple said. Read Also: Reps Want Illegal Chinese Immigrants Deported The news came as a surprise, as Symonds, 32, was not thought to be due for …

  • 26 April

    Nigerian Nurse Dies Of COVID-19 In UK, Sister On Ventilator

    Esther Akinsanya, a 55-year-old Nigerian nurse, has died from Coronavirus in the United Kingdom, according to London Evening Standard.  Read Also: People Who Acquire Wealth Through Crime Will Die At Their Prime – Bakare The publication said her older sister, Mary Idowu, 61, is on a ventilator in an Intensive care …

  • 22 April

    VIDEO: Nigerian Arrested In UK After Shooting From Balcony

    A man of Nigerian descent has been arrested in the United Kingdom after he was seen firing repeated gunshots from a balcony. Read Also: Lockdown: Six Nigerians Fined N900,000 Each In Ghana For Attending Birthday Party According to reports in the UK media, the incident occurred at a dockside flat in …

  • 16 April

    Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Son Dies Of COVID-19 In UK

    Menegian Saro-Wiwa, son of late Ken Saro-Wiwa, an environmental activist and poet, has died of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom. Read Also: Coronavirus Will Spread to Almost Every State, Says NCDC  The Punch reports that he died on Monday. Noo Saro-Wiwa,  sister of the deceased, confirmed his death in a Facebook …

  • 14 April

    10 Nigerians Waiting To Be Evacuated From UK Test Positive For COVID-19

    About 10 Nigerians waiting to be evacuated from the United Kingdom have tested positive for COVID-19. Read Also: Six-month-old Baby Who Survived Heart Surgery Contracts COVID-19 The results of the tests released on Monday in London showed that the infected persons are asymptomatic, sparking fears that they might have infected other …

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