UK Rejects Russia Election Result

Britain’s foreign minister David Cameron on Monday said the result of the Russian elections showed “the depth of repression” under President Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin praised Putin’s landslide re-election for a fifth term in office as “eloquent confirmation” of the people’s support. But Cameron, who on Sunday evening said the election was neither free nor…

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NiMet, UK Firm Partner on Service Delivery

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Varysian Limited, a United Kingdom-based weather and climate services consultancy to partner in key areas that will lead to improved service delivery by the agency. Speaking at the MoU signing on Tuesday, the NiMet Director General, Prof. Charles Anosike, said the partnership would further…

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UK Pledges $15m for Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector Development

The British International Investment, the United Kingdom’s development finance institution and impact investor, has finalized plans to invest $15 million in Nigeria’s agriculture sector through an agricultural commodities trading house, Valency International. BII disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, noting that the funding would facilitate the expansion of processing and warehousing infrastructure. According to…

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UK’s Hardline Home Secretary Suella Braverman Sacked

Suella Braverman, Britain’s hardline home secretary, has been fired from her post by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak,newsmen reported, after making incendiary comments about the policing of pro-Palestinian marches in London. Braverman had served as Sunak’s interior minister throughout his tenure in Downing Street, but her confrontational rhetoric towards migrants, protesters, the police and even the…

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