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January 12, 2019 7:03 PM Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

Nigerian Presidential campaign frontrunner Atiku Abubakar is expected in London next week to talk about future free trade deals with Britain after Brexit. Atiku Abubakar said trade deal with Nigeria unrealistic with country as poorest in the world (Image: getty) The Federal Government, the Nigerian Election Commission (INEC), and local and State officials 131

January 5, 2019 4:00 AM UK announces Iraq explosive clearance funds

The UK is to give an extra £5m to help clear Islamic State (IS) explosives in Iraq, the government has announced. The Department for International Development (DfID) funding is in addition to the £24.9m the UK has contributed to demining projects in the country since 2015. The UK is committed to spending 0.7% of gross national income on overseas aid - spending 89

December 23, 2018 1:19 PM Thames Estuary cargo ship: Men charged with affray

Four men who were found hidden on board a cargo ship in the Thames Estuary have been charged with affray. Samuel Jolumi, 26, Ishola Sunday, 27, Toheeb Popoola, 26, and Joberto McGee, 20, all of no fixed address, were detained following what Essex Police described as a "complex operation". The 71,000-tonne ship had set off from Lagos, Nigeria, on 10 December 67

December 22, 2018 11:31 AM Thames Estuary cargo ship stowaways detained

Four stowaways found on a cargo ship in the Thames Estuary have been detained after the vessel's crew was threatened. The Grande Tema's crew had to lock themselves in the vessel's bridge for safety, a spokesman said. Essex Police said the vessel was boarded and secured shortly after 23:00 GMT on Friday - almost 14 hours after the force was first called 85

December 22, 2018 1:25 AM Special forces storm ship taken by stowaway migrants who threatened crew with iron bars

BRITISH special forces have re-taken a cargo ship hijacked by Nigerian migrants in a dramatic operation which saw them use ropes to rappel down from helicopters onto the deck. Special Boat Service (SBS) operatives from Sabre Squadron stormed the vessel in the Thames Estuary last night after the crew made a distress call at around 9.15am on Friday, claiming 259

December 15, 2018 12:08 AM Nigerian military lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row

Nigeria's military has revoked its earlier decision to suspend activities of the UN children's agency Unicef in the north-east of the country. The military said this came after "extensive deliberations" during emergency talks with Unicef officials. Earlier on Friday, the army had accused the agency of spying for Islamist militants in the restive region 57

November 28, 2018 9:56 PM REVEALED: The most dangerous countries in the world 2018

SYRIA, Afghanistan and Papua New Guinea are among the most dangerous countries in the world, according to the latest travel advice recommendations issued by Spain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to its citizens. The Government department’s yearly analysis suggest four countries have become more dangerous in the last 12 months, compared with two, including 132

November 20, 2018 2:43 PM Sarah Ferguson GMB interview REVEALED: Piers Morgan to grill Duchess of York TOMORROW

SARAH Ferguson will sit down with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid for an interview on Good Morning Britain tomorrow, weeks after the Duchess of York returned to the royal fold at her daughter Princess Eugenie's wedding. Sarah Ferguson, the former wife of the Duke of York, will appear on the ITV morning show talk about the charity Street Child which helps 61

November 20, 2018 11:11 AM Migrant workers in the UK send £8billion home to families every year

MIGRANT workers in the UK are sending home billions of pounds every year to support their families, according to a United Nations report, making Britain one of the top countries in the world for the payments. About £8billion is sent to family members outside the UK every year, the report from the UN’s education agency revealed. The UK is one of the top 10 countries 78

November 7, 2018 1:45 PM Camilla ABANDONS Prince Charles in Nigeria to go home from royal tour early

CAMILLA, the Duchess of Cornwall has left her royal tour of Africa with Prince Charles early leaving the future King to carry out his final engagements alone. Prince Charles was seen arriving at Lagos airport in Nigeria without his wife as he embarked on the penultimate day of the nine-day tour of West Africa. Camilla, 71, whose early departure was scheduled 52