Extradite Nnamdi Kanu to Nigeria now! – Rights Group tells UK government 

A human rights group, Advocate of Social Justice for All has called for the immediate extradition of a fugitive, Mr Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra back to Nigeria or be ready to face mass action. The group said it was disappointed that the UK government is hiding Kanu, having caused the death of many persons in Nigeria hitherto. The rights group was reacting to the shocking revelation made by former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu that Kanu fled to London through Malaysia. The ex- Abia…

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Blair wants tougher UK immigration rules for EU citizens

Tony Blair has called on the government to introduce a new immigration policy which “reasserts control”. When he was prime minister, Blair’s government – unlike most EU countries – did not apply transitional controls on migrants from eastern Europe. But in a Sunday Times article, he said “times were different”. Blair now supports registering all EU nationals on arrival in the UK, so there can be checks on whether they find a job or a place to study. Under existing rules, citizens of other EU countries can be removed after…

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FEC approves massive export of yam to US, UK, China

Walmart demands $7bn cashew nuts FG okays NHIS for NYSC members The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the commencement of massive export of variety of yam to the United States (U.S.), China and the United Kingdom (UK). The move is part of the deliberate policy actions by the Federal Government on achieving food security and expansion of an agro-commodities export market. Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Chief Audu Ogbeh, disclosed this yesterday while briefing State House correspondents after the FEC meeting presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.…

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Merkel: Europe can’t rely on US, UK

  Europe can no longer “completely depend” on the US and UK following the election of President Trump and Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says. Mrs Merkel said she wanted friendly relations with both countries as well as Russia but Europe now had to “fight for its own destiny”. It follows the G7’s failure to commit to the 2015 Paris climate deal, talks Mrs Merkel said were “very difficult”. President Trump has said he will make a decision in the coming week. “The times in which we could completely depend…

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