New COVID-19 Variant in UK Has Been Found in Nigeria – Scientists Say 

Scientists at the Africa Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), at the Redeemers University in Ede, Osun State says the new variant of the coronavirus currently causing panic and concern in the United Kingdom and the European Union has been identified in Nigeria. Intimate Photos of Football Stars Diego Costa and Gabriel…

Gowon Replies UK Lawmaker Who Accused Him of Looting ‘Half of CBN’

By Henry Iheanacho Former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has reacted to the allegation that he looted of Nigeria’s wealth from the Central Bank when he moved to the United Kingdom on exile after his overthrow in July 1975. Tom Tugendhat, a member of the British parliament, made the allegation on Monday,…

#EndSARS Protest: The Least We Can Do Is to Make Sure that Those Who Have Murdered Nigerians Are Unable to Benefit from Trade or Travel to the UK – Lyn Brown (video)

Member of UK parliament, Lyn Brown has called for sanctions against those involved in the shooting incident during the EndSARS protest in Lekki on October 20. Speaking during a debate in the house on Monday November 23, Lyn stated that the least they can do is to make sure that those who have “murdered” Nigerians…

#EndSARS: UK Government Admits Training SARS, Supplying Equipment 

By Henry Iheanacho The UK government has said it provided training and equipment to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS unit of the Nigeria Police Force, after initially denying any ties. The minister for Africa, James Duddridge admitted British officials had trained officers from the now-disbanded SARS between 2016 and 2020. Some Professors Received N8,000 as…

The Dry January Movement: Is It About Health Or Alcohol?

Experienced independent writer with a background in the wine industry. The approximately seven-year New Year’s Resolution trend that appears to have gained traction, Dry January, is billed as a health trend. In fact, the first line of a recent press release I received was emphatic, “The latest New Year’s trend has nothing to do with…

Is Thanksgiving Good, or Bad, for Your Mental Health?

Happy Wednesday, readers! We’re heading into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. And I know, the focus this time of year is usually around how many calories you’re packing away during the holiday feasts, or how much money you’re spending to feed your extended family. But what about the mental health paradox of the holidays? Thanksgiving anxiety is a…

Some parts of UK ageing twice as fast as others, new research finds

Study by thinktank Resolution Foundation warns divergence will have political and economic impacts Parts of the UK are ageing twice as fast as other areas of the country, while in some cities the population is getting younger, a divergence that will have a lasting impact on local economies, local government and national politics, according to…