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Nigerian Sisters Working As Nurses In The UK Become Casualties In The Battle Against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed the life of a 55-year-old Nigerian nurse and mum of two, Esther Akinsanya (left), while her older sister, 61-year-old Mary Idowu (right), is currently on a ventilator in an intensive care unit in the UK.

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Two Brothers Warm Hearts With Mother’s Day Gesture Towards Self-Isolating Grandma, Sue

Isaac, 6,and  8 year old Ben Rickett, have melted hearts across the globe as they were pictured handing their 68 year old grandma, Sue who is self isolating due to Coronavirus, a bunch of flowers and a happy birthday card,

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UK’S Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Announces He Has Tested Positive To  COVID-19

UK prime minister, Boris Johnson has confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus. This comes just after a Downing Street spokesperson announced in a statement that Mr. Johnson tested positive for coronavirus ‘after experiencing mild symptoms yesterday’. Among world leaders,

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UK Mum, Diane Middleton Warns About Misconceptions Of COVID-19 After Her Daughter, Chloe, 21, Becomes UK’s Youngest Person To Die From The Disease

A 21-year-old girl identified as Chloe Middleton from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire has become the youngest person to die of coronavirus in the UK.  An 18-year-old boy died from the virus in the UK on 23 March, but he was being treated for “significant

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Coronavirus: FG Imposes Travel Restrictions To Nigeria From These Countries

The Federal Government has announced  its decision  to restrict entry into the country for travelers from 13 countries including the US and UK, as it announced five new cases Wednesday. The restriction will apply to travelers from countries with more

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COVID-19: Schools Across UK To Shut Down Until Further Notice

The UK government will shut all schools in England as a result of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in other to contain the disease at the “right time”. Speaking at the government’s daily press conference on Wednesday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

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Eight UK Schools Shut Down As 18 Others Send Pupils And Staff Home Over Coronavirus Fears

Eight UK schools have been shut down for ‘deep cleaning’ and 18 more have sent pupils and staff into quarantine at home after half term ski trips to coronavirus-hit Italy. Despite a plea from the Public Health of England to

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After 27 Years of Marriage and Two Kids, British TV Presenter, Phillip Schofield Makes Shocking Announcement

In what was more of a shock to his family and friends, U.K TV presenter, Phillip Schofield, has revealed he is gay after 27 years of marriage. The popular On Air Personality made the announcement via a statement posted on

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18-Year-Old Seth Van Beek Becomes Uk’s Youngest Pilot Only Because His Mum Did This To Fund His Dream

An 18-year-old has become the UK’s youngest qualified commercial pilot after his mum sacrificed hugely  to fund his dream. Seth Van Beek received his license to fly passenger airlines after completing an intensive £85,000 (approximately, N40m) flight school course in

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Queen Elizabeth Gives Verdict On Prince Harry And Wife, Meghan Markle’s Latest Move

Queen Elizabeth has announced her decision following the announcement by Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle that they have quit as senior members of the Royal Family. In an official statement released yesterday, the Queen says she has agreed

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12-Year-Old Nigerian Boy, Chika Ofili Wins Special Recognition Award In The UK For Discovering A New Mathematics Formula

A 12-year-old Nigerian boy, Chika Ofili has been awarded the TruLittle Hero award for discovering a new way to divide in mathematics. Chika’s mathematics teacher, Miss Mary Ellis who is also the head of the mathematics department at Westminster Under School said

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What Will Now Be Done To Nigerian Parents Who Still Indulge In Female Genital Mutilation In The UK

Nigeria ranks third among Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) practicing countries in the world. Following on from the first-ever UK conviction for FGM in February this year, which saw a woman sentenced to 11 years in prison for FGM offences, the

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Why Girls In The UK Are Skipping School Calls For Some Reflection

As gender becomes more and more fluid in the Western countries, new challenges, it appears will surface almost at every turn. A few days ago, we reported an emerging problem where hundreds of young transgender people are seeking help to

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Nigerian Couple In The UK Sentenced For Selling Toxic Skin-Whitening Products Online| See Photo Of Their Product

Despite repeated warnings from local and international regulatory bodies urging Nigerians and the women in particular to desist from skin bleaching, not much has changed. Rather than be warned, the demand for skin-whitening products is at an all-time high, while

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Consumers Warned To Avoid These Skin Lightening Creams ‘At All Costs’

A stern warning has been issued in the UK to consumers of skin lightening creams, but many Nigerians, particularly women will find the details of the warning useful. The Local Government Association (LGA), warned consumers to steer clear of skin

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Why 10-Year-Old Emmanuela Mayaki Was Offered A Teaching Appointment At A UK School

A whiz kid, Emmanuella Mayaki, has been offered a teaching appointment at an after-school club at the Southfields Primary School, Coventry, England. Emmanuella got the teaching appointment after she was discovered to be computer proficient. Vanguard reports that she is

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See Why UK Grandpa, Bobby, Ate Half Bucket Of House Paint

Everybody says kids say and do the darndest things but one grandpa has done the most, after he consumed an entire cup of house paint. The man, identified as Bobby, became a sensation after his granddaughter shared photos of him

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Mercy Aigbe Receives Treatment in the UK Due to Domestic Violence Injuries – PHOTOS 

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe is currently in the United Kingdom, visiting an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. The actress and mother is treating the injuries she sustained when she was allegedly beaten up by her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry. She shared photos

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Amanda Kirby Okoye: What Motivated My Relocation From The UK To Nigeria With My Boys

Until I became a mum, relocation to Nigeria was a dream I was never able to realize. I did everything to achieve it, even marrying a Nigerian man, based in Nigeria, but it just didn’t work. I recall in the

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