The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has attributed Nigeria’s developmental challenges to its accident of history, saying at independence the British bequeathed the leadership of the country to leaders who had no pan-Nigeria vision.
“What the British ceded in 1960 was a complex outcome of negotiated settlements among Nigerian elite representing first and foremost their respective regional and ethnic interests. There was no “pan Nigerian interest” or “pan Nigerian agenda”. There was no […]
A grandmother who says she has the biggest breasts in Britain after spending huge sums on cosmetic surgery is now aiming for a 22-inch waist.
The woman identified as Sharon Perkins, 50, from Coventry, traded in her 34D breasts for 32MM implants at a cost of £10,000 and now wears a rib-crushing corset for twelve hours a day to ensure her waist stays a trim 24 inches.
The gran now wants a tiny waist to look more sexier. According […]
Britain’s former prime minister David Cameron resigned his seat in the House of Commons on Monday, less than three months after losing an EU referendum in which he had campaigned to stay in the bloc.
Cameron stepped down as prime minister in June, hours after Britain’s dramatic vote to leave the European Union (EU), handing power to his successor Theresa May in July.
“The circumstances of my resignation as prime minister and the realities of modern politics make it very difficult to […]
France has overtaken Britain to take fifth place on the list of the world’s largest economies after the pound slumped to a fresh 31-year low following last month’s Brexit vote.
The pound has fallen by about 14 per cent against the dollar since it hit $1.50 ahead of the referendum result, and has fallen 0.9 per cent against the euro to €1.1656 on Wednesday.
The fall against the euro – to the lowest level since 2013 – puts the value of France’s […]
Top US diplomat John Kerry will fly to Brussels and London on Monday for talks with Washington’s key allies in the aftermath of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.
US officials travelling to Rome with the secretary of state told reporters on the flight that two stops had been added to his European itinerary at the last moment.
“Tomorrow we’ll go to Brussels and then on to London,” one official said.
Washington was dismayed last week when British voters chose to leave […]
Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Joe Keshi, said that though the outcome of Brexit referendum portends uncertainties for the future of Britain, he urged Nigerian leaders to learn from it by taking various ethnic agitations in the country very seriously.
Keshi said the referendum which is taking Britain out of the European Union has also spurred Scotland and Ireland to renew moves to gain independence from the United Kingdom, especially the former which has gathered over […]
Prof. Amadu Sesay of the Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ilorin on Friday said Britain’s decision to leave the European Union would have negative consequences on Nigeria.
Sesay, a professor of International Relations, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja
The don said with the exit, there was going to be a redefinition of relationship between the new Britain and other countries, including Nigeria.
He said Nigeria and other African countries might not have […]
Britain’s leaving the European Union promises to be a fraught divorce, with the first exchanges showing how breaking up will be hard to do after more than 40 years together.
With European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker warning that Brexit would “not be amicable”, here are the next steps in the complicated process that Brussels and London will have to navigate.
The process is proving acrimonious before it has even started.
The European Union wants to move on quickly so as to limit […]
David Cameron has resigned as prime minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union.
The prime minister said Britain required “fresh leadership” to negotiate the country’s exit from the EU.
“I do not think it would be right for me to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination,” he said in a statement outside Downing Street.
He promised to “steady the ship” over the coming months before stepping down in October.
Mr Cameron said the result was the “will […]
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mallam Yusuf Ali, has said colonial governments including the British laid the seed of corruption in Nigeria and other African countries.
Ali, who spoke in Abuja on Tuesday at an interactive session on corruption organised by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to find practical ways to end corruption in Nigeria said that the way and manner the British colonialists deceived our forefathers to collect their lands from them sowed the seed of corruption in Nigeria.