• New Visa Application Process: UK Embassy will no more withhold original documents from Dec 5

    New Visa Application Process: UK Embassy will no more withhold original documents from Dec 5

    The UK Embassy in Nigeria has adopted a new visa application process, the British High Commission disclosed on Friday.

     

    Joe Abuku, spokesman of the commission, described the new process as a slight change in which Visa staff now only need electronic versions of support documents.

    The new process, which takes effect from December 5 for customers applying for a UK visa in Lagos, Victoria Island and Ikeja, would bring applicants benefits from digital improvements to the UK visa application process.

    “TLSContact (responsible for […]

  • The Original Gerber Baby Celebrates Her 90th Birthday

    The Original Gerber Baby Celebrates Her 90th Birthday

    The original Gerber baby has turned 90. The baby food maker said Ann Taylor Cook celebrated her 90th birthday on Sunday.

    Cook was about 4 months old in 1927 when her image was sketched in charcoal by a family friend, Dorothy Hope Smith. The following year, the drawing was submitted to Gerber when they put out a call for images to be used in its new baby food advertisements.

    “She wrote me (later) that she had thought it was kind of unfinished, […]

  • Edo guber: I’ve found my original certificates – Obaseki

    Edo guber: I’ve found my original certificates – Obaseki

    Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state, Mr Godwin Obaseki, Wednesday, disclosed that he has found his missing certificates, saying those raising false alarm over the issue are only scared of his credentials.

    Obaseki who disclosed this during an interactive session with members of Civil Society Organisations in the state with the theme, “The Need for Governorship Candidates to Effectively Promotes their programmes to Edo People”, also disclosed his plans to build Mini stadiums across the eighteen […]

  • Comic super fan turns up to his wedding in original Batmobile

    Comic super fan turns up to his wedding in original Batmobile

    Richard Ashworth loves comic superheroes so much he had a batman emblem engraved on his wedding ring. He however got the biggest surprise from his step-father and best man, Steve Richardson, 55, who gave the groom the original 1966 Batmobile specially for the big day with his bride, Sarah Clayton, 29.

    Richard, from Fleetwood, Lancs., said:

    “It was a massive surprise. I had no idea at all. I was a bit overcome to be honest. Sarah thought it was brilliant. It was […]