Posts Tagged ‘Boris Johnson’

Schools In UK Will Reopen June 1, Says PM Boris Johnson

by Seun Adeuyion May 26, 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed primary schools will open on June 1 and secondary schools will “provide some contact” from June 15 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Reception (first year of primary school in the UK), Year One and Year Six will be the first to return, Johnson said during the daily coronavirus press […]

#COVID19: UK ‘Past Peak’ Of Virus Outbreak — Boris Johnson

by Seun Adeuyion May 1, 2020
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) Boris Johnson said on Friday that despite recording another 674 deaths in the last 24 hours, Britain is “past the peak” of its coronavirus outbreak. The coronavirus death is now 26,711, the world’s third-most highest behind the United States and Italy, after changing its reporting to include community […]

Nigerian Ruler Buhari returns to Abuja after UK trip

by Seun Adeuyion January 24, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, has returned to Abuja after participating at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. During his visit to the UK, the retired general held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He also met with Nigeria community in the Uk, including the world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. Details later…

How Brexit broke up the ‘special relationship’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
There is something keeping Ben Wallace “awake at night”, in his own words. As the Defence Secretary, one can imagine any number of things but, here, he is referring to something quite specific — that, under President Trump, the US is stepping back from its international leadership role. This would mean, contrary to half a century of […]

British pound falls as Johnson seeks EU trade deal by end of 2020

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 17, 2019
The British pound fell on Tuesday after reports that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was seeking a hard line on Britain’s transition period after Brexit, effectively creating a new cliff edge in negotiations with Brussels. The sterling dropped as much as 0.7 percent to $1.3236, as the one-and-half year high of $1.3516 reached on Friday […]

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 8, 2019
The prospect of Russian interference in Britain’s election flared anew Saturday after the social media platform Reddit concluded that people from Russia leaked confidential British government documents on Brexit trade talks just days before the general U.K. vote. Reddit said in a statement that it has banned 61 accounts suspected of violating policies against vote […]