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Oba Ogunlaja visits Nigeria High Commission London

Oguntade commends progress in Epe

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the Court of St. James’s – H.E. Retired Justice George Adesola Oguntade CFR, CON; has commended the “tremendous progress in Epe,” and urged all to “Let us stand first as Nigerians.”

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Fred Odum-Jones has been sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court to four and a half years' imprisonment after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing, to robbery, assault by beating and dangerous driving. Read more

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A man who abused an animal and tried to arrange the abuse of children has been jailed following an operation by the Metropolitan Police’s Online Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation Command. Read more

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Detectives from London’s Metropolitan Police have issued CCTV footage and an image of a man they want to speak to following a violent robbery in Fulham. At around 12:00hrs on Thursday, 1 September, a man, aged in his 50s, was walking southbound Read more

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UK Prime Minister - Liz Truss

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Britain has a new prime minister in Liz Truss. For African leaders wondering what the new administration might mean for UK-Africa relationships, the view must be pretty gloomy. Read more

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Mohsen Saadi has been jailed for the fatal stabbing of 42-year-old Peninah Kabeba in Sutton. 57-year old Saadi appeared at Kingston Crown Court where he was sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum term of 18 years, after being found guilty of Read more

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Britain's longest-reigning monarch - Queen Elizabeth II has died at the age of 96. Buckingham Palace confirmed that the queen died this afternoon at Balmoral Castle, her official residence in Scotland. Read more

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Detectives investigating the murder of 18-year-old Alex Ajanaku in Waltham Forest continue to appeal for information as they offer a substantial reward. Read more

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Owami Davies – who had been missing since she left her family home in Grays, Essex, on Monday, 4 July, has been found. The Metropolitan Police said Owami was located in Hampshire today, as a result of a call to police this morning from someone who Read more

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Award-winning African Trade Finance Bank - The Access Bank UK Ltd hosted its annual Access Bank Polo Day and Fundraiser at Guards Polo Club Windsor recently after a two year pandemic-induced moratorium. Over $1.7m was raised to build 100 schools in Read more

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Public Relations and Marketing guru and entrepreneur - Mavis Amankwah has been appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Association. Read more

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Two years after the tragic death of Robert Powell, his mother has penned a heartfelt letter to the public pleading for anyone with information to come forward and help find her son’s killers. Read more

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The family of a man shot dead in what is believed to be a case of mistaken identity have spoken of their heartache as detectives continue to hunt his killers. 20-year-old Alexander Kareem was gunned down on Askew Road in Shepherd's Bush Read more

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Her sterling work was rewarded with a British Empire Medal (BEM) from the Queen of England in 2020, but as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the investiture only took place recently. Read more

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A man who committed a string of serious sexual offences against women in Camden has been jailed for life. Francis Mukendi, 27 (29.08.94), of Finsbury Park Road, N4 was sentenced to life with a minimum term of 15 years’ imprisonment at Wood Green Read more

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The umbrella body of UK-based Nigeria Diaspora organisations – the Central Association of Nigerians in the United Kingdom (CANUK), holds its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday May 21 2022. Read more

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The government of United Kingdom has recently launched “Enough”, a new campaign empowering individuals to challenge people who commit a range of abusive actions against women and girls, and to raise awareness of what can be done if you experience, Read more

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Following the conviction of 55-year-old Pascal Molliere who sexually assaulted a young woman at a £400 “modelling shoot” – London’s Metropolitan Police are appealing for any further victims to come forward. Read more

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Detectives investigating a fatal drive-by shooting of a man in Hackney 16 years ago are making a new appeal for information in a bid to catch his killers. Read more

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Police are appealing for the public to help them find a missing elderly woman from south London. 84-year-old Carol Ewemade from Greenwich, left her home address at about 08:30hrs on Monday, 14 February to see a friend in Peckham, however enquiries Read more

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Victims and survivors of sexual and domestic abuse are being encouraged to come forward for NHS help and care, as part of a major campaign backed by a £20m boost to specialist services. Read more

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