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Indian billionaire flees to Britain, seeks asylum

Indian billionaire flees to Britain, seeks asylum

Indian billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted over an alleged massive bank fraud, has fled to Britain where he is seeking asylum, according to a report Monday. Modi, whose celebrity clients have included actress Naomi Watts and Kate Winslet, is accused of involvement in a $1.8 billion scam against Punjab National Bank (PNB), India’s second-largest state-run

Yes, Nigeria is fantastically corrupt, Buhari tells the world ( Video)

With Nigerians up in arms at the negative categorisation of their country as fantastically corrupt by British Prime Minister, David Cameron, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday agreed with the British Prime Minister that his country is one of the most corrupt countries in the world. In London for the Commonwealth organised Anti-Corruption Summit, President Buhari

Britain welcomes Chinese president amid human rights protests

Britain on Tuesday welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping for a three-day state visit as several groups planned to protest China’s human rights abuses. The media report said that hundreds of protesters and supporters of Xi gathered near Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth’s London residence, ahead of the official welcome ceremony. It added that there had been

British envoy visits Saraki, pledges support

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Friday  eulogised the continued bilateral relationship between Nigeria and the UK, assuring that the present administration is determined to fulfill its obligations to the betterment of the nation. The Senate President while hosting the visiting British High Commissioner, Dr. Andrew Pocook in his office commended him for reinvigorating the mutual understanding

Between Politics and Romance: How Chuka Umanna’s sexuality killed his desire to become British Prime-Minister

Being accused of being “unromantic” can’t be nice – but Chuka Umunna has quit the Labour leader race just days after “setting off alarm bells” for a conservative blogger who was appalled by the fact he wasn’t married. Quitting just a few days after announcing his bid to replace Ed Miliband, Umunna said he did not find

Emulate British party leaders, Resign, Fayose tells Mu’azu

As the crisis rocking the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rages, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has advised the party’s national chairman Adamu Mu’azu to emulate the duo of British Labour Party leader, Ed Miliband, and that of Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg who resigned their positions after their parties lost yesterday’s election. In a

Conservatives win British election with slim majority

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party looks set to continue in power after it defied expectations and won the 323 seats needed to command a parliamentary majority. The results confirmed a shock exit poll projection published by British broadcasters late on Thursday night that put the party way ahead of the opposition Labour Party