It is unpardonable that the website of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, in an Olympic year, and five years after the conclusion of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, has nothing about the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics, but is replete with articles related to an event that took place half a decade ago. We can only hope that this lapse and other blunders noted in this video that cost Team Nigeria dearly at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be corrected before the Paris 2024 Olympics.
Despite tougher measures on both sides of the English Channel, asylum-seekers are still trying to make the dangerous crossing from France to the United Kingdom, in an attempt to find a better future.
This was the moment England and Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka walked into a wall of letters from fans.
Pub owners and staff in England are preparing for the reopening of outdoor hospitality on April 12. The landlady of the Crown Inn in Yorkshire says she has ordered more beer and is "praying for fine weather." Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed earlier that from April 12, non-essential retail, gyms, hairdressers and outdoor hospitality will reopen in England.
24 Dec 2020
"We Wish You a Merry Christmas" is a traditional English Christmas carol of unknown origin that is believed to date from the 16th century. It was sung by children in Victorian times as they went about performing carols door to door on Christmas Eve, hoping for sweet rewards.
30 Nov 2020
France wants to vote on a French version of the Brexit deal. But the EU's chief negotiator has confirmed the talks have dragged on for so long there is not enough time for a translation.
15 Nov 2020
Considered non-essential businesses, independent bookshops across England plan new ways to reach their customers during lockdown, and utimately fight the online giant Amazon, with the help of the independant online platform Bookshops.org.
7 Nov 2020
Following a school shooting in Kumba, in south-western Cameroon, traumatised locals mourn the loss of at least seven young lives. Authorities blame English-speaking separatists for the bloodshed. Also, every year a woman's football tournament is held in one part of Algeria in a bid to bring the community together and highlight the importance of women claiming public space. And in a bid to tackle imported food shortages caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, one project in Cotonou is helping people in Benin's capital grow their own in gardens on top of the city's buildings.
31 Mar 2020
Prolific writer and Co-author of popular English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Phoebean Ajibola Ogundipe have died at 92. The author passed away on 27 March 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the United States.
Nigeria records four new cases of coronavirus, Buhari's daughter self-isolates after return from UK and more
19 Mar 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.
27 Jul 2019
Nigeria will soon produce graduates who can't speak English, Senator Okorocha fears