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Donald Trump ‘got message’ on opposition to visit – Sadiq Khan

U.S. President Donald Trump “got the message” on the strength of opposition to his planned visit to Britain, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Friday after Trump said he had cancelled the trip.

Mother of ex-Miss Nigeria advises parents to allow children, wards choose careers

Mrs Obiageli Obiadi, the mother of the immediate past Miss Nigeria, Chioma Obiadi, has advised parents to allow their children and wards pursue academic careers of their choices instead of dictating to them.

US President Donald Trump to visit Britain in February – report

US President Donald Trump plans to visit Britain, in February, to open the new US embassy in London but will not meet Queen Elizabeth, the Daily Mail newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Britain’s two-week-old warship that carries 40 aircraft on deck leaks water

Britain’s future flagship vessel HMS Queen Elizabeth, its biggest-ever warship, has sprung a leak, defence officials admitted Tuesday, only two weeks after it was commissioned into the Royal Navy.

Queen Elizabeth, Philip mark 70th year of marriage

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage on Monday, becoming Britain’s first reigning couple to mark a platinum wedding anniversary.

Britain’s Queen steps down from Remembrance Sunday role

Queen Elizabeth II took a significant step back from official duties on Sunday, leaving heir to the throne Prince Charles to lay a tribute to Britain’s war dead on her behalf.

Britain’s Prince Charles steps up as Queen steps back

On Remembrance Sunday, Prince Charles will lay Queen Elizabeth II’s wreath honouring Britain’s war dead as she watches on — a rare public symbol of the 91-year-old gradually scaling back her duties.

European Union denounces ‘shocking’ Paradise Papers revelations

The European Union on Monday denounced as “shocking” revelations on the way top companies and dignitaries, including Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, avoid taxes using offshore wealth hubs.

Leaks show US commerce chief, UK queen’s offshore investments

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Vladimir Putin's inner circle, according to a vast leak of financial documents that also revealed Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's investments in tax havens.

Names of trees, rivers were on INEC register when I took over – Attahiru...

Attahiru Jega, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says many fictitious names were on the register of the electoral body when he assumed office.

Python dance, army and suspicions

The controversies trailing the deployment of armed soldiers to the hitherto peaceful South East of Nigeria has brought to the fore several fundamental issues that ought to be sufficiently addressed regarding the foundation of the military institution in Nigeria.

UK’s Prince George starts school, pregnant mum Kate too ill to go

Britain’s Prince George, the great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth and third-in-line to the throne, started school on Thursday, but without his pregnant mother Kate to support him because she is suffering from morning sickness.

French magazine ordered to pay €190,000 over Kate’s topless photos

A French court ruled Tuesday that a French celebrity magazine must pay €100,000 in damages to Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate over topless photos of the duchess published in 2012.

French court to rule on Duchess of Cambridge topless snaps

A French court will rule Tuesday on whether a French celebrity magazine should pay 1.5 million euros ($1.8 million) in damages sought by Prince William and his wife Kate for topless photos published of the duchess in 2012.

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FADAMA III spends N437 million on road construction, dams rehabilitation in Niger – official

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World’s fifth largest diamond discovered in Lesotho

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