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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the early response of the military and the Kaduna State Government towards the rescue of 180 students and eight staff members of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, in Igabi LGA.

President Buhari bounces back, preaches compassion

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria after a 16-day medical trip to London, preaching compassion to Nigerians as he resumed his high profile job.
The thoughts of Canadians are with Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family as they mourn the passing of Prince Philip on Friday, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Prince Philip: Funeral to celebrate ‘unwavering loyalty’ to the Queen

The Duke of Edinburgh’s “unwavering loyalty” to the Queen, service to the nation and “courage”, will be celebrated at his funeral later.
Canterbury Cathedral is holding a remembrance service for Prince Philip as the UK continues to observe a period of national mourning. The service is being livestreamed now on our website and is being led by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who is also set to lead Prince Philip’s funeral next Saturday.

Prince Philip: Special service to be held at Canterbury Cathedral

A remembrance service for the Duke of Edinburgh is to be held in Canterbury Cathedral this morning as the UK observes a period of official mourning.
FILE PHOTO - Britain's Prince Philip leaves King Edward VII's Hospital in London, Britain March 16, 2021. REUTERS-Peter Cziborra

Prince Philip was the gruff figure at heart of Britain’s monarchy

A blunt-speaking naval officer who as Queen Elizabeth’s dutiful consort helped modernise the British monarchy, Prince Philip might be best remembered for his gruff public persona.
FILE PHOTO - Queen Elizabeth attends a ceremony in London's Westminster Abbey to mark the centenary of the burial of the Unknown Warrior, in Britain November 4, 2020. Picture taken November 4, 2020. Aaron Chown-Pool via REUTERS-File Photo

Queen Elizabeth to host Joe Biden before G7 summit in June

Queen Elizabeth will host new U.S. President Joe Biden and other world leaders at Buckingham Palace before a summit of the G7 big economies in June, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

AfDB president named champion of Africa’s Great Green Wall climate-adaptation initiative

The appointment was made at a forum held in the margins of the One Planet Summit 20201 to mobilise support for the ambitious project to plant an 8,000 km swathe of trees and other vegetation across the Sahara and Sahel regions of Africa. The green wall will act as a barrier against desertification and aims to create over 10 million green jobs in the region.
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus in April according to a BBC report, citing palace sources.

Prince William contracted virus in April

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus in April according to a BBC report, citing palace sources.
Prince Harry has paid back £2.4 million ($3.2 million) of British taxpayers’ money used to renovate his home at Windsor Castle, using cash from his recent Netflix deal, his spokesman said on Monday. The Duke of Sussex, as he is formally known, and his wife, American former actress Meghan Markle, retired from royal duties earlier this year in a quest for “financial independence”.

Prince Harry refunds £2.4 million house refurb bill

Prince Harry has paid back £2.4 million ($3.2 million) of British taxpayers’ money used to renovate his home at Windsor Castle, using cash from his recent Netflix deal, his spokesman said on Monday.
Weeks after Spain’s King Felipe IV tested negative for coronavirus, his cousin Princess Maria Teresa de Borbon-Parma has died from the highly-contagious illness.

Spanish princess is the first royal to die of coronavirus

Weeks after Spain’s King Felipe IV tested negative for coronavirus, his cousin Princess Maria Teresa de Borbon-Parma has died from the highly-contagious illness.
Britain on Thursday said heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who has coronavirus, did not jump the queue for a test because his symptoms and condition met the criteria.

UK: Prince Charles did not jump queue for coronavirus test

Britain on Thursday said heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who has coronavirus, did not jump the queue for a test because his symptoms and condition met the criteria.
From February 4th to 16th, 2020, Lagos will play host to some of the most prestigious teams for Africa’s premier polo competition – the 2020 Lagos International Polo Tournament.

GTBank sponsors 2020 Lagos international polo tournament

From February 4th to 16th, 2020, Lagos will play host to some of the most prestigious teams for Africa’s premier polo competition – the 2020 Lagos International Polo Tournament.
President Muhammadu Buhari today on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit. 2

President Buhari visits Prince Charles — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit.
Prince Charles has threatened to cut off Prince Harry’s cash flow if he and Meghan step away from the royal family completely, according to a new report.

Prince Charles threatens to cut off funding to Prince Harry and Meghan

Prince Charles has threatened to cut off Prince Harry’s cash flow if he and Meghan step away from the royal family completely, according to a new report.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Samir Hussein-WireImage

British royals disappointed as Prince Harry, Meghan quit roles

Britain's royal family is hurt and disappointed by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan’s surprise announcement that they will step back from their senior roles and spend more time in North America, a royal source said.
Queen Elizabeth has reacted to the announcement that her grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are planning to “step back as senior members of the Royal Family.”

Queen Elizabeth reacts to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s decision

Queen Elizabeth has reacted to the announcement that her grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are planning to “step back as senior members of the Royal Family.”
Prince Charles

Charles marks 50 years as Prince of Wales

Britain’s Prince Charles on Monday marked the 50th anniversary of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, granting the official title Prince of Wales to her eldest son and heir to throne.
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Donald Trump under pressure for saying he’d take foreign intel on rivals

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday defended himself from criticism after saying he would take campaign help from foreign powers on his political rivals.
Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth: Representing me in Nigeria is world’s best job

Queen Elizabeth II has described the posting of the new British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ms Catriona Liang, as having the best job in the world.
Some of the most renowned indigenous and international polo teams are set to convene in Lagos, Nigeria to compete for highly coveted trophies in the 2019 Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament.

GTBank sponsors 2019 Lagos international polo tournament

Some of the most renowned indigenous and international polo teams are set to convene in Lagos, Nigeria to compete for highly coveted trophies in the 2019 Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament. Sponsored by leading African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc.
British heavyweight boxing star Anthony Joshua has been awarded his OBE by Prince Charles in an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

Anthony Joshua awarded OBE by Prince Charles

British heavyweight boxing star Anthony Joshua has been awarded his OBE by Prince Charles in an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.
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Queen Elizabeth II honours Nigeria’s Grace Ladoja

A Member of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) honour is an award given by the Queen to an individual for outstanding service to the community or local ‘hands-on’ service.
The royal family poses for an official portrait to mark Prince Charles’ 70th birthday. Photograph- Handout-Clarence House via Getty Images

Prince Charles celebrates 70th birthday

Britain’s Prince Charles, who has been heir to the throne for more than six decades, celebrates his 70th birthday with a tea party and a banquet in Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.

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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest 15 ‘cultists’ in Akwa Ibom

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom said it arrested 15 suspected cultists in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin can see “no way” that Liverpool could finish the season without the Premier League title.

UEFA scrap away goals rule in club competitions

UEFA has abolished the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.

Osimhen aims to return to Napoli in top shape, keeps fit with local footballers

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.
Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish, has called on the Premier League to continue.

Manchester City to confirm Jack Grealish transfer after Euro 2020

Jack Grealish's stock in the footballing world has been on the rise for quite some time now.
BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.

BBNaija: Kaisha and Lucy get physical at reunion

BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.

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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 21-year-old Chidinma for allegedly killing the Chief Executive Officer, Super TV, Usifo Ataga, in the Lekki area of the state.

UNILAG student arrested over murder of Super TV chief

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 21-year-old Chidinma for allegedly killing the Chief Executive Officer, Super TV, Usifo Ataga, in the Lekki area of the state.

Feminist group seeks end to maltreatment of widows

As the world commemorates the International Day of Widows, a group, the Nigerian Feminist Forum (NFF), has called for the abolition of all forms of obnoxious widowhood practices against women and girls.
Rudy Giuliani reportedly rejected Kiriakou’s version of events and said he did not work as a pardon broker because he already represented Trump. Jeff Kowalsky-AFP-Getty Images

Court suspends law licence of Donald Trump’s lawyer

Rudy Giuliani’s New York law licence was suspended on Thursday, after a state appeals court found he had lied in arguing that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from former U.S. President Donald Trump.
Wales have progressed into the round of 16 at this year’s Euros despite a 1-0 defeat to Italy at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.

Euro 2020: Wales qualify for knockout stage despite defeat to Italy

Wales have progressed into the round of 16 at this year’s Euros despite a 1-0 defeat to Italy at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.
Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), has said that the current push to conduct drug test on politicians, workers and students is to be able to urgently provide help for those who need treatment and rehabilitation, in addition to serving as deterrence.

NDLEA nabs 2,180 suspects, seizes 2,000 tonnes of drugs in five months

He explained that within the same period 2,180 arrests have been made by the agency, including five drug barons while 2,100 drug cases have been filed in court, out of which over 500 convictions have been recorded and 1,549 cases are still pending.