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The impending implosion of APC

The extent of this implosion became more evident during the party’s recent state congresses. Parallel congresses were held in more than 10 states, there were reports of boycotts, violence and general confusion.

Harry and Meghan marry in emotional wedding

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became husband and wife in a star-studded Windsor Castle ceremony on Saturday, filled with traditional pomp and modern twists -- and watched the world over.

Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle as world watches

Britain’s Prince Harry weds US former actress Meghan Markle on Saturday in a pomp-filled ceremony at Windsor Castle, a globally-watched event overshadowed in the build-up by her fractious family’s feuding.

Time travellers welcome at Stephen Hawking’s memorial service

The public ballot for tickets to Professor Stephen Hawking's thanksgiving service opened Saturday with visitors from the future welcome to apply.

Thousands gather to pay tribute to Toronto massacre victims

Thousands gathered at a vigil Sunday night paying tribute to 10 people mowed down by a van in downtown Toronto earlier this week.

History of third-born in Britain’s royal family

Prince William and his wife Kate’s new baby boy is the third child of a man one day destined to be king.

Prince William’s wife Kate in hospital in labour

Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, was admitted to hospital, in London, on Monday, in the early stages of labour, Kensington Palace announced.

Queen Elizabeth marks 92nd birthday with Commonwealth concert

Queen Elizabeth II marked her 92nd birthday on Saturday with traditional gun salutes and a Commonwealth-themed charity concert featuring Tom Jones, Kylie and Shaggy.

Nigerians in UK rally support for President Buhari

Some Nigerians on Friday converged in front of the Nigerian High Commission in London, rallying in Support of President Muhammadu Buhari.

In Pictures: Biafra protesters hit London as President Buhari meets Queen Elizabeth II

Some Biafran sympathizers are currently protesting at the Pall Mall Street, Westminster, a few metres from Buckingham Palace as President Muhammadu Buhari meet Queen Elizabeth II and other heads of state.

Queen Elizabeth puts foward son as next head of Commonwealth

Queen Elizabeth II, the Head of the Commonwealth, opened the Commonwealth summit for what may be the last time on Thursday voicing hope that her son would be allowed to carry on her role.

UK announces new scholarships for Nigeria, 51 countries

The United Kingdom has announced a new scholarship scheme for Nigerian students and other young people from The Commonwealth to study in low and middle-income countries.

Britain eyes Brexit boost from Commonwealth summit

Britain is hoping this week's Commonwealth summit will boost trade with its historic partners as it prepares to quit the European single market after Brexit.

Prince Philip leaves hospital after hip replacement

Queen Elizabeth II's 96-year-old husband Prince Philip left hospital on Friday following a successful hip replacement operation last week, officials said.

Britain’s Prince Philip hospitalised

Queen Elizabeth II’s 96-year-old husband Prince Philip was admitted to hospital in London on Tuesday for planned surgery on his hip, Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

600 guests to attend Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s wedding

Some 600 people have been invited to the wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, Kensington Palace announced Thursday.

Commonwealth Day: Federal govt restates commitment to early education

The Federal Government has expressed its commitment to develop and strengthen human capital resources by institutionalising early childhood care and prompting girl-child education.

Saudi crown prince meets Archbishop of Canterbury

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a private meeting Thursday with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, where he made a “strong commitment” to interfaith dialogue, the archbishop’s office said.

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Mayor in Russia’s fourth-largest city abruptly resigns

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Speaker Dogara’s wife distributes farming implements to youths, women in Bauchi

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EFCC set to arraign Shagari, other Sokoto PDP chieftains

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Donald Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over Russia probe

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