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Naval chief applauds visit of Prince Charles

The cooperation between the Nigerian Navy and the British Royal Navy has been commendable, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, has said.
Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

Nigerian Navy hosts Prince of Wales in Lagos

The Nigerian Navy hosted the Prince of Wales in Lagos on Wednesday in continuation of his three-day business and cultural tour of Nigeria.

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.

World War Two bomb shuts London City airport

All flights to and from London City Airport were canceled on Monday after an unexploded World War Two bomb was discovered in the River Thames at George V Dock, the airport said.

Britain escorts Russian ship amid strained relations

A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas, Britain’s defence ministry said on Tuesday, adding that Russian naval activity near Britain had increased in the holiday period.

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.

Olauda Equiano: Google celebrates 272nd birthday of Nigerian slave

The latest Google’s Doodle celebrated one of the most prominent Black anti-slavery activist, the first Black political leader and lobbyist in 18th century Britain. A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepage that is intended to celebrate holidays, events, achievements and people.

Hurricane-hit Dominica to get £5m in UK aid to assist recovery

The hurricane-hit island of Dominica is to receive £5m in UK aid to help the recovery effort, it has been announced.

US Navy warship USS Indianapolis found 72 years after sinking

More than seven decades after it was lost in the closing days of World War Two, a US Navy warship has been rediscovered in the North Pacific.

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Mahatma Gandhi statue removed after student protest in Ghana

A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi has been removed from Ghana’s most prestigious university after complaints that he was racist against black Africans.
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Solomon Dalung rues hiccups at the 19th National Sports Festival to late preparation

Minister for Sports and Youths development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has revealed that Cross River and four other States have shown in hosting the next National Sports Festival in the year 2020.
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Ian Wright: Robin van Persie’s decision to swap Arsenal for Manchester United was justified

Arsenal legend Ian Wright says that Robin van Persie was justified in his decision to leave the Gunners for Manchester United.
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Gboyega Oyetola directs Osun councils to propose roads for repairs

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