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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.
Britain’s Prince Charles paid a personal tribute on Saturday to his “dear papa” Prince Philip, saying the royal family missed him emormously and that the 99-year-old would have been amazed at the touching reaction across the world to his death.
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has narrated how the late human rights activist and columnist, Yinka Odumakin, supported Bola Tinubu’s candidacy for Lagos State governor in 1998.
Gun salutes were fired across Britain on Saturday to mark the death of Prince Philip as tributes flooded in for a man who was a pillar of strength for Queen Elizabeth during her record-breaking reign.
The Pemier League have announced players will wear black armbands and there will be a two-minute silence before top-flight and EFL matches this weekend in tribute to Prince Philip.
“It was with great sadness that a short time ago I received word from Buckingham Palace that His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh has passed away at the age of 99,” Boris Johnson said in a statement.
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.
DMX, an American hip-hop star, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is not dead and still on life support.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has warned that he will remove any traditional ruler who instigates ethnic, religious, political and other forms of discrimination in their domains.
The wife of late Afenifere spokesman, Comrade Yinka Odumakin, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, has said her husband died on Friday, April 2, 2021, and not Saturday, April 3, 2021, as earlier reported.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has expressed deep sadness over the demise of the director of Ford Foundation, West Africa, Innocent Chukwuma, who died on Saturday, April 3.
Former Minister of State for Works, Sen Dayo Adeyeye, has described the late spokesperson for pan Yoruba sociopolitical organisation, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, as someone who was passionate about Yoruba cause.
President Muhammadu Buhari has paid a glowing tribute to civil society leader, Innocent Chukwuma.
General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s current performance in office deviated from everything they agreed upon when they ran on the same ticket in 2011 and later forged the alliance that gave birth to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commissioned the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in Gashua, Bade local government area of Yobe State.
Severe leg injuries in a February car crash ensured Tiger Woods won’t be playing in this year’s Masters on the 20th anniversary of his “Tiger Slam” victory at Augusta National.
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu, has said the use of thugs during elections portends great danger to the nation’s democracy.
Mino Raiola is determined to make Erling Haaland the first £1 million-a-week player.
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.
The UN National Programme Manager, Patience Ekeoba, lamented that the country’s security is weak in handling gender-based matter.
No fewer than five lost their lives in Ondo State on Sunday in two separate incidents of a robbery attack and a road accident.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Niger State has mocked the ruling All Progressives Congress for threatening to seek action over an allegation purportedly raised by the PDP in Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state in its letter suspending former Governor Babangida Aliyu, adding that the APC should mind its business.
The Acting Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba, has promised to provide professional and responsible leadership in the affairs of the Nigeria Police.
Enyimba have reportedly set a €1m asking price for Anayo Iwuala following interests in the winger from foreign clubs.
United came close to signing him last summer but the deal fell through at the last minute because United wanted a loan with option to buy and Barcelona wanted a straight sale. Dembele was also reportedly hesitant about moving away from the Camp Neu.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Saturday said the Governors and leaders of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, have revolved that they would not repeat the mistakes of 2015 that cost the party the leadership in the country.