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World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua in self-isolation after meeting Prince Charles

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has placed himself in self-isolation following a meeting with coronavirus victim Prince Charles.
British boxer Anthony Joshua speaks during the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London on March 09, 2020. - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has been the Head of the Commonwealth throughout her reign. Organised by the Royal Commonwealth Society, the Service is the largest annual inter-faith gathering in the United Kingdom. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / POOL / AFP) (Photo by BEN STANSALL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

What Anthony Joshua said about Nigeria to Queen Elizabeth — video

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua gave an inspirational speech during the Commonwealth ceremony at Westminster Abbey.
Police say Usman Khan, 28, is the suspect in Friday's attack in London.

London Bridge terror attack ‘revenge over death of ISIS leader’

The terrorist who yesterday stabbed two people to death on London Bridge may have been acting in revenge over the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Daily Mail reports.
Donald Trump has asked if anything is better to celebrate than the end of a war as he joins world leaders in France to mark Armistice Day.

Donald Trump joins world leaders in France for WWI Armistice Day commemorations

Donald Trump has asked if anything is better to celebrate than the end of a war as he joins world leaders in France to mark Armistice Day.
Prime Minister Theresa May, and the leader of opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn attended an Armistice remembrance service at St Margaret's Church, London today. ( Reuters-John Stillwell )

Theresa May to pay respect to WWI soldiers in Belgium and France

British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron are set to commemorate their countries’ shared sacrifice in the First World War on Friday and discuss the future of their post-Brexit relationship.

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.

Prince Harry, Meghan pick carriage for wedding procession

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will ride in an open-top horse-drawn carriage through the streets of Windsor after their wedding later this month, Kensington Palace announced on Wednesday.

Britain’s Charles voices ‘great joy’ at new royal baby

Prince Charles voiced his joy Tuesday at the arrival of his third grandchild, as Britain waited to discover what Prince William and his wife Kate will call their new baby son.

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.

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.

Nigeria’s Pamela Anomneze among 1,200 guests for Harry, Meghan Markle’s wedding

Nigerian-born Pamela Anomneze has been listed as one of the ‘1,200 favoured guests’ to attend the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, scheduled for May 19.

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.

Prince Harry weds Meghan Markle May 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tie the nuptial knots at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle next May, Kensington Palace has announced.

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.

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 02, 2018 Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara walks at the field during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match between Bayern Munich and Ajax Amsterdam in Munich, southern Germany. - Thiago Alcantara suffers from an ankle injury since the narrow German cup win against SV Roedinghausen on October 31, 2018 in Osnabrueck, western Germany. Despite starting with 11 internationals, Bayern scraped past fourth-tier Roedinghausen 2-1 in the second round tie as Thiago was carried off late on. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)

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Bonfrere Jo: Clemens Westerhof sold Nigeria’s game against Italy at USA World Cup

Former Super Eagles technical adviser Bonfrere Jo has blamed the team’s exit at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States of America on the erstwhile handler of the side Clemens Westerhof.
Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland, February 28, 2020. REUTERS-Denis Balibouse-File Photo

Coronavirus vaccine: WHO rejects using Africa as testing ground

Tedros Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organisation, has dismissed as “racist” a suggestion by two French scientists that the coronavirus vaccine should be tested in Africa.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation.

NAFDAC: Fake chloroquine tablets now in circulation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation.
Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello, have been sentenced by the Chief Magistrate of Court 1 in Ogba, Lagos State, Yewande Aje-Afunwa, for flouting the Coronavirus Disease restriction order of the State.

Lockdown: Funke Akindele, husband sentenced to community service

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele and her husband AbdulRasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, were yesterday, convicted and fined N100,000 each by an Ogba Magistrate Court for flaunting the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020.