Brexit: The inevitable happens
Mrs. Margaret Thatcher, the late iron lady, has won at last. Britain is out of the European Union. Mr. Boris Johnson collected back the United Kingdom’s membership card of the European Union on 31 January, that is 20 days ago.
Evelyn Akhator eager to achieve Olympics dreams
D’Tigress Centre, Evelyn Akhator says qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo is a lifelong dream that must come through.
Murray in Great Britain’s Davis Cup team
Andy Murray will represent Great Britain for the first time since 2016 after being named in the squad for next month’s inaugural Davis Cup finals. Captain Leon Smith has named Dan Evans, plus doubles pair Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski, in his initial team with a fifth player still to be decided.
Boris Johnson - tradition endures in British politics
In what is more or less a ceremonial exchange of a political baton, a departing Prime Minister of Great Britain goes to the palace to tender his or her resignation...
Yeye politics, yeye politicians
It was this ‘Brexit or no Brexit’ matter that made me start thinking about yeye politics and yeye politicians in recent times. I have looked on as the very Great Britain, home and empire of Her Royal Majesty the Queen of England, made yeye of itself in the Brexit matter, made yeye and is making…
To my friend, the unknown
On Sunday November 11, world leaders gathered in Paris, the French capital, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Descendants and successors of the old belligerents participated in the solemn ceremonies. The world has changed dramatically in the past 100 years but whether humanity has changed that much is…
Grooming future Nigerian leaders
When we make comparisons between different societies, it is important that we do not take things at face value. It is attractive for anyone who argues for a generational change in political leadership-(not-too-young-to-run)-in Nigeria, for instance, to point at Great Britain where David Cameron became Prime Minister at the age of 43,or the United States…
Tears of joy as Fiji celebrates 'biggest day'
Fijians erupted in celebration Friday, setting off flares and dancing in the streets while a national holiday was declared after the tiny nation won its first ever Olympic medal -- and gold at that.