Queen Elizabeth

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 17, 2019 This illustration picture shows the Google logo displayed on a tablet in Paris. - France’s competition authority (Autorite de la Concurrence) has fined Google 500 million euros, on July 13, 2021, for failing to negotiate "in good faith" with press publishers on the application of the so-called "neighbouring rights", the remuneration due to publishers for the reproduction of their content. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)

Anikulapo, AFCON, Oxlade, Queen Elizabeth top Nigerians search on Google in 2022

Google has announced the results of its 2022 Year In Search, revealing the most searched terms, people, actors, musicians, topics, questions and more that captured the interest of Nigerians the most throughout
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A funeral to remember

Everything was in the superlative. Joe Biden said of her: “A state woman of unmatched dignity.” The outpouring of affection wrapped in grief - In genuine grief.
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Queen Elizabeth II 's grandchildren (clockwise from front centre) Britain's Prince William, Prince of Wales, Peter Phillips, James, Viscount Severn, Britain's Princess Eugenie of York, Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Britain's Princess Beatrice of York, Britain's Lady Louise Windsor and Zara Tindall hold a vigil around the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and sceptre, lying in state on the catafalque in Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster in London on September 17, 2022, ahead of her funeral on Monday. - Queen Elizabeth II will lie in state in Westminster Hall inside the Palace of Westminster, until 0530 GMT on September 19, a few hours before her funeral, with huge queues expected to file past her coffin to pay their respects. (Photo by Yui Mok / POOL / AFP)

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren mount vigil around coffin

Queen Elizabeth II's eight grandchildren mounted a vigil around her coffin on Saturday, hours after King Charles III and his heir Prince William staged an unscheduled London
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FILE PHOTO: Former England midfielder David Beckham in Paris, France, October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo

Beckham joins thousands in queue for queen’s coffin

[dailymotion code=”k1FkMfvtdFfNi3yiso9″ autoplay=”yes”] Former England football captain David Beckham has joined the huge queues in London to file past the coffin of the late Queen Elizabeth II. The ex-Manchester United and Real
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France, Paris, 2022-09-14, streets of paris, in a library tribute to queen elizabeth II, 2, book, Photograph by Magali Cohen / Hans Lucas. France, Paris, 2022-09-14, les rues de paris, dans une librairie hommage a la reine elizabeth II, Photographie par Magali Cohen / Hans Lucas (Photo by Magali Cohen / Hans Lucas / Hans Lucas via AFP)

Exit of the Queen of the world

When I learnt of the passing away of the Queen my professional instincts were re-awakened instantaneously and I breathlessly awaited how major newspapers around the world would treat the report
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II reacts as she watches a special flypast from Buckingham Palace balcony following the Queen's Birthday Parade, the Trooping the Colour, as part of Queen Elizabeth II's platinum jubilee celebrations, in London on June 2, 2022. - Huge crowds converged on central London in bright sunshine on Thursday for the start of four days of public events to mark Queen Elizabeth II's historic Platinum Jubilee, in what could be the last major public event of her long reign. (Photo by Daniel LEAL / AFP)

British monarchy’s resilience

Queen Elizabeth II, the British monarch who was seen as an epitome of “soft power” died on September 8, 2022 at the ripe age of 96.
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The hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard of Scotland, is driven through Edinburgh towards the Palace of Holyroodhouse, on September 11, 2022. - The coffin carrying the body of Queen Elizabeth II left her beloved Balmoral Castle on Sunday, beginning a six-hour journey to the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. (Photo by LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP)

Igbo group faults call to rename UNN after late Queen Elizabeth

An Igbo socio-political group, Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF), has faulted the call for renaming of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) after the late Queen Elizabeth of England.
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The hearse carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard of Scotland, is driven through Edinburgh towards the Palace of Holyroodhouse, on September 11, 2022. - The coffin carrying the body of Queen Elizabeth II left her beloved Balmoral Castle on Sunday, beginning a six-hour journey to the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. (Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP)

The Queen leaves

“London Bridge is down” is how Sir Edward Young, Queen’s private secretary, conveyed the official news about the death of Queen Elizabeth II to Prime Minister Liz Truss on Thursday on the
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(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 21, 2022 Brighton's English manager Graham Potter celebrates at the end of the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Brighton at the London Stadium, in London. - Graham Potter has agreed in principle to become Chelsea's new manager after the shock sacking of Thomas Tuchel, according to widespread reports on Thursday, September 8, 2022. (Photo by Ben Stansall / AFP)

English football shutdown after Queen’s death slammed as ‘missed opportunity’ to pay tribute

English football chiefs have been criticised for postponing all matches this weekend following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, with the decision labelled a "missed opportunity" to pay tribute to the nation's
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(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 11, 2021 Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sits on the The Sovereign's Throne in the House of Lords chamber during the State Opening of Parliament at the Houses of Parliament in London, which is taking place with a reduced capacity due to Covid-19 restrictions. - The doctors of Queen Elizabeth II, 96, are "concerned" about her health and "have recommended that she be placed under medical supervision" at her castle in Balmoral, Scotland, Buckingham Palace said on September 8, 2022. "Following a further assessment this morning, the Queen's doctors are concerned for Her Majesty's health and have recommended that she remains under medical supervision. The Queen continues to be comfortable and at Balmoral," the palace said in a brief statement. (Photo by Chris Jackson / POOL / AFP)

Queen Elizabeth, one of the greatest leaders of 20th, 21st centuries — Igwe Agubuzu

The Enugu State Traditional Rulers’ Council says Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in Great Britain, was one of the greatest leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries.
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