Friday, 2nd December 2022
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Queen Elizabeth

9 Oct
The Queen’s passing undoubtedly had a colonial undertone for some regions of the world, particularly in Africa, where her influence still loomed large. As Nigeria celebrates its 62nd independence from British rule this month, memories of slavery and colonialism are bound to fill the minds and hearts of Nigerians and many Africans alike. Here we…
22 Sep
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.
17 Sep
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
16 Sep
Dr. Jimoh Ibrahim, APC candidate for Ondo South Senatorial District in the forthcoming 2023 general elections, has condoled with Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on the death of his mother.
16 Sep
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 Madrid star told Sky News he had joined tens of thousands of people snaking towards Westminster Hall to celebrate Britain's "special" queen. Elizabeth's death has triggered…
15 Sep
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
13 Sep
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.
13 Sep
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.
12 Sep
“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 phone
10 Sep
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 longest-serving monarch.
10 Sep
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.
10 Sep
Tehran has avoided official comment on the death of Queen Elizabeth II, but some Iranians expressed outright hostility, accusing Britain of having supported the late shah's regime.


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