Three Nigerians Receive Queen Elizabeth's Young Leaders Award
On Tuesday night, Queen Elizabeth presented the prestigious Queen's Young Leaders Award in a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, to three Nigerians: Hauwa Ojeifo, Isaac Ezirim and Kennedy Ekezie-Joseph. They received the awards in honour of the work they are doing to transform lives in their respective communities. Meghan Markel and Prince Harry (The…
Protests break out in London as Erdogan meets Queen, May
Angry protests greeted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in London on Tuesday as he met Queen Elizabeth II and held talks with Prime Minister Theresa May. Minor scuffles broke out as pro-Erdogan counter-protesters walked in front of Kurdish demonstrators outside Downing Street, with police wrestling some of the ringleaders to the ground. May said the…
Queen Consents To Prince Harry, Markle Wedding
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has given her formal consent for her grandson Prince Harry to marry US actress Meghan Markle, according to a transcript of a meeting with her advisers which has been released. "I declare My Consent to a Contract of Matrimony between My Most Dearly Beloved Grandson Prince Henry Charles Albert David of…
Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary
He accepted living in her shadow. She forgave his periodic gaffes. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary on November 20, marking 70 years since they married in the splendour of Westminster Abbey. Despite three of their four children (Charles, Anne and Andrew) having divorced, this royal union has endured…
How to revamp Nigeria’s educational system – Anyaoku
When the door to his living room opens un-announced and a voice asks: “Are you the gentlemen from the former president?” None of the three reporters could have mistaken the voice of Chief Emeka Anyaoku for anyone else’s.
58 presumed dead in London tower block blaze
The presumed death toll from the London tower block inferno jumped to 58 on Saturday as embattled Prime Minister Theresa May, accused of misreading the growing anger over the tragedy, pledged action after meeting survivors desperately seeking answers.
Queen Elizabeth appears in public after heavy cold
The 90-year-old attended a Sunday church service at her private Sandringham estate in Norfolk, eastern England, having missed a New Year's Day church service due to an illness that also forced her to delay her Christmas plans.
'I'm still alive' jokes Queen Elizabeth on North Ireland visit
"I'm still alive," quipped the British monarch Queen Elizabeth on Monday when asked about her health, in her first round of public engagements since Britain voted to leave the European Union.
Still on David Cameron’s comments
Expectedly, people should react to what can best be described as glib talk by the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, who has tagged both Nigeria and Afghanistan as “fantastically corrupt” nations...
Queen Elizabeth and Cameron in double diplomatic gaffe
British Prime Minister David Cameron called Nigeria and Afghanistan "possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world" in inadvertently public remarks Tuesday, as Queen Elizabeth II was caught making her own gaffe about a "rude" Chinese delegation.