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UK Lawyer Suspended for her Tweet about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s daughter’s name
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UK Lawyer Suspended for her Tweet about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s daughter’s name

A UK family lawyer has been suspended after posting tweets mocking the name of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's daughter. After the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their daughter's name and explained that it was a tribute to Harry's mother and grandmother, people began to mock them and their support for the Black Lives Matter movement by asking why they didn't give their daughter a name showing their support for the movement. Journalist Julie Burchill asked why they didn't name their daughter after the late George Floyd who died after a police officer knelt on his neck. She wrote on Twitter: "What a missed opportunity. They could have called it Georgina Floydina." In response to Julie, a lawyer named Joanna Toch, 59, questioned why they didn't name the baby after M...
Harry and Meghan ‘Demoted’ below Prince Andrew, and other Royals on Royal family website
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Harry and Meghan ‘Demoted’ below Prince Andrew, and other Royals on Royal family website

A list of prominent members of the royal family has been reshuffled on their official website and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been moved down on the list. Previously, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were placed directly below Prince William and Kate Middleton on the website. Now, Prince Harry and Meghan have been "demoted". Before The reshuffle sees them placed beneath Prince Andrew, despite him retiring from public royal life over his friendship with convicted pedophile, Jeffrey Epstein. In the new list, after Prince William, who is second in line to the throne, and Kate Middleton comes Queen Elizabeth's other children before Prince Harry, despite him being closer in line to the throne than them. Now A spokesperson for the royals told the Daily Mail th...
Prince Harry and Megan Markle welcome their second child together, a girl named Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten Windsor
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Prince Harry and Megan Markle welcome their second child together, a girl named Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten Windsor

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have welcomed a baby girl. The baby was born on Friday, June 4, a spokesperson for the couple announced The baby's name is a tribute to both Queen Elizabeth II and Harry's late mother, Princess Diana. A statement from the couple's spokesperson reads: "It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world. "Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m. in the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz." The statement continued, "Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home. Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, ...
Kate Middleton Wants to Make up with Harry and Meghan for Sake of Archie and Cousins, royal expert claims
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Kate Middleton Wants to Make up with Harry and Meghan for Sake of Archie and Cousins, royal expert claims

A royal expert has claimed that Kate Middleton wants to make peace with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for the sake of Archie's relationship with his cousins. Royal commentator Camilla Tominey said Kate Middleton "remained keen to bury the hatchet" with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex despite their controversial Oprah Winfrey interview, Daily Express reports. Highlighting how close Kate is with her sister Pippa and brother James, Ms Tominey added that the Duchess of Cambridge appears to want to patch things up with Harry and Meghan for the sake of young Archie's relationship with his cousins. Writing in the Telegraph, the royal expert said: "Having grown up being close to her own siblings, Pippa, 37, and James, 34, the Duchess remained keen to bury the hatchet even after the inte...
Prince Harry and Prince William have been ‘arguing for 18 months’, friend says
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Prince Harry and Prince William have been ‘arguing for 18 months’, friend says

Prince Harry and Prince William have been feuding for 18 months, a friend of theirs who is an ITV journalist has said. Tom Bradby, who was friends with Prince William and Prince Harry for 20 years before he was dropped by Prince William for "siding" with Prince Harry, claims the royal brothers have been arguing for the last 18 months. Recall that Tom Bradby is the host of an ITV documentary filmed in South Africa in 2019 who asked Meghan Markle if she was OK and she responded: "Not many people have asked if I'm okay." Tom Bradby with Meghan in South africa Royal sources claim the host of ITV News at 10 sided with the Sussexes in the increasingly bitter "war of the Windsors" and Prince William now feels like he can no longer trust him. It's believed the royals have in...
Prince William and Kate Middleton Release Intimate Family Video to Mark 10th Wedding Anniversary
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Prince William and Kate Middleton Release Intimate Family Video to Mark 10th Wedding Anniversary

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared a video that gives a glimpse into their family life. Prince William and Kate Middleton,  who wed on April 29, 2011, released the video on April 29, 2021, to thank supporters for sending "kind messages" on their tenth wedding anniversary. The clip was posted to the @kensingtonroyal Instagram page with an accompanying message which read: "Thank you to everyone for the kind messages on our wedding anniversary. We are enormously grateful for the 10 years of support we have received in our lives as a family. W & C" In the short video, Kate Middleton, 39, Prince William, 38,and their three children - Prince George, 7, Princess Charlotte, 5, and Prince Louis, 3, can be seen enjoying some family time outdoors. ...
Oprah Winfery Says She was Surprised Meghan ‘Went all the Way There’ with Racism claims in Bombshell Royal Interview
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Oprah Winfery Says She was Surprised Meghan ‘Went all the Way There’ with Racism claims in Bombshell Royal Interview

Oprah Winfrey has admitted that she was surprised that Meghan Markle "went all the way there" with allegations of racism against the royal family during her interview with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Meghan and Prince Harry made a number of revelations during their interview with Oprah, which aired in March. One of the most shocking revelations was Meghan's claim that royal family members had had "conversations with Harry about how dark [their son Archie’s] skin might be when he’s born". A shocked Oprah asked, "What?" during the interview Harry later corroborated his wife’s claim, saying the conversation "shocked" him, but refused to identify who had the conversation with him. Speaking to Nancy O’Dell on talkshoplive, Oprah said: "I’m like, 'What? You’re going there? Yo...
Police called to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s home 9 times
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Police called to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s home 9 times

Police have been called to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's California home 9 times since they moved in there. In July 2020, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved to their £11 million home in Montecito on the same estate as a number of celebrities. Since then, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office confirmed it has responded to multiple calls from the couple's property. The calls are listed as phone requests, alarm activations and property crimes. The data was obtained under Freedom of Information requests by the PA news agency after the couple shared fears over security in their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey. Police officers were called four times in July last year, just after the family moved there. One call is listed as a phone request, while the others are labe...
Price of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s figurine slashed after it fails to sell to Brits
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Price of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s figurine slashed after it fails to sell to Brits

The price of the limited edition wedding figurines of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been slashed after a world-famous ceramics maker couldn't sell them. Royal Doulton put the Duke and Duchess of Sussex-style figures up for a whopping £195 after making 1,000 of the carefully handcrafted limited edition design to mark the couple's marriage in 2018. But it has been forced to cut the price after they failed to sell. The famous ceramics company is now selling the figurines for £146, which is £49, less than their original asking price, The Scottish Sun reports. Figurines of Prince William and Kate Middleton on their wedding day are still being sold on the company's website. The mini ceramics are being sold for up to £225 online — more than £50 higher than their original price....
How Tyler Perry Came to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Rescue when the Royal Family Cut Them Off Financially
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How Tyler Perry Came to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Rescue when the Royal Family Cut Them Off Financially

Tyler Perry is trending on Twitter following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's interview with  Oprah Winfrey. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex revealed how billionaire filmmaker Tyler Perry came in to help them after they were cut off financially by the royal family. Soon after they were told they would stop receiving security protection from the British royal family, Harry and Markle, who were in Canada at the time, started to panic about where they should go and where they would be safest. Tyler Perry offered, not just one of his homes in southern California, but a full security detail. They stayed there for three months. Prince Harry recalled: "While we were in Canada, in someone else’s house, I then got told, short notice, that security was going to be removed." ...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are Already Proving They Can Live a Life of Public Service Even Though They are no Longer Working Royals
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are Already Proving They Can Live a Life of Public Service Even Though They are no Longer Working Royals

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are proving that they can still live a life of public service even though they are no longer working royals. When the Queen announced the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would not be returning to their royal roles, the couple surprised everyone with their icy comeback, refuting the Queen’s claims that it is “not possible” for Meghan and Prince Harry “to continue with the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service.” The couple responded in their own statement that they remain committed to giving back. Their new partnership with World Central Kitchen shows they’re not letting their tension with the royal family interfere with their dedication to public service. World Central Kitchen shared on their Instagram that they have te...
Queen Elizabeth confirms Meghan Markle and her husband Harry will not return to the Royal Family
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Queen Elizabeth confirms Meghan Markle and her husband Harry will not return to the Royal Family

Queen Elizabeth has confirmed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will not be returning as working members of the Royal Family nearly a year after stepping down, Buckingham Palace said today, Feb 19. The dramatic announcement was made in a palace statement at midday today, and sees the Duke and Duchess of Sussex quit for good more than one month before the one-year "Megxit" review was due to be concluded on March 31. Buckingham Palace referred to the Sussexes as "much loved members of the family" and said it was "saddened by their decision". It also revealed the Queen had "written confirming that in stepping away from the work of the Royal Family it is not possible to continue with the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service." Harry and Meghan re...
Meghan Markle Releases Maternity Photo as She and Prince Harry Announce they are Expecting Baby Number 2
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Meghan Markle Releases Maternity Photo as She and Prince Harry Announce they are Expecting Baby Number 2

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their second child. "We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother,” says a spokesperson for Harry and Meghan. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child."  A spokesperson for the pair said on Sunday evening, February 14. This comes months after Meghan revealed she suffered a miscarriage in 2020.   Prince Harry and Meghan's first child, Archie Harrison, will turn 2 on May 6.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Arrive Mountbatten Festival
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Arrive Mountbatten Festival

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived at the Mountbatten Festival of Music in London tonight as they continue their final round of royal duties. The couple, who will officially step down as senior members of the royal family on March 31, have been embarking on a series of engagements over the past days. Prince Harry arrived at the Royal Albert Hall in his dress uniform since he is attending the event in his role as Captain General of the Royal Marines. Meghan coordinated with him as she wore a red dress, red shoes and a red purse. See more photos below.
‘The Queen Doesn’t Own the Word ‘Royal’ – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Complain about their Treatment by the Queen in Lengthy Statement
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‘The Queen Doesn’t Own the Word ‘Royal’ – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Complain about their Treatment by the Queen in Lengthy Statement

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have posted an extraordinary statement accusing Buckingham Palace of bias towards them while also claiming that her majesty, the Queen of England does not own the word 'royal' across the world after the Queen ordered them to stop using the 'Sussex Royal' brand from Spring 2018. On Saturday just hours after announcing they would stop using the word 'royal' in their branding after this year's spring, Harry and Meghan put a new statement on their own website saying that while neither the government nor the Queen herself own the word 'royal' internationally, they would stop using the title.   The statement read: 'While there is not any jurisdiction by The Monarchy or Cabinet Office over the use of the word "Ro...
Queen asks Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Pause their new Lifestyle to Attend the Annual Commonwealth Service
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Queen asks Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Pause their new Lifestyle to Attend the Annual Commonwealth Service

Queen Elizabeth has asked Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to attend the annual Commonwealth Service with the rest of the royals at Westminster Abbey in March. Government representatives of the 53 member nations will gather at Westminster Abbey for the one-hour event on the afternoon of March 9 and the Queen requested that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex be present. A heavily pregnant Meghan Markle attended last year's Commonwealth Service with Prince Harry. This year, Harry and Meghan will fly from Canada to attend, the Sunday Times reports. The Queen's invitation will see the couple press pause on their new lifestyle in Canada. On Thursday night, Harry and Meghan were keynote speakers at a star-studded JP Morgan conference which wealth experts believe could have netted t...
Prince Harry Loses Complaint Against Daily Mail Over Article Criticising his Wildlife Photos
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Prince Harry Loses Complaint Against Daily Mail Over Article Criticising his Wildlife Photos

Prince Harry has lost after he made a complaint against the Mail on Sunday over an article criticising his wildlife photos. The Duke of Sussex shared a photo he took with an elephant to the Sussex Royal Instagram page to mark Earth Day. Afterwards, the Mail on Sunday published an article headlined "Drugged and tethered… what Harry didn’t tell you about those awe-inspiring wildlife photos." The photo the publication shared was a fuller one that showed the elephant was tethered. The article claimed that the “pictures ... don’t quite tell the full story” and said the duke had “notably avoided explaining the circumstances in which the images were taken”. The animals had been tranquillised and the elephant had also been tethered as they were being relocated as part of conservat...
Australian Doctor Blocks Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s bid to Trademark Sussex Royal
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Australian Doctor Blocks Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s bid to Trademark Sussex Royal

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are seeking to trademark their Sussex Royal brand but they are facing a delay after an Australian doctor blocked their application by filing an opposition against it. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped down as senior royals and have been stripped of their HRH titles but were allowed to keep the Duke and Duchess of Sussex title. Earlier this month it was revealed that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were seeking to use the Sussex Royal brand name to launch their foundation and other branded goods. They made a move to register the brand as a global trademark for a range of items and activities including clothing, stationery, books and social-care services. According to The Guardian, Meghan and Harry also made a request to register "Sussex Royal the ...
Meghan Markle Threatens Lawsuit Over Photos of her and Baby Archie Taken While they were Hiking in Canada
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Meghan Markle Threatens Lawsuit Over Photos of her and Baby Archie Taken While they were Hiking in Canada

Meghan Markle is ready to sue after photos were taken of her walking Archie and her dogs in Canada. The photos were shared online and this didn't go down well with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Lawyers for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sent out a cease and desist letter on Tuesday, January 21, to British media outlets saying legal action will be taken if they publish or purchase the pics of Meghan, Archie and 2 pups out for a walk on Vancouver Island. The letter implies there's definitely going to be a lawsuit coming because the photos are already out there. Multiple outlets posted the pics in question on Monday and they're still up today. The cease and desist letter says, "There are serious safety concerns about how the paparazzi are driving and the risk to life they po...
Piers Morgan Reacts toThe Queen’s statement on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Announcement
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Piers Morgan Reacts toThe Queen’s statement on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Announcement

Piers Morgan has reacted in outrage to Queen Elizabeth's statement in reaction to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decision to step back as "senior" royals. After a meeting between The Queen, Prince Charles, Prince William, and Prince Harry at the Queen’s private estate in Sandringham, Norfolk, Her Majesty released a statement addressing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's shock announcement. The Queen's statement reads: "Today my family had very constructive discussions on the future of my grandson and his family. "My family and I are entirely supportive of Harry and Meghan's desire to create a new life as a young family. Although we would have preferred them to remain full-time working Members of the Royal Family, we respect and understand their wish to live a more independent ...
Prince William Speaks on his Brother’s Decision to Step Back as a Senior Royal
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Prince William Speaks on his Brother’s Decision to Step Back as a Senior Royal

Prince William has reacted to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decision to step back as senior royals. Prince William reportedly revealed to a friend that he is extremely saddened by his brother Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's controversial decision to step back as "senior" members of the Royal Family. According to a report on The Sunday Times, William told a friend, "I’ve put my arm around my brother all our lives and I can’t do that anymore; we’re separate entities." Furthermore, the Duke of Cambridge added that he is sad about the whole situation and that all he and the Royal Family can do is to try and support the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. He also hopes that the times comes when they're all singing from the same page. "I’m sad about that. All we can do, and all I can...
Kensington Palace Releases new Portrait of Kate Middleton on her 38th Birthday
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Kensington Palace Releases new Portrait of Kate Middleton on her 38th Birthday

Kensington Palace has released a new beautiful portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge to mark her 38th birthday, amid the ongoing royal crisis over Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepping down from their roles. In the image taken by Matt Porteous, the future Queen is pictured in her £130 Fjallraven ‘Ovik’ Re-Wool Sweater and jeans while posing at her Norfolk home, Anmer Hall, in September 2018. The portrait was released on the Kensington Royal Instagram page, with a message of thanks to her well-wishers. 'Thank you, everyone, for all your lovely messages on The Duchess of Cambridge’s birthday!' This comes after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their shocking announcement on the eve of the Duchess of Cambridge's birthday Prince Harry, 35, and Meghan Markle, 38, announced...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce they are leaving their roles as senior members of the Royal Family
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce they are leaving their roles as senior members of the Royal Family

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced that they will be stepping back from their role as senior members of the Royal Family. According to the royal couple, the decision which came after several months of reflection and internal discussions will enable them work to become financially independent. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle also disclosed that they will be splitting their time between Britain and Canada, the North American country expected to be their second home. The statement released by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex reads; “After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. "We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family ...
Prince Philip Gives up Driving Licence
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Prince Philip Gives up Driving Licence

The Duke of Edinburgh , Prince Philip is to voluntarily give up his driving licence following a scary crash last month, Buckingham Palace has said. The 97-year-old duke apologised over a car crash near the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, in which his Land Rover Freelander landed on its side after a collision with a Kia. Buckingham Palace said that he surrendered his licence on Saturday. In a statement, the palace said: “After careful consideration the Duke of Edinburgh has taken the decision to voluntarily surrender his driving licence.” Norfolk police have confirmed with us the Duke voluntarily turned in his license to officers Saturday, and tell us the investigation of the collision has been passed to the Crown Prosecution Service. We’re told CPS will provide “advice on...
Prince Philip Involved In Car Accident
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Prince Philip Involved In Car Accident

Prince Philip involved in car accident close to the Sandringham Estate while driving in his car, which had a collision with another vehicle on the road. Buckingham Palace confirmed the 97-year-old was not injured in the collision at 3.30pm on the A149, near West Newton in Norfolk, Metro UK reports. The Duke of Edinburgh was pulling out from a driveway in his Range Rover when the accident happened. Norfolk Police said officers were called to the Sandringham Estate shortly before 3pm ‘following reports of a collision involving two cars’. A spokesman added that police and ambulance crews attended and two people in one of the vehicles suffered minor injuries. A palace spokeswoman confirmed the duke was driving when the accident happened. She added: ‘He saw a doctor as a ...
Prince William And Kate Reveals The Name Of Their Newborn Son As Louis Arthur Charles
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Prince William And Kate Reveals The Name Of Their Newborn Son As Louis Arthur Charles

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate have announced the name of their new son – Louis Arthur Charles. The couple birthed their third child, a boy, earlier this week at the St. Mary’s Hospital. They had been debating on a name to give the child, Prince William had revealed, and, finally, they have come up with 3. The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge. The child is now fifth in line to the throne, after both his siblings Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
Chad Johnson Track Star Daughter Getting Scholarship Offers … At Age 12!!
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Chad Johnson Track Star Daughter Getting Scholarship Offers … At Age 12!!

The college track scene is already champing at the bit over Chad Johnson's 12-year-old daughter -- with programs offering scholarships to the NFL star's blazing fast kid. TMZ Sports has been following Cha'iel for years -- besides 3-peating at the Junior Olympics, she also set an AAU record in the girl's 800m race over the summer. SHE'S FAST AS HELL. And now Ochocinco tells us major colleges have noticed that speed, and are already making a play to recruit her. But Chad's following LeBron's lead -- and hitting the schools with the stiff arm until Cha'iel is older and ready to make a decision. FYI, Bron's basketball star son LeBron Jr. had offers from Duke and Kentucky when he was 11.
Former Governor Donald Duke Faults Zoning Of Nigerian Presidency
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Former Governor Donald Duke Faults Zoning Of Nigerian Presidency

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has said that he is not a supporter of zoning of the Presidency. Duke, while speaking on Hard Copy anchored by Maope Ogun on Channels TV, said, “I have never subjected myself to zoning, when I ran for Governor I was not afforded zoning, everybody and everyone was able to run in Cross River.” He maintained that, “Besides its my constitutional right to run, you can’t zone my right, I think it’s unconstitutional to zone.  “Besides. like I said to you I was born a Nigerian, I wasn’t born an Easterner or Westerner, I was born after Independence. So my outlook is Nigerian.”Concluding, the ex-governor said Nigeria was in dire straits and should jettison zoning and go for the best. It could be recalled that chieftains of the ruling All P...
Senate To Probe NNPC Chief Maikanti Baru Over $24bn Contract Awards, Insubordination
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Senate To Probe NNPC Chief Maikanti Baru Over $24bn Contract Awards, Insubordination

Following the dust raised over the letter written by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, to President Muhammadu Buhari, in which he accused the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, of illicit contract awards to the tune of $24 billion and insubordination, the Senate Wednesday constituted a nine-man ad hoc committee to probe the allegations made against the NNPC boss. The committee is to be chaired by Aliyu Wamako, while its members include Tayo Alasoadura, Akpan Bassey, Samuel Anyanwu and Ahmed Ogembe. Others are Chukwuka Utazi, Rose Oko, Baba Garba and Kabir Marafa. The committee was also mandated to undertake a holistic investigation into the finances of the corporation. T...
Duchess Of Cambridge Pregnant With Third Child, Suffering From Severe Morning Sickness
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Duchess Of Cambridge Pregnant With Third Child, Suffering From Severe Morning Sickness

Kate Middleton, Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge and her husband, Prince William, are expecting a third child, a statement from Kensington Palace disclosed on Monday. “Their royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their third child,” the statement read. “The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news.” The statement further said Middleton has hypermesis gravidarum, a condition associated with pregnant women. It read: “As with her previous two pregnancies, the Duchess is suffering Hypermesis Gravidarum. “Her Royal Highness will no longer carry out her planned engagement at the Hornsey Road Children’s Centre in London today. “The Duchess is being cared for at Kensington Pala...
Prince William And Kate Visit Paris 20 Years After Diana’s Death
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Prince William And Kate Visit Paris 20 Years After Diana’s Death

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate will pay an official visit to Paris on Friday and Saturday, months before the 20th anniversary of the death of William’s mother Diana in a car crash in the French capital. The second-in-line to the throne and his spouse will meet President Francois Hollande and launch a initiative called “Les Voisins” (The Neighbours) designed to foster closer relations between the two countries at a time when Britain is set to begin the formal process of leaving the European Union. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will also host a black-tie dinner at the British Embassy and attend a Six Nations rugby match between France and Wales at the national stadium on Saturday. It will be the 34-year-old prince’s first engagement as patron of the Welsh Rugby Union...
DSS Beats Unity School Teachers In Calabar
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DSS Beats Unity School Teachers In Calabar

Mudiaga Affe , Calabar Six teachers at the Federal Government Girls College in Calabar on Thursday alleged that they were beaten in the presence of pupils by operatives of the Department of State Services, Cross River State Command. They alleged that the armed security officials stormed the school premises at about 10am on the invitation of a female DSS official who had come to beat up a teacher for flogging her daughter. One of the teachers , Mr . Owai Owai, said he was flogged in front of his pupils by the DSS woman and her husband. Other teachers , who claimed to have been beaten up when the school later became flooded with DSS officials , identified themselves simply as Ndarake , Inyang , Udoh , Agba , Njor and the college ’ s Chief Security Officer, John Ikpeme. A secur...
Diana Celebrated 20 Years After Death
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Diana Celebrated 20 Years After Death

The 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, this year is to be marked by a year-long celebration of her qualities of kindness, compassion and service. The Diana Award - a charity established to promote the Princess's belief in the positive power of young people - will commemorate her life with a range of events from the launch of a major international award, a mobile app and a Kindness Day. Earl Spencer, Diana's brother, will be involved in the events honouring his sister's legacy. He will host an exhibition at the family's home, Althorp, called Walking in her Shoes, and a gala fundraising event for the Diana Award in June. In honour of the princess, the charity has also launched its international Legacy Award for 20 exceptional young people who have ...
William Was ‘Very Angry’ When Diana Died
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William Was ‘Very Angry’ When Diana Died

Prince William has made a rare public admission about his feelings following the death of Princess Diana, telling a grieving boy he was "very angry" when his mother died. William's candid comment came at the start of a year that will mark the 20th anniversary of her death. He spoke openly during a visit to an east London bereavement centre with his wife, where they sat down with families making memory jars in honour of a loved one who has died. As Lorna Ireland and her 12-year-old son Shinobi Irons filled their individual jars with bands of coloured salt - representing memories of the youngster's grandmother who died three years ago and godmother who died in 2015 - the future king spoke about his feelings. He told my son that when his mum died he was 15 at the time and he...

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