Royal Wedding: Guest sells gift pack for N10.2m on eBay

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One of the non-VIPs, who attended the royal wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on Saturday has sold off the wedding souvenirs she got for £21,400 (N10.2m). Claire Oliver, 31, was one of the 1,200 non-VIPs invited to spend the day outside St George’s Chapel and given the enviable chance …

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Guinea appoints new prime minister

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Guinea has appointed a new prime minister. It comes amid heightened political tensions and suspicion about President Alpha Conde’s intentions ahead of a 2020 election. FOLLOW US ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK President Conde named his loyalist and former minister of investment Ibrahima Kassory Fofana as the country’s new prime minister. He replaces …

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Ms Abrams sets new historical mark as first black female governor nominee

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For the first time in the U.S., voters have chosen a black woman as nominee for state governor after Stacey Abrams was declared victorious in Georgia’s Democratic primary on Tuesday. Abrams – a former state House minority leader and progressive who earned support from both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders …

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Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Philip Roth dies at 85

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One of the great American authors, Philip Roth, has died aged 85. Roth died of congestive heart failure surrounded by close friends and family, his friend Judith Thurman said. Visitors in his final days came from all walks of life, from writers and lifelong friends to people he helped and …

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Court remands five persons who allegedly raped, videotaped teenagers

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A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ondo town, Ondo State, has remanded five persons in custody for allegedly raping and torturing two teenage girls ( names withheld) in the town. The five accused –Bode Akinsiku, Femi Olabanji, Abiodun Ayodele, Wahab Fadairo and Adebayo Adedayo – were arrested by the men …

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Ethiopia: Government to continue talks with exiled opposition party

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The Ethiopian government is due to meet with leadership of an exiled opposition party for further political talks, chief of staff of the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed confirmed on Tuesday. According to Fitsum Arega, leadership of the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) were due to arrive in the capital Addis Ababa …

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