Queen Elizabeth Was Prepared For Prince Philip’s Death: She’s ‘Steady And Calm,’ Says Former Staffer

Queen Elizabeth Was Prepared for Prince Philip's Death: She's 'Steady and Calm,' Says Former Staffer

Queen Elizabeth is coping with the death of her husband of 73 years, Prince Philip. Charles Anson, former press secretary to the Queen, said that the 94-year-old monarch was prepared for Philip’s death after years of health troubles. Listen below to the episode of our daily podcast PEOPLE Every Day where we are looking back at Prince Philip’s life and legacy. “She would have thought about this moment several times, and her way would be to remain as steady and as calm as possible,” Anson says. “That comes naturally to her through her temperament and her…

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US Expresses Concern As Russia ‘Sends Ballistic Missiles’ To Ukraine Border

US Expresses Concern As Russia 'Sends Ballistic Missiles' To Ukraine Border

The United States on Thursday said it was discussing Russia’s military build-up near the Ukrainian border with Nato allies as fresh reports showed Russia deploying ballistic missiles to the area. Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said that Washington was “increasingly concerned” about what has been described as Russia’s largest military maneuvers in the area since the break-out of hostilities in eastern Ukraine in 2014. “Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed this week alone. These are all deeply concerning signs,” Ms. Psaki told reporters on Thursday. Russia’s military build-up was first…

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Abia govt reviews curfew to 8pm, includes Ohafia, Arochukwu

Abia govt reviews curfew to 8pm, includes Ohafia, Arochukwu

Abia government has announced a review of the curfew imposed on Aba and Umuahia between 8 pm and 6 am as well as included Ohafia and Arochukwu. This is contained in a statement signed by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Anthony Agbazuere, on Tuesday in Umuahia. It stated that the decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the Abia State Security Council on Tuesday. “Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved that the curfew imposed in the state should henceforth commence from 8 pm to…

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CBN freezes 194 bank accounts of firms, BDC

CBN freezes 194 bank accounts of firms, BDC

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday said it got orders from the Federal High Court, Abuja division, to freeze 194 bank accounts belonging to firms and Bureaux de Change to enable it to conduct investigations into suspicious activities. The apex bank disclosed this on Thursday in three separate documents on its website. The bank said it got an order to freeze 60 bank accounts of Bluebeam Capital Limited. The accounts were domiciled in 13 different banks, the CBN as the plaintiff has stated. Bluebeam, as the respondent had eight…

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Arik Air Celebrates Easter, Donates To Old People’s, Orphanage Homes, IDP Camps

Arik Air Celebrates Easter,Donates To Old People’s, Orphanage Homes, IDP Camps

In the spirit of the Easter celebrations, Nigeria’s leading airline, Arik Air has donated sundry items to Old People’s Homes, Orphanages and Internally Displaced People (IDP) camps across the country. The donations, which were in line with the airline’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), included food items like rice, beans, noodles, spaghetti, beverages, detergents and bedsheets. The beneficiaries of the items were Holy Family Home for the Elderly (Regina Mundi Catholic Church, Mushin Lagos); The Amazing Grace Foundation Old People’s Home, Kado, Abuja; Jesus Orphanage & Widow’s Home, Elelenwo, Port Harcourt;…

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2021 UTME: JAMB Postpones 2021 Registration, Gives Details on Next Step

Fraudsters Take Over JAMB Website, Divert N10m

JAMB has put the registration of 2021 UTME on hold. The decision to postpone the registration exercise was taken on Thursday, April 8, in Abuja. Fabian Benjamin, the JAMB’s head of media and protocol, said the registration exercise was canceled due to some hitches. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has postponed the commencement of registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE). The postponement was due to the inability of candidates to create their profiles, adding that the exercise was expected to commence…

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Prince Philip Has Died & It’s Important To Be Honest About His Many Offensive Comments

Prince Philip Has Died & It’s Important To Be Honest About His Many Offensive Comments

On Friday, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband to Queen Elizabeth II, died at the age of 99. According to Buckingham Palace, who announced his death, Prince Philip “passed away peacefully” at Windsor Castle in England. The news of his death comes at a contentious time for the Royal Family, who have been accused of the racist treatment of Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex and wife to Prince Harry. In a March 8 interview with Oprah Winfrey, Markle described how members of the Royal Family were concerned with…

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Prince Philip’s titles passed to Prince Charles following his death

Prince Philip's titles passed to Prince Charles following his death

Prince Philip’s title of Duke of Edinburgh is to pass to his son the Prince of Wales, according to the College of Arms. In a release sent out detailing some of the funeral arrangements for Philip, who died on 9 April at the age of 99, his title of the Duke of Edinburgh will pass to his son Prince Charles, who is the Prince of Wales. The College of Arms statement said: “The Duke of Edinburgh was granted the style and title of Royal Highness on 19 November 1947; on the next day,…

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Russia Is Testing a Nuclear Torpedo In The Arctic That Has The Power To Trigger Radioactive Tsunamis Off The US Coast

Russia is testing a nuclear torpedo in the Arctic that has the power to trigger radioactive tsunamis off the US coast

Russia is planning to deploy a nuclear-powered missile to the Arctic next summer that’s designed to detonate off the coastlines of enemy countries. Satellite company indicated that Russia is testing weapons in the region and building significant military infrastructure in the Arctic – which is increasingly free of ice because of climate change. Russia would deploy the Poseidon 2M39 missile to its Arctic region next summer. The missile has been referred to in reports as a “doomsday” device because of its devastating power. The device – images of which first surfaced…

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North Korea Faces “Worst-Ever” Situation Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, US Sanctions, Heavy Flooding Last Summer – KIM

North Korea Faces “Worst-Ever” Situation Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, US Sanctions, Heavy Flooding Last Summer - KIM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for waging another “arduous march” to fight severe economic difficulties, for the first time comparing them to a 1990s famine that killed hundreds of thousands. Kim had previously said his country faces the “worst-ever” situation due to several factors, including the coronavirus pandemic, U.S.-led sanctions and heavy flooding last summer. But it’s the first time he publicly drew parallel with the deadly famine. North Korea monitoring groups haven’t detected any signs of mass starvation or a humanitarian disaster. But Kim’s comments still…

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