Finding Freedom: Everything We’ve Learned So Far From Upcoming Biography Of Harry And Meghan

Harry and Meghan

A new biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has offered a unique insight into what led the couple to step down from royal duties. Finding Freedom, by royal reporters Carolyn Durand and Omid Scobie, describes the wall of resentment that slowly built up between Harry and Meghan and the rest of the royal family. Neither Harry nor Meghan have contributed to the book; it is based on the authors’ own experiences as members of the royal press and incorporates quotes from sources close to the couple. Extracts from the biography…

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Kate Middleton Felt She ‘Didn’t Have Much in Common’ With Meghan Markle and Never Pursued a Deep Friendship

Kate Middleton

Excerpts from royal reporter Omid Scobie and ELLE.com royal contributor Carolyn Durand’s upcoming book Finding Freedom have been running in The Times all this weekend, and they’ve given the most insight yet on what led to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s decision to step back from their senior royal family roles. The excerpts have also gone in-depth about Meghan’s relationship with her sister-in-law Kate Middleton and why they never became close. “Meghan would agree with the assessment that the duchesses were not the best of friends,” the two reporters wrote. “Their relationship hadn’t progressed much since she was Harry’s girlfriend.”…

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Court Nullifies Sack Of Monarchs in Ogun State

Court nullifies sack of monarchs in Ogun State

A High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, yesterday, upturned the demotion of 75 monarchs sacked by Ogun State Government, insisting that the status quo should be maintained until the court rules otherwise. The judge, Justice A.A. Akinyemi, in his ruling on the interlocutory injunction filed by the 75 Coronet Obas through their counsel, Otunba Olumide Oniyire, said that the relationship that existed between the claimants and the defendants prior to the termination of their appointments and promotions on February 6, 2020, should be maintained pending determination of the suit.…

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Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 94th Birthday At Windsor Castle.

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 94th birthday on Saturday at Windsor Castle, where she has been in self-isolation with Prince Philip due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 94th birthday on Saturday at Windsor Castle, where she has been in self-isolation with Prince Philip due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Queen’s birthday ceremony on Saturday was a smaller version of the typical fanfare event. It included “soldiers from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, who are currently on Guard at Windsor Castle, and feature music performed by a Band of the Household Division,” according to a Buckingham Palace spokesperson. Traditionally, the Queen’s Trooping the Colour birthday parade is a televised event held at Buckingham…

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Sanwo-Olu Crowns, Presents Staff Of Office To Lawal As 15th Oniru Of Iruland

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, crowned and presented the staff of office and instrument of appointment to new Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal, Abisogun II, as the 15th Oniru of Iruland, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state. Lawal received the staff of office barely three days after the Kingmakers and elders of Iruland selected him among the lists of prince vying for the throne that became vacate last year after the 14th Oniru, Oba Idowu Oniru, joined his ancestors at the age of 82 in 2019. “Our traditional rulers…

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Kate Middleton Has A Royal Hack For Hiding Bra Straps

Kate Middleton has a hack for never being seen with a bra strap showing. At this point in quarantine, I barely know what a bra is anymore. I truly haven’t seen mine in weeks. But in an alternate reality where we all actually wear real clothes, Kate Middleton has a genius hack for dealing with visible bra straps. Royal etiquette expert Myka Meier who “trained in London under a former member of The Royal Household of Her Majesty the Queen,” says Kate avoids the pesky issue of visible bra straps…

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Ogbunike Community, Family Announce Passing of Igwe Umenyiora

Ogbunike community in Oyi Local Council of Anambra State and the Umenyiora family have officially announced the passing unto glory of HRM Igwe John Ositadimma Umenyiora (Ezedioramma 1 of Ogbunike and Okpala Iguedo). Though the monarch died on April 28, 2020, the formal announcement of his death was performed on May 8, in compliance with the constitution and tradition of the community. Spearheaded by Chief Anene .C. Osadebe (GON), Aka Eze (Traditional Prime Minister) and regent of Ogbunike, the event had in attendance members of the Umenyiora family, Igwe’s Cabinet…

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Emir Of Kano: Lessons From Kano And Its Royal Rumble – Guardian

Although so much has been said and written about the dethronement of the controversial erstwhile Emir of Kano, Muhammed Sanusi II, the simmering aftershocks of that deposition are instructive in understanding the tension between traditional institutions and the political dynamics of modernity. Besides, the unfortunate event is laden with invaluable lessons for constructive leadership. Indeed the gravity of Nigeria’s political space was jolted by the dethronement and subsequent banishment of Emir Sanusi II. The human rights community was awakened from its somnolent state. Legal experts have spewed various interpretations of…

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Coronavirus: Prince Charles Britain’s Heir To The Throne Tests Positive, Has Mild Symptoms

Britain’s heir to the throne, Prince Charles, has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement from his London household. “He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual,” a statement from Clarence House, his residence in the capital, said.  It is not possible to determine who gave the prince whose official name is the Prince of Wales the virus, the statement said, “owing to the high number of engagements he carried out in his…

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Queen Elizabeth Did Not Flee Buckingham Palace Due To Coronavirus Fears

 Queen Elizabeth will not be leaving Buckingham Palace amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The longest-ruling monarch in U.K. history had taken a regular trip to her residence in Windsor for the weekend, but she is expected back at the palace this week as usual, a palace spokesperson says. Her trip comes as the royal family has decided to cancel and postpone several of their trips and events amid the global pandemic. Last week, the Queen canceled her scheduled visits to Cheshire and Camden for the upcoming week “as a sensible precaution and for…

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