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Defiance in Britain over new £1 coin as deadline looms

Defiance in Britain over new £1 coin as deadline looms

Britain’s old one-pound coin is being phased out completely on Sunday but businesses complain they have been given too little time to switch to the new one and many are planning to defy the deadline. Around 1.2 billion old round coins have been withdrawn from circulation but about 500 million …

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Coup: UK speaks on alleged plan to overthrow Buhari

Nigeria’s former colonial master, the United Kingdom has warned military officers and other individuals toying with the idea of a coup in Nigeria to bury the thought. According to the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Paul Arkwright, the United Kingdom would continue to support democracy as the only system …

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Oyelowo to star in racism movie ‘Arc of Justice’

Nigerian-born British actor, David Oyelowo, is set to star in ‘Arc of Justice’, a race movie based on a true story about an African-American doctor in 1925. Oyewole is playing Ossian Sweet, African–American Doctor who was tried for murder in Detroit in 1925. The Movie directed by award-winning Brazilian director …

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FG to invite Anthony Joshua to Aso Villa

The Federal Government has congratulated British professional boxer of Nigerian descent, Anthony Joshua, who recently defeated Ukranian Wladimir Klitschko to become the unified World Heavyweight Champion. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, said Nigeria is proud to be associated with the new unified World …

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