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POLITICS

Difference Between England, Britain, And United Kingdom

There are some key differences between Britain, the United Kingdom, and England. The names Great Britain and United Kingdom are often used interchangeably. However, they are not actually synonymous. Essentially, Great Britain means the island. The United Kingdom refers to the sovereign country.

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Difference Between England, Britain, And United Kingdom

SPORTS

Difference Between England, United Kingdom, Great Britain & Their Football League

England, United Kingdom, and Great Britain are entities some people do not understand their differences, many thought the United Kingdom is a country similar to England and other nations around the world. But the difference is what I'm about to explain here including the football league in each region.

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Difference Between England, United Kingdom, Great Britain & Their Football League

POLITICS

The President Who Turned An Islamic Country Into A Secular State And Why

Everyone knows that whenever you are talking about some of the most industrious countries in Europe the likes of Spain, Italy, Great Britain and eventually Turkey comes into the spotlight. Photo Credit: President Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Father of Modern Turkey (Pinterest Images) But, did you know that in the past, Turkey (just like a good number of other Islamic countries) was once regarded as a country which saw Islam as it's state religion and never bothered about secularism.

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The President Who Turned An Islamic Country Into A Secular State And Why

POLITICS

Check Out Lovely Photos Of Nigerian Independence Day Hairstyles, Makeup, And Outfits Inspiration

Nigerian Independence Day is an official national holiday in Nigeria, celebrating the anniversary of its independence from Great Britain. It marks Nigeria's proclamation of independence from British rule on 1 October 1960. Nigeria gained independence on October 1st 1960 under the leadership of Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, then the Governor-General of the country and later its first President.

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Check Out Lovely Photos Of Nigerian Independence Day Hairstyles, Makeup, And Outfits Inspiration

HEALTH

First Signs You Have a Delta Infection

Even as people began to feel some hope or at least cautious optimism early this summer that the pandemic could recede to the background, there was still the threat that new mutations of the COVID-19 virus could bring it back, and it might be even stronger. Then, the Delta variant surfaced in the United States.

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First Signs You Have a Delta Infection

SPORTS

6 Famous Footballers From Afghanistan (Photos)

1. Nadia Nadim Nadia Nadim is an Afghan professional footballer currently playing as a striker for Racing Louisville FC and the Danish national team. Nadim is considered the most influential and greatest Afghan female football player of all time, particularly because she won the French league title in the 2020 to 2021 season with Paris Saint-Germain.

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6 Famous Footballers From Afghanistan (Photos)

ECONOMY-FINANCE

How Botswana Moved From The 2nd Poorest Country To The Fastest Growing Economy In The World

Upon gaining independence from Great Britain in 1966, the southern African country of Botswana was the 2nd poorest country in the entire world. Despite occupying the territory about the same size as Spain, there was a grand total of just 12 kilometres of paved roads in the entire country.

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How Botswana Moved From The 2nd Poorest Country To The Fastest Growing Economy In The World

POLITICS

Nigeria At 61: Four Important Achievements In Nigeria Since We Gained Independence In 1960

On October 1st, 1960, Nigeria gained independence from Great Britain and since then, we've remained united as one. However, despite the obvious disappointments and the leadership crisis that has rocked the country since the 1966 coup d'etat, Nigerians have proven to be resilient, strong and innovative.

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Nigeria At 61: Four Important Achievements In Nigeria Since We Gained Independence In 1960

ENTERTAINMENT

Davido's Daughter, Imade Goes On Vacation With Her Mother, Says It's Her First Time In Britain

Life is fun when we do the things that make us happy, like going on vacations, picnics, seeing a movie etc. Just the way Imade is enjoying herself in the United Kingdom. Imade Adeleke, the Nigerian famous singer's daughter, Davido took to her Instagram page to flaunt lovely photos of herself with her mother, as they have fun together in Britain.

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Davido's Daughter, Imade Goes On Vacation With Her Mother, Says It's Her First Time In Britain

MILITARY

Despite Their Small Number, See Why British Military is One of the Best in the World.

In a world where every country struggle to build its military into a stronghold, isn’t it amazing that the Great Britain despite its influence has a relatively few personnels in the military? Reasons for this is carefully but neatly addressed in subsequent paragraphs. The British army has about 82, 000 full-time regular personnel in the army and about 30,000 personnel in reserves according to Wikipedia.

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Despite Their Small Number, See Why British Military is One of the Best in the World.

POLITICS

October 1: 3 Key Issues Pres Buhari Should Address As He Addresses The Nation On Independence Day.

Since 1960, October 1 is set aside as a National Day in Nigeria. It is usually a day Nigeria, as an independent country, celebrates her independence from colonial rule. As a matter of fact, Nigeria was colonised by Great Britain and why the official language of Nigeria is the English language, despite the fact that the country has numerous languages across the different parts of the country.

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October 1: 3 Key Issues Pres Buhari Should Address As He Addresses The Nation On Independence Day.

POLITICS

Three Former Governors Who Later Served as President

In 1960, Nigeria gained independence from Great Britain. Between 1960 and present, the country has produced a number of presidents and heads of state. Three people, on the other hand, were fortunate enough to become State Governors and later became President or Head of State of Nigeria.

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Three Former Governors Who Later Served as President

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Nigeria's Youths dominating the Tech World.

Many years ago the industrial revolution began in the Great Britain precisely .The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in Europe and the United States, in the period from between 1760 to 1820 and 1840. ...As earlier mentioned, The Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain, and many of the technological and architectural innovations were of British origin.

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Nigeria's Youths dominating the Tech World.

MILITARY

Federal Fire Service, Military, Other paramilitaries undergo Parade Rehearsals.

Officers and men from the Federal Fire Service and other sister agencies on a color parade, and preparations are under way to celebrate Independence Day in Nigeria. The ceremony is held every year on 1 October. Nigerian citizens grace the occasion at the national parade ground to show solidarity and celebrate the sacrifices of our founding fathers.

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Federal Fire Service, Military, Other paramilitaries undergo Parade Rehearsals.

SPORTS

Four Countries that have Won Olympics Men's football Gold medals back to back.

Source: Al Jazeera Football as a sport in the history of Olympic Games, started in 1900 in Paris, with Great Britain the very first team to win gold medals in the Olympics Men's football. In the process, Football became the first team sport included in the Olympic Games Festival and has been included at every Olympic Games except in the edition of Los Angeles Olympics Games 1932, due to a dispute between Olympics organising Committee and FIFA over amateur regulations.

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Four Countries that have Won Olympics Men's football Gold medals back to back.

RELIGION

Pictures Of 4 Popular Nigerian Pastors Wearing Native Attire With Their Wives

Due to the dominance of the western countries over the continent of Africa, during the slave trade and colonization era, many of the cultural normalities of the whites were consciously and unconsciously passed down to the African tribe, and this influence spread through generations. Some of the major areas the westerners gained much influence over were dressing and language.

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Pictures Of 4 Popular Nigerian Pastors Wearing Native Attire With Their Wives

SPORTS

Tokyo 2020: Women's Football Top Scorers' Log After Holland And Great Britain Crashed Out

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Women's Football event is in the Semi Finals after loads of goals by hard fighting Strikers moved their loving Nations into next round while some have already been shown exit doors. Arsenal Striker, Miedema is Top of the Log even though Netherlands are out of the Olympics Tournament.

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Tokyo 2020: Women's Football Top Scorers' Log After Holland And Great Britain Crashed Out

SPORTS

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: How The Medal Table Looks Like After Day 12

It is day twelve of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. After all activities today, China is currently leading the medal table with 32 gold, 22 silver, and 16 bronze medals. China is closely followed by the United States of America with 25 gold, 31 silver, and 23 bronze.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: How The Medal Table Looks Like After Day 12

SPORTS

Olympics Women Soccer: Great Britain, Brazil out as USA advance.

Australia players celebrating a goal Source: Skysports The Great Britain female team we're knocked out after losing 4-3 in a tantalizing match against Australia. The British women hit the woodwork three times before Australia took the lead by through Allana Kennedy. Elle White then scored two goals to move the British women ahead but they were pegged back by Sam Kerr on the 89th minute after some poor defending, forcing extra time.

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Olympics Women Soccer: Great Britain, Brazil out as USA advance.

SPORTS

Great Britain's Galal Yafai Wins Men's Flyweight Gold.

Great Britain's Galal Yafai put on a brilliant display against Phlippines Carlo Palaam to win gold in the men's flyweight final. In the first round, Yafai knocked Palaam to the ground with a one-two that slid straight through the Filipino goalkeeper. Palaam took a standing count of eight but looked shaking to his feet as the round continued.

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Great Britain's Galal Yafai Wins Men's Flyweight Gold.