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Duchess of Cambridge Gives Birth To Third Royal Baby

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby, her third child with Britain’s Prince William son Monday, .

The statement made by Pennington Palace announced that the  baby weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces was born early on Monday afternoon

The Duke of Cambridge Prince William accompanied his wife to the hospital and was present at the birth.

.The baby’s name has not yet been announced.

The duchess, who was formerly known as Kate Middleton, had been admitted to the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital in London earlier Monday. She gave birth at 11:01 a.m. local time (6:01 a.m. ET), royal officials said.

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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs.

The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz.

The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.

Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.

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The boy is fifth in line to the throne, kicking Prince William’s brother, Prince Harry, down one place, to sixth on the list. He is Queen Elizabeth II’s sixth great-grandchild.

The duchess had her two other children, Prince George in 2013 and Princess Charlotte in 2015, at the same hospital. Princes William and Harry were also born there.


The boy is fifth in line to the throne, kicking Prince William’s brother, Prince Harry, down one place, to sixth on the list. He is Queen Elizabeth II’s sixth great-grandchild.

Thanks to a change in the laws of succession in 2013, this will be the first time that a girl is not overtaken by a male relative. Princess Charlotte will remain fourth in line, in front of her new brother.

23 Year Old Stabbed in Woolwich, South East London

A 23 year old man has been stabbed in a South East London council estate.

The stabbing took place on Ritter Street in the Woolwich Common estate about 8.30pm on Saturday.


The 23 year old who is still in a very critical condition in a South London hospital was stabbed right in front of his own front door.

Police were called to a fight at 8:24pm but all suspects had gone upon their arrival. LAS then called police to a hospital where the victim had been conveyed.





His attackers stabbed him repeatedly even as his mother tried to drag him into the house.

The Greenwich police are investigating the incidence.


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CANUK Chairman And Wife Celebrate 30 Years Wedding Anniversary

It was a small gathering of close family and a selected friends that witnessed the occasion of the celebration of 30 years of wedded bliss for Dr Boma Douglas and his amiable wife June.

The event which took place last Sunday was attended by a few handpicked members of the  community, members of Tari Club led by Dr Ken Barbar, former Chairman CANUK Chief bimbola Roberts-Folayan and his wife, Dunni, members of UK Nollywood led by HRH Queen Theodora and Ayo Oyebade and some executives of CANUK.


Sowore Takes Presidential Bid Roadwork To Emir Of Kano

The surprise presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore is putting in the foot and road work towards his 2019 bid. In less than a week, the Sahara Reporters publisher has visited Ibadan, Abuja and now Kano.

Addressing the Emir of Kano at his palace on Monday, the presidential aspirant descried the Emir as a “disruptor” who disrupted Nigeria’s banking system and put away many “thieve” and looters” while he was chairman of the Central bank. Sowore however remarked that sadly many of those are now back as chairmen of their own banks. He told the Emir that as a young Nigerian, he is not willing to wait for four years before taking his place in destiny. Adding that the time for the youths in Nigeria to is in may 2019

Likening himself to the Emir, Sowore said he was taking up the mantle to disrupt the status quo in order to make Nigeria the greatest nation in Africa.

Police Renews Appeal For Information On Kevin Oduniyi’s Murder

Just over a month on from the murder of 19-year-old Kelvin Odunuyi in Wood Green, detectives are renewing appeals for information.

Police in Haringey were called to Hollywood Green, High Road, N22 at 00:32hrs on Thursday, 8 March following reports of a shooting.

Armed police attended along with London Ambulance Service (LAS) and found the victim suffering from a gun shot injury.

He was taken by LAS to a central London hospital where he sadly died a short while later.

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He was later identified as Kelvin Odunuyi, from the Barnet area.

A post mortem examination was held at Haringey Public Mortuary on Monday, 12 March and cause of death was given as a gunshot wound to the head.

A 21-year-old man [A] was arrested on suspicion of murder in the Archway area on Sunday, 11 March during an armed operation. He was later released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Officers from the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command continue to investigate.

DCI Luke Marks of the Homicide and Major Crime Command leading the investigation, said: “Kelvin was a young man not yet out of his teens when he was ruthlessly gunned down, leaving his family utterly devastated and bereft.

“Enquiries have led us to believe that a pillion passenger on a moped that had mounted the pavement fired several shots in Kelvin’s direction before speeding off.

“It is vital that we identify the people behind this shooting, and would urge anyone with information about Kelvin’s murder to come forward.”

Anyone who has information concerning this case but has not yet come forward is asked to contact the Incident Room on 02083580200, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting CAD 124/08March.


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Polive Launch Murder Investigation Following Fatal Colindale Stabbing

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Colindale.

Police were called at 17:58hrs on Sunday, 15 April, to Zenith Close, Colindale, NW9 to reports of a stabbing.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.

A 26-year-old man was found at the scene suffering stab injuries.

He was taken to a central London hospital by the London Ambulance Service, where he was pronounced dead later that evening.

Enquiries are underway to trace next of kin.

We await formal identification. A post-mortem will be scheduled in due course.

The victim and the suspect are known to each other.

Enquiries are ongoing.

A 34-year-old woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. She was taken to a north London police station where she remains in custody at this time.

A crime scene is in place and enquiries continue.