High Court casts doubt on British citizenship of children of EU citizens by Colin Yeo

In a judgment handed down last Friday, the High Court has cast doubt on the British citizenship status of children born in the United Kingdom before 2 October 2000 to EU citizens who did not at that time possess indefinite leave to remain. The case is R (on the application of Roehrig) v Secretary of …

Aristocrat mother on the run with rapist partner was ‘brainwashed’ by Nigerian preacher, friend claims by Joseph Rachman

Constance Marten and Mark Gordon Six-months as a disciple of the late controversial Nigerian preacher T.B. Joshua allegedly left the runaway heiress Constance Marten ‘traumatised’ An aristocrat mother who is on the run with her baby and rapist partner was allegedly “brainwashed” by an encounter with a controversial Nigerian preacher, a friend has claimed.  Constance …

Nigerian author Ayòbámi Adébáyò: ‘I don’t want to be read for some kind of anthropology’ by Claire Armitstead

Ayòbámi Adébáyò was was in her early 20s when the bus she was travelling on from her job in an engineering institute took a detour to avoid rush-hour traffic in the Nigerian city of Ife. “We cruised through this neighbourhood that was really impoverished, where I hadn’t been before. I remember being astonished that it …

Nigeria elections 2023: The allegations against the presidential contenders By Nduka Orjinmo & Chiagozie Nwonwu – BBC News Africa

Image caption, Bola Tinubu (L), Peter Obi (C) and Atiku Abubakar (R) are frontrunners to become Nigeria's next president Nigerians voting for a new president next month will have 18 contenders to choose from but the three men seen as the leading candidates have been separately accused of trading in narcotics, money laundering and global tax …

Pelé Will Live Forever By José Miguel Wisnik

Pelé in 2014. Luiz Maximiano SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Pelé once confessed that he had long been troubled by a conundrum, one he’d only be able to crack when he met God, face-to-face, and could demand an explanation. What plagued him was a feeling of dual identity: There was “Pelé,” the world’s greatest living sports legend …

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