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Patience Jonathan ‘proves’ source of $8.4m, N7.4b with videos

Former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan’s lawyers yesterday played five videos to prove the source of $8.4 million and N7.4 billion, which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeks to forfeit to the Federal Government. The videos were projected before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court in Lagos. The judge had last […]

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YouTube bans dangerous or harmful pranks

YouTube clips that depict dangerous or emotionally distressing “pranks” have been banned from the platform. The move comes in response to so-called “challenges” that have sometimes resulted in death or injury. The Google-owned video sharing site said such material had “no place on YouTube”. From now on, the site said it would not allow videos […]

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Kim Kardashian West confirms she’s having a baby boy (Video)

Kim Kardashian West confirmed on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” that she and Kanye West will be having a baby boy. She appeared on the show Monday night with sisters Kourtney and Khloe. Cohen wasted no time asking whether it was true that the Wests were preparing for the birth of their fourth […]

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Singer Rihanna Suing Her Own Daddy…

Rihanna is suing her own dad in a war over her brand… The pop star, 30, is taking Ronald Fenty to court amid allegations he’s using a name she’s already trademarked. In the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ.com , Rihanna claims she has the rights to use her surname Fenty on her business ventures. She’s accusing dad Ronald of infringing on […]

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Buhari, Osinbajo get new 10-year international passport

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice Yemi Osinbajo has been presented with a new 10-year diplomatic passport by the Nigeria Immigration service. The passports were presented by the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, and the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Mohammed Babandede. Officials of NIS had earlier captured the biometrics of the president and the […]

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We don’t want you, Twitter users tell R.Kelly as he allegedly plans African visit

Some Africans have taken to Twitter to kick against singer, R Kelly’s alleged plan to escape to the continent following alleged sex crimes scandal. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the ‘Lean on me’ singer has been facing criticism and possible music boycott for alleged sexual abuse which were detailed in a documentary. The documentary, `Surviving […]

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Sexual Abuse Allegations: Celine Dion Pulls Song ‘I’m Your Angel’ with R. Kelly from Streaming Services

Another star is distancing themselves from R Kelly… Celine Dion, 50, is reportedly pulling the duet she recorded with the disgraced R&B singer, I’m Your Angel, from streaming services, according to TMZ. The Canadian vocal powerhouse is the latest in a stream of stars who’ve apologized and back peddled from their professional collaborations with Kelly in the […]

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My govt won’t promise and fail like Buhari’s, says Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday assured the people of Ekiti State that he would not abandon them if given the opportunity to become the nation’s President. He said his government would not promise and fail like the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. Atiku, who said the All […]

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US shutdown: Trump urged to temporarily reopen government

A senior US Republican has urged President Donald Trump to temporarily reopen parts of the government shut down for more than three weeks. Senator Lindsey Graham, who is close to Mr Trump, said a limited re-opening of a few weeks would allow talks to resume between Republicans and Democrats. The partial government shutdown has now […]

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Veteran Actor, Dele Odule Comes for Celebrities Who Flaunt Material Things on Social Media

Veteran actor, Dele Odule, believes that there are many actors in Nollywood who really have no business being in the industry. Baring his mind on actors who often flaunt material possessions on social media, Odule told Sunday Scoop, “People like that are not in the business because they have passion for it. They are just looking […]

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Troubled Nigeria : If Buhari wants crisis, we are ready – PDP

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, on Sunday warned President Muhammadu Buhari not to plunge the nation into crisis saying his party is ready to resist him. Mr Secondus’ statement came on the heels of the upcoming arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen before the Code of […]

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Police interview R. Kelly after getting report singer was holding women hostage

Police visited the Chicago home of R&B star R. Kelly Friday after receiving a tip that two women were being held hostage by the singer but found no evidence to support the allegation, authorities said. The morning visit came after the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office passed along information to police from someone from out-of-state who alleged […]

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Allegations of Rape & Abuse: Lady Gaga says she won’t be working with R.Kelly again

Lady Gaga has vowed to remove a duet she recorded with R&B singer R.Kelly from streaming services and never collaborate with him again. Her comments, in a lengthy Instagram post late on Wednesday, followed a new television documentary in which multiple women accuse Kelly of sexual misconduct, sometimes with minors. Kelly, 52, the Chicago singer […]

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Real Madrid owe Manchester United £10m to hire Mourinho

Real Madrid will be hit by a £10million bill from Manchester United if they appoint Jose Mourinho manager for a second time. The Special One and his agent Jorge Mendes have negotiated a £15m severance payment after he was sacked by the Old Trafford club before Christmas. The deal means he is free to join […]

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Actress Tonto Dikeh rejects prayers to be reunited with ex-husband

Nollywood actress turned Evangelist and philanthropist has rejected prayer of one of her followers on Instagram who wished for reunification with her ex-husband, Churchill Olakunle. The follower known by Instagram handle @tobi_nextlevel took to Dikeh’s @Tontolet Instagram account comment section to wish that Tonto will reunite with her ex-husband. “How I wish you and Daddy […]

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Unlike Buhari, I won’t release Boko Haram members into society — Atiku

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the call by the Borno Elders Forum, on President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop the practice of releasing the so called `repentant’ Boko Haram members. Mr Abubakar in a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja by his media aide, Paul Ibe, said that he aligned himself […]

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US shutdown bites as federal workers miss payday

Hundreds of thousands of US government workers have missed their first payday of the year as the partial shutdown of federal agencies bites deeper. Employees such as prison guards, airport staff and FBI agents have been working without pay. The government shutdown, which began last month, will become the longest in history on Saturday on […]

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Singer Orezi denies burning Nigerian currency

Singer, Orezi, was criticised by online commentators this week shortly after he released a picture to promote his new music, Born Broke Die Rich. In the picture, the singer appeared to have set ablaze N1,000 note. Many Nigerians felt it was disrespectful to Nigeria and the country’s legal tender. However, in an exclusive interview with Saturday […]

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DSTV: We’ll not operate pay as you view system – Multichoice

Multichoice, the digital satellite television operator announced on Friday that the company would not operate the “pay as you view’’ tariff system in Nigeria, in spite of demands for such. The Chief Customer Officer of Multichoice, Martin Mabutho, made the statement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Mr Mabutho’s […]

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War Against Corruption: Wanted Orji Kalu seen at APC rally in Umuahia

In what appears a brazen mockery of President Muhammadu Buhari’s war on corruption to date, a former governor accused of absconding amidst his ongoing fraud trial has been seen attending a rally of Nigeria’s ruling party. Orji Kalu joined other politicians of the All Progressives Congress in Umuahia to stomp for the party’s candidates ahead […]

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Masked officers whisk Dino Melaye from hospital bed

Masked security operatives on Friday stormed the hospital where Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West, was receiving treatment, and forcibly removed the lawmaker. Mr Melaye was taken from his hospital bed into an unmarked vehicle and drove away, witnesses told Premium Times. The senator was arrested last week after police laid siege on his […]

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World’s most powerful passport in 2019 revealed

The country with the world’s most powerful passport in 2019 is… Japan. Again! That’s the view of the Henley Passport Index, which periodically measures the access each country’s travel document affords. It’s the second time in a row that the Asian nation has come out on top in the index, which is revised quarterly. Japan retains […]

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