Anthony Joshua Loses 1.4 Billion Naira

Anthony Joshua lost £3m (N1.4bn) worth of sponsorship money after getting outpointed by Oleksandr Usyk the first time they faced off  last year, Punch Sports Extra reports. The 32-year-old lost his heavyweight titles to Usyk when the pair fought in London last September. Joshua was on a mission to win back his belts when the rivals met for […]

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President Buhari Is Currently In A Happy Mood

President Buhari has expressed his happiness and satisfaction, and that of the entire nation with the military as well as other security agencies on safe release of the remaining 23 kidnapped train passengers held in captivity by Boko Haram terrorists. In a reaction to the news of the safe release of the hostages in line […]

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Why Hushpuppi Should Spend At Least 11 Years In Jail – US Government

The United States government has urged the District Court in Central California to sentence a Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi, to 135 months in jail for fraud. It gave its reasons for proposing the equivalent of 11 years and three months jail time for Mr Abbas in its court filings, according […]

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Ngige Has Turned ASUU Strike To Personal Quarrel – Jega

Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, has turned the industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) into a personal quarrel. Speaking on Tuesday during a programme on Arise TV, Jega said Ngige is creating more problems than solutions. “Unfortunately, […]

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Nigeria At High Risk Of Importing Ebola, NCDC Warns

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria is at high risk of importing Ebola from Uganda. Uganda had declared an outbreak of Ebola after a 24-year-old male exhibited symptoms of the disease, tested positive, and later died. As of September 29, the Uganda ministry of health has reported 54 cases (35 confirmed and […]

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Why I Work Despite My Father’s Wealth — Davido’s Sister

Daughter of Nigerian Billionaire, Adedeji Adeleke; and sister to music star, Davido, Sharon Ademefun, has revealed why she works despite her father’s wealth. In a viral video uploaded on Instagram, Sharon stated that people wonder why she works hard despite her father’s wealth. She asserted that her father’s wealth has never stopped her from working to earn […]

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Buhari Welcomes Great Grandchild (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed his first great-grandchild. Aisha Mukhtar, his granddaughter, who got married to Khalid Wambai, in 2021, recently welcomed a baby girl. Aisha is the daughter of Hajiya Fatima, President Buhari’s second daughter, and a board member of the Chartered Institute of Forensics and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria (CIFCFEN). Buhari is blessed with 10 […]

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President Buhari Accuses ASUU Of Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has indicted the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of corrupt practices. The union has been on strike since February 14 over demands bordering on allowances and salaries of lecturers. The president has pleaded severally with the union to call off the strike but the lecturers have stood their ground. While declaring […]

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Ataga’s Murder: Court Hears Audio Conversation Between Chidinma, Security Guard

The Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos Island on Tuesday listened to the audio recording of a phone conversation between Chidinma Ojukwu and a security guard Abubakar Mohammed at the rented short-let service apartment where Michael Usifo Ataga, the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV was allegedly murdered. Ojukwu is […]

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Why I Stopped Acting Romantic Scenes – Mercy Johnson

Nigerian actress, Mercy Johnson has revealed the reason she stopped acting romantic scene roles. Mercy Johnson’s first movie ‘The Maid’ which brought her into limelight pulled her into numerous moviemakers as she featured in numerous movies including comedy and romantic movies. The 38-year-old mother of four confessed her reason for not taking such roles was […]

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Trump Sues CNN For Defamation, Seeks $475m In Damages

Former US president Donald Trump sued CNN on Monday, accusing the cable television news network of defamation and seeking $475 million in punitive damages. Trump, in the lawsuit filed in a US District Court in Florida, accused CNN of waging a campaign of “libel and slander” against him because it “fears” he will run for […]

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Kim Kardashian Charged For Promoting Crypto Asset, Agrees To Pay $1.3 Million Fine

Kim Kardashian agreed to pay a $1.26 million fine to the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle civil charges after the reality TV star touted a crypto asset, EthereumMax, on Instagram. The SEC charged Kardashian with failure to disclose that she was paid $250,000 to publish her Instagram post. In addition to paying the fine, she agreed […]

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Tinubu Is In The UK To Rest, Says APC Chieftain

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu is in the United Kingdom to rest ahead of the campaign season. This was the comment of a member of the APC Presidential Campaign Council Ayo Oyalowo during his appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today.   “The man, like I said, needed a few days off […]

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Actress Mercy Johnson Trends After Making Tinubu’s Campaign Team

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson, has been trending on social media since she made the Tinubu/Shettima Women Presidential Campaign Team, which was released on Saturday. The ruling All Progressives Congress on Independence Day announced the composition of the women’s campaign train with First Lady, Aisha Buhari; Senator Oluremi Tinubu and Hajiya Nana, wife of vice presidential […]

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Veteran Actor Pete Edochie, Wife Celebrate 53rd Wedding Anniversary In Grand Style (Photos)

Veteran Nigerian actor, Pete Edochie, and his wife, Josphine, are celebrating their 53rd anniversary as husband and wife. Part of the festivities for their anniversary included the couple having a thanksgiving service in a church in Enugu. Speaking about the anniversary, the legendary Nigerian thespian who is married to a lawyer, and blessed with six […]

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I Wish To See More Youth Participation In 2023 Elections – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he wants to see increased participation of women and youths in the 2023 elections. He said this in his Independence Day address to the nation on Saturday. Buhari also advised the youths to shun acts of violence as the election year closes in. “I also want to express my wish that […]

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 At Least 125 killed In Soccer Stadium Stampede

The death toll from an Indonesian football riot that turned into a stampede was revised down to 125 on Sunday due to double counting, an official told local media. “Today the death toll is 125. 124 have been identified and one has not. Some names were recorded twice because they had been referred to another […]

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Wife, Children Think I’m Crazy Offering Ekweremadu’s Daughter Kidney – Journalist

Kaduna-based journalist and publisher of Daily Newstime, John Adi, recently attracted public attention when he publicly made an offer to donate a kidney to the ailing daughter of a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. In an interview with Punch, Adi responds to some of the questions thrown up in the public space by his offer. […]

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Aisha Buhari Apologises To Nigerians Over Economic Hardship

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, on Friday, apologised to Nigerians over the harsh economic realities and insecurity experienced under the Buhari-led government. “The regime might not have been a perfect one, but I want to seize this opportunity to seek forgiveness from the Ulamas and Nigerians in general. We all need to work […]

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Nick Cannon Welcomes 10th Child Two Weeks After Birth Of His Ninth Baby

Nick Cannon is now a father of 10. The television host announced on Friday that he and Brittany Bell welcomed a baby, just two weeks after the birth of his ninth child. On Friday, the 41-year-old rapper announced the arrival of his son, Rise Messiah Cannon, his third child with model Brittany Bell, on Instagram. “Probably the most difficult […]

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Tinubu Went To London Because They Won’t Allow Him Rest In Lagos, Abuja – APC Chieftain

The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, traveled to London to rest, a member of the APC presidential campaign council, Ayo Oyalowo, has said. The absence of Tinubu at the peace pact of Thursday had stirred reactions, with the rumour mill agog that presidential candidate of the ruling party is […]

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22-year-old American Rapper Welcomes Ninth Child

22-year-old American rapper, NBA YoungBoy has welcomed his ninth biological child. YoungBoy on Wednesday announced the birth of a baby boy whose mother is the rapper’s fiancée Jazlyn Mychelle. Although this is his ninth biological child, the rapper has 10 children in all. The rapper proposed to his fiancée who is a YouTuber and social […]

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