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Nelly Sued For Another Alleged Sexual Assault

A woman identified only as Jane Doe is reportedly suing Nelly for an alleged sexual assault that occurred after a 2017 concert in Essex, U.K. According to TMZ, the woman claims she met the platinum-selling rapper at a meet-and-greet event where he whispered in her ear to stick around. Once they were alone, she says Nelly masturbated in front […]

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No Going Back On N30,000 Minimum Wage, Nigerian Labour Congress Insists

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) is insisting that there is no going back on the already negotiated new minimum wage of N30,000 naira. This follows the position of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, stated by its Chairman, Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state that paying N30,000 naira is not feasible in the face of the current economic […]

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I know how Boko Haram started – Atiku

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has said, he knows how Boko Haram started. In an interview with The African Reports, which he shared on his verified Twitter handle, @atiku, Atiku said that, politicians were to be blamed for the emergence of Boko Haram. When he was asked, how he was going […]

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Diddy’s Ex-Girlfriend & Mother Of His Children Found Dead At 47

Actress, model and mother of four, including three of Diddy’s children, Kim Porter has died at the age of 47. Her death was first reported by TMZ and later confirmed to Billboard. Kim Porter was reportedly found dead in her Los Angeles home on Thursday, Nov 15.  “Sadly, I can confirm the passing of Kim Porter,” a rep for Diddy told Billboard. “I ask […]

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Nnamdi Kanu’s disappearance: Sen Abaribe, two others to forfeit N100m each

Senator Eyinnnya Abaribe and two others, who stood surety for the fleeing leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu are to forfeit N100million over their inability to produce Kanu in court. Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja gave the order for temporary forfeiture of the N100m bail bond, […]

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Whether I am president or not, Buhari must go, Atiku tells Igbo leaders

Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar stormed the venue of the Igbo elders, religious and traditional rulers just as they were about rounding up. He came with a message  “Whether I am president or not, Buhari must go in 2019. Our economy must be fixed.” He arrived in a large entourage […]

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Nigerian Governors to Labour: Expect sacking if we must pay N30,000 minimum wage

Nigerian governors have said they cannot afford to pay workers a minimum wage of N30,000 unless the organised labour wants its members to be sacked. Apart from this, the governors at their emergency meeting in Abuja on Wednesday night, asked the Federal Government to also accede to the review of the national revenue allocation formula. […]

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France to Trump: You have no common decency

Emmanuel Macron’s spokesman accused Donald Trump of lacking “common decency” Wednesday after the US President blasted his French counterpart in a series of tweets following his visit to Paris. During a pointed speech at the Elysée Palace in Paris, Benjamin Griveaux took issue with the timing of Trump’s barbs on Tuesday, the same day the […]

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World’s ‘most excellent’ airline named

One airline has literally gone to great lengths to prove it’s the best in the past 12 months, and it appears to have paid off. Singapore Airlines, which in October triumphantly relaunched the world’s longest nonstop scheduled passenger service, flying from Singapore to New York, has now capped a successful year with a new accolade. The […]

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South African Minister resigns amid sex tape scandal

South African Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, has resigned amid a sexual scandal with his participation, the Country’s Presidential Office said on Tuesday. Mr Gigaba has recently been in the centre of the scandal around a leaked video in which he was captured during a sexual act. He was accused of giving false testimony during […]

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CNN sues President Trump for barring Jim Acosta from the White House

CNN has filed a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides, seeking the immediate restoration of chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s access to the White House. The lawsuit is a response to the White House’s suspension of Acosta’s press pass, known as a Secret Service “hard pass,” last week. The suit alleges that […]

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Jonathan knocks Osinbajo over debt profile, corruption claims

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday criticised Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo over his claim that the former President left Nigeria with debt and ruined the economy due to the alleged corruption under his watch. The Vice-President had during a lecture entitled, “Restructuring and the Nigerian federation,” delivered as part of activities marking the 40th anniversary of […]

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China debuts a virtual anchor, to deliver news 24 hours a day (Video)

China’s state news agency has debuted a virtual anchor designed to be able to deliver the news 24 hours a day. Xinhua unveiled its “artificial intelligence news anchor” at an internet conference in the eastern city of Wuzhen. “Hello, you are watching English news program. I am AI news anchor in Beijing,” the computer-generated host announced in a robotic […]

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The world’s most powerful passport

A new report published in October 2018 reveals just how many borders some travel documents can cross. According to the Henley Passport Index, compiled by global citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & PartnersCitizens, Japan now has the most powerful passport on the planet. Having gained visa-free access to Myanmar earlier this month, Japanese citizens can now enjoy […]

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40 million Nigerians suffering from mental disorders, says FG

The Federal Government on Monday said an estimated 40 million Nigerians are believed to be suffering from mental disorders. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, disclosed this at the on-going mental health action committee and stakeholders’ workshop in Abuja. Abdullahi attributed the country’s high burden of mental disorders to inadequate attention […]

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What My Government Will Do If I’m Elected As President – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of the Alliance Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr Oby Ezekwesili on Monday unveiled her manifesto and programs for the 2019 presidential election. Dr Ezekwesili presented the manifesto at a press conference in Lagos, which she titled “From Poverty Central To Prosperity: How The ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili Presidency Will Lift 80+ Million Nigerians […]

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Police arrest topless women trying to embarrass Trump in Paris (Photos)

French police on Sunday arrested three topless rights protesters who approached the motorcade of US President Donald Trump on the Champs-Elysees in Paris heading to a ceremony marking 100 years since the end of World War I. One of the protesters, who had slogans including “fake peacemakers” and “hypocrisy parade” written on their chests, got […]

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Macron urges leaders to reject nationalism

French President Emmanuel Macron has urged world leaders marking the centenary of the World War One Armistice to reject nationalism. Addressing leaders in Paris – including US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin – he described it as a “betrayal of patriotism”. “By saying ‘our interests first and never mind the others’ you […]

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Latest Ebola outbreak ‘worst’ in Congo’s history

The latest outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the worst in the country’s history, the health ministry says. Almost 200 people have died since August, officials say, with more than 300 confirmed or probable cases. A vaccination programme has so far inoculated about 25,000 people. DR Congo has suffered […]

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Why airport security searched Atiku – Nigerian government

The Nigerian government on Sunday dismissed the allegations of improper airport security checks raised by the opposition presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Mr Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said on Sunday afternoon he was made to go through security search shortly after arriving at the international airport in Abuja from a holiday in Dubai, the […]

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I was searched at Abuja airport — Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said on Sunday that security agents at the international airport in Abuja harassed him shortly after arriving in the country from a foreign trip. Mr Abubakar has been away in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates capital, since mid-October when he proceeded on a vacation days […]

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Singer Chidinma builds mansion for mother on 60th birthday (Photos)

Nigerian singer, Chidinma Ekile, popularly known by her stage name Chidinma, presented a mansion as birthday gift to her mother, Martha Ekile, who clocks 60 on Saturday. The “Kedike” crooner took to Instagram to show off the newly completed house, displaying a photo with her mother. She wrote: “happy 60th birthday Iya Lucky. Your next […]

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