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North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons

North Korea, on Friday, ruled out negotiations with Washington as long as joint US-South Korea military exercises continue. In an interview with Reuters, Han Tae Song, North Korea’s ambassador to the UN in Geneva, brushed off the new sanctions which the Trump administration has said it is preparing, as well as the possibility of North […]

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Meet The New Miss World 2017 (Photos)

Miss India, Manushi Chhillar has won Miss World 2017. Stephanie Hill, Miss England, was the first runner up and Miss Mexico Alma Andrea Meza Carmona was second runner up in the 67th Miss World contest. It’s believed that 126 women from all around the globe took part in the pageant which occurred in the Sanya, China. But […]

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Actress Yvonne Nelson’s baby daddy scandal gets messier

Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson who recently gave birth to a baby girl is facing a messy scandal, after the Nigerian wife of her baby daddy spilled all their shenanigans on social media. Keela Harrison, a fashion model,  accused Ms Nelson of snatching her British husband, a photographer, Jamie Harrison, and having a baby for him, regardless of […]

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Stubborn Mugabe makes first public appearance since military takeover

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe showed up at the graduation ceremony of Zimbabwe Open University in Harare on Friday morning, local media reports say. The appearance was the long-ruling leader’s first since the army seized control of the country on Tuesday. The 93-year-old appeared without his wife, Grace, and Higher and Tertiary education minister Jonathan Moyo, […]

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More Than Exhibition: Dr Vivian Timothy Vernissage At Afrikanischen Wochen Ends With So Much Fun (Photos)

It was a shut down Art Exhibition yesterday, 16th October, 2017 at Vivian Timothy’s Vernissage. Afrikanishen Wochen 2017, was party filled. Drum Kukurudu with their dancers, Bussi, lightened up the event night with traditional dance and music, making everybody to hit the dance floor. A big thanks to Julia Kupa, for a well organised Event. […]

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President Buhari, Osinbajo to spend over N2.5 billion on cars, travels in 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari plans to spend N1.001 billion on travels in 2018, details of the proposed 2018 budget released by the Budget Office of the Federation show. The amount breaks down to N751.3 million for international travels, and N250.02 million for local travels. The budget shows that another N907 million would be spent on a […]

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Nigerian Government to spend N4.8bn on Villa maintenance in 2018

The Federal Government is proposing to spend  N4.86bn in the 2018 fiscal year on maintenance  of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The budgeted amount for next year when compared to the N4.95bn allocated for annual routine maintenance of villa facilities in the 2017 budget represents a decline of about N90m. In the 2016 budget, the sum […]

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‘Robert Mugabe is under house arrest’ says Jacob Zuma

According to South African president, Jacob Zuma, Robert Mugabe is currently under house arrest. Zuma urged Zimbabwe’s military not to make “unconstitutional changes of government,” hours after the army took control of the capital, Harare. Mr. Zuma, also speaking on behalf of the Southern African Development Community, demanded the military and government “resolve the political […]

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4 killed in California school shooting

Five people are dead, including the attacker, and 10 wounded after a string of shootings Tuesday morning in at least seven locations in remote Tehama County, about 125 northwest of Sacramento, Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said. The gunman, who has not been publicly identified, tried to enter Rancho Tehama Elementary School, which was on lockdown, […]

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Still on the money skirmish, court freezes N350 million linked to Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that N350 million belonging to AM-PM Global Network Ltd, in Stanbic-IBTC bank, be placed on temporary attachment, pending an ongoing investigation by the EFCC. Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari, made the order following an ex-parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The application was […]

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My life is in danger – Gov. Obiano cries out

The Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has raised alarm over the sudden withdrawal of his security details, saying such action has exposed his life to danger. Obiano who stated this on Tuesday in Awka during an election stakeholders meeting organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), described the act as unacceptable and a […]

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Iran-Iraq earthquake death toll climbs to more than 400

No fewer than 400 people died and buildings levelled following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border area Sunday night. Rescuers dug with their bare hands yesterday through the debris of buildings brought down by the quake in the once-contested mountainous border region, with nearly all of the victims in an area rebuilt since […]

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Actor Yul Edochie reacts to being left out of Anambra 2017 Gubernatorial debate

Nollywood actor and flag-bearer of Democratic People’s Congress in Anambra State 2017 Gubernatorial election, Yul Edochie, has reacted to being left out of Gubernatorial debate organized by Channels TV for the Governorship aspirants. Edochie who is still very optimistic about winning regardless of the debate, tweeted; “I wasn’t invited to the debate. But its nothing to worry […]

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I’m under pressure to contest in 2019, people come to me every day saying they want me back, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says people have been asking him to contest the 2019 election. In an interview with Dele Momodu, Ovation magazine publisher, the immediate past president said he is moved to tears seeing people shouting “GEJ, we want you back”. Jonathan, who ruled out the possibility of returning to office, said reflections on […]

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I would never call Kim Jong Un ‘short and fat’ – Trump

Donald Trump sarcastically responded Sunday morning to insults issued by North Korea that described the US President as a “destroyer” who “begged for nuclear war” during his tour of Asia. The North Korean statement also referred to Trump as a “dotard,” a word meaning a very old person, and one the reclusive nation has used […]

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Father kills son after being fed-up with taking care of him (Photos)

A Russian man killed his four-year-old son because he had grown tired of looking after him at home while his policewoman wife left for work. Maxim Gorev, 34, and wife Yevgenia, from Nizhny Novogorod, southwest Russia, had been together for 13 years and seemed liked a perfect couple to many. The man was a stay-at […]

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Widow meets man wearing dead husband’s face (Photos)

A woman whose husband fatally shot himself got a glimpse of his face again after not seeing him for nearly two years. Lilly Ross was 19-years-old and eight months pregnant when her late husband, Calen “Rudy” Ross killed himself in June 2016. Ten years earlier, Andy Sandness, 21, had held a gun below his chin […]

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Nigeria police ‘rated worst’ in the world

Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is the worst in the world, according to the 2016 World Internal Security and Police Index (WISPI). The WISPI was released by two bodies – the International Police Science Association and the Institute for Economics and Peace. The report measured the ability of the police to address internal security issues. The police […]

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