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Tristan Thompson Benched in NBA Playoff Game Amid Khloe Kardashian Cheating Scandal

The Cleveland Cavaliers celebrated a victory Wednesday night, but Tristan Thompson had no hand in it. The 27-year-old basketballer didn’t get any time on the court during the team’s second playoff game against the Indiana Pacers. While the Cavs ultimately triumphed with 100 points over the Pacers’ 97, Thompson didn’t get to contribute. It’s been a rocky […]

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Destiny’s Child’s Michelle Williams Is Engaged to a Pastor (Photos)

Michelle Williams is engaged to Chad Johnson! The 37-year-old Destiny’s Child star and her fiancé confirmed the news to People in an interview published Thursday. Johnson actually popped the question last month. According to the magazine, the 40-year-old pastor went to Williams’ hometown of Rockford, Ill. to get her family’s blessings and videotaped the trip. Williams met her husband-to-be in March […]

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Let’s allow youths to contest elections — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that young Nigerians should be allowed to run for elective public positions in the country. He said this was especially because the youth had the capacity and competence in the fields of technology, education and other sectors of the economy. According to Osinbajo, if the nation’s youths are old […]

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Sex-for-marks: University suspends lecturer as police arrest him

  A university lecturer, Mr. Kisuze Edward, has been suspended by the University of Makarere in Uganda over allegations of sexual harassment. In the letter of suspension, which bore the stamp of the office of the Vice Chancellor and was posted on the university’s verified Twitter handle on Tuesday, Edward was suspended due to allegations […]

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Russian research institute develops new HIV medicine

The Russian Central Research Institute of Epidemiology has developed a new gene therapy medicine for people who have the HIV, head of the federal health and epidemic watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said on Wednesday. “The Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Rospotrebnadzor created a fundamentally new drug for gene therapy, gene prophylactic treatment and molecular vaccination […]

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Boko Haram: US urges military to change tactics

Nigerian forces battling Boko Haram jihadists need a change of mindset to overcome an evolving guerrilla threat, US military officials said this week on the sidelines of an African security summit. Boko Haram’s tactics — from improvised explosive devices to hiding within the local population — necessitate a shift away from conventional strategies, said Lieutenant-Colonel […]

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John Cena Posts About the ”Worst Day Ever” After Split from Fiancee

John Cena is sharing his thoughts on his split from Nikki Bella via inspirational quotes and memes. On Sunday, it was announced that the WWE and Total Bellas stars have split after six years together. Over the weekend, Cena started posting messages that seemingly address the couple’s breakup. On the same day the split was announced, Cena shared a Walt Whitman quote on Instagram that […]

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Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

Barbara Bush, the former US first lady and literacy campaigner, has died at the age of 92. She was the matriarchal figure of a political dynasty that included two presidents – her husband George HW Bush and son George W Bush. Mrs Bush, who was first lady from 1989 to 1993, had been in failing […]

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British Prime Minister urges Nigeria to legalise gay marriage

Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday urged all members of the Commonwealth of Nations that had made what she called outdated legislations against same-sex marriage to have a rethink. May said this in London while addressing leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan had in 2014 signed a […]

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Buhari will win again and again & I’ll succeed him, says Rochas Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says he will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor said this on Monday when he hosted some political stakeholders at the state government house in Owerri. They had visited him to endorse Uche Nwosu, his chief of staff and son-in-law, as the next governor of the state. Okorocha said […]

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Again, WHO harps on depression

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised individuals who think they are heading for depression to talk to someone they trust or seek professional help. According to the organisation’s Twitter handle @WHOAFRO, depression is not a sign of weakness but something that could happen to anybody. WHO said that the life changes that came with […]

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Ibinabo Fiberesima Running For LG Chairman

Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima is contesting for the office of the Local Government Chairman, Okrika Rivers state. Born to a Nigerian father and an Irish mother, Ibinabo Fiberesima holds a Bachelor of Arts certificate in English Language and Literature which she obtained from the University of Ibadan. She is an ex-beauty pageant, event manager and former President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria.  

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“I haven’t done too badly,” Buhari tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that given the condition his administration met the country, without savings and the economy badly vandalized, he has “not done too badly.” Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina quoted Buhari as saying this in London Sunday while receiving the Buhari Diaspora Support Organization led by Charles Efe Sylvester. President Buhari said wicked […]

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Why I criticised my husband’s government, Aisha Buhari explains

Aisha Buhari said on Saturday that she criticised her husband and threatened to withdraw her support for his re-election bid because of her “sense of justice.” She didn’t intend to confront or disrespect the president, she said in her acceptance letter to Vanguard Newspaper which made her its person of the year this week. Mrs […]

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Breaking: Man City emerge EPL champions

Manchester City have emerged the new Premier League champions after their city rivals, United, suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at home against West Brom on Sunday at Old Trafford. Manchester City would have been crowned champion last weekend if they had beaten Jose Mourinho’s men in the Manchester derby; but they blew off a two-goal […]

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U.S, UK, France bomb Syria over chemical attack

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that he ordered a strike on Syria in response to last weekend’s chemical weapons attack. Mr Trump, while addressing the nation on Friday night, said the joint strike with France and the United Kingdom was currently underway. “A short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to […]

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Remuneration in helping others…

Be grateful if God answers your prayer. But be more grateful when God makes you the answer to someone else’s prayer. No matter your condition in life, there are still people you are better than. Sow into people’s lives, you will surely ripe it in future, the harvest will comes in later years. A matter […]

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Government ‘to impose daily tax on social media users’

Uganda plans to impose a daily tax on social media users from July in a bid to raise revenue, Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has said. The move has been criticised by rights activist Rosebell Kagumire who said: “It’s part of a wider attempt to curtail freedoms of expression.” Earlier this month, President Yoweri Museveni – […]

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