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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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Military takes control in Zimbabwe; detains Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s military has taken power in the southern African nation, detaining top officials in an apparent coup. But the military denied it was a coup, instead saying it was targeting “criminals” around long-ruling President Robert Mugabe. The military said 93-year-old Mr. Mugabe, the world’s oldest leader, was “safe and sound”, alongside is family, Reuters news […]

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Pregnancy is basically hell, says British singer, Paloma Faith

British Singer and new mother, Paloma Faith, says she is glad to have pregnancy behind her. The 36-year-old singer told dpa: “There’s nothing glamorous, in my opinion, about pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood. It’s hell, basically. “Everything went wrong with the pregnancy and the labour, but it’s so worth it.’’ She said that among other complications, her child […]

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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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President Buhari in his Isiagu attire, calls for unity in Nigeria, promises more projects for South East

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reiterated his belief in the unity of the country. He spoke in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, when he paid a one-day visit to the state. Mr. Buhari, who is visiting the region for the first time since he became president, said the diversity of the country makes it unique […]

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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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In Nigeria, Northern group makes case for Igbo president

A Northern political group has called on other regions in the country to support the emergency of an Igbo president come 2023 in the interest of equity, fairness and justice. The group has, however, called on the people of the South East not to play politics of exclusion, but pull themselves together and queue behind […]

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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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Founder of the world’s first gay dating websites falls to his death in South Africa

The millionaire co-founder of Gaydar, the world’s biggest online gay dating site, has plunged 23 floors to his death from a balcony a decade after his partner died the same way. Henry Badenhorst, 51, died after falling from a tower block on Saturday, news website Buzzfeed reported. Henry crashed through a glass canopy and landed on 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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Stunning actress, Elizabeth Michael sentenced to 2 years in prison for manslaughter

Tanzanian actress, Elizabeth Michael ‘Lulu’ has been sentenced by a Dar es Salaam court for the death of Steven Kanumba whom she was dating until his death. The ugly incident occurred on April 7th, 2012 when Lulu was 19 years old while Kanumba was 28 years. Steven Kanumba who was a popular Tanzanian actor died […]

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Zimbabwe’s military warns Mugabe, threatens to ‘step in’

Zimbabwe’s army chief has warned President Robert Mugabe to end the purge in the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party, threatening to step in. The warning came a week after Mr. Mugabe fired his deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, a move widely seen as meant to clear the path for Mr. Mugabe’s wife, Grace, to become president. Mr. Mnangagwa, […]

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Bill Gates spending millions on cure for Alzheimer’s

It’s one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer’s. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that. “I believe there is a solution,” he told CNN without hesitation.  “Any type of treatment would be a huge advance […]

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Virtuous woman: Flavour’s first baby mama, Sandra tattoos his name on her arm (Photos)

Flavour’s first baby mama, Sandra Okagbue has a tattoo of his name, Chinedu on her arm. The tattoo was spotted in photos she took at a friend’s bridal shower recently. See more photos below;

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Cristiano Ronaldo & girlfriend welcome fourth child (Photos)

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo announced on Sunday that he had become a father for the fourth time after girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a baby girl, Alana Martina. The excited footballer who took to Instagram to share the news, wrote; “Alana Martina has just be born! Both Geo and Alana are doing great! […]

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Scientist reveal how many minutes ‘good sex’ is supposed to last

How long is great sex supposed to last, start to finish? 11 minutes? 26 minutes? Exactly 2 hours and 17 seconds? Luckily, a group of sexperts weighed in on this pressing question so that we can finally know how long it takes to reach the zenith of coital perfection. A survey by researchers at Penn […]

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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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