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President Trump grants clemency to rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black in his final hours in office

President Donald Trump has reportedly granted clemency to rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black in his final hours in the office. In an official White...

FG’s goal of lifting 20m Nigerians out of poverty is now within reach – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s goal of lifting at least 20 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next...

Governor Yahaya Bello reportedly divorces third wife, Hafiza

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has reportedly divorced his third wife, Hafiza. Vanguard reported that this was confirmed few days ago in a remark...

Insecurity is being reversed and the armed forces doing better – Senate President, Ahmad Lawan says

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, says the spate of insecurity across the nation is gradually being reversed and that the armed forces are doing better...

Two national guard members who made extremist statements about Biden inauguration removed with 10 others following findings during FBI screenings

Twelve U.S. National Guard members have been removed from securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration including two who made extremist statements in posts or texts...

Rivers government orders civil servants from grade 1 to 13 to work from home

Civil Servants on Grade Levels 1 to 13 have been directed to work from home by the Rivers state government. In a statement issued on...

Stop turning a blind eye simply because they come from your tribe – FFK attacks Presidency for saying herdsmen cannot be told to vacate...

Femi Fani-Kayode has attacked the Buhari-led administration for condemning Governor Rotimi Akeredolu's ultimatum for herdsmen to leave forest reserves in Ondo state within 7...

Trump pardons his former chief strategist Steve Bannon before he departs the White House for a final time

President Donald Trump has pardoned his former chief strategist Steve Bannon in his final hours in the office before departing the White House for...

FG to pay 24.3 million poor Nigerians N729bn – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Farouq reveals

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has announced plans by the Federal government to distribute N729 billion among...

Retired Archbishop of Church of Uganda ‘Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali’ suspended over affair with a married woman

Retired Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali has been suspended from church over adultery charges, Uganda Radio Network reported on...

Update: 13-year-old girl jumped down two-storey building to evade punishment from her bosses in Abia – NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Abia State has said that the 13-year-old girl who was in the news days ago,...

China imposes partial lockdown in Beijing with 1.6 million residents banned from traveling over Covid-19 outbreak

A partial lockdown was imposed on the Chinese capital on Wednesday, with 1.6 million residents banned from leaving Beijing, after new cases were detected. Seven...

Entertainment & Lifestyle

Young lady, Ama Broni dies after allegedly being sexually harassed while twerking b*tt nak*d on stage at a street carnival (video)

A young Ghanaian lady identified as Ama Broni has reportedly died after she was sexually assaulted at a carnival. Ama Broni reportedly attended a carnival...

Timi Dakolo celebrates 40th birthday

Ace Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo has taken to Instagram to celebrate his 40th birthday today January 20. The singer in his birthday message, recounted "writing...

“I support her 100%” Dancer Kora Obidi’s husband tells follower who asked how he feels about his wife going ‘naked in public'”I support her...

Kora Obidi's husband has responded to a follower who asked how he feels about his wife going "naked in public" Dr Dean Justin had opened...

Leave that man must do it for me mentality and normalize buying luxury stuff for yourself this year – TV personality, Nancy Isime...

TV personality, Nancy Isime has taken to Instagram to advise ladies to normalize buying luxury stuff for themselves this year and stop depending on...

IK Ogbonna’s estranged wife, Sonia goes topless in birthday photo

Sonai LaReina posed naked from the waist up in a photo shared to Instagram to mark her birthday. The mother-of-one, who was married to Nigerian...

Stop making women feel less beautiful when they don’t look like your favorite celebrities – Juliet Ibrahim

Actress Juliet Ibrahim has asked people to stop making women feel less beautiful when they do not look like their favorites who edit their...

“I don’t care” – Linda Ikeji replies a troll who laughed at her because of ‘visible stretch marks’

Millionaire blogger and businesswoman, Linda Ikeji has responded to a troll who mocked her over the stretch marks on her body in new photos...

Azealia Banks reacts to being called out for exhuming and cooking her dead cat

Azealia Banks has reacted after she was called out for exhuming and cooking her dead cat. The American rapper made headlines last week when she...

Pregnant Christina Milian flaunts her growing baby bump in new bikini photos

Christina Milian is pregnant with her third child and second baby with her boyfriend, French singer Matt Pokora. The American actress and singer, 39, took...

“I have never done Botox or surgery” Jennifer Lopez hits back after followers accused her of false advertising when she credited her JLo Beauty...

Jennifer Lopez has hit back after her followers accused her of getting Botox then crediting her youthful skin to her JLo Beauty face mask. The...

Kechi Okwuchi shares weight loss transformation and reveals how she achieved it

Kechi Okwuchi has shared her weight loss transformation with her followers and she explained how she made progress. The America's Got Talent alum said she...

Lilian Afegbai shows off her incredible curves in gorgeous outfit

Nollywood actress, Lilian Afegbai has once again delighted her fans on Instagram with her exquisitely high sense of fashion. Showing off her natural beauty, Lilian...

Sport News

Arsenal to offer midfielder three times his salary

Arsenal are set to reward Emile Smith Rowe with a bumper new deal as he emerges the club’s latest star, SportsMail reports. Smith Rowe has...

Phil Neville appointed head coach of David Beckham’s Inter Miami in US

Phil Neville has been confirmed as the new head coach of David Beckham's MLS franchise Inter Miami on a two-year deal. The US club confirmed...

Phil Neville steps down as England manager with immediate effect ahead of impending Inter Miami appointment

Phil Neville has left his role as England women's football team manager with immediate effect. The English Football Association (FA) confirmed his departure on Monday...

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi facing possible 12 match ban for punching opponent during Super Cup final against Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi could be hit with 12 matches ban after he was sent off in the last minute of Barcelona's Spanish Super...

Mesut Ozil travels to Istanbul to finalise Fenerbahce transfer as he says goodbye to Arsenal teammates

Mesut Ozil has travelled to Istanbul to finalise his transfer to Fenerbahce The Arsenal playmaker said goodbye to his teammates at the club’s London Colney...

Lionel Messi shown first ever red card of Barcelona career after punching opponent as Athletic Bilbao beat Barca 3-2 to win Super Cup final

Lionel Messi shown first ever red card of Barcelona career after punching opponent as Athletic Bilbao beat Barca 3-2 to win Super Cup final. Lionel...

Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao: Messi doubtful for Spanish Super Cup final

Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, is hopeful of having Lionel Messi available for Sunday’s Spanish Supercopa final against Athletic Bilbao. Messi missed the semi-final win over...

Transfer: Lukaku set for shock move to Man City

  Inter Milan striker, Romelu Lukaku, has become a target for Manchester City, who will invest £200 million in their squad in several areas at...

Wayne Rooney officially retires from football at 35 to become new coach of Derby County

Wayne Rooney has retired from football at 35 after being appointed as permanent manager of Derby County on a two-and-a-half-year contract until the summer...

Victor Osimhen tests positive for coronavirus for a second time

Victor Osimhen has tested positive for coronavirus for a second time. The Napoli and Super Eagles striker was first diagnosed with the disease upon his...

Athletic Bilbao to face Barcelona in Super Cup final after ousting Real Madrid

Real Madrid suffered a shock defeat in the Spanish Super Cup on Thursday as Athletic Bilbao pulled off a 2-1 victory in Malaga to...

Andy Murray doubtful for Australian Open after positive coronavirus test

Andy Murray’s participation in the Australian Open has been thrown into doubt after it was revealed on Thursday he had tested positive for the...

Business & Finance

Elon Musk becomes second-richest person in the world after overtaking Bill Gates

Elon Musk becomes second-richest person in the world after overtaking Bill Gates. Just a week after overtaking Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to the third-richest person in...

82% of Ethereum investors are in profit

82% of Ethereum investors are in profit. Most Ethereum holders are surely having a good time with their returns seen lately from investing in Ethereum....

Here are 20 World Currencies lower than Nigerian Naira

Here are 20 World Currencies lower than Nigerian Naira. Many Nigerians think the Naira is a low standard Currency that doesn't have any superiority over...

Stripe acquires Nigeria’s Paystack for $200 Million to expand into Africa

When Stripe announced earlier this year that it had picked up another $600 million in funding, it said one big reason for the funding...

Buhari to Okonjo-Iweala: We’ll push and push until you win WTO post

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja assured Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, that the country will explore every opportunity and deploy...

China funds targeting Ant IPO rake in $9 billion from over 10 million investors

Five newly launched Chinese funds targeting Ant Group’s upcoming mega stock listing raised 60 billion yuan ($8.93 billion) cumulatively from more than 10 million...

U.S. imposes new Iran sanctions that may spook European banks

The United States on Thursday slapped fresh sanctions on Iran’s financial sector, targeting 18 banks in an effort to further choke off Iranian revenues...

Asian markets to inch up as U.S. stimulus talks restart

Asian shares were set to track Wall Street gains on Friday as revived hopes for a U.S. stimulus deal helped investors overlook weaker-than-expected jobs...

Dollar drifts downward as investors cling to stimulus hopes

The dollar drifted toward a second consecutive weekly loss on Friday, as higher commodity prices and persistent hopes for U.S. stimulus supported investor sentiment...

Apple to extend some free subscription to video-streaming service through February

Apple Inc said on Thursday that it would extend free Apple TV+ subscriptions, which were set to end within the next three months, through...

IBM to break up 109-year old company to focus on cloud growth

International Business Machines Corp IBM.N is splitting itself into two public companies, capping a years-long effort by the world's first big computing firm to...

Billions stolen from Airtel, MTN, Stanbic and others as hackers break into mobile money system

Unknown hackers broke into the systems of Pegasus Technologies, a company that integrates mobile money transactions between telcos, banks, and other local, regional, and...

Health & Fitness

Another Covid vaccine breakthrough as study confirms Oxford’s jab is ‘safe and provokes a robust immune response’ among older adults

Another Covid vaccine breakthrough as study confirms Oxford's jab is 'safe and provokes a robust immune response' among older adults. Coronavirus vaccine being developed by...

How a man’s testicle pain turned out to be a sign of Covid-19

How a man’s testicle pain turned out to be a sign of Covid-19. Testicular pain could be a rare sign of Covid, doctors have claimed...

COVID-19: Oxford University to resume trials of vaccine after pause to investigate side effects

Oxford University on Saturday said trials of a COVID-19 vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca will resume. It came after AstraZeneca on Tuesday...

Scientists warn of Terrifying superbugs far worse than coronavirus that can ‘wipe out 10m people a year,’

Deadly superbugs far worse than Covid-19 are coming and will wipe out 10 million people a year - claiming the lives of 350m people...

COVID-19: Coronavirus ‘stays in the body for more than a MONTH’

Coronavirus stays in the body for more than a MONTH after you catch it and people should be re-tested after four weeks before being...

COVID-19: Mainland China reports 11 new COVID-19 cases vs 8 a day earlier

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 85 077. Mainland China reported 11 new COVID-19 cases as of September 2, up from...

Latest News Headlines

Young lady, Ama Broni dies after allegedly being sexually harassed while twerking b*tt nak*d on stage at a street carnival (video)

A young Ghanaian lady identified as Ama Broni has reportedly died after she was sexually assaulted at a carnival. Ama...

Timi Dakolo celebrates 40th birthday

Ace Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo has taken to Instagram to celebrate his 40th birthday today January 20. The singer in...

President Trump grants clemency to rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black in his final hours in office

President Donald Trump has reportedly granted clemency to rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black in his final hours in...

FG’s goal of lifting 20m Nigerians out of poverty is now within reach – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s goal of lifting at least 20 million Nigerians out...

Governor Yahaya Bello reportedly divorces third wife, Hafiza

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has reportedly divorced his third wife, Hafiza. Vanguard reported that this was confirmed few...

Insecurity is being reversed and the armed forces doing better – Senate President, Ahmad Lawan says

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, says the spate of insecurity across the nation is gradually being reversed and that the...

Two national guard members who made extremist statements about Biden inauguration removed with 10 others following findings during FBI screenings

Twelve U.S. National Guard members have been removed from securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration including two who made extremist...

Rivers government orders civil servants from grade 1 to 13 to work from home

Civil Servants on Grade Levels 1 to 13 have been directed to work from home by the Rivers state...

Stop turning a blind eye simply because they come from your tribe – FFK attacks Presidency for saying herdsmen cannot be told to vacate...

Femi Fani-Kayode has attacked the Buhari-led administration for condemning Governor Rotimi Akeredolu's ultimatum for herdsmen to leave forest reserves...

Trump pardons his former chief strategist Steve Bannon before he departs the White House for a final time

President Donald Trump has pardoned his former chief strategist Steve Bannon in his final hours in the office before...

“I support her 100%” Dancer Kora Obidi’s husband tells follower who asked how he feels about his wife going ‘naked in public'”I support her...

Kora Obidi's husband has responded to a follower who asked how he feels about his wife going "naked in...

FG to pay 24.3 million poor Nigerians N729bn – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Farouq reveals

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has announced plans by the Federal government...

Retired Archbishop of Church of Uganda ‘Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali’ suspended over affair with a married woman

Retired Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali has been suspended from church over adultery charges,...

Update: 13-year-old girl jumped down two-storey building to evade punishment from her bosses in Abia – NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Abia State has said that the 13-year-old girl who was...

China imposes partial lockdown in Beijing with 1.6 million residents banned from traveling over Covid-19 outbreak

A partial lockdown was imposed on the Chinese capital on Wednesday, with 1.6 million residents banned from leaving Beijing,...

Many feared killed, cars burnt as petrol tanker explodes in Abeokuta [PHOTOS]

Many commuters are said to have died as a petrol tanker exploded in Abeokuta the Ogun State capital on...

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