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Four Nigerian descents including Aisha Yesufu makes it to BBC 100 Women 2020 list

Four Nigerian descents including Aisha Yesufu makes it to BBC 100 Women 2020 list. The BBC's 100 Women team drew up a shortlist based on...

Watch the sorrowful moment principal ‘Hajjiya Bisola Rahama Zakariyya’ of Elkanemi College Of Islamic Theology in Maiduguri slumped and died during speech delivery (VIDEO)

Watch the sorrowful moment principal 'Hajjiya Bisola Rahama Zakariyya' of Elkanemi College Of Islamic Theology in Maiduguri slumped and died during speech delivery. Hajjiya Bisola...

Gunmen kill two in fresh attack in Kaduna community

Gunmen kill two in fresh attack in Kaduna community. An attack in the early hours of Tuesday November 24, has left two people dead in...

FG to ban importation of trucks above 10 years

FG to ban importation of trucks above 10 years. The Federal Government has discloed that it will be banning the importation of articulated trucks older...

Teenager ‘Chisom Chukwuneke’ who got A1 in all subjects in WAEC dies

Chisom Chukwuneke, a 17-year-old student who had seven A1 in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, is dead. The teenager, who was the...

We must stop funding corrupt Nigerian security agencies – Says UK Lawmaker

We must stop funding corrupt Nigerian security agencies - Says UK Lawmaker. A UK parliament member, Kate Osamor, joined her colleagues to debate on possible...

#EndSARS Protest: General Gowon left with half of the Central Bank – Member of UK Parliament says (VIDEO)

General Gowon left with half of the Central Bank - Member of UK Parliament says. The UK parliament on Monday November 23, debated a petition...

Woman flogs 2-year-old boy ‘with metal wire’ after he broke her phone case and credit card (Photo)

Woman flogs 2-year-old boy 'with metal wire' after he broke her phone case and credit card. A woman is accused of brutally whipping a two-year-old...

Ondo deputy speaker Iroju Ogundeji removed

Ondo deputy speaker Iroju Ogundeji removed. roju Ogundeji, the embattled speaker of Ondo state house of assembly has been removed by members of the Assembly. The decision...

Mom boyfriend beats her blind 5-year-old son ‘Jamarion Delancy’ to death while she is at hospital

Mom boyfriend beats her blind 5-year-old son 'Jamarion Delancy' to death while she is at hospital. A Missouri man was arrested last week for allegedly...

The COVID-19 pandemic caused recession – Buhari

The COVID-19 pandemic caused recession - Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed the country's current state of recession on the COVID-19 pandemic. The President said this...

Unknown gunmen abducts Catholic priest ‘Reverend Father Matthew Dajo’ in Abuja

Unknown gunmen abducts Catholic priest 'Reverend Father Matthew Dajo' in Abuja. Reverend father Matthew Dajo of the St Anthony Catholic Church in Yangoji village, Kwali...

Sport News

Up to 4000 fans to be allowed to attend English Premier League matches

Up to 4000 fans to be allowed to attend English Premier League matches. Premier League games - will soon see the return of fans, Prime...

Diamond League announces calendar for 2021 season with 14 athletics meeting

Diamond League announces calendar for 2021 season with 14 athletics meeting. The Diamond League released its provisional calendar for the 2021 season, which will consist...

Update: Preston defender, Darnell Fisher charged by FA for grabbing genitals of Sheffield Wednesday player, Callum Paterson

Preston defender, Darnell Fisher charged by FA for grabbing genitals of Sheffield Wednesday player, Callum Paterson. Preston defender, Darnell Fisher has been charged by the...

Watch the moment Preston defender ‘Darnell Fisher’ grabbed the genitals of Sheffield Wednesday player ‘Callum Paterson’ (VIDEO)

A video making rounds on Social Media captures the moment Preston defender 'Darnell Fisher' grabbed the genitals of Sheffield Wednesday player 'Callum Paterson'. Preston North...

Arsenal reopen negotiations with Nigerian youngster Folarin Balogun for a new contract

Arsenal reopen negotiations with Nigerian youngster Folarin Balogun for a new contract. Arsenal have reportedly reopened talks with Nigerian youngster Folarin Balogun over a new...

FIFA ban CAF president Ahmad Ahmad for five years over corruption

FIFA ban CAF president Ahmad Ahmad for five years over corruption. Ahmad Ahmad, the embattled president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has been banned...

Inter win as Lukaku double inspires Torino comeback

Inter win as Lukaku double inspires Torino comeback. Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Inter Milan completed a thrilling second half comeback from two goals down...

AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic gifts each squad player new PS5 after scoring eight goals in just five Serie A matches

AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic gifts each squad player new PS5 after scoring eight goals in just five Serie A matches. AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic...

Pep Guardiola dismisses transfer rumors linking him with Lionel Messi

Pep Guardiola dismisses transfer rumors linking him with Lionel Messi. Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola says he wants Lionel Messi to finish his career at...

Novak Djokovic reaches ATP Finals last four after defeating Alexander Zverev

Novak Djokovic reaches ATP Finals last four after defeating Alexander Zverev. Tennis icon and world number one, Novak Djokovic beat Alexander Zverev 6-3 7-6(4) on...

Real Madrid’s Luka Jovic tests positive for Coronavirus

Real Madrid's Luka Jovic tests positive for Coronavirus. Real Madrid have confirmed that striker Luka Jovic has tested positive for Covid-19, becoming the fifth player...

Nigerian Born British Tinuke’s Orbit breaks two new records for Guinness Word Record Day 2020

Nigerian Born British Tinuke’s Orbit breaks two new records for Guinness Word Record Day 2020. Professional roller-skater Nigerian born British Tinuke’s Orbit (aka Tinuke Oyediran),...

Entertainment & Lifestyle

Trevor Noah Announced As Host For 2021 GRAMMYs

Comedian and "The Daily Show" host, Trevor Noah, has been announced as host of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 31. This will be...

Burna Boy’s album ‘Twice As Tall’ nominated for a Grammy Award for ‘Best Global Music Album ‘

Burna Boy’s album 'Twice As Tall' nominated for a Grammy Award for 'Best Global Music Album'. Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has been nominated for a...

51-year-old Jennifer Lopez showcases her jaw dropping figure in racy shots

51-year-old Jennifer Lopez showcases her jaw dropping figure in racy shots. Jennifer Lopez stripped to her birthday suit in a new video shared on Instagram The...

Full list of the 2021 Grammy Nominees

Full list of the 2021 Grammy Nominees. The 63rd GRAMMY Awards are right around the corner, airing Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations...

Miley Cyrus says she’s now two weeks sober after lapsing during quarantine

Miles Cyrus says she's now two weeks sober after lapsing during quarantine. Miley Cyrus revealed she stumbled in her sobriety journey during the pandemic. The pop...

Nicki Minaj shares loved-up photos with her husband Kenneth Petty (PHOTOS)

Nicki Minaj shares loved-up photos with her husband Kenneth Petty. They say love is sweet when you find the right one. Rapper, Nicki Minaj took...

Watch as fearless DJ Cuppy jumps into ocean in Dubai (VIDEO)

Watch as fearless DJ Cuppy jumps into ocean in Dubai. DJ cuppy who is in Dubai having a nice time with friends was seen in...

BBNaija Dorathy secures new endorsement deal

BBNaija Dorathy secures new endorsement deal. Dorathy continues to reap the benefits of appearing on a bigger platform such as Big Brother Naija. The finalist of...

Watch the moment Regina Daniels was captured twerking on her 64-year-old husband ‘Ned Nwoko’ (VIDEO)

Watch the moment Regina Daniels was captured twerking on her 64-year-old husband 'Ned Nwoko'. Popular Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels and her 64-year-old billionaire husband, Ned...

Flavour and his youngest daughter Kaima celebrate their birthdays

Flavour and his youngest daughter Kaima celebrate their birthdays. Flavour and his youngest daughter, Kaima Okoli, are birthday mates and they are celebrating together today. Flavour...

Wrestling legend ‘The Undertaker’ officially confirms WWE retirement after 30 year career (Video)

Wrestling legend 'The Undertaker' officially confirms WWE retirement after 30 year career. Wrestling legend, The Undertaker has officially retired from WWE after a 'Final Farewell'...

Iyabo Ojo discovers her mother’s real age after her death then explains why she concealed her age from them

Iyabo Ojo discovers her mother's real age after her death then explains why she concealed her age from them. Iyabo Ojo lost her mother over...

Business & Finance

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...

FirstBank disburses N17bn loans through FirstAdvance

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that it has disbursed loans worth over N17 billion to individuals across the country. The loan disbursement is...

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...

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Trevor Noah Announced As Host For 2021 GRAMMYs

Comedian and "The Daily Show" host, Trevor Noah, has been announced as host of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards on...

Four Nigerian descents including Aisha Yesufu makes it to BBC 100 Women 2020 list

Four Nigerian descents including Aisha Yesufu makes it to BBC 100 Women 2020 list. The BBC's 100 Women team drew...

Watch the sorrowful moment principal ‘Hajjiya Bisola Rahama Zakariyya’ of Elkanemi College Of Islamic Theology in Maiduguri slumped and died during speech delivery (VIDEO)

Watch the sorrowful moment principal 'Hajjiya Bisola Rahama Zakariyya' of Elkanemi College Of Islamic Theology in Maiduguri slumped and...

Burna Boy’s album ‘Twice As Tall’ nominated for a Grammy Award for ‘Best Global Music Album ‘

Burna Boy’s album 'Twice As Tall' nominated for a Grammy Award for 'Best Global Music Album'. Nigerian singer, Burna Boy...

Gunmen kill two in fresh attack in Kaduna community

Gunmen kill two in fresh attack in Kaduna community. An attack in the early hours of Tuesday November 24, has...

FG to ban importation of trucks above 10 years

FG to ban importation of trucks above 10 years. The Federal Government has discloed that it will be banning the...

51-year-old Jennifer Lopez showcases her jaw dropping figure in racy shots

51-year-old Jennifer Lopez showcases her jaw dropping figure in racy shots. Jennifer Lopez stripped to her birthday suit in a...

Full list of the 2021 Grammy Nominees

Full list of the 2021 Grammy Nominees. The 63rd GRAMMY Awards are right around the corner, airing Sunday, Jan. 31,...

Teenager ‘Chisom Chukwuneke’ who got A1 in all subjects in WAEC dies

Chisom Chukwuneke, a 17-year-old student who had seven A1 in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, is...

Miley Cyrus says she’s now two weeks sober after lapsing during quarantine

Miles Cyrus says she's now two weeks sober after lapsing during quarantine. Miley Cyrus revealed she stumbled in her sobriety...

Nicki Minaj shares loved-up photos with her husband Kenneth Petty (PHOTOS)

Nicki Minaj shares loved-up photos with her husband Kenneth Petty. They say love is sweet when you find the right...

We must stop funding corrupt Nigerian security agencies – Says UK Lawmaker

We must stop funding corrupt Nigerian security agencies - Says UK Lawmaker. A UK parliament member, Kate Osamor, joined her...

#EndSARS Protest: General Gowon left with half of the Central Bank – Member of UK Parliament says (VIDEO)

General Gowon left with half of the Central Bank - Member of UK Parliament says. The UK parliament on Monday...

Up to 4000 fans to be allowed to attend English Premier League matches

Up to 4000 fans to be allowed to attend English Premier League matches. Premier League games - will soon see...

Diamond League announces calendar for 2021 season with 14 athletics meeting

Diamond League announces calendar for 2021 season with 14 athletics meeting. The Diamond League released its provisional calendar for the...

Update: Preston defender, Darnell Fisher charged by FA for grabbing genitals of Sheffield Wednesday player, Callum Paterson

Preston defender, Darnell Fisher charged by FA for grabbing genitals of Sheffield Wednesday player, Callum Paterson. Preston defender, Darnell Fisher...

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