Nigeria

    Court Grants Sowore N100m Bail, Bakare, N50m
    October 4, 2019

    Court Grants Sowore N100m Bail, Bakare, N50m

    Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday admitted detained convener of #Revolution Now protest, Omoyele Sowore to…
    BRAZIL TO FACE NIGERIA’S SUPER EAGLES AND SENEGAL NEXT MONTH
    September 17, 2019

    BRAZIL TO FACE NIGERIA’S SUPER EAGLES AND SENEGAL NEXT MONTH

    Brazilian team will play against Senegal and Nigeria at the National Stadium of Singapore, on October 10th and 13th according …
    2020 Borrowing Plan: Reps Approve Buhari’s Request To Raise N850bn From Capital Market
    May 12, 2020

    2020 Borrowing Plan: Reps Approve Buhari’s Request To Raise N850bn From Capital Market

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved Federal Government’s request to raise the sum of N850 billion from the domestic…
    UAE not restricting visa issuance to Nigerian visitors – Embassy
    August 6, 2020

    UAE not restricting visa issuance to Nigerian visitors – Embassy

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Abuja has denied reports making the rounds that it is restricting the issuance of…
    Buhari, DSS get ultimatum to free Sowore, Dasuki, others
    December 11, 2019

    Buhari, DSS get ultimatum to free Sowore, Dasuki, others

    • Foreign affairs ministry downplays comment by U.S. lawmaker • How activist’s ordeal forced deferral of award to Osinbajo As…
    GTBank scraps charges for young undergraduates on GTCrea8 account
    November 1, 2019

    GTBank scraps charges for young undergraduates on GTCrea8 account

    Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) has removed all charges on transfers, USSD transactions and bank alerts for undergraduates between the ages…
    2023: APC Says Reported Tinubu/Dogara Presidential Ticket Is Mere Rumour
    July 31, 2020

    2023: APC Says Reported Tinubu/Dogara Presidential Ticket Is Mere Rumour

    –The APC has discredited reports about a purported 2023 presidential ticket of Bola Tinubu and Yakubu Dogara – The chairman…
    DSS denies arrest of EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu
    July 6, 2020

    DSS denies arrest of EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu

    The Department of State Services (DSS) has refuted some media reports that it arrested Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of…
    Buhari, Jonathan, others salute Babangida on 79th birthday
    August 17, 2020

    Buhari, Jonathan, others salute Babangida on 79th birthday

    President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with a former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, on his 79th birthday. In a statement by…
    South Africa Xenophobia: Zambian protest, Nigerians online fume
    September 3, 2019

    South Africa Xenophobia: Zambian protest, Nigerians online fume

    Offshoots of the latest xenophobic incidents in South Africa’s city of Johannesburg has sparked off citizen reactions in some African…

    Business

      Shoprite Won’t Abandon N11.4tr Investment – PR
      August 3, 2020

      Shoprite Won’t Abandon N11.4tr Investment – PR

      Shoprite will not abandon its N11.4 trillion ($30 billion) investment in Nigeria, the retailer’s image managers in the country, Chastex…
      FirstBank Deepening Financial Inclusion Through 31,000 Agent Network
      September 2, 2019

      FirstBank Deepening Financial Inclusion Through 31,000 Agent Network

      In its quest to deepen financial inclusion, FirstBank is channelling its resources to reach those at the bottom of the pyramid through…
      Momentum for Gold, Silver Comes to a Crashing Halt
      February 18, 2015

      Momentum for Gold, Silver Comes to a Crashing Halt

      By Jameel AhmadThe unexpected gains metals like Gold and Silver recorded towards the latter end of last week were erased…
      SNEPCo Boosts Medical Training at UNILAG with Donation of Audio-visual Studio
      February 8, 2015

      SNEPCo Boosts Medical Training at UNILAG with Donation of Audio-visual Studio

      Training of doctors has been made much easier at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, thanks to the provision…
      Nestle Nigeria Plc Declares Q3 2019 Financial Results
      November 9, 2019

      Nestle Nigeria Plc Declares Q3 2019 Financial Results

      Nestlé Nigeria Plc has declared its financial results for nine months period ending Sept. 30, 2019. The financial result showed…
      Coronavirus: ‘World faces worst recession since Great Depression’
      April 14, 2020

      Coronavirus: ‘World faces worst recession since Great Depression’

      The global economy will contract by 3% this year as countries around the world shrink at the fastest pace in…
      Uber launches UberBOAT, its boat taxi service in Lagos
      October 17, 2019

      Uber launches UberBOAT, its boat taxi service in Lagos

      Four months after first announcing its plans to launch UberBOAT, a boat taxi business, in Lagos, Nigeria, Uber has now…
      Akpabio Names Lawmakers Who Got NDDC Contracts
      July 27, 2020

      Akpabio Names Lawmakers Who Got NDDC Contracts

      Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has named some federal lawmakers who allegedly got contracts from the Niger Delta…
      Chevron Seeks To Sell Several Oilfields In Nigeria
      October 29, 2019

      Chevron Seeks To Sell Several Oilfields In Nigeria

      LAGOS/LONDON (Reuters) – Chevron is seeking to sell several Nigerian oilfields as part of a global drive to reshape its…
      FG to reopen schools Aug. 4 as 2020 WASSCE begins Aug 17
      July 28, 2020

      FG to reopen schools Aug. 4 as 2020 WASSCE begins Aug 17

      – Nigerian secondary school students will be participating in the 2020 WASSCE, according to the latest decision by the federal…

      World News

        Serena Williams Keeps Fighting, But Falls Short in Another Grand Slam
        September 9, 2019

        Serena Williams Keeps Fighting, But Falls Short in Another Grand Slam

        At the U.S. Open, the Arthur Ashe stadium crowd never ceases to insert itself into the action. Remember, for example, a…
        Samsung Plans To Shut Down US CPU Research Division
        November 6, 2019

        Samsung Plans To Shut Down US CPU Research Division

        Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has revealed its plan to shut down a CPU research division at one of its U.S.…
        Champions League draw: Liverpool drawn with Napoli, Tottenham to meet Bayern Munich
        August 29, 2019

        Champions League draw: Liverpool drawn with Napoli, Tottenham to meet Bayern Munich

        Holders Liverpool will face Napoli, Salzburg and Genk in the Champions League group stage this season. Premier League champions Manchester…
        UNHCR Tasks Stakeholders on Protection of IDPs against Abuse
        March 9, 2015

        UNHCR Tasks Stakeholders on Protection of IDPs against Abuse

        The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNCHR) on Monday called on stakeholders concerned with Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), to ensure their…
        Mali crisis worsens, President resigns, despite efforts of Buhari, Jonathan, other ECOWAS leaders
        August 19, 2020

        Mali crisis worsens, President resigns, despite efforts of Buhari, Jonathan, other ECOWAS leaders

        Despite intervention by regional heads led by Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari and his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, Mali’s history of a…
        Boxing : Joshua title defence won’t take place before October: promoter
        May 15, 2020

        Boxing : Joshua title defence won’t take place before October: promoter

        LONDON (AFP) – Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight title defence against Kubrat Pulev will be pushed back until at least October because…
        George Floyd death: Trump denies protests forced him into bunker
        June 3, 2020

        George Floyd death: Trump denies protests forced him into bunker

        US President Donald Trump has denied reports he was rushed to the White House bunker on Friday night during anti-racism…
        Serena Williams reaches US Open final and will face Bianca Andreescu
        September 6, 2019

        Serena Williams reaches US Open final and will face Bianca Andreescu

        Serena Williams has another shot at winning a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title after demolishing Elina Svitolina to reach…
        Serena ‘ready’ for Sharapova as US Open excitement begins
        August 26, 2019

        Serena ‘ready’ for Sharapova as US Open excitement begins

        Serena Williams declared herself “ready” for an opening-night showdown with Maria Sharapova as the US Open began Monday with top-seeded…
        Vanessa Bryant breaks silence on death of husband, Kobe, and daughter Gianna
        January 30, 2020

        Vanessa Bryant breaks silence on death of husband, Kobe, and daughter Gianna

        Kobe Bryant’s wife of nearly 20 years broke her silence Wednesday on the death of her husband and their 13-year-old daughter,…
          Super Bowl 2020: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant during halftime show
          January 31, 2020

          Super Bowl 2020: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant during halftime show

          Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash has reminded everyone how fragile life is, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira said on…
          Jennifer Lopez to Receive Spotlight Award at Palm Springs Film Festival
          November 26, 2019

          Jennifer Lopez to Receive Spotlight Award at Palm Springs Film Festival

          Just days after Jennifer Lopez earned her second Indie Spirit Award nomination for her work in “Hustlers,” the Palm Springs International Film…
          The Oscars have Disqualified ‘Joy’, a Film about Nigerian Sex Workers, Submitted for Best International Feature Film
          November 22, 2019

          The Oscars have Disqualified ‘Joy’, a Film about Nigerian Sex Workers, Submitted for Best International Feature Film

          Like Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’, the film has reportedly been disqualified by the Academy because of too much English dialogue. It…
          Oscar Awards : Early Front-Runners in the 2020 Oscars Race
          November 13, 2019

          Oscar Awards : Early Front-Runners in the 2020 Oscars Race

          As recently as five years ago, no studio would ever consider releasing a blockbuster in the “dead” months of the…
          Oscars Best Actor 2020: Who Will Win?
          November 13, 2019

          Oscars Best Actor 2020: Who Will Win?

          On “Pick of the Week,” devoted to the top categories of awards season, Let’s dissect the Oscars’ oh-so-crowded best actor…
          Discop Johannesburg edition covers international and regional coproduction
          November 9, 2019

          Discop Johannesburg edition covers international and regional coproduction

          Discop Johannesburg’s organizers announced their 2019 program with a focus on international’s content buying and selling. The upcoming edition of…
            Super Bowl 2020: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant during halftime show
            January 31, 2020

            Super Bowl 2020: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant during halftime show

            Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash has reminded everyone how fragile life is, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira said on…
            Oscars Best Actor 2020: Who Will Win?
            November 13, 2019

            Oscars Best Actor 2020: Who Will Win?

            On “Pick of the Week,” devoted to the top categories of awards season, Let’s dissect the Oscars’ oh-so-crowded best actor…
            Broaden your African cinema horizons
            July 28, 2019

            Broaden your African cinema horizons

            40th edition of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) started on July 18 and runs till 28. It’s one of…
            Sony Partners Disney For New Spider-Man Movie Production
            September 29, 2019

            Sony Partners Disney For New Spider-Man Movie Production

            Sony and Walt Disney announced on Friday that Marvel Studios led by President Kevin Feige will produce a third film in Spider-Man: Homecoming…
            The Oscars have Disqualified ‘Joy’, a Film about Nigerian Sex Workers, Submitted for Best International Feature Film
            November 22, 2019

            The Oscars have Disqualified ‘Joy’, a Film about Nigerian Sex Workers, Submitted for Best International Feature Film

            Like Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’, the film has reportedly been disqualified by the Academy because of too much English dialogue. It…
            Discop Johannesburg edition covers international and regional coproduction
            November 9, 2019

            Discop Johannesburg edition covers international and regional coproduction

            Discop Johannesburg’s organizers announced their 2019 program with a focus on international’s content buying and selling. The upcoming edition of…
            Nigerians spent N3bn in cinemas in first half of 2019 —CEAN
            July 15, 2019

            Nigerians spent N3bn in cinemas in first half of 2019 —CEAN

              Nigerians spent nearly 3, 124, 026, 959 billion Naira to watch box office movies at the cinemas between January…
            Oscar Awards : Early Front-Runners in the 2020 Oscars Race
            November 13, 2019

            Oscar Awards : Early Front-Runners in the 2020 Oscars Race

            As recently as five years ago, no studio would ever consider releasing a blockbuster in the “dead” months of the…
              BBNaija: 311 fans raise over N12.5m for disqualified housemate, Erica
              1 week ago

              BBNaija: 311 fans raise over N12.5m for disqualified housemate, Erica

              Over 310 fans and viewers of the fifth season of one of the most popular reality television shows in Nigeria,…
              2Baba allays fears of his fans that, he is retiring from music–says farming is not retirement plan
              4 weeks ago

              2Baba allays fears of his fans that, he is retiring from music–says farming is not retirement plan

              Recall that earlier in the week, the singer shared a video on his Instagram page showing his big farmland in Benue. After…
              Sir Paul McCartney says post-Beatles feud with John Lennon was ‘pretty hurtful’
              August 4, 2020

              Sir Paul McCartney says post-Beatles feud with John Lennon was ‘pretty hurtful’

              Sir Paul McCartney has described his post-Beatles feud with John Lennon as “pretty hurtful”, but denied that the band ever…
                Michael Douglas, 75, reveals his father Kirk is ‘begging’ him to not throw a big party for his 103rd birthday in December
                November 22, 2019

                Michael Douglas, 75, reveals his father Kirk is ‘begging’ him to not throw a big party for his 103rd birthday in December

                Michael Douglas’ father Kirk Douglas is turning 103-years-old. And the Basic Instinct actor told Jimmy Kimmel during his late night show on…
                Tiwa Savage walks runway for Naomi Campbell
                September 16, 2019

                Tiwa Savage walks runway for Naomi Campbell

                Fashion for Relief is a charitable organization founded in 2005 that has raised funds for various environmental and humanitarian causes.…
                The Oscars have Disqualified ‘Joy’, a Film about Nigerian Sex Workers, Submitted for Best International Feature Film
                November 22, 2019

                The Oscars have Disqualified ‘Joy’, a Film about Nigerian Sex Workers, Submitted for Best International Feature Film

                Like Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’, the film has reportedly been disqualified by the Academy because of too much English dialogue. It…
                Jennifer Lopez to Receive Spotlight Award at Palm Springs Film Festival
                November 26, 2019

                Jennifer Lopez to Receive Spotlight Award at Palm Springs Film Festival

                Just days after Jennifer Lopez earned her second Indie Spirit Award nomination for her work in “Hustlers,” the Palm Springs International Film…
                Obamas make Hollywood movie debut with ‘American Factory’
                August 22, 2019

                Obamas make Hollywood movie debut with ‘American Factory’

                Barack and Michelle Obama made their Hollywood debut on Wednesday with a documentary set in industrial Ohio that film reviewers…
                Celebs commend Adeniyi Johnson for greeting Toyin Abraham
                August 17, 2019

                Celebs commend Adeniyi Johnson for greeting Toyin Abraham

                Actor, Adeniyi Johnson, was commended by many during the week for what they termed his mature act. Johnson had congratulated…
                Discop Johannesburg edition covers international and regional coproduction
                November 9, 2019

                Discop Johannesburg edition covers international and regional coproduction

                Discop Johannesburg’s organizers announced their 2019 program with a focus on international’s content buying and selling. The upcoming edition of…
                Posing nude a business strategy –Toyin Lawani
                August 17, 2019

                Posing nude a business strategy –Toyin Lawani

                Entrepreneur and social media personality, Toyin Lawani, sure knows how to court attention. She recently posted some sultry pictures on…
                BIG BROTHER REVEALED: Meet the man behind the voice you hear
                July 31, 2020

                BIG BROTHER REVEALED: Meet the man behind the voice you hear

                We are ‘proud’ to announce that we now know the person behind the most recognizable voice in Nigeria at the…
                Filmmaker, Charles Novia gets his own first TV channel
                November 22, 2019

                Filmmaker, Charles Novia gets his own first TV channel

                Charles Novia, a popular film critic, and filmmaker has become the first Nigerian to own a TV channel solely dedicated…
                Michael Douglas, 75, says ‘younger bride’ Catherine Zeta-Jones makes him ‘feel good’
                October 11, 2019

                Michael Douglas, 75, says ‘younger bride’ Catherine Zeta-Jones makes him ‘feel good’

                Michael Douglas blew out 75 candles on Sept. 25, the same day his longtime wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, turned 50. It’s…
                Oscar Awards : Early Front-Runners in the 2020 Oscars Race
                November 13, 2019

                Oscar Awards : Early Front-Runners in the 2020 Oscars Race

                As recently as five years ago, no studio would ever consider releasing a blockbuster in the “dead” months of the…
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