Saturday, January 19

Trump wants to meet families of US troops killed in Syria

The President of United State, Donald Trump announce on Saturday that he would be travelling to meet the families of four US personnel killed in northern Syria.

Trump tweeted: “Will be leaving for Dover to be with the families of four very special people who lost their lives in service to our Country!”

R. Kelly dropped by Sony Music over alleged sexual misconduct

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Popular American singer, R. Kelly whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly has been dropped by his record label, Sony Music.

According to multiple news outlets reports, the artiste who is currently facing a series of allegations of abduction, sexual abuse and exploitation was dropped by the record label on Friday, January 18.

Nigeria's future is not in the hands of retired Generals – Oshiomhole

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the future of Nigeria is not in the hands of retired Generals but in the hands of the electorate.

Oshiomhole also alleged that some retired Generals and former Heads of State are against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Friday, January 18

'Tekno quits Ubi Franklin‘s Triple MG, set to launch his own record label “Cartel” with New Single

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Singer Tekno has reportedly left Ubi Franklin‘s Triple MG, and he is set to launch his own record label.

But even before then, the singer has been teasing his new single “Woman” on his Instagram, sharing that it’ll arrive on Friday.

Thursday, January 17

Watch Akwa Ibom governorship candidates debate in Pidgin on #BBCGovDebate

BBC African squared up the governorship candidates in Akwa Ibom to a debate for 2019 general elections.

The candidates of the two major parties, governor Udom Emmanuel of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Nsima Ekere of the All Progressives Congress (APC), were absent at the debates.

Tuesday, January 15

Alicia Keys to host the 2019 Grammy Awards

American singer, Alicia Keys whose real name is Alicia Augello Cook will be host for the 2019 Grammy Awards. The 15th-time Grammy winner has promised audience a spectacular show.

In a statement, Alicia Keys says:

#BBNaija: Big Brother Naija's organizers release date and venues for auditions

The Biggest reality TV show in Nigeria and Africa, Big Brother Naija is about to cause commotion on our screen and social media once more.

The show host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, and organizers DSTV took to Twitter to announce the reality show is back.

Saturday, January 12

Nick Cannon breaks silence on R. Kelly, apologizes for working with him

American Rapper and Comedian, Nick Cannon apologies after being called out for criticizing R. Kelly due to the fact that they worked together in the past.

The  ‘Wild N Out’comedian is apologizing for teaming up with R. Kelly to deliver a song titled Gigolo in 2003.

Friday, January 11

Rapper Juelz Santana marries partner of 10 years ahead of his 2-year prison sentence

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The American rapper and actor Juelz Santana has tied the knot with his partner of 10 years, Kimbella, before she starts serving her 2-year prison sentence.

The 36-year-old Love & Hip Hop star and his partner reportedly tied the knot in a private Thursday night ceremony.

R. Kelly reportedly planning to flee to Africa amid sexual assault allegation

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Embattled singer, R. Kelly is reportedly planning on fleeing from America to any safe haven.

The Blast reports that those closest to the criminal investigation of R. Kelly are worried the R&B singer is planning on collecting his girls and fleeing the country before prosecutors have a chance to charge him with a crime.

'R. Kelly’s daughter calls father a monster, says she's aware of what he is'

The estranged daughter of R. Kelly, Buku Abi has added her voice to the sexual abuse allegations facing to the embattled R&B singer.

After the release of the ‘Surviving R. Kelly‘ documentary, Abi took to Instagram to apologise to her father’s accusers.

Thursday, January 10

Jeff Bezos' affair with TV Host Lauren Sanchez led to divorce, may split $137bn fortune with wife

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Amazon founder and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos reportedly divorced his wife Mackenzie Bezos, after 25 years of marriage, according to new reports.

On Wednesday, Jeff and Mackenzie surprisingly announced that they are divorcing, adding that they have been separated for a while.

Wednesday, January 9

Robber nearly beaten to stupor by female martial arts fighter

A Brazilian robber who tried to steal a cellphone from a young woman, Polyana Viana, in Rio de Janeiro  got what he never bargained for.

Viana, an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight, brought the robber down with two punches and a kick and held him in a “rear-naked choke” before making him sit and wait for the police, she told the sports website MMA Junkie.

Davido sexually harrased me – Kemi Olunloyo accused Davido

Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo is out here demanding an apology from Davido whom she claims has sexually harassed her many times.

Kemi made this known after a fan asked to know why she’s always attacking the singer on social media.

Pablo Escobar’s brother is raising $50m fund to impeach President Trump

Deceased Colombian drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar's brother Roberto Escobar, is raising money to fund the impeachment of U.S President Donald Trump.

According to the TMZ reports, Roberto, also known as El Osito has started GoFundMe campaign to raise $50m to bolster his company's efforts to impeach Trump.

Tuesday, January 8

Watch President Buhari's interview with Arise TV that has got Nigerians talking

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Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari granted an interview with Arise TV which was aired on Monday evening.

The interview is part of Arise TV one-on-one discussions with presidential aspirants.

Monday, January 7

See what Burna Boy said about Kanye West at #SoundcityMVP

Nigerian Afrofusion singer, Damini Ogulu, whose stage name is Burna Boy, has praised American rapper Kanye West for naming his album “YE”, a title for his (Burna Boy) single.

The singer lauded the American rapper at the third edition of the Soundcity MVP Awards Festival which held at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city on Saturday, According to reports.

Thursday, December 20

Juelz Santana gets to 2-years in prison in airport gun case

Juelz Santana has been sentenced to 2-years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft.

The New York rapper also pled guilty to “possession of a controlled dangerous substance.” James will reportedly “be under supervised release” for one year following his prison sentence, According to TMZ reports.

Here is how Paul Pogba ‘celebrated’ Mourinho’s sack in dressing room

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Paul Pogba reportedly celebrated Jose Mourinho’s sack from Manchester United in the dressing room. As we all know, they weren’t best of friends.

On Tuesday, Mourinho was sacked after the club’s worst start to a top-flight season since 1990. His last game was an embarrassing 3-1 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.

Saturday, December 15

Netflix announces release date for Genevieve Nnaji’s 'Lionheart'

Netflix has finally announced release date for Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart, after successful screening in festivals across the world.

The Global streaming giant had in September acquired the film produced and directed by Genevieve Nnaji.

Kanye West rants on Twitter against Drake - says fellow rapper is threatening his family

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American rapper and Kim K husband, Kanye West took to Twitter to spill his feelings about his issues with fellow rapper Drake.

West said he has been trying to resolve his disagreement with Drake but he has been ignoring conversations.

Thursday, December 13

Blac Chyna reveals she likes Nigerian food

Blac Chyna revealed that she loves Nigerian food – this comes after she said she can’t wait to visit the country again.

Despite receiving heavy threats and backlash from some Nigerians after it was revealed that she was visiting the country to promote her friend, Dencia’s Whitenecious cream, Chyna didn’t change back away from her plans, as she went ahead in touching down the country and promoting the product.

Saturday, December 8

Miss World 2018: Vanessa Ponce de Leon becomes first Mexico's woman to be crowned Miss World

Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon became the first woman of the country to be crowned Miss World.

The 26-year-old model took the title at the the grand finale of 68th annual Miss World contest in Sanya, China, on Saturday.

Korean boy band BTS wins the TIME Person of the Year Reader's Poll

South Korean boy band BTS has emerged as the winner of an online reader's poll for TIME Person of the Year 2018 beating a raft of other artists, world leaders and politicians to rise to the top.

The seven-member K-Pop sensation is made up of Jimin, 22; Jin, 25; Suga, 25; J-Hope, 24; RM, 24; V, 22; and Jung Kook, 21.

Filmmaker Charles Novia lists his ‘Best 5 Nollywood Actresses of 2018’

Nollywood filmmaker Charles Novia has released his annual Best 5 Nollywood Actresses list.

This year, the list as posted on his Instagram page include Jemima Osunde, Tina Mba, Toni Tones, Sola Sobowale and Zainab Balogun.