Paris Jackson shares throwback photos in celebration of her brother Blanket’s 18th birthday

Blanket ‘Bigi’ Jackson has finally joined his siblings in the ‘legal adult’ club and sister Paris Jackson could not be more shocked. The 21-year-old Chanel model took to social media to share several throwback photos of her sibling. ‘I used to change his diapers. This is such a trip,’ reflected Paris . ‘My brother is a legal adult today. what ...

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Caitlyn Jenner’s son, Brandon ‘welcomes twin boys’ with wife

Brandon Jenner and his wife Cayley Stoker have reportedly welcomed twin boys. According to the birth certificate, which was shared by TMZ on Friday, Stoker officially gave birth to the couple’s twins on February 19. Jenner – whose parents are Caitlyn Jenner and Linda Thompson – already shares a four-year-old daughter Eva with his ex-wife Leah Felder, who he officially ...

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Two women burnt in Anambra kerosene explosion

Two women were feared burnt in a kerosene explosion at their various houses in Igboukwu, Aguata local government area of Anambra State. The incident reportedly occurred when the victims poured the kerosene bought from the market but suspected to be adulterated inside their lanterns. The Nation gathered that the explosion affected parts of their houses. The police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, ...

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South Sudan rebel leader appointed vice president

South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Friday appointed rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, after the two men finally agreed to form a long-delayed unity government — a crucial step towards ending six years of war. A presidential decree included “the appointment of the vice presidents and the dissolution of all institutions at national and state levels,” Information Minister ...

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I remain the king of Iwoland, Oluwo reacts to his suspension

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, says he remains the Oluwo of Iwoland despite his suspension by the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers. He said this in a post on his Instagram page on Friday. The post was in a reaction to his suspension by the Osun State Traditional Council. In the post, Oluwo attached a video, showing ...

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Kaduna court frees 91 shiites after four years in detention

A Kaduna State High Court has discharged and acquitted 91 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). The presiding judge, Justice Hajaratu Gwada, acquitted the defendants of the charges filed against them by the state government in her judgement delivered on Friday. The freed members of the Shiite group were arrested during a clash with soldiers in Zaria in ...

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Two die as Police and robbers exchange gunfire in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Friday killed two suspects during exchange of fire with armed robbers in Dawaki area. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the FCT, DSP Anjuguri Manzah disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. He said the armed robbery gang had engaged police operatives in a fierce gun duel at the ...

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Teni, DJ Cuppy up for nomination at the nickelodeon’s Kids’ choice award 2020

Nigerian stars Teni and DJ Cuppy have been nominated for the Favourite African Star and Social Media Star respectively at the Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2020. The event, which will be hosted by American Rapper, Chance The Rapper, will take place in Inglewood, California and will stream across YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter handles and channels will air on Nickelodeon ...

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Daughter sues mum over rape allegation against dad

One Jessica Obinomeh and her mother, Sandra, have drawn a battle line at an Ogba magistrates’ court, Lagos State, over lingering family issues. Obinomeh alleged that her mother and siblings tortured her with a hot iron, compelling her to lie that her father r3ped her. The plot, according to the 20-year-old woman, was meant to shame her father who is ...

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Ticket goes for $10,000 as Wilder, Fury battle in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will face each other again almost 15 months on from a controversial draw that left punters desperate for a re-run of their thrilling affair in Los Angeles. Tickets in Las Vegas are exchanging hands for thousands of dollars, the fighters are volleying spiteful words at one another with gusto and pundits who have frequented Sin ...

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Boko Haram strikes again, attacks motorists in Yobe

Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday stormed a community located 70 kilometers north from Damaturu the Yobe state capital and 30 kilometers to Dapchi where 110 schoolgirls were abducted in 2018. The terrorists were reported to have attacked motorists, however, information on whether passengers have been abducted or not is still sketchy. The Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Sector 2 ...

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Reps disagree over establishment of polytechnics in Delta State

Two members of the House of Representatives, Francis Oghene Waive (Ughelli South/Udu federal constituency) and Ossai Nicholas Ossai (Ndokwa East/Ndokwa West/Ukwuani federal constituency) on Thursday disagreed over the establishment of two polytechnics in their constituencies. This followed after a Bill for the establishment of a Federal Polytechnic in Orogun, Ughelli North Council Area of Delta State scaled through second reading ...

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Akwa Ibom shuts down college over students’ rampage after they leave DPO in critical condition

The Akwa Ibom State government has shut down Technical College, Ewet Offot indefinitely following students’ unrest, which led to the destruction of school property and inflicting of injuries on staff members and passersby. According to a statement issued by the state’s Commissioner of Education, Professor Nse Essien in Uyo yesterday, the students engaged in unruly behaviour on Wednesday, Febuary19, 2020 ...

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Court jailed Edo chief for beating fellow chief

  An Edo traditional Chief, Obamedo Ode, was on Thursday sentenced to two moths imprisonment by an Egor Magistrates’ Court in Benin, the state capital, for assaulting a fellow Chief, Edwin Onaiwu, by beating him with a stick. The police prosecutor, Inspector Lucky Sunday, told the court that the convict committed the crime on 22 February, 2018, at Iguotor community, ...

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I can never join APC, Ayo Fayose replies party

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose says he is not contemplating dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for another party. Mr Lere Olayinka, his Media Aide, said this in a statement in Ado Ekiti, on Friday. Olayinka, explained that the claim in some quarters that Fayose had concluded arrangements to embrace the All Progressives Congress (APC), was false. “Someone of ...

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George and Amal Clooney’s multimillion country pile submerged under floodwater

George and Amal Clooney’s lavish country pile located in Sonning-on-Thames in Berkshire has been affected by epic flooding. The leafy grounds of the stunning Aberlash House including the tennis court, the veranda attached to the summer house and the majority of their lawns are submerged under murky floodwater after storm Dennis hit the area leaving devastation, earlier this week. The ...

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Raheem Sterling poses with Real Madrid shirt as he responds to transfer speculation

Raheem Sterling has not ruled out playing for Real Madrid in the future but insists he is “really happy” at Manchester City for now. The 25-year-old is a reported transfer target for Real following City’s two-year ban from European football for breaching Financial Fair Play rules. Sterling, who posed with Real Madrid and City shirts over his shoulders, has been ...

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VP Osinbajo’s son holds traditional wedding… white wedding scheduled for this weekend (photos)

Vice President’s Yemi Osinbajo’s son, Laolu Osinbajo is on his way to finally be a married man. Laolu and his sweetheart, Sekemi Braithwaite yesterday tied the knot traditionally. The white wedding will hold this weekend. Writing on social media, Happy Laolu referenced God for the new beginning, writing; ”BECOMING; Enroute to two become one. Thank you Jesus. It is only ...

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Protesters attack buses carrying Wuhan evacuees in Ukraine

Protesters attacked a convoy of buses carrying Ukrainian citizens and other nationals evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, injuring nine police officers and one civilian. As global fears and misconceptions spread about the coronavirus outbreak that originated in the city, protesters blocked roads in the Ukrainian town of Noviy Sanzhari, where 72 evacuees are to be monitored for two ...

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Attack on Oba: Oluwo of Iwo suspended for six months

The Osun State Traditional Rulers’ Council has suspended embattled Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, for six months. He was suspended for alleged assault of the Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Dhikrulahi Akinropo, during a peace meeting last week in Osogbo, Osun State. The council also set up a committee headed by Orangun of Ila, Oba Wahab Adedotun, to further investigate issues ...

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