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Lagos pays homage to jollof rice

In Nigeria, jollof rice isn’t just a tasty West African dish — it’s a national obsession.

Porn site offers to pick up Netflix’s cancelled LGBTQ show

Porn site xHamster has offered to pick up Sense8, the LGBTQ-inclusive show Netflix cancelled in June.

Girl meets boy: Taiwan’s tribal matchmaking festival

As night falls on a square in the village of Matai'an, young women cast critical eyes over a dancing circle of men in embroidered skirts and feathered head dresses as part of an ancient match-making ritual.

Foo Fighters follow ‘Adele’ blueprint on return

Grunge veterans the Foo Fighters are channelling their inner Rick Astley with a bold new record the American rockers describe as their "weirdest" yet.

Michael Jackson’s ex-attorney to defend Cosby

The onetime attorney of late pop icon Michael Jackson will now defend disgraced television icon Bill Cosby in his upcoming re-trial for sexual assault, the actor’s spokesman said Monday.

Rapper Olamide at risk jail term for ‘Wo’ video

Olamide Adedeji, indigenous rapper, may be at risk of a N3 million fine and one-year jail term for promoting the use of tobacco in his recently released video, Wo.

Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s queen of drama

The 52-year-old Zimbabwean First Lady’s love affair with President Robert Mugabe, which started when both were married and their eventual marriage in 1996, was materials fit enough for rousing telenovela.

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Veteran Hollywood comedian Jerry Lewis, who died Sunday aged 91, perfected a goofy brand of slapstick that endeared him to millions over the course of a career spanning six decades.

Promote peace with your lyrics – Gyang tells artistes

As part of efforts towards ensuring peaceful co-existence among Nigerians, a Jos-based musician, Jeremiah Gyang, has called on his colleagues to promote peace with their songs.

‘Hitman’ bumps off ‘Logan’ to claim box-office lead

Two new movies — “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” and “Logan Lucky” — soared to the top three in North American theaters this weekend, with “Logan” scoring well with critics, but “Hitman” far luckier in ticket sales.

Ex-Taraba Gov. Suntai buried amidst eulogies, tears

The remains of the former Governor of Taraba, Danbaba Suntai, were laid to rest on Saturday in his hometown, Suntai, in Bali Local Government Area of the state amidst tears and eulogies.

Trump and wife skip Kennedy Center arts awards

Donald and Melania Trump will skip festivities for this year’s Kennedy Center Honors, one of America’s top awards in the arts, to allow the events to go ahead without “political distraction,” the White House said Saturday.

Osun festival grand finale holds in Osogbo

The grand finale of the 2017 edition of the Osun festival has held in Osogbo, the Osun state capital.

Ibadan to have 32 Obas as Olubadan retains paramount rulership

Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, may next month have a 32 beaded crown-wearing Obas, while the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, will maintain his status as the paramount ruler of the ancient city if the recommendation of a Commission on the issue is implemented.

Bieber drops new song, still wants to be ‘Friends’

Justin Bieber may have canceled a world tour, been banned from China and issued a recent confessional, but he still wants to be friends, if his new song is anything to go by.

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Agitations for Biafra sheer waste of time – Presidency

Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has said that those groups calling for the disintegration of Nigeria are only wasting their time as “Nigeria remains one.’’

Court orders forfeiture of 56 houses linked to Diezani

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Ronaldo’s final appeal against 5-game ban rejected

Cristiano Ronaldo's final route of appeal against his five-match ban for pushing a referee after being sent off in the Spanish Super Cup was rejected by Spain's administrative sports court (TAD) on Tuesday.

Ex-Taraba acting gov dumps PDP for APC

Former acting governor of Taraba, Alhaji Garba Umar, on Tuesday dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nigerian Navy names successful candidates for 2017 recruitment

The Nigerian Navy has announced the release of the list of successful candidates in the aptitude test that was held nationwide on August 12, 2017.

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Woman married to 2 men granted divorce in Ibadan

A middle aged woman married to two husbands in Ibadan has gotten the leave of a Customary Court to divorce one of the husbands.

Something radically different must happen for Nigeria to survive – Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, has said the existing order must be overthrown for Nigeria to survive, warning that the country is “not presently sustainable”.

Own goal seals Liverpool win at Hoffenheim

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are far from certain of a Champions League group stage berth despite their 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Tuesday in their play-off, first-leg.

The pro and anti Buhari protests

Just like the presidents of every country of the world are very important to their citizens, the case is the same in Nigeria. Nigerian presidents are of great significance to their people.

Fed govt to review all trade, investment agreements since 1960

Chiedu Osakwe, director-general of the Nigeria office for trade negotiations, says the agency will embark on a review of all the trade and investment agreements entered into with countries and entities since 1960.