Home Culture People

People

Tosyn Bucknor

Inspiration FM’s Tosyn Bucknor passes on at 37

Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor, an on-air-personality with Inspiration FM, has died aged 37.
Linda Ikeji

Falana to drag Linda Ikeji to court over alleged fake news

Seasoned journalist John Abayomi has threatened to sue the publisher of Linda Ikeji blog, Linda Ikeji for publishing false and malicious story about him.
Kim Porter Sean P. Diddy Combs

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs loses mother of children

Model and actress, Kim Porter, who shares three children with musician and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs, has died at 47.
Monica Lewinsky on October 24, 2018, in Los Angeles. Michael Tran-FilmMagic

Monica Lewinsky: Our affair started after Bill Clinton saw my underwear

Former White House intern, Monica Lewinsky, has revealed what triggered her affair with former US president, Bill Clinton.
Reality star, Alex Asogwa, aka Alex Unusual was auctioned in Abuja, for 300,000 Naira to raise funds for cancer patients.

BBNaija’s Alex Asogwa auctioned for cancer fund

Reality star, Alex Asogwa, aka Alex Unusual, was auctioned in Abuja, for 300,000 Naira to raise funds for cancer patients.
Taofeek Abijako

Eight Nigerians make 2019 Forbes under 30 list

Nigerians who made the list include Taofeek Abijako, Kayode Ojo, Obi Omile Jr, Adegoke Olubusi, Tito Ovia, Dimeji Sofowora, Olaoluwa Osuntokun and Emmanuel Acho.
The royal family poses for an official portrait to mark Prince Charles’ 70th birthday. Photograph- Handout-Clarence House via Getty Images

Prince Charles celebrates 70th birthday

Britain’s Prince Charles, who has been heir to the throne for more than six decades, celebrates his 70th birthday with a tea party and a banquet in Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.
Tobi Bakre

Tobi Bakre: I can only do sex scenes for Hollywood

Oluwatobi Bakre is one of the most talked about ex-housemates of the 2018 Big Brother Naija Reality TV show also known as Double Wahala.
Mosunmola Abudu

Mo Abudu receives honorary doctorate from University of Westminster

Mosunmola Abudu, a Nigerian film producer, has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Westminster.
Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee strikes a pose with Iron Man and Spider-Man

Spider-Man creator Stan Lee passes on at 95

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and other Marvel Comics superheroes has died at the age of 95.
Sunny Aku Dabota Lawson

Dabota Lawson: I regret marrying Sunny Aku

Dabota Lawson, one-time Miss Nigeria UK, says she regrets marrying Sunny Aku, chairman/CEO, Novena Majesty Furniture Industries Limited, in 2014.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 24, 2018, Frenchman Jean-Claude Arnault arrives at the district court in Stockholm, where he attended the final hearing in his trial for rape and sexual assault, allegations that prompted the Swedish Academy to postpone the Nobel Literature Prize.The court jailed the Frenchman in the Nobel scandal for two years for rape. / AFP PHOTO / Jonathan NACKSTRAND

Nobel Prize member appeals conviction over rape of 18 women

Jean-Claude Arnault, who was convicted of rape in a sex scandal that rocked the body that awards the Nobel Literature Prize, is appealing his sentence in a trial set to begin in Stockholm on Monday.
Akihiko Kondo

Man ‘marries’ hologram after dating failures

Akihiko Kondo’s mother refused an invitation to her only son’s wedding in Tokyo this month, but perhaps that isn’t such a surprise: he was marrying a hologram.

Davido wants N30 million wristwatch for birthday

Award-winning Nigerian music superstar David Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, wants a N30 million worth Patek Philipe wristwatch for his forthcoming birthday.
Christy Essien Igbokwe

Google Doodle celebrates Christy Essien-Igbokwe’s 58th posthumous birthday

Google on Sunday celebrated the Nigeria’s Lady of Songs, Christy Uduak Essien-Igbokwe on her 58th posthumous birthday.

Banky W eyes Lagos House of Reps seat

Nigerian singer, Olubankole Wellington, with stage name as Banky W, is gunning for a seat in the House of Representatives.
Susie Orbach

Girls under record social media pressure for ‘perfect body’

Girls and young women are under more pressure than ever to achieve the perfect body in an oppressive social media-driven world that could never have been imagined by 1970s feminists, psychoanalyst and bestselling author Susie Orbach said.
Christiana Essien-Igbokwe

Christy Essien-Igbokwe honoured with Google doodle on posthumous birthday

Christiana Essien-Igbokwe, a late singer known as ‘Nigeria’s Lady of Songs’, has been honoured with a Google doodle on her posthumous birthday; November 11.

Recent Stories

US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on October 27, 2018. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM - AFP)

Donald Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for lower oil prices

US President Donald Trump thanked Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for lower oil prices — a day after pledging the US would remain a “steadfast partner” of the kingdom despite the murder of a dissident journalist.
Blac Chyna

Nigerians ‘drag’ Blac Chyna over planned sales of bleaching cream

Nigerians on social media have expressed their displeasure over Blac Chyna’s upcoming bleaching cream sales in Lagos.

Amazon leaks users’ names and emails in ‘technical error’

Amazon declined to comment on how many users have been affected, and the only way to know if your email address has been exposed is by receiving one of the company’s surprisingly brief emails.

2019: Accord Party candidate unfolds plans for Nigerians

The presidential candidate of Accord Party, Isaac Ositelu, has said he would rebuild Nigeria’s broken infrastructure and unite the country regardless of tongue and creed if he emerges winner of the 2019 presidential elections.

House of Reps condemn constant change of police commissioners in Bayelsa

The House of Representatives has mandated it’s Committee on Police Affairs to investigate the deployment and redeployment of eight Commissioners of Police in Bayelsa in the last three months.