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George H.W. Bush hospitalized day after wife’s funeral

A statement stressed that Bush, 93, was responding to treatment. He was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital early Sunday, just a day after bidding a final farewell to his wife of 73 years during a funeral in the same Texas city. Barbara Bush had died on Tuesday.

Ivana Trump: Most men can’t keep their zippers up

Donald Trump’s first wife has an observation to share with the world: Not many men “can keep their zippers up.”

Prince Harry marks 25 years since racist murder of black teen

Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle attended a memorial on Monday marking the 25th anniversary of the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence in a killing that triggered far-reaching changes to British attitudes and policing.

#BBNaija: Nina becomes brand ambassador for beauty products

Mimi Orjiekwe, the popular Nollywood actress on Monday, gave Nina Onyenobi, one of the five finalist of the 2018 BBNaija housemates, her first endorsement deal with Flawless Beauty makeup as brand ambassador.

2019: EU assures INEC of support for PWD

The European Union Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) has assured Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of continued support to ensure inclusion of Persons With Disabilities in electoral process.

History of third-born in Britain’s royal family

Prince William and his wife Kate’s new baby boy is the third child of a man one day destined to be king.

Kate Middleton gives birth to baby boy

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby boy.

#BBNaija: Ebuka’s wife eulogises hubby amidst alleged romance with Cee-C

Cynthia, wife of Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, host of the just concluded Big Brother Naija ‘Double Wahala,’ has eulogised him for keeping his cool amidst rumour of being romantically involved with Cynthia Nwadiora, a.k.a CeeC, 1st runner up of the show.

Chimamanda Adichie tackles Hillary Clinton over Twitter bio

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has taken her feminism a notch higher as she asked former US presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, why her Twitter bio begins with ‘wife’, rather than her career achievements.

Nollywood actor Yul Edochie to run for president

Nollywood actor and movie director, Yul Edochie, has declared an interest in running for the office of president of Nigeria in the upcoming general election.

In Pictures: Lagos unveils new statue of late Gani Fawehinmi

The Lagos State Government on Sunday unveiled a new statue of Chief Gani Fawehinmi SAN, in commemoration of the 80th posthumous birthday of the late human rights advocate.

American comedian Verne Troyer passes on at 49

Verne Troyer, the actor widely known for his role as Mini-Me in Austin Powers, has died aged 49.

‘World’s oldest person’ dies in Japan at 117

A 117-year-old Japanese woman, thought to be the world’s oldest person, has died, a local official told AFP Sunday.

Teju Babyface, wife welcome twins 6 years after wedding

Comedian, actor and talk show host Olateju Oyelakin, a.k.a Teju Babyface, has been blessed with a set of twins.

Dance music star DJ Avicii passes on at 28

Swedish-born producer and DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, died Friday, April 20th, 2018, as confirmed by his publicist Diana Baron. His death comes just days after his 2017 EP, Avīci (01), was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for top dance/electronic album.

Chimamanda Adichie named Harvard class day speaker

Acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been selected by the Harvard College Class of 2018 to address the graduating seniors as part of the annual Class Day celebration on May 23, the day before Harvard’s 367th Commencement.

Ex-Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams engaged to pastor

Michelle Williams, former Destiny’s Child member, has announced her engagement to pastor Chad Johnson.

Myma Belo-Osagie joins American Academy of Arts and Science

Myma Adwowa Belo-Osagie, senior partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie Law Firm, has been elected an international honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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American rapper Meek Mill released from prison

American rapper Meek Mill has been released from prison after being incarcerated for violating his probation.

Donald Trump praises North Korea’s Kim Jong-un as ‘very open’, ‘very honourable’

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday described North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as “very open” and “very honourable,” saying Pyongyang was keen on a meeting “very soon.”

University of Ibadan withdraws 408 students for poor performance

No fewer than 408 students of the University of Ibadan have been asked to withdraw from the Premier University for failure to meet the minimum academic requirements to stay in the University.

Super Eagles will be ready for England friendly – skipper

Midfielder Mikel Obi says the Super Eagles will be at their best for the prestige international friendly match against England at Wembley Stadium in London on June 2.

NIS will no longer issue passport without national identification number – Mohammed Babandede

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says those who do not have national identity card number will no longer be eligible for international passport.