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Camera operator dies in Ghana on set of Netflix drama

A British camera operator has died on the set of the BBC/Netflix miniseries "The Forgiving Earth."

Forbes names Beyonce 2017 highest paid woman in music

Beyonce’s hit album “Lemonade” and world tour made her the highest-paid woman in music in 2017, according to an annual Forbes list on Monday.

Police ask Burna Boy to turn self in over robbery of Mr. 2Kay

The Lagos State Police Command has advised the reggae-dance-hall singer, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy to turn himself in.

American producer Swizz Beatz graduates from Harvard

American hip hop recording artist and producer, Kasseem Dean, popularly known as Swizz Beatz, has bagged a degree from Harvard University.

Serena Williams weds Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in lavish Disney themed ceremony

Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in a lavish ceremony just 11 weeks after giving birth.

US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson has Parkinson’s disease

American civil rights leader Jesse Jackson announced Friday that he has the degenerative neurological disease Parkinson's.

Google doodle celebrates Chinua Achebe

If he hadn’t died in March of 2013, one of Nigeria’s most popular novelist, poet, professor, and critic, Chinua Achebe would have clocked 87 years of age today.

Serena Williams to wed fiancé Alexis Ohanian on Thursday

Global tennis sensation and new mom, Serena Williams, is set to marry fiancé Alexis Ohanian, the multi-millionaire co-founder of social news website Reddit, this Thursday at New Orleans.

Why my relationship with Silverbird broke down – Blessing Egbe

Blessing Egbe, actress, model and filmmaker, has revealed why she does not see eye-to-eye with Silverbird.

Pregnancy is hell – Paloma Faith

British Singer and new mother, Paloma Faith, says she is glad to have pregnancy behind her.

Tanzanian movie star Elizabeth Michael jailed for death of famous lover

A Tanzanian movie actress was on Monday sentenced to two years in prison for involuntary manslaughter, over the 2012 death of her lover, who was one of the country's most adored stars.

2019: I’m under pressure to contest – Shina Peller

Chairman of Aquilla Group, Chief Shina Peller, has said he is currently under intense pressure by his constituency to run for a political office in the 2019 general elections.

Bill Gates commits $100 million to Alzheimer’s fund

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government to seek treatments for the brain-wasting disease.

Nicki Minaj’s brother faces life imprisonment for sexual assault

The brother of rapper Nicki Minaj has been convicted of predatory sexual assault after being charged with repeatedly raping an 11-year-old girl while her mum was at work.

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Abdulrasheed Maina’s reinstatement letter didn’t emanate from my office – AGF Abubakar Malami

Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, said the letter directing the reinstatement of former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Force, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, did not emanate from his office.

Former Manchester City star Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault

Former Manchester City forward Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault, according to Sky Italia.

PDP group begs ex-VP Atiku Abubakar, others to ‘return home’

A group in the Peoples Democratic Party has appealed to former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, and other leaders who left the party to return to “their home” in the PDP.

Nigeria partners with Germany to reabsorb illegal migrants

The Federal Government on Thursday signed an agreement with the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ) to set up a Nigerian–German Centre for Jobs, Migration and Reintegration.

ECOWAS common external tariff 70 percent implemented – Hameed Ali

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says the country has implemented about 70 per cent of the requirements of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET).

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Why President Buhari should implement 2014 confab report – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari, to implement the report of the 2014 national conference, insisting that the report contains a lot of panacea for Nigeria’s problems.

DSS a clog in the fight against corruption – CDHR

Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has berated the Department of State Services (DSS) on their embarrassing conduct in preventing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from carrying out its legitimate statutory duty, especially in the fight against corruption, particularly financial crimes.

SADC leaders set to meet in Angola over Zimbabwe crisis

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is expected to discuss Zimbabwe’s political crisis in Luanda, Angola, on Tuesday, the presidency has said in a statement.

God chose Buhari as Nigeria’s President – Governor Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has stated that God chose President Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s President.

Anambra guber: Situation Room raises concern over massive police deployment

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on Anambra governorship election is concerned about the “massive” redeployment of police officers in the state.