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Child comedienne Emmanuella to feature in Hollywood Disney movie

Nigeria’s child comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, aka Emmanuella, appears set to feature in a Hollywood Disney movie.

Mercy Johnson: I stopped playing romantic roles because of my husband

Nollywood actress and Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture to Kogi State governor, Mercy Johnson Okojie, has revealed why she stopped playing romantic roles in Movies.

Pasuma: I see myself becoming Nigeria’s president

Fuji musician Wasiu Alabi Odetola popularly known as Pasuma, has said he sees himself becoming president of Nigeria.

Renowned playwright Akinwunmi Isola passes on at 79

One of Nigeria most renowned playwright, screenwriter, poet and actor, Akinwunmi Isola, is dead.

Nollywood actress Victoria Inyama accuses husband of domestic violence

One of Nollywood foremost stars, Victoria Inyama, has cried out over an alleged domestic violence by her husband Mike Okri in the United Kingdom.

Ugly Models, an agency where ‘everybody’ is a model

Long necks, large chins, flapping ears, crooked noses: welcome to Ugly Models, a London modelling agency of a different stripe, where imperfections are celebrated.

Tuface Idibia, Banky W to join rally on voters’ awareness

Multiple award-winning singer, Tuface Idibia, will participate in a mass voter mobilisation drive to encourage citizens to “protest at all tiers of government with their votes”, an advocacy group, EnoughisEnough, EiE, Nigeria, has said.

Oprah Winfrey confirms no plans to run for US president

Talk show icon Oprah Winfrey has again confirmed she has no intention of running for US president, despite revealing that would-be donors offered to raise $1 billion for her to take on Donald Trump in 2020.

Hollywood actress Kerry Washington sends Uzo Aduba birthday wishes in Igbo language

Social media was abuuz on Tuesday with Hollywood actress Kerry Washington’s birthday wishes to her Nigerian colleague, Uzo Aduba, in Igbo language.

Vanessa Trump taken to hospital after receiving suspicious letter

US President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law has thanked emergency services after she was taken to hospital on Monday when she received a suspicious letter containing white powder.
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Video: Barack Obama unveils painted presidential portrait

Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled their official portraits at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery on Monday.

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sued over sexual misconduct

New York's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against scandal-hit Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, his brother and his former company, alleging that their film studio failed to protect its employees against its co-founder.
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Video: Idris Elba proposes to beauty queen girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre

Idris Elba is off the market after proposing to his beauty queen girlfriend, Sabrina Dhowre.

Muslim singer forced to quit French show over terror posts

A French Muslim singer who became an overnight star after dazzling judges on a TV talent show quit the contest Friday after coming under fire for past Facebook comments about terror attacks.

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PDP: INEC will announce false result in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, under the leadership of Prof Mahmood Yakubu.

Police arrest mastermind of Benue killings

Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police.

Villarreal player Ruben Semedo arrested after ‘violent incident’

Villarreal's Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding somebody against their will and causing injury, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Osun urges federal govt to declare state of emergency on Fulani herdsmen attack

The Osun State Government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the ongoing Fulani herdsmen menace in order to checkmate the killings.

Taraba govt suspends anti-open grazing law

The Taraba State Government has temporarily suspended the Anti-Open Grazing law in the state to allow for some amendments as farmers and herdsmen agree to shield swords.

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Morgan Tsvangirai, ‘was the enduring face of Zimbabwe’s downtrodden opposition’

Morgan Tsvangirai, who has died after a battle with cancer, was the face of Zimbabwe's downtrodden opposition for decades.

White House blames Russia for NotPetya cyberattack

The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

INEC raises committee to probe underage voting in Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday constituted a panel to probe the recent cases of possible underage voting in Kano State.

No terror link in NSA shooting – FBI

The shooting incident on Wednesday at the headquarters of the US National Security Agency outside Washington does not appear to be a terror attack, an FBI official said.

Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo finishes in 20th in heats 1 and 2 of...

Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.