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Court orders Pitt, Jolie to pay €568,000 to chateau decorator

A French appeal court has ordered US stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to pay 568,000 euros ($667,000) to a lighting designer they employed for their chateau in southern France, judicial sources said Friday.

10 key dates in Princess Diana’s life

Below are 10 key dates in the life of Britain’s Princess Diana, who died 20 years ago on August 31 in a car crash in Paris

Malala ‘excited’ after winning place at Oxford University

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai said on Thursday she was “excited” after winning a place to study at Oxford University.

Jailed Pistorius allowed to attend grandmother’s funeral

Jailed South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius briefly left his Pretoria prison on Wednesday to attend his grandmother's funeral.

William, Harry lead tributes to mother Diana, 20 years on

Two decades on from the death of princess Diana, her sons Princes William and Harry are working to keep her legacy alive with unusually emotional tributes after years of official silence.

Obama’s anti-racism tweet makes Twitter history

Barack Obama, former US president, has made Twitter history for the most-liked tweet since the microblogging platform launched in 2006.

Bill Gates donates $4.6bn of fortune

Billionaire businessman Bill Gates has made what has been tagged his largest donation since the turn of the century with the giving away of 5 per cent of Microsoft Corp. shares worth $4.6 billion.

My governorship ambition not a joke – Kcee

Singer Kingsley ‘Kcee’ Okonkwo says his bid to contest the Anambra governorship election holding in November is not a joke.

IMSU vice-chancellor Adaobi Obasi loses son

The Vice Chancellor of Imo State University, Prof Victoria Adaobi Obasi, has reportedly lost her son after a brief illness.

Fashola’s ex-aide Lateef Raji passes on

Mr. Lateef Raji, former Special Adviser on Information and Strategy during the administration of former Governor Babatunde Fashola, is dead.

Rapper DMX ordered confined to home on tax fraud charges

Rapper DMX was ordered confined to his suburban New York City home Friday by a judge who said he repeatedly violated bail conditions on tax fraud charges.

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh considers marriage again

Sultry Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, who recently separated from her former husband, Olakunle Churchill, said in an interview recently that she was ready to fall in love again once she finds the right person.

Judge rejects DJ’s Taylor Swift claim

Pop star Taylor Swift has won a key victory in her court battle with ex-radio DJ David Mueller, whom she claims groped her at a 2013 concert.

Uhuru Kenyatta: heir to a fortune and a political dynasty

Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second and final term in a disputed election on Friday, is the son of Kenya's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite.

Amir Khan apologises to Joshua over infidelity row

Joshua was responding to a tweet by Khan that said, “Glad all is cleared up and all lies. I got angry like any man would. No truth to it. Good to know. All the best.”

World’s oldest man dies in Israel aged 113 years

The world’s oldest man, Holocaust survivor Israel Kristal, died Friday in the Israeli city of Haifa at the age of 113.

Wives who deny husbands sex expose them to infidelity – Majid Michel

Ghanaian Hollywood actor, Majid Michel, has said that there shouldn’t be sex before marriage as that is fornication in the sight of God.

Taylor Swift shaken and humiliated by groping – Mom tells jury

Pop superstar Taylor Swift's mother recounted before a US jury on Wednesday the moment her "shattered" daughter said she had been groped by a local radio host.

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Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun: Allegations of arms stockpile, surrendering, laughable

Former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has described as laughable, allegations he stockpiled firearms before the general elections and hurriedly handed them over to the police a day to handover.

NDLEA warns of alarming rate of drug abuse in Yobe

Yobe command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Wednesday said future of youth in the state was in great danger except drastic measures were taken to check the excessive consumption of hard drugs.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Demolition: FCTA gives two weeks ultimatum to Lokogoma residents

In order to save lives, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, has given residents of Lokogoma two weeks ultimatum to vacate structures built on waterways to give room for demolition and get the corridors cleared for water flow freely.
Kenneth Omeruo scores send half goals to send Super Eagles in the knockout stage of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday evening encounter.

Afcon: Kenneth Omeruo sends Super Eagles to the knockout stage

Kenneth Omeruo scores send half goals to send Super Eagles in the knockout stage of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday evening encounter.
Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.

Real Madrid’s plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius

Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.