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Psquare split: We’ve been fighting for four years – Peter Okoye

Peter Okoye says there has been an ongoing family squabble between himself and brothers Jude and Paul for “four years” despite remaining united for the sake of Psquare.

Porsche settles wrongful death lawsuit with Paul Walker’s daughter Meadow

Porsche said Wednesday it reached a settlement with the teenage daughter of “The Fast and the Furious” star Paul Walker in a wrongful death suit over the actor’s death in a fiery crash.

Hollywood actor Robert Guillaume passes on at 89

Actor Robert Guillaume, best known for his role in the TV series “Benson,” died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 89.

US celebrity chef John Besh resigns over sexual harassment allegations

Celebrity chef John Besh, who as the face of New Orleans cuisine fed world leaders and appeared on American TV programs, has stepped down from his company after women complained that sexual harassment was rife at his restaurants.

Tonto Dikeh threatens law suit over ‘edited video’ of fracas with ex-husband Olakunle Churchill

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has said she would sue any media platform or social blog that publishes an “edited video clip” set to be released by her ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill.

Singer Mr 2Kay robbed at gunpoint in hotel room

Nigerian singer, Abinye David Jumbo, popularly known as Mr 2Kay was reportedly robbed at gunpoint in his hotel room on Sunday, October 22, 2017.

Pope Emeritus Benedict not sick – brother

The brother of Benedict XVI, Georg Ratzinger, has denied reports that the pope emeritus is seriously ill.

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein asked me for a naked massage – Lupita Nyong’o

American film producer, Harvey Weinstein, has been facing series of sexual assault accusations by Hollywood actresses for the past two weeks.

French film legend Danielle Darrieux dies aged 100

Danielle Darrieux, one of France’s most enduring and glamourous film stars despite her wartime collaboration with the Germans, has died aged 100 at her home near Paris, her partner said Thursday.

Rihanna, Usain Bolt power Puma to higher profit forecast

German sporting goods maker Puma on Wednesday lifted its full-year profit forecast for the third time in 2017, after a big-earning third quarter when celebrity partners like Rihanna and Usain Bolt dominated headlines.

US author George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize 2017

George Saunders has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with his first novel, Lincoln In The Bardo.

Bill Gates tops Forbes wealthiest American list as Donald Trump’s fortune slides by $600m

America’s richest may be getting richer but President Donald Trump’s fortune has slid by $600 million to $3.1 billion, according to a list of 400 billionaires released by Forbes magazine on Tuesday.

Rapper Nelly’s rape accuser wants case dropped

A woman whose rape accusations against hip-hop star Nelly led to his arrest wants the case to be dropped, saying she felt unsafe amid the scrutiny.

Australian model Zoe Brock latest to accuse Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of harassment

An Australian model said she was "played" by Harvey Weinstein and his colleagues who engineered a hotel room meeting where he stripped naked and demanded a massage, in the latest accusation against the Hollywood mogul.

British actress Lysette Anthony becomes fifth woman to accuse Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of...

British actress Lysette Anthony has told police that Harvey Weinstein raped her, the Sunday Times reported, becoming the fifth woman to level such accusations against the disgraced Hollywood mogul.

Why we are investigating Davido over Tagbo’s death – Lagos CP Imohimi Edgal

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Imohimi Edgal, has explained the reasons why the police are investigating Hip Hop Star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

Academy considers expelling disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was due to hold an emergency session Saturday to discuss kicking out Harvey Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations.

CBN chief Godwin Emefiele wins Forbes 2017 Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, governor, Godwin Emefiele, has emerged the 2017 Forbes magazine Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award.

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FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.