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New documents on the Jussie Smollett case released Thursday show that prosecutors told Chicago police detectives that a possible deal with the “Empire” actor was in the works a month before charges against him were dropped.
Chicago filed a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett on Thursday in a bid to recoup the costs of investigating a racist, anti-gay attack that authorities say was orchestrated by the “Empire” actor as a publicity stunt, with the city saying — at minimum — that it now wants triple the amount it initially asked Smollett to pay.
Authorities in the United States have dropped all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett.
A Chicago grand jury on Friday indicted American actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime.
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson blasted Jussie Smollett in an emotional press conference on Thursday in which he said that Smollett's alleged staging of a hoax attack was a "publicity stunt...to promote his career."
Actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested after he was charged with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said.
“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said.
A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Mr. Temitope Kuyebi, has charged the people of Yewa-Awori of the state to continue to pray for Governor Ibikunle Amosun, not to renege on his promise to zone the 2019 gubernatorial election to Ogun West senatorial district.
From the polarizing “Ghostbusters” remake to the controversy over female versions of James Bond and Doctor Who, Hollywood’s proclivity for gender-swapped retreads is among its most enduring and contentious.
DuShon Monique Brown, known to many as the actress who portrayed Connie in the NBC drama “Chicago Fire,” passed away Friday. She was 49.
According to Akintoye, recent research carried out by some intellectuals in the South-West shows that not less than 175 Fulani settlements are scattered across Yoruba land, saying that each of the settlements “portends serious danger to their host communities.”
The award which honours people of colour in entertainment and literature as well as individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavours named the director of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay, the Entertainer of the Year.
Peter Okoye, formerly of Psquare, has signed a distribution deal with Empire, an American record label, music publisher and distribution company.
Arsenal are set to complete the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos.
Arsenal star Alex Iwobi has admitted he might be forced to leave the club if they sign Wilfried Zaha.
The Police on Sunday confirmed that its operatives had served official invitation letters on Busola and Timi Dakolo over the highly publicised case involving Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo.
Zinaida Kononenko, 63, has voted in every presidential and parliamentary election in Ukraine, hoping that the country's political leaders would improve living standards.
Officers of Customs during a weapons handling training at the 33 Artillery Brigade, Shadawanka Barracks Shooting Range in Bauchi.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has submitted documents requested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to the Presidential Elections Tribunal.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, alongside his 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko and General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, were on Monday at the Le Meridien Cairo Airport hotel camp of the Super Eagles to ginger the players ahead of Wednesday’s third place match against Tunisia.
Kadiri Ikhana has pleaded with Nigerians not to condemn the Super Eagles after their 2-1 defeat to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semifinal match in Cairo.
Automotive trading platform Cars45 has unveiled two more Carsbazr franchise lots at Egbeda and Shogunle in Lagos, in partnership with Auction.com Ltd.
No fewer than 33 filling stations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have been closed by officials of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for alleged sharp practices.