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A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has made his Nollywood debut in a new series titled Silent Prejudices (Season 2).

Femi Fani-Kayode apologises for calling journalist ‘stupid’

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has apologised for referring to a journalist, Eyo Charles, as “stupid”.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, 2020 housemate, Erica, has revealed that she met her father for the first time through Instagram.

#BBNaija: I’ve not found love with Kiddwaya – Erica

Erica has opened up on her relationship with Kiddwaya. She noted that Kidd is her friend notwithstanding all they do in the House.
A former United States ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, is dead.

Ex-US envoy Walter Carrington passes on at 90

A former United States ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, is dead.
It was a lucky escape on Tuesday for 10 passengers onboard a boat to Lagos Island when it suddenly capsized.

How 16 passengers died in Badagry boat accident – survivor

Moruf Kelani, a survivor of the July 29 boat mishap in which 16 passengers drowned on Badagry waterways, has blamed the tragic incident on greed by boat operators and regulatory officials.
Big Brother Naija housmate, Erica, on Monday, said her choice of Deputy Head of House made her feel like she had betrayed her friend, Laycon.

#BBNaija: I betrayed Laycon – Erica

Big Brother Naija housmate, Erica, on Monday, said her choice of Deputy Head of House made her feel like she had betrayed her friend, Laycon.

Sepp Blatter claims he was forced out of Fifa for bringing World Cup to...

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter does not see Africa hosting the Fifa World Cup anytime soon, and claimed that his support for the continent's 2010 tournament hosting rights led to him being forced out of the Zurich-based organisation.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Akeredolu: I won’t report Segun Mimiko to EFCC despite our political differences

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said that he will not report his predecessor and friend of over 40 years, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission because of political differences.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki, PDP mourn ex-Edo speaker

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party have mourned the death of former Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Alhaji Zakawanu Garuba.
A former Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Alhaji Zakawanu Garuba, has passed on.

Former Edo speaker Zakawanu Garuba passes on

Garuba, a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), who was speaker between 2007 and 2009, died in Abuja in the early hours of yesterday, July 18 after a brief undisclosed illness at the age of 54.
Magnus Abe

Rivers APC crisis: Rotimi Amaechi loyalists blast Magnus Abe

A faction of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State loyal to the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the leader of the rival faction, Senator Magnus Abe, of throwing in spanner into wheel of all efforts to bring about peace and reconcile members of the the party
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Asiwaju Tinubu mourns deceased former APC vice-chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, has expressed sadness over the passing of a former member of the party’s National Working Committee, Alhaji Inuwa Abdulkadir.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alaao-Akala: Senator Ajimobi left enduring legacies for generations

Former Oyo State Governor, Adebayo Alao-Akala says late former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi left behind enduring legacies for the people of Oyo State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Cleric’s son kills friend over phone in Lagos

The police in Lagos state have arrested Abdulrahman Olayiwola, son of the Chief Imam of Isale Oja community in Agege, for allegedly stabbing his friend, identified simply as Pelumi, to death during an argument over a stolen phone.
The Commissioner for Works in Akwa Ibom State, Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, has called on Akwa Ibom people to identify and criticise any of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s aides who have failed in their official duties before blaming the governor for it.

Commissioner asks residents not to blame governor for failure of appointees

The Commissioner for Works in Akwa Ibom State, Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, has called on Akwa Ibom people to identify and criticise any of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s aides who have failed in their official duties before blaming the governor for it.
Grammy-nominated gospel singer Troy Sneed has died due to complications from coronavirus. He was 52 years old.

Gospel singer Troy Sneed dies of coronavirus

Grammy-nominated gospel singer Troy Sneed has died due to complications from coronavirus. He was 52 years old.
Wogene Debele of Takoma Park, Maryland, was eight months pregnant when she fell ill. She died from coronavirus shortly after giving birth. Here, her family mourns at her graveside.

Man mourns wife who died of coronavirus shortly after giving birth

“The newborn baby reminds me of my mother,” she said. “I feel like I am finding my mother through my siblings. From now on, they are all I’ve got. Mom used to say when I have my own children that I wouldn’t need a babysitter and that she would raise my children.”
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

General Babangida: Abba Kyari died a martyr

“It is stated in the traditions of our beloved Prophet Muhammad, that whosoever dies as a result of an epidemic affliction is a martyr and I fervently pray it shall be so for Kyari”, Babangida said.
The management of Gateway United FC have condoled with Enugu Rangers over the demise of their player Ifeanyi George who passed on on Sunday after a fatal accident in company of his colleagues.

Enugu Rangers pay final respect to late player Ifeanyi George

Rangers International FC of Enugu on Sunday paid their last respect to their late player, Ifeanyi George, who died in a car crash alongside two others while on their way to Lagos.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.