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Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Folorunsho Alakija rank among richest blacks

Of the 13 Black billionaires on the 2019 Forbes’ list of the World’s Billionaires, four of them are Nigerians.
Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji marks 20 years in Nollywood

Veteran Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Genevieve Nnaji, celebrated two decades in the film industry with a reflective New Year post.
Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama emerges America’s most admired woman

Michelle Obama, former US first lady, has been voted America’s most admired woman in a Gallup poll, ousting Hillary Clinton from the top spot for the first time in 17 years.
Beyoncé

Beyonce to lead Mandela tribute concert

Beyonce will lead an all-star line-up that includes Ed Sheeran, Jay-Z and Usher in Johannesburg on Sunday when she performs at a concert to honour the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
The Democrat Stacey Abrams has acknowledged that the Republican Brian Kemp will be declared the next governor of Georgia, bringing to a close the hard-fought and bitterly contested election.

Democrat Stacey Abrams quits race, vows to sue Georgia state

Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams has vowed to sue the US state of Georgia for "gross mismanagement" of the gubernatorial election after withdrawing from the race.
Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke campaigns in the most expensive Senate race in history. Michael Wyke-EPA

Races to watch in US midterm elections

A number of notable races are taking place on Tuesday in the US midterm elections, when Americans go to the polls to elect governors and members of the US House of Representatives and Senate.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote named 6th most charitable person worldwide

The philanthropist attitude of Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote Group, was recognized and highlighted by Richtopia, a digital periodical that covers business, economics and financial news, based in the United Kingdom, on Wednesday as the richest man in Africa was named as the sixth most charitable man in the world.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia investigates US-backed charity after alleged rapes

Liberia's government says it is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care.

Ibrahim Gambari, Nasir El-Rufai appointed to Oxford University’s Africa Board

The oldest university in the English-speaking world, Oxford University, has appointed Nigeria’s former External Affairs Minister, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, to the International Advisory Board of its African Studies Centre.
Dream Catchers

Lagos street kids dance their way to fame with viral hit

A group of Nigerian street children have been transformed into celebrities thanks to a viral dance video that attracted the attention of singer Rihanna and supermodel Naomi Campbell.

Oprah Winfrey to produce shows for Apple

Television personality Oprah Winfrey has agreed to produce shows for Apple as the iPhone maker prepares to make a push into original content.

Harry and Meghan marry in emotional wedding

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became husband and wife in a star-studded Windsor Castle ceremony on Saturday, filled with traditional pomp and modern twists -- and watched the world over.

‘Black Panther’ clings to lead, nears an all-time record

Digging in its claws, “Black Panther” has clung to its box-office lead for a fifth straight weekend, taking in an estimated $27 million in North American theaters while fending off two new films, website Exhibitor Relations said Sunday.

Sade Adu sings in ‘A wrinkle in time’ after 8 years hiatus

Helen Folasade Adu, a.k.a Sade Adu, Nigerian–British soul singer, has recorded a new original song for the upcoming American film, ‘A Wrinkle in Time’, her first in eight years.

Oprah Winfrey, others back US students march over gun control

Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney and Steven Spielberg said on Tuesday they would each donate $500,000 to the “March for Our Lives” rally in Washington in support of gun control following last week’s shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

Donald Trump blasts Oprah Winfrey over CBS 60 Minutes episode

U.S. President Donald Trump blasted media mogul Oprah Winfrey on Twitter on Sunday night over a segment on CBS’s 60 Minutes programme and again said he hoped she would face him as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race.

Donald Trump wants Oprah Winfrey challenge in 2020 election

President Donald Trump has challenged TV host Oprah Winfrey to contest the U.S. 2020 presidential election.

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.

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Supplementary poll: PDP cries foul over alleged militarisation in Sokoto

Sokoto State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will not accept anything short of free, fair and credible polls in tomorrow’s supplementary poll in the state.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Osun guber: Senator Adeleke’s tribunal victory triumph of people’s will – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) has hailed the verdict of the Osun State Governorship election tribunal, which upheld the victory of its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, describing the judgement as a victory for democracy and triumph of the will of the people.

Bauchi elections: Group accuses INEC of causing political tension, confusion

A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.

NANS hails tribunal declaration of Senator Adeleke as Osun governor

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has hailed the tribunal declaration of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as governor of Osun State, saying it is hope awakening.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Tribunal orders INEC to issue Senator Adeleke Certificate of Return as duly elected Osun...

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election.