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American singer, Robert Sylvester Kelly, a.k.a R-Kelly, pleaded to the Bureau of Prisons to let him out of solitary confinement while waiting for trial.

R.Kelly seeks release from confinement

American singer, Robert Sylvester Kelly, a.k.a R-Kelly, pleaded to the Bureau of Prisons to let him out of solitary confinement while waiting for trial.
Verve, a leading payments technology and card business in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, has held an event to launch the Verve Global Card.

Verve Global Card launches first international transaction in New York

Verve, a leading payments technology and card business in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, has held an event to launch the Verve Global Card.

Ibinabo Fiberesima: Nigerian entertainers care less about their health

Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, has said it is worrisome that Nigerian entertainers give little or no attention to their health.

World Bank cuts Nigeria’s growth projection to 1.9 percent

The World Bank has once more reduced its growth projection on Nigeria in 2018 to 1.9 per cent, down from the 2.1 per cent it had estimated for the country in April.

World Bank forecasts 2.7% growth for sub-Saharan Africa in 2018

The World Bank has cut its forecast for growth of sub-Saharan Africa in 2018 to 2.7 per cent, down from an earlier one of 3.1 per cent, partly due to less favourable external environment for the region.

Kate Henshaw: I’m done with politics

Fans of screen goddess, Kate Henshaw, who were excited by her decision to contest for public office in 2015 and are looking forward to more from her on that lane can forget the idea. This is because the Cross River State-born star has said she is not likely to go back to the field ever again.

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An attendee at the memorial service held by South African political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in honour of the late Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe takes pictures with a wax model of the former president in Soweto, Johannesburg on September 12, 2019. GULSHAN KHAN | AFP

Robert Mugabe’s funeral fuels tensions due to traditional beliefs, rituals

As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions.
President Buhari at the event

South East farmers urge President Buhari to call Miyetti Allah to order

South East farmers under the auspices of Igbo Farmers Progressive Union (IFPU) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association to order, insisting that no group should kill others in the country.
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne admits he was expecting Raheem Sterling to live up to the picture painted of him by the media.

Xavi Hernandez: Raheem Sterling can succeed Lionel Messi as world’s best player

Barcelona great Xavi believes Raheem Sterling is on course to emerge as the world's best player when Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo leave centre stage.

Senator in child pornography scandal

Michael Folmer, a Pennsylvania State Senator, is facing charges of possession of child pornography.

CBN: Nationwide cashless policy begins March 31, 2020

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday disclosed that the long-awaited cashless policy takes off nationwide from March 2020.