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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have resigned from all duties related to the UK’s royal family.

Prince Harry, Meghan markle officially resign from royal duties

“Following conversations with The Duke, The Queen has written confirming that in stepping away from the work of The Royal Family it is not possible to continue with the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service,” the statement read.
Nigeria's Tobi Amusan

Tobi Amusan runs 7.99 seconds in Lievin

Nigeria’s Tobiloba Amusan ran 7.99 seconds to place fourth in the 60m hurdles final behind Dutch woman, Naddine Visser (7.91), Nooralotta Neziri of Finland (7.91) and USA’s Christina Clemons (7.91) at the Lievin World Athletics Indoor tour Tuesday night.
Blessing Okagbare

Blessing Okagbare runs two personal bests in 60m, 200m

Nigeria’s undisputed queen of the track, Blessing Okagbare stormed to an impressive 7.10 seconds to win the 60m event at the American track league three held Sunday in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
FILE PHOTO - Queen Elizabeth attends a ceremony in London's Westminster Abbey to mark the centenary of the burial of the Unknown Warrior, in Britain November 4, 2020. Picture taken November 4, 2020. Aaron Chown-Pool via REUTERS-File Photo

Queen Elizabeth to host Joe Biden before G7 summit in June

Queen Elizabeth will host new U.S. President Joe Biden and other world leaders at Buckingham Palace before a summit of the G7 big economies in June, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.
The death of renowned actress Cicely Tyson Thursday drew an outpouring of emotional tributes from Hollywood and far beyond.

Iconic actor Cicely Tyson passes on at 96

The actress and cherished icon, who was first Oscar-nominated for 1972’s “Sounder” and 45 years later was honored with an honorary golden statuette for her body of work, died Thursday at age 96, her manager Larry Thompson confirmed according to a report by USA Today.
Nengi Hampson has been unveiled as a member of the new brand ambassadors of Guinness Nigeria.

#BBNaija star Nengi becomes New Face of Guinness Nigeria

Speaking to the nature of the association, Adenike Adebola, Marketing & Innovation Director, Guinness Nigeria, explained: “We are beyond excited to unveil Nengi as brand ambassador. For us, she is emblematic of our rich history – bold, captivating and uninhibited.”
Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Esther Agunbiade, has addressed the reports of her rift with her fellow BB Naija alumna, Tacha Akide.

#BBNaija: Esther addresses ‘rift’ with Tacha

Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Esther Agunbiade, has addressed the reports of her rift with her fellow BB Naija alumna, Tacha Akide.
FILE PHOTO - British criminal barrister David Perry, appointed as the government prosecutor in the forgery case against feng shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen, leaves a court in Hong Kong May 14, 2012. REUTERS-Bobby Yip

British lawyer declines Hong Kong case after being subjected to ‘disgraceful’ comment

A British prosecutor hired by the Hong Kong government to lead a case against tabloid media magnate Jimmy Lai and several other democracy activists has pulled out after coming under pressure in Britain, the city’s Department of Justice said on Wednesday.
A 79-year-old Canadian fashion mogul, Peter Nygard, who is standing trial for alleged sex trafficking offences, on Tuesday urged a judge to release him on bail, citing poor health.

Canadian fashion mogul charged with sex trafficking

A 79-year-old Canadian fashion mogul, Peter Nygard, who is standing trial for alleged sex trafficking offences, on Tuesday urged a judge to release him on bail, citing poor health.
Dr. Dre who has been dealing with his marriage crash and his health has been newly accused of domestic violence by his wife, Nicole Young in a new divorce filing.

Dr. Dre accused of holding gun to wife’s head

Dr. Dre who has been dealing with his marriage crash and his health has been newly accused of domestic violence by his wife, Nicole Young in a new divorce filing.
FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis wearing a face mask attends an inter-religious prayer service for peace along with other religious representatives in the Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, a church on top of Rome's Capitoline Hill, in Rome, Italy, Oct. 20, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/File Photo

Pope, Queen Elizabeth join vaccine drive as UK tops 3 million cases

Pope Francis and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth became the latest high-profile figures to join the global vaccination campaign against the coronavirus, as the UK reported it had surpassed more than three million cases since the pandemic began more than a year ago.
FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis wearing a face mask attends an inter-religious prayer service for peace along with other religious representatives in the Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, a church on top of Rome's Capitoline Hill, in Rome, Italy, Oct. 20, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/File Photo

Pope Francis: We have to get vaccinated

Pope Francis and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on Saturday became the latest high-profile figures to join the global vaccination campaign against the coronavirus, as the UK reported it had surpassed more than 3 million cases since the pandemic began more than a year ago.
Nicki Minaj may have ushered in 2021 with adorable baby pictures of her son but the rapper has legal woes as she has been sued for $200 million.

Nicki Minaj offers Tracy Chapman $450,000 in copyright infringement settlement

The dispute arose as a result of Nicki Minaj interpolating Chapman’s 1988 song, ‘Baby Can I Hold You,’ into her 2018 song, ‘Sorry.’ This was after Chapman denied a request to approve the sample. Apparently, it is Chapman’s custom to deny such requests.
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.

New Year Honours: Lewis Hamilton knighted as Rob Burrow becomes MBE

Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
Actor and TV host Nick Cannon and partner Brittany Bell have announced the birth of their new baby girl and they’ve given her the strongest name ever; ‘Powerful Queen Cannon’.

Nick Cannon and Brittany Bell welcomes new baby girl

Actor and TV host Nick Cannon and partner Brittany Bell have announced the birth of their new baby girl and they’ve given her the strongest name ever; ‘Powerful Queen Cannon’.

Bishop Obiogho: Nigerians need God’s goodness to survive, overcome global challenges

Bishop of The Light of the World Mission Incorporated, Harrison Obiogho, has said that Nigerians needs God’s goodness to survive in times of trials and overcome global challenges.
Marcus Rashford has been honoured with a Panel Special Award during the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony on Sunday night

Manchester United star given special award for tackling child hunger at BBC ceremony

Marcus Rashford said everyone in the country has a duty to give young people “the best chance at life” after being recognised at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards show for his efforts in tackling child food poverty.
Carol Sutton, the veteran actress known for her role in Steel Magnolias has died due to complications related to COVID-19. She was 76.

‘Steel Magnolias’ actress Carol Sutton dies of coronavirus

Carol Sutton, the veteran actress known for her role in Steel Magnolias has died due to complications related to COVID-19. She was 76.
Google has released its list of the top trending searches in the US for 2020, and as one might expect, “coronavirus,” “election results,” and “Zoom” led the way.

Zoom, Murder Hornets, Among Us, and Joe Biden topped Google trending searches in 2020

Google has released its list of the top trending searches in the US for 2020, and as one might expect, “coronavirus,” “election results,” and “Zoom” led the way. To be clear: these aren’t top searches or most-searched topics
Managers of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards have disclosed that the seventh edition of the awards will be held on Tuesday, December 22 in Lagos.

Nigeria Pitch Awards to be held on December 22 in Lagos

Managers of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards have disclosed that the seventh edition of the awards will be held on Tuesday, December 22 in Lagos
Organisers have announced plans to hold the 7th Award Ceremony of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards on December 22, 2020 at the Ibis Hotel Ikeja, Lagos.

Nigeria Pitch Awards: Organisers announce plans for 7th ceremony

Organisers have announced plans to hold the 7th Award Ceremony of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards on December 22, 2020 at the Ibis Hotel Ikeja, Lagos.
Nigerian music icon, Tiwa Savage’s “CELIA” has been selected among the top ten 2020 album by Time Magazine.

Tiwa Savage’s album makes Time’s 2020 top 10

Nigerian music icon, Tiwa Savage’s “CELIA” has been selected among the top ten 2020 album by Time Magazine.

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FILE PHOTO - A worker looks on as the second delivery of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine is offloaded at the O.R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, February 27, 2021. Kim Ludbrook-Pool via REUTERS

South Africa signs J&J vaccine deal, eases restrictions

South Africa has signed an agreement with Johnson & Johnson to secure 11 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and will ease restrictions due to a decline in new cases, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.
Manchester United’s Norwegian manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (L) congratulates players on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in London on February 28, 2021. – The game finished 0-0. (Photo by Ian Walton / POOL / AFP)

Manchester United rages at penalty talk as team draw another blank

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United are being negatively influenced by opposition managers referring to their penalty record after being denied a spot-kick in a 0-0 draw at Chelsea on Sunday.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor: Abducted schoolgirls will be released soon

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that the abducted students of Government Science Secondary School, Jangebe, will be released very soon.

Primate Ayodele: President Buhari has broken Nigeria’s unity

The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has once again knocked the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, over the unsecured state of the country.
NANS National President, Comrade Sunday Asefon

NANS asks Nigerian government to declare abductors of students terrorists

Following the gale of abductions of school children in the Northern part of the country, the National Association of Nigerian Student (NANS), has advised the federal government to list bandits perpetrating such horrendous crime as terrorists.

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The whereabouts of Dr Jones Gilbert Ayuwo, a lecturer with the Linguistics and Communications Department of the University of Port Harcourt, who was abducted by four gunmen on Sunday, February 21, remains unknown.

UNIPORT confirms abduction of lecturer

The whereabouts of Dr Jones Gilbert Ayuwo, a lecturer with the Linguistics and Communications Department of the University of Port Harcourt, who was abducted by four gunmen on Sunday, February 21, remains unknown.
A protester sprays a fire extinguisher as demonstrators clash with riot police officers during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 28, 2021. REUTERS-Stringer

At least 18 killed in Myanmar on bloodiest day of protests against coup

Myanmar police fired on protesters around the country on Sunday in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against a military coup and at least 18 people were killed, the U.N. human rights office said
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police nab three ‘cultists’ in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra say they have arrested three suspected members of different cult groups in the state.
Police in Cameroon have arrested nine people on suspicion of homosexuality, most of them at an HIV-AIDS care centre, an LGBT rights lawyer said on Thursday.

Cameroon police arrest ‘suspected homosexuals’ at AIDS centre

Police in Cameroon have arrested nine people on suspicion of homosexuality, most of them at an HIV/AIDS care centre, an LGBT rights lawyer said on Thursday.
Manchester City continued their Premier League title charge as they edged to a 20th straight win in all competitions with a 2-1 success over high-flying West Ham at Etihad Stadium.

Manchester City seal 20th straight win in a row with West Ham success

Manchester City continued their Premier League title charge as they edged to a 20th straight win in all competitions with a 2-1 success over high-flying West Ham at Etihad Stadium.