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Ace comedian Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault in retrial

Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted yesterday on all three counts of drugging and molesting a onetime friend in 2004 at his home, a decisive victory for prosecutors in one of the first celebrity sexual-assault trials of the #MeToo era.

Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights

Spain marked International Women's Day Thursday with an unprecedented strike in defence of their rights that saw hundreds of trains cancelled and countless protests held.

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Watchdog urges Russia World Cup opening boycott over Syria

World leaders should boycott Russian President Vladimir Putin’s VIP box at next month’s World Cup opening unless he takes steps to protect Syrian civilians, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Governor Ajimobi: Culture is one of our legacy pillars

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday stated that the culture sector is one in which his administration would leave a legacy with tangible projects to ensure the revitalisation of the Cultural tourism sector in the state.

DMO: Nigeria must take loans to fund 2018 budget

The director general of Debt Management Office (DMO), Patience Oniha, says the federal government must take loans to fund the 2018 budget and the capital projects.

The impending implosion of APC

The extent of this implosion became more evident during the party’s recent state congresses. Parallel congresses were held in more than 10 states, there were reports of boycotts, violence and general confusion.

Eko DisCo explains outage in Victoria Island

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says the electricity outage in Victoria Island was caused by a breaker problem at Alagbon Transmission Substation in Lagos.