Friday, 19 July 2019

Ighalo emerges Golden Boot winner as Algeria defeats Senegal to lift AFCON 2019 trophy

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is the ultimate winner of the Golden Boot at the just concluded African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Ighalo scored his 5th goal as Nigeria defeated Tunisia third-place match on Wednesday.

’19 Nigerians arrested’ as police crack down on 'Maphite cult" in Italy

Nineteen suspected high profile members of Nigerian mob in Italy have been arrested, police say.

The Italian police say those arrested were identified as members and leaders of the clan, which reportedly punished anyone who rebelled against its operations.

Boko Haram kills aid worker, two farmers in Borno, two days after killing army commander and some soldiers

A worker of Action Against Hunger, a humanitarian organisation, has been killed by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.

In a statement, the organisation said the incident happened as its convoy was heading to Damasak in Borno state.

Tiwa Savage speaks on collaborating with Beyonce in "The Gift" album

Nigerian music artist, Tiwa Savage has spoken up on her collaboration with American singer, Beyonce on her new album.

Beyonce, on Tuesday, unveiled the track-list of her new album, ‘The Lion King: The Gift’, which is the musical accompaniment to the new Disney movie.

#BBNaija 2019: I was rejected by my father for being a girl child - Ella

Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Ella has revealed that she was rejected by her biological father when she was a child.

Ella in an interview granted after being evicted from the ongoing Reality TV show said she was rejected by her father because she was a female child.

Nigerian woman files for divorce because her husband's penis is too large

Life is full of funny choices, and one can't really say this is exactly the standard.

While some women are complaining that their man's penis is too small, a woman in Zamfara state is ending her marriage because her husband's rod is too big for her vagina.

Osas Ighodaro-Ajibade is living the bikini beach life with her girls in Gambia (Photos)

Former beauty queen and actress, Osas Ighodaro-Ajibade is currently exploring the beautiful Coast of Gambia.

Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Yemi Alade could win Grammys for featuring in Beyonce's “The Gift Album” – Don Jazzy

Beyonce released the much-anticipate album, “The Lion King, The Gift” on Thursday.

The star-studded album which drew inspiration from Disney’s new version of the classic movie; “Lion King”, features superstar artistes from Nigeria and other African countries.

At 48, Kate Henshaw is ageless in these birthday photos

Nollywood star, Kate Henshaw, is one of those celebrities who gets younger by the year.

The actress is celebrating her 48th birthday today, July 19, and shared beautiful photos to mark the special day.

Listen to Beyonce's “The Gift Album” featuring Wizkid, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, Burnaboy, Yemi Alade

Beyonce has dropped the much-anticipate album, “The Lion King, The Gift”

The star-studded album which drew inspiration from Disney’s new version of the classic movie; “Lion King” features superstar artistes from the world and importantly from Africa as it features some of this continent’s biggest music stars.

Thursday, 18 July 2019

#BBNaija 2019: Isilomo slams Kimoprah, Ella, for claiming Tacha has body, mouth odour (Video)

The evicted housemates of Big Brother Naija 2019, Isilomo, Kimoprah and Ella, are giving us drama outside the show while their mates are still in the house.

Isilomo has slammed Kimoprah and Ella for claiming that Tacha, who is still in the Big Brother house, has body and mouth odour.

#BBNaija2019: Jackye gets N1.5m for winning ‘Pepsi know da lyrics challenge’

Big Brother Nigeria 2019 housemate, Jackye has become the first housemate to rewarded with cash prize after she emerged the winner of the ‘Pepsi know da lyrics challenge’ at the BBNaija house on Wednesday.

Jackye won herself N1.5m and an all-expense-paid trip to Dubai for One Africa music fest.

#BBNaija2019: Khafi says she was celibate for eight years after converting to Christianity

Big Brother Nigeria 2019 housemate, Kafayat Kareem, a.k.a Khafi, has revealed she was celibate for eight years after converting from Islam to Christianity.

She made the revelation while chatting with Gedoni, her love interest in the BBNaija house.

Nigeria draw Benin, Sierra Leone, Lesotho for AFCON 2021 qualifiers

Nigeria has been drawn in a relatively easy group for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification series.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will take on Benin, Sierra Leone and Lesotho in group L to qualify for the 33rd AFCON in Cameroon.

‘I was hacked’ – Wizkid’s babymama denies making domestic violence claims against him

Jada Pollock, third ‘baby mama’ of Ayo "Wizkid" Balogun, has denied making the claims of domestic violence against the singer.

In a now-deleted post on her Instagram, the UK-based artiste manager had announced the end of their relationship.

Pinnick reportedly removed as CAF First Vice-President, NFF says his tenure expired

President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick was reportedly removed from his position as First Vice-President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Pinnick, who served in the position since July 2018, has been replaced by South Africa’s Danny Jordaan.

Like Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo also quits international football

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has announced his retirement from international football.

The news of Ighalo's retirement is coming after John Mikel Obi also retired from the national team following the Super Eagle’s third placed victory over Tunisia at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

SHiiKANE twins celebrate birthday with sexy photos & new EP ‘N.W.A (Nigerians With Attitude)’

British-Nigerian female music group, SHiiKANE twins, Ifeanyichukwu & Uchechukwu are a year older today and the sisters are celebrating the special day with racy photos.

US honors Nigerian imam who saved Christians during Plateau killings

The United States has honoured Abdullahi Abubakar, the 83-year-old Muslim cleric who saved over 200 people, including Christians, during an attack in Plateau state last year.

Abubakar and four others from Sudan, Brazil, Iraq and Cyprus were honoured with the first-ever International Religious Freedom Award (IRFA).

"Thank you for your service" - Nigerians hail Mikel Obi as he retires from international football

John Obi Mikel on Thursday announced his retirement from international football.

The 32-year-old has called time on his international career hours after the Super Eagles finished third-place in Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Mikel Obi quits international football after AFCON 2019 third-place victory

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has called it quits with his international football career.

Mikel made the announcement on his official Instagram page on Thursday with a beautiful portrait of himself.

Viral video of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad finding it difficult to define a legal technicality

A video making rounds on social media shows the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, trying hard to define a legal technicality, but ended up saying nothing meaningful.

It is not clear when and where the video was recorded. And it is not also clear if the video was recorded before or after he was appointed the CJN by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Chukwueze, De Ligt, Hudson-Odoi make shortlist for 2019 Golden Boy Award

Super Eagles winger, Samuel Chukwueze, has been included in a 80-man shortlist for the 2019 Godlen Boy award.

The Golden Boy is an award run by Italian sports daily Tuttosport and handed out to a young footballer playing in Europe, adjudged to have been the most impressive during a calendar year.

Buhari asks herdsmen to disregard northern elders advice on leaving the south

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday told herdsmen to disregard the call to vacate the southern part of the country.

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) had asked herders to leave the southern part of the country if their safety is no longer guaranteed.

Ighalo on course for Golden Boot as Nigeria wins eight AFCON third-place trophy

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is course to go home with the Golden Boot after helping Nigeria to win its African Cup of Nations (AFCON) third-place match on Wednesday night.

Ighalo’s third-minute goal insured Eagles defeats Tunisia for the third time in this category and fly home with the bronze medal.
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