R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday on federal sex trafficking charges during a court hearing in New York before U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly. He was…

KNOCKS, PRAISES AS YORUBA ACTORS OPENLY ENDORSE TINUBU

Nigerians were on Wednesday divided on social media following the open endorsement of All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, by the Yoruba Nollywood actors. While some backed the choice…

EKITI WORKERS GIVE FAYEMI 21-DAY ULTIMATUM OVER UNPAID ENTITLEMENTS

Workers in Ekiti State have given the state government 21 days within which to pay backlogs of their arrears or risk industrial action. They said that non-payment of the entitlements…

OSUN 2022: PDP SHUNS SEYI MAKINDE, PICKS DIRI AS CAMPAIGN DG FOR OSUN GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION

The Senator Iyiochia Ayu-led National Working Committee (NWC), of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has named Bayelsa State Governor, Duoye Diri, as chairman of the council for the Osun State…

MTN’S MOMO SERVICE LOSES OVER N20BN TO CYBER ATTACK, SEEKS REFUND FROM 18 BANKS

Momo Payment Service Bank Limited (Momo PSB), the fintech subsidiary of MTN Nigeria has lost N23bn after suffering from an alleged cyber attack.   According to reports, the development occurred…

PDP TO OBASANJO: LEAVE OUR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE ALONE OR ELSE …

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has given former President Olusegun Obasanjo 48 hours to clarify the statements credited to him about its presidential candidate and former vice president, Alhaji Atiku…

BREAKING: BUHARI SWEARS IN ARIWOOLA AS ACTING CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Justice Olukayade Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) following the sudden resignation of Justice Ibrahim Tanko on health grounds. Ariwoola thus…

I’m prepared for criticisms over Rivers deputy gov race – Tonto Dikeh

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has said she is prepared to be Deputy Governor of Rivers State, noting that she has never failed in leadership. Dike, a single mother of one,…

US PLANS TO SEND UKRAINE AIR-DEFENCE MISSILES

The United States is planning to send Ukraine sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles to defend against Russian attacks, a source familiar with the process told AFP on Monday. President Joe Biden “has…

JUST IN: BOLA TINUBU DEPARTS NIGERIA AFTER MEETING WITH BUHARI

The presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Monday, left the country for France. Tinubu departed Nigeria shortly after he held a closed-door meeting with the…