• Sylvester Stallone’s 3 Daughters Named Miss Golden Globe 2017

    Sylvester Stallone’s 3 Daughters Named Miss Golden Globe 2017

    Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet, the daughters of Hollywood actor, Sylvester Stallone have all been named as the Miss Golden Globe 2017. The announcement was made on Thursday by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association ahead of the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards show.

    The excited sisters, having being the first multiple siblings chosen for the role, released a joint statement saying:

    ‘We’re thrilled to not only be part of the Golden Globe tradition, but to be making history as the first set of […]

  • Dana Air named official airline for Reps’ 2016 SDGs summit

    Dana Air named official airline for Reps’ 2016 SDGs summit

    Dana Air says it’s the official airline of the House of Representatives’ 2016 Legislative Summit on Sustainable Development Goals, slated for Nov. 22 to Nov. 23 at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja.

    The airline made the announcement in a statement by its Communications Manager, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa and made available to the newsmen in Lagos on Friday. The statement said this year’s summit with the theme “Understanding and Stimulating Legislative Roles and Responsibility in Achieving the Sustainable Goals in Nigeria’’, is […]

  • Brexit named word of the year by Collins Dictionary

    Brexit named word of the year by Collins Dictionary

    Brexit has been named the word of the year by Collins, beating topical and contemporary vocabulary weaved into today’s lexicon such as Trumpism, uberization and hygge.

    Brexit – first used by Collins in 2013 – means “the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union”, according to the dictionary publisher.

    “We believe that the obvious increased use of ‘Brexit’ [up 3400 percent in 2016], its significant impact in British politics and Britain’s exit from the EU make it a word not […]

  • See the World Most Expensive 18-carat Solid Gold Toilet Named ‘America’ (Photos)

    See the World Most Expensive 18-carat Solid Gold Toilet Named ‘America’ (Photos)

    The world’s most expensive and fully-functional 18-carat gold toilet has finally opened to the delight of many.

    Starting today, the Guggenheim museum in New York City really wants to you to give its solid gold toilet a go.

    The 18-karat gold, fully-functioning toilet was created by Italian artist and sculptor Maurizio Cattelan, and is a part of an exhibit called “America” at the Guggenheim. The exhibit is meant to “remind us of the inescapable physical realities of our shared humanity,” according to […]

  • Kaduna, Edo, Lagos named most indebted states in Nigeria

    Kaduna, Edo, Lagos named most indebted states in Nigeria

    Kaduna, Edo, Lagos have been named as the most indebted states of the federation with a combined profile of $1.84bn.

    According to statistics from the Debt Management Office in Abuja on Wednesday, the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory owe $3.65bn in foreign debts as against the $7.61bn owed by the Federal Government as of June 30, 2016; bringing the country’s total foreign debt to $11.26bn.

    Lagos, which is the nation’s commercial hub, retained its topmost position as […]

  • Why I named dog after Buhari – Iroko explains

    Why I named dog after Buhari – Iroko explains

    A man who named his dog after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari defended his decision on Monday, saying he has nothing but admiration and respect for the leader.

    Joachim Iroko Chinakwe, a textile trader, was arrested by police last month and charged with an act likely to cause breach of peace after naming his dog Buhari.

    But speaking at the magistrate court in the town of Ota in the southwestern state of Ogun, Chinakwe said he only has love for the president.

    “President Buhari […]

  • Man who named dog Buhari asks court to dismiss case

    Man who named dog Buhari asks court to dismiss case

    A Nigerian man whose pet dog shares the same name as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday asked the court to dismiss criminal charges against him.

    In a statement sent by his lawyer, the owner of ‘Buhari’ the dog Joachim Iroko said he had a “legal right” to name his pet whatever he wanted.

    “The name is not exclusive to the president, Buhari can just be a name given to any living creature just for identity,” Iroko’s lawyer Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa told AFP.

    Iroko […]

  • Owerri Street Named After Popular Nollywood Actor, Osita Iheme a.k.a Pawpaw (Photos)

    Owerri Street Named After Popular Nollywood Actor, Osita Iheme a.k.a Pawpaw (Photos)

    Just like music star, 2Face Idibia, a street in Imo State capital, Owerri town has been named after popular Nollywood actor, Osita Iheme.

    Multi award winning Nollywood actor, Osita Iheme, widely known as Pawpaw, has been recognized in is home state, Imo with the naming of a street in his honour.

    The Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) graduate took to his Instagram page to show off his own personalised street – Osita Iheme Crescent – with the license board […]

  • Man who named pet dog ‘Buhari’ names newborn daughter ‘Aisha’

    Man who named pet dog ‘Buhari’ names newborn daughter ‘Aisha’

    Lawyer/Human Rights Activist, Inibehe Effiong (left) shared this interesting new update via his twitter page. Effiong was involved in the case of Joachim Iroko Chinakwe (right), who was was arrested when a neighbour filed a complaint against him for naming his dog ‘Buhari’. See the tweets below.

    Lawyer/Human Rights Activist, Inibehe Effiong (left) shared this interesting new update via his twitter page. Effiong was involved in the case of Joachim Iroko Chinakwe (right), who was was arrested when a neighbour filed […]

  • Why man who named his dog ‘Buhari’ was charged to court – Police explains

    Why man who named his dog ‘Buhari’ was charged to court – Police explains

    The police have decried public comments linking President Muhammadu Buhari with the ordeal of 40-year old trader, Joe Chinakwe, who named his dog “Buhari” in Ogun State, stating that the President does not warrant the series of uncomplimentary remarks targeted at him over the matter.

    The trader was recently arrested and arraigned in court for allegedly naming his dog “Buhari”, but has since been granted bail. Some members of the public have however associated the president with the case.

    Reacting to this […]

  • Ex-Head of State, others named in N1.09bn Malabu oil deal scandal

    Ex-Head of State, others named in N1.09bn Malabu oil deal scandal

    Some prominent Nigerians have been named as beneficiaries of the $1.092bn Malabu oil deal.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating the scandal.

    A businessman, who is being grilled by the EFCC over the deal, is believed to have named a former Head of State, a former Senate President, a former National Security Adviser (NSA), some senators, and some serving and former members of the House of Representatives.

    All the suspects may soon be invited for interrogation by the EFCC to […]