50 killed, over 2,500 injured in Beirut explosion

At least 50 people have been confirmed dead and over 2,500 injured after a massive explosion erupted in the Beirut, Lebanon.

The blast in  port area of Beirut had caused massive damage of buildings and vehicles, including the house of former PM Saad Hariri, who has been confirmed safe by his party.

Governor Hope Uzodinma & wife Chioma baptize newborn twin daughters (PHOTOS)

Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma and wife Chioma, held the baptism of their newborn twin daughters on Monday, August, 3.

The Imo first lady welcomed the couple's set of twin girls in June 2020.

Oyo, Ogun, Osun top list of 150 rescued Nigerian women trafficked to Lebanon

About 150 Nigerian women, who were trafficked and left stranded in Lebanon have been rescued, and are awaiting evacuation to Nigeria.

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) made this known in a statement by Gabriel Odu of its Media, Public Relations and Protocol Unit on Tuesday.

WAEC releases timetable for 2020 WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the final international timetable for the conduct of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The examination body took to its Twitter page on Tuesday to break the news.

IK Ogbonna recounts experience playing female role in ‘Disguise’

 
Nigerian actor, Ikechukwu Mitchel Ogbonna, has recounted the extreme measures he undertook to play a female role in 2018 movie, ‘Disguise’, saying he had to wear a bra all day.

In a chat with Goldmyne TV, the award-winning Nollywood star, who hails from Abia state, said he always had to strike a balance between playing the film character and being himself to avoid misconceptions.

"Your effort is not good enough" - Buhari tells service chiefs as he plans to overhaul security apparatus

President Muhammadu Buhari is planning a complete overhauling of the nation’s security apparatus, according to national security adviser, Babagana Monguno.

Monguno broke the news to state house correspondents after a security briefing on Tuesday.

Jude Okeke, FCT high court judge, dies in Abuja

Justice Jude Okeke of the federal capital territory (FCT) high court, is dead.

According to reports, Okeke died at the national hospital in Abuja, on Tuesday.

Many feared dead, injured as massive blast rocks Beirut, Lebanon (VIDEO)

At least 10 persons have died and scores injured as massive blast rocked the Lebanese capital, Beirut, causing widespread damage.

The blast at the downtown Beirut damaged buildings and blew out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.

Kaisha receives first warning strike in BBNaija 2020

Aisha "Kaisha" Umaru has become the first housemate to be sanctioned in the ongoing Big Brother show.

Kaisha was given a warning strike on Tuesday for waking up late and being locked out from the Arena for the morning exercise.

China accuses Trump, US of trying to steal TikTok for Microsoft

China has accused the United States of trying steal video sharing app, TikTok,

US Intelligence officials had warned that the app, owned by Chinese firm ByteDance, could be used to collect the personal data of Americans.

BBNaija: Nengi explains why she was in shower with Ozo as Dorathy moves to be his number one (VIDEOS)

Big Brother Naija 2020 housemate, Nengi has made clarification on having a shower together with fellow housemate, Ozo.

Neo on Tuesday morning told Eric that Nengi & Ozo have been having bathroom meetings.

Governor Wike buys 41 SUVs for judges in Rivers

Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike, has given judges in the state 41 Range Rover Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs).

Speaking at an event where he presented the vehicles to judges on Monday in Port Harcourt, Rivers capital, Wike said the gesture was in fulfilment of his promise to enhance their working conditions

Traditional ruler, Winners Chapel pastor arrested for ‘kidnapping’ in Imo state

Eze Okuegbunuwa, traditional ruler of Obor community in Awara in Oguta local government area of Imo state, and Caleb Agu, a pastor at Winners Chapel in Njaba area of the state, have been arrested for alleged kidnapping.

The duo and other members of their gang were arrested by operatives of the anti-kidnapping unit and the special anti-robbery squad of the state.

Ka3na talks moment with Praise, her BBNaija Journey, & plans after the show

Kate "Ka3na" Jones says she she feel in love with fellow BBNaija housemate, Praise Nelson, the first few days of in the show.

Ka3na was evicted alongside Lilo on Sunday, making them the first contestants to leave the ongoing Big Brother Naija season five.

US Election: Kanye West picks “biblical life coach” Michelle Tidball as running mate

Kanye West has named Michelle Tidball as his running mate ahead of the 2020 US presidential election.

According to TMZ, the rapper listed Tidball, a Wyoming-based “biblical life coach”, as his vice on the presidential ballot in Arkansas on Monday.

"I was like carried away" - Lilo regrets her short romance with Eric in BBNaija house

Boluwatife "Lilo" Aderogba, evicted housemate of the ongoing Big Brother Naija says she regrets her short in-house romance with Eric Akhigbe.

Lilo spoke with show host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, in her first interview since being checked out of the BBNaija on Sunday.

Police bodycam video shows details of George Floyd's arrest and death for the first time

Bodycam footage from two police officers accused in the murder of George Floyd has been released for the first time since his death.

The video published by DailyMail shows an officer terrifying Floyd by pointing a handgun at his head and another callously picking a pebble from the squad car tire just inches from the dying man and seconds before he draws his last breath.

Brazilian female singer dies after botched butts implants

Brazilian musician, MC Atrevida has died at the age of 43 after her cosmetic surgery procedure went horribly wrong.

The rapper, whose real name was Fernanda Rodrigues underwent a liposculpture procedure allegedly performed by a gynecologist in Rio de Janeiro last month.

Ghanaian movie industry is full of hate, jealousy - Yvonne Nelson slams colleagues

Yvonne Nelson has slammed colleagues in Ghana movie industry for not supporting each other.

The actress and filmmaker, who just had two her movies, "Fix US", and "Sincity" premiered on Netflix, took Twitter to express her disappointment that fellow actors failed to promote her works.