related July 2018

No pants necessary! Jennifer Lopez turn heads in men's shirt and denim over-the-knee boots in New York City (Photos)

Jennifer Lopez got heads rolling back as she heads out in New York City on Tuesday.

The 49-year-old music superstar seemed to leave her slacks at home as she wore a white men's shirt with denim over-the-knee boots and her hair in a high ponytail, showing off her toned legs.

Saraki releases statement, outlines reason he dumped APC for PDP

Senate President Bukola Saraki, alongside Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Tuesday dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples’s Democratic Party (PDP).

In his statement, Saraki explained why he took the decision. He, however, said it was a tough move which he had to take.

Buhari elected ECOWAS chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has been elected the new chairman of the Economic Community of West African States.

His Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed this in a message posted on his Twitter handle.

APC spokesman, Bolaji Abdullahi denies reports he has resigned from the party

National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, has dismissed reports that he has resigned his membership of the party.

Information which circulated Tuesday had suggested that the former Minister of Youth Development has returned to the Peoples’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Madonna on why she's leaving America, raising the 'next Ronaldo' and giving up her life to become a 'soccer mom'

Madonna has spoken about her decision to move her family from America to Lisbon, Portugal for the first time in a new World Exclusive interview for Vogue Italia.

The 59-year-old posed for a series of shots for photographer Mert & Marcus as did her daily chores and portrayed her in the company of her four children.

Nigerian ambassador to South Africa Ahmed Ibeto resigns, dumps APC for PDP


Nigerian ambassador to South Africa, Ahmed Ibeto, has reportedly resigned his appointment and defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC)  to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

According to Punch, Ibeto has submitted his letter of resignation at the ministry of external affairs in Abuja.

Senate President Saraki, Kwara Governor Ahmed officially dump APC

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has formally announced his departure from ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, made a similar announcement at about the same time.

Summer Vibes! Basketmouth's wife Elsie shares cute photos from family holiday

The Okpochas, comedian Basketmouth, his wife Elsie and children are currently enjoying family holiday somewhere outside Nigeria.

Elsie has been sharing cute photos from the family getaway with the caption: "Summer Vibes"

Michael Douglas discusses his first son's 'very painful and difficult' battle with drug addiction and imprisonment

Michael Douglas's son Cameron was released from prison in 2016, after completing a seven year stint for drug possession.

And the Hollywood legendary actor has candidly discussed his firstborn's 'very painful and difficult' imprisonment and battle with drug addiction in a new interview with The Radio Times. 

Raunchy Chrissy Teigen shows off her ‘mom bod’ and stretch marks from pregnancies


Chrissy Teigen has admitted she's 'super insecure' about her post-baby body, two months after welcoming son Miles.

The model and TV personality, 32, shared a video clip as she displayed her 'mom bod' in a bikini while vacationing in Bali with husband John Legend, 39, daughter Luna, two, and the couple's newborn.

Eze Madumere reacts to his impeachment as Imo Deputy Governor

Impeached Deputy Governor of Imo state, Eze Madumere, has described his described his removal from office as illegal.

He also also accused Governor Rochas Okorocha of being behind his ordeal.

Beyonce hires first black photographer to shoot a Vogue Cover in 126 years


Beyoncé who has always stood up for the black community has done something way more iconic than her Lemonade album.

The music superstar who is the cover of Vogue magazine’s upcoming September issue hired the first black photographer to shoot a cover in Vogue’s 126-year history.

Imam who saved over 200 Christians during Plateau attack to get National Honour

83-year-old Imam of Nghar village, Abdullahi Abubakar, who rescued about 262 Christians during the recent Plateau state attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen will be given a national honor award by President Muhammadu Buhari for his act of humanity, Punch is reporting.

The report stated that the President directed Governor Simon Lalong of plateau state to invite the Imam for a “handshake and national honor”.

Obasanjo meets Goodluck Jonathan in Bayelsa (Photos)

Former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan held a closed-door meeting today in Bayelsa state.

Obasanjo is meeting with Jonathan at his residence in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State alongside Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson.

Ortom's Impeachment notice: Buhari won’t stoop so low, says Femi Adesina

Following allegations in some quarters that the presidency may have had a hand in the impeachment moves against the governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said the president would not stoop so low.

The impeachment move came few days after Governor Ortom defected from the ruling All Progressives Congres to the Peoples Democratic Party.

Femi Kuti's ex-band member accuses afrobeat musician of sleeping with his dancers, underage girls, Femi reacts

The faceoff between veteran afrobeat musician, Femi Kuti, and one of his bassist, Aghedo Andrew, has gotten messier after another band member joined the fray.

Femi Kuti had accused Andrew of abandoning his concert in the USA 20 minutes before the show.

High Court stops Calistus Ekenze’s swearing-in as new Imo Deputy Governor


An Imo State High Court sitting in Owerri has stopped Calistus Ekenze from being sworn in as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

The court ruling came in on Tuesday morning just as Ekenze was about to be sworn in.

“Nigerian Men are the Kings of taking care of Women in Africa” - South African woman declares after getting car gift

A South African woman, simply identified as Keyisho, has taken to Twitter to tell her fellow women that the gateway to enjoy life is to get a Nigerian man as husband or boyfriend.

The lady who is apparently in love with her Nigerian boyfriend says that when it comes to women, Nigerian men are the “Kings Of taking care of Women in Africa.” She added that her greatest relationship is with her Nigerian man.

Runtown vs Eric Many: Singer ordered to appear before Abuja High Court on August 8

Nigerian music star, Douglas Jack Agu, better known as Runtown, has been summoned to appear before an Abuja High court on August 8th for allegedly disobeying the orders of the court.

According to a statement by his former label, Eric Many and an injunction filed and published in Page 52 and 53 of the Punch Newspapers, on Monday, July 30, Runtown defiled court orders and issued a press release in which he argued that the injunction had expired.

Bandits attacking Zamfara funded by politicians - Air Force boss


The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has disclosed that bandits attacking Zamfara State and others are being funded by politicians.

He spoke in Bauchi weekend while commissioning Small Arms Shooting Range and personnel quarters at the Air Force Base.

Kwara APC rejects dissolution of party executive, slams Oshiomhole

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has rejected and dismissed the purported dissolution of party executive at the ward, local government and state levels by the national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole.

It said the action of the National Working Committee (NWC) was not only outrightly unlawful but also null and void.

Fire outbreak at Ecobank head office in Lagos

There was fire outbreak at the Ecobank Nigeria head office on Victoria Island, Lagos, Tuesday morning

The Incident is said to have occurred around 9:00am.

EFCC accuses governor Ortom of N22bn fraud

Amid an ongoing impeachment saga, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has come out to accuse Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State of fraud to the tune of N22 billion.

According to Punch, this allegation is contained in a report of an investigation which began in 2016 but was released to their correspondent yesterday.

"Now I know why Trump called Nigeria a shithole country" - Ortom speaks on Impeachment Notice

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has reacted to the impeachment notice served to him by eight APC lawmakers in the State House of Assembly on Monday.

The lawmakers led by the impeached and suspended Speaker, Terkimbi ikyange, were said to have gained access to the Assembly complex to sit and pass the impeachment notice with the help of the Police. They took over the Assembly complex while the police blocked further access.

Linda Ikeji's sister, Sandra is Engaged (Photos, videos)

Another Ikeji sister is off the singles market as Sandra Ikeji just said YES to her man.

Her sister Laura Ikeji-Kanu first shared the news alongside photos from the engagement on social media.

Buhari behind crisis in Benue – Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum


The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has stated that President Muhammdu Buhari should be held responsible for any chaos in Benue State.

The group called the attention of the international community to alleged anarchy by the Buhari-led Federal Government in Benue State.

Abike Dabiri speaks on killing of Nigerians by Nigerians in South Africa, police involvement


Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs, has lamented that police officers in South Africa were involved in the killing of Nigerians.

Dabiri-Erewa also described the killing of Nigerians by fellow Nigerians in South Africa as worrisome and a “dangerous trend”.

Kano lawmakers impeach speaker, swear in former impeached speaker


The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday impeached its speaker, Yusuf Abdullahi Ata, alongside two other principal officers.

The motion for Ata’s impeachment was raised by a member representing Warawa Constituency, Labaran Madari, and seconded by the lone member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abdullahi Muhammed.

Oshiomhole sacks Kwara APC Excos

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has dissolved the Kwara State executive committee of the party.

It cited electoral malfeasance in the last ward, local and state congresses as basis for the dissolution of the committee.

Imo Assembly ‘appoints’ Imo Head of Service as new Deputy Governor


Imo House of Assembly on Monday appointed the Head of Service, Callistus Ekenze as the new deputy governor.

This followed the impeachment of Eze Madumere, over alleged gross misconduct.

Three Russian sisters stab their father to death for ‘physically and sexually abusing' them for years

Three Russian sisters teamed up to hack to death their “tyrannical” dad who allegedly abusing them physically and sexually

Kristina 19, Angelina 18 and Maria, 17 were detained and charged with murder in Moscow and are facing jail term of up to 15 years, The Sun reports.

American woman Kills husband for repeatedly buying porn movies

An American woman has been charged with capital murder after she admitted to fatally shooting her husband because he repeatedly purchased pornographic videos.

According to a Jefferson County press release, Patricia Hill, 69, admitted to shooting her husband, Frank Hill, 65, in the head and leg for purchasing pornographic movies.

#BBNaija’s Nina celebrates as she graduates from Imo State University (Photos)

Big Brother Naija 2018 finalist Nina Chinonso has graduated from the Imo State University (IMSU).

Nina shared photos of her and friends celebrating after writing their last paper.

Ex-Kaduna governor Ramalan Yero declares intention to run in 2019


Former Governor of Kaduna State, Ramalan Yero, says he will contest for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket ahead of the 2019 election.

Yero submitted his letter of intent at the state PDP secretariat on Monday in Kaduna.

Imo Assembly impeach Deputy Governor Eze Madumere

Imo State House of Assembly members on Monday evening impeached Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere.

Punch reports that there was high level security presence in and out of the Assembly complex as 19 of the 27 members of the state Assembly impeached the deputy governor..

Stephanie Linus is back on The Screen with Season 2 of her Reality TV Show For Couples - Make Me Fabulous


Nollywood star Stephanie Linus has announced the Season 2 of her Reality TV Show: Make Me Fabulous

The Reality TV Show is created to rekindle the spark in marriages will premiere on Sunday, August 12th at 6 PM on DSTV’s Africa Magic Showcase, Channel 151.

Beyonce's recent photos increases pregnancy rumors

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On Sunday, DJ Khaled - who is opening for Beyonce and Jay-Z during their concert series' North American leg - shared video of his son Asahd backstage with Beyonce and Jay-Z.

Beyonce kept her belly under wraps probably because of the rumors circulating that she is pregnant with a fourth child.

Zimbabwe votes in first elections since Mugabe’s ouster


People all across Zimbabwe on Monday proceeded to voting centres to cast their votes in the first elections since the ousting of Robert Mugabe.

94-year-old Mugabe was ousted in November 2017 after ruling the country for 37 years.

This video of Falconets player kneeling before Sports Minister Dalung and counting money is sparking controversy

A video shared online showing Nigeria’s Under 20 female football team, the Falconets and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung, is causing controversy on social media.

The video shared on Facebook by Alexis Onome-Egborge, showed a Falconets player kneeling before Dalung and counting some money, which is said to be her entitlement.

Benue Assembly suspends 8 APC lawmakers after they served impeachment notice to Gov. Ortom

Eight lawmakers of the Benue state House of Assembly under the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday served impeachment notice to the Governor of the state, Samuel Ortom.

Vanguard reports that the lawmakers who sat in the state’s Assembly complex gained access while the police barricaded further access to the house, Ortom’s aide has confirmed.

"This guy sucks...Let your daughter be happy" Chrissy Teigen reacts to Meghan Markle's father's latest interview

Chrissy Teigen has reacted to the recent comments made by Thomas Markle father to Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle.

In an interview with The Mail On Sunday, the Retired award-winning Hollywood lighting director had a lot to say about his daughter, disclosing that she has now cut him out of her life.

Dino Melaye narrates how he spent 11 hours on treetop to escape abduction

Senator Dino Melaye who was feared kidnapped last week has provided a blow-by-blow account of his experience.

The senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, was widely assumed to have been abducted after his colleague, Ben Murray-Bruce claimed he ran into unknown assailants as he travelled towards Kogi State.

President Buhari arrives Togo for ECOWAS/ECCAS Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is in Lome, the capital of Togo, for the ECOWAS/ECCAS summit.

The President arrived the country on Monday morning and was received by the Togolese president Faure Gnassingbe.

Gov. Ortom outlines reasons he dumped APC for PDP

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has outlined reasons he dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

The Governor on Sunday, speaking through his Special Adviser on Media and ICT, Tahav Agerzua, gave reasons he defected from the party.

Barack and Michelle Obama rock out at Beyonce and Jay Z concert (Watch)

When Beyonce and Jay Z are performing, all eyes are glue to the stage. Unless, that is, Barack Obama is rocking out behind you.

Fans were delighted to spot the former U.S. president unleashing his best dad moves with wife Michelle beside him in a private booth at the FedExField in Landover, Maryland on Saturday.

22 years old Nigerian lady graduates with First Class from University of Warwick

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22-year-old Helen Peikumo Dickson has made her fatherland proud as she graduated with distinction from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Helen Peikumo Dickson graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Sociology with Specialism in Race and Global Politics.

I will slap anyone who asks me about my wedding date - Actress Ruth Kadiri warns busybodies

Nollywood Ruth Kadiri, has warned busybodies who constantly ask her when she will be getting married.

The actress who is engaged said she would slap anyone that enquires about her marital status.

Californian homeless man gets hundreds of Job offers after handing out his résumè on a highway

A homeless web developer in California named David Casarez has landed over 200 job offers after totting a hand written cardboard advertising his resume on a highway median.

According to the New York Post, Casarez dressed up in a shirt and tie and carried a hand-written cardboard sign saying:

Betty & Soni Irabor celebrate 35th wedding anniversary with loving messages, cute photos

Today is the 35th wedding anniversary of veteran broadcaster Soni Irabor and CEO of Genevieve Magazine Betty Irabor, and to celebrate, the lovely couple have been sharing memories on social media.

Carl Ikeme set to be offered a coaching role in Nigeria's Super Eagles after announcing his retirement

Carl Ikeme is set to be offered a role on Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr's back-room staff after announcing his retirement.

The Nigeria international was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July 2017, but announced he was in "complete remission" after "a tough year and intense chemotherapy" in June.