related March 2019

Omotola, Enyinna Nwigwe, Peace Hyde, Ireti Doyle at the premiere of Beverly Naya's "SKIN - The documentary"

Nigerian actress, Beverly Ifunaya Bassey, premiered her documentary on colourism titled “Skin”, on Sunday, March 31st, 2019 in Lagos

Skin is a feature documentary about exploring through identity the meaning of beauty in all complexion shades especially black.

"You ain't getting no respect from me" - Chris Rock slams Jussie Smollett at NAACP Image Awards

Chris Rock made jabs at Jussie Smollett just moments before he presented the award for the outstanding comedy series to ABC's 'black-ish' at the 50th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday.

Smollett, who lost to 'Grey's Anatomy' star Jessie Williams in the supporting actor in a drama series category, did not attend the awards.

'Innoson Motors to seal GTBank head office after sealing 7 branches in Awka, Enugu'

Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited has said it has sealed seven branches of Guaranty Trust Bank, GTB to recover it’s N8.8 billion.

The company’s spokesman Cornell Osigwe, who spoke to Daily Trust in Nnewi on Saturday said the company had sealed seven of GTB bank branches.

This is how Toyin Lawani celebrated Mother's Day (Photos 18+)


Today is Mother's Day and also Mothering Sunday in many parts of the world, and lots of people have taking to social media to shower praises on their mother, wives and women in general.

While many people are posting pictures of their mum, wives - celebrity stylist, Toyin Lawani decided to 'corrupt' this Sunday with provoking images.

Slovakia elects its first Female President

Slovakia has elected its first female president, Zuzana Caputova.

Caputova, an anti-corruption lawyer who got into politics only a year ago, defeated Maros Sefcovic, a high profile diplomat and and Slovakia’s EU commissioner who was also nominated by the governing party, 58% – 42%.

Re-arresting Kanu may trigger instability, Ohanaeze youths says as the IPOB leader vows to challenge arrest order in UK court

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, the youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned that the re-arrest order against Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), might “destabilise the fragile peace” in the south-east region.

A federal high court in Abuja had revoked the bail granted Kanu in 2017, after his continued absence in court.

Nigerians ranked 6th most miserable people on earth

Nigerians has been ranked the sixth most miserable people in the world.

This is according to a new data compiled by Steve Hanke, an economist from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA.

Tania Omotayo celebrates first Mother's Day with birth of her baby girl

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Tania Omotayo joined the clubs of mothers just in time to celebrate her first Mother’s Day.

The fashion entrepreneur announced today that she has welcomed baby girl with husband Sumbo.

Double Honours! Dino Melaye to receive Awards of Excellence from Forbes, Euro Knowledge in Dubai & London

Senator Dino Melaye will be receiving double honours from two renowned organisations this April.

The Kogi West senator has been nominated for Forbes Award of Excellence and have been invited to the Foreign Investment Network (FIN) annual investment forum.

"I was scared" - Diddy responds to comments about not marrying Kim Porter

Since Kim Porter passed in November 2018, Diddy has frequently taken to social media to declare how much he loves and misses the mother of four of his children.

And lots of people have been curious about why the sudden outpouring of love and yet he didn’t marry her while she was alive.

Omotola's daughter Princess gets a BMW for her 22nd birthday


Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde's daughter, Princess, turned 22 recently and the actress and her husband Captain Matthew Ekeinde got her a BMW.

Waje is not alone, several artistes are struggling in the music industry - Kcee

Singer Kingsley Okonkwo a.k.a Kcee has said Waje is not the only Nigerian artiste who may be considering to quit music for other profitable venture, saying several artistes are also experiencing frustration but may not open up.

Waje had in a viral video during the week lamented that music was no longer profitable for her and hinted that she may be quitting the industry for other profitable business.

US state of Georgia passes bill banning abortion after first heartbeat

Governor of the state of Georgia, Brian Kemp, is expected to sign a bill banning abortion as soon as a heartbeat is detected.

The southern state legislators had approved the text of the abortion bill on Friday.

Support Lawan, Gbajabiamila or leave, Tinubu tells APC lawmakers

National leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu, says party discipline would be upheld in addressing the leadership tussle of the 9th national assembly.

Addressing journalists in Lagos on Friday, Tinubu said the party’s choice must be respected and whoever is against such should leave.

Oshiomhole disowns Amaechi's alliance with AAC in Rivers election

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole has said the party is not in alignment with any African Action Congress, AAC, in Rivers state.

Speaking last night when he appeared on Channels TV’s interview programme, Hard Copy, with Maupe Yusuf, the APC leader said neither him nor the party’s national working committee was aware of any of such alignment.

Games Of Thrones couple, Kit Harington & Rose Leslie pack on the PDA in New York

They met on the set of hit TV series, Games Of Thrones, and tied the knot in June last 2018.

And Kit Harington and Rose Leslie were spotted packing up a rare PDA in New York on Thursday.

Jada Pinkett unfollows the Kardashian family on Instagram over Jordyn Woods/Tristan Thompson drama

The Jordyn Woods/Tristan Thompson cheating scandal fallout has seemingly fractured a longtime Hollywood friendship.

Jada Pinkett Smith, who has been a longtime family friend of Woods, has unfollowed Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, and their mother Kris Jenner on Instagram, according to TMZ.

Omotola laments insecurity, says Nigeria needs a revolution

Nollywood star, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has said Nigeria needs some kind of ‘revolution’ to get better.

The actress said this while fielding questions from her fans in a tweet chat, #Osexyfriday, on Friday.

Join APC and your sins will be forgiven - Reno Omokri tells Evans 'the kidnapper'

Former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has advised suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, to join the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for his sins to be forgiven.

Rihanna shows off her racy side as she models her Savage x Fenty lingerie

Rihanna has proven times and times that she is her own best advertisement for her Savage x Fenty lingerie and Fenty Beauty line.

Two men wrongfully convicted of murder in 1976 freed after 43 years behind bars

An uncle and his nephew who have been in prison since 1976 for a murder in Florida have been declared innocent of the crimes and freed after 43 years.

Prosecutors on Thursday asked a judge to vacate their convictions, saying they no longer believed in the men's guilt.

Onnoghen demands apology from FG for for dragging CCT

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has demanded an apology for dragging him to the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for allegedly failing to fully declare his assets.

The CJN was temporarily removed from office by President Muhammadu Buhari on January 25 owing to allegations against him.

#FitFam: Mercy Johnson shares fit family photos with her three Kids


A couple of days ago, Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson Okojie announced that she was launching a new project around weight loss.

The actress has now shared some new photos of fit family. The photos featured her and and her three kids.

“The Truth about my Daughter“ - Waje celebrates daughter Emerald’s 20th birthday with a special video

Waje‘s daughter Emerald celebrated her birthday on the 27th of March, and to mark the special day, the singer released a special video on her YouTube channel.

Dr. Helen Paul! Actress is super excited about her PhD convocation

Helen Paul has added another feather to her cap as the the actress and comedienne recently bagged a PhD in Theatre Arts from University of Lagos.

And Helen, also known as Tatafo cannot hide her excitement about the incredible milestone.

Beauty queen Anita Ukah is now a “Corper”

Anita Ukah, Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, MBGN 2018, is officially a corps member.

The beauty queen is serving Nigeria with the National Youth Service Corps in Enugu.

Theresa May asked to resign after her Brexit deal suffered third defeat in Parliament

Members of Parliament (MPs) have rejected Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement on the day the UK was due to leave the EU.

The UK had originally planned to leave the EU on Friday but divisions within the country and May’s own party made her delay the planned departure date.

Jay-Z to be honoured with NAACP President’s Award after receiving #GLAAD Media Vanguard Award with Beyonce

Rapper Jay Z is set to receive the President’s Award at the 50th National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards.

Jay Z, birth name Shawn Carter, is to be recognised for his “special achievements and distinguished public service”

Fani-Kayode reacts to Innoson Motors' 'take over of GTBank'

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the move by Innoson Nigeria Limited, to take over Guaranteed Trust Bank, GTB.

Innoson Motors moves to take over GTBank over N8.7bn debt

Nigeria’s indigenous vehicle production company, Innoson Nigeria Limited, has instituted a move to take over Guaranteed Trust Bank, GTB, following a ruling by the Supreme Court over the bank’s N8.7 billion indebtedness to the company.

The company’s chairman, Chief Dr Innocent Chukwuma, made the move through a “Writ of FiFa taken over Guaranty Trust Bank PLC for and on behalf of Innoson Nigeria Ltd” as a result of the Bank’s indebtedness to Innoson Nigeria Ltd.

Popular Lagos club owner Richard Nnadi threatens to publish names of celebrity debtors

Popular club owner in Lagos, Richard Nnadi, has threatened to release a list of celebrities and politicians owing his club if they don't pay up before April 1st.

Nnadi, who owns Escape Lagos, said the club had gone bankrupt and eventually had to close down because it could no longer afford to pay its staff.

Appeal Court reaffirms nullification of Omo-Agege's reelection, fines him N300,000

The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, the Edo State capital, has reaffirmed the nullification of the reelection of Delta state senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, and that of Francis Waive, who was declared winner of the Ughelli North, South and Udu House of Representatives seat on the APC platform.

CCT dismisses Onnoghen's ‘no-case’ submission

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has dismissed a no-case application brought before it by the suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen,

The suspended CJN had earlier on Friday asked that the charges of false asset declaration against him should be dismissed.

Watch Chimamanda Adichie show off her dancing moves

First of all, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently embarked on a charity collaboration with an American jewelry brand Foundrae as a way to contribute to PEN America’s funding.

Brunei to punish gay sex, adultery with death by stoning

A new law in Brunei will punish homosexual sex and adultery with death by stoning.

The law which comes into effect from April 3 the small southeast Asian kingdom says any individual found guilty of the offenses will be stoned to death. The punishment will be "witnessed by a group of Muslims.

INEC declares PDP's Ahmadu Fintiri winner of Adamawa governorship election

Ahmadu Fintiri, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate has been declared winner of the Adamawa state governorship election.

The PDP defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in all the 14 local government areas where Thursday’s supplementary election held.

Ekiti Election: Appeal court affirms Fayemi’s victory

The court of appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld the victory of Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last governorship election held in Ekiti state.

In a judgment on Thursday night, a three-man panel of the court dismissed the appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Kolapo Olusola, for lacking in merit.

"I hate no one" Tiwa Savage says after she is accused of dissing TeeBillz, Wizkid in new song

Currently trending on the Nigerian social media platforms is #fvckyouchallenge, a music challenge where different artiste sample beats, giving it their own flavour.

And Tiwa Savage also jumped on the challenge and dropped what has termed a diss track.

US etiquette expert calls Chika Ike "Angelina Jolie of Africa" as actress dishes hot new photos

Nollywood star, Chika Ike, has been described as the Angelina Jolie of Africa by US etiquette expert, Myka Meier.

Chika who is currently in the United States spent some time with Meier who she described as the best coach.

President Trump wants FBI to investigate Jussie Smollett after prosecutors drop charges against actor

President Donald Trump weighed in on the Jussie Smollett controversy Thursday and indicated that he wants the FBI and the Department of Justice to review the case.

Minister Audu Ogbeh says some Nigerians import pizza from London

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, has said some Nigerians imports pizza from London, United Kingdom.

TheCable reports that the minister made the claims when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Agriculture in Abuja.

50 Cent advises Floyd Mayweather on what to after boxer's ex accuses him of $3m jewelry theft

50 Cent has dished a major career advice to Floyd Mayweather after the boxer's ex-girlfriend, Shantel Jackson, accused him of stealing $3 million in jewelry from her following their break up.

A report on The Blast alleged that Ms Jackson said that the boxing champion allegedly stole $3 million in jewelry from her in the wake of their breakup.

Nnamdi Kanu to hold live broadcast tonight after Justice Binta Nyako orders his arrest

Justice Binta Nyako of federal high court, Abuja has ordered the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

At its sitting on Thursday, Justice Nyako, issued an arrest warrant against Kanu, citing the continued absence of the IPOB leader in court.

Buhari launches pension scheme for self-employed Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday launched a micro pension plan for self-employed Nigerians.

Premium Times reports that the launch took place at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed as Manchester United full-time manager

Manchester United have announced the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjær as the club’s full-time manager on a three-year contract.

The Norwegian was named the club’s full-time coach on Thursday, after winning 10 of his 13 Premier League games as the club’s interim manager following the sacking of Jose Mourinho in December 2018.

Davido is 'cooking up something' in the studio with Ludacris and Timbaland (Watch)


Davido appears to be cooking up something spicy with Ludacris and Timbaland.

The Nigerian superstar shared a video snippet of a studio session he had with the popular American musicians and producers in the city of Miami.

INEC declares APC’s Ganduje winner of Kano supplementary election as PDP rejects results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Ganduje, winner of the Kano State governorship supplementary election held Saturday.

Ganduje lost the first election held on March 9 by over 20,000 votes, but his total votes in the two polls put him ahead of his main challenger, the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abba Yusuf.

Check out this bikini themed bachelorette party (Photos)


The bachelorette party of a South African lady known as Tiisetso is our Sunday Hotness feature. 

The bride-to-be and her girlfriends totally had fun at their bachelorette weekend in Marrakesh, Morocco.

Colourful photos from the Lagos International Polo Tournament


The Lagos International Polo Tournament held over the weekend at Lagos Polo Club, Ikoyi, brought out the audaciously colourful fashionistas.

The annual event attracted local and international polo fans to witness a world-class tournament where professional players from across Nigeria and around the world competed for the trophy.

PDP’s Samuel Ortom wins re-election as Benue governor

The Benue State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the just concluded supplementary governorship election in the state.

Ortom, who recently defected to the PDP, defeated his closest rival, Emmanuel Jime of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 31 other contestants.