Monday, January 27, 2020

Michelle Obama wins Grammy for best spoken word album

The former first lady can now add Grammy winner to her resume, after snagging the award on
music's biggest night for Best Spoken Word Album, for the audiobook of her memoir "Becoming."

Google Drive suffered an outage Monday morning that affected Docs, Sheets, and Slides users

Google Drive suffered an outage on Monday, the company confirmed. People running into issues accessing Google services including Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides reported problems on social media and website-outage tracker DownDetector.

Lil Wayne announces new album 'Funeral'

Lil Wayne will release his new album "Funeral" on January 31 and given fans a little taste of what to expect with a new clip.

At Least 2 People Killed In Massive Industrial Explosion In Houston

A massive industrial explosion in northwest Houston early Friday killed two people, left a business in ruins, knocked homes off their foundations and sent debris flying for about half a mile.

Jubilation in Edo as workers receive new minimum wage

Workers in Edo State have been paid the new minimum wage, as civil servants and other members of the state’s workforce were in a frenzy mood when they received their pay on Friday, January 24, 2020.

30 Nigerian Ladies rescued from Mali

Thirty Nigerian females stranded in Mali have voluntarily returned to the country after spending many years in the Francophone country.

Coco bid ends as Djokovic, Federer hit quarters

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer swept into the Australian Open quarterfinals but 15-year-old Coco Gauff exited in tears yesterday after her quest to become the Open era’s youngest grand slam winner came screeching to a halt.

Oko Oloyun killed few metres from police checkpoint

Eyewitness accounts have revealed that the gruesome murder of popular Lagos-based traditional medicine practitioner Fatai Yusuf, popularly known as Oko Oloyun was done in between two police checkpoints on Eruwa-Igbo-Ora Road in Oyo State on Thursday.

Lagos feeds 11,836 pupils in five days

In a bid to improve leaning and health status of Lagos pupils, the State government has fed at least 11,836 pupils from 33 schools on Lagos Island during its five-day pilot school feeding initiative called ‘Snacks For Thought.’

Djokovic leads tennis community in mourning ‘mentor’ Bryant

Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic led the tennis world in mourning his “mentor” Kobe Bryant on Monday, after Melbourne Park awoke to the news that the NBA great had died in a helicopter crash along with his daughter and seven others.

BBNaija Bisola looks totally gorgeous in colorful new photos

 2017 Big Brother Naija star, Bisola Aiyeola, recently left many fans and followers impressed 

Ojo Joy records encore at Lagos Boxing Show

Ojo Joy of Owonikoko Boxing Club on Saturday won her second ‘best boxer of the day’ award based on her impressive performance at the 109th edition of the Monthly Saturday Boxing Show at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Hall, Rowe Park, Yaba.

Actor Ernest Asuzu allegedly turns to roadside beggar after battling with stroke

 Nigerian actor Ernest Asuzu has allegedly been spotted begging on the roadside  

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Elber predicts bright future for Nigeria football

Brazilian legend and Bayern Munich ambassador Giovane Elber has expressed satisfaction with the performance of 20 grassroots’ coaches drawn from six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) who had a one-day special coaching clinic on how-to deliver organised and fun football session for young footballers.

Police discover dead baby in washing machine

Police in Russia have discovered a newborn baby dead in a washing machine.

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American woman returns stolen German beer mug after 55 years

More than half a century after her crime, a 73-year-old U.S. woman has returned a beer mug she stole from one of Germany’s most famous breweries.

Lagos bans commercial motorcycles, tricycles in six LGs, seven LCDAs

Lagos state government has imposed total ban on operation of motorcycles popularly known as Okada and tricycles locally called Keke Marwa.

Michelle Obama In Colours

Michelle Obama, the former first lady of the U.S., is known for her  refined sense of style and fashion. Often regarded as one of the best-dressed first ladies, she has shown herself to be at ease in both classic gowns and contemporary outfits. We look back at some of her memorable style moments, both during and after her time in the White House.

Woman inserts pepper into private part of a 14-year old

Officers and men of the Rivers State Police command are interrogating a middle-aged woman, Madam Blessing Tamunokoru, for allegedly inserting pepper into the private part of a 14-year old housemaid.

IBB is not dead – Aides

Former President Ibrahim Babangida is alive and healthy, some of his aides have confirmed

Armed herdsmen shot at me in my farm, says Gov Ortom

 Governor Samuel Ortom has raised an alarm over the activities of armed herdsmen in Benue state

Leah Sharibu reportedly gives birth to baby boy for Boko Haram commander

 Leah Sharibu has reportedly given birth to a baby boy 

First class undergraduate jailed 13 years in Ondo

A final year student of Business Administration in a private university located in Ondo State, Fisayo Adetoro, has been found guilty of impersonation, forgery and money laundering, and sentenced to cumulative 13 years in prison and one million naira fine.

Buhari's aide reacts after court judgement

Bashir Ahmad has reacted to court judgement on Maryam Sanda 

Angelique Kidjo wins Best World Music

 Angelique Kidjo has won the 2020 Grammy Award for Best World Music Album  

Real Madrid go top with gritty win over Valladolid

Real Madrid moved top of La Liga for the first time since October on Sunday after grinding out a 1-0 win away at Real Valladolid to make Barcelona pay for their surprise defeat to Valencia.

Gumel laments football absence at Tokyo 2020

The President of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engr. Abu Gumel has predicted a good outing for Team Nigeria at the Tokyo Olympic Games in July in Japan.

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Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant was killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.

Brentford winner delights Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho labelled Leicester City’s FA Cup win a “great work” after scoring the only goal in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat of Brentford.

Davido visits alma mater British International school, mobbed by students

Nigerian singer David Adeleke aka Davido recently graced students of the British International School (BIS) with his presence and the reception was completely overwhelming for him.

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Falode, Amokachi laud Oyo Unity Cup

A board member of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Aisha Falode, has declared that the dividend of the Oyo Unity Cup, a grassroots football competition sponsored by the  Minister for Youth and  Sports Development , Sunday Dare, will soon manifest.

Burna Boy spotted with Oluwo of Iwo in Lagos restaurant (photo) .

Controversial Nigerian monarch, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adewale Akanbi, was recently spotted alongside popular singer and self-acclaimed African giant, Burna Boy.

Rangers beat Pyramids FC in Egypt

Rangers International FC of Enugu defeated Pyramids F.C of Egypt 1-0 in the match day 5, Group A, CAF Confederation Cup clash at 30 June Stadium, Cairo Egypt on Sunday.

Ighalo keeps mute over Man Utd speculation

The 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) top score, Odion Ighalo remains calm despite transfer rumours over the weekend linking him to Manchester United in the English Premier

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Vardy set to return for Leicester's semi-final showdown

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers expects Jamie Vardy to return from injury for Tuesday's League Cup semi-final second leg at Aston Villa.

It will be tough against the U.S. admits Akhator

’Tigress forward, Evelyn Akhator believes having played against United States at the 2018 World Cup, the American side would not look down on the Nigerian team when both sides clash at the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament next month in Belgrade.

Nigeria takes search for tickets to Tunisia

After its failure to secure one of the nine tickets at stake at the ITTF World Team Olympic Qualification in Portugal, Team Nigeria continues its search for tickets to Tokyo 2020 at the African Olympic Qualifying Tournament holding FROM February 27 to 29 in Tunis, Tunisia.

Meet 143-year-old Nigerian woman who lives in Ibadan, Oyo state l

 Nigerian philanthropist Adepeji Olukokun has paid a visit to 143-year-old woman living in Ibadan, Oyo state
 Olukokun was seen in a video giving the woman money to take care of herself 

Eminem scores impressive 10th number one on Billboard 200

Eminem has scored an impressive tenth number one on the Billboard 200 chart with his brand new album, "Music To Be Murdered By".

My acting career mirrors my time in the WWE

Wrestler-turned-actor John Cena thinks his acting career "mirrors" his time in the WWE.

Neymar dedicates PSG goal to Kobe Bryant

Neymar dedicated his second goal in Paris Saint-Germain’s 2-0 win at Lille on Sunday to basketball legend Kobe Bryant, whose death on Sunday in a helicopter crash shocked the world.

Thursday, January 23, 2020