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Naomi Osaka Becomes First Japanese To Be World Number 1

Japan’s Naomi Osaka will on Monday become the 26th WTA World No.1 following her Australian Open victory. She also becomes the first Japanese tennis player at tennis summit. The 21 year-old, who turned professional in 2014, battled past Czech eighth seed Petra Kvitova 7-6 (7/2), 5-7, 6-4 to win her first Australian Open crown Saturday. […]

Music Download: Victor AD ft. Davido – Tire You

Victor A.D. delivers a hit bound and stellar collaboration with Davido titled ‘Tire You‘. ‘Tire You’ is set to be the song of the year as it takes on the theme of working hard and smart. The record opens with the vocal of Davido imploring listeners to work hard, make money and Victor A.D. follows […]

Music Video: Burna Boy – Killin Dem ft. Zlatan

Burna Boy releases the official music video to his last 2018 hit single “Killin Dem” featuring Zlatan to start 2019. “Killin Dem” was the last single Burna Boy dropped late 2018. The song which features Zanku master and the new rave of the moment, Zlatan buzzed all speakers during last year festive period and it […]

MTN Protests Shutdown Of Kogi Facilities

The MTN Nigeria has expressed concern over the shutdown of its base transmitting facilities by the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS), over allegations of not meeting its tax obligations to the government. The state government is demanding for immediate payment of Social Service Contribution levy, Employee Development (SSCED) levy and annual rent for Right-of-Way […]

Police Quit Search For Emiliano Sala

Police have ended their search for Premier League player Emiliano Sala, saying the chances of finding the Argentine alive three days after his plane went missing over the Channel were “extremely remote”. The light aircraft transporting the 28-year-old striker, who signed for Cardiff City at the weekend, disappeared from radar around 20 kilometres (12 miles) […]

PDP Set To Welcome Buhari In Ebonyi State

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has assured that President Muhammadu Buhari would be welcomed to the state by at least 2000 members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Umahi has also allowed the All Progressives Congress (APC) to use the Pa Ngele Oruta stadium, Abakaliki for the party’s presidential rally on […]

Trump Takes A Bow Over Government Shutdown

Without getting money for his Mexico border wall, President Donald Trump said on Friday he has reached a deal with U.S. lawmakers for three weeks in stop-gap funding that would end a partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 35th day. Trump had previously insisted on the inclusion of $5.7 billion to help pay for […]

62 Detained In China Over Telecom Fraud

Police in Eastern China’s Anhui Province have detained 62 people over a massive telecom fraud. The fraud caused the 62 people swindled over $1.77 million out of more than 1,500 victims across the country. Earlier in January 2019, a victim surnamed, Qiu, reported to the local Police Chuzhou city that he had been cheated of […]

5 Arrested In Italy For Trafficking Nigerian Women

Five people have been arrested in Italy for smuggling Nigerian women into Europe and forcing them into prostitution, Italian Carabinieri Police said on Friday. The suspects, apprehended in the Sicilian town of Messina, were part of an organised crime racket that smuggled “at least 15’’ unaccompanied minors into “several European Union countries’’ via Libya and […]

Music Download: Terry Apala x Zoro – Bread Ati Ewa

GAZI Entertainment‘s Terry Apala comes through with his first offering for 2019 and he tags this one – Bread Ati Ewa (Bread and Beans), with support from one of Nigeria’s budding Rap acts – Zoro. Produced by Ozedikus and J Boy, this tune bangssss!

Mikel Obi Signs New Deal In England With Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough have signed Super Eagles captain and former Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi on a short-term deal, the Championship club said on Thursday. The 31-year-old is arriving at the English league second-tier clubside Riverside Stadium as a free agent. This is after leaving China’s Tianjin Teda at the end of the Chinese Super League season in […]

Music Download: BOJ feat. Teni – Obe (Stew)

After a huge success with his previous single featuring Mercury Prize winner – Skepta and fellow DRB Member – Teezee, BOJ debuts 2019 with a new mid-tempo Afrocentric tune featuring the recent SoundCity next rated award winner – Teni The Entertainer. This serves as a follow up to his previous release which has been met […]

Kenya’s Olympic Champion Jemima Sumgong Banned For 8 Years By IAAF

Kenya’s Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has had her doping ban doubled to eight years after being found guilty by the IAAF of providing false information while defending herself against her initial sanction, the Athletics Integrity Unit have said. Sumgong was initially banned for four years by Kenya’s anti-doping agency (ADAK) in 2017 after testing […]

Ezekwezili Replies ACPN leaders

Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, who abandoned the presidential race on Thursday has replied the chairman of her former party, Allied Congress of Nigeria(ACPN), over accusations against her. Ezekwesili, who is attending Albert Einstein’s Genius 100 Visionaries meeting in Cabo, Mexico, described ACPN’s chairman Abdulganiyu Galadima’s accusations as all lies. She said there was no truth in […]

Ohaneze Ndigbo At Loggerheads Over Atiku’s Endorsement

Chieftains of Ohaneze Ndigbo are split over the purported endorsement of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Abubakar Atiku by the organisation. It would be recalled that an arm of the organisation known as ‘Ime Obi’ arising from its meeting on Thursday, declared support for Atiku on the grounds that he was […]

Jim Nwobodo Dumps APC For PDP

  Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Anambra and Enugu states, Senator Jim Nwobodo, has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC. The former Governor of old Anambra State, announced his defection during a visit by leaders of the PDP in the Southeast to his Amaechi country home, in Enugu. “Why we are here […]

Music Video: Kcee ft. Timaya – Erima

Five Star Music signed act, Kcee premieres this new video titled Erima which features Timaya. The crispy fresh visuals was shot on location in Lagos, Nigeria. It was directed by Unlimited L.A. Enjoy below

Rafael Nadal Conquers Tsitsipas

Rafael Nadal demolished Greek rising star Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 to enter the men’s singles final of the Australian Open on Thursday. Nadal last won the tournament in 2009 and is hoping to win the second trophy and the 18th Grand slam overall. The second seeded Spaniard looked at ease in the first set […]

No Separate Minimum Wage For Federal Workers – Ekweremadu

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday, clarified that President Muhammadu Buhari, did not specify a separate minimum wage for federal workers in the new bill he forwarded to the federal parliament on Wednesday evening. He said Buhari did not include a separate amount payable by the Federal Government to its workers. The labour […]

Music Download: BBanks ft. Temmie Ovwasa – Self Knowledge (SK)

Soulful and Afrocentric Singer/Producer BBanks starts his year with a song titled “Self Knowledge (SK)” featuring the amazing vocalist and label mate Temmie Ovwasa (YBNL Princess) Originally known as Sunday Bankole (BBanks), he lets loose on this inspirational new single “SK”, a song about self love, hope and belief in ones self to get through life. What listeners will find clear is that Bank’s feelings in the “Self […]