The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has constituted a board of senior officers to investigate the accidental air strike on January 17, 2017 at Rann, Borno State. Among its terms of reference, the Board is to determine the immediate and remote causes as well as the circumstances that led to the incident A statement on Thursday by NAF spokesman, Ayodele Famuyiwa, said “This is with a view to forestall future occurrence.” “In addition to a list […]

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The Azuofia Edda Community of Abakaliki Local Government Area, LGA, of Ebonyi State has given an insight into the clash which allegedly broke out over the death of a High Chief. This is coming after reports made the rounds that no fewer than ten persons were killed following a clash between two neighbouring communities in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River state. The clash emanated from claims that certain young man from Cross River […]

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The whereabouts of the outgoing President of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh was unknown as at Thursday. This was just as last-minute attempts by Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, to convince Jammeh to give up the presidency, failed. There are indications he may have gone into hiding in a bid to escape being further persuaded into conceding defeat after he earlier devised a means of extending his stay, by declaring a 90-day State of Emergency. […]

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Questlove is willing to pay Chrisette Michele if it will stop her from performing at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. The Roots member expressed his disappointment about reports of the talented singer joining the lineup of inauguration performers. “I’d pay Chrisette to NOT perform 😔,” Questlove tweeted today (Jan. 18). The bill for Donald Trump’s inauguration has been underwhelming to say the least with artists refusing to perform due to Trump’s incendiary rhetoric throughout his campaign. […]

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As its name implies, the People’s Choice Awards speak on behalf of the people, and their voices were loud and clear when G-Eazy took home the trophy for Favorite Hip-Hop Artist at the 2017 awards show. The When It’s Dark Out artist showed love to his supporting fans shortly after his win, tweeting, “Love and respect to the fans yall are the reason we’re here in the first place and get to do the shit we do, […]

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The custody battle between Future and Ciara over their two-year-old son, also named Future, has reached a settlement, TMZ reports. The parents have agreed to joint custody of their son, who will spend a majority of his time with his mother. When Future, who is often away touring, is back in Atlanta, he will have reasonable access to his son. Sources tell the celebrity site that both musicians are eager to put the battle behind […]

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German international and Wolfsburg striker, Mario Gomez says he wanted to play like former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay’ ‘Jay’ Okocha after watching him while he was at Eintracht Frankfurt. He said Okocha’s impact on his career was great, adding that the Nigerian was a delight to watch in his playing days Okocha, who also played for Paris Saint Germain, PSG, in France, and captained Bolten Wanderers, featured in Germany for over seven years playing […]

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A South Korean court on Thursday dismissed a warrant to arrest the head of the Samsung Group [SAGR.UL], the country’s largest conglomerate, amid a graft scandal that has led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. The pre-dawn decision by the Seoul Central District Court to allow Jay Y. Lee to go home is likely to come as a major relief to the company, whose leadership vacuum Lee has tried to fill since his father […]

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Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi has insisted that he will stay at Barcelona for as long as he is wanted by the club despite reports linking him with clubs in the English Premier League. The Argentine insists he wishes to remain at Camp Nou for the foreseeable future. Messi’s future at the club remains the subject of debate given the confusion surrounding talks over his contract renewal. Barca President, Josep Maria Bartomeu had last week said […]

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Soulja Boy’s back at it. Taking time off from the rigorous, Rocky Balboa-like training he is undergoing in preparation for his March fight with Chris Brown, SB put together the diss track, “Hit ‘Em With the Draco,” aimed at Breezy and 50 Cent. The tune is even apparently accompanied with a dance. Fif recently drew the ire of SB for commenting on the Atlanta rapper recently being burglarized. Soulja fired back, “Shoutout to 50 for […]

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