The Disney-Marvel movie “Black Panther,” which finds the super-heroic T’Challa  returning to his African kingdom, Wakanda to assume the throne, roared into theaters last weekend to rave reviews. Among the large crowds that thronged movie theaters around the world to...
First lady Melania Trump’s parents have become permanent US residents, their lawyer said Wednesday, apparently taking advantage of a family unification program pilloried by the president. “I can confirm that Mrs. Trump’s parents are both lawfully admitted to the United...
Corruption is getting worse in Nigeria, according to the latest corruption perception index (CPI) released by Transparency International (TI) on Wednesday. While the country scored 27/100 and was ranked 136th in 2016, the latest CPI scores Nigeria 28/100 but...
Nigeria’s women’s bobsleigh team finished with the wooden spoon Wednesday but left with their heads held high after an emotional Olympic debut in the crackpot winter pursuit. The plucky West Africans finished 20th in Pyeongchang, more than seven seconds behind...
Residents of the Colombian village of Quinamayó have been celebrating Christmas with a procession featuring a statue of a black baby Jesus. The tradition dates back to the days of slavery when their ancestors were banned from marking Christmas on 24...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says public representatives will undergo “lifestyle audits” as part of his campaign to clean up the government. Ramaphosa said Tuesday that the scrutiny will start with the executive branch, and that he was heartened to hear...
Toni Braxton and Birdman are finally engaged. Braxton and Birdman were first rumoured to be dating in 2016 when they attended an Atlanta’s Fox Theatre performance. In 2017, there were speculations that they were married which they denied. Engagement rumours...
Organs to be grown in animals for transplant, provide cure for diabetes Scientists have created the first ever human-sheep hybrids, paving the way for organs to be grown in animals which can be transplanted into humans. The successful Stanford University project...
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has described Nigeria as a country with unquantifiable passion and love for football, and where football is more than a religion. “I was told that in Nigeria football is passion, but it is a lie...
Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is considering dropping the China-based duo of John Obi Mikel and Odion Ighalo, from the squad for their upcoming friendly matches. Rohr is mulling the decision, because they are stil in pre-season...