The first-ever surviving set of African-American sextuplets have graduated from high school, with all six gearing up to continue their education in the fall.   Chris and Diamond Harris from Birmingham, Alabama welcomed their six babies in 2002, with Diamond delivering via C-section at 26.5 weeks. Nearly 18 years later, the odds-defying children are all grown up and officially high school graduates, and achievement they celebrated together last week.  ‘The morning of the ceremony, I sat in bed looking at their baby pictures […]

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has disregarded claims that he begged Governor Godwin Obaseki to return to the ruling party. In a report by The Nation, Pastor Ize-Iyamu, through the director of communication and media of his campaign organisation, Prince John Mayaki, stated that the report published by media houses is false. The widely publicized report claimed that Ize-Iyamu made the call to the governor in a video conference on Wednesday, September 23, […]

A young man has again fallen victim of scam at Computer Village in Ikeja area of Lagos where he had gone to purchase a smart phone. In a viral video already making the rounds on social media, a man could be seen asking the victim where he bought the iPhone, which he described as Vitamin C pro max. The fake samrt phone was sold to the unsuspecting victim for the sum of N100,000 and it appears that the furious man […]

About three weeks ago, Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, said he was optimistic that his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC would emerge victorious in the Edo State Governorship Election. He said opinion polls previously carried out shown that the APC candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, would win the election, adding that he didn’t know what actually went wrong in the last three weeks of the campaign. While making his comment on the new development, the Kaduna State governor, who spoke on […]

Following damning reality about the unavailability of books with Black main characters to children in the Chicagoland area, Krenice Roseman and his team rise to the occasion to make the difference. After becoming frustrated at the lack of Black title characters in children’s literature, Krenice Roseman started Young, Black & Lit. It is a nonprofit that provides books that feature Black main characters to children. The organization has distributed more than 5,000 books with Black main characters to children in […]

Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has alleged foul play in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state. However, it has beckoned on all party members to stay calm while party leaders study the result and decide what is next. The Chairman of the APC Media Campaign Council, John Mayaki said the party rejected the result of the recently concluded governorship election. Recall incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki defeat his rival Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu in yesterday’s governorship […]

Chelsea have again lost their first legged game against a hungry Liverpool team in the second game of the 2020/2021 Premier League season. The 2- 0 win for Liverpool means Chelsea have lost four consecutive matches against a Liverpool side in the Premier League matches. The first half ended in a stalemate, but the second half was eventful from the beautiful build up to Saido Mane’s Liverpool first goal. It was, though, Liverpool’s determination and ferocity – summed up by […]

Nigeria’s former Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar has on Sunday said the unprecedented victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki has put an end to godfatherism in Nigeria’s politics. Atiku, in a statement entitled ‘The End of Godfatherism Has Come in Nigeria’, described Obaseki’s victory as a new chapter in Edo state. He said: “There is a new dawn in Edo State, and the hard-won victory of Governor Godwin Nogheghase […]

Former Edo governor and former All Progressive Congress chairman, Adams Oshiomhole has been captured in video footage during the ongoing election in Edo State exhibiting the cross sign while trying to cast his vote. Though the social media have been flooded with fake pictures showing the former governor cast his vote for the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate. This Adams Oshiomhole action leaves one wondering whether he’s now a Rev. Father or Bishop. The ongoing election in the state has been […]

The incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki through Crusoe Osagie, his Special Adviser, has cried out that “there is an ongoing deliberate election manipulation in areas where he has strongholds.“ Obaseki is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the ongoing Edo State gubernatorial election. According to him: “Suddenly, card readers are not working in areas where Governor Godwin Obaseki is very popular. “Voters are being disenfranchised and we are constrained to say that this is sabotage,” Osagie made this […]

Ahead of today’s election in Edo State, an unidentified old woman has openly dare former governor Adams Oshiomhole to bury his head in shame. It’s a fact today that former governor Oshiomhole has favoured the former People’s Democratic Party’s aspirant over his estranged godson, Godwin Obaseki the incumbent. Going by recent happenings in the state, the people are in frenzy and somewhat have doubt in the system. The outcome of the election would surely tell. The unidentified old woman in […]

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released a statement following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, saying President Trump’s nominee to fill her seat “will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate.” “The Senate and the nation mourn the sudden passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the conclusion of her extraordinary American life,” McConnell said in the statement. Mitch McConnell added: “President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the […]

Following the demise of the notorious RBG, Ruth Bader Grinsburg which was generally reported early Friday, some notable persons have begun to send in their condolence to the former Supreme Court Justice of the United States. Former United States First Lady and Democrat presidential candidate in the 2016 elections Hillary Clinton has sent out condolence to this irreparable loss. She wrote, “Justice Ginsburg paved the way for so many women, including me. There will never be another like her. Thank […]

“Welcome to Freedom!” exclaims real estate agent Ashley Scott as she surveys the nearly 97 acres of land in rural Wilkinson County, Georgia, that she and a group of 19 Black families purchased in August. This is a great fit in a country touted as a racist land, yet some black families are breaking barriers and making move to re-write the narratives. Scott and her friend, investor and entrepreneur Renee Walters didn’t initially plan on buying a large plot of […]

The video footage of a former Oyo State Governor, late Abiola Ajimobi has surfaced on the internet. The world-class marble finishing, AC, massive interior decor at the grave is stunning. The opulence displayed inside the late Sen. Abiola Ajimobi ’s grave beats the imagination of many Nigerians. Some of these Nigerians have taken to their social media pages to express dissatisfaction against the needless show of wealth. The video surfaced at a time when Nigerians are battling with aftermath of […]

The police in Katsina State, Thursday, confirmed the arrest of a member of bandits and kidnap kingpin, Abubakar Ibrahim, 19, at Rugu forest. SP Gambo Isah, the police spokesman made this disclosure in a statement in Katsina said the syndicate have been terrorizing people in Batsari, Safana, Damnusa and Kurfi Local Government Areas in the state. In a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Isah said that the police equally rescued three kidnapped victims. According to Isah, on […]

Chelsea Football Club new signing, Kai Havertz was yesterday trending on on social media over his assist, while some fans heap praises on the German star playmaker some are of the views that the hype about his skills and creativity is high above the ceiling. Earlier today, Chelsea gaffer and former Blues star player, Frank Lampard has hailed his new arrival, Havertz while comparing his talent to German legend Michael Ballack. Recall Michael Ballack was Lampard’s team mate during Jose […]

A Nigerian preacher Apostle Psalm Okpe shows off his toy, a Mercedes SLK convertible. According to his post on Facebook he called it his toy. He is the founder of Fresh Oil Ministry. The price value of the car is between N7m to N8m. Apostle Okpe post was further shared by Obiwest Utchaychukwu aka The Media Apostle , a defender of the gospel in Nigeria. Below are reactions from some Nigerians to such post on Facebook; Kingsley Freeman Ogbonna: In as much I love […]

The Ogun State Government has announced September 21 as the schools reopening date of schools in the state but with staggering resumption time. The new students who will be resuming for the first time after the nationwide closure in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will join students in SS3 who are currently writing the West African School Certificate Examination. The state government announced that all students had been given automatic promotion to the next class, including automatic placement for […]

The United States President Donald Trump has given a hint that a COVID-19 vaccine could be available much before the November 3 election, even as his political rival Joe Biden sought more transparency on the issue. “This could’ve taken two or three years, and instead it’s going to be – going to be done in a very short period of time,” Trump said during a news conference. “Could even have it during the month of October,” Trump added, calling Biden’s […]

A video has emerged on social media, showing a 16-month old baby displaying her swimming skills just like former American Olympian Michael Phelps The viral video has had over 400k views has the time of filing this report. The baby though appears to have been learning how to swim for a while now. However, the courage and guts to do it is incredibly fascinating. Her skills reminds of the popular Phelps. He remains the most successful and most decorated Olympian […]

A school teacher at Barack Obama Elementary School in Atlanta identified as Johnathon Hines has emerged Georgia’s Pre-K Teacher of the Year. He is the first Black man to receive the award, and hopes to continue inspiring his young students! “Now I have the opportunity to inspire other males in early childhood. And that’s definitely one of my biggest goals,” Hines told 11 Alive. “I know how hard it is to be a teacher. The love and passion that you […]

The Federal Government of Nigeria says state governments across the 35 states and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. This is contained in an address made by Dr. Sani Aliyu, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19. However, the Federal Government announced the resumption of graduating pupils effective August 4, 2020, to write this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination from August 17, 2020, through September 12, 2020. […]

  The latest on the list as the new third-richest person in the world is Elon Musk. The surge in many leading U.S technology stocks have unsurprisingly created wealth for their founders, investors and stock traders. What we know: Elon Musk just surpassed the co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg to become the third-richest person in the world. Shares of Tesla Inc. continued its unrelenting surge after the recent stock split of Tesla stocks. Musk is now estimated to be worth […]

Chadwick Boseman, star of “Black Panther,” has lost the fight against cancer, he was announced to have died in his home on Friday after a four year battle with colon cancer, his rep confirmed. He was 43 year-old. Before being cast as the Marvel Studios superhero, Boseman’s career first exploded with his portrayals of Black American icons Jackie Robinson (in 2013’s “42”) and James Brown (in 2014’s “Get on Up”). “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing […]

Barcelona suffer one of the heaviest defeats in their history, 8-2 against a firebrand performance from Bayern Munich, who will face either Manchester City or Lyon in the Champions League semi-finals on August 19. In an incredible Champions League encounter, Bayern Munich decimated an insipid Barcelona to reach the semi-finals. This is the heaviest defeat for Barcelona since 1994. The tone was set early on as Thomas Muller – making his 113th Champions League appearance – scored inside four minutes, […]

The Democrats presidential hopeful Joe Biden had on Tuesday picked Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) as his running mate, a historic decision that elevates the first Black woman and first Asian American woman to run for vice president on a major-party ticket at a moment when the country is grappling with its racial past and future. Biden’s announcement, made in a text and tweet, aligns him with a former presidential rival whose most electric campaign performance came when she criticized his record on school […]

A New York man, Zachary Clark, 41,  also known as “Umar Kabir,” “Umar Shishani,” and “Abu Talha, pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to ISIS, which included spreading the terrorist group’s propaganda online and calling for supporters to commit attacks in New York City, a Justice Department statement said Monday. Zachary Clark, 41,  also known as “Umar Kabir,” “Umar Shishani,” and “Abu Talha, was accused of pledging allegiance to ISIS twice, and disseminating ISIS propaganda. Clark no doubt […]

The former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafiya has made a damning revelation about the nonstop killings by Boko Haram. Mailafiya made the claim in an interview with Nigerian Info, he claimed some members of the Boko Haram claimed a Northern governor is their commander and by the year 2022, they plan to move to the second face of their scheme (cause civil war). Obadiah Mailafiya, a former CBN governor claimed, the bandits and Boko Haram […]

Fulham have gained promotion into the Premier League ahead of the 2020/2021 season. In an interesting encounter with Brentford, Fulham are the more experienced side of the two. The first-half of the game never had magical spark. The return of the second-half see either side pressing for victory with both sides creating incredible display. Brentford proceeded to attack with everything they had, desperate to return to England’s top flight for the first time since 1947. In the 70th minute that […]

Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building has been lit up in the colours of the Lebanese flag to pay tribute to those dead and those injured in Beirut bombing. According to a Twitter user, @EkeVanVictor, the Great Pyramid of Giza was also light up in honour of the victims. It’s indeed a black Tuesday for the good people of Beirut in this tough time. It’s so sad and heartbreaking to see how so many lives and properties have been destroyed […]

Microsoft had on Sunday confirmed it is holding talks with Chinese-based ByteDance to buy the U.S. operations of its TikTok unit. Microsoft said that its CEO, Satya Nadella, has discussed the situation with President Donald Trump, who has previously threatened to ban the service in the U.S. over security concerns. “Microsoft fully appreciates the importance of addressing the president’s concerns,” the company said in a blog post. “It is committed to acquiring TikTok subject to a complete security review and […]

Gabon star, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ‘s double dashed Chelsea hope of lifting the FA Cup trophy. The match started of with a medicum of hope for bright Chelsea side as the Blues talisman Christian Pulisic created some magical move before opening the scoring in the fifth minute of the game. The Gunners no doubt trailed after Christian Pulisic opened the scoring, scything through Arsenal’s midfield and defence with an incisive move. However, Arsenal captain Aubameyang was on hand to equalise just […]

Many feared dead on Tuesday night in a cooking gas explosion that occured at retail shop Ajao Estate, Lagos. In an earlier report, about  five persons were feared dead  with many injured as cooking gas explosion occured a few kilometres away from Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. An eyewitness who pleaded anonymity told NG Times at the scene of the incident that the explosion was caused by cooking gas. However, the number of death could not be ascertained yet, […]