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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Hit With Another Abuse Lawsuit, Forcing Model To Perform Sex

— Sean Combs aka P-Diddy  By St. Johnson Adegboyega  Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has been hit with another abuse lawsuit. The scandal-plagued rapper, 54, who has just apologised for beating his ex-girlfriend Cassie Ventura after footage emerged of the 2016 assault, is being accused by former model Crystal McKinney of forcing her to perform a sex act on him after allegedly promising her a career boost…. []

US-Based Nigerian Professor, Uju Anya Gets Engaged To Lesbian Partner

— Uju-Anya and her partner, Sirry Alang By Bunmi Onakan  Forty Seven years old US-based Nigerian professor, Uju-Anya has announced her engagement to Sirry Alang, her partner. In an Instagram post, Anya shared pictures from their engagement ceremony. In an accompanying caption, she revealed that Alang, her husband-to-be, proposed to her and she accepted. “My darling love, my sweetest heart, the woman of my life, Dr… []

Operation Menai Bridge: British Unveils Funeral Plans For King Charles After Monarch Is Given Two Years to Live With Pancreatic Cancer

— King Charles III  Source: Yahoo  King Charles III has only been Britain’s reigning monarch for 18 months, yet his funeral plans are already set amid his battle with pancreatic cancer. Named “Operation Menai Bridge,” the monarch’s funeral processions will look similar to Queen Elizabeth II’s ceremonies, dubbed “Operation London Bridge.” As his cancer progresses, royal insiders tell In Touch that Charles’ final resting plans are of timely… []

King Charles Given Two Years To Live As He Battles Pancreatic Cancer

– King Charles III By Mike Orwell in London  Less than two months after Buckingham Palace confirmed King Charles III was diagnosed with cancer, sources exclusively reveal to In Touch that the king is battling pancreatic cancer and has been given two years to live. While the royal family has kept tight-lipped about the specifics of Charles’ illness, including the type of cancer he has, a source exclusively confirms to In Touch that the… []

London Murdered Schoolboy, Damilola Taylor’s Father, Richard Dies At 75

– Late Richard Taylor held his murdered son’s portrait  By St. Johnson Adegboyega  Richard Taylor, the father of murdered schoolboy Damilola Taylor, has died aged 75. Mr Taylor campaigned tirelessly against gang violence in the capital after his 10-year-old son was murdered in south London on 27 November 2000 as he walked home from the local library after school. Damilola, who dreamed of being a… []

BREAKING: Catherine, Princess of Wales Begins Chemotherapy As She’s Diagnosed With Cancer

– Princess of Wales, Catherine  By St. Johnson Adegboyega  Following King Charles III announcement of his own cancer diagnosis and treatment in early7 February, Princess of Wales, Catherine diagnosis has also been announced. This comes after a period of intense uncertainty about the health of the Princess, who underwent abdominal surgery in January and largely disappeared from public view as she tried to recuperate. Catherine has begun… []

Guinea Govt. Sacks Electricity Chief Over Power Outages

– General Mamady Doumbouya, Guinea coup leader and junta chief By Adeola Idris Guinea has announced the removal of the head of its national electricity company due to ongoing power outages that led to violent demonstrations in the country under military rule. Laye Sekou Camara, along with his two deputies, Fode Soumah and Abdoulaye Kone, were relieved of their duties through a decree signed by… []

UK Bans Nigerian Health Workers From Bringing Dependants

– Health workers  By Femi Ojo Health and care workers from Nigeria and other foreign countries have been banned by the United Kingdom (UK) from bringing dependants to the country. This was announced in a terse statement via the UK Home Office verified X handle (formerly Twitter) on Monday, March 11. According to the UK government, the measure was part of its plan to reduce… []

Meet The Man Who Invents AK-47 And What 47 Stands For

-Mikhail Kalashnikov, the man who invented AK-47 By Jayne Aarom Mikhail Kalashnikov, the founder of the AK-47, was a Russian weapons designer born in 1919 in the village of Kurya, Altai Krai, in the Russian Empire. Kalashnikov’s parents were peasants, and he grew up in a rural environment. He was drafted into the Red Army during World War II, where he was injured in battle… []

Arnold Schwarzenegger Faces €35,000 Fine Over Unregistered Watch at Munich Airport

– Arnold Schwarzenegger By Adeola Idris  76-year-old Terminator actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger has reportedly been fined €35,000 following an incident at Munich Airport. The star was detained and questioned under tax law regarding an unregistered luxury watch he intended to auction, as revealed by German media. Customs Encounter: The incident unfolded as Schwarzenegger, accompanied by his 49-year-old girlfriend Heather Milligan and a friend, arrived on a… []

Meet Miracle Izuchukwu, 24-year-old Nigerian Who Is America’s Youngest Licensed Black Female Commercial Pilot

– Miracle Izuchukwu By Adegboyega Johnson  The story of Miracle Izuchukwu is about doggedness and sheer passion for a targeted goal having started as an airport customer service representative before becoming a flight attendant. Beautiful Miracle in an interview granted a US based Nigeria Standard Newspaper said; “Flying is freedom. It’s a lifetime opportunity. I finally found a career that I love. Growing up, I… []

Gaza Evacuations Suspended As Abbas Presses U.S. For Ceasefire

– Gaza Strip  By Adeola Idris  Efforts were under way yesterday to resume evacuations of injured Gazans and foreign nationals through the Rafah crossing to Egypt, suspended since Saturday after a deadly attack on an ambulance, Egyptian, United States and Qatari officials said. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demanded an immediate Israeli ceasefire at a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Ramallah, while… []

27 Years After: Police Charge Man For Murder Of Rapper, Tupac Shakur

– Tupac Shakur By Adeola Idris  A Nevada grand jury has indicted 60-year-old Duane “Keffe D” Davis in the murder of legendary American rapper, Tupac Shakur, Sky News reports. Keffe D, who is said to be the uncle of one of Tupac’s known rivals, Orlando Anderson, was arraigned before the court by the Las Vegas Police. The jury indicted Keffe D on a charge of… []

US President, Biden Appoints Two Nigerians As Advisers

– Osagie Imasogie, Chineye Ogwumike By Adeola Idris  U.S. President Joe Biden has appointed two Nigerian-Americans as advisers. The appointees, Osagie Imasogie and Chiney Ogwumike – are part of the 12 members of the President’s Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement in the United States. Congratulating the duo on the appointment, the Chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said their recognition… []

US First Lady, Jill Biden Tests Positive For Covid-19, President On Face Mask

– US President, Joe Biden and wife Jill By Ademola Idris  US First Lady Jill Biden tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday and was experiencing mild symptoms, the White House said. The 72-year-old, who is vaccinated and has received boosters, will stay at home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where she and President Joe Biden spent part of the weekend. The president tested negative for the… []

Central African Leaders Meet, Suspend Gabon Over Coup

– Gen. Brice Oligui Nguema By Ademola Idris The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) regional bloc, says it has suspended Gabon’s membership in response to last week’s coup. Earlier on Monday the coup leader, Gen Brice Oligui Nguema, was sworn in as transitional president. He seized power just after Ali Bongo was declared to have won a third term as president. He has… []

Donald Trump’s Election Fraud Trial for Livestreaming

– Former President Donald Trump By Muyiwa Akinola  Former United States President, Donald Trump’s trial in Georgia over charges of election fraud will be livestreamed and televised, a judge has ruled.All the hearings will be available live on Fulton County Court’s YouTube channel, said Judge Scott McAfee yesterday.Though, proceedings in Fulton County’s courts are usually live streamed, it will be the only one of Trump’s… []

Jay-Z Becomes First Black Male Artiste To Have 10 Multi-Platinum Albums

– Jay-Z – By Ademola Idris Rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z has set a new record as the first Black male artist to have 10 multi-platinum albums. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently certified Jay-Z’s albums, The Black Album and The Blueprint 3 as quadruple platinum and double platinum, respectively. This brings Jay-Z’s total number of multi-platinum albums to 10, which is more than… []

How Nigerian Student, Ifeanyichukwu Oseke, Was Stabbed to Death in Canada

– Ifeanyichukwu Oseke – By Bunmi Onakan  Ifeanyichukwu Oseke, a Nigerian finding out in Canada has been stabbed to dying. He was fatally stabbed to dying throughout a combat in a Scarborough plaza in Canada on Sunday night. According to the Toronto Police, the unhappy incident occurred within the Brimley Road and Eglinton Avenue East space shortly after 7 p.m. “Information was received that two… []

Russia: Wagner Ends Revolt, Withdraws Mercenaries

– Russian President, Vladimir Putin – By Ademola Idris  Wagner mercenaries headed back to their base on Sunday after Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin agreed to allow their leader to avoid treason charges and accept exile in neighbouring Belarus. The agreement halted an extraordinary crisis — a private army led by Putin’s former close ally Yevgeny Prigozhin trying to storm Moscow — but analysts said Wagner’s… []