Hugh Hefner: Playboy magazine founder dies aged 91

Hugh Hefner, American founder of the international adult magazine Playboy, has died at the age of 91. Playboy Enterprises Inc said he passed away peacefully at home in Los Angeles, from natural causes. Hefner began publishing Playboy in his kitchen in 1953. It became the largest-selling men’s magazine in the …

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Peter and Paul Okoye divorce

Nigerian Hip-hop twins, Peter and Paul Okoye of the popular stage name P-square,that dominated the Nigerian music industry for many years, have finally split. According to a letter sent to their lawyer Festus Keyamo (SAN) by Peter, he demanded for a termination of the agreement as a group. According to …

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UNICEF wants 4 weeks paid paternity leave in Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday recommended six months paid maternity leave and four weeks paid paternity leave to ensure healthy development of young children. UNICEF Representative in Nigeria Mohammed Fall disclosed this at the National Early Childhood Development conference (ECD) in Abuja with the theme; “Investing early …

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Lukaku shines in Man. Utd Win

The former Everton man has netted 10 goals in nine games since arriving at Old Trafford, a run that has delighted his new manager Jose Mourinho has been surprised by Romelu Lukaku’s incredible start to life at Manchester United following his two-goal haul in the Champions League. Belgium international Lukaku, …

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Conte grateful to decisive substitute Batshuayi

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte praised striker Michy Batshuayi for his patience and commitment after the Belgian again proved his knack for scoring decisive goals by striking a last gasp winner to beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday. The Belgian international has struggled overall to adapt to …

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Terror check: Cameroon sends Nigerians packing

Cameroon has deported 100,000 Nigerian refugees in the hope of stemming the spread of terrorist group Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch (HWR) said on Wednesday. The group said in its new report that the deportation defied a plea by UN refugee agency to not return anyone to north-eastern Nigeria, where …

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INEC releases names of Anambra guber candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the names of all candidates for the November 18 Anambra state governorship election. The commission said on Wednesday in Abuja that political parties presented candidates. The Commission, in a statement by its Director of Publicity, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said the candidates included …

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Reps to probe firearms influx: Customs, DSS invited

The House of Representatives on Wednesday invited the Nigeria Customs Service and the Department of State Service (DSS) to brief it on the influx of small arms and light weapons into the country. This was sequel to a motion under Matters of Public Importance by Mr Obinna Chidoka (Anambra-PDP) to …

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