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January 16, 2018 6:48 AM CHAN 2018: Nigeria draw with Rwanda, Libya thrash Equatorial Guinea

Former winners Libya began their 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) campaign on Monday, with a convincing 3-0 victory over Equatorial Guinea in Group C. Saleh Taher scored the opening goal, finishing well under a hesitant Cambio. Mohamed Aleyat, who provided assists for all three goals, combined with Taher again five minutes later to make it 2-0. In the 87th minute 11

January 15, 2018 7:48 PM Fifth Largest Diamond Discovered In Lesotho

Miner Gen Diamonds on Monday revealed that the diamond thought to be the fifth largest of gem quality ever found has been discovered in Lesotho and could be worth as much as $40 million. Nigerian-Jewish diamond cutter and dealer, Thelma West, poses for a photograph with a selection of diamond encrusted rings in her office in London on March 11, 2016. “I’m the only Nigerian 14

January 15, 2018 2:58 PM Trump’s First Wife Admits He Says Silly Things

Ivana Trump, US President Donald Trump’s first wife admitted that her ex-husband may occasionally say “silly” things but he’s “definitely not racist. She disclosed this on the UK’s Good Morning Britain TV show about the President’s vulgar remarks about African nations last week and Ivana Trump said she did not believe they showed he was racist “sometimes 14

January 15, 2018 1:42 PM Forbes Releases Top 10 Richest Musicians In Africa For 2017

Forbes Magazine Africa has recently0 released a compilation of its top 10 African richest musicians for the year 2017. According to the magazine, the list was put together based on the net worth, endorsement deals, album sales, awards, investment, social media influence, and so much more. From Nigeria, Don Jazzy, Wizkid and Davido was listed, but one cannot 16

January 13, 2018 12:49 PM AU Ambassadors blow hot over Trump’s alleged shithole comment

African Union Ambassadors to the UN have demanded an apology from the US President, Donald Trump for his racist remark on the people of Africa. Trump ha​d​ reportedly questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries”. But the group of over 50 nations in a statement said: “the AU expressed 19

January 11, 2018 10:18 AM Dangote tops Africa’s rich list for 7th year

Buoyed by rising stock markets and commodity prices, Africa’s billionaires are collectively wealthier than a year ago. The 23 billionaires that Forbes found in Africa – up from 21 billionaires last year — are worth a combined $75.4 billion, compared to $70 billion in January 2017. The richest African, for the seventh year in a row, is Nigerian cement 34

January 10, 2018 10:01 AM Pregnant South African woman bites rapist’s genitals, police say

South African Police said they are on the lookout for a man with severely injured genitalia who allegedly raped a pregnant woman, who bit him in self-defence. Local police spokesman Leonard Hlathi told newsmen on Wednesday that the woman, who was in the third month of her pregnancy, was raped at knife point. “She was rape in front of her young child 13

January 8, 2018 6:03 PM NUC has not ranked any Nigeria University for several years – Executive Secretary

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Adamu Abubakar Abdulrasheed has disclosed that Nigerian Universities have not been ranked for several years. Speaking in Abuja after the 2018 budget defense, he said the NUC had just constituted a high powered Committee headed by the erstwhile Executive Secretary, Professor Peter 17

January 8, 2018 5:53 AM CAF Awards: Drogba’s phone stolen in Ghana’s State House

Former Ivory Coast striker, Didier Drogba, lost his phone while hosting the 2017 CAF Awards on Wednesday. Drogba co-hosted the gala night with South African broadcaster, Carol Tshabalala, at the State House Banquet Hall in Accra, Ghana. According to abidjantv.net, the former Chelsea player was focused on the event, when he realized his “mobile phone 15

January 6, 2018 8:48 AM WAEC reacts to increment of registration fee

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has reacted to the reports on social media that it has increased its registration free from N13, 950 to N30, 000. The exam body said it did not at any point hike its fee as widely being speculated. WAEC was reacting to an inquiry by one Lagos driver @lagosuber on Twitter who wrote: “So @waecnigeria form cost 30k now. “This girl here wants 28