US midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections

  Immigration, health care, jobs. The extraordinary US midterm election has been a tug of war over key issues, but none has had a more dramatic impact on voters than Donald Trump, the man who isn’t...

Actor Idris Elba named People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive

Actor Idris Elba, who James Bond fans are campaigning to be the next person to play 007, was named the sexiest man alive on Monday by People magazine. The London-born actor, 46, said he didn’t believe it when...

Oil prices slip on rising supply, trade tensions

Oil prices slipped on Tuesday, depressed by concerns that the U.S.-China trade dispute will dent economic growth and by signs of rising global supply in spite of upcoming sanctions against Iran. Oil Benchmark Brent crude oil was...

Trump blames media for ‘division and hatred’ in US

US President Donald Trump blamed the media once again on Monday for “division and hatred” in the country as Americans took stock of a gunman’s attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue that killed 11 worshippers. “The Fake...

APC crisis: Buhari takes over peace process

As the All Progressives Congress crisis deepens, President Muhammadu Buhari has taken over the process of restoring the confidence of aggrieved members of the party. A top-ranking member of the party’s National Working Committee confirmed the...

Minimum wage: Osinbajo-led economic team, governors meet

Members of the Economic Management Team led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are currently meeting with some state governors with a view to taking a position on the new national minimum wage. The meeting is ongoing...

  The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday, appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos, where he pleaded not guilty to the allegation that he misappropriated N30.8 billion. The embattled former governor...

Electricity problems can’t be solved by magic – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said electricity supply in the country is improving slowly and that power problems cannot be solved by magic. Total power generation stood at 3,729 megawatts...

Ooni of Ife takes new wife, Shilekunola

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Friday unveiled his new wife, Queen Morenike Naomi Oluwaseyi. The monarch, who made the announcement through his social media platforms, praised his new Olori for her beauty, uniqueness and...

2018 World Cup: Putin thanks FIFA for keeping politics out of sport

President Vladimir Putin of Russia on Wednesday, thanked FIFA president Gianni Infantino and the football community,  for keeping politics out of sport, the day before the start of the soccer World Cup. Putin said this while...