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Onakoya thanks American counterpart after 60-hour chess marathon record
Onakoya and Martinez played chess for 60 hours to set a new world record for a marathon chess game. ...
Onakoya’s world chess record shows ingenuity of Nigerian youths – Tinubu
Tinubu congratulated Onakoya for braving all the odds to set a new Guinness World record for a chess marathon. ...
Phyna wants Nigerians to join her to fight BBN sponsors
Phyna continues her fight to redeem the prizes she won on the BBNaija show two years ago. ...
I’ve grown thick skin to criticisms – Taaooma Popular skit maker, Maryam Apaokagi, popularly known as Taaooma, has said that criticisms from the public doesn’t move her any longer. Reacting to the criticisms she faced some weeks ago after a picture of her being carried by two of her male colleagues went viral, Taaooma, said she has grown a thick skin...
‘Incessant death of actors not ordinary’, Angela Okorie threatens to expose Nollywood coven Nigerian actress, Angela Okorie, has revealed that the incessant death of actors and actresses in the country is caused by some evil people in the industry. In a recent interview, the actress opened up that the country’s entertainment industry is filled with evil people. She said, “We keep hearing...
We’ll pin down Ways and Means to curb inflation, says FG
The federal government says it will pin down Ways and Means advances to deal with the problem of too much liquidity in the system to stem inflation.   Wale Edun minister of finance and co-ordinating minister of the economy, spoke to journalists in Washington DC, United States, shortly after a meeting with investors at the on-going spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the...
Yahaya Bello: EFCC not in breach of Kogi high court order, says Falana
 Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is not in violation of a Kogi high court order secured by Yahaya Bello, former governor of the state. Falana spoke on Friday in reaction to allegations that the EFCC breached a court order restraining the commission from arresting Bello. Ruling on a fundamental rights suit marked HCL/68/M/2020 and filed by Bello,...
NASS REPUBLIC: On the matter of PDP lawmakers disowning their own. One other story and a quote to remember
The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives recently distanced themselves from Hon. Ikenga Ugochinyere-led coalition’s call for the resignation of the party’s National Chairman over alleged anti-party activities. We tracked one other story from the National Assembly (NASS), for special review. 1. As PDP lawmakers disown Ugochinyere The House of Representatives Minority Caucus and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Caucus, on...
Google fires 28 employees who protested company’s business ties with the Israeli govt
Search engine giant Google has fired no fewer that 28 employees who protested the company’s business ties with the Israeli government. The pro-Palestinian employees who took part in a 10-hour sit-in at Google’s New York headquarters were fired for storming the office and donning traditional Arab headscarves. Google vice president of worldwide security Chris Rackow said in a memo to the...
Pressure mounts on some aspirants to withdraw ahead of APC governorship primary in Ondo
As the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Ondo State begins today, pressure is mounting on some aspirants to consider withdrawal from the race.  Despite boasting about their chances, observers speculate that certain aspirants may opt to step aside before voting.  The primary will see 171,922 revalidated party members cast their votes across 203 political wards. Among the frontrunners are incumbents Lucky Aiyedatiwa...
BREAKING: First Bank board members in emergency meeting following MD’s sudden resignation
The board of First Bank has convened an emergency meeting at the bank’s headquarters in response to the unexpected resignation of the Managing Director, Adesola Adeduntan. Mr. Adeduntan’s resignation, announced just eight months before his scheduled retirement, has sent shockwaves through the financial sector. In his resignation letter, he cited a desire to pursue other interests as the reason for his...
Mob Justice: Suspected Motorcycle Thieves Lynched, Burnt In Makurdi
In a tragic incident that has shocked residents of Makurdi, Benue State, two men suspected of motorcycle theft were lynched and set ablaze by a mob in the early hours of Friday. The incident, which occurred around 12 to 1 am in the Nyon area of the city, has sparked outrage and renewed concerns over the prevalence of crime...
Jubilation As Security Forces In Kogi State Kill Suspected Drug Kingpin, Sumaila Ata (Summy)
A suspected drug kingpin, identified as Sumaila Ata, also known as Summy, met his demise in a confrontation with security agencies in Ajaka, Igalamela Odolu Local Government Area of Kogi State.Confirmation of Ata's death was provided by Cosmas Ilemona Atabor, the Transition Chairman of the Local Government, during a briefing with journalists on Saturday.Detailing the circumstances surrounding Ata's demise,...
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has disclosed that between 2023 and 2024 it expended over $26 million on humanitarian activities in West Africa. The regional body said it also supported sport federations in the region with $100,000 each per year. Addressing a press conference on Friday, in Abuja, ECOWAS Commissioner for Human Development and Social Affairs, Professor Fatou...
The Management of Dangote Industries Limited has condemned in strong terms an online report on the quality of its diesel which is being supplied to the Nigerian market. The Dangote Group described the allegation as false, baseless, and mischievous, stating that its refinery is designed to produce the highest quality petroleum products that meet very stringent international specifications. A statement signed...
Iran’s network of bloodthirsty proxy armies ‘primed and ready’ to smash open second front in Gaza war
IRANIAN backed proxy forces are “primed and ready” to invade Gaza and spark a second front in the ongoing war, a security expert has warned. Middle East analysts told The Sun that following Israel’s response to Iran’s missile attack – we could see a fresh war in Gaza or even a nuclear world conflict. It comes after tensions between the “sworn...
Hero lift engineer, 31, crushed to death in horror accident as he tried to save woman trapped inside
A HERO lift engineer has been tragically crushed in a horrific accident as he tried to save a woman trapped inside. Antonio Pistone, 31, had been working in between the lift cabin and a floor of a block of flats when the lift suddenly started to move. Jam PressA hero lift engineer has been tragically crushed to death Jam PressThe 31-year-old was...
I sailed on Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas. These were my 8 favorite amenities on the world’s largest cruise ship.
Speaking of vibes, if you're looking for a secluded place to drink (as in, not the swim-up pool bar), few will top the Overlook Pods, perched just behind the AquaDome. If you want to feel like you're drinking in a nest atop a tree, bring your coffee-infused cocktail from nearby Rye and Bean to one of the elevated pods....
Romance scammers are now building trust with AI-generated deepfakes. Here’s how to spot them.
The Nigerian online crime group known as the "Yahoo Boys" is now using AI in its romance scams.Romance scams cost Americans $1.3 billion in 2022, according to the FTC.One quick way to spot a deepfake is to do a reverse image search.Does he seem too good to be true? It might be because he's a romance scammer called a...
The chairman Ilaji Hotel and Sport Resorts, Engineer Jubrill Dotun Sanusi has restate his commitment to continue to make meaningful contributions to the advancement of tourism initiatives and make Oyo State a preferred destination for tourists. Sanusi who was Honoured with Tourism Man of the Year at the first Governor’s Dinner and Awards Night for tourism during the International Tourism...
Former governor of  Oyo State, Dr Omololu Olunloyo has debunked the death rumour  saying he is alive. Olunloyo who spoke with The PUNCH correspondent who visited his Molete residence in Ibadan, the state capital on Friday said he was hale and hearty. Earlier, the rumour of the death of the elder statesman was reported by some news platforms However, Olunloyo, while speaking...
Zack Orji, an experienced actor, has taken aim at people who wished him dead a few weeks ago. Recall that there were rumours that the actor had died. In response, he stated that the rumour was a fabrication from hell. According to reports, the actor recently flew to the United Kingdom for medical evaluation following two brain surgeries. In a recent interview with...
The Enugu state administration has promised the relatives of John ‘Mr Ibu’ Okafor and Junior Pope a “befitting burial.” On March 2, Mr Ibu died of a cardiac arrest at Evercare Hospital in Lagos. The 62-year-old actor had been battling a life-threatening illness for some months before his death. Mr. Ibu’s family confirmed last week that the actor would be buried on...
Jobs In UK With Visa Sponsorship For Foreigners April 2024 (£25k-£30k Yearly)
The United Kingdom offers a rich tapestry of history, diverse communities, and excellent educational opportunities. Beyond its allure as a tourist destination, it stands as a land of promise for those seeking employment. This guide aims to illuminate the path to securing employment in the UK, even for individuals originating from elsewhere. Introduction Renowned for its historical significance and esteemed educational institutions, the...
How To Apply For N-Power Health Recruitment 2024/2025 Registration Form Portal
In the quest to address healthcare challenges and improve the well-being of communities in Nigeria, the Nigerian government presents the Npower Health Programme. Designed to empower young individuals with the skills and opportunities to make a meaningful impact in their communities, the Npower Health Programme offers an avenue for passionate individuals to contribute to public health initiatives across the country. This...
Tunde Onakoya recently broke the world record for the longest continuous chess marathon. He played for 58 hours straight, without losing a single game. His goal was to raise $1 million to have a transformative impact on the lives of children in Nigeria. Tunde Onakoya, a Nigerian chess master, has successfully set a new world record for the longest continuous...
In addition to launching Nine+ records, Davido has also revealed plans for all Davido Music Worldwide artists to move to the new record label. During his press tour for his Madison Square Garden Timeless concert, Davido had many interviews with the media. He recreated the iconic Kobe Bryant 2001 championship photo, he declared himself the Greatest of all time...
10 Years on Screen! Linda Osifo Tells Us About Her Acting Journey in Today’s “Doing Life With…”
Doing Life With… is a BellaNaija Features series that showcases how people live, work, travel, care for their families and everything in between. We are documenting the lives of all people and ensuring everyone is well-represented at BN. Did you miss last week’s conversation with Kapinto? You can catch up here. This week, we’re doing life with Linda Osifo, a Nollywood actress,...
New Video: Esther Oji – Language of Your Heart
Gospel singer Esther Oji has released the video for her latest song “Language of Your Heart.” The song expresses the believer’s desire to understand the heart and purpose of God. “Language of Your  Heart” is produced by EeZee Tee. Watch here: The post New Video: Esther Oji – Language of Your Heart #Scroll down and hit the Share button- Showcasing Africa to...
My beauty not the only reason I get movie roles – Motunde
Nigerian content creator and actress, Motunde Sogunle, has said that being beautiful is not the main reason producers give her roles in movies. The skit-maker, who is popular for her portrayal of Motunde, the fictional daughter of a social media comedian, Mr Macaroni, stated this in an interview with Saturday Beats. She said filmmakers and producers call her for roles because...