L’Oréal Paris: Temi Otedola becomes first ambassador for Africa

Multi-talented actress is first Nigerian to represent iconic beauty brand Iconic beauty brand, L’Oréal Paris, has unveiled its partnership with Nigeria’s multi-talented actress, entrepreneur, and global influencer, Temi Otedola, as the new African Digital Brand Ambassador for its L’Oréal Paris Makeup. A statement by the iconic brand yesterday described the development as ‘historic’, with Temi […]

WHO seeks to completely ban public smoking in Africa

The World Health Organisation Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti on Friday said tobacco use among young people in the African Region, aged 13 to 15 years is about seven million. Moeti who said this in her message to commemorate World No Tobacco Day, stressed that young people are exposed to tobacco products through […]

Chinese nationals jailed for illegal mining in Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has secured the conviction of two Chinese nationals, Duan Ya Hong and Xiao Yi, for their involvement in illegal mining in Kwara State. The EFCC, in a statement made available on its Facebook page on Thursday, disclosed that the convicts were first arraigned on April 22 […]

African First Ladies unite to fight cancer

First Ladies across Africa have joined forces to accelerate cancer prevention and treatment. They are focusing on promoting early detection and treatment to reduce the disease in the continent. The First Ladies announced their resolve to battle the disease during the third Regional Seminar on Cancer Awareness, hosted by the Nigeria’s First Lady, Senator Oluremi […]

Royal guests: Prince Harry, Meghan expected in Nigeria today

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, will arrive in Nigeria today on a three-day private visit. The royal British couple is visiting Nigeria on the invitation of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa. The Director of Sports at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Air Vice Marshal Abidemi Marquis, said […]

Vladimir Putin begins fifth term as Russian president

Vladimir Putin begins his fifth term as Russian president in an opulent Kremlin inauguration on Tuesday, after launching a devastating war in Ukraine and consolidating all power in his hands. Already in office for nearly a quarter-century and the longest-serving Kremlin leader since Josef Stalin, Putin’s new term doesn’t expire until 2030, when he is […]

UK-based Nigerian doctor loses licences over sex for free Botox injections

A United Kingdom-based Nigerian doctor, Tijion Esho, has lost his medical licences after being found guilty of giving free Botox injections in return for sex, Telegraph reports. Esho is known for his medical opinion and commentaries on cosmetic surgery discussions on popular Television programmes, including ITV’s This Morning, BBC’s Morning Live and E4’s Body Fixers. […]

EU engages commissioners on gender equality

The European Union (EU) and International Institute of Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IIDEA) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development are working with commissioners for women and their permanent secretaries in the states to advance gender equality and women’s rights. Speaking at the opening of a two-day conference in Abuja, […]

Rhema: Nigeria’s biggest dating app in the UK

In a bid to become Africa’s biggest dating platform, Rhema Singles UK, is launching a new Podcast: Love Is Here. The podcast is hosted by 4 amazing ladies in 4 different countries, UK, France, Ireland and South Africa. Launching a podcast hosted by four ladies in 4 different countries is a fantastic way for Rhema […]

Air Peace gets approval to fly into New York

The Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development has given the green light to Air Peace for international flights to and from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, USA. This decision comes after Peace submitted a request on January 12, 2024, seeking approval for flights to New York. In a letter dated February 9, […]