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‘How many Muslim countries has Obama bombed?' Oliver Stone slams US ‘world domination’ drive

Film director Oliver Stone said that the presidency of Barack Obama is no more benign than that of George W. Bush, as he entered the European leg of his tour to promote ‘Snowden’, his film that lionizes the NSA whistleblower. Read Full Article at
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While many people would readily admit that they cannot cope with long distance relationship, multi-talented entertainer, Sexy Steel, has been in one ever since he got married. In a recent chat with Sa
Many times, entertainers often say that they cannot marry their colleagues for certain reasons. However, music sensation, Myoa, said it is not an issue. She told Saturday Beats that the most important
Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday granted a N5m bail to Nigerian film maker, Olajide Kazeem, better known as Seun Egbegbe, who was two weeks ago arraigned for al
Ice Prince was in the news recently when he broke up with his girlfriend. However, the young man is more interested and excited with his latest feat – becoming D’usse cognac brand ambassador. In Lagos
For years now, Righteous Man, has been winning souls for Christ through his songs. Not many people would know that he has not always been a gospel artiste. In fact, while chatting with Saturday Beats,
Recently, star actress, Tonto Dikeh, has been in the news over the turbulence rocking her 17-month-old marriage. At first, the actress and her husband, Oladunni Churchill, chose to keep mute on the is
On Big Brother Naija this week, things would take an unprecedented twist as it would not be the normal business as usual. Unlike other weeks where nominations were based on votes, this week, the next
At least one intelligence officer determined that President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations was supported with insufficient evidenc
If you consider yourself a world traveller, you’re bound to make the pilgrimage to Agra. Each year, millions come from about the globe to this (relatively) small city in northern India. “Why?” you ask
Jesusegun Alagbe In order to avert an impending crisis in the health care sector, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to review its recent policy, which imposes
Three Los Angeles officials have signed a letter asking US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stop introducing themselves as police. They argue that doing so undermines the tr
Gbenro Adeoye Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Friday described the welfare and unity of Yoruba people as too important for anyone to play politics with. The governor, who spoke in Akure,
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The Rivers State Police Command said on Friday that no fewer than 3,500 of its officers and men had been deployed in Etche and Omuma for the conclusion of Saturday’s (t
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party has petitioned the police over the alleged forceful entrance into the party’s national secretariat by the national leadershi
A large sign posted in a small town in Georgia claims a building is a historic monument for the Klu Klux Klan (KKK), but historians disagree, and the city says the sign was only posted
Tunde Ajaja First Bank of Nigeria Limited says in line with its digital transformation strategy, it will showcase its digital offerings at this year’s edition of Social Media Week, themed, ‘Reimaginin
Accelerate TV  has recently launched a lifestyle talk show called The Shade Corner  where five young celebrities would come together and express their opinions on different topics ranging from enterta
At the same time, he pointed to the success the Russian delegation had achieved during talks with the delegations form the United States, France and Italy
Tunde Ajaja The National Space Research and Development Agency says there will be a partial solar eclipse on Sunday (tomorrow). It added that the eclipse would be visible across the country, with diff
In what has to be a monumental case of the hump-day blues, a Japanese man literally stabbed himself to avoid going into work. Read Full Article at
Eric Dumo Lawyer and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has congratulated the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu. Akeredolu, also a lawyer and Senior Advocate
Sandra Ogunfiditi World renowned black professional polo player, Uneku Atawodi, has been chosen to share the story of her foray into the male-dominated world of equestrian sports. The story of the 28-
Ovie Okpare, Warri Thousands of aggrieved protesters on Friday grounded commercial and social activities in the ancient city of Sapele in Delta State over what they described as the deliberate attempt
NASA is studying the feasibility of sending a manned crew on the maiden flight of the deep-space Orion spacecraft, which is hoped to eventually bring astronauts to Mars. A report on the
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Some Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly attacked a military base in Gajiram, near Maiduguri in Borno State. Our correspondent learnt that the attack, which occurred on Wednesda
Dayo Oketola, Samuel Awoyinfa, Mudiagga Affe, Success Nwogu, Gbenro Adeoye and Adeniyi Olugbemi Cases of mental illness have constantly been on the rise since 2016 in neuro-psychiatric hospitals acros
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The European Commission said it would mobilise a total of €105m in humanitarian support to persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad region in 2017. The C
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Borno State caucus in the National Assembly has called for more budgetary allocation to the Federal Government’s initiative on the humanitarian crisis in the North-East. The ca
Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Traders at the popular Kara International Market in Sokoto State have called on the government and its relevant agencies to save them from the threat of land speculators. Acco
If anybody is expecting veteran artiste, Ebenezer Obey, to retire from music, that may not happen as the legend has said such action could lead to his death. He said, “I must tell you something. If I
Jesusegun Alagbe The United States and United Kingdom have warned their citizens against travelling to several states in Nigeria, including Kaduna, where international flights will be diverted to as f
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama in Abuja, on Friday fixed March 2 for hearing of an application by the detained former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo
Iran has been found in full compliance with a nuclear deal with leading world powers, a UN nuclear watchdog said in a report. It comes amid heightened fears the US may walk out of the m
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has approved the mass promotion of Inspectors and members of rank and file of the Force who are due for promotion to their next

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