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David Hockney’s The Splash sells for £23million at auction  

David Hockney’s masterpiece The Splash has sold for more than £23 million – the third-highest amount his work has ever made at auction. The 1966 piece by the Bradford-born artist depicts the spray from a dive into a pool on a perfect blue California day. It last sold at Sotheby’s in 2006 for £2.9 million […]

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Archbishop compares CofE’s attitude towards black people to treatment of Jews in Nazi Germany

The Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday compared the Church of England’s treatment of black people to how churches treated Jews in Nazi Germany. The Most Reverend Justin Welby said he was ashamed of his Church’s attitude to black people and declared it ‘deeply institutionally racist’. During a debate on the Windrush generation at the Church’s parliament, […]

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Jupitar fires back at Stonebwoy & destroys him

Addi General, Jupitar has fired back at Stonebwoy destroying him down into pieces for subtly jabbing him on his Snapchat handle. A while ago, Stonebwoy subtly dissed Jupitar again. According to him, Jupitar should stop being hurt just because he isn’t being congratulated and honored. He added that mediocrity never congratulates excellence. He wrote; “Stop […]

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Northern Elders Forum disagrees with Buhari on Ganduje, Emir Sanusi’s feud

Kindly Share This Story: Ganduje and Sanusi …Accuses Buhari of not doing much to reconcile the duo By Ibrahim Hassan ELDERS from the North have disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari on the raging feud between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State and the Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi. The elders said Buhari was complacent over […]

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Explosion rocks Edo APC secretary’s residence

Kindly Share This Story: …Blame Oshiomole, Ize-Iyamu, EPM for attacks in Edo — Obaseki …As Okah blames governor By Ozioruva Aliu BARELY 24 hours after the presidency announced the reconstitution of the reconciliatory committee for the All Progressives Congress, APC, lead by Chief Bisi Akande, an explosion has rocked the private residence of the factional […]

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STATE OF THE NATION: We can’t afford another civil war, Christian elders warn

Kindly Share This Story: • Ojukwu and the Biafran Soldiers By Sam Eyoboka THE National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, yesterday, warned that going into another civil war may not augur well for the country just as it called for the formation of a new Nigeria. In a statement titled: National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, Reconciliation through […]

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Corruption deep-rooted in Nigeria before my coming — Buhari

Kindly Share This Story: President Muhammadu Buhari …You failed to publicly declare your assets, Kukah tells President …No, my principal never promised public declaration- Adesina …I was maligned, almost assassinated doing my job as EFCC chair —Farida By Levinus Nwabughiogu & Fortune Eromosele President Muhammadu Buhari said, yesterday, that widespread corruption in the country was […]

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Military approves 11 COVID-19 quarantine camps ‘for up to 1,000 people’ next to major US airports

The military has approved plans to make 11 quarantine camps to help battle the spread of the deadly coronavirus that is now being called COVID-19.  The camps will be set up next to 11 major airports around the US and can serve up to 1,000 people. The airports they are next to are Newark, JFK, Atlanta, […]

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Yes, HS2 will cost £106billion – but at least the dithering is finally over, writes ALEX BRUMMER 

At long last, the dithering and delay is over. Boris Johnson has opted to go full steam ahead on the visionary HS2 high-speed rail link designed to connect Birmingham and the North to London. As a long-term advocate of restoring Britain’s ageing transport, energy and communications systems, I am delighted that Johnson has refused to […]

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It’s Europe’s biggest train set – at £321m a mile!

Boris Johnson has finally given the controversial HS2 project the go-ahead, promising that the high-speed rail link will deliver prosperity across the country. The Prime Minister acknowledged concerns over the spiralling budget for the development and admitted that the ‘cost forecasts have exploded’. He insisted that ‘poor management to date has not detracted from the […]

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Harvey Weinstein ‘used walker as a prop’ say prosecutors at rape trial as defense rests case

Prosecutors in the Harvey Weinstein case have claimed that his mobility walker was being used as a ‘prop’ during his New York rape trial.  The disgraced Hollywood producer has hobbled into the Manhattan court each day with the walker and his entourage before parking the device behind the defense table.  His lawyers say it’s needed […]

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Votes are already rolling in for the New Hampshire primaries

New Hampshire laws have been changed to domicile and residency laws. They are now both equal, meaning you must be a resident to vote in New Hampshire. This was done by a Republican-controlled legislature. In terms of voting, not a lot has changed. College students can still easily register and/or prove residency to vote — […]

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Efia Odo & her former alleged boyfriend, Morgan Carter fights & unfollows each other on Instagram

Efia Odo and her bestie who was rumored to be dating her on a low, Morgan Carter have fallen out. She made that revelation in chit-chat with her fans on Twitter a while, Efia Odo said her one-time favorite guy, Morgan messed up on her. Efia Odo said Morgan tried apologizing to her aftermath but […]

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Ghana attacker Ishmael Yartey registers debut goal in Saudi Arabia on full debut for Hetten

Ghana international Ishmael Yartey marked his full debut for Hetten in Saudi Arabia with a marque finish on Tuesday night. Yartey, 30, rattled the back of the net with a rasping drive in the 38th minute to open the scoring at the King Faisal Sport City Stadium. But, Al-Nojoom – the visitors came from behind […]

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Voting underway in New Hampshire

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar won the most votes when a little more than two dozen New Hampshire residents in three tiny townships cast their ballots shortly after midnight in Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation primary. Dixville Notch in the state’s northern tip, nearby Millsfield, and Hart’s Location, further south and tucked in the White Mountains, are the first places to […]

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Kate Ferdinand shares heartwarming family photograph after revealing struggles in documentary

Former TOWIE star Kate Ferdinand has shared a heartwarming family photograph hours after she opened up about the struggles she faced becoming a stepmother.  The 28-year-old, who lives in Cheshire with her husband Rio, 41, and the three children he shared with his late wife Rebecca, shared the sweet picture on Instagram with a quote from the […]

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US spies gave Thatcher top secret Argentine Falklands War messages

Ronald Regan handed Margaret Thatcher top secret hacked communications between Argentinian military commanders at the time of the Falklands conflict in 1982, new documents have shown.  The Central Intelligence Agency and the West German BND Federal Intelligence Service were running a major Swiss communications company which sold encryption equipment to governments around the world.  The […]

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Teacher posts snaps showing how Storm Ciara bounced her neighbour’s 10ft trampoline over her wall

A primary school teacher has posted a snap showing how Storm Ciara bounced her neighbour’s 10ft trampoline over her wall to land upright on her lawn. Kayley-May Snell woke up on Sunday morning to find the 10ft-high trampoline – complete with safety net – sitting upright on her lawn. The 70mph winds that lashed the […]

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Senior BBC manager apologises for accepting £12,000 appearance fee to speak to hedge fund managers

The editorial director of BBC News has apologised for accepting a £12,000 payment for speaking at a banker’s conference, adding that he will not be taking any money from organisers.  Kamal Ahmed is understood to have received £12,000 for a 40-minute appearance at the Aberdeen Standard Investment’s conference last week, just days after telling 450 […]

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Jeremy Bamber’s legal team ‘find new evidence’

Lawyers for Jeremy Bamber, who is serving life in prison for murdering his family in a gun massacre, have reportedly unearthed evidence to suggest his schizophrenic sister could have shot and killed herself. Sheila Caffell, who was found dead next to her twin sons and adoptive parents in 1985, was the prime suspect for the case […]

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Lorry driver killed a special needs pupil, 14, and teacher while playing a video game, a court hears

A distracted lorry driver killed a 14-year-old special needs pupil ‘with a heart of gold’ and a school worker after crashing into a minibus while playing medieval fantasy game Hustle Castle on his mobile phone, a court has heard today.   James Majury, 33, wept in the dock today as he pleaded guilty to two counts of […]

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Lindsay Lohan’s father Michael is escorted into court by police after domestic violence arrest

Lindsay Lohan’s father was in handcuffs as he was escorted into court today by two officers after being arrested over a domestic violence dispute with his estranged wife.   Michael Lohan, 59, was arrested Monday after Kate Major claimed that he had attacked her at her home in the Southampton, on Long Island, according to a police […]

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Chinese student sneaks out of locked-down Wuhan by hitchhiking ‘to catch a plane to the US’

A Chinese student has reportedly sneaked out of coronavirus epicentre Wuhan and hitchhiked more than 570 miles to Shanghai to be able to catch a plane next month to study in the United States. The young man, named by police as 22-year-old Liu, said he simply strolled onto a motorway, found a lorry and spent […]

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Mother and daughter reveal they have a 23-year age gap

A mother and daughter who get mistaken for sisters on social media regularly leave strangers stunned by revealing the 23-year age gap between them.   Joleen Diaz, 43, and 19-year-old daughter Meilani Parks, both from northern California, enjoy an enviably close relationship, and spending so much time together often gives rise to confusion. Now the single […]

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‘I had a boyfriend who told me I’ll never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song’ – Lady Gaga speaks on her past

American singer, songwriter, and actress, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta known professionally as Lady Gaga has shared a deep message on her past. According to her, she once had a boyfriend who never believed in her. One who always wished her failure and told her she won’t ever win Grammy or even have a hit song. […]

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CIA secretly OWNED encrypted code-making machines for decades allowing them to spy on governments

The CIA secretly owned a Swiss company that ruled global spy communications for decades, enabling them to read messages from their allies and enemies in what an internal report called ‘the intelligence coup of the century’. A joint investigation published Tuesday by Germany‘s ZDF public broadcaster and The Washington Post, based on documents from the […]

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