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Former four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr retires after ending his 29-year career in a victory

Former four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr has retired after ending his 29-year career with a victory. The 49-year-old scored a unanimous points win over cruiserweight Scott Sigmon in his hometown of Pensacola in Florida on Thursday. Jones Jr said only a bout with suspended UFC fighter Anderson Silva could bring him …

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Ghanaian Singer Ebony Reigns Reportedly Dies In Fatal Crash

Ghanaian Sensational dance hall artiste, Ebony Reigns,has reportedly died in a road accident that occurred late Thursday evening. The talented and somewhat controversial Ebony had been returning to Accra in preparation for a showing coming up soon in the United States. Ebony who had been in the company of her …

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Photos from Yomi Casual’s baby christening in Atlanta!

The youngest brother of Nigerian actor and comedian AYO Makun,Yomi Makun and his wife Grace welcomed their first child last week three months after their beautiful white wedding ceremony in Lagos. Yomi Makun flew out of Nigeria days ago to meet his beautiful daughter whom they already named Kayley Makun. The …

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Group to stage #OccupyLekkiTollGate Protest February 9th over New Rates

Following the Lekki Concession Company (LCC)‘s increase in fares at both toll gates which leads in and out of the Lekki axis, the Eti-Osa Development Forum (EDF) has called for a protest to be carried out on Friday, the 9th of February, 2018. The price hike took effect on the 1st of February …

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Winter Olympics: Ban on 47 Russian athletes and coaches upheld

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed an appeal by 47 Russian athletes and coaches against a ban on participation in the Winter Olympics. The Russians had argued that they had been wrongfully excluded from the Games by the International Olympic Committee. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said …

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Lovebug Starski, Hip Hop Pioneer, Passes Away At 57

Legendary hip hop pioneer Lovebug Starski, born Kevin Smith, has suddenly passed away at the age of 57 in Las Vegas. Many prominent figures  within the hip hop community has confirmed this news through social media. Lovebug Starski was born in the Bronx on May 16th, 1970 and is often credited as …

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M.I pulls surprise with release of Star-Studded New Project titled “Rendezvous”

Veteran rapper M.I has pulled a surprise on his fans with the release of his latest project Rendezvous which he has termed a playlist and rightly so. The tracklist description details the typical life of a Lagos guy. The album features top acts llike Cassper Nyovest, AKA, Wande Coal, Terry Apala, Moelogo, Dice Ailes, CKay, …

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Commonwealth Games javelin gold medallist Jarrod Bannister dies at 33

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jarrod Bannister has died aged 33, Athletics Australia has confirmed. The javelin thrower, a two-time Olympian, had been living and training in the Netherlands. Australian media outlets reported there were believed to be no suspicious circumstances in his death. Athletics Australia said it was “saddened …

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‘Breaking Bad’ Star, Aaron Paul Welcomes 1st Baby with Wife Lauren Parsekian

Jesse Pinkman is a new dad! Aaron Paul, 38, and his wife Lauren Parsekian, 31, became parents after Lauren gave birth to the couple’s very first child together, according to an Instagram post she shared on Feb. 8 (see it below). “There are no words that will ever be able to explain what just …

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Iggy Azalea Signs New Record Label Deal

Iggy Azalea’s is now with the Island Records roster. Iggy Azalea has been open about her troubles with record labels. After a dropping a slew of singles that failed to reach commercial success under Def Jam, she aired out the label’s CEO for refusing to put out any singles. Last fall, she dropped …

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