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Serena Williams pregnant

Mama na girl o! Serena Williams and her fiance welcome baby girl

23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams, 35, whose partner is Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, is reported to have given birth to a baby girl last night. The news came just as her sister, Venus, was...

Nigerian restaurant in the UK, wins Michelin star

Ikoyi, a restaurant in London, has been awarded one star, by the Michelin Guide, becoming the first African restaurant in London to gain such recognition. The restaurant, located in central London, was founded by Iré...
Nigerian-Senate-in-session

Corruption across board as 12 Nigerian senators revealed as facing criminal charges

Twelve Nigerian senators have been charged with corruption and embezzlement and EFCC is looking for them with both eyes. Senate President Bukola Saraki (APC) charged with false declaration of assets. ...
Jab adu

Veteran Nigerian thespian, JAB Adu, dies – Sun re o “Doc Bassey Okon”

The one that brought more humor to the Nigerian hearts through his Bassey Okon role in the legend status TV series, "The Village Headmaster...Joseph Abiodun Babatunde Adu, rest in peace. Nigerian veteran actor and dramatist,...
Protest March by Nigerians In South Africa against the Plateau Killings -2

20th July: Protest March by Nigerians in South Africa against Plateau Killings

Friday, 20th of July, 2018 witnessed a gathering of Nigerians living in South Africa. Natives of Plateau state and other citizens marched in protest against the killings in Nigeria, particularly the recent bloodshed in...
Raymond Dokpesi Arrested - Viva Naija

Arms Purchase Scandal: Raymond Dokpesi Arrested for Interrogation

Hmmmn, the moment when one "grabs popcorn" and just watches as the drama unfold....This Dasuki drama that has reached the Dokpesi scene must sha lead to two things if it's non-fiction and true: 1....

“Many Nigerian Youths Now Sniff Pit Latrines, As Substitute For Codeine” – Health Group...

The Basic Registry and Information System in Nigeria (BRISIN) has called for urgent sensitisation against the use of pit latrine because many youths now sniff latrines as substitute for codeine. Dr Misbau Lawal, the Coordinator,...
Police Protest

Organising a protest is more than just making noise

Organising a protest is no easy feat. For a PEACEFUL protest to hold in a country, the organisers of the protest must formally inform the police or security agencies; and their presence must be...
Anthony Joshua - IBF World Heavyweight Champion -2

Nigerian Brit Anthony Joshua beats Charles Martin to become world heavyweight champion

According to the BBC, Anthony Joshua stopped Charles Martin in two rounds at London's O2 Arena to claim the IBF heavyweight title in only his 16th professional fight. Of course, we wouldn't be Viva Naija...

“We are trying to find 60 star players for MultiChoice Talent Factory”— Odugbemi

Femi Odugbemi is a titan of the Nigerian creative industry. He is famous for scripting, directing and producing documentaries, short films and drama. He produced Tinsel, the hugely successful soap opera that began airing in...