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Category Archives: Discreet

Lupita Nyong’o & ‘Black Panther’ Cast Feature In The New York Times

The director Ryan Coogler and the cast mates Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira see personal and political potency in Marvel’s first black superhero film. They are featured in the New York Times, photographed by Brinson+Banks. Talking about the movie, Lupita Nyong’o says “Marvel has a way of really affecting popular culture. Hopefully it changes the general idea of what…

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The Obamas’ Official Portraits Have Been Unveiled By Kehinde Wiley & Amy Sherald

The National Portrait Gallery unveiled their latest additions: official portraits of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama. Kehinde Wiley, whose gripping work inserts black figures in modern streetwear or haute couture into classical contexts, was selected to paint President Obama. Amy Sherald, a Baltimore-based artist who paints black figures in shades of gray…

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School Supervisor In Court For Allegedly Defiling 2-Year-Old Pupil

  A video recording of a 2 years, 11 months-old pupil (Child X) of Chrisland School, Lekki describing her alleged defilement by the school’s supervisor was played at the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Monday. The video was played during the testimony of Olive Ogedengbe at the lengthy trial of Adegboyega Adenekan, 47, a Supervisor at…

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2019 Presidential Election: Ex-CBN Deputy Governor, Moghalu Declares Interest

Kingsley Moghalu, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from 2009 to 2014, says he is consulting widely to run for the Presidency in 2019. Moghalu told political correspondents in Lagos that time had come for technocrats, intellectuals and experienced people to take power from career politicians saying he would not…

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Buhari Summons Emergency Meeting With Security Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Monday summoned an emergency security meeting at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja. NAN reports that the meeting which started at about 11.00 a.m. is being attended by all service chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. The meeting is an enlarged one also involving agencies such as Nigeria Immigration…

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Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Makes History, Wins Mo Ibrahim leadership Prize

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia has been named as the winner of the 2017 Mo Ibrahim Leadership Prize of $5million and is the first female recipient of the prestigious award She joins Nelson Mandela, the inaugural Honorary Laureate in 2007, Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia (2014), Pedro Pires of Cabo Verde (2011), Festus Mogae…

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White House Releases 2019 Budget Proposal, Seeks Funds For Wall, Military

President Donald Trump released his second budget on Monday, seeking to bolster military spending and requesting funds for infrastructure, construction of a wall along the border with Mexico and opioid treatment programs. The $4.4 trillion budget plan, which is viewed by Congress as little more than a suggestion, will likely draw criticism from conservatives who…

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Crippled Chibok Girls’ Abductor Bags 15 Years Jail Term

The Federal High Court sitting in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger State, on Monday, sentenced Haruna Yahaya, 35, to 15 years imprisonment for terrorism offences. Yahaha, crippled on his left arm and left leg are crippled, was convicted for being a member of the proscribed Boko Haram terrorist group and participating in the abduction of over…

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South Africa’s ANC Decides To Remove Zuma As Head Of State -Source

South Africa’s African National Congress party executive committee has decided to “recall,” or remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state, a senior ANC source told Reuters on Tuesday, after a 13-hour meeting of the party’s top leadership. Since Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected party leader in December, Zuma has faced mounting calls from…

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Instagram Is Testing Alerts For When Someone Screenshots Your Story

When you scroll through your camera roll, how many of your photos are actually just screenshots of other people’s Instagram stories? You know, a recipe, a cute outfit, a beauty recommendation, a piece of gossip you need to text to a friend—all this important information is only available on someone’s story for 24 hours, and…

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