Tag Archives: CNN

Lekki Shooting: Sanwo-Olu Admits Army’s Involvement, Says ‘People Would Be Held Accountable’

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has finally admitted that officers of the Nigerian Army were responsible for the violent crackdown on unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos state. Recall that a military spokesman had earlier denied claims of soldiers being present at the toll gate during the Tuesday incident, stating that viral videos of the…

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Falz Talks #EndSARS Protests, State Of The Nation & More In Passionate CNN Interview

Falz says he’s not afraid for his life because he can die by anything else, he told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an emotional interview Friday. For the past few weeks, Falz who has been a frontliner in the #EndSARS protests (a movement calling for an end to police brutality), lending his voice on social media, on protest grounds and…

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Bill Gates Debunks Conspiracy Theories Of ‘Inventing’ COVID-19

American billionaire philanthropist, Bill Gates has denied some of the viral conspiracy theories online accusing him of inventing the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. “It’s a bad combination of pandemic and social media and people looking for a very simple explanation,” the Microsoft founder pushed back at the claims during a CNN Town Hall interview on Thursday. According to AFP, doctored photos and…

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Popular CNN Anchor, Richard Quest Tests Positive For COVID-19

The host of CNN International’s Quest Means Business, Richard Quest, has tested positive for the novel pandemic, COVID-19. Quest disclosed the news on his Twitter handle, stating that he’s showing just few symptoms of the viral disease since his result came back over the weekend. “I have caught coronavirus. I am blessed in that I have few symptoms —…

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Lai Mohamed Says $500m Loan Approval Will Reorganize NTA To Compete With CNN

According to reports from The Guardian, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has revealed plans to refit the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) thereby enabling it compete with the likes of Cable News Network (CNN) if the $500m loan the ministry requested is approved. He stated this when he appeared before Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Loans to…

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Tony Elumelu Gives CNN A Behind The Scenes Look At His Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Forum

Tony Elumelu gives CNN’s African Voices a behind the scenes look at one of Africa’s largest events for aspiring entrepreneurs, the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship (TEF) Forum. The 2019 edition of the packed event which included a delightful coalition of masterclasses from seasoned professionals, riveting plenary sessions, and a memorable interactive session with the Founder, Tony…

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“Trump Should Not Be President, Period!” – Actor, Robert De Niro

Legendary Hollywood actor and longtime Trump foe Robert De Niro has hit back against his critics at Fox News, saying “Fuck ’em” – live on CNN. Speaking to Reliable Sources on Sunday morning, De Niro said Donald Trump “should not be president, period”. “And when you say that, folks on Fox come after you,” said host Brian Stelter.…

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I Brought The Mainstream To My Brand, Not Otherwise – Adekunle Gold Speaks With CNN

Before Nigerian musician Adekunle Gold began to make hits and selling out shows, he came up with a clever way to get some buzz online – by photoshopping himself into celebrity photos. Speaking in an interview with CNN African Voices he talks about his life and musical transformation. Enjoy Below For more on Entertainment News, follow us on Instagram…

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“I Hope To Disrupt The Politics Of Failure” Oby Ezekwesili on CNN

Oby Ezekwesili, Co-founder of Transparency International and former Minister of Education in Nigeria, who is also contesting in the forthcoming 2019 General Election under the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has made it known that it is her intention to “Disrupt the Politics of Failure, Bad Governance and Leadership’. The ‘Bring back our Girls’ Activist,…

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We Don’t Have Adequate Funding For Movies To Go Global- Genevieve Nnaji

The actress cum director, Genevieve Nnaji while speaking on CNN about her Netflix acquired film, “Lion Heart,” which premiered over the weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival, (TIFF) noted language as one of the major barriers preventing Nollywood from going global. She also identified lack of funds for movies as another challenge facing the movie industry. “For the money, we…

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