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Sibahle Zwane a 10 year old boy who goes to school at Olivansvlie Primary. Zwane has a rear ability of calculating and maths sum you give from the top of his head. Zwane says he sees the numbers in his head when a math sum is posed to him. Zwane wants to become a pilot when he grows up. PICTURE: KABELO MOKOENA

Meet 10-year-old genius who solves math faster than calculator

Zwane has the amazing ability to answer complex arithmetic questions faster than a calculator and in seconds.

Adekunle Gold and Simi

Nigerians react as Simi, Adekunle Gold wed secretly in Lagos

Some fans have expressed displeasure over what they described as the extreme secrecy of the wedding.

Bleaching cream

Rwanda enforces ban on sale of bleaching creams

Many skin-bleaching products contain chemicals like hydroquinone and mercury.

Basketmouth to release Nollywood horror film

The comedian says he worked on the movie for six years.

R Kelly

R. Kelly’s brother, Carey, reveals their alleged abuser

Carey grants a tell-all interview.

Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji in her film, ‘Lionheart’. Netflix

Movie Review: Lionheart by Genevieve Nnaji

Lionheart makes history as the first Nigerian movie to be acquired by NETFLIX.

Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji in her film, ‘Lionheart’. Netflix

‘King of Boys’, ‘Lion Heart,’ others top 10 Nollywood movies for 2018

Nkem Owoh, Sola Sobowale, Genevieve Nnaji, Pete Edochie, Patience Ozokwo and others made the list of top ten Nollywood actors.

LIFESTYLE: Five life lessons from your immune system

By Joanna Groom, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute This article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where authors explore key ideas in science and technology in the broader context of society and humanity. Scientists love analogies. We use them continually to communicate our scientific approaches and discoveries. As an immunologist, it […]

Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji in her film, ‘Lionheart’. Netflix

What Netflix’s involvement in Nigeria’s massive film industry really means

Is Netflix going to transform Nollywood? And how significant will its impact on the Nigerian film industry be?

Late Gbenga Akintunde aka Burger

Entertainment reports that made the headlines last week

A second death was reported in Nigeria’s entertainment industry.

Lagos pastor confesses to having 10 sex tapes with ex-lover

The pastor makes the shocking revelation in a lengthy post on his blog.

Sandra Oh and Adam Samberg (Photo Credit: Vox)

Bohemian Rhapsody shines in Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Awards was hosted by Sandra Oh of Grey’s Anatomy and Andy Samberg of Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

From right Mr. Adewole, Governor Ajimobi and the newly wedded couple

PHOTOS: Health Minister Adewole’s son weds in Ibadan

Vice President Osinbajo attended the wedding.

Soundcity MVP Awards

Full list of winners at the 2019 SOUNDCITY MVP awards 

Burna Boy won several awards including the African Artiste of the Year award

Obama debuts on BillBoard Hot R&B songs chart

Obama lands on the ranking with a song called “One Last Time (44 Remix).


What the weather would look like on Friday – NiMet

The agency predicts sunny, hazy weather across Nigeria


Nigeria’s DJ XGee buried in Lagos

Other celebrities posted messages to honour DJ XGee.


Burna Boy, Mr Eazi to perform at Coachella 2019

This is the first time Burna Boy and Mr Eazi will be performing live at the music festival. 

RMD cautions against ‘faking it’ on social media

During the final weeks leading to the New Year, social media was awash with pictures of new cars and houses displayed by Nigerian users, especially celebrities.

Awilo Longomba performing in Anambra

Flavour, Awilo Longomba, others thrill Anambra residents

Phyno and Chibest David, a previous winner of the Hi-life fest, also performed at the concert.

A Maternity Ward used to illustrate the story [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

25,685 babies to be born in Nigeria on New Year day – UNICEF

The figure makes up 6.5 per cent of the estimated 395,072 babies that would be born on the day globally.

Mercy Aigbe's controversial red dress (1)

Controversies that rocked Yoruba film industry in 2018

2018 was drama-filled as usual with celebrity controversies keeping fans entertained.

PHOTOS: Emir Sanusi’s son weds in Kano

Their wedding held on Saturday at the Al-Furqan Mosque, Alu Avenue, Nassarawa GRA, Kano.

Adam Zango and Ali Nuhu

12 major events that shaped Kannywood in 2018

Ali Nuhu and Adam Zango reconciled their differences.

‘Americanah’, ‘Things Fall Apart’ make Obama’s favourite 2018 books list

‘Americanah’, which is reportedly being made into a film, is Adichie’s critically acclaimed third novel.