The House passed a bill Thursday to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour in a win for liberal activists who have long pushed to give low-wage workers a raise. The Democratic-held chamber passed the plan in a 231-199 vote. Six Democrats ...

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Usher is pleading with a judge to seal his private medical records as part of the lawsuit filed by two women and a man accusing him of giving them herpes. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, the singer went to court to request th ...

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Thursday that his administration was planning to reduce the number of cars on the road. He said the government intended to provide alternatives, which are rail and waterways transportation, adding ...

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The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has sought the approval of the state House of Assembly to reverse the status of the yet-to-take-off Moshood Abiola  University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta. Ab ...

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French media giant; Canal+ has just recently acquired ROK studios.The move was as a result of the channel wanting to turn its sights on African viewers as growth has declined in its home terrain due to competition from Amazon, Apple and Netflix. ...

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The show closes out its controversial eighth season by scoring 32 Emmy nominations. Game of Thrones’ staggering 32 Emmy nominations — yes, 32 — has blown past the previous record for total Emmy nominations received in a single year. That honor p ...

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The Eko Hotel Convention Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria recorded a milestone on Sunday, July 14, 2019, with the successful staging of Nigeria’s first-ever Afrocentric Prom night. Tagged “Afroprom,” the night was lit up by performances ...

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Reversing decades of U.S. policy, the Trump administration said Monday it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border — the president's most forceful attempt yet to block asylum claims and slash the num ...

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From trophies to parades, the U.S. women's national soccer team has rightfully been showered with celebrations after winning the Woman's World Cup, but perhaps the most unforgettable gift was from Jennifer Lopez, who honored player Carli Lloyd w ...

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A teacher has been jailed for 20 years after she admitted having sex with a 13-year-old boy multiple times. But Brittany Zamora, 28, insists she’s a “good and genuine person” who is “not a threat to society”. Police say she had sex with the boy ...

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