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Time after time: How men and women spend their time and what it means for individual and household poverty and wellbeing

  ELIANA RUBIANO-MATULEVICH, MARIANA VIOLLAZ & CHRISTOPHER WALSH There are new efforts underway to measure poverty in a way that exposes differences in poverty levels between individuals living under the same roof. The traditional approach of measuring poverty at the household level masks these differences, which can understate the disadvantages faced by women and children. Measuring how individuals within a household spend their ... Read More »

Husband Sues Wife For “Every Penny” He Spent On Son After Discovering He’s Not The Father

Husband Sues Wife For “Every Penny” He Spent On Son After Discovering He’s Not The Father

A man has decided to sue his estranged wife for “every penny” he had spent on her 8-year-old son after discovering that the boy was not his. The man has taken it to the High Court after he became aware that the boy was fathered by someone she had an affair with. The name of the child’s biological father has ... Read More »

Death is inevitable, but don’t politicise selection of my successor — Awujale

Death is inevitable, but don’t politicise selection of my successor — Awujale

  The Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland in Ogun State, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has warned the people of Ijebuland not to politicise the selection of his successor. Adetona spoke at the 2019 edition of the Ojude Oba festival at the Awujale Pavillion on Tuesday in Ijebu-Ode. He urged them to ensure that they abided by whoever emerged as the ... Read More »

Faces at final burial of the late Alhaj Muftau Fashina, father of EKOBA President , Rilwan Fashina

Faces at final burial of the late Alhaj Muftau Fashina, father of EKOBA President , Rilwan Fashina

  *R-L: Ekorian Adepoju Adeleye, Ekorian Motolani Issacs* The final burial ceremony of the late Alhaji Mufutau Adeniyi Fashina (Aged 90) father of the president of Eko Boys’ High School, Lagos, Old Boys Association (EKOBA), Ekorian Rilwan Fashina was held on Saturday, July 20, 2019. The State Online brings you some of the faces at the star-studded event which took ... Read More »

How far do planes fall during turbulence – and where in the world is it most common?

How far do planes fall during turbulence – and where in the world is it most common?

  Turbulence is the most common cause of injury to air passengers, and unsettles even the most frequent fliers – as passengers on an Air Canada flight this week found out to their detriment when the aircraft dropped violently, injuring 37 – but is it really something to be afraid of? British Airways captain Steve Allright, and Patrick Smith, a US pilot ... Read More »

Gov Fayemi meets widow left with just N100, offers her temporary job, cash gift

Gov Fayemi meets widow left with just N100, offers her temporary job, cash gift

By Sola Salako Ajulo Today (Thursday), Governor Kayode Fayemi met with Mama Leah Ogundipe, a widow, in his office. A bewildered Mama Ogundipe with Gov. Fayemi*   Mama Ogundipe spoke from the street on “Meet Your Governor”, the monthly Programme where the Governor gets to communicate his policies to the state and receives feedback from the people. Well, last Monday, ... Read More »

‘How COZA Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo Raped Me In My Mother’s House’ – Timi Dakolo’s Wife

‘How COZA Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo Raped Me In My Mother’s House’ – Timi Dakolo’s Wife

*L-R: Pastor Fatoyinbo, Busola, Dakolo* Busola Dakolo, wife of singer and songwriter, Timi Dakolo,has accused controversial clergyman and founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA, Biodun Fatoyinbo, of raping her in her mother’s house when she was below 18 years. Speaking during an explosive Y TV interview with Chude Jideonwo, the founder of Joy Inc, Busola, a photographer and ... Read More »

Obasanjo, Otudeko, Adebutu, others storm Ota as Dr Segun Osifeso, wife bag top Aworiland chieftaincy titles

Obasanjo, Otudeko, Adebutu, others storm Ota as Dr Segun Osifeso, wife bag top Aworiland chieftaincy titles

Ota, the epicenter of Aworiland was in festive mood over the weekend as dignitaries from different walks of life graced the confirnment of chieftaincy titles of Aare Atunluse of Aworiland and Yeye Atunluse of Aworiland on the Chairman of Mapcotec Nigeria Limited and a Fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS), Surveyor (Dr.) Segun Osifeso and his wife, Chief ... Read More »

Hauwa, wife of late Gov. Suntai of Taraba State set to remarry

The wedding bell is ringing again for Hauwa, wife of former Taraba state governor, late Danbaba Suntai. The woman who lost her husband five years ago is settling down to a second marriage after the death of her husband who succumbed to injuries he had years after a plane he was flying crashed. Late Suntai died on June 28, 2017, ... Read More »

Michael Emenalo: Super Eagles Player Who Endured A Journeyman Football Career

Michael Emenalo: Super Eagles Player Who Endured A Journeyman Football Career

Today we track a little-known Nigerian footballer in the name of Michael Emenalo. Michael Emenalo began his football career at Enugu Rangers in 1985 as a replacement for Christian Chukwu before traveling to the United States of America where he played for Boston University from 1986 to 1989. He was given an option to study law or play football at ... Read More »

R Kelly faces fresh claims of sexual abuse

R Kelly faces fresh claims of sexual abuse

Two more women have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against the R&B singer R Kelly. Rochelle Washington and Latresa Scaff told a news conference they were given drink and drugs at an after-concert party in Baltimore in the 1990s. They said the singer then cornered them in a hotel room and demanded sex. Kelly, 52, has been accused ... Read More »

E-money celebrates birthday with car gifts to workers

E-money celebrates birthday with car gifts to workers

Emeka Okonkwo  a.k.a  E-Money who is chairman of the Five Star Music group, is a year older today. And to mark the occasion, he gave out gifts of new cars to some of his workers, including his chef. He said: “It’s my birthday. What better way to celebrate than to bless some of the people who have been keeping my ... Read More »

Woman divorces husband three minutes after marriage

Woman divorces husband three minutes after marriage

A couple got a divorce just three minutes after being declared husband and wife after the groom mocked the bride as they were leaving their wedding ceremony. After the legal proceedings ended the couple turned to walk out of the courthouse, but the bride tripped over. According to reports, the groom called her stupid for falling over. Q8 News claims ... Read More »

The Queen net worth 2018: How much is Queen Elizabeth worth and where does the royal family’s wealth come from?

The Queen net worth 2018: How much is Queen Elizabeth worth and where does the royal family’s wealth come from?

 What is Queen Elizabeth’s net worth? She is famously frugal, keeping warm with a £30 heater and using the same £7.99 brand of nail varnish for 30 years. As Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, who was an advisor to the Queen, once said, “No one is tighter at spending than the Queen. She grew up during the war. Very disciplined.” But the Queen is also ... Read More »

Rich Russians Flock To Florida To Deliver American Babies

Rich Russians Flock To Florida To Deliver American Babies

In southern Florida’s Sunny Isles Beach, Russian tourists Anna and Helen sip coffee with their husbands and newborn babies: a common scene in what has become a prized destination for well-off foreigners looking to secure US citizenship for their children. Under the shadow of luxury skyscrapers — among them Trump Towers — exists an army of well-dressed women, either pregnant ... Read More »