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Ras Kimono’s wife dies 3 months after losing husband

Ras Kimono and wife, Efe during one of their social outing

Efe Kimono, wife of the late Ras Kimono,  reportedly died in the early hours of Sunday, three months after losing her husband. Dennis Otu, a reggae enthusiast and the Chief  Press Secretary to the  Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly confirmed the sad incident in a facebook post. Our Correspondent in Port Harcourt reports that Mr. Dennis Otu, who …

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Liberia’s George Weah Makes Football Comeback At 51

George Weah in action

By Joseph Aigbonosumua   Liberia president and former world footballer of the year George Weah made a surprise return to international football Tuesday at the age of 51 in a 2-1 friendly defeat by Nigeria. The international match in Monrovia was organized to ‘retire’ the number 14 shirt worn by Weah, who was voted world, European and African footballer of the year in 1995. …

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Femi Kuti’s Son Officially Joins His Band

Femi Kuti and Son, Omorinmade

Femi Kuti’s son, omorinmade Kuti has officially joined his father’s ”positive force band”. The proud dad took to his Instagram page to announce the good news to the world. The Afro beat legend wrote on his Instagram page; Omorinmade (my Son) “now a proud member of my band ” and I leaving tonight with the positive force band to Belgrade …

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Instagram model McNamara dies in Mexican billionaire’s yacht

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Investigation has commenced to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of an Australian Instagram model Sinead McNamara, after her body was discovered Friday aboard a super yacht owned by a Mexican billionaire on a Greek Island. The 20-year-old McNamara was found unconscious around 2 a.m. Friday on the back of the Mayan Queen IV in the Greek port of Argostoli …

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SEE FULL LIST OF AMVCA WINNERS as Falz, Adebayo, Omotola, Others Win Big

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The 6th annual AMVCA ended on Saturday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos drawing the attention of many movie stars. Some of the stars went home with major awards in different categories. They include Femi Falana popularly known as Falz, Femi Adebayo, Lydia Forson Omotola Jalade- Ekeinde, Odunlade Adekola, Bisola Aiyeola, and a host of others. With …

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Kennykeyz Dazzles At UK Wedding With “Superu” Song Performance At Dokky, Suzan Marriage

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It was another marvellous night on 25th of August, 2018, in the United Kingdom where your number 1 trending wedding song “Superu” was performed live by your one and only lovely afrobeat hip hop music artiste, Kennykeyz.

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Olamide signs two new acts to YBNL

YBNL Boss and his latest signings

In continuation of his strategy to uplift talents, Street rapper and YBNL boss Olamide has signed two new acts to his record label, YBNL. The two acts are rappers, named Limerick and Lyta. Olamide made the announcements on Instagram, welcoming them to his label, and teasing new videos with them. With the addition of these artist, it swells the ranks of …

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“Timaya gave me my latest single”- Waje

Waje and Timaya

Nigerian singer, Waje says her latest single ‘Kpolongo’ was given to her by Timaya. Narrating how the song was birthed, the ‘I Wish’ singer said Timaya invited her to his house and they listened to some beats together. In a radio interview on sound city: “Timaya called me up and asked if I was free on that day and I …

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Why we demolished Ayefele’s N800m Music House – Oyo Govt

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Oyo State Government on Monday justified the demolition of the N800 million Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, insisting that the survey contravenes the state’s town planning laws. Director General, Bureau of Physical Planning and Development Control, Waheed Gbadamosi at a news conference said the exercise was carried out after all efforts to see the owner effect the necessary changes failed. Gbadamosi  …

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Nollywood Mourns As ‘Omoge Campus’ Dies

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Various Nollywood celebrities have taken to social media to express shock over the death of their colleague, Aisha Abimbola, popularly known as Omoge Campus. The popular Yoruba actress, died in a Canadian hospital on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Abimbola’s death has thrown many into shock including her colleagues who have taken to social media to mourn her. More details of the circumstances …

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Wole Soyinka Wins The Europe Theatre Prize

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Professor Wole Soyinka, the 1986 Nobel Prize winner in Literature, has won this year’s The Europe Theatre Prize. Announcing the award, the General Secretary, The Europe Theatre Prize, Alessandro Martinez, said Professor Soyinka won the Special Prize category of the award for his consistency “as a proponent of an ideal bridge between Europe and Africa in a deeply delicate period …

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D’banj Signs Mega Deal With Dugout UK

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Nigerian’s music super star and entrepreneur, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo a.ka. D’banj, has signed a mega deal with Dugout in UK, to enable football fans across Nigeria and Africa get exclusive BTS actions live, of their favourite clubs in Europe. The deal will also present the fans opportunities to meet their favourite superstars in locker rooms. Dugout offers best unique & …

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Wizkid beats Jay Z, Lamar, Drake to MOBO award

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Wizkid wins best international act at Mobo awards The Nigerian artist Wizkid may have missed the Grammy nomination this year, but he beat a strong field including Jay-Z, Drake, Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar to net the best international artist prize at the Mobo awards in London Wednesday night. Other artists edged out by Wizkid are Cardi B, DJ Khaled, …

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Actresses fear coming to my hotel room at locations –Antar Laniyan

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Anyone who has had the opportunity of watching the ace actor, Antar Laniyan, work behind the scene would know that he can be likened to a soldier whenever he is working. In fact, it is a general knowledge among actors that he is not one to mess with while shooting. In an exclusive chat with Saturday Beats, the actor stated …

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Demise of Juju Music Veteran, General Prince Adekunle

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The Juju music genre recently lost a veteran, an icon, an indigenous music orator in person of General Prince Adekunle who passed away at age 75 after a brief illness. General Prince Adekunle was a Juju music and instrumental wizard, who alongside a couple of other indigenous music acts were the music rave of the mid-late 70s and early 80s. The …

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EFCC Freezes N8. 6b in Bola Shagaya’s Account

Bola Shagaya

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen over N8, 627,458,773.36 billion in three accounts of Hajiya Muinat Bola Shagaya, an associate and friend of a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. Shagaya’s relationship with about 10 firms/account names are also being investigated by the anti-graft agency, The Nation learnt yesterday. But Shagaya, who did not hold any public …

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Nigerian-born American star Yvonne, celebrates 33 as virgin

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Yvonne Orji, the sex-drunk character Molly in HBO series Insecure, is proud to be a 33-year-old virgin, even though she is currently playing the sexy role. The Port Harcourt-born star said she is keeping herself for her husband. “She is keeping it locked. “I wasn’t going to hide it just because I’m on TV,” the Nigerian star told People. “I’m …

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Ronaldo Is Under Cursed For Missing Father Funeral – Witchdoctor

Christiano Ronaldo

With a five-match suspension and troubles with the Spanish tax authorities, Cristiano Ronaldo has not enjoyed the best of summers. But could the real reason behind his misfortune be that the Real Madrid star is the victim of a powerful curse? That is the opinion of one Portuguese witchdoctor, who believes that Cristiano is being punished for missing the funeral …

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Olamide’s ‘Wo’ Video Violates Tobacco Act – Ministry Of Health

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The Federal Ministry of Health has warned Nigerians to be cautious of the health hazards contained in Olamide’s new music video ‘Wo’. The Ministry said on its twitter handle on Friday that the video promotes a dangerous habit that encourages second-hand smoking. They said the video, which was recently released by the YBNL boss, also contains practices accompanied with risks …

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my daughter can start dating at 15 –KSB

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Singer, Kenny Saint Best, doesn’t seem to joke with her two teenage kids, even as a single mother, she has so far, made sure she took good care of them. Her daughter is gradually growing to become a beautiful damsel and when asked what age she would allow her teenage daughter to have a boyfriend, the singer hinted that it …

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Holyfield in Lagos for fight with Tinubu

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Former heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield has arrived Lagos ahead of his ‘mouth-watering’ bout with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The ‘Rhumbles in Lagos”, a charity fight,   is part of the ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of the creation of Lagos State. It will take place at the Landmark Event Centre in Victoria Island. Holyfield poses with Ambode Ambode gives a gift …

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‘Tinubu to foot Bill of Moji Olaiya’s Body’ repatriation

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The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has paid for the repatriation of the body of late Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, the committee for her burial said. The Publicity Secretary for the Moji Olaiya Burial Committee, Mr Yomi Fabiyi, said this in an Instagram post on Monday. According to him, Senator Tinubu, who is the National Grand …

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BBNaija: Bisola Joins Mavins and others At TMC

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First runner-up in the 2017 Big Brother Nigeria reality game show has signed a management deal with Temple Management Company (TMC). TMC is the same team managing Mavins artiste. The deal, which was concluded on Thursday, also saw Bisola reuniting with Mavins artiste, Iyanya, after their first meeting during the maiden edition of MTN project fame 10 years ago. The …

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Just In: Actress Moji Olaiya dies at 42

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Nollywood star actress Moji Olaiya has been reported dead. She was 42 years old. Multiple sources said she died of heart attack in Canada, where she gave birth to a baby girl in March. The baby was her second child. Her first daughter is 18 years old. The beautiful actress, who had featured in many Yoruba and English movies  married …

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Photo News: Obasanjo’s son weds Baba Ijebu’s daughter

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Olujonwo, one of the sons of former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday wedded Temitope, daughter of Chief Kessington Adebutu, at the Methodist Church of the Trinity, Tinubu Lagos. Below are some pictures from the event The couple cutting their cake The couple, Olujonwo Obasanjo and Temitope Adebutu The couple and their parents. Mother of groom missing Ambassador Walter Carrington and …

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Mercy Aigbe’s Husband, Lanre Gentry Could Get Three Years In Jail if…

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Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry’s husband, Lanre, could face up to three years in prison if found guilty of the three charges levelled against him by a magistrate court in Lagos. The actress, last week admitted that she had been enduring an abusive marriage to Lanre Gentry as she shared pictures of her battered face on social media. She also claimed …

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Femi Kuti about Setting a New World Record

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Legendary saxophonist, Femi Kuti, on Sunday came close to setting a new world record for the longest single note on a saxophone. The Afrobeat star held a single note for 46 minutes 38 seconds during an event at the Africa Shrine in Lagos, South-West Nigeria. Although he knocked off world number two, Kenny G, who held his note for 45 …

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Leicester City complete Ahmed Musa deal

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Leicester City FC have completed the signing of Nigerian international Ahmed Musa from CSKA Moscow on a four-year deal for £16 million. The EPL champions made the Super Eagles hitman their target after he bagged 13 goals  in 30 league appearances for the Russian side last season. Musa scored 54 goals in 168 games for CSKA. Expressing his delight at completing …

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Legendary actress, Bukky Ajayi dies at 82, buried amid tears

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The Yoruba movie Industry and indeed the entire Nigerian entertainment industry has once again lost one of its rare gems, Zainab Bukky Ajayi, who blessed the world with her inimitable acting talent. She passed on at the age of 82, at about 11am yesterday. Reports say that she has been battling with a heart related condition before she passed on …

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Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74

Muhammad Ali in his youthful days

Boxing legend and former World Heavyweight Champion, Muhammed Ali is dead. The 74 year old boxer died on Friday after years of battle with Parkinson disease. Before his death he has been in intensive care embroiled in his most courageous bout – for his life. The children of the sporting icon have rushed to be at his bedside as doctors …

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