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Wizkid Becomes Ciroc Brand Ambassador

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Ciroc, a brand of ultra premium spirit vodka names Nigeria’s Wizkid as its brand ambassador Popular Nigerian singer, Wizkid, has bagged a deal as the ambassador of Ciroc, a brand of eau de vie vodka. Wizkid took to his official Twitter account to announce the news while advising people to drink responsibly. @wizkidayo “New Deal Alert! Officially with Ciroc, let’s …

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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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Star Artiste, Kennykeyz Releases New Single “Superu”

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It is note worthy to recall that in January 2018, fans all over the world were informed that their darling singer, RnB afro hip hop star artiste, Kennykeyz, is cooking a new creative song from the stable of Kennykeyz Production tagged: “Superu”.

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Rising Artiste Kennykeyz Cooks New Single, ” Shuperu”

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One of Nigeria’s finest in the music industry who specialises in afro hip hop genre of delivering his skillful song to the listening pleasure of the masses is Kennykeyz, with the real names Kehinde Temitope Olasupo, a music producer cum artist.

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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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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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See List Of Songs Banned By NBC

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National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has tagged five Nigerian songs as “Not to be Broadcast.” The corporation released the list, saying it has banned the 5 songs from being aired. The songs include: Olamide‘s “Wo” and “Wavy Level“; Davido‘s “Fall” and “If (Remix)“; and 9ice‘s “Living Things.” The Federal Ministry of Health had in a tweet on Friday said that the …

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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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‘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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Video director arraigned for ‘poisoning’ pregnant girlfriend

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A Nigerian video director and CEO of Hg2filmworks,  Olaolu Akorede,  has been remanded in Ikoyi prison, Lagos, for allegedly poisoning his pregnant girlfriend and killing their unborn child. He was arrested by police on Tuesday and arraigned before an Igbosere magistrate court on a four-count charge of obtaining N2.5 million under false pretense, procuring unknown herbal liquid to terminate pregnancy, maliciously administering …

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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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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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Don Jazzy, Wizkid, Davido make Forbes’ top 10 richest African musicians

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Forbes Africa has released its list of Richest African musicians. The list was put together using factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, influence and others. Nigerian artistes, Don Jazzy, Wizkid and Davido, are among the top ten richest African musicians. The top ten are: 1. AKON Akon …

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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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Film-maker, Seun Egbegbe, nabbed again for another alleged N6.3m fraud

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Barely two months after a popular film-maker, Seun Karim, aka Seun Egbegbe, was arrested for allegedly stealing nine iPhones valued at millions of naira, he has returned to a police station for alleged fraud. PUNCH Metro learnt that Egbegbe was arrested around 1pm on Thursday along with one Ayo Oyekan on the Gbagada General Hospital premises after allegedly defrauding two …

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Full List Of Winners At Headies 2016

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The 2016 edition of Nigeria’s top music awards show, The Headies, held on Thursday, December 22 at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. Hosted by Rapper, Falz and Actress, Adesua Etomi, the show threw up few exciting moments, mainly coming from artistes’ performances and the great job done by the hosts. It was, however, a disappointment for many Nigerian …

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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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Jackson family to set up music academy in Lagos

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The Jackson Family are putting plans in place to set up a music academy in Lagos. Jermaine Jackson on April 29, 2016 laid out the plans to set up a Jackson Academy Performing Art School in Lagos to raise musical talents in Nigeria and Africa. Jackson revealed the plan when he paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Commissioner …

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Angélique Kidjo Wins Human Rights Award

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Amnesty International has given its top 2016 human rights award to Grammy Award-winning musician Angélique Kidjo and to three African youth activist movements for their work standing up to injustice, the organisation announced on Wednesday. Benin-born Kidjo and groups Y’en a marre from Senegal, le Balai Citoyen from Burkina Faso and Lutte pour le Changement (LUCHA) from the Democratic Republic …

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Lil Kesh confirms contract over with YBNL

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Lil Kesh has confirmed he is leaving Olamide’sYBNL record label which brought him to limelight. Kesh confirmed this via his Instagram page yesterday. “Ok so it’s true that my contract ended about two weeks ago. Like we all know, my contract with YBNL was for two years but that’s the business side to it. And did I state that my …

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Tee Billz accuses Tiwa Savage of infidelity, considers suicide

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Tunji Balogun a.k.a Tee Billz, husband and former manager of popular Nigerian female artiste, Tiwa Savage, on Thursday accused his wife of infidelity and contemplated suicide. In a flurry of Instagram posts, deleted about three hours after they were posted, Tee Billz said he sacrificed his life for Tiwa Savage, putting in work and my money to her success. Yet …

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Papa Wemba, the Congolese music legend, slumps and dies on stage

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Congolese Music legend, Papa Wemba, died around 9:10 GMT in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast capital, his manager Marie Laure Yaone, has confirmed in a Facebook post. The Soukous maestro, who was performing with his band at the FEMUA 9 musical concert, slumped on Stage at about 5:30 GMT on Sunday. His dancers and members of the Red Cross could not …

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Davido gets N100m from Pepsi deal

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It appears as though Davido, Nigerian singer and pop star who was born David Adeleke, is now richer by N100 million. The Babcock university graduate announced a two-year deal with Pepsi few days ago on his social media account, joining colleagues like Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and Di’Ja, who are already ambassadors of the brand. The details of the contract were …

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Why I reported Wizkid to the police – Linda Ikeji

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The ongoing feud between blogger, Linda Ikeji and talented singer, Ayo balogun, aka Wizkid took another twist after Linda confirmed the reports that she has issued a complaint about Wizkid with the Nigerian Police in a recent post on published on her blog. By Linda Ikeji lindaI’m sure many of you have read that the police is now involved in …

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All set for MBGE Pageant 2016

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All is now set for the 2016 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl In Eko Beauty Pageant. The event will take place at the Bamboo Event Hall, Omole, Ojodu, Lagos on June 27, 2016. Funmi Bolatiwa Quadri, Executive Director of Ereon Pageantry, said this year’s MBGE Beauty Pageant has been upgraded, with a reloaded website www.mbge.com.ng. She further explained that …

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