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Why I won’t get married – Denerele Edun

Award-winning Nigerian media personality, Adenrele Oluwafemi Edun, popularly known as Denrele Edun has said no woman has been able to reciprocate the measure of love he gives. Speaking in an interview, the TV personality pointed out that his sexual life is very active, adding “I am dating myself and not interested in marriage.” According to him, all he wants is …

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Burna Boy, Fireboy DML to grace Native Festival maiden edition

In a post-covid era where live entertainment is bouncing back after the unending months of a global lockdown, strictly online interaction and restrictions on large gatherings; it is time to rejuvenate and rediscover yourself in a showcase of African and Caribbean music, art and culture with the first edition of The Native Festival in Cancun, Mexico from the 2nd to …

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PICTURES| Qdot, Tony Tetuilla, Reekado Agbor, BabaTee, Others At The Launch Of The Royal Unisex Salon & Spa

On Thursday, October 1st, 2020, The Royal Unisex Salon and Spa launched it’s new outlet at 46, Isaac John Street, GRA, Ikeja. The event had celebrities in attendance such as Reekado Agbor, Baba Tee, Qdot, Tony Tetuilla, W4 Azadus and a host of others. Known as a hub for all things beauty and providing quality experience for its clients, while …

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I need help, Baba Fryo cries out

Veteran singer, Friday Igwe, popularly known as Baba Fryo, is begging Nigerians and his colleagues in the entertainment industry for assistance. This is coming after the singer took to his Instagram page some days ago to admit that, “I’m having serious depression#igwehfamily #friends #fans #deltastategovernor #lagosstategovernor #riverstategovernor #SAVEME.” The post apparently got the attention of his colleagues and some of …

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When K1 had Mc. Murphy beaten up

Wole Sorunke aka MC Murphy, a popular radio presenter and event anchor, was allegedly beaten black and blue by KWAM 1’s boys on Thursday night at the 60th birthday party of the Olu of Itori, Oba Abdulfatai Akamo, in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State. It was gathered that both Ayinde and Murphy were invited to the party …

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“I’m a member of Fela Household”-Sowore fires back at Burna Boy for decling RevolutionNow protest Invite

Convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore has fired back at singer, Burna Boy for calling him a fake Fela’s fan. Sowore had invited Burna Boy to join the group in its planned protest on 1 October, 2020. In inviting Burna Boy, Sowore said he was usually compared to legendary musician and revolutionary, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. He also said even the …

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Naira Marley: FG Suspends Airline, shut the Jabi Lake Mall indefinitely

The Federal Government has suspended the operations of a private jet charter and aircraft maintenance firm, Executive Jet Services, for flouting COVID-19 regulations by flying Musician, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, to Abuja to attend a concert. In the same vein, the Federal Government has also shut the Jabi Lake Mall indefinitely for violating the ban on public gathering. The mall …

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MIchael Jordan donates $100m to Racial Equality Groups

Basketball legend Michael Jordan said Friday he is making a record $100 million donation to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice. The donation comes amid a wave of protests across the United States. MJ said in a statement his Jordan Brand would distribute the money over 10 years to different organisations in a bid to stamp out “ingrained …

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Apple announces DJ Cuppy as their first African Radio Host

As Apple launches its first Radio Show in Africa, DJ Cuppy, the celebrity daughter of Billionaire Femi Otedola has earned herself first-of-its-kind deal with Apple Music. The streaming platform announced today, Thursday, that “Africa Now Radio with Cuppy” will debut Sunday and will feature a mix of contemporary and traditional popular African sounds, including genres like Afrobeat, rap, house, kuduro …

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“Your Father Bought Your Success” – Burna Boy Lashed out at Davido For Calling Himself The Greatest

A Nigerian Popular singer by name Burna Boy lashed out at his colleague Davido in the music industry for declaring himself and Wizkid as the Greatest Artiste of all-time. The whole battle of supremacy started when Davido announced that he is releasing his new album “A Better Time” in July with a twitter post It didn’t take long before Burna Boy …

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Tributes Pour In As British-Nigerian Rapper ‘TY’ Ben Chijioke Dies Of COVID-19

British rapper Ty, who was nominated for the prestigious Mercury music prize, has died after contracting coronavirus, according to a fundraising page set up to support him. Stars including Roots Manuva paid tribute to the 47-year-old Londoner, real name Ben Chijioke, who died on Thursday. Ty released his debut album “Awkward” in 2001, the first of five. His follow-up, “Upward”, …

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Rashidi Yekini and Samuel Okwaraji’s Mothers gets government attention

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, has assured that the mothers of late Super Eagles stars, Rashidi Yekini and Samuel Okwaraji, will get more attention from the government. Mr. Dare said this on Thursday via his official Twitter handle where he explained that the details of the welfare package will be communicated privately to the affected persons. …

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Chioma, Davido’s Fiancee Recovers From COVID-19

Chioma Rowland, the fiancee of Afropop music sensation, Davido, has recovered from COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Davido made this known via a statement on his Twitter Page on Sunday night. “Glory be to God…Chioma has now tested negative twice for COVD-19… Thank you all for prayers…We love you,” Davido stated.  

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#Covid-19 Lockdown violation: Naira Marley to be arraign today

Popular Nigerian entertainer, Azeez Fashola, known as Naira Marley, will be arraigned before a court today for breaching the Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020 (the Regulations). Naira Marley was arrested on Monday after attending the birthday of Abdulrasheed Bello, the husband of actress Funke Akindele despite coronavirus lockdown. The ‘Tesumole’ crooner was then granted bail on Tuesday. The Lagos police …

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Covid-19 Lockdown: Police Arrest Funke Akindele, Ask Naira Marley and others to Report Self

The police have arrested Nollywood actress and producer, Funke Akindele, in Lagos State. The Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, Bala Elkana, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday. He explained that the actress was arrested for violating the restriction orders in the state as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The state government had restricted social gatherings in …

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Davido Goes Into Self-Isolation As Fiancée, Chioma Tests Positive For COVID-19

Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido says he has gone into self-isolation. He explained that he took the decision after his fiancée, Chioma, tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19). The music star announced this on Friday via his verified Twitter handle. In the series of tweets, he noted that he recently returned to Nigeria from America after cancelling …

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Coronavirus: Singer Runtown donates N10 million to fans on twitter

Nigerian musician, Douglas Jack Agu popularly known as Runtown has set aside the sum of N10 million to give out to Nigerians adversely affected by the restrictions caused by the global  pandemic. coronavirus code named COVID-19 The Body Riddim crooner announced this on his verified Twitter handle, @iRuntown on Wednesday, urging those in need of the funds to drop their …

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Mercy Eke wins BBNaija Season 4

Mercy Eke has beaten stiff competition to emerge as the first fremale winner of the Big Brother Naija reality show, season 4. The 26-year-old bagged 41 percent of the votes cast, more than double the 19 percent the runner up, Mike, got to emerge the first female winner of the show. Mercy, Mike and three other housemates – Seyi, Omashola, …

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Wike is my godfather, I’ll support his re-election bid – Davido

A popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, also called Davido, on Sunday said he would work for Governor Nyesom Wike’s second term in office. The musician, who made the pledge in Port Harcourt when he visited the Rivers State governor, said he would also institute a talent hunt show for Rivers-based artistes. He said the programme would be in line with …

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Ras Kimono’s wife dies 3 months after losing husband

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

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’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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