Sunday, August 4, 2019

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    Korede Bello begins search for his Val

Korede Bello begins search for his Val

Korede Bello, Nigerian musician and entertainer, is getting ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day.The Mavin act took to his Instagram page on Friday to tell fans how difficult it had been for him to pick a date for Valentine’s Day.The Lagos-born teenager also announced an opportunity for ladies to be his Valentine’s Day date by engaging in a competition.“(Wasn't easy picking [...]

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    Davido: My two wristwatches cost 20 cars

Davido: My two wristwatches cost 20 cars

David Adedeji Adeleke, Nigerian musician and pop star popularly known as Davido, has reaffirmed his love for Rolex wristwatches.Also known as Omo Baba Olowo (O.B.O) by his fans, the Close-Up ambassador took to his social media accounts to show off his latest acquisition– a diamond crusted gold Rolex wristwatch which is estimated to be N14 million.The award-winning artiste, who recently [...]

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    Thomas-Greenfield: Nigeria must do more to train its police

Thomas-Greenfield: Nigeria must do more to train its police

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the assistant secretary of state for African affairs, has reassured Africa of continued support from the United States despite the upcoming change in administration.Speaking at a press conference, Greenfield addressed issues affecting Africa and the role of the United States in assisting Africa.“Training is important, the Nigerian government needs to do more in working with the police,” [...]

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    Single? 8 ways to enjoy Valentine’s Day!

Single? 8 ways to enjoy Valentine’s Day!

When you hear of February 14, only one thing comes to mind – Valentine’s Day. It is attributed to lovers, gifts are exchanged and the air is filled with mushy things.For the larger portion of the day, it seems like there is no consideration for single people out there and there is no activity that involves the currently unattached. [...]

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    No one could satisfy me like Fela, says widow

No one could satisfy me like Fela, says widow

Laide Anikulapo-Kuti, widow of late Afro legend and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has described her late husband as a cheerful giver.In an interview with Channels Tv, she described what it felt like to get married alongside 26 other women to one man.“He was a very great man, loved being with people, loved taking charge of people,” she said.“In Fela’s house, there was [...]

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    Waje SWEARS because Ebuka and Nobel Igwe stood by her

Waje SWEARS because Ebuka and Nobel Igwe stood by her

Aituaje Iruobe, singer and song writer popularly known as Waje, took to her Instagram page on Thursday to felicitate with Nobel Igwe, founder of 360 group, on his birthday.Describing him as a brother, Iruobe also said she considered Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, former Big Brother housemate and media personality, a brother.Waje said the duo stood by her during the trying times of [...]

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    OBITUARY: Arakangudu, the ‘bad boy’ of Yoruba movies

OBITUARY: Arakangudu, the ‘bad boy’ of Yoruba movies

Sikiru Adesina, veteran Nollywood actor of the Yoruba genre, has passed away after making a return to the movie scene in 2015 with the movie Ayaba Oosa.He died of an unconfirmed cause in the early hours of Tuesday at his Kaduna residence.The actor was a popular face in Nollywood in the 90s and was known for his mastery of "bad [...]

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    Oritse Femi wants to kill us, says ex-manager’s mother

Oritse Femi wants to kill us, says ex-manager’s mother

After changing his manager, the drama between Oritse Femi, self-acclaimed musical Taliban, and Yusuf Adepitan his former manager popularly known as Danku, seems to be unending.Funmilayo Adepitan, Adepitan's mother, has now referred to the musician as a liar and an ingrate.“I want to appeal to all Nigerians to save us from Oritse Femi because he wants to kill us,” she [...]

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    ‘Every track was a hit back to back’ and 5 other January celebrity moments

‘Every track was a hit back to back’ and 5 other January celebrity moments

January, the first month of 2016, is over and it definitely seems that the month had its fair share of celebrity moments.Six of them are worth remembering DON JAZZY vs OLAMIDE Every track was a hit back to back. Almost every Nigerian contemporary music lover is familiar with how this statement came into existence. Olamide Adedeji, Nigerian songwriter and rapper popularly [...]

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    7 things to know about Zika virus

7 things to know about Zika virus

There is a 'kid on the block' screaming for attention and it has chosen one of the things we have learnt to live with as its route into our consciousness. Zika virus is the kid and you would agree that mosquitoes are one of things we have learnt to live with as humans.The virus was first discovered in monkeys in [...]

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    Afolayan flares up as fan calls him ‘childish’

Afolayan flares up as fan calls him ‘childish’

Kunle Afolayan, Nollywood actor and director, has criticised the review of the trailer of his forthcoming movie written by tns.ng, a Nollywood website.The 41-year-old actor did not stop there as he got engaged in a battle of words with a female fan who advised him to “stop looking for enemies where there’s none”.Afolayan, who recently released the trailer of his [...]

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    Bricklayer becomes millionaire

Bricklayer becomes millionaire

Maxwell Ekot is a loyal bricklayer but he can now boast of a million naira in his accounts. According to Dangote Cement, fortune has smiled on Ekot in the ongoing Dangote Mega Millions Dash which moved into its second month in January.Ekot said he bought over 50 bags of cement before he could gather his winning entry.Atolagbe Balkisu, a cement retailer, and Endurance [...]

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    Don Jazzy: Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa want Bill Gates to settle their rift

Don Jazzy: Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa want Bill Gates to settle their rift

Micheal Ajereh Collins, a Nigerian record producer and CEO of Mavin Records referred to as Don Jazzy, has made his input to the disagreement between American rappers Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa.Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa exchanged words on their respective Twitter pages over the comment of the latter about the former’s new album.Kanye West has since apologized and deleted his [...]

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    Blackface does not consider me a friend anymore, says Tuface

Blackface does not consider me a friend anymore, says Tuface

Nigerian singer Tuface has been in the background of the Nigerian music industry after spending more than 20 years in the industry.The 40-year-old artiste was brought back to limelight after fellow musician Blackface accused him of intellectual property theft.Speaking in an interview with Channels Television on Thursday, the Jos-born musician expressed his opinion on the state of their friendship.“Apparently he doesn’t [...]

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    Omawumi: I almost stole another person’s song

Omawumi: I almost stole another person’s song

Better known as Omawumi by her fans, Omawumi Megbele, Nigerian singer and songwriter, has aired her opinion on the copyright infringement claims going round the music industry.Speaking to Pulse Tv, the Warri-born songstress was of the opinion that grievances should be aired and not protected because of being a celebrity.“If anybody has an issue with anybody, it’s better they just [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Reekado Banks: Don Jazzy is right… I am his child

INTERVIEW: Reekado Banks: Don Jazzy is right… I am his child

Better known as Reekado Banks, Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, Nigerian entertainer and musician, has been on the high rise to stardom since he joined the Mavin crew in 2014.Speaking to TheCable, the 22-year-old artiste talked about his aspirations and what it means to be in the Mavin crew.WINNING NEXT RATED ACTThere were three other artists nominated for the Next Rated act [...]

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