Monday, September 24, 2018

Oluseyi Awojulugbe

    Children were almost lynched by motorcycle riders during Mile 12 crisis, says witness

Children were almost lynched by motorcycle riders during Mile 12 crisis, says witness

Thursday’s clash between motorcycle riders and residents of the Agiliti area of Mile 12 almost resulted in the lynching of innocent pupils of a school, a witness has told TheCable.According to the witness who did not want to be named for fear of reprisal, that clashes had been occurring in the area between the motorcycle riders and youths in the area before [...]

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    Despite Twitter fight, Glo retains PSquare as ambassadors

Despite Twitter fight, Glo retains PSquare as ambassadors

Globacom, a Nigerian telecommunications company, has disclosed that PSquare, Nigerian musical duo, is still its brand ambassadors despite the rancour in the group.Contrary to the speculations in the media, the network said it has not ended its relationship with one of its popular brand ambassadors, Peter and Paul Okoye.In a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday, the telecommunications company explained that it [...]

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    Toyin Aimahku takes a ‘detour’ from affair with Seun Egbegbe

Toyin Aimahku takes a ‘detour’ from affair with Seun Egbegbe

Toyin Aimakhu, Nollywood actress and producer, is officially staying away from the "negativity that has emanated from the dram" in her life in recent times.The 31-year-old filmmaker got into a new relationship with Seun Egbegbe, a film director, after separating from her husband, Adeniyi Johnson, a fellow filmmaker.In an Instagram post, Aimakhu dissociated herself from Egbegbe, whom she claimed to [...]

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Ese,14, ‘released’ from forced marriage after 6 months

After six months in captivity, Ese Oruru, the 14-year-old girl kidnapped in Bayelsa state, has been released, the Punch newspaper is reporting.Ese was reported to have been kidnapped from her mother's shop in Bayelsa and taken to Kano, thousand of miles away from home, in August 2015, but calls for her release began to mount over the weekend, as prominent Nigerians [...]

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    M.I: I’m greater than US rappers

M.I: I’m greater than US rappers

Jude Abaga, Nigerian rapper and songwriter known as M.I., has compared himself with rappers abroad.In a conversation with fans on Twitter, Abaga said he is greater than 95 percent of rappers in the United States.“There are many great rappers in the states.. I agree with that.. Sirs ..With all humility ..I am as great or greater than 95 percent of [...]

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    AT A GLANCE: 2016 Oscar winners

AT A GLANCE: 2016 Oscar winners

The Annual Academy Award commonly known as the Oscars held on Sunday to celebrate the best movies of the past year.Unlike past editions, the 88th edition had its fair share of controversies, which arose as a result of the absence of black actors and actresses in the nomination list and led to calls to boycott the event by black performers.Hosted [...]

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    Don’t let the devil destroy your marriage, Freeze begs AY

Don’t let the devil destroy your marriage, Freeze begs AY

Ifedayo Olarinde, Cool fm OAP popularly known as Freeze, has said that the devil is working hard to bring disharmony into AY’s marriage.Olarinde, who expressed his views in an Instagram post, pleaded with the couple to settle their differences.“I sincerely hope and pray that what I am hearing is false. You guys are my favorite couple,” he wrote.“You guys are [...]

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    Sexual violence: Lagos to equip health centres with rape kits

Sexual violence: Lagos to equip health centres with rape kits

Lola Akande, commissioner for Women affairs and Youth Development in Lagos state, says the state is committed to working with the United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on eliminating violence against children.Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Akande listed the steps already taken by the government to reduce the prevalence of violence against children.“The Lagos state government has approved [...]

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    Audition holds for Nigerian version of ‘Sister Act’

Audition holds for Nigerian version of ‘Sister Act’

Sister Act, a world-acclaimed Broadway musical, will berth in Nigeria later this year and will parade an all-Nigerian cast.To set the realisation of Sister Act in motion, a three-day audition/workshop will hold in Lagos from Thursday to Saturday.One of the most successful musical theatre productions of all time, its Nigerian production is the brainchild of Nigerian manufacturer and 'serial entrepreneur,' [...]

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    Toke Makinwa: A guy broke my heart ‘cos my dad was a nobody

Toke Makinwa: A guy broke my heart ‘cos my dad was a nobody

Toke Makinwa, OAP and vlogger, on Monday shared her motivation for success with her fans.The 31-year-old told her story on Instagram while encouraging followers to find motivation in another person’s success story.“On this journey to success, it is important to inspire and motivate others so that on the days you feel less motivated, you too can find inspiration in another [...]

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    You weren’t sacked because you’re Igbo, Freeze tells Onwenu

You weren’t sacked because you’re Igbo, Freeze tells Onwenu

Ifedayo Olarinde, Cool fm OAP  popularly known as Freeze, has accused Onyeka Onwenu of creating unnecessary tension with the statement on her disengagement from the National Centre for Women Development. Onwenu, former director-general of the centre, released a strong worded statement on Thursday explaining how attempts were made to frustrate her during her tenure.Reacting, Olarinde took to his Instagram page [...]

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    D’banj prescribes agriculture for naira’s free fall

D’banj prescribes agriculture for naira’s free fall

Better known as D’banj, popular Nigerian musician, Dapo Oyebanjo, on Friday encouraged Nigerians to embrace agriculture.In a tweet, the 35-year-old artiste posted a picture of the Naira and exchange rate with a caption that read “This is an #Emergency Do agric it PAYS”https://twitter.com/iamdbanj/status/700599037167321088The Bank of Industry ambassador is known for his recent involvement in Agriculture as shown in his 2014 [...]

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    Femi Kuti: Filling Fela’s shoes is not my purpose in life

Femi Kuti: Filling Fela’s shoes is not my purpose in life

Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, afrobeat musician and son of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, afro legend, says he is not in competition with his father or trying to step into his father's shoes.Femi said this in response to a fan who had tweeted to compare his talent to his father's.https://twitter.com/AndersonWinny/status/700023229323354112Femi quickly responded saying he had no intention to replicate his father.“My purpose in life isn't [...]

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    Access Bank offers to help Kanye

Access Bank offers to help Kanye

There have been various reactions to the public admittance of a personal debt of $53 million by Kanye West, American rapper and designer.The latest is a tweet by Access Bank offering help to the 38-year-old record producer.On Monday, February 15, West took to his Twitter page to reach out to Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook co-founder and CEO. Pleading with the entrepreneur to invest [...]

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    Only God can rescue you, Jude Okoye tells Peter

Only God can rescue you, Jude Okoye tells Peter

Jude Okoye, the now former manager of P-Square, is not taking the announcement of his sack lightly, and has called out Peter Okoye, his younger brother, on Twitter too!Peter had announced on his Twitter page that he and his twin brother would no longer be working with Jude, who had been their manager for the better part of their career.The [...]

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    PSquare sack manager and brother, Jude Okoye

PSquare sack manager and brother, Jude Okoye

P-Square, popular Nigerian R&B group, will no longer work with their brother Jude Okoye, who has served as their manager for virtually all of their musical career. Peter Okoye, member of the identical twin brother group, took to his Twitter page to announce the decision to part ways with their brother.“Pls who so ever makes any transaction with Northside Entertainment or [...]

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September 24, 2018USDGBPEUR
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