Burna Boy’s ‘African Giant’ hits rooftop in UK

‘African Giant’, Burna Boy’s latest album, has become the highest-ranking African album ever. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the globally acclaimed album debuted at number 16 on the UK albums chart. The debut was announced by Official charts through their official Twitter account. They wrote @officialcharts, “Check out this week’s Official Albums Chart, featuring the Top 40 debut of @BurnaBoy with African Giant.” The Official Charts, which are compiled by the Official Charts Company, tabulate the relative weekly popularity of songs and albums in the UK, separating them into the…

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Tekno, Producer in police custody over Lekki van strippers

Popular musician, Augustine Kelechi, aka Tekno and his video producer, Lawal Tijani, are presently in the custody of State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Lagos, over the controversial Lekki half-naked strippers dancing van. They were reportedly invited by the Lagos State Police Command over the indecent act showing four half-naked strippers dancing seductively with Tekno in a display van in traffic around the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge last Friday night. The video clip, which had since gone viral on social media, was said to be part of a scene from Tekno’s unreleased…

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Video: “You should be happy that a man of God did this to you,” says COZA Pastor after rapping me -Dakolo’s wife

Busola, wife of soul singer Timi Dakolo, has revealed how she was raped as a teenager and what she was told thereafter by flamboyant Abuja based Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo. According to the popular singer’s wife, she was a 16-year-old in the Divine Delight Club at Ilorin, Kwara State; the precursor to Fatoyinbo’s Commonwealth of Zion Assembly when she said was groomed and raped by the pastor. Dakolo explained that as a member of the church, she was raped at two different times in a week…

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“The person sucking it ain’t complaining” -Tiwa Savage blasts fan who complained about her breast

Singer, Tiwa Savage has given a vicious response to an Instagram user who made a snag comment about her body on the Social media platform. The singer who recently got signed an exclusive global recording agreement with Universal Music Group, an international record label had taken to her official Instagram handle to post a picture of herself. The picture which she captioned: “Growing up didn’t see many chocolate superstars to look up to … we changing that narrative now” saw her fans taking to the comment section to express their…

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Big Trouble for Naira Marley’s as EFCC demands transaction history from Mastercard, Visa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has written Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. to furnish it with details on credit cards used by musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley. The commission said the cards recovered from the artiste during his arrest were used for alleged identity theft and credit card fraud. According to court documents obtained by The PUNCH, the EFCC’s letters to Visa and Mastercard – titled, ‘Investigation Activities’ – were dated May 13, 2019, three days after it arrested Naira Marley. The letters were signed by the…

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Naira Marley remanded in prison for credit card fraud

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, be remanded in the prison custody. The judge made the remand order on Monday morning shortly after the musician was arraigned before him on 11 counts, bordering on credit card fraud. Naira Marley had pleaded not guilty to the cyber fraud charges pressed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judge adjourned till May 30 to take the bail application filed by the defence counsel, Taiwo Oreagba,…

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Ambode says Lagos ready to take centre stage as Buhari commissions Lagos Theatre

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declared open the new 500-seater Lagos Theatre in Oregun, Ikeja area of Lagos State for public use. The theatre is one of the five built by the state government in line with its vision to use entertainment, arts and culture to boost the state’s economy. The President, who arrived the venue at exactly 11:30a.m, after the inauguration was treated to a live dance performance by a young group of talented artists before taking his leave. Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode said the construction of similar theatres in…

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Peck Communications launches Evergreen Beauty Pageant

Miss Evergreen Beauty Pageant is a presentation of Peck Communication Services. The pageant seeks to offer a platform for ladies within the age of 16 to 28 to empower themselves. The pageant team will be visiting 10 African Countries globally to audition contestants to represent their countries at the global level, “Miss Evergreen African” The organiser Mariam Adegunwa said the event is not the regular type of pageant, its not about the facial beauty, skin color or tribe that stands as a criteria rather, it focus on how confident, poised…

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A Mother Knows – A film about Autism by GTBank

The film, A Mother Knows, is a short film by Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) created in honor of World Autism Awareness Day and as part of the Bank’s continued effort in addressing the neglect and stigmatization of children living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Nigeria. The film tells the story of a young boy growing up with autism and the impact of the condition on his family as they raise him.   According to the WHO, 1 in 160 children live with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) worldwide. In…

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Paris, Michael Jackson’s daughter, goes for mental rehab

Paris, the daughter of late American pop star, Michael Jackson has checked into a rehabilitation facility to get help regarding her emotional health. According to the magazine, PEOPLE, the 20-year-old decided that she needed to take some time off the scene in order “to reboot, realign and prioritise her physical and emotional health. “She checked herself into a treatment facility to aid in her wellness plan and is looking forward to coming out of this revitalised and ready to tackle the exciting new projects that await her,” a PEOPLE source…

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Habari, Nigeria’s Largest Platform for Music, Shopping, Lifestyle Content and More, Goes Live

Leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has announced the launch of Habari, Nigeria’s largest platform for music, shopping, lifestyle content and more. Unveiled on Friday, November 23, 2018, at a special event attended by renowned personalities in the entertainment, media and technology sectors, Habari offers users direct access to the largest catalogue of local and foreign music online, a seamless shopping experience and an exciting way to connect with friends, amongst other features. Built around the everyday lives of customers, Habari is the first mobile platform in Nigeria…

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Why Fred Ajudua was absent at son’s wedding

One-time Lagos socialite and businessman, Fred Ajudua, was unavoidably absent at his son, Bobo Ajudua’s widely publicised wedding. The senior Ajuda who is also a lawyer is currently facing trial on a 12-count charge bordering on fraud and conspiracy. He was alleged to have defrauded a certain Ziad Abu Zalaf of Technical International Limited in Germany of a sum of $550,000 in 1993. A serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua has been separately arraigned by the EFCC for allegedly defrauding a former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt-Gen Ishaya Bamaiyi, of $10.3…

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Segun Bucknor’s daughter, Tosyn found dead at home

Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor, an on-air-personality with Inspiration FM, has died aged 37. Tosyn, as she was popularly known, was found dead by husband, Aurelien Boyer, a French national, when he arrived at home from work on Monday night. “A graduate of Law from the University of Lagos, Tosyn was born with sickle cell anaemia which prompted her to start These Genes Project to help people with the condition,”. In November 2015, Tosyn and Aurélien Boyer had their traditional wedding, surrounded by family and friends in Lagos, followed by a white…

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Google Honour Christy Essien Igbokwe’s Birthday

Lady of songs, late Christy Essien Igbokwe got a rare honour on her posthumous birthday with the global search engine, Google, today, honoured her memory with a doodle. Christy Uduak Essien-Igbokwe MFR was born on 11 November 1960 and died 30 June 2011, was a Nigerian musician and actress. In her lifetime, she was popularly referred to as Nigeria’s Lady of Songs and was known for her song “Seun Rere”. She was the first female president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN). She was also the chairwoman and…

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Express yourself with Nai’vasha Johnson At her Masterclass at the GTBank Fashion Weekend Hair Stylist

Nai’vasha is a New York-based hair stylist and the hands behind some of the most iconic hairstyles ever seen on the red carpets. She specializes in natural hair, hair colour, wigs, and men’s grooming. Her celebrity clientele includes Yara Shahidi, Sasha Lane, Uzo Aduba, Logan Browning, Lakeith Stanfield, John Legend, and Common. Nai’vasha has collaborated with top photographers such as Scott Trindle, Yelena Yemchuk, Nagi Sakai, Bruce Weber, Bjorn Iooss, and Renell Medrano on shoots appearing in major publications such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, ELLE, W, Harper’s Bazaar,…

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Dangote smashes Guinness record, innitiates ‘World Puff-Puff Day’

Africa’s foremost flour producer, Dangote Flour Mill has broken the Guinness Book of Records for the World’s Largest Puff-Puff pyramid, as the company fried two metric tonnes (40 bags of 50-kilogramme) of flour to celebrate the commencement of its initiated World Puff-Puff Day to be celebrated on 27 October every year. According to Anthony Chiejina, Group Head, Corporate Communication, Dangote Group, the company broke the record of 200kg, which equals to four bags of flour recorded to have been fried at a location. According to him, to celebrate the maiden…

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Fashion legends to storm GT Bank FSHN WKEND

Fashion Innovator The legendary designer and style pioneer, Dapper Dan will be at the GTBank Fashion Weekend With his eponymous store on 125th street, Dapper Dan pioneered streetwear in the early 1980s, co-opting luxury branding to design original garments with high-end detail. A leading driver of the 80s chic style, Dapper Dan began making clothes in Harlem, during which he was known for giving rap its signature music style, styling everyone from Big Daddy Kane to Mike Tyson. He then went on to outfit entertainers and other celebrities including Eric…

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The GTBank Fashion Weekend: Where beauty lives

What is your definition of beauty? A collection of the most colorful designs, a convergence of the most glamorous, being draped with couture from head to toe, or does it simply mean, you? For us, at GTBank, beauty is all of the above, and more. Beauty goes beyond what meets the eyes. It is in the audacity of fashion designers to create timeless pieces; it is in the enterprising spirit of small businesses who drive the fashion industry, it in you, daring every day to always be yourself. So join…

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Baba Sala, Grandfather of Nigeria’s comedy passes on

Foremost comedian, Pa Moses Adejumo, popularly known as Baba Sala, and regarded as the grandfather of Nigeria’s comedy is dead. Baba Sala died in Ilesa on Sunday evening and his body has been deposited at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex Annex, (Wesley Guild Hospital) in Ilesa His media assistant, Mr Isaac Hastrup, confirmed the death of the ace comedian on Monday morning. Hastrup said, “Baba has died. He died some minutes to 10 pm on Sunday night. His remains had been taken to the morgue. He died of…

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GTBank Announces Model Casting Call For 2018 Fashion Weekend

Calling All Models! Have you got what it takes to strut the runways of Africa’s biggest fashion event? Then, the GTBank Fashion Weekend is looking for you. In preparation for the upcoming 2018 GTBank Fashion Weekend, there will be an in-person Model Casting Call at Muson Center, Onikan, Lagos on Tuesday October 2nd, 2018. Models selected at the Casting Call will showcase the latest fashion designs at the 2018 GTBank Fashion Weekend, holding in November 10th and 11th, 2018. Requirements: Only female models between the ages of 18 to 27…

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Linda Ikeji not Baby J’s real mum, says Kemi Olunloyo, insists surrogate mother got N1.8m

A report monitored in Vanguard newspapers says “while Nigerian are felicitating with the richest blogger in the land, Linda Ikeji, on the birth of her first child at thirty-seven, controversial blogger, Kemi Olunloyo has crashed the party, saying it was all a ruse, that, Linda was never pregnant but paid a surrogate mother N1.8M for the birth of the child that was delivered at a US hospital. Linda Ikeji and Kemi Olunloyo are two bloggers who have been at war with each for years now. When Kemi was incarcerated Linda…

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Linda Ikeji delivers baby boy

Nigeria’s number one blogger, Linda Ikeji, is now a mother after she welcomed her baby boy in an Atlanta, USA hospital today, Monday, September 17, 2017. The media mogul who made the headlines when she announced her pregnancy some months ago, was delivered of the bouncing baby boy and posted the good news on her Instagram page with the name ‘Baby J’. Ikeji also posted a picture of herself in the hospital giving thanks to God with her new bundle of joy wrapped in her arms with the following post: “Oh dear Lord, I am a…

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Airtel Celebrates Africa’s Outstanding Achievement in Film and Television Industry

…Sponsors “Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards” 2018 Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, on Saturday, September 1, 2018, reaffirmed its commitment to the development of Africa’s film and television industry with the sponsorship of the biggest award night for African movies, the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA). Speaking on its sponsorship of the AMVCA,  the telco said that the creative industry is bringing about positive change in the perception of the African continent, growing recognition of talents and the rich culture of the continent’s tradition, noting that its sponsorship…

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‘Trump is a 2-minute man in bed’- Porn star, Stormy Daniels

America’s President, Donald Trump, the one who was quoted to have described Nigeria’s President, Mohammadu Buhari, as ‘lifeless’ has been described as a ‘2-minute man in bed’ by Porn star, Stormy Daniels, according to a story published by The Punch. Read the story below: Porn star, Stormy Daniels, who has been having a running battle with the United States President Donald Trump, has said that the president is not much of a good lover and that he lasted only two minutes in bed. The controversial sex worker also claims that President Trump…

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Jim Iyke arrested at MMA for asault

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, earlier this afternoon, for slapping an employee of Dana Air but was released hours later after he reportedly apologised to the affected officer. It was gathered that the actor arrived late for his 12:15 pm Abuja flight and the airline’s security personnel tried to help him to meet up with the flight by searching him. According to eyewitnesses, Iyke refused to be searched and pushed the man away, but the man insisted that he must be searched before…

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Tears as Ras Kimono bows out

The Onicha-Olona in the Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State home of the late legendary reggae singer, Ras Kimono, on Saturday, drew politicians, entertainers, friends and reggae lovers who paid their last respects to the reggae icon. Ras Kimono, whose real name is Augustine Oseloke Onwubuya, died on June 10, 2018 at 60. Many artistes such as Orits Wiliki, Opa Williams, Daddy Showkey, Buchi, Yellow Man, Righteous Man, Candy Sea and Bright Chimezie, were among those who attended the final burial rites held at the deceased’s family compound.…

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Protest in Ibadan over demolition of Ayefele’s Radio House

Like a thief in the night, officials of the Oyo State Government made real the threat of the government to demolish the multimillion naira radio station, Fresh FM, owned by ace musician, Yinka Ayefele, for allegedly contravening town planning law of the state. Notwithstanding the notice filed at the State High Court by Ayefele and despite the appeals made to Governor Abiola Ajimobi by a cross section of eminent Nigerians, Oyo state officials, backed by armed security agents, went ahead to carry out the partial demolition of the edifice which…

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Wheelchair-bound musician, Ayefele watches helplessly as Oyo Govt demolishes his N800m Music House

Wheelchair-bound celebrated musician, Yinka Ayefele wached helplessly as excavators from the Oyo State Government early on Sunday morning stormed the Music House headquaters of the artiste’s  Radio station and music studios. Government bulldozers had arrived the Challenge area of Ibadan where the building was located at about 4.30am and pulled it down. The musician has been wheelchair-bound following an auto accident that nearly killed him almost 21 years ago, precisely on December 12, 1997. Ayefele’s Music House, reportedly worth N800m, was razed in violation of a court order restraining the Oyo State Government…

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CNN meets the female DJs breaking barriers in Nigeria

This week on Inside Africa, CNN International meets some of Nigeria’s most popular and highly successful female DJs who are challenging the status quo at home and abroad. DJ Switch, one of Nigeria’s most high profile female performers who rose to fame after winning The X Factor in 2013, describes the modern music scene in Nigeria: “It’s predominantly filled with men. A lot of them are just scared, to be honest, of what a woman could potentially do. I am being really frank on this issue. There are very few male DJs…

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Football find new home as France wins FIFA World Cup

After 64 matches and a month full of football action, the 18 carat pure gold FIFA World Cup trophy found a new home in France as Les Bleus silenced Croatia, 4-2 at the final match played at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. It was a game France took charge from the first whistle to the end but for Hugo Lloris’ 69th blunder that got Croatia a cheap second goal, it would have ended 4-1. An embarrassing moment of the final game was when about 4 pitch invaders ran into the…

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Tiwa Savage prays for ex-hubby in Instagram post

Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has acknowledged Tee Billz, her estranged husband’s contribution towards her successful musical career. The “Ma Lo” crooner shared a post on one of her favorite throwback clips on Instagram @tiwasavage. While feeling embarrassed about her looks before stardom; she also acknowledged the progress she has made so far. “Been seeing a lot of old clips of me today singing, while I cringe at how I looked in most of them. “I love this particular one because I remember feeling lost and alone in LA at the…

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Michael Jackson’s father dies at 89

Michael’s Jackson’s dad has died! Joe Jackson — the patriarch of the Jackson family — has died, TMZ reports. The elder Jackson died two days after the ninth anniversary of the demise of his megastar son, Michael, who died on June 25, 2009 at the age of 50. Family sources tell the online celebrity and entertainment news outlet that Joe passed away at 3:30 AM on Wednesday in Los Angeles. Joe was hospitalised in June with terminal cancer. His family had been flocking to his bedside since. His wife, Katherine, had been…

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Straight From Canada, K1 to meet Prez Buhari

Music living legend and top politician King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal popularly known as K1 De Ultimate will be arriving the country tomorrow Wednesday the  20th Of June 2018 for the APC National Convention in Abuja that will take place on Saturday the 23rd of June 2018. The acclaimed king of Fuji music left the North America country of Canada today the 19th  Of June through Frankfurt on Lufthansa Airlines flight and will be landing the Nandi Azikiwe’s International Airport Abuja tomorrow. After which he would be driven to the Transcorp Nicon Hilton Hotel, where he…

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Whats the fuss over Gbajabiamila’s costume and N100m G-Wagon gift to wife? Watch the video here

Femi Gbajabiamila, the legislator representing Surulere 1 Constituency in the House of Representatives, surprised his wife with a brand new G-Wagon on her 50th birthday. Photos and video from the birthday party which saw the birthday ‘girl’ wearing two voluminous dresses, while the lawmaker wore a Gucci Heritage Web tape crêpe wool jacket worth $3,450 (N1.2m), paired with matching flared pants that cost another $1,350 (N487,350) have gone viral on the internet. The number plate of the G-Wagon is ‘Assurance,’ obviously riding on the trend set by singer, Davido, when he…

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Update: Weinstein gets $1m cash bail

Harvey Weinstein was arraigned on rape and sex crime charges in Manhattan court Friday with bail set at $1 million cash and was ordered to be fitted with a monitoring device. Under the previously agreed bail package, Weinstein’s travel will be restricted to New York and the neighboring state of Connecticut, and he has agreed to surrender his passport. The case has been adjourned until July 30.

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Hollywood Sexgate: Weinstein surrenders to New York Police

Fallen Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein turned himself in at New York police on Friday to face sex crime charges, nearly eight months after his career imploded in a blaze of assault accusations and triggered the global #MeToo movement. The former powerbroker — once the toast of Hollywood, whose films won scores of Oscars — is likely to be charged with raping one woman and forcing another into performing oral sex, US media have reported. The 66-year-old former studio boss walked into the downtown Manhattan police station shortly before 7:30 am…

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Mercy Johnson loses mother

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson,  has lost her mother, Elizabeth Johnson. The 33-year-old star, who shared the tragic news via Instagram on Thursday, said she is “deeply saddened” by the development. “It deeply saddens me to say that my beloved mother is gone,” she wrote. Johnson urged fans and well-wishers to pray for her family and asked that their privacy should be respected as they mourn. “This is a trying time for my family and we would appreciate your prayers, even as we plead for our privacy at this time. Thank you,” she added.…

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‘No be me do am’ – Don Jazzy denies link to Linda Ikeji pregnancy

Marvin Records boss Collins Ajereh, aka Don Jazzy has denied being the father of his longtime crush and celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji. Ikeji revealed her six-month-old baby bump on Sunday with a lengthy emotional post, chronicling her journey and her excitement when she found out she was pregnant. Ikeji’s engagement to her one-time ex-boyfriend was announced in March by her sisters. Following speculations that Don Jazzy was the father of the baby, after the news of the pregnancy broke, he went on his twitter handle @donjazzy to refute the claim.…

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Nollywood star, Omoge Campus is dead

Nollywood actress, Aisha Abimbola, popularly known as Omoge Campus, has died. She reportedly died in a Canadian hospital of breast cancer. Her colleague, Bisola Badmus, broke the news of her death on her Instagram page; while ace actor, Saheed Balogun, also confirmed on Wednesday morning. See Bisola Badmus’ IG post announce the death: Other colleagues of the deceased like Ronke Odusanya, Biodun Okeowo, and Odunlade Adekola, have expressed shock over the loss of their colleague.

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Airtel Partners Runway Jazz to Mark 2018 International Jazz Day

… As Dolapo Osinbajo hosts Fashion Master Class … Tiwa Savage, Gerard Albright to headline show Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered with Runway Jazz, an initiative aimed at promoting Nigeria’s rich music and culture, to host a two-day jazz music and fashion festival in commemoration of the 2018 International Jazz Day. The two-day festival, which holds at the Eko Hotel & Suites on Saturday, 28th April and Sunday, 29th April, will not only thrill lovers of fashion and smooth jazz music but will also celebrate the life…

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MR BIGG’S RE- IGNITES CUSTOMERS WITH FOOD FEST.

Nigeria’s foremost quick service restaurant Mr Bigg’s has concluded plans to treat its customers to two days of sumptuous delicacies accompanied with comedy, fun, music and other forms of entertainment at a rendezvous tagged Mr. Bigg’s Food Fest in Lagos. Hinged on a special campaign called Project Re-ignite, the Food Fest aims at delighting customers and re-positioning the Mr Bigg’s brand as a pace-setter in the restaurant business in Nigeria, the Food Fest activation is slated for February 10 and 11 at the Excel Events Centre, Ikeja. According to a statement by the managing executive, UAC Restaurants Limited, owners of the country’s largest restaurant chain, Mrs. Joan Ihekwaba, the 2-day gathering will provide an…

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“How I killed Bob Marley” -Death bed confessions of Bill Oxley, 79yr old CIA agent

A 79-year-old retired officer of the CIA, Bill Oxley, has made a series of stunning confessions since he was admitted to the Mercy Hospital in Maine on Monday and told he has weeks to live. He claims he committed 17 assassinations for the American government between 1974 and 1985, including the music icon Bob Marley. Mr. Oxley, who worked for the CIA for 29 years as an operative with top-level security clearances, claims he was often used as a hitman by the organization, to assassinate individuals who could represent a…

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Lagos repackages Y2017 Street Carnival, promises memorable show

The Lagos State Government today described the upcoming Y2017 Lagos Street Carnival as one that will project the dynamic culture and hospitality of the people of the state and linger in the memory of residents for a long time to come. Speaking at a Press Conference, the Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Hon. Adepimbe Akinsola stated that the carnival, which was formerly known as Lagos Street Party has been rebranded and repackaged to serve a much wider purpose beyond a party. She described the event as part of…

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Globacom may drop crisis-ridden PSquare as brand ambassadors

Psquare, the singing duo of Peter and Paul Okoye, are set to have their contract terminated by Globacom, Nigerian telecommunications company. TheCable Lifestyle learnt from reliable sources that Globacom decided to end their contract due to the public controverses Psquare has been involved in, within the past year. Owing to managerial and creative disputes, Peter and Paul have had series of social media disagreements which led to a temporary split early this year. The pair, a few months ago, announced that they had reunited and settled their differences. Shortly after,…

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Salif Keita, Fally Ipupa, Femi Kuti, lead over 700 African Superstars to Converge in Lagos for AFRIMA 2017

Salif Keita, Fally Ipupa, Femi Kuti, Wizkid, Young Paris, Diamond Platnumz, Sheyi Shay, Bussine, Bebe Cool, 2Baba, Vanessa Mdee, Nasty C, Sarkodie, Fnaire, Eddy Kenzo, Ibitssam Tiskat, Emtee and over 700 African Superstars to Converge in Lagos for AFRIMA 2017 African Music superstars, Salif Keita (Mali), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Femi Kuti (Nigeria), Wizkid (Nigeria), Young Paris (DRC), Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Sheyi Shey (Nigeria), Bussine (Gabon), Bebe Cool (Uganda), 2Baba (Nigeria), Venessa Mdee (Tanzania), Sheyi Shay (Nigeria), Nasty C (South Africa), Sarkodie (Ghana), Fnaire (Morroco), Eddy Kenzo (Uganda), Ibitssam Tiskat (Morocco),…

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America’s Next Top Model Coach, J Alexander is Coming to the GTBank Fashion Weekend

J Alexander will be present at the sophomore edition of the GTBank Fashion Weekend alongside other style icons on the 11th and 12th of November. Here are a few fun facts about him When you think of J Alexander what comes to mind? The style icon who won fashion hearts and the world over as a feisty judge on America’s Top Model? Or do you view him as the “fashion fairy godmother” that transforms awkward wannabes into fierce supermodels? You are right in both instances. Miss J, as he is fondly called on the…

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Breaking: Dapo Olaniyan loses Dad

Dapo Olaniyan, eminent celebrity journalist and publisher of Top News Int’l magazine has lost his dad, Engr. Abayomi Kofoworola Olaniyan. The late Abayomi Olaniyan, suddenly took ill yesterday and was rushed to a hospital in Lagos where he passed on. The 69 year old studied Marine Engineering at the School of Oceanography, Lagos Nigeria and worked at various times as Chief Engineer at Ibru Fisheries, Manucon Ltd and other marine related establishments. Burial arrangements will be made public later

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Natures Gentle Touch Partners Campfire on Movie against Domestic Violence

In line with its commitment to advancing the cause of women, Natures Gentle Touch has thrown its weight behind Campfire Films on its latest project, “Omoye”, a movie that addresses the social vice of domestic violence. At a press conference to announce the movie, the General Manager, Natures Gentle Touch, Chijioke Anaele remarked that “Omoye” speaks to one of the most disregarded and pressing issues in Nigeria, for which all hands must be on deck to get rid of, for a saner, healthier society. His words, “Our partnership with Campfire…

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“There is more to Tagbo’s death” – Family insists

Davido’s friend, Tagbo Umeike’s family has released an official statement concerning his death. The family spoke through his elder sister Mrs Araka. Tagbo’s family insists that evidence suggests that there is more to the death of their son and vowed to ensure that the truth is brought to light. They, however, urged the print and online media to respect the grieving family and not spread fabrications. The statement reads: “We, the family of Tagbo Ifeatuchukwu Umeike, received the shocking news of the passing of our brother on October 3 at about…

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