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Davido beats Wizkid to become most followed celeb on Instagram

Foremost pop artist, David Adeleke, popularly known as ‘Davido’ has become the most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram. Davido now has five million followers, more than any other Nigerian entertainer

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US loses rock legend, Top Petty

US musician Tom Petty has died in California aged 66, says a statement issued on behalf of his family. Petty was found unconscious, not breathing and in full cardiac arrest

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We’re proud of Nigerian entertainers – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said one of the areas where Nigeria can be very proud is in the arts and entertainment industry, where talented Nigerians continue display world -class

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US Country music icon, Don Williams, dies at 78

US country music singer Don Williams – who enjoyed great success with his easy-going singing style – has died aged 78. The Texan native passed away after a short illness,

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Famous actor, Kasimu Yero, is dead

Veteran actor, Kasimu Yero, has died at the age of 70. Yero is better known for being one of the lead characters in the rested NTA sitcom, Cock Crow At

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Chimamanda bags ‘doctor of letters’ award in UK

Nigeria’s globally -acclaimed writer, Chimamanda Adichie, has been honoured with the ‘Doctor of Letters’ degree at the University of Edinburgh Scotland, United Kingdom. The honorary doctorate degree was presented to

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Nollywood actor, Obi Madubogwo, is dead

Nollywood actor, Obi Madubogwo, has died from complications arising from chronic diabetes. The veteran actor reportedly died on Monday evening, after he developed fever and was rushed to the hospital

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Nollywood actress, Eucharia Anunobi, loses only child

Nollywood actress and preacher, Eucharia Anunobi, has lost her only child. Raymond Ekwu, 15, reportedly died due to complications arising from sickle cell anaemia on Tuesday. The deceased Raymond, was

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US legendary guitarist, Glen Campbell, dies at 81

Rhinestone Cowboy singer Glen Campbell has died at the age of 81 after “a long and courageous battle” with Alzheimer’s disease, his family said. “It is with the heaviest of

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French screen goddess, Jeanne Moreau, dies at 89

Actress Jeanne Moreau, one of French cinema’s biggest stars of the last 60 years, has died at the age of 89. Moreau is probably best known for her role in

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