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Wizkid, others nominated for Young Persons of the Year award

By Bologi M. Maikudi Nigeria’s singing sensation, Ayodeji Balogun aka “Wizkid’’, has been nominated for The Future Awards Africa’s Young Person of the Year Award. According to a statement by

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Baba Sala suffers stroke, begs for help

By Bologi M. Maikudi. Nigeria’s icon of comedy, Moses Adejumo Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has disclosed his long battle with various terminal illnesses and sought financial help from

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Banki W battles skin cancer

By Bologi M. Maikudi R&B superstar, Bankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W, has revealed his long battle with a persistent skin cancer tumour. The singer cum actor took to

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Rahama Sadau apologises, seeks recall to Kannywood

Controversial actress, Rahma Sadau, has apologized to the Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria MOPPAN. The delectable thespian was over a year ago expelled from the Kannywood movie industry for

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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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