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Nollywood veteran actor, Olumide Bakare, is dead

Veteran actor, Olumide Bakare, has died after a long illness. According to his personal assistant, Bakare, 65, died in the early hours of Saturday. His colleague, Saidi Balogun, confirmed it

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I never ridiculed Barrister’s legacy – K1

Fuji music legend, Wasiu Ayinde ‘K1 de Ultimate’, has denied making attempt to discredit the legacy of his late teacher and mentor,  Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. K1 has been under fire

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Russia pulls out of Eurovision song contest

Russian broadcaster Channel One will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest next month because the country’s singer has been barred from host country Ukraine. Russia’s decision removes any chance of

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Funke Akindele, hubby unveil record label

Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello, have ventured into music fully, unveiling a record label called SOP Records. The unveiling of the record label – which already

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Janet Jackson separates from husband

American pop star, Janet Jackson, has reportedly separated from her Qatari billionaire husband, Wissam Al Mana. The couple got married in 2012 and had their first baby, Eissa Al Mana,

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India’s classical vocalist, Kishori Amonkar, dies at 84

India’s legendary classical vocalist, Kishori Amonkar, has died in Mumbai. Amonkar, 84, who mesmerised audiences with her skilful singing for decades, died on Monday night at her home in central

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Nigerian wins The Voice talent show in UK

Mo Adeniran, a UK-born Nigerian, has been crowned the 2017 champion of a music talent  show, ‘The Voice UK.’ Adeniran, 21, won the contest on Sunday night, after months of

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Buhari congratulates gospel music legend, Ebenezer Obey, at 75

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with ‘multi-talented entertainer’ and gospel music maestro, Evangelist Ebenezer Fabiyi Obey, as he turns 75 on Monday. In a letter to the evangelist, President Buhari

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Bob Dylan finally accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

Bob Dylan has accepted his Nobel Prize for literature, more than three months after the awards ceremony. He received his medal at a private event in Stockholm before a scheduled

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Nollywood loses another famous figure

The president of the Scriptwriters Guild of Nigeria, Chike Bryan, is dead. Bryan was said to have lost his cool and suffered stroke on Saturday after receiving a call from

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