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Femi Kuti breaks world saxophone record set by Kenny G

Afrobeat legend, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, has broken the world record for the longest single note played on a saxophone. Femi played for a record 46mins 38secs to beat jazz musician, Kenny

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Nollywood actor, Adeshina Adesanya, dies of kidney failure

Another Nollywood veteran, Adeshina Adesanya, has succumbed to kidney failure. The Yoruba thespian also known as Pastor Ajidara, died in the early hours of Sunday. His colleagues, Bolaji Amusan, popularly

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Nicki Minaj to pay college tuition fees for fans

Nicki Minaj says she’ll pay college tuition fees for fans if they can prove they got straight A’s. Responding to dozens of requests on Twitter asking for help with money,

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Bollywood veteran, Vinod Khanna, is dead

Bollywood icon, Vinod Khanna, who starred in dozens of hit Bollywood movies including “Amar Akbar Anthony” and “Mere Apne”, has died at the age of 70. He reportedly succumbed to

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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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