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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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Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90, police in the US state of Missouri report. The singer was found unresponsive at lunchtime on Saturday, St Charles County

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Governor Yahaya Bello appoints Mercy Johnson Special Assistant on entertainment

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has appointed famous actress, Mercy Johnson, as his new Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture. According to a statement by the Secretary

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P.Diddy, others mark 20 years of ‘Biggie’s assassination

Hip Hop legend, Sean John Combs, popularly called P.Diddy, has paid tribute to his late friend and mentor, ‘Notorious BIG’. Christopher George Latore Wallace who was nicknamed ‘Notorious BIG’ or

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