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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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Arnold Schwarzenegger quits Celebrity Apprentice show over Trump’s ‘burden’

Arnold Schwarzenegger has quit The New Celebrity Apprentice, saying it has become tainted by Donald Trump’s involvement. In an interview with Empire, the actor and former California governor claimed that

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Court dissolves Emeka Ike’s marriage

Controversial Nollywood star, Emeka Ike,  has had his 17-marriage dissolved. Chief Awo Awoshola who chaired a three-man panel of the Lagos Island Customary Court ended the marriage on Thursday in

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British-born Nigerian, Cynthia Erivo, to perform at Oscar Ball

British-born Nigerian and Award-winning actress, singer and songwriter, Cynthia Erivo, is scheduled to perform at the Governors Ball. The event is the Academy’s official post-Oscars celebration, which is taking place

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