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Nigerian hip hop singer Okiki Bright releases new single ‘Ibile Lemi’

By Patricia Amogu Abuja, July 25, 2020 Popular hip hop musician Mutiu Adekunle popularly known as Okiki Bright on Saturday released a new single titled Ibile Lemi. “Ibile Lemi, which means,’I am a typical Yoruba person’ is a song that promotes the Yoruba culture and our...

Rape allegation: No evidence against D’banj – Police

By Emmanuel Afonne Abuja, July 25, 2020 The Nigeria Police have cleared popular Nigerian singer and songwriter D’banj, of the rape allegations leveled against him by a twitter user Miss Seyitan Babatayo. This was contained in a report signed by Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Umar...

NCC clamps down on vendors of pirated books in FCT

By Joshua Olomu Abuja, July 21, 2020 The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) on Tuesday carried out a raid on sellers of pirated literature in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and arrested two suspects. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that enforcement officers of...

Nigerian poet selected for U.S. writing programme

By Busayo Onijala Lagos, July 20, 2020 A Nigerian poet, writer and spoken word artist, Wana Udobang, has been selected by the United States Department of State to participate in the 54th International Writing Programme (IWP) Fall Residency. The U.S. Consulate in Lagos disclosed this in...

Beyonce Wept over P-Square split, endorse duo for first African Grammy, If they reunite for collabo

P-Square was a Nigerian music group that consisted of twin brothers Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye. They produced and released their albums through Square Records. Unfortunately, they went their separate ways after Peter reportedly sent a termination letter to the group’s lawyer. They churned out...

Celebrity Journalist, Lanre Alfred Get FG’s nods to write book on Nigeria @ 60

The Federal Government of Nigeria, through the National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, has endorsed a forthcoming book titled, Nigeria @60: 60 Foremost Nigerians In the Last 60 Years; being written by celebrity journalist and author, Lanre Alfred. According to Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General,...

Fans, players mourns late Bode Oyewole, ex-3SC chairman

By Akeem Abas Ibadan, July 14, 2020 Bode Oyewole, a former Chairman of the Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan (3SC), is dead. Bose Oyewole, wife of the deceased, confirmed news of his death to journalists on Tuesday in Ibadan. She said Oyewole, who was well...

Drogba’s election hopes suffer serious blow

Abidjan, July 14, 2020 (Reuters/Naija247news) Didier Drogba’s hopes of becoming the next president of the Ivory Coast’s football federation has suffered a serious setback after the failure of his fellow players to support his candidacy. Drogba, 42, is one of three candidates standing for...

My advice on how survive COVID-19, by Peter Okoye

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami says there was no legal impediment on him in relation to the administration oaths. Malami said this in a statement issued by Dr Umar Gwandu, his Special Assistant on Media on Saturday in Abuja. He...

D’Banj In hot waters as Police quiz him over rape allegation

THE Nigeria Police Force has grilled musician, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, over allegations of rape, Naija247news can confirm. It was learnt that D’Banj was grilled by an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Adaku Anya, at the Force Criminal Investigation Department, Garki, Abuja. A statement was also taken...
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