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Nigerian feminist writer Chimamanda Adichie loses father

Professor James Nwoye Adichie, father of the renowned novelist, Chimamanda is dead. A family source revealed that he died on Wednesday night in Awka, Anambra State. Before his death, the 88-year-old father was admitted at the Chira Memorial Hospital in Awkuzu, Oyi local government area of...

World-famous Society writer, LANRE ALFRED feeds over 3000 indigent Nigerians as he adds a year

He is loved by many and respected among his ilk like he is fondly called, ‘African Prince’ by his friends simply because he is truly a prince of royal parentage and halts a princely heart. Lanre Alfred as a celebrity journalist, author and businessman and...

Breaking: Nigeria’s Greatest Reggae ae Singer, Majek Fashek has died Says Manager

Nigerian music legend and reggae king Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly called Majek Fashek, is dead. Though the cause of the music legend’s death is still unclear at the moment, he died in a hospital in New York in the late hours of Monday June 1. He was...

BBNaija: Mercy Eke signs endorsement deal with Unique Motors

Wave-making and deletable Big Brother celebrity and Mistress of the Spotlight, Mercy Lambo has recently bagged another multi-millionaire endorsement deal and this time, it's with a top luxury auto company in Nigeria; Unique Motors After winning the Big Brother Naija (BBN) competition in 2019 and...

DJ Cuppy is Apple Music’s first Africa’s radio show host

world’s biggest company, Apple Music, is launching its first radio show in Africa on Sunday, with its host being DJ Cuppy, whose real name is Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola. The streaming platform announced, yesterday, that ‘Africa Now Radio with Cuppy’ will debut Sunday and feature a...

Oba Elegushi and Olori Aramide’s 17 unbridled years of blissful marriage!

One of the youngest, popular and flamboyant monarchs in Lagos and Nigeria, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, Kusenla III, the Oba Elegushi of Ikateland and his drop-dead gorgeous wife, Oloori Sekinat Aramide celebrated another blissful year of marriage, today, Sunday, May 24, 2020. The lovely duo,...

Florian Schneider, electronic music pioneer, dies at 73

Florian Schneider, co-founder of pioneering German electronic band Kraftwerk, which influenced generations of pop and dance musicians with mesmerising tracks such as “Autobahn”, has died of cancer aged 73, longtime bandmate Ralf Huetter said. Kraftwerk have been a major influence for musicians ranging from Detroit...

Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen linked fo Fela Kuti dies aged 79

LAGOS, May 1 - Nigerian drummer and composer Tony Allen, who worked closely with musician Fela Kuti as a pioneer of the genre, died in Paris aged 79, his manager said. The Afrobeat sound, which rose to prominence in Nigeria in the 1970s, combined organ...

COVID-19: Super Eagles player, Musa dismisses positive test

Nigeria Super Eagles Player, Ahmed Musa, has dismissed claims on social media that he had tested positive for coronavirus. Musa, who plays for Al-Nassr Football Club in Saudi Arabia described the rumour as fake news on his verified Twitter handle. “Please, ignore any false news about...

“Glory be to God .. my wife Chioma has now tested negative twice to Covid19, Davido reveals

Nigerian music superstar, David Adeleke famously known as Davido, has announced that his fiancée, Chioma, has tested negative to coronavirus after two separate tests. Davido made the announcement public through his Twitter handle. “Glory be to God .. Chioma has now tested negative twice for Covid19...
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