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Nigerian singer Banky W and his wife, actress Adesua Etomi, have welcomed their first child.

Banky W, Adesua Etomi welcome baby boy

Nigerian singer Banky W and his wife, actress Adesua Etomi, have welcomed their first child.

Fireboy leads pack of winners at 14th Headies

The 14th edition of the Headies awards held yesterday February 21, 2021 and due to COVID-19 restrictions, the show was virtual, with a huge part of it pre-recorded.
Legendary highlife singer, Pa Chris Ajilo, who composed and sang what has become the Lagos anthem, “Eko O Gba Gbere,” has died at the age of 92

Legendary highlife singer singer Chris Ajilo passes on

“I took him to two hospitals at Ile-Ife as well, but there were no bed spaces there; so, I had to take him back home. A doctor was attending to him at home. Yesterday, I noticed that there was no improvement, so, I had to rush him to another hospital at Ilesha. I was there with him since yesterday, but he died today at 10:30 am. He had been battling malaria; the doctor even carried out a COVID-19 test on him but he tested negative.”

Flavour: I didn’t plan to have kids out of wedlock

Nigerian Singer, Chinedu Okoli, popularly called “Flavour N’abania,” says he never planned to have children out of wedlock.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the Vanity Fair Oscar party in Beverly Hills during the 92nd Academy Awards, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. Reuters

Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from rapper Kanye West after almost seven years of marriage, her publicist told AFP Friday.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have resigned from all duties related to the UK’s royal family.

Prince Harry, Meghan markle officially resign from royal duties

“Following conversations with The Duke, The Queen has written confirming that in stepping away from the work of The Royal Family it is not possible to continue with the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service,” the statement read.
Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Stanley Omah Didia, better known as Omah Lay, has disclosed that he was robbed at the airport.

Nigerian singer Omah Lay robbed at airport

Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Stanley Omah Didia, better known as Omah Lay, has disclosed that he was robbed at the airport.
Hollywood actor and producer, Dwayne Johnson also known as The Rock, says he is available to run for political office.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson wants to be US president

He said: I would consider a presidential run in the future if that’s what the people wanted. Truly I mean that, and I’m not flippant in any way with my answer… ‘So I would wait, and I would listen. I would have my finger on the pulse, my ear to the ground.”
Brazen actress, Tonto Dikeh, has revealed why she described her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, as a 40-second man.

Tonto Dikeh: How I’m single handedly raising my child

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, says she is raising her son without the assistance of any man.
Several reports have confirmed that Nigerian musicians Davido and Burna Boy got themselves into an all-out brawl after they met at a popular night club in Accra.

Davido named one of the most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine

The Nigerian superstar, Davido, hit another milestone as he was named one of the next 100 most influential people in the world for 2021 by Time Magazine.
Nigerian actress and singer, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has tasked her fans not to be carried away by what she described as the lies they see on social media.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde trademarks her name

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has trademarked her name.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Cameroon special forces disrupt Naira Marley show

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, has urged bloggers not to paint Cameroonians bad, saying they love Nigerians.
Prominent Nollywood actor, Victor Decker, is dead.

Nollywood actor Victor Decker passes on

Usman wrote: “Can’t believe I’m typing this! But a reminder that this is not our home, we’re all on a journey! This is how I chose to remember you! Goodnight GENERAL! Rest In Peace!”
Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh’s, ex-husband, Churchill Olakunle, has introduced his former personal assistant, Rosy Meurer, as his new wife.

Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband confirms marriage to former assistant

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh’s, ex-husband, Churchill Olakunle, has introduced his former personal assistant, Rosy Meurer, as his new wife.
Nigerian singer, Chinedu Okoli, popularly known as Flavour, says he never tasted sex until turning 24.

Flavour: I was a virgin until 24

”Flavour was a virgin till 24…I’m telling you. Remember I told you about the man that took me in, that I served. There was no television, no woman, no alcohol,” he said.
Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj, is dead.

Nicki Minaj’s father dies in ‘hit-and-run’ accident

Nassau County Police in New York disclosed that Robert was walking between Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue on Friday evening around 6 PM ET when a vehicle going northbound hit him and the driver fled the scene.
Nigerian singer, Ric Hassani, has disclosed that he was robbed in broad daylight by men who posed as soldiers.

Ric Hassani: How l was robbed by men posing as soldiers

“I really didn’t want to have to say anything. I handled yesterday like nothing happened. I like to see these things as beneath me to be honest, Thieves are not meant to move me. I would buy another phone and move but you, you still would keep having to steal to survive. Terrible.”
Nigerian evangelist and founder of Mount Zion Drama Ministry, Mike Bamiloye, has warned against sexual act outside of marriage which he described as a blood covenant with the devil.

Valentine: Mike Bamiloye warns against premarital sex

Nigerian evangelist and founder of Mount Zion Drama Ministry, Mike Bamiloye, has warned against sexual act outside of marriage which he described as a blood covenant with the devil.
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DSTV: No auditioning yet for #BBNaija Season 6

The organisation behind the annual Big Brother Naija reality TV show says auditioning for this year’s episode was still in the cooler.
A Magistrates Court in Lagos State has ordered that a DNA paternity test be conducted on the daughter of a Yoruba movie star, Ronke Odusanya.

Court orders paternity test for Nollywood actress’ daughter

A Magistrates Court in Lagos State has ordered that a DNA paternity test be conducted on the daughter of a Yoruba movie star, Ronke Odusanya.

Fela tops voting chart for 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Late Afrobeat pioneer Fela Anikulapo Kuti is currently toping the vote for nomination of the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for possible induction.
Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has received the blessing of his father and veteran artiste, Pete, to join the country’s 2023 presidential race.

Pete Edochie blesses son’s presidential ambition

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has received the blessing of his father and veteran artiste, Pete, to join the country’s 2023 presidential race.

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Newsmen report that the meeting is being presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.

President Buhari urged to be ruthless with bandits

Against the backdrop of rising murders and kidnappings in the country, the Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to be ruthless with bandits in order to serve as a deterrent to others.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied arresting Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, a media aide of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje who demanded for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation over his failure to handle insecurity in the country.

DSS: Why we arrested Kano governor’s ex-aide

“This is to confirm that Salihu Tanko-Yakasai is with the DSS and he is being investigated over issues beyond the expression of opinions in the social media as wrongly alleged by sections of the public,’’ he stated.
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Abia governor: Eziukwu cemetery road’ll be recovered under my watch

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has assured that the on-going Eziukwu Cemetery Road which has been abandoned for close to three decades would be fully recovered under his watch.
Fulham picked up another point in their quest for survival but could have taken all three after bossing a goalless draw with a Palace side devoid of inspiration.

Fulham dominate Palace in Selhurst Park stalemate

Fulham picked up another point in their quest for survival but could have taken all three after bossing a goalless draw with a Palace side devoid of inspiration.
A protester sprays a fire extinguisher as demonstrators clash with riot police officers during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 28, 2021. REUTERS-Stringer

At least 18 killed in Myanmar on bloodiest day of protests against coup

Myanmar police fired on protesters around the country on Sunday in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against a military coup and at least 18 people were killed, the U.N. human rights office said

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The move, according to the state’s Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, is part of efforts to create an integrated transport system for Kano as emerging megacity.

Kano government to float mass transit with 200 buses

The Kano State Government on Sunday announced plans to float 200 buses Mass Transit Service in the metropolitan area of the state.

PDP NWC meets Reps minority leader, others, advocates reinvigorated opposition

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has met with the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, and handed over the affairs of the opposition in the lower house to him.
Dangote Group founder Aliko Dangote

Dangote Group pays N500,000 to each family of students killed in crash

Dangote Group of Companies has paid N500,000 to each family of the eight students killed on Jan. 23 when one of its trucks lost control at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State.
Fulham picked up another point in their quest for survival but could have taken all three after bossing a goalless draw with a Palace side devoid of inspiration.

Fulham dominate Palace in Selhurst Park stalemate

Fulham picked up another point in their quest for survival but could have taken all three after bossing a goalless draw with a Palace side devoid of inspiration.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate confirms ex-service chiefs as ambassadors

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, had on February 10, mandated the Committee on Foreign Affairs to confirm General Abayomi Olonisakin (retd) (Ekiti); Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd) (Borno); Vice Admiral Ibok- Ette Ibas (retd) (Cross River); Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar(retd) (Bauchi); and Air Vice Marshal Muhammad S. Usman (Rtd) (Kano) as non-career ambassadors of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.