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Wizkid’s jersey designed by Nike sold out in 10 mins

Nigerian Afro pop star, Ayodeji Balogun a.k.a Wizkid, is on top of the world as his new creation jersey, designed by athletic apparel giant `Nike’ sold out 10 minutes after launch.
Winner of the 2013 MTN Project Fame, Olawale Ojo, has explained why he decided to make ends meet by becoming a cab driver in Lagos.

Why I became a cab driver – Project Fame winner

Winner of the 2013 MTN Project Fame, Olawale Ojo, has explained why he decided to make ends meet by becoming a cab driver in Lagos.
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Wizkid collaborates with Nike for Starboy football jersey

Nigerian Afropop star Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun has joined forces with Nike Football for a limited edition of Starboy jerseys.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma

Jack Ma finally sets date to quit Alibaba

Jack Ma, the co-founder of China’s largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, will step down as chairman in exactly one year on Sept. 10, 2019, the company said.
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German pop star missing after falling from a cruise ship

A German pop star is reportedly missing off the coast of Canada after falling from a cruise ship.
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Ariana Grande pays tribute to ex-boyfriend Mac Miller on Instagram

Ariana Grande has paid tribute to the American rapper Mac Miller, who died on Friday at the age of 26.
Bright Okpocha, professionally known as Basketmouth, was named Pan African comedian of the year at the 2018 Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards.

Basketmouth named Pan African comedian of the year

Bright Okpocha, professionally known as Basketmouth, was named Pan African comedian of the year at the 2018 Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards.
Nkechi Blessing

Nkechi Blessing: Why people criticised dress I wore to AMVCA

Nollywood actress Nkechi Blessing has slammed those who criticised the dress she wore to the just concluded Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) held in Lagos last week.
Cardi B suffered an eye injury after attempting to fight Nicki Minaj at a New York Fashion Week event on Friday. Shutterstock

Cardi B injured after fight with Nicki Minaj at New York party

Cardi B suffered an eye injury after attempting to fight Nicki Minaj at a New York Fashion Week event on Friday.

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma retiring at 54

Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education.
Mac Miller

Rapper Mac Miller found dead at 26

Mac Miller, the troubled rapper who won fans with his retro hip-hop but generated uncomfortable attention with songs on ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande and Donald Trump, died Friday at age 26, reports said.
National Theatre

Nigeria must revamp national theatre to boost tourism revenue – Jumia chief

The managing director of Jumia’s hotel and flight booking services, Omolara Adagunodo, has urged the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Information and Culture, to redirect its attention to revamping one of Nigeria’s oldest tourism products - the National Theatre, adding that, it will yield massive revenue for the tourism sector.

Eminem claims UK album chart record in ‘Kamikaze’ strike

Eminem overtook ABBA and Led Zeppelin on Friday to claim the record for the most consecutive chart-topping albums in Britain, with the release of “Kamikaze”.
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AY releases trailer of new film

Nigerian comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, has released the trailer of his latest Nollywood film titled, Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons.
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Vivian Zadok: Nigerian Fashion designers set for global exposure

Vivian Zadok, the Coordinator and Founder of Nigeria Fashion Rebirth, says the platform will create jobs for Nigeria’s young population and position the country on the global fashion map.
NAS

Nas: I do not beat women

American rapper Nas has spoken for the first time about the allegations of domestic abuse made against him by Kelis Rogers, his ex-wife.
The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS-Lucy Nicholson

Netflix opens Toronto film festival

The Toronto International Film Festival launches on Thursday with a Netflix production -- the first time any major movie showcase has opened on a release not intended for theaters.
Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton to be honored in Grammy gala

Country legend Dolly Parton will be honored at a charity concert ahead of next year’s Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy, which administers the prize, announced Tuesday.

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NHRC to partner UN, AU to implement human rights instruments

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is set to partner with the UN and African Union (AU) to facilitate the implementation of all human rights instruments that Nigeria is party to.

Governor Wike: President Buhari’s refusal to sign Electoral Act plot to rig 2019 elections

The Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared that the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Electoral Act is part of the plot to rig the 2019 elections.

Governor Ambode: Lagos to develop layout for professional associations

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State said on Tuesday that the state government was planning to develop a layout in a particular part of the city, to accommodate the corporate offices of professional associations.

Ex-Airtel staff face trial for alleged theft

Two Airtel employees, Isaac Ilupeju and Emmanuel Adeyanju, who allegedly stole N198, 000 under the guise of swapping a customer’s sim card, on Tuesday, appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a joint press conference with Russian President following their meeting in Vladivostok on September 10, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV

Japan’s Shinzo Abe expresses support for better Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un ties

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday voiced support for the rapprochement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, a Japanese diplomat said, as Washington considers the possibility of a new summit with North Korea's leader.