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Miley Cyrus denies pregnancy rumours

Miley Cyrus has denied she is expecting her first child with husband Liam Hemsworth.

Nigeria’s first storey building records 13,609 visitors in 2018

The first storey building in Nigeria located in Badagry, Lagos State, recorded 13,609 visitors in 2018, Hodonu Daniel, the officer in charge of the building, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday.
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Michael Jackson’s daughter checks into mental facility

Music legend Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris, 20, is being treated at an undisclosed mental health facility, according to media reports.
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Rihanna sues own father for doing business with their last name

American pop singer and actress, Rihanna Fenty, has taken her father, Ronald Fenty, to court for stealing her ‘Fenty’ brand name to launch a business for himself.
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John Boyega to produce South African crime thriller

John Boyega will executive produce a South African crime-thriller ‘God Is Good’ and has launched a record label
Celine Dion

Celine Dion plans pulling R. Kelly collaboration “I’m Your Angel” from streaming

Canadian singer and five Grammy Awards winner, Celine Dion, is reportedly planning to pull her acclaimed collaboration with R. Kelly, “I’m Your Angel” from streaming services after 20 years of its release.

BBNaija 2019 to be staged in Nigeria

The fourth season of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) will be staged in Nigeria, the organisers announced on Tuesday in Lagos.
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Rapper Lord of Ajasa solicits funds to undergo surgery

Nigerian rapper Olusegun Osaniyi, popularly known as Lord of Ajasa, is critically ill and needs funds to undergo an urgent peptic ulcer operation.

Ycee dumps label Tinny Entertainment

Nigerian Rapper, Ycee, says he has finally left his former label, Tinny Entertainment, that brought him into mainstream success.
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Artist calls for more research into Nigerian arts and culture

A professional painter, Olumide Oresegun, on Saturday urged Nigerian artists to research more into various aspects of the nation’s culture and the arts.
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Singer Falz begins year with hit single “Talk”

Ace Nigerian singer and rapper Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has started the New Year with the release of his single tagged “Talk”.
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, says the conglomerate’s revenue base will hit $30 billion by 2020 — a feat he would have considered impossible 10 years ago.

Aliko Dangote maintains position as Africa’s richest man

Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
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Gay Latin rapper Kevin Fret shot dead in Puerto Rico

The 24-year-old musician, known as Latin trap music's first openly gay artist who has been credited with "transforming the genre", was killed in the country's capital San Juan on Thursday, according to police.
Nigerian drummer Ara

Ara urges federal government to ban skin-lightening products

Aralola Olumuyiwa, Nigerian ‘gangan’ drummer, has called on the federal government to place a ban on the sale and use of skin-lightening products in the country.

Mike Adenuga closes gap with Aliko Dangote in Forbes billionaires ranking

Globacom Chairman Mike Adenuga Jnr, with interests in oil exploration and real estate has moved up, ranking next to Aliko Dangote as Africa’s second richest man.

World’s richest man Jeff Bezos set to divorce wife of 25 years

The World’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, on Wednesday, announced his divorce from his novelist wife of 25 years, MacKenzie.
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‘The Favourite’ lands 12 Bafta Film Awards nominations

‘The Favourite’ leads the nominations for the 2019 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.
L-R: Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr. Fola Adeyemi; Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan; Special Adviser to the Governor on Information and Strategy, Mr. Idowu Ajanaku and Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna during a press briefing on the launch of a Reality TV Programme ‘Lagos Rescue’ by the State Government, at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

Lagos launches reality television show on rescue operations

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it has launched a reality television programme to showcase the efforts and strategies of emergency management agencies before, during and after rescue operations, with the view to deepen safety of lives and property in the State.

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Uche Secondus: APC putting President Buhari under undue pressure

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has called on the All Progressives Congress and members of what he described as a cabal in the Presidency, not to kill President Muhammadu Buhari with undue pressure.
A red colour articulated vehicle with no registration number coming from Challenge Area to Molete roundabout in Ibadan crushed two persons to death and injured seven others as a result of brake failure at about 7-45 am on Friday.

Truck crushes 2 persons to death, injures 7 others in Ibadan

A red colour articulated vehicle with no registration number coming from Challenge Area to Molete roundabout in Ibadan crushed two persons to death and injured seven others as a result of brake failure at about 7:45 am on Friday.

Man bags six months imprisonment or stealing cell phones

A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Abubakar Abdullahi, to six months imprisonment for stealing three cell phones.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday officially launched the Federal Government’s Trader Moni in Bodija and Oje markets in Oyo state’s capital, Ibadan 20

VP Osinbajo to launch TraderMoni scheme in Ekiti on Monday

The Federal Government will extend its no-interest loan scheme, TraderMoni, to Ekiti State on Monday.
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Pharmacists council inducts 102 graduates of Igbinedion university

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), has inducted 102 graduands of the Dora Akunyili College of Medicine, Igbinedion University, Okada.