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Highlife music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, has passed on.

Bimbo Esho: Victor Olaiya a living legend even after death

Bimbo Esho, Managing Director, Evergreen Musical Company, on Wednesday said that the late legendary highlife musician, Victor Olaiya, remained a living legend as his music had already immortalized him.
Tunde Akinsanmi

Tdot: FCT needs structure upgrade to promote entertainment, artistes

An Abuja based Musician, Tunde Akinsanmi (Tdot), has called for upgrade of entertainment infrastructure in the FCT to boost entertainment in the city and also support growth of local artistes.
Music insiders say the real reason Taylor Swift didn’t go to the Grammys is they wouldn’t guarantee she’d win Song of the Year.

Taylor Swift skipped the Grammys because they couldn’t guarantee she’d win

Music insiders say the real reason Taylor Swift didn’t go to the Grammys is they wouldn’t guarantee she’d win Song of the Year.
Naomi Campbell has written an open letter to the organizers of Grammy Awards after Burna Boy’s loss to Angelique Kidjo at the 2020 edition of the awards.

Naomi Campbell writes Grammy organisers over Afrobeats

Naomi Campbell has written an open letter to the organizers of Grammy Awards after Burna Boy’s loss to Angelique Kidjo at the 2020 edition of the awards.
The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.

Nipsey Hussle wins two posthumous Grammys

The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.
Here is a list of winners at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which took place on Sunday in Los Angeles.

2020 Grammy: Full list of winners

Lizzo also won three prizes — best pop solo performance, best urban contemporary album and best traditional R&B performance.
The Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has dedicated her Grammy award in the World Best Music Album Category to Nigerian singer Burna Boy.

Burna Boy loses as Angelique Kidjo wins fourth Grammy — full list of winners

Nigerian superstar Afro-fusion artist, Burna Boy, on Monday, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award after being nominated in the best world music album category.
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2020 Grammy Awards: List of winners in key categories

Here is a list of winners in key categories at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which took place on Sunday in Los Angeles.
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The best performances from the 2020 Grammys

The 2020 Grammys offered up a wide range of performances, including hits from pop’s new stars, old-school tributes and a few surprising group acts.
The Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has dedicated her Grammy award in the World Best Music Album Category to Nigerian singer Burna Boy.

Angélique Kidjo dedicates her Grammy award to Burna Boy

The Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has dedicated her Grammy award in the World Best Music Album Category to Nigerian singer Burna Boy.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Grammy: Burna Boy loses Best World Music Album to Angélique Kidjo

Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, has lost the Best World Music Album trophy to Beninese ace singer, Angélique Kidjo, at the 62nd Grammy Award.
The chief executive of the Recording Academy, Deborah Dugan, has been removed from her position just 10 days before the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

Grammys chief Deborah Dugan removed days before awards ceremony

The chief executive of the Recording Academy, Deborah Dugan, has been removed from her position just 10 days before the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Pop singer Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll explained why she cannot marry Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué.

Pop singer Shakira reveals why she cannot marry Barca star

Pop singer Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll explained why she cannot marry Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué.
Eedris AbdulKareem

Eedris Abdulkareem: Nigeria is still ‘Jaga Jaga’

Nigerian musician, Eedris Abdulkareem, says he feels vindicated 18 years after he released his third album titled “Jaga Jaga” a Yoruba term for a shambles.
Controversial musician, Naira Marley, clinched his first major Nigerian award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards on Saturday.

Naira Marley wins first major award at Soundcity MVP Awards — full list of winners

Controversial musician, Naira Marley, clinched his first major Nigerian award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards on Saturday.
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.

Naira Marley wins first award at Soundcity MVP Awards

Controversial musician Naira Marley on Saturday took home his first major award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards, held at the Eko Convention Center, Lagos Nigeria.
A Nigerian deejay (DJ), Hammed Ademola Yekini (stage name- Dj Xzee) has lamented the lack of branding by a lot of young DJs in the country.

DJ Xzee: Nigerian DJs lack branding, equipment expensive

A Nigerian deejay (DJ), Hammed Ademola Yekini (stage name: Dj Xzee), has lamented the lack of branding by a lot of young DJs in the country.
Tanzania megastar Nasib Abdul (Diamond Platnumz) has revealed he will team up with former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o to set up a football academy in the country.

Diamond Platnumz, Samuel Eto’o set to establish a football academy in Tanzania

Tanzania megastar Nasib Abdul (Diamond Platnumz) has revealed he will team up with former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o to set up a football academy in the country.

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC wants NITDA replicate ICT centre in state secretariats

The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) has appealed to the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, to help in replicating the Information and Communication Technology Centre it established at the Federal Capitial Territory Secretariat in other State secretariats in order to further enhance the ICT skills of Corp members.

Nigeria proposes to support surgeons to enhance service delivery

The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

Former corps member threatens to sue NYSC over unpaid debt

An ex-corps member identified as Boboye Olaribigbe has demanded N260 million from the National Youth Service Corps.
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Supreme Court adjourns Emeka Ihedioha’s fresh application till March 2

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, adjourned hearing of the fresh application that sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, filed to be restored back to office, till March 2.
Udom Emmanuel

Insecurity: Akwa Ibom governor makes case for good parenting

Governor Udom Emmanuel has said that the fight to curb insecurity and violent crimes in the country can be won if parents give their children quality time.