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Mavin singer Reekado Banks accused of fraud

Mavin artiste Reekado Banks and his manager are currently trying to resolve a police case about his manager receiving money for a show without the singer performing.

TRACE denies charging Nigerian artists to play videos

African cable platform, Trace, has denied demanding money from Nigerian artistes before playing their music videos on its channels.

Singer Neil Diamond diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

Neil Diamond, one of the best-selling singers of all time, has announced he is immediately retiring from touring after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

Roc Nation was upset Wizkid missed ‘Made in America’ concert – Obi Asika

Obi Asika, co-owner of Cabal Entertainment, said singer Wizkid failed to show up for the ‘Made in America’ concert despite being billed to perform.

BBNaija winner Efe, Olamide shoot new musical video

Big Brother Naija 2017 winner Michel Ejeba aka Efe and top rapper Olamide aka Baddo, have shot the music video for the collaboration titled, ‘Warri’, which was dropped late last year.

The Weeknd ends ties with H&M over ‘racist’ advert

The Weeknd has severed ties with H&M, with the singer saying he was "deeply offended" by an advert for a children's hoodie.

Jay-Z, Beyonce imagine daughter as US leader in new video

Music power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce have imagined their daughter as a transformative US leader in a new video.

Shakira cancels tour, hopes for June return

Colombian pop star Shakira on Wednesday cancelled the remainder of her world tour because of a problem with her vocal cords and said she hoped to be back on stage in June of next year.

Wizkid, Davido quell rumours of row

Nigeria’s two leading singers, Davido and Wizkid have quelled rumours of any row between them when both shared the stage at Wizkid’s concert in Lagos on Christmas eve.

Singer Lorde cancels Israel event after backlash

Singer Lorde has cancelled a planned performance in the Israeli capital, Tel Aviv, following backlash from supporters of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign.

Mariah Carey back to Times Square New Year’s after debacle

Mariah Carey must have made a New Year’s resolution to ensure a better sound system.

With new album, Eminem finds political voice

Just how much has America changed since Donald Trump's election? Eminem, knee-deep in controversy a generation ago for misogyny and homophobia, is back as a self-styled moral conscience.

Lagos diverts traffic for Olamide’s OLIC concert

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the diversion of traffic for the hip-hop singer, Olamide’s annual Olamide Live in Concert fourth edition.

I respect Wizkid – Young Jeezy

Jay Wayne Jenkins, an American rapper better known as Young Jeezy, says he has respect for “what Wizkid does”.

P Diddy world’s highest paid musician 2017 – Forbes

American hip-hop superstar, Sean Combs, a.k.a P Diddy has emerged Forbes highest earning musician for the year, without releasing any album for the period.

Davido, Wizkid taking Afrobeats to next level

Pop star Davido gets the same reaction wherever he goes in Africa, whether it’s in Guinea or Mozambique, Botswana, Kenya or Sierra Leone: teeming crowds and adoring fans.

All the winners from the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards

The MTV Europe Music Awards held in London on Sunday evening honoured the 19-year-old Canadian singer Shawn Mendes with both the Best Artist and Best Song prizes.

Shawn Mendes wins best artist at MTV Europe Music Awards

Canadian teen singer Shawn Mendes on Sunday won best artist and best song at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) in London, pipping heavyweight competitors such as Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus and Ed Sheeran.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
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Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.