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DJ Lambo

BBNaija: DJ Lambo, Mercy, Tuoyo lauded at Saturday party

DJ Lambo, housemates Tuoyo, Mercy and Jackye have continued to receive praise for livening up the BBNaija Saturday night party.
Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton: Teni is my new favorite

Legendary American singer and songwriter, Toni Michelle Braxton was in the country earlier this week and she revealed that she finds the country beautiful and even more that one of Teni’s songs is her favorite at the moment.
ASAP Rocky

Swedish court extends US rapper ASAP Rocky’s detention

A Stockholm court on Friday ordered that US rapper ASAP Rocky, detained in Sweden on assault allegations, should be kept in custody for another week while the prosecutor completes his investigation.
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Nigerians ‘eye’ Grammy nominations as Beyonce’s album drops

Some Nigerians have began the Grammy nominations campaign for Nigerian artists featured on Beyoncé’s ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album.
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Janet Jackson performs in Saudi concert after Nicki Minaj pulled out

Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and Chris Brown were among artists who performed Thursday at a concert in Saudi Arabia that rapper Nicki Minaj pulled out of citing human rights concerns.
Frank Edwards

Gospel singer Frank Edwards celebrates 17 years asthma free

Edwards, who took to Instagram handle @frankrichboy to celebrate, also expressed gratitude to God for the healing.
Clement Abas Apaak

Lawmaker: I’m going into music as an alternative means of survival

A Ghanaian lawmaker, Dr. Clement Abas Apaak, has said that he would be going into the music industry in order to make ends meet. Apaak, who represents, Builsa South in the Upper East Region on...

Davido, Chris Brown collaborate on new song ‘Blow My Mind’

Afropop star David Adeleke aka Davido is set to collaborate with American pop sensation, Chris Brown on a new song, ‘Blow My Mind’.

Singer Taylor Swift overtakes Kardashian clan as highest paid celebrity

Singer Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan-reality star turned cosmetics queen, Kylie Jenner and rapper, Kanye West.
The Human Rights Foundation is applauding Nicki Minaj's decision to back out of a concert in Saudi Arabia.

Cancellation of Nicki Minaj’s Saudi concert stirs online anger

The cancellation of a concert by rapper Nicki Minaj in Saudi Arabia triggered a fresh social media storm on Wednesday, with many fans in the ultra-conservative kingdom voicing disappointment and demanding ticket refunds.
Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia’s music fest

U.S. rap artist, Nicki Minaj, who was billed to perform at the Saudi Arabia Jedda season music festival scheduled for July 18 has cancelled her performance, CNN is reporting.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Afeez Fashola, Nigerian singer better known as Naira Marley.

Police cancel Naira Marley’s show in Dublin due to gang violence

A Dublin concert being headlined by controversial musician, Naira Marley, was shut down by Irish police officers in the early hours of Sunday.
Nigerian Afro-soul superstar, Asa Elemide, has released a new single titled ‘Good Thing’.

Asa releases new album title ‘Good Thing’

Nigerian Afro-soul superstar, Asa Elemide, has released a new single titled ‘Good Thing’.
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Michael Jackson’s fans sing, sob, leave sunflowers and roses on 10th anniversary of death

With roses crafted into heart shapes and crowns made of bright yellow sunflowers, Michael Jackson fans from as far afield as Iran and Japan, paid tribute on Tuesday to the King of Pop on the 10th anniversary of his death.

Report: Nigeria’s Music industry revenue to hit $50 million by 2020

The revenue from recorded music in Nigerian has been projected to generate $50 million (about N18 billion naira) by 2020.
Burna Boy

BET: Burna Boy wins ‘Best International Act’

Afro-fusion artist, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy clinched the coveted ‘Best International Act’ award at the BET on Monday.
The Institut Francais du Nigéria says it will mount a public viewing of the 8th edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup on June 17.

World Music Day: France holds concert in Nigeria

The Institut français du Nigéria on Saturday hosted the musical concert to celebrate this year’s World Music Day in Nigeria.
Rapper Nicki Minaj has confirmed she is set to marry Kenneth Petty after revealing they have obtained a marriage license.

Nicki Minaj set to marry childhood friend Kenneth Petty

Rapper Nicki Minaj has confirmed she is set to marry Kenneth Petty after revealing they have obtained a marriage license.

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Digital banking startup raises $10 million for mobile banking in Nigeria

FairMoney, a Paris-based fintech startup, has closed a $10 million-euro Series A round of investment led by Flourish, a venture of The Omidyar Group, the partners of DST Global, and existing seed investors Newfund, Speedinvest, and Le Studio VC to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria and other countries.
Jurgen Klopp has denied his Liverpool future will be determined by the English weather, saying his agent was just making a joke.

Jurgen Klopp braces for test from ‘exciting’ Chelsea young guns

Jurgen Klopp warned Liverpool on Friday to brace for a fierce fight with the Chelsea youngsters that remind him of the thrilling Borussia Dortmund sides that took Germany and Europe by storm.

Five burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan highway bus explosion

At least five passengers died on Friday after a commercial bus they were travelling in crashed into a median and went up in flames at Onigari, a border town between Ogun and Oyo states on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

PDP governors meet in Port Harcourt

According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike, the meeting was attended by Govs. Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo); Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Samuel Ortom (Benue); Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); and Mohammed Mattawale (Zamfara).

Minister reiterated federal government’s commitment to human, capital, infrastructure development

Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said the Federal Government is committed to human capital, economic and infrastructure developments to boost Nigeria’s global competitiveness.