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John Boyega cuts ties with Jo Malone after brand removed him from Chinese ad...

John Boyega has stepped down as a brand ambassador for British cologne company Jo Malone after he was cut out of the Chinese version of an ad campaign he originally conceived and starred in.
Singer David Adeleke, otherwise known as Davido, has postponed his ongoing ‘A Good Time’ North American Tour due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in more than 50 countries.

Davido: Why I can’t run for political office now

When he was asked: “Are you sure you’re not going to be into Politics later?” He replied… “To me, before I go into politics, they have to change the whole system. I’m not going to hustle and win the election, be sitting in my office then they will now take me to court and later tell me I did not win. I know if I go into Politics, I will win, it’s obvious.”
Popular British actress, Diana Rigg, who featured in Avengers and Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 82.

Game of Thrones star Diana Rigg passes on

Popular British actress, Diana Rigg, who featured in Avengers and Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 82.
Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has revealed that he drinks cow urine daily, joining a growing number of Indians who believe it has medicinal benefits – including against the coronavirus.

I drink cow urine daily – Bollywood star

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has revealed that he drinks cow urine daily, joining a growing number of Indians who believe it has medicinal benefits – including against the coronavirus.
Veteran Nollywood actor, Yekini Oyedele, professionally known as Baba Legba, is dead.

Veteran Nollywood actor Baba Legba passes on

Veteran Nollywood actor, Yekini Oyedele, professionally known as Baba Legba, is dead.
Fans and loved ones of South African actress Thandeka Mdeliswa have been left in mourning after the screen star was shot dead.

South African actress Thandeka Mdeliswa shot dead

The actress who is best known for her starring role as Khanya in the SABC 1 drama series Ikani is reported to have been shot at her family home in Evander, Mpumalanga.
Singer Tiwa Savage has reflected on the time she was so broke and had to live in a shelter in Bedford–Stuyvesant, New York. The ace singer made this statement at a surprise party organised by her friends for her album launch, Celia.

Tiwa Savage: I was so broke I lived in a shelter in New York

Singer Tiwa Savage has reflected on the time she was so broke and had to live in a shelter in Bedford–Stuyvesant, New York. The ace singer made this statement at a surprise party organised by her friends for her album launch, Celia.
A rendering of the forthcoming Akon City in Senegal. Photograph- Hussein Bakri-BAD Consultant-Semer Group.

Akon plans to build ‘Wakanda-inspired’ $6 billion city in Senegal

Senegalese-American singer Akon has set his sights on building a sprawling $6 billion city in his Senegal homeland to welcome Africans of the diaspora to their “home back home”.
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DSS quizzes Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage over ‘political statement’

Music producer Don Jazzy and singer Tiwa Savage have been cautioned against making social media comments against the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, after an invitation by the Department of State Security, DSS.
American presidential candidate on the platform of Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has commiserated with the family of late Hollywood Star, Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon cancer aged 43.

Deceased Black Panther star secretly got married before death

Although the late Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman, was a public figure, he succeeded in shielding his private life from public glare. Not many of his fans knew that he got married before his demise.
American presidential candidate on the platform of Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has commiserated with the family of late Hollywood Star, Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon cancer aged 43.

Twitter designates Chadwick Boseman’s obituary ‘most liked tweet ever’

American microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, says the tweet announcing the demise of Chadwick Boseman is the “Most liked Tweet ever.”
American presidential candidate on the platform of Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has commiserated with the family of late Hollywood Star, Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon cancer aged 43.

Joe Biden, Hollywood celebrities mourn Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman

American presidential candidate on the platform of Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has commiserated with the family of late Hollywood Star, Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon cancer aged 43.
Hollywood actor, Chadwick Boseman, who played King T’Challa in the 2018 American superhero movie, “Black Panther,” is dead, aged 43.

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman passes on at 43

Hollywood actor, Chadwick Boseman, who played King T’Challa in the 2018 American superhero movie, “Black Panther,” is dead, aged 43.
Muslim Bollywood star Aamir Khan has long been a hate figure for India’s Hindu far-right, but now they have a new line of attack – his massive popularity in China.

Bollywood star Aamir Khan under fire over China, Turkey links

Muslim Bollywood star Aamir Khan has long been a hate figure for India’s Hindu far-right, but now they have a new line of attack – his massive popularity in China.
Popular TV host of ”Who wants to be a millionaire?”, Frank Edoho, has aired his view on Nigerian youths and their topic of discussion.

Frank Edoho: Nigerian youths are not passionate about serious things

Popular TV host of ”Who wants to be a millionaire?”, Frank Edoho, has aired his view on Nigerian youths and their topic of discussion.
Nigerian musician, Harrysong, has disclosed why he suspended his planned marriage, saying he is focusing on his music career and business.

Harrysong: Why I suspended my wedding plans

“As long as you’re above 20 years, you should be eligible for marriage. As a celebrity, distraction can be one of the reasons of not getting married early but finding the right person is very important,” he told a national newspaper.
Rock guitarist, Jack Sherman, who played on the first album by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and co-wrote several of the Grammy-winning group’s early songs, has died at age 64, the group announced Saturday.

Rock guitarist Jack Sherman dies at 64

Rock guitarist, Jack Sherman, who played on the first album by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and co-wrote several of the Grammy-winning group’s early songs, has died at age 64, the group announced Saturday.
Popularly veteran actor and comedian, Babatunde Omidina (Baba Suwe) has debunked the rumour of his death, describing the development as sad and uncalled for.

Baba Suwe debunks death rumour

Popularly veteran actor and comedian, Babatunde Omidina (Baba Suwe) has debunked the rumour of his death, describing the development as sad and uncalled for.

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Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

Woman delivers baby under bridge in Lagos

Director General, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the “Ambulance team of the agency’s response unit at Eti-osa delivered Ms Blessing Emmanuel, a 35 year-old woman of a live male neonate this afternoon at about 4:30pm under the Ajah Bridge. The lady who has no home nor family in Lagos is from Cross River. Mother and baby are fine and have been taken to Island Maternity where they will get expert care.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest man for burying grandson alive

Bauchi State Police Command said it has arrested a grandfather, Bawada Audu, in Rimin Zayam, Toro Local Government Area of the state for allegedly burying his grandson alive.

Edo election: PDP wins in Igueben

The Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate for Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, Godwin Osagie, have taken Igueben Local Government Area.

Edo election: APC wins Etsako West

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has won Etsako West Local Government Area.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Two pastors arrested for ‘sexual abuse’ of NYSC member

Two men, identified as pastors, have been arrested by the Rivers State Police Command over alleged sexual abuse on a female youth corps member, serving in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state.