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Wizkid: Why I overlook controversies about me

The popular Nigerian crooner, with the real name of Ayo Balogun, said he did not care about negative reports about him on the internet because only a stupid man would try to prove a point to the world.
Popular Nigerian singer, Oritse Femi, has opened up concerning the marital crisis allegedly rocking his home, denying he defiled his marital bed.

Oritse Femi: I never cheated on my wife

Popular Nigerian singer, Oritse Femi, has opened up concerning the marital crisis allegedly rocking his home, denying he defiled his marital bed.
Mary Wilson, the co-founder of the Motown band, The Supremes, and fellow member with Diana Ross, has died aged 76.

Diana Ross co-singer Mary Wilson passes on

Mary Wilson, the co-founder of the Motown band, The Supremes, and fellow member with Diana Ross, has died aged 76.
Nigerian business mogul, Ben Murray-Bruce, has taken to his verified Twitter page to mourn Nigerian filmmaker, Chico Ejiro. The former lawmaker used his Twitter page to send his condolences to Nollywood and the family of the deceased.

Family announces burial plans for deceased Nollywood veteran Chico Ejiro

Nollywood veteran, Chico Ejiro, who died on December 25, 2020, will be laid to rest on February 20, 2021, Zeb Ejiro, a brother of the late Ejiro, has said.
Popular Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko, has debunked reports of receiving a Prado SUV from a married businessman.

Destiny Etiko: My car, not gift from married businessman

Popular Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko, has debunked reports of receiving a Prado SUV from a married businessman.
Popular Nollywood actor, Toyin Abraham, says that there is no specific guideline to marriage, saying that it is not easy to move on after a divorce.

Toyin Abraham: A woman is more than the sum total of her sexuality

Popular Nollywood actress and mother of one, Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi, has replied to Ruggedman’s post about how women are making more money than men.
Ikorodu Bois, known for remaking movies and music videos, and Emmanuella Samuel, a kid comedian of the Mark Angel Comedy fame have been nominated for the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2021 under the favorite African social media star category.

Ikorodu Bois, Emmanuella nominated for Nickelodeon Awards

Nigerian super kid actors, Ikorodu Bois, known for remaking movies and music videos and Emmanuella Samuel, a kid comedian of the Mark Angel Comedy fame have been nominated for the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2021 under the favorite African social media star category.
Popular actress, Etinosa Idemudia, has opened up on how she battled Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) for seven years before she finally conceived.

Etinosa Idemudia: I waited for seven years to get pregnant

Talking about the effects of breastfeeding on her boobs, the actress said, “I am breastfeeding heavily and I am already seeing the sagging effects but I don’t care. To me, the breasts were made for this purpose, so why hoard it from my own child. Motherhood is the highest sense of responsibility and it requires changes, especially with one’s first child.”
Nigerian singer and record producer, Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, popularly called Duncan Mighty, has expressed his annoyance at men who take care of their partners but neglect their mothers.

Duncan Mighty blasts wife again

Nigerian musician, Duncan Mighty, has again called out his estranged wife, Vivian Nwakanwa, and her family members concerning his allegation that they had plotted to kill him.
Renowned Nigerian actor and comedian, Nkem Owoh, popularly known on the screens as Osuofia, celebrated his 63rd birthday on Sunday.

Veteran actor Nkem Owoh celebrates 63rd birthday

Renowned Nigerian actor and comedian, Nkem Owoh, popularly known on the screens as Osuofia, celebrated his 63rd birthday on Sunday.
Fast-growing rapper and Davido’s ex-artist, Sani Goriola Yusuf, aka Lil Frosh, has been re-arrested for beating his ex-girlfriend, Gift Camille.

Lil Frosh re-arrested for domestic violence

Fast-growing rapper and Davido’s ex-artist, Sani Goriola Yusuf, aka Lil Frosh, has been re-arrested for beating his ex-girlfriend, Gift Camille.
Nigerian Disk Jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh aka ‘DJ Switch,’ has expressed her views concerning the ban on crypto currency transactions or crypto exchanges in Nigeria by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

DJ Switch reacts to crypto ban

Nigerian Disk Jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh aka ‘DJ Switch,’ has expressed her views concerning the ban on crypto currency transactions or crypto exchanges in Nigeria by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award acting winner in history, has died. He was 91.

‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer passes on at 91

Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award acting winner in history, has died. He was 91.
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.

Posthumous Golden Globe nominations for Chadwick Boseman

The nominations for 2021 Golden Globe Awards was targeted at celebrating the best in television and film and it had a mix of old and new faces, with Netflix leading in both television and film nominations.
Popular Nigerian activist and co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls, (BBOG), Aisha Yesufu, says she was the one who asked Aliu, her husband, out before they started dating and eventually got married.

Aisha Yesufu: I wooed my husband

Popular Nigerian activist and co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls, (BBOG), Aisha Yesufu, says she was the one who asked Aliu, her husband, out before they started dating and eventually got married.
Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Trikytee, has revealed how he escaped depression after he left the show.

Trikytee: How I escaped depression

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Trikytee, has revealed how he escaped depression after he left the show.
Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Kiddwaya, has confirmed that he and Erica are no longer dating.

#BBNaija: Kiddwaya confirms break-up with Erica

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Kiddwaya, has confirmed that he and Erica are no longer dating.
Popular American actor and comedian, Nick Cannon, has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be temporarily replaced by Niecy Nash in the first few episodes of the Fox singing competition’ fifth season, which will begin production on Thursday.

Nick Cannon tests positive for coronavirus

Popular American actor and comedian, Nick Cannon, has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be temporarily replaced by Niecy Nash in the first few episodes of the Fox singing competition’ fifth season, which will begin production on Thursday.
The marriage of music executive turned blogger, Ubi Franklin and his estranged wife, actress Lilian Esoro has been officially dissolved.

Court dissolves Ubi Franklin, Lilian Esoro’s marriage

The marriage of music executive turned blogger, Ubi Franklin and his estranged wife, actress Lilian Esoro has been officially dissolved.
Nigerian actress, Adunni Ade, has enjoined the public to refrain from using her picture to promote brands without seeking her approval.

Adunni Ade: Always seek approval before you use my image for publicity

Nigerian actress, Adunni Ade, has enjoined the public to refrain from using her picture to promote brands without seeking her approval.
A Nigerian comedian, Buchi, has dispelled reports that his wife was arrested by the police for vandalism and assault.

Comedian Buchi: Why police arrested my wife

A Nigerian comedian, Buchi, has dispelled reports that his wife was arrested by the police for vandalism and assault. Newsmen recalls that on Wednesday, a viral video emerged online which showed the wife of the...
Popular American actor, Hal Holbrook, has died at the age of 95.

American actor Hal Holbrook passes on at 95

The late actor was married three times and he is survived by his three children and two stepdaughters, as well as two grandchildren and two step-grandchildren

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Twitter is looking into adding subscription options to become less dependent on targeted ads, Bloomberg reported Monday. Several teams are apparently in the early stages of researching different approaches.

Twitter opens its audio chat room Spaces to Android users

Twitter introduced a limited version of the Clubhouse competitor on iOS in January. While any users of Twitter’s iOS app can join and listen to Spaces, only a few can host them at the moment.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.

Bauchi, Benue governors reconcile in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.
FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to cut down the costs of their squads by more than 35 million euros ($42.14 million) following new salary limits imposed by La Liga on Tuesday to cope with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Barcelona, Atletico Madrid ordered to further tighten belts by La Liga

FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to cut down the costs of their squads by more than 35 million euros ($42.14 million) following new salary limits imposed by La Liga on Tuesday to cope with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Isu said the agency had earlier distributed food items meant for the 2019 flood victims, which was initially kept at its warehouse, following the approval of Gov. Douye Diri two weeks ago.

Bayelsa governor: 2.5% revenue for host communities ‘unacceptable’ to Niger Delta

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Tuesday proposed that 10 per cent of derived oil revenue be provided in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) for the host communities.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police nab five ‘armed robbers’, recover fire arms in Nasarawa

Police in Nasarawa state Tuesday announced the arrest of two suspected notorious armed robbers who have been terrorising Nasarawa and its environs and recovered fire arms from them.

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House of Reps committee to investigate foreign affairs ministry, calls for public support

The House of Representatives, has called for evidence from the public, to enable it carry out an extensive investigation into alleged malpractices in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Nigeria on Tuesday received 3.94 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Assess Facility, COVAX.

Nigeria receives 3.94 million coronavirus vaccines doses

Nigeria on Tuesday received 3.94 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Assess Facility, COVAX.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-East zone, on Monday urged Sen. Smart Adeyemi to immediately apologize to the governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu over his unguided verbal attack.

PDP asks Senator Adeyemi to apologise to Abia governor

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-East zone, on Monday urged Sen, Smart Adeyemi to immediately apologize to the governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu over his unguided verbal attack.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Nigerian insurgents take northeast government stronghold of Dikwa

Suspected Islamist insurgents overran the northeast Nigerian town of Dikwa in Borno state, a military stronghold and humanitarian hub, security sources, residents and an aid worker said on Tuesday.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not approved any drug or vaccine for the treatment of COVID-19.

NAFDAC: FEC approves N6.2 billion for FCT projects, 40 scan devices

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N5.9 billion for execution of three projects by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).