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Lawyer: Rapper 21 Savage granted immigration bond

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was granted bond for release Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody, but he wasn’t freed right away, his lawyer said.
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M-Net scriptwriter Osang Abang dies in road accident

Osang Abang, a scriptwriter with M-Net, died in a road accident on Thursday night.

Confusion as 2baba apologises to wife on Twitter

Nigerian pop star, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2baba, has apologised to his wife, Annie, for unspecified reasons in a thread on Twitter.
Michelle Obama, former US First Lady made a surprise appearance on the Grammy stage, leading female solidarity at the 61st Grammy awards.

Michelle Obama, Diana Ross, others lead female solidarity at Grammy awards

Michelle Obama, former US First Lady made a surprise appearance on the Grammy stage, leading female solidarity at the 61st Grammy awards.
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Grammy: Twitter on ‘fire’ over Drake’s acceptance speech

Over 480 thousand Twitter users have reacted to Drake’s controversial acceptance speech at the 61st Grammy Awards.
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Brad Pitt spotted at ex-wife Jennifer Aniston’s 50th birthday

Hollywood actor Brad Pitt has been spotted at ex-wife Jennifer Aniston’s 50th birthday party.

Comedian Seyi Law parts with wife

Popular Nigerian Comedian, Seyi Law, has made a shocking announcement that he has separated from his wife of eight years, Stacy Ebere, due to irreconcilable differences.
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David Beckham to be honoured with statue in Los Angeles

Former England football captain David Beckham will receive a statue in his honour in the city of Los Angeles, home of football club LA Galaxy.

Jeff Bezos accuses Enquirer of ‘blackmail’ over intimate photos

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Thursday accused the publisher of the National Enquirer of blackmail after it threatened to publish intimate photographs sent by the billionaire to his mistress if he did not cease his investigation into how the newspaper got the pictures.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde gets special recognition in Los Angeles

A popular Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has received special recognition at the first ‘Blacks in Cinema’ presentation in Los Angeles.
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Uche Jombo: I was victim of sexual assault in Nollywood during my early days

Uche Jombo, a Nollywood filmmaker, says she has been a victim of sexual assault during her early days in the Nigerian movie industry.

Fans celebrate World Wizkid’s Day on Twitter

Thousands of fans have taken to Twitter to list Wizkid’s achievements under the hashtag #WorldWizkidDay.
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Officials arrest rapper 21 Savage saying he is in US illegally

Rapper 21 Savage, who has long said he is from the US state of Georgia, was detained on Sunday by US immigration officers who say he is actually British and overstayed his visa.
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Davido debunks allegations on O2 Arena concert

Music sensation, Davido, held his first headliner concert at the 02 Arena in London, UK and completely sold out the 20,000-capacity arena, making him one of the very few Nigerian artistes to do so.
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Mariah Carey performs in Saudi Arabia despite calls to cancel

US pop star Mariah Carey performed in Saudi Arabia, despite calls for her to cancel the show in protest at human rights abuses in the gulf kingdom.

M.I Abaga makes PVC entrance requirement for Jos, Abuja shows

Jude Abaga, Nigerian rapper and record producer better known as M.I Abaga, says entrance to his shows in Jos and Abuja is free if fans have their permanent voters card (PVCs).
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Prince Harry elated to be a father

The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, and his wife, Meghan Markle, have announced that they are expecting a royal baby in spring this year.
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Ben Affleck officially bows out of The Batman film

Ben Affleck has officially stepped out of starring in Matt Reeves’ upcoming The Batman film.

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Pound rebounds above $1.32 on Brexit deal hopes

Sterling rallied above $1.32 on Tuesday on fresh hope that British Prime Minister Theresa May would avoid a chaotic no-deal Brexit, while global stock markets recovered.
Cristiano Ronaldo suffered what appeared to be a hamstring injury in Monday's Euro 2020 qualifier against Serbia, causing concerns for Juventus as a Champions League clash with Ajax looms.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘minor thigh injury’ confirmed by Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo suffered a "minor thigh injury" in Portugal's Euro 2020 qualifier against Serbia on Monday, Juventus have confirmed.
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US unveils new restrictions on foreign aid for abortions

The U.S. will further clamp down on the use of foreign aid for non-governmental organisations that support abortions or work with groups that help women access the medical service, an official said.

Lagos commissions new Ilaje-Bariga Jetty

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Monday opened the Ilaje-Bariga Jetty as part of its commitment to improve waterways transportation.

Court sentences driver to death for murder

An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Tuesday sentenced a 40-year-old driver, Ajibola Abednego, to death by hanging for the murder of a fellow driver.