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Joe Biden has cast himself as a unifier for the nation, but there is someone else the incoming administration hopes can help start healing a divided United States next week- universally beloved actor Tom Hanks.

Tom Hanks to host Joe Biden inauguration TV show

Joe Biden has cast himself as a unifier for the nation, but there is someone else the incoming administration hopes can help start healing a divided United States next week: universally beloved actor Tom Hanks.
Super Falcon star Asisat Oshoala and other football stars were featured as FIFA introduces innovative music strategy that was released today by the football governing body.

Super Falcon star Asisat Oshoala features in new FIFA innovation

Super Falcon star Asisat Oshoala and other football stars were featured as FIFA introduces innovative music strategy that was released today by the football governing body.
YouTube has suspended Donald Trump’s channel for seven days, saying content had violated its policies on inciting violence. Lucy Nicholson-Reuters

#YouTubeBlackVoice fund to provide grants to 10 Nigerians, 13 others – official

YouTube, on Tuesday, announced that 10 Nigerian Creators were among the 23 youtubers from Africa selected to receive grants for the development of their channels from the global #YouTubeBlackVoices fund, an official said.

Nigerian gets international appointment from IHRAF

The President of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers and National Publicity Secretary (South) of the Association of Nigerian Authors, Wole Adedoyin, has been appointed as member of the International Human Rights Art Festival Advisory Council For African Literary Projects and Nigerian Outreach Coordinator.
Recording Academy, the organiser of the Grammy awards ceremony, has announced March 14 as the rescheduled date for the 63rd Annual Grammy awards, due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.

Grammy awards now set for March 14

Recording Academy, the organiser of the Grammy awards ceremony, has announced March 14 as the rescheduled date for the 63rd Annual Grammy awards, due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.
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Grammy award postponed due to coronavirus concerns

The 2021 Grammys, originally scheduled for January 31st, have been postponed due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19, multiple sources confirm to Rolling Stone.
Popular Nigerian singer, Ikuforoji Abdulrahman Olaitan, popularly known as Oxlade, has said ‘Headies award’ is not a priority to his career.

Oxlade: Headies not a priority for my career

Popular Nigerian singer, Ikuforoji Abdulrahman Olaitan, popularly known as Oxlade, has said ‘Headies award’ is not a priority to his career.
Lil Wayne has a personal bone to pick with the Recording Academy.

Lil Wayne disappointed at lack of invitation to 2021 Grammys

After learning that he hasn’t been invited to attend the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards — set to take place on Jan. 31 — the Grammy-winner expressed his disappointment on Twitter, explaining that he feels snubbed.
Cardi B and her former manager agreed to an amicable split, resolving a years-long $25 million dispute.

Cardi B, ex-manager resolve $25 million case

In April of 2018, Klenord Raphael, sued Cardi for $10 million dollars, claiming he was fired in a breach of contract after discovering her in 2015. He also alleged defamation, according to PEOPLE.
Neymar’s lawyers have reportedly demanded Barcelona pay the Brazilian 44 million euros in the latest chapter of the legal battle between the two parties.

Neymar in new controversy over New Year party rumours

Brazil’s star footballer Neymar is at the center of a new controversy after several Brazilian media reported that he’s organizing a huge New Year’s Eve party despite the coronavirus pandemic, a claim his lawyers denied.

Strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits central Croatia

Initial seismological reports say an area southeast of the Croatian capital of Zagreb was struck with a 6.3 magnitude earthquake, which can cause widespread damage.
Barbadian singer and businesswoman, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is reportedly facing a lawsuit after a pair of German artists claimed one of their tracks was used in a Fenty advertisement without their permission.

German artists drag Rihanna to court over Fenty Beauty ad

Barbadian singer and businesswoman, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is reportedly facing a lawsuit after a pair of German artists claimed one of their tracks was used in a Fenty advertisement without their permission.
Fast-rising Nigerian artiste, Omah Lay has been arrested by officers of the Uganda police force in Kampala, Uganda for reportedly flouting covid-19 guidelines.

Omah Lay arrested for flouting coronavirus guidelines in Uganda

The singer whose real name is Stanley Omah Didia was arrested after his performance last night at The Big Brunch, which held at Speke Resort, Wavamunno Rd, Kampala, Uganda. His arrest was confirmed by Luk Owoyesigyire, Assistant Superintendent of Police and Deputy Police Spokesperson, Kampala Metropolitan Police.
Walt Disney Animation Studios have confirmed a partnership with a pan-African comics company, Kugali, on a forthcoming animated sci-fi series set for 2022 release.

Disney announces animated series by Nigerian creators set in Lagos

Walt Disney Animation Studios have confirmed a partnership with a pan-African comics company, Kugali, on a forthcoming animated sci-fi series set for 2022 release. The series is titled Iwaju which, in the Yoruba language, roughly...
Like mother, like daughter. Beyonce’s child, Blue Ivy, has received her first Grammy nomination. However, the timing of her nomination is a little mysterious.

Beyonce’s daughter Blue Ivy gets first Grammy nomination

Like mother, like daughter. Beyonce’s child, Blue Ivy, has received her first Grammy nomination. However, the timing of her nomination is a little mysterious.
After four successful seasons in Ghana, the Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Art has ambitiously ventured further afield with more than 250 applications received this year from 14 West African countries

Three Nigerian artists, others shortlisted for 5th Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Art

After four successful seasons in Ghana, the Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Art has ambitiously ventured further afield with more than 250 applications received this year from 14 West African countries: namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.

Flavour: Why I don’t sign artistes with contracts

The singer, while responding to allegations to help aspiring musicians in the South- East, stated that he has helped many creatives in his own way but he stated that he doesn’t sign label contracts to prevent disagreements and court cases.
The first African Art Gallery Aggregator has been launched with ten Nigerian galleries that represent more than two hundred and fifty artists. The platform expects to grow and incorporate new Nigerian and African galleries in the upcoming months.

African art gallery aggregator launched in Nigeria

The first African Art Gallery Aggregator has been launched with ten Nigerian galleries that represent more than two hundred and fifty artists. The platform expects to grow and incorporate new Nigerian and African galleries in the upcoming months.

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A new variant of the coronavirus, which appears to be more transmissible, has been discovered in South Africa and is being blamed for a new surge in Covid-19 cases in the UK.

Argentina detects first case of UK virus strain

Argentina has detected its first case of a British-identified coronavirus variant that appears to be more infectious, authorities said Saturday.
Fabinho has insisted that Mohamed Salah is very happy at Liverpool amid speculation over the Liverpool star's future.

Mo Salah: Liverpool ‘need to win’ against Manchester United

Liverpool’s mercurial forward, Mohammed Salah, has stated that the Reds “need to win” their North-West derby against bitter rivals Manchester United because of the high stakes involved.
The new President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Sunday Asefon, has said his victory at the election in Abuja last weekend was designed by God.

NANS urges Nigerian government to provide coronavirus support fund for universities, polytechnics

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has, following the federal directive that all schools in Nigeria resume on Monday, January 18, urged the Federal Government to provide COVID-19 support fund for universities and polytechnics to combat the infection.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Security: Nigerian government must partner with traditional rulers – Alaafin

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, says that for Nigeria to achieve a peaceful resolution of interpersonal and communal disputes, the Federal Government must partner with traditional institutions.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

NPA: Lagos ports servicing 16 ships discharging petrol, food, as 15 others expected

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Saturday, said that 16 ships had berthed at the Lagos ports and were discharging petroleum products and food stuff, according to Shipping Position, an NPA publication.