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Asa drops new single ‘The Beginning’ after 5 years break

Nigerian singer, songwriter, and recording artist, Asa Elemide a.k.a Asa has released her first single, “The Beginning,’’ after five-year hiatus.
Reggae Music

UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list

Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations’ list of global cultural treasures.
Boomplay

Boomplay, Universal Music Group signs distribution deal

Africa’s leading music streaming and download service, Boomplay and Universal Music Group (UMG), recently signed a landmark licensing agreement covering multiple markets within Africa.

Simi, Nasty C among top contenders as AFRIMA unveils nominees

Democratic Republic of Congo-born rapper, Maître Gims and South African singer, Shekhinah, each received seven nominations to emerge the highest nominated artistes.

African Union, AFRIMA release fifth awards nominees list

The globally-anticipated Nominees List for the 5th All Africa Music Awards has been unveiled by the African Union Commission and the International Jury of AFRIMA during a World Media announcement held on August 14, 2018, at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Nollywood actress Dakore Akande reveals dreadlocks struggles

Nollywood veteran actress Dakore Akande has revealed the struggles she went through during the course of her dreadlocks journey.

Hollywood plans Bob Marley biopic

The story of Bob Marley, the Jamaican superstar who in his short life brought reggae into the global mainstream, is set to become a Hollywood biopic.

Thomas Mapfumo: We were happy to hear Mugabe was gone

After 16 years in self-imposed exile, Thomas Mapfumo, one of Zimbabwe's most popular and outspoken musicians, has returned home displaying the same defiance that forced him to flee.

Easter: Hair stylists make brisk business in Enugu

Miss Ogochukwu Chika, a salon owner at Agbani Road, said the high demand was due to her customers’ choices for new looks for the Easter festival.

Bill Gates as ‘a wailing wailer’

Mr. Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, friend of Nigeria and one of the richest men in the world was in Nigeria recently, but he ended up violating the official interpretation of “table manners” in Nigeria’s corridors of power.

Pyeongchang Games: Nigerian athletes performance simply amazing – Gbenga Elegbeleye

Nigeria’s Chef de Mission to the 2018 Winter Olympics, Gbenga Elegbeleye, says he was impressed with the performance of Team Nigeria that made its debut in the Pyeongchang Games.

‘Power is not sexually transmitted’

We’ve heard of sexually transmitted diseases. But sexually transmitted power? No! Yet that was the scenario the Zimbabwean military succeeded in preventing a week ago when it first placed Robert Mugabe, the country’s president for 37 years, under house arrest in order to prevent the ascension to power of Grace, wife of Mr. Mugabe.

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Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi urges Oyo residents to support Seyi Makinde to succeed

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on people of the state to support the incoming administration of Mr Seyi Makinde to succeed for the good of all.

Babatunde Fowler: FIRS to impose VAT on online transactions

The Federal Inland Revenue Service ((FIRS) plans to extend Value Added Tax (VAT) to online transactions soon, according to the chairman of the agency, Babatunde Fowler.
Muslim groups on Friday commended the Federal Government for efforts to secure the release of Miss Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar detained by Saudi Arabian authorities.

Zainab Aliyu: How I survived 124 days in Saudi prison

Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian who was detained in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking, says she learnt “pure Arabic” and memorised half of the Qur’an during her 124-day stay in prison.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is already planning his assault on next season, claiming his collection of superstars will have to push the 100-point barrier again to keep Liverpool’s clutches off their Premier League title.

Pep Guardiola: Liverpool will be hungrier, stronger next season

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is already planning his assault on next season, claiming his collection of superstars will have to push the 100-point barrier again to keep Liverpool’s clutches off their Premier League title.
Guardiola's intensity and energy have been integral in Man City establishing a true dynasty of the modern era. GLYN KIRK-AFP-Getty Images

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City treble feat harder than Champions League

Pep Guardiola feels Manchester City's clean sweep of domestic trophies is harder than winning the Champions League but predicted the feat will be achieved again.