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Veteran comedian, Francis Agoda also known as I Go Dye has launched coronavirus campaign to help the Federal Government promote more awareness on social distancing as the Covid-19 plague continues to wreak havoc globally.

Veteran comedian I Go Dye begins coronavirus campaign

Veteran comedian Francis Agoda also known as I Go Dye has launched coronavirus campaign to help the Federal Government promote more awareness on social distancing as the Covid-19 plague continues to wreak havoc globally.

AY: Take politicians with virus to ‘health centres’ they built

Comedian Ayo Makun, aka, AY, has on Wednesday advised that politicians with coronavirus should be taken to the poor health centres they built for the poor masses.
Afrobeat Legend, Femi Kuti, through his verified Instagram handle initially announced the cancellation of his European, spring tour.

Coronavirus hits Nigerian entertainment industry hard

As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) continue to spread across the globe, the Nigerian entertainment industry is beginning to bear the brunt.

US ‘denies’ Bishop Oyedepo visa

The United States Embassy in Lagos has denied renowned preacher, Bishop David Oyedepo of Winners’ Chapel International visa in what appears to be an escalation of President Trump’s anti-immigrant stance.
An Ibadan based-comedian, Olakunle Akinsete, popularly known as Shete, says comedy is now a major export in Nigeria.

Shete: Comedy now one of Nigeria’s major exports

An Ibadan based-comedian, Olakunle Akinsete, popularly known as Shete, says comedy is now a major export in Nigeria.
A fundraiser by Australian comedian and actor Celeste Barber has raised more than $32 million (about $46 million AUS) to support fire companies fighting the massive bushfires in Australia, setting a global record for Facebook’s fundraising platform.

$32 million Australia wildfires fundraiser sets Facebook record

A fundraiser by Australian comedian and actor Celeste Barber has raised more than $32 million (about $46 million AUS) to support fire companies fighting the massive bushfires in Australia, setting a global record for Facebook’s fundraising platform.
King Sunny Ade (KSA), said he bought his first guitar when he was 16 years old with personal savings and hid the instrument from his family who did not want him to go into music.

King Sunny Ade: How I bought my first guitar at 16

King Sunny Ade (KSA), said he bought his first guitar when he was 16 years old with personal savings and hid the instrument from his family who did not want him to go into music.
Ukrainian authorities and Russia-backed separatists in the war-torn east of the country prepared to swap dozens of prisoners on Sunday in a frontline operation that has stirred controversy.

Ukraine rivals to exchange prisoners in controversial swap

Ukrainian authorities and Russia-backed separatists in the war-torn east of the country prepared to swap dozens of prisoners on Sunday in a frontline operation that has stirred controversy.
In this Oct. 17, 2019 photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, biologist Jordan Richard pries open a pheasant shell mussel from the Clinch River near Wallen Bend, Tenn.

Widespread mussel die-offs worry scientists

Scientists are scrambling to understand why thousands of dead mussels are turning up in several rivers across the United States, including one of the world's biodiversity hotspots.
A performance artist shook up the crowd at the Art Basel show in Miami Beach on Saturday when he grabbed a banana that had been duct-taped to a gallery wall and ate it.

Man eats $120,000 piece of art – a banana taped to wall

A performance artist shook up the crowd at the Art Basel show in Miami Beach on Saturday when he grabbed a banana that had been duct-taped to a gallery wall and ate it.

Mo Abudu becomes first African to chair International Emmys gala

Media mogul Mo Abudu has become the first African to chair the International Emmy Awards Gala.
Bill Cosby has blasted the case that landed him in prison, insisting it was a sham orchestrated by prosecutors.

Bill Cosby speaks from prison

Bill Cosby says he has no issue rotting in prison, even if that’s for the rest of his life because he’s never going to show a bit of remorse for his crime in a report by TMZ.
Comedian, TV show anchor Ellen DeGeneres will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes next year recognizing her 25-year career on U.S. television, organizers said on Monday.

Ellen DeGeneres to receive Golden Globe Lifetime Award

Comedian, TV show anchor Ellen DeGeneres will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes next year recognizing her 25-year career on U.S. television, organizers said on Monday.
Daphne Dorman, 44, a transgender comedian and activist has died.

Transgender comedian Daphne Dorman commits suicide at 44

According to Independent UK, Dorman died by apparent suicide. She posted a message on her Facebook page, wherein she said goodbye to her loved ones on Friday. She also shared a photo collage announcing her death alongside the message.
In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 file photo, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks to media during his press conference in Kiev, Ukraine. (AP)

Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky denies Donald Trump tried to ‘blackmail’ him

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied Thursday that Donald Trump tried to blackmail him by withholding military aid to Kiev in a phone call between the two leaders.

‘Game of Thrones’ seeks record in final Emmys battle

“Game of Thrones” will seek to make Emmy history one final time Sunday when television’s best and brightest gather at a glamorous ceremony in Los Angeles to bid farewell to a number of long-running hit shows.
Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart sued for secret tape by sex partner

American stand-up comedian, producer and actor, Kevin Hart’s sex tape partner, Montia Sabbag, has sued him for 60 million dollars.

Nigerian comedian AY raises concern on expectations placed on the rich

Nigerian comedian Ayodeji Makun, popularly known as AY has expressed concerns over the huge expectations of people seeking assistant from the rich without considering the effect of such on them.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria records 23 new cases of coronavirus

For the second time today, the total number of coronavirus cases have increased by 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control can confirm.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus cases will soon reach one million globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.

Warri residents comply with coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (in blue) on Saturday with Service Commanders monitoring compliance with the closure of markets across the state to check spread of coronavirus in Port Harcourt.

Coronavirus lockdown: Better to stay hungry to be alive than die eating – Rivers...

Governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday appealed for patience and support of tense Rivers state populace to defeat Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the impact of State Government preventive orders bites harder on the people.
Harry Kane is recovering well from an ankle injury

Harry Redknapp warns Harry Kane could leave Tottenham over lack of trophies

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.