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United States Army soldiers can no longer use TikTok on government-owned phones following a decision to ban the app.

ByteDance ‘reaches’ deal to sell TikTok American operations

TikTok parent company ByteDance has reportedly agreed to sell its American operations to prevent the Trump administration from banning it in the US, according to Reuters.
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The best performances from the 2020 Grammys

The 2020 Grammys offered up a wide range of performances, including hits from pop’s new stars, old-school tributes and a few surprising group acts.
Sulli, whose real name was Choi Jin-ri, was known for her outspokenness and drive for women’s rights, for which she had suffered online bullying and harassment.

Fans, celebrities mourn death of K-pop star Sulli

Fans and fellow performers on Tuesday mourned the death of a K-pop star who had long been the target of online bullying, some calling for greater mental health support for those working in the country’s notoriously competitive show business industry.
Sulli, whose real name was Choi Jin-ri, was known for her outspokenness and drive for women’s rights, for which she had suffered online bullying and harassment.

Cyber-bullied K-pop star Sulli found dead at her home

A popular K-pop star who had long been the target of abusive online comments was found dead at her home Monday, South Korean police said.

Rihanna expands Fenty Beauty to Asia countries

Barbadian singer, businesswoman, and actress, Rihanna Fenty, has announced that her namesake makeup brand Fenty Beauty will officially kick off in Asia this September.
K-pop stars cultivate clean-cut images and are actively promoted by the South Korean government as a key cultural export [Chung Sung-Jun-Getty Images]

South Korean singer quits as K-pop sex scandal widens

A burgeoning K-pop sex scandal claimed a second scalp as a singer who rose to fame after coming second in one of South Korea's top talent shows admitted secretly filming himself having sex and sharing the footage.
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Mr Eazi drops ‘Lagos to London’ documentary

Nigerian singer, Mr Eazi, has released a new documentary to serve as a visual interpretation of his ‘Lagos to London’ Mixtape.
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Alicia Keys left voiceless at Thai mall launch

A three day, $30 million launch party for Bangkok's biggest and flashiest mall got off to a rocky start on Friday night when its star guest Alicia Keys was briefly left voiceless by a dodgy sound system.

Kim Jong Un ‘claps along to K-pop’ at North Korea concert

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife have turned out to see South Korean 'K-pop' acts at a rare concert in Pyongyang.

Two Koreas to hold summit on April 27

The two Koreas on Thursday set a date for a rare inter-Korean summit, following a high-level meeting that was held days after the nuclear-armed North’s leader Kim Jong Un made his international debut with a surprise trip to China.

South Korea musicians to play first concert in North since 2007

K-pop stars will play the first concerts by South Korean artists in the North for more than a decade, officials said Tuesday, as the dramatic thaw in relations kicked off by the recent Winter Olympics gathers pace.

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Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, said yesterday that the commission arrested more than 400 young Nigerians for internet related fraud in the first three months of 2021.

EFCC boss engages Senate’s anti-corruption committee

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, Wednesday had his first interactive meeting with members of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, following his assumption of office.
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Nigeria’s inflation rises to 18.17 percent

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation further increased by 18.17 per cent in March compared to 17.33 per cent in the preceding month.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN calls for improved corporate governance in BDCs

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has called on bureaux de change (BDCs) directors to improve on their corporate governance responsibilities and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

Minister: Nigerian government has not given up on rescue of Chibok girls

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has reassured of government’s determination to rescue Chibok girls from their abductors, insisting that contrary to beliefs in some quarters that no action was being taken by the federal administration, it was determined to get the girls out of captivity.
The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith, has called for proper and close monitoring of police investigative units to stem atrocities committed by officers as he decried the unit’s proliferation.

PSC chief: Police have too many investigative units

The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith, has called for proper and close monitoring of police investigative units to stem atrocities committed by officers as he decried the unit’s proliferation.

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PDP Southwest congress: Police arrest four as Seyi Makinde, Ayo Fayose vow to accept...

The Police Command in Osun State yesterday arrested four persons with guns at the venue of the South-West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Zonal Congress in Osogbo, the state capital.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Assailants kill fisherman in Kaduna community

Troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) have reported the killing of a fisherman between Zangon Urban and Ungwan Ruhogo in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna state.
World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, says it is difficult ignoring criticisms from fans and pundits.

Eddie Hearn: Anthony Joshua could face Francis Ngannou

Anthony Joshua could go up against UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou in the boxing ring, according to Eddie Hearn.
OPEC and its oil allies reached agreement Sunday to cut global production by 9.7 million barrels a day starting May 1, to shore up the world price in the face of a significant drop in the demand for oil because of the coronavirus pandemic.

OPEC raises oil demand growth on stronger economic recovery

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has raised its forecast for crude oil demand growth this year on the back of an expected stronger economic recovery.
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Atiku Abubakar: Prince Philip’s death loss to Commonwealth, World

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Friday in Abuja described the death of Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, as a sad loss to the Commonwealth and the world.