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An attempt by the family of the budding songwriter, Daniel Chibuike Ikeagwuchi, who was shot dead by a policeman in Port Harcourt to seek justice at the Rivers State Judicial Commission of Inquiry was thrown out at today’s sitting.

Father of slain musician reacts to N50 million judgment award

Mr. Dominic Ikeagwuchi, the father of slain Port Harcourt singer, Chibuike Ikeagwuchi, has reacted to the N50 million judgment award against the police for killing his son by Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Friday.
Bitcoin can baffle even bigger-fish investors [Dado Ruvic-Reuters]

Rollercoaster: Bitcoiners who missed rally feel relief and regret

Arianna O’Dell, a 30-year-old entrepreneur and songwriter based in New York City, had a tumultuous four-year journey in cryptocurrency before selling her investments in February.
Onomene Adene, sister of arrested #EndSARS campaigner, Eromosele Adene, says her brother is suffering from a liver problem.

#EndSARS: Peter Eromosele regains freedom 12 days after arrest

After 12 days in police detention in Abuja and Lagos, EndSARS promoter, Peter Eromosele, regained freedom on Thursday.
Musician, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, says it took several months to come to terms with the fact that his daughter is a homosexual.

Charly Boy: It took months to accept my daughter is homosexual

Musician, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, says it took several months to come to terms with the fact that his daughter is a homosexual.
Members of the judicial panel of inquiry into police brutality and the shooting of #EndSARS protesters by the police and soldiers in Lagos toured the Lekki tollgate plaza where the incident occurred on October 20, 2020 and found at least five spent bullets in the drainage around the area.

#EndSARS: Live bullets fired at Lekki tollgate – CNN

The military fired live bullets at #EndSARS protests at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos, contrary to its denial, a report by Cable News Network (CNN) said yesterday.
Musician Erykah Badu says she received conflicting results from her COVID-19 test and has decided to play safe.

Erykah Badu says her coronavirus test showed positive in left nostril, negative in right

The singer tweeted that a coronavirus swab test from her left nostril returned positive while a second test from samples from her right nostril returned a negative result.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

#EndSARS: Court orders probe of Sam Adeyemi, Davido, Tuface, others

A Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has ordered the Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory to launch an investigation into 50 notable persons who promoted the #EndSARS movement.
Onomene Adene, sister of arrested #EndSARS campaigner, Eromosele Adene, says her brother is suffering from a liver problem.

#EndSARS: Arrested campaigner has liver problem – sister

Onomene Adene, sister of arrested #EndSARS campaigner, Eromosele Adene, says her brother is suffering from a liver problem.
Nigerian musician, Tiwa Savage, has stirred the hornets’ nest by posting her semi-nude pictures on social media.

Tiwa Savage berated over semi-nude pictures

Nigerian musician, Tiwa Savage, has stirred the hornets’ nest by posting her semi-nude pictures on social media.
Popular Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Savage has bemoaned the poor supply of electricity in the country.

Tiwa Savage: I tired to kill myself twice

In her words: “I was teased so bad. They used to call me ‘African girl’, ‘Foo foo’, ‘Your food smells’ and so on. It was terrible. It was so bad that I literally tried to kill myself two times. I was really depressed.”

Senator Orji Kalu mourns renown Igbo musician ‘Morocco’

Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu has described the demise of Igbo legendary and philosophical singer, Chief Chukwuemeka Maduka, popularly known as “Morocco” as a big loss to the country.

#EndSARS: APC, PDP bicker over attacks in Ekiti

Following the violent attacks that have trailed the peaceful EndSARS hash tag protests in Ekiti State, as in other parts of the country, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the State have been engaged in a bout of accusations.
DJ Switch, real name Obianuju Catherine Udeh, is a Nigerian DJ, songwriter and musician who emerged as the winner of the first edition of The Glo X Factor in 2013.

#EndSARS: 15 people killed in Lekki shooting, soldiers took their bodies away – DJ...

Nigerian artiste, DJ Switch, who was present when soldiers shot at peaceful protesters in Lekki, Lagos, in Tuesday, has shared her experience.
The police in Lagos, on Thursday, arrested a musician, Superwozzy, and his crew around the Ogudu area of the state and allegedly recovered assorted charms and marijuana.

Police arrest Nigerian musician, recover ‘charms’

The police in Lagos, on Thursday, arrested a musician, Superwozzy, and his crew around the Ogudu area of the state and allegedly recovered assorted charms and marijuana.
The streaming giant (well, everything giant) announced today that it has ordered a spinoff series based on its current dark superhero satire The Boys.

Amazon fast-tracking spinoff of ‘The Boys’ focused on a superhero college

The series is said to focus on the early days of Supes attempting to navigate the issues that accompany college (the parties, sexual adventures, and moral dilemmas) but turned up to 11, which is what “The Boys” does so well. Deadline’s report describes the show as “part college show, part ‘Hunger Games’” and that is pretty much all I need to know to get me excited by the prospect.
Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general's office said on Saturday.

Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition activist

Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general's office said on Saturday.
Popular British actress, Diana Rigg, who featured in Avengers and Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 82.

Game of Thrones star Diana Rigg passes on

Popular British actress, Diana Rigg, who featured in Avengers and Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 82.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, 2020 housemate, Erica, has revealed that she met her father for the first time through Instagram.

#BBNaija viewers blast Erica for threatening to kill Laycon

Big Brother Naija viewers have called for the disqualification of Erica, a female housemate in the ongoing reality television show, for threatening to cause bodily harm and kill fellow housemate, Laycon, a male.

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The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Mohammed Sani Musa, has instituted scholarship programme for no fewer than 1,000 indigents students in secondary and tertiary institutions from his Senatorial zone as part of deliberate efforts to assist the underprivileged to acquire western education in the area.

1,000 Niger youths to benefit from Senator Musa scholarship programme

The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Mohammed Sani Musa, has instituted scholarship programme for no fewer than 1,000 indigents students in secondary and tertiary institutions from his Senatorial zone as part of deliberate efforts to assist the underprivileged to acquire western education in the area.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

2023: Governor Bello under pressure to run for presidency – Kogi commissioner

The Kogi State commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr. Kingsley Fanwo has said that many people have asked Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to contest the 2023 presidential race.
Inflation in Sudan has risen to one of the highest levels in the world, and the country risks slipping into hyperinflation unless it gets its budget deficit and money supply under control, economists say.

Sudan inflation soars, raising spectre of hyperinflation

Inflation in Sudan has risen to one of the highest levels in the world, and the country risks slipping into hyperinflation unless it gets its budget deficit and money supply under control, economists say.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has slammed his club’s grueling schedule.

Pep Guardiola: There’s no joy in this season’s football

Guardiola watched Manchester City hit five past Burnley – and then claimed this season is leaving him joyless.
Dave Prowse, the British actor behind the menacing black mask of Star Wars villain Darth Vader, has died, his agent Thomas Bowington said Sunday.

Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse passes onat 85 – agent

Dave Prowse, the British actor behind the menacing black mask of Star Wars villain Darth Vader, has died, his agent Thomas Bowington said Sunday.