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Banky W

Election: Celebrities seeking elective offices

Some Nigerian celebrities including Olubankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, Emeka Ike, Desmond Elliot, Freedom ‘Mr Jollof’ Atsekpoyi and Shina Peller are vying for several elective positions as the 2019 polls close in.
Rights groups have accused China of engaging in a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Muslims [Thomas Peter-Reuters]

China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet’s death

China has hit back at claims by Turkey over its treatment of Uighur people, and denied reports a prominent poet and musician from the ethnic Muslim minority was tortured to death in prison.
The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday, met the owner of Fresh FM, Yinka Ayefele, over the demolition of the radio station on Sunday morning.

Yinka Ayefele: Governor Ajimobi a listening father, good leader

Popular music producer and Gospel musician, Mr. Yinka Ayefele, has expressed gratitude to the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, for assisting him to remodel and rebuild his Music House to a better edifice.
Nigerian Musician, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido, has stated his resolve to work for the re-election of the Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in the 2019 election.

Davido pledges to work for Nyesom Wike’s second term

Nigerian Musician, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido, has stated his resolve to work for the re-election of the Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in the 2019 election.
Davido & Ademola Adeleke

Davido: NYSC has cancelled my service year

Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, popularly known has Davido, has revealed on social media that the compulsory one year service which he started some months ago has been cancelled by NYSC
Small Doctor

Police arrest, parade Small Doctor for alleged unlawful possession of firearms

Adekunle Temitope, popularly known as Small Doctor, has been arrested for unlawful possession of firearms.
Tosyn Bucknor

Inspiration FM’s Tosyn Bucknor passes on at 37

Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor, an on-air-personality with Inspiration FM, has died aged 37.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Enugu APC guber candidate visits ailing musician Mike Ejeagha

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 governorship election in Enugu State, Sen. Ayogu Eze paid an unscheduled visit to ailing legendary musician, Mike Ejeagha.
Emmanuel Ntia COSON

Veteran highlife musician Emmanuel Ntia passes on at 94

Veteran Nigerian highlife musician and oldest member of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Emmanuel Ntia, has passed on at 94.

Bolanle Ambode’s wife urges unity among women

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, on Tuesday urged women to learn to come together, support each other and discard unproductive habits.

2019: NOA takes peaceful campaign to schools, churches, others

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it has commenced peaceful campaign to schools, churches, mosques and even security agencies ahead of the 2019 general election.
Baba Sala

Baba Sala: World has lost brilliant, creative comedian – Olusegun Obasanjo

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has described the death of ace comedian and actor, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, otherwise known as Baba Sala, as “a loss of world’s most life-enhanc­ing, brilliant and creat­ive comedian”.
Nigerian singer Oladapo Oyebanjo a.k.a D’banj

D’banj walks the runway in South Africa’s Tlale designs

Nigerian singer Oladapo Oyebanjo, a.k.a D’banj, walked the runway at the African Fashion International Johannesburg Fashion Week.
Baba Sala

Ace comedian Baba Sala passes on

Nigeria’s 82-year-old ace comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has passed on.
Rock Tina Turner Erwin Bach

Tina Turner reveals husband gave her kidney in secret transplant

Rock legend Tina Turner contemplated death as her kidneys failed but was given a new lease of life after her husband donated one of his own, the singer has revealed.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC: We didn’t freeze Senator Adeleke, Davido’s accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied freezing the bank account of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
Muhamad Kirumira

Official: Prominent police officer in Uganda shot dead

A spokesperson for Ugandan police says gunmen have killed a prominent police officer and his wife.

Ugandan lawmakers appeal law allowing President Museveni re-election bid

A group of Ugandan legislators have petitioned the supreme court to overturn a lower court decision that upheld a constitutional amendment allowing long-serving leader Yoweri Museveni to seek re-election.

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Elections: General Buratai warns enemies of Nigeria’s democracy to steer clear

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has described any individual, entity or group who intends to engage in violent activities during the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections has enemies of democracy.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: I owe Rotimi Amaechi no loyalty

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that his political relationship with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, began at the Rivers State House of Assembly where they met as contemporaries several years ago.

Antonio Candreva: Mauro Icardi will be welcomed with open arms

Inter players will welcome Mauro Icardi back into the team "with open arms" despite his seemingly fractious relationship with the club, according to Antonio Candreva.

Raymond Dokpesi’s N2.1 billion money laundering trial stalled

The trial of the Founder of DAAR Communications Plc., Raymond Dokpesi, was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN).
OLAMIJU ALAO-AKALA

Olamijuwon Alao-Akala’s son rejects suspension as council boss

Olamijuwon Alao-Akala, the son of a former governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, has rejected his suspension as the Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Council.