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Catholic archbishop calls for for chastity, condemns nudity

Archbishop Adewale Martins of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos on Thursday condemned the recent attitude where some youths promoted nudity instead of chastity in the name of

US Navy band thrills Nigerians with Fela’s ‘Water no get enemy’

A brass band of the United States (US) Naval Forces, Europe, “Topside,” captivated guests at Freedom Park, Lagos when they performed a special rendition of the late Afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s classic “Water No Get Enemy” to the delight of music lovers, who sang and danced along with the band.
Mr Marcelino Ansorena, Ambassador of Spain to Nigeria, in Abuja said that the concert was organised in commemoration of this year’s Rhonda International Guitar Festival.

Spain to strengthen cultural relations with Nigeria

The Embassy of Spain in Nigeria on Thursday night hosted the Spanish guitar musical concert aimed to strengthen ties between Spanish and the Nigerian culture.

Ex-President Jonathan, General Abdusalami, others for Peace Award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar have been nominated for the 2019 edition of the National Peace Awards (NPA).
Adewale Ayuba

Adewale Ayuba explains why up-and-coming musicians prefer Afro, Hip-hop to Fuji

Veteran Fuji musician, Adewale Ayuba, says most up-and-coming musicians are not embracing Fuji music due to its huge financial involvement in its production.

Nigerian singer Aramide appointed into Recording Academy Board

Nigerian Afro-soul singer and songwriter, Aramide Sarumoh, has been appointed into the Washington DC’s chapter of the Recording Academy Board of Governors.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu seeks artistes, comedians’ support against ‘Yahoo boys’

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Nigerian artistes and comedians to join the anti-graft agency in the fight against corruption, particularly internet fraud, and to lend their voices to the commission’s anti-corruption fight.
Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after muscians.

Naira Marley: Ibrahim Magu speaks on EFCC’s war against internet fraudsters

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after musicians.
Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni, Mr Eazi, and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.

Full List: Teni, Burna boy, Mr Eazi bag 2019 BET award-nominations

Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni, Mr Eazi, and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.
Mr Johnson Babalola, a Nigerian but Canada-based lawyer, on 8 May 2019, delivered a paper, entitled “Irregular Migration- Our Failures and Beyond the Tears” in Abuja.

Canada-based lawyer tasks leaders on curbing irregular migration from Nigeria

Mr Johnson Babalola, a Nigerian but Canada-based lawyer, on 8 May 2019, delivered a paper, entitled “Irregular Migration: Our Failures and Beyond the Tears” in Abuja. That was at a joint conference organized by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Catholic Diocese of Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering.

Naira Marley, Zlatan remain in EFCC custody

Up-and-coming artistes, Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Temidayo Omoniyi (aka Zlatan), who were arrested on Friday morning by the Economic and Financial Crimea Commission in connection with alleged cases of internet fraud and money laundering, were still in detention on Saturday night.
The European Parliament has voted on changes to the Copyright Directive, a piece of legislation intended to update copyright for the internet age.

EU countries back copyright reform targeting Google, Facebook

The European Union’s bid to overhaul its two-decade-old copyright rules cleared its final hurdle on Monday as EU governments backed the move forcing Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content.
Sudanese protesters gather near the military headquarters in Khartoum as they continue to rally demanding a civilian body to lead the transition to democracy one day after a military council took control of the country, on April 12, 2019. – Sudanese protesters angry that army commanders have taken control after removing veteran president Omar al-Bashir in a palace coup defied a night-time curfew to keep up four months of mass demonstrations today. (Photo by – / AFP)

‘It will fall again,’ chant Sudan protesters swelling night demo

Crowds of Sudanese protesters chanting “it will fall again, it will fall again” flocked to the army headquarters Friday where thousands prepared to hunker down for another night defying an army curfew, witnesses said.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits a building site to make a commitment to EU citizens that Scotland would remain their home, in Easterhouse, Glasgow on April 5, 2019. (Photo by John Linton - POOL - AFP)

Brexit chaos leaves Scotland on independence tightrope

With Britain tearing its hair out over the Brexit confusion, Scotland’s government is biding its time as it prepares for the ultimate prize — independence.
Sasha P

Veteran hip-hop star Sasha launches music academy

Veteran Nigerian hip-hop music star and rapper, Anthonia Alabi, a.k.a Sasha has just launched a new music academy to assist aspiring musicians develop their skills.
Simaro Massiya Lutumba

Congolese musician Simaro Massiya Lutumba dies in Paris

Legendary Congolese musician Simaro Massiya Lutumba died early Saturday at a hospital in Paris, France.
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Lagos stadium agog for President Buhari’s Next Level campaign

The Teslim Balogun Stadium Lagos, on Saturday bubbled with a lot of activities as residents and the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) faithful thronged the venue for the 2019 Presidential campaign rally.
Beautiful Nubia

Beautiful Nubia urges fellow musicians to correct societal ills through their songs

Segun Akinlolu also known as “Beautiful Nubia’’, a folklore musician, on Tuesday implored musicians in the country to use their God-given talents to correct the ills of the society.

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Paul Onuachu has left FC Midtjylland for Belgian top-flight side Genk in a deal reportedly worth €6 million.

We couldn’t afford Paul Onuachu – Gent coach

The Nigeria international joined Gent from FC Midtjylland in a deal worth €6m this season and, Thorup confesses his high transfer fee effectively ruled out a move for the 6ft7in forward.
Mavin record’s signee, Rema, made Barack Obama’s 2019 Sure Playlist with his song, ‘Iron Man’.

Nigerian musician makes Barack Obama’s summer playlist

Other international stars on the playlist include Drake, who occupies No 1, Jay Z, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Jill Scott, Frank Sinatra, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, and Robin Thicke amongst others.
The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has urged residents of the state against being obsessd with ethnicity and religion.

Kaduna government earmarks N1.8 billion for foreign, local scholarship

The Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board, Jummai Dikko, said the board has earmarked over N1.8 billion for foreign and local scholarship to students from the state.
Alex Iwobi's Everton debut ends in defeat in the 2-0 loss to Aston Villa in the matchday three Premier League encounter despite shining on Friday night.

Alex Iwobi vows to score goals for Everton

Super Eagles’ star Alex Iwobi says he would be working hard in the days ahead to achieve full fitness and hopefully score goals to help improve the fortunes of Everton this season.
Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya with his family at Emabole village in Butere at the launch of the census exercise in the county on August 24, 2019. ISAAC WALE - NATION MEDIA GROUP

Census: Kenya becomes first African country to recognise intersex people

Saturday and Sunday have been scheduled by the Kenyan government for the general headcount of its citizens. For the first time, the intersex people will also be counted by the government officials making it the first African country to recognise such gender.