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Falz: I didn’t foresee the responses to ‘This is Nigeria’ video

Popular rapper, Folarin Falana, aka Falz the Bahd Guy, has said that he did not foresee the magnitude of the responses to his latest video, This is Nigeria, saying the rejoinders have really encouraged him to continue the trend.

MURIC: Falz’s ‘This is Nigeria’ is hate speech

A Muslim group has condemned a video released by a Nigerian rapper for allegedly promoting negative stereotypes against Muslims, Chibok Girls and Fulani.

NCC suspends COSON operating license

The lingering crisis affecting the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has taken a new dimension as the Nigerian Copyright Commission has suspended its operating licence.

Family of Swedish DJ Avicii says his death was a suicide

The cause of Avicii’s death at 28 was suicide, the late artist’s family confirmed on Thursday.

Avicii death a coming-of-age in electronic music boom

Rock 'n' roll had Buddy Holly, the psychedelic era had Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin and grunge had Kurt Cobain. Now electronic dance music has Avicii.

Promoters of #BBNaija housemate, Alex, intensify campaigns ahead of grand finale

The team promoting Alex, one of the five housemates shortlisted for the grand finale of the Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) show slated for Sunday, April 22, have continued to intensify campaigns for votes from her fans.

Stop promoting gangsterism with your songs – Police tell musicians

The Lagos State Police Command spokesman, Chike Oti, has said that Nigerian musicians should stop promoting gangsterism with their songs.

Nigerian food takes backseat at ‘Nigerian Flavour’ festival

Indigenous Nigerian foods were overshadowed by foreign meals at the ‘Nigerian Flavour’ festival in Abuja on Saturday.

BBNaija: Season 3 begins with 20 housemates

The third season of reality TV series, Big Brother Naija, was launched on Sunday with 20 contestants also known as “housemates”.

Bruno Mars sweeps Grammy Awards

Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for the hip-hop world, which had hoped for a major breakthrough on the music industry’s biggest night.

Tanzanian govt bans posting of nude photos on social media

Tanzania has banned celebrities, models and video vixens from posting nude pictures on social media.

“Africa is no shithole”: proud immigrants answer back to Donald Trump

African immigrants in the United States defended their countries on social media, highlighting their education, careers and accomplishments, after U.S. President Donald Trump questioned why the nation should want people from “shithole countries”.

Egypt singer detained over racy music video – judiciary

Prosecutors in Egypt have detained a female singer for four days for "incitement to debauchery" after an online video clip sparked controversy, a judicial source said on Tuesday.

Cameroon extends detention for writer Patrice Nganang

Cameroonian author Patrice Nganang has had his custody extended by 48 hours by the authorities, his lawyer said on Tuesday, nearly a week after his arrest for publishing an article critical of the country's president.

Eleven musicians executed by anti-aircraft guns – N’Korean defector

A defector from North Korea has described the shocking brutality she witnessed from inside Kim Jong-un’s regime.

NBC denies banning Olamide, Davido, 9ice songs

Controversy on Tuesday surrounded an alleged ban on songs of three Nigerian musicians by the National Broadcasting Commission.

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Governor Okowa: Amotekun model won’t work in South-South

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has revealed that adopting the “Amotekun” model of the Western Region was not an option in the South-South region.
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Nigeria will not underrate AFCON 2021 opponents – NFF chief

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Ebube Duru backs Lobi Stars to regain NPFL top spot

Lobi stars defender Ebube Duru has stated that he is sure the Makurdi based side will reclaim top spot in the NPFL after dropping down to third on the league table.
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World’s oldest man, who said secret to longevity was smiling, dead at 112

A Japanese man who received his certificate as the world’s oldest man with a raised fist and big smiles earlier this month has died at 112.
Unlike his continental counterpart Egypt’s Omar Assar who plummeted in the May ITTF ranking, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri maintains his status as the continent’s best as well as 23rd rated player in the world.

Quadri Aruna, Jide Omotayo tipped for ITTF Africa cup top 16 semi final spots

Ishaku speaking in a chat with newsmen expressed strong optimism that he earnestly believes Olajide Omotayo wouldn’t have it impossible to edge Egyptian Omar Assar after having beaten another highly rated Egyptian Ahmed Saleh last year at the All Africa games in Morocco.