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Nigerian music icon, Tiwa Savage’s “CELIA” has been selected among the top ten 2020 album by Time Magazine.

Tiwa Savage’s album makes Time’s 2020 top 10

Nigerian music icon, Tiwa Savage’s “CELIA” has been selected among the top ten 2020 album by Time Magazine.
Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has stated that he hasn’t been able to sleep since the Lekki shooting incident that occurred on October 20, the day soldiers opened fire on youths protesting against police brutality.

Grammy Awards: Burna Boy first Nigerian with consecutive nominations

Nigerian artist, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has emerged the first Nigerian artist to be nominated for the Grammy awards in two consecutive years.
Empire Star Taraji P. Henson will host the American Music Awards on Sunday.

Taraji P. Henson to host American music awards

"I'm trying to bring a bit of my musical theater training, my comedic chops, just a hodgepodge of my talent. You know, I sing, I dance, I did study musical theater at Howard University. So whenever I have shows like this, I like to remind people that I'm more than just 'Cookie' or a dramatic actress", she said.
Major Chinese stock indices on Friday ended mixed, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.05 per cent, at 3,083.79 points.

Asia Pacific stocks rise as investors await US election results

Shares in Asia Pacific rose modestly on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden were locked in a fierce battle for the White House.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.

Senator Okorocha not in alliance with Emeka Ihedioha to remove Governor Uzodinma – aide

A former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has denied media reports that he is in alliance with ex-Governor Emeka Ihedioha to sack incumbent Governor Hope Uzodinma from office.
DJ Cuppy, the celebrity daughter of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola, has landed first-of-its-kind deal with Apple Music as the music platform launches its first radio show in Africa.

Apple announces DJ Cuppy as their first African Radio Host

DJ Cuppy, the celebrity daughter of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola, has landed first-of-its-kind deal with Apple Music as the music platform launches its first radio show in Africa.

Ondo targets N500 billion investment through deep seaport project

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said the development of a deep seaport project in the state will generate more than N500billion investment to the host communities in Ilaje Local Government Area where government is proposing to establish the port.

Kogi guber: 45 parties endorse Governor Bello for second term

The Coalition of Political Parties (CPP) in Kogi State, at a news briefing yesterday in Lokoja, said that their endorsement followed Bello’s good work in the last four years.
Rapper Nicki Minaj has confirmed she is set to marry Kenneth Petty after revealing they have obtained a marriage license.

Nicki Minaj retires from rap to start family

Nicki Minaj on Thursday surprised fans by announcing her retirement from rap, saying she was going to focus on family.

INEC publishes final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.
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Missy Elliot becomes first female nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

American Missy Elliot, acclaimed as ‘one of Rap’s greatest voices’ in the world, has been nominated for the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF).
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Money launderers turn EU banks into playground

European Union nations may boast the world’s most stringent anti-money laundering rules, but recent scandals show that money launderers are good at exploiting the bloc’s Achilles’ heel: A patent lack of coordination.

INEC extends voters registration, registers 23 new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced the extension on the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) to August 31 from August 17 it had earlier announced.

Anambra: Six erosion sites to gulp N9 billion

Six out of the 972 active erosion sites in Anambra State have been slated to gulp a total of N9 billion, the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has disclosed.

AFRIMA opens submission portal for artistes ahead of nominations

Music artistes, managers, producers, record label owners, recording companies, video directors, publicists and entertainment/music journalist are eligible to submit their works or submit on behalf of their clients in any of the relevant award categories.

Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win the Pulitzer Prize for music

California rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music on Monday for his album “DAMN.,” organizers announced.

Kanye West makes brief return year after breakdown

Rap superstar Kanye West is back nearly a year after suffering a breakdown — making a brief musical appearance in which he appears to keep his feud with Taylor Swift alive.

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The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed the readiness of the Senate and the National Assembly to partner with the Nigerian Bottling Company, NBC, and the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance, FBRA, to fight the menace of plastic pollution through recycling.

Senate to partner NBC, food and beverage manufacturers on plastic pollution

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed the readiness of the Senate and the National Assembly to partner with the Nigerian Bottling Company, NBC, and the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance, FBRA, to fight the menace of plastic pollution through recycling.
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Boko Haram: Foreign mercenaries snub Nigeria

To enable Nigeria hold elections in 2015, Jonathan brought in contractors such as Blackwater from South Africa and also Russia, who cleared three states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe of the insurgents.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

Abdulrasheed Maina acquired $2 million property in Abuja, others in Dubai, US – witness

The trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) continued on Thursday at the Federal High Court, Abuja presided over by Justice Okong Abang.
Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya is taking part in Phase 3 trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine. Venezuelan state television showed Zelaya receiving a shot of Russia's experimental Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Caracas on Monday.

UN again warns against nationalism in coronavirus response

Top officials of the UN have underlined the dangers of nationalism in the response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.