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Nigerian-British actor, David Oyelowo, is currently in mourning as his father has died of colon cancer.

David Oyelowo’s father dies of colon cancer

The Selma actor took to his verified Instagram page to announce the death of his father. Eulogizing his father, the actor simply said, “My brothers and I knew him as our protector, guardian, hero, encourager and our lovely Daddy.”
Three years ago, Hari Kondabolu released a documentary called The Problem with Apu, which snowballed into a years-long discussion about The Simpsons and the racial stereotypes it may have perpetuated with a mostly white writer’s room and voice cast.

‘The Simpsons’ replaces Hank Azaria with Alex Désert as the Voice of Carl in...

Three years ago, Hari Kondabolu released a documentary called The Problem with Apu, which snowballed into a years-long discussion about The Simpsons and the racial stereotypes it may have perpetuated with a mostly white writer’s room and voice cast. Earlier this year, it resulted in Hank Azaria stepping down from voicing Apu to leave room for an actual Indian actor to voice the character.
TIME named Nigerian physician Tunji Funsho to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Nigerian doctor named one of TIME’s Most Influential People in the world

TIME named Nigerian physician Tunji Funsho to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related tributes are available now at time.com/time100, and...
Kanye West has reportedly dropped out of the 2020 presidential race less than two weeks after announcing his bid for the White House.

Kanye West says won’t release music on Sony, Universal anymore

US born-again rapper, Kanye West, says he will not be releasing new music until Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Universal Music Group, both release him from his contract.
A Kano based musician, Sharif-Aminu Yahaya sentenced to death for blasphemy by the Upper Sharia Court of Kano has filed an appeal at the state high court to challenge his conviction.

Femi Falana drags Kano, Nigerian government to African commission over death sentence on singer

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has petitioned the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia over the death sentence on Kano singer, Sharif Yahya Sharif.
Singer David Adeleke, otherwise known as Davido, has postponed his ongoing ‘A Good Time’ North American Tour due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in more than 50 countries.

Davido: Why I can’t run for political office now

When he was asked: “Are you sure you’re not going to be into Politics later?” He replied… “To me, before I go into politics, they have to change the whole system. I’m not going to hustle and win the election, be sitting in my office then they will now take me to court and later tell me I did not win. I know if I go into Politics, I will win, it’s obvious.”
Singer Tiwa Savage has reflected on the time she was so broke and had to live in a shelter in Bedford–Stuyvesant, New York. The ace singer made this statement at a surprise party organised by her friends for her album launch, Celia.

Tiwa Savage: I was so broke I lived in a shelter in New York

Singer Tiwa Savage has reflected on the time she was so broke and had to live in a shelter in Bedford–Stuyvesant, New York. The ace singer made this statement at a surprise party organised by her friends for her album launch, Celia.

Blasphemy: NBA offers free legal service to Kano singer

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says it will offer free legal representation to the Kano singer, Yahaya Sharif, sentenced to death for blasphemy by an upper Sharia court in Kano.
American presidential candidate on the platform of Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has commiserated with the family of late Hollywood Star, Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon cancer aged 43.

Deceased Black Panther star secretly got married before death

Although the late Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman, was a public figure, he succeeded in shielding his private life from public glare. Not many of his fans knew that he got married before his demise.
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Miley Cyrus: How I lost my virginity to Liam Hemsworth at 16

American singer and songwriter, Miley Cyrus, says she lost her virginity to her ex-husband, actor Liam Hemsworth at the age of 16.
Winner of the 2010 Big Brother Africa 5 All-Stars and Nollywood actor, Uti Nwachukwu, has joined those criticizing the high level of sexual immorality being exhibited by the current housemates of this year’s edition of the Big Brother Naija.

#BBNaija: Romantic emotions will kill the game – Uti

Winner of the 2010 Big Brother Africa 5 All-Stars and Nollywood actor, Uti Nwachukwu, has joined those criticizing the high level of sexual immorality being exhibited by the current housemates of this year’s edition of the Big Brother Naija, lockdown.
BBNaija housemates Lilo and Ka3na became the first housemates to be evicted from the show.

#BBNaija: Lilo, Ka3na speak on relationship with housemates

The Big Brother Naija Lockdown housemates witnessed their very first Eviction Night show on Sunday, August 2, 2020. Unfortunately, it was a double eviction night, and subsequently, BBNaija housemates, Lilo and Ka3na became the first housemates to be evicted from the show.
The Nigeria Police Force has quizzed Musician, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, over allegations of rape, according to a report.

Rape: No evidence against D’banj – Police

The Nigeria Police have cleared popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, D’banj, of the rape allegations leveled against him by a twitter user Seyitan Babatayo.

Ethiopia restores full internet access after three weeks of shutdown

The Ethiopian government has restored access to internet over three weeks after the horn of Africa nation imposed a total shutdown across the country leaving over 16 million users offline.

Justin Bieber files $20 million lawsuit against 2 women who accused him of sexual...

Justin Bieber has filed a $20 million defamation lawsuit against two women who claimed in social media posts that he sexually assaulted them.
Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, is among the A-list musicians across the world to perform at the ‘Global Goal- Unite For Our Future – The Concert’ fixed for Saturday.

Yemi Alade, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, others set for concert to tackle coronavirus

Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, is among the A-list musicians across the world to perform at the ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future – The Concert’ fixed for Saturday.
The suspects: Chinonso Michael, 25 years, an Afro hip - hop singer and Chimelu Victory, 22 years, a pianist, were arrested last week Wednesday in company of 5 other suspects at their residence at 4, Modupe Young Thomas Estate, Ajah, Lagos by the Decoy Team of RRS.

Musicians: How coronavirus lockdown forced us into robbery

Two entertainers, a musician and a pianist, both robbery suspects arrested by the Rapid Response Squad unit of the Lagos Police Command have confessed that they were forced into robbery by the need to survive the COVID – 19 lockdown hunger.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said that the Nigerian economy has lost over N700 billion to the #EndSARS protests over the last 12 days.

Lagos curfew: #EndSARS protesters agree to stop road blockage

The leaders of the #EndSARS protesters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have said they will lift the blockage along the expressway for vehicles to be able to move into Lagos by 2pm (today).
Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.

Former France goalie Bruno Martini passes on

Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Three killed in Ibadan

At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, witnesses say.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are always the favourites for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.

Thibaut Courtois: Real Madrid are always favourites for the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university introduces essay competition to promote literary education

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.