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Singer Taylor Swift overtakes Kardashian clan as highest paid celebrity

Singer Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan-reality star turned cosmetics queen, Kylie Jenner and rapper, Kanye West.
Dammy Krane

Tiwa Savage: No black man can succeed outside Nigeria, unless … – Dammy Krane

Nigerian singer Dammy Krane has criticized Nigerian artistes who sign international endorsement deals with international record labels.

Tiwa Savage leaves Mavin Record

Popular Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Savage, has exited the Don Jazzy-led Mavin Records.
Mo Salah

Time releases list of 100 most influential people of 2019

This year’s list is divided into four categories namely; pioneers, artists, leaders, titans and icons.

Davido, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, IK Osakioduwa nominated for Nickelodeon Awards

David Adeleke, Adesua Etomi-Wellington and IK Osakioduwa have been nominated alongside global bigwigs in the entertainment industry for the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.
Grammys

Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...
Grammys

Nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles.
Ted Cruz

US Republicans retain control of the Senate

Three Democratic incumbents – Joe Donnelly in Indiana, Claire McCaskill in Missouri and Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota – suffered defeat to Republican challengers.
Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus Empoli

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the most followed person on Instagram

Five-time world footballer of the year Cristiano Ronaldo became the most followed person on Instagram on Monday.

Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for “Best African Act” In 2018 MTV EMA Awards

Other artistes on the list include Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyashinnski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa).
Mohamed Salah celebrates with Sadio Mane of Liverpool in the International Champions Cup at MetLife Stadium on July 25, 2018 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Getty Images

Mo Salah, Sadio Mane score as Liverpool beat Manchester City

The Egypt forward, who scored 44 goals in 52 games for the Reds last season, equalised Leroy Sane's second-half goal barely a minute after coming on as a substitute in front of a 52,000 crowd.

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Katy Perry, others lose followers following Twitter’s account purge

U.S. President Donald Trump, his predecessor Barack Obama and American singer Katy Perry , the most followed celebrities on Twitter, lost an astonishing number of followers on Thursday following Twitter’s account purge.

Ed Sheeran named top artiste at Billboard Music Awards

Ed Sheeran was crowned top artiste while Bruno Mars took home the R&B gong at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.

Kanye West provokes fresh backlash calling slavery choice

Rapper Kanye West, on the receiving end of criticism in the music world after backing President Donald Trump, sparked fresh outrage Tuesday when he called slavery “a choice.”

Kendrick Lamar grabs 15 Billboard awards nominations

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards nominations were released on Tuesday and Pulitzer-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar earned 15 nods.

Spotify files to go public, eying streaming growth despite losses

Spotify on Wednesday announced a long-awaited public listing, voicing confidence that its streaming model will keep reshaping the music industry but acknowledging that the company has yet to turn a profit.

Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar lead male-dominated Grammy nominations

Jay-Z’s soul-baring album on love, life and social fractures led the Grammy Award nominations on Tuesday with eight nods in a list that saw women sidelined in some major categories and Katy Perry excluded completely.

Forbes names Beyonce 2017 highest paid woman in music

Beyonce’s hit album “Lemonade” and world tour made her the highest-paid woman in music in 2017, according to an annual Forbes list on Monday.

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Hajj: Oyo pilgrim saved by CCTV as she recovers missing $800

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BDCs want subsidies removed

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Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor reassures on job creation

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Monday reiterated the resolve of the state government to tackle unemployment through formulating programmes and policies that would boost job creation.
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Sterling Bank partners iCreate Africa to celebrate skills excellence in South East

Sterling Bank Plc in partnership with iCreate Africa, has held a skills competition for over 500 youths from the Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo.