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Charly Boy Loses Mother

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Nigerian singer/songwriter, producer, presenter, and controversial entertainer, Charly Boy, popularly known as ‘Area Fada’ has on Thursday announced the death of his mother, she was aged 101.

DJ Cuppy Gets Anthony Joshua Diamond Gift

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Nigerian born British professional boxer, Anthony Joshua has reportedly gifted his bestie, DJ Cuppy a customized diamond neck chain.

BBNaija Season4: Finally, Mercy Wins

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Nigeria's most anticipated TV reality show, Big Brother Naija Season4 has eventually come to an end with Mercy Eke aka Lamborghini been declared a winner of the 2019 season four (Pepper Dem), making her the first woman to win the reality show since its inception.

Burna Boy, Teni, Adekunle Gold Top 2019 Headies Nominee List

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Nigeria's Burna boy, Teni and Adekunle Gold have topped the nomination list for the 2019 Headies Award. Organizers of the 13th edition of the awards ceremony officially released the nominee list yesterday.

Tom Hanks To Get Lifetime Award At 2020 Golden Globes

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Hollywood icon, Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, popularly known as 'Tom Hanks' is set to be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award at the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, California on January 5, 2020, according to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

BBnaija: Tacha Begs Fans After Disqualification

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Following acts of provocation and violence, a popular housemate in the BBnaija Season 4, Tacha has been disqualified. Her eventual disqualification and eviction came when she and Mercy engaged in a dirty argument which had both housemates hurling insults at each other.

FG To Support Nollywood On Copyright - SGF

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The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has said the Federal Government would ensure that Nollywood actors get a fair deal from their artistic trade.

Tyler Perry Officially Opens The First Black-Owned 'Major Film' Studio

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American actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry (Emmitt) has made history as the only Black man to own a major movie studio in the U.S.

Chimamanda Adichie Nominated Amongst Top 10 Of The 100 Most Influential Africans

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The multiple award-winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans by the Africa Report. Adichie made it as the Number 4 on the list, next to Aliko Dangote who is number 1, from Nigeria and the only woman who made it into the top 10 of the list.

MI Abaga Turns 38

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One of Nigeria’s ace rap artiste, Jude Abaga, also known as MI by his stage name Mr. Incredible ‘MI’ for short, today Friday (4th October) turned 38. The rapper took to his social media handle to share a photo of him to celebrate his day.

Burna Boy & Teni Makes MTV 2019 Nomination list

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Two Nigerian Musicians Burna Boy, and star Afropop singer, Tenihave been nominated at the MTV EMAs 2019 award ceremony. It was established that Burna Boy and Teni will contend against other African artists like South Africa’s Nasty C, Harmonize of Tanzania, Toofan from Togo and Prince Kaybee of South Africa for the Best African Act category.

Mad Melon Of 'Danfo Driver' Is Dead

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Mad Melon of the famous 'Danfo Driver' song has died after a battle with an undisclosed illness. His death was announced on Instagram by music icon, Daddy Showkey on Thursday, September 26, 2019. In a video shared on his page, a visibly shocked Daddy Showkey couldn't hide his sadness about the news.

Google Celebrates Buchi Emecheta On Her Posthumous Birthday

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Giant search engine, Google on Sunday celebrated Nigerian novelist BuchiEmecheta with its Doodle on what would have been her 75th birthday.Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the company'slogo on its homepages and is intended to commemorate holidays, events, achievements and notable historical figures world over.

Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” Ranked 5th on BBC’s 100 Stories that Shaped the World

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Nigerian literary giant, Chinua Achebe’s novel “Things Fall Apart” has been ranked top 5 of BBC’s The 100 Stories that Shaped the World. According to BBC culture, a poll was conducted with about 108 authors, critics, academics, journalists and translators across 35 countries to nominate five fictional stories that have influenced history.

The incredible painting of Ile-Ife princess by Ben Enwonwu, Adetutu Ademiluyi, known as Tutu, gets an auction of £1, 205,000, four times more than expected. The Nigerian masterpiece, initially declared missing was found in a “modest north London flat” recently.
In naira terms, it was sold for N508, 358, 301, an African record. The painting, ranked by arts collectors with Mona Lisa, was done by Nigeria’s renowned artist late Ben Enwonwu in 1974.

Following comments by fans on the old fashion style of popular Nigerian singer, Simi, the 'Joromi' crooner has come out to clear the air on her fashion sense. The singer in an interview granted on Monday said instead of dissipating energy on fashion, she was focused on making good music for her teeming fans and music lovers.

Popular Nollywood actor, Abdurasak Adewale Sokoti has taken to the social media to commend star actress, Funke Akindele for her efforts toward taking Nollwood to the global community with her selection as a member of the cast billed to prosecute a yet-to-be released Hollywood movie titled 'Avenger: Infinity Wars'.

Over 20 shops filled with artworks were destroyed in the fire at the Abuja Arts and Craft Village Friday night, Mr Kanayo Chukwumezie, president of the African Arts and Cultural Heritage Association (AACHA) said. Chukwumezie told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja that the disaster caused a loss of over N400 million. “We have not ascertained the cause of the fire.