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Lai Mohammed denies announcing N5m hate speech fine
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Lai Mohammed denies announcing N5m hate speech fine

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has denied announcing an increment in the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to N5m.   The minister had however made the announcement in August and also explained that the fine was increased to deter people willingly violating the provision to destabilise the country.   However in a counter-affidavit in response to an originating motion filed by human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong to challenge the imposition of N5m fine on Nigeria Info 99.3FM, Lagos, and the threat by the National Broadcasting Commission to punish other broadcast stations in the country over alleged hate speech, Lai Mohammed denied making the announcement. An affidavit deposed to by a Litigation Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Information and ...
EndSARS: Daddy Freeze Slams Churches And General Overseers Over Silence
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EndSARS: Daddy Freeze Slams Churches And General Overseers Over Silence

Popular broadcaster, Ifedayo Olarinde aka Daddy Freeze has hit out at the Churches and their leaders who are yet to lend their voices in the ongoing #EndSARS campaign against police brutality in Nigeria. Taking to his Twitter page, The Lagos-based On Air Personality acknowledged others who have spoken out and pleaded with the rest to publicly come out and stand for the people like late American Christian minister and activist, Martin Luther King Jr, did for his own people. He wrote; ”The silence from the Churches/GOs regarding #EndSARS is so loud! Except for a few that spoke earlier, everyone else in church leadership is so conspicuously silent? Please, I plead with you, Stand with the people like Martin Luther King did! He was a reverend! ~FRZ #SARSMUSTEND”
FIBAN Asks Alaafin To Withdraw Mayegun Title From KWAM 1 For Beating Broadcaster
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FIBAN Asks Alaafin To Withdraw Mayegun Title From KWAM 1 For Beating Broadcaster

The Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi to immediately strip top rate Fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde of Mayegun title for allegedly brutalising an Ogun State based broadcaster, Wole Sorunke. The association described the Ace musician as unfit to be bestowed with the title. Sorunke, otherwise known as M C Murphy , a popular radio presenter and event anchor, was allegedly beaten and brutalised by the fuji maestro and his boys on Thursday night at the 60th birthday party of the Olu of Itori in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba Abdulfatai Akorede Akamo. Narrating his ordeal, Sorunke explained that he had taken his client to a stage where Ayinde was performing for the fuji maestro to eulogi...
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Joe Budden reacts to ex-girlfriend, Cyn Santana’s allegation of him masturbating his dog

American broadcaster and rapper, Joe Budden has reacted to the allegations made against him by his ex-girlfriend and mother of his child, Cyn Santana.   The response came after leaked audio of a phone call between Budden and his ex, Cyn Santana went viral on social media. Budden was accused of dragging Cyn around the house, kicking her and their shared baby boy, Lexington out of his home, and also not financially supported them since then After the phone call conversation was shared online, Cyn Santana further revealed Budden’s alleged drug abuse history and little secret of masturbating his dog in a court document.   The document allegedly read;   “Defendant has a male dog whom he loves and showers with attention. While most of Defendant’s interactions wi...
King of Boys 2: Tope Olowoniyan Wins Challenge
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King of Boys 2: Tope Olowoniyan Wins Challenge

Nollywood actress and broadcaster, Tope Olowoniyan has been announced winner of the King of Boys Stay at Home Challenge, an intensive acting competition supported by Malta Guinness. Tope was announced the winner on Sunday night August 10, on Instagram Live by Kemi Adetiba, the movie's critically acclaimed writer and director and a representative of Malta Guinness. Apart from getting a major role in the King of Boys sequel, Ms. Adetiba also announced that Tope Olowoniyan will also be getting other perks and prizes from the movie's promoters. Kemi Adetiba applauded Tope's acting and the quality of her competition entry, said that the KOB team will be offering Tope "a very strong role" in the movie, and hinting that production would commence very soon.  Speaking on ...
Rotimi Jolayemi, The Broadcaster Who Criticised Lai Mohammed Released After 45 Days In Detention
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Rotimi Jolayemi, The Broadcaster Who Criticised Lai Mohammed Released After 45 Days In Detention

The Nigeria Police Force has released Rotimi Jolayemi, the broadcaster who insulted the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a song that went viral on social media. His wife, Dorcas, told The PUNCH that he was released on Friday evening after spending 45 days in police custody. She said, “I am very thankful to The PUNCH for putting the authorities under pressure to release my husband who was illegally detained. He was finally released this afternoon by the police. He was, however, asked to return on Monday to sign some papers.” Rights group, Amnesty International, had called on the police to release Jolayemi, who had spent more than five weeks in custody before he was finally arraigned in court on June 11, 2020 Jolayemi, who anchors a Yoruba radio pr...
Former Miss America and “NFL Today” broadcaster, Phyllis George  has died at age 70
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Former Miss America and “NFL Today” broadcaster, Phyllis George has died at age 70

Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS' "The NFL Today," has died. She was 70. A family spokeswoman said George died Thursday at a Lexington hospital after a long fight with a blood disorder. Her children, Lincoln Tyler George Brown and CNN White House correspondent Pamela Ashley Brown, released a joint statement, saying: "For many, Mom was known by her incredible accomplishments as the pioneering female sportscaster, 50th Miss America and first lady. But this was all before we were born and never how we viewed Mom. To us, she was the most incredible mother we could ever ask for, and it is all of the defining qualities the public never saw, especially against the winds of adversity, that symbolize how extraordinary she is more than any...
Veteran actor and broadcaster, Sadiq Daba is sick again
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Veteran actor and broadcaster, Sadiq Daba is sick again

Ace broadcaster and veteran actor, Sadiq Daba who made waves in the 1980s on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) once again needs financial help from Nigerians. About two years ago, Daba was diagnosed with Leukemia and Prostate Cancer which he treated but he seems to have relapsed. According to Joe Okei Odumakin, President, Centre for Change, “we reached out to you on this platform for your kind assistance, we are glad to iterate that your generous contributions made possible the medical treatments that have kept him alive till date.” She added: “In the recent times, his health took a nosedive. This necessitates an Intensive Care as he is diagnosed of Chronic Pulmonary Disease. We use this medium to appeal to you, our great people to lend a helping hand to our ailing TV Personalit...
Veteran broadcaster, Kunle Olasope, dies at 82
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Veteran broadcaster, Kunle Olasope, dies at 82

Veteran broadcaster, Otunba Kunle Olasope, is dead. The Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti State-born eminent journalist, died in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Sunday, October 6th at the age of 82. Former Secretary-General, Efon Development League, Prince Adeyemi Adejoju, who confirmed the death of Olasope, who was until his passage, the chairman, Board of Trustees of the League, said' "the late Olohun Iyo of Africa served Ekiti and Nigeria to the best of his abilities while he lived. He was indeed a great ambassador on many fronts. May the Lord console all, his nuclear and extended families as well as the Ekiti West Diocese of Anglican Communion and Efon Alaaye community at large,” Adejolu stated. Olasope was the first male face and voice on television in Africa when Western Nigeria Telev...
Updated: Fire guts Bayelsa Radio
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Updated: Fire guts Bayelsa Radio

The Bayelsa State-owned radio station, Glory FM 97.1 popularly called Bayelsa Radio was on Tuesday gutted by early morning fire. It was gathered that the fire destroyed a critical section of the station, which is located along Azikoro Road, Yenagoa, the state capital. A source said though no life was lost, the inferno inflicted monumental damage on the station razing the whole studio. Though nobody was able to explain the cause of the fire, a broadcaster in the station, Victor Binawari, said he was presenting his morning show when the incident occurred at about 8 am. Describing how it happened, Binawari said: “I was actually on my breakfast show rise with my guest and at some point in the programme about 8′ 0 clock we noticed that the light went off. So, we felt it was just a m...
What is Alex Scott’s net worth and how much does the former Arsenal star earn?
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What is Alex Scott’s net worth and how much does the former Arsenal star earn?

The retired Londoner is arguably the best-known female pundit covering both men's and women's football in England Alex Scott has emerged as one of the leading football TV pundits in recent years, helping to pave the way for female broadcasters in the sport. She had a successful playing career of her own, featuring for Arsenal, Birmingham City and Boston Breakers before retiring in 2018 at the age of 33. Since swapping her boots for a microphone, Scott has regularly appeared on Sky Sports' and BBC Sport's coverage of top-flight football in England.
NBC shuts down AIT, Ray Power FM indefinitely
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NBC shuts down AIT, Ray Power FM indefinitely

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has suspended indefinitely the license of Daar Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power.   The Director-General of NBC, Modibbo Kawu, who made this known to journalists this evening, said the ban is as a result of the broadcasting station's failure to abide by the broadcasting code.   Below is the statement from NBC “Following monitoring reports and complaints from concerned Nigerians about the broadcast contents of Daar Communications Plc’s AIT/Raypower broadcast stations, the NBC have over the last 2 years summoned on several occasions management of the company to address issues regarding the operations of AIT/Raypower with the company, particularly, Political Platform and Kakaaki aire...
Danny Baker is fired by the BBC for racist tweet likening royal baby to a monkey
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Danny Baker is fired by the BBC for racist tweet likening royal baby to a monkey

English comedian, Danny Baker, 61, has been sacked from his job after he shared a racist tweet likening Meghan and Harry's baby to a monkey.   Shortly after The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduced their newborn son to the world, Danny Baker took to Twitter to share a photo of a monkey dressed in a suit outside a hospital with a man and woman by his sides "Royal baby leaves hospital," he captioned the photo.       This caused outrage and he was called out for likening the royal baby to a monkey because his mother is half black. He immediately deleted the tweet and issued an apology, claiming his intention wasn't to be racist.   But the BBC Radio 5 Live host was fired from his position due to the controversial tweet. He revealed this ...
Burundi bans BBC after critical coverage
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Burundi bans BBC after critical coverage

Burundi has banned the BBC from the country and taken its radio off the airwaves, after what the government said was the broadcaster’s “false’’ reporting on secret torture centres. “The licence to operate the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Radio Station is withdrawn,’’ Nestor Bankumukunzi, the head of the National Communication Council, said in a statement on Friday. “It is strictly forbidden for any Burundian or foreign journalist located in the national territory of Burundi to directly or indirectly provide information that can be broadcasted by BBC Radio,’’ he added. The government said the decision was taken in light of an investigation published by the BBC in December, which alleged Burundi’s security services were running secret torture and detention sites to silence...
Earthquake of Magnitude 5.5 Strikes in Denizli Turkey
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Earthquake of Magnitude 5.5 Strikes in Denizli Turkey

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake has struck in Denizli Turkey on Wednesday morning. This was confirmed by Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD). Two aftershocks of magnitude 4.8 and 4.5 were recorded following the earthquake which struck the Acıpayam district at 9:34 a.m. local time at a depth of 11.3 kilometers (7.0 miles). Neighboring provinces of Izmir and Antalya were also disturbed by the earthquake. Speaking to Turkish broadcaster NTV, Mayor of Acıpayam Hulusi Şevkan said: “There is no loss of life or wounded. There are reports that some wooden houses have been damaged.” He also revealed that precautions are being taken to avoid further structural damage resulting from aftershocks.
How Social Investments Can Help Rejuvenate Domestic Football
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How Social Investments Can Help Rejuvenate Domestic Football

As election season rounds up this weekend, it is important to start looking at how the “new” government can help stimulate growth in the domestic football scene that has the potential to become bigger than it presently is. Despite the fact that the flagship Nigerian Professional Football League is in its eleventh week, matches are not on television. Since the 2017 season when SuperSport put an end to a broadcast agreement with the League Management Company, there has not been any consistent televising of the matches. The attempt to get the NTA to broadcast the NPFL in the 2018 season was largely unsuccessful. When the national broadcaster managed to show a game, the quality was uninspiring and incomparable to the kind of UHD/4K broadcast signals that we are used to getting from internat...
Nollywood Legend, Pete Edochie Turns 72 Today
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Nollywood Legend, Pete Edochie Turns 72 Today

Nollywood legend, Pete Edochie born on 7th March 1947 is 72 today. This accomplished Nigerian actor is considered one of Africa's most talented actors. He began his career as a seasoned administrator and broadcaster before he came into prominence in the 1980s when he played the lead role of Okonkwo in an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s all-time best selling novel, Things Fall Apart and since then he has featured in hundreds of award winning movies and stage plays both home and abroad.
HBO Insists On Airing Disparaging Documentary About Michael Jackson
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HBO Insists On Airing Disparaging Documentary About Michael Jackson

HBO has vowed to sire the controversial documentary about Michael Jackson – Leaving Neverland – despite a lawsuit against them. The documentary is about sexual allegations against the singer which was made by two men who claimed he absurd them when they were kids. The broadcaster is being sued by the late singer’s estate who say the broadcaster “breached its agreement not to disparage Michael Jackson.” The complaint filed at the Los Angeles Superior Court says: “The Jackson Estate will seek all damages proximately caused by HBO’s reprehensible disparagement of Michael Jackson, which could exceed $100 million should HBO succeed in the damage it is intending to cause to the legacy of Michael Jackson”. “HBO breached its agreement not to disparage Michael Jackson by producing and ...
Millions Have Been Raised For The Treatment of Baba Suwe – Yomi Fabiyi
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Millions Have Been Raised For The Treatment of Baba Suwe – Yomi Fabiyi

Actor Yomi Fabiyi has revealed that millions have been raised for the treatment of Baba Suwe, a veteran comic actor who is down with chronic diabetes Since the news of his sickness broke out few days ago, many of his colleagues and fans have been reaching out to lend support to him. Some of the colleagues as revealed by Yomi Fabiyi include Iyabo Ojo and Liz Anjorin. Taking to social media, Yomi Fabiyi wrote: UPDATE on BABA SUWE: In less than 48hrs, my fans have sent me screen shots of deposits they made and have raised million+ to SAVE BABA SUWE. I am close to tears. My cults, my backbones, am honoured. However, colleagues such as Liz Anjorin, Iyabo Ojo, Adekaz Films & Marketing, Wale Olaleye(Journalist) are few others who confirmed deposits and invariably sent evidences t...
Baba Suwe is Sick and Dying – OAP Alleges
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Baba Suwe is Sick and Dying – OAP Alleges

An unidentified OAP, who has chosen to stay anonymous has revealed that veteran actor, Baba Suwe is sick and dying. According to a report by Legit, a media outfit The Status, on whose platform the OAP made the revelation, the actor’s colleagues in the movie industry has also allegedly abandoned him. The OAP also claimed he had personally called out such big names in the industry and non of them has responded to the call. He said: “Baba Suwe is a good man. None of his people can say he is bad. And they are not helping him not because he behaved badly to them. They are not helping him because they care only about their family. That’s the nature of our actors, there is no exception. Imagine the caliber of people I told you I had spoken to about Baba Suwe’s case, yet none lo...
OAP Benny Ark Reacts After Being Blasted for Downgrading Tiwa Savage
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OAP Benny Ark Reacts After Being Blasted for Downgrading Tiwa Savage

Popular Abuja-based OAP Benny Ark who had earlier given his opinion of singer Tiwa Savage and whom he believes she shouts in her songs, have been blasted by her fans. But in his reaction to the lashing, the OAP has insisted that his opinion counts and he can speak authoritatively as an experienced stakeholder in the entertainment industry. He said: Let me state this unequivocally clear that given the years I have put into my craft as a broadcaster/OAP, I occupy a premise as an authority to give critique to music and the custodians of it as an art form .. I won’t meander the maze of mediocrity with the popularity or resort to sycophancy just to be liked or accepted . I have had my fair share of fame as an OAP as one of the best legacy Abuja ever had on its airwaves . For a ca...
Ayeni Adekunle writes a moving poem to mourn Tosyn Bucknor as her funeral rites begins today
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Ayeni Adekunle writes a moving poem to mourn Tosyn Bucknor as her funeral rites begins today

The funeral rites for late broadcaster, Tosyn Bucknor who died on Monday 19th November will begin today with a special service of songs and tribute night at Harbour Point, Victoria Island. She will be laid to rest on Thursday 29th November 2018 shortly after her funeral service which will be held at the Harvesters International Christian Center. In a glowing tribute to her, media personality Ayeni Adekunle wrote a touching poem about life and death... Read below.... Life. It’s beautiful. Yet so damn ugly. It goes on forever. Yet it goes off. For ever. We live. We leave. Then we live and leave again. We know everyone. Yet we know no one. We live everyday, yet we live not. We go everywhere, yet we go nowhere. We have everything, yet we have not a thing. We...
NTA Refuses To Broadcast Atiku’s AUN Founder’s Day Even After Acknowledging Payment
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NTA Refuses To Broadcast Atiku’s AUN Founder’s Day Even After Acknowledging Payment

At the height of allegation of a media blackout in the country, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) has been accused of refusing to broadcast Atiku’s AUN Founder’s day despite receiving millions of naira for the event. NTA Executive Director of News, Mr. Muhammad Labbo who denied political sabotage in broadcasting the 13th anniversary of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, however added that the NTA could not broadcast the programme live due to what he ascribed to technical hitches. This Day however gathered that the NTA was duly paid, and the payment was acknowledged and confirmed for the live broadcast of the programme between 4pm to 6pm on Saturday. A source however revealed that the NTA sent its Outside Broadcast (OB) deployed from Jos and they were on ground ...
Lagos OAP, Gbemi Ties The Knot With Falz’s Manager In Lagos
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Lagos OAP, Gbemi Ties The Knot With Falz’s Manager In Lagos

Celebrities from the media and entertainment industries in Lagos are currently at the wedding of popular OAP, Gbemi, and Falz's manager, Femi, which is happening in Lagos.   Femi and Gbemi Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi, a Nigerian broadcaster, On Air Radio Personality of The Beat 99.9 FM in Lagos, has today, tied the knot with her hearthrob, Femisoro Ajayi, who is the manager of popular rapper, Falz the Bahd Guy, in Lagos. Below are more photos from the wedding which was attended by celebrities in the media and entertainment industries; the bride and the groom the bride and her maids
Isha Sesay quits her job at CNN After 13 Years
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Isha Sesay quits her job at CNN After 13 Years

Isha Sesay, a popular broadcaster with CNN has announced her exit from the organisation after spending 13 years. She broke the news on social media a few minutes ago saying “it’s really happening, folks!! After more than a decade behind the desk with those three red letters… I HAVE LEFT CNN.” Speaking on the reason for her exit in an interview with Whatweseeee, Sesay said, “It’s an exciting time for me and a nerve-wracking one. I’m writing a book about the Chibok girls, it’s being released in May 2019. It really speaks to where my head is at, currently a lot more coverage about Africa, a lot more work on the continent, and a lot more focus on young girls. That’s what I’m about right now.” Read her full piece HERE
Veteran Broadcaster & Nollywood Producer Tunde Oloyede Dies At 70
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Veteran Broadcaster & Nollywood Producer Tunde Oloyede Dies At 70

Veteran broadcaster and Nollywood producer and director Tunde Oloyede has passed away. The 70 year old producer, died early this morning in his home in Festac, New Telegraph reports. He was the former President of Independent Television Producers Association of Nigeria (ITPAN), and also produced and directed popular TV drama series The Village Headmaster. His is survived by his wife who is also a veteran broadcaster, Bimbo Oloyede, and their children. Our thoughts and prayers remain with his family.
SARS Will NOT Be Scrapped – Nigeria Police Insists
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SARS Will NOT Be Scrapped – Nigeria Police Insists

The Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force, Jimoh Moshood has stated that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, will not scrapped but reformed despite nationwide protest. Moshood disclosed this at a youth-police forum on Police Accountability in Lagos by Korede Bello Initiative. CSP Moshood urged Nigerians to be patient as the police force was investigating complaints and feel their pains. “We have families and we feel your pain; SARS reform is the way to go and not to end SARS. “SARS has been doing very well in ensuring that robbery is reduced to the barest minimum in the country. However, concerns and allegations against them as regard the violation of human rights are being investigated on the directive of the Inspector General of Police. “The reform that he has put i...
Former Broadcaster And Activist, Sefinatu Muhammed Dies After Long Battle With Alzheimer’s Disease
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Former Broadcaster And Activist, Sefinatu Muhammed Dies After Long Battle With Alzheimer’s Disease

Sefinatu Muhammed, a social critic, fashion enthusiast and broadcaster who once worked with NTA has died. She died after returning from the United States where she had a brain tumour surgery. Before her demise, she was reportedly battling Alzheimer's disease. Her death was announced two months after it occurred. She has since been buried after a funeral mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Badagry, Lagos. She was aged 69 and is survived by a son, Mukhtar.
‘I Am Not Dead Nor Dying’ – Veteran Broadcaster And Actor Sadiq Daba, As He Treats Leukaemia
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‘I Am Not Dead Nor Dying’ – Veteran Broadcaster And Actor Sadiq Daba, As He Treats Leukaemia

Iconic broadcaster and actor Sadiq Daba has let it be known that although he is undergoing treatment for the potentially life-threatening disease, leukaemia; contrary to reports, he is not dead nor dying. Several news outlets had reported the Kano-born actor was in the throes of death as a result of the cancer which attacks the blood and blood marrow. However, Daba has reassured his fans that he is in no danger of death and is being treated. Former entertainment journalist, Azuka Jebose, communicated via his Facebook page, quoting Sadiq Daba as saying ‘The leukemia has been arrested. I will be okay…’ Daba himself while replying to a comment wrote, ‘I am not dead nor dying!! God has been and will Always be faithful to me and my plight, because that is my covenant with Him !!!! M...
Putin Accuses BBC Of Supporting Opposition Leader Navalny
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Putin Accuses BBC Of Supporting Opposition Leader Navalny

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday responded to a question from a BBC reporter on opposition leader Alexei Navalny by accusing the British broadcaster of supporting the Kremlin critic. “When I heard you were from the BBC, I didn’t doubt for a moment you would ask precisely that question because it’s in a certain sense propaganda of the people whom you support,” Putin said answering a question about whether he sees Navalny as a political competitor following nationwide protests organised by the opposition leader. Navalny has been sentenced to 30 days behind bars after being detained Monday on his way to a protest in Moscow against government corruption, where hundreds were arrested in the city centre. “Any form of protest, including demonstrations, should remain in the fr...
Martha Gowon Audu Is Dead
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Martha Gowon Audu Is Dead

Yakubu Gowon's Younger Sister Mama Martha Gowon-Audu Is Dead!(photos) According to Samuel who shared the news,General Yakubu Gowon's younger sister and late James Audu's widow Mama Martha Gowon-Audu is dead.The veteran broadcaster and pioneer of Northern Nigerian women in the industry died on March 4.May her soul RIP.Amen!
DSS Operatives Seal CoreTV Abuja
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DSS Operatives Seal CoreTV Abuja

Security peratives believed to be from the State Security Service on Friday broke into the Abuja office of CoreTV, a cable and satelite broadcaster, carting away broadcasting and other related equipment. Olajide Adediran, the CoreTV managing director, told PREMIUM TIMES the operatives also shut down the station and barricaded the area during the operation around 4:00 a.m. Friday, even though the media house had no history with the secret police. “They have never formally notified us of any wrongdoing,” Mr. Adediran told PREMIUM TIMES by telephone. “This takes us entirely by surprise.” Mr. Adeniran said he arrived the office, at 34, Sokode Crescent, Zone 5, Wuse, on Friday morning with his staff, but quickly realised that their access into the area had been denied. “The ...
Wofai Samuel To Host West African Power Industry Awards
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Wofai Samuel To Host West African Power Industry Awards

Organisers of Cape Town, South Africa based awards ceremony,West African Power Industry Awards has unveiled one of Nigeria’s ace broadcaster Wofai Samuel, as the host of the show. The Awards which is expected to bring together 200 of West Africa’s most renowned power industry professionals, pioneers, and projects, is set to recognise and reward the success of West Africa’s Power Sector during the 2015/2016 year. Responding to the announcement, Wofai Samuel, said; ” It’s a dream come true as this has already opened several doors of limitless opportunities from diverse sectors on the international landscape. I give Thanks to God Almighty who has made this possible’. She added that “Spintelligent from South Africa and Clarion Events from the UK are prominent and highly respected brands’ an...
OAP Grace Ogbuji Opens up About Her Lesbian Sex Tape a Comedian is Reportedly Blackmailing Her With
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OAP Grace Ogbuji Opens up About Her Lesbian Sex Tape a Comedian is Reportedly Blackmailing Her With

Aspiring broadcaster and actress Grace Amarachi Ogbuji has been in the news since yesterday after she went on social media to open up about something she did when she was younger. According to her, about 6 years ago she experimented with a female friend out of curiosity and they made a sex tape. This sex tape is now allegedly being used to blackmail her by rising comedian Omini Aho. She went on social media to say that even though she is scared, she is not ashamed of her past, and also referenced beauty queen Chidinma Okeke who is in a similar situation. Taking a bold step, she decided to expose the alleged blackmailer regardless of what people might say. She wrote: We all have done  foolish things one time or the other in our lives… Have actually done lot of foolish things,yea...
I Love You Linda Ikeji – Emma Ugolee
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I Love You Linda Ikeji – Emma Ugolee

Veteran broadcaster and 'king of talk shows', Emma Ugolee who is suffering from kidney failure -has only words of love for popular blogger Linda Ikeji who once again proved her longstanding friendship to him yesterday. Below is what an appreciative Emma Ugolee shared on his page yesterday; ''Had been on the phone earlier today with ma sister right here who was not too happy with how I sounded. True to her worries, I was rushed to the hospital on an emergency tip this afternoon. Calling to find out if it felt any better and realizing I had to dialyse, she froze work, ran to the hospital and literally stood on her feet next to my bed till I was smiling. She left the hospital this late after having amazing material impact on dialysing patients and watching me walk to my car.. So going...
Charles Anazodo & Wife Celebrates 13th Wedding Anniversary
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Charles Anazodo & Wife Celebrates 13th Wedding Anniversary

With the celeb trend of short-lived marriages, it’s refreshing to see a celeb couple going strong after over a decade. You may remember Marian Arthur from her days on NTA, now she is Marian Anazodo and she’s still working in media as the host of hit TV show Knorr Taste Quest. Her husband Charles Anazodo is a seasoned sports analyst and broadcaster. The couple celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary today and here is what they had to say. Charles – Today I celebrate my wife Marian Anazodo for tolerating me for the past 13yrs . She has been my rock,my strength. A woman who has helped shape my life and career. I still look at her and see what people say fades ,her beauty. Words are not enough to describe my woman of virtue and substance. All I can say is thank you my love for 13 and 1...