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President Buhari Mourns Victims of ill-fated Military Plane crash
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President Buhari Mourns Victims of ill-fated Military Plane crash

President Buhari has expressed sadness over the fatal crash of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft that claimed the lives of seven personnel in Abuja today February 21. A statement released by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, reads; ''President Buhari is deeply saddened by the fatal crash of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft on Sunday in Abuja that claimed the lives of seven personnel. On behalf of the Federal Government, President Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to family members, friends and colleagues of those who died as a result of this tragedy. The President joins the Nigerian Air Force, the military and other Nigerians in mourning the unfortunate loss of the dedicated and courageous personnel, who died in the...
Miyetti Allah Commends Bauchi Gov for Defending Armed Herdsmen, Blasts Gov Ortom and Akeredolu
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Miyetti Allah Commends Bauchi Gov for Defending Armed Herdsmen, Blasts Gov Ortom and Akeredolu

Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Fulani Socio-Cultural Association, the umbrella body for Fulani community in Nigeria, has commended the Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, for defending herdsmen who go about carrying AK47. On Thursday, February 11, Governor Mohammed at a function said that Fulani herdsmen carry AK47 rifles to protect themselves since the government isn't protecting them. He accused Governor Samuel Ortom of not accommodating other tribes like the Fulanis in Benue state “The governor that is most wrong is the governor of Benue State, my brother, and colleague Governor Samuel Ortom. If you don’t accommodate other tribes, we are also accommodating your tribes in Bauchi and other places.  We have so many Tiv people farming in Alkaleri, in Tafawa Balewa, farming in Bogoro LG...
Nigerian Air Force Personnel Killed in Gun Duel with Armed Bandits in Kaduna
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Nigerian Air Force Personnel Killed in Gun Duel with Armed Bandits in Kaduna

  Troops of the 271 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Saturday February 13, foiled an ambush by a group of armed bandits at Ungwan Laya near Birnin Gwari, killing many of them. The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Ibikunle Daramola, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, said some NAF personnel were killed during the operation while a few others sustained varying degrees of injuries. "Troops of the 271 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Detachment today, 13 February 2021, foiled an ambush set up by a group of over 100 armed bandits at Ungwan Laya near Birnin Gwari in Kaduna State," the statement reads. "The gallant troops were able to fight their way through the ambush killing dozens of bandits in the process. Unfortunately, some NAF personnel paid the supreme pr...
Boko Haram reportedly abducts three Customs officers in Yobe
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Boko Haram reportedly abducts three Customs officers in Yobe

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have reportedly abducted three officers of the Nigeria Customs Services in Yobe state. The Nation reports that the officers were abducted during an attack on Geidam town by the insurgents on Wednesday, February 10.   “Honestly we are all in a very sad mood with what happened to our colleagues in Geidam. We are with them in prayers,” a custom officer who spoke with our correspondent in confidence because he is not mandated to do so. The spokesperson of the state police command,  Dungus Abdulkarim, refused to comment on the abduction but he confirmed the attack in Giedam. “My men on the ground informed me that the attack was repelled by the Army ground troop with Airforce support. The information I got was that there was no casualty in the at...
Veteran Sports Reporter, Pedro Gomez Dies ‘Suddenly’ at 58
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Veteran Sports Reporter, Pedro Gomez Dies ‘Suddenly’ at 58

Veteran ESPN SportsCenter reporter, Pedro Gomez died on Sunday, February 7. He was 58. James Pitaro, Chairman, ESPN, and Sports Content confirmed his death in a statement saying, “We are shocked and saddened to learn that our friend and colleague Pedro Gomez has passed away.” He continued, “Pedro was an elite journalist at the highest level and his professional accomplishments are universally recognized. More importantly, Pedro was a kind, dear friend to us all. Our hearts are with Pedro’s family and all who love him at this extraordinarily difficult time.” “Pedro was far more than a media personality. He was a Dad, loving husband, loyal friend, coach and mentor,” the Gomez family said in a statement. “He was our everything and his kids’ biggest believer. He died unexpected...
Fulani Eviction: Don’t Allow Anarchy In Your State – El-Rufai Warns Governors
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Fulani Eviction: Don’t Allow Anarchy In Your State – El-Rufai Warns Governors

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has condemned in strong terms the eviction being issued to Fulani herdsmen in some parts of the country. El-Rufai called on his colleagues, other Governors in the country, to make statements condemning and disavowing attacks and massacres of other Nigerians living in their states. The Governor spoke on Wednesday at a State-wide broadcast saying that indigenes of Kaduna State and other states residing in other parts of the country had reached out to him to lament the hostilities of their host communities in recent times. El-Rufai further called on members of the National Assembly to fast-track action on the constitutional amendments that would usher in state and community policing. The Governor began by calling on all Nigerians liv...
Encomiums Pour in for Nigerian Actress Taiwo Ajayi Lycett as She Turns 80
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Encomiums Pour in for Nigerian Actress Taiwo Ajayi Lycett as She Turns 80

Veteran actress Taiwo Ajayi Lycett turned 80 today and her colleagues are showering her with praise. Joke Silva, Lala Akindoju and other actors described the celebrant in glowing terms and shared with the world a side of her that most may not know. They spoke of her selflessness and the sacrifices she's made in the industry. See below.
Singer Timi Dakolo Gifts Newly Married Nigerian lady a Surprise Performance in her Home
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Singer Timi Dakolo Gifts Newly Married Nigerian lady a Surprise Performance in her Home

A Nigerian lady, Ogechi Eke, was full of excitement after singer Timi Dakolo, surprised her with a live performance in her home. Timi who posted the heartwarming video of him singing to the lady, said he was supposed to be at her wedding as the bride insisted that was the wedding gift she wanted. However, he had other engagements he had signed up for which he couldn't shelve. To make it up to her, he stormed their home and gave her the performance she longed for. ''So I got a call for a wedding in abuja for a lady that just wanted me as her only wedding gift. Unfortunately I had committed to some other gig and the husband and other people kept calling . At some point, we had to come to an agreement, because they refuse to give up. I mean the calls kept coming with the line hav...
NOUN Staff Arrested for Allegedly Killing his Colleague Over N70000 in Benue
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NOUN Staff Arrested for Allegedly Killing his Colleague Over N70000 in Benue

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested a 31-year-old staff of the National Open University of Nigeria NOUN in Benue state, Ikon Danasabe, for allegedly employing the services of his fellow cult members to kill his colleague, Francis Atache, over N70, 000. Vanguard reports that an investigation into the case commenced shortly after Francis was gruesomely murdered and his body dumped in a bush in August 2020. The Benue state police command in the course of its investigation got information that Ikon and late Francis had a faceoff over a certain N70, 000. Ikon was arrested by the police but was however placed on holding charge at the Makurdi Correctional Center since he denied any involvement and there wasn't any evidence to prove the claim that he indeed killed late Francis.   ...
Gideon Okeke get support from his colleagues after he called out Nigerian movie executives for “impoverishing actors” by refusing to pay royalties
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Gideon Okeke get support from his colleagues after he called out Nigerian movie executives for “impoverishing actors” by refusing to pay royalties

Gideon Okeke revealed yesterday that he's having an emotional breakdown and said that he's tempted to quit acting because of the shabby way Nigerian actors are treated (read here).   He called Nigerian film executives names, including thieves, and said they do not remember the actors when it's time to share the proceeds from the movies.   He added that he keeps fighting for the condition of actors to be better but his fellow actors do not show support and he asked them to grow some "balls".   After he shared his post, a number of actors commented, indicating support.   Iretiola Doyle, Hilda Dokubo, Sam Sunny, Walter Anga, Uche Elendu, and more left comments showing him support.   One person blamed him for not joining the family of ...
Iyabo Ojo Buries Her Mother, Late Mrs Olubunmi Victoria Fetunga
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Iyabo Ojo Buries Her Mother, Late Mrs Olubunmi Victoria Fetunga

  The funeral service for Iyabo Ojo's mother held on Friday, Nov 27, days after her death. Some of the actress' colleagues were present to offer support. Iyabo Ojo's children were also present. Speaking at the event, the actress said she's certain her mother has gone to rest. Photos and Video Below   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Olori Iyabode Omo ladukeade (@iyaboojofespris)
Yvonne Nelson slams her industry colleagues for failing to promote her works
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Yvonne Nelson slams her industry colleagues for failing to promote her works

Ghanaian actress and producer, Yvonne Nelson has expressed her disappointment at her fellow colleagues over lack of support.  The mother one of who just premiered her newest movie “Stranger” took to Twitter to hit out at her industry colleagues for failing to promote her works.  In one tweet, Yvonne said the Ghanaian entertainment industry is 'full of hate and jealousy.'
Police disperse FCT Mobile Court for arresting colleagues
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Police disperse FCT Mobile Court for arresting colleagues

An FCT Mobile Court sitting in Dei-Dei, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was dispersed by policemen who shot sporadically following the arrest of their colleagues.   Officials of the FCT Ministerial Joint Enforcement Task-team on COVID-19 Restrictions, had  arrested a policeman identified as Agada Gabriel for allegedly not wearing a facemask in public and overloading his vehicle, a Gulf car with passengers.   Agada who resisted his arrest, called in his colleague Smart Jacob to help him resist his arraignment.   The duo who were subsequently arraigned and sentenced for overloading and non-use of face masks, reportedly refused to pay their fines or engage in community service as directed by the Court.   They thereafter mobilized gun...
How Nigerian Celebrities Are Sacrificing Their Souls To Devil – Maheeda
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How Nigerian Celebrities Are Sacrificing Their Souls To Devil – Maheeda

Singer, Maheeda, is called ‘Naija bad girl’ for a reason. Often posting near-nude and sensual pictures on social media, Maheeda does not hide the fact that she has had a rough past. Nurtured by the streets, she started her music career as a secular artiste, before changing to gospel music, and back to secular music. Maheeda, who shocked many of her fans when she recently revealed that she’s now born-again for the third time has made another revelation. She noted that she has put a stop to posting erotic videos and pictures on social media while counselling her colleagues to change their ways and dedicate their lives to God. She told Saturday Beat, “God still loves them and He is waiting for them with open hands. It is better late than never. In this evil world of spiritual powe...
60% of Coronavirus Cases in Nigeria Were Recorded in 20 Local Governments – PTF
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60% of Coronavirus Cases in Nigeria Were Recorded in 20 Local Governments – PTF

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF) has revealed that 60 percent of the Coronavirus cases in the country were recorded in 20 local government areas. The Chairman of PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha revealed this while receiving a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth N10 million from Rotary District 9125. Mustapha who was represented by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), Olusegun Adekunle, listed the local government areas as follows; Mainland, Abuja Municipal, Mushin, Eti-Osa, Tarauni, Katsina, Alimosho, Maiduguri, Kosofe, Dutse, Ikeja, Nassarawa, Oshodi/Isolo, Apapa, Amuwo Odofin, Oredo, Bauchi, Lagos Island, Surulere and Ado Odo/Ota. He blamed the increased cases of Coronavirus recorded in the cou...
Oshiomhole’s masquerade will dance naked in the market – Saraki
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Oshiomhole’s masquerade will dance naked in the market – Saraki

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki has reacted to the defection of Governor Godwin Obaseki to the Peoples Democratic Party and the suspension of the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole. Saraki who welcomed Obaseki to the PDP, said he ignored Oshiomhole's verbal attack because he knew “a day would come when his masquerade will dance naked in the market.” The former Governor of Kwara state averred that the man who was garrulously proclaiming the end of the political career of some other people is now about to meet his waterloo. He said in a statement released on Friday June 19;   “I also thank Obaseki’s colleagues, the PDP Governors, for their role and for ensuring that while bringing him into the party, they carried along the local ...
Nigerians Mourn as Radio Personality, Dan Foster Dies
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Nigerians Mourn as Radio Personality, Dan Foster Dies

Nigerians have taken to Twitter to mourn American radio personality, Dan Foster. The former Cool FM radio host's death was announced today, June 17. There are speculations he died of Covid-19. Colleagues and friends reacted to the tragic news by paying tribute to him via their social media accounts. Cool FM OAP Do2dtun wrote: "Oh Dan Foster... you gave me the strength to do this and even more. This is really painful." He added: "He saved me my job.. Such a story!.. he kept me regardless.. look at me now.. “The Big Dog” Dan Foster put it all in for me and us at Coolfm. What an OAP.... The best morning show host till date in Nigeria. This is a big loss."   Frank Edoho wrote: "I just got off the phone, my friend Oscar confirmed that Dan Foster has passed on. Thi...
COVID-19: FAAN gives latest update on reopening Nigerian airports
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COVID-19: FAAN gives latest update on reopening Nigerian airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), on Thursday, held a virtual meeting with the management of Munich International Airport, Germany, to share experiences and compare notes on the effects of COVID-19 lockdown on airports. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, said in a statement that aim of the meeting was to assess the readiness of FAAN to gradually begin operations, following the Federal Government’s directive for reopening of the four regional airports on June 21. The presentation via Skype simulated from Germany and England was tagged: “Rapid Aviation Plan”. Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, Managing Director of FAAN, said the authority was responding to the guidelines set by NCAA for gradual airport reopening and post COVID-19 operations. ...
Kaduna House of Assembly Members Fight Over Mace after Impeaching Deputy Speaker
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Kaduna House of Assembly Members Fight Over Mace after Impeaching Deputy Speaker

Some Kaduna lawmakers engaged in a free-for-all fight shortly after impeaching the Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly and swearing-in a new one. LIB reported earlier that Mukhtar Isa Hazo, the former deputy speaker of Kaduna state house of assembly was impeached after his colleagues passed a vote of no confidence on him. The fight ensued after Hon. Liman Dahiru, the lawmaker representing Makera Constituency broke into the floor of the Assembly and seized the mace. However before he could leave the complex, he was grabbed by the Sergeant at Arm while other members quickly rushed in to retrieve the mace from him. This led to a rowdy session at the assembly, before Dahiru was dragged out. The Nation reported that the lawmaker who attempted seizing the maze was seen later ...
“Your music can heal souls during this Covid-19 pandemic” – DJ Cuppy urges colleagues
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“Your music can heal souls during this Covid-19 pandemic” – DJ Cuppy urges colleagues

Popular Nigerian Disc Jockey, DJ Cuppy has urged her colleagues to release songs that will heal souls during Covid-19 pandemic. The renowned Disc Jockey made this call in the late hours of Tuesday, June 9, 2020 via her official page on Twitter. She siad she knows many Nigerian music artistes who are nervous to drop songs at thr moment. Cuppy however urged them to release songs as their songs might heal someone going through alot during the global pandemic. In her words; “With everything going on, I know so many Nigerian artists that are nervous to drop music right now (I felt the same way)… But please DROP your art – you never know, your musical gift could heal someone today!”
Nigerian Celebrities Sends Congratulatory Messages To Simi And Adekunle Gold After The Birth Of Their First Child
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Nigerian Celebrities Sends Congratulatory Messages To Simi And Adekunle Gold After The Birth Of Their First Child

Some few minutes ago, Simi announced the birth of her first child with Adekunle Gold. A lot of congratulatory messages have poured in from her fans and some of her colleagues in the entertainment industry. Sharing the post, Simi described how she felt when her baby girl finally came out from her as she revealed her name as well as when she gave birth. Some Nigerian celebrities took to her comments section to pass a comment to congratulate her. Read some comments below; jemimaosunde – ??????????????❤️❤️❤️❤️ GOD BLESS YOU BABY DEJA!!!!!! Congratulations @symplysimi @adekunlegold ❤️ acupofkhafi – So so soooo Beautiful!!! And a head full of hair too!! ???? Congratulations guys love you loads ❤️❤️❤️❤️ dremodrizzy – Congratulations Queen❤️? johnnydrille – Congratulation...
Mercy Aigbe and Mide Martins back as Friends?
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Mercy Aigbe and Mide Martins back as Friends?

Nollywood actresses Mide Martins and Mercy Aigbe seem to have buried the hatchet after feuding for a period of time. This is after actress Mide shared a throwback photo she took with her former best-friend, Mercy Aigbe years ago. According to Mide Martins, she took the photo with Mercy Aigbe at a party they attended together in 2014. Referring to herself and Mercy Aigbe as sexy mamas, Mide wrote; “TBT Owambe Saturday 2014..With My Mummy J Of Life…Ore Mi Atata.. @realmercyaigbe. Set Awon Sexy Mamas” Mercy Aigbe on the other hand agreed with her friend that they are indeed sexy mummies with the reply she gave. If you recollect, the duo stopped being good friends about 3 years ago and many of their fans assumed it was as a result of the crisis Mide was having in her marriag...
Actresses and Actor Timini call out movie producer, Victor Okpala for allegedly demanding for sex in exchange for movie roles
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Actresses and Actor Timini call out movie producer, Victor Okpala for allegedly demanding for sex in exchange for movie roles

Some upcoming Nollywood actresses have called out movie producer, Victor Okpala for allegedly demanding for sex in exchange for movie roles. Sharon Osiyerimo Ohunene Jatto who shared screenshots of her chat with the movie producer, slammed him for putting out a “say no to rape” post even when he allegedly tried sleeping with her when she was barely 17. The actress accused Okpala of holding movie auditions to haunt girls. Sharon wrote;   You see this man @victorokpalan This man had the guts to post “say no to rape” because he thinks its just social media aesthetics. Do you people understand this. This man holds auditions only for him to haunt for girls. I was barely 17 when this man asked that in exchange for a movie role I sleep with him. When i told him my a...
Infectious Disease Bill Is Superfluous, Unconstitutional – Falana
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Infectious Disease Bill Is Superfluous, Unconstitutional – Falana

The proposed Infectious Diseases Bill co-sponsored by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and two of his colleagues has been described as superfluous, illegal and unconstitutional. Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, told Channels Television on Wednesday that the efforts to replace the Quarantine Act was a waste of time as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention Act of 2018 has taken care of what the lawmakers are trying to achieve. Mr Falana, who spoke about the controversial bill during an appearance, via Skype, on Politics Today, said, “It is pertinent to inform Nigerians that in November 2018, a law was enacted in this country – the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Act, NCDC Act, which has taken care of i...
Chinese Researcher on the Verge of Making Very Significant Coronavirus Findings is Killed in Murder-suicide
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Chinese Researcher on the Verge of Making Very Significant Coronavirus Findings is Killed in Murder-suicide

Dr Bing Liu, a research assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh's Medical Center's Computational and Systems Biology Department, has been shot dead inside the home he shared with his wife in Pittsburgh. The well respected 37 year old researcher was alone at his home in the 200 block of Elm Court in Ross Township on Saturday afternoon when another man known as Hao Gu - allegedly entered the residence through an unlocked door and opened fire striking him in the head, neck and torso with bullets. His wife was not home at the time of the homicide, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. Pittsburgh Police said Gu then returned to his car parked 100 yards away at Charlemagne Circle and shot himself. According to Pittsburgh police, Liu and his alleged killer Gu knew ...
Sick Ondo Policewoman Refuses COVID-19 Test
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Sick Ondo Policewoman Refuses COVID-19 Test

A senior police officer in Ondo State allegedly showing coronavirus symptoms has reportedly refused to submit herself for testing. Three police officers were reportedly among the 13 persons that tested positive for the disease in the state. They are at the  Infectious Disease Hospital in Akure receiving treatment. It was learnt that the ill policewoman attached to the Yaba Police Division, Ondo town, had opted for herbal medicine. The development is said to have triggered panic in her home, with some of her family members afraid they could be infected. A relative of the officer, who disclosed this on  WhatsApp, said the cop had been taking herbs at home to treat herself instead of going to hospital. He said he decided to cry out so that the woman would not infect people ...
Union Bank Staff Dies From Coronavirus in Lagos
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Union Bank Staff Dies From Coronavirus in Lagos

A Union Bank staff has died from Coronavirus complications as confirmed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, Emeka Emuwa. In an internal memo made public on Monday May 4, it was gathered that the bank staff died while on treatment for Coronavirus at the Infectious Disease Center in Yaba, Lagos. The bank staff was working remotely since March before contracting the disease. The memo reads in part;   “Dear colleagues, notwithstanding the easing of the lockdown, the threat of COVID-19 remains high and real. Today, we received a painful reminder of this threat. “We are deeply saddened to announce that one of our colleagues died in the early hours of today (Monday, May 4th) while being treated at the Infectious Disease Center in Yaba, Lagos.”
Erigga Throws Jab At Colleagues, Says He Is On William Shakespeare Level
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Erigga Throws Jab At Colleagues, Says He Is On William Shakespeare Level

Erigga has told his colleagues that he doesn’t see himself in their level anymore. The rapper said he doesn’t see himself as a rapper anymore but more of a poet. He also told his colleagues to enjoy the industry on their own. He then went further to say he is on the same reasoning level with popular poet and playwright, William Shakespeare. Here’s what he wrote: “Erigga na POET, I no be RAPPER ???… so make una enjoy una industry enh !!! Na me and dem William Shakespeare suppose dey reason”
Stop Being Matured And Join Us To Be Abnormal In Peace – Nadia Buari Tells Her Colleagues Who Feel ‘So Big’
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Stop Being Matured And Join Us To Be Abnormal In Peace – Nadia Buari Tells Her Colleagues Who Feel ‘So Big’

There’s no doubt this lockdown has made almost everyone abnormal making some people sort to take refuge in all sort of social media trends just to kill boredom. But some of our celebrities do feel themselves to the extent that they prefer to remain bored in their various homes and get killed by boredom than to join the various trends on social media to entertain themselves. Well, actress Nadia Buari has a peace of advice for these people who feel ‘so big’. According to her, in this crisis no one is normal looking at all that which is going on. Therefore the best option for them is to join them (those they think are abnormal because of what they are doing on social media) so they all be abnormal in peace before the worse happen because of boredom. She posted a video on her I...
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“I Will Still Be Rich Even If I Don’t Attend Shows Till 2021” – Davido Brags

Davido believes he will still be rich even if he doesn’t hold any show till 2021. He further revealed that most of his colleagues don’t save money. According to Davido, he will still be rich if he doesn’t hold a show till 2021 but most of his colleagues can’t. The ‘Blow My Mind’ crooner made this known via his twitter handle. He said in two to three months time, we will know who saved amongst his colleagues. In like 2/3 months we go know d pple way save money #noshowtill2021 ? — Davido (@davido) April 2, 2020
Falz Asks Simi, Adekunle Gold ‘Personal Question’ On Instagram (Video)
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Falz Asks Simi, Adekunle Gold ‘Personal Question’ On Instagram (Video)

Popular Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana better known as Falz, had an interesting live Instagram session on Thursday with his colleagues, Simi and Adekunle Gold. During the live video chat, the singer asked the couple to reveal the last time they were intimate but he didn’t get the response he wanted. The couple clearly stated that it was none of his business. Adekunle Gold urged his colleague to go in search of a wife before he eventually signed out, leaving his wife to continue talking to Falz. Watch the hilarious video below: Simi and AG on Falz’s live. ???? pic.twitter.com/u4aBp0fkL1 — mudi McJeff (@mcjafferson) April 2, 2020
Coronavirus: We Should Be Helping People Offline – Patoranking Tackles His Colleagues Doing Giveaways Online
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Coronavirus: We Should Be Helping People Offline – Patoranking Tackles His Colleagues Doing Giveaways Online

Nigerian dancehall star, Patoranking has taken a swipe at his colleagues who in the last few days have launched giveaway campaigns online over the Coronavirus pandemic. In a tweet he shared, Patoranking stated that Nigerian artistes should be contributing money to help those offline as they are the most disadvantaged people at this time. He tweeted; Instead Make we artist come together and contribute money to support people, Those once wey no Dey online Oo, Wey understand wetin giveaway mean ( people for slums and ghetto) wey Dey disadvantaged due to this Covid-19 Lockdown, una Dey here Dey talk about this Vs This, Wise up. Patoranking also slammed a Twitter user who stated that entertainers must do giveaways online because “all work and no play makes Jack a fool”. ...
Divorce Rates in New York Rapidly Increases as Couples are Forced to Spend Time Together in Quarantine
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Divorce Rates in New York Rapidly Increases as Couples are Forced to Spend Time Together in Quarantine

Divorce rates have rapidly increased in New York due to couples staying in for self-quarantine. In a report by Page Six, most of these couples seeking divorce are involuntarily spending time together in small apartments or houses that can cause tension throughout this critical time. Another factor contributing to the increased divorce rates is the recent loss of jobs and plummeting stocks among the wealthy. Divorce Attorney William D. Zabel said in a statement that his clientele increased to 50 percent since the "On Pause" order in New York City. He said: "We’ve had an increased amount of calls in the past week from people seeking representation for divorce proceedings, a 50 percent increase, and I have been hearing the same from my colleagues at other firms." A similar ...
Senators Worried Over COVID-19 Status Of 35 Colleagues
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Senators Worried Over COVID-19 Status Of 35 Colleagues

FEAR heightened on Monday over the fate of about 35 senators who have not complied with the measures to determine their Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) status. The senators last week returned from a trip to the United Kingdom (UK), where they attended a Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) seminar in London. It was learnt that they were caught in the web of coronavirus outbreak in the UK at a time the Federal Government directed that those returning from any of the COVID-19 high-risk countries should self-isolate for 14 days. It was gathered that other senators are pressuring Senate President Ahmad Lawan to prevail on their colleagues to excuse themselves from the chamber’s business. Some of them (senators) were also said to be pushing for COVID-19 test for their collea...
Woman Wakes from Coma to Find out Boyfriend and Unborn Son Died in Horror Crash
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Woman Wakes from Coma to Find out Boyfriend and Unborn Son Died in Horror Crash

According to a court inquest, a young woman named Bethany Leese woke up from a coma to discover her boyfriend and yet to be born son had been killed in a horror car crash after the driver driving with no car lights, panicked upon seeing a police car.   On April 15, 2018, Ms Leese, then 18, was travelling with her boyfriend Joshua Sanna in a car his friend borrowed him when an unmarked police car spotted that Sanna's car had no car lights on. When Mr Sanna saw that the police had flashed lights on his car, he ‘panicked’ and sped off, leading his car to drive the wrong way as he attempted to run away. Moments later they smashed head-on into two other vehicles and the couple were catapulted through the windscreen. Mr Sanna and their unborn baby both died, according to the...
Italian Medical Chief, Roberto Stella Dies from Coronavirus
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Italian Medical Chief, Roberto Stella Dies from Coronavirus

The head of the medical association in the northern Italian region of Varese, has died from coronavirus. Roberto Stella, 67, who was the president of the Medical Guild of Varese, died Tuesday night in Como, where he was hospitalized for respiratory failure due to coronavirus, Italy’s state-run ANSA reported. His death was confirmed in a statement by Italy’s National Federation of Doctors and General Practitioners. “He was the example of the capability and hard work of family doctors,” said Silvestro Scotti, national secretary of the federation, said in a statement released Wednesday. “His death represents the outcry of all colleagues who still today are not equipped with the proper individual protection needed."
Two British Airways Staff Members Test Positive for Coronavirus
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Two British Airways Staff Members Test Positive for Coronavirus

Two members of British Airways staff have tested positive for coronavirus the airline announced on Friday. British Airways in a statement, it said: “Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed that two members of our staff have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.” The airline also confirmed that the two members of staff were baggage handlers and not members of cabin crew and they have been isolated and are currently recovering at home. Heathrow Airport, the airline’s headquarters, said in a statement: “The welfare of our passengers and colleagues is our top priority. “A dedicated Public Health England team is operating at Heathrow to respond to any incidents at the airport, and we are working closely with them to ensure our colleagues are following their lat...
Abuja is Not Ready for Coronavirus – Senate President, Ahmad Lawan Decries FG’s Failure to Release N620m for Abuja Isolation Centre
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Abuja is Not Ready for Coronavirus – Senate President, Ahmad Lawan Decries FG’s Failure to Release N620m for Abuja Isolation Centre

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has raised an alarm of Abuja not being ready for coronavirus at the moment as the isolation center in the capital city is still in a bad state. The Senate President who alongside his colleagues toured the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital in Gwagwalada on Wednesday March 4, stated that the N620 million meant for the completion of the isolation center has not been released. Lawan called on the Minister of Finance,  Zainab Ahmed to immediately release N620 million which is the budgeted amount for emergency response to the coronavirus (COVID – 19) outbreak, to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to ensure the isolation center is completed. He said;   “First of all, let me say that the representatives of the federal minis...
Governor El-Rufai Apologizes Over his Government’s Failure to Protect Residents of Kaduna State
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Governor El-Rufai Apologizes Over his Government’s Failure to Protect Residents of Kaduna State

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has apologized to residents of Kaduna state over the failure of his government to protect lives and properties, hours after an attack by gunmen reportedly led to the deaths of 50 villagers at Igabi and Giwa local government areas of the state. The Kaduna State Governor who visited the scene of the attacks, stated that the responsibility of protecting residents of the state rests squarely on his shoulders and that of his colleagues, hence his apology. El-Rufai said;   “As those that have been placed in a position of leadership, the responsibility for protecting these people rests squarely on my shoulders and those of my colleagues. I also came to apologise for my failure to fully protect them. “We are doing the best we can and we are hoping th...
Humble yourself like Wizkid, angry mom tells Davido
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Humble yourself like Wizkid, angry mom tells Davido

An angry mother, Wunmi Praise, who could not stomach what Davido did to her son, has lambasted the ‘Fia’ crooner, advising him to humble himself like some of his colleagues. Few days back, a video went viral on the internet and in the video, a loyal fan of Davido was seen trying to take a selfie with the artiste, but Davido just pushed him aside and hit him on the chest. This video obviously got to the mother of the fan and she went all out to blast him in a five-minute video she posted on her Instagram page,  assuring him that the disgrace arising from the video was not for her son, but for the billionaire artiste. “Now you think you have disgraced my son, you disgrace yourself. So let me tell you go and check my page on Instagram, and you will know who I am. I am Wunmi Praise, a go...
Soldier  Killed Four of his Colleagues before Committing Suicide in Borno
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Soldier Killed Four of his Colleagues before Committing Suicide in Borno

Dogo Shettima, an aide to Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, has shared the photo of the soldier who killed four of his colleagues and then committed suicide at the Army Super Camp 15, located at Malam Fatori in Borno state in the early hours of Wednesday February 26th. According to Dogo, the deceased soldier's action is suspected to have been caused by depression and trauma.
‘Just Admire From Afar’ – Juliet Ibrahim Warns Men Intending To Interrupt Her Greatness
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‘Just Admire From Afar’ – Juliet Ibrahim Warns Men Intending To Interrupt Her Greatness

After suffering several heartbreaks from different men, especially her celebrity colleagues, Ghana based, Liberian actress Juliet Ibrahim is not ready to risk her heart again in 2020. The single mother of one in a recent post on Instagram, sent warning message to any ‘brother’ whose ulterior motive is to ‘interrupt he’d greatness’. Juliet Ibrahim posted a lovely photo of hers and wrote: ” If you see a woman that has everything going for herself and you’re not ready or going to add value to her life, please my brother just admire her from far. Don’t interrupt her greatness.” Mycelebrityandi would also recall that Ms Ibrahim had said she’s not going to allow herself to be played by any guy again. According to her, she will put up the photo of any of her new lover on Insta...
Spanish opera Singer, Placido Domingo Apologises to Dozens of Women who Accused him of Sexual Harassment
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Spanish opera Singer, Placido Domingo Apologises to Dozens of Women who Accused him of Sexual Harassment

Placido Domingo has apologised to dozens of women who accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. This comes the Spanish opera singer resigned as general manager of the Los Angeles Opera after several allegations were made. About a total of 20 women including singers, dancers, musicians and backstage staff accused Domingo of harassment and inappropriate behaviour at opera houses over the last three decades. Domingo had initially denied the allegations' but has finally apologized and accepted 'full responsibility' over the claims against him. In a statement, the singer, director and conductor said: “I have taken time over the last several months to reflect on the allegations that various colleagues of mine have made against me. I respect that these women finally...
“You Look Amazing For A 21 Year Old” – Ibrahim Suleiman Tells Adesua Etomi
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“You Look Amazing For A 21 Year Old” – Ibrahim Suleiman Tells Adesua Etomi

Beautiful and talented Nollywood actress ‘Adesua Etomi ‘ was a year older yesterday. she was showered with lots of love ,prayers and well wishes from singer cum actor husband ‘Bankole Wellington'(Banky W) , colleagues,friends ,family and fans on Instagram. Tinsel star and Nollywood actor ‘Ibrahim Suleiman’ wasn’t left out amongst the well wishers as he penned down a beautiful note alongside a picture of the delectable birthday girl. He posted the picture below on his Instagram handle @ibrahimsuleimanofficial He wrote; ” SO APPARENTLY contrary to the popular belief @adesuaetomi didn’t just descend from heaven.she she has a birthday and it’s today! Happy birthday to my sister,my friend and my wife’s wife. We love you boo.You look amazing for a 21 year old.My gash! ...
Photos and Videos From Adesua Etomi’s Birthday Party
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Photos and Videos From Adesua Etomi’s Birthday Party

Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi turned a year older yesterday and she held a black-themed birthday party to celebrate her new age. The actress' birthday party was attended by her husband, Banky W and some of her colleagues in the entertainment industry. Here are photos and videos from the event below;
Kenyan Lawmaker Found Dead in his Hotel Room in India
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Kenyan Lawmaker Found Dead in his Hotel Room in India

A Member of the County Assembly of Kiambi, Kenya, Cyrus Omondi was found dead in his hotel room in Mumbai, India. Rono Kosigi, the Liaison Officer at the Kenyan High Commission in India, confirmed the incident on Wednesday. The MCA who represents Kahawa Wendani Ward was in India for a workshop alongside his colleagues in the Education committee The cause of his death could not be immediately established. However, Kiambu County Assembly Speaker Stephen Ndichu said that preliminary reports indicate that the Rep suffered heart attack. Mr Omondi alias Gearbox rose to fame after he emerged amongst the few non-native leaders to win ward seats in Kiambu County after a heated contest in 2017.
Nigerian porn star, Savage Trap Queen  narrates how she ventured into adult movies
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Nigerian porn star, Savage Trap Queen narrates how she ventured into adult movies

Nigerian porn star, Savage Trap Queen has narrated how she ventured into adult movies. In an interview with Daddy Freeze, the porn star disclosed that she was invited to an audition she thought was for a reality show by a friend. She revealed that she realized it was a different thing after she saw some girls wearing G-string panties at the venue of the supposed audition. Savage Trap Queen also disclosed that she wasn't paid after sex during the audition for a role in the adult movies she subsequently featured in. According to her, they were paid N80k for featuring in porn movies with mask and N100k without mask. When asked if their male colleagues last as much as they are presumed to, she disclosed that there are several cuts which are all merged together before adult movies ...