Monday, January 25

Tag: Visibility

I Promote Artistes With International Visibility — Lanre Typical
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I Promote Artistes With International Visibility — Lanre Typical

Azeez Olanrewaju Adenekan, Nigerian Dubai-based music promoter popularly known as Lanre Typical, who promotes the finest talents and outstanding individuals in the Nigeria/Africa entertainment industry has explained what it takes for an artiste to attract his attention. According to the promoter who has brought many African artistes, particularly Nigerians to Dubai on monthly basis for the nightlife experiences to Africans and non Africans living in the city, “I always consider the rave of the artiste, basically the artiste must have an international recognition for other nationalities to vibe to, especially, the artiste’s songs must be known, not only in Nigeria but in other African countries as well. “The industry is tough and rough, only consistent artistes can make the cut.” ...
Father of Two and his Four Colleagues Burnt to Death in Horrific Road Crash in Edo
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Father of Two and his Four Colleagues Burnt to Death in Horrific Road Crash in Edo

Five members of staff of Okomu Oil plc, in Edo State were on Friday evening burnt to death in a road crash that occurred along Benin/Iguobazuwa road, in Ovia South-West local government area of the State. The accident occurred when the bus conveying the victims from Extension 2 farm of the firm to the head office of the company at Okomu community, rammed into a lorry that crossed the road. Two others were said to have sustained serious injuries in the ghastly accident and  are said to be currently receiving treatment. According to an eyewitness, Max Iyase, they could not render assistance to the victims, as the flame was ferocious. He identified one of the victims as Elvis Odia, a married father of two. "Yesterday experience on the road was so horrific as I drove into t...
NTA will Compete with CNN, if we Get $500m Loan- Lai Mohammed
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NTA will Compete with CNN, if we Get $500m Loan- Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information, has said that the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) will compete with the likes of Cable News Network (CNN) if the $500 million loan his ministry is seeking for is approved. According to The Guardain, the Minister said this when he appeared before the senate committee on local and foreign loans to speak on the importance of the $500 million which is part of the $30 billion loan President Buhari is asking the national assembly to approve. The Minister explained that if the fund was approved, the NTA could be upgraded to enable it to send out signals that would be at par with CNN, adding that Nigeria has the manpower to achieve this feat “If this project is approved, there will be more visibility for our people in the music, fash...
The Helicopter Kobe Bryant and Eight Others were Travelling in Didn’t have Black Box
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The Helicopter Kobe Bryant and Eight Others were Travelling in Didn’t have Black Box

Investigators revealed on Monday night that the helicopter on which Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven other people died was not equipped with crash-proof voice and data recorders. The Sikorsky S-76B helicopter wasn’t required to have the black boxes, National Transportation Safety Board member Jennifer Homendy said at the agency’s first briefing since the accident. The pilot of the aircraft, Ara Zibayan requested permission to climb to avoid a cloud layer and then made a descending turn and struck a hillside, Homendy said. An air-traffic controller radioed back to the pilot asking him what he planned to do and there was no reply. Preliminary reports indicate the pilot was confused or was reacting to some unusual condition as it climbed and turned away from its route, according ...
Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Flew Through Fog Despite Cops Grounding their Fleet Over Safety fears
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Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Flew Through Fog Despite Cops Grounding their Fleet Over Safety fears

The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven others flew through thick fog, despite Los Angeles police grounding their own fleet, it has been revealed. The private Sikorsky S-76 owned by the former Lakers basketball star was heading to Bryant's Mamba Academy in Thousand Oaks for basketball practice when it crashed. Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Josh Rubenstein confirmed their Air Support Division was grounded Sunday, adding: "The weather situation did not meet our minimum standards for flying." A flight plan indicated the helicopter took off from John Wayne Airport in Orange County at 9.06am PST and the last signal was received from the aircraft at 9.45am. It was expected to land at San Gabriel Valley Airport in El Monte. Flight data shows the aircraft...
Truck Crushes Four People Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
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Truck Crushes Four People Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Expressway, on Thursday, January 2nd claimed the lives of four persons while leaving four other passengers with various degrees of injuries. The Public Relations Officer Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the crash occurred around 4.30 a.m. He highlighted that the truck, with registration number TKP 653 XA, which was loaded with yams, lost control. He said the red coloured Man Diesel truck, which was coming from the North and in bound Lagos, had 14 passengers, presumed to be owners of the products, sitting on the top of the yams when the accident occurred .“The casualty was much because some of the passengers, who are also likely owners of the yam, were seating on the yam in the open space at the back. Thus, when it lost control d...
Teacher Hospitalised After Irate Parent  Beat Her With Umbrella
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Teacher Hospitalised After Irate Parent Beat Her With Umbrella

A 52-year-old teacher has been hospitalised and is in a serious condition after allegedly being beaten by a parent at a school in Tlhatlaganyane, outside Rustenburg, South Africa. Grade three teacher Mpuseng Sepotokele was allegedly beaten by the pregnant woman at Leema Primary School. According to Sepotokele's son, Tlhalefang, his mother found the parent at the school gate upon arrival and was beaten with an umbrella after being accused of assaulting the woman's child. "My mother called me around eight in the morning saying I should come to the school as she was assaulted. I rushed there to find her in the staff room in bad shape. She said a parent beat her at the school gates for no reason. Right now I don't know if I want her going back to that school," he said while ...
Cardiff City’s Emiliano Sala feared to be on Board Missing Plane
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Cardiff City’s Emiliano Sala feared to be on Board Missing Plane

Cardiff City’s record signing, Emiliano Sala, is feared to be on board the missing plane which disappeared from the radar above the English Channel on Monday night   A French media reported that Cardiff City’s new signing Emiliano Sala, who joined the Premier League outfit on a club-record £15million deal was on board the missing plane. This came after rescue teams were scrambled to waters north of Alderney after the light aircraft with two on board vanished on Monday evening. It was gathered that the footballer was driven to the airport by Nantes defender Nicolas Pallois. Cardiff City chairman Mehmet Dalman told TalkSport: “We are very concerned by the latest news that a light aircraft lost contact over the Channel last night. We are awaiting confirmation before we ...
Why We’re Rebuilding Ayefele’s Music House – Oyo State Government
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Why We’re Rebuilding Ayefele’s Music House – Oyo State Government

The Oyo State Government has explained its role in the ongoing reconstruction of the façade of Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, which was partially demolished in August, Punch Metro reports. The government, in a statement issued on Sunday by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji, said its intervention was informed by the acknowledgment of contravention of the state building code by the management of the Music House and the personal appeal by Ayefele to Governor Abiola Ajimobi. he statement noted that an appeal from various stakeholders in the state and the musician’s willingness to rectify the contraventions, which would involve the reduction of the frontage fence line by 1.5m, among others, had informed the intervention by the governor. It...
Kobe Bryant Dismay After Removal From Film Injury
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Kobe Bryant Dismay After Removal From Film Injury

Former NBA star turned Oscar-winning filmmaker Kobe Bryant expressed disappointment on Wednesday after being removed from the jury of an animation film festival because of his 2003 rape case. Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers icon who won an Academy Award this year for his animated short film “Dear Basketball”, was dumped from the Animation Is Film Festival after an online petition protesting his involvement. “After discussions with the various stakeholders of Animation Is Film, the decision has been made to remove Kobe Bryant from the 2018 jury,” festival founder Eric Beckman said in a statement. “We are a young organization and it is important to keep our collective energies focused on the films, the participating filmmakers, and our festival attendees.” Bryant’s removal from the even...
Nigerian Rapper, Juggernaut Dies in Road Accident
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Nigerian Rapper, Juggernaut Dies in Road Accident

Nigerian rapper, Egbeoluwa Ademilade aka Juggernaut has lost his life in a road accident. The fast rising singer, who was signed to the record label, Blak Haus Entertainment founded by Seun Anikulapo-Kuti died on the 30th of September, 2018, after ramming his friend’s car into a truck in Lagos. Juggernaut once survived a ghastly accident that nearly claimed his life. He left behind a daughter. Jugger, as he was fondly called by those very close to him in the music industry, attended Corona Nursery and Primary School, Gbagada; King’s College, Lagos, got admitted to Babcock University but attained a Bachelors of Art at Evangel Christian School of America. He started out his music career as a member and the only rapper in a group of three called the Triple X Entertainment; the oth...