Music

Nigerian Entertainment Industry Celebrates As Burna Boy, Wizkid Win First-ever Grammy Awards

Nigeria pop stars Burna Boy and Wizkid have won at the 2021 Grammys, the first time for both artistes. Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album category while Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; ‘Brown Skin Girl’, from Lion King: The Gift album. Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy was also a winner...

BREAKING: Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba Is Dead

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, who became a household in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, has died. It was learned he died on Wednesday evening after falling critical ill at his Marwa Garden residence in Alausa, Lagos State. “Yes, he is dead. May his soul rest in peace,” an...

Top Black Billionaires in 2021

Black billionaires make up fewer than 1% of all billionaires worldwide. Who are the select few who made it into the ranks of the world’s richest people?In this graphic, we used the Forbes real-time billionaire list to highlight the most financially successful Black people, and the source(s) of their wealth.Black Billionaires, RankedThe data is...

Veteran Actor, Pa Kasumu Is Dead

Nollywood actor, Kayode Odumosu, better known as Pa Kasumu, has died after a protracted illness. He was 66. The actor died on Sunday afternoon. Actress, Foluke Daramola-Salako, broke the sad news in an Instagram post. Foluke had in December launched what she tagged Nolly Veteran SOS Project 2019, described as a lifeline for ailing and aging Nollywood veterans. Pa...

LASG ISSUES 7-DAY REMOVAL ORDER TO OWNERS OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES, OTHERS IN MILE 2

The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) today issued a 7-day ‘Removal Notice’ to owners/occupants of illegal structures/Shanties, mechanic workshops, containarised kiosks and commercial bus garages around Government Public Schools at Mile 2, Badagry Expressway, Lagos Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, who disclosed this at a gathering...

NERC Orders DisCos Not To Bill Unmetered Customers More Than N1,800 Monthly

FacebookTwitterEmailWhatsAppSMSLinkedInShareThe Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has barred the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos) from charging residential customers above an average of N1,800 monthly until they are metered. The order is coming amidst continued outrages on over billing by electricity customers. In an Order 197 signed by the Chairman, Prof. James Momoh and the Commissioner, Legal, Licencing...

Olamide’s YBNL Sign Joint Venture Deal With Empire

Rapper, Olamide, has signed a joint venture deal for his record label, YBNL, with US-based record label, Empire. Empire Distribution, Records and Publishing Inc. is an American distribution company and record label headquartered in San Francisco, California. Olamide announced the new deal on Tuesday night via social media which will also include Fireboy and any new...

WAEC Data Capturing Software Is Anti-Islam –MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Monday, accused the West African Examination Council (WAEC) of using an anti-islamic software for data capturing during registration. In a statement signed by the group’s Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, MURIC complained that that its office has been inundated with reports from Muslim students, their teachers and parents that the...

Nollywood And Society Encouraged Money Ritual, Kidnapping . – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has alleged that Nollywood movies encourage crime such as money ritual and kidnap. He spoke during the week as a guest speaker at the fourth annual public lecture/symposium organised by the United Action for Change. The former Lagos State governor said at the symposium themed ‘Security of citizens as...

Segun Awolowo, The Knot That Tied Men Of History -KUNLE OLASOPE

HAVING celebrated my 80th birthday elaborately on May 8, 2017 (courtesy of my loving and appreciative children, Jumoke, Dapo, Dipo, Tayo, Dale and Deola), I decided to mark the date this year on a low key. After a period of devotion to thank God for His mercies, I went into a review of the...