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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...

U.S. Says Visa Applicants Denied Due to Trump ‘Muslim Ban’ Can Reapply

Most U.S. visa applicants who were denied because of former President Donald Trump's travel ban on 13 mostly Muslim-majority and African countries can seek new decisions or submit new applications, the State Department said on Monday. President Joe Biden overturned Trump's so-called Muslim ban on Jan. 20, his first day in office, calling it "a...

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...

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR, a collosus at 83

Oluṣẹgun Mathew Okikiọla Arẹmu Ọbasanjọ, GCFR , born on the 5 of March 1937 is a former Nigerian Army General and former President of Nigeria. A Nigerian of Yoruba descent, Obasanjo was a career soldier before serving twice as Nigeria’s head of state, once as a military ruler, between 13 February 1976 to 1...

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...

Breaking!! The Doyen of Highlife music in Nigeria Passes on

The glorious exit of a Legend of Highlife music, Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya OON was announced earlier this afternoon. This untimely incident happened at Luth hospital Lagos State at exactly 12noon today Wednesday 12th of February, 2020. We pray that the Doyen of highlife music find repose with the creator while wishing the family and...

TETFUND: Nigerian Lecturers Spend Research Grants On Cars, Houses – Bakari

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has accused lecturers across the country’s public tertiary institutions of diverting research grants to build homes, purchase cars, and engage in other frivolous activities. This is coming days after an allegation of personnel budget inflation levelled against some academic and healthcare institutions including the University of Ibadan, by the...

Breaking: Many Injured In LASU Stampede As Students Rush To Write Exam

A stampede at the Lagos State University, LASU, today led to some students sustaining injuries. The stampede occurred due to desperation of some students to force their ways into a 500-seat Computer Based Test (CBT) Centre at the school’s premises in Ojo, Lagos. Ademola Adekoya, LASU’s spokesman, said some anxious students wanted to be among the...

Even At 100 Years, God willing, I will Still Be Singing – KSA

Juju music maestro, King Sunny Ade, has revealed that he bought his first guitar at age 16 and that he hid it beneath the staircase from his family. The 73-year-old told a nine-year-old fan, Temidara Onafuye, during a recent visit to the child’s family in Lagos. Onafuye is a primary school pupil based in North Carolina,...