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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...

The Five Most Important Emotions In B2B Marketing Today

We live and work in emotional times. It’s not just that we’re feeling unfamiliar emotions, or feeling them more intensely; those emotions are also playing a bigger role in how we try to make sense of a suddenly confusing world. They’re as present in our professional lives as in our personal ones. That’s something...

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...

Majek Fashek Discharged From Hospital In UK

Omenka Uzoma, the manager of Nigerian music legend, Majek’s Fashek, has said the singer is currently undergoing therapy in the U.S. Mr Uzoma, who has been managing Majek’s career in the last seven years, revealed this in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES in Lagos on Wednesday. He said Majek, 57, was discharged from Queen Elizabeth Hospital...

Dangote Plans Move To Big Apple City

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, plans to take office space in Big Apple New York to help diversify his investments and avoid the risk of currency fluctuations on his home continent. According to a Bloomberg report, Dangote will use the base and an existing one in London to become more global after the completion of...

BREAKING: Boeing 737 Plane Bound for Kyiv Crashes In Iran, Killing All On Board

There were 167 passengers and nine crew members on board the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. The plane was a Boeing 737-800, not the Max model that was grounded almost a year ago after two crashes. The cause of the crash was not immediately known. Search and rescue works are conducted at site after a Boeing 737...

Islamic Movement In Nigeria (IMN) Also Known As Shi’tes Protests In Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’tes has began a protest in Abuja, the Nigeria’s capital, over the killing of Qassem Soleimani the leader of Iranian military. Suleimani was killed by an American airstrike on Friday, a situation that have heightened tensions in the Middle East region. Shiites led a procession...

Nigerians Cannot Continue Traveling Overseas For Medical Treatments – Buhari

The Nigerian President on Friday, said Nigerians should not continue going abroad for medical treatment. “Nigerians have suffered so much going abroad for medical treatment. This is not good for us and it must stop because we can’t afford it again,” he said. The President, stated this at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki,...

EFCC Interrogates Chief Allen Onyema, Over Alleged $44.9 Million Wire Deals.

A report published on Saturday by The Nation said Mr Onyema was quizzed on Wednesday and released on administrative bail. It quoted a source who said a former special adviser/coordinator of the Amnesty Programme Office, who was not named, has been placed on watch list. Following Onyema’s interrogation, the EFCC has now placed his activities under...