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Fans Take To Twitter To Mourn DJ Olu As His Body Is Laid To Rest

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A large section of the Twitterverse has taken to the social media to mourn DJ Olu, the deceased member of Davido’s crew and his close pal. DJ Olu, real name Olugbenga Abiodun and one Chime Amaechi, said to be a crew member of the ace artiste, were found dead on Saturday in a BMW car in a garage on Block B, Banana Island, Lagos. The ... Read More »

American Music Award: Full List Of Nominees

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Nominations for the 45th annual American Music Awards (AMAs) are here. Two-time AMA nominee, Ciara, announced the first batch of this year’s AMA nominees live on Good Morning America. Bruno Mars, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, the Weeknd, the Chainsmokers, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee are among the nominees up for multiple awards at this year’s ceremony. Bruno Mars picked up three nominations for Favourite ... Read More »

UK Police Probe Assault Claim Against Weinstein

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British police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein dating back to the 1980s, the Press Association news agency said Thursday. Police in Liverpool, northwest England, confirmed they had received an allegation this week concerning an assault in London, although their statement did not mention Weinstein’s name. “We can confirm we received a report at 8.40 am (0740 GMT) ... Read More »

Davido Wins Artist, Song Of The Year Award At AFRIMMA 2017

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Nigerian hip-pop artist, Davido, won the artist and song of the year award at the 2017 Africa Muzik Magazine Awards & Music Festival. Davido won the award at the House of Blues, Dallas, Texas for his song ‘IF’. The show which was hosted by Basketmouth and Chipukeezy was well attended by top Nigerian artists from the music industry. Other artists that performed was Falz, Kaffy, ... Read More »

US Rapper Nelly Arrested For Rape

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Grammy Award-winning rapper Nelly was arrested Saturday after a woman accused him of raping her in his tour bus, police in the northwestern state of Washington said. Just before 4 am local time a woman called the emergency 911 line “to report that she was sexually assaulted by a male, who is known as the rapper ‘Nelly,’” police in Auburn, Washington said. After police investigated ... Read More »

2017 MTV Europe Music Awards: Davido, Wizkid Battle For Best African Act

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The battle for dominance between Davido and Wizkid has been put to test again. This time around, both Nigerian artistes have been nominated in the category for the Best African Art in the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards. Other Africans nominated in the category are South Africa’s – Babes Wodumo & Nasty C, Angola’s – C4 Pedro and Kenya’s – Nyashinksi. Taylor Swift leads award ... Read More »

Women Not Equal With Men – Tiwa Savage

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Nigeria Pop star, Tiwa Savage has expressed her opinion on ‘gender discrimination’ by saying that she does not think men and women are the same. The Mavin Records diva made the submission during a chat on “The Midday Show” with The Beat FM’s Tolu ‘Toolz’ Oniru who engaged her in a discussion on the subject. The Award winning star acknowledged that women in all societies ... Read More »

US trio wins Nobel Medicine Prize

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US trio Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young won the 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize for their work on internal biological clocks known as the circadian rhythm, the jury said on Monday. “Their discoveries explain how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronized with the Earth’s revolutions,” the Nobel Assembly said. Read More »

U.S: O.J Simpson Released From Prison

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O.J. Simpson—the former football star, convicted kidnapper and author of the book If I Did It—was released from a Nevada prison this morning, a day earlier than expected. “The Nevada Department of Corrections, in an effort to ensure public safety and reduce the potential for incident,” the Nevada DOC wrote on Facebook, “released Orenthal James Simpson #1027820, on October 1, 2017, at 12:08 AM from Lovelock Correctional Center.” Simpson ... Read More »

World’s Richest Woman Liliane Bettencourt Dies Aged 94

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L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the world’s richest woman whose old age was clouded by dementia, has died at the age of 94, her family said Thursday. “Liliane Bettencourt died last night at home,” her daughter Francoise Bettencourt Meyers said in a statement. “My mother left peacefully.” Bettencourt, the cosmetics giant’s principal shareholder, was the 14th richest person in the world, according to Forbes magazine, which ... Read More »

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