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Wole Soyinka Attends ‘Felabration’

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Legendary playwright, Wole Soyinka made a surprise appearance at the finale of ‘Felabration’ last Sunday. A cousin of the late revolutionary African musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, in whose honour ‘Felabration’ is held every year, an excited Soyinka said; “I am happy to be here to celebrate Fela with everyone.” The literature professor who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1986 is the first African to ... 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 »

Ogun Approves Appointment of New Akarigbo of Remoland

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 The Ogun State Executive Council has approved the appointment of Prince Babatunde Adewale Ajayi from Torungbuwa Ruling House as the new Akarigbo and Paramount Ruler of Remoland. He was appointed by the King makers to fill the vacant post on August 31, 2017 following the demise of Oba Michael Adeniyi Sonariwo on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Ajayi, a chartered accountant and legal practitioner, is a ... Read More »

Shooting Musical Videos Abroad Is Cost Effective – Efa

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A rap artiste, Efa Iware, popularly known as “Efa”, says artistes prefer shooting musical videos abroad because it is cost effective and cheaper. Efa Iware said this in Lagos that in Nigeria people tend to be unprofessional in doing their jobs “which is not the case abroad’’. “There are some sophisticated equipment and modern technologies required for good productions that we do not have in ... Read More »

How The Alakijas Shook UK With N2b Wedding

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It was a breathtaking wedding party, as Folarin, son of Chief Folorunso Alakija, got married to his Iranian beauty, Nazanin Jafarian Ghaissarifar, in a lavish ceremony estimated to have cost around five million pounds; about N2billion. The wedding held at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire over the weekend in the UK. The groom, a father-of-one, who is in his late 30s is one of the 66-year-old ... Read More »

I Have Saved Many People From Committing Suicide –Teebillz

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Estranged husband to music diva – Tiwa Savage, Tunji Balogun, popularly known as TeeBillz, has revealed that he has saved many people from committing suicide in recent weeks. The showbiz promoter, who at the height of a marital crisis with Savage in April 2016 tried to take his own life by jumping into the lagoon around the Lekki area of Lagos, said that following that ... Read More »

BBNaija: TTT Betrayed Our Friendship, Says Bisola

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Bisola Aiyeola, 1st runner up of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show said on Monday that she does not need to talk to former housemate Tony ‘ThinTallTony’ Offiong over his marital status. The newly appointed Ambassador of ONECampaign for the Girl-Child education said this during a news conference along with winner, Efe Ejeba at The Wheatbaker, Lagos. Bisola who was romantically involved with ThinTallTony ... Read More »

AMAA 2017 Invites Entries

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AS part of preparations for its 2017 edition, the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) has opened its doors to film entries from across the continent and Diaspora. It will be the 13th outing for the prestigious award which debuted in 2005. Organisers say entries can come in for slots in feature, short, animation and documentary films, leading to prizes in 30 categories. “The deadline for all ... Read More »

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