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Celebration Of Poetry, Life At Somafest

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Novelist, poet, essayist and journalist, Sam Omatseye, was the centre of attraction at the maiden edition of a literary and cultural event – the Sam Omatseye Poetry Festival – recently held in Ibadan, capital of Oyo State, to mark his 30th anniversary as a journalist. However, the festival, which was created by dramatist and President of the Poetry Enclave, Ebika Anthony, turned out to be ... Read More »

Baker, Others In Final Race For Next Titan’s N5m

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Ten weeks after the fourth edition of the Next Titan TV Reality Show began, four contestants have emerged as finalists. It is from among them that a winner will emerge on Sunday, at a grand finale holding at Oriental Hotel, Lagos. Among the finalists are a baker, Adenike Ogundoro; a herbs and spice cultivator, Iyeh Kennedy;  a shoemaker, Amaka Nworah, and  Dioka Chiemeka, described as ... Read More »

I Own A Thriving Business In US –Olu Fajemirokun

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Lovers of juju music got what can be described as a surprise a few days ago, when sweet-voiced artiste, Olu Fajemirokun, returned to Nigeria. The O Lomori singer had spent 21 years in the United States, leaving the Nigerian musical scene at a time he was still enjoying stardom. In an interview with our correspondent on Wednesday, Fajemirokun, who has since begun rehearsals, recalled that ... Read More »

‘In Nollywood, People Get Roles Based On Their Looks’

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Nollywood actor, Sam Anyamele, never thought that film acting would become his primary means of livelihood someday. As a teenager, acting was just his favourite pastime. The actor, in an interview with our correspondent, revealed that although his passion for the arts and entertainment was nurtured through music, by the time he had left secondary school his eyes were already fixed on starting a career ... Read More »

`Fashion Police’ Ends After 20 Years

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After more than two decades, Fashion Police, the iconic series on E! Network, an American basic cable and satellite television channel, would end its run with a special finale on No. 27. According to People, the special will reveal never-before-seen footage including a previously unaired 80s-themed episode featuring the late show co-creator and long-running host late Joan Rivers, the legendary comedian. Fashion Police covered every ... Read More »

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 »

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