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Islamic Movement in Nigeria blasts Nollywood actor Pete Edochie over role in controversial ‘Fatal Arrogance’ film

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria said on Tuesday Nollywood actor Pete Edochie's role in 'Fatal Arrogance' film is 'ignominious' and 'indefensible'.The movement said in a statement by Ibrahim Musa, its spokesperson,...

‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dead at 43

Black Panther star Actor Chadwick Boseman has died of cancer, his representative said. He was 43.His publicist Nicki Fioravante told The Associated Press that Boseman died at his home in the...

Nigerian reggae legend Majek Fashek dies in New York

Nigerian reggae legend Majek Fashek has died in his sleep in New York, his manager Omenka Uzoma said. He was 57.He was popular for hit songs such as Send Down the Rain...

World-renowned Guinean singer Mory Kante who introduced African music to a world audience in the 1980s with hit song ‘Yeke Yeke’ is dead

World-renowned Guinean singer Mory Kante helped introduce African music to a world audience in the 1980s is dead. He was 70.Born into a celebrated family of griots, Kante played guitar, the kora...

American country music legend famous in Sub-Saharan Africa Kenny Rogers dead at 81

American country music legend who was highly famous in Sub-Saharan Africa Kenny Rogers has died, his family said on his social media profiles. He was 81.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hx4gdlfamoKenny...

BREAKING: Movie super star Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

American actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for coronavirus, the actor said on Twitter on Wednesday evening.Hanks and Wilson were in Australia filming an untitled...

Fast rising Nigerian singer and songwriter Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley asks court to reject credit card fraud evidence against him

The credit card fraud trial of a fast rising Nigerian singer and songwriter Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley would proceed on May 13, 2020, in the commercial city of Lagos, after the singer urged...

BREAKING: Prince Harry, Meghan to give up ‘royal highness’ titles and repay $3.1 million spent on their home

Another week, another breaking news. On Saturday, Buckingham Palace announced in a statement that Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, will no longer use the titles "royal highness" or receive public funds after they decided...

Cardi B bashes Trump, seeks Nigerian citizenship amid tensions with Iran

Cardi B is planning to file for citizenship in Nigeria after taking a dig at President Donald Trump for putting Americans at risk after ordering the assassination of Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani.The 27-year-old singer...

Cardi B meets Nigeria’s celebrity pencil artist Alesh Akeem, receives pencil portrait of herself

Sensational American rapper Cardi B on Sunday met with Nigeria’s celebrity pencil artist Alesh Akeem in the commercial city of Lagos where she performed at the weekend.Cardi B, her team, and the...

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World leaders welcome launch of GCA Africa to beat climate change

The Global Center on Adaptation on Wednesday announced the launch of its regional office in Côte d’Ivoire.Hosted...

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