Comedian and actor Akunyota Akpobome, popularly known as Alibaba, on Friday, claimed that aspiring artistes partake in occultic practices prior to getting signed by a record label. Speaking on Friday, Alibaba claimed that these traditions are just one of many things that cause young artists to have blind spots. His comments come amid growing public […]

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday gave its reasons for dispersing the youths who gathered at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos State in light of the candlelight procession held in honour of the late Afrobeats artist Mohbad. Following last Tuesday’s passing of the 27-year-old under controversial circumstances, there has been public outrage with calls […]

The Lagos State Police Command have exhumed the body of the singer Ilerioluwa Aloba widely known as Mohbad. The police said an autopsy would follow after the exhumation was accomplished. Mohbad’s death last Tuesday has raised concerns, as an accusing finger was pointed at the Marlian Record Label’s owner Afeez Fashola professionally known as Naira […]

President Bola Tinubu is celebrating his wife, Oluremi Tinubu, at 63rd, describing her as “my partner in every venture”.  In a personal letter addressed to Senator Remi, the Nigerian leader praised his wife for standing by him despite the “uncertainty of dangerous, but principled stands against tyranny”. “Happy 63rd birthday to the love of my […]

Nigerian Tonye Solomon has set a Guinness World Record by climbing 150 steps to the top of a radio mast measuring 250 feet (76 metres) in height while balancing a football on his head. Disclosing this on its website on Wednesday, Guinness World Record said that Solomon set the record in August in Bayelsa State. […]

A 25-year-old Nigerian filmmaker, Idorenyen Uko, has achieved academic excellence by graduating with the highest distinction from the New York Film Academy, Los Angeles (NYFA’s). Uko, who hails from  Akwa ibom boasted a perfect cumulative grade point average of 4.00. During her academic journey at the academy, Uko, directed and produced outstanding films like “Sincerely […]

The social media platform X will begin offering video and audio calling, owner Elon Musk announced on Thursday, a step towards turning the former Twitter into an “everything app.” “Video & audio calls coming to X,” Musk wrote in a post on the platform, without specifying when the new features would be available. The calling […]

A nonagenarian who designed Nigeria’s flag, Pa. Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi (OFR), is dead. Pa. Akinkunmi, aged 86, died in the early hours of Tuesday after a brief illness. His demise was announced via the Facebook account of one of his children. Pa Akinwumi, a native of Abeokuta, Ogun State, was born on May 10, 1936, […]

Veteran Nollywood actress, Cynthia Okereke has died. Her death was announced by her colleague, Joseph Okechukwu, in a post on his verified Twitter handle on Wednesday. Okechukwu wrote, “REST IN PEACE, Nwanyi oma. I’m shattered beyond words. The fact that I was about to pay for your flight ticket to come to finish what we […]

A Nollywood veteran actor, Don Brymo Uchegbu, has died. The Anambra State-born thespian reportedly died on Thursday. The 56-year-old actor was said to have died in his sleep. His colleague and friend, Mr. Mayor Ofoegbu, confirmed the development in a post on his Facebook page on Thursday morning.      

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