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Chimamanda Honoured With Prestigious Award in Germany

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Multiple Award Winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been honoured with the Kassel Citizens' 'Prism of Reason' Award on Sunday in Germany for "her vision of humanistic diversity".

Yemi Alade Signs Multi-Year licensing Deal With Universal Music Africa & Universal Music France.

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One of Africa’s most celebrated music art, Yemi Alade has signed a global licensing agreement with Universal Music Africa (UMA) an affiliate of Universal Music Group’s west African in partnership with Universal Music France (UMF).

Kim Kardashian Diagnosed With Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis

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American Reality Star, Kim Kardashian has tested positive for Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
This was revealed during the premiere of Season 17 of the family’s reality show ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ on Sunday.

Rape: Finally Busola Drags Pastor Fatoyinbo To Court, Lists Ashimolowo As Key Witness

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An FCT High Court may subpoena the Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, as he has been listed among the witnesses Busola Dakolo will be using to establish her case in the suit against the Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo.

Blackface Drops "Original Version" Of African Queen After 15 Years

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Former Plantashun Boiz act, Blackface, has finally dropped his own version which he claimed was the original of 2face’s (2Baba) 2004 smash hit single; “African Queen.”

American Rapper Nicki Minaj Retires from Music

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American female rapper, Nicki Minaj has announced that she will be retiring from the music scene to focus on starting a family with fiance Kenneth Petty.

Stop Harassing Pst. Fatoyinbo; Popular Pastor Behind His Ordeal, Human Rights Group Tells Police

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A human right organization, Social Justice League, SJL, on Friday warned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to stop “harassing and intimidating” the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, in its investigation into the allegation of rape by Mrs. Bukola Dakolo.

Chibok Girls Documentary Wins Big At Venice Film Festival

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Nigerian Chibok Girls based documentary, “Daughters of Chibok” won Best Visual Reality Story at the just concluded 76th Venice Film Festival in Lido, Italy.

'Mary Jane' Receives A Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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American actress Kirsten Dunst who played the role of " fictional character Mary Jane Watson" in the Spider trilogy has been honoured with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Nicki Minaj, Cardi B & Taylor Swift Wins Big At The 2019 MTV VMAs

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The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards is the first VMA ceremony to be held in New Jersey; The glamorous event which was hosted by 46 years old American comedian and actor Sebastian Maniscalco, was held on August 26, 2019, at the Prudential Center in Newark.

FG Set To Go After Bobrisky – Says He Is A Disgrace

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The Federal Government have concluded plan to deal with Okuneye Idris Olanrewaju, aka Bobrisky a Male Cross-gender dresser and his likes, if he does not repent.

Obamas Make Hollywood Debut With 'American Factory'

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The United State of America's Former President Barack and wife Michelle Obama made their Hollywood debut on Wednesday with a Netflix documentary 'American Factory'.

Google Celebrates Buchi Emecheta On Her Posthumous Birthday

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Giant search engine, Google on Sunday celebrated Nigerian novelist BuchiEmecheta with its Doodle on what would have been her 75th birthday.Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the company'slogo on its homepages and is intended to commemorate holidays, events, achievements and notable historical figures world over.

Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” Ranked 5th on BBC’s 100 Stories that Shaped the World

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Nigerian literary giant, Chinua Achebe’s novel “Things Fall Apart” has been ranked top 5 of BBC’s The 100 Stories that Shaped the World. According to BBC culture, a poll was conducted with about 108 authors, critics, academics, journalists and translators across 35 countries to nominate five fictional stories that have influenced history.

The incredible painting of Ile-Ife princess by Ben Enwonwu, Adetutu Ademiluyi, known as Tutu, gets an auction of £1, 205,000, four times more than expected. The Nigerian masterpiece, initially declared missing was found in a “modest north London flat” recently.
In naira terms, it was sold for N508, 358, 301, an African record. The painting, ranked by arts collectors with Mona Lisa, was done by Nigeria’s renowned artist late Ben Enwonwu in 1974.

Following comments by fans on the old fashion style of popular Nigerian singer, Simi, the 'Joromi' crooner has come out to clear the air on her fashion sense. The singer in an interview granted on Monday said instead of dissipating energy on fashion, she was focused on making good music for her teeming fans and music lovers.

Popular Nollywood actor, Abdurasak Adewale Sokoti has taken to the social media to commend star actress, Funke Akindele for her efforts toward taking Nollwood to the global community with her selection as a member of the cast billed to prosecute a yet-to-be released Hollywood movie titled 'Avenger: Infinity Wars'.

Over 20 shops filled with artworks were destroyed in the fire at the Abuja Arts and Craft Village Friday night, Mr Kanayo Chukwumezie, president of the African Arts and Cultural Heritage Association (AACHA) said. Chukwumezie told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja that the disaster caused a loss of over N400 million. “We have not ascertained the cause of the fire.