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Popular Nigerian rapper, Zoro has called on Nigerians to redirect their energy against the government following its alleged inability to address challenges confronting the country before attacking youths engaging in 'yahoo yahoo'.

Some Nigerian artistes including Burna Boy, Teni, and Mr. Eazi have bagged nominations for the forthcoming 2019 Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards. However, America's Cardi B leads with seven nominations, the complete lists of the nominees are

BET Awards: Teni, Burna Boy, And Mr Eazi Makes 2019 Nomination

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Three Nigerian artists have been reportedly nominated for the 2019 BET Awards. The award which was established in 2001, celebrates African-Americans and other American minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment.

EFCC: Naira Marley Risked Being Jailed For Seven Years

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed an 11 count charge on Naira Marley, a greater number which is bordering on credit card fraud and the artist risked being sentenced to seven years in jail if found guilty.

EFCC Arrests Naira Marley

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Nigerian upcoming musician, Afeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

‘Rambo V: Last Blood’ Teaser to Show at Cannes Film Festival

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American actor, Sylvester Stallone is set to unveil the teaser of ‘Rambo V: Last Blood’ of the Rambo franchise at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival.
The teaser will be shown as part of a tribute to the Stallone, who is famous for the 1980 movie.

Pattinson Replaces Reeves And Warner Bros In "Batman"

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Reports have emerged that Hollywood actor, Robert Pattinson is set to play the Batman role, replacing Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. The actor is in negotiations to play “The Batman” in Matt Reeves’ forthcoming superhero film, which will hit the theatres June 25, 2021.

ASA Set To Release Album After Five-year Break

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Nigerian singer based in France, Asa is set to release a new album after a five-year break. The superstar was reportedly quoted to have teased her fans with a snippet of her beautiful video which ends with the caption, ’14.05' suspected to be connected to the tentative date of release.

Singer Adele Parts From Husband

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Singer Adele has reportedly divorced her husband, Simon Konecki, according to a statement from her representative, Benny Tarantini on Monday, 22nd April 2019.

Nollywood movie director and stunts specialist, Ifeanyi Onyeabor died on Friday while shooting a film in Jos, Plateau State, Premium Times reports.In a statement, SIC Entertainment Production Nigeria Limited, a company he co-owned with his partner, Steve James, confirmed his death.

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Small Doctor has recounted how his former landlady locked up some of her friends who came to visit his over allegations that they abuse him in their various songs. The Mosquito crooner who made the disclosure on Thursday also hinted that he had since forgiven the woman.

Popular Gambian actress, Princess Shyngle has stated that she might be leaving the movie industry soon because some people are trying to use voodoo to finish her life. According to the tiny waist actress, she’s considering going to law school like Kim Kardashian and doesn’t want to be an actress anymore.

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.

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Award-winning Nigerian sci-fi writer Nnedi Okorafor has announced that she’ll be writing an eight-page comic for Marvel’s forthcoming Venomverse anthology, slated to come out in September 2017.