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Davido’s Fiancee,Chioma Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Davido’s Fiancee,Chioma Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Nigerian Afrobeats star Davido has announced that his fiance Chioma has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Chioma, according to Davido, recently returned from the United Kingdom with their baby. The baby tested negative, the singer said. In a series of tweets detailing the reveal, he stated that “he decided to take ourselves and our all close associates we’ve come ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympic Now To Hold in  2021

Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympic Now To Hold in 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been postponed by one year due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and they have chosen to postpone for 12 months. The Games must now be rescheduled after 2020 but they will take ... Read More »

Participants At AMVCA Exposed To A Confirmed Coronavirus Case– Lagos Government

Participants At AMVCA Exposed To A Confirmed Coronavirus Case– Lagos Government

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi said on Tuesday that participants at the recently held Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award have been exposed to a confirmed case of coronavirus. The AMVCA 7 was held on March 14 at Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos. Abayomi, who stated this in a string of tweets, advised all attendees to observe strict ... Read More »

Appeal Court Sets Aside Judgment on Expulsion of Onanuga, others, from Ikoyi Club 1938

Appeal Court Sets Aside Judgment on Expulsion of Onanuga, others, from Ikoyi Club 1938

…Orders reinstatement By Demola Abimboye The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has set aside the ruling of a Federal High Court, Lagos, which affirmed the expulsion of Dr Olufemi Onanuga as a member of Ikoyi Club 1938. The court also ordered the reinstatement of Onanuga as a bonafide member of the prestigious club. Dissatisfied with the ruling of the lower ... Read More »

African Music Legend,Manu Dibango dies of Coronavirus

African Music Legend,Manu Dibango dies of Coronavirus

Cameroonian jazz legend, Manu Dibango, has passed away according to reports by the BBC. The 86-year-old musician was “recovering and resting in serenity” at a hospital just outside Paris, France, after having tested positive for the coronavirus. Dibango’s family confirmed his death in a Facebook post which reads: “It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of Manu ... Read More »

Coronavirus: 2020 Champions League and Europa League finals postponed indefinitely — and could be scrapped altogether

Coronavirus: 2020 Champions League and Europa League finals postponed indefinitely — and could be scrapped altogether

UEFA have officially postponed the Champions League final – and have set no date when it could be played. European football’s governing body announced the Champions League final, Europa League final and Women’s Champions League final have all been put on hold – and could be scrapped altogether. It comes after a meeting of the European Clubs’ Association which is ... Read More »

Dolly Parton shares tearful tribute to Kenny Rogers after death: ‘My heart is broken’

Dolly Parton shares tearful tribute to Kenny Rogers after death: ‘My heart is broken’

Dolly Parton has shared an emotional tribute to her singing partner Kenny Rogers, tearing up as she addressed his death, METRO reports. Posting a video on Twiter, Dolly sat next to her piano as she remembered the iconic country musician. ‘Well, I couldn’t believe it when I got up this morning, turned on the TV, checking to see what the ... Read More »

Premiership matches to be postponed, as 3 Leicester players show signs of Coronavirus

Premiership matches to be postponed, as 3 Leicester players show signs of Coronavirus

Premier League bosses are set to postpone the next two weekend of fixtures at an emergency meeting this morning. The EFL are also ready to follow suit after they called a crisis summit for their clubs as the coronavirus sent football into meltdown. One director told Mirror Sport that clubs want games postponed and think it is inevitable that will ... Read More »

Coronavirus :Italian International, Danielle Rugani confirmed positive, Ronaldo flee to Portugal

Coronavirus :Italian International, Danielle Rugani confirmed positive, Ronaldo flee to Portugal

Juventus have confirmed that defender Daniele Rugani has tested positive for coronavirus. The Italian giants said in a statement that the 25-year-old Italy international, who played in matches against Brescia and SPAL in February and was on the bench for Sunday’s home game against Inter Milan, had not shown any symptoms of the virus. Rugani has now been quarantined in ... Read More »

Oprah Winfrey Blames ‘Wrong Shoes’ After Suffering Dramatic Fall On Stage

Oprah Winfrey Blames ‘Wrong Shoes’ After Suffering Dramatic Fall On Stage

Oprah Winfrey has suffered a dramatic fall while talking to an audience during her speaking tour. The US media personality fell to the floor after losing her footing at The Forum in Los Angeles as she spoke about “balance” in the context of wellness. The moment was captured on film by the Los Angeles Times and the audience can be heard ... Read More »

Popular actor, Pa Kasumu, dies 15 days to 67th birthday

Popular actor, Pa Kasumu, dies 15 days to 67th birthday

Popular Yoruba actor, Kayode Odumosu, better known as Pa Kasumu, has died after a protracted illness. He died on Sunday, March 01, 2020, 15 days to what would have been his 67th birthday. Actress, Foluke Daramola-Salako, broke the sad news in an Instagram post. Foluke had in December launched what she tagged Nolly Veteran SOS Project 2019, described as a ... Read More »

Doyen of Highlife music,Victor Olaiya is dead

Doyen of Highlife music,Victor Olaiya is dead

  The entire music world wish to announce the *death* of a Living Legend of Highlife music one of the last man standing, the last of the original *Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya OON..* This untimely incident happened at Luth hospital Lagos State at exactly 12noon today Wednesday 12th of February, 2020.. We pray that the Doyen of highlife music find ... Read More »

Foluke Daramola-Salako emotionally disturbed by news of our marriage break-up – Husband

Foluke Daramola-Salako emotionally disturbed by news of our marriage break-up – Husband

Kayode Salako, husband of Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola, has cried out that news circulating about his marriage break-up was false. He also stated that the false news had made his wife to lose the eight-week pregnancy she was carrying. The PUNCH reports that he would seek legal action against the author of the false report. He said; “I am going ... Read More »

Grammy Award: Burna Boy loses Best World Music Album to Beninese Angélique Kidjo

Grammy Award: Burna Boy loses Best World Music Album to Beninese Angélique Kidjo

Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, has lost the Best World Music Album trophy to Beninese ace singer, Angélique Kidjo, at the 62nd Grammy Award. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony, acclaimed to be world’s most prestigious music honours, held on Sunday night at the Staples Center in ... Read More »

Nigeria music revenue to hit $86m in 2021 – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria music revenue to hit $86m in 2021 – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Nigeria music revenue is projected to hit 86 million dollar (about N3.096 billion) in 2021, making it the biggest in Africa. The minister gave the projection on Thursday in Madrid, Spain at the 11th edition of the Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa (Investour) organised by the United Nations ... Read More »

Celine Dion loses mother

Celine Dion loses mother

Popular singer, Celine Dion has lost her mother, Thérèse Tanguay, to throat cancer. The woman died at the age of 92. Thérèse, also known as “Mama Dion,” died January 16, 2020 after battling serious health issues for months. “It is with deep sadness that Feeling Productions announces the death of Mrs. Thérèse Tanguay Dion,” a statement released by Entertainment Tonight ... Read More »

Walking with Shadows for screening at Göteborg Film Festival

Walking with Shadows for screening at Göteborg Film Festival

Walking with Shadows, a film co-produced by Funmi Iyanda and Olumide Makanjuola, has been scheduled for screening at the 2020 Göteborg Film Festival in Gothenburg, Sweden. Directed by Irish writer/director, Aoife O’Kelly, the film is an adaptation of Jude Dibia’s critically acclaimed novel of the same title. It will be screened in Gothenburg for four consecutive days from Wednesday, January ... Read More »

Delta To Build N5bn Film Village

Delta To Build N5bn Film Village

The Delta House of Assembly today approved the request by Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa to construct a N5 billion film village and leisure park in the state. Reports by the News Agency of Nigeria indicated that the film village and leisure park will be built at Ugbolu, in Oshimili North Local Government area. The assembly, which resumed plenary on today, has ... Read More »

Top Rated Gospel Artistes Celebrate Oyigiyigi Crooner

Top Rated Gospel Artistes Celebrate Oyigiyigi Crooner

By Tope Olukole “My life is a living testimony of God’s faithfulness. I’m an embodiment of God’s grace, God’s favor personified. What else can I do to appreciate God than to sing His praise to all mankind till my last breath.” These are some of the words coming from Pastor Bukola Olubona as friends in the gospel music circle, church ... Read More »

Ara @ 45: Reflections On Nigeria’s Creative Industry

Ara @ 45: Reflections On Nigeria’s Creative Industry

By Tope Olukole As Ara, an A-list Nigerian artiste and Africa’s first female talking-drummer to thrive on world stage marks her 45th birthday, we use the special occasion to survey the state of Nigeria’s creative industry. Does such an industry actually exist in Nigeria? Ara represents millions of Nigerian females who are endowed with outstanding creative talents and who work ... Read More »