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Diddy allegedly ‘paid’ $1m for 2Pac’s assasination – Report

Popular American Rapper Sean Diddy Combs has been linked to an alleged involvement in the murder of Tupac Shakur with court documents alleging that he paid $1m to have the late rap icon assassinated. According to the U.S.SUN, a court document filed by the prosecutor in charge of Tupac’s murder case had mentioned the artist


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UK blues icon John Mayall dies at 90

John Mayall, the British blues pioneer whose 1960s music collective the Bluesbreakers helped usher in a fertile period of rock and brought guitarists like Eric Clapton to prominence, has died at 90, his family said Tuesday. Mayall, a singer and multi-instrumentalist who was dubbed “the godfather of British blues,” and whose open-door arrangement saw some


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Dakore denies rumoured affair with Akpabio, threatens legal action

Popular Nigerian actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande has denied reports linking her to a romantic relationship with  Nigerian Senate President, Godswill Akpabio and threatened to sue peddlers of such news. Controversial blogger Gistlover, recently mentioned Dakore among a list of female celebrities that are alleged to be ‘side chicks’ of the Senate President, including Nancy Isime, Hilda Baci, and


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No profits made from viral ‘Gwo Gwo Ngwo’ dance challenge — Brain Jotter

Popular Nigerian comedian and skitmaker Chukwuebuka Amuzie, known as Brain Jotter, has addressed concerns about the potential exploitation of Mike Ejeagha’s 1983 hit “Onye Ori Utaba” having the chant “Gwo Gwo Gwo Ngwo,” which he sparked a viral dance challenge with. The 41-year-old song by the 93-year-old folklore legend has taken social media by storm,


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Five other popular songs by Mike Ejeagha

Legendary folklore musician, Gentleman Mike Ejeagha, is gaining massive recognition with his song ‘Onye Ori Utaba” 41 years after its release. The song, a folklore about the cunningness of the Tortoise and the strength of the Elephant went viral again when comedian, Brain Jotter, recently used it in one of his videos. The video has


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Laolu Gbenjo, Alaseyori, others to perform at Beejay sax show in London

Popular saxophonist Abolaji Banjoko, popularly known as Beejay Sax, is set to storm the city of London, United Kingdom, on July 28, 2024, with a star-studded lineup of performances. The gospel minister will lead other gospel singers and lovers of good music in a live praise event tagged ‘Bee Jay Sax Live’ that will take


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Fame can’t change my values — Blessing Lopez

Background I am from a Christian background. My dad is a zonal pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church of God. We are a family of seven. I am the first child, and I have one sister, and five brothers. Growing up in a Christian home, we were raised according to godly standards and Biblical doctrines.


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I prioritise quality service over profit – Tosin Adefeko

The founder and Chief Executive Officer of AT3 Resources, Tosin Adefeko, tells FAITH AJAYI about her career and entrepreneurial journey What informed your decision to study English and Literary Studies? My upbringing played a significant role in shaping my choice of study. Even though my parents were bankers, my dad was also an author. He


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Use your power to save Nigeria, Charly Boy begs Odumeje

Veteran singer and activist, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, has called on a controversial pastor, Chukwuemeka Cyril, popularly known as Odumeje, to use his spiritual power to save Nigeria from burning. This comes after Odumeje criticised billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, for not ‘heeding to his prophecy’ about the latter’s refinery in the Ibeju- Lekki area


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Hacked phone: Adeleke warns public against sending ‘him’ money

Olawale Rasheed, the spokesperson for the Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has issued a security alert to the public following the hacking of the governor’s phone. Rasheed urged the public to disregard any calls or messages originating from the number, +234 803 365 7555. In a statement released during the week, Rasheed stated, “This


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Jeremiah Fufeyin under fire for selling miracle products

The founder of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, located in Effurun, Delta State, Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin, has sparked criticisms since the unveiling of his miracle soap, shirt, perfume and mustard seed. Papa J, as he is fondly called, and his wife had in a Facebook video, announced that at their upcoming programme, “Break the Limit,” scheduled


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Sanwo-Olu visits NYSC camp in uniform, splashes millions on ‘corpers’

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who recently visited the Iyana Ipaja, Lagos State, orientation camp of the National Youth Service Corps, has continued to receive accolades after he announced that the state would make cash payments to the outgoing members of the scheme. Speaking at the official closing ceremony of the Batch B stream


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Media personality advocates for dating married men

The Internet was set abuzz earlier this week when a social media personality, Ajie Reuben, voiced her support for women involved in relationships with married men, often referred to as “side chicks.” In her impassioned statement, she argued that the blame should not fall on those women. Expressing her perspective on the matter, she said,


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Education minister reverses ban on underage admissions

On Thursday, July 18, 2023, a debate arose following the Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman’s directive that students under 18 years old should not be considered for admission into tertiary institutions. During the 2024 policy meeting of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Mamman declared, “JAMB is hereby notified that there is now a ban


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Firstborn of theatre icon Hubert Ogunde, George, is dead

George Ogunde, the first child of the late theatre icon Hubert Ogunde, has passed away. His sister, Dayo Ogunde, shared the sad news in a Facebook post on Thursday. “It’s hard to say goodbye Brother mi, our first child in the Ogunde clan. But we take solace in the fact that you are in a


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