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After Winning BBNaija Show, Lagos, Ogun Demand Tax From Laycon

The Lagos Internal Revenue Service and its counterpart in Ogun State have indicated interests in the collection of tax from the winner of the 2020 edition of the Big Brother Nigeria reality TV show, Olamilekan ‘Laycon’ Agbeleshe. The agencies made this known while congratulating Laycon on his victory. “Congratulations @itsLaycon winner @BBNaija Lockdown edition. More wins!! We look forward to ...

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We’ve Not Earned Revenue In Past Six Months — Omoni Oboli, Film Makers Lament

…meet Sanwo-Olu on cinemas reopening  Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday reiterated his administration’s commitment to work collaboratively with the creative industry, saying that his government will do all that is possible to ensure that the sector thrives in the State. The Governor stated this during a virtual meeting with members of the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, ...

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Stop Making Comments Against Buhari, DSS Warns Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage

Music producer, Don Jazzy, and singer Tiwa Savage, have been cautioned against making social media comments against the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari after an invitation by the Department of State Security, DSS. Tiwa Savage earned the invitation after she ran a campaign, ‘WeAreTired’, in reaction to a rise in cases of rape in the country. She also made social ...

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The Daughters And Sons Of Fela In African Pop

The cast of Fela! performs during the 64th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in 2010 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage/Getty Images Garhe Osiebe, Rhodes University Decades after his death, Fela Kuti, Nigeria’s most famous musician continues to live on through his art. Afrobeat, a genre he pioneered, has transcended generations after him, existing in varying forms. ...

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‘Big Brother Naija’: Nigeria’s Unlikely Public Relations Campaign?

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is the host of the popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija. AfricaMagic/DSTV Olusola Ogunnubi, University of the Free State and Akinlolu Akinola Every new season of Nigeria’s reality TV show, ‘Big Brother Naija’ (BB Naija), comes loaded with controversy. Despite holding five editions since 2006, the show continues to polarise opinion within the continent. Conservatives oppose it ...

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Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Tests Positive For COVID-19

As Coronovirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the globe, Nollywood screen diva, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, has revealed that she has tested positive for the dreaded disease. The renowned actress took to her Instagram account @realomosexy to announce the development to her fans. The 42-year-old actress, however, stated that she was currently in isolation and now getting better. “Hello All, I ...

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Church Banned Me From Choir After I Got Pregnant –Waje

Singer, Aituaje Iruobe, aka Waje, went down memory lane during the week when she recounted how she got pregnant while writing the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations. The ‘Frenemies’ singer shared her experience in a recent Instagram Live chat with gospel rapper, Bouqui. She said, “I got into a relationship in SS3 and the relationship went from ‘puppy love’ to sexual. ...

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Outrage As 300,000 People Sign Petition Against Anti-Jesus Film Starring Michael Jackson’s Daughter

Almost 300,000 people have signed a petition on Change.Org against the release of an upcoming movie titled, ‘Habit’, starring Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late pop icon, Michael Jackson. In the unreleased movie, Paris is said to portray Jesus as a lesbian. The petition, which is directed at entertainment companies, Warner Brothers and Lions Gate, was started by one ...

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I’m Not Dead, Ebenezer Obey Assures Fans

Fans of juju music icon, Ebenezer Obey, were gripped with apprehension on Saturday, July 4, 2020, as news spread on the Internet that he had passed away. Frantic phone calls started being made and received all over the world and many waited with bated breaths to hear from the musician’s family. Many heaved sighs of relief as Obey appeared in ...

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I Feel Free To Live, Dress However I Like, Says Regina Daniels-Nwoko

A lot has been written about actress, Regina Daniels; especially her marriage to billionaire lawyer and politician, Ned Nwoko, who is older than her by decades. When news of their romance started circulating, many alleged that  Regina got married to Ned because of his wealth, while others criticised Nwoko for marrying someone young enough to be his daughter. However, a ...

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