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All Set As Lagos Awaits Zenith Bank’s Aspire Music Festival

All is now set for the “Zenith Bank Aspire Music Festival” holding on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Harbour Point Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos by 5pm. Dubbed as the most anticipated entertainment event of the year, the breathtaking festival promises to be a night to remember, as it will feature captivating and thrilling musical performances by some of ...

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Zenith Bank’s Aspire Music Festival Debuts In Lagos, Features Nigeria’s Top Artistes

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, is set to light up the social and entertainment scene this month with the announcement of the Bank’s “Aspire Music Festival”. Dubbed as the most anticipated entertainment event of the year, the music festival holds on Saturday, September 21, 2019 by 8.00pm at the Harbour Point Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The breathtaking ...

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Davido Set To Marry Heartthrob Chioma

Music Super Star Davido is set to marry his heartthrob and has held an introduction with Chioma’s family. The would-be husband announced this via his account@iamdavido, while also announcing that his wedding would take place in 2020. He shared pictures of his introduction ceremony with Chioma’s family, asking friends to get set for the big event. The News Agency of ...

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Chimamanda Adichie Makes Meghan Markle’s ‘Forces For Change’ Vogue List

Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie, has been featured in Meghan Markle’s ‘Forces of Change’ list for British Vogue cover. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Duchess of Sussex, Markle, picked 15 women she considers strong proponents for change for the upcoming September edition of the magazine which she co-edited. The Duchess, who gave birth to her first child in ...

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Nri Community Celebrates Ancestral Heritage 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The ancient Nri kingdom is one of the oldest kingdoms in the world which has been in existence over 1000 years ago.The sleepy community is widely known as the custodian of Igbo culture and tradition and the head of Igboland because of its abhorrence to artificial niceties of western materials during the pre-colonial era. It is a ...

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Singer Slams Criticism Of Her Breasts In BET Awards Dress

Singer Tanerélle is happy with her body — and anybody who isn’t can just step out of her path. The “Dreamgirl” singer attended Sunday’s BET Awards looking and feeling good in a low-cut dress which exposed some of her chest. However, the look led to comments on social media about her natural breasts and how they needed a “lift” in the frock. ...

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Aguata Celebrates Cultural Heritage

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Aguata local government area is said to have been created on 11th May, 1976. The council area is one of the oldest and foremost local government areas in Anambra state. It used to be a combination of three local government areas interwoven into one viz Orumba-North and South which thereafter became the old Aguata. But the creation ...

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R.Kelly Broke, Arrested For Failing To Pay Child Support

R&B superstar R. Kelly appears broke. His lawyers suggested so after he was taken into custody Wednesday for failing to pay child support, just weeks after he was detained on sex abuse charges. The singer was unable to come up with the $161,000 he owes in payments to his ex-wife and their three children, and a judge in Chicago, where ...

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Fela, Saro-Wiwa, Achebe: what Nigeria’s icons have said about its politics

Fela Kuti’s Mr Follow Follow is the b-side of his album, Zombie. YouTube Uche Onyebadi, Texas Christian University Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and arguably its largest economy, is in electoral crisis following the 11th hour decision by the electoral commission to postpone polls due over the weekend. It’s a good time to celebrate democracy – but also to ponder ...

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Nigeria is punching below its weight despite massive soft power capacity

French president Emmanuel Macron with Nollywood artists during a live show in Lagos, Nigeria. EPA-EFE/Ludovic Marin Oluwaseun Tella, University of Johannesburg The increasing use of soft power in foreign policy by great powers such as the US (prior to Donald Trump’s administration) and China has sparked interest among African policymakers and academics. Soft power is the opposite of coercive capability ...

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