Audio UN Ambassadorial Appointment Debunked As D’banj Gets Backlashes Amidst Rape Allegation

The United Nations has distanced itself from Oladapo Oyebanjo, also known as D’Banj. Having been accused of rape, D’Banj by Seyitan Babatayo, a matter is currently under investigation as directed by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. Following the allegations against him, over 22,000 Nigerians had signed a petition on Change.org as of June 24, 2020 to strip him of his supposed United Nations Youth Ambassador for Peace. In 2012, D’Banj’s publicists had claimed that the musician was the first Nigerian to be appointed a UN Youth Ambassador for Peace.…

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Naira Marley Host Show In FCT Amid Pandemic & Travel Ban

Nigerian singer, Naira Marley, performed at a concert in Abuja FCT on Saturday despite the interstate travel ban and social distancing rules aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19. Kim Oprah, a former BB Naija housemate was the event anchor. The concert was put together by Play Network Africa, Traffic Bar, El’Carnival, and was sponsored by Glenfiddich. Jabi Lake Mall was the venue of the sold-out concert while Nairabox and Ariiya sold the tickets for N20,000 and N250,000. Naira Marley, 26, and Oprah shared videos of themselves inside a private jet…

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Olu Jacobs: Dead Or Alive? The Legend Lives On

News has it that the death has occured of Nigeria’s veteran actor, Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs, popularly known as Olu Jacobs has occured. However, yet to be confirmed from family sources. The veteran actor was said to have died today in his home after a brief illness according to the news going round. Olu Jacobs who was born on the 11th of July ,1942 is an internationally acclaimed Nigerian actor and film executive, who got inspired at a young age to walk the path of acting by the late Herbert Ogunde.…

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Sensational Singers; Simi & Adekunle Gold Welcome Their Newborn Daughter

Both are sensational singers and notable Nigerian music couple; Simi and Adekunle Gold, have welcomed their first child , a daughter. The new mother, Simi, 31, shared the news on Instagram on Sunday as she revealed baby’s name: Adejare. “Adejare. It’s like free-falling – this unending, soul snatching, infinite, mind-boggling love.Deja, my baby girl…,” she wrote. Simi was delivered of her baby girl on Friday but shared the news on Sunday. The couple tied the knots at a private ceremony in Lagos, in December 2019. Simi’s pregnancy was confirmed when…

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Nigerian Music Icon Majek Fashek Is Dead

Majek Fashek as fondly called by fans all over the globe. Named Majekodunmi Fasheke and birthed in Nigeria. The reggae music icon has kicked the bucket. This was revealed on Tuesday, by the deceased’s manager, Omenka Uzoma, via Instagram which reads; “It is true that the African number one legendary icon has gone to be with his maker. “Let’s celebrate him, his achievement and his family, whatever decision made by his immediate family will be notified.” Majek Fashek until his demise was a Nigerian singer, songwriter and guitarist best known…

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A Twist Of Fate For Saidi Balogun As He Pulls Down 600k IG Followers

Saidi Balogun Pulls Down 600k Followers Instagram Page in a twist of fate which signifies the rise of a Phoenix. Indications have emerged to the effect that popular role interpreter, Saidi Balogun may be have kicked off with a rebranding process, hence his decision to pull down the photographs on his Instagram page. Insiders said the need to rebrand became necessary following the series of endorsements the talented actor has been getting in recent time , hence the need to rebrand to suite his evolving super star status. According to…

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A Speech Released By ADSPON President, Prof. Jeleel Ojuade On International Dance Day 2020 Amid Pandemic COVID-19

Alleviating the pains; create a space and dance on coronavirus #COVID 19″ -Prof. JELEEL OJUADE, President ADSPON. ADSPON, Association of Dance Scholars and Practitioners of Nigeria on the occasion of International Dance Day 2020.   Today is remarkable in the global dance scene/history. It is a day set aside for the celebration of dance globally.   International Dance Day, also known as World Dance Day, is a creation of the Dance committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI) in 1982, an important affiliate for the performing arts of UNESCO.  …

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Brymo Lets Us In On Why He Hasn’t Won Many Awards

-YOMMY AYILARA. Why I Have Not Won Numerous Awards – BRYMO Nigerian songwriter and singer, Olawale Ashimi (popularly known as Brymo), has attributed his failure to win numerous musical awards to his refusal to play at award shows or pay for the trophies. He made this known via his Twitter account in reaction to a claim on his meagre trophy cabinet. “I’m their daddy though. And if you are judging all these by awards, local or foreign, I’ll have you know that I refused to play, even pay cash in…

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Funke Akindele hires Fiery Lawyer, Femi Falana SAN, to quash conviction

-YOMMY AYILARA Popular Nollywood actress and comic actor, Funke Akindele has hired popular and fiery human right activist, Femi Falana SAN, to quash her conviction for breaching social distancing law of Lagos state government. Akindele and her husband, popularly called JJC Skillz, on April 4, 2020, held a party at their residence with over 20 persons in attendance. The duo later appeared in court charged with contravening Regulation 8(1)(a) and (b) and 17(1)(i) of the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulations 2020, and therefore committed an offence under Section…

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