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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Veteran Yoruba Actor 'Dento' Hit By Stroke, Needs N250,000 To Stand Again

Dento down with stroke     Veteran Yoruba actor ' Dento (Pictured above) has been down with stroke for months . He cannot talk and walk again because half of his body has been paralysed .According to a local doctor treating him in Ibadan , He needs N250,000 to be healed and stand again.    Dento his popularly known with veteran actor chief lere paimo who served as his mentor in the movie industry.He has acted in many TV series and popular movies.  An account  will be opened very soon for people to donate .Whoever wants to help  can  call or sms 08027764847.    We learnt Jide kosoko who is ANTP leader has heard about  his situation and swung into actions .He has established contacts with  dento's family and ANTP in oyo state ,also promise to contribute and do his best to control the situation.

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards To Hold Feb. 10, 2013

LL COOL J pays tribute to whitney Houston at 2012 Grammys     Music's Biggest Night, the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, will return to Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, and will air live on the CBS Television Network from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).      Additionally, "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!. Countdown to Music's biggest night" which officially kicks off Granny season by revealing nominations in several categories while featuring unique performances with past Grammy winners and/or nominees will air live on CBS Wednesday, Dec. 5 .     The eligibility year for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards is Oct. 1, 2011, to Sept. 30, 2012.This year's Grammy broadcast was seen by almost 40 million viewers, making it the second most-watched Grammys in history. The broadcast was highlighted by Adele's Grammy sweep and a tribute to Whitney Houston, who died a day before the event.

P Square Signed To Universal Music Group

P Square signing documents   Nigerian Pop duo P square has been signed to Universal Music Group . Peter announced the signing through his twitter account..   " P Square has been signed to UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP...Baba God has done it ",he tweeted.     The full details of the deal have not been  disclosed but prior to this, P Square was signed to Akon's Konvict Music.They will be releasing past and future projects under Konvict/ Universal .     Universal Music Group is the largest record company by its leading market share and its multitude of global operations ,It is  a wholly owned subsidiary of French media conglomerate, Vivendi. Press conference

Angola's Seydou and Esperanca Voluntarily Leave BigBrother Star Game

     Angola's Seydou and Esperanca are finally leaving StarGame for good.After being indecisive  for weeks, the Angolan duo eventually agreed to disagree and left the show. Though Seydou was not keen on leaving, Esperanca was adamant that she wanted to leave as soon as possible.    " I feel sorry for my partner and I wish things would be different. I'm stressed out, depressed and I am not going to put my health in danger ," Esperanca explained.    An evidently furious Seydou expressed how unfair Esperanca is and threatened that " It will be chaos out there," as he walked out of the Diary Room .    This is the second couple to voluntarily exit StarGame after the  Nigerian duo of Chris and Ola who had to leave due to Ola's health condition.    This means that 12 Housemates have left Downville in three weeks with only two upgraded to Upville.

Amy Winehouse' Camden House Where She Died Put On Sale By Family

   The home where british singer Amy jade Winehouse lived and died is being sold  .Her family  has put the late singer's  London  home up for sale for $4.2 million.    The three-bedroom property in the Camden neighborhood of northwest London   had become a shrine of sorts for mourning fans who left flowers and tributes following Winehouse's death on  July 23,2011 .    Chris Goodman, a spokesman for the Winehouse family, said Thursday that the singer had loved the house and her family put it on the market because they felt it would be inappropriate for any of them to live there.    "It was not practical to keep it empty while paying the costs of its upkeep," he said in a statement, adding that the family had reached the decision with "great regret."   The 2,500 square-foot home features three bedrooms  including an "impressive master suite with vaulted ceiling"  three living rooms and private front and rear gardens overlooking the ton

Jessica Simpson Debuts Baby Maxwell In People Magazine

Jessica simpson carries baby maxwell drew as fiance erica johnson looks             American recording artist and fashion Mogul Jessica Simpson 's newborn daughter Maxwell Drew has finally made her debut to the world.       In exclusive photos that will appear in  People magazine on newsstands this Friday, the new mom proudly shows off her adorable little bundle of joy, who was delivered via c-section on May 1 and weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces.       On the cover, Simpson, dressed in a cream-colored nightgown, happily cradles a sleeping baby Maxwell. In the accompanying article, she gushes, " Life has completely changed. From how I sleep to what I think about, Maxwell has definitely taken over everything!"     Simpson, 31, and her fiancĂ©, former NFL player Eric Johnson, also reveal that their first child has inherited her famous mother's eyes and her daddy's calm demeanor.

Article:Nigeria Go Survive By Stella Damasus

There is so much to talk about that I don’t even know where to begin. Let me skip some experiences and talk about the conversation I had with my aunty in my hotel room in the United Kingdom. She asked me how Naija was and I said ‘well we thank God’. Of course, I knew she hated answers like that so I quickly apologised. In as much as I try to be as positive as I can about every situation, it was slightly difficult to talk about Nigeria in that manner. So I talked about the state of electricity, roads, hospitals and the doctors’ strike, bombings and the pain of the Christians in these times and the cashless Nigeria which I think should be a topic for another article. Then I got tired after I realised that I was sounding like a nagging wife. Anyway as I rounded off, she looked at me, laughed and said, “you know what?” in her funny accent, “we are all facing so much in the UK to the point that people here wanna come back home, you know”. That shocked me a bit and before she

It's Producers' Mix as Cobhams Asuquo and Tha Suspect Step Into BET Spotlight

     Music Producers Cobhams Asuquo and Tha Suspect are featuring on this week's BET Spotlight tagged the Producers' Mix.        BET spotlight is a half hour series by BET International that invites some of the brightest stars to step into BET spotlight where they share their lives through words and music.The program will air on friday June 1,2012  at 8:30 PM GMT.    The past episodes have featured iceprince,M.I,wizkid, Muna, Modenine,Eva  and many others.

Afro-Juju Legend ,Sir Shina Peters Turns 54

   Afro juju legend, Sir shina peters t urns 54 today May 30,2012 .Shina peters was born Oluwashina Akanbi peters May 30,1958 in Ogun state  He began his career while playing the guitar with General Prince Adekunle, later forming his own group with Juju Maestro Segun Adewale.Shina Peters, after releasing many albums with Segun Adewale through the 1980s, went on to form his own band "Sir Shina Peters & His International Stars".        Their first album release  Ace (Afro-Juju Series 1)  in 1989 went double platinum and was the career breakthrough which catapulted Sir Shina Peters back into the limelight. "Ace" was a musical fusion between Juju and Afro beat; a rhythmic collaboration which pierced Ethnic, Cultural and language barriers in Nigeria.      The second album release  Shinamania (Afro-Juju Series 2)  went on to further prove that Sir Shina Peters & His International Stars were on the verge to change and revolutionize the Juju Music scene

Actress Chika Ike Hosts 3000 Street Children on Children's day [Photos]

chika ike     Nollywood actress Chike Ike hosted 3000 street children on children's day,May 27,2012  . The event held at The light chapel church playing ground,Agbodo in lagos was themed 'Educate a child' ,organized through her foundation  Chika Ike Foundation.     It was organized for  kids on the street giving them hope for a brighter future. Foodpacks, mathsets,notesbooks,T-shirts ,schoolbags and many other things were presented to the kids.   chika ike with oba of Agbodo Kids performing kids line up for T-Shirts chika ike cuts cake for the kids chika ike dances with the kids Part of the gift items

2 Shotz Responds To Accusation Of Collecting N100,000 Without Appearing For Show

      Rapper 2 shotz has responded to the accusation by lead city university students that he collected N100,000 from them for a fashion show and didn't appear  .The rapper has responded through his publicist , read below: "It’s been deemed necessary for 2shotz to respond through his publicist, about the stories making rounds that he collected money for a fashion event in Lead City University Ibadan and refused to turn up. The said amount [N100, 000] was meant for 2Shotz appearance at the fashion show. It must be made clear that 2Shotz has a no refund policy of such fee.   Unlike stories going round, 2Shotz was actually in Ibadan for the event but unfortunately, the organizers did not pick him (2Shotz) up at the hotel for the show.  As expected anywhere in the world, when you invite an artiste for an event, it is the responsibility of the organizers to get the artiste to the said venue, something these organizers failed to do, as seen in the attached conve

eLDee Signs Rapper Eva To Trybe Records

   Veteran rapper/producer and CEO of trybe Records ,eLDee da don has announced the signing of female rapper Eva to his record label . eLDee made the announcement through his twitter account    "Good morning Yall! Join me as I welcome  @ evaalordiah  the newest member of Trybe Records v2.0!," he tweeted. Eva who recently featured on BET Spotlight also expressed her joy by tweeting     Wow! I had to go through 13 Record deals to finally get here.. Did I say Yes to the 14th? Yes! Am I happy? Oh Yes!!  Fans and wellwishers have been congratulating her on the new deal . Eva is joining  singer sK9,sojay,sheyman ,producer sarz on the label . Watch Eva's latest video below

Video:D'banj -Oliver Twist -SB.TV A64

Nigerian pop star D' banj did A64(Acoustic session) of his hit single 'oliver twist' on Smokey barz TV (SBTV). check it out below

Justin Bieber Trained With Mike Tyson Days Before Punching Photographer

Justin bieber,Mike tyson during training         Pop star Justin bieber is wanted for questioning by police after attacking a photographer on sunday May 27,2o12  .Just before the day ,former heavy-weight champion mike tyson  posted an image of himself and Bieber on Twitter as well as footage on You Tube of the pair working the heavy bag in Tyson's garage.    The footage shows Bieber pounding his fists into the punch bag that is being held by Tyson, and afterwards the pair high-fived each other.   The news of the pop star's boxing training comes shortly after he was accused of assaulting a photographer who wanted to snap pictures of him and his girlfriend,teen actress selena Gomez, after they walked out of a shopping mall, The commons at calabasas.  See video of justin training with mike below.

Rapper 2Shotz Accused Of Collecting N100,000 From Students Without Appearing for Event

   Nigerian rapper william orioha popularly known as 2shotz has been accused of collecting money (100,000 Naira) from Lead city university students for a fashion event without showing up for the event . In an Email message sent to celebregion , the organizers explained how it happened . Read below "This incident happened on the 21 st  of May 2012. An undisclosed name contacted 2shotz via twitter to be a part of a fashion show called “FashionMIX” to be held on the 24 th  of May 2012. After the brief conversation, 2shotz asked the organizers to pay the sum of 100,000 on the 22 nd  May 2012 before 10am to seal the deal. The team complied; they paid the money in full (100,000) to 2shotz Zenith bank account before 10am that morning. On the 23 rd  was the agreed date to leave lagos for Ibadan where the event was being held, 2shotz asked the organizers come pick him up at his house: 13 sobo siffre street, arowojobe estate, mende, Maryland, near suya spot:   By 3pm the

About Osaze Odemwingie and Sarah Fallon's Castle Wedding

Osaze weds sarah         Nigeria's super eagles striker and west Bromwich Albion player osaze odemwingie,30  tied the knot with his girlfriend of two years Sarah fallon,22 on May 26,2012 .     The couple  were so happy to finally get married according to the Bride's sister and maid of honour Emma  who talked to Uk's birmingham mail during the ceremony.    "The service was beautiful, Pete and Sarah both shed a tear, it was very emotional" Emma said.     She said around 150 guests attended the service, held at a small church in the grounds of Castle Ashby in Northampton on Saturday.     The ceremony was followed by a four-course wedding breakfast then “nightclub-style” entertainment with a DJ in a marquee in the grounds of the castle    Emma talked about the wedding “ It was lavish in that Sarah and Pete were able to chose the best of what they wanted, but it was by no means over the top or your typical WAG wedding ."    " Sarah’s dre

NTA Newsline TV Broadcaster Sele Eradiri Dead At 57

      Sele Eradiri, the Nigeria Television Authority broadcaster who featured on a weekly popular program "Newsline" is dead.      Ms. Eradiri died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital early this morning according to former colleagues. A former colleague who did not want to be named told Saharareporters that Eradiri had been laying sick at LUTH after her condition deteriorated shortly after returning from a successful surgery in India a few months ago. Born on March 13, 1955, Ms. Eradiri attended the Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton from where she graduated in 1983 · Saharareporters.