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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

Def Jam Recordings Appoints Joie Manda as New President

Joie Manda Def Jam Official Release Island Def Jam Music Group, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG),  today announced its appointment of Joie Manda to President of Def Jam Recordings.  The announcement was made by Barry Weiss, Chairman & CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam to whom he reports.  Mr. Manda will be based in NY.    “As we look to expand Def Jam and our creative urban music activities even further, there is no one better to lead them than Joie,” said Mr. Weiss.  “He has emerged as one of the most respected young executives in today’s Urban music landscape, possessing all the qualifications and experience  that are essential to run Def Jam, the world’s most important hip-hop destination. The entire Def Jam family looks forward to working closely with Joie as he puts his unique imprint on the next chapter in the label’s storied and successful history.”      “Running Def Jam is the greatest challenge of my career,” said Mr. Manda, “and I am appreciative to