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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

Photos; P Diddy,Chris Rock ,others attend Heavy D's Funeral

Chris rock   P. Diddy gave an emotional tribute to late rap legend Heavy D yesterday, before attending a memorial service in New York City yesterday. Several celebrities including Flavor Flav and Chris Rock, turned up at the Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon yesterday, and P. Diddy decided to give an extra tribute on Twitter, crediting Heavy with his career and spoke of his kindness. "Heavy D is the person who gave me my first chance in the music industry," he wrote. " He got me my internship at Uptown. He Believed when no one else did. My Heart is Broken. Pls pray for my man Heavy D and his Family." Diddy attended the memorial service with his right arm in a sling following shoulder surgery, while comedian Chris Rock rushed inside the building. P.Diddy with Heavy D's brother Grace baptist church new york flavor flav

P.Diddy,Al sharpton to pay tribute to late rapper Heavy D at NewYork Funeral

    Rap mogul Diddy and Rev. Al sharpton will speak at late rapper Heavy D's funeral on Friday, and BET Network plans a tribute for him at the Soul Train Awards.      Diddy said in a statement that he was "heartbroken by the passing of my dear friend."       "He was a wonderful human being, who inspired and paved the way for a Hip Hop generation," the statement said. "We were like brothers — I will miss him more than words can express."     A private funeral for the rap legend will be held at the historic Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, just north of New York City.     BET also announced Monday that the Soul Train Music Awards in Atlanta will pay tribute to Heavy D, with Curtis Blow, Naughty by Nature, Big Daddy Kane, Doug E fresh, DJ Eddie F, Whodini and Daddy-O of Stetsasonic participating. Heavy D's family has launched the Heavy D and Xea Myers Fund, named in honor of the rapper and his daughter, who's 11 years old. 

Rapper Heavy D to be buried at historic NY church November 18

     A private funeral  for rap legend Heavy D will be held at a historic black Baptist church  in a nothern suburb of New York city.    Grace Baptist Church of Mount Vernon announced Friday that the funeral for Heavy D had been scheduled for Nov. 18.     The New York-born rapper died at a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday after collapsing outside his home. He was 44.  Grace Baptist Church's website says its congregation was founded by five black women in 1888.