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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

Letterman lands Obama and Jay Z as first guests on new Netflix show

    Veteran former U.S. talk show host David Letterman will return to television on Jan. 12 in a new Netflix show where his first guest will be former U.S. President Barack Obama, Netflix Inc ( NFLX.O ) said on Friday. Called “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman,” the six-episode series will also feature interviews with actor George Clooney, rapper Jay-Z, radio shock jock Howard Stern, comedian Tina Fey and Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, the streaming service said.

President Obama Covers July Edition Of Essence Magazine

  President Barack obama is on the cover of July edition of Essence magazine . In this issue,obama talks about health and economy .    “I’ve always approached my presidency as a long-term proposition…I didn’t run for office just to clean up the mess I inherited. I didn’t run for office just to return to the status quo. Understanding that some of the things I get done, we may not see the benefits from them for ten years. But that’s how change happens…”  —President Barack obama.

Rapper K'Naan Upset Mitt Romney uses his song for Campaign,Prefers Obama

K Naan  - Mitt Romey     The Somali born,canadian-based Rapper K' Naan  is upset that  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney  used his song "Wavin' Flag" during his Florida primary victory speech.     In a statement  released Wednesday, K'naan says  Romney 's  campaign  did not seek approval to use the song and that he would not have granted permission if he had.    The rapper says he would happily grant President Barack Obama's campaign the use of the song. K'Naan says he wants to make sure Romney does not use his song again and he is seeking legal action. He tweeted;     Romney spokesman  Rick Gorka  says the song was used through the campaign's regular blanket license but, out of respect for K'Naan's statement, it won't be used again. "Wavin Flag" was an international hit for K'Naan in 2010, co-written and co-produced by Bruno Mars' production team, The Smeezingtons.

Jay Z,Alicia Keys,John Legend Among Stars on Obama Re-Election Campaign List

      President barack obama 's 2008 campaign got help from the music world and now it appears he is s asking for its aid again as he gears up for this year's re-election campaign.      As part of the campaign process, a  list  of potential celebrity endorsers was given to campaign donors . and Black Eyed Peas bandmate Fergie, India.Arie, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Jamie Foxx, John Legend, Adam Levine, Ricky Martin and Chris Cornell, as well as Hollywood and political heavyweights ranging from George Clooney to Emanuel Rahm were among the 194 names submitted. Many of the artists have been contacted already .      In the 2008 Obama campaign, stars including John Legend and Common joined in a viral music video, "Yes We Can," based on an Obama speech which has now received  over 23 million views.

President Obama sends note for Rapper Heavy D funeral

John legend, Jayz , queen latifah, p.diddy, rosie perez      Heavy D was remembered through laughter and tear at a funeral service Friday that included humorous anecdotes from longtime friend Diddy and words of encouragement for his  young daughter , delivered in a letter from President barack obama "We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. He will be remembered for his infectious optimism and many contributions to  American music . Please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers," read the Obama note, according to the Rev.Al sharpton who quoted from it during the service.     Xea Myers, Heavy D's 11-year-old daughter, also spoke briefly, and told the audience that her father was "still here, not in the flesh, but in the spirit."   Grace Baptist Church was filled to capacity for the service; it was so crowded that an overflow area was set up. Among those in attendance were Usher,  Queen Latifah , Don King, Q-Tip,  Jo

President Obama appoints singer Shakira to Education advisory panel

     Columbian singer /songwriter  shakira has been appointed by president barack obama to his Advisory commision on Educational excellence for Hispanics, along with a a series of Democrat-affiliated advocates and boosters. Shakira got  her slot on the educational commission in part because president obama is ramping up his outreach to Hispanics by promoting Hispanic celebrities.      Shakira’s appointment follows Obama’s recent description of another diva, Lady Gaga, as a leader of the gay and lesbian communities.      Shakira is also involved with educational issues in her homeland through her Barefoot Foundation, and has worked to ensure students in Haiti and South Africa have access to nutritious meals as well as educational and psychological support services.

Why i won't support wyclef -Pras michel

Fellow wyclef’s fugees member ,Pras michel finally gives his reasons for not supporting wyclef’s presidential ambition during a TV interview,but we wrote it out . Read below.

In a surprise, Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO – President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples," the Norwegian Nobel Committee said, citing his outreach to the Muslim world and attempts to curb nuclear proliferation. The stunning choice made Obama the third sitting U.S. president to win the Nobel Peace Prize and shocked Nobel observers because Obama took office less than two weeks before the Feb. 1 nomination deadline. Obama's name had been mentioned in speculation before the award but many Nobel watchers believed it was too early to award the president. Speculation had focused on Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, a Colombian senator and a Chinese dissident, along with an Afghan woman's rights activist. The Nobel committee praised Obama's creation of "a new climate in international politics" and said he had returned multilateral diplomacy and institutions like the