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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

Shakira to Sign a $60million Three-album Deal with Live Nation & Sony

Shakira performs during the Latin Grammy awards in Los Angeles      Colombian superstar Shakira is said to be on the verge of signing a $60 million deal with Sony and Live Nation for the singer’s next three albums.     NewYork posts reports Live Nation’s three-album Shakira deal with Sony could be worth as much as $60 million with the two partners agreeing to split sales.      The deal will have the two companies teaming up to release shakira's new albums together while sharing profits from sponsorships, merchandising and recorded music. Sony is expected to handle distribution.       In July 2008, the Colombian songstress left Sony’s Epic label for a 10-year deal with Live Nation valued between $70 million and $100 million. Shakira was among a handful of superstars, including Madonna and Jay-Z, to ditch their traditional record backers and sign huge rights deals with Concert Promoter Live Nation in recent years.   

Hackers Steal All Micheal Jackson's Unreleased Tracks From Sony

    Michael Jackson 's entire back catalogue, including previously unreleased material from his sessions has apparently been stolen by computer hackers.     Sony Music paid the late singer's estate over $250 million (£158 million) for the back catalogue in 2010 and released the first swathe of tracks from it at the end of that year with the posthumous album 'Michael'.    A source told sunday times: " Everything Sony purchased from the Michael Jackson estate was compromised. It caused them to check their systems and they found the breach. There was a degree of sophistication. Sony identified the weakness and plugged the gap ."     The source added that the second breach happening so soon after the first "would have made investors and artists think, 'What other part of Sony isn't secure?'"      Last night Sony admitted there had been a security breach and that the Michael Jackson material had been stolen but refused to say how much the h