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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

Femi Kuti Loses Grammy Award to Malian Band 'Tinariwen '

   Afrobeat Maestro Femi Anikulapo kuti has lost this year's grammy award. Femi who got nominated for the third time through his Africa for Africa LP  lost the  highly coveted award to Tinariwen , a  band of Tuareg-Berber musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali.   Tinariwen won the newly-combined categories of the grammys . The world music album  category had been previously been divided into traditional and contemporary categories. Tinariwen     Other Nominees in the category include Latin/Roots music band AfroCubism, South African male choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.