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US Actress Elizabeth Pena Dies At 55

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US actress Elizabeth Pena, who appeared in films including Lone Star and Rush Hour, has died at the age of 55. Pena was also known for TV shows like sitcoms I Married Dora and Modern Family, in which she played the mother of Sofia Vergara's character Gloria. Other film credits included La...

Harry Potter Spin-Off Trilogy Confirmed

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Harry Potter fans will enjoy three spin-off films in the next few years after Warner Bros confirmed plans for its upcoming projects. The studio has also revealed that there will be three new instalments of The Lego Movie and 10 DC Comics superhero films, including Wonder Woman and Aquaman. While the Harry Potter...

 

Two Students With Down Syndrome Crowned Homecoming King And Queen

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For the first time ever, two high school students from Florida with Down syndrome were crowned homecoming king and queen. Travjuan Hunter, who goes by Bubba, and his queen Semone Adkins stood in a football field on October 11th in front of all their peers who cheered them on as they...

Davido Nominated For The 2014 Soul Train Awards

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Famous Nigerian artiste, Davido, makes The 2014 Soul Train Awards applicant list. He is the only African among the nominees. The American-born Nigerian recording artist, performer and record producer was nominated in the ‘Best International Performance’ category for his smash hit tune ‘Aye’, which was released earlier in the year. Chris Brown...

Top Earning Dead Celebrities 2014

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Elizabeth Taylor $25 million Died: March 23, 2011 Cause: Heart failure Age: 79 Bob Marley $20 million Died: May 11, 1981 Cause: Cancer Age: 36 Marilyn Monroe $17 million Died: August 5, 1962 Cause: Overdose Age: 36 John Lennon $12 million Died: December 8, 1980 Cause: Murder Age: 40 Albert Einstein $11 million Died: April 18, 1955 Cause: Natural causes Age: 76 Theodor Geisel $9 million Died: September 24, 1991 Cause: Natural causes Age: 87 Bruce Lee $9 million Died: July 7,...

 

Photos News: Singer Alicia Keys Leads #BringBackOurGirls Protest In NYC

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  To commemorate the 6th month of the abduction of Chibok Girls in Borno state on April 14th, US singer Alicia Keys led other women to the United Nations Headquarters in New York where they called for continued efforts towards the release of the abducted girls. Alicia Keys said it is...

Good News! Mercy Johnson Gives Birth To Baby Boy

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Star actress and mother of one, Mercy Johnson Okojie, has given birth to her second child, a baby boy. She gave birth exactly 12.49am (American time) today October 15th at St Joseph Hospital, University of Maryland, Baltimore. Mother and child are said to be doing great! Big congratulations to Mercy and her...

Nollywood Actor, Clems Onyeka Killed By Stray Bullet

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Nollywood actor Clems Onyeka was involved in an unfortunate event today October 14, 2014 that led to his unfortunate demise. The actor got caught in a cross fire between the police and armed robbers who just to raid a bank in Asaba along Summit Expres. The actor was killed by a stray...

 

MTV Base Top Ten Hottest African MCs

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Check out the list. 1. Cassper Nyovest Hits in the past year: “Doc Shebeleza”, “Gusheshe”, “Phumakim”. The 24 year-old rapper might be beefing with AKA, but what we are more interested in are the hot singalong tracks he keeps dropping. From “Gusheshe” to “Doc Shebeleza” all the way to the current hit “Phumakim”, it’s...

 

David Byrne And Alicia Keys Join Forces For Charity Concert

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David Byrne and Alicia Keys are to collaborate at an upcoming charity concert in New York. The Talking Heads frontman and the bestselling R&B singer will perform together at Keys’ annual Black Ball fundraiser for Keep a Child Alive. Byrne “immediately said yes”, he told Billboard, when organisers asked if he would...

Ebola: It’s Population Control’- Says R&B Singer Chris Brown

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R&B singer Chris Brown has been ridiculed for a bizarre outburst on Twitter in which he claimed the killer Ebola virus is a 'form of population control'. The outspoken artist tweeted his thoughts on the epidemic, which has killed more than 4,000 people in West Africa as well as one person...

Gospel Musician,Yinka Ayefele Loses Dad

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Popular Nigerian gospel musician Yinka Ayefele lost his father on Sunday October 12, 2014. Reports have it that Yinka's father, Pa Joshua Ayefele popularly known as Baba Teacher passed on during the celebration of his 76th birthday in Ipoti Ekiti. The singer’s late father Pa Ayefele who was an educationist and community...

Great News! TY Bello Delivers Twins After 9 Years Of Marriage

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Celebrated photographer and singer, TY Bello and her husband, Kashetu welcomed their first children together, a set of twin boys, on Friday, 10th October, after 9 years of marriage. TY put to bed in the United States of America just less than a week of releasing her 3rd studio album ‘The...

Penelope Cruz Named Sexiest Woman Alive By Esquire Magazine

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Penelope Cruz has been named the Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire magazine.  The Spanish bombshell - who has two children with husband Javier Bardem - certainly lives up to the title on the magazine cover, posing in just a plunging black bathing suit with her hair in tousled waves over her shoulders.  Penelope, 40,...

Jumia Nigeria Gets Exclusive Debut On St. Genevieve’s New Collection

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Nigeria’s talented and award winning actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Jumia Nigeria have partnered to launch the new collection of St. Genevieve, exclusive to Jumia in Nigeria. The new collection launched today showcases the fashion sense and ‘Red Carpet’ style. About the phenomenal collection, Genevieve said, “By recreating my personal style into my fashion label, I am creating this...

The Truth: Genevieve Opens Up On Why She Is Yet To Settle Down

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Nigeria’s most talented actress; Genevieve Nnaji was featured in Olisa Adibua’s latest episode of The Truth were she revealed a lot about a lot. From her childhood to being a single mother, launching her fashion brand, about her relationship status, the reason why she is still single and all she...

Angelina Jolie Receives Honourary Damehood From Queen Elizabeth II

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Angelina Jolie was made an honorary dame during a private audience with the Queen today in recognition of her campaigning against sexual violence. The Hollywood actress, 39, was presented with the Insignia of an Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George at a...

1997 Simpson Cartoon Episode Predicted The US Ebola Virus Outbreak

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The Simpsons has been at the cutting edge of popular culture for a quarter of a century - but do Springfield's most famous residents have the ability to predict the future? According to Internet conspiracy theorists, the simple answer is yes. They claim the world famous TV series predicted the Ebola crisis...

D'Banj Becomes Apple's 'Beats By Dre' Ambassador

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Nigerian musician Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known has D'Banj has been named as one of the ambassadors for popular headphones company Beats By Dre owned by technology giants Apple. This was made known yesterday through their official account.  D'Banj was also given a customised headphone....

Linda Ikeji Blog Restored; Reveals What Went Down

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Foremost Nigerian online blog, Linda Ikeji that was closed down on wednesday by Google has been restored. Linda Ikeji made this known via her blog as she started the real reasons why it was shut down, and that one of her early and strong pillars known as '1976AD' turned out to...