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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...

Google Explains Why They Removed Linda Ikeji's Blog

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In an interesting turn of events yesterday, visitors to Linda Ikeji's blog lindaikeji.blogspot.com suddenly discovered that their beloved entertainment/gossip hotspot was offline. It turned out that Google had taken the complaints of plagiarism quite serious and had deleted Linda Ikeji's blog. The action has since sparked lots of controversies as many...

Google Shuts Down Popular Blogsite, Linda Ikeji

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Google on Wednesday shut down popular blogsite, Linda Ikeji, www.lindaikeji.blogspot.com. No reasons have been given for the shut down....

7th Heaven Actress Sarah Goldberg Dies In Her Sleep At 40

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Sarah Goldberg, who appeared in the television series 7th Heaven, died on Sept. 27 of natural causes, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. She was 40. “She went to sleep and didn’t wake up,” her mother told the Sun-Times. The Chicago-born Goldberg played 7th Heaven’s Sarah Glass Camden from 2002 to 2006. Her character...

Paralyzed Bride Stun Wedding Guests As She Walked Down The Aisle

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Six years ago, Gina Giaffoglione of McClelland, Iowa, was paralyzed from the waist down in a car accident, but she didn't let this injury stop her from walking down the aisle on her recent wedding day, reports KETV7. A former athlete, the smiling bride has always been determined to stay fit, even...

Akon Performs In Giant Bubble To Avoid Ebola

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In an effort to guard against contracting the Ebola Virus Disease, a United States-based R&B star, Akon, last Sunday climbed inside an airtight blow-up during a performance in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. The singer rolled over the crowd, pushed along by the outstretched hands of 60,000 screaming concert-goers while performing...

Why I Ended My Marriage – Ini Edo

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Popular Nollywood actress, Ini Edo has confirmed rumours that her marriage to her US-based husband, Philip Ehiagwina, has broken up. The couple got married in November 2008 at a ceremony held in Houston, Texas, USA. But contrary to the rumour that her husband had opted out of the marriage and demanded a...