Entertainment Lifestyle 

Nigerian, Uganda and Burundian Artistes to Light Up Kigali

Double Jay Nigerian singer Asake, Uganda’s Fik Fameica and Double Jay from Burundi will fire up Kigali City in a concert scheduled to be held in Kigali City at Camp Kigali this October 28, 2022. The show will also have Rwandan artists who are yet to be announced, according to the organizers. Double Jay, a popular artist in Burundi, will… Read More
Entertainment Lifestyle 

Remembering a Legend: October 2019, Nigeria Football Federation lost Isaac Promise

Three years ago, on the 2nd of October, the Nigerian Football Federation lost one of its strikers, Isaac Promise, to death at age 31. Reports then asserted that the Nigerian while actively playing with Austin Bold, a club in the U.S.A died after collapsing during a workout in his apartment complex gym. Isaac captained the Nigerian team that represented Nigeria… Read More
Entertainment Lifestyle 

Ayra Starr becomes the first female artiste to get multiple No. 1 songs in Nigeria

Also, ‘Rush’ ends a 26-week streak of consecutive No. 1 songs by EMPIRE – ‘Rush’ was released under Mavin Records. Released as the lead single for 19 & Dangerous (Deluxe), ‘Rush’ is the second No. 1 off her debut album as it tops this week’s Nigeria Top 100. Former No. 1s, ‘Organise’ and ‘Terminator’ slip to No. 2 and No.… Read More
Entertainment Lifestyle 

Don Jazzy drops the third episode of ‘Don Jazzy Radio’ on Apple Music

Alongside his co-host, Mavin’s DJ Big N, Don Jazzy interviews Nigerian Afrobeats singer-songwriter Korede Bello and Afro-fusion singer-songwriter BNXN (fka Buju), as well as definitive Afrobeats tracks from Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Ckay, Bella Shmurda and more! Don Jazzy Radio will offer the best of what’s next, what’s new and the golden age of Afrobeats, all curated by The Don… Read More
Development Health Advice 

Dementia: WHO launches blueprint to tackle generational health challenge

“Although dementia is the seventh leading cause of death globally, dementia research accounts for less than 1.5 per cent of total health research output”, said WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan. “Sadly, we are falling behind implementing the Global action plan on the public health response to dementia 2017-25,” she continued, adding that addressing dementia comprehensively requires “research and innovation to be… Read More
Entertainment Lifestyle 

Nigeria @ 62: Nigerians’ unhelpful obsession with foreign stuff, by Rasheedat Shuaib

There is no better time to reflect on some of the self-sabotaging habits of Nigerians than a period the country is marking her independence anniversary. There is no better period to do so other than a time we are marking the 62nd anniversary of that historic ceremony that saw the British Union Jack lowered and Nigeria’s Green White Green raised,… Read More
Entertainment Lifestyle 

Legendary singer, Asa sues Joeboy for N300 million over copyright infringement

Nigerian musician Bukola Elemide, popularly known as Asa, has issued a copyright infringement warning to Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa, also known as Joeboy. She stated that his freshly released song, Contour, was plagiarized from her recording of a musical composition from September 22, 2020. In a letter delivered via her management to Joeboy, the female singer demanded N300 million and a… Read More
Entertainment Lifestyle 

Why Nigeria should invest more in brains exports and less in oil and Agric- PwC

Nigeria is strategically positioned to supply specialist labour to the global market given the prevalence of brain capital in the economy, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), observes.   PwC noted this in a new report titled: “Nigerian Brain Exports: The Optimal Path to Growing the Nigerian Economy”, which stated that Nigeria has great potential as a nation for exporting brain capital.  Brain capital is… Read More
Entertainment Lifestyle 

90% Of Friendships In Music Industry Are Fake – Harrysong

Harrison Tare Okiri, popularly known as Harrysong, has come out to say that ninety per cent of the friendships in the entertainment industry are fake. The ‘It’s Not A Lie’ singer, in an interview with Franklyspeakingpodcast, made this disheartening opinion known to support the claim that friendships in the entertainment industry are fake. ALSO READ: Comic Actress, Mama No Network Survives… Read More
Human Rights 

Rights experts decry shut down of civic space in Nicaragua

Clément Voule, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Assembly and Association, and Pedro Vaca Villareal, IACHR Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, have written several letters to the Government outlining why the cancellation of the legal standing of hundreds of associations “represents a clear pattern of repressing civic space”.  They said that since April 2018, Nicaragua has adopted a “censorship… Read More