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Micro Mike and Monicazation remember Majek Fashek

Image Credits: Getty Images. Mike Appoh, popularly known as Micro Mike, was prominent on the alto saxophone playing vibrant riffs during Majek Fashek’s pulsating performances on stage. Mike is a multi-instrumentalist plying his trade in the UK as a jazz player. Then, there was Monica Omorodion Swaida, who always went went with the stage name, Read More…

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Ariana Grande marries real estate agent boyfriend

Image Credits: REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo, REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo. In picture above: 62nd Grammy Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020 – Ariana Grande. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Pop star Ariana Grande married her real estate agent boyfriend in California over the weekend, some five months after the couple got engaged, the singer’s Read More…

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LASG partners Del-York Academy to boost creative sector in Lagos

Image Credits: NAN, LASG. In picture above: Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf with the President of DelYork Academy, Mr Linus Idahosa (NAN) Lagos State Government says it is committed to providing cutting-edge opportunities to practitioners in the creative sector to engender global competitiveness. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the remarks Read More…

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Ikorodu Bois storm Sanwoolu at Alausa

The parody-creating Internet sensation, Ikorodu Bois, were guests of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu at Government House, Alausa on Monday. They were received following recent global critical acclaim for their creative reenactments of trending music videos, movie scenes and trailers. Their spoofs had received wide coverage by international news operations including Cable News Network (CNN). Read More…

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Bose Ogulu, Burna Boy’s mother on Billboard’s 2021 “International Power Players” list

Image Credits: BukiHQ Media/Twitter, okayafrica. Mrs Bose Ogulu, Mother of Grammy award winner Burna Boy, has been nominated by Billboard as one of its 2021 “International Power Players.’’ Bose is the talent manager and co-founder, Spaceship Collective which represents Afrobeats superstar and Grammy award winner Burna Boy as well as Buju. According to Billboard, its Read More…

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Pandemic-constrained Oscars feature more oratory, less music, comedy

Image Credits: Todd Wawrychuk/A.M.P.A.S./Handout/REUTERS. The Oscars telecast on Sunday, stripped to its bare essentials by constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic, exhibited a look and feel like no others – devoid of the usual comedy and musical performances but chock full of lengthy oratory from the winners. As the producers had promised, the 93rd annual Academy Read More…

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Gloria Estefan reunites with old friend Andy Garcia, co-stars as wife in Father Of The Bride remake

Image Credits: Getty Images, EPA. In picture above: Together again: Grammy winning singer Gloria Estefan has signed on to star alongside longtime friend Andy Garcia in the upcoming remake of Father Of The Bride. Credit: Getty Images They are longtime friends who are both proud to hail from Havana, Cuba. And now Gloria Estefan and Read More…

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Lagos teen climate activists create fashion from waste to fight pollution

Image Credits: SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE/Fabrice Monteiro, REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye. In a district of Lagos, Nigeria’s megacity, a group of teenagers wade through a mass of plastic bottles, food containers and bags that have blocked a waterway. Wearing gloves and masks, they pick up the discarded plastic and drop them into refuse bags. Their aim is to enable Read More…