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Ras Kimono’s wife, Efemena, dies 3 months after his death

Efemena Okedi, wife of late veteran reggae icon, Ras Kimono, has died. The news of her death was confirmed by the Project Manager of Premiere Music, Michael Odiong, who said the sad incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning. The cause of her death is still unknown as at press time. It will be recalled that Ras Kimono ... Read More »

Nigerian artist’s Windrush work displayed in Brixton station

Nigerian-born artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s Windrush-inspired mural is currently being displayed Brixton underground station as part of a new programme of public art. The artwork greets commuters as they make their way down the stairs at the busy south London tube station. Remain, Thriving is a visual representation of three generations of a fictional Windrush family pictured in the room of ... Read More »

How I make money from my ‘stupidity’ –   Mr Ibu

John Okafor, a filmmaker, popularly known as ‘Mr Ibu’ on Wednesday said that the creative industry was capable of being a major revenue earner for the country if properly harnessed. Ibu said in Lagos that he was optimistic that the industry would attain new feats because of its increasing popularity among the public. “I urge youths who are interested in ... Read More »

Eddie Murphy expects 10th child

Beverly Hills Cop actor, Eddie Murphy, 57, is expecting his 10th child as his partner, Paige Butcher, debuted her baby bump while in Los Angeles this month. “Eddie Murphy and longtime girlfriend, Paige Butcher, are pleased to announce that they are expecting their second child in December,” a representative for Murphy said in a statement. Butcher, 39, was photographed wearing a floral ... Read More »

Auto crash: Singer Djinee narrowly escapes death

Nigerian R and B singer popularly known as Djinee, narrowly escaped death on Monday when he was involved in an auto crash. The crash, according to one James Abinibi, who said he is his friend, occurred on Monday around 1:00 a.m. in Lekki. Abinibi offered the information on his Instagram page. “My friend @djinee was involved in a ghastly accident around 1 ... Read More »

Finally, Ajimobi agrees to compensate Ayefele over Music House demolition

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed willingness to compensate ace gospel musician, Yinka Ayefele, over the demolition of his Music House. Ayefele’s Music House, which houses Fresh FM radio, was partially demolished on Sunday by the Oyo State Government. There has been much back and forth on the issues that led to the demolition. However, after a meeting between ... Read More »

Collaboration with entertainment coy is to create awareness for `Tour Nigeria’ brand – NTDC

Director-General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Folorunsho Coker, says collaboration with an Entertainment Company to organise a picnic is aimed at creating awareness for `Tour Nigeria’ and `Nigeria Flavour’ brands. Coker made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. The Entertainment Company Delphino Picnic usually organises picnics in August, and it ... Read More »

Ayefele demolition: Curses won’t affect me – Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has come out to confirm that he ordered the demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Music House. Ajimobi while speaking with newsmen after the Eid el-Kabir celebration at Agodi Eid Ground, said the number of curses the state residents have placed on him following the demolition of the music house owned by singer Yinka Ayefele won’t affect ... Read More »

NUJ condemns demolition of Fresh FM

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oyo State Council has condemned the demolition of the Music House of Fresh FM 105.9, Ibadan by the Oyo State Government. The NUJ, in a statement jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the Union, Comrades Adewumi Faniran and Bola Ogunlayi, says it is particularly worried that the exercise had to be carried out ... Read More »

Protest in Ibadan over demolition of Ayefele’s radio station 

Like a thief in the night, officials of the Oyo State Government made real the threat of the government to demolish the multimillion naira radio station, Fresh FM, owned by ace musician, Yinka Ayefele, for allegedly contravening town planning law of the state. Notwithstanding the notice filed at the State High Court by Ayefele and despite the appeals made to ... Read More »