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Over 100 test positive for covid-19 after attending wedding of groom battling the virus, then his funeral when he died

More than 100 people have tested positive for coronavirus in India after attending the wedding and then funeral of the groom, who reportedly tied the knot while ill with the disease. Officials in Bihar state said Wednesday the 26-year-old groom had symptoms of the deadly virus when he got married on June 15. He died two days later. “So far ...

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Dele Momodu throws it back to when Sir Shina Peters and Encomium publisher, Kunle Bakare played the role of Bestman at his wedding

It didn’t just start today. Dele Momodu strictly rolls with personalities. At his wedding, he made then reigning king of music, Sir Shina Peters his best man and ofcus a man on top of his game in media, his excellency, Kunle Bakare his best man too. Throwing it all back this evening, Momodu wrote; ”Amazing throwback: Bestman SIR SHINA PETERS, ...

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See the complete list of winners at the 2020 BET Awards

A list of winners at the 2020 BET Awards, which aired virtually Sunday because of the coronavirus pandemic. — Video of the year: DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey Hussle and John Legend, “Higher” — Best female R&B/pop artist: Lizzo — Best male R&B/pop artist: Chris Brown — Best female hip-hop artist: Megan Thee Stallion — Best male hip-hop artist: DaBaby — ...

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President Buhari unveils Moshood Abiola Stadium (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday formally unveiled the renamed National Stadium in Abuja as Moshood Abiola Stadium. Buhari, who renamed the national monument two years ago, was represented by FCT Minister Muhammed Musa Bello. The ceremony was witnessed by Abiola’s first son, Kola and several other ministers. They are the Sports minister, Sunday Dare, Minister of Industries, Otunba Niyi Adebayo ...

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JUNE 12: Sanwo-Olu To Host Tinubu, Soyinka, Blair, Others At Democracy Day Webinar

To commemorate this year’s National Democracy Day celebration, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat will on June 12 hold a Democracy Day webinar for youths in Lagos. The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka will be joining the Lagos State helmsman and his deputy ...

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Sanwo-Olu crowns, presents staff of office to Lawal as 15th Oniru of Iruland (photos)

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, today, crowned and presented staff of office and instrument of appointment to new Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal, Abisogun II, as the 15th Oniru of Iruland, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state. Also in attendance were traditional leaders led by Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwanu Akiolu I and also state Executive members, prominent sons and ...

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Naira Marley fixes online concert for Saturday May 30th

Mad o! Naira Marley has fixed an online concert for Saturday May 30th to entertain his fans. He was prevented from making his debut at the popular music and culture festival, Gidi Fest in April, due to the coronavirus pandemic and now a free online concert for Marlian Day has been scheduled for Saturday, May 30. According to a statement ...

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Kenyan pastors want churches listed as ‘essential services’

A group of Kenyan pastors have asked the government to include churches in the list of “essential services” to allow them to remain open as the country battles the Covid-19 outbreak. The preachers representing churches in Makueni country in eastern Kenya, say faith is the “best way to fight the unseen enemy”. They want to be allowed to hold Sunday ...

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Amazing photos from AMVCA7

The Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards is up, and this year wardrobes are taking some tumbling. From red-carpet hosts to actors and senators, the race is on for the “best-dressed”. The big brother naija winner and runner up Mercy and Mike won the best dressed male and female and they both got five hundred thousand naira voucher each to shop ...

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Photos from Kemi Afolabi’s chieftaincy party

Nollywood actress, Kemi Afolabi was recently honoured with an Islamic chieftiancy title as the ”Imole Adinni” by a prayer outreach ministry. The party had lots of  her colleagues — Yoruba movies stars in attendance. Among those spotted were Mercy Aigbe, Sola Kosoko and Madam Saje. See more photos below…

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Vanessa Bryant remembers ’sweet husband’ Kobe & ‘baby girl’ Gigi in tearful memorial speech

Vanessa Bryant fought through tears during a heartfelt speech at Staples Center on Monday morning for the public memorial held for her late husband Kobe and daughter Gianna Bryant. The Lakers legend and his 13-year-old daughter were two of seven others who perished in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA on January 26. It marks Vanessa’s first public appearance following ...

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Thousands attends LA memorial for Kobe Bryant, daughter

  Thousands of celebrities, athletes, family members and fans poured into the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday to honor basketball great Kobe Bryant, who died last month in a helicopter crash that also killed his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others. The public memorial — dubbed “A Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant” — is being ...

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