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Prominent marijuana advocate Black The Ripper dies

Rapper and prominent marijuana advocate Black The Ripper has died, it has been revealed. He was 32. The musician, real name Dean West, initially rose to fame with his hugely popular mixtapes Afro Samurai and Holla Black, which were released in the mid-noughties. While he continued to make music in the years that followed, he eventually became a voice in ...

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Lagos Guber aspirant, Gbadamosi arrested for attending Funke Akindele’s house party

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested and detained the former gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, Babatunde Gbadamosi, for allegedly contravening lockdown order declared by the State Government to curtail coronavirus spread. According to Guardian NG, Gbadamosi was detained after being spotted in a viral video attending a birthday party organised by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello for her husband, Abdul-Rasheed ...

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Halima Abubakar welcomes baby boy

Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar is a mom for the first time. The actress disclosed last night that she just welcomed a baby boy putting the date at 3/4/20. ”A gift from God And I will cherish you for life 😩❤️❤️❤️Biggest miracle ❤️A Boy🙏🏻 3/4/20”, she wrote while making the big announcement.

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Naira Marley turns himself in, to also appear in court

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that Naira Marley has turned himself in. Marley was among the guests at the 42nd birthday party of Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele’s husband held over the weekend at their AMEN Estate home in disregard to the lockdown directive ordered by government to stop further spread of the novel Coronavirus disease. Confirming he was ...

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All attendees of Funke Akindele’s party to be charged to court

Lagos State Government is to prosecute all those who attended Saturday’s birthday party hosted by Nollywood star, Funke Akindele for her husband. The state Attorney-General, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), said on Monday that they would be prosecuted for flouting social distancing regulation of the state He made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) shortly ...

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ENTERTAINMENTIK Ogbonna’s ex-wife Sonia Morales says thank God coronavirus didn’t happen when she was with him

  Sonia Morales, ex-wife of Nollywood actor IK Ogbonna has expressed gratitude that the Coronavirus pandemic never happened while she was with him.   According to the mother of one, staying indoors because of Coronavirus would have been bad if it happened 5 years ago because she was staying in a house without a steady light and water.   Sonia ...

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Tyler Perry leaves ‘$21K tip’ for staff at his favorite Atlanta restaurant while getting takeout

After creating the star-studded #HesGotTheWholeWorldChallenge to raise COVID-19 awareness, Tyler Perry decided to use some of his $600M fortune to help the staff at one of his favorite restaurants in Atlanta. On Sunday, the 50-year-old movie/TV mogul left a $500 tip for each of the 42 out-of-work servers employed at the West Paces location of Houston’s while picking up a ...

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Lockdown: We are still searching for Naira Marley – Police

The Lagos State Police Command says Naira Marley had yet to honour its invitation over a house party he attended in contravention of the lockdown order in Lagos State. Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, had on Saturday hosted a party in honour of her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, called JJC. When the video of the party leaked, the police arrested the actress ...

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Meghan Markle’s sister, Samantha still on her case, says she used people as stepping stone in her career

The sister of Meghan Markle has claimed that the former senior royal has been “using people” to advance her career. The 54-year-old mother-of-three has stated that she think the Duchess of Sussex that was, deliberately made sure she could advance her TV career by using people as “stepping stones” and that once she was famous, she cut off her family ...

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Lagos to prosecute Funke Akindele over house party

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele may be prosecuted today. She is likely to be charged before Ogba Magistrate Court 1 at about 11 a.m today. The prosecuting team will be from the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP). The actress on Saturday organised a house party to celebrate her husband JJC’s birthday at her residence in Amen Estate Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos This ...

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The actual reason Funke Akindele was arrested

The Lagos State Police Command, yesterday, arrested popular actress, Mrs. Funke Akindele-Bello for hosting a party to celebrate the birthday of her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz on Saturday in contravention of the lockdown order in Lagos State. The Lagos State Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, confirmed that the actress had been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, ...

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NCDC, Dettol deny Funke Akindele as ambassador

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has denied Nollywood actress Funke Akindele popularly as Jenifa, was its brand ambassador. Akindele was arrested on Sunday for hosting a house party that contravened the lockdown order of the government. She had appeared in adverts for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Dettol, calling on Nigerians to observe social distancing and ...

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The Flash actor Logan Williams dead at just 16

The Flash and When Calls the Heart actor Logan Williams is dead. He died suddenly at 16 years old on Thursday. His mom Marlyse has spoken of her devastation and told Tri-City News she is having to grieve alone because of the coronavirus lockdown. She said: “I am not able to hug my parents who lost their only grandchild. “It’s ...

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Lockdown: Funke Akindele arrested for hosting house party

Nollywood superstar, Funke Akindele popularly known as Jenifa, has been arrested for hosting a brithday party that defied Lagos State Government’s restriction orders. Nollywood actress,  Funke Akindele has been arrested for hosting a brithday party that defied Lagos State Government’s restriction orders. Funke was arrested today for hosting a party on Saturday in honour of her husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello ...

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Kim Kardashian ‘breaks’ social distancing rules to have her makeup done by sister Kylie Jenner (Photos)

Kim Kardashian has admitted she has seen her family during the Los Angeles coronavirus lockdown. California governor Gavin Newsom announced a shelter-in-place order effective from March 20, that asked state residents to stay home unless absolutely necessary. But Kim revealed that she had left the home she shares with husband Kanye West and their children, to visit her mother Kris ...

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Jay-Z and Meek Mill send 100,000 surgical masks to jails

Jay-Z and Meek Mill announced they were forming a criminal justice reform organization last year. Now, to protect staff and inmates from the coronavirus pandemic, the organization sent nearly 100,000 surgical masks to prisons and jails across the United States on Friday. Contagious diseases can wreak havoc quickly on correctional facilities because prisoners live in such crowded quarters, and are ...

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Tina Knowles celebrates Beyonce & Jay-Z’s 12th anniversary with a never-before-seen photo from their wedding

She was intimately involved in their wedding ceremony. So it’s only fitting that Tina Knowles honored her daughter Beyoncé marriage to Jay-Z for their 12th anniversary on Saturday. The 66-year-old businesswoman shared a joyous black and white photo from the 2008 wedding to her Instagram. ‘Happy anniversary to Bey and Jay❤️❤️❤️it seemed like yesterday these guys walked down the Aisle. ...

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Floyd Mayweather’s daughter arrested for ‘stabbing NBA YoungBoy’s baby mama’

Floyd Mayweather’s daughter, Iyanna, has reportedly been arrested for allegedly stabbing her fiance’s baby mama. TMZ reported that the 19-year-old was arrested for ‘felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon’ after arguing with the mother of rapper NBA YoungBoy’s child. According to the media entity, the 19-year-old daughter of the famous professional boxer was arrested on Saturday at 1:30 a.m. ...

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I’m a Chelsea fan because of Mikel – Paul Okoye

Paul Okoye popularly know as Rudeboy shares his love for sports, playing football with Mikel Obi as a teen and why he became a Chelsea fan in this interview with  Kelvin Ekerete Favourite Sport? Everybody knows my favourite sport is foo tball. I can’t do without football. I play a lot of sports as well including basketball but I was ...

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Toke Makinwa expresses her dissatisfaction for cooking

Toke Makinwa has expressed her dissatisfaction for cooking, saying it;s one thing she hates and can;t withstand. The media personality and author said she tried cooking yesterday when she went into the kitchen to make a meal, but ended up walking out with a glass of wine and cracker. She then came on Twitter to talk to her followers about ...

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