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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: TOP NIGERIAN ENTERTAINERS IN DIASPORA

The Nigerian entertainment industry is booming, both at home and abroad. In this piece, KORE OGIDAN takes a look at some of the biggest entertainers of Nigerian descent who practice their craft abroad.   SADE ADU   Singer, songwriter and actress, Sade Adu, was born in Ibadan, Nigeria, to a professor father, Adebisi, and a… Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: TOP NIGERIAN ENTERTAINERS IN DIASPORA

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BREAKING NEWS: SARAKI, FASHOLA, KEYAMO, AKPABIO, 40 OTHERS MAKE BUHARI’S MINISTERIAL LIST

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the list of 43 ministerial nominees for the screening and confirmation of the senate.   Some of the names on the list include former Akwa Ibom State governor, Godswill Akpabio, former Benue State governor, George Akume, Buhari campaign spokesperson, Festus Keyamo, SAN.   Others on the list are former… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: SARAKI, FASHOLA, KEYAMO, AKPABIO, 40 OTHERS MAKE BUHARI’S MINISTERIAL LIST

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MORE TROUBLE FOR R. KELLY AS EX-STAFFERS TURNED OVER 20 SEX TAPES TO FEDS

USA - It appears that Rober “R.” Kelly’s enablers are having a call of conscience as ex-employees reportedly turned over more than 20 sex tapes to federal authorities.   Gerald Griggs, alleged victim Joycelyn Savage’s family attorney, Says that the federal investigation into Kelly’s dealings with underage girls included dozens of videos, some of which… Continue reading MORE TROUBLE FOR R. KELLY AS EX-STAFFERS TURNED OVER 20 SEX TAPES TO FEDS

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(VIDEOS/PHOTOS) AT LEAST 18 PEOPLE INJURED AS ORANGE-SIZED HAIL RAIN DOWN IN THE STREETS OF ITALY

Italy was hit with severe storms that have resulted in floods and other freak weather.   Thunderstorms have been rocking the Adriatic Coast in Italy, forcing tourists to flee beaches, while there's also been tornados and a beach fire.   Scarier yet, hospital officials in Pescara have said that hailstorms have caused some nasty injuries… Continue reading (VIDEOS/PHOTOS) AT LEAST 18 PEOPLE INJURED AS ORANGE-SIZED HAIL RAIN DOWN IN THE STREETS OF ITALY

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TENNIS: NOVAK DJOKOVIC INTO NINTH WIMBLEDON SEMI-FINAL

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the ninth time on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 win over David Goffin of Belgium.   The world number one secured his 70th match win at the tournament and will be playing in his 36th semi-final at the majors.   Defending champion Djokovic will face… Continue reading TENNIS: NOVAK DJOKOVIC INTO NINTH WIMBLEDON SEMI-FINAL

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BILLIONAIRE TERRY GOU PLEDGES NT$5 BILLION TO NTU CANCER CENTER

Taiwan's Presidential hopeful Terry Gou (郭台銘) announced Thursday that he will donate NT$5 billion (US$159 million) to the National Taiwan University (NTU) Cancer Center, adding that he will also establish a medical facility if elected president.   The Taiwanese tycoon made the announcement at a joint press conference with Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔), president of NTU,… Continue reading BILLIONAIRE TERRY GOU PLEDGES NT$5 BILLION TO NTU CANCER CENTER