Arts & Entertainment


Artificially sweetened beverages increase stroke risk – Study

Drinking over two artificially sweetened beverages a day, could increase the risk of all types of stroke.

Pop star, David Adeleke, (Davido).

Davido becomes first Nigerian panelist on American TV series

Comedy Central Roast is a popular American TV series.

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Seven ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a budget

Truth be told, having a special Valentine’s Day is not about how much money you spend on special activities or gifts.

Pastor Enoch Adeboye

RCCG to mark Adeboye’s birthday with 77 hours marathon praise

Over 120,000 live participants are expected to be in attendance with over 10 million viewers expected to watch the event on TV and social media channels

Nigerian Afro Beat star, Wizkid

Elections: Stop joking with people’s lives, Wizkid tells politicians

The music star expressed his thoughts on his Snapchat page.


NiMet advises air travellers, road users against poor visibility

The agency says dust has been released into the atmosphere over the source region in southern Chad and Niger Republic.

President of Uganda Yoweri K Museveni gestures as he speaks during a news conference in a hotel in St Julians, Valletta, Malta on the first day of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Friday Nov. 25, 2005. CHOGM was opened by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Friday and the event is due to hosted by Uganda in two years time. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

Soyinka, Falana, Femi Kuti, others petition against Uganda’s censorship law

The government is proposing regulations that include vetting new songs, videos and film scripts, prior to their release.

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MNET scriptwriter, Osang Abang, dies in road accident

Mr Abang was a content co-writer for Tinsel, a popular Nigerian soap opera and was also the head writer of the African Magic series, BattleGround.


Confusion as 2baba apologises to wife on Twitter

The 43-year-old 2baba has since deleted the tweets posted on Monday.

Seun Kuti {Photo credit: OkayAfrica}

2019 Grammys: Seun Kuti loses to South African choir

Seun’s brother, Femi Kuti, has also bagged four Grammy nominations in the past.

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Why mothers should avoid mixed feeding for babies under six months — Experts

Experts explain why breastfeeding is important for mothers and babies.

CELLULOID: Unveiling Fadeyi Oloro, the known gunman

A master dribbler, Fadeyi was the old Yoruba Nollywood’s response to Maradona. Ah, Fadeyi was a delight on the big screen!

Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. [PHOTO CREDIT: YOUTUBE]

2019 Elections: In evergreen album, Sikiru Ayinde Barrister admonishes candidates, voters, govt.

Sikiru Ayinde Barrister: “If you win at the elections, please remember the masses, so they won’t suffer, I plead.”

Timaya shares new project “Chulo Vibes”

The work is the musician’s seventh studio project.


Olamide drops first 2019 single “Woske”

The new single was produced by Nigerian record producer, Killertunes.

Kannywood entertainer Adam Zango poses with PDP's presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Adam Zango dumps Buhari, supports Atiku

The actor asks fans to support PDP’s Atiku Abubakar’s presidential bid.

Omotola gets special recognition in Los Angeles

The honour was given her by the City of Los Angeles in recognition of her notable contributions to black film.

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Lagos govt seeks return of ‘Lander stool’ from British Museum

The stool was taken from the country during the colonial period.

PDP presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar. [PHOTO CREDIT: Twitter handle of Atiku Abubakar]

Fela my favourite musician, Davido reigning music king – Atiku

Davido, who is a staunch supporter of the PDP candidate, addresses Mr Abubakar as ‘Nigeria’s next president.”

Bob Marley

Toronto proclaims February 6 Bob Marley Day

The music star who died in 1981 would have been 74 years today.

Uganda State Minister for Tourism Mr Godfrey Kiwanda with Ugandan models at the launch of ‘Miss Curvy Uganda’ at a Kampala hotel on February 5, 2019. PHOTO | GODFREY LUGAAJU | NMG

Ugandan minister lists ‘sexy, curvy women’ as tourist attraction

Tourism is a top foreign exchange earner for Uganda.

French president Emmanuel Macron with Nollywood artists during a live show in Lagos, Nigeria. EPA-EFE/Ludovic Marin

Nigeria is punching below its weight despite massive soft power capacity

There are three key ways in which Nigeria exercises some degree of soft power.

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How to lose weight and keep it off – according to science

Losing weight is often at the forefront of many people’s minds at the start of the year.

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Mariah Carey to hold ‘only German’ concert in Hamburg

The singer will perform in Germany on June 2.

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Skipping breakfast may help you lose weight – what hunter gatherers can teach us

We are told breakfast helps us reduce weight by speeding up our metabolism