Popular Cultural Icon, Jimi Solanke, Is Dead

“Efforts to save his life failed. He died while being rushed to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital.” How the veteran actor breathed his last 59 days to 82nd birthday.   A veteran actor and dramatist, Jimi Solanke, is dead. Platforms Africa gathered that the folk singer, poet, and playwright breathed his last on Monday morning, just 59 days to his 82nd birthday. A family source told this leading online media group that the late Solanke died whille being rushed to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital. READ ALSO Is Govt…

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Grammys Awards: Tyla Beats Ayra Starr, Burna Boy, Davido To Win Best African Music Performance

South African first time Grammy Awards nominee, Tyla won the Grammy 2024 for Best African Music Performance Award, for her song ‘Water’, which had over 124 million streams in 2023. Water made Tyla the highest charting African female soloist ever to make it to the Billboards Hot 100. READ ALSO Shell Takes Final Investment Decision On Gas Supply To Dangote Shari’ah Council Urges EFCC To Unmask Terrorism Sponsors National Grid Collapses, Plunges Nigeria Into Nationwide Blackout The 22-year-old was nominated alongside Nigerian music giants Burna Boy, Davido, Asake, Olamide and…

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How Nigeria Defeated Angola, Qualified for AFCON Semi-Final

“A “second goal” for the Nigerian team that was scored by Victor Osimhen was ruled out by VAR as offside” The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday defeated Angola to qualify for the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-final. Ademola Lookman scored the only goal of the match in the first of the highly contested game at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium in Abidjan. What appeared to be a second goal for the Nigerian team that was scored by Victor Osimhen was ruled out by VAR as offside. Details to…

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Some Parents Are The Enemy! By Chukwuneta Oby

The video that a popular Instagram female comedian shared on her birthday showed her mum praying for her (as she knelt) and some of the woman’s words were, “You have been carrying this family since you were 14 years old.” Yes,14! The woman can even pass for her daughter’s sister. That’s how young she looks. One of the stories that a popular Lagos boutique owner narrated sometime back was a scene she witnessed in her shop. A young woman walked in with an elderly Oyibo man (white man) and a…

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I’m Sorry, Rhodes-Vivour’s Wife Apologises After Social Media Bashing

. Thanks Husband For Settling Debt     Ify Aniebo,  wife of the Lagos State governorship candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 election, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, has publicly apologised to an ex-worker who called her out recently for not paying his salaries. Following her husband’s intervention in settling the debt, she expressed remorse on her X account on Thursday, acknowledging the need for a different approach. She wrote, “I have taken time out to reflect and now it’s clear to me I should have handled events differently. It didn’t…

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Yul Edochie Launches Own Church

Controversial Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has unveiled his own ministry. His church is known as True Salvation Ministry, TSM, and was unveiled on YouTube on Tuesday. READ ALSO: Ogun: Police Nab Cultist Who Fled To Ghana To Escape Arrest Man Dies After Sex Romp With Girlfriend In Hotel, Two Arrested Transfer: ‘No Going Back,’ Osimhen Speaks On Imminent Napoli Exit He ‘Chop’ Our Money Alone, Ogun Lawmaker Opens Up On Speaker’s Impeachment Yul, who hours ago teased a huge announcement on his official X, announced the unveiling of his ministry…

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Super Eagles Likely Opponents Unveiled As AFCON ’23 Gets Hotter

Another top fixture awaits Nigeria’s Super Eagles in the Round of 16 at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations finals following their second place finish in Group A of the tournament. The Jose Peseiro lads stand the chance of battling the defending champions, Senegal, Guinea or their eternal rivals, Cameroon. Before their final group games tomorrow (Tuesday), Senegal lead the group with six points, while Guinea and Cameroon have four and one points respectively. READ ALSO: Ibadan Blast, Makinde And Federalism, By Lasisi Olagunju Virgin Women Have Lowest Divorce…

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Burna Boy To Perform At 2024 Grammys

Nigerian music superstar Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been added to the lineup of performers for the 2024 Grammys Awards. The Recording Academy announced on Monday that the ‘African Giant’ will take the stage at the ceremony on February 4 in Los Angeles. He joins previously revealed performers Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo, Luke Combs and Travis Scott. “Burna Boy, Luke Combs and Travis Scott have been added to the performer lineup for the 2024 GRAMMYs. They join previously announced performers Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and Olivia Rodrigo.…

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Sports Minister Congratulates Elizabeth Oshoba on World Title Win

*Says feat represent a motivation for Women in Sports. The Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh has extended his heartfelt congratulations to Elizabeth Oshoba for becoming the first Nigerian female boxer to clinch a world title. The historic feat took place during the World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Female featherweight bout, where Oshoba secured victory in the 10th round against Italy’s Michela Braga. Senator Enoh expressed his admiration for Oshoba’s dedication, skill, and determination. READ ALSO: U-20 WWCQ: Falconets Through To Colombia After Win Against Burundi President Tinubu…

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U-20 WWCQ: Falconets Through To Colombia After Win Against Burundi

Nigeria’s Falconets have qualified for the 2024 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup after a 1-0 victory against Burundi at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on Saturday. The Falconets sailed through 2-0 on aggregate following a 1-0 win in the first leg. Talented forward Esther Ajakaye fired home the winning goal on 79 minutes. Ajakaye was teed up by substitute Mary Lucky Mkpa. READ ALSO: President Tinubu Renews Appointment Of NITT Boss, Farah ‘Colleagues’ll Come To You For Food,’ Adeboye’s Prayer Stirs Controversy How My Mum Slipped Into Coma At LASUTH…

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