‘Lean On Me’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Late Bill Withers Bill Withers, the acclaimed 1970s soul singer behind hits Ain’t No Sunshine and Lean On Me has died from heart complications aged 81, his family said. The singer died on Monday in Los Angeles, the family told the Associated…

Davido goes into self-isolation as partner, Chioma, tests positive for coronavirus

Davido goes into self-isolation as partner, Chioma, tests positive for coronavirus

File photo of Davido and Chioma Ace Nigerian music star David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, says he has decided to go into self-isolation as his fiancée,  Chioma, has tested positive to the coronavirus. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…

Terrence McNally: Playwright dies of coronavirus complications

Terrence McNally: Playwright dies of coronavirus complications

Terrence McNally (L) is survived by his husband, Tom Kirdahy Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally has died in Florida of complications from coronavirus, according to his husband Tom Kirdahy. The four-time Tony winner, 81, was known for his thoughtful chronicles of gay life,…

Kenny Rogers: Country music legend dies aged 81

Kenny Rogers: Country music legend dies aged 81

Rogers, right,  and close friend Dolly Parton had a smash hit in 1983 with Islands in the Stream American country music legend Kenny Rogers has died aged 81. A family representative said he “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes”. Rogers…

Advocacy movie ‘Smokescreen’ premieres in Abuja

Advocacy movie ‘Smokescreen’ premieres in Abuja

A Nollywood blockbuster, “Smokescreen,” that   advocates family values, good parenting and depicts the dangers of  domestic violence against women has made screening debut in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the star-studded movie produced by Vincent Ogbuehi was premiered…

Top rapper, MI Abaga quits Chocolate City, floats new record label ‘Incredible Music’

Top rapper, MI Abaga quits Chocolate City, floats new record label ‘Incredible Music’

Rapper MI Abaga Nigerian record producer, singer and songwriter, M.I Abaga, whose birth name is Jude Abaga, today Friday, March 6, disclosed that he is officially done with the record label, Chocolate City which he headed from June 2015 to 2019. According to…

Female ‘Gangan’ drummer, Ara, suggests creation of museum in honour of late Victor Olaiya

Female ‘Gangan’ drummer, Ara, suggests creation of museum in honour of late Victor Olaiya

Late highlife meastro, Victor Olaiya Female ‘gangan’ drummer, Aralola Olumuyiwa, popularly known as “Ara,” on Thursday advised the Federal and Lagos State Governments to create a hall of fame or museum to immortalise the late Victor Olaiya. Olumuyiwa gave the advice in…

Veteran actor, Pa Kasumu dies at 66

Veteran actor, Pa Kasumu dies at 66

The late Kasumu Veteran Nollywood actor, Kayode Odumosu, popularly known as Pa Kasumu has died after an illness. The news of his death was announced by Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola through her Instagram account. According to Daramola, the news was broken to…

Lady Gaga quits smoking again, releases new single

Lady Gaga quits smoking again, releases new single

Lady Gaga American Pop Super Star, Lady Gaga, while dropping her first solo single and video in nearly three years, says she has quit smoking. The single, titled `Stupid Love’, was released at midnight on February 28, in a return to her…

Tee Mac urges schools, government to prioritise teaching of black history

Tee Mac urges schools, government to prioritise teaching of black history

Tee Mac Ace Flutist, Omatshola Iseli, popularly known as “Tee Mac,” on Thursday urged school authorities and government at all levels to prioritise teaching of  black history to the  younger generation. Iseli made the call in an interview with News Agency of…