Terry Jones: Monty Python star dies aged 77

Terry Jones: Monty Python star dies aged 77

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The late Terry Jones Monty Python star Terry Jones has died at the age of 77, four years after being diagnosed with dementia. A statement from his family said: “We have all lost a kind, funny, warm, creative and truly loving man.”…

Toyin Lawani says she’s not a titan nor Marlian, reveals who she is

Toyin Lawani says she’s not a titan nor Marlian, reveals who she is

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Toyin Lawani Celebrity stylist and fashion entrepreneur, Toyin Lawani has declared she doesn’t want to be called a Titan or a Marlian. She gave the warning while reacting to a social media fan who described her as a Titan. However, Lawani in her…

How I bought my first guitar at 16 – Music Icon, King Sunny Ade

How I bought my first guitar at 16 – Music Icon, King Sunny Ade

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Nine-year-old Temidara Onafuye (right) interviews King Sunny Ade. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (left) Music Icon, King Sunny Ade (KSA), said he bought his first guitar when he was 16 years old with personal savings and hid the…

Remembering the entertainment and arts figures we lost in 2019

Remembering the entertainment and arts figures we lost in 2019

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Clockwise from top left: Doris Day, Albert Finney, Keith Flint, Gary Rhodes, Luke Perry and Toni Morrison As the year draws to a close, it is time to remember the figures from the worlds of arts and entertainment who died in 2019….

Uganda deports S/African music icon, Chaka Chaka, ahead of end of year performance

Uganda deports S/African music icon, Chaka Chaka, ahead of end of year performance

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Music Icon Chaka Chaka Ugandan immigration and security authorities on Tuesday deported South African music icon Yvonne Chaka Chaka ahead of her End of Year and New Year performance in Kampala, over visa irregularities, a police spokesperson said. Fred Enanga, Uganda’s police…

Adamawa Achievers Awards: Atiku, Sen. Abbo, Namdas, Nyampa, Chagwa, others receive humanitarian awards

Adamawa Achievers Awards: Atiku, Sen. Abbo, Namdas, Nyampa, Chagwa, others receive humanitarian awards

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Adamawa’s most anticipated award of the year, the 4th edition of the Adamawa Celebrities and Achievers Awards (ACAA 2019) has been held on Saturday, December, 21 at Lelewal Hotel and Suites in Yola. The ceremony was full of glitz and glamour, as…

Meet amazing Day, who rocked Stevie Wonder’s world

Meet amazing Day, who rocked Stevie Wonder’s world

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Day performs ‘Someday at Christmas’ with Stevie Wonder Andra Day, born Cassandra Monique Batie, on December 30, 1984, is an American singer and songwriter from San Diego, California. Her debut album, Cheers to the Fall, was released in 2015 and peaked at…

Sad: Boundary-breaking model Mama Cax dies at 30

Sad: Boundary-breaking model Mama Cax dies at 30

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Mama Cax A cancer survivor and vocal advocate for inclusivity in the fashion industry, the model died after a weeklong illness. Mama Cax, a boundary-breaking model, activist and advocate for the fashion industry’s inclusion of differently abled models and people of color,…

Zlatan, Perruzi, Patoranking, others for 2019 Miss Africa pageantry in Calabar

Zlatan, Perruzi, Patoranking, others for 2019 Miss Africa pageantry in Calabar

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 Top music acts, including Zlatan, Perruzi and Patoranking, are among celebrity artistes lined up to thrill guests at the 2019 Miss Africa pageantry in Calabar on December 27. Cross Rivers, the host state government, said in a statement that the pageantry, which…

Scientist Jane Goodall, Chinese novelist Mai Jia to speak at Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

Scientist Jane Goodall, Chinese novelist Mai Jia to speak at Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

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Jane Goodall is a British trailblazing scientist. (AFP) British trailblazing scientist Jane Goodall and Chinese novelist Mai Jia are making their way to the UAE’s Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in Dubai, from Feb. 4-9, 2020. Goodall, who is also a compassionate…