Maverick Nigerian singer, Charly Boy loses mom

Maverick Nigerian singer, Charly Boy loses mom

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Charly Boy posted a photo with his mom on Instagram Mother of popular singer and Nigerian activist, Charly Boy, Margaret Ntianu Oputa, has died at age 101. Charly Boy, who made the announcement on his Instagram page, areafada1, revealed she died on…

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel Prize for Literature for 2018 and 2019

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel Prize for Literature for 2018 and 2019

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Olga Tokarczuk won for 2018 and Peter Handke is 2019’s winner Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and Austria’s Peter Handke have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Two winners were named – one for 2019 and one for 2018 – because the…

BBNaija (S4): Diverse reactions trail show finale as Mercy Eke wins

BBNaija (S4): Diverse reactions trail show finale as Mercy Eke wins

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Mercy Eke becomes first female to Big Brother Naija (Punch)  Diverse reactions have continued to trail the finale of Big  Brother Naija season four. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that history was made on Sunday as Mercy Eke became the…

President Buhari greets renowned folk musician, Tunji Oyelana, at 80

President Buhari greets renowned folk musician, Tunji Oyelana, at 80

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Folk singer Tunji By Sam Tor President Muhammadu Buhari extends felicitations to popular folk musician, Tunji Oyelana, as he turns 80 today, Friday, October 4. The President rejoices with the musician, actor, composer and consummate artiste, whose songs ruled the airwaves, particularly…

Tacha disqualified from BBNaija season 4

Tacha disqualified from BBNaija season 4

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Tacha disqualified from BBNaija Housemate, Tacha Akide has been disqualified from the ongoing BBNaija season four. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the popular housemates, was butted off the show on Friday night for violence and intent to harm fellow housemate….

Mad Melon of ‘Danfo Driver’ dies

Mad Melon of ‘Danfo Driver’ dies

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Popular Nigerian Artiste and crooner of the popular street anthem, ‘Danfo Driver,’ Mad Melon on Wednesday died in a Lagos-based hospital. Naija News understands that the popular Nigerian artiste died after battling with a brief illness that is yet to be made public. Ace…

Davido, Chioma engaged, fans react

Davido, Chioma engaged, fans react

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Davido and Chioma Nigerian superstar, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke is engaged to long-time girlfriend, Chioma Rowland. Chioma’s hand showing off the ring News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the singer proposed to her at an event with their close friends and family…

African Union announces Lagos as host of 6th AFRIMA Awards

African Union announces Lagos as host of 6th AFRIMA Awards

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Adenrele Niyi, Associate Producer, AFRIMA …Events hold November 20-23, 2019 The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of AFRIMA have announced that the 6th edition of the All Africa Music Awards themed “Feel Africa” will be hosted in Lagos State,…

Cult musician Daniel Johnston dies

Cult musician Daniel Johnston dies

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Johnston suffered from debilitating mental health issues throughout his career Daniel Johnston, whose guileless, homemade recordings inspired dozens of musicians from Kurt Cobain to Lana Del Rey, has died at the age of 58. The songwriter and artist “passed away of natural…

Groundbreaking photographer Robert Frank dies at age 94

Groundbreaking photographer Robert Frank dies at age 94

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Late photographer Robert Frank Robert Frank, a giant of 20th-century photography whose seminal book “The Americans” captured singular, candid moments of the 1950s and helped free picture-taking from the boundaries of clean lighting and linear composition, has died. He was 94. Frank…