YouTube announces Africa’s superstars to perform at Africa Day Concert

YouTube on Monday announced a line-up of artistes hailing from five countries to perform at the third edition of Africa Day Concert. Alex Okosi, Managing Director, Emerging Markets, YouTube EMEA, said in a statement that the  annual concert is a…

*Kidnapped Kaduna Catholic priest dies in captivity (Leadership)*PDP drops zoning, throws presidential contest open (Guardian)

Kidnapped Kaduna Catholic priest dies in captivity (Leadership) A Catholic Priest, Rev Fr. Joseph Aketeh Bako, has died in the hands of his abductors eight weeks after he was abducted. The Chancellor, Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, Rev Fr. Christian Okewu…

Davido creates legacy in new film for Martell

Martell, the oldest of the great Cognac houses, debuts the next chapter of its “Be The Standout Swift” campaign with Afrobeats star and humanitarian, Davido. The latest visual installment of Martell’s ‘Be The Standout Swift’ campaign, titled “Standout Swift Story,”…

*Davido celebrates baby mama, Chioma, on birthday (Punch)*COMTUA petitions Sanwo-Olu, police chiefs to restore sanity at Lagos port areas (Independent)

Davido celebrates baby mama, Chioma, on birthday (Punch) Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has celebrated his baby mama, Chioma Rowland, on the latter’s birthday. Chioma, who clocked 27 on Saturday, is mother to Davido’s third child…

Davido, Adekunle Gold headline Pharrel Williams’ Something in the Water festival

Singers Davido and Adekunle Gold will be headlining Pharrel Williams music festival ‘Something in the Water,’ on June 19, 2022. The music festival is returning to the delight of music and festival lovers after a brief halt due to the…

Lessons from the Breakdance Crew regional finals for dancers

The 10th Episode of the biggest dancer show in Nigeria, Glo Battle of the Year featured the regional finals of Breakdance Crew from across the six regions. This episode was a follow-up to episode 9 (the Dance Crew Semi-Finals) where…

Timaya threatens to beat up Ubi Franklin after spat

Popular musician, Timaya has threatened to beat music executive, Ubi Franklin for the second time. Timaya took to his Twitter handle to issue the threat without stating why. The singer wrote: “Ubi Franklin u remember the beating I gave u…

Lamborghini: Leave Davido alone, direct your anger towards Buhari – Reno Omokri tells Nigerians

Former presidential spokesman, Reno Omokri, has asked Nigerians to direct their grievances over the country’s economic situation towards President Muhammadu Buhari, whom they elected as their leader. He said rather than venting their anger on fellow private citizen and singer,…

*Ex-banker jailed 10 years for theft (Nation)*Timaya breaks silence amid hit-and-run accusation, arrest (Punch)

Ex-banker jailed 10 years for theft (Nation) A Magistrate’s Court in Lagos has sentenced a former bank worker, Samuel Dare Arayode, to 10 years imprisonment for stealing and forgery. Magistrate Olumide Fusikat, convicted Arayode of the theft of N540,000 belonging…

*Apapa Customs impounds N78m drugs, 9 containers of wood (Vanguard)*Stations run out of petrol, scarcity paralyses states (Punch)

Apapa Customs impounds N78m drugs, 9 containers of wood (Vanguard) Unrelenting in its drive to sustain the tempo of anti-smuggling operation, the Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has made another huge seizure of 9 containers of unprocessed…

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