TALLY: The Rising Profile Of Africa’s Next ‘BIG THING’

Popularly known with his stage name “Tally”, Yusuf Salisu Akafi is a young Nigerian musical artist who has been making his marks since he emerged as one of the budding entertainment talents in Nigeria. Tally was born on 7th May 1986. Having come up with his own style of music, he has been able to capture numerous youth audience with his music. Tally's interest in music began in secondary school where he joined his school choir and was later assigned the roll of choirmaster. He was a member of a group called '40Fide' at school where he started rapping, later on he joined another group

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Kanye West Released From The Hospital

Grammy Award winning rapper and producer, Kanye West has checked out from the UCLA Medical Center where he was admitted on November 22. The rapper was being treated for exhaustion and what was being described as a nervous breakdown after the rest of his Saint Pablo tour was cancelled. Kanye left the hospital in the care of his wife, Kim Kardashian-West as well as his personal physician, Dr. Michael Farzam, who had called 911 the day he was admitted. When asked about his condition, Kanye

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Awilo Set To Storm Lagos For Merrybet Celebrity Fans Challenge

Congolese music legend, Awilo Longomba is set to storm Lagos, Nigeria for the biggest football party in Africa, the Merrybet Celebrity Fans Challenge. He joins Olamide, FalzTheBahdGuy, Tuface Idibia, Mr.P of PSquare, Burna Boy, Orezi, Banky W, Akpororo, Mayorkun, Humble Smith, Seyi Law, Timi Dakolo and many other celebrities as they lock horns on the 3rd of December in support of their favorite football clubs. Awilo, who is a Barcelona fan will perform some of his hit songs and also engage in

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Nigeria Gets Special Concession As OPEC Agrees To Cut Oil Output

Nigeria, Iran and Libya got special concessions on Wednesday, as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day, effective January 1, 2017. The cut, which is coming after 8 previous attempts failed since 2008, is considered a massive boost to efforts by the global oil cartel to shore up oil prices and end a record glut that has paralyzed economies. Speaking at the opening of the 171st ordinary meeting, Mohammed Bin Saleh

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N10m Scam: EFCC Impersonator Bags 14-Year Jail Term

A certain notorious fraudster, who specialises in impersonating staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to defraud from unsuspecting victims, has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment without option of fine. The suspect, Abiodun Edward, who is a member of a syndicate, was arraigned on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 before Justice Beatrice Iliya of the state high court Gombe and prosecuted on a 3-count charge of impersonation and obtaining by false pretence the sum of

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FG Seeks To Tender Evidence Of Bank Accounts Used By Ex-Gov Nyako To ‘Launder N29bn’

The Federal Government on Wednesday sought to tender documents of over 30 bank accounts – in evidence – used to allegedly launder money by former Governor Murtala Nyako who is facing trial in the Federal High Court Abuja. Mr. Nyako, the former governor of Adamawa and seven others, including companies, are standing trial before Justice Okon Abang on a 37-count charge bordering on money laundering. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is accusing them of criminal conspiracy,

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FEC Approves Nigeria’s 2017 Budget Proposal

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the country’s 2017 budget proposal – which will now be forwarded to the National Assembly for consideration and approval. The approval was made known to State House correspondents by the Minister of budget and national planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, after a marathon FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The minister also added that the MTEF, which was described by the Senate as empty,

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Fayose Drops Bombshell: ‘I May Dump PDP In 2018’

In an apparent attempt to evade the leadership crisis currently engulfing the upper echelon of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has hinted that he may seek another political platform to prosecute his succession battle in the 2018 governorship poll. Speaking on Wednesday in Ikere Ekiti, while meeting with the members of the Suppliers’ Association of Nigeria, Ikere chapter, Fayose also argued that the victory of Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), the candidate

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ELOY Awards 2016: Here Is The Full List Of Winners

The annual Exquisite Lady Of the Year (ELOY) Awards for 2016 was held on November 27, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos. The 8th edition of the Exquisite Ladies of the Year (ELOY) 2016 held on Sunday 27th November at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos.This year’s award event, which was themed “all women are worth celebrating“, saw a host of industrious women taking home awards from different categories at the end of the show. Here are the winners below: Female Photographer Of

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BREAKING: NCC Bows To Pressure, Suspends Data Price Hike [Read Full Statement]

Following pressures that have continued to ensue, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday announced the immediate suspension of the new minimum pricing template for data services by mobile operators. https://twitter.com/NgComCommission/status/803959502055899136?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The new rate, which would have led to price increase in data for some Nigerians, was scheduled to take effect from December 1. However, the Commission stated that the decision to suspend the

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Three Women To Make History As The First Nigerians To Participate In The Winter Olympic Games

Earlier this year, the Nigerian Paralympics team made the country proud at the Paralympics and now three women are planning to do one better and make history. Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga, three Nigerian women based in the United States are the three members of a Bobsled team who plan to make history as being the first Nigerians participating in the Winter Olympic Games in 2018. African countries rarely participate in the Winter Olympic Games due to the weather conditions.

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Senate Orders NCC To Halt Planned Data Price Hike

Senate now resolves to halt the new tariff approval. The Senate on Wednesday ordered the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to immediately halt the planned data tariff hike. According to the Upper Chamber, before any such hike could be announced all parties should be consulted. ….. at this time without any consultation from the statistics it is almost four times the price” – @bukolasaraki — Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) November 30, 2016 Senators in all totality condemned the

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