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Largest Golf Resort in Nigeria, Longest Hill in West Africa, Biggest Palace in Africa; Inside Story of NAIJANOMAD’s Tour of Tourist Centres in Ondo State

Story by Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   Ondo State, Southwest, Nigeria, was first created on 3rd of February 1976 by the Muritala/Obasanjo military administration before a state, Ekiti was carved out of it in 1996. It is a land filled with abundance mineral and natural resources -from large deposit of Crude Oil, Bitumen, Limestone, Kaolin, glass sand, granites, tar sand, clay, ...

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Social media abuzz 24 hours after Don Williams’

In less than 24 hours, the news of the death of country music ace, 78-year-old Don Williams, has shattered the social media, recording more than 60 million tweets. Notable among celebrities that are mourning the award winning country singer is Kenny Rogers, who tweeted: “Sending my sincere and heartfelt prayers to the families & friends of Don Williams’’. A statement ...

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Lai Mohammed mourns, says Yero, a versatile actor

By Mukaila Akodu, Lagos Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed his condolences to the friends and family of veteran Kannywood actor, Kasimu Yero who died on Sunday in Kaduna. In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday, the Minister described the late Yero as an iconic actor who, along with other thespians like Samanja, laid the ...

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Why we shoot musical videos abroad– Efa

A rap artiste, Efa Iware, popularly known as “Efa” has stated that artistes prefer shooting musical videos abroad because it is cost effective and cheaper. Speaking with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday, Iware stated that in Nigeria people tend to be unprofessional in doing their jobs “which is not the case abroad’’. “There are some sophisticated equipment and modern technologies ...

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Femi, Seun Kuti to thrill fans at NOTTING HILL Carnival

By Seun Agboola, Lagos Two popular Afrobeat singers, Femi and Seun Anikulapo-Kuti have left for London, the United Kingdom to participate in this year’s NOTTING HILL Carnival. The duo departed the Murtala Mohammed International Airport on Wednesday to the UK where they are expected to participate in this year’s FELABRATION, one of the events slated for the festival. While in ...

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Social media agog as Funke Akindele clocks 41

 The social media was agog on Thursday with birthday wishes from notable entertainers in the Nigerian entertainment industry to Nollywood actress Olufunke Akindele Bello on her 41st birthday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the actress, movie producer and a philanthropist was born on Aug. 24, 1976 in Ikorodu, Lagos State. She came into the limelight after featuring in a popular ...

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Son debunks baba sala’s death rumour, says ‘My father is alive’

One of the sons of veteran comic, Apostle Moses Olaiya Adejumo popularly known as Baba Sala, Emmanuel has debunked rumours suggesting that his father had passed on. The news had gone viral on Tuesday particularly on the social media suggesting that Adejumo who is in his 80s had passed on. Rather in a terse statement released by Emmanuel on social ...

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FG bans songs by Olamide, Davido, 9ice

The National Broadcasting Corporation, NBC, has banned five songs by Olamide, Davido and 9ice, having considered them offensive for broadcast, according to online portal, Premium Times. The banned songs are Olamide‘s “Wo” and “Wavy Level“; Davido‘s “Fall” and “If (Remix)“; and 9ice’s “Living Things.” The corporation released the list yesterday, saying it banned the five songs from being aired across ...

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Veteran actor, writer Adebayo Faleti dies at 83

The creative sector of the country has lost one of its doyens in person of Pa Adebayo Faleti. A native of Oyo town, the talented actor cum writer is believed to have died at the age of 83. Details of the circumstances that led to his death are yet unclear as at the time of writing this story but the ...

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Wizkid, Damian Marley set for music ‘collabo’

Nigerian music youngster, Wizkid has revealed that he is working to create a song with Damian Marley, son of late Jamaican legend Bob Marley. The ‘Starboy’ disclosed this on Thursday via his  Twitter handle-@wizkidayo, and  shared a photo of himself seated with the Jamaican artist. He wrote: “Talked about working with this man. Today we dey here! Legend! To the ...

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