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AFRO-POP SENSATION SUSAN BANX DEBUTS SESAN-DIRECTED VIDEO FOR HIT SINGLE “DANCE FLOOR”

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On the back of the success of her last single “Home (Ile)” which is currently on Beat FM’s ‘Alternative Nigerian Chart’, featured onMTV Base and Channels TV, and with her debut single “Dance Floor” proving a big hit, with support from the likes of Rhythm FM,Cool FMCity FMTop Radio and BBC 1Xtra, fast-rising Nigerian Afro-Pop sensation SUSAN BANX unveils the brand new video for “Dance Floor”, directed by Sesan.

Shot on location in London and keeping with the theme of 80’s Dance/Pop and heavy techno influences, while fusing in some Afrobeats flavour and stylings, the music video for “Dance Floor” is a resounding celebration of dance - from contemporary to traditional - and modern Pop music, with rising Pop star Susan Banx taking centre stage through it all, as she highlights her performance prowess, captivating allure and Pop sensibilities.

Watch complete season 1 Ndani’s GIDI UP as Second Season to premiere on 21st of June 2014

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Ndani TV’s hit series, Gidi Up, is back with a second season! And this year, it seems as though they have bigger stars on it, attached are pictures from scenes off the series.

So apparently, the show is set to premiere on national Television on the 21st of June 2014 but no full details on what TV station or stations will be airing the show. It will continue to be viewable on Ndani TV’s YouTube channel giving those who live outside Nigeria a chance to not miss out on the gripping new season. 

Absolut Vodka Supports Creativity with Art Party 2014

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To strengthen its support for creativity and transformation in Nigeria using Art, Absolut Vodka, recently raised the bar in party style when the brand showcased the combination of colours, vibrancy and celebrations at the Art Party 2014 which was held at the Lagoon Crest in Lekki Lagos. The much anticipated event remains the talk of town within social circles as fashionistas, celebrities, party-buffs, fans, and consumers of Absolut Vodka had the entertainment of a lifetime. 

D'banj wins 'Best Selling African Artist' at 2014 World Music Awards

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D''banj won 'Best Selling African Artist' award at the 2014 World Music Awards which took place on Tuesday 27th of May at the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco. 
D'banj performed at this event alongside artists such as Miley Cyrus, Mariah Carey, Flo Rider, DJ Khaled, Ricky Martin, Tinie Tempah, Leonah Lewis and more! Congrats to him.

| See Full List Of 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Nominees

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Award season is in full swing, and now we have the official nominee list for the 2014 Nigerian Entertainment Awards, NEA. This years list has some of the finest and best in entertainment represented on this list with WizKid (3, 1 collab), Davido (2, 2 Collab), Chidinma (3), Kcee (2), Olamide (2), Tiwa Savage (3), Don Jazzy (2, 2 collab), Patoranking (3) & Oritse Femi (4) grabbing multiple award nominations. Oritse Femi leads the pack with 4 nominations. It’s been a great year for the boy and it shows. This year’s list appears it’s going to be a stiff competition. Check out the full list of nominees

FOLLOWING LOLA RAE COLLABORATION, NIZZY RETURNS WITH BRAND NEW SINGLE “GIRL”

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After the success of his brilliant collaboration “Egwu” with Lola Rae, which garnered over 40,000 downloads in its first week and was playlisted on Channel OSoundCity and Silverbird TV among others, fast-rising UK-based Afrobeats crooner NIZZY is back with a brand new single for our listening pleasure titled “Girl”, produced by Ritzybeat.

Drawing upon trademark Highlife and Makosa sensibilities, “Girl” sees Nizzy coming firmly into his own as a solo stars, with his commanding vocals and infectious flow, over the Ritzybeat-produced exquisite musical backdrop led by lush drums and synth-heavy keyboard arrangements. Falling in love with a girl and wanting to take her to your mum never sounded so good with Nizzy’s “Girl”.

Charles Novia Rebukes Tiwa Savage’s ‘Wanted’ Video in tweet battle with Teebillz and Uti

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Ever since Tiwa Savage’s ‘wanted’ video was released online yesterday a lot of her fans have criticized it, while some praised her effort. Her husband after reading a lot of criticism messages says, he hopes one day people will praise him for changing the female music industry in Nigeria from the days of Kele Kele. Charles however thinks the video is nonsense and says Tiwa should have shown the acts she displayed to her husband in the bedroom. He also said this to people who have been saying Nigerians are hypocrites;
‘When you start exposing punanies and penises in the name of stupid art, then those shouting hypocrisy should let their children walk naked to school’. In all Uti thinks Nigerians should shut up and even went as far as asking them how many of them have made their families proud. LOOOL see all tweets below

"SISTAS UNITE" MAY7VEN, EZI EMELA, SHIIKANE, WALIYAH, HONEY B, AMAL FASHANU & MORE JOIN FORCES

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With the kidnap of over 200 young Chibok girls at the hand of terrorist group Boko Haram now spanning over four weeks, the campaign to bring these children back home has extended beyond Africa to the rest of the world. The unfortunate situation has touched millions around the world and highlighted a number of pertinent issues affecting children and women in Africa, and now 14 female African artists are lending their voices to the #BringBackOurGirls and female empowerment global campaigns by releasing a collaborative charity single titled "Sistas Unite".


Four more girls escape from Boko Haram camp

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Four girls out of the 168 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, that were abducted by Boko Haram in April, have escaped. The Chairman, Chibok Local Government Area, Mr. Bana Lawan, announced this on Tuesday in Abuja at a one-day stakeholders meeting for validation of draft humanitarian response plan for the abducted girls. The meeting was organised by the National Emergency Management Agency.

DOWNLOAD VIDEO: Ice Prince ft. Sunny Neji – ‘Whiskey’

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Here is the highly anticipated Official Video for Ice Prince’s Whiskey, a track off his #FOZ Album which features Sunny Neji. This video was directed by AJE Films. ‘Chocolate City’s rapper ICE PRINCE releases a new video off his album FIRE OF ZAMANI released October 2013. The Video “Whiskey” which features legendary highlife singer Sunny Neji, traces the stories of two young people who through intemperance came to a sudden and unexpected end. Killing their dreams in the process. Starring in the video apart from ICE PRINCE ZAMANI is fellow label mate DJ CAISE, who stars as a friend of Ice Prince’s in this rural tale. Reflecting on the ups and downs of life, he opens up to the local bar tender lamenting on the different paths his comrades took in life.’ DOWNLOAD VIDEO please follow on:https://twitter.com/afreecanimage

DOWNLOAD LATEST VIDEO: Asa – ‘Dead Again’

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Brand New Music Video from ASA to her latest single Dead Again. New album ‘Bed of Stone’ — OUT August 25th of 2014 from ASA.
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DOWNLOAD VIDEO: Tiwa Savage – ‘Wanted’ (EXPLICIT)

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Mavin Records is on a crazy run of form right now. The record label’s “1st Lady”, Tiwa Savage, dishes out a very sensual video for the single “Wanted” which is off her debut album “Once Upon A Time“. Tiwa Savage has just made a huge statement with this video. She’s the sex symbol of Nigerian music. We love it! Directed By Mr Moe Musa. VIDEO DOWNLOAD
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MTN PROJECT FAME WINNER OLAWALE UNVEILS VIDEO FOR HIT SINGLE “IS NOTIN”

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Following the massive success and rave reviews of his hit debut single “Is Notin”, MTN Project Fame West Africa and fast-rising Nigerian Pop sensation and musician OLAWALE is proud to unveil the excellent new music video for “Is Notin”, directed by Paul Gambit.
Visually, Olawale and prolific director Paul Gambit, as well as smoking hot leading lady Lizzy Ugi have all combined beautifully to bring “Is Notin” further to life, courtesy of this infectious and eye-catching music video. Keeping things simple, elegant and exquisite, the visuals capture the very essence of this huge Pop record.

2014 AMAA awards Red Carpets in Pictures

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The 2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards held this past Saturday May 4th in Bayelsa state. Pictured above is Clarion Chukwura as she collected her Best Actress award.

Nigeria kidnapped girls: Government 'called off deal'

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The schoolgirls are believed to be held in a remote part of Borno state
A deal for the release of some of the abducted schoolgirls in Nigeria was close to being secured when the Nigerian government called it off, the BBC has learned. Some of the girls were set to be freed in exchange for imprisoned Islamist militants, reports the BBC's Will Ross. Boko Haram group snatched more than 200 girls from a school on 14 April. Nigeria's government is under pressure to do more to tackle the group and bring about the girls' release.

Behind the scenes from Tunde and Wunmi Obe's new video

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The wait is almost over as musical duo, Tunde and Wunmi Obe are set to release two new singles in June titled Green White Green and Wedding Day, after a 2-year break from the music industry. “With the state of the nation, we just decided that it’s time to lend our voices as the oldest existing group to the gospel of peace, safety and oneness,” said Tunde Obe. Both singles are to be released on the 1st of June 2014.

Sir Guru Maharaj Ji : How to stop Boko Haram problem

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Spiritual head of One Love Family, Sat Guru Maharaj Ji says the best way to tackle the Boko Haram menace in the country is for us to go back to our traditions and culture. In an interview with City People this week, Maharaj Ji said the intervention of the international community was a welcomed idea and that it would make the fight against Boko Haram a lot easier because unlike Nigerians, the foreigners know that there is a Christ of this age, that is him (Maharaj Ji), walking on the planet and so carrying him along in the fight would bring a stop to acts of terrorism. Excepts from the interview;

ACCLAIMED GOSPEL MUSICIAN GABRIEL EZIASHI DEBUTS NEW VIDEO FOR “AKA JEHOVAH”

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Prolific Gospel singer and songwriter Gabriel Eziashi returns in 2014 with an excellent new music video for his latest single titled “Aka Jehovah”, produced by Mikky Jones. Shot on location in Lagos Nigeria and directed by Joel Benson, the music video for “Aka Jehovah” strips it all away and sees Gabriel Eziashi in his very element, showcasing his incredible vocals and performance prowess.

A veteran of over two decades, Eziashi has collaborated and performed alongside the likes of Donnie McClurkin, double MOBO Award winner Yolanda BrownCobhams Asuquo, Bishop John Francis, Bishop Noel Robinson and Mike Aremu among others. Eziashi also serves as Worship Leader at the Festival of Life, where he has ministered to over 50,000 Christian revellers.

UK-BASED NIGERIAN CROONER PECHSTYLE UNVEILS NEW SINGLE “SELELE”

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Emerging UK-based Nigerian singer and songwriter Pechstyle is proud to unveil his official debut single titled “Selele”, as he draws upon his Highlife and Afrobeats sensibilities to great effects, to create a beautiful love song, not only for our listening pleasure in 2014 but also, for our wedding playlists for years to come.

Written and composed by Pechstyle and produced by O.Y Beatz following his work with the likes of DRB LasGidi2Kriss, and Kida Kudz, “Selele” is a sweet honey-dripped gem which gloriously blends Highlife and Afro-Pop music and sees Pechstyle glide perfectly between both genres, while remaining 100% indigenous and true to Pechstyle’s Nigerian roots.

PICTURES: KANYE SAYS: "MY BABY,KIM KARDASHIAN WEST" IN LAVISH ITALIAN WEDDING CEREMONY

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Kanye West married Kim Kardashian in a lavish Italian ceremony on Saturday - then introduced her to their hundreds of guests as 'my baby, Kim Kardashian West'. The multi-million dollar nuptials saw the couple say their vows on a hilltop overlooking Florence, shielded by a 20ft high wall of white roses and peonies as the sun began to set at the 16th century Forte di Belvedere. The pair were seen standing with their hands clasped watched by rows and rows of their 600 guests - who did not include Kanye's friends Beyonce and Jay Z or Kim's brother Rob.

DOWNLOAD VIDEO: Uzi – ‘Don’t Be Lazy’ ft. Banky W

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Coming off the back of the successful release of Demonstrate featuring Burna Boy and with his UZI BURN OUT in full swing, Uzi has been working really hard lately. But he hasn’t just been going hard in the gym, but in the studio as well. Here he brings you something sexy for the ladies featuring Mr. capable himself, Banky W. The song was produced by Master Kraft and mixed and mastered by Suka sounds. With his style of delivery only compared to the likes of Busta Rhymes and Twista, Uzi has slowed his tempo down just a little bit to deliver this sexy one for the ladies.

Boko Haram kills 28 in three village attacks

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By Lanre Ola and Joe Penney
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MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist Boko Haram gunmen rampaged through three villages in northern Nigeria, killing 28 people and burning houses to the ground in a pattern of violence that has become almost a daily occurrence, according to police and witnesses. All three attacks happened on Thursday in remote parts of Borno state, the epicentre of Boko Haram's increasingly bloody struggle for an Islamic kingdom in religiously mixed Nigeria. One took place right next to Chibok, by the Cameroon border, from where more than 200 school girls were abducted last month.

Nigerian military sights abducted schoolgirls in 3 Boko Haram camps

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Found this revealing exclusive report by Premium Times on their site. Read below...
Nigeria’s Special Forces from the Army’s 7th Division have sighted and narrowed the search for the more than 250 abducted Chibok schoolgirls to three camps operated by the extremist Boko Haram sect north of Kukawa at the western corridors of the Lake Chad, senior military and administration officials have said. “It has been a most difficult but heroic breakthrough,” one senior military official said in Abuja. That claim was supported by another senior commander from the Army’s 7th Division, the military formation created to deal with the insurgency in the Northeast. The 7th Division is headquartered in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

DOWNLOAD VIDEO: BlackMagic – ‘Pass You By’ ft. Oriste Femi

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Off his sophomore album “Version 2.0″, BlackMagic releases the video for the emotive single “Pass You By” featuring Double Wahala crooner Oriste Femi. The song and video is fated to inspired Based on Belief! DOWNLOAD

DOWNLOAD VIDEO: DJ Xclusive ft. Terry G – ‘Fatasi’

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Official Audio and Video for Dj Xclusive’s brand new Street anthem featuring Terry G titled “Fatasi”. Dr Xclusive vs Patient Terry G LoL. Watch, enjoy, share and let’s hear from you. DOWNLOAD
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IN PHOTOS: Most Beautiful Face In Nigeria 2014 Contestants Bikini Shoot

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Here are the photo’s from the bikini shoot of the Most Beautiful Face In Nigeria 2014 pageant tagged “Child not Bride”. The camp opened on May 15th, and the Grand Finale would hold May 24th in Uyo. Loving the Ankara Bikinis.

Checkout: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Italian wedding venue with maximum of 200 guests.

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They're set to marry this weekend and it's full steam ahead with the preparations for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's nuptials. As several Valentino clothes bags were seen being delivered to the couple's Parisian hotel - sparking further speculation as to who might be dressing the couple on their big day -  Forte Belvedere in Florence, Italy was a hive of activity as workmen put everything together. Following an evening event at le Palais de Versailles, guests will be flown via private jet to Florence, Italy, where the wedding will take place Saturday at Fort Belvedere.

US condemns 'vicious' Nigeria bombings

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Washington (AFP) - The United States on Wednesday condemned the "vicious" bombing of Nigeria's central city of Jos, and voiced confidence the Nigerian government could eventually rein in Boko Haram with help. Tuesday's twin bombings in Jos left at least 118 dead, and four other people were killed in a suicide car bombing in northern Kano.

Manchester City Snub Yaya Toure's Birthday Says Agent

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In two of the last three years, Wayne Rooney's desire to leave Man United has quietly been leaked to the press and systematically pushed until they give him an improved contract. Perhaps inspired by this maneuver, cueYaya Toure's representative, Dimitri Seluk, who now says his client is very upset about a perceived birthday snub from the owner ofManchester Cityand is willing to leave because of it. This is insane and makes Rooney's agent look like a brilliant chess computer. From Reuters:

Nigeria's neglected Israeli drones won't help find girls

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By Dan Williams and Tim Cocks
"To the best of our knowledge, these systems aren't operational," Tsur Dvir, marketing officer for Aeronautics Defense Systems, a firm based south of Tel Aviv that supplied Nigeria with Aerostar unmanned aerial vehicles, said on Tuesday.



JERUSALEM/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria bought Israeli surveillance drones years ago that might have been used to hunt for more than 200 girls held by Islamist rebels, but poor maintenance has left them grounded, two official sources and the aircraft's manufacturer said. A Nigerian government source and a former military attaché to Nigeria both confirmed the information, although they said details were sketchy owing to the secretive nature of Israeli-Nigerian military cooperation.

Drake and Rihanna finally moved on after lost love..

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It was only a mere matter of weeks ago that they were love's young dream and constantly alongside each other as they travelled across Europe on tour.  But amid reports her former flame Drake has moved on with a new girlfriend, Rihanna put on a cool, calm and collected display as she breezed out of a dinner date on Monday night.  Not appearing to have let her ex-lover's apparent new romance get to her, the 26-year-old singer made sure she showed the Canadian musician exactly what he was missing by putting her trim figure on display in a pair of form-fitting ripped skinny jeans as she left Mastro's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills.

Singer Ciara welcomes baby boy with her rapper fiancé Future

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Singer Ciara has given birth to a baby boy.
The Goodies hitmaker and her fiancé Future welcomed a son into the world 'very early' on Monday morning in Los Angeles, the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column reports. The baby is Ciara's first child, and Future's fourth.

She explained: 'I went with what felt right in my soul and my gut. I didn't second guess it.' Luckily, the Body Party star also admitted her pregnancy has been 'very easy.'

Reuben Abati Tweeted fake pictures of Nigerian troops in search of missing girls

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Yesterday presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati tweeted photos of Nigerian troops in action ready to engage Boko Haram men of Sambisa forest...turns out one the pics posted is an old picture used in 2012 on this site
The Government need take extra caution on the information it diseminate to the public .. how else will we believe that they are really doing all they can to bring back our missing girls. Well i believe the troops are in action now...

Ray J's to give $47k Dollars to Kim & Kanye as Profit from famous sex tape

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According to TMZ, Ray J told them that he is writing a check to Kim and Kanye for $46,840, the amount he earned in the last four months from the sex tape he made with Kim back in 2007, as their wedding gift. The report below...
It may be the most awesome wedding gift of all time ...Ray J is giving Kim Kardashian and Kanye West a $47K check ... representing 4 months of his 2014 profits from the epic porn tape with Kim. It's breathtaking on 2 levels -- that Ray J has such humongous cajones, and that the tape is still raking in a fortune after 7 years. Here's the breakdown of the wedding gift.  Mind you, this is just Ray J's

DOWNLOAD VIDEO: Patoranking – ‘Girlie O Remix’ ft. Tiwa Savage

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We present to you the Official Music video by Patoranking performing ‘Girlie O Remix’ featuring Tiwa Savage. Directed by Moe Musa”
We premiered the certified smash yesterday! Now we have the visuals…Nice and crispy!
Get in the ring with Patoranking and Tiwa Savage! DOWNLOAD

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Asari Dokubo Says: Boko Haram is a Scam and uses children for anti-BringBackOurGirls campaign

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The ex-Niger Delta militant is obviously still convinced that there are no missing school children. He shared photos of children campaigning against Chibok. 

US General : Nigerian soldiers reluctant to fight

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The United States has said that the Nigerian military is becoming afraid of engaging the Boko Haram insurgents. Testifying on Thursday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the US Air Force Chief of staff, Gen. Mark Welsh III, said, “We’re now looking at a military force that is, quite frankly, becoming afraid to even engage. The United States doesn’t have the capacity, the capability to go rescue every kidnapped person around the world.” The New York Times reported that the US might choose to minimise its involvement in the search for the over 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram due to doubts over Nigeria’s military capabilities. Saturday PUNCH learnt that the US had questioned the ability of the Nigerian military to rescue the girls even with international help. The Pentagon’s Principal Director for African Affairs, Alice Friend, also said, “The Nigerian military has the same challenges with corruption that every other institution in Nigeria does. Much of the funding tha…

DOWNLOAD VIDEO: VJ Adams – ‘Whazup’ ft. Mr Songz

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VJ Adams ( @VJ_Adams ) of Soundcity TV and HarrySong ( @iammrsongz ) have just put out the video for their collaboration “Whazup” which was released back in February. DOWNLOAD HERE  please follow on:https://twitter.com/afreecanimage

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian to Wed May 24 in Florence, Italy

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The secret’s out. After months of speculation, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s wedding date and location have been revealed. The biggest wedding of the year will take place at the 16th-century Belvedere Fort in Florence, Italy, on May 24, a spokeswoman at the Florence mayor’s office told the AP. The couple rented the fort, located next to Florence’s famed Boboli Gardens, for $410,000 and a Protestant minister will preside over the ceremony. Belvedere Fort was built in 1590 and features panoramic views of Florence and the surrounding Tuscan hills. In an interview with Florence’s La Nazione newspaper published Friday, West shared his excitement about the big day. “[I'm] very happy,” he said. “I am a romantic: for Mother’s Day I gave Kim a wall of flowers. Family is everything for me, the antidote to the pressure of fame. Family and creativity relax me. I am happy to create for my family.”

Beyoncé & Jay Z step out hours after Solange's attack

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The power couple put up a united front as they attended a game between the Brooklyn Nets & Miami Heat at the Barclays Center in New York on Monday evening, hours after TMZ released a footage showing Solange viciously attacking Jay Z in the elevator at the Standard Hotel in NY after Met gala.

A few days after the fight, Beyonce and her sister went to Costa Rica for Kelly Rowland's wedding.

Most Parents cannot identify their daughters among abducted girls in Boko Haram video

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Four parents of missing Chibok girls are said to have identified their missing daughters in the video released by Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, yesterday. According to Sahara reporters, Mrs Esther Mutali, one of the mothers of the missing girls say some parents of the abducted girls in their community have been able to identify their daughters in the video. According to Madam Esther, those identified include two senior students from Askari Uba Secondary School and Wuyo Secondary School respectively. Both schools are near Chibok. A third girl, whose name was given as “Abdu Hauwa”, has also been identified by her mother. The source added that a fourth girl, Adiza Isah, has also been sighted in the video, making the total of identified girls four.