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Meet Ernest Nwankwo, the pastor who owned a ritualists' den in Lagos

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The above photos shows the face of Ernest Chukwuemeka Nwankwo. He's the kidnapper and ritualist masquerading as a pastor and General Overseer of Holy Family Ministry a.k.a House of Mercy. Ernest Nwankwo went on the run on Wednesday 25th June 2014 from his Ogolonto den in Ikorodu, Lagos after 8 kidnapped victims were rescued from him and his gang. (read story here).
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Don Jazzy doesn't think Tonto Dikeh's new song Suga Rush sounds like Dorobucci

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Since DB Records released Tonto Dikeh's new single, Suga Rush, so many people have been saying it sounds like Mavin Record's massive hit, Dorobucci. Well, there's one person who doesn't think so, Mavin boss himself, Don Jazzy. He posted the pic on the left on his instagram page, saying he doesn't think the songs sound alike and actually likes Suga Rush...


(full version) Brand new music: Tonto Dikeh ft D'banj - Suga Rush

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You already heard the snippet, now hear the full version of Tonto Dikeh's new single Suga Rush ft D'banj and produced by DeeVee. Enjoy below...




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DOWNLOAD VIDEO: Ill Bliss – ‘WTF!!!’

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“ILLBLISS (iLLY) aka OgaBoss in an unusual video of the unusual groove tune! WTF!!! Insane innit? Shot and directed by multiple award winning filmmaker Clarence A Peters.”

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WATCH VIDEO: Lamboginny & Zaina – Mr. Loverman (Cover)

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Mr. Loverman is a signature song by Jamaican dancehall artiste Shabba Ranks. 22 years after the song was released, it has resurrected again – in Nigeria. Surge Entertainment‘s Lamboginny and Soul Muzik‘s Zaina have collaborated on a cover for the song and shot a video. Mr Frames directed the video.



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MERCY JAMES:WOMAN GAVE BIRTH AFTER 14 YEARS PREGNANT

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Mercy James, a woman based in Ajegunle gave birth to a girl on Saturday 7th June 2014, according to Mercy, she “was pregnant for 14 years.” The girl was aptly named Miracle. 14 years ago, Mercy believed she was pregnant as she started having pregnancy signs. Four months later, she went to the hospital for a test, but she was told she had fibroids and was not pregnant She tells Vanguard Newspapers that, “Subsequently, I began to experience bleeding, at least once a day. Sometimes, my tummy would protrude in the semblance of pregnancy. I went to different hospitals, and I kept on receiving the same result that nothing was wrong with me. But deep down inside , I knew that all was not well with me.”.

Jay Z & Beyonce finally release footage from their secret 2008 wedding

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The power couple wed secretly in April 2008 after dating for about 6 years. And for the first time, we see photos of them as they exchanged their vows. Jay Z and Beyonce last night Wednesday June 25th projectedfootage from their secret wedding ceremony on the screen in a stadium in Miami, as they kicked off their tour 'On The Run'. The intimate home video was played in between performances from the mega stars to the excitement of the massive crowd

Ritualists’ den uncovered, 8 kidnapped victims rescued in Lagos

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Vanguard
LAGOS— A ritualists’ den was, yesterday, uncovered at Ogolonto area of Ikorodu Lagos, with at least eight victims, said to have been kidnapped from different parts of the country, rescued. One of the victims, a 52-year‑old man, who identified himself simply as Onwurah, alleged that his wife had a hand in his kidnap, saying he had spent two years in the enclave. The den was uncovered following a foiled attempt by a mother of four to take one of her victims, a seven year‑old boy, to the den. Vanguard gathered that the woman identified as Mrs Rosemary Chukwu, who resides at 33, Omologede Street, behind C&S Primary School, allegedly abducted the seven-year‑old primary school pupil, Emmanuel Emeka, on his way to fetch water from a public well at about 6.30 a.m.

Update on Emab Plaza bombing, 21 confirmed dead, 17 injured

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The Nigeria Police Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, has confirmed that 21 people died this afternoon when a bomb went off at the very busy Emab Plaza in Wuse 2, Abuja. He also confirmed that 17 people were seriously injured and have been taken to Maitama District Hospital,  Gwarimpa hospital, Wuse hospital, Garki hospital and National hospital. 

Mr Mba said one suspect has been arrested and investigations have already started. The bomb is said to have gone off in a car as it passed through the gate of the mall around 4 this afternoon. The fire that followed the explosion is said to have engulfed most of the cars parked around the mall.  

PHOTOS:Tiwa Savage, Davido, Rita Dominic, other stars storm Mauritius

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Tiwa Savage, Davido and Lola Rae were among the Nigerian stars that performed last night at the MultiChoice Africa Rising show which held at the Trou Aux Beach and Spa Resort in Mauritius. Eku Edewor, Chinedu Ikedieze, Rita Dominic, Majid Michel, Uti Nwanchukwu and Sarkodie were also at the event. 

R-Kelly finally addresses transgender daughter 'Don't call her my son'

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In case you haven't heard, R&B legend R Kelly has a transgender daughter with ex-wife and star of Hollywood exes, Andrea Kelly. 14 year old Jaya Kelly (pictured right) now goes by the name Jay after she revealed she/he has identified as male since he was 7 years old. She's dumped her female clothes and strictly wears clothes and even cut her hair. Jay admitted that her father recently found out about her transition to a boy but her mum and sister have known for a while and are supportive.

Well, R.Kelly may know that his daughter now calls herself a boy but he's definitely having difficulty coming to terms with it. When asked about it during an interview at the WCGI Summer Jam this week, R.Kelly shut the reporter up when he referred to Jaya as his son.

Cool Fm O.A.P Freeze Blasts Etcetera; Calls Him Moron, Fool

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Few days back, Etcetera blasted OAPs for ruining, killing Nigeria radio with their fake accents and continuous play of popular songs without supporting upcoming talents. Incase you missed, read here It turns out that Freeze is an OAP and he obviously didn’t find that article funny one bit! He blasted Etcetera via Twitter, See his Tweets below….Read them from the very bottom to the top

WATCH MOVIE TRAILER: AfroBeat King Fela Is Resurrected In ‘Finding Fela’ (Dir. Alex Gibney)

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Alex Gibney’s Finding Fela (2014) is a sweeping portrait of the artist as guerilla warrior. Set to the insistent groove of Nigerian superstar Fela Kuti’s revolutionary Afrobeat sound, the remarkable story of one man’s courageous stand against a corrupt and dictatorial government gives testament to the transformative power of music as a force of social and political unification.


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DOWNLOAD VIDEO: Flavour – ‘I’m For Real’

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“New music video by Flavour, performing his newest hit ‘I’m For Real’.” Download, Watch & Enjoy!!!

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Uti nwachukwu rocks Jason Porshe at the multichoice extravaganza africa content showcase in mauritius.

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Uti nwachukwu rocks a grey trench Jason Porshe blazer in mauritius at the multichoice extravaganza africa content showcase in mauritius as co-host with eku edewor,he completed the look with a black shirt,black pants,black shoes and a red pocket square

MUSIC NEWS: RISING AFROBEATS STAR MOELOGO JOINS DRAKE & NICKI MINAJ ON ICONIC LABEL ISLAND RECORDS!

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History was made this week as fast-rising Afro-Pop/Afrobeats star MOELOGO became the first Afrobeats artist to sign a major label deal with renowned and iconic record label Island Records - home to the likes of DrakeDizzee Rascal, legendary King Sunny Ade and the late great Bob Marley - in collaboration with EGA Records.
Under the Edgie Lartey-owned 233 Connect and managed by Ismail Oshodi and prolific producer/songwriter Bayoz Muzik, Moelogo has gone from strength to strength, ever since he burst unto the Afrobeats scene in 2012. First with his breakthrough single “Pangolo”, then with his critically acclaimed self-titled EP featuring collaborations with the likes of Fuse ODGDRB LasGidi and Dee Moneey, and recently with the massive single “The Baddest”.

AWARD-WINNING CROONER BLACKO BLAZE DEBUTS BRAND NEW SINGLES “OLOWO” & “DANCIA”

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Award-winning Nigerian Afro-Pop artist and producer Blacko Blaze, in association with Canadian entertainment company Microbell Media Group (MMG), is proud to unveil his brand new singles for 2014 - “Olowo” and “Dancia”, after having signed an exclusive management deal with Twenty20 Media.
Following the success of his comeback singles “Kuru Kogaga” and “Sugar Honey” which were released late last year to rave reviews, Blacko Blaze - real name Dele Ajayi - has steadily seen his stocks rising in the Nigerian music landscape, with the likes of Beat FM, Cool FM and Rhythm FM among others playlisting and supporting his records, and the Planet Africa Awards awarding him the Rising Star Award in 2013, to add to his Best Artist awards at the African Entertainment Awards and the Abedorc Awards in 2011 and 2013 respectively.

IRISE UNVEILS NEW SINGLES “SUPERNATURAL WOMAN & “OWO WA”

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Having worked with the likes of Pop stars Olamide, Iyanya, D’banj, 2Kriss and Tipsy under the production/engineering guise of TwoBadGuyz, emerging Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer iRise is now stepping into the limelight as a solo artist with the release of two excellent debut singles titled “Supernatural Woman” featuring Esdee YFS and IceCake, and “Owo Wa”.

Produced, mixed and mastered by TwoBadGuyz (made up of iRise and inKreDiBLe Vee), “Supernatural Woman” sees iRise linking up beautifully with fellow UK-based artists Esdee YFS and IceCake to glorious effect in an ode to all the supernatural women in their lives. “Owo Wa” on the other hand is a gritty club banger backed by percussion drums and driven by a synth guitar melody, which is poised to make a huge splash on the club scene in the coming weeks.


AFROPOP SENSATION MARTEL B UNVEILS VIRAL VIDEO FOR “BADDA DAN DEM”

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Emerging Afrobeats and AfroPop artist Martel B unveils the viral video for his latest single “Badda Dan Dem” which is taken from his debut EP titled ‘Limited Edition’, and comes on the back of support from the likes of BBC 1Xtra’s DJ Edu, Capital Xtra’s DJ Abrantee and the MOBO Awards among others.
Produced by Malawian beatsmith and long-time collaborator Sean Focus, “Badda Dan Dem” sees Martel B in flying form, with a captivating flow over the thumping drums-led musical backdrop. On the visual side, the viral video was shot in a secret location in Woolwich Arsenal and adds further life to the “Badda Dan Dem” record, while highlighting Martel B’s charisma and commanding presence.

Venus Williams Poses Nude for ESPN The Magazine

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Whao!!!!
34-year-old five-time Wimbledon champion strips down for ESPN The Magazine for its sixth annual Body Issue.
Flashing her white pearls and gazing at the blue skies on A beach, Venus shows-off her curves and long legs, as she hides her bosom from the cameras.
Apart from stripping down for the publication, Venus also opened up about her battle with Sjogren’s Syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that, according to the Sjogren’s Syndrome Foundation, causes white blood cells to attack a person’s moisture-producing glands.

Pics from 2face's The Ascension album pre-release listening session

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Music Top Icon  2face Idibia held an exclusive listening session for his new album 'The Ascension' on Saturday June 14th at Ariz Bar and Grill, in VI. Guests at the event included Kenny Ogungbe, Olisa Adibua, Andre Blaze, Tosyn Bucknor, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Kwame of Nigezie, and many others.

Military arrests 486 suspected Boko Haram members in Abia

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According to a report by Guardian, not less than 486 suspected Boko Haram members including eight women were arrested by the military personnel of the 144 battalion of the Nigerian Army with base at Asa in Ukwa West council of Abia State.
Abia State Information Commissioner, Chief Eze Chikamnayo, who took some reporters to the military camp yesterday to see the suspects said they were arrested around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday along Enugu-Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway at Arongwa area called Imo Gate, which is a boundary between Abia and Rivers states.

Photos: Kim K sho cleevage as she arrives home with North

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The reality star went without a top or a bra in a black jumpsuit and a matching blazer, as she arrived her New York City home with her daughter, North, yesterday Monday June 16th. Probably coming from a photo-shoot.

MUST READ: COSON Releases Statement Over Kefee’s Death

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‘The Board, members and management of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) have received with shock the news of the passing on of front line member and multi-award winning gospel singer, Kefee who reportedly passed on in the United States of America. Kefee, fondly referred to as Branama Queen came into limelight with her hit track ‘Branama’ in 2003 and has since remained one of Nigeria’s most sought after female music acts.

DOWNLOAD VIDEO: Omawumi – ‘Megbele’

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‘New music video by Omawumi, performing ‘Megbele’ in memory of Chief Dr Frank Amirejoritse Megbele. Directed By AJE Films DOWNLOAD VIDEO please follow on:https://twitter.com/afreecanimage

DOWNLOAD VIDEO:T.W.O ft 2Face Green White Green

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Musical giants, Tunde and Wunmi Obe popularly referred to as T.W.O have released a video for their new advocacy single, ‘Green White Green.’ Shot in Lagos, the video was produced and directed by Clarence Peters and features Pop icon, 2Face Idibia. The video shows clips of various rallies in Nigeria, past victories of the Super Eagles, presidents of Nigeria, various ethnic groups and a host of others attributes significant to Nigeria. The video also has an appearance of the Ginger Master, Terry G

Kanye confesses: "I can't be with any girl but Kim, because she turns me on the most'

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During a discussion at Cannes Lion Festival this morning, Kanye West said he can't be with any other girl but his new wife Kim because she turns him on the most and she's the ‘number one woman in the world’. "I can’t be with any girl but Kim because that’s the girl I look at her pictures the most, I get turned on the most. She's the number one woman in the world"

D'banj introduces artists under his DB Records label, The Lee Family

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D'banj introduces artists under his record label, which includes himself, younger brother K-Switch, brothers MossKriss and Ralph Kriss and of course their first lady, Tonto Dikeh. 

Wizkid working on new material with Chris Brown & Tyga.

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Wizkid working on new material with Chris Brown & Tyga. Other than a couple tracks & features, Wizkid has remained relatively quiet so far in 2014, but by the looks of things, it’s for a good reason. Busy working on his next album, Wizkid took to Instagram and has posted a picture that have left fans anxiously awaiting the outcome.

D’Banj: My Wish At 34 Is To Get Married’

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D’Banj while celebrating his birthday on Monday at Four Points Hotel by Sheraton in Lekki, told journalists that ‘his wish at 34 is to get married’

DOWNLOAD LATEST VIDEO: Wizkid ft. Phyno – ‘Bombay’

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Here is The Official Music Video For ‘Bombay’ by Wizkid. He teamed up with Phyno on this. Nice Delivery! Nice Visuals!!
Produced By Dr Frabz, Directed By Patrick Elis.
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(MUSIC VIDEO) SONA RETURNS WITH MASSIVE NEW SINGLE “IJO SONA”

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With the music video for his latest single “No Wahala” garnering nearly 100,000 views on Youtube, and receiving massive support from the likes of BBC 1Xtra and Bang Radio, fast-rising British Nigerian artist SONA is without a doubt one of the stand-out new artists of 2014 so far.

His brand new single “Ijo Sona” has already been streamed over 100,000 times on SoundCloud and now, the rising star is proud to debut the exciting and infectious new music video for “Ijo Sona”, directed by Alexx Adjei, for our viewing pleasure. The refreshing visuals capture Sona in his performance element, as the life of an ‘Owambe’ party right in the heart of London.

PICTURES 2014 MAMA Buzz!: Khloe K, Trey Songz, Tiwa Savage, Ice Prince, Flavour in SA

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The Whole Africa Is In South Africa – Durban – 2014 MTV MAMAs Everyone is buzzing about the MAMAs – MTV Africa Music Awards. As expected the award ceremony which is back after a hiatus is already trending on social media. The 2014 edition will take place at the ICC Centre, Durban tomorrow Saturday 7th June 2014. American comedian and actor Marlon Wayans will host the ceremony. Performing tomorrow are Trey Songz, Tiwa Savage, French Montana, Dr Sid, Miguel, Davido, Phyno and Mafikizolo. LoggTV has gotten photos of stars arriving and the press conference held this evening. Keep refreshing the site for more updates.

Chris Brown Celebrates Homecoming with Karrueche, Big Sean, T-Pain & Tyga

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Following his release from jail earlier in the week, Chris Brown celebrated his freedom with his friends and family at a welcome home party on Thursday. His girlfriend Karrueche Tran planned the surprise bash, which was held at a private home in Beverly Hills. She blindfolded the “Loyal” singer and brought him inside where his famous pals including Tyga, Big Sean, T-Pain, and Amber Rose awaited his arrival. A banner read “Welcome Home CB!” and he was presented with a birthday cake (He spent his 25th birthday behind bars). Karrueche was clearly happy to have her man back. She posted a photo of them kissing, writing, “Welcome home.” Chris has reportedly vowed to stay off drugs and remove all negative influences from his life so that he never has to see jail again.

BREAKING NEWS: Dora Akunyili Is Dead

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So so so sad!
Former Director General of the the NAFDAC  and ex minister of Information, Professor Dora Akunyili, died this morning in an India Hospital. She died after battling with an undisclosed but deadly ailment that made her loose weight in the last few months. She was 59 years old
May her soul rest in peace.....#AMEN
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DOWNLOAD: X.O SENAVOE UNVEILS NEW SINGLE "FEVER" FEATURING MR. EAZI

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X.O Senavoe is easily one of Africa's top 10 rappers. Many think he is simply the best. But #XONATION's El Presidente is also much more. In his short time in music, the MTV Iggy award-winning rapper has expanded his repertoire to include production, songwriting, and… singing? Yes!
Formally dedicating himself to music this year, after keeping fans and pundits waiting for a while, X.O has been on a tear! He dropped the world-class "Say It Again" video a few weeks ago (already in early consideration for video of the year) and gave fans two free joints in the span of three days - "The Gift" and "At All" featuring Soul songstress Efya.

AYO JAY – “AVAILABLE” (DANCE VIDEO BY D3 DANCERS)

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Fast-rising Pop star AYO JAY is riding high on the back of the release of his “Available” music video to rave reviews a few weeks ago, while award-winning dance group D3 DANCERS continue to impress with their dance videos, the latest of which was their “Dorobucci” dance video, co-signed by Don Jazzy himself.

Together, Ayo Jay and D3 Dancers prove to be a match made in heaven, with the UK-based dance trio taking on Ayo Jay’s “Available” and offering up an exciting new dance video to the massive hit single.