Worship Centres Can Resume Fully – LASG

Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has permitted churches and mosques in the state to resume full services. He said mosques can hold their prayers five times daily while churches can also commence weekly services. Worship centres were restricted to one gathering weekly after they were allowed to reopen following lockdown to check corona virus in theContinue reading “Worship Centres Can Resume Fully – LASG”

Sanwo-Olu Suspends Director For Imposing 5% Levy

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has suspended the Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Film and Video Censors Board, Bamidele Balogun, for imposing a five per cent tax on digital platforms including Netflix and Iroko TV. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, said this in a statement on Friday night titled, ‘LagosContinue reading “Sanwo-Olu Suspends Director For Imposing 5% Levy”

Facebook Seals Partnerships With Music Giants For Video Rights

Facebook has completed a series of deals for the right to show music videos, according to people familiar with the matter, vaulting the social network into a medium dominated by YouTube. Partnerships with the three largest music companies Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group are expected to be announced soon, saidContinue reading “Facebook Seals Partnerships With Music Giants For Video Rights”

Why I Chose To Blog In Yoruba – Desola Alasa

Blogging in Nigeria stated some years ago and has continued to grow, even to accommodate traditional writing and story telling. Many writers who have distinguished themselves in the area of traditional writings, like folk tales, story telling, rhymes, poetry and so on Desola Ajayi also known as Desola Alasa is a creative writer, lover andContinue reading “Why I Chose To Blog In Yoruba – Desola Alasa”

“This Stuff Is Real, Stop Saying There’s No Covid-19” – ID Cabasa, Cautions

With the world in a frenzied state over the influx of COVID-19 pandemic since December 2019, Coronavirus cases in the United States of America has surged past 3 million, cases in Brazil has surpassed 1.7 million and even the President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has also tested positive for coronavirus. Yet, these facts backed with evidence aren’t enoughContinue reading ““This Stuff Is Real, Stop Saying There’s No Covid-19” – ID Cabasa, Cautions”

D’Banj’s Ex Manager Writes Kemi Olunloyo Over ‘Baseless Defamatory Attacks’; Demands Public Apology, N200m Compensation Within 72hrs

Franklin Amudo, a former manager to embattled Nigerian hip-hop star D’banj who has been accused of rape, has written through his lawyers to caution a self-acclaimed investigative journalist Kemi Olunloyo to desist from the defamation of his character and constant media attacks. In a pre-litigation letter signed by his lawyer, Barrister Adetunji Adegboyega Esq, theContinue reading “D’Banj’s Ex Manager Writes Kemi Olunloyo Over ‘Baseless Defamatory Attacks’; Demands Public Apology, N200m Compensation Within 72hrs”

Chief Dokpesi Recovers From COVID-19

The founder of DAAR Communications, owners of AIT and Raypower, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been discharged from the COVID-19 treatment centre at Gwagwalada, FCT-Abuja after testing negative for the virus. This was made known in a statement signed by him on Thursday. Dokpesi was discharged with two of his grandchildren while the results ofContinue reading “Chief Dokpesi Recovers From COVID-19”

AYINLA OMOWURA 30 Years After… A Tragic Drama.

A review of Festus Adedayo’s ‘Ayinla Omowura: Life and Times of an Apala Legend Five hundred and thirty five pages in seven chapters girded firmly, front and back, by a Preface, a Foreword, an Afterword and an Acknowledgment! This unusual structure makes this an uncommon biography. The story, if seen as a drama, has allContinue reading “AYINLA OMOWURA 30 Years After… A Tragic Drama.”

I Used To Know 3 Allens – A Tribute to Tony Allen

I grew up in the best city in the world, (argue that if you like with geography). Growing up in Ibadan, I remember about three Allens. There was J.Allen- a popular Bus Stop near Dugbe. There was a Baba Allen – a Mafiosi-looking Ibadan legend at Oke Ado who smoked fat cigars till the dayContinue reading “I Used To Know 3 Allens – A Tribute to Tony Allen”

THE ANITA BAKER STORY

Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her platinum-selling second album, Rapture, which included the Grammy-winning single “SweetContinue reading “THE ANITA BAKER STORY”