Actor and comedian, LinChung Duke Oliver
Over the years, the Nigerian entertainment industry has lost many talented entertainers to the cold hands of death leaving sour pills in the mouth of their fans as well as friends and colleagues.
So, we have put together a list of notable people which include actors, musicians, comedians and fashion icons that we had to say goodbye to this year.
Actor: Gbenga ‘Burger’ Akintunde, 47
Yoruba Actor, Gbenga ‘Burger’ Akintunde
The Nollywood actor was the first to die in 2019. Akintunde died on Thursday, January 3, after visiting the hospital to complain of malaria.
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L-R: Coordinator, National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Mr. Tayo Fasunhanmi; Regional Manager, Recharge, West 1, Globacom, Mr. Ikechukwu Onuekwusi;
winner of Keke tricycle, Chief Abiola Egbelade; Oyo State Commissioner for Environment, Hon. Kehinde Ayoola and Nollywood actor, Odunlade Adekola at the
presentation of prizes to winners in Globacom’s subscriber empowerment promo tagged My Own Don Beta in Ibadan…recently
Globacom’s ‘My Own Don Beta Promo’ train moved to Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State after having successful draws in different parts of Lagos, where lucky winners emerged. A couple of the lucky winners at the Ibadan promo expressed delight for the economic impact that the Globacom’s … >>> Read Full Story
Nigerians on Twitter have praised and at the same time criticised a 15-year-old boy who made a wooden standing fan all by himself in the space of 2days.
Most users have condemned this upcoming tech entrepreneur in Nigeria, urging him to do something better than a wooden standing fan, while some admonished the little boy’s creativity.
Read tweets below and tell us what you think about his invention and what Nigerians are saying about it.
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Akinwumi, a twitter user wrote
“15yrs o… Nonsense. Of what importance is it to anybody? The world is … >>> Read Full Story
The Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang has said he will not be party to, nor grant consent to any proposed legislation by the National Assembly that will compromise or subvert the fundamental rights of Nigerians and in particular, the right to freedom of speech and expression guaranteed by the nation’s constitution.
He equally said that as a representative of the people, he cannot be party to any legislation that will deprive Nigerians the right to “freedom of speech and expression”, adding that backing such legislation is “tantamount to endorsing and introducing a regime of tyranny”.
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Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu: attacked by PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu as the “worst electoral umpire in the political history” of Nigeria.
The party declared this position on Saturday in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan.
The party also said it would fly its flags at half mast over the alleged killing of innocent Nigerians during the 16 November governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
The PDP’s position on Yakubu will certainly stir political debate as Nigeria has had several electoral umpires vilified by political … >>> Read Full Story
State agents evacuating the cub
The news of a two-year-old cub used as guard in a house on Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, was one of the pieces of news that dominated discussions in the week. Agents of the state government had since taken the cub, after sedation, to a zoo in Lekki. The case has also been reportedly transferred to Panti.
Apart from the gateman, who always fed the baby lion, who was on the premises, when agents of state came, the owner, believed to be an Indian, has since been at large. As at the time of filing reports, agents of the … >>> Read Full Story
Nigerian music icon and songwriter, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2baba has recently released a new single, ‘Important’ and it needs more weight to fly better.
The 44-year-old Afropop legend has established his status as the king of African music, however, the business of music is tricky. There were days audiences rushed to listen to new music from the maestro and felt the soul blasting through the speakers.
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His music still pops but it is beginning to lack soul. This is evident in his newest song, ‘Important’.
The song, which is a fusion … >>> Read Full Story