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Jay Rodriguez charged with allegedly racially abusing Gaetan Bong

West Bromwich Albion striker Jay Rodriguez was charged by the FA on Thursday following allegations he racially abused Brighton and Hove Albion defender Gaetan Bong during a Premier League match last month. The incident refers to a match between West Brom and Brighton on January 13th. The FA’s statement said …

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Iyanya Confirms Exit From Mavin Records & New Deal With Temple Music

Iyanya has confirmed his exit from Nigerian music powerhouse, Mavin Records. The singer made this confirmation during an interview with Beat FM in Lagos on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. When asked to comment on his current record label, Iyanya said: “I’m now signed to Temple Music but I’m a Mavin for life. It was not a beef. I …

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Wizkid Inks Partnership Deal With Nike

The star boy has sealed a partnership with one of the world’s largest sports apparels and equipment manufacturer, Nike.  Walking into Big money🤑🤑🤑 #GhettoStar A post shared by Wizkid (@wizkidayo) on Feb 7, 2018 at 9:58am PST Wizkid was in London for the official unveiling of Nigeria’s Super Eagles jersey/football kit …

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Bangladesh ex-PM & opposition leader Khaleda Zia sentenced to five years in prison for corruption.

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia has been sentenced to five years in jail for corruption. The verdict was read out in a court in Dhaka after police used tear gas to disperse thousands of her supporters. Ms Zia, 72, denies misusing international funds donated to a charitable children’s trust. The …

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Singer Mayorkun buys his first house

DMW singer, Mayorkun Adewale, who over the weekend lost his 30BG chain, is definitely filled with joy as he just acquired a new house to his name. Barely two years of his rise to stardom, the “Eleko” crooner has achieved a lot including the completion of a grand building somewhere in Lagos. …

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Super Eagles To Get $400,000 As CHAN 2018 Silver Medallists

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has officially released the cash entitlements of all teams that participated at the 5th African Nations Championship in Morocco, with second –placed Nigeria to earn the sum of $400,000 and not $750,000 as widely touted. Official figures have now shown that hosts and champions …

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John Perry Barlow Dies & Grateful Dead Fans Mourn The Music ‘Legend’

Lyricist John Perry Barlow has passed away at the age of 70, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non-profit he founded. He is best known for helping writing a number of Grateful Dead songs in the 1970s including “Looks Like Rain” and “Heaven Help the Fool.” However, he was also a poet and …

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Davido bags new Endorsement Deal

Nigerian superstar Davido has hit 2018 up and running with a new endorsement deal. The DMW head who just teamed up with his label mates to release a new track Mind last week shared clips and photos from the shoot on his Instastory. Although he did not reveal the brand he was signing for, he was …

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Chance The Rapper & Dwayne Wade Executive Producing New Basketball Documentary

Chance The Rapper & Dwayne Wade are set to executive produce the upcoming basketball documentary “Shot in the Dark.”  According to Sports Illustrated, Chance the Rapper will be teaming up with fellow Chicagoan Dwayne Wade to executive produce a new documentary called Shot In The Dark. Set to premiere on Fox on …

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