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Grammys 2021: Burna Boy and Wizkid win at music awards

Posted: March 15, 2021 at 12:04 pm   /   Entertainment, Gist and Hype, Music

Nigeria Afrobeats stars Burna Boy and Wizkid have both won awards at the 2021 Grammys. Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album category while Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; Brown Skin Girl, from Lion King: The Gift album. Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy was […]

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Watch Davido’s performance in “Coming 2 America”.

Posted: March 9, 2021 at 11:02 am   /   Entertainment, Gist and Hype, Music, Videos

Fans of Nigerian singer Davido were over the moon to see his cameo appearance in ‘Coming 2 America’, which just premiered.  Following the release of the sequel to Eddie Murphy’s 1988’s ‘Coming To America’ on Amazon Prime, Twitter was set agog as fans and viewers alike took to it, to commend the Nigerian-American […]

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Residents break into warehouse in Ilorin, cart away COVID-19 palliatives

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 3:03 pm   /   Gist and Hype

lorin, the capital of Kwara State, was in disarray on Friday evening after hundreds of residents broke into the warehouse housing food items stored for distribution as COVID-19 palliatives. The warehouse is located around the Ilorin International Airport, opposite Oando filling station. People used motorcycles and buses to transport looted items […]

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Residents loot COVID-19 palliatives warehouse in Jos

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 2:56 pm   /   Gist and Hype

Some residents of Plateau State broke into government COVID-19 warehouse at the weekend and carted away various palliative items worth millions of naira. The warehouse is located at Bukuru, Jos, the Plateau State capital. In a video which emerged online, the people were seen on the compound where the palliatives […]

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Residents of Calabar invade covid-19 relief warehouse

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 9:31 am   /   Gist and Hype

It was believed that the disappointed residents besieged the warehouse which is located at Clement Ebri Drive following information form other residents who had visited the warehouse earlier. Information gathered revealed that the raw food items which were stored in the warehouse were originally meant to be shared to the […]

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Another warehouse containing Covid-19 palliatives discovered and looted in Ede, Osun State

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 9:12 am   /   Gist and Hype

Rampaging youths in Osun State on Friday discovered a warehouse where COVID-19 palliatives were hidden in Ede. The residents looted the warehouse at Cocoa Products Industry Nigeria Limited, Ede-Osogbo road, Ede North, Osun State. In a video circulated online, the resident were happy carting away food items from the warehouse […]

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Lagos residents cart away COVID-19 palliatives; govt condemns raid

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 8:59 am   /   Gist and Hype

Lagos residents on Thursday attacked a warehouse where COVID-19 palliatives were stored at Mazamaza community of Lagos. The community is located in Oriade Local Council Development Area of the state. Video clips circulating across social media showed that the residents, led by some hoodlums, gained entrance into the warehouse and […]

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NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers beat Miami Heat with LeBron James MVP

Posted: October 12, 2020 at 9:02 am   /   Featured, Gist and Hype

The Los Angeles Lakers ended a decade-long wait for a 17th NBA title as they beat the Miami Heat 106-93 to seal a 4-2 series victory. The Finals’ most valuable player (MVP) LeBron James posted a triple double – scoring 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists – with both […]

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Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in French Open to tie Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam singles titles

Posted: October 11, 2020 at 10:57 pm   /   Gist and Hype, NEWS

Rafael Nadal equalled Roger Federer’s all-time mark of 20 Grand Slam titles by winning his 13th French Open with an exhibition of clay-court tennis against great rival Novak Djokovic on Sunday. Rafael Nadal won the 2020 French Open on Sunday, tying him with Roger Federer for 20 Grand Slam singles […]

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Posted: October 11, 2020 at 10:37 pm   /   Gist and Hype, NEWS

At the age of just 19, Iga Swiatek announced herself as the new superstar in tennis as she beat Sofia Kenin in straight sets to win the 2020 French Open. The victory never looked in doubt as the teenager played seemingly without any nerves at all, and she came through […]

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