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By Glam & Essence The Presidency, has broken its silence on a report circulating on social media that Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Abba Kyari,who tested positive for the coronavirus recently has been relieved of his post. For a while now this has been the story circulating on social media,allegedly claiming that a statement purportedly signed by

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By Glam & Essence One of Italy’s top shoe designers,Sergio Rossi, has died of the coronavirus on Thursday in a hospital in Cesena in the northern Emilia-Romagna region.The news was made known on Friday by some Italian media. Luciana Garbuglia, the Mayor of San Mauro Pascoli, confirmed the death and its link to the novel COVID-19 to dpa. The Sergio

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By Glam & Essence Eleganza Group,owned by Chief Rasak Akanni Okoya has joined the list of companies helping to alleviate the effect of the Corona virus on the people of Lagos.The company has donated some essential materials to support the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. Some of the donated items are 500 armless chairs, 1,152 Eleganza Cares soaps, 9,600 medicated

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria having recorded 131 cases of the global Coronavirus pandemic, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has recommended a tested herbs for the treatment of the pandemic. The made this known on Monday, when the Ooni recalled that a divine proclamation came out to the world last year, June 6th, 2019, during the World Ifa

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By Glam & Essence Several days into the lockdown of Lagos,the Lagos State Commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi, has given a breakdown of the situation of the Covid- 19 pandemic in the state. Briefing newsmen on Tuesday, he announced that most of the cases in the state are not severe as they are not in need of ventilators. “Infact, we

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Twenty New Coronavirus Cases Recorded

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By Glam & Essence The numbers seem to be growing of Nigerians who have tested positive for the Corona Virus,as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 20 new Coronavirus cases in the country, taking the total figure to 131. On its twitter handle, the NCDC said it recorded 13 cases in Lagos, four at the Federal Capital Territory,

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By Glam & Essence Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, has tested positive  of the coronavirus.The governor made this known on his official twitter handle, today. Hear him: “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is positive. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate”. The Governor said he has appointed Temitope Alonge, a former Chief Medical Director

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Second COVID-19 death Recorded

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By Glam & Essence A second death from the Covid 19 virus has been recorded in Nigeria.The latest victim of the virus is the Chief Executive Officer of Fancy Hotel, Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu,who had just returned to Nigeria from Europe. Sources revealed that on his return from Europe,he took off to Abuja and refused to submit himself for testing for

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UBA Gives N1b To Fight COVID-19

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By Glam & Essence The United Bank for Africa PLC has given 1billion naira towards the prevention of the global pandemic, Corona virus. This was announced by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.He announced the donation via his official twitter handle.

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Yul Edochie’s Message To Buhari

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actor and politician, Yul Edochie, has taken to social media to appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to provide an economic relief package to Nigerians. Yul Edochie’s plea came after the announcement of the imposed 14-day curfew on Lagos, Ogun, and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, with effect from 11 pm on Monday,which was made by

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Tiwa Savage Emerges After Self lsolation

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria’s music diva, Tiwa Savage,who has been quiet since the outbreak if the Coronavirus has finally  stepped out in style.The singer has been in a ten days self-isolation. Tiwa shared this through clips of her on the road as she revealed that she also needed to go and re-stock her safety kits as she hadn’t been out

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Glam and Essence Despite not having recorded any case of COVID-19 victim, the Akwa Ibom State Government has put in place well equipped isolation centres to contend with the COVID-19 pandemic.The Ibom Specialist Hospital has shown that readiness of the state ,as it boasts of state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for combating the virus in the event of an breakout. The

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Nollywood actor dies while filming

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood Actor, Alkali Matt, Dies While Filming Dimbo Atiya has shared the news of the demise of Nollywood actor,Alkali Matt, popularly known as Dareng on Facebook.According to him, Matt passed on at around 7 pm “suddenly ,while he was filming on a set for an epic movie in a village near Keffi.” Matt became popular for

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Glam & Essence One of Delta State’s billionaire sons,Ned Nwoko,who is a Prince of Idumuje-Igboko has warmed himself into the hearts of his people on account of his selfless service to humanity and his desire to develop his community. This is on the strength of his love for his people in Idumuje-Igboko.For this reason has he invested heavily in his

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ABBA Kyari May Be Treated in Lagos.

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By Glam & Essence The news that Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has tested positive to the Corona virus was one many Nigerians received with shick,bringing home the danger of the virus being no respecter of persons.The news bow filtering out of the Presidency has it that he may be brought to Lagos for urgent medical

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By Glam & Essence After self isolating himself following his encounter with the son of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,the PDP presidential aspirant,Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has tested positive for coronavirus. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, disclosed this in a media statement made available on Tuesday. The governor’s present situation was as a result of

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By Glam & Essence Kenny Rogers, one of the biggest American country music artist and three times Grammy winner, who dominated the pop and country charts in the 1970s and 1980s has died at the age of 81. His family made this known in a statement on saturday that read: “The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers

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Ben Bruce Loses Wife

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By Glam & Essence Founder of Silverbird media Group and President of the Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria pageant, Senator Ben Murray Bruce is in mourning.His wife of 43 years,Evelyn has died yesterday,after a long battle with cancer Ben , PDP stalwart and a former Senator who represented Bayelsa East federal constituency at the Senate is yet to come to

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By Glam & Essence As part of the preventive measures against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Lagos State Government says it will be closing down all public and private schools from march 23. Commissioner for Education,  Folashade Adefisayo, state this as the government’s move to prevent children and their teachers from getting more vulnerable to the pandemic.  The statement

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By Glam & Essence Oprah Winfrey, America’s richest media personality has reacted to claims that she was arrested for sex trafficking, denying the allegation. Several reports had claimed that the billionaire’s house in Boca Raton, Florida, was being raided, and that she had been arrested on sex trafficking charges and possession of child porn. Winfrey whose name became the No.

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Femi Kuti Shuts Afrika Shrine

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By Glam & Essence One of Lagos entertainment spot,Afrika Shrine,situated in Ikeja, Lagos, has been shut with all musical activities slated for this weekend cancelled over coronavirus fears. This was made known via an Instagram statement by Yeni Anikulapo-Kuti and Femi Anikulapo-Kuti. The statement stated that, “The Management of the New Africa Shrine has decided to cancel all musical activities

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Toyin Lawani Takes On Swanky Jerry

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By Glam & Essence Celebrity stylist, Toyin Lawani has been in the news following the fashion fallout from the AMVCA event which took place in Lagos last weekend. With none of her designs failing to make the red carpet votes,she has had to react to the comments made on social media about her styling. One of those who mocked her

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By Glam and Essence The annual Vanguard Personality of the Year Awards scheduled for Friday, 20th March, 2020 at the Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, is set to make a huge statement on account of the entertainment lineup. The event will feature mind-blowing performances from music superstars, Timaya, Tekno, Mayorkun and many more,making this

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Rapper Olamide Turns 31

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By Glam and Essence Nigerian rapper and music producer, Olamide Adedeji, popularly known as known Olamide Baddo is a year older today. Olamide,who is YBNL label boss turned 31. Having made his successful entry into the music industry with his lead single, ‘Eni Duro,’ off his debut album, ”Rapsodi”,in 2011,there has been no stopping Olamide. So far,he has since released

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By Glam & Essence US pop star , Taylor Swift has become the biggest artist for 2019, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). She beat Ed Sheeran, Billie EIlish and Post Malone to take the top spot. Her seventh studio album, Lover, released in August 2019,got her the top spot. The IFPI said, “The album debuted

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By Glam and Essence Ghanaian actress,Juliet lbrahim took to her Instagram page to share some sultry photos of herself to mark her birthday. . In her post,she wrote: “Men may not understand How far You’ve brought me They may not understand I worship You today Jesus ome kannaya I worship you today… The doer of all good things Whatever You

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Disney’s CEO Steps Down

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By Glam & Essence The Chief Executive Officer of the Walt Disney Company,Bob lger has stepped down with immediate effective. A new man, Bob Chapek takes over as the new CEO. The board of directors of Disney announced this on Tuesday, as it named the company’s head of parks and resorts, Bob Chapek, CEO effective immediately. Bob Iger will stay

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By Glam & Essence Legendary singer, Innocent Idibia also known as 2face o has described Afropop singer star,Wizkid a legend of his generation. According to the Tuface, Wizkid worked hard to become one of the most influential artistes in the country by giving his generation what they want. Tuface equally described him as his young brother. Speaking about Wizkid’s lyrical

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Ini Edo ln Love

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood curvy actress ,Ini Edo is in a happy place at the moment and those close to her say it is because of her new found love.As a matter of fact,they feel she might be tying the knot soon.The man who has found space in lni’s heart is music producer and singer Larry Ndianefo, aka Larry

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Iyabo Ojo lgnites Marriage Rumour

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By Glam & Essence The circle of Nigerian actors have been buzzing over what the new status of actress, director, and producer, Iyabo Ojo is now.Many followers are wondering if she might have married privately. The rumour was sparked when the actree/ businesswoman showed off a wedding band on her left hand 4th finger in her latest photo. Iyabo,who was

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Eniola Badmus Challenges Weight Loss Experts

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian actress, Eniola Badmus,one of the stars of the award winning film, Jenifa,has been talking about her weigth.She recently took to her Instagram to share a post, stating that those in the weightloss business should use her as a project to see if they are really authentic. Badmus,who flaunts a plus size body is shaking the

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By Glam & Essence She’s ruled both the social and political scenes for several decades, and at 74 years of age, the charming Senator Florence Ita – Giwa hasn’t slowed down one bit! She’s continued to be one of the most interesting female personalities you will ever meet, who is constantly evolving at every stage of her life. Her continued

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Tope Alabi’s Husband Replies Her Critics

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By Glam and Essence At the beginning of this week, a video went viral on the internet showing gospel singer, Tope Alabi dancing ‘Zanku’ and ‘soapy’ at her Father’s burial. Since the post went public,several people ,both Christians and non christians,along with many of her fans have been airing their opinion.While some have questioned her spirituality,some others see nothing wrong in the ‘controversial’

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Oluwo Suspended For Assault

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By Glam & Essence Osun State Traditional Rulers’ Council has suspended embattled Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, for six months for alleged assault of the Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Dhikrulahi Akinropo, during a peace meeting last week in Osogbo, capital of Osun State. The council also set up a committee headed by Orangun of Ila, Oba Wahab Adedotun, to further

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By Glam & Essence Members of the Women lnitiatve Advocacy,Social Justice And Empowerment group (WAISE)recently reacted to the news of the murder of Ms. Laetitia Naankang Dagan, an Assistant Director of Administration at the State House, Abuja. The late Ms. Dagan was murdered at her residence by individuals who are yet to be identified or apprehended by the Nigerian security

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What Toke Makinwa Said About Pastor Adeboye

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By Glam & Essence Slay queen, Toke Makinwa has turned her attention to the General Overseer, Pastor Adeboye, following his advice to men recently. The popular socialite, took offence at his advice to men, telling them not to marry women who cannot cook because married men can not be eating out always. Toke Makinwa reacted to this advice and countered

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E Money Celebrates

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By Glam & Essence Chairman of Five Star Group Emeka Okonkwo aka E-Money is a year older today, as he turns 39 on February 18th, 2020. The young moneybags businessman took to his timeline to share pictures of himself with the caption below: Happy birthday to me🕺, dear God. … God, thank you for giving me the unique opportunity to

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By Glam & Essence Multi-talented and award-winning Nollywood actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim,is one of those celebrating their wedding anniversary this special day being Val’s Day.She did this on social media with a special message to her husband of 7 years. Nse and her husband, Clifford Sule,got married in Lagos in 2013, February 14,being Valentine’s Day. Her post was quite touching

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Highlife maestro,Victor Olaiya Passes On

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By Glam & Essence Veteran Highlife musician, Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya, is dead.Hos passing was confirmed by his label, Evergreen Music Company, in a statement they management made on Wednesday. He died at the age of 89. According to the statement made,“The entire music world wish to announce the death of a Legend of Highlife music, One of the last

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Mr Eazi Turns Farmer ln Ghana

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian music star, Mr Eazi, whose real name is Oluwatosin Ajibade, now has a venture copying his time. The Afrobeat artist and entrepreneur who rapped at California’s Coachella festival and on Beyonce’s Grammy-nominated “The Lion King: The Gift”,is now involved in farming in Ghana. Mr Eazi is planning on investing in coconut farming in a Ghanaian

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By Glam and Essence Oprah Winfrey recently blotted out that her best friend,Gayle King has got death threats for asking WNBA star ,Lisa Leslie about Kobe Bryant’s 2003 rape case Oprah Winfrey revealed this on Friday ,holding back tears as she explained how difficult the situation has been for Gayle following the backlash the interview received. Oprah said this while

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria’s star actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and her second daughter, Meraiah Ekeinde celebrated their birthday yesterday, 7th January 2020. Omotola turned 42 whilst her daughter turned 20. Mother and her daughter chose to celebrate their day in a memorable way. They both shared several photos of them together and alone.

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By Glam & Essence The 2020 Oscar event will hold on Sunday night ,but mo one will be assigned to host it. ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke told reporters in January that the network planned on “repeating what worked for us last year.” The family-facing platform scrapped the traditional emcee format for the previous ceremony after its initial comedian of

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Trump Escapes lmpeachment

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By Glam & Essence The President of the United States of America,Donald Trump has escaped being impeached by the Senate on Wednesday,as he was acquitted on both articles of impeachment, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The vote on the first article, abuse of power, was 52-48, with GOP Sen. Mitt Romney joining Democrats in their “guilty” votes. The

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Tiwa Savage Turns 40

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By Glam & Essence The hottest female music star at the moment, Tiwatope Savage-Balogun, popularly known as Tiwa Savage is 40 And to celebrate her day,Tiwa shared a picture of herself to acknowledge her new age. Tiwa took to her Instagram page to share a photo of herself taken in the busy city of California captioned, ’44-4′. The award-winning singer

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By Glam&Essence Nobody doubted that the duo of Shakira and Jennifer Lopez at the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show will be magnetic and on fire, but no one was expecting the spice that will be added by the appearance of Emme Muniz,the eleven-year-old daugther of JLo.She was one of the night’s highlights and she brought it with her amazing voice.

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By Glam&Essence It was a star studded affair as Adewale Adeleke, Davido’s elder brother exchanged marital vows with his fiancée, Kani, at their white wedding on Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 at Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. The wedding held a few months after the couple got engaged in July 2019, followed by their

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By Glam & Essence Last September,2019,international music star and actress, Jennifer Lopez closed out the Versace show in a green palm-print dress, an iteration of the iconic dress she wore to the 2000 Grammys. This dress,though it has been worn by three other celebrities before,but when worn by her,it became famous as one of the most iconic looks ever worn

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Police And Protesters Clash Over Okada Ban

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By Glam & Essence Riot erupted in Lagos today, following the ban on okadas and tricycles from plying certain routes in the metropolis by the Lagos State Government. The protest soon led to a clash between the police and okada riders in Ijora area of the state, as the police tried to stop the protesters. The protesters, in their large

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By Glam & Essence It seems the last has not been heard about the lmo Guber crises,as the supreme court has accepted and admitted the appeal of the ex- governor of lmo State, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha,whose governorship win was upturned by the ruling of Justice Kekere Ekun a few weeks back,thus removing him from office as lmo governor. It

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By Glam & Essence A lotto turf war between Chief Kessington Adebutu, popularly known as Baba Ijebu and Senator Buruji Kashamu has led to the probing of Adebutu’s Premier Lotto company by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. It was gathered that the EFCC detectives have been screening the books of the Adebutu’s company to ascertain whether there has been

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe One couture designer who is exciting a lot of fashion lovers across the country is Peaceful Owoghiri, the Creative Director and CEO of the luxury fashion label, REVAMP by PeacefulO A Proudly 100% Nigerian Couture outfit,REVAMP has been churning out very eye catching couture pieces in its 10 years of being in the creative business of

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe Beautiful,chic,classy and sexy is how best to describe the delectable Lara Olaniran,who is the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Zone 4 Energy Ltd,a downstream marketing company in Oil & Gas sector. In the Oil & Gas sector where she operates,this petite,stylish mother of 2 grown up children stands out as an achiever in her field.

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By Glam & Essence The long awaited Grammys Award held on Sunday 26, January, 2020, at the Staples Center, Los Angeles.And many Nigerians stayed up to watch this year’s edition because Nigeria’s superstar, Burna Boy was nominated in the category of Best World Music Album. Well,Beninese singer-songwriter, Angelique Kidjo, was announced the winner of the Best World Music Album at

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LAGOS BANS OKADA, TRICYCLES

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By Glam & Essence Lagos State Government on Monday has kicked against the menace of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke NAPEP), by proscribing their operations in six Local Government Areas (LGAs), nine Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) and 10 major highways across the State with effect from February 1. The State Government directed security operatives to embark on a

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By Glam & Essence It is with disbelief that many received the news that Basketball star,Kobe Bryant has died in a helicoper crash in Calabasas on Sunday morning Kobe was traveling with 4 other people, including his 13 year old daugther,Gianna,her teammate and a parent,including the pilot in his private helicopter when it went down,but nobody on board survived. Eyewitnesses

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By Glam & Essence It was a troubling sight at the LASU Road office of late Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, popularly known as Oko Oloyun,where several people in Lagos stormed the place to demand the money they invested in his Ponzi scheme. The popular Lagos-based trado-medical expert was murdered on Thursday on the road while travelling to Iseyin, Oyo State. He

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actor, Adebayo Salami took to his Instagram page to celebrate one of his children,Tobi, his daughter,who just graduated from a London university,where she had her Post Graduate studies. The post graduate convocation which held in the United Kingdom was witnessed by the proud father who happily took pictures at the ceremony.He shared a photo of himself and

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DJ Khaled And Wife Welcome Baby Boy

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By Glam & Essence DJ Khaled’s wife, Nicole Tuck has given birth to their second child, a baby boy. The hip-hop veteran took to Instagram to announce the birth of his second child with a picture of himself and the doctor who helped deliver the baby. His post read: ‘THANK YOU ALLAH ! THANK YOU MY QUEEN NICOLE !BLESS UP

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By Glam & Essence American talk show host, Wendy Williams did the unbelievable on her live show,which was equally embarrassing.Unable to hold the gas from intestine, she tried to ‘fart’ , but failed totally keep it silent while filming her popular segment “Hot Topics.” While she was commenting on NFL star Odell Beckham’s butt-slapping incident on the set of a

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe The Duke and Duchess is Sussex, Prince Harry and his wife,Megan Markle had kept mum since making public their plan to go independent from the palace.But few days after the queen made her statement concerning their decision,Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex,broke his silence on Sunday evening in his first public statement since Buckingham Palace announced

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By Glam & Essence A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Charles Idahosa, has warned APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to be wary of the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, as it concerns his 2023 presidential aspiration. Idahosa said Oshiomhole will disappoint Bola Tinubu because of his ambition to become the vice-president. He alleged that the APC’s National Chairman

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By Glam & Essence Ongoing in lmo State is a massive protest over the Supreme Court judgement that sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as Governor, and declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the election winner. The streets of Owerri,the state capital saw youths men and women marching through the streets, carrying banners,

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe The Habour Point Event Centre, Victoria Island , Lagos,was the venue for the traditional marriage between the children of the Omotades and Agoros. It was witnessed by several Lagos celebrities who came to honour the two families when Jumoke Elizabeth, the daughter of Princess Abiodun Omotade was given in marriage to Malachi Idunnu Agoro in a

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By Glam & Essence The ‘Hijab’ is a very popular fashion garb worn mostly by Muslim women to cover some parts of the body, usually the head and neck region to protect her modesty from unrelated males. Yet being modest doesn’t mean that you need to give up on looking after yourself or look stylish wearing it. Today, the hijab can

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By Glam & Essence Fashion entrepreneur and brand influencer, Temi Otedola,who is one of billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola’s daughters is in an excited mood presently. The 23-year-old is set to feature in her Nollywood debut dubbed ”Citation” , a film by Kunle Afolayan. According to Afolayan, Citation is a coming-of-age movie, which tells the story of Moremi Oluwa (Temi Otedola),

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By Glam & Essence Since she came back on twitter, it has been to respond to one thing or the other thrown at her that on air personality and entrepreneur, Toke Makinwa has been responding to. The rumours has been making the rounds that she did go under the knife to enhance her curves. This was one rumour Toke decided

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By Glam & Essence The power of social media has come to bare following the rescue of Ms Ajayi Omolola,the Nigerian lady whose viral video revealing that she was trafficked to Lebanon under false pretence that she was going to be an English teacher in the country. Mrs Abike Dabiri- Erewa disclosed revealed that she has been rescued through her

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By Glam & Essence Queen Elizabeth II and royal family have agreed on a “period of transition,” which allows the Duke and Duchess of Sussex,Prince Harry and his wife Megan to split their time between Canada and the UK.This agreement was reached after the couple announced last week that they wished to step back from their roles as senior members

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Bobrisky Replies Death Wishers

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By Glam & Essence The death rumour about Nigeria’s celebrity cross-dresser, Bobrisky began with a report credited to a TV station recently and it soon went viral.This has promptly a reacted from his/her with a tweet, saying,‘Na them go die”. Bobristy followed it with another tweet which read: “Am a hard rock & noting can break me”, posting along a

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By Glam & Essence Despite reeling out frightening statistics on okada and tricycles menace, the Lagos State Government on Monday said it will not be taking definitive action against illegal operations of commercial motorcycles and tricycles on restricted routes across the State. The state government had on Sunday said 200 okada accidents were recorded in the state on monthly basis,

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By Glam & Essence Oyo State saw a crowd from across the country and beyond as guests of Fuji music King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal was crowned as the 1st Mayegun of Yorubaland The ancient town of Oyo witnessed a crowd like no other who turned up for big event today, Monday 14 2020. Dignitaries from all over stormed the town,notable

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By Glam & Essence It was clear to Nigerians across the country, especially those within the Lagos social circle that the celebration of billionaire industrialist and business icon, Chief Rasak Akanni Okoya’s 80th birthday, would be one to reckon with. The much talked about event took place on Saturday 12th of January, 2020, at his Oluwa N nshola Estate, Lekki,

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By Glam & Essence While the dust is yet to settle over the announcement by the Duke and Duchess Of Sussex, Prince Harry and Megan Markle,their shock decision to step down as “senior” royals and split their time between the UK and Canada,thus exiting their duties within the royal house,Megan seem to have set the ball rolling of their determination

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By Glam & Essence Many fans and admirers of Nollywood actress Dakore Egbuson are troubled by the news in circulation that her 11- year- old relationship/ marriage to Olumide Akande,the son of billionaire businessman,Harry Akande may have finally come to an end. While many of her fans may want to regard it as fake news,those in the know say it

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Burna Boy’s Big Numbers on 2019

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Glam&Essence No doubt, Burna Boy was the real deal in 2019,making the big mark as the artist to reckon with.His African Giant album ended the year as a Grammy nominee for best World album,making him one artist most sought after.So what worked for him you may ask?Well,it has been the big numbers he has been racking in the rating charts.

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe Nigeria’s leading events and decoration personality and boss of Newton & David Events Ltd, Weruche Majekodunmi is 60 today. The unassuming woman of style has calved her spot in the world of events decoration, having transformed some of the most talked about events that turned out as world class. As a pioneer in the Events industry,her

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe All roads will lead to the Okoya’s lekki mansion on the 11th of January,as the family will be throwing a party like no other for him to celebrate his turning 80.Presently,preparations have been rounded up for the 80th Birthday celebration of the Billionaire industrialist and founder, Eleganza Group of Companies His beautiful and equally industrious wife,

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By Glam & Essence It was a shocked Gbemisola Saraki,the Minister of State for Transport,and half sister if ex -Senate President, Bukola Saraki that faced the reality of the demolition of her father’s property, ‘Ile Arugbo’, by the Kwara State Government in the early hours of Thursday. Governor AbdulRazaq,the governor of Kwara state had claimed that the property did not

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List of Artists For Coachella 2020

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By Glam & Essence For the the 2020 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival,the organisers of the event have released the full list of the global artistes billed to perform at the two weekends event, as well as its headliners for the 2020 edition.The list was made public on friday. The headliners for the event are:Rage Against the Machine, Travis

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By Glam & Essence Since the news broke that Davido took a trip to Ghana accompanied by his baby mana,Sophia Momodu,its been one knock after the other that fsns of thd artist have viven him and Sophia. The story was that he took the mother of his daughter Imade, to Ghana for vacation. Not many of his fans liked the

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American Rapper Lexii ls Dead

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By Glam & Essence American rapper, Alexis Alijai Lynch better known as Lexii Alijai is dead.The young 21- year- old’s passing was confirmed by her family members on Facebook, through a tribute her cousin wrote to the late musician.She wrote: “You’re a real legend. If you know or heard her music you’d feel chills. Rest in paradise you’ll never be

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By Glam & Essence King of juju music,King Sunny Ade (KSA) KSA, whose original name is Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye,went back memory lane with a young interviewer,9- year-old Temidara Onafuye, a primary school pupil based in North Carolina, USA, visiting Nigeria for the Christmas and New Year.The young fan of KSA had craved to see Sunny Ade because of her

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By Glam & Essence The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has revealed what God told him concerning Nigeria and the world in 2020.According to him, there will be earthquakes in places that have never experienced them before. Adeboye also said volcanoes that had been dormant for years would erupt in several places

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Real Reason Why Shehu Sani Was Arrested

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By Glam & Essence The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has confirmed the arrest of the former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani. According to a source, “He is now being quizzed in our Jabi headquarters in Abuja”. It was being alleged that the Senator collected money from the chairman and CEO of ASD Motors, his namesake ,Sani Dauda, under

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Maria Carey Sets Billboard Record

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By Glam&Essence Pop diva ,Mariah Carey classic holiday song has made history as the first artist to top the Billboard charts in four separate decades. Her hit christmas song,“All I Want For Christmas Is You” is number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week dated January 4, 2020, based on sales, radio airplay and streaming data — its

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Kevin Hart Admits To Being “lmmature”

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By Glam & Essence Following the backlash that came with his homophobic jokes after he was selected as host at the 2019 Oscars, American stand-up comedian and actor ,Kevin Hart has admitted to acting immature. The incident also led to Hart’s decision to give up the February hosting, after he refused to apologize for the anti-gay sentiments, homophobic terminology and

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By Glam & Essence Davido’s first baby mama Sophia Momodu is receiving tons of praises after flying with davido to Ghana. Davido, Zlatan and others have arrived in Ghana for the AfroNation Festival. Davido made the trip with Sophia Momodu (his baby mama) and thrir daughter, Aurora Imade Adeleke for the festival. Its been praises for Sophie fro. Social media

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Carnival Calabar Produce Two Bands As Winners

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By Glam & Essence Two bands, Passion 4 and Freedom bands were declared winners of this year’s edition of Africa’s biggest street party, Carnival Calabar. The tie for the first position is happening for the first time in the history of Carnival Calabar.Second place winner is the Seagulls band,while Bayside band came third and Master Blasta band took the fourth

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Naira Marley Set For Marlian Fest in Lagos

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By Glam & Essence The much-anticipated MarlianFest event by Naira Marley will take place on the 30th of December 2019, in Lagos at the Eko Convention center, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island. That the event is already set to shut down Lagos was confirmed when Naira Marley revealed on Twitter that Regular or Standing Tickets have been sold out. The Tickets

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RMD And Jumobi Celebrate

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By Glam & Essence Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo and his wife, Jumobi celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary recently,and they did it with a stylish photo shoot. RMD took to Instagram to celebrate the anniversary and also to eulogize Jumobi who he got married to in 2000. Sharing photos of himself and Jumobi, the actor wrote: “19 years and counting….

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Davido’s Father Praises Him

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian superstar, Davido has shared a screenshot of his Whatsapp chat with his father, Dr. Deji Adeleke, who attended his headline concert, ‘A Good time’, last night, December 28th. Davido thrilled fans at his concert tagged,‘A Good Time With Davido’ at Eko Atlantic City. His dad who must have enjoyed the show, expressed his joy when

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Wizkid’s Move At 2Baba Live Concert

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By Glam & Essence Starboy,Wizkid,pulled a surprise on fans on Saturday,when he showed up for “2Baba Live” concert, less than 48 hours after he performed all-night at his sold-out concert. Tuface lnnocent ldibia,who was celebrating 20 years on stage held 2Baba Live concert to mark the feat.The concert held at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island,

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By Glam & Essence Ghanaian actress and film producer, Juliet Ibrahim has declared that new strategy as it concerns her relationship in 2020,will be totaslly different from how shee has done things.According to her when she starts getting serious with anyone, she will be uploading the photos of whoever she starts getting serious with, with the caption “ WHO GET

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian singer, songwriter, and composer, Ọlawale Ọlọfọrọ, better known as Brymo has taken to social media to declare himself Nigeria’s artiste of the decade. The artist bragged about his music abilities and the success of his “Oleku” and “Ara” songs, which, undoubtedly recorded massive airplay. Brymo, who has been placed in the category of artistes that

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian singer, Abolore Adegbola Akande popularly known as 9ice has married his baby-mama, Olasunkanmi Ajala on Thursday. The mother of his daughter had shared beautiful pre-wedding photos. She shared some new post yesterday, and wrote: “I promise its ….You and I till the wheels fall off…You and I till the sun fades into the darkness..You and

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By Glam & Essence Barely a day to christmas,the country home of former President Goodluck Jonathan was s attacked by gunmen in military uniform leading to the death of a soldier guarding the home.The gunmen stormed the resident at Otuoke, in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa State. According to multiple sources, three of the gunmen were killed by the

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Bobrisky Celebrates Tacha With Cash

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By Glam & Essence BBN disqualified housemate,Tacha celebrated her 24th birthday on Monday and she was appreciated by one of her supporter and huge fan, Bobrisky,at her party. The cross-dresser who prefers to be referred to as a girl sprayed so much cash on the Tacha. Bobrisky shared the video and Bob wrote: “Dis is how to act big sister

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By Glam & Essence Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) on Tuesday claimed that the North and South-West may not be for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu ahead of the 2023 presidency,as talks between them and Tinubu may have broken down. In a statement by Okechukwu Isiguzoro, the President and Okwu Nnabuike, he Secretary-General of Ohaneze Youth Council,it was alleged that the presidential

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By Glam & Essence The Nigeria music circle is celebrating the end of a long time feud among two of its biggest female artistes.For the first time ever since their feud went public,Tiwa Savage and Yemi Alade shared a stage together at the “Everything Savage” concert in Lagos. During her performance at the show ,Tiwa announced that she had a

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By Glam & Essence Ten years after the end of his marriage to his then manager, Toni Payne, 9ice is ready to take the wedding vows again. The “gongon so” crooner is marrying one of the mothers of his children, Olasunkami Ajala (Known as “Beauty”),and this is official.Below are some exclusive pre-wedding photos of the couple for the forthcoming wedding

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French Designer Emanuel Ungaro ls Dead

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By Glam & Essence One of France renowned fashion designer ,Emanuel Ungaro has died.The designer , who founded his fashion brand line in 1965, was 86 years old when he died. His death was confirmed Sunday on the official Emanuel Ungaro Paris Instagram account. According to the post,”The Fashion House he founded in 1965 still bearing his name cries today

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Police Detain Shina Peller

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By Glam & Essence The police in Lagos State have detained Quilox niteclub owner,Shine Peller,who is a member of the House of Rep,representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, Oyo State.Peller was allegedly arrested while trying to take the bail of some clubbers. Peller’s Press Secretary, Kola Popoola revealed this on a press statement.According to him, “Peller was at Moroko Police Station to

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By Glam & Essence It seems all is not still well between estranged couple,actress Angelina Jolie and actor,Brad Pitt.Angelina has stopped their adopted daughter, Shiloh, from spending the christmas holidays with her dad,Brad Pitt.She was said to have cancelled the girl’s visit to her dad. An inside source revealed that this was happening after Angelina had agreed to letting the

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian actress and television personality, Monalisa Chinda-Coker,who host a television talk-show, “You & I with Monalisa’’is in a happy state. According to her,her show has gained momentum due to its huge acceptance presently. Monalisa expressed her delight during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. She said that the television programme which

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By Glam & Essence Cardi B’s busband has replied to Davido’s insultive comment,stating that the tweet downgrading Chioma’s name is fake. On Tuesday, a tweet between Offset and Davido surfaced online ,with one said to be by American rapper,Offset,which read that he downgraded the DMW boss’ future wife’s name, Chioma,wondering why his wife, Cardi B stoop so low to adopt

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US President, Donald Trump Impeached.

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By Glam & Essence Donald Trump has been impeached on two charges. The impeachment came about after the House voted 230 to 197 to charge him with ‘abuse of power’ and 229 to 198 with ‘obstructing Congress’ making him only the third president ever to be put on trial. Donald Trump became the third American president to be impeached. Nancy

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Mercy Johnson ls Pregnant

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood’s leading actress,Mercy Johnson is pregnant and this will be her fourth child.The actress and her husband made the news public when they did a photshoot,one of which was with a C scan shot of the foetus.Since the pictures went public,it has been received with mixed feelings by fans of the actress.While many felt there was

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By Glam & Essence Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has hailed the Supreme Court verdict upholding his election in the March 9 gubernatorial election in the State. In a statement in Abeokuta, the Governor described the verdict as not only a victory for the people, but for democracy, the judiciary and an attestation to the awesomeness of God. The

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Seyi Makinde Remains Oyo Governor

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By Glam & Essence It’s victory for Seyi I Makinde at the Supreme Court, on Wednesday,when the court upheld his election as Governor of Oyo State. The appeal was filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebayo Adelabu,who lost to Makinde during the March 9, 2019 elections. Adelabu had approached the Supreme Court to challenge the

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By Glam & Essence On wednesday,youths of Akure in Ondo state stormed the premises of a popular church called Sotitobire Miracle Centre over the discovery of the body of a child buried in the church.The boy had been declared missing for weeks in the church. News that the child may have been killed and buried in the church sawing angry

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By Glam & Essence American television presenter ,Wendy Williams has been speaking about what fans of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston want,that the couple should get back together following their separation from their spouses. Wendy expressed this desire to see them together again on her show. The couple who parted ways almost 15 years ago,had married again,but their union with

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Davido Angry With Cardi B’s Husband

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By Glam & Essence It seems there is a war of words about to start between Nigeria’s super star singer, Davido and American rapper,Offset. Their quarrel seem to be brewing over the name that Grammy award-winning American rapper, Cardi B adopted when she visited Nigeria.She had dopted a Nigerian name, ‘Chioma B’. Her husband, Offset reacted to it. Offset took

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By Glam & Essence Controversial singer, Azeez Fashola ,popularly known as Naira Marley has disclosed that he charges N20million per show and that he made N60million this week from Access Bank shows. The singer disclosed this while responding to a question from one of his followers who had sought to know how much he charges per show after he shared

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By Glam & Essence Recently, G-Worldwide’s Legal team threatened to apply for a court injunction to stop music artist,Kiss Daniel’s December show from holding.But his Legal Consultant, Oluwaseye Lawal has said no court has issued an injunction to stop Kizz Daniel Live In Concert happening at Eko Convention Center, Lagos this December 26th, as the artiste still reserves the right

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By Glam & Essence The Economic and Financial kCrimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned Mr. Malik Wakili for allegedly impersonating the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), and defrauding him of N3,106, 216. Wakili, who was arraigned on a three-count charge before Justice C. J. Aneke of a Federal High Court, Lagos, was alleged to have committed the

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By Glam & Essence Kimora Lee Simmons,the Ex wife of business mogul,Russel Simmons is back to doing what she does best,fashion,with the relaunch of her fashion brand,Baby Phat. This is happening 20 years after first launching her Baby Phat fashion line through her ex-husband ,Russell Simmons’ Phat Farm company.The 44 year old Kimora first announced the re-launch of the rebranding

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By Robert Oluwafemi Olaseni Robert Joshua is one Nigerian father who never gave up on his son.This best explains why Boxing champion,Anthony Olufemi Oluwaseni Joshua found stability in his life,having enjoyed unshakened support from his father,despite is wild early years. Like every good Nigerian father, he gave his son,Anthony,the best education.He enrolled him into one of Nigeria’s Ivy secondary schools,

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Women Group WAP,Reach Out To The Elderly

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By Clan & Essence Barely a year of its inception,the social women’s group,Women Association For Progress,whose president is Hajia Tai Elemesho Okesanjo,a renowned businesswoman and boss of MONTAI,a leading fashion leather ware business has embarked on yet another humanitarian gesture. On Thursday 5th December, 2019 ,members of WAP,founded by Me Yinka Eyinfujowo of Bejewel,a jewelry making outfit ,once again step

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By Glam & Essence President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Muhammad M. Nami. as Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). He has replaced Fowler whose tenure expired today,with the President declining to renew his tenure. A statement by the Presidency says he is expected to hand over to the most senior director on the board, who will take charge,

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By Glam & Essence The ugly drama between Toke Makinwa and Yomi Black has continued. Following Toke Makinwa’ s comments,where she called out Nigerians for always falling for foreigners but ignore and hate on their local artistes,the comment has ignited a social media attack of words from fans of Cardo B,who felt her comment was as a result of the

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Funke Akindele’s Dad Passes On

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By Glam & Essence Award winning Nollywood star, Funke Akindele- Bello has just announced the passing away of her father, a retired school principal and an indigene of lkorodu,Lagos, on her social media platforms, Instagram and Twitter.Hear her: “Dad!!! May your soul Rest In Peace!! I tried Dad! I did!! We love you but God knows best!!! #iwish i can

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By Glam & Essence American rapper Cardi B left Accra Ghana today with a bitter sweet experience,while leaving a trail of controversies behind. Signs that all may not go well in Ghana for her began when she was a no-show for hours at a meet and greet event arranged by the organisers of Livespot X Festival. Some of the Ghanaian

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By Glam & Essence It seems Steve Harvey’s hosting of the Miss Universe pageant always seem to attract controversy.That seem to be the case with his interview with Miss Colombia, Gabriela Tafur Náder, onstage at the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 8, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Comedian made a joke about cartels while speaking

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By Glam & Essence One very excited Nigerian Artist right now is 18- year- old Agali Deborah Chinomso (a.k.a Debbie’s Art). Not too long ago,the young lady did a sketch charcoal work of the America’s top rapper, Cardi B. The artist arrived nigeria a few days ago and made Debbie’ s dream come true when she met her and was

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Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke Passes Away

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By Glam & Essence The renowned world Evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, founder of Christ for all Nations (CfaN) has passed away at the age of 79. According to his family, he was surrounded by loved ones before he passed away peacefully on Saturday.According to the statement put out by his family, “It is with sorrow that the Bonnke Family would like

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By Glam & Essence A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday has sentenced former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, to 12 years’ imprisonment for N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering. The court convicted Kalu,who is now a senator,  on all the 39 counts preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission charge. The ex governor was charged alongside

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By Glam & Essence Since he assumed office as Governor of Oyo State,Engineer Seyi Makinde has shown that he is on a mission to actualize a new improved Oyo State.Along with his team,he has embacked on projects to change the outlook of the state. He started by declaring his asset,declaring zero tolerance for corrupt practices.ln support of thos stand,the Oyo

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NAFDAC Shuts Down Bleaching Spa

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By Glam & Essence Last week, a disturbing video showing a beauty spa conducting a chemical peeling bleaching process on a lady to achieve instant skin lightening went viral.Then beauty palour offering the service is House of Phreeda. The video generated a lot of uproar that was followed by a response from its owner,throwing shades at others in the trade,insinuating

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By Glam & Essence Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday named the newly renovated Onikan Stadium after the state’s first military administrator, late Sir Mobolaji Johnson. The stadium is now to be known as Mobolaji Olufunsho Johnson Stadium. In his tribute, the governor said Lagos would miss the late Johnson’s wise counsel. “Our illustrious and now departed son of

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Cardi B Stands By Her Husband

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By Glam & Essence Amidst cheating rumour being speculated about American rapper, Cardi B’s husband,Offset,she has chosen to defend him. According to The Shaderoom, Tekashi 6ix9ine’s girlfriend took to Instagram earlier this morning to post a video showing that the Migos rapper allegedly slid into her direct messages on the social platform to tell her, “Miss u fr.” In the

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Simi Takes On Festus Keyamo

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian singer, Simisola “Simi” Ogunleye cash hide her feelings over the statement by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo,who expressed his support for the hate speech bill, saying there are more pressing issues in the country. According to Festus, “Those so-called overnight Social Media ‘activists’ who oppose the Social Media Bill should

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Davido Reveals His Son’s Face

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By Glam & Essence Davido has shown the face of his first son, David Ifeanyi Adeleke on a diamond-encrusted customized necklace, said to be worth over $400,000 or N150 million. He shared the picture on Monday night on his Instagram page, with the caption: “I didn’t come to play !!! #AGT”

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About Miley Cyrus New Tattoo

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By Glam & Essence Miley Cyrus has added another tattoo to her extensive collection.She recently got a giant skeleton on her forearm. The 27-year-old singer proudly showed off her new inking on her left bicep, taking to her Instagram account on Monday night to share some black and white snaps of the artwork. Sharing a close-up of her latest addition,

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By Glam & Essence The Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa,has described as uncalled for, the recent attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana. Dabiri-Erewa ,who condemned the renewed attacks, also appealed for calm from both sides ,while imploring the law enforcement agencies to protect the lives and properties, especially that of Nigerians from being attacked, pending the resolution

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has announced that his marriage to the first lady, Aisha Buhari turned 30 years old on monday. President Buhari made this announcement on his social media page ,with pictures of him and his wife,Aisha as well a family photo showing all his kids with Aisha. Buhari via his twitter account @MBuhari posted

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By Glam & Essence African Giant award winning artist, Burna Boy and his girlfriend, Stefflondon are in love for sure and probably one of the happiest celebrity couple we have seen in a while.Two years into  their relationship,many are wondering if Burna Boy and SteffLondon will get married soon. Well,the two did something special together,quite romantic too.See their christmas photo

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Why Blackface Apologized To 2face

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By Glam & Essence Afro-pop singer, Ahmedu ‘Black Face’ Obiabo, has given the reason he apologized for calling Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia a thief.He also said he has been advised against the use of the word ”thief” by his legal adviser. He wrote this on his instagram page, “I am a human being and a Nigerian who fights for his rights.

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By Glam & Essence The fight between Andy Ruiz v Anthony Joshua is arguably the biggest boxing match in a very long time and both boxers are now in the final phase of their preparations for the bout. Andy Ruiz has already taken a very strong stance ahead of time by sticking it up to Anthony Joshua ,after having called

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By Glam & Essence Popular Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw is very angry right now.Her anger is over a trend now going on, where some women now use bleaching creams on their innocent dark babies to turn their  skin into a light skin.Kate took to her social media to call out these mothers who buy unverified products to ‘glow their babies’as

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The Osinbajos Celebrate 30 years

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By Glam & Essence  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo are in a happy space at the moment,as the celebrated   their 30th anniversary as husband and wife. The  celebration of their 30th wedding anniversary,however revealed the softer side of him. The couple expressed their romantic feelings towards each other, gushing over each other on social media. First, they

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By Glam & Essence A youth pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Akolade Arowolo, has been sentenced to die by hanging for the murder of his banker wife, Titilayo. The court ruling saw him burst into tears. The judgment was reached on account of how Prosecutors were able to present compelling evidence that led to the conviction

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By Glam & Essence If there is one artist who has seen the tide turn in his favour, it is Burna Boy. The year 2019 has been a big deal for him, seeing him featured on the stage of Nig talk shows in the USA,from Jimmy Kimmel to Trevor Noah. lt was also his year of winning big awards, like

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By Glam & Essence The annual gathering of music industry leaders, activists and experts from around the world, Business of Fashion Voices, ended last night with the Global VOICES Award closing gala that honoured the editor-in-chief of British Vogue, Edward Enninful in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Afrobeat queen, Tiwa Savage performed her hit songs at the event, which was attended by

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Burna Boy Absent at AFRIMA

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By Glam & Essence Grammy 2019 Nominee, Burna Boy,who emerged as African Artiste Of The Year at the 6th AFRIMA was conspicuously absent at the event that held on Saturday at the Who Hotel and suites in Lagos. The African Giant also won Best Male artiste in West Africa. The event was attended by Minister of Information and Culture, Lai

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By Glam & Essence Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa, has named rapper/actor, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana and media girl, Toni Tones, as the main hosts of the 14th edition of the event set to hold on Sunday, 24 November, 2019 at the Balmoral Event Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. The 2019 Future Awards Africa with the theme “Nigeria’s

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By Glam & Essence The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show has officially been cancelled,it won’t be happening this year. L Brands, the parent company of the lingerie retailer stated that, “We’ll be communicating to customers, but nothing that I would say is similar in magnitude to the fashion show,” said CFO Stuart Burgdoerfer,during the company’s third-quarter earnings call. The brand

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Actress, Mo’Nique Sues Netflix

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By Glam & Essence Monique Angela Hicks, professionally known as Mo’Nique, an American comedian and actress has filed a legal suit on thursday against Netflix, accusing the company of race and sex discrimination by allegedly low balling her on an offer to produce a comedy special. .In 2018, the 51-year-old Oscar-winning actress and comedienne posted on Instagram a video of

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By Glam & Essence Davido, Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Teni, Wizkid, KCee, Zlatan, Banky W, Toke Makinwa, Tonto Dikeh, BamTeddy, Uriel Oputa, Ifu Ennada and a host of others, are in Dubai for the musical Interswitch One Africa Music Fest, happening tonight at the Festival Arena, Dubai Festival City.lt will feature the best of Africa’s top artists and celebrities. Davido,who is

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By Glam & Essence Just hours to the Saturday governorship election of Kogi State, the Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has been attacked in Lokoja Hotel by some masked individual wearing police uniform. The incident took place on Friday, November 15,in Kogi State. According to the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, in a statement he

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian-British couture bridal designer Yemi Osunkoya revealed his Kosibah 2020 Bridal Collection during an elegant event held exclusively at Mark Ingram Atelier, the Manhattan-based bridal salon known for upscale and sophisticated bridal designs. The collaboration to create a collection that is exclusively available in the atelier grew from the discovery that Mark Ingram’s family has Nigerian

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….ASK BISOLA DAKOLO TO PAY HIM ONE MILLION NAIRA By Glam & Essence A Federal High Court sitting in Bwari, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has dismissed Busola Dakolo’s rape allegation case against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) and immediately awarded a cost of N1m against her The court declared the Dakolo’s case of rape

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Kanye West And Joel Osteen Teaming Up

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By Glam and Essence Kanye West is taking his Sunday services a bit further. TMZ reports that the rapper is collaborating with popular preacher, Joel Osteen. The two have become friends, sources say, and have been talking fairly regularly recently. Kanye is expected to show up at Joel’s Lakewood Church in Houston, at 11 AM this coming Sunday. They’re to

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By Glam & Essence The annual Arise Women conference which held in october,26,2019 had several dignitaries in attendance who gave speeches at the event hosted by Pastor Mrs iluyomade,wife of the RCCG pastor of House of David. But one speech that has got many talking across the country,especially on social media was that given by the Ekiti First Lady,Bisi Fayemi.Titled

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Full List Of VP Osinbajo’s Sacked Aides

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By Glam & Essence The names of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s aides whose sack were reportedly approved by President Buhari on Tuesday November 5, have been released. It was noticed that some of them are children of well known politicians/ personalities.One is even a grandchild of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Below are the names of the sacked aides. Babajide

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By Glam & Essence Fans of Lady Gaga are devastated and in tears, over how her Las Vegas show was cancelled with just 20 minutes notice. Lady Gaga shared a snap of herself on instagram and twitter showing her hooked up to a breathalyser and an IV, saying: “I’m so devastated I can’t perform tonight for so many people who

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By Glam & Essence It’s definitely the year of accolades for Burna Boy,whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu , as he was nominated in the ‘Best Africa Act’ category alongside fellow Nigerian artistes like Teni. Following his winning,fellow artiste,Wizkid,also refered to as Star Boy, a previous winner of the award a few years back has congratulated Burna Boy for his

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Sanwo-Olu drops ‘Your Excellency’Title

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By Glam & Essence Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has officially dropped the title, ‘Your Excellency’ .According to him,he prefers to be addressed simply as ‘Mr. Governor.’ Sanwo-Olu, in a statement on Wednesday said in the last five months that he had been privileged to exercise the mandate freely given to him by the great and hardworking people of Lagos

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…..Real Reason For The Shut Down By Glam & Essence Not many fashion followers saw this coming,so it was with shock that lovers of fashion across the globe receive the news that broke on Friday, November 1, 2019, that international designer, Zac Posen was shutting down his renowned fashion label. Not only is Zac Posen closing its doors but House

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By Glam & Essence Morgan Stewart,one of E Personality host has filed for divorce from her husband, Brendan Fitzpatrick, almost three months after announcing their separation. According to court records, obtained by The Blast, Stewart, 31, filed divorce documents in the Los Angeles County Court on Friday after three years of marriage. The E! personality announced their split in early

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By Glam & Essence The news filing out of the household of the parents of Chrissy Teigen,wife of music star,John Legend is not a happy one.Just last year, 2018, Chrissy had revealed that her mother, Vilailuck Teigen lived with her and husband ,John Legend. Now we know why,Chrissy’s father, Ron Teigen Sr,has filed for divorce from the star’s mother, Vilailuck

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By Glam & Essence Stand-up comedian and actor, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, popularly known as ‘Alibaba’ has declared prayer is not the only solution to solving problems in life. The comedian took to his Instagram page to warn against relying solely on prayers to solve personal and national problems. According to him: “Hero’s threatened to kill Jesus, God told Mary and

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By Glam & Essence Award winning actress, Taraji P. Henson is getting married,and she is busy planning her spring wedding and preparing for the end of her hit TV show, Empire. Extra caught up with the star at NASA’s Breakthrough Prize Awards, where she discussed her next steps after the show’s finale.Hear her, “We just filmed episode 10 of 20.

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By Glam & Essence The second daughter of Globacom chairman, Dr Mike Adenuga, who equally is involved in tge running of the telecoms conpany,the pretty Bunmi Disu has opened a high-rise building on Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. Named Sisi Paris, the multi billion naira highrise was opened on Thursday, October 31,and it was witness by family and friends of the

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By Glam & Essence International auctioneers’ service have been sort to sell off the $40 million (about N14.4 billion) jewellery recovered from former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) revealed on Thursday. The agency’s Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, said the auctioneers would also sell off the luxury houses recovered from the former minister

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By Glam & Essence Ariana Grande, Normani, and Nicki Minaj have joined forces to do a new song on the Charlie’s Angels soundtrack. Their collaboration is called “Bad to You.” Ariana Grande, Savan Kotecha, and Scooter Braun co-executively produced Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), which is out now via Republic. The 11-song album includes Grande, Miley Cyrus, and Lana

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Katy Perry ln Trouble

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By Glam & Essence American singer, Katy Perry has found herself in copyright trouble,following a 3- year- old picture of herself.This is drawing a $150,000-lawsuit against her. At a 2016 Halloween party, Perry had dressed up as Hillary Clinton,which she posted on Instagram.As a result, the celebrity news agency, Backgrid, has now filed a lawsuit against her, reports msn.com. Backgrid

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Mobolaji Johnson is dead

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By Glam & Essence The first military governor of Lagos State, Brig-Gen. Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, is dead. His son, Deji, confirmed that the retired soldier passed on few hours ago. The late Johnson was appointed as the military Administrator by the military Head of State, Major Gen. Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi, and later, governor of Lagos State by his successor, Gen. Yakubu

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By Glam & Essence Legendary highlife musician, Sir. Victor Uwaifo, has called on government and corporate bodies to take over his private music museum to save it from total rot. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Uwaifo made the call during a visit to his “Revelation Tourist Palazzo” Museum in Benin City on Friday by officials of National Council

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By Glam & Essence Last night,friday 25,october,2019,Media personality, entrepreneur and vlogger, Toke Makinwa, debuted her modelling skills on the runway as she walked the runway for women’s wear brand, Yutee Rone Atelier’s Spring/Sumer 2020 fashion campaign at the ongoing Lagos Fashion Week. Toke graced the runway in two pieces designed by Abuja based designer, Yutee Rone Atelier. Her first look

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Adele Flaunts New Look

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By Glam & Essence Award winning artist,Adele has stepped out at Drake’s birthday party, debuting her incredible new physique. She was seen partying alone without her boyfriend Skepta at the event that held at Goya Studios in Hollywood, where she showed off her new figure, complemented by a black off the shoulder dress and slicked back hairdo. Since splitting from

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actress and producer, Ego Boyo is set for a major return to the big screen but this time around as a movie producer. The thespian who recently concluded works on one of the most anticipated movies in Nigeria, The Ghost and The House of Truth will be making her debut in cinemas from November 22.

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Felicity Huffman Free

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By Glam & Essence Hollywood actress, Felicity Huffman has been released from prison after serving 12 days of her 14-day sentence. The 56-year-old actress left the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California on Friday ,after reporting for her sentence on Oct. 15.She was originally scheduled to finish her sentencing on Sunday Oct. 27 ,but was let out two days earlier,

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Awards For First Bank

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By Glam & Essence One of Nigeria’s top rated banks,First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has been awarded the Best Private Bank and Best Retail Bank in Nigeria Awards respectively by World Finance Magazine and Global Banking and Finance Review.  This is in recognition of the bank’s leading role at providing bespoke financial services to its customers and the public in general, through its

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By Glam & Essence A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed November 5 to hear a suit by musician, Olumuyiwa Danladi a.k.a Danny Young, against hip hop star ,Tiwatope (Tiwa) Savage, for alleged copyright infringement. Young is seeking N205 million in damages against Savage for allegedly using his musical work titled ‘ONE’, without lawful authority. The suit, marked ‘FHC/L/CS/230/2019’

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By Glam & Essence The social media was agog with the video capturing a guy beating up celebrity cross dresser,Bobrisky,after the man was challenged of hitting Bobrisky’s White Range Rover.Though the man was guilty since he hit the car from behind,he however went violent as Bobrisky attempted to snack his car keys.The incident tgat happened on a Lagos road soon

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By Glam & Essence It’s official,rapper, Nicki Minaj is formally married to her boyfriend ,rapper,Kenneth Petty.The couple officially tied the knot, after having obtained a marriage license at a Beverly Hills Courthouse in late July. They had 90 days to say “I do”, and on Monday night, Minaj announced the exciting news on Instagram with a video of “Mr. and

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By Glam & Essence Super star, Davido has become a father of a bouncing baby boy, as Chioma, his fiancee gave birth to his first son.He has been receiving congratulatory messages from his fans and friends in the music world,one of such is from Wizkid. Wizkid congratulated his fellow colleague and pop star, Davido ,following the birth of his first

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood’s blockbuster presents the intrigues, conspiracy and scheming against its lead character, Regina Daniels, in The Enemy l Know. In the movie,Regina played the lead role, Zara. “The Enemy I know’’ is directed by Ozoemena Nwakile and produced by Rita Daniels, mother of Nollywood fast-rising actress, Regina Daniels. It features Sola Sobowale, Desmond Elliot, Jide Kosoko,

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By Glam & Essence American media personality, writer and businesswoman, and Host of the Wendy Williams Show has received the 2,677th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Wendy Williams, who is also a radio legend received her star on Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday night, accompanied by her son Kelvin Jr. After receiving the award, the Wendy was

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By Glam & Essence The board of directors of May & Baker Nigeria Plc, has appointed Senator Daisy Danjuma as the chairman of the company. She succeeded her husband, Lt General Theophilus Danjuma, who retired on September 27, 2019 ,after 16 years as director and chairman of board of directors of May & Baker Nigeria Plc. Directors of the healthcare

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By Glam & Essence Few months after she turned 60,the ageless renowned fashion designer of the famous fashion brand,House of Maufechi is mourning.Friends woke to the sad and shocking news Of the death of Maureen’s 1st son,Olawale Opeyemi Onigbanjo Jr. The 31- year- old I’m awake passed away in London,where he was born. This will be second death the amiable

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By Glam & Essence Fatima,the Daugther of Mamman Daura,who is President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, has accused the wife of the president of attacking her inside the presidential villa in Abuja…. This is coming after a video trended last week where Aisha Buhari was seen complaining about being denied access to her apartment in Aso Rock. Commenting on a video where

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Uber Launches Boat Service ln Lagos

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By Glam & Essence LAGOS (Reuters) – Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity’s notoriously congested roads. The United Nations predicts that Nigeria’s population will more than double to 400 million by 2050, which would make it

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By Glam & Essence The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has berated Governor Oluseyi Makinde and the Speaker of the State Assembly, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin over express approval of a fresh N7.6 billion loan aimed at reviving two farm settlements in Ido/Ibarapa East Federal Constituency of the state. The state House of Assembly had on Thursday, approved the

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Mikel Desires To Be Lampard’s Assistant

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By Glam & Essence Former Nigeria midfielder, John Obi Mikel wouldn’t mind being Frank Lampard’s assistant at Chelsea when he retires. Both Mikel and Lampard were teammates at the Stamford Bridge for close to a decade winning several trophies together. “I am very happy for Frank. When we were playing at Chelsea, we were expecting that John Terry and him

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Davido To Collaborate With Vector

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By Glam & Essence DMW Boss, Davido has announced that he’d be collaborating with rapper, Vector, amidst the latter’s beef with MI. Abaga. The collabo will be titled, “Comfort”. The music star took to his Instagram page on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 to make this public. The song is produced by Vstik and Mr Eff,but its release date has not

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian celebrity couple, Adekunle Gold and Simi are known for displaying their sense of humour and goofiness on Twitter,.One such tweet was by Simi, saying the former cannot pay her dues. Adekunle Gold had asked if she would do a cover for him, if he releases the instrumental for his latest single, ‘Young Love’ Simi’s response

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Rapper, Sky B is dead

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian rapper, Sky B was confirmed dead in Owerri, Imo State. The rapper was reportedly found unconscious at his residence on the morning of tuesday in Owerri, Imo State. According to Instablog9ja, he was pronounced dead at Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Imo State. The cause of death was said to be a heart attack.A year ago,the

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By Glam & Essence Barely a week after BBC made public the expose Kiki Mordi, the BBC journalist who went undercover to expose university lecturers guilty of sex for grades,she has started receiving death threats from some people who are not happy about the exposé. Kiki, who said she was also a victim of sexual harassment in the university and didn’t

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By Glam & Essence BBNaija 2019 ‘Pepper Dem Gang’ ex-housemate, Anita Natacha Akide, a.k.a, Tacha,who was disqualified from the show as a result the violent exchange she had with Mercy Eke may have finally gotten over her fall out fight with Season 4 winner of BBNaija,as she have reach out in a friendly way to her. Tacha has extended a

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian afrobeat singer, Yemi Alade,is up for consideration for Grammy Award 2019. Yemi, who recently dropped her anticipated album, ‘Woman of Steel’, took to her Instagram account to celebrate the news as she aims to move her musical career to the global stage. Hear her:“We are up for Grammy Award consideration. Reaching out to all voting

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By Glam & Essence Big Brother Naija housemate, Tacha Akide, who was disqualified from the show, has removed the Davido’s tattoo between her boobs. This was as a result of cries from her esteemed fans that she gets rid of it. Tacha, who is constantly being attacked on social media over her over reactive character and her alleged body odour,

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By Glam & Essence Evicted Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Ike has reacted to Mercy’s emergence as winner of ‘Pepper Dem’ edition.Soon after Mercy was announced as winner, Ike ran to the stage to hug her, commending Mercy for playing the game and being his everything while in the house. On his Twitter page, Ike wrote: “Congratulations on emerging the

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By Glam & Essence Manchester United manager, Solskjaer, has admitted he failed to warn his players about being caught on the counter-attack, before Matty Longstaff scored Newcastle’s winner on Sunday. Ole Gunnar was seen trying to get Scott McTominay and Fred’s attention in the second half of the Premier League clash, before issuing instructions to Andreas Pereira on the touchline.

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By Glam & Essence Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has paid tribute to Tammy Abraham, after the striker followed up his England call-up, by scoring his eighth Premier League goal of the season in their 4-1 win over Southampton on Sunday. Abraham had also netted in the Champions League win over Lille on Wednesday. His goal at St Marys, helped Chelsea

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By Glam & Essence Barcelona attacker, Ousmane Dembele, is set to miss the El Clasico after being sent off for telling referee Mateu Lahoz he was “very bad”, during their 4-0 win over Sevilla. The France forward scored the third goal as Barca moved second in LaLiga behind Real Madrid, with Luis Suarez, Arturo Vidal and Lionel Messi also on

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By Glam & Essence Former CBN governor,who was recently made a member of the economic advisory body,Charles Silk to was one of the speakers at The Platform 2019,organised yearly by Covenant Christian Centre. He sure has a lot to say and here are his thoughts as shared at the event in October 1,2019 “Let Zamfara keep their gold and pay

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By Glam & Essence Adele and Skepta, whose real name is Joseph Junior Adenuga, a Nigerian-British singer, are being tipped to get engaged before the end of next year, following reports that they are dating, Britain’s Press Association has reported. The pair are believed to have been in regular contact since singer-songwriter, Adele split from husband, Simon Konecki in April.She