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Edwin Hawkins – Grammy-winning Oh Happy Day gospel singer dead aged 74

Edwin Hawkins – Grammy-winning Oh Happy Day gospel singer dead aged 74

Grammy-winning gospel singer, Edwin Hawkins, as died aged 74. The American singer passed away at his home in California early this morning, his publicist said. He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer, his publicist said. Hawkins, a pioneer of urban gospel music, was best-known for the 1969 hit Oh Happy Day. The song has appeared in numerous

‘Avengers: Infinity Wars’: Adewale Abdulrasak Sokoti Applauds Funke Akindele On Latest Milestone

Foremost and talented Yoruba actor who plays diverse roles on stage, Mr. Abdurasak Adewale Sokoti has applauded Nollywood actress and multiple brand ambassador, Funke Akindele-Bello, aka Jenifa for her selection as a member of the cast of upcoming 2018 superhero movie, Avengers: Infinity War. The legendary Sokoti who was once deputy governor, Lagos state chapter

Adewale Abdulrasak Sokoti Commends Buhari’s Govt for Appointing Tunde Kelani As NFVCB Chairman

Veteran actor, Adewale Abdulrasak Sokoti in the Yoruba genre of Nollywood has expressed satisfaction over the appointment of Mr. Tunde Kelani as chairman of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB). Sokoti equally commended the present administration for taking a bold step by ensuring round pegs were placed in round holes to avoid non-performances

Ace movie producer, Tunde Kelani, Joke Silva, Ekpenyong get Buhari’s board appointment

Cinematographer and filmmaker, Chief Tunde Kelani has been appointed the Chairman of the Board of National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB). His appointment was among the nearly 1,500 board appointments approved by President Muhammadu Buhari as contained in a statement by Boss Mustafa, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF late Friday

Ebuka returns to host Big Brother Naija season three

Popular media personality, Big Brother Naija season one alumnus and season two host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, is returning to host the highly anticipated third edition of the continent’s biggest reality show. The lawyer turned media personality’s reprisal follows his successful hosting of the critically acclaimed second edition of Big Brother Naija which saw aspiring hip-hop artiste

Producer of ‘Village Headmaster’ Pa Tunde Oloyede Is Dead

Chief Tunde Oloyede, the producer and director of the defunct television drama series, Village Headmaster is dead. Aged 70, the late Oloyede was said to have died Monday morning at his residence in Festac Town, Lagos. Oloyede was the former President of Independent Television Producers Association of Nigeria (ITPAN). He was also the producer/director of

Now, men wear skirts to welcome Buhari

Tunji  Ajibade The bagpipe is a Scottish musical instrument. It is the national pride, symbol of the people of Scotland. Men who blow it traditionally wear skirts, as skirt-wearing by men isn’t alien to that culture. Now, Nigerian males have begun to wear skirts at Nigeria’s Presidential Villa, blowing bagpipes as they welcome either the