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Davido becomes the third Nigerian artist to sell out Madison Square Garden

On April 17, 2024, the Grammy-nominated Afrobeats musician wowed fans with an incredible performance in Madison Square Garden as part of his ongoing Timeless Tour. Davido had been building anticipation on his social media ahead of his maiden concert at the 19,000-capacity Madison Square Garden. Davido also made a stop at Sway’s Universe radio to promote the […]

Thousands Of Taylor Swift Fans Hit By UK ticket Scams

Thousands of fans of pop megastar Taylor Swift have been hit by a wave of concert ticket scams ahead of her tour in the UK later this year. British bank Lloyds, said at least 3,000 victims are likely to have been tricked into buying fake tickets since July, with over £1 million ($1.24 million) being […]

Chess Master Tunde Onakoya Begins 58-Hour Marathon In New York

Renowned chess player Tunde Onakoya has embarked on a mission to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon. The marathon began at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, and is scheduled to conclude at 8 p.m. on April 19. Onakoya aims to play continuously for 58 hours without suffering a defeat, and […]

English teams crash out of UEFA Champions League at quarterfinals

Holders Manchester City are out of the Champions League following a penalty shoot-out defeat to Real Madrid in an epic encounter at the Etihad Stadium. After a 1-1 draw on the night that left the teams tied 4-4 on aggregate, Antonio Rudiger scored the winning spot-kick after Bernardo Silva and Mateo Kovacic had their attempts […]

Biopic on Funmilayo Ransome Kuti will hit cinemas May 17

‘Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti,’ a biopic by Bolanle Austen Peters, has been scheduled for nationwide cinema release on May 17, 2024, following a well-received limited screening in 2023. Starring Joke Silva, Kehinde Bankole, Adunni Ade, Iyimide Ayo-Olumoko, Ibrahim Suleiman, and Iremide Adeoye, the movie tells the tale of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s mother, from her groundbreaking years […]

Businessman and Socialite Cubana Chief Priest to be Arraigned for Alleged Abuse of Naira

Today, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest, before the Federal High Court in Lagos over allegations of abusing the Nigerian currency, the Naira. Cubana Chief Priest is facing a three-count charge of allegedly spraying and tampering with the Naira at a social […]

‘World Athletics’ prize money at Games goes against Olympic spirit

World Athletics’ decision to award prize money at the Paris Olympics goes against the Olympic spirit, says the head of cycling’s governing body. World Athletics will become the first federation to offer prize money at an Olympics this summer, which will see Gold medallists in athletics events earn $50,000 (£39,400). Given the Olympics’ origins as […]

Dortmund and PSG advance to UEFA Champions League Semi finals

Borussia Dortmund reached their first Champions League semi-final in 11 years by producing a superb second-half comeback to beat Atletico Madrid 5-4 on aggregate. Having lost the first leg 2-1 in Madrid, Dortmund quickly turned things around with Julian Brandt and Chelsea loanee Ian Maatsen both scoring from tight angles in the first half. Dortmund […]

British lawmakers back smoking ban for those born after 2009

MPs have backed a plan to ban anyone born after 2009 from buying cigarettes, effectively ensuring it will become law. The measures, championed by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, survived despite opposition from several leading Tory figures – including two ex-PMs. The Tobacco and Vapes Bill passed by 383 votes to 67. If they become law, […]