Reggie of music duo Reggie’n’Bollie loses mum

Reggie Zippy has announced the passing of his mum.

The artist who is half of Ghanaian music duo Reggie’n’Bollie released an official statement on social media today.

It read: “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Reggie’s beloved mother Cecilia Koomson.”

“We thank you for the support and love shown so far and ask for you to Continue reading

“Help me find SMALLBADOO”: Nigerian UK promoter pleads for escaped artist to return to him

An upcoming artist who was granted a UK visa on an artist basis has escaped, and the promoter who helped secure the visa is pleading for his return.

Nigerian UK promoter, Billiamin Kunle Olabanji popularly known as Billyque called out an upcoming artist,
Tunde Olamilekan Moses aka official Smallbaddo for putting his Continue reading

Love Island’s finalists, Kaz and Tyler EXCLUDED from NEW Magazine “The Real Winners” cover

New magazine is facing backlash after leaving out fourth place Love Island couple, Kaz and Tyler of their front cover titled “The Real Winners”.

Kaz and Kyler along with fellow couples Millie and Liam, Chloe and Toby and Faye and Teddy were the four finalist of the villa, however New Magazine put the other three couples – AND Jake and Liberty who had decided to go their separate ways and left the show – on their cover.

Fans believe this was a deliberate act towards the colour of their skin with one saying; “they just can’t help but hate us”. Ex-Love Islander and celebrity Continue reading

“Dangerous offender” Kayode Badejo is jailed 11 years for a fight that saw Andre Bent killed

A 20 year old British Nigerian has been sentenced to 11 years in jail for his part in a huge fight that saw a 21 year old killed two years ago.

Kayode Badejo stabbed Rheo Lawrence with a knife during the early hours of August 25 2019 after a concert held by grime artist, MoStack, in Maidstone, Kent.

The “violent” individual Crystal Palace, pleaded guilty to a charge of wounding with intent earlier this year.

He was sentenced to 11 years imprisonment on Tuesday, August 24 with an extended licence period of three years, and must serve at least Continue reading

Burial of UK-based Nigerian, Bolanle Aworetan shot dead along Lagos/Ibadan expressway held in Lagos

A UK based Nigerian lady who had gone to bury her mother and subsequently killed by alleged bandits has been buried.

Bolanle was said to have hosted guests and loved ones at the Civic Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos some weeks ago to celebrate her mother’s life.

UK-Based Nigerian, Bolanle Aworetan Omojuwa, killed by alleged bandits in Nigeria

According to Sahara Reporters, the beautiful lady was travelling along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway on Thursday 19th of August, 2021, when alleged bandits shot her. It is believed she was shot twice, taken to hospital but Continue reading

BBNaija’s Khafi and Gedoni and Khafi welcome their first child, a baby boy Kahdoni

Ex-Big Brother Naija stars, Khafi Kareem and Gedoni Ekpata have welcomed a baby boy in the UK.

The couple who met on the popular reality TV show could not contain their excitement as they introduced their bundle of joy on social media.

Khafi, 30, posted a picture of her in a hospital post natal ward with her baby in arms, face covered with heart emojis and text written underneath saying; Continue reading

UK based son of ex-Ogun State Governor, Gbenga Daniel who uses a wheelchair introduces new girlfriend

Gbenga Daniel introduced his girlfriend to followers on Instagram following their appearance at his sister’s wedding in Lagos.

Debola Daniel, former Ogun State Governor’s son, introduces new girlfriend. Source: DebolaDaniel/Instagram

He captioned the post with “Kabiyesi X Olori” – from Yoruba language loosely translated Continue reading

Laura Ikeji shows off beautiful family on holiday in UK

Social media influencer, Laura Ikeji seem to be having the best time in the UK as she poses with family on trip to Portsmouth, south of England.

Social media influencer, Laura Ikeji shows off beautiful family on UK holiday. Source: LauraIkeji/Instagram

The sister of Linda Ikeji arrived in the UK Early this August to reunite herself and children with Continue reading

Naija Event 2021: Burna ‘Odogwu’ Boy to wow crowds at O2 Arena

Fresh from his win for Best International Artist at the Grammys, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu aka Burna Boy will be performing at the The O2 Arena as part of the Welcome Back Show since Covid-19 began.

The one and only Burna Boy Boy, to perform at 02 Arena this August. Source: Cokobar/Instagram

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Nigeria High Commission UK shuts its doors after two members of staff test positive for Covid-19

The Nigerian UK high Commission London has shut its office to the general public for 10 days following a couple of staff members testing positive for covid-19.

The High Commission released an official statement explaining to adhere to UK rules and regulation it is required to close its doors.

The closure began from Continue reading

Kadian Nelson, child predator, bags 20 years in jail

Kadain Nelson was captured in a viral video holding on to a 13 year old school girl he had just raped and was threatening to kill if she

Kadian, 26, had kidnapped the young girl by placing his hand tightly over her mouth, forced her into an alley in Mitcham and sexually assaulted her.

He has now being sentenced to jail for his evil crimes. Continue reading

Did you know these 5 nose-ringing facts about Korra Obidi?

She recently announced she is expecting baby no.2 with hubby, Justin Dean to a widespread congratulations from fans.

Korra Obidi shows off her first pregnancy with husband, Justin Dean draped in an American Flag for 2019 USA Independence Day. Source: KorraObidi/loridormanphotography/Instagram

Probably best known for her eye catching nose ring and belly dancing, particularly when heavily pregnant, these 5 facts about Korra reveal how she has made her way into many hearts and households. Continue reading

Nigerian head of banking operations, Adeyemi Opebiyi, sues U.K following visa refusal and deportation

A Nigerian man is suing the UK for revoking the visa he had being granted when he flew into Manchester airport from Nigeria.

Adeyemi Opebiyi, a Head of Operations at Sabi Micro Finance Bank Ltd is denied entry to UK despite visa issuance

Adeyemi Opebiyi, a Head of Operations at Sabi Micro Finance Bank Ltd according to his LinkedIn profile, says when he arrived at the UK border, he was stopped by Continue reading

What PhD means – and its not the scientific version

On episode 46 of Love Island 2021, the girls and boys were challenged to get each other heats racing.

Each girl and boy performed a heart provoking raunchy dance that highly entertained themselves and viewers at home.

During Teddy’s raunchy routine, he had tiny blue shorts on and wiggled his lower body in the girls’ faces, prompting Millie in a diary session, to say; Continue reading

What do athletes get when they win at the Olympics?

As the Tokyo 2020 Olympics draw to a close, and athletes having walked away with shiny gold, silver and bronze medals, we take a look at what they get in return for their exceptional sporting abilities.

Image by Gerhard G. from Pixabay

When athletes carry first, second and third in their area of sport, the International Olympic Committee(IOC) awards them with gold, silver and bronze medals – that’s where it Continue reading

Aaron Francis: Did y’all know these 5 things about the smooth talker

Aaron saw the end of his Love Island journey last week, leaving with his coupled up partner, Lucinda Strafford.

Privately educated Aaron Francis entered Love Island season 7 2021 villa. Source: Aaronfranciis/Instagram

A lot is already known of him – he is a 6 foot 3 guy who works in high end event for celebrities, VIP, musicians, supermodels, most notably the royals, Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice.

There are other sides to Aaron that are not well known – check them out below. Continue reading

Kam kamzi: 10 quick fire things about the loveable Love islander

She won friends and fans instantly from the day she entered the love Island villa, and until date her loyal fans continue to uphold and believe in her, as she does not fail to bring it in every episode.

Full name and meaning

Nkazana Kamwi – Nkazana means “girl” in Zambia, it also means “lady” in South African language, Xhosa.

Any siblings?

Three younger sibling – a brother and 2 sisters. One sister is 17 years old and the other is 24 year old Banji who managed her social media account while she participated on Love Island.

Kaz with her mother and sister doing an Instagram challenge

Her worst date

“A guy asked me out for dinner and he was ‘mystery dining’ the restaurant. I will never get over the fact that he made me pay, while he got to eat for free and he made me sit there while he did his review.”

What did kaz study at University?

Public Sociology at Birmingham University

Age, height and star sign

Kaz was born 27th October 1995, she is currently 26 years old, 5″3 tall Scorpio.

Where is she from?

She was born in Essex into Zambian heritage. 

Who she coupled up with on Love Island

Kaz was one of season 7’s original Islander. She was initially coupled up with Toby Aromolaran. Toby fell for Chloe Burrows leaving Kaz to couple up with Aaron in a friendship relationship.

Not long after, Kaz coupled up with love interest, Tyler, and then with Matthew after the Casa Amor episode, then back to Tyler. Dubbed Kyler, they ended up coming fourth in the 2021 series.

Kaz and Tyler dubbed Kyler on their way back to UK following end of Love Island. Source: KazKamwi/Instagram

What she does for a living ?

Fashion blogger – Kaz grew her own Instagram following leading to brand deals with big companies like Primark and beauty brand Iconic London.

Her Love Island Intro

“I’d say am flirty and sex, I have been single for two years, will describe my last relationship as tumultuous. I love sex, I think sex is an important part of any relationship. “

I love sex, I prefer to be submissive in a relationship so I need someone who is more dominant, I want a guy to, when I see a guy that I really like I just kind of give them the eye. In the villa am just gonna get my man, that’s just all I want “

An interesting fact

Her YouTube channel went from 676 subscribers before entering Love Island in June to just under 3k followers by end of the show in August.

The comments Dababy made that has landed him in trouble

Fury has erupted over comments DaBaby made at the Rolling Loud Hip-Hop Festival on Sunday July 25th.

Dababy made some comments at Rolling Loud Festival said to be aimed at the LGTBQ community. Source: Dababy/Instagram

During his performance at the event, Dababy – real name, Jonathan Lyndale Kirk – says to the large crowd; Continue reading

The German museum where most of Benin’s looted artefacts will come from

In April, Germany announced that they will be returning 1,130 looted artefacts to Benin, Edo State from the beginning of 2022.

This good news was revealed during a meeting between German and Nigerian government officials including the German Minister of State for Culture, Prof. Moniker Grutters and Nigeria Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed.

Some Benin artefacts looted by the British in 1897 to be returned from Germany from 2022. Source: Unknown

One reason Germany decided to come forward with the artefacts was acknowledged by Grütters “in agreement that addressing Germany’s colonial past is an important issue for the whole of society and a core task for cultural policy” and “reaffirmed their willingness in principle to make substantial returns” to Nigeria.

Of the 1,130, almost half is on display at the Continue reading

How to watch Big Bro Naija 2021 season 6 in the abroad

The hotly anticipated show, Big Brother Naija, officially kicked off on 24th July 2021, and for the first time in its history, viewers outside of Nigeria can now watch the show just as much as those inside the country.

Big Brother Season “Shine Ya Eye” began in 24th July 2021

How to watch the show outside Nigeria is explained below. Continue reading

The beautiful YouTube’s Mazelee kids: Can you guess who is who?

Their names all begin with A and were made up by their mother, Alena Maze-Lee, to suit the family’s uniqueness.

From Amyah to baby A, each time one of these childrens names are called in their YouTube videos, it is sometimes hard to keep up with who is who.

Meet Alena Maze and Joe Lees beautiful children. Source: As.maze/Instagram

Can you guess who Amyah, Arazo or the others are? See the faces that match the names. Continue reading

What filming equipment do the Mazelee family use?

The Mazelee family have gained more than 2 million YouTube followers over a period of 12 years.

Through those years, parents, Alena and Joe used different filming equipment to capture the viewer’s imagination, resulting in them being able to make money in their sleep.

Alena and Joe Mazelee have captured viewers’ imagination with their carefully created videos using different types of cameras, lens and microphones. Source: Mazelee/YouTube

As of June 2021, despite the family rarely posting videos at regular intervals, they made at least Continue reading

Meet the Mazelees: 5 intriguing things about YouTube’s most multicultural family

YouTube’s most multiracial family, the Mazelees, often grip fans with fascination each time they drop videos on the platform, detailing their lives.

The Mazelee, Youtube’s most culturally diversed family. Source: As.Maze

Ma Alena is Black, Daddy Joe is White, their seven children range between Black, White and Asian, how this intriguingly beautiful family evolved to be so ethnically diverse is revealed in five facts. Continue reading

Love Island Nigeria to debut in October – Viewers abroad can watch too

It was first annouced back in September 2020, that Nigeria has landed its own version of the popular UK originated show – Love Island.

The UK version of Love Island is et to debut in October 2021. Source: ITV

Its debut has now being confirmed to air from October 2021, and viewers from different part of the world will be able to watch.

While specific countries to be aired in Continue reading

#WilliamsGotTheOscar: Celebrities and fashionable wedding guests at Williams x Brunella

Actor and comedian WIlliams Uche Mbah brought some sunshine into November 2020 – in amongst the covid-19 pandemic – with their stunning traditional and white wedding.

An added bonus were the stunning celebrities and other invited guests that graced us with their gorgeous outfits, laughter and dance moves.

From P-Square’s Peter Okoye, Falz The Bahd Guy to movie legend – Ini Edo, Rita Dominic and Ejike Asiegbu, see how they entertained below. Continue reading

What the markings of football (soccer) pitch mean

Euros 2020 is underway and bringing a form of unity and celebration like never before given the current covid-19 climate.

To get really involved in the beautiful game, understand what the commentators, referees and pundits are talking about, a great starting point is knowing some of the basics – what those markings are, on a football pitch.

11-a-side football pitch with its FIFA standard markings

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Is Blue Therapy with Chioma and Paul real?

The Blue Therapy show got viewers hooked with couples Paul and Chioma, and Jamal and Deborah sitting down with a therapist and airing out their relationship issues. 

Attracting millions of views per episode, the show has had many people gripped by the different issues brought to light, which are reminiscent of ‘real life’ provoking situations.

Relationship show, Blue Therapy centers around issues with Chioma and her boyfriend, Paul, and Jamal and his girlfriend, Debrah

More so, is the archaic treatment of Chioma by her boyfriend of 3 years, Paul, leaving viewers questioning if the show is really real.

Also due to the heavy backlash Paul has been receiving since the show first aired, he released an Instagram post ‘thanking Continue reading

Instagram influencer, Ife confirms she is no longer married to CofE Bishop’s son

Popular Instagram influencer and lawyer, Ife, seemed to have confirmed she is no longer a married woman.

Ife appear to confirm end of marriage on The Badguy Toba podcast. Pic source: Ife_x/Instagram

The 32 year old beauty appeared to unveil all on club promoter, Badguy Toba’s YouTube show. When asked “how has the lockdown affected your love life, sex life and your finances?”

Ife responded with: “finances is actually been surprisingly normal, because with what I do is so easy to do it, its not an issue. Love life and sex life, I will just Continue reading

Family of Martin Oyairo seeks justice following his mysterious death in Pakistan

The family of Martin Oyairo, a celebrity shoe cleaning expert, who died shortly after arriving to Pakistan on a business trip, have called for an investigation into his death having been unable to learn why and how he died.

Martin, who only just turned 27 a month before he passed, is suspected to have died “under suspicious” despite an autopsy concluding his death to be accidental due to an unprovoked fall.

His sister, Beverly Oyairo, setup a GoFundMe page with the aim of using the funds to Continue reading

The “pretty pon anyside” chick: Did you know these 5 things about Miss R Fabulous?

She is popular for her story times on YouTube, her fights and arguments with ex-friends on Instagram, snapchat, and has grown to become one of the top black influencers in the UK scenes.

Even though she has said it all in her videos, how well do you know her? Check with these 5 unveiling fact. Continue reading

Ivorian doll revelations in specially made Homerton Thot diss track by Miss R Fabulous

In her lyrical freestyle for GRM’s Daily Duppy, Ivorian Doll dropped a little over a one liner about Renee: “If I did get the D, then I might woi-oi, Cause if Insta died, then so would your career, you’d be the first to be employed”.

In retaliation, Renee brought the house down with a diss track.

Ivorian Doll aka Vanessa ‘IVD’ Mahi and Renee is a female drill rapper who was originally a YouTuber popular for her story times.

Her rapping abilities emerged recently following the Daily Duppy and her hit single – Rumours – both of which referenced Renee. Continue reading

How #EndSARS debate was secured for discussions in houses of UK Parliament

The #EndSARs debate secured discussion in UK parliamentary house on 23rd November 2020.

Silas Ojo, a British Nigerian, had created the petition on 12 October 2020 in response to protests by Nigerians worldwide to end the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Silas Ojo, a British Nigerian, created the petition in response to protests by Nigerians worldwide to end SARS.

It was not until the date, 20th October 2020, the day of the #LekkiMassacre did the petition become eligible for discussions in parliament.

How did it make it there? Continue reading

The sad two year fight between Miss RFabulous and Ivorian Doll

Ivorian Doll staked full claim as a Drill rapper when she appeared on GRM Daily to perform her daily duppy.

Best Friends turned frenemies Miss R Fabulous and Ivorian Doll. Source: Instagram

In the process, the influencer turned rapper name drops other influencers and artists from Miss R Fabulous aka Renee and Sideman to Lady Leshurr, Wretch and Abigail whom were not literally named but referenced.

Renee, never one to back down, dropped a ‘Homerton Thot’ diss track within 48 hours as a reply, and it seems there will never be an end to the drama that started two years ago.

Where it all began?

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