Video: Heart-breaking moment a school girl was rescued from child predator, Kadian Nelson

An 11 year old vulnerable school girl was saved from a pedophile in Mitcham, South London, England.

In a video trending on social media, a young man now known to be 26 year old Kadian Nelson is seen holding the young girl firmly and hurryingly ushering her away.

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Proof of #LekkiMassacre? Ireland based Nigerian woman says her son died at the Lagos Protest[Video]

A lady is in mourning after she discovered her son, Anthony, died at the #LekkiMassacre.

The lady who came out on Facebook live, condemned Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the other politicians who claimed there were no death at the Lekki Toll Gate protest.

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“Igbos leave Yorubaland or live to regret it” Adeyinka Grandson threatens from the comfort of his London home

Adeyinka Grandson, who describes himself as ‘born to an upper middle class Yoruba Royal family’ is giving Igbos living in any Yoruba state a 48 hour ultimatum.

The fame-hungry London based man issued a threat spread across social media, telling the Igbos they have until Continue reading

#EndSARS protests to hold all around the UK

In light of the uprising currently happening in Nigeria, Nigerians in the UK plan to hold multiple EndSARS demonstrations at various locations across the country.

Southampton, London, Luton and Glasgow are among cities that will be holding protests.

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Remember their names: The Nigerian citizens killed by SARS

A swatch of Nigerian citizens have been victims of SARS have been named, and Nigerians on 16th October 2020 took to the streets to remember them.

These people are thought to be only a handful of individuals that have been identified. There are many that may never be identified.

According to a Amnesty report, the Special Anti-Robbery squad set up to fight violent crimes have targeted individuals predominantly men between Continue reading

Nigerians respond with their own #5for5 demands to the police force and number four is a great request

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad was officially dissolved on 10th of October in an announcement by the Nigerian Police Force.

In doing so, the force revealed five actions that they will be taking post-#EndSARS, one of which was to redeploy SARS officer across other arms of the police force.

Nigerians begin their negotiations with the government with five requests in response to the police’s force five post-SARS tasks

In return, citizens have laid down their own demand that should be adhere including retraining of the SARS officers to be redeployed.

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“I dey vex abeg”: Mike Edwards, John Boyega, Patricia Bright and other stars lead Nigerians in diaspora’s cry to #EndSARS

Nigeria British stars are lending their voices to the #EndSARS movement.

John Boyega, Patricia Bright, Mike Edwards and Nabil Abdulrashid shared their views on twitter and Instagram while Khafi Kareem joined the campaign in Lagos Nigeria, offering the Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari, her expertise gained from previous as an ex-police officer in the UK

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Bugsey, UK music drill artist urges fans people to get screened for colon cancer

Like many of us shooked and impacted by the passing of Chadwick Boseman, UK music drill artist, Bugsey send his fans a message to stay woke on anything cancer including colon cancer.

UK music drill artist Bugsy encourages fans people to get checked out for colon cancer. Source: Instagram

The 23 year old Don’t Rush artist of the duo Young T & Bugsey encouraged fans via twitter to get regular check-ups. The message read: Continue reading

Dapo Williams: Five mix of educational and interesting facts about UK’s respected Nigerians in diaspora

Dr Dapo Williams, one of UK’s most respected Diaspora leader and socialite sadly died in the early month of August.

Following his passing, the triple Ph.D holder has been described in many beautiful words including a “true leader”, an “honest man” and so much more.

He has rubbed shoulders with President Muhammad Buhari, the King of Saudi Arabia and the Queen.

How this inspirational man made his mark in the UK is revealed with 5 mix of educational and interesting facts. Continue reading

REVEALED: The problems that may have led respected Nigerian, Dapo Williams, to his death

News of the death of notable Nigerians in diaspora leader, Chief Dr Otunba Oladapo Oshun-Williams shocked Nigerians far and wide across the globe.

Tributes poured in for the man described as kindhearted, after he died aged 60 of cardiac arrest.

Chief Dr Otunba Oladapo Oshun-Williams died aged 60 on Monday 4th August 2020

How he died, including problems that lead to and may have contributed to his demise has been revealed by Continue reading

“My brother’s life mattered”: Big Brother Naija’s Khafi Kareem joins forces with UK police to find brother’s killer

Recall that on 8th June, Khafi’s younger brother Alexander Kareem was shot dead in cold blood in Shepherd’s Bush, London.

Khafi has joined forces with Scotland Yard and Crimestoppers to help catch his killers.

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Lawsuits served via twitter as female doctor, Bola accuses fellow popular one doctor, Dr Funmi of rape in the UK

A doctor by the name of Bola Aseyan has accused her fellow, a popular Twitter doctor, Dr Olufunmilayo of rape.

Bola arrived into the UK just before the lockdown for a short visit, staying at Dr Funmi’s residence who lives permanently in the country. She moved out following the allegations and filed an official claim with the UK Leeds police.

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How UK immigration broke up Santan Dave’s family apart, deporting dad back to Nigeria

Santan Dave’s dad was deported to Nigeria despite having three children born in the UK.

Juliet Doris and her three boys

In a cypher lyrics Blackbox TV, Dave aka David Orobosa Omoregie coded-ly revealed this about his family; “I never came from a broken home, the system came and broke my home”.

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How Santan Dave nearly followed in his brothers’ footsteps to jail but momma saved the day

Santan Dave has come a long way from his debut rap gig

23rd of September 2019 could not have gone any better for Santan Dave.

The 21 year old Nigerian British artist stood with his proud mum accepting the Mercury Music Price winner’s trophy for his latest album ‘Psychodrama’ which also came with a £25k cash prize.

In his speech, Dave thanks his mum, and brother, Christopher. Boy, those two are the most influential people who got him to that stage.

In 2015, the then 16 year old made his rap debut on Bl@ckBox. In that moment in time with his rapping, you could tell he was one special talent.

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2-year post study UK visa is coming back

Five years after it was abandoned, the 2 year post study visa for international students is returning.

Boris Johnson’s government announced it will be bringing back the visa in a strategic plan to boost the fight against life-threatening illnesses and research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

While students of STEM may be highly favoured, the scheme will be opened to Continue reading

UK’s Annual 8th Edo Festival to hold this November 2019

Calling all Edos to one of the best festivals in diaspora – The Edo Festival and Awards of 2019.

Following its successful run for the last 7 consecutive years, the festival is back to celebrate all things Edo with entertainment events and entertainment to include cultural dance, live band, fashion show, exhibition, comedy and much more.

Hosted by JJ Barry and friends, the event which has previously seen the likes of Benin Great musician Akobe, Dion Osagie and many more famous faces is sure to be an evening to remember.

See Edo Festival date and how to get tickets

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African Giant’s Burna Boy tours the UK: Get your tickets here

Following the sell out success of the USA leg, gbese King’s Burna Boy will be coming to perform the UK leg of his African Giant tour in November.

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The Nigerian artist who just released his latest single, Gum body with Jorja Smith will be entertaining fans with his music many of which have been 2019’s worldwide national anthem including; On the Low, Dangote, KIlling DEm featuring Zlatan and much more.

Four UK locations have been confirm – London, Birming, Manchester and Leicester.

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Valentine Comedy Show 2019: Basketmouth London –> The Indigo, O2

Our staple event of the valentine season – Basketmouth comedy show is back in London, February 2019 for its 10th year.

This year however has a different location and format as the tagline – Son of Peter – suggests.

Bright Okpocha aka Basketmouth will be performing a live one-man show for the very first time at Greenwich’s Indigo O2 with a theme surrounding his life as a son of peter.

SEE: Basketmouth Valentine’s comedy show in Manchester – February 2018

In previous years, Basketmouth comedy show featured different artists and comedian. No suggestions that there will be guest appearances, there will be music and his previous one-man shows has been a sold-out success

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Date + Time: 7.00pm – 11.30pm, Sun 10th February
Venue: London indigO at the O2 in Greenwich, London, SE10 0AX
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Genre: Afro, Nigerian, Music, Comedy, Events

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Keeping up with the young’uns: Popular ‘Black’ British (London) slangs making waves

Just when you thought you got wagwan and bomboclat in the bag, you start to hear uckers and dun know.

Although Black British slangs –  from a mix London’s grime music and Jamaican Language, patois – has been around a long time, but the likes of Dapaah, Stormzy and JHus are hyping it more than ever before.

Starting with the bufftings, then the generals and the peaks, here are some eye opening worldwide trending slangs  to keep you in the game – bearing in mind most of these depend in the context.

The Bufftings

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Stefflon Don and Dont Jealous Me comedian to lead London’s anti-slavery march

SteffLon Don and Dont Jealous Me comedian, Tolu are among stars pledging to lead a planned national anti-slavery march in London in support of the #saynotoslavery campaign.

The march comes following a CNN video footage which confirmed rumours of black Africans being sold in Libya.

In the disturbing video, a ‘human’ auctioneer is heard shouting “900… Continue reading

Ooni of Ife and English lady speak Yoruba…on his royal UK tour

His Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi – Ooni of Ife is being hosted by top UK executives following his royal arrival to London on November 20th.

The Ooni of Ile Ife teaches Yoruba history to auctioneers and converses with English lady in Yoruba on his latest trip to the UK

He arrived Birmingham on Friday, conversing with an English woman in Yoruba before meeting the Vice Chairman of Birmingham University and addressing students.

He was later entertained with a Yoruba-styled Continue reading

Valentine Comedy Show 2018: Lord of the Ribs –> Manchester –> Hilton Deansgate

Valentine’s day may seem a long time away, but it is just over 2 months away before Basketmouth returns to unite and make UK comedy lovers laugh at the pretigious Hilton hotel, Manchester.

Basketmouth, Olamide and others to host Valentine special, Lord of the Ribs in Manchester

Last year’s huge number of turnouts in London secured an immediate date for 2018, with Manchester’s Hilton the hotspot for the event.

Confirmation of Wo specialist – YBNL’s Olamide – means the £19 early birds tickets may finish quicker than expected, and Ugandan comedian, Patrick Salvado is also billed.

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Valentine Comedy Show 2018: Basketmouth’s Lord of the Ribs –> London –> Wembley SSE Arena

Valentine’s day may seem a long time away, but it is just over 2 months away before Basketmouth returns to unite and make UK comedy lovers laugh.

Basketmouth, Olamide and others to host a Valentines special, Lord of the Ribs

With nearly 10,000 people turning up earlier, it successes delivered an instant date for next year 2018, with 2 dates for 2 different locations confirmed.

Confirmation of ‘Wo’ artist – YBNL’s Olamide – means the £19 early birds tickets may finish quicker than expected, and Ugandan comedian, Patrick Salvado is also billed.

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Wizkid, Harrysong, Desmond Elliot…NAIJA repping at Notting Hill Carnival


Oya oya ask your mummy
Awon eleyi awon eleyi won bad gon
Oya oya ask your daddy
Awon eleyi awon eleyi won bad

Wizkid: ‘Don’t Dull’

Crowds gathered at Lagos Corner and RBMA ‘culture clash’ soundsystem to enjoy Naija vibes at the Notting Carnival 2017.

Global music instituition, Red Bull’s Music Academy (RBMA) hosted a variety of stars – Ludacris, Continue reading

72-yr-old grandma Of 6 furious her 27-yr-old Nigerian husband is denied U.K Visa AGAIN

They met for the first time at their wedding in Nigeria after 3 months of Facebook dating, but retired grandma, Angela is insisting CJ is her soulmate and should be able to come and live with her in the UK.

Angela who has 3 sons aged 50, 47 and 43, and 6 grandchildren met the gorgeous man back in 2015, 6 months after her second marriage collapsed. A month later, CJ, an Igbo computer engineer, popped the question via Skype.

So far they have spent £20,000 (N10Million) for visas and flights back and forth, their hope now is an approval on CJ’ student visa to study masters in computing.

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Basic pidgin English words to get you started

Pidgin is at the height of its game right now. A language considered as low class is making waves mehn.

Words like mehn and mbok – technically of Ibibio language that has transitioned – are trending on social media.

Commenters are now expressing themselves on Nigerian news platforms online with pidgin like never before, because e dey sweet for body. Even the BBC launched their own pidgin corner on the web.

To tell you this language is becoming the biz-nits is an understatement, but here are some basics to keep you up to speed with pidgin English speaker. Continue reading

Mans like Mikes Comedyy

Black talented youths emerged from the African Pride Awards 2017 which took place to recognise Black stars inspiring our race.

It brought about acts including ‘Comedian of the Year’ winner – Michael Dapaah.

There was another rising star though – in the form of Mikes Comedyy.

Mike like Dapaah is a comedian, rapper and actor, whose current jokes centre around a Nigerian Dad constantly irritated by his British son’s ways. The skits are kind of dark but hilarious.

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Behind the act, is a determined young guy with a promising future but only if hope his colourful past does not mingle with his future.

5 things we did not know about Mikes Comedyy
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Mans like Michael Dapaah! 5 interesting facts

Man’s not hot! Heard that phrase before?

The guy once said “I am gonna be a superstar! Watch me”.

Seven years after that statement, Michael Dapaah was crowned ‘Comedian of the Year‘ at the African Pride Awards 2017.

Micheal is literally one of those over-nite sensations thanks to social media.

His comedy skits on Instagram became a magnate for many, attracting 10k folowers in February 2017, 20k a little over a month later and 50k by April – not to talk of facebook and other media platforms.

As of this post – some 4 months later – 180k people are Insta fans of the 24 year old best friend of Stormzy.

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APA 2017 Awards Winners and Nominees: Who came out top?

Competition lines were drawn on Saturday, as Black stars gathered at the 2nd African Pride Awards 2017 in London, to discover who won the reputable #APA trophy.

Four to five Black celebrities considered top of their games were put in categories to be nominated by the public.

It was artists like Maleek Berry vs Stormzy in one category, comedians – Mike Dapaah vs Mikes Comedyy, Youtube queens Estare vs Grace Ajilore.

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Why it took Gay Nigerian – Aderonke Apata – 13 years to UK asylum victory

After 13 years of failed asylums, Home Office battles and court refusals, Aderonke finally won her legal war to remain in the UK based on her sexuality.

Aderonke is openly and proudly gay.

On paper, her ‘asylum based on sexuality’ should have been a plain sailing stamp of approval since legally you only need to show ‘real risk’ of life if returned to birth country.

Former president Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill in 2014 that criminalised same-sex relationship with up to 14 years in prison, before this gays were never accepted talk-less of now.

However, series of events since Aderonke’ arrival to the UK complicated matters, leading to a High court judge branding her a liar.

So what was Ronke’s story?

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The ‘open’ secrets Channel 4’s ‘Princess Diana: Her Story’ did not show

On the 6th August 2017, Channel 4 aired their version of ‘Princess Diana: in her own words” with secret private tapes of the Princess by her then voice coach.

Before it aired, the documentary already caused controversy, but what it revealed was a watered down version compared to the NBC’s version aired 13 years before.

The US edition did not fall short of revealing secrets solely focused on what was in the tape, with a personal interview with Peter on why he chose to sell the tapes.

Considering the furore over old information shown in the channel 4 documentary, what would have become had these secrets been included? Continue reading

What was the fuss about Channel 4’s Princess Diana documentary?

Fury erupted after it was learnt that Channel 4 would broadcast a documentary about the late Princess Diana, based on private video recordings made in 1992 by her then voice coach Peter Settelen – who went on to sell them.

The documentary, made to mark 20 years since the people’s Princess died, received complaints about betrayal of privacy from a friend Rosa Monckton, and her brother among others who ‘begging for these tapes not to be shown’.

Channel 4 aired parts of the intimate tapes of Princess Diana filmed by voice coach, Peter Settelen. ©Channel4

Why was it mostly the late Princess’ family shouting from the rooftops?

After watching the documentary, which presented an authentic, relatable and inspiring Princess, it is hard to understand why. There was nothing new from the documentary that wasn’t already public knowledge, i.e: Continue reading

Nigerians can play UK’s Lotto and Euromillions from Nigeria for up to ₦10 million

Western Lotto Nigeria, have taken European lotteries to Nigeria with the help of a UK technical company.

Nigerians play UK Lotto and EuroMillions with European counterparts for a win of up to 10 million naira

Individuals based in Nigeria are able to play Lotto and Euromillions side by side with their Europeans counterparts for a potential winning of up to ₦10 million.

In the UK, people pay £2 per bet (approximately ₦950) for Continue reading