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Dubai to prosecute Hushpuppi for multiple frauds

Nigeria, June 18 -- Hushpuppi, a Nigerian Instagram celebrity, is set to be prosecuted for multiple frauds in Dubai, UAE's newspaper, The National, reported Wednesday. The newspaper said prosecutors ... Read More


BREAKING: Dan Foster, popular radio personality, is dead

Nigeria, June 17 -- Dan Foster, a popular broadcaster, and host of The Morning Show on Classic FM, Lagos, is dead. His colleague confirmed the news of his death to PREMIUM TIMES on Wednesday. Foster... Read More


Burna Boy, Rema, Drake, Others Nominated For 2020 BET Awards

Nigeria, June 16 -- BET has announced the nominees for The BET Awards 2020 with Canadian rapper Drake leading the pack with six nominations. Representing Nigeria on the nominees' list this year are s... Read More


Coronavirus: 2021 Oscars, Bafta awards postponed

Nigeria, June 16 -- The 2021 Oscars ceremony has been pushed back by two months due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Academy Awards, which was scheduled to hold on February 28, 2021, will now hold on... Read More


JUST IN: FG suspends Execujet for flying Naira Marley to Abuja for concert

Nigeria, June 15 -- The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says Execujet, the flight company that conveyed musician Naira Marley and ex-BB Naija housemate, Kim Oprah, to Abuja for a concert, has been ... Read More


Jabi Lake Mall sealed for hosting Naira Marley concert

Nigeria, June 14 -- The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has sealed Jabi Lake Mall for violating the ban on public gatherings. Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant to President Muhamma... Read More


PHOTOS: Comedian MC Tagwaye weds presidential aide's daughter

Nigeria, June 14 -- Nigerian comedian, Obinna Simon, popularly known as MC Tagwaye, who is known for mimicking President Muhammadu Buhari, wedded his sweetheart, Hauwa Uwais, on Saturday. The bride i... Read More


UPDATED: Popular Nigerian event planner, Ibidun Ighodalo, is dead

Nigeria, June 14 -- A popular Nigerian event planner, Ibidun Ighodalo, is dead. A source close to the family confirmed her death to PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday. The deceased, who was the wife of Ituah I... Read More


Popular Nigerian event planner, Ibidun Ighodalo, is dead

Nigeria, June 14 -- A popular Nigerian event planner, Ibidun Ighodalo, is dead. A source close to the family confirmed this to PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday. The deceased, who was the wife of Ituah Ighoda... Read More


Netflix, Mo Abudu partner for movie adaptation of Soyinka, Shoneyin's books

Nigeria, June 12 -- Netflix and Nigerian media entrepreneur, Mo Abudu, have entered into a multi-title partnership that will continue growing the company's investment in Nigerian content. Under this p... Read More