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The Africa Illustrious Award is set to honour outstanding Africans in diverse works of life, in an even scheduled to hold early December, 2022. The Award reserved for those who are making an impact in their community was instituted about five years ago, as a meritorious recognition that seeks to balance stories across Africa by beaming its search light on the bright-side of Africa that is often underreported. Some of the award categories include; public...

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At the 2022 edition of the American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on Sunday night, Wizkid won the Favourite Afrobeats Artist. The Sony Music/RCA artiste was nominated in the category alongside Burna Boy, CKay, Tems, and Fireboy DML. The award for the Favourite R&B Song also went to his Tems-assisted Essence. Essence competed with Beyoncé’s Break my soul, Muni Long’s Hrs and Hrs, Silk Sonic’s Smokin’ out the window,...

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The award winner of the 2022 AFS Award for Young Global Citizens Mr. Ifeanyi Noel Alumona was on Monday received by the Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. Alumona, a native of Udenu Local Government Area, Enugu state is the first African to win 108-year-old AFS Award for Young Global Citizens at the 2022 United Nations’ International Youth Day. Presenting his award to the Governor, Alumona also invited the governor as a Special Guest of Honour...

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British—Nigerian LGBTQ rights activist and ordained Anglican cleric, Rev. Jide Macaulay, has asked the British government to stop AY from holding his AY Live London 2022 tour in the United Kingdom for being homophobic. Macaulay made the appeal while reacting to a 2018 video of the standup comedian inciting hate and violence against the marginalised LGBTQ community in Nigeria. “God no approve am (homosexuality). We get to help government make we stop all this gay...

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Donald Trump, former United States president, says he has no reason to return to Twitter after the new Twitter boss, Elon Musk, lifted the ban on his account. Trump’s account on the social media platform was permanently suspended on 8 January 2021 following the attack by his supporters on the US Capitol that left several people dead. The suspension cut Trump off from his nearly 90 million followers on Twitter. Trump’s account, however, reappeared on...

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The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Awards were announced on Tuesday and Nigerian artistes Tems and Burna Boy made it to the list of nominees. Both artistes got two nominations each. Tems, whose full name is Temilade Openiyi, was nominated in the ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’ and ‘Best Rap Song’ categories for her Drake-assisted contributions to Future’s ‘Wait For U’. Damini Ogulu MFR, also known as Burna Boy’s sixth album ‘Love, Damini’ was shortlisted for...

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She broke the news in a series of Instagram posts on Monday, posting their wedding photo with “The End” boldly written on it. Okafor said she’s ending the marriage because her husband did not inform her that he was previously divorced and has three children from the marriage. According to her, she cannot settle for such a ‘tiny lie’. “My marriage was so beautiful and full of love. My husband literally worshipped me. I don’t...

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Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, the Nigerian singer and songwriter better known by his stage name Kizz Daniel, has been named the only African artiste to perform at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) confirmed Kizz Daniel’s appearance at the FIFA Fan Festival during the World Cup on Friday. In an Instagram post, FIFA listed the five official performing artistes for the event. According to the post, American disc jockey (DJ)...

Groovy, Sheggz and Hermes have been evicted from the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) ‘Level Up’ edition. The trio left the show during the penultimate live eviction show on Sunday as they got the lowest votes for the week. This leaves Phyna, Bryann, Bella, Daniella, Chichi, and Adekunle to compete for this year’s grand prize of N100 million. Rachel and Chizzy are both riders. Though they are expected to remain in the house till the...

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Two persons have been confirmed dead while two others narrowly escaped death as a three storey building under construction collapsed at Ibolo, Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area. The building which was at roofing stage collapsed to the ground while work  was in progress. Speaking to newsmen who visited the scene, a survivor, Mr. Ositadinma Chukwuleta, narrated his lucky escape, and revealed that while adjusting the woods used for the casted parapet, he noticed the building...

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