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COVID-19: Rotary Offers To Assist Lagos, Others In Distributing Palliatives Equitably

A call has been made to the Lagos State government, individuals and corporate organisations who are currently deploying all manner of palliatives in cash and kind as a result of the effect of the Coronavirus Disease lockdown to use the network of Rotary International. President, Rotary Club of Ikeja South, Rotarians Michael Effiong James, said this following the spate of protests and anger over the poor and inequitable distribution of palliatives by government officials and others. James noted that about 80 per cent of the over 100 clubs in District…

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Funke Akindele, Hubby Sentenced To 14-Day Community Service, Fined N100k Each

For contravening the restriction order with a house party on Saturday at her residence, actress Funke Akindele and her husband have been sentenced to a 14-day community service and a fine of N100,000 each. The court pronounced them guilty as charged as they both pleaded guilty to the charge as the case commenced. The Court found them guilty as charged and sentenced as follows: The defendants are to pay a fine of 100,000 each, sentenced to 14 days community service, three hours per day, excluding Saturday and Sunday. Each Defender…

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Police To Funke Akindele’s Guests, Report Before We  Search For You

In response to the events that led to the arrest of Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, the Police in Lagos have called on some of the known guests at the house party held on Saturday to report personally before searching for them. The Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, Bala Elkana, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday. He explained that the actress was arrested for violating the restriction orders in the state as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The state government had restricted social gatherings in the state…

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American Jazz Legend, Ellis Marsalis Jr, 85, Dies Of Covid-19

The American jazz musician Ellis Marsalis Jr has died from complications of Covid-19, his family has announced. The pianist, who was 85, spent the majority of his career in New Orleans and released more than 15 albums. “Ellis Marsalis was a legend. He was the prototype of what we mean when we talk about New Orleans jazz,” the city’s mayor, LaToya Cantrell, said in a statement. Marsalis Jr taught jazz and the creative arts at a number of schools and universities, largely in New Orleans. He also spent decades mentoring…

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Manu Dibango, 86, African Saxophone Legend Dies Of Covid-19

The African saxophone legend Manu Dibango has died in Paris after catching coronavirus. Dibango – best known for his 1972 song Soul Makossa – is one of the first global stars to die from Covid-19. The 86-year-old fused jazz and funk music with traditional sounds from his home country, Cameroon. “It is with deep sadness that we announce you the loss of Manu Dibango, our Papy Groove,” a statement on his official Facebook page read. His funeral will take place in “strict privacy”, the statement read, asking instead for people…

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Walking With Shadows For Screening At Göteborg Film Festival

Walking with Shadows, a film co-produced by Funmi Iyanda and Olumide Makanjuola, has been scheduled for screening at the 2020 Göteborg Film Festival in Gothenburg, Sweden. Directed by Irish writer and director, Aoife O’Kelly, the film is an adaptation of Jude Dibia’s critically acclaimed novel of the same title. It will be screened in Gothenburg for four consecutive days from Wednesday, January 29 to Saturday, February 1. Starring Ozzy Agu, Zainab Balogun, Ayoola, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, Wale Ojo, Adunni Ade and Funsho Adeolu, Walking with Shadows is the story of a…

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UBA’s REDTV Out With  New Series, Assistant Madams

REDTV, the foremost lifestyle platform powered by the United Bank for Africa, has just launched its new and very much anticipated series, Assistant Madams. Creators of the hit series, The Men’s Club, REDTV has been engaging and providing opportunities for talented youths in the creative industry in Africa, since its inception. The crème de la crème of the entertainment industry gathered at the prestigious and newly opened, Ebony Life Place in the bustling city of Lagos, to watch the premiere of Assistant madams. The story revolves around the life of three aspiring female Lagos socialites and their journey to ‘big girl’ status. Speaking at…

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Court Frees Naira Marley, His Brothers Of Car Theft Charges

Nigerian musician, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley has been freed of a car theft charge filed by the police against him, his two brothers and his cousins. Chief Magistrate Tajudeen Elias made the order on Tuesday morning after receiving a settlement agreement between the complainant Mr Adelekan Ademola and the four defendants. Marley, his two brothers Idris Fashola, 18; Babatunde Fashola, 24; and their cousin, Kunle Obere, 22 were the defendants in the case. Mr Elias struck out the four-count charge of conspiracy, stealing, assault and obstructing the…

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