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Nigerian TV Star, Uti Nwachukwu, Reacts to Rape Allegation, Threatens Lawsuit

By Emmanuel Adigwe (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian reality TV star and actor, Uti Nwachukwu, has reacted to the allegations of rape levelled against him. It will be recalled that a lady who identified herself as Kambili Korie had alleged that the Uti raped her few years ago. Reacting, Uti, stated that his accuser should report […]

Rape: Popular Rapper Falz Calls For Nationwide Protest

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Popular Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana, popularly called Falz, has enjoined Nigerians to come out for a nationwide protest because of the increasing rape allegations and killing of young girls in Nigeria. African Examiner reports  that Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a student of University of Benin, UNIBEN, was allegedly raped and murdered by some […]

Nigerian Music Legend, Majek Fashek Is Dead

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian music legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly called Majek Fashek, is dead. He was 71 years old. His death was announced by his manager, Omenka Uzoma, using the late singer’s Instagram account. Uzoma wrote: “Today been having pressure calls, well it is true that the African No 1 Legendary ICON has gone to […]

Nude Pictures: Police Operatives Nab Nigerian Singer’s Alleged Blackmailer

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, Lagos State Police Command, have arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma (ND) holder of the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, for plotting to blackmail popular female artiste, Alhaja Salawa Abeni. The suspect, identified as Olufowoke Emmanuel, is said to be a resident of Ogun. He was picked up […]

Nollywood Actress Slumps, Dies in Enugu

By Emmanuel Adigwe, Lagos (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nollywood actress, Emilia Dike, is dead and according to report, she died on Wednesday in Enugu after slumping. A movie Director, Okechukwu Oku, lamenting about her demise, took to his Instagram page on Thursday @okechukwuoku to announce the death of the actress. He wrote: ”Why is death taking […]

Veteran Actor Hilda Dokubo Kicks Against Sen Elisha Abbo’s AGN Appointment

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Veteran actress Hilda Dokubo says Sen. Elisha Abbo is “not fit to be one of the patrons of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN)”. Dokubo, who took to her Instagram, @hildadokubo, stated that Abbo was not fit for such a position, recalling how Abbo, representing Adamawa North, was caught on camera physically assaulting a nursing mother at […]

Court Orders Arrest Of Naira Marley Over Alleged Car Theft

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday ordered that  a Nigerian musician, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley should be arrested and arraigned over alleged car theft. The chief magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, ordered that the Investigating Police Officer (IPO), Sgt. Sunday Idoko, handling the case must present   Naira Marley in […]

Memoir Film ‘Herbert Macaulay Affair’ Set For Cinemas

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – ‘Herbert Macaulay Affair’  acclaimed memoir film on the life and times of Nigeria’s foremost nationalist, Sir  Herbert Macaulay, is set to hit Cinemas on October 25. The Imoh Umoren, award-winning filmmaker and producer of the movie, released the 1:31 minutes long trailer for the film on Wednesday. The Herbert Macaulay Affair is […]

Tiwa Savage, Basketmouth Cancel South African Shows In Protest Over Xenophobic Attacks

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Superstar singer, Tiwa Savage has pulled out of her upcoming performance in South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians. Media reports show that since Monday, mobs have been looting shops and burning cars driven by foreigners, especially Nigerians in various parts of South Africa. Reacting to the attacks, Tiwa, who was […]

Nigerian Comedian, Klint Da Drunk Survives Car Crash

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian comedian, Afamefuna Igwemba popularly known as Klint Da Drunk, expressed gratitude to God for surviving a car crash along Bauchi-Jos express road. Klint Da Drunk, took to his instragram handle @klintdadrunk to express his joy on Friday. Below are extracts from the message: “Please, help me in praising God Almighty for […]

Nude Pictures: Ban BBNaija Now – MURIC

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the government to ban a reality TV show, Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) for featuring nudes and extreme romantic scenes. The Islamic human rights organization kicked against the reality show labeling it as immoral, dangerous and Bohemian. The group’s objection was revealed in a press […]

D’banj to Launch Youtube Reality Show

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Superstar singer, Daniel Oyebanjo aka D’banj is set to launch a reality show ‘Adventures of a Kokomaster’ on YouTube. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that D’banj, who is also known as the ‘Kokomaster’, announced the upcoming show on his Instagram page @iambangalee on Wednesday. He said, “Adventures of the Kokomaster launches […]

Alleged Card Fraud: Naira Marley Pleads Not Guilty to EFCC Charge

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley has pleaded not guilty to allegation of credit card fraud levelled against him. The young singer made the plea when he was arraigned before the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. Naira Marley was arraigned before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a […]

Flavour, Phyno, Daniel, Salvage, Others for African Industry Awards

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Operators of the prestigious African Industry Awards outfit, (AFI) has named some super Stars and popular singers, Actors, Actresses, comedians and models, in the continent as recipients of its 2019 and maiden edition of the awards, holding in Enugu, South- East Nigeria in August this year. It said the awardees […]

Don Jazzy Sends Farewell Message To Tiwa Savage

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mavin Records, Micheal Collins, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has sent his farewell message to singer, Tiwa Savage, as she exits the group. Savage, who just signed a deal with Universal Music Group on Thursday was associated with Mavin Records for seven years, having joined in […]

BREAKING: R Kelly Arraigned In Court Over Alleged Sexual Abuse

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Famous singer R Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Illinois. The singer, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, has recently faced claims of sexual abuse against women for decades. He has never been convicted and denies all the allegations. According to court records seen […]

3 Nigerian Films Selected For Hollywood Exhibition

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Three Nigerian films, Lionheart, King of Boys and Up North, are selected for showcase at the 2019 edition of  ‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ slated to hold on March 22 and 23 in Hollywood California, USA. The event is organized by O2A Media, Inc. in partnership with the School of Cinematic Arts at the […]

Empire Star Jussie Smollett Arrested For Lying To Chicago Police

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested after he was charged with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said. Smollett, a 36-year-old black, openly gay actor on the hip-hop TV drama “Empire,” told police on Jan. 29 […]

Sexual Assault: Lady Gaga Vows to Remove Duet With R. Kelly

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Lady Gaga has apologised for working with embattled R&B star R Kelly and vowed to remove their duet, ‘’Do What U Want’’, from streaming services. Gaga’s threat came after the broadcast of a new documentary about Kelly, which detailed allegations of sexual and physical abuse against women and underage girls, spanning several decades. She […]

R. Kelly’s Accusers, Inner Circle Revisit Shocking Sex Abuse Allegations

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Allegations of abuse and sexual misconduct against R&B artist R. Kelly are in the spotlight again as a six-part documentary series reignites public outrage. The three-night Lifetime series, “Surviving R. Kelly,” brings together Kelly’s accusers and inner circle to detail the artist’s life that the network described as “riddled with rumors of […]

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