The Lagos State Ministry of Health has confirmed that attendees of the just concluded Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards were likely exposed to the novel coronavirus as an attendee tests positive. In the wake of the reports, all attendees have been advised to self-isolate and report symptoms to the toll free numbers made available. While the identity of the attendee...

The MP for Blackley and Broughton is calling for an end to the anti-Brexit rhetoric to aid the country’s recovery from the coronavirus that looks set to plunge the country into a social, economic and cultural black hole. The spread of COVID-19 is increasing at a rapid rate with more than 8,000 in the UK diagnosed with the virus and 422 people dead. The UK economy...

This came after the Lagos State Ministry of Health confirmed that an attendee of the recently held awards’ ceremony tested positive for the virus which means that all other attendees were likely exposed to the novel coronavirus. “I hereby notify you that all participants at the African Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) held on14th March at @EkoHotels may have...

Mr Baker praised Prime Minister and stated he hoped Boris Johnson had a clear conscience for the drastic measures he has been forced to take following the global pandemic. However, the Conservative MP was visibly emotional as he addressed the House of Commons. Mr Baker admitted that passing the new law was worth doing but emphasised the importance of scrapping the...

Broadcast on MultiChoice’s DSTV and GOtv, the first edition of Ultimate Love which kicked off on Sunday, February 9 and was supposed to run for eight weeks has been cut short by one week. The organisers in their announcement on Tuesday, March 24 said the show has been cut due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria. “Whilst we know the show has garnered...

Artist: Crayon Song Title: Shima Genre: Shima Album: TBA ]]> Date of release: March 24, 2020 Label: Jonzing/MAVIN Producer: London Video Director: TBA Details/Takeaway: This is Crayon’s second single of 2020. This song is a love song and an ode to some unidentified part of a woman’s body.. You can play the song below; ...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted the measures, which will last for two years, include “significant departures from the way we normally do things”. But he told the Commons they were “strictly temporary” and proportionate and he hopes some of the powers will “never have to be used”. “We ask for these powers as a whole to protect life,” he said....

In the past days following reports of fresh cases across Nigeria, cinemas in Lagos have shut down operations while film productions have halted in compliance with the Ministry of Health’s advised preventive measures. This week has however experienced a new dimension as filmmakers have begun to announce announce the push back of release dates and indefinite...

A recording of Mr Lavery’s controversial remarks about COVID-19 was published by the Guidio Fawkes website. Shortly afterwards, Mr Lavery was hit with a backlash on Twitter, with some critics accusing him of making “sick” comments about the epidemic. Mr Lavery said to Labour activists on a call: “’By the way, when something like this happens, we’re...

Nigeria has forty confirmed cases of the dreaded coronavirus as at the time of publishing this article. The On-Air personality made this known via his Instagram page on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, while reacting to Simi’s post on religious leaders and how they have not helped with the coronavirus surge. ]]> “Are these not the things I have been shouting...

The couple received the least number of votes out of the four nominated couples from the voting public last week. They, however, left smiling home with N 500,000 and other items in their portmanteau they got in the Love Pad after playing the Jeopardy game on stage. ]]> Meanwhile, five couples were nominated for possible check-out during the live nomination show...

Downing Street said Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will step in as PM if Boris Johnson, who has not yet tested for the killer disease, falls ill with coronavirus. Mr Raab has tested negative twice for COVD-19 after suffering with a cough. It comes as Downing Street drew up emergency plans to ensure Number 10 could continue to fight the pandemic if Mr Johnson or...

On Monday, March 23, 2020, producer Toyin Abraham shared a video announcing the immediate suspension of the movie’s premiere billed for the 29th of March and its theatrical release on 3rd of April. The Kayode Kasum directed comedy continues the hilarious journey of Yetunde ( Toyin Abraham) alongside Instagram comedian, Broda Shaggi. ]]> Major Nollywood...

Coronavirus cases have now lead to Britain being on lockdown, with everyone across the country told they must not leave their homes except for food, medical reasons and essential work Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced this evening. Lockdown measures are in place for three weeks with weddings cancelled and fines in place for those ignoring the Government’s...

Just after the tweet, Naira Marley jumped on Twitter and went live. He says, “If I don’t believe in what you believe in, I don’t believe in it… F***! I said retweet if you don’t believe in coronavirus and you want to kill me. Are you stupid or you’re stupid or you’re dumb? What does that mean?” ]]> As at the time...

The remarks came as backers of his likely successor demanded a purge of Corbyn aides dubbed “lunatic Lefties”. Supporters of Sir Keir Starmer want the clear out to take place immediately if he wins the leadership race on April 4. Mr Corbyn’s latest defence of his dismal time as Labour leader follows his second general election defeat in charge...

The music star had taken to his Twitter page on Monday, March 23, 2020, where he had reacted to the surge of coronavirus. Unlike most celebrities who have called out the government, advised people on social distancing and so on, Naira Marley tweeted what many have described as being callous. ]]> “Retweet if u don’t believe in CoronaVirus,” he tweeted. This...

The Speaker of the House of Commons announced that the sale of alcohol from catering venues will be suspended until further notice. However, Sir Lindsay did stress that the decision will be kept under constant review.  Sir Lindsay said: “Some members and key Parliamentary staff are still required to work on the estate to enable the House to continue to...

PMAN, as a founding pillar of COSON and key promoter of the interest of Nigeria musicians has in time past called on Chief Tony Okoroji to summon the courage to face the probe and allow the independent audit vindicate him and his fellow accused officers of the society. A recent report from auditing firm KPMG revealed that COSON collected over N1.1 Billion in Royalty...

In a bid to fight the coronavirus outbreak in the UK, the Government today brought forward an emergency powers Bill to Parliament. The crisis legislation would grant ministers powers to shut airports and ground flights, for example. However, at one point, Matt Hancock, who was presenting it to the Commons, found himself in a heated exchange with Green Party MP Caroline...

Sometimes, things differ; artists could engineer publicity stunts like an arrest, a relationship or a 50 Cent (Curtis) vs Kanye West (Graduation) type of simultaneous release to get fans warmed up. While Nigeria was mostly run by radio/TV placement, payola and artist star power to promote music, there were a few times that PR stunts aided the music. In 2007, Kanye...

Reacting to the temporal suspension of operations in Lagos, Filmhouse shared: “In response to State Governments advice concerning the spread of #covid_19 we are temporarily closing all our Lagos cinemas to ensure maximum safety of all our guests and staff”. Genesis cinemas wrote, “In the light of the latest development with the Novel Coronavirus...

Rumour has it that Toolz and Captain Tunde Demuren’s marriage is facing hard times. The pilot took to his Instagram page where he penned down a cute message to his wife and mother of his son. ]]> “Happy Mothers Day 💓! Thank you for all you do for us. We Love and appreciate you!” he wrote. She responded with a very cute message; “Thank...

The president had for the first time reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. The actress made this known via her Twitter page on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Uche Jombo says the whole of President Muhammad Buhari’s media team should be sacked after an error in the video released from the presidency. [Instagram/UcheJombo] ]]> She expressed her displeasure over...

Reports suggest the Government will eventually call on all over 70s to self isolate to protect them from coronavirus. Mr Corbyn is two months short of his 71st birthday. Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has previously said that everyone “should follow medical advice”. Mr Corbyn has said: “I think we should ask people to isolate themselves if they have...