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List of talent shows and competitions in Nigeria 2020

1 MTN Project Fame:

As the name implies, this talent show is proudly sponsored by the giant telecom company; MTN. It is a yearly talent show specially made for young persons. Click on apply now below to see more details and how to apply for MTN Project fame .

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2 Gulder Ultimate Search

Just like the MTN project fame is sponsored by MTN, so also is Ultimate search sponsored by Guilder.

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4 Maltina Dance Show

Maltina Dance Show is sponsored by the makers of Maltina which is a popular drink in Nigeria. It is a talent show for people who can dance. It is held on yearly basis. You can register for the show to get a chance of winning huge amount of money.

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5. Nigeria Idol Talent Show

Nigeria Idol is one of the biggest music reality shows in Nigeria. The show is part of the global idol franchise which is a global show. It provides a veritable opportunity for young people talented in music to showcase their music talents.

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6. You Win

YouWin is an acronym for Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria. It is organized by the federal government of Nigeria through its ministry of finance, ministry of women affairs and social developments and ministry of youth development. It is an annual business plan competition organized for talented young Nigerian entrepreneurs.

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Top 10 Best Singers Of All Time

Here are the Top 10 best singers of all time:

1. Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 – 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave

2. Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop.

3. Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley was an American musician and actor. Known as “The King” He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including “Heartbreak Hotel” “Hound Dog” “Jailhouse Rock” “Love me Tender” Elvis debuted in the movie “Love me Tender” and focused less on his music and continued that way.

4. Robert Plant

Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

5.Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .

6. Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music’s best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 .

7. John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.

8. Bruce Dickinson

Paul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is most well known for being the lead singer in heavy metal band Iron Maiden and his solo career.

9. Frank Sinatra

Francis Albert “Frank” Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide.

10. Axl Rose

William Bruce Rose Jr., better known as ‘Axl Rose’, is an American singer born on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana. He Is the founder and lead singer of the hard rock band Guns N’ Roses. He is a celebrated but controversial figure in the world of rock.

After 3 years Of Dating, Rihanna And Boyfriend Jameel Have Reportedly Split

Rihanna and Hassan Jameel break up after almost three years together.

Not only that, but TMZ also appeared to confirm the report, adding that other sources close to the star confirmed that they had split, “ending a true power couple when it comes to wealth and influence.”

And while neither of the publications cited a potential reason for the split, what we do know is that Rihanna and the Saudi billionaire appeared to still be doing well this past summer when she was spotted vacationing with his family in Italy. Soon afterwards, Rihanna also told interview magazine that “of course” she was in love with Jameel — though she was less enthused about talking marriage.

Neither Rihanna nor Jameel have commented on the reports.

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Drake will perform in SA, Ghana and Nigeria; See how much you’ll pay to see him perform

Drake will be in three African countries in March 2020.
The concerts will be held in South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria.
How much are you willing to pay to watch Drake perform?

American rapper, Aubrey Drake Graham, popularly referred to as Drake is expected to hold musical concerts in three African countries in March 2020.
The three countries are South Africa, Ghana, and Nigeria. In South Africa, he will hold three concerts in three different cities. In Nigeria, the child actor turned hip hop star will hold his show in two cities while in Ghana he one concert will be organized.
He will perform in South Africa before coming to Ghana and then Nigeria.

In Ghana and South Africa, general tickets and silver tickets are going for $40 and $55 respectively. Golden circle tickets are being sold for $130 and the VIP tickets go for $225. The VIP plus and the VIP premier is going for $700 and $1250 respectively.

In Nigeria, general tickets are going for $38 and silver tickets are being sold at $55. Golden circle and VIP tickets are being sold at $135 and $225 respectively. The VIP plus and the VIP premier is going for $700 and $1250 respectively.

The VIP premier will allow you to be in the first row at the concert while the general tickets will give you entrance and a seat a bit far from the stage.

Drake will be performing in:

  • South Africa (Johannesburg) on March 18, 2020
  • South Africa (Durban) on March 20, 2020
  • South Africa (Cape Town) on March22, 2020
  • Ghana (Accra) on March 27, 2020
  • Nigeria (Lagos) on March 29, 2020
  • Nigeria (Abuja) March 30, 2020

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Tupac’s Car When He Was Shot is Auctioned For $1.75 Million

The BMW 750Li that Tupac Shakur was driving in when he was shot dead is being sold for $1.75 millionRecall that Tupac was gunned down after watching a boxing match at a casino in Las Vegas in 1996

The legendary rapper died from gunshot wounds in the hospital six days after the shooting

The car legendary rapper and actor Tupac Shakur was driving in when he was shot dead is being auctioned for $1.75 million (634,375,000) in Las Vegas, United States.
Tupac was gunned down in Las Vegas in 1996 after watching a boxing match at a casino. He was rushed to the hospital but died six days later.

The BMW 750Li is being auctioned off by a dealer in Las Vegas having been painstakingly restored with its original leaser in prison, Daily Mail reports.

The BMW is put up for auction for $1.75 million in Las Vegas.

Top 10 Richest Comedians In Nigeria And Their Net Worth


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There are thousands of comedians in the most populated country in Africa, Nigeria holds so many comedians both upcoming, stars and those still planning to join the industry. You will see the richest comedians in Nigeria in this list, with all they have achieved, their bio and net worth you will be surprised.

See the Top 10 most richest comedians in Nigeria and their net worth.


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10. Seyi Law (Net Worth – $600,000)

Lawrence Oluwaseyitan Aletile popularly known as Seyi Law is a famous Nigerian stand-up comedian, actor, master of ceremony, event planner and a television host. He won the AY comedy competition in 2006 and since then he has been blossoming as a standup comedian. He is always at every event in Nigeria for performance and has his own show “I Must Laugh” which also has more than 5000 audience in attendance.


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He is the big deal in the south west and attends almost every show or concerts organized in any south western state Nigeria. Seyi Law also attends and performs at so many events in United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Germany, Canada, South Africa, amongst others. He has featured in several international comedy shows both home and abroad. He was born on 22nd June 1983 in Ilaje, a small town in Ondo State in the south western part of Nigeria. He is currently 36 years old. He is originally from Ilaje, a small town in Ondo State in the south western part of Nigeria.

He didn’t grow up with his parents as he returned to Nigeria from Gabon at the age 6 years old. After completing his primary and secondary school education, Seyi Law attended Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) to pursue a part-time programme in Computer Studies.


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9. Yaw ( Net Worth – $900,000)

Steve Onu popularly known as Yaw is a famous Nigerian stand-up comedian, on-air personality, actor, master of ceremony, television host, event host, radio personality and all round entertainers. He is also a real estate investor and has a choice of properties in Lagos. He also makes his money from MTN adverts, radio presentations, radio hypes, anchoring events, equipment leasing, real estate investment and other businesses.


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He was born on 24th August 1975 at the Island Maternity Hospital in Lawanson, Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos in the south western part of Nigeria as the seventh child in a family of 10 children. He is currently 43 years old. Yaw is a native of Awka in Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He grew up at Lawanson in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria. He lost one of his sisters to the cold hand of death when he was still a boy.

He attended Osimoye Primary School and St. Ann Secondary School both in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. In 1995, Yaw obtained a Diploma in Radio, Television and Film Production from the Lagos State University. In 2000, he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Arts from the Lagos State University, majoring in Theater Marketing. He is at present an On-Air Personality at 95.1 Wazobia FM.


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8. Bovi – (Estimated net worth of over $1.7 million)

Abovi Ugboma popularly known as Bovi is a famous Nigerian stand-up comedian, actor, television host, presenter, producer, director, television personality and a master of ceremony. He was born on 25th September 1979 in Benin City, Edo State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He is currently 39 years old. He is originally from Warri, Delta State in the South southern part of Nigeria. Bovi attended UNIBEN staff primary school and Benin Boys Model Secondary School, both in Benin City, Edo State in the south southern part of Nigeria and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.


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After completing his primary and secondary school education, Bovi attended Delta State University in Abraka and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. After completing his university education, Bovi began his career in April 2007 as an actor, starring in the television series “Extended Family” a movie which he wrote, produced and directed. The movie was very popular in Nigeria and skyrocket him to fame. In 2008, Bovi decided to pursue a career in comedy and performed at the Opa Williams comedy shows “Nite of Thousand Laughs” where he displayed his talent and received applause from massive audience.

Bovi has performed at several shows both in Nigeria and abroad. He has made a lot of money lately from events, adverts and tours. Presently, he is probably the hottest in the industry. He has made millions from organizing tours adverts, and events. In 2015, Bovi signed a multi million naira deal with GLO.


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7. Okey Bakaasi – (Net Worth- Over $1.8 million)

Okechukwu Anthony Onyegbule popularly known as Okey Bakassi is a famous Nigerian stand-up comedian, television personality, Nollywood actor, producer, director, entrepreneur, master of ceremony and a television host. He was born on 23rd October 1969 in Owerri, Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria to Mr. Livinus Onyegbule, a retired military personnel and Mrs. Felicia Onyegbule, a nurse.

He is currently 49 years old. He is the first son in a family of five children. Okey Bakassi is originally from Mbaise, a small town in Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and is currently married with beautiful kids. Okey Bakassi completed his primary school education at the Alvan Ikoku Demonstration School in Owerri, Imo State and his secondary school at Federal Government College, Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria.

After completing his primary and secondary school education, Okey Bakassi attended Rivers State University of Science and Technology in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1992. After graduating from the university, Okey Bakassi got deployed to Lagos State for the mandatory one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Programme.

Okey Bakassi anchors upscale events steadily and has also made huge money from politics as Senior Special Assistant to the former Governor of Imo State on entertainment. He has a mansion in Imo State and in Canada respectively.


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6. Gbenga Adeyinka – (Net Worth $2 million)

Gbenga Adeyinka is a multi-award-winning Nigerian stand-up comedian, comic actor, radio and TV presenter, writer, and master of ceremony. He hails from Abeokuta in Ogun State in the south southern part of Nigeria and he usually refers to himself as CFR which means Comedian of the Federal Republic and now GCON which means Grand Comedian of Nigeria. He was born on 7th May 1968 in Abeokuta, Ogun State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He is currently 51 years old. After completing his primary and secondary school education, Gbenga Adeyinka attended University of Lagos and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English.


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Gbenga Adeyinka worked as a corporate affairs manager in the engineering firm. He became popular with his shine shine bobo promo for “Star Game Show” he has also anchored Television programmes for AIT, Galaxy TV, MBI, Africa Magic and DSTV. He speaks various Nigerian languages. Gbenga Adeyinka is married to Mrs Abiola Adeyinka, and they have three children. Gbenga has anchored many wedding programmes and events in and outside Nigeria. He is also the first to publish comedy magazine in Nigeria known as Laffmattazz.

No comedian anchors more events than him presently. He is constantly busy and a top choice with politicians. He has properties and several business interests besides his Laffmattaz which is always a sold out show with more than 5000 people in attendance every year.


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5. Julius Agwu (Net Worth $2.9 million)

Julius Agwu is a famous Nigerian comedian, musician, actor and a master of ceremony. He was born on 7th April 1973 in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria to Chief Augustine Amadi Agwu and Mrs Mary Agwu. He is currently 46 years old. He is the fifth child in a family of six children. He started his acting career on stage in the city of Port-Harcourt where he grew up. Julius Agwu completed his primary school education at UBE Primary School and his secondary school education at Government Secondary School both in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, in the south southern part of Nigeria.


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After completinghis primary and secondary school education, Julius Agwu attended University of Port-Harcourt in Rivers State and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Arts. He made over 20 million naira alone from the launch of his book when he turned 40 years old. He has properties scattered all over the country, a state-of-the-art audio and video studio, and more political affiliates than any other comedian.

For over a decade now, Julius Agwu has been organizing two events such as Crack Your Ribs and Laugh for Christ Sake. He is reputed to own properties in 3 states in Nigeria, and is also the CEO of Real Laff Entertainment Company which is an event management firm. His performance fee is 3 million naira per event and his annual take-home is estimated at 180 million naira yearly while his personal organized events are estimated to be about 140 million naira annually.


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4. AY ( Net Worth $3.4 million)

Ayo Makun popularly known as AY is an award winning Nigerian comedian, actor, show promoter, event manager, television personality, producer, director and a master of ceremony. He was born on 19th August 1971 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is currently 46 years old. He is the oldest male child from a family of seven children. He is originally from Ifon in Ose local government area of Ondo State in the south western part of Nigeria, but grew up in Warri, Delta State and Lagos State, Nigeria.

AY rose to fame after performing at the “Night of a Thousand Laugh” a comedy show hosted by Oppa Williams. He is currently the host and founder of the AY Live shows, AY comedy skits and AY Cribs which he usually publish on YouTube. He is very skillful, creative and talented. In 2008, AY won six awards, making him one of the most accomplished entertainers in Nigeria. In 2009, AY won the Best Comedian in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards. He also won the Most Creative Comedian in Nigeria at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

AY is currently the CEO of Corporate World Entertainment. His first movie “30 days in Atlanta” was directed by a Hollywood movie director, Robert Peters. Since his foray into this money making business, he has risen faster than anticipated with a performance fee of 2 million naira per event, while his A.Y Live events organized annually rakes in over 160 million naira annually. He is said to be earning over 280 million naira annually. He is also working on his MVP club, a movie production company and also runs an event company. He also has fleets of cars and properties at Lekki phase 1 in Lagos.


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3. I Go Dye ( Net Worth – $4 million)

Francis Agoda popularly known as I Go Dye is a famous Nigerian comedian and a television host. He has featured in several international comedy shows both home and abroad. He was born on 4th April 1979 in Abraka, Delta State in the southern part of Nigeria. He is currently 40 years old.

During his secondary school days, he always had a creative disposition, being the zonal project manager of the Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS Club) where he invented a helicopter, a hovercraft ship, a radio transmitter and a battery table fan which earned him a scholarship to study structural engineering at a university in New York in the United States of America which he declined.

He religiously followed his passion, developing his comedic artistry at a time when the business of comedy was not fashionable as a career. After a series of top flight performances presenting mock news on the local television station, Bendel Broadcasting Service, I go Dye with the help of his friend I go Save was able to use the platform as a medium to address social issues.

Currently I Go Dye is now a United Nations Millennium Developmental Goal Ambassador and the CEO of Revamp Construction Company, a property, real estate and road Construction Company with an annual income of over 500 million naira. I Go Dye also has properties in choice areas across Nigeria, and fleet of luxury cars, he is indeed an amazing entrepreneur. He also has a special performing relationship with almost all the governors in the country. His business empire is increasing every day. Presently, he is constructing a bottle water company, Franstel Natural Bottle Water.


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2. Basketmouth – ( Net Worth – $5 million)

Bright Okpocha popularly known as Basketmouth is a Nigerian comedian, actor, TV presenter, producer and a master of ceremony. He was born on 14th September 1978 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is currently 40 years old. He is currently married with beautiful kids.

In 1994, he formed a rapping group called “Da Psychophats” which had 7 members and they started going for shows. In 2005, he was discovered by Oppa Williams through his comedy show titled “Night of a Thousand Laugh” alongside with his friend Bovi. In 2005 and 2006 respectively Basketmouth won the National Comedy Award and the awards for Best Stand-up Comedian of the Year. He has organized popular stand-up comedy concerts and shows in Nigeria and abroad such as Basketmouth Uncensored. He is currently a GLO Ambassador and also has a multimillion contract deal with telecom giant MTN.

He has been associated with many companies, signing different endorsement contracts in the last six years. He also has an impressive list of branding deals with Amstel Malta, Globacom Ltd and a host of others. With his sold-out shows in South African, London, and even in far away America and on his Basketmouth Uncensored platform, the comedian has been so consistent
since he came to limelight. His annual income is over 192
million naira, while endorsement deals run into over 120 million naira annually. His international show, Basketmouth Uncensored, rakes in over 100 million naira and makes totally over 360 million naira annually.


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1. Ali Baba (Net Worth – $5.8 million)

Ali Baba is a famous Nigerian standup comedian, television host, master of ceremony, actor and a television personality. He has been described as the king of comedy in Nigeria and currently the founding father of Nigerian comedy industry. He was born on 24th June 1965 in Warri, Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He is currently 54 years old.

With over thirty years of performing on stage as comedian and hosting events for almost all Nigeria’s former presidents and the senators, Ali Baba sits at the apex. Even Nigerian former President Olusegun Obasanjo once
jokingly accused him of being overpaid for his performance. His Lekki mansion where he lives is said to be worth more than N300 million alone.

Alibaba makes his money through a chain of businesses in Lagos. He is also a reputable motivational speaker and a professional comedian patronized by almost all the big brands and political bigwigs in the country.

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Singer Justin Bieber Says He Has Lyme Disease

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber has revealed he has been diagnosed with Lyme disease.


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“It’s been a rough couple years,” the 25-year-old wrote on Instagram, adding that he was also suffering from a chronic viral infection.

The star said he was aware of social media speculation that he had a drug problem, after he was pictured looking unwell with blotches on his skin.

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by ticks.
The symptoms often include a rash, muscle pain, and tiredness.

What did Bieber say?

On his Instagram page, the artist wrote that people had suggested he looked like he was “on meth”, but “they failed to realise I’ve been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease, not only that but had a serious case of chronic mono which affected my skin, brain function, energy, and overall health”.

He said he was getting “the right treatment” to help address the disease, and that more would be revealed in an upcoming YouTube documentary series about his life.

“You can learn all that I’ve been battling and OVERCOMING!!” he wrote, telling his 124 million Instagram followers: “I will be back and better than ever”.

The superstar’s wife, model Hailey Bieber, defended her husband against criticism from those “trying to downplay the severity of Lyme disease”.


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“Please do your research,” she urged them on Twitter on Wednesday.

What is Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is caused by bacteria carried by some species of ticks – around 13% in the UK are believed to be infected
It cannot be passed on from person to person
Symptoms – including the bulls-eye rash, fatigue and fever – usually develop around three weeks after a bite

The majority of those who take the full three-week course of antibiotics make a full recovery
The New Forest and the Scottish Highlands are known Lyme disease hotspots – but people should take care wherever there is long grass
The NHS test, which is highly accurate, looks at antibodies the body produces, which can take some weeks to reach detectable levels

Source: BBC and Public Health England/NHS

Nollywood Actress, Jennifer Omole Dead At 33

Actress Jennifer Omole passed away on Thursday in Spain and was buried on Friday evening at Villarejo de Salvanes, Madrid.


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Jennifer died at the age of 33 and her death was confirmed by actress, Uche Ogbodo on Instagram.

Although Uche did not reveal the cause of her death, the actress called for prayers for the deceased

She wrote, “On January 3rd my dereast, @jennifer omole passed on. I’m hurting deep in my heart but only God knows best.

“Please say a prayer for my girl. #trubute #jenniferomole #restinpeace.”


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Jennifer who has acted alongside, Uche Ogbodo, Chiwetalu Agu, Chiwe Omoh among others is also CEO of jennisFilms.com.

She also produced the movie ‘StolenVow

Cardi Tweets Her Desire For Nigerian Citizenship – See All Reactions.

American Rapper Cardi b Considers Being A Citizen Of Nigeria

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Cardi b in a music festival (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/FilmMagic)

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, recently ordered an airstrike that killed a top general, Qassem Soleimani, in Iran. This has led to fears that a world war might happen and a number of people have reacted to it including American rapper, Cardi B. According to her, Trump’s move has put a lot of citizens in danger and she is now considering filing for a Nigerian citizenship.


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American rapper, Cardi B, recently made headlines in Nigeria after she expressed interest in filing to be a citizen of the country

Cardi did this while reacting to the World War III memes on social media after Donald Trump ordered an airstrike that killed a top general, Qassem Soleimani, in Iran.

“Hungry” Artist Eats Banana Worth N54m

A banana duct-taped to the wall at a posh art gallery and valued at N54 million ($150,000) has ended up in the stomach of “hungry artist”, David Datuna.

Italian artist, Maurizio Cattelan, had bought bananas at a grocery store in Miami, Florida and ducts tapes to Emmanuel gallery wall at Art Basel Miami Beach, a highs profile contemporary art fair.

The single overripe banana ducts taped to the wall, titled comedies went viral last week after Perrotin claimed two editions of the art piece had been sold for $120,000 each.

The gallery and artist then decided to sell the third edition to any interested museum for $150,000.

Unlike dozens of art lovers who have flocked the gallery to take pictures with the artwork, Datuna, a New York-based performance artist, walked up to the ducts taped banana on Saturday, December 7, 2019, peeled it off the wall and ate it, apparently unauthorized.

“Art performance. Hungry Artist,” Datuna said as he ate the banana before he was approached by Peggy Leboeuf, a partner at Perrotin, who questioned him, “Are you kidding?”

“No,” Datuna replied.

The artist was not arrested but his details were taken down and he was immediately asked to leave the fair. Leboeuf said it's unlikely the gallery will press for action against the artist.

“Hungry” Artist Eats Banana Worth N54m
2019-12-13 09:53:34

A banana duct-taped to the wall at a posh art gallery and valued at N54 million ($150,000) has ended up in the stomach of “hungry artist”, David Datuna.

Italian artist, Maurizio Cattelan, had bought bananas at a grocery store in Miami, Florida and ducts taped to Emmanuel Perrotin gallery wall at Art Basel Miami Beach, a highs profile contemporary art fair.

The single overripe banana ducts taped to the wall, titled Comedian went viral last week after Perrotin claimed two editions of the art piece had been sold for $120,000 each.

The gallery and artist then decided to sell the third edition to any interested museum for $150,000.

Unlike dozens of art lovers who have flocked the gallery to take pictures with the artwork, Datuna, a New York-based performance artist, walked up to the duct-taped banana on Saturday, December 7, 2019, peeled it off the wall and ate it, apparently unauthorized.

“Art performance. Hungry Artist,” Datuna said as he ate the banana before he was approached by Peggy Leboeuf, a partner at Perrotin, who questioned him, “Are you kidding?”

“No,” Datuna replied.

The artist was not arrested but his details were taken down and he was immediately asked to leave the fair. Leboeuf said it's unlikely the gallery will press for action against the artist.

The banana was replaced minutes later as the work comes with a Certificate of Authenticity that allows owners to replace the banana.

Police officers have been deployed to guard the replacement banana, according to the BBC.

Datuna posted a clip of the incident on his Instagram page and described the artwork as “very delicious”.

“I love Maurizio Cattelan artwork and I really love this installation,” his caption read.

He said in another posted video that his action was not about publicity.

Cattelan, the artist behind the banana, made headlines in September 2019 when another one of his artworks, a toilet made entirely from 18-carat-gold, was stolen from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England.

The fully functioning toilet, titled “America”, was installed as part of an exhibition and said to be worth around $6 million. Six people have been arrested and questioned in connection to the theft.

Popular Nollywood Actor Explains How He Contracted HIV

Popular Nollywood actor Hanks Anuku is a household name. In fact, the Auchi Polytechnic graduate has paid his dues in the movie industry with movies like; Rambo, Men on the hard way, Fools on the Run, Bitter honey and many others

Known for his coarse voice, Hanks was born on the 27th of August, 1960 in Ibadan, he attended Loyola College Ibadan and graduated from Auchi Polytechnic, Edo state in 1981.

The Nollywood actor revealed he contracted the HIV virus from his adulterous ways and knowingly infected his wife as well. In an interview, Hanks revealed he spent 6 months in Zambia where he contacted the disease.
“Life in Zambia was heaven on earth because we could enjoy life, moving in all places but I was missing my family.

During that time I had several sexual activities and I slept with different women. When I came back home I never took care of the family. I started drinking like a fish and became an irresponsible husband leaving the entire burden to my wife,” he said.

He continued saying;

“I got tested while I was in Zambia after one of my girlfriends advised me about her pregnancy. She had gone for pregnancy tests and during that time she was tested for HIV and the results were shocking, she was positive. She forced me to get tested but I could not come to terms with the results. After I got tested I came back to Zimbabwe and I kept quiet about the issue. I never told my wife about the issue. I infected her but I regret. I, later on, received some counselling and it went well,” he explained

“During my peak of popularity, I had sex with approximately 80 women, within Harare’s and Zambia. In 2002 it was so amazing to be on TV. I abused the fame. To make matters worse I lacked counselling and I failed to handle it properly, leaving me in this mud. I am now a born again Christian with UFIC under the guidance of Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa.

9 Nigerian Celebrities Who Got Pregnant At Their Teen Age

Here’s a list of some Nigerian celebrities who had their first babies as teenagers. Some had theirs as early as 14 years. Most of them got married at tender ages and started making babies immediately.

Liz Anjorin

Nollywood Yoruba actress, Lizzy Anjorin has a beautiful grown-up teenage daughter, Rotimi and the actress successfully kept her daughter hidden until 2011. The actress allegedly gave birth to Rotimi at a tender age.

Shan George

Actress Shan George got married at the age of 16 and had her two boys who are now men, immediately after marriage. She however later walked out of the marriage. To her, being married at the age of 16 was akin to living with her parents.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola, met her husband when she was 16 and married him at age 18. At the age of 19, she had her first child.

Ireti Doyle

Nollywood actress, Ireti Doyle, had her first child when she was in her late teens before her marriage to Patrick Doyle. Her daughter is all grown up now and is married.

Clarion Chukwura

Talented and daring Nollywood actress, Clarion Chukwura, was impregnated by Sir Shina Peters many years ago when they were dating. She got pregnant at age 18 and had her baby boy, Clarence Peters, who has grown to be an ace music director.

Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve became a mother at a very tender age. The actress got pregnant Im her teens and kept the pregnancy. She had her first and only child, Chimebuka Theodora Nnaji, at the age of 17.

Liz Benson

The veteran actress got married to her first husband, Samuel Gabriel Etim at a very young age. The marriage had already produced three children before Liz Benson lost her husband to death in her mid-twenties.

Waje

Beautiful Nigerian artiste, Waje, got pregnant and gave birth to her daughter, Emerald, at a very tender age. Although she doesn’t like talking about her teenage pregnancy, she is not ashamed to show off her daughter on social media.

Ada Ameh

Nollywood actress, comedienne, producer and television personality, Ada Ameh, had her first child when she was 14 years old while she was in secondary school and she raised her on her own.

Hilda Dokubo

Actress Hilda Dokubo got pregnant at the age of 16. According to her “I was a very brilliant girl, and I got admission into the university at the age of 16. I became rascally and did what girls like to do. I slept with a man, and I became pregnant.”

Biography: Micheal Jackson

Michael Jackson
Dancer, Songwriter, Singer, Music Producer (1958-2009)

Michael Jackson performs in concert circa 1986. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Michael Jackson was a multi-talented musical entertainer who enjoyed a chart-topping career both with the Jackson 5 and as a solo artist. He released the best-selling album in history, ‘Thriller,’ in 1982.

Who Was Michael Jackson?
Known as the “King of Pop,” Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 to June 25, 2009) was a best-selling American singer, songwriter and dancer. As a child, Jackson became the lead singer of his family’s popular Motown group, the Jackson 5. He went on to a solo career of astonishing worldwide success, delivering No. 1 hits from the albums Off the Wall, Thriller and Bad. In his later years, Jackson was dogged by allegations of child molestation. He died of a drug overdose just before launching a comeback tour in 2009.

Michael Jackson wears his trademark single glove while performing at New York City’s Museum of Natural History in February 1984. The event took place just 11 days after Jackson was burned while filming a Pepsi commercial.

Jackson shows off the red leather jacket made famous by his 1983 video for “Beat It.” A similar jacket, worn in the groundbreaking “Thriller” video, sold for $1.8 million at auction in

2011.

Michael Jackson Songs

Got to Be There’ (1971)
At the age of 13, Jackson launched a solo career in addition to his work with the Jackson 5, making the charts in 1971 with “Got to Be There,” from the album of the same name.

Ben’ (1972)
Jackson’s 1972 album, Ben, featured the eponymous ballad about a rat. The song became Jackson’s first solo No. 1 single.

Music and Me’ (1973)
Michael’s third solo album, Music and Me was his least successful.

Forever, Michael’ (1975)
This fourth solo album for Michael was his last with Motown records.

Off the Wall’ (1979)
An infectious blend of pop and funk, Michael wowed the music world with 1979’s Off the Wall, which featured the Grammy Award-winning single “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough,” along with such hits as “Rock with You,” “She’s Out of My Life” and the title track.

Thriller’ (1982)
Released in 1982, Michael Jackson’s sixth solo album Thriller is the best-selling album in history, generating seven Top 10 hits. The album stayed on the charts for 80 weeks, holding the No. 1 spot for 37 weeks. In addition to its unparalleled commercial achievements, Thriller garnered 12 Grammy Award nominations and notched eight wins, both records. Jackson’s victories showcased the diverse nature of his work.

Beat It’ and ‘Billie Jean’
For his songwriting talents, he earned a Grammy (best rhythm and blues song) for “Billie Jean.” He also was honored for the singles “Thriller” (best pop vocal performance, male) and “Beat It” (best rock vocal performance, male). With co-producer Quincy Jones, Jackson shared the award for album of the year.

For this album, Jackson teamed up with rock legend Paul McCartney for their 1982 duet, “The Girl Is Mine,” which nearly reached the top of the pop charts. His most elaborate music video was for the album’s title track. John Landis directed the horror-tinged video, which featured complex dance scenes, special effects and a voice-over by actor Vincent Price. The “Thriller” video was an immense success, boosting sales for the already successful record.

We Are the World’ (single, 1985)
In 1985, Jackson showed his altruistic side by co-writing “We Are the World,” a charity single for USA for Africa. A veritable who’s who of music stars participated in the project, including Lionel Richie, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen and Tina Turner.

Bad’ (1987)
Michael Jackson’s album Bad (1987), released as a follow-up to Thriller, reached the top of the charts, with a record five No. 1 hits, including “Man in the Mirror,” “The Way You Make Me Feel” and the title track, which was supported by a video directed by Martin Scorsese. Jackson spent more than a year on the road, playing concerts to promote the album. While highly successful, Bad was unable to duplicate the phenomenal sales of Thriller.

Dangerous’ (1991)
In 1991, Jackson released Dangerous, featuring the hit “Black or White.” The video for this song, directed by Landis, included an appearance by child star Macaulay Culkin. In the video’s final minutes, Jackson caused some controversy with his sexual gesturing and violent actions. Many were surprised to see the Peter Pan-like Jackson act in this manner. Jackson’s music continued to enjoy widespread popularity in the following years. In 1993, he performed at several important events, including the halftime show of Superbowl XXVII.

HIStory: Past, Present, and Future, Book I’
Jackson’s musical career began to decline with the lukewarm reception to 1995’s HIStory: Past, Present, and Future, Book I, which featured some of his earlier hits as well as new material. The record spawned two hits, “You Are Not Alone” and his duet with sister Janet Jackson, “Scream.” The spaceship-themed video for “Scream,” which cost a record-setting $7 million to produce, earned a Grammy Award for its slick effects. However, another track from the album, “They Don’t Care About Us,” brought Jackson intense criticism for using an anti-Semitic term.

Invincible’ (2001)
Jackson returned to the studio to put together Invincible (2001), his first full album of new material in a decade.

‘Michael’ (2010)
In December 2010, the posthumous album Michael was released amid controversy about whether the singer actually performed some of the tracks. Brother Randy was among those who questioned the authenticity of the recordings, but the Jackson estate later refuted the claims, according to The New York Times.

Xscape’ (2014)
Another posthumous album, Xscape, was released in May 2014. R&B star and Jackson protege Usher performed its first single, “Love Never Felt So Good,” that month at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. The album, which includes eight songs recorded by Jackson between 1983 and 1999, debuted at No. 2 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album chart.

Michael Jackson’s Wives
In August 1994, Jackson announced that he had married Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of rock icon Elvis Presley. The couple gave a joint television interview with Diane Sawyer, but the union proved to be short-lived.

They divorced in 1996. Some thought that the marriage was a publicity ploy to restore Jackson’s image after child molestation allegations. Later that same year, Jackson wed nurse Debbie Rowe. The couple divorced in 1999.

Michael Jackson: Kids
Michael Jackson and wife Debbie Rowe had two children through artificial insemination: Son Michael Joseph “Prince” Jackson Jr., born in 1997, and daughter Paris Michael Katherine Jackson, born in 1998. When Rowe and Jackson divorced, Michael received full custody of their two children. Jackson would go on to have a third child, Prince Michael “Blanket” Jackson II, with an unknown surrogate.

After Jackson’s death in June 2009, his children were placed in the care of their grandmother, Katherine Jackson, as dictated in his will. In respect to their father’s wishes, Prince, Paris and Blanket were largely kept out of the limelight. They stepped up to the mic in 2009 to speak to fans at their father’s funeral, and again in January 2010 to accept a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award for their father at the Grammys.

In July 2012, a judge temporarily suspended Katherine Jackson’s guardianship of Prince, Paris and Blanket after she was erroneously reported missing by a relative. During this time, T.J. Jackson, son of Tito, received temporary custody of the children. Katherine’s “disappearance” came shortly after a dispute between her and several members of the Jackson clan, who raised questions about the validity of Michael Jackson’s will, pointed fingers at the Jackson matriarch and called for the executors of his estate to resign.

It was soon discovered that the elderly woman wasn’t missing, but had simply taken a trip to Arizona. On August 2, 2012, a judge restored Katherine Jackson as the primary guardian of Prince, Paris and Blanket, also approving a plan granting T.J. Jackson co-guardianship of the children.

When Did Michael Jackson Die?

Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009, at the age of 50. Jackson suffered cardiac arrest in his Los Angeles home and was rushed to the hospital after his heart stopped and CPR attempts failed. He died later that morning.

How Did Michael Jackson Die?

In February 2010, an official coroner’s report revealed Michael Jackson’s cause of death was acute propofol intoxication, or a lethal overdose on a prescription drug cocktail including the sedatives midazolam, diazepam and lidocaine. Aided by his personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, Jackson took the drugs to help him sleep at night. Murray told police that he believed Jackson had developed a particular addiction to propofol, which Jackson referred to as his “milk.” Murray reportedly administered propofol by IV in the evenings, in 50-milligram dosages, and was attempting to wean the pop star off the drug around the time of his death.

A police investigation revealed that Murray was not licensed to prescribe most controlled drugs in the state of California. The steps he had taken to save Jackson also came under scrutiny, as evidence showed that the standard of care for administering propofol had not been met, and the recommended equipment for patient monitoring, precision dosing and resuscitation had not been present. As a result, Jackson’s death was ruled a homicide, and Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter on November 7, 2011, earning a maximum prison sentence of four years.

When and Where Was Michael Jackson Born?

Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana.

Michael Jackson was one of nine children. His mother, Katherine Jackson, was a homemaker and a devout Jehovah’s Witness. His father, Joseph Jackson, had been a guitarist who put aside his musical aspirations to provide for his family as a crane operator. Behind the scenes, Joseph pushed his sons to succeed. He was also reportedly known to become violent with them.

The Jackson 5
Joseph Jackson believed his sons had talent and molded them into a musical group in the early 1960s that would later become known as the Jackson 5. At first, the Jackson Family performers consisted of Michael’s older brothers, Tito, Jermaine and Jackie. Michael joined his siblings when he was five years old, and emerged as the group’s lead vocalist. He showed remarkable range and depth for such a young performer, impressing audiences with his ability to convey complex emotions. Older brother Marlon also became a member of the group, which evolved into the Jackson 5.

Michael and his brothers spent endless hours rehearsing and polishing their act. At first, the Jackson 5 played local gigs and built a strong following. They recorded one single on their own, “Big Boy,” with the B-side “You’ve Changed,” but the record failed to generate much interest.

The Jackson 5 moved on to working as the opening act for such R&B artists as Gladys Knight and the Pips, James Brown, and Sam and Dave. Many of these performers were signed to the legendary Motown record label, and the Jackson 5 eventually caught the attention of Motown founder Berry Gordy. Impressed by the group, Gordy signed them to his label in early 1969.

Michael and his brothers moved to Los Angeles, where they lived with Gordy and with Diana Ross of the Supremes as they got settled. The Jackson 5 was introduced to the music industry at a special event in August 1969, and the group later opened for the Supremes. Their first album, Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5, hit the charts in December 1969, with its single, “I Want You Back,” reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart shortly afterward. More chart-topping singles quickly followed, such as “ABC,” “The Love You Save” and “I’ll Be There.”

For several years, Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 maintained a busy tour and recording schedule, under the supervision of Berry Gordy and his Motown staff. The group became so popular that they even had their own self-titled cartoon show, which ran from 1971 to 1972.

Despite the group’s great success, there was trouble brewing behind the scenes. Tensions mounted between Gordy and Joseph Jackson over the management of his children’s careers, with the Jacksons wanting more creative control over their material. The group officially severed ties with Motown in 1976, though Jermaine Jackson remained with the label to pursue his solo career.

Now calling themselves the Jacksons, the group signed a new recording deal with Epic Records. By the release of their third album for the label, 1978’s Destiny, the brothers had emerged as talented songwriters.

The overwhelmingly positive response to Michael Jackson’s 1979 solo album Off the Wall helped the Jacksons as a group. Triumph (1980) sold more than 1 million copies, and the brothers went on an extensive tour to support the recording. At the same time, Michael continued exploring more ways to branch out on his own.

In 1983, Jackson embarked on his final tour with his brothers to support the album Victory. The one major hit from the recording was Jackson’s duet with Mick Jagger, “State of Shock.”

Michael Jackson Moonwalking

Moonwalk
On a 1983 television special honoring Motown, Jackson performed his No. 1 hit “Billie Jean” and debuted his soon-to-be-famous dance move, the Moonwalk. Jackson, a veteran performer by this time, created this step himself and choreographed the dance sequences for the video of the album’s other No. 1 hit, “Beat It.”

Michael Jackson’s Plastic Surgery
Michael Jackson was badly injured while filming a commercial for PepsiCo in 1984, suffering burns to his face and scalp. At the top of his game creatively and commercially, Michael Jackson had signed a $5 million endorsement deal with the soda giant the previous year. Jackson had surgery to repair his injuries and is believed to have begun experimenting with plastic surgery around this time. His face, especially his nose, would become dramatically altered in the coming years.

Neverland
A shy and quiet person off-stage, Jackson never was truly comfortable with the media attention he received and rarely gave interviews. By the late 1980s, he had created his own fantasy retreat — a California ranch called Neverland. There the singer kept exotic pets, such as a chimpanzee named Bubbles. He also installed amusement park-type rides, and sometimes opened up the ranch for children’s events. Around the same time, rumors began swirling that Jackson was lightening the color of his skin to appear more white and sleeping in a special chamber to increase his lifespan.

Child Molestation Allegations and Career Decline
In 1993, allegations of child molestation against Jackson emerged. A 13-year-old boy claimed that the music star had fondled him. Jackson was known to have sleepovers with boys at his Neverland Ranch, but this was the first public charge of wrongdoing. The police searched the ranch, but they found no evidence to support the claim. The following year, Jackson settled the case out of court with the boy’s family. Other allegations emerged, but Jackson maintained his innocence.

Vitiligo
That year, Jackson agreed to a rare television interview with Oprah Winfrey. Seeking to quell some of the rumors about his behavior, he explained that the change in his skin tone was the result of a skin condition known as vitiligo, and opened up about the abuse he suffered from his father.

By the turn of the century, Jackson was increasingly becoming known for his eccentricities, which included wearing a surgical mask in public. In 2002, Jackson made headlines when he seemed confused and disoriented on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards. Soon after, he received enormous criticism for dangling his baby son, Blanket, over a balcony while greeting fans in Berlin, Germany. In a later interview, Jackson explained that “We were waiting for thousands of fans down below, and they were chanting they wanted to see my child, so I was kind enough to let them see. I was doing something out of innocence.”

In the 2003 television documentary, Living with Michael Jackson, British journalist Martin Bashir spent several months with the singer, even getting him to discuss his relationships with children. Jackson admitted that he continued to have children sleep over at his ranch, even after the 1993 allegations, and that sometimes he slept with the children in his bed. “Why can’t you share your bed? That’s the most loving thing to do, to share your bed with someone,” Jackson told Bashir.

In 2003, Jackson encountered more legal woes when he was arrested on charges related to incidents with a 13-year-old boy. Facing 10 counts in all, he was charged with lewd conduct with a minor, attempted lewd conduct, administering alcohol to facilitate molestation, and conspiracy to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion. The resulting 2005 trial was a media circus, with fans, detractors and camera crews surrounding the courthouse. More than 130 people testified, including Macaulay Culkin. The actor told the court that he had been friends with Jackson as a young teen, and never had any problems while staying over at the Neverland Ranch.

Jackson’s accuser also appeared via videotape and described how he had been given wine and molested. However, the jury found problems with his testimony, as well as that of his mother, and Jackson was found not guilty of all charges on June 14, 2005.

Michael Jackson THIS IS IT (Photo credit – CARL DE SOUZA/AFP via Getty Images)

Final Years
In the aftermath of his trial, Jackson’s reputation was effectively destroyed and his finances were in shambles. He soon found refuge in his friendship with Bahrain’s Prince Salman Bin Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, who helped the pop star pay his legal and utility bills, and invited him to his country as a personal guest.

In Bahrain, the prince took care of the singer’s expenses and built a recording studio for him. In return, Jackson allegedly promised to collaborate on a new album for Al-Khalifa’s record label, write an autobiography and create a stage play. The completed work never materialized, however, and Jackson soon faced a $7 million lawsuit from his friend for reneging on his promises.

In even greater financial straits, Jackson defaulted on the $24.5 million loan owed on his Neverland Ranch in 2008. Unable to part with cherished keepsakes, including the crystal gloves he used in performances, Jackson sued to block the auction of some of his personal items from the home the following year.

Around this same time, the largely reclusive Jackson announced that he would be performing a series of concerts as his “final curtain call.” Despite all of the allegations and stories of odd behavior, Jackson remained a figure of great interest, as demonstrated by the strong response to his concert plans. Set to appear at the O2 Arena in London, England, beginning July 8, 2009, Jackson saw all of the tickets to his “This Is It” tour sell out in only four hours. Sadly, Michael Jackson would never get to experience the anticipated success of his comeback tour, as he died in June of that same year.

Micheal Jackson Funeral

Michael Jackson’s Funeral and Memorial
On July 7, 2009, a televised memorial was held for fans of the “King of Pop” at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. While 17,500 free tickets were issued to fans via lottery, an estimated 1 billion viewers watched the memorial on TV or online. Michael Jackson’s death resulted in an outpouring of public grief and sympathy. Memorials were erected around the world, including one at the arena where he was set to perform and another at his childhood home in Gary, Indiana.

The Jackson family held a private funeral on September 3, 2009, at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California, for immediate family members and 200 guests. Celebrity mourners included Jackson’s ex-wife, Lisa Marie Presley, and actress Elizabeth Taylor.

This Is It’
A documentary of Jackson’s preparations for his final tour, entitled This Is It, was released in October 2009. The film, which features a compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of its star, made $23 million in its opening weekend and skyrocketed to No. 1 at the box office. This Is It would go on to make $261 million worldwide, becoming the highest grossing concert film of all time.

Wrongful Death Lawsuit
In 2013, the Jackson family launched a wrongful death lawsuit against AEG Live, the entertainment company that promoted Michael Jackson’s planned comeback series in 2009. They believed that the company had failed to effectively protect the singer while he was under Conrad Murray’s care. One of their lawyers, Brian Panish, discussed AEG’s alleged wrongdoing in the trial’s opening statements on April 29, 2013: “They wanted to be No. 1 at all costs,” he said. “We’re not looking for any sympathy … we’re looking for truth and justice.”

Jackson family lawyers sought up to $1.5 billion — an estimation of what Michael Jackson could have earned to that point — but in October 2013, a jury determined that AEG wasn’t responsible for the singer’s death. “Although Michael Jackson’s death was a terrible tragedy, it was not a tragedy of AEG Live’s making,” said company lawyer Marvin S. Putnam.

Legacy
Since his death, Michael Jackson has been profiled in multiple biographies and inspired the creation of two Cirque du Soleil shows. His debts have also been settled thanks to his earlier investment in the Sony/ATV Music catalog, which includes the publishing rights for songs of such industry heavyweights as the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Taylor Swift. The Jackson estate sold its share of Sony/ATV in 2016 for $750 million, and two years later the estate received another $287.5 million for its stake in EMI Music Publishing.

Additionally, the King of Pop proved to have earning power that lasted well past his final days. In October 2017, Forbes announced that Jackson had topped the publication’s list of top-earning dead celebrities for the fifth straight year, racking in a whopping $75 million.

On June 25, 2018, A&E commemorated the ninth anniversary of the artist’s shocking death by airing Michael Jackson’s Final Curtain Call. That day, numerous fans took to social media to pay tribute to the King of Pop, with Brooke Shields and Naomi Campbell among the celebrities who remembered their old friend.

‘Michael Jackson: One’
Two months later, fans celebrated the Michael Jackson Diamond Celebration at Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas, which featured a performance of Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson: One. Additionally, the legendary singer was posthumously honored with the 2018 Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation Legacy Award for Humanitarian Service, with children Paris and Prince Michael accepting on his behalf.

Documentary: ‘Leaving Neverland’
Accusations of sexual abuse against Jackson resurfaced in early 2019 with the airing of Leaving Neverland at the Sundance Film Festival and then on HBO. The four-hour documentary explores the recollections of two men who describe how the pop star lured them into his orbit as boys, gaining the trust of their parents, before coercing them into sexual activities in hotel rooms and at his Neverland Ranch.

The documentary drew harsh criticism from Jackson’s supporters, who pointed out that both men had previously testified that no abuse ever happened. The Jackson estate, meanwhile, called the two accusers “serial perjurers” and launched a $100 million lawsuit against HBO.

Google Doogle Celebrates The Novelist “Buchi Emecheta”

Google today July 21 celebrates Nigerian novelist Buchi Emecheta with its Doodle on what would have been her 75th birthday.

Short Biography

Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta OBE (21 July 1944 – 25 January 2017) was a Nigerian-born novelist, based in the UK from 1962, who also wrote plays and an autobiography, as well as works for children. She was the author of more than 20 books, including Second Class Citizen (1974), The Bride Price (1976), The Slave Girl (1977) and The Joys of Motherhood (1979). Most of her early novels were published by the London-based company Allison and Busby, where her editor was Margaret Busby.Emecheta suffered a stroke in 2010, and she died in London on Jan. 25, 2017, aged 72.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepages intended to commemorate holidays, events, achievements and notable historical figures.

Cross Dresser ‘Bobrisky’ Brags About His Money

Popular controversial cross dresser, Bobrisky has once again decided to brag about his financial success on social media but this time, he didn’t attribute it to any external aid or influence.

The 27-year old entrepreneur while sharing screen shots of his recent bank alerts, claims that his eye lashes business, Bob Wings, made over eight million naira in just two weeks, a feat he says should make his fans proud of him. He also revealed that he has seventy-five million naira in one of his many accounts, which includes the ones in Nigeria and overseas.

Guys, you all need to be proud of me. I opened an account for my lashes business because I don’t want to mix my personal account with my business account. Guys, in just two weeks of my lashes sales, I made 8.5 million naira! Imagine how much will be in my other accounts. I have five accounts in Nigeria, one account in UK and one in USA. I can still boast of 75 million naira in only my Ecobank account,” he revealed