Category archives for: Entertainment

‘Queen of Soul’, Aretha Franklin, Dies At 76

LAGOS AUGUST 17TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday at 76, was a once-in-a-generation singer. She was the Queen of Soul, but she also ventured into — and mastered — virtually every style of music, from jazz and classical to rhythm and blues. She passed away at her home in Detroit from pancreatic cancer, according to […]

Femi Kuti Band Member Absconds In US

LAGOS AUGUST 1ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti has confirmed that Andrew Aghedo, a member of his band ‘The Positive Force’, absconded in the United States, 20 minutes before they were to perform. Aghedo could not be traced as Femi was about to thrill New Yorkers at the Central Park, New York on Sunday after performing […]

Daddy Showkey Protest Against Parking Of Trailers In Ajegunle (VIDEO)

LAGOS JULY 17TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigerian Galala singer, Daddy Showkey has spoken on plans by some unnamed people to kill him. He said the death threat was as a result of his being outspoken on topical issues in the country. However, the “Ghetto soldier” crooner said he was not afraid of death, hence those planning his death […]

How Those Fela Kuti Sang Against Came To Celebrated Him

By Demola Olarewaju LAGOS JULY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Nigerian icon was harassed, censored and imprisoned for singing truth to power. Today power celebrates him. Every time I see politicians and statesmen honouring Fela Kuti, I chuckle to myself and wish I could be there to ask with the utmost seriousness: “Are you, sir, recommending Fela to […]

Psquare Family Crisis Deepens, As Paul Celebrates Party Without Inviting Peter

LAGOS JULY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Paul Okoye and his wife Anita, celebrated their twins Nadia and Nathan‘s first birthday over the weekend and though several celebrities graced the occasion, his twin brother, Peter was noticeably absent. The brother and his family failed to show up at the event which held in the heart of Lagos. Apparently, the […]

Nolly Actor, Yul Edochie Appointed SSA To Anambra State Governor

LAGOS JULY 7TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Yul Edochie has been appointed Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Creative & Entertainment Media to Anambra State Governor,Willie Obiano. The actor made this known on his Instagram page,@yuledochie on Friday, expressing gratitude to the Governor and the people of the state. He wrote :”I thank His Excellency Chief Dr. Willie Obiano (Akpokue […]

French President, Macron Parties At Fela Kuti’s New Afrika Shrine In Nigeria

LAGOS JULY 5TH (NEWRANGERS)- French President Emmanuel Macron shook up his two-day visit to Nigeria with a stop at the New Afrika Shrine, a concert hall founded by the late music legend Fela Kuti where partying Nigerians gather, though the usual gyrating dancers and marijuana were absent. Macron, who was an intern in Nigeria at […]

French President, Macron To Visit Fela’s Afrika Shrine Today

LAGOS JULY 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-French leader Emmanuel Macron will on Tuesday visit the Afrika Shrine, a nightclub in Lagos founded by Nigerian music legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Macron will become the first “real president” to enter the club synonymous with marijuana smoke, sexy backup dancers and protest music. And he is not a stranger to Nigeria. […]

Ali Baba Traces Cause Of Otedola Bridge Tanker Explosion To Lawlessness

LAGOS JUNE 29TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Veteran comedian, Alleluya Akpobome, better known as Ali Baba, has reacted to the tanker fire at popular Otedola Bridge in Lagos, which claimed many lives. In a sober post on his Instagram page, Ali Baba highlighted the inefficiencies and weaknesses of the Nigerian society, which caused the fatal oil tanker explosion. He […]

Life Story Of Joe Jackson, Father Of Pop Stars Who Did Not Die As Rich Man

LAGOS JUNE 29TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Joe Jackson, the father of pop superstars Michael and Janet and the patriarch of the world-famous Jackson family, died on Wednesday. He was suffering from cancer, and passed away at the age of 89, nine years after his famous son Michael Jackson died at 50. Fired as a manager by his children […]

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