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1999 - The US prison population was reported at 1.8 million with 668 inmates per 100,000 residents. 2000 - Al Gore and George W. Bush dug in for the eight-month battle to Election Day. 2001 - Federal authorities confirmed that remains found on a Texas ranch were those of missing atheist leader Madalyn Murray O'Hair and two of her relatives. 2002 - Disney opened its new $532.9 million movie-themed park adjacent to Disneyland Paris. 2003 - Many thousands of anti-war demonstrators marched in SF, Washington DC and around the world against plans for a war with Iraq. 2004 -  The Bill Gates Foundation donated $47 million to private agencies carrying out AIDS prevention programs in India. 2005 - The US charged 18 people with a scheme to smuggle shoulder-fired missiles and other military gear from former Soviet states. One person was still at large. 2006 -  US federal authorities announced charges against 27 people in an Int’l....

End of an era: Peter of PSquare goes solo, signs new management

TVC E, MUSIC - Peter Okoye, one half of Nigerian pop group PSquare has signed a new management team, indicating he has finally gone solo. Peter who now goes by the stage name 'Mr P', announced the new team on his Instagram page on Monday. Also read: Revealed: Reasons to believe PSquare is done as a group “Work mood, thanks for all the love support and concern, please continue to remain blessed as always,” Peter wrote before adding the new management’s contact. Peter’s solo debut is coming after several social media altercations with elder brother, Jude Okoye who had managed PSquare since the group dropped its first album. Also read: No more family business: Peter of PSquare wants Jude Okoye fired! Before announcing his new management, the outspoken half of PSquare had released and self-promoted a single titled Look Into My Eyes on Tuesday last week. He had also performed alone at night club in Abuja as ‘Mr P’....

We should be fair on MD of Lekki Gardens – Comedian, AY

TVC E - Humour merchant, Ayo Makun popularly known as AY has joined the long list of celebrities who have commented on the Lekki building collapse and the arrest of the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens, Richard Nyong. Check out what he wrote below: The collapse of the Lekki Garden building is indeed an unforeseen tragedy that still hits me all the way to my soul. My deepest sympathy and condolences to those people who have died, been hurt and people who lost their loved ones. As a one-time ambassador to Lekki Gardens, it will be difficult to disengage myself from the company whose vision was designed to help every common man to becoming landlords in Nigeria. In times like this we are one family. Let us standup and pray for all the families who have suffered and wish them peace in knowing that their loved ones may have gone on ahead of...

Actress Georgina Onuoha opens up on life threatening illness

TVC E - Nollywood actress, Georgina Onuoha has disclosed that she has been battling a life threatening illness for close to a decade. ‘Thank you Lord for your healing and saving hands upon my life. Each day I wake up, my life will continuously be a testimony of your grace and love," the actress wrote on Instagram page. The mother of two got married ten years ago and relocated to the United States of America. She however, separated from her partner years after....

Ghanaian kid actor Abraham Attah to be named tourism ambassador

TVC E, MOVIES - With his feature film debut in Beast of No Nation, 14 year old Ghanaian Actor, Abraham Attah has been on the rise in the international movie industry. Just recently, he bagged a Netflix scholarship, the Marcello Mastroianni Best Young Actor Award at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival, the Ghana Movie Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role, among others. Over the weekend, Ghana’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Elizabeth Ofosu Agyare announced that plans are on to name The “Beast of no Nation” Actor as  Ghana’s Tourism Ambassador....

5-year jail term : Ibinabo Fiberesima heads to Supreme Court

TVC E, NOLLYWOOD - Nollywood actress and President, Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN is heading to the Supreme Court. She wants the apex court to upturn the five-year jail term a high court slammed on her in a 2005 reckless driving case. The incident led to the death of Suraj Giwa, a medical doctor in the employment of the Lagos state government. Her lawyer Barrister Nnaemeka Amaechina said that a Notice of Appeal has already been filed at the Supreme Court. The former beauty queen had  approached the appellate court to uphold the earlier option of fine imposed by a lower court. She lost the appeal as appellate court held that the Magistrate Court lacked the discretion to grant Ibinabo an option of fine....

Yemi Alade Celebrates Her Birthday in South Africa

[caption id="attachment_14222" align="alignnone" width="300"] Yemi Alade[/caption] Yemi Alade  aka Mama Africa celebrated her birthday over the weekend in South Africa and a number of celebrities were at the intimate event to celebrate with her as she turned a year older. D’banj, Tiwa Savage, Joselyn Dumas, Pearl Thusi, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Denrele Edun, Chioma ‘Chigul’, Toke Makinwa, Osas and Gbenro Ajibade among others were present to celebrate with Yemi Alade....

Paul Okoye misses mum at ‘trying time’

TVC E - It is often said that one may not appreciate what he has until until he loses it, this really captures the mood and feelings of Paul Okoye of the Psquare. The last few weeks have been some of the most challenging for pop brothers, Psquare with reports of family troubles and an impending break up which is also breaking the hearts of their fans. Only days ago, one half of the duo, Peter performed alone in Abuja as ‘Mr P’ which appears to be the final indication that the group is parting ways. Paul is now wishing their mum was alive seemingly to help them at this trying period. ‘I wish you were around, now I understand what this life is without having a mother,’ Paul wrote on Instagram.   ...

Can this be the end of PSquare?

TVC E - Although it may sound like a prophesy of doom, all is not well in the camp of one of Africa's finest pop duo, Psqaure and many are guessing if the end time has come. After weeks of social media drama, dropping a solo song and ranting, Peter Okoye has finally made his debut as a solo act under the name ‘Mr P’. Peter Okoye ‘Mr P’ performed at a night club in Abuja without his twin, Paul. He’ll also be performing alone on April 7, 2016 in Dubai. Photo speaks here...

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