NBA Hall of Famer Willis Reed has died at the age of 80, the New York Knicks have confirmed. Reed spent his entire 10-year career, which spanned from 1964 to 1974, with the Knicks. Reed began his playing career at Grambling State before being selected by New York in the second round of the 1964 draft.
21 Nov 2022
Happy birthday, Davido! Nigerians can’t stop expressing their love for you and are wishing you all the best…now and always!
27 Nov 2021
Widely recognized as having revolutionized American musical theater, Sondheim was best known for "West Side Story" and "Sweeney Todd." Frank Sinatra and Judy Collins sang versions of his hit song, "Send in the Clowns."
15 Sep 2021
29 Jul 2021
Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NECLive), in collaboration with The Fasasi family, friends, colleagues and fans of Sound Sultan held an evening of music, poetry, dance, comedy and talk, in honour and celebration of Olanrewaju ‘Sound Sultan’ Fasasi. This special event, which was held at Terra Kulture, Lagos, celebrated the extraordinary talent of the late singer, Sound Sultan whose notable contributions can be seen in music, film, basketball and creative art. Tribute events organised by friends of the beloved late icon was hosted simultaneously in London, New York and Atlanta.
14 Jul 2021
Nigeria's basketball team honoured the late Sound Sultan in their friendly game against Australia early Wednesday morning.
14 Jul 2021
We still can’t believe that Sound Sultan has passed away. He will be sorely missed!
11 Jun 2021
He's 93 years old, but he's as fast as he ever was. After retiring from taxi driving, Ryuji Urabe gave up his driver's license, sit in the cockpit and became a YouTube sensation after his grandson started sharing online videos of grandpa racing in fancy sports cars.
2 Apr 2021
The former batsman announced on Twitter that it was a precautionary measure. He originally tested positive for the virus on March 27.
16 Mar 2021
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala recently became the first woman and African to hold the exalted position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The history-making economist spoke with GuardianTV’s Njideka Agbo, amongst other things, on her mission at the WTO and personal style.
20 Feb 2021
The story of Leah Sharibu's capture and her continued detention by the Boko Haram insurgents as a result of her defiance of compromise and refusal to renounce her faith is the stuff of legend. Leah, then 14, was abducted with 109 other girls of the Dapchi Technical College. Of the 110 girls abducted, five died in captivity while 104 were released on March 20, 2018. Leah Sharibu alone was not released because she refused to renounce her faith and convert to Islam as demanded by her captors.
6 Nov 2020
The personal doctor of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who had successful brain surgery to remove a blood clot, is "amazed" at the rate of his recovery, as fans leave messages of support on the walls of the private clinic in Buenos Aires where their idol is undergoing treatment.