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Facts about Hajj 2017

The dates for the five-day Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca will be officially announced after moon sighting on August 21. The first day of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in 2017 is expected to be either on Tuesday, August 29 or Wednesday, August 30, 2017. In the Islamic calendar, Hajj begins every …

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2017 MTV Video Music Awards Nominees

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards are to be held on August 27, 2017 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, honouring the best music videos from June 25, 2016, to June 23, 2017. The 34th annual award show will air live from the venue for the second time in its …

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Lagos flood: Photos and Reports

Nigeria’s largest city and commercial capital was hit by days of persistent heavy rain and storms at the height of the rainy season. However, poor drainage systems and inadequate urban planning have compounded the effects of the downpour.    Residents in the Lekki and Victoria Island suburbs woke up on …

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Eid al-Fitr Celebration

The three-day Muslim festival marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. It is the “feast of breaking of the fast”, an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). The religious Eid is the first and …

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Nominees for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Nominees for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards The Billboard Music Awards will air on May 21 at 8PM on ABC. See the full list of nominations below. Top Artist: Adele Beyonce Justin Bieber The Chainsmokers Drake Ariana Grande Shawn Mendes Rihanna Twenty One Pilots The Weeknd Top New Artist: Alessia …

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Forbes Top 10 Richest African Musicians 2017

 Nigerian musicians dominate the list, while Sarkodie is the only Ghanaian musician on the list.   Forbes Africa list was put together using factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, Influence and others. Here’s the list of the …

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Victoria Beckham’s new fashion line goes up to size 24

Victoria Beckham had already won people’s hearts when they found out she was creating an affordable women and children’s wear collection. Her high-end designer line is typically showcased on super thin models almost as skinny as she is. Working with US retailer Target, she’s to make more than 200 pieces …

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World Health Day 2017

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The theme of the World Health Day 2017 is “DEPRESSION: LETS TALK”. “Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all …

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