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Just In! Legendary Indian Singer Lata Mangeshkar 92, Is Dead

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Late Legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar, legendary Indian singer with a prolific, groundbreaking voice recognised by a billion people in South Asia, has died at the age of 92.

The singer died of “multi-organ failure after more than 28 days in hospital post COVID-19”, Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai, her doctor Pratit Samdani told reporters on Sunday.

She was admitted in the hospital January 11 after contracting COVID-19.

India government have declared two days of national mourning with public broadcaster Doordarshan announcing that Mangeshkar will be given a state funeral and that the country’s flag will fly at half-staff.

Her last rites will be held at 6:30pm (13:00GMT) on Sunday.

Lata Mangeshkar began her career in 1942 at the age of 13.

Mangeshkar’s voice has been heard on television sets, on airwaves and from movie theatres for most of independent India’s three-quarters of a century, making hers the defining voice of many generations and earning her the title of “the Nightingale of India” and the “Melody Queen”.

Lata Mangeshkar before and after.

Condolence messages poured in immediately after her death was announced.

President Ram Nath Kovind said the news was “heartbreaking for me, as it is for millions the world over”

“In her songs, generations found expression of their inner-most emotions,” Kovind added.

I am anguished beyond words,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet. “She leaves a void in our nation that cannot be filled. The coming generations will remember her as a stalwart of Indian culture, whose melodious voice had an unparalleled ability to mesmerize people.”

Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi said: “She remained the most beloved voice of India for many decades. Her golden voice is immortal and will continue to echo in the hearts of her fans.”

Mangeshkar never married. She is survived by her four siblings, all accomplished singers and musicians.

Sources, Aljazeera/News Agencies

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President & Founder Of Tourist Blue Motivational Foundation Akin Davies Celebrates His 60th Birthday With A Lecture

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President and Founder of Tourist Blue Motivational Foundation (popularly known as Tourist Blue) Mr Akin Davis celebrated his birthday with a leadership lecture last Saturday, May, 28th 2022 in Lagos with a Leadership Lecture.

The programme was sponsored by the President’s Birthday National Planning Committee headed by Mr Femi Orekoya (Chairman), Mrs Sarah Famous Aluge (Vice~Chairman) and Mrs Ijeoma Okey~Nwangwu as the Treasurer.

The event which started by 11am, was well attended by all his well-wishers within and outside Lagos.

The lecture had Mr Kola Olugbodi as the Guest Speaker. The Keynote Speakers were, Mrs Nelly Agwu, Engr Wale Olapegba, Mrs Olubukola Kolajo and Mrs Morenike Ogunnowo FCA. Mr Kola Olugbodi was well represented at the occasion by Mr Peter Ugwuoke.

The topic of the lecture was,  ~Visionary Leadership” it was well profiled by the Speakers at the lecture event.

The anchors at the event, were Miss Impact Blessing a Diction coach expert and Mrs Juliet Ifeoma Obijiaku. The Duo  tmade the programme to be  colourful and memorable.

A lot of lessons, funs, beautiful cake, sumptuous foods and drinks were easily available for the guests present.

The celebrant’s wife and the son a mechanical engineer and their beautiful daughter a Barrister poured encomium on Mr Davis to everyone admiration.

Celebrant and family

Celebrant and wife

Guests dancing

Happy birthday to a Visionary Leader at 60, wishing you many more fruitful years ahead.

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Popular Comedian Bovi Gives Reason Why He Was Banned From USA

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Bovi Ugboma (Comedian)

Popular Nigerian comedian, Bovi Ugboma, on Tuesday revealed that he has been banned from entering the United States.

The comic star revealed this while replying to questions from fans after he hosted a Question and Answer segment on his Instagram story.

According to Bovi, he was banned from the country after he clashed with a visa-issuing officer and got labelled.

He first spoke about the ban when a fan asked him to come to Massachusetts to perform.

“I’m banned in the USA,” the father-of-three replied.

Another fan asked him if he intended to leave the country and he replied, “I am a citizen of the world. Except for Yankee where I’m banned.”

Explaining the reason for the ban, he said, “ Ill luck. Met a charity-like visa-issuing officer. Egos clashed. I was labelled.”

He further said, “I go dey carry shoulder.”😁

The comedian had revealed in February 2022 that he was almost accused of stealing at a London hotel.

In his Q&A, the comedian also addressed the perceived beef between him and fellow comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY.

When asked by fans why he and AY don’t perform at each other’s show, the comedian made reference to American comedians.

“Have you ever seen Chris Rock at a Kevin Hart show?” Bovi replied to the inquisitive fan.

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Nollywood, Pete Edochies Son Yul Edochie, Astonished Fans By Unveiling His 2nd Wife And Son

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Nollywood actor Pete Edochies son Yùl Edochie has unveiled his 2nd wife and latest child.

 

Yul posted this on his verified social media handle Instagram with these pictures.

 

“It’s time for the world to meet my son.

His name is STAR DIKE MUNACHIMSO YUL-EDOCHIE.

Born by my second wife @judyaustin1

And I love him so much, just as much as I love my other children.”

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