Wednesday, 7th June 2023


21 Mar
The Chemistry between K-pop artistes and their fans leaves both non-kpop stans and even K-pop stans awed. While the concept of "fandom" is not explicit to K-pop idols, it is undeniable that K-pop has advanced the art of fandoms. Through Album sales, song streams and music video views, Photocards and merch, publicity and promotion, K-pop…
15 Mar
From films to Music, the recent news release by BBC which described the growth of the Korean Wave as "Endless" cannot be any more accurate. While you may be new to the term "Korean Wave", like many others, you must have noticed the increase in visibility and accessibility of Korean Entertainment. That is a part…
17 Aug 2021
Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu have been arrested over allegations of rape, in a scandal that has drawn widespread condemnation on social media. The saga has evoked China's #MeToo movement, which saw a wave of women come forward in 2018 voicing experiences of sexual harassment -- sometimes involving powerful public figures. Last month nineteen-year-old student…
19 Jul 2021
At least 10 brands have cut ties with Chinese-Canadian pop star, Kris Wu, amid rising public opinion against him after a woman accused him of date rape and luring underage girls for sex. 30-year-old Wu Yi Fan, who is professionally known as Kris Wu, is an actor, singer and model who shot to fame as…
11 Jun 2021
North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un has described the South Korean pop culture, as a 'vicious cancer' corrupting the culture of his country. According to The New York Times, Kim made the comments as part of a broader campaign against the catchy music genre that originated in South Korea. He said K-pop harmed the "attire, hairstyles,…
7 Nov 2020
Thai feminists and LGBTQ activists marched to one of Bangkok's nightlife districts on Saturday, insisting the fight for equality goes hand-in-hand with a broader push for greater democracy.
15 Aug 2020
Naira Marley's new signee Lyta has been accused of music video plagiarism by South Korean K-pop fans. K-pop fans took to social media to decry the uncanny similarities between Nigerian singer's new video for the song "Hold Me Down" And "Just Right" by South Korean K-pop boy band GOT7. A Twitter fan page of GOT7…
2 Jul 2020
The ex-boyfriend of late K-pop star Goo Hara was jailed by an appeal court Thursday for blackmailing her over sex videos that played a part in her apparent suicide. In 2018, Goo, a member of former girl group Kara, told local media that her ex had threatened "to end her entertainment career" by leaking their…
23 Jun 2020
Donald Trump's weekend rally was beset by an embarrassingly low turnout after legions of K-pop fans and TikTok users reserved tickets with no intention of attending the event. Prior to the event in Tulsa, Oklahoma which was hyped as a major relaunch ahead of the November election, Trump's campaign chairman tweeted that more than a…
7 Oct 2016
The `Supreme Task’ dance crew from Nigeria has won 7,000 dollars best prize in performance category at the 2016 Korean POP (K-POP) World Festival held at Chanhwon Sport Park, South Korea.


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businessman, Isah Sani on Wednesday made one pronouncement of divorce to his wife Maryam Ahmad in a Shari’a court in Kaduna over irreconcilable differences. Sani made the divorce pronouncement after his wife of 23 years sought for divorce saying she was no longer interested in the marriage.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has debunked reports that its ongoing promotion exercise for officers was conducted was not lopsided.
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The bid by Dr Tajudeen Abass to occupy the exalted seat of the Speaker of the House of Representatives yesterday recieved a major boost as his colleagues from the North West geo-political zone of the country endorsed his aspiration.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) President Bola Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress, (APC) on Wednesday in Abuja, opposed the appearance of subpoenaed witnesses of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) to testify. The respondents appeared unsettled when the petitioners called the first subpoenaed witness saying they were not prepared to cross examine the witness having been served the witness statement only on Wednesday.
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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has inaugurated Africa’s largest medical exhibition, Africa Health ExCon, calling for increasing cooperation among African states to deal with health challenges in the future.