Category: Entertainment

Oh Happy Day singer, Edwin Hawkins, dies at 74

Award-winning gospel singer Edwin Hawkins, best known for a hit arrangement of “Oh Happy Day,” has died at the age of 74. Credited with being one of the founders of modern gospel music, Hawkins died Monday at his California home after battling pancreatic cancer, US media reported, quoting the artist’s publicist, Bill Carpenter. “Oh Happy…

Benue killings: Charlyboy blasts Buhari over silence, absence at burial

  Popular musician-turned-activist, Chukwuemeka Charles Oputa, popularly known as CharlyBoy, has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for not declaring Fulani herdsmen a terrorist group. Charly boy, questioned the absence of a government representative at the mass burial of 73 Nigerians massacred by Fulani herdsmen. The convener of OurMumuDonDo movement wondered if the President’s silence could be…