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Prince Harry Confirms Relationship With “Suits” Actor Meghan Markle, In Official Statement.

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In a statement issued by Kensington Palace, the 32-year-old Prince formally confirmed his relationship with Meghan Markle and also responded to “racist and sexist” abuse faced by his new girlfriend, making an emotional appeal for the press to leave them alone.

Meghan Markle was born and raised in Los Angeles. She married her ex, Trevor Engelson on September 10, 2011, after dating since 2004. They couple split in May 2013. Markle is of mixed race, her father is Causasian and mother, an African-American.

Read the satement by Kensington Palace below..

“Since he was young, Prince Harry has been very aware of the warmth that has been extended to him by members of the public, He feels lucky to have so many people supporting him and knows what a fortunate and privileged life he leads.

He is also aware that there is significant curiosity about his private life. He has never been comfortable with this, but he has tried to develop a thick skin about the level of media interest that comes with it. He has rarely taken formal action on the very regular publication of fictional stories that are written about him and he has worked hard to develop a professional relationship with the media, focused on his work and the issues he cares about.

But the past week has seen a line crossed. His girlfriend, Meghan Markle, has been subject to a wave of abuse and harassment. Some of this has been very public – the smear on the front page of a national newspaper; the racial undertones of comment pieces; and the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web article comments. Some of it has been hidden from the public – the nightly legal battles to keep defamatory stories out of papers; her mother having to struggle past photographers in order to get to her front door; the attempts of reporters and photographers to gain illegal entry to her home and the calls to police that followed; the substantial bribes offered by papers to her ex-boyfriend; the bombardment of nearly every friend, co-worker, and loved one in her life.

Prince Harry is worried about Ms. Markle’s safety and is deeply disappointed that he has not been able to protect her. It is not right that a few months into a relationship with him that Ms. Markle should be subjected to such a storm. He knows commentators will say this is ‘the price she has to pay’ and that ‘this is all part of the game’. He strongly disagrees. This is not a game – it is her life and his.

He has asked for this statement to be issued in the hopes that those in the press who have been driving this story can pause and reflect before any further damage is done. He knows that it is unusual to issue a statement like this, but hopes that fair-minded people will understand why he has felt it necessary to speak publicly”

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Burna Boy, Asake, Ayra Starr, Seyi Vibez, Tems Nominated For 2024 BET Awards

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2024 BET Awards: See Nominated Nigerian Artists | fab.ng

It’s a banner year for Nigerian music at the 2024 BET Awards. The nominations list is brimming with talented Nigerian artists. Leading the pack is rising star Ayra Starr. She racked up three nominations, running for Best New Artist, Best African Act, and Best HER for her smash hit “Comma.”

Burna Boy grabbed nominations in both the Best R&B/Pop Act and Best Hip Hop Act categories. Tems, another powerhouse vocalist, is a double nominee as well. Thanks to her work as a director for “Best Video Director” and her gospel-infused track “Me & U” in the “Best Gospel/Inspirational Song” category.

Also, collaborations are also being celebrated. Davido and Lojay earned a joint nomination for the Viewers Choice Award for their appearance on Chris Brown’s song “Sensational.” Fresh faces are getting their due too. Asake landed a nomination for Best International Act. Seyi Vibez got the nod for Viewers Choice Best International New Act.

This abundance of Nigerian nominees is a proof to the global impact of the country’s music industry. Be sure to tune in to the 2024 BET Awards to see who takes home the coveted trophies!

See full list of 2024 BET Awards nominations below:

  • Chris Brown – ’11:11′
  • Gunna – ‘A Gift & A Curse’
  • 21 Savage – ‘American Dream’
  • Usher – ‘Coming Home’
  • Drake – ‘For All the Dogs (Scary Hours Edition)’
  • Victoria Monét – ‘Jaguar II’          
  • Killer Mike – ‘Michael’
  • Nicki Minaj – ‘Pink Friday 2’
  • Beyoncé
  • Coco Jones
  • Doja Cat
  • H.E.R.
  • Muni Long
  • SZA
  • Tyla
  • Victoria Monét
  • Brent Faiyaz
  • Bryson Tiller
  • Burna Boy
  • Chris Brown
  • Drake
  • Fridayy
  • October London
  • Usher
  • ¥$, Ye, Ty Dolla $ign
  • 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
  • 41
  • Blxst & Bino Rideaux
  • City Girls
  • Flo
  • Maverick City Music
  • Wanmor

  • Lil Durk feat. J. Cole – ‘All My Life’
  • Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar, – ‘America Has a Problem (Remix)’
  • Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice (With Aqua) – ‘Barbie World’
  • Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Bongos’
  •  ¥$, Ye, Ty Dolla $ign feat. Rich The Kid, Playboi Carti – ‘Carnival’
  • Lola Brooke feat. Latto & Yung Miami – ‘Don’t Play With It (Remix)’
  • Nicki Minaj feat. Lil Uzi Vert – ‘Everybody’
  • Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage – ‘Good Good’
  • Drake feat. Sexyy Red & SZA – ‘Rich Baby Daddy’
  • Cardi B
  • Doja Cat
  • GloRilla
  • Ice Spice
  • Latto
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Sexyy Red

  • 21 Savage
  • Burna Boy
  • Drake
  • Future
  • Gunna
  • J. Cole
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Lil Wayne
  • 41
  • 4Batz
  • Ayra Starr
  • Bossman Dlow
  • Fridayy
  • October London
  • Sexyy Red
  • Tyla
  • Doja Cat – ‘Agora Hills’
  • Lil Durk feat J. Cole – ‘All My Life’
  • Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice (With Aqua) – ‘Barbie World’
  • Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Bongos’
  • Drake feat. J. Cole – ‘First Person Shooter’
  • Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage – ‘Good Good’
  • Victoria Monét – ‘On My Mama’
  • Drake feat. Sexyy Red & SZA – ‘Rich Baby Daddy’
  • Benny Boom
  • Child.
  • Cole Bennett
  • Dave Meyers
  • Janelle Monáe & Alan Ferguson
  • Offset
  • Tems
  • Tyler, The Creator
  • Shirley Caesar – ‘Award All of the Glory’
  • Kirk Franklin – ‘All Things’
  • Halle Bailey – ‘Angel’
  • CeCe Winans – ‘Come Jesus Come’
  • Erica Campbell – ‘Do You Believe in Love?’
  • Maverick City Music, Naomi Raine & Chandler Moore – ‘God Problems’
  • Tems – ‘Me & U’
  • Kirk Franklin – ‘Try Love’
  • Doja Cat – ‘Agora Hills’   
  • Lil Durk feat. J. Cole – ‘All My Life’
  • Gunna – ‘Fukumean’        
  • Jack Harlow – ‘Lovin on Me’
  • Muni Long – ‘Made for Me’          
  • Victoria Monét – ‘On My Mama’        
  • Drake feat. Sexyy Red & SZA – ‘Rich Baby Daddy’
  • Chris Brown feat. Davido & Lojay – ‘Sensational’  
  • Beyoncé – ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’   
  • Tyla – ‘Water’
  • Asake (Africa)
  • Aya Nakamura (France)
  • Ayra Starr (Africa)
  • Bk’ (Brazil)
  • Cleo Sol (UK)
  • Focalistic (Africa)
  • Karol Conká (Brazil)
  • Raye (UK)
  • Tiakola (France)
  • Tyla (Africa)
  • Bellah (UK)
  • Cristale (UK)
  • Duquesa (Brazil)
  • Holly G (France)
  • Jungeli (France)
  • Makhadzi (Africa)
  • Oruam (Brazil)
  • Seyi Vibez (Africa)
  • Tyler Icu (Africa)
  • Beyoncé – ’16 Carriages’
  • Nicki Minaj feat. Tasha Cobbs Leonard – ‘Blessings’
  • Ayra Starr – ‘Commas’
  • Flo feat. Missy Elliott  ‘Fly Girl’
  • Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Hiss’
  • Victoria Monét – ‘On My Mama’
  • SZA – ‘Saturn’
  • GloRilla – ‘Yeah Glo!’
  • American Fiction
  • Bob Marley: One Love
  • Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé
  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
  • The Book of Clarence
  • The Color Purple
  • The Equalizer 3
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Anthony Mackie
  • Colman Domingo
  • Damson Idris
  • Denzel Washington
  • Donald Glover
  • Idris Elba
  • Jeffrey Wright
  • Lakeith Stanfield
  • Angela Bassett
  • Ayo Edebiri
  • Coco Jones
  • Danielle Brooks
  • Fantasia
  • Halle Bailey
  • Issa Rae
  • Regina King
  • Akira Akbar
  • Blue Ivy Carter
  • Demi Singleton
  • Heiress Diana Harris
  • Jabria McCullum
  • Jalyn Hall
  • Leah Jeffries
  • Van Van
  • A’ja Wilson
  • Angel Reese
  • Coco Gauff
  • Flau’jae Johnson
  • Juju Watkins
  • Naomi Osaka
  • Sha’carri Richardson
  • Simone Biles
  • Anthony Edwards
  • Gervonta Davis
  • Jalen Brunson
  • Jalen Hurts
  • Kyrie Irving
  • Lebron James
  • Patrick Mahomes
  • Stephen Curry

Check out more updates here.

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Davido Says He Didn’t Sack His Long-Time Lawyer Over Embezzlement

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Davido says he didn't sack Bobo over embezzlement | Fab.ng

Afrobeat music star Davido shut down rumours online that he fired his longtime lawyer, Bobo Ajudua, over missing money.

Davido himself took to his Instagram story on Thursday, May 16th, 2024, to clear the air. He confirmed that he and Ajudua are no longer working together but insisted there was no embezzlement involved. He urged people to ignore the rumours.

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“I’ll Pick Any Marvel Series” – Ruby Akubueze

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Ruby Akubueze wants to feature in a Marvel project | fab.ng
Ruby Akubueze, a Nollywood actress, aspires to be part of any Marvel Studios project under Disney Entertainment. She gained recognition for her role as Frances in the television series MTV Shuga. It explores the experiences of young individuals dealing with love, desire, and the complexities of maturing.

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