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Sound Sultan gains 100K Instagram followers hours after he was announced dead

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Veteran Nigerian singer, Sound Sultan, has gained over 100 thousand followers on his verified Instagram account, hours after he was announced dead.

Earlier today, Kemi Filani News reported his sad passing. The 44 years old Jagbajantis crooner, lost it to his battle with Angioimmunoblastic T- Cell Lymphoma.

According to information making rounds, the artist who is famous for his song Mathematics had already commenced chemotherapy in one of the hospitals in USA before he passed on today, Sunday, July 11.

Before his demise, he had 1.1 million followers, and few hours after his death was announced, his followers grew to 1.2 million and has continued to increase at a high rate.

Another notable change on his account is the number of comments on his most recent post. Sound Sultan’s most recent post has gained over 18,500 comments as against the 200 comments he gets on an average on his posts.

Sound Sultan’s career in show business started in the 1990s, when he hosted shows to raise money for studio sessions.

By 1999, he had won numerous local talent-hunt shows. He released his first single “Jagbajantis” in 2000, which was a hit in Nigeria.

After independently releasing other singles and featuring in hit songs of other artists, he was signed by Kennis Music.

Sound Sultan began a working relationship with Wyclef Jean when featured alongside 2face Idibia and Faze on “Proud to be African” from Wyclef’s Welcome to Haiti: Creole 101 album.

In 2012, it was announced that Sound Sultan was made a UN Ambassador for Peace for his exemplary lifestyle and career.

In 2015, Sound Sultan released the rap single “Remember” after a long absence from the music scene.

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New moon sighted as Eid-el-Kabir is fixed (See date)

Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced that Sunday, July 11, will be the first day of Dhul-Hijja 1442AH.

This was contained in a statement on Sunday signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto.

“The Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs in Conjunction with the National Moon Sighting Committee on Saturday received reports on the sighting of the crescent of Dhul-Hijja 1442AH.

“The Sultan accepted the report and accordingly declared Sunday, July 11, as the first day of Dhul-Hijja 1442AH,” it read in part.

Dhul-Hijja is the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, in which Muslims perform the Ḥajj (Holy Pilgrimage) as...

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Linda Ikeji flaunts her legs as she rocks multi-million naira bag with floral dress

Linda Ikeji

Famous billionaire blogger, Linda Ikeji, has taken to social media to flaunt her hot legs as she rocked one of her multi-million naira Birkin Hermes back with a floral dress.

The mother of one earlier shared photos of the luxurious bags she added to her amazing expensive collections of bags.

Showing off her hot long legs, Linda urged her followers and fans to look at her as she shows off in her Sunday best, "Look at her! In her Sunday best! " She wrote.

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Kingdom Kroseide emerges Nigerian Idol season 6 winner

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Kingdom Kroseide has emerged the winner of the Nigerian Idol season 6.

This was announced at the Grand Finale which held at the Africa Magic studios on Sunday, July 11.

Kingdom battled with Francis Atela for the most-coveted title of the Nigerian Idol season 6 winner and emerged victorious.

The Organizers had in a post shared via its official Instagram account on Thursday evening revealed that the winner will walk away with a cash prize of N30 million, a brand new SUV, 6 track EP recording deal, 3 music videos included, an all-expense-paid trip to Seychelles, a weekend getaway to Dubai for 2.

The winner will also get a Bigi branded refrigerator plus 1 year of Bigi drinks, a DSTV explorer...

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