Today in #TheLagosReview

Burna Boy Gives Sneakpeek off his Upcoming Album, “Twice As Tall”

A while ago, Burna Boy revealed the title and month of release of his 4th studio album titled, “Twice As all.”

The upcoming album, which was inspired by his music mother, Angelique Kidjo is billed to be released sometime in July 2020.

To further whet our appetite, Burna Boy took to his Instalive to give us an amazing first listen to one of the tracks in his upcoming album “Level Up”.

We can’t wait.

Common guys it’s April Fools Day!

This should go down as the lamest April Fools day in history.

And trust us, we’ve seen quite a lot of lame ones.

There is a shortage of the usual bland ‘new month’ messaging that clogs our WhatsApp, no attempts to try and roll out an April Fools scam and worst of all, no brand willing to reel out any PR giveaway or discount on April Fools Day.
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Why?
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They are not sure if covid would approve.(notice how I stripped it off its power by starting its name in lowercase ‘c’?) .

The damned virus is slowly drowning our spirit and that should be the last frontier it should conquer.

So guys, we know it doesn’t look like there’s cause to be happy and all, but we should make an attempt to find joy in the littlest things; like a brand new month and another April Fools Day.

So Happy New Month to everyone who’s still fighting.

We will overcome.

Trust me, we will.

If that wasn’t the case, the world would have ended in 1918.

Governments are urging citizens to refrain from making corona virus April Fools’ day jokes.

Officials around the world urged citizens this week to refrain from spreading coronavirus hoaxes on April 1, warning that the pandemic is no laughing matter and that misinformation about it could put lives at risk.

“It’s against the law to fake having COVID-19 this April Fools’ Day,” the Thai government warned on Twitter.

In Taiwan and India, officials similarly threatened legal action against anyone found to spread misleading information about the virus. But not everyone heeded such calls.

Brymo Releases Brand new Album Titled, “Yellow”

We warned you it was coming.

Brymo has once again proven himself to be a master of the music craft with the release of his brand new album titled “Yellow“.

This comes after his last body of work in 2017 titled, “Oso” and the result is a masterpiece that we all can’t stop talking about.

The album features 15 fire track including the video for “Strippers + White Lines“.

Review in a bit.

Glamour SA’s April Cover Star is the Powerhouse & Businesswoman Connie Ferguson

Glamour SA’s April 2020 cover star is actress and producer is Connie Ferguson.

The Botswana actress and producer looked stunning in the cover shot, and in the interview she opened up mental health and insecurities about her body.

Speaking about “The Body + Mind Issue”, Editor-in-Chief Nontando Mposo says:

We love Connie Ferguson, the powerhouse and businesswoman, and have watched her journey from darling Karabo in Generations to Rockville to hardcore gun toting and ruthless Queen, to running a production house. Connie has always been a trailblazer and as GLAMOUR we are super excited she is gracing our Mind & Body issue.

Connie looks fierce, daring and like a powerhouse that she is. In her interview, she opens up with us on her life , mental health, her body insecurities and family life. Connie, like you have never seen her before!!!!

PRESIDENT BUHARI MOURNS PHEBEAN OGUNDIPE, AUTHOR OF BRIGHTER GRAMMAR

President Muhammadu Buhari joins the family of Ogundipe to mourn Phebean Ogundipe, the author of legendary English textbook, Brighter Grammar and co-author of Practical English, who died at the age of 92.

President Buhari extends heartfelt commiserations to Ogundipe’s family, friends, the academia, former students of the educationist and indeed all Nigerians, who drank from the fountain of knowledge of the endowed English teacher.

The President believes that Ogundipe’s life was defined by her passion for education and uncommon dedication to serve others; stressing that her legacy will live on.

He affirms that as a gifted child who meritoriously earned a full scholarship for her secondary education, Ogundipe’s exceptional career as a civil servant in the Federal Ministry of Education, an English teacher in different schools, Deputy Chief Federal Adviser on Education, and acting director in the Federal Ministry, among others, left an indelible mark in the nation’s education sector, particularly the teaching and learning of English language.

As a recipient of the National Honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) and other numerous awards for her works on education, the President avers that the Ogundipe will be fondly remembered and honoured for the various roles and responsibilities in facilitating teaching, learning, assessment, research, curriculum development, and policy in the nation’s educational system.

President Buhari prays God almighty to grant the soul of the departed eternal rest and comfort all who mourn.

Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to the President

April 1, 2020

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