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Broadway Actress Royana Black Dies At 47

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Hollywood actress, Royana Black, who starred in Broadway’s Brighton Beach Memoirs, is dead.

Black died at the age of 47 in Los Angeles after battling with Myeloid Leukemia.

Her family announced her death on Tuesday, July 28, describing her death as a sudden one.

“We are shocked by the outpouring of support from friends and fans.

“Royana Black had an infectious smile and laugh which could light even the the darkest of days. She was a beautiful person inside and out. She was truly an angel on earth,” the statement read in part.

Black grew up in New York state and, at age 10, she played Laurie, the cousin of main character Eugene, in Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs” on Broadway, Deadline noted.

Royana worked alongside Matthew Broderick on the Broadway play and held the role for 10 years.

A few years later she landed the teen daughter role of Miranda Marshak on “Raising Miranda,” in which her character and on-screen father (James Naughton) learn to cope after her mother leaves them.

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PHOTOS: Regina Daniels And Husband, Ned Nwoko, Finally Reveal Their Son’s Face

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Regina Daniels and her billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko, have finally revealed their son, Munir’s face. The couple welcomed their first child together in June this year.

In a video shared on her YouTube page, the couple spoke about their adorable son and who he looks like.

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Naira Marley Pleads Guilty In Court, Fined N100K

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The Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court, Oshodi has fined singer Afeez Fashola and his manager N100, 000 for flouting the ban on interstate travels in June this year.

The singer and his manager had on June 8 this year, travelled from Lagos to Abuja and back to Lagos for a drive-through concert in Abuja. He was arraigned before the court by the state police command today August 6.

A statement from the spokesperson of the state police command, Bala Elkana, said Naira Marley was arraigned alongside his Manager Seyi Awouga on a one-count charge of ”breach of the cessation of movement and interstates travel order made by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under Regulation 4(i) of the Lagos State Infectious Disease Emergency Prevention) Regulation No 2 of 2020 and committed an offence punishable under Section 58 Public Health Law, Ch. P16, Laws of Lagos State 2015”

When the charge was read to them, Naira Marley and his manager pleaded guilty and were awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each by the presiding Magistrate.

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JUST IN: Naira Marley Docked Over Abuja Concert

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Music superstar Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, has been taken to the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja.

The police filed charges against him for violating COVID-19 directives banning interstate travels put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Naira Marley flew in a chartered plane meant for a Lagos Judge to the Federal Capital Territory for a concert on Saturday, July 13.

The concert at the Jabi Lake Mall elicited public outcries with many who attended breaking protocols at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.

It was gathered Naira Marley’s arrest was based on orders of The Inspector-General of Police.

Lagos Police spokesman Bala Elkana confirmed the appearance of Naira Marley in court.

He said the musician presented himself at the Command Headquarters on Thursday.

“We are in court as we speak. He will be arraigned for violating the interstate travel order. That is the aspect that concerns Lagos State,” he clarified.

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