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Davido pays tribute to late pal at London Music Festival

Nigerian singer David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido has paid tribute to his late friend, disc jockey, DJ Olu, at the 2018 Wireless Music Festival/Concert in London.

Sosoliso plane crash survivor to drop debut album

Okwuchi, is one of the two survivors in the Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash on December 10, 2005 that claimed 107 lives, 60 of which were her school mates from Loyola Jesuit College.

Falz: I expected controversy over hijab-wearing girls in my video

Taking a cue from American musician Childish Gambino, the Nigerian artiste/actor addressed a number of topical Nigerian issues in the video, one of which is the Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction.
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Yemi Alade, Femi Kuti to perform as Macron visits Afrika Shrine

Yemi Alade and Femi Kuti will perform on Tuesday when French President Emmanuel Macron pays a visit to the New Afrika Shrine.
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Adekunle Gold celebrates African royalty in sold out London show

Alternative Afropop singer Adekunle Gold celebrated rich African culture in his sold out solo concert at the Indigo O2 in London.
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Drake’s Scorpion album breaks streaming records

Drake has smashed streaming records with his new album “Scorpion,” with Apple Music and Spotify both reporting unprecedented listenership in its first day in 92 countries.
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Drake hails Wizkid, Tekno for inspiring his new album

Hours after releasing his fifth studio album, Drake has hailed Nigerian singers Wizkid and Tekno for inspiring the new project.

Michael Jackson returns posthumously on Drake album

Michael Jackson returned posthumously Friday with new music as the late King of Pop starred on the new album by Drake.
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Niniola loses BET viewer’s choice award to South Africa’s Sjava

Nigerian singer-songwriter, Niniola Apata, lost out to South African recording artiste, Sjava, at the BET Awards on Sunday.

Davido named best international act at BET Awards

Davido on Sunday won the 2018 BET award for best international act.
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D’banj reveals Mo’Hits reunion tour will begin after World Cup

During the radio interview, D’banj also said his CREAM Platform has collaborated with Access and Diamond banks and would soon work with GTBank.

Beyonce and Jay-Z release surprise album ‘Everything Is Love’

Beyoncé and husband, Jay-Z, have released a surprise joint album called ‘Everything is Love’.

Falz: MURIC threat of legal action baseless

Nigerian rapper Folarin Falana, popularly called Falz, who has been in the news over controversies surrounding his video ‘This is Nigeria’, has finally reacted to the threat by the Muslim Right Concern (MURIC).

Davido to perform at Jay-Z’s “Made in America‘’ Music Festival

Popular Nigerian artist David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has been listed among the performers for the 2018 “Made in America‘’ Music Festival.

Falz: I didn’t foresee the responses to ‘This is Nigeria’ video

Popular rapper, Folarin Falana, aka Falz the Bahd Guy, has said that he did not foresee the magnitude of the responses to his latest video, This is Nigeria, saying the rejoinders have really encouraged him to continue the trend.

Court awards N5 million against Clarence Peters for piracy

A Federal High Court in Lagos has awarded N5 million against famous music video producer, Clarence Peters, for piracy.

Tekno signs deal with Universal Music Group, Island Records

Nigerian singer and Triple MG lead act, Augustine Miles Kelechi, popularly known as Tekno, has signed a distribution deal with Universal Music Group Nigeria (UMGN) and Island Records.

Video: Rapper Falz fires up the internet with ‘This is Nigeria’

With nearly three million YouTube views in less than a week and an avalanche of reactions on social media, rapper Falz’s This is Nigeria has touched a nerve about the nation’s problems.

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Neymar says he is victim of ‘double standards’ for club and country

Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.

Sokoto immunises 200 children of victims of bandits’ attack

No fewer than 200 children of victims of bandits’ attack in Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State have been immunised against polio.

Napoli confirm interest in Manchester United’s Matteo Darmian

Manchester United's Matteo Darmian is one of a number of full-back options Napoli are considering moving for this summer, confirmed the club's president Aurelio De Laurentiis.

Kawu Baraje: We will leave APC with or without Senator Saraki

The former Chairman of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has said that members of the party and the supporters of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, have decoded to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with or without the senate president, even as he described the juicy appointments being offered them by the presidency as an embarrassment.