Music

Kendrick Lamar wins big at MTV Video Music Awards

Kendrick Lamar was the biggest winner of Sunday night at the 2017 MTV VMAs, where he took six of the eight categories he was nominated in.

Rapper Olamide salutes fan over latest video

Award winning rapper, Olamide Adedeje, also known as `Olamide Baddo’ has appreciated his fans for the one million views of his latest and controversial music video ‘WO’ on YouTube.

Taylor Swift underlines Reputation with new album

Taylor Swift has announced her new album, Reputation, which will be released later this year.

NBC denies banning Olamide, Davido, 9ice songs

Controversy on Tuesday surrounded an alleged ban on songs of three Nigerian musicians by the National Broadcasting Commission.

No intention of promoting tobacco with ‘Wo’ – Olamide

YBNL boss Olamide whose latest song Wo was banned and tagged not fit for broadcast has reacted to the news.

NBC bans songs by Olamide, Davido, 9ice

The National Broadcasting Corporation has banned five Nigerian songs having tagged them as “Not to be Broadcasted.”

Foo Fighters follow ‘Adele’ blueprint on return

Grunge veterans the Foo Fighters are channelling their inner Rick Astley with a bold new record the American rockers describe as their "weirdest" yet.

Rapper Olamide at risk jail term for ‘Wo’ video

Olamide Adedeji, indigenous rapper, may be at risk of a N3 million fine and one-year jail term for promoting the use of tobacco in his recently released video, Wo.

Promote peace with your lyrics – Gyang tells artistes

As part of efforts towards ensuring peaceful co-existence among Nigerians, a Jos-based musician, Jeremiah Gyang, has called on his colleagues to promote peace with their songs.

Bieber drops new song, still wants to be ‘Friends’

Justin Bieber may have canceled a world tour, been banned from China and issued a recent confessional, but he still wants to be friends, if his new song is anything to go by.

Bruno Mars donates $1m to Flint water crisis victims

Bruno Mars has pledged to donate $1 million from a concert in Michigan to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis.

I’m part of Wizkid’s history – Samklef

Music producer/artiste Samklef, whose real name is Samuel Oguachuba, says he will always be mentioned whenever the story of Wizkid’s rise is being told.

‘Despacito’ becomes most viewed video on Youtube

The music video for the No. 1 hit song “Despacito” has a new record — it’s become the most popular clip on YouTube of all-time with more than three billion views.

Okoroji slams PMAN for disparaging minister over alleged plagiarism

Tony Okoroji has berated the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) for disparaging Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, over the recently held Creative Industry Summit in Lagos.

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BPE receives five bids for Yola DisCo, Afam GenCo

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has received five bids and proposals for the acquisition of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) and Afam Electricity Generation Company (Afam Power Plc & Afam Three Fast Power Limited) by prospective core-investors.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Osun elections: 2,500 voters expected to take part in supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun says 2,500 registered voters are expected to take part in the supplementary election for Oriade Constituency in Osun State Assembly on March 23.
Imane Fadil

Foul play suspected in death of witness in ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi’s sex trial

Italian authorities are treating the death of Imane Fadil, a Moroccan model who was a witness in former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s “bunga bunga” trial, as a potential murder case.

Nasarawa Assembly minority leader defects to APC

The minority leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Peter Mbucho (PDP-Akwanga North) on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Callum Hudson-Odoi

UEFA investigates alleged racial abuse of Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi

UEFA is investigating alleged racial abuse of Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi in Chelsea's Europa League tie at Dynamo Kiev on Thursday.