Music

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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Controller: Our prisons are overcrowded

Ndubuisi Ogbodo, Controller of Prisons, Enugu State Command, has expressed worries over the level of overcrowding in prisons across the country.
Argentina pulled off an unprecedented women’s World Cup fightback from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Scotland on Wednesday, but it will be the video assistant referee’s decision to award a stoppage-time penalty retake that will remain in memory.

VAR under fire as Argentina beats Scotland

Argentina pulled off an unprecedented women’s World Cup fightback from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Scotland on Wednesday, but it will be the video assistant referee’s decision to award a stoppage-time penalty retake that will remain in memory.

ACFON: Emanuel Amuneke’s Tanzania team will not be cheap – Djamel Belmadi

Former international Emmanuel Amuneke’s Taifa Stars may be debutants to the Nations cup but they will not be cheap to handle. That was the submission of Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Nigerian governors move to tackle insecurity

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it will soon set up a security committee at the National Economic Council (NEC) level as part of its commitment to curb insecurity in the country.
Rivers United’s Stanley Eguma has stated that his trip to Lagos for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Championship Playoffs was not wasted, after he masterminded his team’s 3-0 win over Akwa United in the Federation Cup Round of 32.

Rivers United’s Stanley Eguma credits Akwa United rout on his Super Six scouting trip

Rivers United’s Stanley Eguma has stated that his trip to Lagos for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Championship Playoffs was not wasted, after he masterminded his team’s 3-0 win over Akwa United in the Federation Cup Round of 32.