Music

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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PSN endorses “tiered accreditation” to control drugs sale

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, has endorsed a proposed “tiered accreditation system” to control the flow and sale of medicines by patent and proprietary medicine vendors.
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Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has prioritised a move to Serie A side Roma, according to agent Alessandro Lucci.

Kenyan players jailed 15 years for gang rape

A Kenyan court on Friday sentenced two rugby players to 15 years in prison for the gang rape of a female singer at a birthday party last year.
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Oyo government to partner NDE on youth empowerment schemes – governor

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has stated that his administration will partner with the National Directorate of Employment to take youths of the state out of poverty.