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Renowned Nigerian drummer Tony Allen is dead.

Seun Kuti pays tribute Fela’s drummer Tony Allen

Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti has penned down a tribute to his father, Fela Kuti’s late drummer and co-founder of Afrobeats, Tony Allen, who died on Friday, 30th, April 2020.
Eedris AbdulKareem

Eedris Abdulkareem: Why Burna Boy needs to apologize

Veteran Nigerian music act, Eedris AbdulKareem, has accused Grammy-nominated artiste Burna Boy of “stealing” Fela’s song and “stealing” from Afrobeats to make his career without giving credits.
Benson Idonije, former manager to Afroabeat legend, Fela Anikulapo and Burna Boy’s grandfather has said Burna Boy’s Grammy Awards loss, was not the end of the road for the Afropop sensation.

Burna Boy’s grandfather reacts to Grammy loss

Benson Idonije, former manager to Afroabeat legend, Fela Anikulapo, and Burna Boy’s grandfather has said Burna Boy’s Grammy Awards loss, was not the end of the road for the Afropop sensation.
Naomi Campbell has written an open letter to the organizers of Grammy Awards after Burna Boy’s loss to Angelique Kidjo at the 2020 edition of the awards.

Naomi Campbell writes Grammy organisers over Afrobeats

Naomi Campbell has written an open letter to the organizers of Grammy Awards after Burna Boy’s loss to Angelique Kidjo at the 2020 edition of the awards.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Burna Boy makes New York Times list of 2019 best songs

This year (2019) is arguably one of the best years for Nigerian Afrobeats musician, Burna Boy, who has made it to the New York Times’ list of Best Songs in 2019 as his song ‘Anybody’ made its way to Number three on ‘The 54 Best Songs of 2019’.
Florence Otedola, popularly called DJ Cuppy, the daughter of billionaire Femi Otedola, rung the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Tuesday.

DJ Cuppy rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange

Florence Otedola, popularly called DJ Cuppy, the daughter of billionaire Femi Otedola, rung the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Tuesday.

Davido becomes first Nigerian artiste to hit 10 million followers on Instagram

Davido, popular Afrobeats artiste born David Adedeji Adeleke, has become the first Nigerian artistes to hit 10 million followers on Instagram.

Grammy: Seun Kuti delivers thrilling performance

Afrobeats artist Seun Kuti pulled a thrilling performance at the premiere ceremony of the 61st Grammy Awards.
Don Jazzy

Mavin Records attracts multi-million dollar investment

Mavin Records founded by a renowned musician, Michael Collins Ajereh a.k.a Don Jazzy, on Wednesday, announced a multi-million dollar equity investment, global strategic partnership deal with Kupanda Holdings.
Lord of Ajasa

Rapper Lord of Ajasa solicits funds to undergo surgery

Nigerian rapper Olusegun Osaniyi, popularly known as Lord of Ajasa, is critically ill and needs funds to undergo an urgent peptic ulcer operation.
Ice Prince

Ice Prince: You can’t compare any South African rapper with Ycee, Yung6ix

Ice Prince says he does not agree that South African hip hop artistes are more talented than their Nigerian counterparts.
Nigerian star Seyi Shay

Seyi Shay: Meek Mill, Ludacris were blown away by my new project

Seyi Shay says American rappers, Meek Mill and Ludacris, were “blown away” when they listened to her new album project in Atlanta, US.
Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage chronicles music journey in British Vogue feature

Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage has been featured in the December edition of British Vogue.
Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage: Women identify with my music

Tiwa Savage, Nigeria singer-songwriter, says women identify with her music and she uses that to her advantage.
Ciara

American singer Ciara announces collaboration with Tekno

Ciara, an American R&B/pop singer, has announced that her new single ‘Freak Me’ will feature Nigerian superstar, Tekno.
Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti thrills New Yorkers with electrifying performance

Afrobeats musician Femi Kuti pulled off an electrifying show with his band ‘The Positive Force’ at the Central Park, New York on Sunday.

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.
Popular Nigerian singer, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, known by his stage name D’banj, has lost his 1 year old son Daniel III

Police: D’Banj, wife to explain son’s death

The Nigeria Police on Monday directed the Afrobeats star, Oladapo Olabanji, “D’banj’’, to make a formal report on the circumstances that led to the death of his son.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.