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Spotify’s always billed itself as a platform for creators, so today, it announced that it’s going to help artists in need.

Spotify to let artists link out to personal donation pages

Spotify’s always billed itself as a platform for creators, so today, it announced that it’s going to help artists in need. The company will allow creators to link out to donation pages, whether it’s their own, a friend’s, or just an organization’s.
But Mr Eazi’s love of the Gunners blossomed in happier times, when there was love for the club across Nigeria. “You see when Nwankwo Kanu was at Arsenal, everybody that was living on my street were Arsenal fans,” he revealed.

Revealed: Football teams famous Nigerian musicians support

There’s huge respect between footballers and Nigerian musicians, two groups of people who shine in front of crowds. But do you know who your favourite famous Nigerian musicians support?
Torch-bearing veteran singer Zaaki Azzay has alleged that the Nigerian music industry as of today, is driven by investments from drug barons and Internet fraudsters also known as Yahoo Boys.

Zaaki Azzay: Drug barons, Yahoo boys taking over Nigerian music industry

Torch-bearing veteran singer Zaaki Azzay has alleged that the Nigerian music industry as of today, is driven by investments from drug barons and Internet fraudsters also known as Yahoo Boys.
Highlife music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, has passed on.

Lai Mohammed: Sir Victor Olaiya’s death a great loss to creative industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the death of the music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, is a great loss to the creative industry in particular and the entire country in general.
Highlife music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, has passed on.

Bimbo Esho: Victor Olaiya a living legend even after death

Bimbo Esho, Managing Director, Evergreen Musical Company, on Wednesday said that the late legendary highlife musician, Victor Olaiya, remained a living legend as his music had already immortalized him.
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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Bola Tinubu, on Saturday in Lagos graced the 80th birthday celebration of Chief Rasaq Okoya, founder of Eleganza group of companies.

VP Osinbajo, ex-President Obasanjo, Asiwaju Tinubu grace Rasaq Okoya’s 80th birthday celebration

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Bola Tinubu, on Saturday in Lagos graced the 80th birthday celebration of Chief Rasaq Okoya, founder of Eleganza group of companies.
Former president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) and popular flutist, Tee Mac Iseli, has advised the younger generation of Nigeria musicians to be open to criticisms and see it as the motivation needed to work harder.

Tee Mac: Younger musicians should learn how to accept criticism

Former president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) and popular flutist, Tee Mac Iseli, has advised the younger generation of Nigeria musicians to be open to criticisms and see it as the motivation needed to work harder.
Legendary Juju musician and evangelist, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, has admonished musicians not to see themselves as competitors, but rather as one united people, using their talents to make people happy.

Ebenezer Obey: Artistes should unite as one to make people happy

Legendary Juju musician and evangelist, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, has admonished musicians not to see themselves as competitors, but rather as one united people, using their talents to make people happy.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Organisers cancel Burna Boy’s South Africa concert over ‘threats of violence’

Organisers have cancelled two concerts that were supposed to feature Nigerian pop-star Burnaboy over “increasing threats of violence”.
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Access Bank lifts creative industry with N20 billion facility

Access Bank Plc has announced the disbursement of N20 billion loans to beneficiaries in the entertainment industry under the Creative Industry Financing Initiative (CIFI) of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The fund, which represents the first tranche of the loans, was made accessible to the borrowers in the sector.

Victor Uwaifo: You’re no musician if you can’t play musical instruments

Veteran musician Prof. Victor Uwaifo says that “good and real musicians’’ must be able to play at least three musical instruments to be classified as musicians.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Entertainers boost PDP chances in Bayelsa governorship election

A group of entertainers in Bayelsa State has declared support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri, and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, in the November 16 election.
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AFRIMA: West Africa leads with 38 percent entries

Of the 8,157 entries submitted in 2019, Western Africa led the pack with 38 percent of the total entries followed by Southern Africa with 24 percent.

Catholic archbishop calls for for chastity, condemns nudity

Archbishop Adewale Martins of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos on Thursday condemned the recent attitude where some youths promoted nudity instead of chastity in the name of

US Navy band thrills Nigerians with Fela’s ‘Water no get enemy’

A brass band of the United States (US) Naval Forces, Europe, “Topside,” captivated guests at Freedom Park, Lagos when they performed a special rendition of the late Afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s classic “Water No Get Enemy” to the delight of music lovers, who sang and danced along with the band.
Mr Marcelino Ansorena, Ambassador of Spain to Nigeria, in Abuja said that the concert was organised in commemoration of this year’s Rhonda International Guitar Festival.

Spain to strengthen cultural relations with Nigeria

The Embassy of Spain in Nigeria on Thursday night hosted the Spanish guitar musical concert aimed to strengthen ties between Spanish and the Nigerian culture.

Ex-President Jonathan, General Abdusalami, others for Peace Award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar have been nominated for the 2019 edition of the National Peace Awards (NPA).

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River suspected coronavirus case tests negative

Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.

President Buhari’s daughter rejoins family after self-isolation

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.

WHO concerned as coronavirus accelerates in Africa

With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.