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New Afrika Shrine
Organizers of the 2019 edition of Felabration, the yearly festival in honour of the late founder of afrobeats music and socio-political activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, have said there is no registration fee to perform at Felabration.
The Manager of New Afrika Shrine, Sunday Essien, on Wednesday said that there would be performances by up-and-coming artists to mark St. Valentine’s Day.
Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.
Ben Murray-Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east, says Afrobeat progenitor Fela Kuti is more famous than any president in the history of Nigeria.
President of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, on Tuesday night, made a historic visit to the Afrika Shrine, home of the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, describing it as ‘an iconic centre for the propagation of African culture, strength and music’.
Femi Kuti, Afrobeat musician and son of music legend Fela Kuti, thrilled French President Emmanuel Macron and guests alongside dancehall singer Yemi Alade at the New Afrika Shrine on Tuesday.
Some Nigerians have taken to Twitter to share fond memories of Afrobeat legend, late Fela Anikulapo Kuti following the historic visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to the New Afrika Shrine.
French leader Emmanuel Macron on Monday paid a courtesy visit to his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari. Macron had talks with President Buhari on security and terrorism.
Yemi Alade and Femi Kuti will perform on Tuesday when French President Emmanuel Macron pays a visit to the New Afrika Shrine.
French leader Emmanuel Macron will on Tuesday visit a nightclub founded by Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, becoming the first “real president” to enter a venue synonymous with marijuana smoke, sexy backup dancers and protest music.
He said, though Fela was no more, it was gratifying that he was still alive in his music and in the music of Femi, Seun and other artists who had followed his style of music, assuring that the unveiled statue would be the first of many to celebrate the Afrobeat icon.
Fidelity Bank Plc has given out N2.8 million to seven of its customers in Makurdi as reward for saving under its Fidelity Savings Loyalty Scheme.
The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have sanctioned and blacklisted more companies and consultants operating in Nigeria for various breaches of their contracting processes considered fraudulent and corrupt.
The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.
The poor and slow pace of oil and gas investments in the Niger Delta has been traced to corruption and conflicts in the region.
The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has cautioned journalists, especially those in the print media, against sensationalising reports “just to make sales”.
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has no concerns over back-up goalkeeper Adrian despite his error against Southampton, with it pointed out that even Alisson has made mistakes.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and othe related offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed findings from its preliminary investigation of allegations of money laundering and diversion of public funds against the immediate governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Abubakar Yari.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara says the state is now peaceful as the peace initiative of the state government with the efforts and cooperation of the Nigerian Army is yielding a positive result.
Hong Kong’s government on Thursday announced an economic support package worth 2.44 billion dollars (HK$19.1 billion) as escalating political protests and the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial centre.
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Friday, froze six separate bank accounts that were linked to the former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Yari, following an ex-parte motion that was filed by the Federal Government.