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Lemi Ghariokwu

Lemi Ghariokwu: Most Nigeria’s contemporary music evasive of societal realities

A veteran artist, Lemi Ghariokwu, has condemned the lyrical contents of most Nigerian music which he says are very evasive of the realities in our society.
Annie Idibia

Annie Idibia loses father to cancer

Annie Idibia, wife of Nigerian music legend c on Wednesday announced the death of her father, Macaulay as a result of an unsuccessful battle with cancer.
Sabrina, Davido and Idris Elba

Davido delivers surprise performance at Idris Elba’s wedding

Nigerian music star, Davido, made a surprise and thrilling performance at Hollywood actor Idris Elba’s secret wedding to Sabrina Dhowre.
Amnesty International

Amnesty International, others demand justice over police killing in Lagos

Civil society organisations and prominent Nigerians have condemned the killing of a Nigerian, Kolade Johnson, in Lagos and demanded prosecution of the police officers involved in the incident.
Innocent Tuface Idibia

Tuface Idibia bags OAU’s honorary fellow award

Nigerian music icon Innocent Idibia aka 2Face has been conferred with the award of the Fellow of the school of music by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.

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.
Burna Boy

Burna Boy tackles Coachella over poster font size

Burna Boy, Afro-fusion star, has expressed his displeasure over the font size his name was written in on the Coachella poster.
Banky W

Banky W to auction car for charity after being trolled

Nigerian Music star, Olubankole Wellington, a.k.a Banky W says his nine-year old Range Rover Sports will be auctioned for charity.

Davido wants N30 million wristwatch for birthday

Award-winning Nigerian music superstar David Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, wants a N30 million worth Patek Philipe wristwatch for his forthcoming birthday.

NICO establishes cultural clubs in schools

The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) says it has established cultural clubs in schools across the country as part of its catch-them-young initiative.
Falz – Child Of The World

Nigerians applaud singer Falz over sexual violence video

Nigerians and the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) have lauded singer, Folarin Falana a.k.a Falz for addressing sexual violence in his latest music video.
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Emmanuel Macron to visit Fela Kuti’s nightclub in Lagos

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.

Davido, Wizkid top list of nominees for 2018 Headies Award

Iconic Nigerian singers Davido, Wizkid, Simi and Olamide top list of nominees for the 2018 Headies Award, a ceremony that recognises outstanding achievement in the Nigerian music industry.

2Shotz: I was never appreciated in Nigeria

Reacting to reports that he has dumped music for photography, he said, “I am now a photographer and filmmaker. This is as much as you can get. I am not interested in attaining stardom again and I don’t care about it.”

Wizkid, Olamide hint on musical collaboration

Nigerian music stars, Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid and Olamide Adedeji aka Baddo, on Wednesday, hinted of possible musical collaborations.

Nigerian music, movies make waves in Sierra Leone

Nigerian Music and Noollywood movies are currently making waves in Sierra Leone’s entertainment industry, especially in Freetown, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has revealed.
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Video: Davido falls on stage in Kigali

The concert is being organised by Sony Music, the global music label to which the ”FIA” crooner is signed, and Positive Productions, a local Events company.

Omotola Jalade: I wanted to make rock music on my first album

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Nollywood star, says her most preferred music genre is soft rock.

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A group of six non-governmental organisations under the agies of Northeast Women and Youth Initiative for Good Governance (NEWYIGG) has flayed the adoption of a sole candidate for the speakership seat of the House of Representatives by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Bayelsa guber: Ijaw elders warn against electoral violence

Ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, the Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) and other stakeholders have warned against electoral violence.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ahmad Lawan: APC’s 2023 presidential ticket belongs to South West

Organising Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa state chapter, Ahmad Lawan, has declared that South west will produce the next president on the platform of the party in 2023.
Mustapha Audu

Kogi guber: Abubakar Audu’s son set to dump YPP for APC

Barely two months after declaring his intention to contest for Kogi state governorship election on the platform of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), son of late Prince Abubakar Audu, Mona Mustapha, may have concluded plan to dump the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has inaugurated 84 units of two-bedroom flat housing for the Nigerian Army at the Wellington Bassey Barracks, 6 Amphibious Battalion, Ibagwa.

Governor Emmanuel inaugurates 84-unit army housing estate

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has inaugurated 84 units of two-bedroom flat housing for the Nigerian Army at the Wellington Bassey Barracks, 6 Amphibious Battalion, Ibagwa.