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Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke a.k.a. Davido, is to perform at the 11th Roots Picnic headlining the 20th Anniversary celebration of The Root’s classic album, `Things Fall Apart’ on June 1 in Philadelphia.
Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations’ list of global cultural treasures.
A popular entertainer, Bisi Olatilo, and some others on Monday expressed shock about the death of Ras Kimono’s wife, Efemena Okedi, which occurred on Sunday.
Okiemute Ighorodje, the winner of MTN Project Fame West Africa, Season 9, has decried the glorification of Afro pop to the detriment of other genres of music.
Orits Williki, a close friend of the late Ras Kimono, says the Reggae star was happy in his final hours.
Aralola Olumuyiwa, the talking drummer, “Gangan’’, on Monday said that she was planning to have a musical collaboration with the late Ras Kimono before his death.
Fred Amata, Segun Akiremi a.k.a. “Kanran’’, and Hafiz Oyetoro a.k.a. “Saka‘’ on Monday, described the late Reggae Rastaman, Ras Kimono, as a ‘wonderful soul’ who would be greatly missed.
Rastafarians in Ebonyi State have concluded plans to hold candle light procession for departed Nigerian Reggae icon, Ekeleke Onwubuya, popularly known as Ras Kimono.
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Nigeria’s Chef de Mission to the 2018 Winter Olympics, Gbenga Elegbeleye, says he was impressed with the performance of Team Nigeria that made its debut in the Pyeongchang Games.
Reggae musician, Majek Fashek, has called out On Air Personality, Ifedayo Olarinde a.k.a Daddy Freeze, for his strong disapproval of his recent performance at a church concert in Abuja.
“One of the swiftest ways of destroying a kingdom is to give preference to one particular tribe over another, or to show favour to one group of people rather than another, and to draw near those who should be kept away and keep away those that should be drawn near”.
Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.
An air strike near the Somalian town of Afgoye has killed four people, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters on Tuesday.
The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) says only 25 per cent of Nigerians have knowledge about tuberculosis, decrying the low level of awareness about the disease in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.
Prof. Rasaki Bakare, Dean, Post Graduate School, Federal University, Oye Ekiti, has said the institution runs 60 post graduate programmes across 30 departments.
The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Koji, on Wednesday, confirmed the killing of two police personnel, Asp. Abdullahi Maisaje and Sgt. Usman Ibrahim, while they were on election duty.
The Federal Government is committed to ensuring a stable financial system in the country, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim, has said.
At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which has lashed Mozambique, a local lawmaker said Saturday.
The absence of the prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, stalled the continuation of trial of former Oyo State Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, over alleged N11.5 billion fraud.