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September 9, 2018 1:33 PM Why I listen to Fela’s music – Pastor Adeboye

Leke, son of the General Overseer Worldwide of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has confessed his love for the late Afro Beat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s music. Leke spoke at a media parley organised by One Halleluyah Records, OHR. According to Leke, who is also a pastor, Fela’s works remain one of the greatest compositions 20

August 2, 2018 6:18 AM El-Rufai’s son blasts Moghalu, 2019 presidential aspirants

Bashir, one of the sons of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Wednesday took a swipe at three presidential aspirants. This was in response to a post shared by Fela Durotoye alongside other presidential aspirants, who gathered in Abuja on Tuesday to form an alliance to change the political course of Nigeria come 2019. “We represent the future of our country 24

July 8, 2018 7:35 AM Why Nigerian government must apologize to Fela – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Ben Bruce, has called on the Federal Government to apologize to Music legend, Fela Kuti, for sending him to jail. Describing Fela as the “greatest leader to come out of Africa and a tourist attraction, the Senator on Twitter said it took a president of a former white colonial master to recognize 33

July 3, 2018 12:28 PM Banky W speaks on Macron’s visit to Fela Shrine

Popular Nigerian Singer cum Actor, Banky Wellington has spoken on the planned visit of President of France, Emmanuel Macron to Fela Shrine later today. The singer on his Twitter page described the visit as iconic and historic. He further disclosed that he will be the host of the event tagged, ‘Celebration of African culture’. “In absolutely epic and iconic 31

April 16, 2018 2:24 PM Coachella: Beyonce pays tribute to Fela [VIDEO]

Award winning singer, Beyonce stunned fans on Saturday when she paid tribute to late Nigerian musician and progenitor of Afrobeats, Fela Anikulapo Kuti at the ongoing Coachella Concert in California. The singer’s band performed a rendition of the Afrobeat legend’s classic 1976 track, “Zombie”. The legendary African-American female artiste also reunited 26

April 10, 2018 9:08 AM 2019: Presidential aspirants, Durotoye, Sowore react to Buhari’s declaration

Presidential aspirants, Fela Durotoye and Omoyele Sowore have described President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration to seek reelection as disappointing. Reacting, Durotoye said Nigerians deserved better deal as the country could not afford four more years of Buhari’s presidency due to insecurity and high unemployment rate. “We saw it coming, but we’re disappointed 29

February 17, 2018 6:48 PM Uwazurike attacks Prof Labdo for saying Benue belongs to Fulani

A practitioner, Chief Goddy Uwazurike, has attacked Prof. Umar Labdo Mohammed of the Maitama Sule University, for saying that Benue belongs to Fulani by conquest. Uwazurike, who was a delegate to the 2014 National Conference, said Mohammed should seek more education. The lawyer described the professor’s claim as insult and libel to the Tiv nation, wondering 33

February 10, 2018 1:58 AM Mike Adenuga buys Masekela’s trumpet

a tale of two African giants—one a giant of enterprise, the other a giant of jazz, Africa’s “Father of Jazz” and trumpet maestro. Their paths crossed in Ghana resulting in Mike Adenuga buying the trumpet of the world-acclaimed South African jazz icon who died in January of prostate cancer at the age of 78. The encounter is told in our long-awaited book, The GURU—Eyewitness 32

February 1, 2018 12:55 PM Soyinka, Oby Ezekwesili, Tunde Bakare to launch new political movement in February

Professor Wole Soyinka, Professor Pat Utomi, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Barrister Olisa Agbakoba, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Mr Fela Durotoye are some of the notable names expected to be present, when the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM) launches its third force initiative. This was revealed in a statement signed by NIM’s Deputy Director-General 37

January 25, 2018 12:13 PM Obasanjo should be in prison, not qualified to speak for Nigerians – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti, son of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has condemned a statement credited to former president Olusegun Obasanjo over poor governance in Nigeria. Reacting, Seun on his Instagram page said Obasanjo who should be in jail for his corrupt practices has no right to speak for Nigerians. He lamented the level of corruption and injustice 29