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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 22

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 23

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 30

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 24

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 29

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 24

January 15, 2018 1:42 PM Forbes Releases Top 10 Richest Musicians In Africa For 2017

Forbes Magazine Africa has recently0 released a compilation of its top 10 African richest musicians for the year 2017. According to the magazine, the list was put together based on the net worth, endorsement deals, album sales, awards, investment, social media influence, and so much more. From Nigeria, Don Jazzy, Wizkid and Davido was listed, but one cannot 32

December 24, 2017 7:28 PM Nigeria Police declare members of ‘Malaysian Boys’ gang wanted

The Police Command in Enugu State has declared members of the ‘Malaysian Boys’ gang wanted for alleged criminal activities. The Command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. Amaraizu said that the command had issued a warrant of arrest for all the members of “Malaysian Boys’’ gang. He, however, urged members of the public 28

October 18, 2017 11:55 AM Dammy Krane fires back at Instagram follower (photo)

Popular music artist Dammy Krane has come out at one of his Instagram followers who came out to insult him for going on shopping spree. On Monday, October 16, the singer took to his Instagram handle to share photo of how he went shopping for himself and his girlfriend. The music star posted photo of different designer bags and other packages with the caption 118

October 17, 2017 12:13 PM 97 percent of Nigerian songs have no meaning – Lolo1 [VIDEO]

Nigerian Actress and On-Air-Personality, Omotunde Adebowale, popularly known as Lolo1, has compared songs by new generation artistes with that of Nigerian music legends, Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Sunny Ade. She said this while speaking to HipTV, adding that most of the songs do not pass a message and they are not children-friendly. She said, “If you are looking 20