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Sugarboy, Kiss Daniel to be sued for alleged copyright infringement

Barely 24 hours after the release of their single, “Kilamity”, G-Worldwide acts, Sugarboy and Kiss Daniel, could be sued for copyright infringement. The Pop-Dancehall track which quickly garnered the attention of fans is now the centre of a planned copyright infringement lawsuit aimed at G-Worldwide Music. The Silent Music Company…

The completed Jalingo -Kona-Lau-Karim Lamido, Phase l Federal Highway.INSET: Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN (middle), Commissioner of Works & Transportation, Taraba State, Dr. Tafarki Eneme (right) and Managing Director, Moulds Nigeria Limited, Engr. Samuel Oyefemi(left) during the Hon. Minister's inspection tour of the completed Jalingo -Kona-Lau-Karim Lamido Road, Phase l built in partnership with the State Government in Taraba State  on Friday 17, March 2017.

PHOTOS: Fashola inspects projects in Gombe, Taraba

[caption id="attachment_226520" align="alignleft" width="523"] The completed section of rehabilitation work on the Gombe - Numan -Yola Phase lI (Gombe-Kaltungo) Federal Highway .INSET: Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,SAN(right) being briefed by the Managing Director, Messrs. Triacta Nigeria Limited, Mr Elie Farhat (left) and others during the…

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Consumers at daggers drawn with Jos Electricity Distribution Company over new service measures

Electricity consumers in Plateau State are angry with the Jos Electricity Distribution Company, JEDC, over a series of service measures introduced by the company. A group of the consumers, the Coalition of Plateau Residents and Consumers of JEDC, has risen to lead a campaign against the measures, which it argues…

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Davido denies fathering secret child

DMW boss, Davido, has reacted to the news making the rounds that he secretly fathered a daughter four years ago. Ayotomide Labinjo, a 26-year-old lady based in Ibadan, alleged that Davido impregnated her after they slept together twice when the singer was in Ibadan. The singer, a father of one,…

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Seyi Shay, iLLBliss, Skales, others storm Abuja Industry Night

Xhale Lounge in Abuja played host to the maiden event of the Abuja Industry Night on Thursday February 23. The night was graced by some of the finest artistes in the Nigerian music industry with Nigerian singer and songwriter, Seyi Shay, CAPital Hill Music boss, iLLBLiss, Baseline Music act, Skales…

Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,SAN(left),Commandant National Defence College, Rear Admiral Samuel Ilesanmi Alade(right) and Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III (middle) shortly after the Opening Session of the  7th Edition of the National Security Seminar 2017 organized by the Alumni Association of the National Defence College with the theme, "Consolidating on the Gains of Counter Terrorism Operations in Nigeria," at the National Defence College Auditorium, Abuja on Tuesday 21st, February 2017.

PHOTO SPEAKS: Fashola, Sultan, others at National Security Summit

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Styl-Plus returns with new single “Aso Ibora”

Nigerian music duo, Shifi Emoefe and Zeal Onyecheme, popularly known as Styl-Plus, have released a new single “Aso Ibora” which means blanket in Yoruba dialect. The serenading single was produced by Blaq Jerzee and is set to rock the airwaves this valentine season. The song was mixed and mastered by…

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Gordons apologises for calling Tuface illiterate

Popular Nigerian comedian, Gordons, has apologised for calling Tuface an illiterate. Gordons said this after Tuface backed out from leading the nationwide anti-government protest of Monday. Tuface initiated the protest but called it off Saturday evening. The cancellation triggered reactions especially on various social media platforms. In a video posted…

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Adamawa University lecturers to continue indefinite strike

The lecturers at the Adamawa State University, Mubi, have indicated plans to continue their indefinite strike which started on December 14 2016. The union is protesting the alleged victimisation of its members, the reconstitution of the school management, implementation of payment of Earned Academic Allowances, EAA, promotion of staff which…

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PT MUSIC CHART: Top 20 Naija songs released in January

The year 2016 was outstanding especially for artistes who put out superb releases across various genres of music. This year is already shaping up with a continuation of outstanding first impressions with an array of albums already in the making. As we look on to the year ahead of us,…

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Wizkid bags U.S. award for writing Drake’s “One Dance”

Nigerian music sensation and Starboy Music Worldwide boss, Wizkid, has earned himself another international award from The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). ASCAP, according to Wikipedia, is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a…

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Beyoncé announces pregnancy, exposes baby bump

American singer and songwriter, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, widely known as Beyonce, has announced that she is heavily pregnant. The mother of one and wife of veteran American rapper, Jay Z, made the announcement to her over 92 million followers on Instagram. The post which exposes her baby bump suggests that…

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Yemi Alade set to release EP “Mama Afrique (The Extended Play)”

Nigerian Afro-pop singer and Effyzzie Music Group songstress, Yemi Alade, is gearing up for the release of an Extended Play (EP) titled “Mama Afrique (The Extended Play)”. The highly anticipated EP is a continuation of her sophomore album, “Mama Africa (The Diary of an African Woman)” which was released in…

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Mr Eazi announces release date for “Accra to Lagos” EP

Fast rising Nigerian music sensation and Starboy Music Worldwide act, Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade,also known as Mr Eazi, has announced release date for his highly anticipated EP, “Accra to Lagos”. The album, which according to him has sold over 200 thousand copies in Pre-Order sales, is set for release on February…

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J Martins drops new Single “Ring the Bell”

Talented singer, songwriter and producer, Martins Okechukwu Joshua, aka J Martins, has dropped his first single of 2017 titled “Ring The Bell”. The release coincides with the 10th year anniversary of his music career. The soft-spoken singer shared these information in a statement made available to PREMIUM TIMES. “I’m grateful…

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Davido signs new artiste to DMW

Sony BMG act and Davido Music World (DMW) boss, David Adeleke, widely known by his stage name, Davido, has made a new addition to his imprint. Davido made the grand announcement via his Instagram page. “Welcome @yonda_music to DMW 2017 Bad boy boutta burn it up!! Big ups @abbricks (Lazyboy…

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‎Ayo Jay releases two new records

Fast rising Afrobeat singer, Ayo Jay, resurfaces with two new hit singles titled “Want You” and “The Vibe”. “Want You”, which has been described as catchy, melodic and a sing-along song was produced by Melvitto, the same producer who produced his mega hit single “Your Number”. “The vibe” which was…

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‘Tekno in New York to sign Sony deal’

Triple MG lead act, Augustine Miles Kelechi, popularly known as Tekno, is currently in New York City to seal a record deal with Sony Music. Label bosses, Ubi Franklin, and CEO Upfront and Personal, Paul Okoye, accompanied him on the trip. This was made known in an Instagram video shared…

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VIDEO: Would you join MMM if it returns?

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Olamide’s “The Glory” Album Makes Billboard Album World Chart

Prolific Nigerian rapper and YBNL boss, Olamide, has earned himself a spot on the renowned Billboard charts. His sixth studio album “The Glory” which was warmly received by music lovers around the world especially in Nigeria, hit an impressive position on the Billboard world album chart. The 16-track album which…

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Effyzzie Music Group act, Geniuzz, features Falz in new “Firewood” remix

Fast rising musical talent, Manji Deyin, popularly known as Geniuzz, has released the remix to his previously released single titled "Firewood". The song, which was produced by Echo, features Nigerian comic rapper and actor, Falz The Bahd Guy. The afro-pop singer, songwriter and Nairabox ambassador is signed to Effyzzie Music…

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Yemi Alade releases ‘Sugar n Spice’ video

Effyzzie Music Group songstress, Yemi Alade, has opened her account for 2017 with the official music video to one of her single’s entitled “Sugar n Spice”. The song is the 17th track off her sophomore album “Mama Africa: The Diary of an African Woman”. The award-winning singer or “Mama Africa”…

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Funke Akindele, JJC float new record label, TV show

The celebrity couple, Funke Akindele and Abdul Rasheed Bello popularly known as JJC Skillz, have floated a new imprint “S.O.P Records” and a TV show “Industreets”. Funke Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa in the highly rated comic television series “Jenifa’s Diary”, in an Instagram post introduced the newly signed artistes.…

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5 more things upcoming Nigerian artistes take for granted (Part 2)

As an upcoming artiste, you cannot afford to feed your prospective fans half-baked music, poor lyrics and lacklustre music videos. Music business is serious business and to thrive in it, certain principles and false notions must be either upheld or erased. Upcoming artistes in Nigeria need to understand the difference…

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Wizkid, Runtown make Billboard Twitter Top Tracks chart

Starboy Music Worldwide superstar, Wizkid, and former Eric-Manny act, Runtown, have made Billboard’s Twitter Top Tracks chart. The chart, which has 50 top songs from various acts across different genres, saw both Nigerian acts making their debut appearances. Wizkid’s song “Daddy Yo”, which was released on the night of the…