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D’banj shares new song, ‘Agidi’

Nigerian heavyweight singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, has resurfaced with a new single titled “Agidi.” The song, which premiered on June 1, was produced by Nigerian recorded producer, Chopstix. “Agidi” comes shortly after his previously released banger titled “Action” which was released in April with befitting visuals in May. D’banj…

Nasty C

Nasty C shares two new singles, ‘King’, ‘Jungle’

South African hip hop heavyweight, Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo, widely known as Nasty C, released two new singles titled "King" and "Jungle"ahead of his highly anticipated sophomore album "Strings and Bling." This is a follow up to his debut album "Bad Hair" and its deluxe version, ‘Bad Hair Extensions’, which…

Jonah Jang

Ex-Governor Jonah Jang granted bail

A former Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang, has been granted bail. Mr Jang is being prosecuted by the anti-graft agency, EFCC, for allegedly stealing billions of naira of public funds while in office. He has been in prison for about one week based on a court order. He was granted…

TRENDING: Yahoo: Nigerians criticise Efe for comment

A former BBNaija winner, Efe, has come under attack for wadding into a recent trending topic on Twitter. In a recent tweet, the rapper shared a poll asking “Yahoo boys bring money into the economy, Politicians steal money and take it out of our economy. Nigerians please who is justified?”…

Henry Knight

Henry Knight accuses Peter Okoye of intellectual property theft

With growing cases of intellectual theft in the music industry, a Nigerian singer, Henry Knight, has accused Peter Okoye (Mr P) of lifting content from his song without proper credit. Henry Knight on Wednesday shared his grievances on his Instagram page, accusing big artistes of not helping the growth process…

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A tale of two liars: Falz, Simi share video for “Foreign”

Nigerian rapper, Falz has teamed up with sensational singer, Simi to share a visual representation of their single titled, “Foreign”. The comic video which is off their joint EP “Chemistry” shows the typical routine of people living fake lives. The AJE Filmworks directed visual starts off with Falz showing up…

Olamide and Wizkid

Olamide, Wizkid reunite to share new single “Kana”

Nigerian rapper/singer, Olamide, has teamed up with one of Nigeria’s finest music exports, Wizkid, to unlock a new collaborative banger titled “Kana”. The new single comes years after their successful 2010 collaboration, “Omo Toh Shan”, which became an instant hit after its debut. At the time, the Starboy Entertainment act…

Simi being decorated as U.S. human rights ambassador

Simi decorated as U.S. human rights ambassador

A Nigerian singer, Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, popularly known as Simi has been endorsed as a U.S. human rights ambassador. Excited about the new achievement, the X3M Music songstress made the announcement on Instagram. “A few days ago, I was decorated at the U.S. Consulate, by the U.S. Consul General, as…

Banky W

#LazyNigerianYouths: Banky W wades into Buhari’s comment

Nigerian singer, Banky W, has waded into a recent comment by President Muhammadu Buhari which sparked public outrage. Mr Buhari on Wednesday criticised the attitude of some Nigerian youth, saying they are lazy and uneducated, and want free education, housing and healthcare. The president was quoted as saying this during…

Biafra supporters protest against Buhari in London

Biafra supporters protest against Buhari in London

Pro-Biafra protesters on Thursday stormed the Commonwealth House in London. The protest took place as President Muhammadu Buhari met with Queen Elizabeth II and other leaders of Commonwealth countries. The protesters were seen carrying placards demanding the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)…

Davido

Davido wins big at 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards

Nigerian pop artiste, Davido, won big at the just concluded Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs). The DMW boss edged out his Nigerian/African counterparts including Wizkid, Too Fan, Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C, Olamide and Tiwa Savage to take home the prestigious “African artiste of the Year” award. Nigerian singer, Runtown, won…

Banky W and Adesua

Banky W, Adesua announce new music video

Nigerian celebrity couple, Banky W and Adesua, have released their highly anticipated music video, “Whatchu Doing Tonight”. The track is a remix of the original song off Banky W’s 2017 debut album “Songs About You”. Banky W dropped hints of the release on Thursday on Instagram. “Bae and I made…

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Drake releases highly anticipated single

Drake, has kept to his promise and released his highly anticipated single, "Nice for What". He also announced during his visit to Toronto, where he told a crowd at Majid Jordan’s set, that he was in town to put finishing touches to his soon to be released album. To serve…

Petrol bomb kills six South African miners

Six South African miners were killed when unknown attackers threw a petrol bomb at a bus the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Tuesday. The bus was transporting them to the Modikwa platinum mine in north east South Africa. The attack took place late on Monday night. Modikwa is…

Olamide releases visuals to counter ‘Science Student’ controversy

In an effort to change public opinion that Olamide’s recently-released single titled, “Science Student”, is unfit for public consumption, the YBNL boss has released visuals for the single to depict his true intentions. The song which was jointly produced by YBNL in-house producer, Young John and BBanks, ushered in a…

Bovi wades into radio presenter, taxify driver controversy

Nigerian comedian, Abovi Ugboma, also known as Bovi, has waded into the assault accusations levelled against a Taxify driver by OAP/actress, Dorcas Shola-Fapson. Bovi, in an open letter on Instagram, tried to correct the narrative of people who judged the actress without being objective. He said he felt compelled to…

SARS

Man shot by SARS in Jos dies

One of the persons shot by police anti-robbery operatives in Jos, Plateau State, has died, the family has said. The shooting took place at a bar in Dorowa, near the School of Health Technology, Zawan, Jos south local government area. Henry Dokotri Anthony died about 8 p.m. Thursday, his uncle,…

Bruno Mars

#Grammy2018: Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar win big (See Full List)

Heavyweight American superstars, Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar, dominated the 2018 Grammy Awards held on Sunday at the Madison Square Garden in New York City. The biggest winner of the night, Bruno Mars, edged out all his contemporaries as he won in all six of the categories he was nominated for, including…

Herdsmen

Jalingo residents panic amidst rumours of planned attack by herdsmen

There is growing tension in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, after alleged threats by herdsmen to attack the community on Sunday night. A resident of the town said people began to flee Jolly Nyame estate of the town for safety as rumours of the planned attacks spread. “I was at…

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TRENDING: #BenueMourns: Nigerians react to mass burial of victims

Nigerians on social media have been reacting to the killings in Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The assailants attacked communities in Guma and Logo local government areas of the state on January 1 and 2, leaving scores dead and injured. On Thursday residents of Makurdi were thrown into mourning…

Top 10 Nigerian artistes to look out for in 2018

Every year, music critics and analyst compile lists of rookie artistes who should be on our radar. These predictions have over the years served as an impetus for hard work for upcoming artistes and those who strive to leave a landmark in the industry. 2017 ushered in a new wave…

Top 10 Matters That Headlined Nigerian Music Industry In 2017

This year, 2017, has been quite an interesting one for a number of Nigerian artistes and music lovers at large. From blooming careers, to major collaborations and awards, it has definitely been an eventful year. The industry has witnessed some of Nigeria's finest artistes get caught up in the web…

TRENDING: #Fuelscarcity: Nigerians react to continued fuel scarcity

The unabating nationwide fuel scarcity has drawn public outcry by Nigerians on social media especially on twitter as many have taken to the medium to express their displeasure. Though the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) had suspended its nationwide strike, queues are still very visible…

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Seyi Shay Drops New Song Titled ‘BIA’

Nigerian music sensation, Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua, popularly known by her stage name, Seyi Shay, has wrapped up with an impressive single christened “BIA”. The Lussh produced single is a fusion of Afro-pop and great elements of Salsa/Calypso music carefully assembled with drums, flutes and percussions. The song which plays with…

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha

Okorocha says new Ministry of Happiness & Purpose Fulfillment will ‘shock’ critics

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has replied critics over the newly-created Ministry of Happiness and Purpose Fulfillment. According to a statement on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, Mr. Okorocha said the ministry was a laudable initiative and predicted that critics will regret downplaying the essence. “At…