Kiss Daniel Part Ways With G-Worldwide, Fans React

Some music enthusiasts have advised record label owners and their artists to ensure proper signing of agreement to avoid disputes. They gave the advice in a reaction to popular Nigerian singer, Anidugbe Daniel, a.k.a Kiss Daniel’s announcement of his exit from his record label, G-Worldwide Entertainment. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that G-Worldwide Entertainment is owned by Emperor Geezy. Kiss Daniel, who is best known for his chart-topping single “Woju”, announced he’s ‘divorced’ from the record label after ‘a four-year romance’ on his twitter handle @iamkissdaniel. “All is set…

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Serena To Wed On Thursday

Global tennis sensation and new mom, Serena Williams, is set to marry fiancé Alexis Ohanian, the multi-millionaire co-founder of social news website Reddit, this Thursday at New Orleans. The event has been slated to take place at the Contemporary Arts Centre, according to reports. A source said, “Serena and Alexis have spared no expense on their dream wedding. They have hired the best of the best and can’t wait to get married.” Williams and Ohanian welcomed their first child, Alexis Olympia, on September 1 after they announced their engagement last December Attendees…

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Wizkid Wins Big At AFRIMA 2017

Nigerian sensation Wizkid retained his best artist title at this year’s African Music Awards, as he carried off a clutch of prizes at a glitzy ceremony in Lagos. The 27-year-old Afrobeats star — real name Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun — beat his compatriot Davido and Fally Ipupa from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the top award. He also won the best song category for “Come Closer” and the prize for best West African artist. AFRIMA 2017, now in its fourth year, is considered the equivalent of the US Grammys and…

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FESTAC 77 Was Not Fetish – Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has punctured some people’s perception that the World Black Festival of Arts and Culture, held in Nigeria in 1977, was fetish. Some people have argued that it was the fetish nature of the festival that brought socio-economic and political problems to Nigeria. But Obasanjo, who was the military head of state at the time, said this was far from the truth and that the festival was a celebration of the identity of the black race. He said this in Lagos on Monday at the opening…

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Demmie Vee Surprises Fans With “Figure 8”

Fast rising Afropop artiste, Demmie Vee has been on a row this year and 2017 is no doubt his year. Barely a month after dropping the much anticipated video of his hit single, “Love Me Tender” featuring 9ice, he has finally dropped a total musical knockout. The Hope Never Die label signee, this week dropped “Figure 8”, his new super smash song which can now be downloaded on all top Nigerian music websites, including Notjustok,Tooxclusive and Naijaloaded. In this song produced by DJ Coublon (Kiss Daniel’s official producer), Demmie Vee…

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Corrupt Free Outstanding Nigerians Honoured

For the eighth consecutive year, the Icon African Media held its award ceremony, in which corrupt free and outstanding Nigerians who have distinguished themselves in their chosen field were honoured. The award ceremony was held at the Excellence Hotel and Conference Centre, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos last weekend saw crème de la crème of the society gracing the occasion. According to the President and Chief Executive Officer of Icon Media, Mr. Tony Chukwuma, the awardees are been celebrated for their outstanding performances in their chosen field and no court of law…

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Obi Of Onitsha Marks Glamorous Ofala Festival

This year’s Ofala Annual Cultural festival being celebrated by the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, on an annual basis, for 16 consecutive years, appeared to have added more glamour than those of the previous years. The added glamour which included Ofala Music Concert, crowning of the most beautiful girl in Onitsha as Miss Ofala 2017 and a royal banquet in honour of Igwe Achebe, would remain fresh in the annals of history and evergreen in the minds of the participants. The two-day fiesta which showcased the rich and…

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Evans changes plea, pleads not guilty

Evans, whose real name is Chukwudumem Onwuamadike, whose kidnapping exploits shook the foundation of society, today pleads not guilty to charges leveled against him, which includes but is not limited to conspiracy and kidnapping.He is facing 52 charges in 14 different cases in courts in Lagos and Edo States. The Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem, led the prosecution of the first arraignment. According to him,Evans  and his team, including those at large, committed the offenses between February 14 and April 12, 2017.In in his earlier appearance…

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‘I Am A Fighter’- Gani Adams

The new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams, on Tuesday, said he would use his new position to promote the Yoruba culture and fight the cause of the Yoruba race. Describing himself as a fighter, Adams, who is the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress, added that he would reach out to a former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and other Yoruba leaders. The OPC leader said this in Lagos while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday. Adams stated that though he was not as wealthy as…

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Gani Adams Becomes The New Aare Onakakanfo

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. The position was held last by the late MKO Abiola, who died in the detention camp of the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, in 1998 for refusing to trade his presidential mandate for freedom. In June this year, there was an indication that Adams could be named the new Generalismo of Yorubaland by the monarch but the OPC leader refused to…

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Tagbo’s Death: Davido Re-Invited By Police

The Lagos State Police Command says the ace hip hop artiste, David Adeleke, aka Davido, is inconsistent in his statement on the death of his friend, Umeike Tagbo. The command subsequently invited him again on Wednesday, although he was not allowed to talk to journalists. The magazine learnt that Davido’s driver – Tunde Yusuf, and two friends of the artiste, Agbaje Olaoye and Idris Busari – who dumped Tagbo’s corpse on the premises of the Lagos Island General Hospital and fled had been arrested. This is just as the autopsy…

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Europe Palace Lounge Berths

Lagos State, known as the Centre of Excellence, is undoubtedly the business and commercial hub of the nation. Apart from it been a land of opportunities where everyone aspires to carves a niche in life, is also a home for entertainment. Every entertainment lovers sees the state as the home of fun fare, glitz, glamour and exposé of all kind. From the Island down to the Mainland, thousands of lounge and clubs floods the hooks and crannies of the state, in a bid to satisfy the entertainment urge of fun…

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Aishah Ahmad becomes Deputy CBN Governor

In a not so surprising move, President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the name of Aisha Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation as the substantive Deputy Governor of the central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. However, the appointment has come with its own baggage of controversies. For one, the rapid promotions from AGM of Diamond bank to full fledged Director in the same Bank and appointment as Deputy CBN Governor all on the same day. This was contained in an anonymous post that alleged that the newly appointed Deputy Governor has his…

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Hurricanes, quakes in increasing intensity

Angry nature has continued to ignore the seeming helplessness of the civilized world to protest man’s degradation of the earth surface through hurricanes, earthquakes and floods. This time, the continuous pummeling of the American coastline continues with Hurricane Maria, a tropical storm that moves with increasing anger across the Caribbean. from a category two storm, it continued to increase in intensity until it has currently been designated as Category 5. Puerto Rico saw the fury firsthand in what the governor described as a potentially most catastrophic hurricane to hit the…

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FGC: Female Genital Cutting in Ekiti State-A Tale of Three Kings

The advocacy to end Female Genital Cutting in Nigeria may take longer than anticipated. This is despite it being outlawed in May 2015. According to a latest report by 28 Too Many, an End FGC charity, the estimated prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting among Nigerian women aged 15 to 49 is 24.8 per cent with states in the south-west zone accounting for 54.5 per cent. A visit to Ekiti, one of the south-west states with a 72.3 per cent prevalence rate, shows that the law may not be enough to…

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Ooni: Did Ifa Lie?

Controversies trail the separation of Ooni of Ife and Olori Wuraola By Akinwale Kasali Ifa kii puro, Ifa kii se eke”, which in Yoruba mythology literarily means Ifa oracle cannot lie. But some people have raised doubts on whether the oracle was right in picking the beautiful Olori Wuraola for Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Entan Ogunwusi, as a wife. This has become so following the divorce saga that trailed the marriage barely 17 months after the society wedding. A revered Ifa priest and ‘Professor’ of Yoruba Literature and Mythology,…

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The Rage Of Nature

Nature seem to rage at humans as rains unleash flood all over the world with devastating consequences By Uche Mbah Its a monster. It is deadly. It is a Hurricane. Its in a rage. It is Irma. The purr of Irma touched down at the Florida Keys in a rage, battering the Peninsula with 145mph gusts. It flooded downtown Miami, battering the die hard stay-backs-as for example, st. Petersburg, where many refused to leave- after millions were ordered to evacuate.It left a trail of destruction in the Caribbean, and according…

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Davido’s Police Escorts Detained

The Nigeria Police Force says it has detained and tried two of its personnel in an orderly room for alleged reckless shooting in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a video in circulation on the social media showed the two policemen shooting into the air on the street while in a moving vehicle in Lagos. The Head of Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU), ACP Abayomi Shogunle, said the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Police Mobile Force at the Force Headquarters, identified the men following a…

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Charly Boy Moves Campaign To Benue

The national coordinator of the #OurMumuDonDo movement, Charles Oputa aka Charly boy, along with other members of the group stormed Benue State on Thursday to inaugurate the Benue chapter of the movement. Oputa who spoke to newsmen at the inauguration of the state chapter at Balcony Resort along new Otukpo road explained that the sole aim of the project is to sensitize youths that they need to get involved in the Nigeria project and be part of the nation building. While stating that his own generation has failed the younger…

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Wife Accuses Husband Of Trying To Rape 18-Year Old Church Member

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, Ibadan, on Wednesday dissolved the 15-year-old marriage between Nike Adenekan, a prophetess and her pastor husband, Adekunle Adenekan, over attempt to rape church member. Nike filed a divorce suit before the court, seeking dissolution of her 15-year-old marriage to Adenekan, on grounds of telling lies, immoral acts and threat to life. In his judgment, the court’s President, Chief Mukaila Balogun, dissolved the marriage and gave custody of the only child of the union to the petitioner. Balogun restrained the defendant from further attending the petitioner’s…

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