Tekno releases controversial music video “Agege”

Popular Afro beats singer and songwriter, Augustine Kelechi, also known as Tekno, has released a music video titled “Agege” and featuring Zanku pioneer, Zlatan. Despite the ongoing investigations as regards the controversial music video, the video shows scenes of four strippers’ pole-dancing in a moving van on the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos. He was seen throwing money at the …

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Nigerian economy improved slightly in 2016, but remains in recession — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics has said that the Nigerian economy contracted by -1.15 per cent in 2016, but showed slight improvement overall. In its latest report, the NBS said the Gross Domestic Product contracted by -1.51 per cent, slightly better than the International Monetary Fund’s prediction of a -1.8 per cent contraction. The statistics agency said the GDP in …

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Buhari not critically ill, not in hospital – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has reiterated the government’s stance that President Muhammadu Buhari is neither critically ill nor in life threatening situation. The minister reiterated this position on Monday in Umuahia at the second town hall meeting for the south-east and the launch of national reorientation campaign, “Change Begins With Me’’ in Abia. Mr. Mohammed, who …

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I paid Majek — through Charles Novia — for ‘Send Down The Rain’ remake, says Dakolo

Timi Dakolo, soul singer, has said he paid for the right to remake Majek Fashek’s ‘Send down the Rain’ through Charles Novia, a Nollywood producer and director. The singer said he made the payment through Novia’s entertainment company and “later” paid the balance. Fashek’s manager, Uzoma Omenka, had recently said Dakolo will be sued for N100m for copyright infringement. But …

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Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul is retiring to spend time with her family

Soul legend Aretha Franklin says she plans to retire from music to spend more time with her grandchildren. The 74-year-old said she would record one final album with Stevie Wonder before stepping out of the limelight. One of the most distinctive voices in popular music, Aretha Franklin is known for hits including Respect and Dr Feel-good. THEO Share on: WhatsApp

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Ed Sheeran fan says she accidentally paid £1,300 for tickets bought on Viagogo

An Ed Sheeran fan says she accidentally paid around £1,300 for three tickets, after feeling “pressured” to purchase them quickly on a secondary ticketing website.  Charlotte Duckworth, 21, has criticised Viagogo for not making the total cost clear enough, saying she was shown a total of £377 and believed that was the price of all three tickets. A screenshot of her …

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Nigerian-American rapper sued for snubbing show in US

Nigerian-American rapper, Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, simply called Wale has caught the ire of show promoters, Upfront and Personal Global, headed by multimillionaire, Paul Okoye, for failing to show-up at the One Africa Music Festival, a show he was hugely paid for. Wale, who resides in Washington DC, rose to prominence in 2006, when his song, Dig Dug became a hit …

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