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Koffi Annan buried in Ghana amidst eulogies

The remains of the late United Nations Secretary, Koffi Annan, were laid to rest in a state funeral ceremony attended by African leaders and international dignitaries on Thursday in his home country, Yesterday. The government of Ghana thanked dignitaries who came to the c...

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2019 Election: Osinbajo praises young aspirants for their courage

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has commended the courage of young aspirants for their desire to contribute to nation building in their various constituencies through active politics. He said it was important to encourage young people to participate at all levels o...

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Labour gives FG 14-day ultimatum to resolve minimum wage impasse

The organised labour has given the federal government 14 days to reconvene the committee on a new minimum wage or risk industrial action. Leaders of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, (TUC) and United Labour Congress (ULC) were furious at the ...

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Listen To Odunsi (The Engine) And Davido Come Through In New Single; Divine

What a time to be an artist in this digital age filled with versatile and dynamic sounds. Progressive artistes have to stay positively unpredictable in the midst of an ever changing landscape. Odunsi aims to stay on top of his game and keep his fans on their toes with A-L...

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Watch AKA And Kiddominant Take It To The Streets In Fela In Versace Video

Paying homage to a music legend stems most times from either the undeveloped superstition that alludes an oncoming positive light surrounding the life of the homage payer, blatant familiarizing or a need for publicity. What better way for lauded and controversial South Af...

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Ruth Ossai Pays Homage To Women Of Nollywood In Miu Miu

In a world that has been painstakingly tagged a “man’s world”, it comes as no surprise that the work industries are traditionally male-dominated, but what seems to be more exciting is how women are constantly breaking the glass ceiling in every burgeonin...

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President Buhari appoints Magaji Bichi DSS new D.G as Southern leaders complain of tribalism

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved with effect from the 14th of September, the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi (fwc), as new Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS). The appointment will put to rest speculation that the presidency was trying to br...

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Kida Kudz Releases Energy Freestyle In Preparation For Coming Single

Kida Kudz milks the positivity coming out of Skepta and Wizkid’s collaborative hit effort; Energy (Stay Far Away) in a new freestyle by the same title. The young MC who has been on the low recently maintains the bass heavy, flutey and galvanic keys soundscape created by S...

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Davido And Peruzzi Tease Joint EP

The bromance shared between the members of the Davido Music Worldwide label can only be compared to what the members of Young Money Entertainment shared in their early days. In the history of Nigeria, we have only seen record labels like Mavin and Mo Hits Records pull off...

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WafflesNCream releases Dry/Harmattan ‘18/’19 collection

Lagos based Skate/Streetwear brand WafflesNCream, have unveiled their new drop tailored for us specifically in Nigeria. Rather than suiting their collection for “Spring/Summer” seasons, they want it to represent the climate in Nigeria rather than the west, hen...

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Lil Kesh gets a taste of the Wene Mighty stimulus package on Flenjo

The Duncan Mighty train of features does not seem to be stopping any time soon. The year is running out and the Fake Love collaborator seems to have more than enough southern inflections and lyrics to lend to fellow artistes. This time he lends his musical dexterity to YA...

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Listen To Oma Mahmud Bare His Heart on ‘On My Mind’

Oma Mahmud’s guitars which make up quarter of the kaleidoscopic plane on his new single, On My Mind, are as electrified as his feelings. The rapper meets producer meets singer’s latest offering and second single of the year is an ode to a muse who he thinks about al...

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Listen to DOZ, Mafeni and Joyce Olong reflect on TGIF After dark culture

Fridays in Lagos are visual interpretations of the TGIF acronym which ultimately translates to finalization of a weeks worth of work, winding down at chill spots and an outpour of friday night/weekend bops. 8OSound’s DOZ offers his fair share of these bops on new si...

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Watch Krizbeatz, Reminisce And Mayorkun In Visuals For Poker

Producer extraordinaire; Krizbeatz finally releases technicolor heavy visuals for Poker, a single released last year. The lax video features the two talents that were recruited to finesse bass led instrumentals produced by Krizbeatz; DMW’s Mayorkun and notorious king of t...

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These African Classics Are Now Available For Download

The importance of the African voice in (international) writing cannot be understated — especially as a weapon to combat the one-dimensional narrative Western authors employ when writing African characters. In 1962, British publishers, Heinemann recognised the nascent grow...