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<strong>Real Cause Of Sammie Okposo’s Death Revealed</strong>
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Real Cause Of Sammie Okposo’s Death Revealed

Following viral reports that popular Nigerian gospel singer, Sammie Okposo slumped in his Lekki apartment, Lagos State, in the early hours of Friday, Hillary Vincent, the project manager of the late musician has debunked the rumor. Reports had it that Okposo was rushed to the hospital after he slumped, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. But Vincent in an interview with Sunday Scoop denied the report saying, “It is not true that Sammie slumped and died. That report is false. At the right time, the family will set the records straight. However, I can tell you authoritatively that he did not slump. Rather, he just did not wake up from his sleep. “As regards the funeral arrangements, the details will be made known by the family. But right now, they are still in grief and mo...
<strong>How I Became Homeless After ‘Eko Project’ – Ara</strong>
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How I Became Homeless After ‘Eko Project’ – Ara

Aralola Olamuyiwa, an international African female talking drummer, has recalled how she became homeless after she abandoned her ‘Eko inspire me project’. The drummer, popularly known as Ara stated that she lost everything and became hopeless in 2019 after selling her four cars and moving out of her house. She disclosed this on Tuesday when she paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, alongside beneficiaries of her project. Ara said, “The ‘Eko Inspire me’ is an initiative to inspire hope in Lagosians who have lived in darkness and have been exposed to negative influences.” She noted that the initiative began 10 years ago. However, she became frustrated and left the project in 2019 due to financial limitations, adding that she was forced to sel...
Davido: Autopsy Possible As Police Release Six Workers, Detain Two
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Davido: Autopsy Possible As Police Release Six Workers, Detain Two

Netizens have continued to grieve the death of Ifeanyi Adeleke, the three-year-old son of popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, and his fiancée, Chioma Rowland. Reports say the police may carry out an autopsy to ascertain if Ifeanyi passed on as a result of drowning in a swimming pool at Davido’s Banana Island area of Lagos State. A source who spoke to Punch confirmed the possibility of an autopsy, describing it as a standard police procedure in such an instance. However, the source added that the police may not carry out an autopsy if family members of the deceased kick against it. The source said, “Though the family members are not saying anything yet because they are still in shock but until anybody says stop, the standard procedure is to con...
Ice Prince Released from Prison after Meeting Bail Demands
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Ice Prince Released from Prison after Meeting Bail Demands

Nigerian rapper, Panshak Henry Zamani, popularly known by his stage name Ice Prince has been released from prison. See Also: Ice Prince Arrested for Abducting and Assaulting Police Officer Recall that African News Today reported that Ice prince was arrested for kidnapping and assaulting a police officer after he was pulled over at 3 am for driving without license plates. He was later remanded at Ikoyi Correctional Centre for the alleged crime. When charged with his crimes at the Magistrate Court in Ajah, Lagos state, he pleaded not guilty. Ice Prince was granted bail of N500,000 and asked to provide two sureties by Magistrate Taiwo Oyaniyi, He was released after meeting the bail conditions. Ice Prince informed his fans about his release from prison, he wrote on Twitt...
Wizkid Gifts N20million to Upcoming Singer Candybleakz
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Wizkid Gifts N20million to Upcoming Singer Candybleakz

Grammy Award Winner and Afrobeats Superstar, Ayo Balogun, who is popularly known as Wizkid, has gifted N20 million to upcoming singer Candybleakz. The Singer revealed on her Twitter page that Wizkid had gifted her N20 million to support the shoot of her music video. See Also: Davido Commends Wizkid, Burna Boy for Clinching Grammy The ‘Tikuku’ singer via a video, thanked the Superstar for helping her support the shoot of her music video. “A very big thank you to Wizkid, Wizzy Baba nla. Wizkid just gave me 20 million Naira to use to shoot Tikuku remix. Make una help me thank Wizkid oh! God bless you Wizkid,” She said. Source: The Nation
Kizz Daniel Arrested Over Missing His Concert in Tanzania
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Kizz Daniel Arrested Over Missing His Concert in Tanzania

The Tanzanian police have arrested Nigerian Singer, Kizz Daniel after failing to show up at a concert he was scheduled to perform in the country. The “Buga” hit-singer was scheduled for a live performance at the Warehouse, Old Nextdoor Area in Tanzania on Sunday but failed to be in attendance on his show, the fans who were enraged by this act began to destroy properties in the arena as captured in a viral video. See Also: Davido Gifts a Lucky Female Fan N2 Million and His Sneakers (Video) In another video circulating on the internet, the 28-year-old was arrested and taken into a truck by the Tanzanian police. In the video, an angry fan was heard saying: “Kizz Daniel, you’ll go in for it. He’ll cause damage to this country. He must go in for it.” Source: The Nation ...
Cater Efe hits no.1 spot on Apple Music with debut Single
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Cater Efe hits no.1 spot on Apple Music with debut Single

Popular skit maker Cater Efe has hit the no.1 spot on the Apple Music Nigeria charts with his recently released debut single “Machala” The skit maker, who is a diehard Wizkid fan, released the hit track on Friday which topped the charts within two days of its release. See Also: I Studied At Four Universities Before Graduating – Mr Macaroni The member of the proclaimed fanbase of Wizkid known as Wizkid FC also bragged on his Instagram page about being the first skit maker and comedian to pull off the feat. He wrote on his Instagram page: “First comedian to top music chart in Nigeria, if e easy do am.” Source: The Nation
Reactions as Asa performs “Fire on The Mountain” at The Unveiling of NNPC LTD
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Reactions as Asa performs “Fire on The Mountain” at The Unveiling of NNPC LTD

Nigerian singer, Asa, performed her once popular hit song “Fire on the Mountain” at the transitioning of the Nation National Petroleum Corporation to the Nigerian National Petroleum Limited Company, (NNPC LTD) exhibition. The performance of the singer’s 2007 hit track aroused reactions online, with the majority noting that the song refers to the leaders showing no concern about the welfare and development of the country. What drew the public attention was that President Muhammadu Buhari and other prominent leaders were present when Asa performed her song. See Also: NNPC To Nigerians: Avoid Panic Buying, We Have 1.7bn Litres Of Petrol In Stock Social media users praised the singer for her bravery in using the opportunity to address the leaders with the meaningful lyrics of ...
Save Eedris Abdul Kareem Now-MI Abaga Pleads
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Save Eedris Abdul Kareem Now-MI Abaga Pleads

Famous rapper Jude Lemfani Abaga popularly known by his stage name M.I is seeking help on Twitter to Save Eedris Abdul Kareem, his colleague, who is ill. The management of Eedris Abdul Kareem revealed on the singer’s Instagram page that he is suffering from kidney failure, and they need the prayers and well wishes from his fans. The management also disclosed that the “Jaga Jaga” crooner has been scheduled for an urgent surgical operation later this month. see also: Keyamo blasts Eedris Abdulkareem over ‘Jagajaga Reloaded’ M.I informed the public that he received the sad news about his colleague's predicament on Tuesday. The rapper also urged that the public help save Abudul's life by making monetary donations to his account. “I received the sad news yesterday that Niger...
Burna Boy: Afrofusion and Afrobeat are Not the Same
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Burna Boy: Afrofusion and Afrobeat are Not the Same

Nigerian singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy has discerned his style of music from the popular Nigerian music genre called Afrobeat. The Grammy award winner said this on a podcast, The Million Dollaz Worth of Game show, hosted by King Gille and Wallace Peeples. see also: Burna Boy’s Police Escorts Shoot Married Man After Singer Made Pass At Wife The singer explained that African music consists of different genres and they are all wrongly categorized as Afrobeats by the general populace.He further stated that the already deceased afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti, represents afrobeat itself but then the letter ‘s’ was wrongly added to it, then all other African music genres were now added to it and were all termed Afrobeats. “Afrobeat is a legend called Fe...