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Burna Boy’s Police Escorts Shoot Married Man After Singer Made Pass At Wife
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Burna Boy’s Police Escorts Shoot Married Man After Singer Made Pass At Wife

The Lagos State Police Commissioner’s Special Squad has detained five policemen attached to singer, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, for attempted murder after they shot two fun seekers— Irebami Lawrence and another identified simply as Tolu— at Club Cubana on Victoria Island, Lagos, on Wednesday. According to a preliminary report by the Bar Beach Police Division, trouble started when the singer and five police escorts visited the nightclub around 4am on June 8. About four policemen waited outside while one of the policemen, identified as Inspector Ibrahim, who was in mufti, accompanied the Grammy-Award-winning artiste into the club. According to multiple witness statements, the singer was in the VIP section with three women when he spotted another woman. He was reported to ha...
Headies: Portable Apologises, Insists On Getting Awards
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Headies: Portable Apologises, Insists On Getting Awards

Nigerian rising artiste, Habeeb Okikola, popularly known as Portable has apologised to Smooth Productions organisers of popular Nigerian music awards, The Headies, who condemned his outburst concerning the nominations. In a statement on Friday, the organisers condemned the controversial artiste for threatening the lives of fellow nominees. The fast-rising artiste is contending for the Best Street-Hop Artiste and Rookie of the Year awards according to the nomination list released on Tuesday. “Those are my awards, anybody else who wins I will ask for them to be killed. I will ask them to kill the person. If the organisers give my award to someone else, they will die,” he said in Yoruba. “No go give my award to another person, he go die o,” Portable had threatened on Wednesda...
Wizkid Announces Completion Of Next Album
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Wizkid Announces Completion Of Next Album

Globally-recognised Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid has announced the completion of his upcoming album, More Love, Less Ego. The Essence crooner made the announcement on his Instagram story late Sunday, as he also appreciated the contributors in the album. Wizkid told his fans that he made the album with lots of love for them. “(I) finished my album days ago! See you soon!! Love you all for real #MLLE,” he wrote. The Grammy-winning singer added, “Special thanks to everyone that helped me put this together. Y’all got a special place in my heart. #MLLE. “I made this one with a lot of love. Opoju!! (It’s plenty) #MLLE.” Read Also: Wizkid, Burna Boy, Femi Kuti; Son, Made, Nominated For Grammy Awards Hinting on a special show for the album,...
Wizkid, Burna Boy, Femi Kuti; Son, Made, Nominated For Grammy Awards
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Wizkid, Burna Boy, Femi Kuti; Son, Made, Nominated For Grammy Awards

Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti and his son, Made have been named among nominees for the 2022 edition of the Grammy Awards. Both artistes were selected for their Legacy+ album featuring tracks like 'Stop The Hate' and 'Na Bigmanism Spoil Government'. Fellow Nigerian singers Wizkid and Burna Boy are also among the nominees in the 64th Grammy Awards. The musicians got nominations in the Best Global Music Performance and Best Global Music Album. Read Also: #EndSARS: Amnesty International Urges Buhari Government To Punish Killers Of Lekki Tollgate Protesters Others are Rocky Dawuni for Voice of Bunbon Vol. 1, Angélique Kidjo for Mother Nature, Daniel Ho & Friends for East West Players Presents – Live in Concert. One-time Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy fetched a nomination ...
Annie Idibia Calls Out Tuface, Alleges Infidelity
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Annie Idibia Calls Out Tuface, Alleges Infidelity

Annie Idibia, wife of Nigerian musician, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as Tuface, in an Instagram Story later deleted indicted her husband for infidelity. She also claimed that Tuface’s family never embraced her as a member of their family despite all her efforts. She said, “I’m a patient woman, I am not a fool innocent! Your family never loved me from the beginning, no matter how hard I tried. I was never worthy to them. I have made so many sacrifices for you and all your children. God knows I have tried.”(sic). Annie further claimed that the singer spent nights under the same roof with one of his baby mamas after taking his kids to Disney Land. “What kind of man takes his kids to Disney and spends nights in the same apartment with his kids and their mother! How many times ...
Let Me Be – Paul Okoye Reacts To Trending Divorce Papers With Wife
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Let Me Be – Paul Okoye Reacts To Trending Divorce Papers With Wife

Social media has been agog with reports over the alleged divorce proceedings allegedly initiated by Anita, the wife of singer and former member of music duo P-Square, Paul Okoye, alias Rudeboi. On Friday, a court document allegedly filed by Anita went viral on the Internet. The document, which showed notice of petition holden in the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, depicted Anita Okoye as the petitioner and Paul Okoye as the respondent. According to Punch, in the document, Paul Okoye was said to be at liberty to deny the claims in the petition, allege additional facts for the consideration of the court, submit to the court that it should dismiss any of the proceedings instituted by the petitioner, or file an answer to the petition. Read Also: Electronic Transmis...
Why We Didn’t Hide My Wife’s Rape Ordeal From Our Kids
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Why We Didn’t Hide My Wife’s Rape Ordeal From Our Kids

Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo, has disclosed that he and his wife, Busola, carried their kids along when she revealed her rape experience in June 2019. Dakolo in an interview with media personality, Toke Makinwa said, “Yes, we informed our kids. I think I raised my kids differently. Children love validation. My kids can talk to me and express themselves very well. I had to make them know that their mother is a superhero. I explained that it was a painful experience that happened when their mum was very young. They understood even though they might not know the gravity of what it was. They understood that something was happening. So, anytime they go to her, they give her a hug. “When you tell someone that, ‘I’ve got you’, be true about it. Often times, we associate being a man with mus...
BREAKING: Nigerian Musician, Sound Sultan Suffers Throat Cancer
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BREAKING: Nigerian Musician, Sound Sultan Suffers Throat Cancer

Popular Nigerian rapper, Olarewaju Fasasi, alias Sound Sultan has been diagnosed with throat cancer in the United States of America. The musician has begun chemotherapy in a hospital in the US, SaharaReporters gathered. Chemotherapy which is a form of treatment for cancer entails chemical drug therapy meant to destroy rapidly growing cells in the body as cancer cells grow and divide quicker than other cells. Sound Sultan came to the limelight in the 1990s, when he organised shows to raise money for studio sessions. He released his first single "Jagbajantis" in 2000, which was a hit in Nigeria. After independently releasing other singles and featuring in hit songs of other artists, he was signed by Kennis Music. Sound Sultan began a working relationship with Wyclef Jean wh...
“Senior Advocate Of Nonsense” – Eedris Abdulkareem Calls Out Keyamo In New Song
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“Senior Advocate Of Nonsense” – Eedris Abdulkareem Calls Out Keyamo In New Song

Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abulkareem, has dissed the Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, in his latest track, following the revelation of private communications between the friends-turned-foes. Abdulkareem, famed for his controversial song, “Jaja Jaga” in the latest song referred to Keyamo as Senior Advocate of Nonsense in the track titled "Jaga Jaga Oti Get e" while raising points on insecurity in the nation. The rapper accused Keyamo to be involved in the government's alleged terrorists' propaganda. He asks, "Is your government not a cabal wey dey pamper plenty terrorists?" alluding to the Buhari government's cover-up of a Minister of Communication and the Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, whom the government refused sack amidst apparent terrorism link all...
Peter Okoye Blames Fans For P-Square’s Breakup as he Reacts to Grammy Awards
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Peter Okoye Blames Fans For P-Square’s Breakup as he Reacts to Grammy Awards

Nigerian musician, Peter Okoye, has blasted fans who claimed he would have won a Grammy with his brother if they remained together as P-Square. Okoye lashed out at such fans, claiming they contributed to the breakup by their rants and discouraging sentiments. Nigerian singers, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, and Wizkid Ayo won categories at the 63rd Grammy a fortnight ago in the United States. Reacting in a live interaction with Instagram fans on Sunday, Okoye blamed the comparison made by fans as a determinant to the fallout with his brother. He said, “For those trying to troll us if it is painful for you, it’s not painful for us. You guys don’t matter anymore. Let me say it openly, if you are a P-Square angry fan, you guys don’t matter anymore. It’s not about you ...