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Nigeria: Singer Sentenced to Death for ‘Blasphemy’

KANO, NIGERIA – An Islamic court in northern Nigeria on Monday sentenced a singer to death for blasphemy against the Prophet Mohammed, judicial officials said.   An Upper Islamic Sharia court in the city of Kano ordered 22-year-old Yahaya Aminu Sharif to die by hanging for derogatory expressions against the Prophet in one of his songs, spokesman for the Kano region justice ministry, Baba-Jibo Ibrahim, told AFP.   Sharia courts in majority Muslim northern Nigeria have handed down death sentences for adultery, murder and homosexuality before but to date no…

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Okanagan musician drops new single — and sound — after two year hiatus

After taking two years off, Kelowna’s Edge feels he is coming out stronger and better than ever. In releasing his comeback single, Vice City Vibes, he is reintroducing himself to the Okanagan Valley’s music scene. Read more: Kelowna man paints picture of his time on the streets “I knew where I wanted to take the music to,” said Ejiro “Edge” Ovie. “All I have been doing for the last two years is creating music … and I cannot wait for people to hear this.” Now he is finding his place…

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Adasa Cookey: 10-year journey of a self-taught music video director

Nigeria’s top rated music video director, Adasa Cookey recently marked 10 years anniversary of being behind the camera of many music video and corporate brands, visual content. His journey to become one of Africa’s biggest music video directors has one of the most remarkable struggle to success stories that can inspire up and coming film directors in the industry who are still struggling. Cookey, who hails from Rivers State, started his Squareball establishment with a lot of dreams. He explained that on the August 1, 2010, he officially resigned his…

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Chicago rapper-singer Osa North brings Nigerian pop back home on 5 Boys 3 Cars

Osa Obaseki, aka rapper-singer Osa North, grew up in Uptown, but in 2006 his parents sent him to live with his aunt and uncle in the capital of Nigeria’s Edo State, Benin City. He was 11 when he arrived, and he lived there for five years, soaking up Nigerian culture as he came of age—he took a particular liking to Afrobeat. North returned to Chicago in 2011, and within a year he’d recorded his first rap song, working with his younger brother. Since launching his music career, he’s been keen…

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6 Ghanaian Artistes Who Can Make Any Song A Hit When They Are Featured By Other Artistes

Making a hit song is a very difficult task. It’s even more difficult when an artiste gets the hit song and he’s not able to sustain it in subsequent releases. However, there are some artistes in Ghana who seem to have hit songs embedded in their DNAs. READ ALSO: 10 Nigerian Celebrities Who Went Completely Broke These artistes, who are all males, have a distinctive voice and a catchy chorus they bring to a song that make it a hit no matter what. We are going to shed light on…

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Uproar As Justin Bieber Is Named Most Handsome Musician In The World

American Singer Justin Bieber A Twitter user has caused an uproar on Twitter by placing Justin Bieber at the number one spot of the most handsome musicians in the world. Although the list is subjective, it has not stopped Nigerians from reacting to it. Many disagree with the list created by the Twitter user with the handle @chubiei, insisting that the Canadian singer does not deserve to occupy the spot. They point to his recent looks as the reason. Commenting under the post, a Twitter user with the handle @KizitoSab,…

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Nigerians React To Rumors Of Singer Flavor’s Marriage To His First Baby Mama

Flavor and Sandra Okagbue Reports circulating online claims popular Nigerian singer, Flavor paid the bride price of his first babymama, Sandra Okagbue. The ‘Ada Ada’ singer and Okagbue started dating in 2014 and they both have two kids together. The mum of two rose to fame after emerging winner of Miss Delta Soap Pageant in 2010. On-air personality, Blossom Martins claimed the wedding event, which was discreet, was held on Monday at the bride’s family house in Onitsha, Anambra State. Read Also: Regina Daniels’ Mother, Rita Shows Off Her Dance Moves (Video)…

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Singer Tekno Lays Curse On Corrupt Nigerian Leaders

Music producer Tekno Miles Popular singer, Augustine Miles Kelechi, popularly known as Tekno, has laid a curse on Nigerian leaders who are embezzling money in the country. The ‘Pana’ crooner took to his Twitter page on Monday to drag those who are fond of diverting funds into their personal pockets without even giving back to the citizens. The father of one tweeted; ”If u a leader in this country stealing from your people and just can’t give back small to the people.. God will make u suffer in ways money…

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COVID-19: Charter airlines defy flight ban, fly rich Nigerians abroad

charge passengers $4,000-$8,000 per seat to UK, others Only evacuation, essential service flights approved –FG Okechukwu Nnodim and Olaleye Aluko Some charter airlines have begun offering services to members of the public despite a ban on international flights by the Federal Government due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sunday PUNCH has learnt. It was also learnt that some commercial flights that were contracted by foreign missions to evacuate stranded citizens from Nigeria were also being used to convey passengers at an extra fee. According to multiple Ministry of Aviation and airline…

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VJ Adams Wants Wizkid, Davido, Mr Eazi To Own Collective Record Label

Wizkid, Davido, Mr Eazi Popular OAP, VJ Adams has expressed his desire to see Wizkid, Davido and Mr Eazi join forces to build a record label. He wrote this on Twitter. His tweet has started a conversation on the possibility of a business partnership involving the three musical entrepreneurs. The OAP thinks that it would be the most powerful business partnership in the Nigerian music industry. It is widely known that Wizkid, Davido and Mr Eazi are musical entrepreneurs. Wizkid owns StarBoy Entertainment. Davido is the CEO of DMW. Mr…

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