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How NCDC neglect the poor, do COVID-19 Test for only high profile Nigerians !

Related Articles Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been conducting COVID-19 tests on high profiled Nigerians, who demanded for it, but asked ‘ordinary’ citizens who also requested for same to strictly follow its cases definition rule for testing; a situation that has left many unattended to. NCDC’s case-definition rule for undergoing testing for the COVID-19 says for anyone to be tested for the virus, the person must have travelled into Nigeria from a high risk country, or must have had direct contact with a confirmed case, and, in addition…

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Nigerian Based Americans’ Song About 419 & Fraud Goes Viral

An American based music group made of young Nigerian-Ghanaians, G4 Boys, @G4Boys, have produced a song and video about fraud and 419 which has gone viral in the US to the dismay of hardworking Nigerians in diaspora. The G4 Boys are a New York based musical group made up of two brothers of Nigerian and Ghanaian descent, Ice Baby and Buggy. The duo have developed a blend of trap and rap kind of music with topics focused on money, sex and violence.In the latest video, titled ‘419’ the duo glorify…

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VIDEO: Music producers, Sarz and Shizzi battle eachother with hit songs on Instagram LIVE video

It was an epic night for Nigerian music lovers yesterday night (30th, March 2020) as two of the biggest music producers in the country, Sarz and Shizzi took to their Instagram Live for a music battle where they took turns playing snippets of their hit songs. While Sarz is renowned for producing most of Wizkid’s hit songs, Shizzi is responsible for many of Davido’s hit songs from the very beginning. The battle of the music producers was very entertaining, as thousands of viewers stayed up late to follow the duel.…

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Best Nollywood movies streaming on Netflix, Nigerian female artistes through the years – Here are the best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and in-depth reporting that rise above the daily churn. Here are the ones that caught our attention: A New Frontier for Nollywood: Remakes – Wilfred Okichie Take a look at the top-grossing American films and you’ll find just about nothing but reboots and sequels. It took a former health economist to see the opportunity for Nigeria. And as those who know Charles Okpaleke can attest, when he falls upon an idea, he pursues…

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Nigerian Music Star, Davido, In Self-isolation After Fiancée, Chioma, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Nigerian musician, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has announced that his fiancé, Chioma, has tested positive for Coronavirus.  Making the announcement on Twitter, Davido said Chioma recently returned from the United Kingdom with their baby. While the baby tested negative, her own result returned positive.  He said, “Hey everyone, I came back recently from America after cancelling a tour. My fiancé, Chioma, also came back from London recently with our baby.  “We had no symptoms and still both feel perfectly fine but because of our recent travel history, we…

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Sauti Sol cancels YouTube concert amid rising coronavirus cases

Sauti Sol. Celebrated afro-pop band Sauti Sol have cancelled an online concert that was set to take place on March 28, citing the rising cases of coronavirus. The famous group took to Twitter to relay the information to their fans. “Following the cancellation of our UK tour date at Jazz Café on the 28th, we were optimistic that we could stream to you a live concert on YouTube to make up for the disappointment. Unfortunately, with the rising cases of COVID-19, we must cancel the YouTube concert scheduled for this…

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Why music lovers are talking about Nigerian singer, Anyas

Talent sometimes, they say is not enough! This we can say is the case of this passionate and energetic Nigerian song writer/performer, Anyas. Since 2018, when he officially launched himself into the Nigerian music industry, he has never looked back as he continues to whet the appetite of music lovers across the country, Africa and the world at large. Born and raised in Lagos Nigeria, Anyas, already has a few songs to his credit, some of which include: “Kpala”, “Bounce On”, and “Thousand Feelings” among others. Described as an all-round…

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2face Idibia wants to rejig the concert model with his first online set

Over the last few years there have been intense discussion about the future of entertainment in Nigeria, especially for musicians for whom traditional music publishing yields minimal revenue and touring is not an option, thanks to the terrible road infrastructure and the insecurity that exists in Nigeria. Some people have suggested that the only real solution is a subscription based online concert model, where Nigerian fans can engage with properly produced music from the comfort of their homes for a token. This model is already in practice in tech savvy…

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Don Jazzy mocks Nigerian leaders over COVID-19

Michael Collins Ajereh, a Nigerian record producer better as Don Jazzy, has aimed a dig at some Nigerian leaders over their inability to travel abroad for medical treatment as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Several countries across the globe have restricted flights for visitors as part of measures aimed at combating the spread of coronavirus. As of Tuesday, Nigeria has 42 confirmed cases of the killer virus — out of which two persons have recovered while one death was recorded. This is believed to have taken a toll on…

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Enugu organises talent hunt in music, comedy, others

The Enugu State Ministry of Culture and Tourism has concluded plans for an all-encompassing talent hunt after seven years. The talent hunt is expected to hold during the Easter period, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. The state Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr Ugonna Ibe, said this while briefing newsmen on the forthcoming Enugu Easter Jam Blast on Sunday in Enugu. Ibe, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Mr Cosmos Obioma, said the talent hunt would help discover budding talents and give them a…

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