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Niniola, Femi Kuti Weave A ‘Fantasy’ In Colourful Music Video
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Niniola, Femi Kuti Weave A ‘Fantasy’ In Colourful Music Video

Niniola has shared the music video for her latest single “Fantasy,” which was originally released in February, and is featuring Grammy nominee and Afrobeat icon Femi Kuti. The track, produced by Kel-P, features rich vocals from Niniola, and classy saxophone riffs and horn arrangements from Femi Kuti. “I used to watch videos of Fela Kuti and Femi Kuti, and I loved the music but I also loved the way the dancers moved their waist and hips,” says Niniola. “I always wanted to do that. It was a childhood dream to record with the legend Femi Kuti. It’s one thing to have that dream, another for it to come to pass and you actually love the record. The vibe was surreal—we were shooting in The Shrine, the home of Afrobeat!” The music video, directed by Sesan, takes place at New Afrika Shrine...
“We Should Thank Burnaboy for Putting Respect on our Name Internationally-Uti
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“We Should Thank Burnaboy for Putting Respect on our Name Internationally-Uti

Uti Nwachukwu has written in defence of Burnaboy after the Grammy nominee was called out for saying no one asides his family and Fela Anikulapo-Kuti paved the way for him. Reacting to the backlash Burnaboy received for his statement, Uti tweeted a day ago asking Nigerians to put respect on Burna's name. He added that Nigerians should thank Burnaboy for putting respect on Nigeria's name internationally. The Big Brother Africa star took to Instagram yesterday to reiterate this. He wrote on Instagram: If Burna says he is the Greatest, ask yourself why you are offended for his positive declaration if you’re not a Witch!!! • If he says nobody paved The way for him apart from Fela, why would you even question or fault that statement?!! Are you in the entertainment industry ??? ...
Muhammad Nami Biography, 11 Things To Know About Buhari’s Nominee To Head FIRS
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Muhammad Nami Biography, 11 Things To Know About Buhari’s Nominee To Head FIRS

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Muhammad M. Nami as the new chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said in a statement issued today that his nomination followed President Buhari’s approval of the composition of a new board for the FIRS subject to Senate confirmation. Shehu said the former FIRS Chairman, Babatunde Fowler, whose term of office expired today, Monday, December 9, 2019, was expected to hand over to the most senior director on the board, who would take charge, pending the senate confirmation of the new board. Here are few things you should know about the man who will take over as head of the FIRS from Fowler: 1. Nami is a well-trained Tax, Accounting and Mana...
Atiku Abubakar’s Son Screened As Commissioner Nominee In Adamawa
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Atiku Abubakar’s Son Screened As Commissioner Nominee In Adamawa

Some days ago, Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Fintiri nominated the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as commissioner in his cabinet. Adamu Atiku Abubakar who is one of the two nominees from Jada Local Government Area, Atiku’s home constituency. Today they screened him and he is now qualified to become in a commissioner in the state. See photos from the screening
27-year-old Commissioner-nominee Seun Fakorede speaks, thanks Nigerians for their outpouring love
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27-year-old Commissioner-nominee Seun Fakorede speaks, thanks Nigerians for their outpouring love

Commissioner nominee, Seun Fakorede has thanked all his well-wishers, especially youth for the “outpour of love” ever since the announcement of his new height. The Head of Oyo state Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin on Monday confirmed that a 27-year-old man from Ibarapaland had been picked for commissioner by Governor Seyi Makinde. However, it was gathered that his social media pages have been buzzing with congratulatory messages from every nooks and cranny of Nigeria. He said: “This is to express my gratitude to Nigerians, especially the Youth, for the outpour of love and best wishes since my nomination as Commissioner was announced. “I’m grateful. I’ve been overwhelmed since the announcement.” He also expressed his gratitude to the governor of Oyo state and also addressed one of ...
I am politically smarter than Bukola Saraki- Oshiomole
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I am politically smarter than Bukola Saraki- Oshiomole

Adams Oshiomole, the APC National Chairman, says Bukola Saraki's loss in the last general election, has proven that he, Oshiomole, is politically smarter, than Saraki.   Oshiomhole said this while fielding questions from state house correspondents after a meeting with President Buhari yesterday July 29th. The former Edo state governor said under his leadership as APC chairman, he successfully uprooted the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his cronies, politically, in Kwara.   Noting that Saraki is equally a smart political player, Oshiomole said   ”Remember I was saying that Saraki must be removed, people would say how would I do it? I said okay if he resists removal then we would uproot. We went to Kwara, we did OTOGE(Enough is Enough), we uprooted ...
US Senate Confirms Kavanaugh To Supreme Court
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US Senate Confirms Kavanaugh To Supreme Court

  The US Senate has confirmed President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. The U.S. Senate today voted 50-48 to narrowly confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, ending a bitterly divisive fight over the controversial nominee who had been accused of sexual misconduct.
Omo-Agege Not Suspended, Says Delta APC
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Omo-Agege Not Suspended, Says Delta APC

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege is still very much a member of the All Progressives Congress amid rumours that he has been suspended or expelled for anti-party activities. Senator Ovie Omo-Agege Delta State secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Chidi Okonji, yesterday, said that Senator Ovie Omo-Agege was not suspended by the party. Okonji in a statement made available to LEADERSHIP Friday denied any form of crisis in the party in the state, saying that Omo-Agege is a key member of the APC and he is the authentic nominee of the party for the Delta Central Senatorial District in next year’s election. He said that Omo-Agege won the primary conducted on Wednesday, 3 October, 2018 by the Primary Election Panel of APC led by General Onoja from Benue State in a landslide. T...
Full Nominee List For The 2017 Best Of Nollywood (BON) Awards
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Full Nominee List For The 2017 Best Of Nollywood (BON) Awards

The nominee list for the 2017 Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards has been released. This year over 120 films were screened, including 113 feature films, 7 short films and two TV series. According to the BON team, eight others were disqualified for various reasons. See the full list of nominees below. Best Actor in a Leading Role (English) Sambasa Nzeribe in Slow Country Alexx Ekubo in Inikpi Joseph Benjamin in Dance to my Beat Bolanle Ninalowo in Picture Perfect Gabriel Afolayan in Tatu Paul Utomi in What lies Within  Best Actor in a Supporting Role (English) IK Ogbonna – Excess Luggage Kelechi Udegbe – Behind the Wheels Tope Tedela – Slow Country Segun Arinze/Sambasa Nzeribe – Tatu Justice Nuagbe (Ushbebe)– Dance to my Beat Best Actor in a L...
Justice Sylvanus Nsofor, Ambassadorial Nominee Refuses To Recite National Anthem
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Justice Sylvanus Nsofor, Ambassadorial Nominee Refuses To Recite National Anthem

There was drama Wednesday at the screening of an 82 year old ambassadorial nominee, Justice Sylvanus Nsofor, by the Senate committee on Foreign Affairs. The ambassadorial nominee vehemently refused to recite the National Anthem as requested by the committee. Members of the committee were left speechless as Justice Nsofor (rtd) argued with them. The name of the 82 year old nominee was forwarded to the Senate for screening and confirmation by President Muhammadu Buhari. A member of the committee, Senator Gbenga Ashafa (Lagos East), asked Justice Nsofor a couple of questions which included to recite the National Anthem. Apparently exhausted by the argument of the nominee and his seeming determination not to recite the anthem, the committee asked Nsofor to take a bow and go. ...
Full #AMVCA2017 Nominee List
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Full #AMVCA2017 Nominee List

The nominee list of the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards was released last night and we’ve got the full list for you. The nominees were announced on Wednesday at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos. The announcement ceremony was broadcast live on all African Magic channels. Several top stars and top movies were nominated including the movie ’76 which got a record-breaking 14 nominations. See the full list below. CATEGORY NOMINEE BEST MOVIE (SOUTH AFRICA) MRS RIGHT GUY DUMISANI GUMBI HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD BONGIWE SELANE, JUNAID AHMED, HELENA SPRING VAYA RETHABILE MOLATELA MOTHOBI THE JAKES ARE MISSING BIANCA ISAAC ALL ABOUT LOVE ELVIS CHUKS BEST MOVIE (EAST AFRICA) AISHA AMIL SHIVJI NAOMBA NISEME STAFORD KIH...
Mobo Nominee “DavidB” Premieres Visual For Love Classic “Titi Lai Lai”
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Mobo Nominee “DavidB” Premieres Visual For Love Classic “Titi Lai Lai”

Praised British-Nigerian singer and MOBO nominee DavidB (full names: David Oluwaferanmi Balogun), premieres the anticipated music video for his love preaching single “Titi Lai Lai”. The buzzing track was produced by Lagos-based producer and musician Mosa, whose production credits including working with the likes of Waje, Mo’ Cheddah and producing Ty Bello’s classic debut album Green Land. “Titi Lai Lai” highlights David’s glorious vocal abilities as he soars to great heights over the cinematic production. DavidB says of ‘Titi Lai Lai", “this record is about expressing love in a vulnerable and transparent way; making a commitment to stay with the people you love – forever." The music video which was directed Adim Irozuru, produced by Tolu Olurebi, and shot by Forshaw Media; serves as ...

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