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Politics / As Gbadebo Rhodes-vivour Unsettles Sanwoolu, Others by DebbyJose: 8:58pm On Mar 10
It is time to unseat Governor Sanwo-Olu

The gubernatorial election of March 11, 2023, in Lagos State, pits the leading opposition party, Labor Party, against the ruling All Progressive Congress {APC}. The gubernatorial candidate for the Labor Party is Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivor. He is a thirty-nine-year-old American-educated architect. Unlike the APC candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, he is a native of Lagos State. He is the great grandson of a prominent indigenous Lagosian, S.B. Rhodes, a founding father of the Nigerian executive and judiciary. Youthful, educated, honorable and with a sense of mission and belief in his ability to change the course of history, he personifies the goals and objectives of the Labor Party. The goal of the Labor Party is to dislodge the corrupt, vicious oligarchy that have misruled Nigeria for so long, and made life unbearable for most Nigerians.

Rhodes-Vivour was a visible presence at the #EndSARS protest. The Labor Party movement is driven by the same impulse that engendered the #EndSARS protest. In that pertinent and laudable protest against the status quo, the youths - the flower and promise of Nigeria – spoke for the generality of Nigerians. Totally oblivious of tribal, religious, political and socio-economic divides, they stood united in their demanded for social justice, accountability and transparency in governance, and an end to every form of official brutality.

Rhodes-Vivour is spearheading the Labor Party democratic revolution in Lagos State that will dethrone the Lagos rendition of moribund and evil oligarchy, and break their amoral and cruel grip on the state. Unlike there anarchistic and bloody revolutions of zealots and fanatics, the Labor Party revolution is anchored on democratic tenets and within the confines of the law. It will inundate, overwhelm and dethrone the status quo in Lagos State. It will usher in a new, livable and functional Lagos, marked by the rule of law, equitable distribution of the state resources, accountability, transparency, respect for individual rights, end to police, and all forms of official, brutality, etc;

The shooting, killing and maiming of unarmed, peaceful, flag-waving, national anthem-singing, Nigerian youths on “Black Tuesday” at the Lekki Toll Gate Plaza left an indelible moral blemish on the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. That blood-spattered onslaught on innocent Nigerian youths for exercising their constitutionally guaranteed right to peaceful protests was morally reprehensible, inexcusable and unpardonable. It was a crime against humanity. It is payback time for Sanwo-Olu for that slaughter of the youths at the Lekki Toll Gate. It is time to yank his blood-dripping hands off the helm of affairs of Lagos State. Therefore, it behooves Lagosians to vote him out on March 11, 2023.

The electoral contest on that day is between light {LP/Rhodes-Vivor} and darkness {APC/ Sanwo-Olu}. Lagosians must inevitably embrace the light and cast out darkness. And thus, break the stranglehold of the APC cabal on the state and bring an end to the corruption, cronyism, theft of public funds, extortion, glamorization of thuggery and political violence, and all the other excesses of the Sanwo-Olu administration.

Armed with our PVC, every inhabitant of Lagos State must join in this laudable crusade to unseat Sanwo-Olu. It is our moral, spiritual, civic, political and democratic obligation to troop out, en-masse, on March 11, 2023, and vote in Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivor of the Labor Party, as the new governor of Lagos State.

Politics / Chaos, Apprehension Rocks APC As Lagos Stood Up For LP Guber Candidate, Gbadebo by DebbyJose: 12:27pm On Mar 09
The 8th Of March 2023 is globally celebrated as International Women's Day & It also happens to be the 40th Birthday Celebrations Of Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour GRVThe Labour Party LP Governorship Aspirant.

Instead of celebration he spent part of the day campaigning and went to visit and empathise with the traders who were victims of the Ajegunle Spare Parts Market whose shops were burnt down as a result of the electoral tensions leading to the March 11 Gubernatorial Polls. After Inspecting & Talking To The Traders He donated N15m as part of his support towards cushioning the traders' pains and promised to rebuild the entire market when elected governor.

GRV as he is popularly known is a people's man. He has run an impressive campaign so far with a huge following that has enjoyed an even bigger boost with the recent victory of his principal Peter Obi of The Labour Party in Lagos against the ruling party APC. Many of these on and offline supporters include members of the Peter Obi or Obidient Movement, which are youths and hopefuls for a NEW NIGERIA.

A true Lagosian and scion of the reputable and popular Rhodes family of Lagos Island with a history dating up to 400 years. GRV describes himself as a Lagos boy, an Omo Eko proper and speaks of his Lagos Rhodes Vivour family pedigree and their stellar contributions to the development of Lagos –these include the foremost legal luminaries and judges from the 1800s such as Steven Bankole Rhodes, to his uncles, Yinka Rhodes The Bamofin Of Lagos, the Supreme Court Judge, Bode Rhodes Vivour, and his father, Barrister Olawale Rhodes Vivour who married his mum a Mrs Stella Rhodes-Vivour, and the famous late musician Elder Steve Rhodes.

The land upon which City Hall Lagos is built belongs to his family & his great parents estate owned the largest plantation in Lagos.

The Nottingham UK & MIT trained architect in his Manifesto laid out a plan to get Lagos working with his focus is on how to uplift Lagos, his beloved state of birth and lineage by resolving the perennial Lagos traffic problem through building four new rail lines in four years, whose multiplier effects would create jobs throughout our economy, resolving the massive unemployment and underemployment that is the ‘Area Boy' culture, provide housing and social services and more.

The 40-year-old celebrant is happily married to Dr Ify Rhodes-Vivour an Oxford & Harvard PhD trained molecular biologist and they have 2 boys. Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour, is an embodiment of the successful unity of Yoruba, Igbo and other Nigerians that propelled the Obidient political liberation movement, and on his birthday urged all to vote for the freedom, progress and harmony the city deserves, and for a new Lagos that would set the pace for a new Nigeria with his Eko e dide - Lagos Stand Up Slogan..”


Music/Radio / Asha Gangali Bags Multi Million Naira Record Deal With California-based Record by DebbyJose: 9:05am On Mar 03
Afropop Crooner and Showbiz Mogul , Asha Gangali announced on his Verified Instagram page that he has released his much anticipated Smash Single “KAYEFI” which is currently streaming on all Digital platforms

Gangali also revealed that he has signed a Multi Million Naira Recording Deal with AFROPOLITAN MUZIK , an Independent Record Label based in Los Angeles , California USA, under a Joint Venture with Lagos based Entertainment and Talent Marketing Agency ROC DA MIC AFRICA
AFROPOLITAN MUZIK is is as Record Label that specializes in signing Afropbeats Acts with global mainstream appeal.

According to “GANGALI” signing this new deal will open lots of doors for me globally as an Afrobeats Artist.

Asha Gangali also made his acting debut as JAGUN on Netflix Crime Thriller “ SHANTY TOWN”

GANGALI is currently in the studio working on his forthcoming body of work , OSTOPOLOS EP , scheduled for release in April 2023 under the AFROPOLITAN MUZIK / ROC DA MIC AFRICA imprint.

Business / Revolutionplus Boss, Bamidel Onalaja In The News Again by DebbyJose: 6:08pm On Jan 22
RevolutionPlus Property has reacted to allegations of land allocation scams by some individuals and being circulated on social media as being the brainchild of detractors.

In a press release signed by the management on Saturday and made available to Tribune Online, they explained that the negative campaign is being circulated by unscrupulous elements determined to tarnish the image of the brand.

“It is important to place it on record that our brand is built on integrity and for over eight years we have conducted our dealings and operations with this principle.

“We have some dissatisfied customers with pending allocation, we continue to resolve these issues with sufficient records and documents to show for these efforts.

We have always posted pictures and given updates on this page of how we are allocating clients in our various estates, it is an ongoing process and we plan to do more even in this New Year 2023.”

The organisation also explained that they terminated their contract with Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham in December 2022.

“We would like to state that Toyin Abraham who was one of our brand ambassadors for some years was disengaged in December 2022, therefore, all advertising materials with her images will no longer be used on social media, billboards and other mediums.

We wish her all the very best in her endeavour and we appreciate her for the period she worked with us.

“We urge the discerning public to disregard any statements whether insinuated or categorical, linking our brand to fraud. It is not only mischievous; it is malicious and baseless”

They also assured that all customers with pending allocations will be resolved.

“Our mission this year is to resolve all pending allocations and dates for batches of the allocations will be communicated in due cause.
Education / Federal Government College Port Harcourt. 50 Golden Years For Golden Memories by DebbyJose: 3:18pm On Jan 21
By Uri Ngozichukwuka

When my big sister got married in 1980 and left the family home in Lagos for port Harcourt I missed her so much and she likewise. I didn't know she would come for me the next year after I had completed secondary school in Lagos. Being the last of 9 children She and her husband took over my education.

They had friends Mr and Mrs Enwo a young couple who were both teachers at the federal government college port Harcourt in the early 80s. I took the entrance and I got admitted to doing the A levels at this beautiful school from 1981-1983. Till date, it still holds the fondest memories for me. A lot fonder than university days.

My first time being in the boarding house. I was so excited. I had been a day student in my previous school and was too young to even understand secondary school. I had gone in too young. With the benefit of hindsight, my parents were just interested in getting it over and done with. I had done common entrance to Queen's college at 8. Too young to get in. Who would even take me? So by 9, any school would do.

Back to the golden memories of FGC PH... From age 15-17 every day was magical and full of drama. Okay, I entered boarding house as a senior in the lower six class so I had escaped some tail-cutting experience of my junior years. However, there were some upper six students who wanted to rub it in all the time that they were our " seniors" My friends and I ired and erred not a few.

Federal government colleges were one of the government's earliest and to date most successful attempts at uniting the country after the Nigerian civil war. The reason for the creation of the Federal Government Colleges, among others, was to guarantee national integration and national building among Nigerian children if given the opportunity at a very tender age to live, learn and play together in the ideal education environment. Most were established in the 1970s and 1980s. FGC PH was one such established in 1973.

So we all came from all over the country as captured in the first lines of the school anthem a classic and the best of all school anthems.
"Fegocol Portharcpurt our noble institution.
From all over our country we come with the spirit"

It continues with the most profound chorus " to national awareness we pledge our honour. To academic excellence we pledge our honour. To parental devotion we pledge our honour . To sports development we pledge our honour. So help us, God".

The school anthem captures our promise to our nation. Promise to hand over an unbeaten tradition of excellence.

50 years after the alumni of this great institution have ticked all the boxes of the ideal alumni. Relentlessly engaging, coordinating and executing activities that have impacted the school academically and structurally. Scholarships. Constructions of key facilities in the school. These excellent ladies and gentlemen have spared nothing in giving back. Spreading across the whole world these young children grew strong and have held sway in their various fields of endeavour. Distinguished persons in society still hold firmly in very endearing ways through their various chapters.

For me, this is 40 years after FGC PH and for my small class of barely 40 young children, we've had doctors lawyers professors and authors and so many professionals. It's always a delight to meet up whenever we can.

There's so much to write about the FGC PH experience. The Monday morning assemblies. The Fridays assemblies for detention. . ( Detention is another word for punishment or discipline of erring students) there were the regulars on that list. They somehow had nicknames too. How hilarious. The tuckshop that had the solutions to all our little cravings. The school exit tickets. Me a born Anglican was a Catholic in school. Reason being the Catholic church was in town. We get to go out every Sunday in the school bus. The Anglican service was in school. Who came up with that idea?

The bonding of young minds through shared experiences to lifelong friendships.

The fence jumping. The pranks played on house masters and house mistresses. There were the chief pranksters. The stress given to our dear principal the late M. C. Ebo. A very dear man and a great child Educator. He had a special place for each child and we loved him back. I don't remember the years he was principal of the school but I was there as a student when he presided over the school. I also remember upon his demise decades later the students showed up in his hometown to give their dear old principal a befitting burial.

The love junctions. The frenzy of the valentine's period. The famous declaration of the massacre in the school dining hall. ( Please note massacre had nothing to with real blood but a declaration of food grabbing and gulping made by the prefects for the few students who made it early to the dining hall). I hope I got that definition of FGC PH massacre. Just so much to remember. When you have a robust mix of brilliant teenagers from different parts of the country with raging hormones and curious minds you expect nothing less but a school bursting at the seams with excitement and enchantment.

The weekly Saturday inspection of the hostels. The frenzy to get all the houses clean and win. " Cleanest for the week" The school houses. Honour . Glory. Loyalty. Freedom Charity Peace and Faith.
I was health prefect for girls in my set but do remember I had a very able assistant and we still bond on that level till this day.

They were the teachers of the best quality when the education standard had teachers with PhD teaching young children in a Nigerian secondary school. Our Indian vice principal then and so many well-educated teachers who were dedicated to their profession. We got excellence and excellence has trailed our paths.

Incidentally, my sister's children who were not even born when I went to FGC PH all grew up and attended the school. My elder brother's sons too. The Nze Dikes and the Offias . They also all have fond memories. I guess it's always a mini-reunion at home.

As the school turns golden the memories are no doubt golden for not just me but for a whole generation of young people who passed through the school decades ago and the ones making memories today.
Long live Nigeria
Long live Federal Government College Port Harcourt.

Adiya Uri Ngozichukwuka
Inclusion Advocate
Communication consultant

Religion / Re: 2023: New President ‘ll End Yoruba, Biafra Nations Agitation – Prophet Ephrata by DebbyJose: 8:45am On Jan 18
Could this be Peter Obi?/
Religion / 2023: New President ‘ll End Yoruba, Biafra Nations Agitation – Prophet Ephrata by DebbyJose: 11:08am On Jan 17
UK-based Nigerian pastor, Prophet David Babatunde Ephrata, the leader and founder of Bible Based Church, United Kingdom, has again issued a strong warning barely ahead of the coming elections in Nigeria. He stated that the candidate who emerged at the end of the elections will totally erase any cause involving the Yoruba nation or the Republic of Biafra.

Recall last Christmas, the fearless man of God issued a stern warning directly to those who are into farming of any form as he alerted them of the many dangerous challenges ahead in 2023.

While farmers are already confirming this in their recent distress call for protection against intruders, the prophet has again revealed another shocking revelation as received during the online service held on Sunday, January 15, 2023.

He stated during the service:

“I have a severe message to Nigerians about who will win the elections in 2023. Please pray very well in the year 2023 for the election to run free and fair without bloodshed.

“God revealed to me that the candidate that will win the election, will erase anything that has to do with self-determination or true federalism. He will also perish the idea of the Yoruba agenda or Igbo agenda.

“This is not the time to fight for Yoruba nation or Biafra or Arewa nation. “This is the time to pray.

“The image I saw in the revelation was more of a young white man, who took a duster and erase Biafra and Odua nation from a whiteboard.

“That is the clear vision that God showed me. Yoruba, Igbo, and Arewa nations will not be heard anymore. This coming government will no hesitate to eliminate any person or group of persons that advocate for self-determination.”

He implored Nigerians to keep faith and move closer to God to avoid an imminent crisis that may cause civil unrest in the country.

Prophet David Babatunde Ephrata’s missionary journey began when he was born many decades ago, he was born in Lagos but was moved to the southwestern part of Nigeria before he clocked one year old. His strong connection to depth scriptural and spiritual knowledge began to grow as he advanced into a teenager and as he acquires more academic knowledge.

Since 2006, when the prophetic message becomes clear, he has remained a consistent personality and respectable prophet who delivers divinely inspired prophecies and messages to the people.

His credentials as a prophetic man of God are staggering. His prophecies have been nothing short of sensational and on point. Where other men of God are waiting for a situation to gather momentum and take shape before they permutate and then release prophecies, Prophet Ephrata reveals those things that will happen long before they happen. Sometimes, he will foretell things a year or even more before they occur.

A case in point is the failure of Buhari’s administration. A few months into his first term in office, Prophet Babatunde warned Nigerians not to be over-excited at the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as president, that he is not the Messiah Nigerians were waiting for. Not only that, he said Nigerians should prepare for extreme hardship because the Buhari administration will bring upon us the worst economy ever witnessed in Nigeria. And that is exactly what is happening right now.


Literature / Glitz And Glamour From “sakadelli 2: Give Me A Break” Launch by DebbyJose: 11:17am On Dec 27, 2022
Inclusion Advocate, Uri Ngozichukwuka has struck another high note with her new novel, “Sakadelli 2: Give Me A Break”.

This was written in continuation of her highly inspirational and thought-provoking masterpiece “Sakadelli 1; So, When Is It Okay! The novel attracted lots of commendation from readers worldwide. It spotlights topical issues bothering humanity such as gender; disability; social justice; the rights of the woman and girl-child in our society; and the impact of conflict and other forms of violence on individuals, families and communities.

Sakadelli 2 was launched on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at the auditorium of Mike Adenuga Centre located in the highbrow area of Ikoyi, Lagos state. The eventful occasion was attended by top dignitaries, friends, associates and lovers of the superb literary works of the author.

The chairman of the book launch was the former Chairman of, the Oil and Gas Free Zone Authority, OGFZA Nigeria, Dr Chris Asoluka. During his remarks, Dr Asoluka commended Uri for putting up a novel which addresses humanity in all ramifications. He said:

“When I read Sakadelli 1, I realised it was slightly different. It was not the kind of usual novels you read. Then Sakadelli 2; Give Me A Break, and I said wow! Uri has developed her own style of writing which is quite unique and quite interesting. I felt that it could be a thing of enormous value to our younger ones.

“Sakadelli is a movement. It is a movement of sorts because it tells everyone, wherever you are, that there’s life. And live your life. That is the message I get from Sakadelli.

He however recommended the novel to all and sundry. He said he sees it as a movement towards transforming society for good.

The Novel was reviewed by Ex-NIMASA boss, Dr. Ferdinand Agu (MFR) while the erudite Professor Biola Awosika Fapetu gave her a commendable remark about the novel and its author. Also, among the dignitaries that spoke at the occasion was the representative of Honourable Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NiDCOM) and veteran and celebrity actress, Madam Taiwo Ajai-Lycett (OON).

The book launch was done in Grand style as many of the guests bought an appreciable number of copies while some of them made pre-orders online.

Celebrating the beauty and level of creativity Uri displayed in Sakadelli 2, a number of artists stormed the stage as the programme unfolded to entertain guests. In a spoken word presentation manner, they did justice to some of the key areas of humanity the novel addresses which include; Vulnerability, I know The Game, Why Can’t My Rivers Flow, I’m Enough and Sakadelli. The presentation was mind-blowing. The audience was thrilled as they enjoyed every bit of it. It indeed spiced up their day as they left the venue as a true Sakadelli.

An all-inclusive performance. Women from 25-75 hrs including Teni Aofiyebi. Elizabeth Jibunoh. Funmi Ajila Fapetu. Toyin Adesola. Modupe Adeyinka-Oni, Nneka Chris-Asoluka, and Iyabo Aboaba Agbede opened the event.

Some men too Performed " Why can't my river flow" Charles Anusim. Dare Dairo the GM Lagos state disabilities board LASODA.

Music/Radio / PMAN Unveils Multi Million Naira PMAN Music House To The World by DebbyJose: 8:13pm On Dec 14, 2022
Tuesday, December 13th 2022 will forever be etched in the minds of people and etched in the history books as a day the Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN) made history under the leadership of Pretty Okafor and his executives.

It was a day PMAN unveiled their multi million naira PMAN music house to the world.

The house located inside Chevy View Estate Chevron Lekki is historic because this is the first time in PMAN history that an office is 100% owned by PMAN.

The beautiful and tastefully furnished building saw entertainers and invited guests from all works of life gather for the unveiling.

Pastor Adegoke from House on the Rock Church had the honour of praying at the ribbon cutting. While legendary King Sunny Ade who could not stop heaping praises on Pretty Okafor and his excos for achieving this feat also prayed and cut the ribbon to officially unveil the PMAN music house.

King Sunny Ade who is a past PMAN president said he was filled with pride to see a journey he started come to fruition under this present PMAN dispensation.

Another historic achievement inside the building is the PMAN Fm online radio that is live as you read this. You can download it from the Google playstore.

This is the 1st time it is happening under PMAN and all registered members present were left in awe.

People could not stop commending President Pretty Okafor and his excos consisting of Sunny Neji (vice president), Zaaki-Azzay (, Asha Gangali (Treasurer) Aita Bonny (General Secretary) and Ruggedman (Chairman media) for achieving this.

This all started with the introduction of the six thousand naira biometric registration by Pretty Okafor, powered powered by Zenith Bank.

A collaboration that sees walking into any Zenith Bank branch or logging onto the official website www.pman.ng to register.

It does not stop there. Registered members get benefits that includes health insurance, life insurance. A pension plan and more.

This was the first great feat by Pretty Okafor and his excos. This showed they have the interest of Nigerian entertainers and entertainment at heart.

Guests who were present at the unveiling were King Sunny Ade, Alex O, Mayo Ayilaran DG MCSN) Blacky, Skid Ikemefuna, Mr Collins Enebeli (Mavins Grandpa). Niki Tall from Germany. Zubby, Olisa Adibua, Femi Lasode, Kola Ogunkoya (Gbedu Master)

Music/Radio / DJ Blackk Beats Drops New Banger, “survive” Feat. Shattawale, Kaodenero by DebbyJose: 12:29pm On Dec 14, 2022
International music artist, DJ and label owner, DJ Blackk Beat has delighted fans with his latest song 'Survive'. This brand-new funky song features the vocals of internationally nominated singer Shattawale and Kaodenero and is an instant hit with fans.

Not long after confirming the release of the song on Twitter, the audio was uploaded to YouTube. In less than 24 hours it is already trending at number three on the video streaming website. It has also been enjoying huge streams and downloads online, as its overtaking other hits on the music charts.

Following the singer's tweet confirming the release, fans have been leaving comments such as 'great song, well done!' and 'It's really awesome!!!!!!!!❤️❤️'.

Hours after dropping his new single, DJ Blackk Beat took to Twitter again to thank his fans for their support saying, 'What an overwhelmingly great reaction to survive. So glad you guys are liking it. �'.

Ghanaian singer Shattawale and Sierra Leone Rapper Kao Denero, who features on the track, also took to social media to say, 'survive @djblackkbeat peep his bio, my new favorite �'. Sic

Hailed by many as one of the most consistent hitmakers in hip hop and R&B, DJ Blackk Beat has collaborated with the likes of Davido, Wande Coal, Sarkodie, DJ Big N, Shattawale, and many more.


Education / Grace Schools Receive Prestigious British Council International School Award by DebbyJose: 10:13am On Dec 13, 2022
Lagos-based Iinternational school, Grace Schools has clinched the prestigious British Council’s International School Award for the third time, showcasing their commitment to serving their students, staff, and parents and also to nation-building for the past 54 years and running.
The British Council’s International School Award is a prestigious badge of honor for schools that bring an international dimension to teaching and learning. It is a global accreditation scheme that recognizes good practice in incorporating international dimensions in schools. The award comes with a new accreditation for the next three years by the council to Grace Schools, from September 2022 to August 2025
A pioneer in the educational sector in the country, Grace Schools was recognized for being able to compete in the global space, with the latest modern teaching facilities and modules that best fit the changes of the 21st century. The first recognition came in 2014, and the second in 2017.
This third award crowns the dedicated efforts of the school to mainstream global excellent practice as part of the culture exemplified in project-based activities created by the teachers. The award is also due to the school’s fulfilling the required international classroom partnership on each project, which allowed Grace Schools pupils to interact with their counterparts in classrooms in other parts of the world.
Mrs. Olatokunbo Edun, the Executive Director of Grace Schools, expressed her satisfaction and recorded that the award came on the platter of the hardwork of staff. She said after what has been a challenging two years for our staff, it’s incredibly rewarding to have their efforts recognized because the award is a testament to the commitment, resilience, and dedication they have shown throughout the pandemic, going above and beyond every day, I believe that winning this prestigious award for the third time, has further motivated our consistent promotion of international awareness and understanding as part of our curriculum, fostering an international ethos throughout our school and helping to embed it within the school's culture”.
She further stated that Grace Schools are synonymous with excellence, stressing that the British Council ISA further validates the focus of the school on creativity and qualitative learning experience for the students.
"We have a strong edge in superior service delivery and have never wavered from developing globally accepted learning approaches for the students. We also have a robust manpower development strategy which translates to excellence for the school”
The Primary School section was established in 1968 while the Secondary School commenced in 1994. The stated quality over the years had continued deliver uncompromising qualitative learning for all students.
“Our strong focus is to develop students who will compete favourably across the globe. We boast of an enabling and conducive environment, with world-class facilities for the intellectual, academic, spiritual, moral, and physical development of a child. We are poised to produce godly students who are the future leaders of our dear country, Nigeria.” She concluded.

Music/Radio / PMAN Acquires Corporate Office In Lekki After 40yrs of Existence by DebbyJose: 9:29pm On Nov 29, 2022
These are good times for the music industry in Nigeria as the Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN) has finally broken the over 40 years jinx of existing without its own property.

The PMAN executives led by the president, Mr. Pretty Okafor, have acquired a multi-million-naira Edifice
in Lekki, Lagos to be used as corporate office. This is part of the unions strategy for the ongoing biometric card registration drive being implemented in conjunction with Zenith Bank.

The PMAN president maintained that the decision to acquire a property in highbrow Lekki is borne out of good business sense. According to him, it is to reposition and rebrand the union as well as bridge the gap between PMAN and the new generation artistes.
We consider it necessary to have a business office that is accessible to the artistes community and corporate sector in Nigeria. We want to ensure that musicians are receiving proper remunerations for their creative works both home and abroad. Through the acquisition of this property, we are sending an important message to Nigerian musicians and the corporate sector that PMAN, the Nigerian music industry powerhouse, is back in business, he said. 
Okafor explained further that the National Working Committee (NWC) of PMAN deliberately chose Lekki for the new corporate office because it’s the new epicenter of the Nigerian entertainment industry.
“You know, our former rented office was located in Ikeja but we decided to acquire our own property in Lekki. Its a deliberately decision we made because Lekki is the new hub for the Nigerian music industry. It is the hotbed for the new wave Afrobeats culture. Lekki is where the Gen Zers of Nigerian entertainment reside, he noted.
Describing the newly acquired corporate office as a fully detached 5-bedroom duplex, the PMAN boss revealed that it is equipped with different ultra-modern facilities including digital music library, Radio station, conference rooms, and VIP lounge among others.
The new PMAN headquarters will have different ultra-modern components including the presidents office, digital music library, conference rooms, VIP lounge, membership registration booth provided by Zenith Bank, and other necessary offices, Okafor disclosed. 
Meanwhile, PMAN has vowed to enhance its presence in all the six geo-political regions of Nigeria, as the association would soon embark on data capturing of its over six million potential members across the country.
A date for the formal opening of the new PMAN headquarters will be announced via the associations official website.

Culture / EDWIIN Dissociates Self From Political Party’s Umbrella Proc by DebbyJose: 9:34am On Nov 19, 2022
Inclusion advocate, Uri Ngozichukwuka, Dissociates Self, EDWIIN From Political Party’s Umbrella Procession

National convener of the Empathy-Driven Women Initiative International (EDWIIN), Uri Ngozichukwuka has dissociated herself and her brand from the Umbrella procession held by a political following the road walk the party had on Thursday, November 17, 2022 to canvass support for the presidential candidate of the party.
Recall that EDWIIN had initiated the Umbrella walk to advocate for the rights and acceptance of PWDs with peculiar attention to persons living with Albinism, a cause that got little to no recognition of politicians but kind-hearted Nigerians
In a statement issued by EDWIIN on Friday, 18 November 2022, the convener stated that the use umbrella on that rally was not only insensitive, but also a deliberate mockery of vulnerable fraction of Nigerian citizen whose welfare are of little or no concern to the party or its members.
“Here is a party that had existed for over two decades and have not thought of the idea of a procession in over 20 years.
“EDWIIN, in partnership with well-meaning Nigerians and kind hearted stakeholders came together in June to initiate a walk, in solidarity with People with Albinism and the party did not identify with the project in anyway.
“It was United Nations Albinism Awareness Day on the 13th of June, 2022, and project was executed in partnership with Lagos state office of disabilities LASODA, Lagos Albinism Awareness society and Lagos Accueil an organisation made of French women living in Nigeria, as scores of participants storm out to execute the first umbrella procession.
“It will be recalled that EDWIIN donated 200 umbrellas and 14 SPF 50 sunscreens to persons living with Albinism. The party was nowhere in the picture”
The procession was to bring awareness to the plight of persons living with Albinism
“Our use of umbrella during this period was to pass a message of covering, of inclusion and of recognition that a few cross sections of our citizens have been born with peculiar imperfections that should be considered and acknowledged in the blueprint of our nation’s policy.
It is Insensitive and morally wrong. The said party are viewed as inclusion insensitive and most governors under the party are yet to sign the disabilities bill to law.
The ruling party, in all his imperfections and shortcomings, signed the disability bill since 2019, and 3 years down the line; even the labour party are inclusion sensitive.
“It is however shocking to find the same anti-PWD group, stealing the idea of the same group they have so undermined and relegated to the background, seizing the opportunity to stage a vain rally with a stolen idea and matched it to its blurry agenda.
“This is an assault and an affront to the collective integrity of the PWDs and their conveners, and we wholesomely dissociate our brand from the rally.
“We consider the unfortunate move by this party as disgraceful and most embarrassing, as we expect more from a 24-year-old political party who should be the symbol of integrity in Nigeria”.
“As EDWIIN, we do not support, endorse or campaign for any political candidate and implore the general public to disregard any gesture from any of the parties that suggest otherwise.
“However, we will continue to monitor closely, the political environment and advocate for political capital of persons living with disabilities”, she stated.

Family / Man Called Out For Serial Cases Of Domestic Violence by DebbyJose: 5:38pm On Nov 14, 2022
Mr. Fred N Inem .... your days of deceiving the public about who you really are over.

The pain of a mother losing all her 4 children to an audacious psychopath and physically abusive bully masquerading as a 'responsible husband' for the public is a pain that I can relate to, and hence will never stay silent over.

On the 26th of September, 2022 by exactly 11:15 AM, I was scrolling through my Facebook news feed on my previously disabled Facebook account when I saw the video of the woman you married in 2015.

Swollen eyes, bloodied eye whites, dishevelled hair; physiognomy almost transformed to that of a Chinese who narrowly survived bee stings.

Chinyere Christine , the lady whose family handed to you 7 years ago in perfect condition and sound mind.

I paused on the post.

The lady you married was crying plaintively for her children to be returned to her.

All 4 of them.

All under the age of 6 years.

Kids she had been denied access to by you whom she has made several reports on how you spend more time punching her face, flogging her and dousing her in hot water in your nightmarish marriage; than you do being affectionate or protecting her.

I was distraught and had to send her a DM asking for more details.

My message wasn't seen by her until 3 days later.

On the 29th of September, 2022.

She responded weakly-- with the characteristic indifference and resignation that comes from crying for help for so long and not being helped.

I dropped my phone number and she called me minutes later and narrated her story.

A truly sordid and heartbreaking tragedy of how a beautiful, promising 23 year old girl accepted the hand of an abusive, narcissistic 33 year old man in marriage in 2015, willingly took in for him even while in University, and eventually had to drop out of school to commit herself to her husband and birth him 4 healthy children.

And what does she get in return?

A manipulative, philandering woman beater who not only beats and dehumanizes her at the slightest provocation, but has committed her to a hospital bed one time too many.

Mr Fred.... you are aware that presently this woman you married suffers occasional seizures and numbness to a side of her face as a result of repeated blows from you and blunt force trauma against her skull.

To add pepper to injury, after the poor woman ran for dear life, you have restricted her access to her 4 children and have brought in another mistress whom you are conditioning your young, innocent children to believe is their mother.

Dear Mr Fred Nathangad Inem......

You were shamelessly spamming my WhatsApp with images of your new mistress playing 'mother' over kids whose biological mother is very much alive, right?

Calling my bluff that we should take the pictures to court, yeah?

The woman that risked her life 4 good times to make you a father has now become all those unprintable names you tagged her in my inbox, yeah?

On your Facebook you are a God fearing and responsible father whose principal achievement in life is taking Polaris bank to court.

But at home, you are a satanic, soulless bloodhound that crawls through the ceiling into his wife's room when she is pregnant to beat her because he feels he has all the police connections and leverage of superior male power to subdue her from seeking justice.

Are you aware that there have been reports from the mother of those kids that yourself or your mistress have already begun bleaching their skins?

I don't get it.

You eliminate a mother from the life of her kids and don't even allow her wish them a happy birthday when they clock an extra year, and then turn around to begin bleaching their skins as you visibly have been bleaching yours?

Your last child is 2 years and his young fragile skin is already absorbing skin lightening products.

I told you already, this will not be business as usual.

You aren't just fighting that timid, naive Abia state lady you have been slapping around as you please all these years.

In Africa, Nigeria and Lagos state, it is an abomination to replace a mother in the lives of her children while this mother is still alive.

The forces that will be working against you are far more than anything your mind will ever conceive.

I am a person that believes in justice and the supremacy of the law.

Physical assault and denying a mother her rightful place in the life of her children is a grave and punishable offence because you are jeopardizing the fundamental human rights of another human.

Chinyere's survival story will be published on all major blogs in this country and I will be posting them in series because the abuse she has survived spans years!

You said you sue blogs for a living.

Start assembling your legal machinery!

And keep laughing and spamming me on WhatsApp.

I love being underestimated.

I need you to underestimate me!

Special thanks for your contributions:

Pretty Okafor
Ruggedman Ruggedybaba
Nnamdi Paulcy Iwuala


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Religion / Prophet David Babatunde Ephrata Releases Shocking Revelations For 2023 by DebbyJose: 8:07pm On Nov 12, 2022
A foremost spiritual leader of the popular Bible Based Centre, United Kingdom, Prophet David Babatunde Ephrata, on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, revealed shocking events that will unfold into 2023 and warned children of God to prepare for days to come.

The spirit filled and dogged man of God, who is popularly known for his assertiveness and fearlessness, predicted that the year 2023 is a year that God has set out for absolute restructuring across the world

Prophet Babatunde said there will be a great war against human kind man computer will take place of men at workplace. Man should be ready for the year 2023 because it will be a battle of human kind. He added that there will be massive loss of jobs as many departments will be closed down.

He also warned against famine in the land, and urged everyone to pray against a famine that will cause cannibalism. He added that God told him that there is going to be a huge famine and the land will be dry.

He added that they will be a great flood that will affect the world in its entirety.

Read his words and watch the video below:

“God also showed me that there will be civil unrest and the poor masses will not care about their lives because they need to eat. They will be storming houses of politicians to vandalize their properties for them to eat. Hungry people will storm restaurants stores for food to eat.

“There will be a lot of vengeance by the poor. They will revolt without mercy.

God said “the bloody mouth will swim in the blood in 2023. All the politicians whose mouths are full of blood will swim in blood in year 2023.

2023 will be the most dangerous in the history of humankind.

“Let’s pray for America. “I see a lot of unrest there”. There will be consisted protest in America

Congratulations, to the new King in Great Britain, but he needs to pray to finish his tenure when he’s still alive, because I saw two crowns.

Great Britain needs to also pray against flood, and fire disaster.

There will be scarcity for fish, turkey, fish. European countries will be overpopulated. The immigrants will storm Europe in drones, and they won’t be stopped. There will be unexpected terrorist attack in various places.

“God bless, Nigeria.

I went to God and seek his face that, ‘who is the best candidate? God said there is no good candidate among them, because they have all sucked the blood of their own children. Nigeria has been cursed and it will not have a good leader. The curse is from the west and the cost is still there. If you put Asiwaju there, he will die, he will be the last, if its Peter Obi, he will be disobedient, if its Atiku, people will be dying.

Africa should pray against youth unrest. When I saw the youths in my vision, I was so happy but God told me they are all fools and they are looking for what to eat and not protesting out of love.

I asked God when Africa will be free, but God said Africa will continue to serve its young ones.

God also showed that there will be a country that ahs airline, that will stop working in 2023.

Finally, he requested that prayer should be made for America, China, and Taiwan. He also advised Russian president, Vladimir Putin to be careful of his close allies, as he will be betrayed. He mentioned that the pope should be prayerful as he sees a young person take the office of Pope.

Pray for President Joe Biden. He also warned men of God and asked them to pray against sudden death.

He said 5 celebrities will be arrest for money laundry and rape. He said one of them is armed robbery godfather.

Politics / New Afenifere Reaffirms Kwankwaso As Their Presidential Candidates by DebbyJose: 11:15pm On Nov 10, 2022
---Stop speaking for Yoruba now, new Afenifere cautions Pa Fasoranti, Pa Adebanjo.

The Yoruba apex body under the umbrella of Concerned Yoruba Socio-Cultural/Political Likeminds (New Afenifere) has called on elder statesmen, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, and Pa Reuben Fasoranti to stop the idea of imposing their preferred presidential candidates upon the group as a whole, as they, a more dynamic and youthful arm have decided to take their future into their hands as they prepare for 2023 general elections.
Recall that Pa Ayo Adebanjo and his colleague, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, are at loggerheads over who should be the group’s anointed candidate among the contestants in the race.
Speaking on Tuesday, 08 November 2022, the National Coordinator of The New Afenifere, Hon Comrade Ajibade Adeyeye has advised the elders to leave the younger members alone and allow them forge their own future, and chose who they feel will help them and the Yorubas achieve their aspirations and dreams under a new and fair Nigeria were each area and state will be treated equally and developed to its potential.
The group also stated that after far reaching consultations, the unanimous candidate for the majority of their members is the candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
The National Coordinator stated that their decision was based on the sequence of achievements of Kwankwaso as a governor, minister and lawmaker, and the recently released blueprint of the party which shows a clear sense of direction and deliberate work plan.
Also speaking, the National Secretary, Omooba Adewale Adebare maintained that the leaders have no control of what happens in the 2023 election, noting that as far as they, the younger and more dynamic force of the Afenifere are concerned, the President must emerge from an electoral process that allows expression of interest, and full participation of politicians and voters.

He said, “As far as we are concerned, we have resolved to support the candidacy of Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and our decision is not influenced by religious or ethnic bigotry, nor by pecuniary considerations. We believe in potential efficiency than the regular affiliations that have done nothing to better the lives of Nigerians and the youths in particular.
“We believe in one Nigeria and, we are convinced that kwankwaso is good for a better Nigeria.
“In 1999-2007, of what particular benefit was Obasanjo to the Yoruba zone during his reign? Yet the north supported him in both elections

“That Afenifere as a whole should take the side of Pa Fasoranti and vote Bola Tinubu, or side with Pa Adebanjo and vote Peter Obi? You are dictating this to the younger and more dynamic members that have the right to choose who their candidates are? This will not be accepted in 2023. We have our minds made up and have decided to support and voluntarily work for the emergence of Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso at the presidential poll come 2023.”, he said.

Celebrities / Prince Shola Oniru Reacts To X-rated Video Of Him At Private Event by DebbyJose: 7:46pm On Oct 30, 2022
.... Says he’s not Saraki’s son

Top Lagos businessman and socialite, Shola Oniru has finally reacted to the purported viral video that surfaced online a few days ago, showing him in a compromising state, with unclad lady at a private event.

In a brief and precise statement released by Shola, he owned up to the video and apologized to the general public and those who have been linked to the viral video.

He also stated categorically that he was mistaken for the son of a two-term governor of Kwara state and president of the 8th senate, Dr Olubukola Saraki, and apologized accordingly.

While condemning the reckless and insensitive guise of whoever may have leaked the video, he appealed to the general public to respect his privacy and of those that may have been affected by the malicious video, at this time.

He also vowed to deploy every legal means to bring those behind the circulation of the video, to book.
Read his statement below;

“I, Shola Oniru am aware of a viral video circulating on the social media in which I am being mistaken for the son of the former Governor of Kwara State (and past President of the 8th Nigeria National Assembly) Dr. Olubukola Abubakar Saraki, MBBS, CON

“This Public Notice is to correct this viral and false representation that has caused massive embarrassment to my family and the Saraki Family. I sincerely apologise to the former Governor, his son, the Saraki Family at large and my Family for the embarrassment and damage this episode has caused. The video was taken while I was at a private event with my friends and was never meant to be circulated.

“I condemn the circulation of the video and will explore all legal avenue to ensure those that circulated the video are brought to book.

“Finally, I implore the public to kindly respect the privacy of all persons that are affected by malicious circulation of the video”, he wrote.

Watch video below


Politics / 2023: Afenifere Chides Pa Adebanjo, Forms Splinter Body, Leaning Towards RMK by DebbyJose: 7:51pm On Sep 29, 2022
Some prominent members of the apex Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere have dissociated themselves from a statement made by one of the acclaimed leaders of the organization, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, when he endorsed the candidacy of Peter Obi of the Labour Party, as his preferred choice in the forthcoming presidential election.

Recall that Chief Adebanjo, a renowned member of the group had insisted that he’ll prefer that presidency be shifted to the southeast as his personal opinion. A strong faction of the group have however advised Nigerians that Pa Adebanjo is entitled to his opinion, but his assertion does not represent the collective interest of Afenifere as a group.

The Yoruba apex body, under the umbrella of Concerned Yoruba Socio-Cultural/Political Likeminds (New Afenifere) in a statement issued on Thursday, September 29, 2022, maintained that Pa Adebanjo’s opinion does not represent the collective interest of the pro-federalist movement, while identifying with the candidacy of Engr, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the candidate of the New Nigeria People's Party.

In the statement signed by the National Coordinator, Hon. Comrade Ajibade Adeyeye and the National Secretary Omooba Adewale Adebare, the New Afenifere called on Nigerians to see beyond social media promotions and sponsorships and look beyond tribal and religious interest, to support a candidate with a credible history of unification and religious freedom.

“We know for a fact that Baba has turned Afenifere into his personal estate as Acting Leader. We are also certain that there was nowhere Afenifere, as we know it, met and took a decision to adopt Mr. Peter Obi as our collective candidate for the 2023 presidential election".

“It is our well considered position that Pa Adebanjo cannot appropriate Afenifere. Baba is just an individual who is free to support any politician of his choice. As an individual, he cannot equate himself with the socio-cultural and socio-political organization.

"The Yoruba have a unique socio-political orientation and disposition; they are republican, egalitarian, deliberative, liberal and democratic.

"Members of our group, all over the world owe a profound emotional attachment to their apex socio-cultural organization, the Afenifere, and as such our sacred identity should not be desecrated on the whims, caprices and immediacies of self-vested interests.

"On the other hand, no person has a right to wake up and issue a far-reaching statement on behalf of Afenifere without consultations or a form of consensus."

Nevertheless, we have consulted widely and hereby express our belief in Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso’s presidential project and implore Nigerians to look beyond ethnic and religious sentiments and rally around his candidacy.

While our faction has looked beyond ethnic interest, we have considered the strengths, weaknesses, and imperfections of all the candidates who are on the ballot and have resolved, after wide and impartial consultation, that Engr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso is the round peg that can fit the round hole in 2023.

His records are evidently accessible, as a two-term governor, a federal lawmaker, and a former Defense Minister. His administration recorded little to no case of religious or ethnic attacks and he remains the only governor who has allotted a 28 percent budget for Education as recommended by the United Nations.

“We are confident that his template and blueprint span beyond a religious and ethnic agenda and his framework to deal with insecurity is clearly achievable. We are however in talks with his team to ensure that the interests of Yorubas are taken on board and balanced with the interests of all other Nigerians."

The group added that its choice of a northern candidate as a Yoruba group points to the long-standing pastime of the movement, which existed as Action Group for several decades, as an all-embracing institution that puts credence, character, and content beyond tribe, religious or factional interest.

Events / Fish Farm Ogudu Holds In Lagos by DebbyJose: 5:40pm On Sep 21, 2022
It is the third year anniversary of the fish farm Lagos and the organizers are set to shut down Lagos on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 to Sunday, September 25, 2022 with performances from Perruzzi, Anyidons, Yinka Davies, Y Pick, DJ Humility, DJ Yorgzy, DJ Cabo, and many others. It starts on 21st with customers’ loyalties and ladies night. Karaoke with Ypick will happen on the 22nd, as Suggar will be hosting the guests.
All night clubbing on the 23rd and 24th will hold with Perruzzi and Anyidons, Bkini car was will hold on the 24th, and it will be wrapped up on Sunday 25th with Sunday Buffet, and live performance by the queen of the vibe, Yinka Davies.
Fish Farm Ogudu is a modern, multi-functional leisure and entertainment complex called Fish Farm Ogudu, popularly known as Fish Farm Lagos, was built to concurrently meet all of our clients’ needs.
Their goal is to create a setting that combines luxury, comfort, and entertainment with functionality and necessity.
The centerpiece of their functionality meets leisure concept is our fishery, a one-of-a-kind project. It takes up a number of meters underneath our lounge. The fish are raised using hygienic and cutting-edge techniques, which add to its amazing size. With all of these factors in place, it goes without saying that Fish Farm Lagos produce the healthiest and tastiest fish (of various types) for ingestion.
Fish Farm Ogudu lounges, indoor and outdoor, all share the same goal: complete relaxation. Although each one’s atmosphere is different, they all guarantee comfort. Whether in the cool interior space or the airy rooftop and outdoor locations, their lounge concepts are cutting edge.
This is just another useful component of the Fish Farm Lagos business. Multiple vehicles can be washed simultaneously in their roomy car wash facility. While you unwind at one of our recreation areas, your vehicle will be properly cleaned thanks to Fish Farm Ogudu's cutting-edge machinery and trained staff.
The Fish Farm’s restaurant is wonderful. The amazing decor is intended to set the scene for their clients to savor their delectable meals.
Fish Farm Ogudu trained and seasoned cooks are capable at creating delectable African and Continental meals, and of course, their service is first-rate.
The Black Pearl Event Hall is a wonderful work of art. This is one instance where the blending of enjoyment and utility is excellent. Both the interior and the outside are stunning. The space’s technical genius perfectly complements its aesthetic attractiveness. The positioning of the cooling and sound equipment ensures that the environment is appropriate for the events of Fish Farm Ogudu clients.
The Fish Farm Lagos is a large complex that includes a restaurant, bar, event area, car wash, fish pond, and other amenities.It is roomy and has a lovely atmosphere. It is also quite pocket friendly.

Music/Radio / Top 2022 Songs In Nigeria by DebbyJose: 9:05am On Sep 19, 2022
These latest Naija songs of 2022 are the pulse of the vibes in clubs, birthday parties, friendly hangouts, and more- Featuring Davido, Burnaboy, Asha Gangali Rema, Asake, BNXN, and Kizz Daniel, 2022 is one of Nigeria's greatest music years yet.

Ahead of the curve, Clacified.com updates you with some of the most popular, trending, and viral Naija songs of the year so far. Find out the top trending songs in Nigeria right now, according to Apple Music and other streaming giants!
Bandana - Fireboy DML ft Asake

From the stables of the YBNL nation artists, Fireboy and Asake, this groovy song is a breath of freshness that will leave its listener refreshed and relaxed. The vocal quality of both singers reverberates throughout the song, giving the listener a happy feeling.

One thing is sure, Fireboy and Asake should collaborate more. 'Bandana' is a single from Fireboy's forthcoming album labeled Playboy, which will be out on the 5th of August, 2022.

The is Fireboy's third studio album, following "Apollo," in 2020, which holds tracks like "Spell," "New York City Girls," "Champion," starring D Smoke, and many more.

'Bandana' is a P.Prime-produced record. The song is currently topping the charts on Apple Music T.op 100.

Asha Gangali – Miss You

Ace Afrobeat hit maker, Asha Gangali, has once again proved to be ahead of the game as his new hit single ‘Miss You’, floored other songs to rank first on Apple ITunes.

The acceptance from the public has also been alarming considering the social media engagement rate across all platforms.
Asha Gangali remains one of Nigeria’s trending and most discussed artiste, who has remained on the block for over two decades, making good music and projecting other artistes who are now influential on the music scene.

It was revealed that ‘Miss You’ is officially toppled the iTunes charts in Nigeria above Mavins’ Overdose, Asake’s Sungba, Iyanya’s Puna and Kizz Daniel’s Buga.
The Afropop crooner who is also known as ‘Young OG’, has worked with a number of A-list artists over the years and has discovered and projected many talents who have now grown into A-list stars today. Young OG has once again created the magic vibe for his new single ‘Normal’.

Machala - Carterefe ft Berri-Tiga
Machala by Carta Efe, a talented Nigerian comedian and content creator, marks the comedian's entry into the music industry. The great hit song makes its listeners friend with the beat. Carta Efe also leveraged Berri-Tiga's musical talent to enrich the single.

It's Plenty - Burnaboy

Self-acclaimed African giant and Grammy award winner, Burnaboy outshines himself on this sound. With the body-moving chorus, Burnaboy fans will surely be serenaded with this song's success.

'It's plenty' is one song for a party hangout or just for a cruise, and its Yoruba fusion of 'shale' and popular slang 'trabaye' is a seamless combination of lyrics with finesse.

Burnaboy's new track is from the album Love, Damini, which ranks as the ninth track.

Burna Boy uses this new project to show off music versatility.
Common Person – Burnaboy

The Grammy award winner, Burnaboy, means business with his new release. This track is from Burna’s newest LP, Love, Damini, and draws his listeners in with the soothing theme of gentle love.

A track that explores the big-boy lifestyle, with the key themes of celebrity, cruise, and flex.

This track has a seamless, warm, and groovy ambiance that will put any listener at ease. Especially with Burna boy's strong voice playing softly in the background and the mass choir response he gets from his backup. This song holds the listener spellbound and throws you into a happy sober reflection mood.

The song "Common person" has further cemented the African giant's reputation as a multi-talented artist.
Peace Be Unto You(PBUY) - Asake

YBNL record signee artist, Asake popularly known as "Mr Money" recently released another single on June 16, 2022. The new music ranks number one on Apple music's top 100 as of the time of this article. Asake's new tune “Peace Be Unto You (PBUY) has a familiar sound to "Palazzo" according to fans on social media. PBUY certainly carries the signature of the artist as it opens with a sound bite of the viral video of a policewoman shouting “help me” as she was being driven to an unknown destination.
Music/Radio / Meet Prince Of Istanbul-an Entrepreneur Bringing The African Diaspora Together by DebbyJose: 6:33pm On Sep 18, 2022
Prince Anozie Ambrose Ndubuisi, Popularly known as Prince of Istanbul is an international promoter based in Turkey and the CEO of Nts entertainment.

He was born on the 10th day of August 1991 in Owerri municipal, Imo state.

He’s a graduate of Federal polytechnic Nekede in Owerri, Imo state where he bagged a degree in “Purchasing & Supply management”

This enthusiastic promoter moved to Istanbul Turkey in 2015 where he continued with the pursuit of a career in the area of Entertainment- A career he started while he was in a higher institution, in those days he was known for his outstanding way of organizing birthday parties for his friends.

In 2015 when he moved to Turkey the enthusiasm never died, he spiked entertainment up through his overwhelming style.

He had managed a few clubs in Istanbul before he started hosting events in clubs and other events in Turkey which has stretched to other parts of Europe.

Prince has hosted a lot of popular African Artists including Davido, Tiwa Savage, Reekadobanks, Phyno, Olamide, lil Kesh, Koredo Bello, Falz, D Banj, OmaH lay, Rema, Rugar, Dr Sid, Ycee, Kcee, Wande coal, Patoranking, Runtown Etc.

Prince in a recent interview in stated that he has come to stay and he’ll take entertainment to another level.

Right now he is working on new sounds and styles to suit the ever-hungry and growing Nigerian, African and international markets with a new producer “wicked Vibes”.

Music/Radio / Dj Blackk Beats And Dj Big N Hang Out In Turkey [photos] by DebbyJose: 10:20am On Sep 06, 2022
We all know that DJ Blackk Beats remains one of the greatest all-round entertainment guru out of Niaja.

He has been dishing great content and promoting young talents for many years, and has remained the most dependable point of contact for Nigerian artists who are coming to Turkey for performance or music business.

Hardly is there any artists in Nigeria that visits Turkey without consulting DJ Blackk Beats to show them the ropes.

Now it is the cool Dj Big N that was spotted with him recently in Turkey. We gathered that Big N flew all the way from Atlanta to Turkey to perform for a wedding on a boat. The two legendary naija exports were spotted together at the grand event in Turkey.

Nonso Temisan Ajufo known professionally known as DJ Big N is a Nigerian hip hop DJ. As part of Mavin Records, DJ Big N has supported several of the label's top-billed acts, including supporting Tiwa Savage on her first American tour

Politics / 2023: NNPP, RMK Will Shock Nigerians – Spokesperson, Ladipo Johnson Says by DebbyJose: 10:08pm On Sep 03, 2022
The Spokesperson of the New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP), Barr. Ladipo Johnson, on Saturday, 03 September 2022 expressed confidence that the party’s presidential candidate will defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and the Labour Party during the 2023 general elections.

Barr, Johnson who stated this while responding to questions from newsmen in Abuja, shortly after his live interview with TVC News, said the two major political parties had disappointed Nigerians in the last 23 years since the fourth republic.

He said, the presidential candidate of the party, Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso will shock Nigerians in the forthcoming elections!

He assured Nigerians that the NNPP would return power back to the masses when it assumes power in 2023.

Barr. Johnson who described the NNPP as a hibernating force with an electorate reservoir that is multiple times more than that of any of the other parties said “NNPP in the scheme of things is erroneously seen as a new Party by some. NNPP is plotting stealthily in actual fact and has commenced its mission to dislodge the APC. If we are to look at the true membership, the potential electorate reservoir of the NNPP is more than those of APC, LP, or PDP for that matter. Our strategy: We shall reawaken the Nigerian consciousness.

Barr, Ladipo Johnson, informed newsmen of the series of meetings held with religious bodies, faith-based organizations, associations, unions and students across the states as part of integrations, and membership drives geared at ensuring victory for the party at the national and state levels.

He described the Presidential flag bearer of the Party, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (RMK) as a pro-democracy advocate, whose leadership would be of greater and positive impact on the lives of Nigerians.

"We are aware that the so-called powerful parties are now afraid, as RMK is not slowing down. We are aware of the misinformation campaign but we are unperturbed. We have the people behind us, we are prepared and our structure is set. 2023 is sure for RMK, the NNPP and definitely for Nigerians” he stated.

Music/Radio / Naija Music Export, Aero Y: Young, Talented And Driven by DebbyJose: 2:34pm On Sep 02, 2022
Fast rising music act, Young Sylvanus Anyanwu popularly known as Aero Y is a practical pointer to prove that youth culture and music go hand in hand

Young people relate a great deal to the music they listen to and it equally plays a huge role in shaping their mindset most times.

Shifting focus from consumer to creator, young artistes especially Nigerians have developed their sound to the point where it’s no longer generic or “just afrobeat” but now you have people making amazing [out of the box] music and growing solid fan bases from the ground up.

This is the story of Blackk Beat Music's top artist. Aero Y, Nigerian singer & songwriter.

Aero Y is a multi-talented Nigerian artiste with quite a few tricks up his sleeves. His genres of music are predominantly Afro-pop/drill music. While Afro-beats is a major influence in his style of music, Aero Y is known to experiment with various sounds.

Born in Avutu Obowo On the 18th day of May 1989, Aero Y has been putting one foot ahead of the other in the bid to actualize his music career. He faced a lot of challenges after the death of his father in 2007

He struggled through the university and Graduated From Abia State Polytechnic Where he bagged his OND and completed his academic degree at Imo State University Owerri with Business Administration & Management

He was exposed to several forms of music from an early stage, which sparked his interest in the art.

He released his first single titled “Celebrate”, which enjoyed radio waves for several weeks. He never stopped there. He went on to produce Ala Eze ft Slow Dog, Searching Ft Jaywon, Chocomilo Ft Dj Blackk Beat, Chim, My Life Etc

Aero Y left Nigeria at the age of 23 in search of greener pastures, where he was discovered by Blackk Beat Music and was signed on to the label in 2019. Aero Y is thought to have a net worth of about $175,000

Events / Tent Deluxe Entertainment Brings World-class Innovation To Event Planning by DebbyJose: 5:17pm On Aug 30, 2022
The second phase of 2022 is set to be clustered with the biggest events in the last 3 years. This is because of the forthcoming elections that will demand ample episodes of campaigns across the 36 states of Nigeria. There will also be more weddings, graduations, birthdays, mega musical concert shows, and various memorable events that will demand a befitting stage, automatic smart stage, LED screens, Mega sound, and lighting including media settings of world-class standard.

What happens when a big name needs to reinforce its industry stature? They turn to TentDeluxe Ent / Nigerian-German Ent corporation to overhaul their events with more uniform branding and an emphasis on innovation. That’s what TentDeluxe / NGEC has been doing for high-class clients who choose modern, classy, and dependable stages for their events. A huge impact.

For shows, concerts, church programs, and exhibitions, TentDeluxe / NGEC has single tents of 15,000, 7,000, and 5,000 banquet capacity with gallery. TentDeluxe has the only mobile tent with gallery in Africa.

A world class entertainment company in Nigeria with Partners from Germany. It has the highest and biggest tent in Nigeria with 27 meters height. It has 60 meter by 110 meter single tent, and single dome of 50 diameter, 40m by 75m diameter, and different tents of world class standards. It’s the only entertainment and event design company in Nigeria that has two units of smart Stages, T-180 Automatic hydraulic electronic system. A digital entertainment company with exclusive lightings, LED screen, world class chairs and all entertainment facility. It’s also a one-stop—shop in the world of entertainment.

The MD/CEO is a Nigerian-German, Yemi Adeyemo George. His brand in collaboration with his partners were the brain behind the recently concluded Nigerian Bar Association conference held in Lagos with its magnificent set of up 25-27 meter height marquee tent, this is the first in Africa with such height.

The 27 meter height marquee tent was set up at Eko Antlantic , with heavy rain and storm and it was very stable throughout the period of its use.

Consistency was the priority here, as you can see from their impressive corporate stage design. Everything from the curved stage to the circular mats, backdrop and ceiling fixtures ties to the theme, nature and outlook of the event and the logo featured on the screen. The right balance of bold colour energizes, without over-stimulating the senses.

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Deluxe Entertainment is an event planning and management agency focused on helping her clients fulfil their fantasies. No matter how you want your event to be or look, Tent Deluxe got you covered.

Deluxe specializes in providing the technical and digital advantage to your events such that we guarantee all spheres of hospitality, entertainment, and coverage. Whether it is wedding, graduation, political campaign, revival, burial ceremony, or book launch, we give you the best options and cutting-edge digital support.

While Event planning and management is the passion, the brand also has sufficient history of organizing major events that attract national attention. We have helped in organizing events for Presidency, Governors, lawmakers, ministers, and other top socialites and elites in Nigeria.

Deluxe Entertainment provides exceptional planning services for weddings, luxury themed events, and corporate events internationally. The team delivers unparalleled customer service and an innovative approach to ensuring your event is memorable.

Because Deluxe team has so many tools available to us, we are able to pick the best solution to your individual problem. This allows us to provide solutions that are just simply unavailable to most event planning companies.

Deluxe Entertainment is an eco-friendly company that follows all required safety and evacuation plan of every venue and the state, we say yes to the planet, setting a trend, rather than follow it.

Services include Custom Building and Design Services, Entertainment Bookings & Management, Event Budget Development, Event Food & Beverage Planning, Event Furnishings, Event Theme Development

On-Site Event Management & Staffing, Vendor Negotiations & Management, Venue Selection & Management.

At Deluxe Entertainment, we do not believe in the “status quo.” Her goals are to move forward meeting challenges, making a positive impact. We are personally invested in the success and achievements of each person and every event.

We have organized a lot of mega shows in Ilorin like the presidential campaigns, governorship campaigns, and we have some of the most advanced entertainment equipment and facility.

Deluxe Entertainment project is mobile. The company works all over Nigeria. It has done shows in Lagos, with state of the art stage and P.A system, L.E.D screens, exclusive lightings, moving earth, and many more. The brand also organizes world class shows, set up several world class wedding receptions, burial receptions, set up for exclusive birthday party, children’s birthdays, and Kiddies birthdays.

Deluxe Entertainment brings the show to your doorstep and gives you world-class qualities.

About the MD/CEO

Yemi Adeyemo George is an indigene of Ogbomoso in Oyo State. He did his early education in Nigeria and went further to study in Germany. He’s lived in Germany for more than 30 years. He’s purely into entertainment. He has a mega entertainment outfit and works all over Europe; Germany, Holland, Russia, and all over. It is the experience and expertise that he has brought to Nigeria. Yemi George is heading the brand in Nigeria, while his German partner manages the head office in Germany. The head office in Nigeria is in Ilorin, and we are also running a top-notch branch in Lagos at number 10 forolagba street Off Yetunde brown estate Gbagada.

At TentDeluxe Ent / Nigerian-German Ent cop. We don’t only provide services but grand circus shows, kiddies shows, and mega concerts with our world-class mobile equipment. Our Dome marquee tent is second to none in Africa. Our mobile tent can conveniently be used for indoor games,e.g boxing ring ,football, horse raising etc . We are the Entertainment Guru.

Music/Radio / Pman’s Biometric ID Card For Launch At NEC Meeting by DebbyJose: 12:19pm On Aug 28, 2022
Pretty Okafor led Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN), is set to hold its first National Executive Council (NEC) Convention and launch of PMAN Biometric ID card.
According to Okafor, the PMAN biometric ID card is done in partnership with Zenith Bank.

He said the launch of the biometric ID card will hold at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.
Okafor also said after the unveiling of “the new and improved PMAN Biometrics ID cards, the cards will be issued to the first batch of registered members across the country.”

He also urged the invited guests to honour the invitation saying the event would set the ball rolling for greater things to come for the betterment of the Nigerian entertainment industry.
In his remarks, PMAN’s 2nd vice president, Zaaki Azay, said the progress in PMAN is “borne out of the synergy and unity in the association, made possible through a series of court judgements that have authenticated and reaffirmed Pretty Okafor as the national leader, and has prohibited any act of factionalism within the musicians’ union.

Music/Radio / How Countycity Is Changing The Game In The Naija Music Scene by DebbyJose: 5:51pm On Aug 27, 2022
Meet Fast Rising Afro Hip hop star, Countycity, Young Music Export Changing The Game In The Naija Music Scene

For people who pay close attention to up-and-coming hip-hop, it was obvious that young Afro Hip hop star, Onyebuchi Johnmary Obiadi popularly known as Countycity was going to pop. He initially surfaced in mid-2014 and started to get attention from the press in early 2015.
Countycity is the progenitor of County Music, an offshoot of Souljaskillz Records
Even after he released the hit single Chop Life in 2022 , Countycity’s buzz seemed nominal next to many of his peers as he suddenly rose from Turkey and flushed Naija upcoming artiste music scene; there is no doubt that County cityhas the potential to be the biggest star of them all, relasing over 13 tracks which are doing well on all streaming platforms
And then suddenly, towards the mid-year, Blings On Weddings’ started to make terrestrial radio waves. A broader hip-hop audience discovered this young dude and his distinctive personal flair. His single made a big splash upon release.
Countycity is a native of Anaocha LGA, Anambra state, Nigeria. His style of music ranges from Hip Hop, World , Afro , Pop , and Disco
According to the Turkey-based talent, leading musicians who have willingly offered to feature on his forthcoming body of work gives him the confidence that he’s doing something right. His drive further earned him a spot on “Citypeople’s next rated artists”.
He is bridging the gap between the average listener and his conventional audience. Most of his songs have positive reviews and feedback on the radios, charts and streams.
When asked about the lessons learnt so far as an upcoming artist, he said, “I have learnt from the top artist that the road may be rough but the end will justify the means. People like Olamide, and Wizkid didn’t make it big overnight. I have learnt to work hard and be patient”, he said.
He brought the peculiar brand to Nigeria after he figured how the street of Nigeria is filled with lots of talent but little means of brand exposure for them.
“I decided to relocate my music effort and expertise… and hope to storm Nigeria soon to contribute my own quotas basically”, he told newsmen. Countymusic is set to hit the studio with another fresh track from his stable. I’m a baller.
He is one of the Nigerian finest music export to look out for in 2022

Music/Radio / Top Nigerian Gospel Artists Making Waves In 2022 by DebbyJose: 1:20pm On Aug 27, 2022
Tim Gold

Olurotimi Olumuyiwa popularly referred to as Tim Gold is undoubtedly among the most inspirational Nigerian gospel singers today. The multitalented hitmaker became a sensation in Nigeria when his hit song Papa njo was released in 2018. The song was massively played in churches, homes, and on the radio. The song boosted his popularity in the continent as much as he was doing okay in Nigeria.

What stands Tim Gold out from the crowd in the gospel music industry is his genre of music that is inspired more by the Holy Spirit beyond the regular modern gospel mix that competes with secular songs.

He started singing as a part of chorister as far back as 1979, and has since remained in the fold of Christ. He also hinted that he gets his inspiration from private bible study, or sharing reflections with people.

Tim Gold has established himself as one of the most sought-after Nigerian gospel artists and also one of the best in the entire West African region. The gospel musician also produces and plays several musical instruments. His gospel ministry cuts across several parts of Nigeria and the world.


Sinach is undoubtedly among the most popular Nigerian female gospel singers today. The I Know Who I Am hitmaker made her a sensation in Africa when the song was released. The song was massively played in churches, homes, on radio, and even in clubs. The song boosted her popularity in the continent as much as she was doing okay in Nigeria. Osinachi Kalu is a singer, songwriter, and senior worship leader in Loveworld, a megachurch in Nigeria. Other popular songs by the worship leader include The Name of Jesus, Great Are You Lord, Way Maker, Precious Jesus, and Simply Devoted. The 47-year-old started singing for her family in 1989 and has never stopped.

Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards has established himself as one of the most sought-after Nigerian gospel artists and also one of the best in the entire West African region. The gospel musician also produces and plays several musical instruments. READ ALSO Top 10 best drummers of all time: who deserves to be on this list? He has been playing the piano since he was 7. His high-pitched voice sets him apart from other contemporary gospel singers. Frank Edwards is known for songs like Eze Ndi Eze, I Lift My Voice, Mighty warrior, and You Are Good. Frank Edwards owns the record label Rocktown Records and has signed artists like Micah Heavens, Dudu, Nkya, King BAS, and Divine.

Nathaniel Bassey

42-year-old Nathaniel Bassey is one of the most respected voices in the Nigerian gospel industry. His career has seen him grow from a young and little known artist to a celebrated musician across Africa. Three of his most popular songs are Imela, Onise Iyanu, and Olowogbogboro. In addition, his love for worship has seen him get involved in various ministry projects at home and online.

Nathaniel Bassey is credited with starting the HallelujahChallenge on Instagram, where the singer worships God for an hour, 12:00 am to 1:00 am. The challenge has been gaining more traction since it was started and has garnered over 600,000 views. 2020's HallelujahChallenge happened between 4th and 24th February.

Mercy Chinwo

Mercy first came into the limelight in 2012 when she won season 2 of Nigerian Idol. The victory at the contest opened a few doors for her in the entertainment industry. A year after her win, Mercy Chinwo got a role in Yvonne Nelson's House of Gold movie. She acted alongside other big names in the industry like Omawumi and Majid Michel. Since she was a kid, Mercy Chinwo has been singing, but she officially released her first single in 2015. The song Testimony was well received. She later released Igwe in 2016 and got signed to gospel music label EeZee Conceptz a year later. She has two studio albums

Tope Alabi

Tope Alabi is a singer, film music composer, and actress. Before she was a gospel artist, Tope was massively into acting. She is a former member of the Jesters International comedy group and has worked with various travelling and stage theatre groups in different parts of Nigeria. Even with a background in mass communication, Tope Alabi's love for music and drama was evident. Most of her popular films are in Yoruba. Since becoming a musician professionally, Tope has worked with many young gospel groups and released singles that are widely enjoyed. The mixtape Best of Tope Alabi contains her most popular songs.

Tim Godfrey

Many people who listen to Tim Godfrey compare him to Kirk Franklin. His voice and performance style is so similar to that of the American gospel star that he is often referred to as the Nigerian Kirk Franklin.

Tim Godfrey also works as a music teacher, producer, music director, songwriter, and vocal instructor. He has been professionally singing since 2003. One of his most famous songs is Nara, in which he features singer Travis Greene. Other known songs by the gospel artist include Na You Be God, Victory, Miracles Everywhere, Iyo, and Hallelujah. Tim owns the record label Rox Nation.

Ada Ehi

Ada is among the best female singers in Nigeria. She started singing when she was ten as a backup singer for child star Tosin Jegede. The 36-year-old began her professional career in 2009, and her music has been getting massive airplay since then. She is a member of the Christ Embassy choir and has been performing at Christ Embassy events across Europe, America, and Africa. age, net worth, albums, and latest songs Ada has two albums under her name, Undenied, which was released in 2009, and Lifted & So Fly, released in 2013. Popular singles by Ada Ehi include Our God Reigns, Only You Jesus, I Overcame, Jesus (You Are Able), and Fix My Eyes on You, where she featured Sinach.

Nikki Laoye

Nikki Laoye's energy on stage is one of the incredible things about the Nigerian singer, dancer, humanitarian, songwriter, and actress. Her live performances are engaging and touching to everyone who watches her. Nikki started singing professionally in 2005. Her style can be described as an urban contemporary sound blended with alternative rock, gospel, and soul. Her rise to fame started in 2006 when she released the song Never Felt This Way Before. Her work in philanthropy has earned her recognition by the Nigerian government. Nikki Laoye is the founder of Angel 4 Life Foundation, an NGO where she mentors talented differently-abled youth.


Eben was born Emmanuel Benjamin. The 40-year-old vocalist, singer, and songwriter started as a rapper when he was young before switching to being a gospel singer. His appearance at a youth conference organized by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome in 2005 marked the beginning of his popularity. Eben performed the single Imaranma, which everyone at the conference loved. He released his debut album two years later, featuring the popular Imaranma, God Dey, Iwo Nikan, and Don Hammer, among other songs. He dropped his second album in 2010 and released his third in 2013.

Celebrities / How Popular DJ And Show Promoter, Blackk Beat Have Been Promoting Naija Artists by DebbyJose: 9:05pm On Aug 22, 2022
More than two decades after he first burst onto the music scenario, Onyeachom Stephen Okechukwu a.k.a DJ Blackk Beat has remained on top of his game and he’s also reckoned has the toast of many as he rocks clubs and radio jigs. Among other things, he’s an electro house DJ based in Turkey, a top record producer, an audio engineer, a composer, and more.

The breadth of his musical taste and technical prowess has earned him the title of “best” DJ, and has gotten him international nominations and the most coveted Citypeople Music Awards.

DJ Blackk Beat brings out everyone’s youthful essence of life, not just in music but overall. His style of beat is admired as electrifying, rough, and African. =

He can take a track that was otherwise not friendly to the dance floor and transform it into a main stage anthem.

Real name Onyeachom Stephen Okechukwu or Odogwi DJ as he’s fondly called by fans, he’s an all-time-rocking solo artist and Disc Jockey out of Nigeria, with more than 30 international shows.

Some of the finest progressive house music experiments have been created by Blackk beat, thanks to his expertise and talents. As of right now, he’s the most popular Naija DJ export who has also mobilized top music artists to perform on the international stage.

He has remained the central promoter that artists go to whenever they are routing for international shows and he has helped so many young artists find their footings in the industry. This is one major reason why Blackk Beat has remained relevant in the Naija entertainment space, as he has raised so many brooding artists to become renowned figures and has also given other star artists an international platform to perform. Other renowned artists, he’s worked with include, Wande Coal, Burna Boy, Davido, Nkechi Blessing Aero Y, and many more

DJ Blackk Beats has been a DJ for over 25years, but I kicked off his Music Label in 2019, with two brooding artists, Danny S and Mayzee.

Blackk Beat left Nigeria for Turkey in 2010 to explore a deeper understanding of Afrobeats and has since become a progenitor of the genre. He’s popular with the slogan “Afrobeat to the world”, and has been living it up for over 10 years.

He released a hit single titled Balance It Up in 2021 and it topped the chat for several weeks with tons of streams and downloads.

Blackk Beat has dropped countless mixtapes and produced hit songs featuring ‘A’-list artists with several hits to his credit. What’s more? DJ Blackk Beat doubles as a hype man because of his versatility and vocal ability both on stage and in clubs.

The DJ’s tracks and remixes, as well as his constant appearances at international stages and music festivals, have earned him a cult following. Since he started his own record company, he’s released over 10 compilation CDs.

He has also mobilized no fewer than 20 internationally recognized Nigerian artists to Turkey for sold-out shows.

Culture / Nigerian Singer Asha Gangali Warns: ‘afrobeats Could Fall Off Like Dancehall Did by DebbyJose: 7:00am On Aug 15, 2022
Asha Gangali, a Nigerian singer, rapper, and talent hunt coach, has affirmed to his compatriots, that the fame Afrobeats currently enjoys globally is at the expense of other genres such as Dancehall which has ‘fallen off’.
According to the Nigerian Tribune, Gangali, who will be a judge in the upcoming Naija Star Search Reality show, which is expected to focus mainly on Afrobeats, said that more efforts are needed to sustain the movement and implored Nigerians to see the talent show “as leverage to take Afrobeats to a greater height”.
“Everybody is shouting that Afrobeats getting Grammy recognitions but if you don’t manage it from home; if you don’t get a platform to continue to project the right vibes to the global audience, it’s going to wade off as Dancehall genre did,” he said.

We got there on the billboard at the expense of dancehall reggae. Do you think the reggae dancehall people are happy? We’ve dominated all their airwaves. Afrobeats has dominated but if you don’t manage it, we may lose the fame in the long run. That’s while we have to keep discovering new talents like we are seeing in this Naija Star Search,” he added.
He continued: “You will agree with me that our music has evolved over the years. We have fused so many genres from hip hop to R&B and reggae. We’ve always evolved. We took over hip hop just like we’ve taken over Amapiano. It has always been our thing. We took these foreign rhythms and beats and then interpreted them.”

In March this year, two years after Billboard discontinued its Reggae Digital Song Sales chart which ranked the top-downloaded Reggae songs, the magazine announced that it had joined forces with music festival and global Afrobeats brand Afro Nation to launch the first-ever US chart for Afrobeats Songs.

At the time, Billboard’s SVP of Charts and Development, Silvio Pietroluongo, had said his organization was proud to showcase the top songs and singers with the new weekly ranking, “as with much of the world, Afrobeats has grown tremendously as a genre in America”.   At the same time, Afro Nation founder Obi Asika had said that the last 10 years have seen Afrobeats explode into a worldwide phenomenon, influencing culture and fashion across the globe and that he was humbled to have made a contribution to growing the genre “alongside many talented, passionate people”.  
In November 2019, British disc jockey David Rodigan, had declared at a Dubwise media launch, that “Dancehall music has been replaced by Afrobeats” due to the overwhelming amount of Trap sounds being represented as Dancehall music.

Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall, which was played out in front of a live audience and three judges, produced stars such as 2015 Grammy nominee Devin Di Dakta, Deep Jahi, Tanto Blacks, Specialist, Jah Bouks and featured other stars such as Rygin King, Kalado and Stylysh. 
However, it was abandoned in 2018 after 11 seasons.

Music/Radio / PMAN Set To Hold NEC Meeting 24th August by DebbyJose: 11:59am On Aug 02, 2022
The Performing Musicians Employers' Association of Nigeria (PMAN) under the able leadership of Mr. Pretty Okafor is set to hold her first National Executive Council (NEC) Convention and subsequently the Media Launch of PMAN BIOMETRIC ID CARD in partnership with Zenith Bank, the event is scheduled to hold at the prestigious Eko Hotel, Lagos on Wednesday, 24th August 2022.

The event includes the unveiling of the new and improved PMAN Biometrics ID cards and PMAN is proud to announce that these cards would be issued to the first batch of registered members across the country.

The National President of PMAN Mr. Pretty Okafor in his statement confirmed the date and venue for this event and has urged all her invited guests to honor the invitation as this event promises to set the ball rolling for greater things to come for the advancement and the betterment of the Entertainment Industry in Nigeria and beyond.

The PMAN 2nd Vice President , Zaaki Azay stated that the progress in PMAN is borne out of the synergy and Unity in PMAN , made possible through a series of court judgements that have authenticated and reaffirmed Pretty Okafor as the National Leader and has prohibited any act of Factionalism within the Musicians Union.

Delegates from across the Country are expected to attend the first PMAN NEC meeting , discussions will center around PMAN BIOMETRIC CARD Registration drive.


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