Grammy Awards: Burna Boy becomes first Nigerian with consecutive nominations

Nigerian artist, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has emerged the first Nigerian artist to be nominated for the Grammy awards in two consecutive years. The ‘Wonderful’ crooner was nominated in the Best Global Music category of the 62nd…

*Suspects who burnt BRT buses, 518 others arrested (Nation)*One dead as miscreants clash in Lagos (Punch)

Suspects who burnt BRT buses, 518 others arrested (Nation) The police in Lagos on Tuesday paraded 520 suspects arrested for their roles in last week’s violence. Six policemen and four others were killed in the state during the mayhem unleashed…

*How herdsmen killed my fiancé, kidnapped me – Oyo female farmer (Punch) *Council, residents lock horns over siting of cemetery in Ejigbo (Guardian)

How herdsmen killed my fiancé, kidnapped me – Oyo female farmer (Punch) A businesswoman, Modupeoluwa Oyetoso, has been mourning the death of her fiancé, who was shot by suspected herdsmen at the Lanlete area of the Ibarapa East Local Government…

*Septuagenarian guard dies after attack by Lagos driver (Punch) *Lagos to strengthen economy with right policies (Nation)

Septuagenarian guard dies after attack by Lagos driver (Punch) The family of a security guard, James Emmanuel, has been thrown into mourning after he died from injuries he sustained when a cab driver, Habeeb Quadri, allegedly brutalised him while he…

Davido, Burna Boy feature on Pop Smoke’s posthumous track release

Pop Smoke’s posthumous album, Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon, already logged a generous 19 tracks when it came out on July 3. Now, 15 more new Pop Smoke tracks are out on a deluxe version of the…

Burna Boy joins Lady Gaga, John Legend, others to fight COVID-19

Building on the success of the digital series “One World: Together at Home,” Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO) are partnering for a special one-night event of the same name, to air across BET/MTV/MTV base on Sunday, April…

2020 Soundcity MVP Awards: Burna Boy retains artiste of the year, as Teni, Rema, Joeboy others win

Burna Boy has retained the Artiste of the Year award he won last year at this year’s edition of the prestigious Sounscity MVP award festival. The Grammy nominee was however not in attendance to pick up his three awards in…

2020 Soundcity MVP Awards hold today in Lagos with top artistes vying for artiste of the year

The 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards holds today, Saturday, January 11 at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos with top artistes like Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Diamond Platnumz, Shatta Wale and Sho Madjozi on the list…

STAR launches new label with Burna Boy

Star has launched a new label with Burna Boy and everyone is raving about the all-new STAR. Star lager is up to something exciting again, as the brand recently launched an all-new label which has got everyone talking. The all-new…

What does Burna boy’s Grammy nomination mean for Afrobeats? – Dami Ajayi

This month has been special for Burna Boy and his team. On November 18, NPR released the video recording of Burna Boy’s intimate (read self-absorbed) tiny desk concert performance. The liner notes hinted at some distaste for how Burna Boy…

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