Global Citizen Live announces Nancy Isime, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu as hosts of Sept 25 Lagos concert

International advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, has revealed the local hosts TV personalities Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and Nancy Isime for the Global Citizen Live event in Lagos, Nigeria.  Performances from Lagos, according to a statement, will be given by Tiwa Savage, Davido,…

Global Citizen Live reveals line-up for Lagos. Paris and New York

International advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, has revealed many of the artists set to perform at Global Citizen Live events in Lagos, Nigeria as well as festivals in Paris, France and New York City, USA on September 25. Artistes will help…

Burna Boy and the Fela influence – Dami Ajayi

Twenty-two years after Fela‘s death, his accomplished older son, Femi Kuti, is 58 years old, the exact age Fela was when he succumbed to HIV/AIDS. Seun Kuti, his younger son, in whose hands the mantle of leading the Egypt 80…

UBA’s Africa Conversations: Leaders emphasise importance of history to African development

African leading minds have called on Africans to be mindful of their rich history, which according to them creates the path towards the socio-cultural, economic and political development of the continent. The strong African voices which included Group Chairman, United…

A Random Night at the New Afrika Shrine – Dami Ajayi

The New Afrika Shrine is the best place to be any given Sunday evening Femi Kuti and his Positive Force Band are in town. Located towards the outskirts (read entrance) of Lagos, it is close enough to the seat of…

JJW Lagos: A show to remember

For delivering on its promises of availing a memorable, flavourful night of live music performances, Lagos residents are still pouring encomiums on Johnnie Walker Black Label, for bringing the Lagos version of Johnnie, Jazz & Whisky (JJW), which held at…

Six reasons why Felabration 2018 is the best place to be this October

The Annual festival that celebrates the life and times of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti is here again and it’s no other than “The Felabration Concert”. A festival that would forever continue to ring a bell in the history of Nigeria’s Entertainment and…

Simi, Femi Kuti blend unique flavours in Port Harcourt

Music maestro Femi Kuti and the soulful songstress Simi will take centre stage for a unique blend of music and flavours on Saturday, October 13 at Pleasure Park, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The organisers have said that those who attend…

Felabration 2018; Legend Extra Stout prepares to honour Fela at 80

Folded fists in the air, bare torso, a partly painted face and signature tight trousers; a man greets a cheering crowd eager to hear him sing and have his queens move their energetic melanin bodies to the sound of his…

Femi Kuti’s bassist absconded 20 minutes before concert in US (Vanguard)

Reigning Afrobeat king, Femi Kuti, who played host to President Emmanuel Macron of France last month during his visit to Nigeria was almost left in limbo on stage in New York when one of his band member (Positive Force) absconded…

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