Hip hop artiste, Ayo Balogun popularly known as Wizkid, left dozens of his fans confused on Thursday after he deleted all his posts on popular networking platform – Instagram– where he has 8.2million followers. No reason was given for the action by the Starboyas the musician is fondly known but there are speculations that the move could be as a result of “something big on the way”. Wizkid, famed for his impressive sound and dance-provoking tunes, was on Wednesday announced among nominees from Nigeria for the 2019 AFRIMA, a renowned music award for top performers on the continent. Following the move by Wizkid on Thursday, fans went wild across various social media platforms, with many expressing disappointment at the situation. Celebrity Entertainment Music News
The management of Khafi Kareem, a Big Brother Naija constant, has threatened to sue The Sun, a British tabloid, over what it considers "repulsive and damaging publication" about her. This was contained in a statement released via Khafi's Instagram page. Khafi, currently in the Big Brother reality TV show, became popular with viewers for her relationship and sexual activities with another housemate, Gedoni. The Sun had on Tuesday reported that Khafi, who is a PC with the Metropolitan Police, had been denied permission by the organisation to participate in the reality show. However, reacting to the report, Khafi's management said it is considering a legal option against the British tabloid except it publicly apologises and retract the now-viral report. The stateme
The All Africa Music Awards on Wednesday unveiled Tiwa Savage, Davido, Burna Boy, Simi, Wizkid, Kizz Daniel, Teni, Yemi Alade, Niniola along other international artistes nominated for 2019 edition of the prestigious award. This was announced by AFRIMA’s Associate Producer, Aderele Niyi, at a briefing with journalists in Lagos. Niyi said that the nominees from Western, Eastern, Central, Southern and Northern Africa, were selected after a rigorous process by a team of industry experts. According to her, the World Music Festival will be held between November 21 and November 23, 2019 in a yet to be announced venue. She said, “The platform is to position Africa as a musical hub for the world as Africans are seen as talented and highly creative. “This is going to be t
Thousands of heartbroken fans of late Ivory Coast musician, DJ Arafat, have signed an online petition asking the country’s Ministry of Culture to use their biggest stadium to hold his funeral service. The 33-year-old artistes died on Monday morning after a motorbike accident in Abidjan, the country’s capital. Originally known as Ange Didier Huon, DJ Arafat was famous for his energetic dance steps and scintillating brand of coupé-décalé sound that left fans begging for more. Over 65,000 people have signed the petition on change.org asking for the Félix Houphouet Boigny Stadium to be used for the funeral, according to a BBC report on Wednesday. Celebrity Entertainment News AddThis : Original Author : SaharaReporters, New York Disable adve
Tekno Tekno instagram The Federal Government has said it will make a scapegoat out of hip hop star, Augustine Kelechi popularly known as Tekno, for promoting nudity in public space. The announcement follows scenes of four nude women dancing in a moving van on the Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge in Lagos during a video shoot by the musician. The artiste, in the four-minute video, was seen throwing money perceived to be dollars at the nude women. The government expressed disappointment that despite ongoing investigations into the anomaly, Tekno went ahead to release the offensive video. A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, said Tekno would be used as a scapegoat “to teach others a serious lesson
Ivory Coast-born musician, DJ Arafat, has died following an accident in the early hours of Monday in, which his motorbike smashed into a car in the capital, Abidjan. Arafat whose real name is Ange Didier Huon and was born in 1986, was said to have died in the hospital following injuries he sustained during the crash. The country’s Culture Minister, Maurice Kouakou Bandaman, while paying tribute to the late musician, expressed sadness at the tragedy. Announcing the sad event, government-owned broadcaster, RTI, in a tweet, said, “Death of artist DJ Arafat… today at 8am as a result of a road accident overnight.” During his lifetime, DJ Arafat was known for his dance-provoking sounds and energetic stage performances. Celebrity Entertainment Music News AddT
A Metropolitan Police officer, Khafi Kareem, is appearing on the Nigerian version of Big Brother despite being refused permission by her bosses and could face disciplinary action. Ms. Kareem, 29, who was pictured alongside Commissioner Cressida Dick as the Met celebrated 100 years of women in the force last November, is one of the stars of the African reality TV show. Scotland Yard said it had not granted Ms. Kareem’s request to appear on the programme and that an internal investigation would be carried out, reports UK Press Association. The UK Metropolitan Police said Ms. Kareem was granted unpaid leave for an “unrelated reason” ahead of appearing on the show but her request to take part in the programme was denied.A spokesman said: “A Pc, attached to the Met’s t
A British policewoman faces the sack for defying her bosses to appear a reality television programme - before appearing to sleep with a man on the show. PC Khafi Kareem, 29, from the Metropolitan Police, was warned not to take part in Nigerian Big Brother this year. But she was granted unpaid leave and entered the show, in which she has formed a relationship with fellow contestant Ekpata Gedoni, 31, the Sun reported. Audiences in Nigeria have been caught up in their liaisons, of which there has been three, but she will now be the subject of an investigation by the Met's Directorate of Professional Standards. And her colleagues have expressed their dismay at her 'tarnishing' the force's reputation with her antics. The officer was used as a 'poster girl' for the Met...