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GOOD NEWS! Lord Of Ajasa Responding To Treatment, Now ’85, 95% Okay

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Rotimi Martins, a Nigerian singer popularly known as 'Alariwo of Africa', has revealed that the pioneer of Yoruba rap, Segun Osaniyi, popularly known as 'Lord of Ajasa', who was reported sick a few days ago, is now responding to treatment. In a social media post on January 13, 2019, Alariwo of Africa had revealed that Lord of Ajasa was critically ill and needed funds to undergo a peptic ulcer operation. See Also Entertainment Lord Of Ajasa 'Critically Ill' And 'In Need Of Funds' For Peptic Ulcer Operation 0 Comments 5 Days Ago However, in an exclusive interview with SaharaReporters on Friday evening, Alariwo said the rapper's health had improved. “I'm giving yo

Seun Kuti: Your Children Aren’t In School But You’re Attending Political Rally. Are You Mad?

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Seun Kuti, one of the sons of Afrobeats legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has berated parents attending political rallies while their children sit at home as a result of the ongoing strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). In a post on his Instagram handle on Friday, the singer, who was recently nominated for a Grammy award, lamented that a religious issue such as the hijab crisis that happened in Ibadan could cause outrage but the closure of universities for months has not yielded any form of resistance by parents. Universities in Nigeria have been on lockdown since November 4, 2018 when ASUU declared at its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, that a strike action was inevitable as the government had failed in

New DG Asein Vows To Reposition Nigerian Copyright Commission

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John Asein, Director General, NCC John Ohireime Asein, the new Director-General of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), has restated his commitment to the reconstruction and repositioning of the commission for effective regulation and development of the nation’s copyright industries. Asein made the declaration at a management meeting upon his assumption of office at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. A statement by Vincent Oyefeso, Director, Public Affairs Department, noted that Dayo Apata (SAN), Permanent Secretary of Federal Ministry of Justice and Solicitor-General of the Federation, conveyed the President’s approval in a letter dated January 15, 2019 with Ref. No. MT:4511/T/106. According to the letter, Asein's appointment will run for an initial four-year tenure, hav

Adekunle Gold And Simi Release Sneak Peek Into Wedding

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Adekunle Kosoko, a Nigerian singer known by his stage name 'Adekunle Gold', and his wife, Simisola Bolatiti Ogunleye, popularly known as 'Simi', gave fans a sneak peek into what went down at their wedding. On January 9, 2019 music lovers woke up to the surprising news that Gold and Simi would hold their traditional wedding. The news came as a shock, as both singers in the past had not come out to expressly say they were dating. However, in a bid to allow their fans share in the moment, the duo released a music video entitled 'Promise'. The video showed scenes from their wedding and ended with where they shared a kiss. In an electronic mail sent to fans on Thursday morning, Adekunle Gold wrote: “Earlier in 2018, I asked my girl of 5 years to be my wife. Knowing all of my imperfect

Lord Of Ajasa ‘Critically Ill’ And ‘In Need Of Funds’ For Peptic Ulcer Operation

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Rotimi Martins, Nigerian singer popularly known as 'Alariwo of Africa', has revealed that the pioneer of Yoruba rap, Segun Osaniyi, popularly known as 'Lord of Ajasa', is critically ill and needs funds to undergo a peptic ulcer operation. The Afrobeats singer made this known in a post on his Instagram handle on Sunday, where he said although the rapper is currently receiving treatment at Ikorodu General Hospital, it is important to move him to a better facility.  Alongside pictures of the rapper on a hospital bed, Alariwo of Africa wrote: “My dear colleagues, our brother, Legendary Nigerian Afro hip hop artiste and pioneer of Yoruba rap, Segun Osaniyi, a.k.a. Lord of Ajasa, is criticality ill and needs funds to undergo a peptic ulcer operation. He's currently at Ikorodu General

Stop Calling My Number, MC Oluomo Is Alive, Taye Currency Tells Fans

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Taye Currency (right) with Musiliu Akinsanya, a.k.a. MC Oluomo Taye Currency (right) with Musiliu Akinsanya, a.k.a. MC Oluomo Popular Nigerian musician, Taye Currency, has told his fans to stop bothering his phone line with questions on the rumoured death of Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo. Oluomo, a strong member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), was one of those who sustained injuries duing the Lagos governorship rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held on January 8, 2018. Also injured in the fracas were three journalists — the group political editor of The Nation Newspaper, Emmanuel Oladesu, a New Telegraph correspondent, Temitope Ogunbanke and Ibile Television cameraman, Abiodun Yusuf. There had been claims that Ak

Rihanna Sues Dad For Using Their Last Name For Business

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X17online.com Rihanna Fenty, an American singer popularly known as Rihanna, has sued her father, Ronald Fenty, for using their last name for business. Rihanna had already trademarked the 'Fenty' name for some business ventures, but the singer is claiming in the suit that her father is using the reputation she has created with the name for profit. According to a court document obtained by American magazine, TMZ on Tuesday, allegedly filed at a California federal court, the singer claimed that her father and his business partner, Moses Joktan Poerkins “have egregiously and fraudulently misrepresented to third parties and the public that their company, Fenty Entertainment, LLC, is affiliated with Rihanna, and has the authority to act on her behalf". The singer further

Talk By Falz: A Review

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“Music is the weapon of the future”- Fela Anikulapo Kuti  Music has been one of the archives where humanity stores what is happening to her at a particular period. Going through songs that were recorded several years ago, one finds that particular songs refer to events that were ongoing at that particular time or even before the time of the composition. Ranging from Peter Tosh’s Equal Rights to Fela’s Beast of No Nations to Bob Marley’s Redemption Song to several other musicians who reigned in the past, one always finds that the musicians drew inspiration from their immediate environment and the conditions of that environment to make the music. Folarin Falana aka Falz has shown just this sort of musical activism with several of his songs especially Child of the Wo