Great News: Rapper Wyclef Jean Titled His Lead Single In His New Album ‘Fela Kuti’

Great News: Rapper Wyclef Jean Titled His Lead Single In His New Album ‘Fela Kuti’

Haitian rapper and Musician, Wyclef Jean who’s gearing up to release his latest album ‘ Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee’, has revealed why his first track off the album was titled ‘Fela Kuti’ According to the three-time Grammy Award-winning entertainer, the song is inspired by the Nigerian Afrobeat legend and it samples his ‘Eko Ile’ track. He said he named it Fela Kuti because he wants kids not just to download the song but Google Fela and know who he’s and what he means. Speaking in…

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Nigerian Universities Increase Tuition Fees!

Nigerian Universities Increase Tuition Fees!

Reports have surfaced that at least 38 universities across the country have increased their tuition fees due to poor funding by federal and state governments. The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter, Dr. Deji Omole, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Monday. -University of Lagos (UNILAG) N14, 500 to N63, 500 -Ahmadu Bello University N27, 000 to N41, 00  -University of Nigeria  N60, 450 to N66, 950 – Obafemi Awolowo University N19, 700 to N55,700 . – Nnamdi Azikiwe University N20,…

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Emir Sanusi Advocates For Enlightenment On Peace

Emir Sanusi Advocates For Enlightenment On Peace

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called for enlightenment of the people on peace and stressed the importance of living in peace with one another irrespective of their religious or ethnic affiliations.‎ Sanusi made the call on Tuesday during traditional Hawan Nasarawa at the Government House, Kano. ‎ The Emir advised adherents of the Islamic faith to practice the lessons of Ramadan for peace to continue to reign in the country.‎ He also urged the state government to enlighten the people of the state, especially the youths…

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Everton FC Signs 20 Year Old Nigerian Striker Henry Onyekuru

Everton FC Signs 20 Year Old Nigerian Striker Henry Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru, a 20-year-old Nigerian striker who currently plays for Belgian K.A.S Eupen, joins Everton FC. However for the next season, he will be on load to R.S.C. Anderlecht. According to sources, Onyekuru is believed to have undergone a medical at Everton’s Finch Farm training base on Monday and agreed personal terms with his contract having a £6.8m release clause. The popular football publication describes Henry as one of Nigeria’s most exciting young talents. He scored 22 goals for the Belgian club last season which put him on the radar…

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SAN Femi Falana Says The Person Behind Quit Notice Given To Igbos Lives In Lagos

SAN Femi Falana Says The Person Behind Quit Notice Given To Igbos Lives In Lagos

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana who is the legal adviser to the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday revealed that the person behind the quit notice given to the Igbos in 19 states in the Northern part of the country, does not even live in the north. Falana revealed that the person actually lives in Lagos. Speaking at a media briefing organized by the NLC on the current agitations by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and the quit notice given to the Igbos to vacate the 19 states of the north before 1st…

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Warns Governors Not to Play Politics with National Security

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Warns Governors Not to Play Politics with National Security

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Wednesday cautioned the governors of the 36 states of the federation to resist the temptation of playing politics with matters of national security, saying doing so is unhealthy for the country’s unity. The acting president made the remark when he unveiled the report of his consultative meetings with leaders from both the North and South-east, which indicated that political, religious and traditional rulers from both regions had given their backing for the arrest of anyone who henceforth engages in unlawful agitations, hate and divisive speeches. The…

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American Rapper, Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Has Passed Away At Age 42

American Rapper, Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Has Passed Away At Age 42

One half of rap group Mobb Deep, Prodigy has died. He died in Las Vegas this morning. He was just 42 years old. The group’s publicist issued a statement confirming the news stating: “It is with extreme sadness and disbelief that we confirm the death of our dear friend Albert Johnson, better known to millions of fans as Prodigy of legendary NY rap duo Mobb Deep. Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis. As…

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Federal Government To Fund Part Of 2017 Budget With Recovered Loot Says Senator Udoma Udo Udoma

Federal Government To Fund Part Of 2017 Budget With Recovered Loot Says Senator Udoma Udo Udoma

The Federal Government said on Monday it will use a fraction of the looted funds recovered so far to finance part of the 2017 budget. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, said this at the 2017 budget breakdown in Abuja. He said the total revenue projected was N5.08 trillion, with 11 per cent coming from the recoveries made. “On recoveries, we are being extremely conservative; what is in the budget is what we know about already. So if more comes, we will use it. Know…

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52.3% of Kogi West Electorate Vote for Dino Melaye’s Recall

52.3% of Kogi West Electorate Vote for Dino Melaye’s Recall

188,588 voters, representing 52.3 per cent of the total number of registered voters in Kogi West senatorial district have approved the recall of Senator Dino Melaye from the senate. The Special Adviser to the state governor on political affairs, Pius Kolawole announced this on Monday in Lokoja while addressing party members from the district. He said that the collation of signatures of voters to that effect was carried out successfully on June 17. Kolawole commended voters in the district for turning out en masse for the exercise, saying that Section…

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Sambo Dasuki And Ibrahim El-Zakzaky Cannot Be Released Now Says Lai Mohammed

Sambo Dasuki And Ibrahim El-Zakzaky Cannot Be Released Now Says Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, cannot be released now despite being granted bail by a competent court of jurisdiction. In a chat with journalists at his home town in Kwara after a Ramadhan public lecture,  Lai Mohammed said the Federal government would rather infringe on their personal freedom than put the entire country at risk. “We are talking about National Security. It might not be palatable to many people but I…

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Beyoncé’s Twins are Finally Here

Beyoncé’s Twins are Finally Here

Beyoncé and Jay Z have finally welcomed their twins and we are super excited for the Carters. As expected, the BeyHive have taken over social media to express their joy for their queen. The news of Beyonce’s birth news was confirmed by some sources but so far further details of the birth like the exact date and gender of the twins remain unknown. According to E, on Thursday, Jay Z and Blue Ivy were spotted at a Los Angeles hospital, where an unidentified woman carrying a bouquet of pink, purple and blue flowers along with two giant…

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Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua To Visit Nigeria In August

Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua To Visit Nigeria In August

The United Kingdom, UK, based Nigerian boxer will be visiting Nigeria on a three-day tour during which he would pay a courtesy call on the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja and the governors of Lagos and Ogun states respectively. A statement issued by the organiser of the tour and Director of Peel Aston Global, Khomeini Bukhari, on Wednesday disclosed that Joshua is also expected to visit some royal fathers, including the Ooni of Ife, the Awujale of Ijebuland and the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Okinolu. Bukhari said Joshua would…

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