Jude Okoye responds to Cynthia Morgan’s allegations

CEO of Northside Entertainment, Jude Okoye, has responded to the allegations made by singer, Cynthia Morgan, now known as Madrina. The elder brother of Peter and Paul Okoye of the defunct R&B group, P-Square, denied the allegations during an Instagram Live chat with blogger, Tunde Ednut, on Sunday. He said, “I spent almost N40 million on you. Have I ever gone to court to gain an injunction against you?. Abeg when you tell people what I did to you. Did you tell them I gave you a Range Rover, Did you tell them I gave you a house? Did you tell people how many shows you don do behind my back?” Cynthia had earlier revealed that she had lost access to her social

Sinach becomes first African to top Billboard Christian songwriters chart

Sinach becomes first African to top Billboard Christian songwriters chart

Osinachi Joseph, popularly known as Sinach, has become the first African to top the Billboard Christan songwriters chart after spending seven weeks atop the chart. The 47-year-old shared her excitement over the feat on Twitter on Wednesday. ’’So apparently We have been No 1 on billboard USA for Christian songwriter for 7 weeks !! Look at God!! First Black person. First from Africa … So grateful to God!! Thank you @billboard#loveworld @joe_egbu…’’ she tweeted. So apparently We have been No 1 on billboard USA for Christian song writer for 7 weeks !! Look at God!! First Black person 😳😳😳😳😳😳 First from Africa ... So grateful to God!! Thank you @billboard #loveworld❤️ @joe_egbu 💕💕 @integritymusic #waymaker #sponsoredbygrace pic.twitter.com/XfarPtlIGX — Sinach (@sinach) May 5, 2020   The chart rankings

FG names Segun Arinze, Ali Baba, Efe Omorogbe, others members of COVID-19 committee

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Nollywood actor, Segun Arinze, comedian, Ali Baba, Efe Omoregbe, who is the manager of singer, 2face and other celebrities, have been named members of a committee set up by the Federal Government to advise it on the best way to manage the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the creative industry. This was announced on Wednesday by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, during a meeting with the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, BON. The Minister pointed out that the committee will be expected to assess the impact of the pandemic on the industry and suggest suitable taxation and financing measures in order to encourage the growth of the industry. Muammed also explained that the committee will be required to advise the Government on

Music world lost iconic drummer in Tony Allen, says Yeni Kuti

Music world lost iconic drummer in Tony Allen, says Yeni Kuti

Yeni Kuti, daughter of the late Afrobeat musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, on Saturday said the music industry had lost one of its most iconic drummers with the death of Tony Allen. Kuti, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, described Allen, who died of heart attack at the age of 79 in Paris on Thursday, as a fantastic drummer. She said that the Nigerian up-and-coming drummers ought to learn from him, due to his mastery and wealth of knowledge in drumming. Kuti said Allen’s death was shocking, and he would be greatly missed globally. ” Tony Allen’s death is a shocking one; the drumming world will miss him because he was really a rare gem. ” It is unfortunate that he

ECOWAS appoints President Buhari ‘Champion of COVID-19 response’

Buhari endorses 5G trial, directs Pantami to address challenges in telecoms sector

President Muhammadu Buhari has been appointed the ‘Champion of the COVID-19 response’ by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government. The appointment took place Thursday at the Extraordinary ECOWAS Summit on COVID-19 which was held via teleconferencing under the Chairmanship of His Excellency, Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger. During the teleconference, according to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, President Buhari called on fellow ECOWAS leaders to look beyond the challenges posed by the COVID -19 pandemic and tap into various opportunities that it presents for the betterment of lives in Member States: “In every challenging situation such as the current one, there are

Temi Otedola celebrates 3-year relationship with lover, Eazi

Popular fashion entrepreneur, Temi Otedola, took to her Instagram handle @jtofashion to share a photo celebrating her three-year-old relationship with  lover, Eazi. The shared photo by Temi shows the couple `loved-up’ in a lovey-dovey mood with Mr Eaz, placing a soft kiss on her shoulder while she stares at him. Unlike other celebrities, who tend to show off their glamorised writing skills during celebrations like this, the billionaire’s daughter only went straight to point to caption the photo with “3 years”. This act has been said not to be the first time the couple had taken to their social media platforms to share photos of their love life. Back in 2019, Temi took to her Instagram handle @jtofashion where she shared a post about

BBNaija stars, Khafi, Gedoni are engaged

Ex BBNaija season four housemates Khafi Kareem and Gedoni Ekpata are engaged. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the reality stars, who started their relationship on the show, announced their engagement on instagram. Khafi posted a picture of herself and Gedoni on her Instagram page @acupofkhafi and captioned it, “I said yes. And I got the best Christmas gift ever. Mrs Ekpata loading.” NAN reports that the pair known as Khadoni drew fans’ attention with their blossoming relationship while in the house. The relationship got mixed reactions as some felt it was a strategy for the game while others vouched for the genuine connection between the couple. Tacha of BBNaija files N20m lawsuit against Blessing Okoro over false accusation During his eviction interview, Gedoni

Burna Boy’s ‘Collateral Damage’ makes Jay-z’s “Favorite Songs from Year’ playlist

Burna Boy's ‘Collateral Damage’ makes Jay-z’s “Favorite Songs from Year’ playlist

‘Collateral Damage’, a song off Burna Boy’s 2019 album ‘African Giant’, has made Jay-z’s “Favorite Songs from the Year’ playlist. The music mogul and rapper whose real name is Shawn Carter, on Thursday uploaded a new playlist to Tidal of his favorite hip-hop and R&B tracks from the last 12 months. The playlist, which was dubbed ‘Year-End Picks’ included the ninth track off Burna Boy’s album among other critically acclaimed tracks from across the world. READ > Burna Boy’s African Giant Most Streamed Album In Africa – Billboard Other international artistes whose songs also made the playlist are Shatta Wale, Kanye West, Travis Scott, Solange, Roddy Ricch, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Beyonce, J. Cole, and Young Thug. Also included are Nipsey Hussle, Tyler the Creator, Koffee,

Duncan Mighty Speaks On Arrest, Says Imo Police Officers Collected $22k Cash From Him

Port Harcourt first son, Duncan Mighty has finally opened up on his recent arrest by policemen in Imo State, and according to him, he was extorted, beaten and harassed. Recall Duncan Mighty was arrested last week in Imo State for alleged  N11million fraud and was later released. Duncan Mighty’s statement reads; “Imo state government and Duncan Mighty for real life after honoring your phone call but you say korokoro kidnap na fraud yet you did not mention the first place i was taking to and the anti kidnapping led by Commander Linus and Ola I was also taking to after enough beating collected physical cash 22k dollars given to me by ceo @kryxtal_penthouse whom God used as my guardian angel. plus duress mobile transfer. God i

Burna Boy’s African Giant Most Streamed Album In Africa – Billboard

Burna Boy, Tuface, others win big at All Africa Music Awards

Grammy nominee, Burna Boy’s album, African Giant is the most streamed album in Africa in 2019, according to Billboard Africa. The Grammy nominated album, African Giant also ranks number 11 worldwide. Billboard Africa tweeted: “Burna Boy #AfricanGiant album is the most streamed album in Africa 2019, it currently has 61.7M+ streams on Audiomack and ranks No.11 worldwide.” Also according to Billboard Africa, Burna is also the African artist of the year in addition to his album being the best on the continent in 2019.   Burna Boy #AfricanGiant album is the most streamed album in Africa 2019, it currently has 61.7M+ streams on Audiomack and ranks No.11 worldwide. pic.twitter.com/fgstciibaj — BillboardAfrica (@chartsafrica) December 16, 2019 In related news, Africa giant, Burna Boy tops CNN list of African biggest artiste.  The