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Fela Anikulapo Kuti

27 Oct 2019
Nigerians are known to easily adapt to whatever situations that they find themselves. This was acknowledged decades ago by the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, when he sang the very popular...
25 Oct 2019
The Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo stated that Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti deserves national honour. Osinbajo made this statement at a town hall meeting  in Edo State on Friday while responding to one of the people present at the meeting who had suggested that the National Theatre Lagos be named after the late music…
Seun Kuti
28 Aug 2019
The attack on the immediate past Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany during the annual New Yam festival has continued to elicit reactions from Nigerians, both at home and in the diaspora. The latest to join in with his reaction is the Grammy-nominated Nigerian music star, Seun Kuti, In a recent sitdown with…
4 Aug 2019
Even in death, the name Fela Anikulapo Kuti has continued to reverberate in all spheres of humanity. And when the Abeokuta Grammar School Old Boys’ Association...
25 Jun 2019
There is an unwritten rule in the Nigerian Armed Forces that when there is a successful coup detat, the conspirators who put their lives on the line are rewarded. The reward may be in the shape of juicy political appointments or money or enhanced ranks. Since there has been no successful coup in Nigeria since…
26 May 2019
As a way of keeping the African narrative in the front burner, highlighting some of the issues plaguing the continent and sensitising the younger generation of the need to think Africa, United Bank for Africa on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, held its African Day, where issues concerning the continent were handled headlong by a panel…
25 May 2019
There is no doubt, Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s music and influence have travelled the global music landscape. Its explosion and rise in the United Kingdom is arguably the biggest musical breakthrough in decades....
12 May 2019
Joseph Edgar is an investment banker and chief executive, Duke of Shomolu Production (DSP), a theatre outfit based in Lagos. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science and also holds a master’s in Political Science and International Relations. An associate member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Nigeria, he has attended several career enhancement…
6 Mar 2019
A motley crowd of policemen. There are about 20 of them at the gate, angry, with eyes crimson red. The whole place is rowdy. Who do these policemen? Me I no no, oh! The policemen eyes are just red kakaraka. Could they have been offended? Their allowee never come? The policemen, I mean. It isn’t…
19 Jan 2019
Not every Nigerian artiste would have the gut to fix his/her album listening session on a Monday evening; not in a city like Lagos. But for Folarin Falana, popularly know as Falz in the showbiz circle, who seems to have mastered the act of taking risk, nothing is impossible. As part of activities to herald…
30 Dec 2018
He was an enigma. His name conjured the image of a weird one. He was a raconteur and had death in his pouch. He was a human rights’ activist and different things to different people.
27 Oct 2018
This year’s edition of Felabration, an annual music festival conceived in 1988 in memory and celebration of late Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti...


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