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Fela Kuti

22 Oct 2017
Thanks to social media and the rise of people voicing out their opinions about injustice and other situations in general, the year 2017 will forever go down as a critical one in the demand from citizens all over the world for fair treatment and judgment, most especially black citizens. As a reaction to that cause,…
14 Oct 2017
Fela Kuti was known as "the King of Afrobeat". Krizbeatz calls himself "the King of AfroDance", the Nigerian music that has got millions dancing across Africa and the world. For Fela, as he is still known to fans, music was often a life-threatening fight against corrupt military dictatorships that ruled Nigeria in the 1970s and…
23 Sep 2017
Just like those devastating hurricanes with oddly normal names like Harvey and Maria, the current wave of Afropop music might as well be named Mr. Eazi.
23 Jul 2017
“There is Fela the man and Fela the musician. I took Fela the musician and used it to develop a story about violence and the struggle for resistance, which he stood for while he lived and sang.
29 Oct 2016
After weeks of anticipation, meticulous planning and feverish excitement, Smooth FM’s ‘A Night At The Kazbah’, held last Saturday night at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.
14 Oct 2016
Another way, perhaps the most powerful way, is the method Fela Kuti himself utilised music. “Music is one of the fastest and most effective ways of changing the minds of the people,” said Professor Oluwole.
9 Oct 2016
Next week is Felabration, by far one of my favourite weeks in the calendar, where the music and life of Fela Kuti will be celebrated through different events across Lagos.


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With the scarcity of fuel and Naira notes stirring anger amongst sections of the populace, Oba Dr. Adetokunbo Tejuosho, the Olu Orile Kemta, in Ogun State, has sued for calm. In a press release made available to The Guardian by Ayotunde Ogundiran, the Chief Press Secretary to His Majesty, Oba Tejuosho appealed to the aggrieved…
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Kaduna State Citizen Alliance Against Terrorism has called for the arrest and prosecution of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Isa Ashiru, for proposing dialogue with bandits.
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The Plateau Transparency and Accountability Initiative (PLATAI), a non-partisan and apolitical assemblage of professionals and patriots, has accused Governor Simon Lalong of inflating the cost of the ongoing British-America Overhead Bridge Project for the purpose of funding the state All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship election.
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Bayelsa State governor, Douye Diri, a former Kaduna State governor, Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, and a former Speaker of the House of Assembly, Yakubu Dogara, have called on Nigerians to seek a new path to growth and development by rejecting the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the general elections.
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Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has appealed to the governments of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states to prevail on local dwellers in the axes to restore right of way on federal roads.