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29 Oct 2017
New Afrika Shrine was agog last Sunday with government officials, the art cycle, general public and the fans of Fela Anikulapo Kuti to celebrate the end of the seven-day Felabration...
22 Oct 2017
Every year since the demise of the legendary icon, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Lagos stands still for a week to celebrate the life and times of the Afrobeat king with Felabration, a festival that brings thousands of visitors from all over the world to the New Afrika Shrine. Fela Kuti, also known as Abami Eda, was…
15 Oct 2017
Glenfiddich in collaboration with the highly anticipated Annual Felabration celebrations hosted a first of its kind event at Federal Palace, Victoria Island on Friday 13th October 2017. The event is centred on the Glenfiddich Mavericks campaign, which aims to celebrate people who are bold enough to forge their own path, create their own rule book, adopt unconventional creative thinking and…
15 Oct 2017
Felabration, the yearly public lecture held in honour of music maestro and political activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, took place last week. It had as theme ‘40 Years After Festac, 20 Years After Fela… Wither The Pan-African Dream?’ The keynote speaker was Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kenyan School of Law, Prof. Patrick Loch Otieno…
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…
13 Oct 2017
This year's Felabration marks 20 years since the demise of the icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The music festival, which is in honour of the Afrobeat legend Fela, kick-started with a schools debate and has continued to climax ever since. Scroll through photos from the event below and be sure to check it out today at…
10 Oct 2017
Nigerian artist David Adeleke, popularly called `Davido’, has cancelled his performance at this year’s Felabration in honour of his late friend Olugbenga Abiodun popularly known as `DJ Olu.’ He took to his Instagram page to apologise to his fans for his inability to perform at the annual Felabration show, in honour of late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.…
27 Aug 2017
Seun Kuti Son of late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti will be missing in action when Felabration train debuts at this year's Notting Hill Carnival in the United Kingdom on Monday due to his inability to renew his visa.
19 Aug 2017
Felabration is the annual festival celebrating the life, times, music and ideals of Nigeria’s icon and creator of Afrobeat Genre, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. It is one of the top 300 festivals in the world. The Nigerian corner at this year's Notting Hill Carnival is shaping up to much fun as the 20th edition of Felabration celebrations take off in…
19 Aug 2017
Billed for Monday, August 28, the organising committee had earlier promised that this year’s gig will parade unprecedented contents and one of such is the appearance at the Notting Hill Carnival.
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.


36 mins ago
The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, may be in for fresh trouble as over 250 Constitutional and Human Rights lawyers have called on the National Judicial Council to direct all courts in Nigeria not to entertain cases brought before them by the EFCC.
40 mins ago
The Southern Women’s Forum (SWF), a regional and non-partisan platform promoting and advancing the cause of political participation of women in Southern Nigeria, has lamented the decline in women’s political representation, just as it condemned the electoral violence and voter suppression that characterized the 2023 general elections across the country.
45 mins ago
Nigeria’s quest to return to the Olympic Games football event begins today, at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, where the U-23 Eagles will clash with their Guinean counterparts.
46 mins ago
As innovators, investors and world leaders converge in Silicon Valley, California, United States, on Wednesday to discuss the future of Africa at the African Diaspora Investment Symposium (ADIS), attention would be divided over the ripple effect of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of choice for most startups and venture capitalists, and the influence it had on the startup world, especially fintechs in Africa.
51 mins ago
Nigerians in the United Kingdom (UK) have raised about N23 million in their bid to tackle the out-of-school problem in Nigeria, which has forced 20.2 million kids out of school.