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19 Feb
It was a euphoric sight, last Friday, as Grammy-winning singer, Ayodeji Balogun, renowned as Wizkid, stepped into the New Afrika Shrine, in Lagos, with his entourage
10 Jul 2021
It was a jaw-dropping spectacle, last Friday, as Afrobeat royalty, Omorinmade Kuti, performed outside the New Afrika Shrine, with his band, dubbed ‘The Movement’, at Terra Kulture
23 Feb 2020
It is another February and another month for Black people all over the world to celebrate. The month is set apart for the celebration of what it means to be Black.
13 Feb 2019
It is another February. It’s another month for the celebration of Black people all over the world. The month is set apart for the acknowledgement and celebration of what it means to be Black. Over the years, Black History Month has been a commemorative programme in honour of the black culture and a response to…
28 Aug 2018
Ecobank Nigeria Limited has adopted popular child artist Kareem Waris.   The bank signed an agreement with Waris’ parents for his education grant and upkeep allowance spanning 20 years.      Waris Olamilekan Kareem is the 11-year-old hyperrealist artist who sketched a breathtaking portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron during his visit to the New Afrika…
4 Aug 2018
Though President Macron’s state visit to Nigeria has come and gone, for seasoned female talking drummer, engaging the French president in a talking drum session during his visit to the New Africa Shrine, was a memorable moment. On the day of the visit, President Macron chose to spend the night in the iconic New Afrika…
6 Jul 2018
The historic visit of France president, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, to Lagos State was expected to elicit some excitement for its significance as a first-rate state visit and more importantly the symbolism of his choice to visit the new Afrika Shrine in Ikeja. The new Afrika Shrine was built after the original shrine by Afrobeat legend,…
2 Jul 2018
As part of a cultural event organised by Trace, the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, is on an official visit to Lagos where he will announce the launch of the Season of African Cultures 2020 in France. Global broadcast and digital afro urban media group TRACE will host and organise the high profile meeting between…
23 Jun 2018
As part of activities to celebrate this year’s World Music Day today, Paris based French DJ and producer, Aleqs Notal, accompanied by, the Nigerian famous drummer, Wura Samba...
21 Mar 2018
Lagosians work hard and play hard. Depending on what your intentions are and what you define as fun, Lagos prides itself as the hub of fun activities boasting of exquisite hotels, high-end malls, and houses. However, they are mainly found on the Island. Those who are on a budget and still want to have fun…
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...
25 Jun 2016
The New Afrika Shrine was last Saturday lit up with gospel music and sermons as top gospel ministers including Pastors Ituah Ighodalo, Ladi Thompson, Sammie Okposo, Mike Abdul, Mike Aremu ...

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