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Sunday, 20 May 2018

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Wednesday, 16 May 2018

"Why Afropop Artistes Can't Win a Grammy"-De-Code


The recent statement by HipTV boss, Ayo Animashaun, that the Grammy Awards is not for Nigerians, has continue to generate reactions from different quarters.


Also reacting to the statement is Nigerian High-Life singer Kingsley C. Egwu popularly known as De-Code.


According to De-Code who spoke to with the press in Lagos, musicians winning the Grammies in Africa are musically not the mate of many of the young artistes clamouring for the awards in the country recently.


De-Code stated that the musicians who can can dream of being nominated are the artistes whose music are more traditional and original.



"I just laugh at many Afropop artistes saying that they want to win the Grammy. Is it with the type of music many Nigerian artistes are singing now? I agree with Ayo Animashaun,Grammy is not for Nigerians. And i will explain further. First let me encourage all Nigerian artistes to sell their culture through music. You can't sell ice to the Eskimos; the only thing we can genuinely own and sell which the outside world will easily buy is our uniqueness, rather than trying to be like them.  Many reigning Nigerian artistes today still try to sound like Drake, Chris Brown or Migos. Winning an award like the Grammy is not even by hanging out with American stars, featuring them or they knowing you. It’s more about the unique thing you bring to the music table. You don't expect the organizers to put an R&B artiste from Africa on the nominees categories with real Americans, not to talk of that artiste winning when too many brilliant artistes in America don't have a nomination let alone win; just like you don't expect Ayo Animashaun to add Drake and Beyonce to the Best Rap and Best R&B categories in the Headies Awards respectively. Perhaps, it’s easy to be linked to the Grammy somehow if a foreign artiste features you and the song wins a Grammy, but we are talking about you owning one yourself", De-Code explains.


De-Code explains further; "You would realize that the African musicians who have either won or  nominated in the past such as Angelique Kidjo, King Sunny Ade, Femi Kuti, Ladysmith Black Mambazo,  Ali Farka Touré, Soweto Mass Choir, Youssou N’dour, Owuor Arunga and many more are not “commercial” artistes. Their music even sound like folklore and many of these musicians have won multiple times. They are not the mate of anyone of the currently reigning crop of Nigerian artistes when you talk about their musical prowess. These people, aside their music being highly indigenous, are usually nominated under the International or World Music categories, which is the only category reserved for Africans and other outsiders. And who says we need to win Grammies to validate our talents?"



Friday, 11 May 2018

Nigerian Student Invents Multi-purpose Cleaner From Waste Products (Photos)

A 400 level student of Microbiology, Ajayi Crowther University, David Oluwatobiloba Adeyemi, is currently being applauded for has invented an eco-E product which is from the special recycling of fruits and Kitchen wastes.


According to the young student, who is already a Nigerian Heritage Icons Ambassador of Youth, the eco-E product is a multipurpose purpose cleaner that has the ability of serving as a pesticide, insecticide, fertilizer, water purifier, skin care agent, dish washer, air freshener and purifier and also car, sink and toilet washers at different dilutions, and detergent.


"I am excited to beable to contribute my quota to the development of Nigeria with this innovation. I am a strong believer and advocate of greatness of the Nigerian youths. We are hardworking and creative. We can rub shoulders with our contemporaries all over the world," enthused Tobilobaba fondly called "Innovative David" among friends and colleagues.


Innovative David explains further about the benefit of the eco-E Product;


"I encourage sponsors to come in and partner with me in developing the eco-E Product to go public because it is cheaper and more affordable, non toxic, all functions in one product, Eco-friendly, promotes healthy living through its 100% organic policy, reduces environmental pollution and allergy".


David Tobiloba's eco-E Product was showcased at a Science Fair held at the Ajayi Crowther University and witnessed by several dignitaries who all agreed that indeed, the product was a laudable innovation.




Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Police Bust Anambra Gun Dealer, Others In Benue-Taraba Axis


The Nigerian police said they have smashed two gun running and arms dealing ring and a gang of robbers and kidnappers in the Benue-Taraba axis, making 11 arrests.

Among the suspects arrested was one Miracle Emmanuel, a 27 year-old gun dealer from Anambra, based in Takum, Taraba state. With his three-man gang, the police found five Ak-47 rifles, along with other ammunitions.

Police said they recovered in total 10 AK 47 rifles and two Beretta pistols from the 11 suspects paraded today at the Benue police headquarters in Makurdi and claimed the arrests were a major breakthrough in stopping the incessant killing of innocent people in the Middle Belt states of Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa.

In Benue state, Morris Ashwe, 36 years old from Mbajima Village Katsina Ala LGA, was the sole armourer arrested. He was accused of supplying arms to the wanted criminal kingpin, Terwase Akwaza a.k.a Ghana.


According to Jimoh Moshood, Ashwe was found in possession of five AK 47 rifles, 238 AK47 bullets, 40 Smoke Grenade Canisters and 79 LAR Rifle bullets.

The busted gun dealing gang in Taraba state comprised Takum-based Kabiru Idris, 43, Miracle Emmanuel from Anambra state, said to be a principal suspect and gang leader. Also arrested was Husseini Safiyanu, also from Taraba.

Police said they found five AK47 Rifles with the Taraba gang, along with 13 AK 47 magazines and 83 bullets.

The Police spokesman also said a seven-man robbery and kidnapping gang was arrested in Benue, along with two Beretta pistols. The gang was on its way to kidnap a prominent person in Makurdi, the state capital.

Members of the gang were identified as Emmanuel Ushehemba Kwembe, 28, Achir Gabriel, 30, all from Ushongo LGA, Sekad Uver, 28, from Koshisha LGA Benue State and Ordure Fada, 22, from Kwande LGA.

Others arrested were Stephen Jirgba 18, from Vande kya LGA, Peter Lorham, 24, from Kinshisha LGA and Lorhemen Akwambe 35, who hails from Guma LGA


Yakubu Dogara Visits Dino Melaye In Hospital (Photo)



The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, yesterday led other leaders and members of the House to visit Senator Dino Melaye at the National Hospital Abuja.

Hon. Dogara accompanied by his deputy Yusuff Lasun, Deputy Minority Leader Binta Bello and other members were received by former Speaker of the House Patricia Etteh, and the Chief Medical Director of the hospital Dr Jaf Momoh.

15-Year-Old Housewife Kills Daughter Because She Irritated Her



The police in Niger State have apprehended a 15-year-old housewife, Fatima Adamu, and her ex-lover, Usman Mohammed, of Egbati village in the Agaie Local Government Area of the state for the murder of her daughter identified as Hauwa.

Northern City News gathered that Mohammed assisted Adamu to prepare a concoction which was administered on the five-year-old child, causing her death.

Checks revealed that after allegedly killing Hauwa, Adamu and her lover dumped the corpse in a nearby bush with some parts missing.


The suspect told Punch correspondent in an interview on Tuesday that she poisoned the minor with the cooperation of her ex-boyfriend who prepared the concoction that was administered on her.

“I purposely killed my step-daughter because I didn’t like her, she irritated me a lot; I planned with Mohammed to poison her to death,” she confessed.

The suspect added, “I just woke up one morning to take her life and I cannot tell what had come over me to kill an innocent child that had not offended me in any way. May Allah forgive me; it is the worst offence against humanity. “

Mohammed admitted participating in the killing of the girl, saying ‘I have ruined my life.’

Mohammed said, “I prepared the poison which I gave to Adamu to kill the girl. I regret my action.”

The Niger State police spokesman, Muhammad Abubakar, said the suspects confessed to the crime during interrogation.

Abubakar said they would be arraigned in court after investigation.

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

5,558 APC Members Defect To PDP In Kaduna



The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State on Monday received no fewer than 5,558 All Progressives Congress members who defected to the party from across the 23 local government areas of the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the reception which took place at Zonkwa, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, was attended by prominent PDP officials both at the national and state levels.

Ahmed Makarfi, former PDP National Caretaker Committee Chairman, described the event as significant, and advised the returnees to join hands to realise the party’s objectives.


Mr Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna State, expressed optimism that the party would in no distant time regain its lost glory.

“God-willing, the prayers of the masses is heard and will be answered,” he said.

He urged the people to turnout enmass come May 12 and vote PDP candidates in the state local council polls, adding, “We must ensure that we protect our votes and guard against any form of rigging”.

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