Seun Kuti Depart Nigeria For Switzerland
Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, has left Nigeria for Switzerland where he will be commencing a summer tour in Europe.
This comes the same day he regained his freedom from the custody of the Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State command following his arrest and detention for allegedly assaulting a policeman.Photos Credits: Sahara Reporters
SaharaReporters learnt that Seun left Lagos for Zurich for a summer tour and that his fans there were already awaiting his arrival for a show on Thursday.
A source told SaharaReporters on Wednesday night that Kuti left for "Switzerland on Air France with his band members at 11 pm Nigerian time".
“Kuti has flown out to Switzerland tonight to commence his summer tour in Europe. He’s already missed a lot of shows. His fans in Zurich are eagerly awaiting him tomorrow night,” the source added.
SaharaReporters had reported that Seun Kuti’s trial at the Yaba Magistrate’s Court was adjourned to July 3.
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Court Threatens To Declare FFK Wanted
Justice Olubumni Abike-Fadipe of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State has threatened to declare a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, wanted if he fails to appear on the next adjourned date for his trial on the forgery allegation.
Photos Credits: Sahara Reporters
Justice Abike-Fadipe decried Fani-Kayode’s constant non-appearance in court, saying that the last time he was in court for the trial was on November 4, 2022.
Recall that the former minister is standing trial on a 12-count charge bordering on the use of false documents, use of fabricated evidence, procuring the execution of documents by false pretense and fabricating evidence.
CUPP Backs APC Zoning Formula For 10th NASS Leadership
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has thrown its weight behind the zoning formula endorsed by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for principal officers of the 10th National Assembly.Photos
Photos Credits: Channels TV
At a conference in the Abuja, the spokesperson for the CUPP and member-elect Ikenga Ugochinyere said but for capacity, competency and character of the candidates endorsed by the APC, he would have led an opposition against them like he did in 2015.
The member-elect, who recalled that the Senate Presidency has been in the North for the past 16 years, said equity demands the seat be occupied by a ranking senator from the South, especially the South-South to ensure religious stability and justice.
Rock Queen Tina Turner Dies At 83
Rock legend Tina Turner, the growling songstress who electrified audiences from the 1960s and went on to release hit records across five decades, has died at the age of 83, a statement announced Wednesday.
Photos Credits: Channels TV
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Turner,” read the statement on the official Instagram page of the eight-time Grammy winner, who encountered fame first with husband Ike Turner, then as a wildly successful solo act after escaping the violent marriage.
“With her music and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans around the world and inspired the stars of tomorrow.
“Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music. All our heartfelt compassion goes out to her family.
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