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CULTURE

The Story Of How Ransome Kuti Died After She Was Thrown Out From The Second-Floor Window

As we celebrate Nigeria's 61st independence, we should not forget some of the strong and patriotic Nigerians that fought for it in the 1960's. When we talk of female icons in Nigeria, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti is definitely one of the names to mention. The iconic woman was an educator and woman right activist during the time of colonization.

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The Story Of How Ransome Kuti Died After She Was Thrown Out From The Second-Floor Window

ENTERTAINMENT

4 Nigerian Celebrities Who Have Prominent Parents (photos)

Some celebrities are not known for flaunting their family members on social media platforms and this makes it difficult for their fans to know much about their parents. It may interest you to know that the Nigerian celebrities discussed below have prominent parents. #1. Dija Dija is a famous Nigerian singer who has collaborated with some famous Nigerian musicians.

  7 months ago ago
4 Nigerian Celebrities Who Have Prominent Parents (photos)

ENTERTAINMENT

Throwback: How legendary singer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti got married to 27 women and divorced all of them

Fela Anikulapo Kuti and his wives Photo Credit: Africa History Archive Late legendary musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, was a famous singer in Nigeria and an activist, who was recognized, because he mostly used his songs to criticize government and also, his weird performances on stage helped him in becoming popular.

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Throwback: How legendary singer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti got married to 27 women and divorced all of them

ENTERTAINMENT

Opinion: Ogene Music Is Becoming The Next Big Thing

You may have noticed the new wave of Ogene songs. The way things are going, I feel like Ogene might be the next mainstream sound on the Nigerian music scene. And it's been a long time coming. I say this as an Igbo citizen. As Igbos, we needed to showcase our music on a large scale like for example, the Yorubas, have done for years.

  6 months ago ago
Opinion: Ogene Music Is Becoming The Next Big Thing

ENTERTAINMENT

Seun Kuti Releases Lovely Photos With His Wife On Instagram

Seun Kuti and his wife, Yetunde have just released romantic photos of themselves together on Instagram and their fans are loving these photos. Seun Kuti is the son of legendary singer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti and he got married to his long-time lover, Yetunde George in 2020.

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Seun Kuti Releases Lovely Photos With His Wife On Instagram

ENTERTAINMENT

Rare Picture of Davido and Seun Kuti As They Finally Meet. See What Davido Promised him.

I don’t think there has been a picture of Singer Davido and Seun Kuti, the son of the legendary Fela Anikulapo Kuti together anywhere online. I’m sure this would be this first time such is surfacing. Seun Kuti posted this picture on his social media and tagged:

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Rare Picture of Davido and Seun Kuti As They Finally Meet. See What Davido Promised him.

ENTERTAINMENT

Two Reasons Why Fela Should Not Be Compared With Musicians of This Era

Fela Anikulapo Kuti is Nigerian singer, multi-instrumentalist, Pan-Africanist and political activist, who made name during the 90s because of his unique style of music, and how he used his music to criticize political office holders. Fela is also considered as the progenitor of Afrobeats, an African music genre that has grown to become one of the most popular music genres, loved and appreciated around the world.

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Two Reasons Why Fela Should Not Be Compared With Musicians of This Era

ENTERTAINMENT

Seun Kuti And His Lover Yetunde Ademiluyi Share Loved Up Photos

Seun Kuti and his woman, Yetunde George Ademuluyi, aka Yeide posed for some bedroom photos that were shared on Instagram. Seun is one of the sons of the late Afro beat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. His lover, Yetunde George Ademiluyi referred to Seun Kuti as her muse as she shared the photos on Instagram.

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Seun Kuti And His Lover Yetunde Ademiluyi Share Loved Up Photos

ENTERTAINMENT

Today's Headlines: Fela Sings For The Common Man-Ex-Manager, Youths Mobilse For Bello

Fela's clarity of purpose attracted me-79-year-old ex-manager PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers Mr Rikki Stein, Ex-Manager of the late Afro-beat king, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, on Tuesday said he was attracted to the musician because of his resolve to fight for the rights of the common man. Stein, who worked with Fela for 15 years, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Lagos.

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Today's Headlines: Fela Sings For The Common Man-Ex-Manager, Youths Mobilse For Bello

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Opinion: Why Wizkid Should Be Compared To Fela Anikulapo Kuti

It’s no doubt that Fela Anikulapo Kuti is a legend and one of the greatest artistes from Africa, but it seems like a lot of people are getting some things wrong. People are saying that Wizkid can’t be compared to Fela. Well, in my opinion, this is not true.

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Opinion: Why Wizkid Should Be Compared To Fela Anikulapo Kuti

ENTERTAINMENT

24 Years gone and we still miss you- Femi Kuti Reveals as he shares Throwback photo of Fela Kuti.

Today, the 15th of October, 2021, marks the 83rd birthday of legendary Nigerian musician and activist, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, as revealed by Femi Kuti. In his remembrance, the late veteran artiste first son, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, on Friday, took to his official Instagram page to share a throwback photo of his late father, as he revealed that the family still misses him.

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24 Years gone and we still miss you- Femi Kuti Reveals as he shares Throwback photo of Fela Kuti.

ENTERTAINMENT

Fela's Son, Seun Kuti Sends Message To Artists That Uses His Father's Lyrics

Recently, popular afrobeats singer and instrumentalist, Seun Kuti has taken to social media to talk about the issue of Nigerian artists using his father's lyrics. Seun Kuti is the son of legendary singer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. In the recent post, the singer said some artists can never be greater than his father because they steal and use his father's lyrics.

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Fela's Son, Seun Kuti Sends Message To Artists That Uses His Father's Lyrics

RELIGION

“Stop saying pray for Nigeria, tell the people to FIGHT FOR NIGERIA”-Seun Kuti tells Clerics

Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti, Popularly known as Seun Kuti, the Youngest son to iconic Afrobeat singer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has urged Clerics from the Christianity and Islam religion to tell their followers to fight for Nigeria and not just pray for Nigeria. Seun Kuti, who took after his father has gone ahead to tell the Clerics that they've done enough prayers and it's high time they fought.

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“Stop saying pray for Nigeria, tell the people to FIGHT FOR NIGERIA”-Seun Kuti tells Clerics

ENTERTAINMENT

Felabration21: Fela honoured as fearless man of Africa

Afrobeat pioneer Fela Anikulapo Kuti has been awarded a posthumous honor as the "Fearless Man of Africa" for his boldness through his strident, satirical numbers that made him both a hero to Africa's poor and a renegade to governments. Fearless energy drink, a Rite Foods premium brand, honored the late Afrobeat monarch as a creative genius and the continent's top talent with positive energy, a premium quality brand that connects with the Fearless energy brand's value chain.

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Felabration21: Fela honoured as fearless man of Africa

ENTERTAINMENT

5 Popular Nigerian Celebrities Who Were Born In October (Photos)

(1) Fela Anikulapo Kuti Fela was a very influential musician, he was more than a singer, he’s basically a legend and years after his death, he has not been forgotten and his birthday is still celebrated by many Nigerians, an annual music festival known as Felabration was created in his honor to celebrate him and it usually takes place on his birth month.

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5 Popular Nigerian Celebrities Who Were Born In October (Photos)

ENTERTAINMENT

3 Famous Nigerian Musicians Who Were Inspired By Fela

Fela Anikulapo Kuti is an inspiration to many Nigerian musicians, even years after his death, a lot of artists still look up to him, in this article we will be taking a look at 3 singers he inspired. (1) D’banj D’banj is one of Nigeria’s most successful artists, he has impacted the music industry and he has made countless hit songs and we can’t deny the fact that most of them were inspired by the legendary singer and also some of his stage performances usually has a Fela vibe.

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3 Famous Nigerian Musicians Who Were Inspired By Fela

ENTERTAINMENT

"Never Compare Wizkid And Fela Around Me" - Comedian, Woli Arole Warns Nigerians

Nigerian comedian, Woli Arole has issued out a stern warning to Nigerians as he told them never to compare Fela and Wizkid. The comic star in a recent tweet he made via his official Twitter handle told Nigerian never to compare the Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti to Wizkid who seems to be breaking new grounds in the entertainment industry.

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JUSTICE

Falana: Youths Engage In Politics For A Better Nigeria

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) has encouraged youths to get involved more in politics to achieve a new Nigeria. He made this known during the 2021 Felabration Symposium in Ikeja, Lagos. Felabration which is an annual music festival that was started in 1998, by Yemi Kuti, in memory and celebration of her father, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, a Nigerian musician and human rights activist known for pioneering the Afrobeat genre of music.

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Falana: Youths Engage In Politics For A Better Nigeria

JUSTICE

Falana Tells Nigerian Youths To Engage More In Politics To Have A Better Nigeria

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has called on Nigerian youths to engage more in politics to have a better country in the future. Falana said this on Monday, during the 2021 Felabration Symposium, held at Ikeja, Lagos. The theme for this year’s Felabration celebration is “Viva Nigeria”, which talked about the significance of staying together as a nation.

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Falana Tells Nigerian Youths To Engage More In Politics To Have A Better Nigeria

ENTERTAINMENT

Why No Nigerian Artist Can Be Great Like Fela – Seun Kuti

Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, Seun Kuti, the son of late Nigeria afro beat singer, fela, has said that no contemporary Nigerian musician can be greater or bigger than his late father, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Seun Kuti took to his Instagram handle by Sharing an insta Story to post why the late Afrobeats pioneer will forever be the greatest Nigerian artist off all time.

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Why No Nigerian Artist Can Be Great Like Fela – Seun Kuti