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Photos: Meet 60-Years-Old Waka Queen, Salawa Abeni And Her 3 Children Who Are Also Into Music

The name Queen Salawa Abeni would echo in the ears of many Nigerians especially the old folks who listened to the popular woman sings a different genre of fuji music called the Waka Music. Salawa Abeni Alidu popularly known as Salawa Abeni was born on 5th May 1961 hails from Ijebu Ode.

  2 months ago ago
Photos: Meet 60-Years-Old Waka Queen, Salawa Abeni And Her 3 Children Who Are Also Into Music

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Photos: 2 Popular Female Celebrities Who Got Blackmailing Threats And How They Reacted To The Threat

Blackmailing in the entertainment industry has been one of the popular controversies in the industry. Blackmailing is a criminal activity that is punishable by law but it seems many would always dare this kind of law especially in Nigeria. However, while many succumb to these threats, some were able to face their blackmailer squarely and dare them to do their worst.

  1 month ago ago
Photos: 2 Popular Female Celebrities Who Got Blackmailing Threats And How They Reacted To The Threat

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Meet The Only Fuji Artiste Late Gbenga Adeboye Ever Featured In An Album

Photo Credit: kemifilani.ng Beyond every other things that late Yoruba broadcaster, Gbenga Adeboye, was known for, he was also known for being a talented Musician. And as a musician, Gbenga Adeboye sampled with different genres of music to release different albums. He did some in Afrobeat, some in Waka tone, some in Fuji, some in Highlife as well as some in Juju.

  2 months ago ago
Meet The Only Fuji Artiste Late Gbenga Adeboye Ever Featured In An Album

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You're Beautiful But Remove Your Filter - Funke Akindele Tells Eniola Badmus, See How She Reacted

Last night was the 'Devil in agbada' movie premiere which had some nollywood actors, actresses and Bbnaija stars in attendance but Funke Akindele and Eniola Badmus who were not present like their colleagues had other plans for the night, maximized the opportunity to hang out with a couple of friends and Funke Akindele's husband JJC Skills.

  5 months ago ago
You're Beautiful But Remove Your Filter - Funke Akindele Tells Eniola Badmus, See How She Reacted

ENTERTAINMENT

Photos: Meet The Popular Kannywood Celebrity Naziru Sarkin Waka And His Family

Most Kannywood celebrities ensure they build their ideal family whilst they pursue their acting careers and prominent singer Naziru M Ahmad is no exception. Naziru is one of the most respected celebrities in Kannywood. He has won the hearts of many people through his talents and skills. The most celebrated star is notable in the industry and is among Kannywood celebrities with the largest fans on Instagram.

  4 months ago ago
Photos: Meet The Popular Kannywood Celebrity Naziru Sarkin Waka And His Family

ENTERTAINMENT

King Wasiu Ayinde Hugs Queen Salawa Abeni As He Sings Her Song, Spray Money On Her On Stage(Video)

Popular Fuji Maestro, King Wasiu Ayinde and Queen of Waka, Salawa Abeni was seen in a video posted by Queen Salawa Abeni as K1 D'Ultimate showers Queen Salawa with praises as he hugs her passionately. In Nigerian entertainment industry, there should always be love and respect to each other which would further alleviate the industry into a greater heights and K1 really did everything necessary to appreciate Queen Salawa Abeni on stage.

  5 months ago ago
King Wasiu Ayinde Hugs Queen Salawa Abeni As He Sings Her Song, Spray Money On Her On Stage(Video)

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"I Can Walk Freely in Lagos" - Femi Adebayo Says as He Treks on 3rd Mainland Bridge

Nollywood top actor Femi Adebayo has shared a video of himself walking on the 3rd Mainland Bridge without escorts today in Lagos.According to the Jelili star, he can walk freely in Lagos contrary to what many always think about celebrities especially actors.It is natural that celebrities are sceptical and even sometimes, scared about going out and showing their faces in public places.

  7 months ago ago

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60th Birthday: See What Fuji Music Stars Wrote About Salawa Abeni

Officially, the Queen of Waka Music in Nigeria, Queen Salawa Abeni has turned 60 on this day, May 5th, 2021.And expectedly, everyone who knows the talented singer has been celebrating her in their own ways.And that include her teeming fans who may not even have met her in person but have enjoyed her sonorous voice and music over the years.

  7 months ago ago
60th Birthday: See What Fuji Music Stars Wrote About Salawa Abeni

FOOD

Even Omah Lay Sang About It - Checkout The Food Combination I Speak About And Try It This Week

What did Omah Lay say and how it is concerned with food and nutrition? Well, there's one way to find out. Keep on reading. When talking about food combinations we have a lot of unimaginable ones in this part of the world and they don't get old, you might not even know about a good combination that has been in existence until hunger comes one day and probably a friend suggests it to you, for example "Guy you don chop groundnut and cucumber before?". It might sound and look strange at first but when you taste

  1 year ago ago
Even Omah Lay Sang About It - Checkout The Food Combination I Speak About And Try It This Week

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Legendary Waka Singer, Queen Salawa Abeni celebrates 60th birthday (pictures)

The legendary Waka Singer, who was crowned the Queen of Waka music by the Alaafin of Oyo, Queen Salawa Abeni took to her Instagram page to celebrate her 60th birthday.Alhaja Salawa Abeni shared pictures and captioned it with "Allhamdulilah!Allhamdulilah!!Allhamdulilah!!!

  7 months ago ago
Legendary Waka Singer, Queen Salawa Abeni celebrates 60th birthday (pictures)

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"He Can't Walk Like A Rich Man" See The Way Laycon Walks To Collect His 30M That Got People Talking

He Can't Walk Like A Rich Man" See The Way Laycon Walks To Collect His 30M That Got People Talking Laycon the winner of big brother naija has been trending since on Sunday he won the show .  Today 30th of September 2020 Laycon collected his cheque of 30M a lot of videos about him have been trending online just recently a video of Laycon Walking to collect his money surfaced online .  The video was posted by a Twitter user called Pastor Ola on Twitter with the caption "See my president,na so winners dey Waka"

  1 year ago ago

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Why are you sad? check out these funny pictures

(1) Make I start with this one😄😄😄😁😁 As per African parents, you can imagine that this boy is already dead!😆😆😆 (2) People can be so accurately Savage poor😆😮😮🤫👌(3) Naija girls for life 😁😁😃(4) Aswr person go just gentle ni😆😆🤫(5) Set Awon Back Benchers Crew😆🗣️🏃🤹(6) Some people in this life ehn, they go wan form fam zone after you make am finish😆😆Abeg commit jare and Waka jeje, I no know you o🙄🧐🚶🚶 (7) I dey everly wonder sometimes

  1 year ago ago
Why are you sad? check out these funny pictures

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My Grandson Is The One Teaching Me How To Read-Waka Queen, Salawa Abeni

Popular Waka Musician, Queen Salawa Abeni, has said she is learning how to read and write from her grandson, Al'Anann Ojumirire. The popular musician made this know on her Instagram handle on Tuesday when she posted a video of her learning how to pronounce English words. The Waka Queen said she is sure that her fans may think she is helping her grandson to do his homework, but that is not the case.   Salawa said it is Ojumirire that is teaching her how to read and do her homework. She said that is one of the

  1 year ago ago
My Grandson Is The One Teaching Me How To Read-Waka Queen, Salawa Abeni

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Man blasts Tacha for coming at the end of protest.

“Dirty smelling girl, God punish your family” – Man blasts Tacha for coming during end of protest and demanding for microphone (Video) Tacha Akide is a popular Nigerian actress, model and successful business woman. She was ex housemate of big brother show. A Nigerian man has hurled insults at Tacha Aidek, evicted housemate of big brother reality TV show for coming during end of protest and asking for microphone from the protesters.  According to reports online, said that the angry protester who insulted

  1 year ago ago
Man blasts Tacha for coming at the end of protest.

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Throwback and Recent photos of Queen Salawa Abeni.

Queen Salawa Abeni Alidu is a Nigerian singer. She was born on 5th May, 1961.She hails from Ijebu Waterside, Ogun State, Nigeria. She began her professional career in Waka music when she released her debut album titled, Late General Murtala Ramat Mohammed, in 1976, on leader Records. it became the first recording by a female artist in Yoruba songs to sell over a million copies in Nigeria. She has been active in her Waka music career since 1975 till present, and her genre is Waka music.She got married to her

  1 year ago ago
Throwback and Recent photos of Queen Salawa Abeni.

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Waka is one of the best Yoruba traditional music that will remains prominent- Queen Benny Black

Moriliat Adeshola Abeni, a.k.a Queen Benny Black has reiterated that Waka music remains one of the best Yoruba traditional music around. Speaking during her birthday celebration, she said, despite the springing up of different music in Nigeria today, Waka music still has it place and no music can displace it especially amongst the Yorubas of South-western part of Nigeria. Queen Benny Black, said her sojourn in Waka music dated back to late 80s having started in schools and forming a group that was well known

  10 months ago ago
Waka is one of the best Yoruba traditional music that will remains prominent- Queen Benny Black

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

You Should Take Precautions If You Notice Your Child Doing These 5 Things

Training a child is not as easy as it seems. It's complicated, it's constant and the chances are pretty high. Although, most parents are very much confident that they can handle or train a child irrespective of the kind of habits or behaviours the child possess. In this article, I will be showing you the things you should take seriously while training a child. 1. If the child starts using the word "WAKA". The word "WAKA" could mean walk. But depending on the intonation it could also mean an abuse. If you notice

  11 months ago ago
You Should Take Precautions If You Notice Your Child Doing These 5 Things

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Salawa Abeni, waka Queen remembers son, 20 years after his demise

Waka Queen Alhaja Salawa Abeni today in a sober mood remembered the loss of her first son, Idris Olanrewaju Adefolajuwon Akanji Adepoju. One of Nigeria’s foremost waka Queen has shared her pains when the incident occurred twenty years ago on one of her social media handles earlier today, she wrote this and it has really generated reactions; Hmmm!! Today the 2nd of October makes it 20 yrs that you left me. My first son Idris Olanrewaju Adefolajuwon Akanji Adepoju. It still feels like yesterday but it’s 20

  1 year ago ago
Salawa Abeni, waka Queen remembers son, 20 years after his demise

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Man Slams Tacha After She Did This At The #EndSARS

A man involved in the #EndSARS protest dropped his anger on former Big Brother Naija housemate, Natacha Akide for arriving at the end of the protest and still asking for the microphone from fellow protestors. This unknown man said Tacha came at the last minute of the protest with two body guards and demanded for the microphone in order to speak to the crowd. According to him, the former housemate was only interested in gathering attention for herself. He got angry, described her as a stupid dirty girl and cursed

  1 year ago ago
Man Slams Tacha After She Did This At The #EndSARS

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6 Months After A 19 Years Old Boy Threatens To Release Queen Salawa's Nude, See Her Recent Photos

6 months after a 19 years old student threatens to release Queen Salawa Abeni's nude, see her recent photos. Queen Salawa Abeni is a popular figure in the Entertainment industry. Queen Salawa Abeni is a singer. She is the pioneer of 'Waka Music' in Nigeria and was one of the best Yoruba music artists in Nigeria. Her album, Late General Murtala Muhammed brought her stadium as she sells over millions of copies in Nigeria. She was crowned Queen of Waka by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi in 1992 which is

  1 year ago ago
6 Months After A 19 Years Old Boy Threatens To Release Queen Salawa's Nude, See Her Recent Photos