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See How Papa Wemba Fell And Died During Performance In Abidjan
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 06:33:00 -0500
OnlineNigeria.com

Congolese singer Papa Wemba has died after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Ivory Coast. He is one of Africa’s most popular musicians and a
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
See Video of How Papa Wemba Slumped and Died During Performance in Abidjan
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 06:33:00 -0500
OnlineNigeria.com

Congolese singer Papa Wemba has died after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Ivory Coast. He is one of Africa’s most popular musicians and a
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
The Struggle of the Underground Nigerian Musician
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:49:00 -0500
OnlineNigeria.com

For every big artist in Nigeria there are possibly a million other unknown aspiring Nigerian musicians. From the thousands of students in different universities both
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Orlando Owoh Goes Home
Friday, January 09, 2009
By Ayodele Lawal

Kennery music creator and popular highlife musician, Oladipupo Owomoyela, a.k.a. Dr. Orlando Owoh, was, today, buried at his Agege, Lagos, home, as he directed before his death.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
PMAN Factions Disagree Over Orlando Owoh’s Burial
Friday, January 09, 2009
By Olatunji Saliu & Mary Enejo

A fresh crisis is brewing among two factions of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), as both have disagreed over the burial of African Kennery king, Stephen Oladipupo Owomoyela, a.k...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
MIC To Undertake Orlando’s Burial; SSP, Dele Abiodun, Others Honour Him
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
By Ayodele Lawal

As the funeral rites of the late Dr. Orlando Owoh begin today, with a musical jamboree by the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), P.M.News can reveal that MIC Undertakers are in charge...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Orlando Owoh For Burial On Friday
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
By Ayodele Lawal

The remains of the late Dr. Orlando Owoh, highlife maestro, who died last year, will be buried this Friday.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Top 100 people, places, events and things that shaped 2008
Friday, December 19, 2008
By Ayeni Adekunle

Funny how time flies. Isn‘t it just a few months ago that we screamed happy new year? Now, it‘s all of 12 months gone by. Whether we have used them well, or squandered them (like a child does a tip), ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Socialite, Ladi Williams, Is Dead
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
By Jide Osokoya

A Lagos socialite and businessman, Mr. Ladi Williams, a.k.a. gentleman, is dead.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
The Senator's 'provocative dance'
Thursday, November 20, 2008
By Banji Adisa

A NEW dance step is in town and it is called provocative solo dancing, credited to Senator Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello by my friend and colleague, Wale Adedayo, the chief media aide to Ogun State Governor Gb...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Abuja erupts for two Nollywood movies
Saturday, November 15, 2008
AfricanSeer.com

Today, in fact, this evening, the city of Abuja and its environs will be agog for the world premiere of two Nollywood big budget movies: When The Heart Lies and Reloaded.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Ojude Oba: Organisers Promise Swell Time
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
By Paul Sanusi

Arrangements are now in top gear, by the Ojude Oba Festival organising committee, to ensure that this year’s edition of the annual carnival is hitch-free.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Fashola, Daniel Mourn Orlando Owoh
Thursday, November 06, 2008
By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos state and his Ogun state counterpart, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, have expressed shock at the demise of legendary highlife musician, Dr. Orlando Owoh.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
I’m A New Breed
Friday, October 31, 2008
The PM News

After many years in the limbo, Felix Lebarty, who was a Muslim for six years, walked into the corporate headquarters of Independent Communications Limited, publishers of TheNEWS/P.M.News, to talk abou...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Top Artistes Storm Shrine For Fela
Thursday, October 16, 2008
By Ayodele Lawal

As the 2008 Felabration enters Day Two, P.M.News can reveal that star actress-turned musician, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, lady drummer Ara, Weird MC, Bouqui and other musicians will perform tonight at th...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
What a loss! Failed concert with Busta Rhymes costs P-Square $200,000
Monday, October 13, 2008
SunnewsOnline.com

Barely one month after United States’ top female musicians, Anita Baker, disappointed Nigerians fans when she failed to perform at a concert in Lagos, another international start has done the same.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
'I'd Have Loved To Marry Ramsey Nouah'--------Nadia Buari
Thursday, August 28, 2008
AfricanSeer.com

Nadia Buari gave a good account of herself in the movie Stone Face, which was premiered last Saturday. The enchanting screen goddess has Ramsey Nouah smitten over by her beauty and intelligence. Ramse...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Ade Olusayo Buried
Friday, August 15, 2008
By Ayodele Lawal

The remains of top juju musician, Ade Olusayo, was buried today, P.M.News can reveal.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
PDP begins reconciliation in Ekiti
Saturday, July 05, 2008
By BOLU-OLU ESHO, Ado-Ekiti

The crises brewing in Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State may be heading for a happy ending as the reconciliatory committee of the party from the South West zone arrived Ado-Ekiti, the state...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Osupa sings for Barry at 60
Saturday, June 28, 2008
By Agency Reporter

The 60th birthday anniversary feast of fuji exponent, Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, which started in February, will move to Ibadan on July 6 where reigning fuji artiste, Saheed Osupa, will lead othe...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Why we couldn’t save Okosuns – US hospital
Thursday, May 29, 2008
From IKE NNAMDI, Washington DC, SEGUN AJAYI and AZUH AMATUS, Lagos

Authorities of the Howard University Hospital, Washington D.C, United States of America, where the late music icon and preacher, Sonny Okosuns, died have explained why they could not save him.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
State burial for Okosuns –Minister
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
By TESSY OKOYE

Minister of Culture Tourism and National Orientation, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, on Monday paid a condolence visit to the home of the late popular gospel musician, Evangelist Sonny Okosuns, promising t...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Sonny Okosuns is dead
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
By SEGUN AJAYI and TESSY OKOYE

Popular musician, Evangelist Sonny Okosuns, is dead. He was aged 61. The freedom fighter turned preacher died in Howard University Teaching Hospital, Washington D.C, United States of America last Satu...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Dropout turns star
Friday, March 14, 2008
By FEMI SALAWU

Popular music sensation, Abolore Adegbola Akande, better known as 9ice is currently enjoying the success of his single, entitled: Gongo Aso.The wave making hit is the most popular song on radio today ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Bandits turn band boys in Synagogue
Sunday, February 24, 2008
By JOSSY IDAM

In their bad days, they laid siege on highways and streets in Aba, Abia State and dispossessed their victims of cars, cash, handsets and other valuables. The seven-man gang terrorized highways and are...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
I’ve forgiven Eddie –Kenny Saint Brown
Saturday, February 09, 2008
By Nonye Iwuagwu

Kenny Saint Brown and her hip hop husband, Eddie Remedy, made headlines last year when it was reported that their marriage had hit the rocks.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
In Lagos, I dress hot, in Kano I dress responsibly –Halima Abubakar
Saturday, February 09, 2008
By Nonye Iwuagwu

When I started acting, I didn’t think of any other thing; it was just acting that was on my mind. So, I had to act just because of the love I have for it and not because of any other thing.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
P Square buys hummer
Saturday, February 09, 2008
By Nonye Iwuagwu

Nigerian musicians are living large. It even looks as if there is some sort of competition to see who drives the most exotic cars.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Idols star Dakolo tells whole story
Monday, January 28, 2008
By TONY OGAGA ERHARIEFE(ogaga@sunnewsonline.com)

It was New Year day. It was a fresh beginning. Having emerged the winner of Idols West Africa, Season 1 last year, 27 year-old vocal powerhouses, Timi Dakolo, sure had reason to be filled with hopes a...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Ailing Sonny Okosun seeks help in India
Friday, January 18, 2008
Written by Ogbonna Amadi

What is the use of the Order Of the Niger Awards (OON) bestowed on me by government, if it can’t be translated into cash? And where are all those Nigerians who I thought were my friends? Where are...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
‘I NEED SOMEONE…’Okotie candidly talks sex
Sunday, December 09, 2007
By Ade Osijo (adeosijo@yahoo.com)

In the comity of musicians, he qualifies to be called a Pop star cum idol, by virtue of his award-winning, evergreen chart-buster, “I need someone.”
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
PMAN expresses shock over attack on Tuface
Thursday, October 11, 2007
By TONY OGAGA ERHARIEFE

Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) President, Tmac Omatsola has extended the body’s warm wishes to Tuface Idibia and congratulated him on his survival of an armed robbery attack on the...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Me, a lesbian? I love men! –Rita Dominic
Monday, September 17, 2007
By ‘NONYE IWUAGWU

You have been out of town for some time.Oh yes. I have been in Jos, shooting a movie. It is actually an Amstel Malta Box Office movie directed by Izu Ojukwu. It has been very tough.
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Christy Essien Igbokwe’s best kept secret
Monday, June 25, 2007
TONY OGAGA ERHARIEFE

Lady of songs, Christy Essien Igbokwe, has revealed how the wives of IBB and Abacha saved her from Charly Boy during her tenure as president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN). ...
Posted By : Arah Tabi
 
Why they call me Area Fada – Charly Boy
Friday, May 18, 2007
By SOLA BALOGUN

Among his fellow musicians and the society in general, Charles Oputa (aka Charly Boy) cuts the picture of an enigmatic personality whose life and ideals are shrouded in radicalism.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
Osita Osadebe…Time out for music icon
Friday, May 18, 2007
By SEGUN AJAYI

Although, he stopped playing music in his later days, generations of fans of the highlife maestro, Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe, who passed on last weekend, in the U.S, during a brief illness, would mi...
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Highlife maestro, Osadebe dies at 71
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
By BEIFOH OSEWELE

Highlife music icon, Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe is dead. The sun set for the "Osondi Owendi" crooner on May 11 at the age of 71. The cause of the music maestro's death could not be immediately ascert...
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James Brown dies at 73
Monday, December 25, 2006
GREG BLUESTEIN, Associated Press Writer

James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured "Godfather of Soul," whose revolutionary rhythms, rough voice and flashing footwork influenced generations of musicians from rock to rap, died early Christmas mor...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
PDP picks Jonathan as Yar’adua’s running mate
Monday, December 18, 2006
FRANCIS AWOWOLE – BROWNE, ISMAIL OMIPIDAN, Abuja, PAUL ORUDE Bauchi, ANDY ASEMOTA, Katsina

Governor Goodluck Ebele Jonathan of Bayelsa State was second time lucky Sunday as the Peoples Democratic Pary’s presidential candidate,Alhaji Umar Musa Yar’adua, picked him as running mate for next ye...
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I’ll quit when I run out of jokes – I Go Dye
Friday, November 10, 2006
By AZUH AMATUS and SAM ANOKAM

Ever before coming into limelight, popular comedian, Francis Agoda,popularly known as I Go Dye, had earlier been turned down on four occasions for incompetence. The comedian was turned down by organiz...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
 
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