Davido Celebrates New Album in New York


Nigerian artist Davido hit New York to celebrate the success of his album, Timeless.  The album was released on March 31st and broke a few records.  The “If” singer set a new record on Apple Music. Visit for more information Timeless now has the most first-day streams for an African Album on the platform.  […]

Art Exhibition in Nigeria Honors Missing Chibok Girls

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The 108 still missing Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria in 2014 are remembered in a new exhibition of sculptures in Lagos. The faces of the 108 Chibok girls who are still missing nearly nine years after their abduction by Islamist insurgents have been sculpted in clay in a collaboration between French artist […]

Nigerian Government “Indefinitely” Suspends Twitter

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According to a statement released by the Ministry of Information and Culture, the Nigerian Government has “indefinitely” suspended Twitter. Visit for more information “The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria,” it read. The statement was posted on the ministry’s Twitter page on Friday […]

Nigerian Gang Exchanges Gunfire With Military After Kidnapping Students

Nigerian Gang Exchanges Gunfire With Military After Kidnapping Students

As America gears up for a winter of vaccines, testing, and rising Covid cases, it’s easy to overlook things going on internationally. Reports are coming out of gunmen kidnapping scores of high school students in Nigeria’s Northwestern Katsina state exchanging fire with military forces trying to rescue them.  Visit for more information According to […]

Davido and Stonebwoy Collide On “Activate”

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On “Activate,” Nigeria meets Ghana as Davido and Stonebwoy join forces for the first time. Together, the duo mixes their familiar cocktail of Afrobeats, Dancehall, and Reggae influences to craft an uptempo ode to casual flirtation. Visit for more information “Mi I wanna keep her but she be cheater/Me I wan no relationship,” Davido […]

Vice President Joe Biden Releases Statement on Violence in Nigeria #EndSARS


You may have seen #endSARS across social media from celebrities, influencers, politicians, and more. It is a call against police brutality in Lagos, Nigeria. Visit for more information CNN reports soldiers in Nigeria opened fire on protesters, turning the situation violent and bloody. Protests have occurred across Nigeria for two weeks after claims of […]

Nigeria Disbands Controversial SARS Police Unit After #EndSARS Movement

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Nigeria’s controversial Special Anti-Robbery Squad has been dissolved after mounting pressure from citizens and social media. The police squad has been accused of brutality, harassment, unlawful arrests, and murder. Visit for more information One of the recent murders sparked the #EndSARS movement on social media. A man by the name of Jimoh Isiaka was killed […]

Audiomack Expands Its Global Influence By Opening Nigeria Office

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Fulfilling a truly global vision, preeminent artist-first music streaming platform Audiomack plants its flag in Africa with the opening of a new office in Nigeria. Visit for more information The company excitedly welcomes a team of A-list executives on the ground. The Nigeria office comprises Adeyemi Adetunji (Operations & Commercial Partnerships), Charlotte Bwana (Business Development & Media Partnerships), and Olive Uche (Content […]

Seun Kuti Compares Gayle and Oprah to Black on Black Attacks in Hip-Hop

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Is the son of the legendary Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti to stand corrected? On Friday morning U.S. time, Friday afternoon in Nigerian time, Afrobeat icon Seun Kuti took to Instagram to release a string of rants starting with the facade of Nigerian professionals and ending with a piercing statement to mainstream Black rappers in America. […]

Meet TOBi: Your Next International Hip-Hop Soul Music Sensation

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The revolving door of new music talent can sometimes feel like one big game of chess — a board of different players with a variety of strengths and weaknesses, constantly moving and fighting to outsmart the competition towards supremacy. As the album cover suggests for his debut LP — out now on all streaming platforms […]

Floyd Mayweather Sued for $2 Million for Skipping Appearances in Ghana & Nigeria


Zinni Media is accusing Floyd Mayweather of swindling them out of millions of dollars, and they want it back. Visit for more information The Nigerian company booked the champ to make five appearances in Ghana and Nigeria for June 2017 and agreed to pay him $375,000. Floyd even made a promotional video confirming his appearance, […]

Oil Tanker Explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in Nigeria

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Tragedy had struck Nigeria yet, once again. Yesterday afternoon (June 28) a petrol tanker caught on fire in one of the country’s prime cities, Lagos and has reportedly killed at least nine people, BBC reports. Visit for more information The truck was driving along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, which is one of the city’s main […]

Nigerian Senator Invites Kanye West To Visit Slave Sites in Africa

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One lawmaker in Nigeria slammed Kanye West on Friday for his recent comments on slavery. Visit for more information Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani took to Twitter not only to take a shot at Yeezy but to invite him to see the slave sites in Africa for himself. In an interview with TMZ, The “New […]

Hip-Hop Still Asks #BringBackOurGirls, Is The Demand Loud Enough?

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Four years ago this weekend, 276 schoolgirls were abducted by an African Islamic-Terrorist group called Boko Haram in the middle of the night from their dormitories in the Borno State of Nigeria. This kidnapping prompting international outrage and the widely popular #BringBackOurGirls hashtag, a campaign shared by leading celebrities such as Michelle Obama and Ellen […]

Extremist Group Returns More Than 100 Kidnapped Nigerian Girls


Nigerian extremist group Boko-Haram has returned the more than one hundred school girls who they kidnapped in late February. The girls were returned to the Nigerian town of Dapchi Wednesday morning — five of the schoolgirls have been confirmed dead. Visit for more information The return of the girls comes a week after Nigerian […]

Black Panther Makes A Nod To The Boko Haram Kidnapping in Nigeria

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Black Panther has been said to be the most anticipated movie release during Black History Month for more reasons than one. Visit for more information One reason being that the director Ryan Coogler managed to incorporate everything in the film, from politics, world issues, romance, comedy and of course, Marvel. One topic that got […]