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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Photo: Akon Finalizes Agreement for Akon City in Senegal

Music Legend, Akon has revealed he has finalized the agreement on building Akon City in Senegal. He tweeted, " Just finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future" The city will have a airport, solar power, hotels, restaurants, schools, hospitals and the official currency, Akoin.

Fans Blast M.I for Questioning Akon's 'Lil Bro' description of Wizkid

     Music fans are not happy with M.I Abaga after questioning Akon for calling Wizkid his 'Lil Bro'. Akon had tweeted 'Me and My Lil Bro @Wizkidayo at AFRONATION Ghana! See reactions below

Akon Starts building Akon City in Senegal

  Akon  has moved from conquering the charts to building what has been dubbed his very own 'Wakanda.'  Between setting up his own cryptocurrency AKoin and vowing to bring electricity to 600 million people in Africa, Akon has been quietly building his own 'futuristic' city in Senegal named after himself.  He announced the news last June that he was working on building a “100% crypto-based city” and building is now officially under way, as he announced on Nick Cannon’s radio show Power 106 Los Angeles that construction has started. On top of that, it’s officially been named Akon City. Proposed Akon City

Akon partners with President Uhuru Kenyatta,visiting Kenya in September

   Senegalese  hip hop star, Akon, is definitely breaking new grounds on the continent of his birth.    Akon was with the president of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta  who was in the United States last week and we have heard the news that the songwriter will be visiting Kenya in September.     The singer whose intention is to provide many African homes with electricity made the Kenya announcement on his Instagram account, accompanied with a photo he took with Uhuru in US.    In the words of Akon:'Visiting President Kenyatta of Kenya. He has great visions for Kenya and we shall be there in September to discuss how to make those visions come to life.'

Akon's Ferrari to be repossessed due to unpaid bills.

    These are not good times for Senegalese hip hop star,Akon.The singer's automobile might be taken away from him if he does not complete the two hundred and fifty thousand dollars payment on the white 2010 white luxury vehicle.        According to the singer,thirty seven payments has been made already but it is not enough to cover the lease for the car which is three hundred and sixty thousand dollars.Akon is reportedly worth eighty million dollars,huge part of his fortune comes from his music business deals and his numerous tours. Hopefully,our beloved Akon will pay up and be free from debt.We would love to see him cruise the ride,probably in a video.

Akon, Russell Simmons, Alek Wek, Obasanjo For MTV Meets With MTN Season 2

    MTV Base Meets...with MTN  returns to television screens across Africa on 1 August 2012 on the back of a highly successful first seasonthat saw African youth make positive life-changing decisions after meeting their heroes on the show.  First initiated in 2011,  MTV Base Meets…with MTN  is a motivational youth empowerment and mentorship initiative and multimedia campaign that connects African youth with the thought leaders, opinion formers, decision makers and role models who shape their world.    Sponsored by Africa’s leading mobile operator, MTN, Season 2 of  MTV Base Meets…With MTN  features an exciting and varied line-up of interviewees, including leading figures from the realms of entertainment, politics, fashion and sport,hand-picked to inspire African youth to fulfil their full potential.   Among the opinion formers and thought leaders taking part in the series is  Senegalese-American  R&B  and  Hip-Hop  artist  Akon ,alongside other world-famous personalities

P Square Speaks to Trace Urban About 'The Invasion' & Akon [Video]

    Africa no longer has reason to envy American R&B stars! The Nigerian P-Square twins have taken the entire African continent by storm with "African R&B Socca", the musical style they invented, and sold over 8 million albumThis week on Guest Star, the Nigerian twins Paul and Peter who make up P-Square spoke exclusively to TRACE Urban about success, their fifth album "The Invasion" and meeting Hip-Hop artist Akon. Enjoy the lively rhythms of P-Square and watch a special GUEST STAR dedicated to the Nigerian group on TRACE Urban.

Akon Officially Announces Signing Wizkid To Konvict Music

wizkid and akon   Its official, Akon has announced the signing of wizkid to his Konvict music.Its going to be  partnership between EME and Konvict ,so wizkid is now signed to EME/Konvict.     " It's OFFICIAL!!!!!!! KONVICT/EME is now the official label for WIZ KID worldwide. WOW!!!! Hope u ready !"Akon tweeted moments ago. Congrats to Wizkid

Akon,P Square,Sound Sultan ,Tiwa Savage Join Banky W For Birthday Gig [Photos]

Bu thiam(Akon's brother) ,Banky w ,Akon    Banky W’s surprise birthday party on Tuesday March 27, 2012 at The Grotto in Victoria Island, Lagos brought out a large number of A- list entertainers.   With so much love from fans on twitter, facebook and elsewhere, and a guest list that included Akon, Psquare, MI, Tiwa Savage, Kel, Ini Edo,Skales, Toolz and others, the R&B giant and EME Chairman had a time of his life! “Even when I gbagaun, I don’t get half as many mentions as this ooh…. Thank you so much for the birthday wishes… God bless” the singer said to his fans on twitter, earlier in the day.    Before The Grotto surprise party put together by his friends, Banky told journalists in Lagos he plans to dedicate more of his time to " helping young talents grow and do all I can to make the journey easier for talented young people out there trying to build a career in music". "As I grow older, it's becoming very important for me to play my little part in deve

Akon Visits P Square In Lagos [Photos]

   Senegalese American star and Konvict Music Boss, Akon made a surprise visit to pop duo P square ' Square Villa in omole ,Ikeja Lagos.       The singer arrived P square's mansion Monday night but we 're not sure when he is leaving .Akon recently featured in P.Square's latest music and video Chop my money which has broken Youtube record in Nigeria..

Akon Sued By His Lawyers For $39,000 Over Unpaid Legal Fees

    Senegalese-American Music star Akon  is facing lawsuit again . He is being sued this time by lawyers he hired last year  .     According to the lawsuit  filed in Georgia,Akon hired a bunch of lawyers last year at a firm called Yoss, then refused to pay them $39, 363.74 for legal services which involved civil/business matters. Now, they've responded by suing him for breach of contracts .   Akon filed his own response in the suit and is asking  a judge to dismiss the case.He  was recently sued  by a construction company .

P Square's "Chop My Money" Video Becomes Most Viewed Nigerian Video Within a Week

snapshot of youtube analytics      P Square 's Chop my Money video which features senegalese-American star Akon and labelmate May D has become the most viewed Nigerian video (Music and Movie) within a week on youtube .     According to Youtube analytics and insight that celebregion has been monitoring since the video dropped , Chop my money has been receiving an average of 4,600 views / Hour .     The video was uploaded five days ago(Feb.23,2012),less than a week and has received  556,736 Views as at the time of filing this report which has never happened to any nigerian music or movie video before .    Music enthusiasts predicted it may get to a million views within a week.       The video which was featured on major nigerian music and entertainment websites immediately it dropped also appeared on few US-based websites.  Congrats to P Square !!!

Video:P Square Ft Akon & May D- Chop My Money

  P Square has just released the remix of their hit single chop my money off Invasion album featuring R&B superstar Akon and Square records artist May D. The video was shot in Atlanta and Miami . check it out below and Enjoy. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Video:Akon talks about Wizkid,P.Square and 2face

     Denrele recently interviewed Akon on channel O's Volt Extra. Akon talked about expanding his empire, signing up 2Face, P-Square and Wizkid onto his Konvict music label as well as his future plans. Watch below

Akon Sued for $51k Over Unpaid Construction Bill

   Senegalese -American star Akon has been sued for $51,000 for not paying his construction bill.     TMZ reports that a local contracting  company southern Electric filed a lawsuit againt him in Georgia Superior court claming it completed over $344,000 of work on Akon's Georgia Mansion but he has refused to pay the balance of $51,941 on their final invoice.  After contacting Akon's Mum who was in charge of the project last november ,Southern Electric is  s uing for breach of contract for the amount allegedly owed, plus interest.

Sneak Preview of P Square's Chop My Money Remix Video with Akon

P square with akon on set      P square has remixed their song chop my money featuring May D   off the invasion album with Akon .They are  currently shooting the video in Atlanta .Check out the sneak preview below. Akon with P square on set

Is Akon Afraid To Sign African artistes Because of Piracy and Distribution Problems?

     Senegalese -American R&B singer /producer  Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, better known as   Akon  has been the the subject of few controversies lately , the first is the online death hoax  and  the latest  is the report of signing Nigerian music stars , Tuface , Wizkid , and P square to his konvict Music Label.    Tuface  denied signing any record deal with Akon few days ago which gave birth  to a question " Is Akon afraid to sign any African artiste to his label" .   Though Akon has produced many successful  artistes including lady gaga who was signed to Konvict/Redone /Interscope , T-Pain also signed to Konvict Music,Kardinal offishall ,brick& lace and many more but when it comes to African talented artistes , it becomes a joke.      Akon reportedly signed Faze three years ago but when faze was asked during a TV interview last week about the deal , he said "When he (Akon) tried to talk about me on the internet ,we talked about trying to clear up some

2Face Denies Signing Any Record Deal with Akon published the story earlier this week  but we insisted that no contract has been signed,if any , the artistes  should have released press statements. We will not be part of any rumour .   Tuface debunked the rumour, Speaking through his media man Bayo Omisere, Tuface said although he has maintained a fantastic relationship with Akon, there is however no existing contract whatsoever between them.     Akon was said to have signed 2face, P Square and wizkid to his Konvict Music last week when he was in Nigeria to unveil a new energy drink Citron at Jay Jay  Okocha's club .  Share your thoughts below!!!

Akon Signs 2face,Wizkid and P Square to His Konvict Music?

                                                              Wizkid,Akon and 2face     Senegalese American superstar Akon was in Lagos last Night for the Launching of the new energy drink Citron, and the news going around now that he has signed Nigerian Music stars , 2face idibia, Wizkid and P Square to his Konvict Music Label.     It's not confirmed  for now because they are not yet listed on Konvict Music website and Akon or the artistes are yet to make formal announcement. Though he tweeted      Faze was reportedly signed to Akon's Konvict few years ago  and met akon in Ghana at a concert where Akon publicly announced him as his new artiste but later denied the fact that they signed any deal.    Are they signed or not ?  More Details soon!!!! Akon and wizkid © celebregion

Akon debunks death rumours - "I am alive"

   Senegalese-American R&B superstar , Akon is the latest subject of online death hoax. Social networks have been buzzing that he is gone  but he has refuted the rumours on twitter. see his tweets below.    No I'm not dead!I'm alive and well,planning to live 100 more years God willing!Thank u all for being there!I love u sincerely! © celebregion