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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

Femi Kuti,Masekela Perform As Back2Black Festival Debuts With Afrobeats In London

    The stories and glories of African music and its global off-shoots will be celebrated in London from June 29-July 1,2012 when a host of singers and players from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean come together as the third  annual Back2Black festival    ,the biggest black music festival in Latin America debuts in london.     " We want to focus on Britain's history and its deep relationship with Africa. So rather than Mozambique and Angola, we have South African, Nigerian, Caribbean artists, "the organizers said.       The festival which holds at Old Billingsgate market ,London  will feature several music genres such as  funk, reggae, dub, hip-hop, samba, blues,afrobeats and jazz from more than 30 international artists like Nigeria's Femi Kuti ,South Africa's Hugh Masekela, Mali's fatou diawara ,Amadou and Mariam, U.S. R'n'B star Macy Gray and many other international artists.       The three-day festival will be hosted by Gilberto