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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

Seun Kuti blasts President Goodluck Jonathan

  Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti has criticized  President Goodluck Jonathan because he ordered the sack of all doctors who are currently on strike in Nigeria. The singer who is touring at the moment voiced his opinion few minutes after learning of the president's directives.       According to the singer GEJ has to seek for a dialogue with the troubled doctors and find a solution to their problem instead of sacking them while they fight for a better welfare. This isn't surprising as this is not the first time the singer is attacking the president over his decision on securing peace in the country. The singer also voiced his distaste towards the anti-gay law which was agreed by GEJ.

TRACE Urban Takes a Look at Fela Kuti's Creation of Afrobeat and Its Influences Today [Video]

    In this week's Guest Star,  TRACE Urban  takes a look at Fela Kuti's creation of Afrobeat and its influences today.    " Fela Kuti  was one of the most important African artists of his generation. He was a committed musical genius and a provocateur. His discography is over 50 albums strong! His life story was recently made into a musical backed by  Jay-Z  and  Will Smith . Trace urban look back at his exceptional career with his two sons, musicians  Femi  and  Seun.   TRACE Urban interviews  Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti ,  D'Banj , and  P-Square  about their thoughts on  Fela  and the genre.

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Band Tour The US

     The son of fela ,the afrobeat legend and multi-talented instrumentalist/vocalist , Seun kuti  and the Egypt 80 band have started touring united states .    The tour started in Atlanta April 4,2012 and will take the afrobeat star to North carolina,maryland,New York,winscosin,florida,california and Los Angeles.     Seun  who released his sophomore LP,  From Africa with Fury last year  will end the  tour at  Lake Eden Arts Festival  at Black Mountain, NC on May 13,2012 .

Femi Kuti , Seun Kuti,Wasiu Ayinde ,9ice, eLDee,others for Occupy Nigeria protest on Monday

    The mother of all protests, Occupy Nigeria protest will start tommorow  January 9,2011 at Gani fawehinmi park ,Ojota ,Lagos state.        On monday ,the people of the federal republic of Nigeria will be making their voices heard. Human right activist  and Nigerian musicians like femi Kuti , seun kuti, Wasiu ayinde marshall , 9ice, eLDee,9ice, banky w ,Raskimono,sound sultan and many more have been confirmed for the protest. Time is 9.a.m,God Bless Nigeria!!!

Seun Kuti,Banky W,Dede Mabiaku,Funmi Iyanda,Femi Falana ,Others at OccupyNigeria protests (Photos)

seun kuti,dede mabiaku,banky w      Celebrities came out today to protest the removal of fuel subsidy . Banky w , seun Kuti, funmi iyanda ,dede mabiaku,lawyer femi falana ,Mrs fawehinmi were all on the street of Lagos. see more photos below. femi falana leads the protest dede and banky Protesters Protesters at yaba a protester and funmi iyanda seun kuti Mrs Fawehinmi addressing the protesters Oyo state secretariat locked by police Convoy of Oyo state chief Judge held by angry protesters in ibadan                                                     Gov.Ajimobi later came out to address people Gov.Ajimobi addressing protesters in Ibadan © celebregion

Seun Kuti :We Must Not Accept the Removal of Fuel Subsidy

Seun at the OccupyNigeria fuel subsidy  protest today    Seun Kuti , Afrobeat Musician and the Youngest Son of the Afrobeat Legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti has shared his own opinion on the recent removal of fuel subsidy.He said in a statement released .  We must not accept the removal of  fuel subsidy. This is the point when we choose to either control our future or allow the most selfish and evil people ruin our children’s future. Please join your local movement we must stop this shit!                                       © celebregion

Wizkid wins over D'Banj ,seun Kuti for MOBO Awards Best African Act

       Nigeria's Wizkid won MOBO Award last night for Best African Act category . He won over the final top five, cheik lo , Nigeria's D 'banj and seun kuti , fautomata diawara that was shorlisted  last month from the 10 previously nominated .       Tinie Tempah, Adele, Dappy and Tinchy Stryder were amongst those honoured with a prestigious MOBO Award , whilst Jessie J walked away  four awards making her the biggest winner of the night.       With pop prince Jason Derulo and Alesha Dixon as the evening's dynamic hosts, the 16th MOBO Awards in association with Lebara Mobile at the SECC in Glasgow, was televised live on BBC3 with highlights to follow this Friday on BBC1 at 11:45pm. Guest presenters on the night included Chipmunk, Olympic medallist Philipps Idowu, Fazer of N-Dubz and ex-Sugababe Keisha Buchanan. Full list of the winners Best UK Act - Jessie J Best Newcomer, in association with Lebara Mobile - Jessie J Best Song, in association with PRS for Music

Seun Kuti performs at the Shrine

     2011 MOBO Awards Nominee for Best African Artiste Category , Seun kuti will perform at the Shrine today 24th September.Seun will perform with Fela Egypt 80 .             According to the band’s management ,the show is to celebrate their successful musical of tour of Europe and the U.S which was also used to promote seun's album.      The band would be embarking on a musical tour of Japan and Europe after the show in continuation of the world promotional tour of Seun's current album.

D'Banj ,Seun Kuti ,Wizkid shortlisted as MOBO Awards Final nominees

     The categories of Best UK Act in association with Capital FM and Best African Act today go down to a final shortlist of 5 nominated artists in each category. See below for who made the top 5 in each category.

MOBO Awards 2011 Nominations;D' banj ,Seun Kuti and Wizkid for Best african act

    The nominations have been announced for the 16th annual MOBO(Music of Black Origin ) Awards, with the ceremony taking place in Glasgow, Scotland this year on October 5, co-hosted by Jason Derulo and featuring a special performance from  Boyz II Men , plus Jessie J, Katy B and Alexis Jordan   among others.