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Hardwork made me prefer Davido to Wizkid — Jim Iyke

Davido has made a huge success of himself regardless of his background, which ordinarily should have made him complacent.

My move to leave P-Square started in 2007 – Paul Okoye

What made P-Square was the division of labour we practised. I was in charge of singing, Peter handled the dancing aspect and stagecraft, while Jude was our manager and he directed our videos.

Burna Boy’s song makes Biden-Harris inauguration playlist

Burna Boy has become a fixture on the playlists of high-profile American politicians. In August 2020, he appeared on former US president Barack Obama’s summer playlist alongside fellow Nigerian stars Davido, and Wizkid.

Dr. Dre, 55, released from hospital after suffering brain aneurysm

A close relative of Dre told MTO News that the Beats electronics founder was previously healthy and reportedly believes he could have been poisoned with anti-coagulant [rat poison].

Paul Okoye of P’square contracts COVID-19, issues strong warning to Nigerians

There is nothing worse than this illness, I understand when you are ill and feeling pain. The usual pain is headache, high temperature, dizziness. But when it has to do with the inability to breathe; that experience I do not want to experience it again

I disobeyed my father to do music – Oxlade

Asked if he got naughty requests from female fans, he responded, “There is no way one would be a rising star of this magnitude and not get random naughty requests. But, I don’t focus on things like that. I just keep making music and engaging my fans. I try to attend to each and every one of them, aside from the naughty requests.”

Made In Lagos: Wizkid continues global exploits

He also became the most awarded African Artist in the history of the Music of Black Origin awards, having won four awards. He was adjudged the ‘Best African Act’ in the 2020 edition of the prestigious award.

Breaking: Omah Lay, Tems released from Uganda prison

Standard daily times had reported that Nigerian musicians, Stanley Omah Didia a.k.a Omah Lay, and Temilade Openiyi a.k.a Tems have been released after three days in custody in Uganda over violation of the country’s COVID-19 laws.

Nigerians demand release of Omah Lay, Tems arrested in Uganda

“Uganda are positioning themselves in the wrong view, with this nonsense act of theirs.. or you telling us their immigration didn’t ask Omah Lay and Tems what they came to do in their country. #Freeomahlay #FreeTems.”

“Paul is a noise maker” says Peter Okoye

“Everyday they continue barking! *Apologise to your Bros, *Bring back our Psq, *We don’t know Mr P… we only know Psq, *He doesn’t know how to sing, *He is nothing but a dancer, *His career is dead,*Such a noise maker, *Why is he so Childish, *You are now an upcoming artiste, Waa! waa!! waa!!!

Grammy Awards: Okowa’s Aide, Ossai hails Burna boy

Recall that the ‘Wonderful’ crooner Burna Boy was nominated in the Best Global Music category of the 62nd Grammys with his African Giant album, which he lost to Angelique Kidjo, Beninese singer and songwriter, who had won the Grammys four times.

Megan Thee Stallion takes home trophy for controversial song WAP with Cardi B… and puts on a very racy show at the AMAs

The rapper, 25, made sure to showcase her body, too, donning a sheer and sparkly black bodysuit over black bra and panties for her twerking extravaganza.

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EndSars: Police killed my brother, shot me three-time, petitioner tells Osun Panel

“On this fateful day, my younger brother and I went to see our cousin, one Mr Nureni at Erin-Osun. Though we didn’t meet him at home, when we called him, he asked us to wait for him. But immediately he joined us, all I heard were gunshots

Exposed: How Nigerian Army attempted to assassinate Biafran lawyer- Nnamdi Kanu

"Since the Nigerian Army and police have taken it upon themselves to assassinate IPOB lawyers and to stop IPOB from challenging them with self-evident truth in their own law courts, they will soon reap the fruit of their evil deed. We, therefore, demand the immediate release of all sex slaves in the custody of the Nigerian Army."

Bandits’ attacks have lessened since negotiations began– Sheikh Gumi

“Attacks have lessened, it is just one case we have of the Kagara boys. We have seen an absolute change in Zamfara and Sokoto States where negotiations are going on.

Abductors release Adamawa United bus driver after six days

“We thank God he has been released because something worse could have happened despite paying the ransom.”