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‘Better Dey Come’ – Quilox Boss, Shina Peller writes Open Letter to Nigerians

I’m a passionate lover of our country Nigeria for many reasons. Not many countries in the world are as blessed as this country. We have abundance of natural and human resources, we are blessed with rich land and hardly have any records of natural disasters. No matter how blessed you ...

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‘How They Mislead Our Leaders’ – Dele Momodu

Ovation magazine boss and one time Presidential aspirant, Dele Momodu on his Thisday Column this week, had something interesting to write about. He wrote about the questionable quality of appointments by the Buhari led government, describing it as β€˜appallingly lacklustre’. Dele Momodou also criticized the way the president broke the ...

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Open letter to single people by Banky W

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EME boss, Banky W who just released a new single shared an open letter to all singles in a bid to promote the new single. If I got a million naira every time I am asked when I will marry, I’d be a billionaire but thankfully, I am not the ...

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7 of the saddest Nigerian songs released in the last ten years

7 of the saddest Nigerian songs released in the last ten years

The Nigerian soundscape is mostly famous for preppy pop numbers that can light up any dance floor with irate fans bobbing to heavy bases and popping synths. However, this does not mean Nigerians are always so happy-go-lucky. Occasionally, the music sails towards somber narratives capable of tripping the most stable ...

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The Life of OJB Jezreel ‘Jiggaman’

Babatunde Okungbowa a.k.a OJB Jezreel was born on July 4th, 1966 in Lagos to Chief Anthony Okungbowa & Isabella Abiodun Okungbowa (Nee Pinheiro) in a matrimony that produced 5 others. He was the last child of his mum. He attended Yewande Memorial Primary School & Mainland Preparatory Elementary School between ...

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Top 10 Singles of The Week (April 17 – April 23 2016)

Blackmagic’s brand is one of the strongest brands in the industry, he is not always after having a major street hit, but dishing out meaningful songs with powerful lyrics is what he’s known for. ‘Loyal‘ was released as a birthday gift to his fans who have been with him from ...

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Top 10 Singles of The Week (April 10 – April 16 2016)

This week is one of the weeks with fewer songs; artistes are obviously not ‘humanics’, they deserve some time-out too. The songs released this week are undeniably impressive. MC Galaxy released his highly publicised ‘Sekem Remix‘ which he tagged international remix due to Swizz Beatz collaboration on the single. No ...

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Buhari Might Be The Last President Of Nigeria – Etcetera

As written by Etcetera: Perhaps after reading this, you will come to the conclusion that I am being irrationally paranoid. If so, you are probably spending way too much time plugged in to the “propaganda matrix” that I will describe in this article. The government wants you to believe that ...

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Top 10 Singles of The Week (April 3 – April 9 2016)

Top 10 Singles of The Week (April 3 - April 9 2016)

Falz has transformed from a pure singer into music-comedic act. β€˜Bahd Baddo Baddestβ€˜ featuring the big cheeses of the industry; Olamide and Davido. β€˜Bahd Baddo Baddest’ sees Falz (The Bahd Guy) rapping about his prodigious talent, hilariously, Olamide on the other hand cracks about ladies flocking after him and wanting ...

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Top 10 Singles Of The Week (March 27 – April 2 2016)

This week came with a lot of astonishing singles; Wale joined Alaga Ibile, Reminisce on the remix of ‘Asalamalekun’, the American rapper with his accent did better than what we heard on his remix with Lil Kesh on ‘Cause Trouble Part 2‘. Wale is more confident and flows well on ...

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Olajumoke’s Story: 8 Lessons For Nigerian Women by Elsie Godwin

Let’s get serious people! Whether you are a Christian, Muslim, Atheist or non-Nigerian, we all have secretly prayed for the kind of luck Olajumoke Orisaguna has. That OMG! moment where you loudly or silently say, “but I have been hustling na, why is my own situation this hard?”, “God why? ...

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For the amelioration of the republic

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The poll concluded with an astonishing triumph. The next president of Nigeria was a bloke who was no model citizen. He frequently declaimed bigotry, ferocity and was utterly condescending. He pledged to the voting public that if he was elected that he would build great roads, establish stable power, regulate ...

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Does Nigeria have what it takes to be a Leader Nation in the Global Future?

Before you get to answer that question, we’ll have to understand what a leading nation actually is. Around 2050, there are aspersions that portend that the world will literately run out of space and one of the greatest concerns for humanity would be where to find a space for himself ...

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Olajumoke Orisaguna: The Nigerian Cinderella by Reuben Abati

About three weeks ago, 27-year old Olajumoke Orisaguna was a complete unknown on the streets of Lagos, hawking bread. A loaf of bread is about N100, and even with a full tray such as she carried in her first public embrace of fame, her whole ware for a day may ...

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God bless whoever stole the budget – Etcetera writes..

It is very hard to explain to a non-Nigerian abroad that Nigeria is a country of over 200 million people. He/she would wonder how a country of over 200 million citizens became so tamed to the point of stupidity — that a few individuals could keep millions of people locked ...

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Davido, Baby Mamas and Other Stories

Written by Reuben Abati “What a relief, my friend!” “What are you relieved about?” “It is this David Adeleke and Sophia Momodu soap opera”. “I tell you. It is a perfect subject for a good home video. But what is your own?” “No. Nothing. I am just relieved that the ...

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Ekwe Awards bell tolls again

Barely six decades ago was the man laden with passion for Igbo culture and exceptional literary skills. Nature placed him in Nigeria, but the operators of the clime recognized him not. They were myopic to identify the diamonds buried in him. The young man was endowed and needed to step ...

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Olamide vs Don Jazzy feud: My View

The battle line between two record label bosses was drawn at the last HEADIES award in Lagos. Ironically the organisers tagged it Flip The Script and indeed the whole script was flipped because for the 1st time there was so much tension in the atmosphere especially around the NEXT Rated ...

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2015 in Retrospect

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The year 2015 has come and gone but not without its own share of memorable events. We will highlight some individuals that got us talking and gossiping (most especially we bloggers) throughout the year. 1. World Personality – Vladimir Putin: who else other than the Russian President made a resounding ...

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The Headies 2015 [Review]

Headies 2015

NOTICE: This piece was prepared or accomplished by Sleeque in his personal capacity. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not reflect the view of NaijaVibe. The Nigerian Headies owned by hiptv which has been dubbed the Nigerian Grammy, has finally come and gone. However ...

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