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My late father, still appears to me in my dream -  Yeni Kuti

Afrobeat Legend, Fela Anikulapo- Kuti‘s daughter Yeni Kuti, has claimed that she still sees her father but in her dreams.

Yeni made the chilling disclosure during a radio talk-show titled, ‘The discourse with Jimi Disu’ on Classic FM 97.3 recently.

According to the former dancer, who pioneered the idea of Felabration, a music festival conceived to celebrate the life and contributions of her father Fela Kuti to the Nigerian society, she said:

“It’s 20 years since my father died, but it doesn’t seem as if he has been gone for so long. I miss him and I still talk to him in my mind. He and other departed members of my family have also appeared to me in my dreams. I don’t know if it is right to say that they appear to me, but I see them in my dreams. I dream of them a lot.”

Yeni also disclosed that several people approached her in the past and claimed they had messages from her father. But she ignored them.

“I believe in life after death. Also, I believe that if my father has a message for me, he will come directly to me and not go through someone I don’t know or like. If anybody tells me that Fela has sent a message to me through him, I would tell him to ask my dad to appear to me directly himself,” she said.

Waying into the high cases of corruption in the country, she urged the Federal Government to consider adopting traditional African medicine (also known as ‘juju’) as a tool to combat corruption, especially in official circles.

Yeni, whose late dad had belief in the potency of ‘juju’, noted that government should use it to administer oaths to elected officials and government appointees, instead of the Holy Bible and the Koran.

“Just as Sophie Oyewole has suggested, let them use it to swear in government officials and we shall see if anybody will continue to steal our money in this country or not. I am sure that if they are made to swear by Ogun or some other fearsome African deity, there will be no more corruption,” she said.

The 56-year-old who came from a deeply Christian background, also revealed that she only attend made church occasionally. “But that is when I am invited to weddings, burial ceremonies or other events,” she added.

Explaining her choice of religion, Yeni corrected the impression that her late father didn’t really influence her to believe in the traditional African religion but she on her own embraced it.

“It is not that my father made me embrace it through indoctrination; I learned and I actually believe in it. As a matter of fact, Fela’s arguments in defence of the traditional African religion were enough to convince me.”

Recalling one of her most memorable encounters with her dad, she said: “When I was a young girl and I knew nothing about his dislike for what he often described as ‘foreign religions’ (Christianity and Islam), I used to visit the Braithwaites and accompany them to church on Sundays. When Fela heard of it, he warned me never to use the allowance he gave me for offering in the church. I can’t forget it,” she said.

Fela, an Afrobeat legend, a human rights activist, and political maverick died on the 2nd of August 1997.

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Yul Edochie Dump DPC for APGA

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Yul Edochie Dump DPC for APGA

Yul Edochie Dump DPC for APGA

Nollywood actor Yul Edochie who contested in the recently conducted gubernatorial elections in Anambra State under the aegis of the Democratic People’s Congress (DPC)  has now decamped to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

Yul Edochie made the announcement via his Instagram page. He was welcomed into the party by the Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano who congratulated him for being “brave enough” to run for the office of Governor. He captioned the post;

So yesterday my State Governor His Excellency Chief Dr. Willie Obiano (Akpokue Dike) congratulated me for being brave enough to run for Governor at 35yrs old,
for running the race till the end and for being a worthy ambassador to Anambra/Nigerian youths.
He officially welcomed me into the APGA family. (Nkea bu nke anyi).

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OAP N6 Attacks M.I, Chocolate City again

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OAP N6 Attacks M.I, Chocolate City again

The online beef between M.I Abaga and OAP, N6 seems very far from over the later has reignited the beef once again in a new interview.

N6 have had bad blood with M.I weeks back after he replied MI Abaga’s trackYou rappers should fix up your lives‘.

When discussing with MTV Base about the Hottest naija Tracks of 2017, N6 said that no one from the Chocolate Music Group made the list of hottest song for 2017.
The interview has sparked up a massive debate online with the final episode airing tomorrow to reveal who makes the top ten and of course unveil the number one song of the year in Naija.
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Burna Boy Cancels Concert over Robbery Attack on Mr 2kay

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Burna Boy Cancels Concert over Robbery Attack on Mr 2kay

Following the twist and turns of events over Burna Boy‘s alleged involvement in an armed robbery attack on singer Mr 2Kaythe Boshe Nlo singer has suspended his concert billed to hold in Lagos, Nigeria.

Weeks ago, the Lagos State Police Command declared Burna Boy wanted over the robbery attack that took place at the Eko Hotels which had Mr 2kay battered and robbed.

Sequel to Burna Boy been declared wanted by the police, his whereabouts remained unknown and according to the Lagos State Police command, he hasn’t turned himself in.

The organisers of the concert which Burner Boy was supposed to perform at has now postponed event and at the same time released a press statemeny. See the full statement below;

Bavent Street Live, promoters of The Burna Boy Concert Show, scheduled for the 17th Dec. 2017 at the Balmoral Convention centre wish to inform all fans and lovers of Nigeria’s top-most afro-fusion artist, Burna Boy, and our corporate partners and sponsors of a shift in the date of the above scheduled concert.

This is solely due to the recent allegations levelled against Burna Boy, which are as of now, unfounded and are yet to be proven. Burna Boy and his management are working assiduously within the ambits and requirements of the law to clear his name in these investigations.  He therefore needs time to come back and promises an incredible performance for his fans.

For now, he needs the time and space to deal with these allegations, which have arisen at such a crucial and sensitive time when he’s working on his album and his concert.  We ask that we respect the time he needs during this challenging period.  The new date for The Burna Boy Show will be communicated in the near future, (all tickets purchased will remain valid, and however you have the option to receive your full refund from the ticketing partners immediately).  We thank all Burna Boy fans, our great partners and sponsors for your continued love, trust and support.

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