Could Burna Boy have dropped his concert over Olamide’s show threat? By Abimbola Adebayo

Speculation emerging from the public domain as well as within the entertainment industry have held  that Reggae and dancehall singer, Burna Boy, born Damini Ogulu, cancelled his much talked about concert over the threat that street singer, Olamide Adedeji, better known as Olamide, concert might overshadow his show because the date coincide together.

Formally, both artistes were to have their concert on this forth coming Sunday until Burna Boy announced cancellation of his show on the premise that he has to clear his name because of the robbery allegation leveled against him.

While Burna Boy is to have his ‘’unleashed, unrestricted, untamed’’ concert at the Balmoral Conventional Centre, Lagos, Olamide is set to have his ‘’Olamide Live in Lagos’’ on the same day at the, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. But, sources, claimed Burna Boy decided to postpone his concert because he,knew that, Olamide’s concert, which is supported by the Lagos State Government is going to pull more crowd, than his concert.

However, Burna Boy concert management in a statement says that the singer decided to cancel his concert because of the robbery allegation leveled against him by fellow musician, Mr.2kay.

The singer had been accused by Burna Boy of  sponsoring the robbery attack on him at the Eko Hotel and Suites after performing at the ‘’Buckwyld N Breathless’’ concert in October.

According to the statement made by Burna Boy’s management, it says the singer is working hard to clear his name from the robbery allegation that was levelled against him

‘’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.’’

The management of the show further said “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, 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.

Moji Olaiya, Evans, Adesua Etomi, Nnamdi Kanu, Bobrisky, are top searches on Google in 2017

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Google Nigeria, has revealed the list of the most searched people, places, event, trending stories on its site by Nigerians for the year 2017.

The company revealed to the media at its 2017 year end result that , searches like, who is Bobrisky, Moji Olaiya, what is MMM and where is Nnamdi Kanu among others where the most searched information by Nigerians.

Google year end result offers a unique perspectives on the year’s major moments and top trends based on what Nigerians where looking for on Google. This, include people, places, and things such as music and movies and trending stories around the world in the past 12 months.

Google Nigeria made it known that Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, who died barely two months after the birth of her baby in Canada topped the list of the most searched person in the Google in search list in Nigeria for this year.

In the second position was notorious Nigerian kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, otherwise known as Evans.

Adesua Etomi came third as the most search person on google  due to the announcement of her engagement to Nigerian popstar, Olubankole Wellington, better known as Banky W.

It was also made known by Google that people came on the site to ask questions which they are too embarrassed to ask friends. This include question like ‘’what is president Buhari state of health, what is Bitcoin, what is monkeypox,  When is JAMB, WAEC result going to be released.’’

Google also said that this year, Nigerians are more interested in event and trending stories which include, symptoms of Monkeypox, political news in other African countries, IPhone release and celebrity weddings.

Kwam 1 pays tributes to late daughter, Wasilat

By Abimbola Adebayo

Ace fuji star, Wasiu Anifowose, better known as Kwam 1, has paid an emotional tribute to his late Daughter, Wasilat, who died in the early hours of Tuesday, after a brief illness in Canada

The 34 year old Wasilat, died as a result of complication which suspecting to be diabetes, she has been battling with.

As a tribute to her, her grieving father wrote…

Olaronke Ashabi mii
17th July 1983 -12th December 2017, The 2 dates in
history and shall never be forgotten ever in my life..
The first, a date you came to this world and the later
the day you departed.
I give glory & thanks to God Almighty who gave you to
me as a gift by you coming to this world for a
purpose and through me, I have seen that severally
while you were growing that I am privileged to be your
father and also to the kind of a child that also double
as my friend.
About your sickness and all our efforts through medical
means that was available to us to make you better failed us,
neither did your prayer and that of mine and
everybody that loves you never heeded by God, rather
it is a direct word from God Almighty that Allah
Subhanalahi Watahala wants you around him in his
paradise and I totally submit to that and never
question him God for doing that.
You embraced God and his commandments, also with
your knowledge of the Holy Quran is enough
testimony to the fact that you truly served your God
whom you knew too well inside and outside.
If you are able to look back right now this minute
You will see how people across theglobe are all trying
to comfort me and soften my heart with many
beautiful words and verses from both Quran and
Bible, the books that guide us to our creator then
you will agree with me your death is well celebrated as one already in aljanata.
Adesubomi babami: shagbola ogoji, o kobi foshika
ko fenu a rare wuree, omo olorule Sesese
natiijebuode titi de epe, omoba alade merindilogun,
omo awujale fidipote ton gbenu aafinpase dede lu.
alayeeeeeee dajiiiijii
Rest peacefully well with your creator as I have
submitted to his Will without regret or complain.
Many thanks to you friends, fans, family and all
associates across the globe that grief and mourns
with us in this home-call of my best friend.
I thank you once again.. Ao ni fi irue san oo. Ojo
gbogbo wa ati awon omowa aape lorile aiye.

OlasunkanmiI Marshal- K1 DE Ultimate
Ule Omo Ojushagbola Villa
Ijebu-Ode Ogun state

Fuji legend, Kwam 1, daughter dies of diabetes

By Abimbola Adebayo

One of fuji music legend, Wasiu Anifowose, popularly known as Kwam 1, daughters, Wasilat, has been reported to have died of diabetes in Canada at age of 34 after a brief illness as a result complication in the early hours of Tuesday.

Although no official statement has emerge from the popular musician but the lady’s death was confirmed by Kwam 1’s, manager, Esther, who refused to give further details concerning her death.

The incident could be a sad turn of event for the 60 year-old fuji maestro who recently welcomes his 39th child, a baby girl with one of his numerous wives, Fathia, during April,  in United States of America.

The fuji legend also recently celebrated the academic achievement of one of his children, Ademola who secured an admission to study Economics at the University of Exeter, England.

The singer has been receiving condolence messages from his fans all over the world over the death of his daughter.

Wasiu Ayinde Marshal also known as K1 De Ultimate, is known as one of the best fuji musician of all time in Nigeria and also one of best in sing praising.

Davido remembers late friend, DJ Olu

By Abimbola Adebayo

Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, but otherwise known as Davido, few hours ago posted an emotional message online, in remembrance of his late official DJ and friend, DJ Olu real name, Olugenga  Abiodun.

The singer posted on his instagram “Woke up today missing you, till we see again!!

DJ Olu, the son of Heyden Petroleum Chairman and Ogun State senatorial candidate Dapo Abiodun, was found dead with a friend, Chime Ameachi, in a parked BMW car on Block B Banana Island, Lagos.

Upon investigation, police discovered that the late DJ, who was about to complete a state of the art car park in Lekki, Lagos and his friend took an overdose of hard drugs which remains was found in the car.

Burna Boy release new song amidst robbery scandal

By Abimbola Adebayo

Dancehall musician, Burna Boy, born, Damini Ogulu, seems to be unfrazzled about the robbery scandal surrounding him, has he just released a new song ‘Skekkle Down’ featuring a London based singer J Hus and also shared behind the scene photos to the music video.

The singer who has been fingered and declared wanted by the police over the robbery attack on fellow artist, Mr. 2kay, shared the behind the scene of his newly released song ‘Skekkle Down.”

Burna boy who is currently shooting his musical video albeit outside the country is not allowing the robbery scandal affect his career.

It would be recalled that musician Mr. 2kay had accused Burna Boy has the sponsor of the robbery attack on him in his hotel room at the Eko Hotel and Suites during the “ Buckwyld N Breathless “ concert on October 22, 2017.

The allegation prompted the police to launch an investigation into the matter and Burna Boy was invited for questioning but the singer failed to grant the police request.

Earlier on the police had paraded Burna Boy’s manager Joel Kantiock, alongside four other suspects who finger Burna Boy has the sponsor of the attacked on Mr. 2kay.

The suspects claimed that the singer had paid them the sum of N50, 000,00 to carry-out the attack  and on completion of the job another N50,000, 00 would be paid.

But surprisingly, when the case came up on December 1, 2017, the name of the singer and that of his manager were missing from the charge sheet.

However, a few days ago, Mr. 2kay, implied that the singer had called to beg him over the incident though, Burna Boy, claimed his innocence on the matter.

Gele (Headwrap) different styles trend at social function

By Abimbola Adebayo

‘I Don’t tie Gele’ ‘I hate Gele’ ‘Gele is for grandmothers’ those were the words you often hear from women especially young ladies in the past but now, the story has change with the ways Gele also know as head wrap, as metamorphosed. 2017, has seen Gele become the trendiest way to compliment outfits.

(Gele specially known as a traditional headgear for Yoruba since the pre-colonial era and Igbos, as now become a universal headgear for everyone in Nigeria and outside the shore of the country. Gele is now a complimentary item to complete an outfit.

It has now become a must do for ladies at social function. Making them stand out and be the cynosure of all eyes especially with a nice makeup. Those who are in the craft of tieing Gele are also updating their craft by coming out with different styles.

Gele can be tied in with different types of material and the result are always beautiful. Gele can be tie with Ankara, Aso-oke, velvet, Dasmask and many more and accessories such as stones, trimming and pearl are now added to help beautify it more.

Now there are different ways to tie Gele and they are absolutely amazing. There is the Infinity pleats, Ayaba, fan, side rose, front rose, zigzag, multiple pleat and more.

Gele also known as head wrap compliment different traditional outfit but is absolutely amazing when worn with the Yoruba traditional outfit Iro-wapper and blouse-buba.
You can’t help but notice bridegrooms looking very beautiful with their different types of gele styles at weddings.

Gele tieing has also become a means of livelihood for some Nigerians now unlike before when only a few Nigerians are involved in the craft.
Different types of Gele…

Infinity Pleats







Kitten heel shoes… The new found love for women

By Abimbola Adebayo

Kitten heels shoes are currently women’s new found love this 2017 and they would definitely still be around come 2018.

The shoes which come with one to three inches soles are loved by women mostly because of their comfort as well as for their beauty.

They have now taken over from high heel shoes such as platform and stilletos which were in vogue for many years but are not comfortable to walk on.

Though, the idea is to give comfortability to people who work in the office environment but surprising it is now worn to parties. They are also been worn to compliment native attires.

Alex Ekubo rocks his own collection for Yomi Casual new edition

By Abimbola Adebayo

It’s a well-known fact that nollywood actor cum model, Alex Ekubo, has a refined taste when it comes to fashion.

The actor who is known for wearing well sewn and designed outfits has been partnered by well-known Lagos fashion designer, Yomi Makun, but better known as Yomi Casual.

The actor who has a panache for comfort, simplicity, proved his prowess in designing with his partnership with Yomi Casual ready to wear brand and also models his designs for fashion loving men to see.

Ekubo, who is happy about the development took to his instagram page to announce the partnership ‘Growing up, I’ve always wondered what it will be like designing a collection for the public. What will be my key areas of focus? Well for me, comfort is key.

I always want to not just be seen as comfortable in whatever I’m wearing, but to actually be comfortable in it, also, less is more – so less dramatic designs and a more subtle statement piece that screams BOSS AND MATURITY. Hence the creation of the new ALEX EKUBO FOR YOMI CASUAL COLLECTION’ he said.

In Nigeria fashion industry today, the Yomi Casual brand has carve a niche for itself as a brand to be reckon with when it comes to good designs and neat finishing.

The round circle called bangle

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Bangles has been around ever since men could remember. Though, they are now used as fashion ornament by ladies around the world to adorn their wrist.

Bangles are considered sacred because of their round circle which denote the all encompassing power of nature. They are mark of grace for women.

Bangles in ancient times were worn more for important reasons such as marriage, health, and discipline. Women in Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Nepal wears bangles for marriages, fertility and festivals.

In India, young married women are given glass bangle. These fragile bangles are given to them to keep them in track and ensure that they know that their marriage is fragile. Hence they work hard to make their marriage work.

Bangles are also worn by pregnant women for safety reasons from 7 months. it helps their families keep track of their movement around the house. And if there was an incident, the jingling sound of the bangles would alert them.

There are worn around babies wrist in india to keep the wrist in shape and also to help mothers watch their babies grow.

They are also worn by pregnant women in India because they believe it helps baby’s sensory development in the womb.

Copper wire bangles are believed to help regulates the flow of blood and keep you balance.
Though, those are the significant reasons bangles are worn but because of the beautiful and eye-catchimg designs bangles have become a universal ornaments for women all over the world. They are complimentary accessories for outfit.

In Nigeria, women wears bangles more for fashion reason than for the believes behind it.
Nigerian women used bangles to compliment their outfits especially for social function.

Bangles comes in different designs such as gold, silver, flower patterns, rhinestones, glass, cloth cover bangles among others.