Author: Kola Muhammed

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Kola MuhammedOctober 20, 2020

Many aides, little aid: Is President Buhari’s silence on #EndSARS being encouraged or discouraged?

As one hand is put on a Holy Book and the other raised up, Femi Adesina, the incoming Special Adviser ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 19, 2020

How #EndSARS protest is proving the youth as the better hope of a One Nigeria

If we can all do a quick poll of one of the reasons why Nigerians appear to be disunited, our ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 17, 2020

Peruzzi is crowned Inspector General of Police to tell the FG why reforms are necessary | #EndSARS

Singer and songwriter, Tobechukwu Okoh, popularly known as Peruzzi, is the new Inspector General of Police. How so? Well, the ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 16, 2020

#EndSARS vs NLC strikes: Older generation-inclined Labour Unions can learn from a youth-led movement

If we were to go down history lane, we will realise that ‘industrial strike actions’ – the threats of strikes ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 15, 2020

Bringing back Fela: Why it is time for artistes to also speak through their art in the #EndSARS movement

Even the most insentient person in the country knows that a revolution is already being brewed. Such is the magnitude ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 14, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Dear Nigerian Creatives, we need you for this #EndSARS movement | #EndSWAT

Every possible weapon in the arsenal has been brought out in the ongoing historic fight against police brutality and youth ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 12, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Silence is a crime, Nigerians call out their favourites for being passive

In just a matter of days, #EndSARS has grown from just another trend on social media to a worldwide movement. ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 12, 2020

#SARSmustEnd: Davido to meet with the IGP; wave of leadership from entertainers commendable

It felt like a moment of relief and victory when the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced the disbandment of ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Burna Boy finally joins the #EndSARS movement with ‘Project Protect’

  At the present, the world all over has become aware of #EndSARS movement. What was rebuked as mere social ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 8, 2020

Falz and Runtown deserve all the accolades for leading the way for other celebrities

#EndSARS has been the subject of many a rant on social media but the continued terror of the Federal Special ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 8, 2020

Another award run for Burna Boy after MTV EMA nomination?

Another calendar year has passed for the organisers of MTV Europe Music Awards and they have unveiled their nominees for ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 7, 2020

MTN Y’ello Star and The Voice stage return but can music talent hunts catch up with reality shows?

There has been no music talent event in the country for the past three years, a period which coincides with ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 7, 2020

Davido announces intention to run for office but do Nigerian artistes have what it takes to stop the political rot?

During the last part of Davido’s session in Ebuka Obi-Uchendu’s Blackbox, the superstar singer announced his intention to go into ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 7, 2020

Album Review: Niniola delivers on ‘Colours and Sounds’ but it may be time to evolve

From MTN Project Fame, to showing ‘Maradona’ stuff on ‘This is Me’ album and getting a Grammy nomination for her ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 6, 2020

Lil Frosh’s fall before rise; a step in the right direction for the industry

The trending tale of violence between Lil Frosh and girlfriend, Gift Camille has reached its climax with Lil Frosh’s contract ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 6, 2020

Laycon trends on YouTube’s most watched artistes and fans are ready to push him all the way

Following the recent graduation at the Big Brother Naija Lockdown edition, the leader of the newest set of brand influencers ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 4, 2020

Simi is ‘Restless’ with love, sounds from the other side and other talking points from her new EP

Having already made impression this year with ‘Duduke’ which, reportedly, has garnered over 13 million streams, Simi returned with another ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 3, 2020

Deep Dive: 60 years after independence; has Nigerian music come of age?

Nigeria’s independence anniversary should not just be about politics or governance, it is supposed to be emancipation across every sector ...

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Kola MuhammedOctober 1, 2020

#NigeriaAt60: Here are 7 songs to include on your playlist for the Independence anniversary

  In the course of the storied history of Nigeria, through the ups and downs (military and democratic regimes alike), ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 30, 2020

How difficult is it for celebs to raise kids in the era of scandals, shows and social media? | Lessons from Davido’s discussion with Ebuka

Despite their fame and presumed elevated status, celebrities are still humans. And like every other person, they have the right ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 29, 2020

FIFA ’21: Fireboy, Burna Boy and Rema feature another milestone for Afrobeat 

When Beyoncé released an album in 2019 that featured a lot of African stars, the world bowed to an African ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 29, 2020

Album Countdown: Davido, Olamide, Wizkid, Niniola and artistes leaving it late in the year

  If any sign was needed that the music industry had moved on from the pandemic onslaught, the month of ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 28, 2020

Rema’s Twitter outburst again shines the spotlight on the ‘good and the ugly’ about the music industry

By Kola Muhammed In what appeared to be a fit of rage, Mavin act, Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 28, 2020

#LayCONQUEROR: With BBNaija over, can Laycon conquer the music industry?

By Kola Muhammed Even the most pious monks in the country who have not seen a single scene of popular ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 26, 2020

Burna is trending for the right reasons and we examine his Grammy chances this time

By Kola Muhammed According to streaming platform, Spotify, Burna Boy’s latest album, Twice as tall is the most streamed album ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 25, 2020

It’s Music Fest as artistes rain singles

Thank God it’s Friday! That’s the feeling when the weekend approaches and this particular one is already packed with music ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 25, 2020

Better late than never: Wizkid responds to criticisms with ‘Smile’ video

By Kola Muhammed It would appear that multiple award-winning singer, Ayo Balogun, famous as Wizkid, is intent on hogging all ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 25, 2020

#MadeinLagos: 7 talking points from the cover art of Wizkid’s album

By Kola Muhammed Just like the graph slope of stock markets, the anticipation for Wizkid’s much publicised ‘Made in Lagos’ album ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 23, 2020

Silence! Davido’s FEM tops songs and charts for the week

By Kola Muhammed When Davido’s latest single, FEM, was released onto music airwaves weeks back following the singer’s social media ...

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Kola MuhammedSeptember 23, 2020

Teni the Entertainer is latest celeb to catch the iCon fever

By Kola Muhammed With rave reality show, Big Brother Naija approaching its final days, the current head of house (HoH) ...

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