Kesha Loses Appeal Against Sony & Dr. Luke

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Kesha Loses Appeal Against Sony – A New York state judge has reportedly thrown out Kesha’s appeal in her fight against music label Sony and producer Dr. Luke.

Kesha Loses Appeal Against Sony

Kesha Loses Appeal Against Sony

Kesha had tried to get a court to annul her contract with Sony on the grounds that producer Dr. Luke had allegedly raped her, but according to TMZ, the judge was having none of it.

Sony Can’t Help Kesha: Company Reveals It Can’t Dissolve Contract

Kesha had rejected an offer from Sony to work with other producers aside Dr. Luke, a move which the judge had deemed unreasonable.

Kesha’s claims of a hate crime were also thrown out. The judge added: “Although [Luke’s] alleged actions were directed to Kesha, who is female, [her claims] do no allege that [Luke] harbored animus toward women or was motivated by gender animus when he allegedly behaved violently toward Kesha.”

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Jake Gyllenhaal Changed By Heath Ledgers’ Death

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Jake Gyllenhaal Changed By Heath Ledgers’ Death – Actor Jake Gyllenhaal has revealed how he was deeply affected by the death of actor and friend, Heath Ledger.

Jake Gyllenhaal Changed By Heath Ledgers' Death

Jake Gyllenhaal Changed By Heath Ledgers’ Death

“Personally, it affected me in ways I can’t necessarily put in words or even would want to talk about publicly,” 35-year-old Gyllenhaal said in a recent interview. “In terms of professionally, I think I was at an age where mortality was not always clear to me.”

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The two actors had met while shooting Brokeback Mountain in 2005, and had become close friends. Gyllenhaal admitted that Ledger’s death made him stop worrying about movie successes.

“I think you live in this bubble of making films… there are real friends, and there is a real community,” he says. “I think it (gave me) the experience of, ‘This is fleeting’. And none of the attention or synthesised love that comes from the success of a film really matters at all.

“What matters is the relationships you make when you make a film, and the people you learn from when you’re preparing for a film. That changed a lot for me.”

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Agent: Ibrahimovic Still Wants UCL Glory

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According to Mino Raiola, who is Ibrahimovic’s agent, the striker still thirsts for UCL.

Ibrahimovic is the subject of a huge transfer, with his contract at PSG set to expire. He has already indicated that it is very likely he will depart the French capital, and while there have been rumours of a move to the MLS, the Gulf or even China, Raiola seems to have scotched such talk.

“Zlatan knows what he wants to do,” he told RMC. “He wants to play in the final of the Champions League, and if possible to win it.

“We’re not going to be pressed and we’ll take the right decision. Zlatan has desire and he is motivated. He has no need for a financial motivation to continue; he wants to prove that he can still play at the highest level.

“Zlatan has priorities, such as finishing the season well and playing a good European Championship. The rest is up to me.”

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Ranieri: Vardy Is A Horse

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Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has hailed Jamie Vardy as a fantastic horse and inspiration behind his teammates.

Vardy has been the driving force in Leicester’s title push, with the foxes opening up a seven point lead.

Ranieri, who proclaimed himself “the sausageman” earlier this term after learning of a local butcher who had designed some produce in his honour, has employed another irreverent turn of phrase to describe his star striker’s impact upon Leicester’s campaign.

“Jamie Vardy, for example. This is not a footballer. This is a fantastic horse,” he said on US website The Players’ Tribune. “He has a need to be free out there on the pitch.

“I say to him, ‘You are free to move however you want, but you must help us when we lose the ball. That’s all I ask of you. If you start to press the opposition, all of your team-mates will follow you’.”

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Enrique: Suarez Looks Half Catalan

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Luis Enrique has praised Suarez and named him an honorary Catalan after his brace in the 2-1 win over Atletico.

Torres scored early for Atletico in the quarter final of the UCL clash, but got sent off.

Suarez went on to score two goals and overturn the deficit, handing Barcelona the win.

The Uruguay international has 45 goals in as many club matches this season and Luis Enrique feels he has fully embraced the local spirit and mentality.

“He has settled extraordinarily at Barcelona,” he said of Suarez, who moved to Camp Nou from Liverpool after the 2014 World Cup.

“He looks, not Catalan because Uruguayans could kill us, but he looks half-Catalan!

“What Luis Suarez does for us, not just his goals, but his work and character, is why we decided to sign him.”

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Gausiyya: Another Dreaded Islamic Group Springs Up In Kaduna – EL-Rufai Raises Alarm

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has warned that a new deadly Islamic group, Gausiyya is springing up in Markafi Local Government Area of the state.

READ ALSO: El-Rufai Seeks 2-Year Jail Term For Unlicensed Religious Preachers In Kaduna

The governor said this in a radio interview during the weekend, while justifying the need to regulate religious activities in the state.

“We had a security report that a new Islamic organization called GAUSIYYA is springing up in one of our local government areas, precisely Makarfi,” El-Rufai said.

“After studying the group’s activities, we understand that it is not a sect that we should allow to stay in our state. They preach contrary to the teachings of Islam and are gradually recruiting youth in the name of religion.

“We have decided to stop the group and their activities before they grew and become a problem for the state. Negligence is what brought about the Maitatsine in the 80’s and the Boko Haram insurgents we are now fighting.”

“The state government will not be responsible for issuing any license to preaching bodies or a new preacher who just surfaces.

“A committee that will consist of clerics nominated by the Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, and the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, will issue religious bodies permits depending on their faith.

“To curtail the excesses of this growing sect, we came up with the proposed law to regulate religious activities in the state.”

A fortnight ago, El-Rufai had forwarded a Religious Regulation Bill, 2016, to the state House of Assembly, a move that was greeted with outrage and criticism by individuals, religious leaders and rights activists across the country.

READ ALSO: Apostle Johnson Insists That Governor El Rufai Will ‘Die!’

The proposed law seeks to regulate religious activities, especially preaching, and to provide sanctions for its violation.

The proposed bill even led to a religious leader, Apostle Johnson Suleiman declaring before his congregants that the state governor will die if he does not revoke the law.

READ ALSO: Religious Bill: If You’re Truly An Apostle, Tell Me When I Will Die – El-Rufai Dares Suleiman

The leader of the Omega Fire Ministry, with headquarters in Auchi, who accused El-Rufai of trying to use the law to intimidate the Christian faithful in the state, said if he doesn’t “revoke the law he will die.”

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Vaunting Ambition And Greed: The Noose Around Bukola Saraki’s Neck – Femi Akinfolarin

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There is a saying from ancient Greece attributed to an Athenian playwright Euripides that goes like this, ‘Those who the gods want to destroy, they first make mad’. I quote this line to explain the story of our current Senate President Olubukola Saraki.

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of 360Nobs.com.

A man whose hands are staggeringly dirty and who decided to employ Machiavellian precepts to seize the senate president position, which move has now exposed him to massive scrutiny and has led to his being charged before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Nigeria is now faced with a situation where the 3rd highest position in the land is held by a man being prosecuted by the same state and who is now perceived on a global level as an offshore asset user and a tax avoider.

For Mr. Saraki, the blows just keep coming. He has spent the last six months since his dramatic takeover of the Nigerian senate, rushing from court room to court room with his retinue of over 80 lawyers and 50 senators.

He was charged at the Code of Conduct Tribunal and has taken a number of applications all the way through the judicial system from the Federal High Court to the Appeals court to the Supreme Court. His wife has had a session with the EFCC to which she was followed by a number of senators who purportedly work for Nigeria but had space off their busy schedules to still go provide moral support for her. All the above had to do with the assets declarations filed by the Senate president prior to ascension of office as a governor of Kwara State and subsequent to leaving office. Now, he is in even bigger trouble.

A whistleblower provided detailed information on the faces behind a vast number of offshore companies set up by a Panama based international law firm called ‘Mossack Fonseca’. Mossack Fonseca basically opens offshore corporate firms for clients who require these vehicles for one of three reasons: to hide acquisitions and assets; to reduce or avoid tax payment (which is reasonable to be honest); or for purely legal corporate reasons like holding offshore assets.

In Mr. Saraki’s case, a huge number of theses companies were used for the first two reasons, which is why he finds himself now having to defend his or, more appropriately, his wife’s reasons for using these mechanisms and his decision not to report it in his asset declaration.

Mr. Saraki’s wife, Toyin Saraki, features prominently in the list of names that have come out of the leak. She is accused of having set up a number of offshore companies to hide her ownership of houses in the United Kingdom, a fact which was not declared by her husband in any of his asset declaration documents till date. Now, it’s a well-known fact in Nigeria that the easiest way for a corrupt official to hide assets is to have such held by family members or trusted associates; so there is really no way that anyone will believe that the assets are not linked to Mr. Saraki.

One of the assets held by an offshore company set up by Mrs. Toyin Saraki is a house located on Whittaker Street in Belgravia in London. A cursory search online shows the value of two other properties on this street as being £7m and £6.3m, so we can safely assume a conservative value of about £6m for the Saraki owned property, which translates to about N2.7billion. How in heavens name can a public official acquire a property worth N2.7billion, hide the purchase through an intricate network of global transactions and wants us to believe that he is not hiding it from the government and any possible prosecution? N2.7billion! The average Nigerian earns N18,000 in minimum wage, N216,000 per annum and N8.64million over a 40 year lifetime! So a politician who has a N2.7billion property is certainly not a normal Nigerian.

In all this, Mr. Saraki is the single biggest reason why his enemies have been able to place a noose of corruption around his neck and are about to hang him with it. Every step of the way, he has behaved egregiously, hiding assets or under-declaring assets and behaving in ways that taint the position he holds, considering that if anything happened to both the President and Vice President of Nigeria, he would be the next in line to rule Nigeria. Which is why I think it’s time for him to retreat from the political stage as the Icelandic Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson just did. Let’s end this ridiculous political theatre now!

This article was written by Femi Akinfolarin, a lawyer from Lagos.The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of 360Nobs.com.

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FG To Increase Fuel Price Next Month As Scarcity Persists – Kachikwu

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In a bid to permanently put an end to the lingering fuel scarcity across the nation, the Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that Nigerians might have to pay more for petrol in the days ahead even as it would review the price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, next month.

READ ALSO: Kaduna State Government Bans Fuel Sale Into Kegs

This disclosure was made by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, during a visit to the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) in Abuja on Tuesday.

READ ALSO: Fuel Crises: Refineries To Resume Operations This Month – NNPC

The Minister also made it known that the current fuel scarcity experienced across the country would end in Lagos and Abuja by Thursday, while it would end in other states of the country by the end of the week.

He said: “The reality is that in the first three months of the price modulation, our recovery basically enabled us to save quite a lot of money and that is going to fund the gap that we see in April. But for May, obviously, the prices would have to be adjusted to mark the current trends.

“Our proprietary positions are for two different concerns. As petroleum Minister, my goal is to make sure that the price of crude oil continues to climb, but as NNPC GMD, our goal is to ensure that people buy product at cheaper price. They do not go together somehow. So most time, I try to balance the curve.”

“The whole fuel queues had been a complete nightmare for me. The reality is that I hurt more than every Nigerian who is at the filling stations. I am very emotional about my job and the things I do.

“We just need to take the right policies. As hard as they are, as difficult as they come, we need to take the right policies to ensure that we do not have a recurrence of this fuel subsidy. It has been with us historically, but I don’t want that to define my legacy in the petroleum sector.

“Hopefully, by tomorrow, Thursday, the fuel queues in Abuja should be over. Hopefully, the same thing should happen in Lagos and, thereafter, by the weekend, we should see same in Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Port Harcourt and a few other states.”

In a similar development, the Acting Executive Secretary of the PPPRA, Mrs. Sotonye Iyoyo, has charged the Federal Government to undertake the automation of PPPRA operations for improved efficiency and transparency and also develop a pricing framework to encourage local refining and discourage importation of petroleum products in the long term.

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“I Am Against Police Brutality”, Beyonce Defends ‘Formation’ Video

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Beyonce has revealed she has ‘respect for officers in general’ but she’s ‘against police brutality’ while defending her formation video which caused so much backlash especially from police officers.

The 34 year-old said ”I’m proud of what we created and I’m proud to be a part of a conversation that is pushing things forward in a positive way”, while fielding questions in the May issue of Elle magazine.

Bey is facing a probable boycott of security officers for one of her shows in April after some said her single ‘Formation’ was anti-police.

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Queen Bey said the reaction she’s getting doesn’t come as much a surprise, noting: ‘I mean, I’m an artist, and I think the most powerful art is usually misunderstood.’

Regarding talks about her being labeled ‘anti-police’, she did set the record straight though;she said: ‘I have so much admiration and respect for officers and the families of officers who sacrifice themselves to keep us safe. But let’s be clear: I am against police brutality and injustice. Those are two separate things’.

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The star who asserts she is one of the most powerful arts continued: ‘If celebrating my roots and culture during Black History Month made anyone uncomfortable, those feelings were there long before a video and long before me’.

If the song ‘Formation’ was already gathering dust specks of criticism, Beyonce’s outstanding performance at Super Bowl 50’s halftime show, turned it to a full wind.

Her controversial performance was inspired by her backup dancers who dressed as the Black Panthers – representing members of militant defense group from the Sixties.

Read: “Beyonce Is Anti-Police”, Tampa Officers Refuse To Volunteer For Sold-Out Performance

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NY Mag confirmed an anonymous group organized a rally outside the NFL building on February 16.

They alleged Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance was actually a  ‘race-baiting stunt’.

When it was time for the rally, everyone at the rally showed mad support for the Queen with only two people out of thousands standing as detractors. Not a good thing to be ‘anti-Bey’.

Read: Beyonce Covers Elle UK & US May 2016 Issue Wearing #IvyPark – Her Activewear Line

Beyonce is known for speaking up for certain causes such ‘Black Lives Matter and feminism’, though she insists on not sticking to labels.

She said: ‘I don’t like or embrace any label. I don’t want calling myself a feminist to make it feel like that’s my one priority, over racism or sexism or anything else. 

I’m just exhausted by labels and tired of being boxed in. If you believe in equal rights, the same way society allows a man to express his darkness, to express his pain, to express his sexuality, to express his opinion – I feel that women have the same rights’. 

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Fuel Scarcity: Don’t Blame PDP For Your Woes – Sheriff Tells Buhari

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari led government to focus on providing solutions to the untold hardship Nigerians are currently facing rather than incessantly blaming the PDP for the failure of government.

READ ALSO: Fuel Scarcity: Tinubu Vents Harsh Words On Buhari’s Petrol Minister, Kachikwu

This is coming few days after the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, had told Nigerians to hold the PDP responsible for the myriad of problems being experienced as a result of the lingering fuel scarcity across the country.

READ ALSO: PDP Responsible For Fuel Scarcity – Tinubu Tells Nigerians

Speaking on Tuesday In Abuja, during the inauguration of four special committees, ahead of PDP May 21, national conventions, scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Sheriff revealed that the PDP fathoms the pains Nigerians are going through in the hands of the APC led federal government.

“The leadership of the party shares the pains of Nigerians after one year in office of the APC. Nigerians now have an opportunity to compare the PDP and the APC and Nigerians are the ultimate judges.

Instead of APC providing solution, the APC is blaming PDP for lack of petrol in Nigeria. I would like to advise the leaders of APC to stop blaming the PDP. We are now in opposition, re positioning the party to show Nigerians that we can do better” he said.

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers, the Chairman of the National Convention Committee, commended the National Working Committee of the party for finding them worthy to serve.

READ ALSO: Bola Tinubu Reveals How He Made His First Million Dollars

Wike pledged that the committee members would do their best and assured that the convention holding in his state would be peaceful.

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‘Call Me Angela Kardashian’! Blac Chyna Is Ready To Eat A Piece Of The Kardashian Pie

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Blac Chyna, real name Angela White, has been in the news for one major reason this year; and that’s her relationship with Rob Kardashian.

The Kardashians are arguably the most important entertainment family in the Americas, no wonder their mom and manager, Kris Jenner, is extra cautious of who she or her fold let into their midst.

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Still, their empire is presently being threatened by non other than Blac who already has a twisted relationship with the power fam.

Chyna is the baby mama to Tyga who happens to be Kylie’s boyfriend; Kylie on the other hand is Rob’s half sister; this means if she takes the name “Angela Kardashian”, she will be an in-law with her ex. Wow!

Read: Blac Chyna’s Mum Approves Of Rob Kardashian

Tyga took to twitter, Tuesday, to talk about being cool with the twisted circle he’s in with his ex. He said he wishes her happiness he is only concerned about his son and the awkwardness. We hear ya.

Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian just got engaged after Chyna posted a shot with the word “Yes” on it.

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The couple reportedly decided to get married after their trip to Jamaica last month; they kept the details of their engagement as hush as possible seeing as no one from the Kardashian clan has even blinked in notice.

Sill, Rob and Chyna are in a world of their own as Chyna is presently contemplating names and “Angela Kardashian” seems to be the winning number for her.

Rob is an only son and heir to the throne. Chyna isn’t here to play. She’s going for the crown.

Kris and her squad are presently on a trip to Colorado – filming for a new season of KUWTK – and are playing the ignore-them-till-later card on the elated couple.

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Here’s a video of Chyna’s sparkler… The 28 year-old captioned it “I’m so blessed and honored to have good man in my life, I love you @robkardashian ! #7carats”.

Of course you love him, with a sparkler – worth $325K – like that, you had better get the loving right!

I'm so blessed and honored to have good man in my life, I love you @robkardashian ! #7carats #VVS @benballer

A video posted by www.Lashedbar.co (@blacchyna) on Apr 5, 2016 at 9:53am PDT

Read: Tyga Reacts To Blac Chyna & Rob Kardashian’s Engagment

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Get Familiar With The Microphone Killer “MVP”

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Written by Oghene Michael

With the present fuel situation, getting to the venue where I met MVP and his team was taxing but it turned out to be a success even though I got there over an hour late, 1:25PM instead of the 12:00PM scheduled. After a little play around and brief introduction, I asked:

“Hey, what’s an MVP?”

It’s the acronym for the Most Valuable Person, a writer, music devotee, all round pop artiste and it’s the Microphone Killer “Idowu Samson Oluwadamilare” who’s also affiliated to GidiMobMafia, A Movement powered by his official record producer Echo (Ahh…Echo) of Knight-house.

We kicked off the chat

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How did you begin this journey?

I was strictly a dancer back in High School but I gave rap a chance during my final session. It was a win-win thing for me cause I think I gained recognition in the Nigerian rap scene, after out-rapping my competitors and winning the Snap Tv’s Campus Discovery which made me a regular feature on Kelvin Boj’s (formerly Laylow) Raptitude cypher series.

You took the church route most Nigerian artistes claim they took?

laughs… Not really actually, cause I wouldn’t say I started singing from the church choir, cause yeah… I did sing in the choir but I didn’t do the choir job for a long time. It was fresh and okay for me cause it all stated for me officially, during my first year in the University.

The song Oluwa Se Aanu, what’s the real story behind it?

Every artiste has their hustle story. Mine was compiled into that song and believe me it was for real cause the beginning was rough. Just like Lil Kesh interpreted on the track Semilore, I witnessed some of those stories.

Talking about Kesh, the Rack City freestyle you guys did alongside Maphian… 

Wow… that was like 2012 man.

Yeah, I had to make few phone calls to confirm it was really you; and Kesh’s delivery, do you think he can still do that again?

Yeah, I believe Kesh still has it but like you said earlier on, YBNL are giving the fans what they are demanding which is more of commercials, not like the rappers can’t do their thing but it’s the trend in the industry. Since it’s bringing in money… what can I say?

Who You Epp; how were you able to pull that?

Actually, my manager called me regarding the song, then he sent it to my mail. I wasn’t even able to download it ’cause internet was acting up (Oghene: Laughs… Internet tried to f_ck you up? MVP: laughs… yeah, it tried but it couldn’t). So, my manager came to the studio, I listened to the song not more than three times and that was it. I went inside the vocal booth and was good to go. We released it within 2 hours after Olamide put out his solo version. The next day “Beat FM played my freestyle

Shout-out to Olamide for that opportunity…

 

How can you describe your style?

I have this path I’ve created for me, and that’s the only route I’m determined to take. That’s where the #MVPlevel comes in.

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The Microphone Killer “MVP”

Are you saying if you’re featured on any track you will still bring in the MVPlevel?

Exactly, I’ll get on the record, do my thing, bring in the MVPlevel and leave the flames to burn cause when I’m featured on any song, I become part of the song.

In other-words, you can’t be murdered on any track even if it’s with an A-list rapper?

Fact is, you can’t murder MVP on a song, like I just said I’m part of any material I get featured on. Without me the material isn’t complete. A lot of materials out there lacking the MVP feel.

Interesting. Which recent song lacks the MVP feel?

Reminisce’s “Asalamalekun“, that beat is banging. I’m not saying the song isn’t a bad song but if I was on it, I would have taken  it to another height. #MVPlevel.

The #MVPlevel, that should be a movement.

Straight-up… I’m determined to take my music to the #MVPlevel

 

You can follow MVP on Twitter and Instagram: @MVP_MIC

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Get Familiar With The Microphone Killer “MVP”

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Written by Oghene Michael

With the present fuel situation, getting to the venue where I met MVP and his team was taxing but it turned out to be a success even though I got there over an hour late, 1:25PM instead of the 12:00PM scheduled. After a little play around and brief introduction, I asked:

“Hey, what’s an MVP?”

It’s the acronym for the Most Valuable Person, a writer, music devotee, all round pop artiste and it’s the Microphone Killer “Idowu Samson Oluwadamilare” who’s also affiliated to GidiMobMafia, A Movement powered by his official record producer Echo (Ahh…Echo) of Knight-house.

We kicked off the chat

Look 4

How did you begin this journey?

I was strictly a dancer back in High School but I gave rap a chance during my final session. It was a win-win thing for me cause I think I gained recognition in the Nigerian rap scene, after out-rapping my competitors and winning the Snap Tv’s Campus Discovery which made me a regular feature on Kelvin Boj’s (formerly Laylow) Raptitude cypher series.

You took the church route most Nigerian artistes claim they took?

laughs… Not really actually, cause I wouldn’t say I started singing from the church choir, cause yeah… I did sing in the choir but I didn’t do the choir job for a long time. It was fresh and okay for me cause it all stated for me officially, during my first year in the University.

The song Oluwa Se Aanu, what’s the real story behind it?

Every artiste has their hustle story. Mine was compiled into that song and believe me it was for real cause the beginning was rough. Just like Lil Kesh interpreted on the track Semilore, I witnessed some of those stories.

Talking about Kesh, the Rack City freestyle you guys did alongside Maphian… 

Wow… that was like 2012 man.

Yeah, I had to make few phone calls to confirm it was really you; and Kesh’s delivery, do you think he can still do that again?

Yeah, I believe Kesh still has it but like you said earlier on, YBNL are giving the fans what they are demanding which is more of commercials, not like the rappers can’t do their thing but it’s the trend in the industry. Since it’s bringing in money… what can I say?

Who You Epp; how were you able to pull that?

Actually, my manager called me regarding the song, then he sent it to my mail. I wasn’t even able to download it ’cause internet was acting up (Oghene: Laughs… Internet tried to f_ck you up? MVP: laughs… yeah, it tried but it couldn’t). So, my manager came to the studio, I listened to the song not more than three times and that was it. I went inside the vocal booth and was good to go. We released it within 2 hours after Olamide put out his solo version. The next day “Beat FM played my freestyle

Shout-out to Olamide for that opportunity…

 

How can you describe your style?

I have this path I’ve created for me, and that’s the only route I’m determined to take. That’s where the #MVPlevel comes in.

The Microphone Killer "MVP"

The Microphone Killer “MVP”

Are you saying if you’re featured on any track you will still bring in the MVPlevel?

Exactly, I’ll get on the record, do my thing, bring in the MVPlevel and leave the flames to burn cause when I’m featured on any song, I become part of the song.

In other-words, you can’t be murdered on any track even if it’s with an A-list rapper?

Fact is, you can’t murder MVP on a song, like I just said I’m part of any material I get featured on. Without me the material isn’t complete. A lot of materials out there lacking the MVP feel.

Interesting. Which recent song lacks the MVP feel?

Reminisce’s “Asalamalekun“, that beat is banging. I’m not saying the song isn’t a bad song but if I was on it, I would have taken  it to another height. #MVPlevel.

The #MVPlevel, that should be a movement.

Straight-up… I’m determined to take my music to the #MVPlevel

 

You can follow MVP on Twitter and Instagram: @MVP_MIC

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CCT: Saraki May Resign As Senators, CACOL Mount Pressure

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There are strong indications that the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki may throw in the towel by resigning from his position any movement from now following the body language and loyalty deficiency displayed by some senators including those who had vowed to remain with him to the end of his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

READ ALSO: Bukola Saraki Responds To Panama Papers Claims

Ahead of the expected judgment of the Tribunal, following yesterday’s commencement of his trial over alleged false declaration of assets when he was the governor of Kwara State, reports have emerged that some of his most staunched supporters disclosed that in other not to be humiliated while on the throne he should consider the resignation option so as to save the Senate, as an institution.

Senate President Bukola Saraki in the dock during the trial bordering on false assets declaration by the Code of Conduct Tribunal
Senate President Bukola Saraki in the dock during the trial bordering on false assets declaration by the Code of Conduct Tribunal

A special meeting, it was learnt, was held to this cause by a group of some loyal senators, who followed him to his Maitama residence, shortly after the end of yesterday’s trial at the court.

However, as the senate president mulls over the option, senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), appeared to be at loggerhead with their counterparts in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over the Senate President’s successor.

Speaking on the matter, a senator of the PDP told Vanguard Newspaper that Saraki was given the option of resigning basically to save the institution of the legislature.

‘”I can confirm to you that at a special meeting held yesterday, we asked the Senate President to consider the option of resignation. “We believe that doing so would preserve the institution of the Senate, “he said.

In a related development, the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL), has urged the senate president to resign.

READ ALSO: Tribunal Refuses To Quash Corruption Charges Against Saraki

The call was triggered by the latest revelations from the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks about assets confirmed to be proceeds of corruption belonging to the Saraki family.

“Someone with a poor reputation such as his isn’t fit to be called or be elected as a Senator not even to talk of becoming the Senate President.

“With such a background and considering that he  oscillates between sitting in the criminal suspects’ box in the Code of Conduct Tribunal as a criminal suspect and sitting as President of the Senate in the hallowed Chambers of the National Assembly as the President of the Senate doubling as the Chairman of the National Assembly, the situation becomes an aberration and makes Saraki a misfit to occupy a seat in the Nigerian Senate in the first place and unfit to continue to occupy the exalted position of the Senate Presidency,’’‎ Mr. Debo Adeniran, Executive Chairman of CACOL, said in a statement.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, a prosecution witness, Michael Wetcast, told the Tribunal sitting in Abuja, that Saraki used three different accounts in GTB to launder over two million U.S. dollars

The witness said that the accounts were opened with Naira, pounds sterling and dollar currencies.

Wetcast said that the commission received petitions from different groups including the Kwara Freedom Network (KFN) which wrote and complained about abuse of office.

Wetcast also testified that the petition also centered on misappropriation and money laundering against the defendant, between 2003 and 2011, when he was governor of Kwara.

 

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VIDEO: Iyanya – Type Of Woman

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After laying low for a while, Iyanya glides into our hearts with his first official video of 2016. The video titled Type Of Woman brings out the R&B side of Iyanya we don’t get to see all the time, the lovey-dovey side. The video shot by Megaboi is just a helluva way to kickstart the second quarter of this year and Iyanya just raised the bar a notch higher.

ENJOY!

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K-Solo And Wife Welcome First Child

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K-Solo And wife welcome first child – Veteran music producer Solomon ‘K-Solo’ Oyeniyi has welcomed his first child with wife Matop Oyeniyi.

K-Solo And wife welcome first child

K-Solo And wife welcome first child

The YAYI hitmaker and his wife welcomed the baby earlier the month, and shared partial photos of the new born on their Instagram pages.

MUSIC: Tea Jazz Ft. K-Solo – Calypso

“Overwhelmed By Gods Wonder🙏. Help Welcome My Little Better Me👑 #omobaksolo,” K-Solo wrote on his Instagram. Matop accompanied her photo with a hymn, writing: “Ohun to n Bami leru baba ti se O!”

K-Solo also addressed rumors that he wasn’t married to Matop, writing: “As Much As You Try To Keep Ur Private Life off Public Radar, U Can’t Help it.🏃 To Set the Records Straight 👂we Have Been Joined as Man n Wife @_ayaoba 💑TipeTipe n God Jus Blessed Us with A Prince @omobaksolo …E Don Tey Small.”

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Troops Rescue 11,595 Hostages From Boko Haram Captivity

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The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have rescued at least 11, 595 civilians held at various enclaves by Boko Haram within the past six weeks as they intensify efforts to clear up all the remnants of insurgent activities in the Northeast Zone.

Some Boko Haram hostages rescued by the gallant soldiers of the Nigerian Army

Some Boko Haram hostages rescued by the gallant soldiers of the Nigerian Army

This is contained in a statement issued by the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Sani Usman on Wednesday.

READ ALSO: Army Captures Ansaru Leader As More Boko Haram Fighters Surrender

According to the statement, women and children who have been caught in the Boko Haram crossfire finally regained their freedom and temporarily settled in camps for the internally displaced persons, IDPs.

The statement read: “In continuation of the clearance and mopping up operations of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in various parts of the North East geo-political region, troops have rescued no fewer than 11,595 persons held hostage by the terrorists within the last one month.”

“On 1st March 2016, troops of 155 Task Force Battalion received 10,000 refugees from the Republic of Cameroon at Banki and Bama axis.”

“Two days later, Army Headquarters Special Forces (AHQ SF) Battalion also rescued 63 persons held captives by terrorists at Maleri. The same unit on 5th March 2016 rescued 779 persons at Fotokol general area, a border town between Nigeria and Cameroon.

“Within the first week of March 2016, the 254 Task Force Battalion also rescued 45 persons at Kuaguru, while 143 Battalion similarly rescued 27 persons at Gadayamo,15 at Galadadani Dam in Madagali and 10 persons from Disa village. On 11th March 2016 troops of 231 Battalion and Armed Forces Strike Force (AFSF) also rescued 7 persons held captives by Boko Haram terrorists at Betso village; 5 of whom were elderly women and 2 young girls.

“Similarly 117 Task Force Battalion on 15th March 2016, received 14 refugees from Sahuda a border town with Cameroon. The Battalion equally rescued 59 at Bitta general area on 19th March 2016.

“In similar vein, troops of 22 Brigade in conjunction with Army Headquarters Strike Group (AHQ SG) rescued 309 hostages from Kala Balge general area on 23rd of March 2016. While on 30th March 2016 troops of 25 Task Force Brigade rescued 45 men, 85 women and 137 children from the Boko Haram terrorists at, Zahdra and Weige villages.

”Thus the total number of persons rescued by the troops during the ongoing clearance operations is 11,595 from February 26th, 2016 to date.”

“The gallant troops in the course of these clearance operations would continue to place high premium on respect for human right and dignity, hence the rescue operations.”

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VIDEO: Orezi – Double Your Hustle

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Afro-pop star Orezi releases the music video for his inspiring single “Double Your Hustle“.

The clip which is fated to inspire is directed by Paul Gambit and features cameo appearances from top African celebrities , Kcee Limpopo , Harrysong , Uti , Solid star.

The track is housed on Orezi‘s acclaimed album “The Gehn Gehn Album”; which is available on iTunes and other music stores worldwide.

Orezi would be touring the United States this May.

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Davido Signs Two New Acts To HKN

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Davido Signs Two New Acts To HKN – Singer Davido has announced the signing of two new acts, Mayorkun and Dremo to his HKN record label.

Davido Signs Two New Acts To HKN

Davido Signs Two New Acts To HKN

Davido announced the signing on his Instagram, captioning a photo of both acts signing with: “NEW HKN BOYS!!!! SIGNED AND SEALED!! HKN/DAVIDO MUSIC WORLDWIDE!! @DREMOAPG @IAMMAYORKUN 🖕🏾🌊🌊🌊🌊🌎🌎🌎🌎🌎 Solicited by @prince_ii 🙏🏾

VIDEO: BTS of the Much Talked About Tilla/Davido #Onireason Video

Both new acts were happy to join the self-acclaimed Omo Baba Olowo, and shared the same photo on their Instagram pages.

Mayorkun is already set to drop his debut under the label on Friday, a song titled Fleko. It’s not yet known when Dremo will be releasing his first effort with the label.

Davido himself recently signed with Sony Music, and his eagerly-anticipated sophomore album is expected soon despite many delays.

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MUSIC: CDQ – First Come First Serve (FCFS)

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CDQ comes through with yet another feel good tune for his street audience, he calls this one ‘First Come First Serve’ as he teams up with the usual suspect and finesse producer Masterkraft.

Check on it below.


 
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Ramires Reveals Why He Left Chelsea

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Ramires Reveals Why He Left Chelsea – Former Chelsea midfielder Ramires has revealed manager Guus Hiddink was the reason he quit the team.

Ramires Reveals Why He Left Chelsea

Ramires Reveals Why He Left Chelsea

Ramires, who left last season’s champions in January for Chinese Super League (CSL) club Jiangsu Suning, said Hiddink didn’t even give him a chance to prove himself.

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“One of the big reasons I left Chelsea was the arrival of the new coach,” Ramires told The Sun. “It wasn’t just because I had a good relationship with Jose. But when he was in charge, I knew there was a chance of playing and that the fight for a place in the team was always open.

“Yet when Hiddink arrived, he took me out of the side for no reason. I couldn’t understand why because I had played well and fought hard for a team that was having difficulties.

“He didn’t like me as a player or my way and decided very rashly that he wasn’t going to give me an opportunity to fight for a place in his team.

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“Even when I played the full 90 minutes against Scunthorpe, the next match in the Premier League I was not involved. I just sat on the bench the entire game and after that I wasn’t even a sub.

“I was a long time out of matches there and I wanted to join in and help a team that was not in a great moment. And it was not easy to watch from the bench and see the team not performing well. Hiddink’s arrival really complicated things for me and I just don’t know why… but I guess that’s football.”

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RUNTOWN: The Rising Profile of Africa’s Next ‘BIG THING’

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From a relatively unknown, struggling, fast rising act in 2013 to having Dj Khaled on the first track of his debut album in 2015, you’ll agree that the story of Runtown (Douglas Jack Agu) is indeed inspirational.

Born In the South-Eastern Enugu state, Nigeria on the 19th of August 1989, Runtown grew up partly in Abuja and Lagos where he had most of his primary education. Shortly after the death of his dad, he relocated to Abuja and in 2007, he wrote his W.A.E.C examinations in Enugu state where his paths crossed with that of indigenous rapper Phyno.

His impressive rise to the top began with the release of chart topping singles like ‘Gallardo’, ‘Successful’ in early 2014. Shortly afterwards, in 2014  he inked a multi-million Naira recording deal with Ericmany Entertainment owned by the C.E.O of Dilly Motors.

RUNTOWN: The Rising Profile of Africa’s Next ‘BIG THING’

Douglas Jack Agu “Runtown“

Since then, his career has grown in leaps and bounds.

With hard work and consistency, Runtown keeps putting his name and brand on a global pedestal.

Since his debut album ‘Ghetto University’ dropped in November 2015, Runtown has been able to penetrate the African Market starting from his home, Nigeria to Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Morocco , South Africa, Ghana and Cameroun.

As if that’s not enough, his monster hit single ‘Bend Down Pause’ instantly became an International hit as it blew into the Caribbean all the way from Nigeria to Barbados, Dominican Republic, Trinidad & Tobago.

With the success of the song, Runtown, The Biggest soca Artist named Machel Montanno jumped on the remix of Bend down Pause and Runtown was selected as an Headliner as he performed at the biggest Soca event in History along side Pitbull, Lil John and Major Lazer where sexy divas Amber Rose and Blac Chyna all twerked to his music.

With all the buzz and success recorded so far, Runtown is not slowing down at all. The 2014 NEA award winner still keeps on working and pushing the envelope with his team.

His repertoire of yet to be released music is far more impressive than anything we’ve heard.

In the coming weeks, he’ll be releasing new materials from his arsenal that includes;

  • A Collaboration on Major Lazer’s album
  • His Collaboration with popular Soca Artist from Trinidad ‘Olatunji’ on a track is titled ‘Oh Yay remix’
  • His Collaboration with one of the biggest DJ’s in France, DJ Hamida
  • The music video of his song with Dj Khaled
  • The smash hit ‘Bend Down Pause’ will also be released officially in the UK this summer

And many more…

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Douglas Jack Agu – Runtown

Just when you think you’ve heard it all, Runtown pulls a major highlight with his album ‘Ghetto University’ as fresh data places him amongst the Top 5 most streamed Artist in Nigeria haven generated over N35 million turn over on MTN Music plus since November 2015.

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Tyga Reacts To Blac Chyna & Rob Kardashian’s Engagment

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Tyga’s baby mama Blac Chyna has been dating his girlfriend’s brother Rob Kardashian for some months now and it was confirmed yesterday that the duo are engaged.

In a series of tweets, Tyga has shared his reaction via social media on how he feels about the whole thing.

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He seems unbothered (or so he wants the world to know) but we can’t begin to imagine the awkwardness when they all gather for a Kardashian party under the same roof.

 

 

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Barcelona 2 – 1 Atletico Madrid: Torres’ Red Card Weakens Visitors

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Barcelona 2 – 1 Atletico Madrid – A second-half brace from Luis Suarez prevented Barcelona from losing against Atletico Madrid in their UEFA Champions League quarter-final match.

Barcelona 2 - 1 Atletico Madrid

Barcelona 2 – 1 Atletico Madrid

Barcelona, who were coming of a loss to Real Madrid on Sunday, were on the back foot early on as Atletico’s Fernando Torres gave Atletico the lead against the run of play.

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Torres went from hero to villain shortly after, as he jeopardized Atletico’s position by getting sent off for a second bookable offence.

Atletico were able to hold on to their lead for the rest of the first half, but couldn’t contain Suarez after the restart, with the Uruguayan netting twice in the space of 15 minutes.

 

 

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