Majek Fashek: Before the Rain…what Happened to the Mystic Man? – By Azuka Jebose

The road to Majek’s passages through Nigeria’s music business which turned the music scene into his freeway of love, affection, turbulence and troubled soul, was constructed the late seventies. By the end of the seventies decade, Nigeria’s pop culture was saturated by musicians seeking fame, fortune and to a few extents, misfortune and nightmare, through the funk-influenced genre of music. In 1979, the Eastern Nigeria based psychedelic funk band, Sweet Breeze, a rebrand of the 1960s and early 1970s funk band, Fuel For Love, charmed our music world with a…

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House of Reps Member Pours Encomiums on Airpeace Boss …urges colleagues to donate towards evacuation of more Nigerians

A House of Representatives member, representing Ibrapa Central/North Federal Constituency, Dr Ajibola Muraina, has called on all Nigerians of means to exhibit kindness and donate to the rehabilitation of Nigerian Returnees from South Africa and to provide employment for them. While pouring encomiums on Chief Allen Onyema, the MD of Peace Air who facilitated the evacuation of stranted Nigerians from South Africa, giving free services of his airline, Dr Muraina urged his colleagues at the House, the Senate down to House of Assemblies and Local government’s to heed the Clarion…

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Nigerian Army claims French NGO aids Boko Haram and ISWAP, shuts their Maiduguri, Damaturu offices

The Nigerian Army shut down the offices of a humanitarian aid group Action Against Hunger (ACF) in the restive northeast, accusing it of “aiding and abetting terrorists,” in a move the charity said endangered humanitarian assistance to millions of people. In a release posted on Facebook on Thursday evening, the army’s command in the northeast said the Paris-based NGO “has been declared persona nan [sic] grata for aiding Boko Haram Terrorists/Islamic State West Africa by supplying them food and drugs” despite warnings from the military. “The subversive and actions of the NGO…

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