Author Archives: NW Reporter

Nurse killed after N1.5m ransom paid to abductors

A 43 year-old kidnap victim, Bridget Osawaru, has been allegedly murdered by her abductors after they collected N1.5 million ransom from her family members. Bridget, a nurse, was abducted at her residence along Sapele Road in Benin City on 10 December. It was gathered that family members of the late nurse had paid the ransom money three days after her ...

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Pastor Arraigned For Defrauding Victims Of Over N20m

The Delta State Police Command said it has arraigned one Victor Osakwe, a pastor,  at the Asaba Magistrate Court for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting victims of over N20 million. Charles Muka, DSP, the command’s acting Public Relations Officer, PPRO, disclosed this, Wednesday, in Asaba, the state capital. He said the pastor duped more than 20 people of both money and property. ...

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Olamide Tops List of Headies 2013 Awardees

The Headies 2013 Awards held Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at Oriental Hotel in Victoria Island. Olamide went home with three awards, making him the biggest winner of the night while Sean Tizzle won the Next rated award and a Hyundai Tucson SUV. Davido also bagged the Hip Hop World Revelation Award. Click read more to see the other lists of ...

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Sammy Okposo Quits COSON

Renowned gospel singer and Glo Ambassador, Sammie Okposo, may have renounced his membership of the Copyright Society of Nigeria, barely two weeks after he criticized the National Broadcasting Commission for its failure to reach an agreement with the collecting society. A public statement made available to the media on Thursday indicates that the award winning artiste requested COSON to stop ...

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My Father’s Death Kept Me Away For 2 Years-Nikki Laoye

It was a very emotional moment for Nikki Laoye at this year’s edition of The Headies; the singer cried on stage as she walked up to receive her award for ‘Best Vocal Performance (Female)‘. Laoye won the award for the fantastic performance of her single ‘Only you’ which she wrote as a tribute to her late father. ‘It was a very ...

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Ill Bliss back in the studio

Ill bliss is currently working on his third album. The rapper is set to release “The Powerful” in 2014. Real name Tobechukwu Melvin Ejiofor, illbliss was born and raised in the eastern Nigerian state of Enugu (popularly known as Coal City). He acquired primary and secondary education in same city between 1983-1994 and subsequently gained admission to study political science/international ...

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D-Black Releases New Video

Ghanaian rapper D-Black has dropped the official music video for his single titled “Carry Go” featuring Davido. The video was directed by Phamous Philms. The song off his forthcoming album was produced by Black Avenue Muzik’s DJ Breezy. The catchy tune is definitely going be one of Africa’s biggest songs as well as your girlfriend and her girlfriend’s favourite song ...

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Jedi Releases New Single

Naija’s Comedian and Gospel Artist, Jedi today released a new single titled “Nobody”. Jedi is touted as one of the most versatile artistes in Gospel music. Since he dropped “Jehovah” in 2007, Jedi has pushed the Gospel music envelope with his unique multi-genre blend as a comedian and performing artiste. Gospel music is privy to Jedi who has just delivered ...

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Yemi sax Remixes Skelewu, Ada Ada

Yemi Sax has ended the in year in style with the new Jazz remixes of 2 key tunes in 2013. The songs Skelewu Arojazz remix and Ada Ada Yemi Sax remix were arguably 2 of Naija biggest tune for the year 2013, bared the signature mark of Yemi, one of Nigerian mainstream Jazz artist. This was released yesterday.

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Mikel Dwarfed My Career –Ebere Obi

Elder brother to Super Eagles ace midfielder John Obi Mikel, Ebere Obi speaks to our correspondent on how the Chelsea top star’s high profile has caged his career with most people always comparing them and seeing him as struggling. Excerpt… How will you describe your performance last season vis-à-vis your club’s position on the log? Well I can’t be speaking ...

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