FIRSTBANK DECEMBERISSAVYBE: IF YOUR DECEMBER IS NOT VYBING, YOU AREN’T IN DECEMBER

In Nigeria, the first day of December ushers in the advent of the festive season which runs through the month progressively till early January when businesses and official duties resume fully again. December, in the world’s most populous black nation, is characterised, with fascinating scenery, by shops, streets, offices and homes getting decorated with twinkling lights and dazzling ornaments. The month also welcomes religious festivities of Christmas, the biggest celebration for christians globally which takes place just a week before the New Year rolls in amidst celebration unmatched by any…

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Nigerian singer, D’banj arrested by ICPC

Nigerian songwriter, singer and television personality, Oladapo Oyebanji, popularly known as D’banj, has been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC). The musician was arrested and detained Tuesday after ICPC operatives closed in on him, forcing him to surrender himself at the agency’s headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, sources familiar with the matter said. D’banj, insiders said, had dodged summons for weeks, claiming to be overseas for scheduled concerts each time he was invited to appear for interrogation over fraud allegation. The pop star, a…

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Divorce: Kanye to pay Kim $200k monthly for child-support

  Nearly two years after their split, the divorce proceedings between former Hollywood couple, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West is gradually nearing a final close. On Thursday, the reality TV star and rapper both reached a settlement. Their terms of settlement include joint legal and physical custody of their shared children, North West, 9, Saint, 7, Chicago, 4, and Psalm, 3. Both parents will contribute 50% each in covering their children’s medical, security and educational expenses. The rapper’s share in monthly child support amounts to $200,000 which will be paid…

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Popular gospel singer, Sammie Okposo is dead

Popular gospel artist and music producer, Sammie Okposo is dead. He was said to have died on Friday morning. He was aged 51. Although, unverified sources stated on social media that the singer slumped before he was pronounced dead, but no official statement has been issued by his family. The “Wellu Wellu” crooner was the CEO of Zamar Entertainment. He was one of the leading soundtrack producers in Nollywood, a career he started in 1992. The Niger Delta-born music star who released his first album Unconditional Love(with the hit song…

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Kizz Daniel performs “Cough” (ODO) at the Qatar 2022 World Cup fan festival

Nigerian music sensation Kizz Daniel gave an outstanding performance. With his current hit song “Cough” (Odo) during the FIFA Fan Festival at the Qatar 2022 World Cup, the singer dazzled an audience of more than 50,000 on Wednesday night. The “Buga” crooner performed live with a live band, and some of the best dancers supported him. The audience was heard screaming and calling for the artist to perform more, as they simply could not get enough of him. Kizz Daniel had written in a tweet a few hours before his performance that…

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Cubana Chief Priest gives out N1m in celebration of David’s 30th birthday

Cubana Chief Priest, a friend to the famous music sensation, Davido, is giving away one million naira to his followers in honour of his friend, Davido. As Davido turned 30 today, his employees, friends, and supporters sent him birthday wishes, including Isreal DMW, Obi Cabana, Eniola Badmus, Iyabo Ojo, and Cubana Chief Priest. “Happy Birthday bestie mi, on this 30th floor you shall know no sorrow, all you shall feel is peace, love, joy, and success,” the Cubana Chief Priest had earlier said in his birthday greeting. He added, “God…

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FUJI: A Opera returns with ‘Fuji Vibrations’: Bigger, Better, and Louder

FUJI: A Opera, the premier multi-dimensional entertainment platform, is back, bigger and better than ever with FUJI Vibrations. On December 8th, FUJI Vibrations will provide a one-of-a-kind live music experience showcasing exceptional talent from the FUJI world for one night only. 10 acts will perform on 1 single stage at Muri Okunola Park, one of Lagos’ most iconic music venues. The live music concert will feature a fantastic line-up of Fuji artistes, including Alhaji Sefiu Alao, KS1 Malaika, Taye Currency, King Saheed Osupa, and the Mayegun of Egbaland, K1 De…

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50 Cent plans to produce series on Hushpuppi

American rapper and producer popularly known as 50 Cent, Curtis James Jackson III, has announced plans to release a movie series based on notorious Nigerian internet fraudster, Ramon Abass. Best known as Hushpuppi, Abass was arrested in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates in June 2020, for defrauding over 1.9 million people, majority of whom were Americans. He was afterwards extradited to the United States for trial on July 3, the same year. A United States District Court sitting at the Central District of California on Monday sentenced Hushpuppi to 11…

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American singer, Takeoff, dies after gunshot wound

American singer and member of Migos, Takeoff, was yesterday shot and killed in Houston due to a dice game he played with another Migos member, Quavo, who managed to flee unharmed. According to law enforcement authorities and numerous witnesses, the fatal incident occurred soon after 2:30 AM, when police received a call that a man had been shot at the bowling alley known as 810 Billiards & Bowling Houston. According to reports, Takeoff and Quavo were there playing dice when a fight broke out. At that point, someone fired a…

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Singer Davido reportedly loses son after third birthday

Music star, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido and his partner, Chioma Rowland have lost their three-year-old son, Ifeanyi. According to reports widely published online, Ifeanyi who turned 3 on October 20, drowned in a swimming pool at the singer’s residence in Banana Island area of Lagos State. Ifeanyi was reported to have been underwater for a very long time before being spotted and rushed to a hospital in the Lekki area of the state. He was however, confirmed dead on arrival. The horrific incident happened on Monday night. Though…

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