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BREAKING NEWS: OGHENE KOLOGBO, Nigeria born Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat music protege in Europe survives Auto Crash…during Annual World Concert Road Tour * Being treated for urgent medication in a specialist hospital * Set to undergo surgery on left leg, monitoring his health till January ending * “My brother, I had an accident, so my left leg have to be operated upon before I lose it. I am still in the Hospital till 21st January 2020 after which I may be discharged. I will be here in this Hospital for 10 or 14 more days”-Kologbo writhing in pains * Africans, Europeans praying for Super star’s quick recovery, cherishes Martin Luther King Jnr * Watch out for KOLOGBO’S unpublished, never-read before, fire-brand interview with Naija Standard Newspaper’s editorial team regarding his long years in Kalakuta Republic, intimate father-son relationship with ‘Abami-Eda’, successful Afrobeat music shows in Europe and why he is proud to carry his Nigerian passport proudly everywhere in the world *QUOTE: ‘Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me’-Palm 23 verse 4 BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: OGHENE KOLOGBO, Nigeria born Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat music protege in Europe survives Auto Crash…during Annual World Concert Road Tour * Being treated for urgent medication in a specialist hospital...

Exclusive Interview to CELEBRATE 35 YEARS OF MUSIC PERFORMANCE IN AFRICA: ‘I am the First Reggae Legend in Nigeria to have composed a song that caused awareness to HIV/AIDS epidemic several years ago’-Pupa ORITS WILIKI, the Kole-man Revolutionaire …The project enabled me to drag the then serving Nigeria Minister of Health, Professor Olikoye Ransome Kuti into the music studio * ‘I authored, composed and produced FIFA World Youth Championships THEME SONG Tagged Nigeria 99’ * Recalls encounters with Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Sunny Okosuns, Lucky Dube, Ras Kimono * President BUHARI administration has done well in the area of Copyright Management *Based on constant success in the past, PMAN by now ought to be listed on Nigeria Stock Exchange *Intend to also release a Double Album of Classic Pupa Orits soon * Plans to unveil Academy for music for kids especially the Challenged in Orphanage homes * Confesses: ‘How I met my wife as an unlimited blessing from the outset’ GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA Foreign Bureau Chief

Exclusive Interview to CELEBRATE 35 YEARS OF MUSIC PERFORMANCE IN AFRICA: ‘I am the First Reggae Legend in Nigeria to have composed a song that caused awareness to HIV/AIDS epidemic several years ago’-Pupa ORITS...

INTERVIEW: ‘AJEGUNLE is the Future of Nigeria’s MUSIC HUB, the New York of Nigeria’-Daddy Fresh, multiple award wining Nigerian musician …Says ‘I am the Asiwaju (Torchbearer) of all Ajegunle Musicians, I have dropped many albums and received a lot of awards’ * Chief Osita Stephen Osadebe, Micheal Jackson, Bob Marley Maryam Makeba, Luther Vandross, Oriental Brothers inspired me into music * Tony Okoroji is the best PMAN President, No bad past presidents in Music Union * Uncle P performed well as PMAN Governor for Lagos State, he should be trusted as PMAN President with high expectations, Poor mismanagement almost ruined the music union *Assures: ‘My newest single album titled SHEY NORMAL will shake Nigeria’s entertainment industry’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

INTERVIEW: ‘AJEGUNLE is the Future of Nigeria’s MUSIC HUB, the New York of Nigeria’-Daddy Fresh, multiple award wining Nigerian musician …Says ‘I am the Asiwaju (Torchbearer)...

AFTER 22 YEARS MARRIAGE OF LOOKING UP TO GOD: Nigeria Gospel Songster, YINKA AYEFELE’s Wife Delivers 2 Boys, a Girl in United States of America…party time ahead in Maryland, Nigeria * Triplets cry, eat and defecate same time * “My babies were actually born on January 18, 2019. They were delivered prematurely, so initially I had to deny the reports when it went viral. I told those who saw me at the hospital in the USA not to disclose that I had given birth because I wanted my triplets to live. I was so scared initially for their lives, I didn’t want anything to happen to them health. The babies have been a source of blessing to me. There have been a lot of changes in all that pertains to me. I also appreciate my special wife who endured for over 20 years to achieve this. Some women would have eloped; her family would have pressured her to leave but she was steadfast”-elated new Dad, Ayefele BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

AFTER 22 YEARS MARRIAGE OF LOOKING UP TO GOD: Nigeria Gospel Songster, YINKA AYEFELE’s Wife Delivers 2 Boys, a Girl in United States of America…party time ahead in Maryland, Nigeria * Triplets cry, eat...

Trending Interview: I Discovered & Brought Plantashun Boiz, Daddy Showkey, Baba Fryo into Nigeria’s National limelight -Ace producer/Babyface of Nigeria’s music industry, NELSON Brown ….Recounts encounter with Majek Fashek on three separate occasions * Recalls how he pioneered the music success of Tuface Idibia, Blackface and Faze *Discusses fear for PMAN and thumbs up for Buhari’s administration in the entertainment industry *Confesses: ‘I have produced over 200 hit songs and 50 hits albums. I am looking forward to working with AKON, Senegalese born American Grammy Award winner’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

Trending Interview: I Discovered & Brought Plantashun Boiz, Daddy Showkey, Baba Fryo into Nigeria’s National limelight -Ace producer/Babyface of Nigeria’s music industry, NELSON Brown ….Recounts encounter...

HISTORIC MOVIE ON MISSING CHIBOK GIRLS: Nigeria’s Documentary ‘Daughters of Chibok’ win The LION OF AWARD at Venice Film Festival…Movie reflects true life story of Yana Galang, 51-year old woman whose daughter was among the 276 girls kidnapped in April 2014 from their school dormitory in Chibok, northeast Nigeria * Nigeria born Film Director, Joel Kachi Benson determined to take the world to the women of Chibok still living in incredible pain of their kidnapped daughters’ absence *His words: “When my name was announced as the winner and I walked up on stage, it was the most surreal thing ever! Almost like an out of body experience. But I knew this was an opportunity to remind the world that Chibok is still here and the story doesn’t have an ending yet. And so we must not forget” * ‘Everyday, I wash and fold my daughter’s clothes — praying that she will one day be released from the den of Boko Haram. Rifkatu my daughter, for five years I have wept and waited, praying for you to return. I will not stop praying for you. I will never stop, and I know that one day my prayers will be answered’-Galang cries *PLUS how crew spent several days in the small village in Borno State speaking to families of those affected by Boko Haram abductions BY AHMED ALWALI/MOVIE REPORTER, VENICE

HISTORIC MOVIE ON MISSING CHIBOK GIRLS: Nigeria’s Documentary ‘Daughters of Chibok’ win The LION OF AWARD at Venice Film Festival…Movie reflects true life story of Yana Galang, 51-year old woman whose...

INCEST! ASWAD AYINDE, Nigerian music video director of ‘The Fugees’ smash hit ‘Killing Me Softly’ bags 90 years JAIL TERM for Raping, Fathering children with six daughters in USA …Best R &B Video MTV winner brings shame to Nigeria *Had Sexual intercourse with second daughter when she was eight-years-old, impregnate her four times *Tells Court he was trying to create a ‘pure family bloodline’ by impregnating his daughters * Repeatedly rapes his six daughters, resulting in six children in New Jersey, Florida * Ayinde former first wife claimed during a pre-trial court hearing that suspect assured her the world was going to end, and it was just going to be him and his offspring and that he was chosen *Found guilty of Rape, Felony, Kidnapping and more crimes BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11P3NFBN6Z4 INCEST! ASWAD AYINDE, Nigerian music video director of ‘The Fugees’ smash hit ‘Killing Me Softly’ bags 90 years JAIL TERM for Raping, Fathering children...

WORLD Exclusive: MAJEK FASHEK Suffering from Undifferentiated Schizophrenia Rebound, Hospitalized in London …Nigerian Reggae icon cannot eat, talk or do anything on his own, battling to stay alive * Rainmaker became gravelly ill and was rushed to London after a brief admission at a Lagos hospital *Manager cries out saying Nigerian Embassy in London abandoned them to their fate * “ The truth is, we are stranded here in London. We are in great debt and we need financial help urgently if we don’t want this icon (Majek Fashek) to die”-Uzoma Day Omenka, Rainmaker Manager * Manager begs Nigerian Government, Philanthropists, anyone willing to help to donate in saving Majek Fashek into his London Bank Account Number: # Barclays Bank 30260762202947 #Telephone: +1 682-246-6621, +44 7448 512502 #Account Name: Uzoma Day Omenka * “Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder that disturbs your thinking and perceptions of life. This affects your interactions with the world. People with schizophrenia may hear voices or noises; become very paranoid; believe they have unusual powers; think others control their thoughts, or vice-versa; or believe world events are connected to them. They may not talk or express themselves much. They can be confused and paranoid.The person may not bother to change clothes or take a shower”- psychiatrist Minnie Bowers-Smith, MD BY TIMI JOSEPH/ENTERTAINMENT CORRESPONDENT, LONDON & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, NAIJA STANDARD NEWSPAPER

WORLD Exclusive: MAJEK FASHEK Suffering from Undifferentiated Schizophrenia Rebound, Hospitalized in London …Nigerian Reggae icon cannot eat, talk or do anything on his own, battling to stay alive * Rainmaker...

REFRESHING: Nigerian Music Star, DAVIDO performs at New York Power Concert in Madison Square Garden…duets American rapper Curtis 50 Cents Jackson, Snoop Dog danced on non-stop *Played hit songs back-to-back as crowd ask for more… *Performed to a mixed audience of thousands of people at the Season 6 premiere of American TV series * Recent collaboration with Chris Brown, Blow My Mind’ attract over 10 million views on YouTube in less than two weeks ‘Dreams do come through for real. And I feel so fulfilled in life’-DAVIDO BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF LIVE IN NEW YORK

REFRESHING: Nigerian Music Star, DAVIDO performs at New York Power Concert in Madison Square Garden…duets American rapper Curtis 50 Cents Jackson, Snoop Dog danced on non-stop *Played hit songs back-to-back as crowd...

RECUPERATING: TUFACE Idibia, Nigeria’s Music Icon sick, under Doctors’ watch round the clock…Strike business deal with Nigerian Stock Exchange as an Ambassador * Hospitalised, Administered series of medications, placed on bed rest * Wife expressed thanks to God that husband’s situation is not out of control * “Incredible human, so Baba has been ill, on drips and plenty medications. Doctors were by his side for 48hours! We all didn’t think he could make it to this big event that was all about him and the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Even with his voice and body shaking, the man got up told the doctor ‘Man I no go too dey, I no dey like cancel work matter and this one over important make I just drag body reach the event! He made it but back to his medications. Get well soon baby” -Anne Idibia BY CHINEDU ABARIBE/ENTERTAINMENT CORRESPONDENT, SOUTH WEST NIGERIA

RECUPERATING: TUFACE Idibia, Nigeria’s Music Icon sick, under Doctors’ watch round the clock…Strike business deal with Nigerian Stock Exchange as an Ambassador * Hospitalised, Administered series...