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Reggae Musician Ras Kimono Goes Home Today

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Fans will have the final opportunity to say farewell to legendary Reggae musician, Ras Kimono today.

The road to his burial started on Friday, August 17, with a wake-keeping at his last residence at Abiodun Bello Street, Isheri-Magodo, Lagos state.

Present at the event were notable industry stakeholders including Tony Okoroji, Gospel singer Buchi, Daddy Showkey and others.

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After a weeklong event to celebrate and honour the musician, his remains arrived Asaba, Delta State on Thursday, August 23, while the Rastas Confraternity of Africa also led a procession to his Cenotaph in Asaba on Friday, August 24.

The final resting place of the musician known for hit songs such as ‘Kimono De Want’, ‘Gimmie Likkie Sugar’, ‘Natty Get Jail’, ‘Under Pressure’, ‘Rub-A-Dub Master’ and others is his hometown of Onicha-Olona in Aniocha-North LGA of Delta State.

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Ras Kimono died in the month of June at the age of 60, after a brief illness.

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I Never Knew I Was Never Denied Visa, Timi Dakolo React To Claims He Is Seeking Asylum

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Singer, Timi Dakolo, has reacted to speculations that he and his family were denied visa for asylum in America.

According to him, his visa to America is still valid and does not need renewal yet. Dakolo, took to social media specifically Twitter to deny claims that he and his were either seeking asylum or were not given visa.

Recall that Timi and his wife Busola  have been a target for both  worshippers and supporters of Pastor  Biodun Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA).

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Busola had accused Pastor Fatoyinbo of sexually assaulting her when she was 17. Since the accusation was made, the Dakolo’s have been a target of criticism and all sorts of allegation.

 

 

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Afro Beat Party Holds In Honour Of Fela

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Fans of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo, were recently thrilled to an exclusive party.

Sponsored by Regal Dry Gin, a product of Grand Oak Limited, the annual party tagged ‘Afro Beat Party’ held at The New Afrika Shrine in Lagos.

Organised in honour of the Afrobeat legend, events from this edition overshadowed that of the previous year, as consumers were treated to nights of musical variety and African-inspired cocktails from mixologists at the Regal bar.

Speaking on the success of the Regal Afro Beat party, General Marketing Manager, Grand Oak, Mridul Sharma said “Fela was a phenomenon and his influence on the music scene could not be overstated as he birthed new genres of music and captivated many hearts locally and internationally, which is why he should be celebrated, especially with such a platform like the Afro Beat Party that allows people to enjoy musical acts driven by his influence.”

Asides the thrilling musical performances and African-inspired cocktails, Regal also rewarded loyal consumers at the event with gift prizes ranging from smartphones, TV sets, and lots more.

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Tope Alabi Headlines Night Of Divine Experience

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Gospel singer, Tope Alabi, was the headlining artiste for the event ‘Night Of Divine Experience.’

The crusade which held recently at the New Seraph Prayer City, Kilometre 60 Lagos/Ibadan Expressway by Sapade Overhead Bridge, Ogun State was a beehive of activities as it witnessed undiluted word of God, prayers, deliverance, breakthrough, and revival.

Themed ‘Manifestation Of His New Glory,’ it witnessed attendance from far and wide with guests coming in from abroad to affirm the place of the New Seraph initiative.

Convened by Oluwaseyi Yomi Sholoye, the convener of New SERAPH, the event also had in attendance notable ministers such as Funmi Arojah Owolabi (JP), Evangelist Lekan Remilekun Amos, Lady Evangelist Atinuke Obanla, Bishop Elija Adepoju, and others.

Explaining the place of the New SERAPH, Sholoye said: “Our commission as a body of Christ is to evangelise and tell the world more about the gospel of Christ Jesus.”

Explaining the idea behind the New Seraph further, Sholoye said “I strongly believe that the C&S Church of today should be well-grounded in the word of God. I repeat, major things that should be topmost in our heart should be the efficacy of prayers and the good teaching of the words of God.”

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