Nigerian multi-award winning artiste, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke has expressed his delight on the little victories so far on the ongoing issue #EndSARS.

Davido

Davido who met with the speaker of the house of Representatives of Nigeria “Olufemi Gbajabiamila”, on the 12th of October 2020 to discuss the demands of Nigerians on the controversial Police unit “SARS”, tweeted his delight on the little victories so far on the 13th of October 2020. In his words:

Minor victories and they’re all coming together. Little by little. From social media, to the streets to the office of the Inspector General of Police to the office of the Speaker of the House of reps. Each and every single one of our our voices is being heard! 5 for 5 granted

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Nigerian superstar, Davido clarifies protest remarks made to Deputy Commissioner of Police and PRO, Frank Mba.

Davido

The DMW boss held a meeting with the Police force PRO on the 12th of October 2020 and he was spotted in a live video saying the following:

I didn’t protest, I only went there to calm my fans down

That remark didn’t sit well with Nigerians, with people disapproving of his visit and debunking his supposed representation of Nigerians on the matter #EndSARS.

Nevertheless, Davido had to clarify his remarks to concerned Nigerians via a one-page document that partly reads:

I want to make it clear that I never went there to deny protesting. My comments were taken out of context. I was trying to say that I was not at the protest to cause trouble or fight as you can hear me say in the video. But rather I

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Several international artists such as Kranium, Chance the rapper, Lil baby and others joined the ‘#EndSARS’ social media campaign trending worldwide.

Chance, Kranium, Lil Baby, City girls

The #EndSARS campaign has gone beyond Nigeria to other countries of the world, with some international celebrities using their social media platforms to further push for the ban of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad “SARS” in Nigeria.

Social media has been buzzing endlessly with the hashtag “EndSARS”, and some international musicians such as Kranium, Chance the rapper, Lil baby, City girls, and others, joined in the campaign yesterday 9th of October 2020.

Here is how they joined:

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  • International artistes all over the world are joining the #ENDSARSMOVEMENT.

 

 

This clamour for change in Nigeria has gone beyond its borders as international artiste all over the world are speaking up and joining the movement. Some important figures in the music industry in the diaspora have taking to their social media pages mostly recorded yesterday the 9th of October, 2020. They came forward to spread love and peace to the country as it protests police brutality.

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Nigerian musician, actor, and politician, Olubankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, commends Protestants who are clamoring for the banning of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad “SARS”.

Banky W

The ban hasn’t been made effective yet, despite the uproar of Nigerian youths clamoring for the abolition of “SARS”.

Many Nigerians are pushing the social media campaign ‘#EndSARS’ on social media, with some, participating in a 2-day nationwide protest across the country to influence the ban.

On Friday the 9th of October 2020, Banky W took to social media to commend everyone who participated in the peaceful #EndSARS protest so far.

Massive shoutout to everyone who took part in the peaceful #endsars protests. I’m extremely proud of you and will continue to voice my support for the changes we desperately need.

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DMW boss and Nigerian Mega Star, Davido has been made an ambassador and shareholder for ‘Bitsika’.

Davido

His ambassadorship and shareholding partnership with Bitsika was confirmed and made effective on the 8th of October 2020.

Davido took to his social media to announce this news. Post reads:

Been working on this deal a while now! I’m so glad to finally announce. My first FinTech partnership. This one means so much to me! Our very own cure for all your transfer and payment issues.

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Nigerian Rapper and BBN season 5 winner, OlamilekanLaycon’ Agbeleshe talks to Notjustok correspondent about Big Brother Nigeria and his Music.

Laycon

In the video released on the 7th of October, the reality TV star and latest ambassador of Ogun state talked about his intention for entering the house in the first place which for him is to majorly promote his music. This was why he was intentional with it at every chance he got but one thing he was not prepared for the result of that plan and how his music got him the iconic fans he’s presently proud to call his and him theirs.

He said;

I was just looking to stand out. I didn’t know how people were going to react to it may be positively or negatively, but I just knew I wanted that to happen. I wanted to spark a conversation. But I

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From California to Lagos via Pennsylvania, Nigerian returnee, Toyin Ores drops a fresh 12-track Afro-fusion project “Anesthetic.”

Toyin Ores releases Afro-fusion project ‘Anesthetic’

Toyin Ores is an Afro-fusion artist who grew up in Lagos, spent his college years in the United States, and is now based in Ikeja, Lagos.

Anesthetic is a 12-track project that serves to paint a special aesthetic of returning to Lagos after years of being abroad, and re-adjusting to night time life in the precarious city as a young artist based on the mainland.

It features a fresh crop of underground Afro-Fusion artists like NU and Yoshiii, and rappers from Toyin’s college (Penn State University) association like Gaël, Angie On Mars, and Shalom Dubas – who serves a vivid 2 part verse on the idiosyncratic project closer.

Toyin Ores – Anesthetic – FANLINK

 

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Here’s this week’s roundup of best new songs released on the Afrobeats scene.

Follow NotJustOk’s specially curated playlist on Spotify – Afrobeats Hits.

Best New Music: Simi – Niniola – Tekno – Olamide – Naira Marley

Best New Music is our weekly roundup of songs to listen to. 

 

Simi ft. Adekunle Gold – Bites The Dust 

Simi recently shared the Restless II EP, a quite different sound from her Soul/Folk styles of the past. This duet with hubby Adekunle Gold is a standout, a lyrical take on infidelity from both lover’s angles. 

 

Basketmouth ft. Show Dem Camp & Oxlade – Myself 

We never expected a music album from Basketmouth but it’s on the way and from this first single, it’ll be hot! The palmwine music vibe of SDC is present on this record. Oxlade comes through with those ethereal vocals to complete the home run. 

 

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