MI, Burna Boy, others, celebrate Nigeria with Close Up Loves Naija Concerts

You remember the Close Up Loves Naija concert last year which featured musical acts as TuFace Idibia, Naeto C, Omawunmi, Ice Prince and DJ Jimmy Jatt, and the popular theme song produced by Cobhams Asuquo? Well, preparations for this year’s concert are in full gear.With Nigeria’s 53rd Independence anniversary just a few days away, Nigeria’s top music artistes have gathered to celebrate with concerts in different locations across the country.The concerts will feature MI, Olamide, Burna Boy, Chidinma, Phyno and DJ JimmyJatt at Silverbird Galleriain Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja on the1st of October,2013.The events will comprise full games and activities from 10am and free for all to attend, so mark it down in your calendar.For more information log on towww.facebook.com/closeupng.The Count down begins! Naija get ready!!! See more photos from last year’s concert after the cut..

Wonders in the industry, Genevieve Nnaji Threatens To Slap Skales

Screen goddess, Geneveive Nnaji has threaten to slap EME singer,Skales If he mentions her name in his lyrics again.EME rapper, Skales probably never saw this coming. Well incase you didn’t know Skales in a song titled “no time” said that genevieve was top on his list and he wants to give her the D, but now Skales might get the ‘S’. The far from happy star actress issued a statement this morning to one of our reporters, and I quote:“Can you imagine that boy telling me he wants to give me the D ..what does he know, is the D sef? ..that is by the way..the next time i hear him mention my name in his lyrics again, I’m gonna give him a dirty slap, he’ll never forget..what sort of nonsense, am I his mate? how much does he have?” Banky W was contacted but all he could say was “I told Skales..upcoming artist don’t mention her name in songs…now we have to go and beg all together….Wizkid is already buying her gifts..we cant spoil EME’s name, A slap on Skales is a slap on the whole family”

This is hilarious!!!

Naeto C Goes Back to School

Naeto C is probably the only rapper who can get away with leaving the music scene for a masters and coming back to take over. He has done it before and he is doing it again.In a recent interview with PUNCH, his mum Dr. Kema Chikwe, said he is in London at the Oxford University taking a course in Energy Economics. He is there with his wife and baby. He is a son any mother would want.”Also, Branama crooner Kefee Don Momoh has temporarily relocated to the United States Of America where she is presently pursuing a course in production management and Film production editing at the Chicago Access Network Tv.

Iyanya and P-Square nominated for the 2013 Soul Train Awards

P-Square got nominated for the 2013 MTV EMA and now another nomination at this year’s Soul Train Awards. They nominated alongside Iyanya for the ‘Best International Performance’ category.Best International Performance (CentricTV.com) Differentology- Bunji GarlinThe Fog- Machel Montano Next To Me- Emeli Sande Personally- P-Square Ur Waist– Iyanya Kendrick Lamar leads the Soul Train Awards with six nominations,including new artist and song and album of the year; he’s closely followed by Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Miguel, Chris Brown and Tamar Braxton, with five each. The award will be taped Nov. 8 at the Orleans Arena.

Late prophet Ajanaku’s wife forced out of family home as family fight over his assets

Joy Ajanaku, the wife of the late spiritual leader of Christ Victory Chapel International, prophet Ireti Ajanaku, who died August 18th (or 22nd), has been forced to move out of her matrimonial home into a rented apartment after her husband’s family allegedly made life difficult for her afterthe prophet passed on.  According to LIB, the ministry’s board moved Joy Ajanaku and her children out of her husband’s Lagos home into a 3-bedroom flat in Abule Egba, Lagos after constant harassment from the prophet’s family, who are insisting that Joy is not legally married to their son.Joy and Ireti Ajanaku lived together for 7 years before finally formalizing their union with a court wedding in 2010 but the family insist that the wedding never took place and want her removed as the man’s next of kin. Family members are now fighting over his assets said to be worth millions of Naira.Despite having issue’s her late husband’s family, Joy Ajanaku is on great terms with members of the church her husband left behind. The ministry’s board agreed to install her as their new leader and said the late prophet anointed her as the chosen one before his death. They also said they have a wedding certificate to prove that she was truly married to their late spiritual leader. Joy and some members of the church are getting ready to take late Ajanaku’s family to court over his estate.