Onikan neigbourhood in Lagos

Onikan

Onikan; central neighborhood on the Lagos Lagoon, which is home to some of the city’s most important cultural offerings, including the Nigerian National Museum and Rele Gallery, which…

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Majel Fashek with his guitar

Majek Fashek

Majek Fashek; real name, Maekodunmi Fasheke was the Nigerian Reggae musician and rastafarian who rode the musical scene  in early 1990s. Majek Fashek, born in Benin City in 1963 took motivation…

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Mike Aremu with his band

Mike Aremu

Mike Aremu;  front runner of Nigerian world-class Saxophone players, a distinguished in his ability to draw from traditional Nigerian sounds to create a sound that represents both…

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Timi Dakolo

Timi Dakolo

Timi Dakolo; R&B singer. Born on 20 January 1981 to a Nigerian father and a Ghanaian mother, Dakolo was raised by his grandmother, who died while he was in Lagos for Idols West Africa. He…

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Fatai Rolling Dollar with his guitar

Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju

Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju; Legendary highlife maestro popularly called Fatai Rolling Dollar. A guitarist, singer and exponent of native thumb piano – Agidigbo, he was the oldest artist on the…

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Christy Essien Igbokwe

Christian Essien Igbokwe

Christian Essien igbokwe, popularly called Nigeria’s Lady of Songs. Some of her tracks include Give Me a Chance, 1980; Ever liked my person 1981; Taking My Time, 1986; Hear The Call, 1990;…

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Victor Uwaifo

Victor Uwaifo

Victor Uwaifo; Nigerian musician. With his first album which was released in 1960 and titled Akugbe/Okhorhornu mu me” (meaning “unity is strength) Victor enjoyed an early success. In 1966,…

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Onyia Zeal

ONYIA Zeal

Onyia Zeal; famous trumpeter with records of spectacular performances. Zeal fine-tuned his budding skills under the tutelage of Bobby Benson of Nigeria and Emmanuel Tetteh Mensah of Ghana. After…

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Sikiru Ayinde in suite and tie

Sikiru Ayinde

Sikiru Ayinde; Icon and one of the originators of Fuji music, which was originally a local subgenre called Were, used in waking up the Muslim faithfuls for the dawn-food in the month of fasting…

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Ebenezer Obey

Obey Ebeneezer

Obey Fabiyi; Nigerian musician famed for many hit songs which remain evergreen and still being purchased five decades after release, due to its philosophical lyrics and style. Also known as…

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