British don says Nigerians can’t claim ownership of highlife music

A British music professor, John Collins, has said that Nigerians can not claim ownership of the highlife genre of music. Collins, who was reacting to a claim by Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Jupitar, that “Highlife is not Ghanaian music”, said the comment was not accurate, reports Myjoyonline. On a radio show, the UK-born professor, who has lived in Ghana since 1969 said, “Highlife is not Ashanti. It was originally Fanti and Ga and then, he [Jupitar] said it wasn’t Ghanaian. At the moment, Nigerians are trying to claim highlife, so he should be careful about saying that. READ ALSO: One in three ...

I was afraid of losing my freedom to marriage – Ikeagwu

Chux Ohai Nollywood actor, Kalu Ikeagwu, still relishes his lead role in The Kinsman, a new movie in which he starred alongside Ebele Okaro, Lota Chukwu and Yaw Onu. In the movie, he plays the part of the character, Mr B, the rich widower who suddenly finds himself entangled in a web of romance spun by his secretary (Bridget Chigbue) and Nneoma (Ebele Okaro). Written and directed by Doris Ariole, and produced by Jeni Stuffman, The Kinsman is a faith-based romantic comedy, which tells the story of Nneoma who decides to return to Nigeria from Cotonou in neighbouring Benin Republic  after losing ...