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Burna Boy’s ‘Love, Damini’ becomes highest certified album in Nigeria



In a momentous event, Burna Boy, Nigeria’s globally acclaimed music sensation, has set a historic record by receiving an unprecedented 11 plaques for the consumption of his music in Nigeria, bestowed by TurnTable charts on 24th of October, 2023.

This remarkable achievement was celebrated at an exclusive private party in Lagos. The artist’s groundbreaking accomplishment is not only a testament to his musical prowess but also a testament to the vibrant music industry in Nigeria.

The certifications presented to him were;

1. Love Damini– 5x Platinum (Highest certified album in Nigerian history)

2. Sungba (Remix) — 4x Platinum(highest certified single in Nigerian history)

3. Last Last — 3x Platinum

4. Common Person – 3x Platinum

5. For My Hand — 2x Platinum

6. It’s Plenty — 2x Platinum

7. B. D’or — Platinum

Second Sermon (Remix) — Platinum

9. I Told Them — Platinum

10. Different Size — Platinum

11. Alone — Gold

This unprecedented feat not only showcases Burna Boy’s exceptional talent but also highlights the unparalleled growth of the Nigerian music industry. His achievements resonate globally, emphasizing the rich musical culture that Nigeria has to offer.

Burna Boy’s relentless dedication to his craft, combined with the unwavering support of his fans, continues to raise the profile of Nigerian music on the international platform.

His historic certification is a testament to his impressive commercial acclaim that has continued to reach new heights since he got international fame with his hit single ‘YE’ in 2018.Burna Boy became the first Afrobeats act to win a Grammy with his 2020 critically acclaimed album ‘Twice As Tall’ while garnering 5 nominations since earning the first with his 2019 album ‘African Giant’.


Fire guts Orezi’s residence in Lekki




A fire outbreak occurred at the Lekki residence of Orezi, the Nigerian singer.

The singer shared a video of the incident via his Instagram page on Tuesday.

The footage released shows the properties of the singer destroyed by the fire.

In a caption, Orezi said he had received a call from his neighbour who informed him that his house was on fire.

He said he initially thought it was a joke but was confronted with the devastating reality after rushing to his house.

“Last night was really hectic. Still trying to figure out and wrap my head around all that happened,” the singer wrote.

“I am sitting here asking myself why me. God is indeed merciful. Can’t thank God enough.

“I was at a meeting in Lekki county last night around 11.48 pm when I got a call from my neighbour, Bobrisky, that my house was on fire. I initially thought this was a joke.

“I was like, ‘Which kind yeye joke bob Dey give me so?’ Immediately I raced down to my house, what I saw broke me.”

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Naira Marley makes first public appearance after release from police custody




Naira Marley has been spotted in public for the first time since his release from police custody.

The singer was arrested in October alongside Sam Larry, his associate, following allegations of their involvement in the death of Mohbad, Marley’s former signee.

They were released on bail in November after spending over five weeks in detention.

In a now-viral video, Marley was spotted in the company of Sam Larry and Zinoleesky, one of his signees.

They were all smiles as they visited an orphanage in Lagos.

In another video, the trio were seen giving out food items to the needy.

The video has sparked several mixed reactions on social media, with some happy that they had regained their freedom and others expressing their displeasure at the Mohbad case remaining inconclusive.

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Nigerian lady, Eniola Sisialagbo, aims to set world record by cooking herbs for 300 hours




A Nigerian lady, Eniola Sisialagbo, is attempting to set a world record for cooking herbs.

In a social media post, Eniola said the attempt is titled ‘Agbo-A-Thon’ and has been approved by the Guinness World Records (GWR).

“Guinness Book of Records has approved for me to do Agbo-A-Thon,” she said.

“I am cooking Agbo (herbs) for 300 hours in Ibadan. Kindly wish me well.”

In a flier, the herb seller, who hails from Oyo, said the attempt will take place in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo state.

“Eniola Sisialagbo an indigene of Ipapo Mesunagbo Itesiwaju LGA of Oyo state embarks on a national history to cook herbs/agbo for 300 hours,” the flier reads.

Eniola joins the growing list of Nigerians who have attempted GWR tasks since the beginning of 2023.

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Bodex F. Hungbo, SPMIIM is a multiple award-winning Nigerian Digital Media Practitioner, Digital Strategist, PR consultant, Brand and Event Expert, Tv Presenter, Tier-A Blogger/Influencer, and a top cobbler in Nigeria.

She has widespread experiences across different professions and skills, which includes experiences in; Marketing, Media, Broadcasting, Brand and Event Management, Administration and Management with prior stints at MTN, NAPIMS-NNPC, GLOBAL FLEET OIL AND GAS, LTV, Silverbird and a host of others

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