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Falz Sues NBC Because Of Ban Placed On His Song;This Is Nigeria

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The Barrister cum Singer Mr Folarin Falana who is popularly known as Falz, has filed papers in court challenging the ban placed by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on his song, "This is Nigeria".

The court documents were filed through Falz's lawyers, Adepetun Caxton-Martins Agbor & Segun (ACAS-Law), on November, 6, 2018, three months after the NBC sent a letter to JODAJ Global Communications Limited in Jos sanctioning them for playing Falz's song, "This Is Nigeria" and banning the song from being played on radio, along with other songs.

It will be recalled that In the letter sent by NBC  to JODAJ Global Communications Limited, NBC stated that the reason for banning This Is Nigeria is that the lyrics are vulgar and in contravention of the NBC Code. A lot of Nigerians, including celebrities, criticized NBC for the ban, stating it was ridiculous, but the ban was upheld.

Though, Falz hinted in an interview granted in August that he would write to the NBC to seek a justification for the ban and if necessary, seek legal redress in the courts. He has now followed through on his words by taking legal action against the regulatory body.

The Originating Summons reveals that Falz is seeking, among other things, for:

1. A declaration that the Defendant’s prohibition of the Plaintiff’s song titled "This Is Nigeria" from being aired by the Nigerian media outfits on the pretext that same is laced with vulgar lyrics is in flagrant breach of the Plaintiff’s right to the freedom of thought, conscience and expression as guaranteed under Sections 38 and 39 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) and to that extent, such prohibition is unconstitutional, null and void.

2. An Order of this Honourable Court setting aside and/or vacating the decision of the Defendant as contained in the letter dated 6th August 2018 and lifting the ban or proscription of the use of the Plaintiff’s song titled, "This Is Nigeria" by any and all Nigerian media outfit/organizations.

3. The sum of N100,000,000 (One Hundred Million Naira to the Plaintiff on the footing of aggravated and exemplary damages for the wrongful and unconstitutional acts of the Defendant.



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DAVIDO CONGRATULATES WIZKID ON THE SUCCESS OF HIS SHOW

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The new father in town, Davido Adeleke has congratulated is long time rival Wizkid Ayo Balogun for a successful show in the 02 Arena last night.


Davido who was expectant of his first child during the period the show is own, sends his love to wizkid for a successful concert.


Davido obviously couldn't attend the concert due to the fact that he's in labour room with Chioma, although he's in the same city where the show went down.

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Tekno Reveals why he haven't released a New Song for a very long time Now.

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SHOCKING!!

Tekno Reveals how people suggested Ubi Franklin and Iyanya were behind his vocal predicament. . .

Nigerian singer, Tekno who has been off the scene for a while has just granted a 'tell all' interview with Daddy Freeze where he revealed in details the struggles he went through when his vocal cords shut down for months. . .

Narrating his ordeal, Tekno said he spent months and millions of naira on hospital bills. He also revealed he was operated on by a robot and how he now carries a magnetic device in his system.

Read excerpts of the interview below... .

I went under the radar for a bit because I was sick and It all started at an event in Ghana, I performed with Wizkid and Davido but somehow I cracked my voice on stage that night.

So when I got back to the hotel, I told my guys I didn't want to go out again because I really injured my voice and just wanted to rest. . . .

The next day, I had a show In Togo, So I decided to fly to Los Angeles and again I saw the first doctor , he said the same thing.

At this stage I was loosing my mind already because it didn't make sense anymore, I couldn't sing, I couldn't talk, sometime they tell me to stay quiet for a week (laughs). . .

Some people around me started saying it may be from Ubi Franklin because my contract was going to expire in a few months and he didn't want me to sing again, some others said It could be Iyanya, someone else said It could be a girl, another person offered to take me to see babalawo, I was really getting frustrated.

Someone even told me to buy a goat and three matchetes for sacrifice.

This all happened over a period of like four months, no work, no recording, no performing.

I was just spending money from hospital to hospital.

Then I started doing vocal therapy and it got to a point i just thought doing a surgery was the best option...

I eventually flew to New York to see another doctor who promised me i'll be fine and sing again.

At this point, I had spent alot of money .

The surgery option i opted for was the one that had to do with them putting a magnet inside my throat.

The surgery was done by a robot, they cut me in five different places.

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Picture of Tekno lying down in the Hospital!!!

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MGK COMES AT RAP LEGEND EMINEM AGAIN IN NEW SONG

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American Machine gun Kelly took aim at rap legend Eminem in another song from his new released album, hotel Diablo.

Seems MGK still mad at the indifference between him and Eminem or he just need the clout to sell. In his new song floor 13, the rapper was quoted to have mentioned kill shot and a sub at Eminem .  

In the song he said "I just spent winter living ,after someone tried to send a Killshot missing me" 

"one legend tried to Fuck with me and got a venom "

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