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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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NICKI MINAJ WORKING ON NEW SONG "MEGATRON"

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Nicki Minaj took to twitter to hint fans about her upcoming project. 

The rapper who has been off twitter for almost a month and many have rumoured her to be pregnant. 

Singer stormed twitter with just a word "MEGATRON " which was written in full caps and she also did the same on her insta story. 

Many believed that, Nicki new project will probably be of that title and Diana can't wait for it. 

 

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CARDI B TEASES A NEW SONG WITH DJ KHALED

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As fans wait for the release of DJ Khaled's new album "Father of Asad" which is set to be released on 16th of May. 

Cardi B, female Hip Hop rapper has teases she'll be on the new album. Cardi B wrote on her twitter handle "DJ Khaled X Cardi B X ??? = ???" it's obvious Cardi will be on the album with another big artist whose identity is yet to be known. 

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Kizz Daniel Disses Don Jazzy & Wizkid in His New Song Fvck You

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Kizz Daniel Disses Don Jazzy & Wizkid in His New Song Fvck You
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Kizz Daniel has announced plans of releasing a new song by midnight on all social media platforms . This is strange as he just released his sophomore album “No Bad Songz”, and his three songs from the LP as hit singles currently dominating and ruling the charts- “Madu”, “One Ticket” and “Poko”.

 

Based on the snippet shared by Vado, we have gathered that the next song to be released is  “Fvck You” is produced by Young John. The chorus also sees Kizz Daniel boastfully calls out a number of people, literally telling them “F**k You”. Amongst the names mentioned in the call-out includes Wizzy (Wizkid) and Don Baba J (Don Jazzy), as he sings “F**k You, Wizzy, F**k you Don Baba J…” It is safe to say it is a diss song because that is the only explanation for him abandoning the NBS LP to release new material. Listen to the,  we have it right here on Naijacrawl.com

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