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Dele Momodu asks “Where is President Goodluck Jonathan?”

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I’m surprised that no one has asked about the wellbeing, welfare and whereabouts of our dear former President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan. Are we so wicked and uncaring that we have forgotten the gentleman who brought us fresh air so soon? Do we truly suffer from “collective amnesia” (apologies Wole Soyinka) that no one ... Read More »

Davido signs $1million with Sony Music in New York

Mega award-winning artiste, David Adeleke aka Davido who has been embroiled in a bitter child custody battle with his baby mama, now has cause to smile as he has signed a juicy $1million global deal with Sony Music Entertainment at their headquarters in New York, United States. The deal which would help create, distribute and market his music at world ... Read More »


Janet Jackson has denied rumours she has throat cancer. The 49-year-old Grammy Award-winning star was forced to postpone the 2016 leg of her first world tour in four years after a cancerous growth was found on her vocal chords, Radar Online reported. “I need you to know, I learned today, from my doctors that I must have surgery soon,” she ... Read More »

Simon Cowell’s London home burgled

 Hard as nails X Factor Judge,  Simon Cowell was in state of shock on Friday morning when a burglar broke into his home in Hollan Park, West London. Cowell, stated that when he was first informed of the incident the first thought was that of his son, and he feared for his life. Simon his girlfriend Lauren Silverman and their ... Read More »

Tinubu to recieve African Union award at AFRIMA 2015

Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu is to be specially honoured with the prestigious award as “Pillar of Art and Culture in Africa” by the African Union Commission (AUC) at the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA 2015, scheduled for Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. The International Committee of AFRIMA made this known in Lagos ... Read More »

Grammy Winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Yemi Alade, others confirm attendance at AFRIMA 2015

When the organizers of the continent’s most prestigious music and culture awards ceremony, the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in league with the Africa Union Commission (AUC) promised that this year’s event will be bigger, better and more glamorous, many thought it was a huge joke. Well, the news has reached www,thelightnews.com that AFRIMA 2015 nominees and the multiple award-winning ... Read More »

Rising star, SK releases new single

The name SK might be relatively unknown to industry tastemakers, but the rising Nigerian Pop sensation has been slowly but surely amassing a massive following online. His previous two singles ‘Let’s Go There’ and ‘Mujo’ have garnered nearly half a million streams on Soundcloud alone, while the video for ‘Let’s Go There’ has been watched over 100,000 times on Youtube – clearly ... Read More »

Nigerian Entertainment industry made $4billion in 2014-PwC report

  After more than a decade of digital disruption, the African entertainment and media industry has entered a new landscape – one where the media is no longer divided into distinct traditional and digital spheres, according to a report from titled Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 – 2019 (South Africa – Nigeria-Kenya). According to the report, Nigeria’s entertainment and media ... Read More »

Soundcity blasts Psquare’s Manager, Jude Okoye “You are a liar, incompetent”

The raging spat between Jude Okoye, brother and Manager of the award-winning set of twins, Psquare and top entertainment channel has reached a messier level with Soundcity insinuating that Okoye is not only a liar but incompetent. The latest altercation between the two first sparked by a set of twins by Jude Okoye who wondered why Soundcity had not been ... Read More »

Femi Otedola’s daughter, DJ Cuppy ends tour in South Africa with a bang

  DJ Cuppy, the music loving daughter of billionaire businessman, Mr. Femi Otedola and a rising international DJ has rounded off her “Cuppy Takes Africa Tour” in Johannesburg, South Africa with a big bang. With a smile on her face, Cuppy whose real names are Ifeoluwa revealed that she has been able to savour the sights and sounds of Africa ... Read More »