What inspired me to go into gospel music-Evang Elijah Usang

   EVANG ELIJAH USANG is an upcoming gospel musician based in Lagos. In this exclusive interview with EMMANUEL UDOM, Usang and indigene of Yakurr local government area of Cross River state, spoke on what inspired him to go into gospel music, why gospel music is selling, and the role of government, corporate organizations and other critical stakeholders in promoting gospel music.  How was your growing up years like? Since I was born in 1982, my parents, Mr & Mrs. Martina Usang Ekpenyong, loved me the best as the fifth child…

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Veteran comedian, Baba Sala dies at 82

By Adejoke Bakare The entertainment industry is thrown into another  mourning period as they lost another  notable and important  members  to the cold hands of death. The Legendary Veteran Comedian, Moses Olaiya, whose stage name is Baba Sala finally bid this world  goodbye. The comedian who popularised theater on Nigeria television slept in the lord on Sunday 7th of October around 10pm after battling with sickness for about 4years at the ripped age of 82 Years. His death was confirmed  by one of the daughter, Jumoke  Adejumo,  on Monday  morning …

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Ayade commissions sparkling FM, calls for unbiased reportage

Ita Akpan Calabar In an effort toward disseminating information on the activities of government and other information which the people want to know, the Cross River State Governor, Sen. Ben Ayade has recently commissioned the 3rd private radio station (92.3 FM) with a call for the management of the station to be fair, firm, and unbiased in their reportage to the people of the state The Governor who formally commissioned the Sparkling  station, saying his government drive for investors was yielding dividends of democracy to the people through employment generation.. Sparkling FM…

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I got no beef performing with Olamide- BJ Sax

By Peter Ekanem Lagos Bolaji Sax, a gospel saxophonist, may have disabused the minds of music lovers who feel that secular and Christian music don’t mix. As the artiste has said he can perform on stage with ace act, Olamide. The artiste that performed  at last year’s Experience in December, and will be holding the second edition of his concert, ‘BJ Sax Live’ at Eko Hotel and Suites on May 13, spoke in Lagos. According to Bolaji Sax, christened Banjoko Abolaji David, there’s nothing wrong with Christian and secular musicians…

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