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By Celestine Okafor (Editor-in-Chief) and Gertrude Osayame (Lagos State Correspondent)

Renowned highlife musician and 'Guitar Boy' exponent, Sir Victor Uwaifo, is dead.

Uwaifo's death came soon after the demise, on Friday morning, August 27, 2021, of a popular Nollywood actor, singer, and Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Prince Ifeanyi Dike, who had suffered kidney disorder in 2011 but had successfully undergone a kidney transplant in India.

By Celestine Okafor (Editor-in-Chief)

At the height of the monstrous and Portuguese imperial regime in South Africa in the 1980s, several talents, mostly musical stars emerged on the global music scene, from the oppressed black people of South Arica. Among them, is Yvonne Machaka (a.k.a Yvonne Chaka Chaka). The evils of the racist Apartheid government in Pretoria, in which millions of black South Africans were hounded, jailed, exiled, maimed, and killed, however, brought inspiration to Yvonne, to make her mark in music.

By Sylvester Asoya

Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe still inspires a feeling of great admiration and love in Atani, his hometown in Anambra State. In fact, Osadebe is still loved and missed by many who benefitted from his kindness; that is why his generosity still echoes through the entire community. Nothing less than fond memories fit the larger-than-life image of this highlife maestro from appreciative people who remember him every day. As the Ezeafulukwe of Atani, a lot rested on Osadebe’s shoulders during his earthly journey.

By Sylvester Asoya

Sonny Okosuns was indeed a soldier: tough and independent-minded. He was also stubborn, reflective, strategic, courageous and rebellious. But he was remarkably creative, visionary and compassionate. Charles, Sonny Okosuns’ younger brother and longest associate and manager for over 35 years, brings a rare insight to the extraordinary life of his elder brother whom he describes as an exemplary musician, composer, producer, mentor, bandleader, activist and lover of humanity.

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