BY GABRIEL DIKE Another on danger list Tragedy struck the Lagos State University (LASU) on Friday as a 200 level female student from the Department of History and International Relations died after attending a send forth party. A second male student is said to be on danger list at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH). Both…
Nigeria’s top musicians were at their best at the Lagos Crossover Concert which held at the Eko Atlantic City on the eve of the New Year which brought 2012 to a spectacular end and ushered in 2013 in grand style. There was also the display of fireworks to herald the New Year with a brilliant display.
The concert was sponsored by the Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency (LASAA), and Nigerian Breweries Plc, makers of Star lager beer. Artistes like Tuface Idibia, Iyanyan, Olamide, Davido, Banky W, Tiwa Savage, Omawunmi, D’Prince , MI, Brymo, Dare and W4. Upcoming acts include the 2012 winners of Star Quest, Crystals, Kel, Solid Star, DRB, Tunde Ednut, Orezi, Omo Akin, Pheel, Reminiscence, Eva, Flow Sick amongst others.
The Lagos Crossover festival was the climax of a 10-day celebration at the Star Mega City which saw upcoming music acts and comedians thrilling fun-seekers. The event turned out to be a roll call of the biggest acts of 2012 as the stars treated the revelers to their hit songs. Tuface Idibia started his performance with an oriki, praising God. He later sang a Raggae version of his song and did a bit of rapping.
He sang tracks like African Queen, Without You, Olodumare bless you all and Ihe ne me, among others. Corporate Adviser of Nigerian Breweries, Mr. Yusuf Ageni said, the Lagos Crossover Concert is one of the memorable moments of 2012 as well as 2013.
“What we have is surely one of the memorable moments of 2012 and 2013. We believe so much in Lagos and Nigeria and that was why we decided to throw our full weight behind Lagos State and LASAA when they came up with this idea,” he stated. According to Ageni, the partnership was a worthy venture that put Lagos State in the global map.”
Everybody knows Star as a brand that advocates fun and friendship. That is what this concert is all about. We are truly grateful to Lagos State government and LASAA for this wonderful opportunity and I know that after today, this concert will put Lagos in the global map,” he stated.