Dancehall Singer, Cynthia Morgan Signs Management Deal With Top US Entertainment Firm

Dancehall singer, Cynthia Morgan, has signed a management deal with a top American entertainment firm, The Facilitator Management.

This was disclosed in a statement by the firm, made available to Goldmyne Television on Thursday.

As the world appears to be increasingly fascinated by the Afrobeat sound, Cynthia’s new PR counsel, Muyiwa Babalola, says together, the firm is committed to utilizing her “raw magic” to continue to exhibit Afrobeat on the world stage and in a more organized dimension.

“The Facilitator Firm is a Full -Service Boutique Artist Management, Indie-Record Label, Artist Services and Publishing Company headquartered in Las Vegas, NV. forged by the partnership of Founder / CEO “ Uncle Odis “ Johnson and Co-Founder / President Tabiyah Yetunde. Both are longtime Music Industry Veterans with a combined total of 50 plus years of experience in music and entertainment.

“Cynthia resonates with a diverse fan base all over the world because of her feel-good music and vibe,” Babalola…

SGF Speaks On "False" Accusations About Him On Contracts

 SGF denies awarding contracts

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David- Lawal, on Friday denied awarding contracts from his office.
According to him, all awarded contracts go through official processes.
Lawal, according to a statement issued by the Director (Press), Office of the SGF, Bolaji Adebiyi, was reacting to media reports.
The statement reads: “The attention of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has been drawn to the front page screaming....
headlines of The Nation and Punch newspapers of today, Friday, March 24, 2017 captioned ‘SGF to Explain how fake firms got N1.3 billion Contracts’ and ‘Grass Cutting Probe, Contracts awarded to 20 Ghost Firms – Senate Panel,’ respectively.
“To the real and more important issue, the general public should not be misled into the believe that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has the authority or power to award contracts.  This, indeed, is not the case.  As with all awards of contract in government, the PINE projects under investigation, went through what is referred to as due process in public expenditure.
“The contracts were awarded only after the requisite clearances were obtained from the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP).  It is expected that these clearances are obtained only when all conditions precedent to the awards of contracts are met.
“Apart from the BPP huddle, the Tenders Board of the procuring agencies, in this instance, the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has to approve of the contracts before they are awarded.  At no time were these processes compromised in the award of contracts by PINE.”
He also emphasized that the SGF is not even a member of the Tenders Board.
He urged the media to be mindful of the structure of government, the powers of functionaries and the stringent processes and procedures that go into public sector expenditure in order to be fair in their reports. First of all, the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation observes that the headlines are at complete variance with the body of the story.  

Indeed, in the body of the story, Senator Shehu Sani made it clear to the reporters when he said ‘Meanwhile, you should understand that we are not investigating the SGF alone.  We are investigating contracts that were awarded under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE).  The implication is that PINE is really the body to answer all enquiries regarding the contract awards. Not the SGF.