The veteran singer and controversial singer, Eedris Abdulkareem, was a guest on Channels TV on January 12th where he said Nigeria is still Jaja Jaga 18 years after he released his hit song, ‘Nigeria Jaga Jaga’.
In 2002 Abdulkareem released his third album Jaga Jaga, a Yoruba term for a shambles,declaiming corruption and suffering in Nigeria. The title track was banned from radio by President Olusegun Obasanjo
“In 2002 I dropped Nigeria Jaga Jaga, and the ex-president came on the National TV and said that boy wey sing that song, na him papa and him family jaga jaga. I was very happy that my message got to the president. I was very happy that the president talked back at me because that means they were listening and today I’ve been vindicated again because Nigeria is still jaga jaga.”
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