8 Nigerian Entertainment Events Cancelled Because Of Coronavirus
- March 23, 2020
As Coronavirus keep wailing stronger, Many activities like sports,
schools, Music Industry and many other social gathering have been shut
down as a result of the virus but we bring you the 5 Nigeria Music
Concerts that have been cancelled due to the outbreak of Coronavirus.
Here are five major Music concerts that have been cancelled due to the outbreak of Coronavirus.
1. AfroNation Puerto Rico
AfroNation was scheduled to start by 18th March with WizKid, Davido, Yemi Alade, Rick Ross as headliners, but now with the advent of the pandemic Corona Virus, the Puerto Rican Government declared a state of emergency and barred any mass gathering of people.
The organizers had no choice but to cancel and refund ticket money.
2. Davido’s A Good Time Tour
After releasing his album late last year, Davido started his North American tour last month visiting places like Vancouver, Edmonton, Denver, California.
Now with the virus already affecting citizens of US and Canada, Davido announced the tour will be postponed on March 14 owing to the outbreak of the coronavirus
GidiFest has always been one of the heavily attended music concerts in Lagos with several Nigerian artists taking turns yearly to be headliners.
Was poised to hold 9-11 April, the organizers have announced it has been postponed to October.
4. Asa Lucid Tour
It’s been a while Asa has a concert in Nigeria, the singer was staging a comeback, the Lagos leg of her Lucid World Tour later next month but it seems Corona Virus would be a stumbling block as the singer has cancelled the concert and further concerts in Abuja and London.
5. Sinach Live In Concert
In the last few years, Sinach’s status as a gospel star has soared with two of her videos hitting the 100 Million views mark on YouTube and recently she celebrated 100Million YouTube subscribers. With this, she had planned to hold a live in concert at the Eko Convention Centre
Unfortunately, she has had to move it to October due to Coronavirus.
6. Generally Speaking With Chuks D
The 2020 Generally Speaking With Chuks D General was to feature the live appearance and presentation of notable celebrity comedians and entertainers including, Alibaba, AY, Gordons, Seyi Law, Klint Da Drunk, Real Warri Pikin, Mr. Macaroni, Destalker, Funnybone, Shortcut, MC Bob, Ebeneza, Mazi Prosper, MC Tagwaye, DJ Fancy and amongst other popular Artists and “humour-lords” before its postponement was announced by the organizer.
In his statement
_”I trust this meets you
Following the update of COVID 19 pandemic and the new 3 cases confirmed in Abuja, I regret to announce the POSTPONEMENT of GENERALLY SPEAKING 5 in Abuja to a new date that will be announced later
I’m very sorry for any inconveniences this may have caused you”
7. I Go Dye’s Kinging with the Kings”
Comedian I Go Dye has postponed his show tagged “I Go Dye Standing, “Kinging with the Kings” to commemorate his 25 years on stage over the spread of Coronavirus across the globe.
According to the humour merchant, he will be suspending show till further notice despite having spent over 50 million naira in logistics for the event on artiste, lighting sound, venue, media and other logistics. The epic show was meant to hold on April 12 Easter Sunday 2020 at Best Western HomeVille GRA, Benin
8. UNIBUJA Carnival
University of Abuja has held the Pre-event and Colour Pop Carnival Activation ahead of preparations for the 2020 Edition of the Annual Carnival which has been postponed a month ahead over coronavirus fears. The Uniabuja Colour Pop took place in the school premises at the Convocation Ground, on the 5th of March with records of activities that were quite entertaining and engaging.
During the pre-event and Color Pop Carnival Activation, students of different Faculties were selected for camping, an activity that is part of the Uniabuja Carnival Event until the main event which was postponed from 25th March 2020 to a later date by the school management following FG School closure orders over rising coronavirus epidemic in Nigeria.
Sports activities such as Premier League, Champions League, Italian league and many others have been postponed until further notice.
Meanwhile, Many celebrities
have been hinted to get tested due to the recent event called AMVCA that
was attended by different celebrities from all walks of life.