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18 Years Later and Nigeria is still Jaga Jaga – Eedris Abdulkareem

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18 Years Later and Nigeria is still Jaga Jaga – Eedris Abdulkareem

Music legend, Eedris Abdulkareem, happens to be a guest on Channels TV on Sunday January 12th where he said he feels vindicated 18 years after he released his viral hit song, “Nigeria Jaga Jaga“.

Jaga Jaga by Eedris is a song that projected corruption and suffering in Nigeria, was released in 2002 and caused a lot of controversies.

The song was banned from radio by the Federal Government but was still played at nightclubs.

Jaga Jaga is a slang which has been used to describe something in a state of chaos or disarray.

In his words;

“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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