Tuface Leads Artistes On Star Trek 2012

Tiwa Savage, Omawumi and Waje

•Tiwa Savage, Omawumi and Waje

•Tiwa Savage, Omawumi and Waje

After missing in the action for many years, one of Africa’s top singers, TuFace Idibia, is leading the crop of top Nigerian artistes in a Nigerian Breweries plc-sponsored Star Trek, a 10-city mega concerts.

Recently at a grand ceremony held at Marquee Club, Victoria Island, Lagos, Tuface signed on to headline the biggest and longest running concert/music tour in the country. It will kick off in Ibadan, Oyo State 25 May.

The singer, who expressed happiness at the opportunity to perform in what he termed “Nigeria’s biggest music concert ever”, will be performing alongside other top Nigerian music stars. Lined up to perform on the music tour are D’Banj, Sound Sultan, M.I, 9ice, Obesere, Wande Coal, Flavour and Wizkid.

Others are J. Martins, Yinka Best, Mr. Raw, KC, Naeto C and Ice Prince. And for the very first time, Star Trek will be having three of the hottest divas in town- Omawumi. Tiwa Savage and Waje-performing during the tour.

Like in previous editions, Star Trek will not only be about established music stars, winners of the just concluded 2012 Star Quest, Crystals Band will be on stage as well as The B.E.A.T, Diamondz, Juke Box and Da Beat, all past winners of Star Quest.

Tony Agenmonmen, NB plc Marketing Manager (Lager) described Tuface’s inclusion in this year’s edition of Star Trek as fitting. He promised that Star Trek was bringing excitement and fun to the cities where it would be held.

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The concert will kick off at Adamasingba Stadium, Ibadan, on 25 May, before moving to IBB Stadium, Makurdi, on 26 May.

From Makurdi, the train will move to Ejigbo, Lagos on 1 June. Ilesa will host Star Trek on 2 June, while Benin will be agog for Star Trek on 8 June.

Sapele will also feel the groove on 9 June and the show continues in Awka on 15 June, Abakaliki on 16 June, while Uyo and Calabar will host the Star Trek train on 22 and 23 June respectively.

Star Trek, a musical concert which was introduced in 2002, is essentially a brand building activity that takes the best of Nigerian artistes to various urban and semi-urban towns across the country.

—Funsho Arogundade