Chidinma Ekile quits secular music, returns to gospel: “My name is now Minister Chidinma Ekile”

Popular Nigerian Singer, Chidinma Ekile has quit secular music and returned back to her roots, gospel!

The singer made the announcement on her Instagram page, while celebrating her 30th birthday. “MY NAME IS MINISTER CHIDINMA EKILE. I’M A CRUSADER OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS. I’M A CRUSADER OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST.”

In 2010, Chidinma rose to prominence after she won the Project Fame West Africa as a 19-year-old. Afterward, she released her debut single, ‘Jankoliko’ featuring veteran star, Sound Sultan.

She then signed to iLLBliss and Clarence Peters’ record label, Capital Hill/Goretti Company and became a West African sensation with the single, ‘Kedike.’ She also released other singles like ‘Emi Ni Baller,’ which won Best Video at the 2014 Headies.

At the 2012 edition of the KORA Awards, Chidinma won Best Female West African Act. She was also nominated for Best Female Act at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards.


Currently, Chidinma is signed to Eezee Concepts – home to Gospel superstar, Mercy Chinwo – where she has released her single, ‘Jehova Overdo.’

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