Veteran Nigerian Juju Singer, Peter Akanni, Is Dead



Peter Akanni Akorede


Veteran juju musician, Peter Akanni Akorede, popularly known as Emperor Pick Peter of the “Omode de” fame, has reportedly passed on.

According to sources, Pick Peters died yesterday after a brief Illness. He was aged 74.

The musician’s death was confirmed by Prince Tayo Adeolokun, chairman, TASMAN Equipment, a top musical equipment hiring company in Nigeria.

Emperor Pick Peters’ name would ring a bell in the ears of juju music lovers of old. Way back in the ‘70s, Pick Peters made waves when he engaged in a rift with top juju musician, King Sunny Ade.


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