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“Man of the Year” Rapper, Phyno Steals Banky W’s Number One Spot on This Week’s MTV Base Official Naija Top 10



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After two weeks at the top of the chart, Banky W’s “Yes/No” yields its coveted first place spot to “Ghostmode” by Phyno Feat. Olamide n this week’s Official Naija Top 10. Still climbing the charts this week are  Tiwa Savage – up one place to number five with “Without My Heart” and Darey feat. Ice Prince & Jozi with “Asiko” moving up to number six. Both videos were directed by Mark Hofmeyr.

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One of the judges from the ONT panel, Chief correspondent for Nigerian Entertainment Today, Osagie Alonge is the special studio guest for the week and will discuss with MTV Base VJ, Ehiz on the hottest superstars on this week’s Official Naija Top 10 chart.

The ninth episode of the Official Naija Top 10 premiered on the MTV Base block on NTA on Friday 3 May, and can be seen on MTV Base(DStv Channel 322on Tuesday 7 May @22.00 WAT, on AIT on Tuesday 7 May @ 21.30 WAT, and on STV  Thursday 9 May @ 18.00 WAT.  Next week’s chart will be released on Friday 10 May on NTA @ 23.30 WAT.

Here’s this week’s Official Naija Top 10 (3 May – 10 May 2013) countdown:

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  1. Phyno Feat. Olamide – Ghostmode
  2. Banky W – Yes/No 
  3. 2Face Idibia – Ihe Neme
  4. Lynxxx Feat. IllBliss & Phyno – Eziokwu
  5. Tiwa Savage Feat. Don Jazzy – Without My Heart 
  6. Darey Feat. Jozi & Ice Prince – Asiko
  7. Davido – Gobe
  8. Ice Prince – More 
  9. L.O.S – Bad Guy P 
  10. Burna Boy – Tonight

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The Official Naija Chart is decided by an elite judging panel of Nigerian broadcasters, music specialists and taste makers put together by MTV Base including DJ Jimmy JattDJ Xclusive (Cool FM)DJ Humility (Rhythm FM), Big Time (Rhythm FM), DJ Caise (The Beat FM), Toolz (The Beat FM), Bella Naija music editor Onos O, and Osagie Alonge (Nigerian Entertainment Today). Official Naija Top Ten (8)

The show will air on the following platforms and times:

Premier on NTA – Fridays at 11:30pm |
1st Repeat on AIT -Tuesdays at 9:30pm
2nd repeat on MTV Base – Tuesdays at 10pm
3rd Repeat on STV – Thursdays at 6:00pm.

For further information about The Official Naija Top 10 go to, like us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @MTVBaseAfrica, using the hashtag #OfficialNaijaChart.


  1. CMONEY DE LYRICIX a.k.a Naija Ain't Seen Noth'n Yet

    May 6, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Yea!!! Datz whtsup. Nwa-afo ontop, see dem hatter tryna make u slow, no… U ain’t gonn’ stop coz they kant catch ya flow. Do ya fin en keep repin ur motherland. Ndi IBGO quezuenu oo….

  2. lala

    May 6, 2013 at 5:14 pm

    Igbo boi movement on the way. onwe bedi ihe ha fu, nwanne. I can feel it in the air. Nwanne carry on. Fa mmaro na jesus na su ibo.


    May 7, 2013 at 12:14 am

    Nice. He has potentials.

  4. Tosin

    May 7, 2013 at 2:51 am

    I know only five of the songs on this top 10 list. Two are nice: Yes/No and Ihe Neme. Three are actually horrid, I won’t name them.

  5. Dan

    May 7, 2013 at 1:07 pm

    Eziokwu!!!!That needa to be next at number 1! Shout out to my ibo brothers

  6. Jenny

    May 7, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    Ghost Mode, they no dey see We.

  7. Kbest adepoju

    May 9, 2013 at 10:48 am

    Nice chart, hope 2 see dancefloor by 2face in d next chart.

  8. Adekunle

    May 16, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    I love olamide

  9. Chieze

    June 1, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    Phyno is realy da best among da rest

  10. odede

    June 6, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    phyno haa juagi why iji arapsiri na igbo just let dem knw dat jesus na asu love wit yu nd my man called olamide.

  11. Iyke

    June 9, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    wow….phyno u gat hot flowz dat make dem go dwn low, am into d game & am gud nt a rapper but a singer

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