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Electrifying Second Edition of Blaze Blast

ORAIFITE, ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA, December 31, 2012 - The yuletide season has come and gone, however in the sleepy village of Oraifite, Anambra State, country home of Sir Emeka Offor, the Chairman of Chrome Group (, ushering the New Year was an exihilarating experience.

The Blaze Blast, an annual musical concert organized and hosted by Blaze 91.5 FM, the number one radio station East of the Niger, took place on the 30th and 31st of December, 2012. Blaze FM is a subsidiary of The Chrome Group, a leading West African oil and gas conglomerate.

See photos from the event here.

The two-day annual event in the mode of such international concerts as, Star mega Jam, Rhythm Unplugged, Soundcity blast etc, by every standard; from stage, to sound, to lighting, paraded the best of Nigerian acts such as Africa’s number one R&B sensation Tuface Idibia, Mavin records crooner, Wande Coal, Flavour N’abania and Timaya. Others included Konvict Music’s hiphop duo Psquare, MTN Project Fame winner, Chidinma, Wizboy, Bracket, Duncan Mighty, Ill Bliss, Phyno, Dj Jimmy Jatt, as well as Ace comedians-Basket Mouth, Gbenga Adeyinka, Ceaser, MC Lord El and over 50 upcoming artistes.

The electrifying concert, which has comfortably put Oraifite on the entertainment and tourism map of Africa witnessed over quarter of a million people from all over the South East- Onitsha, Umuahia, Owerri, Awka, Enugu, Asaba and beyond. 

According to the General Manager of Blaze FM, Mr. Wale Ewedemi, the concert which kick started in 2011, will continue to get better every year till every Nigerian will have to come to Oraifite to dance away the sorrows of the exiting year and joyfully usher in the new, on every 30th and 31st of December, courtesy Blaze FM and the Chrome Group.

About The Chrome Group

The Chrome Group, founded in 1994 by Sir Emeka Offor, is one of Nigeria’s leading indigenous multinational businesses with subsidiaries operating in oil and gas exploration and production, oil and gas servicing, engineering, insurance, logistics and power industries. Visit