Entertainment
Sh100m Eagles' production deal in jeopardy over split
Publish Date: Mar 17, 2014
Sh100m Eagles' production deal in jeopardy over split
Breakaway Eagles production band members Lutaaya and wife Namatovu
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Vision Reporters

A mega deal worth sh100m is set to go up in smoke following the breakup of the Eagle's production band.

The deal, that was brokered by breakaway member Geoffrey Lutaaya and Balamu Barugahare, is said to be the source of confusion among members of Eagles production, now rebranded Golden Productions.

Reports indicate the deal, which was brokered during the Lutaaya's wedding preparations to Irene Namatovu early this year, rubbed Eagles' production manager Moses Kavuma who owns KT Productions that usually organises these gigs.

The move to rebrand the band is seen as a measure to frustrate Luataaya's deal. However Balamu penned the deal knowing all original band members including Lutaaya, Irene Namatovu, Misach Ssemakula, Ronald Mayinja, Catherine Kusaasira, Sserugga, Nantume and Stecia Mayanja would be part of the gig that stretches over the Easter weekend in April.

Lutaaya says Kavuma's move to break up the band at this crucial moment is only breeding problems for them.

On hearing the developments at Eagles' production, Balamu said: "My money is not for playing games; I penned a deal with the whole band and Lutaaya signed on its behalf. I have already written to them to refund my money."

MTN deal under review

The split of Eagles' production has also their major sponsor MTN reviewing their contract. The Corporate Affairs Manager MTN Justine Ntabgoba says they have instructed their lawyers to review the current running contract with Eagles production.

Unlike the split from the group by former members Sophie Nantongo, Haruna Mubiru Kitooke, Charles Ssekyewa and John Hill Kyobe, this time round the band name has been altered and the departure of directors such as Lutaaya could complicate any corporate arrangements.

Kavuma however says all running contracts under Eagles' production will go directly under Golden Productions.



 

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Big Brother postponed
THE Big Brother Africa TV reality show, which was due to start on Sunday 7th September, has been postponed indefinitely because of a reported fire in the house...
Lyto Boss shoots video to his new song Ekitengejja
Derrick Katongole aka Lyto Boss who sang Mukyaro, Lwobuze and Nyota is soon releasing a new video called Ekitengejja....
Ex-007 Brosnan back as spy in new action thriller
Former 007 star Pierce Brosnan returns to the world of guns and spies in "The November Man," an action thriller that pits his character against his former CIA bosses, with explosive effect....
Big Brother 9 starts September 7
WHILE speculation on who will represent Uganda in the ninth season of Big Brother Africa continues, AfricaMagic has revealed the season’s theme: Hotshots...
Jamaican dancehall duo Tanto Metro and Devonte to blaze up UNNA convention
They are as famous for their energetic live performances as they are the dancehall hits Everyone Falls In Love, I Got News For You and Give It To Her....
China detains film festival officials
CHINESE police briefly detained two organisers of an independent film festival which was shut down on its opening day, an associate...
Do you think banning the sale of single cigarette sticks will help regulate tobacco production?
yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter