Written by Ere-ebi AGEDAH

Dbanj, Ambode empower street kid with N2.5mn, scholarship









Dbanj, Ambode empower street kid with N2.5mn, scholarship


At the just concluded Lagos City Marathon, the life of a random street kid changed forever when Nigerian pop legend, Dbanj randomly gave a fan an opportunity to sing with him on stage.

The 26-years-old boy, Joseph David, dazzled and impressed the crowd so much that the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, came on stage and promised to take him off the street as well as gave him a cash reward of N2.5 million which has been redeemed.

Days after the Marathon, the young boy was invited to the state house, Alausa-Ikeja where Ambode and his wife presented him with a one year free education scholarship while Dbanj, alongside the CEO of DKM media, Damian Ifeanyi Okoroafor offered him a deal with CREAM Platform to nurture, develop his talent in music, education and entertainment.


2Baba, EiE, reward Nigerians with PVCs

To mark the 2nd anniversary of the ‘One Voice Nigeria’ protest, afro-pop music legend, 2Baba, in collaboration with Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE), NDI, and YDI, has rewarded Nigerians who already have their Permanent Voter’s Card PVC, with a free access to watch ‘Power of 1’ movie, in selected cinemas across Nigeria

To encourage Nigerians to obtain their PVC, registered voters with permanent voters’ cards PVC did not only get free access to the cinemas but also got the chance to watch the film in the company of star cast and celebrity project ambassadors such as Annie Idibia, Prince Jide Kosoko, Padita Agu, Michelle Dede, I Go Dye, Mr. Jollof, MC Amana, Yibo Koko, MI2 and others at the selected cinemas across Nigeria.


Why I dislike big boobs, butts – TundeTdot

Tunde Akinsanmi, a.k.a TundeTdot, ex-member of popular music group, Style Plus, has confessed that he fancies ladies with medium-sized boobs and butts than those with big ones. This, he said, has been his taste long before he met and married his pretty wife, Joke Akinsanmi, in 2010.

In a chat, the singer said unlike most men, though he enjoys the supple nature of boobs and butts, seeing too much of them in a woman turns him off.

“In terms of her physical features, well-rounded front and backsides appeal to me but they must be moderate in size. Heavy backsides turn me off.”

However, the RnB music singer, who recently dropped his debut single titled ‘African Lady’, under PEC Records, maintained that truthful, adventurous, mature and loyal women appeal best to him.

“My ideal woman is one that I can trust to tell me the truth even when it hurts; someone who is kind to others and can hold a conversation with anybody. She must be mature, rational, adventurous, and loyal.”

On his latest single, he said he wrote and recorded ‘African Lady’ to celebrate the beauty of African women and their capacity to inspire the men in their lives to greater heights.


Los Angeles city council honours Stephanie Linus

Ahead of the 2019 edition of Pan-African Film and Arts Festival, PAFF, a festival held annually to celebrate black history, the Los Angeles City Council has recognized and honoured Nollywood actress, Stephanie Linus, for impacting the world with her 2014 movie, ‘Dry’, a movie with special focus on vesico-vaginal fistula condition and underage marriage among young women in Nigeria

“I got a Special Recognition for ‘Dry’ at the Los Angeles City Council, ahead of Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) Screening.

‘Dry’, in 2019 is still making great impact around the world.

“The movie has been selected to screen for the second time at the highly coveted Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles, USA this February.

“As a prelude to the festival I was recognized at the first ever ‘Blacks in Cinema’ presentation. Los Angeles City Council

“President, Herb J. Wesson kicked off the Black History Month by honouring actors and filmmakers who paved the way for people from all from walks of life to be represented in film. With the help of some legendary African-American actors and filmmakers, the day was officially proclaimed ‘Blacks in Cinema’ in Los Angeles”, she said, while celebrating on social media.

During her acceptance speech at the presentation in Los Angeles, the actress stressed the need for Africans to unite, in order to break barriers and make the world a better place.

“We need to make the world a better place for all of us. Also, coming from Africa, I think there is need for we from Africa to come together, especially with the African-Americans, so we can break all the barriers and misunderstandings that we’ve.”


Wizkid makes history as fans celebrate World Wizkid

#WorldWizkidDay was one of the top trending topics on Twitter during the week as fans of the Starboy flooded the social media platform to eulogize the singer.

It all started when videos of the Ojuelegba singer’s interview with a US radio station hit the cyberspace.

In the videos, hosts of the radio show were seen attempting to take pictures with the star.

Afterwards, more videos of the singer’s career highlights went viral on the Twitter timeline as fans applauded his achievements in the music industry and also shared their best songs from him.















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