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Davido Hints Of Going Into Politics

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Davido Hints Of Going Into Politics

Musician Davido has served an indication of his readiness to venture into politics.

It may not be the case of ditching music to become a politician as the artiste says he may be practising both.

In an interview with Channel 24, David Adedeji Adeleke as the musician is known in real life said: “I might probably go into politics. If I’m not in it 100%, I might just be around. There’s a lot of things going home that’s not right. If I was in that position, there’s a lot of things I’ll do differently.”

Davido has recently been more focused on party politics. He was very active in the campaign to get his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke elected as governor of his home state of Osun.

Celebrities and politics

A number of Nigerian celebrities have ventured into politics one way or the other. While some run for elections and lost, others won, with a few earning political appointments.

In 2015, actor Desmond Elliot represented the All Progressives’ Congress in the Lagos State Assembly and won. Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD), one of the most celebrated actors in Nigerian on the other hand, served as Commissioner of Culture and Tourism in Delta State from 2009 till 2015.

Actress, Hilda Dokubo, one of the first Nigerian celebrities to get into the political game, was appointed Special Adviser on Youth Affairs to the former Rivers State governor, Peter Odili in the early 2000s.

Nkiru Sylvanus, a veteran actress was appointed the Special Adviser on Lagos Affairs to the Imo State Government in 2011. She was later made Special Adviser on Public Relations to the same state Government.

Meanwhile, musician Banky W wants to be in the House of Representatives as he is contesting for the Eti Osa seat on the ticket of the Modern Democratic Party (MDP), a party led by Prince Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi, a 27-year-old youth activist and entrepreneur.

 

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Download song kindy x ft venez X sunny t

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Kindy x is a calabar based singer,putting into work with his recent song titled “hustle” comes up with this thrilling sound featuring venez and sunny t aka calabar phyno titled NO BE RUSH get this thrilling sound and thank me letter

 

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Nigeria stands still for BBNaija auditions

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AUDITIONS for the fourth edition of Big Brother Naija which held over the weekend in eight different cities experienced a huge turnout.

Thousands of young people flooded the venues with hopes of being chosen as housemates in the Big Brother Naija House competing for the ultimate prize.

And while other venues like Abuja, Benin, Calabar, Enugu, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, and Warri had a manageable crowd, that of Lagos was off the roof with estimated figures of attendees put at 6, 000 on Friday, the first day of the audition.

The remaining seven venues hosted about 13,000 participants. Many have compared the audition crowd to typical carnivals and other religious concerts.

In Lagos, a BBN hopeful, Thompson Alade, proposed to another hopeful,  Jessica Arowolo, to marry him.

Interestingly, Thompson met her at the audition. There were shouts of jubilation as fellow contestants took pictures and videos of the proposal. Jessica who hopes to get into the Big Brother Naija house so she can showcase her business to the world is a cosmetologist who produces skin care products while Thompson is an aspiring musician.

According to a release from representatives of the organizers, MultiChoice Nigeria anticipated the turnout and arranged private security men, police officers and LASTMA officials, who were on ground to coordinate vehicular traffic and medical personnel were also present to manage any issues that may arise.

However, the situation on ground proved to be different at the Lagos audition centre, D Podium Event Centre, Ikeja, on Friday.

A participant, Adeniyi Adewoyin, arrived at the venue as early by 5am but it was not till about 6pm he auditioned. He noted that aside pushing and shoving, people were scaling fences to get entrance into the venue, adding that some miscreants also used the commotion to rob others. He also said people sustained injuries in the process.

“I saw two girls who was injured,” he said.

“The whole place was just crazy. And it would have been better if the organisers had prepared for it. I didn’t see any ambulance.”

This is similar to what another attendee posted on Facebook.

Signing the post as Ivan The Terrible, the writer talked of how the crowd was uncontrollable and people resorted to pushing and shoving with several people being trampled on in ensuing melee. The writer also narrated how she saved a participant by rushing him to Lagoon Hospital, also in Ikeja.

“A guy was lying on the side of the road in just underpants matted in wet sand, filth and an oddly angled right arm,” she wrote.

“He was frothing from his mouth in near throes of death and breathing laboriously.

Audition contestants were standing around gisting and laughing–paying no heed to the dying guy lying right before them.”

According to her, she gathered that: “(1) He had fallen from the high fence while trying to scale, dislocated his right arm and had a near fatal seizure. (2) He had immediately been so trampled by a horde of boots against the broken metal barricade; that his entire clothes had been torn beyond recognition–and so they had to be peeled off his body and stacked in a messy heap close-by while his near-lifeless body was  dragged across the road and deposited beside the gutter. (3) His both I-phones had been stolen, plus his wallet, credit cards, international passport with Dublin and Canada Visas.”

She also said that while she was at the hospital, she learnt others were affected in the melee.

 

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Popular Actress, Funmilayo Ogunsola Ijewuru Suffers Heart Attack, Dies In Ibadan

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Popular Actress, Funmilayo Ogunsola Ijewuru Suffers Heart Attack, Dies In Ibadan

Veteran Nollywood actress of the Yoruba movies genre Funmilayo Ogunsola popularly called Ijewuru has died in Ibadan, Oyo State yesterday.

late Funmilayo Ogunsola was one of the wives of the late “I show Pepper”. According to reports, she died of heart attack on Monday morning, February 4th 2019 at her residence in Ibadan.

5c58db51bbeb1The news of her death was broken by one of her children Adebisi Olasumbo Ogunsola on Facebook:

I never thought I’d ever use these pictures to say RIP to you ma but who am I to question you, God?. Mother like you is scarce.

A very good, prayerful, and friendly mother to all. We (Ogunsola Isho Pepper) are all going to miss you Grandma Ogunsola Funmilayo Iya Ijewuru. May God forgive you of all your shortcomings🙏 😭😢😵😷 and grant you eternal rest🙏. Rest on the Bossom of our Lord Christ till we meet and part no more.

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