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‘I felt like I had let my family down’ – Heerenveen star Ejuke on failed Liverpool trial
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‘I felt like I had let my family down’ – Heerenveen star Ejuke on failed Liverpool trial

The former Nigeria U20 starlet has spoken of his frustration after failing to seize an opportunity to play for the Anfield outfit Heerenveen winger Chidera Ejuke has opened up on how he missed a chance to feature for Premier League giants, Liverpool four years ago. The forward revealed he was scouted at the age of 18 and went on to have a trial with the Reds but failed to impress at Anfield and had to return to Nigeria disappointed. The 22-year-old, who shone for Heerenveen during the 2019-20 campaign, revealed the incident has always inspired him to perform better.
Lady Gaga’s New Album Inspired By Her ‘Painful’ Breakups, The Singer Reveals
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Lady Gaga’s New Album Inspired By Her ‘Painful’ Breakups, The Singer Reveals

Lady Gaga is turning the painful memories of her past into empowering dance tracks for her upcoming album, ‘Chromatic’. The singer hinted in a new interview that her failed relationships played a role in the creation of her upcoming album. Gaga, 34, suggested her own romantic break-ups were the inspiration behind her new music, and hoped the ordeals she went through would help others going through difficult times. In a teaser for her upcoming Beats 1 interview, a pink-haired Gaga reflected on the process of transforming her memories into healing music. During her conversation, She read aloud the lyrics to her new song ‘Free Woman’: ‘I’m not nothing without a steady hand, I’m not nothing unless I know I can. I’m still something if I don’t got a man, I’m a free woman.’...
‘Wizkid inspired myself and others to start making music’ – Davido
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‘Wizkid inspired myself and others to start making music’ – Davido

Award-winning pop singer, David Adeleke widely known as Davido set social media on fire after shocking revelations about his long time counterpart, Wizkid and how he inspired him to take up music fully. Davido admitted that his colleague, Ayo Balogun also known as Wizkid is one of those who inspired him to take up music, regarding him as a solid leader in the Nigerian music industry at the moment. The Risky crooner revealed this as he joined DJ Ecool on Battle of The Hits challenge on social media, a battle driven by pure machismo to help fans get their minds off the coronavirus ravaging the world. This is coming after the heated up session Nigerian producers, Sars and Shizzi had about two nights ago that went viral on social media, Two top Nigerian producers gracefully accep...
How Wizkid Inspired Me – Davido
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How Wizkid Inspired Me – Davido

Popular Nigerian singer, Davido has stated in a live Instagram video how his colleague Wizkid inspired him. Davido and wizkid There’s really a stern debate on social media platforms precisely Twitter as different artists have been pitched against each other as the battle for who has the highest number of hits songs is the main trend now. Burna Boy had claimed he has the highest number of hits, while Davido took to Twitter to call out any other record label ready to battle his own DMW team. He said in his tweet that his official disc jockey, E-Cool will be live on Instagram by 10PM and whoever wants to battle can join in. See his tweet below: Meanwhile, 10PM reached and record label stepped forward for the battle of hits but DJ ECool was live with his boss, Davido and in...
Chris Oyakhilome Donates N1billion Faculty to Benson Idahosa University
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Chris Oyakhilome Donates N1billion Faculty to Benson Idahosa University

President of the Love World Nation also known as Christ Embassy, Reverend Chris Oyakhilome has built a 1 billion naira faculty of Engineering in Benson Idahosa University. The man of God while commissioning the building on the 12th of March, handed it over to the Chancellor of Benson Idahosa university, Archbishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa, wife of the founder and late Archbishop of Church of God Mission International.   According to Pastor Chris, the move is purely motivated by love towards the late Benson Idahosa and his family for being a blessing to him and of course to spur Nigerians into giving. Oyakhilome said: “When I gave in to the university, I was taking the opportunity afforded me to say thank you. I am one grateful person, just one among so many, I am ...
Messi vs Ronaldo: Kylian Mbappé Reveals his Role Model
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Messi vs Ronaldo: Kylian Mbappé Reveals his Role Model

Paris Saint Germain forward Kylian Mbappé has chosen Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo over Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi as his role model. Mbappé said he can no longer aspire to be like Messi but added that he can attempt to follow in the footsteps of Ronaldo. Messi and Ronaldo are widely known as the best two players in world football at the moment. Mbappé said that he cannot replicate Messi’s decision to remain at one club, but he can be inspired by Ronaldo’s journey around European football. “It’s already too late for me to have a career like Messi,” Mbappé told La Gazzetta dello Sport. “Otherwise I should have stayed at Monaco. “So, logically and without wanting to take anything away from Messi, I have to be inspired by Ronaldo’s career.”
“If You Thought Í’d Die, I Did not Die” – Tonto Dikeh Addresses Those Who Came to Give her Food in her Dream Last Night
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“If You Thought Í’d Die, I Did not Die” – Tonto Dikeh Addresses Those Who Came to Give her Food in her Dream Last Night

Tonto Dikeh took to Instagram to address those who ''came in her dream last night to give her food.'' The actress woke up at 3:00am after having the dream, to share a post on Instagram. She said she was given party jollof rice and chicken in her dream and she ate them all. She added that if they thought she'd die from eating in the dream, they were wrong. She said: "If you thought I'd die, I did not die but you only inspired something." She said the dream that was meant to harm her inspired her to start a food vlog. She added in the caption: Lmaooo I can’t stop laughing, I can’t with me sometimes.. #btw dream was a comic relief, let’s get down to Business.. #ya’ll like the idea? #the aim is to Make people get to know good restaurants, and great Food.. imagine tra...
Yoruba Men are Trash – Stefflon Don’s BFF
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Yoruba Men are Trash – Stefflon Don’s BFF

Stefflon Don's bestie, Empress who has been in Nigeria for quite some time with her has described Yoruba men as trash. What inspired the claim is still not known, but the singer's BFF shared her thoughts about Yoruba men via an Instastory post. She wrote; Yoruba men are TRASH! I said what I said
God told me Naira Marley is a Demon, he is Satanic and Should Repent before it’s too late- Apostle Chris Omashola
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God told me Naira Marley is a Demon, he is Satanic and Should Repent before it’s too late- Apostle Chris Omashola

Clergyman, Apostle Chris Omashola, says as part of his prophecies for the year 2020, God told him that rave of the moment, Naira Marley is a demon and Satanic and must repent before it is too late. Posting his prophecies on Twitter this morning, Apostle Omashola said God told him that Naira Marley's songs are demonically inspired to destroy the destiny of Nigerian youths. ''In 2020, God told me, Naira Marley is A Demon, He is Satanic and should repent before it's too late. His songs are demonically inspired to destroy the Destiny of The Youths of this generation, Nigerian youths should desist from calling themselves Marlians'' he wrote. The singer is yet to react to this prophecy.
Beyonce’s Lion King album is and Afrobeat album -Ayo Shonaiya
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Beyonce’s Lion King album is and Afrobeat album -Ayo Shonaiya

Nigerian lawyer, Ayo Shonaiya has reviewed Beyoncé’s new album, The Lion King. Ayo stated that the album wasn’t inspired by the movie, rather it was inspired by Afrobeat. @ayoshonaiya I just got home after a long day, & I just had the time to listen to the Beyoncé “The Gift” album. Please, this album is NOT from, nor inspired by the Lion King film anything. Maybe that’s the marketing strategy. The Gift is FROM and INSPIRED by AFROBEATS!!! Please don’t get me wrong, I love Beyoncé, and I love the album, every song, especially Already featuring Shatta Wale, and Otherside featuring @bankulli (why wasn’t he credited?). But really, as excited as I am about this album, I can’t get away from the fact that this is an Afrobeats album. Before the album came out, I saw a Beyoncé interview cl...
See The Reply Tiwa Savage Gave To A Fan That Asked If He Could Spank Her Ass
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See The Reply Tiwa Savage Gave To A Fan That Asked If He Could Spank Her Ass

A fan has taken a handshake too far after making an awkward demand from Tiwa Savage. The incident stems from a recent video encounter showing Wizkid spanking the mother of one’s bum. Inspired by that act, a fan has asked if he can spank the musician’s bum. The naughty fan took to Twitter and wrote: “Mama j, can I spank ur ass??” However, Tiwa didn’t take offence even though the demand was offensive. Replying the fan, she wrote: “Yeah sure. Everyone has one, nothing special about mine, na mess you go find there sha ??‍♀️”
Bella Hadid Celebrates Sister Gigi on Her Birthday
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Bella Hadid Celebrates Sister Gigi on Her Birthday

Bella Hadid is celebrating her elder sister Gigi Hadid as she turns 24 today. The 22-year-old model took to Instagram to share photos of herself and her fellow model/biological sister, Gigi, together at various points in their lives. She captioned the photos: Happy birthday to my best friend by blood and by choice. I am so lucky you are everything good my sweet sister. Your empathy, love, loyalty and work ethic are some of the reasons you are so beyond loved by so many... Your creativity and energy to always go above and beyond surprises and excites me everyday!!! I am so inspired by you and every single endeavor that you take. I will be by your side for every single one you take in the future!. I am your #1 fan forever and I can’t wait for forever of birthdays with you!!!!!...
Tonto Dikeh: Manager denies endorsing Olakunle Churchill
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Tonto Dikeh: Manager denies endorsing Olakunle Churchill

Ambassador Chris Odey, a project consultant of the foundation run by actress Tonto Dikeh, has stated that he stands with her despite reports saying he endorsed her estranged husband Olakunle Churchill. The reports which say he endorsed Churchill were inspired by a picture which shows him posing with ATTENTION Magazine which had Churchill on the cover. Reacting to the report, Chris Odey shared; Good morning fam. I was surprised last night @Transcorp Hilton Abuja when fellow event organisers drew my attention to a publication making arounds about me. The said picture which the publisher of the magazine pleaded that I kindly endorsed for him. was done by me innocently in which I jokingly said hmmmm this one wey na Churchill dey the cover…well ATTENTION MAGAZINE na una sabi. Then ...
I am Not Dead But Hale and Hearty – Eniola Badmus
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I am Not Dead But Hale and Hearty – Eniola Badmus

Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus has issued a statement to debunk rumors which state that she is dead, which she says were inspired by pictures from her ongoing movie project. According the plus-sized actress, she is not dead nor in any terrible situation and that whatever rumor going out there based on surfaced pictures from her movies is nothing but false. She shared on social media: “GREAT PEOPLE KINDLY DISREGARD EVERYONE SAYING ENIOLA BADMUS IS DEAD OR IN A TERRIBLE SITUATION I AM HALE AND HEARTY THE PICTURES AND VIDEOS ONLINE IS FROM MY NEW MOVIE MADAM CASH WATCH OUT FOR IT………BLESS”
I  Believe in God, Not The Bible – Efia Odo
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I Believe in God, Not The Bible – Efia Odo

Ghanaian actress, Efia Odo has stated that she believes in God but she doesn’t believe in the Bible. According to her, the book is man-made and full of fairy tales. The actress made this known on Twitter where she questioned some of the stories written in the Bible “In the Bible Adam, Eve, Cain,Abel were the only ones in the world. After Cain killed Abel he ran to the east of Eden. Genesis 4:17 it says Cain made love to his wife. He was in the east of Eden in Nod. So where did the WIFE come from if they were the only ones in the world?”, she asked A man waded into the discussion with some clarity to her question: “The bible never explicitly says that these four where the only ones on earth. They had other siblings. the fact that Cain was afraid that someone would kill him for kil...
New Zealand Mosque Shooter Reveals his Inspiration
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New Zealand Mosque Shooter Reveals his Inspiration

The New Zealand mosque shooter, who killed 49 persons in two mosques in Christ church area of the country, has revealed his inspiration. 28-year-old Australian man, Brenton Tarrant, invaded two mosques during a coordinated and unprecedented attack. The suspect reportedly worked as a personal trainer at Big River Gym in the northern New South Wales city of Grafton. He left his job after making some money from Bitconnect, a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, and then used the money to fund his travels. He is known to have travelled to Europe, South-East Asia and East Asia. In a 74-page manifesto, believed to have been written by him, the suspect described himself as a “regular white man, from a regular family” who was born in Australia to a “working class, low-income family”. “My pare...
Denrele Visits Goldie’s Graveside, Pays Emotional Tribute To Her
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Denrele Visits Goldie’s Graveside, Pays Emotional Tribute To Her

Today February 14th is the 6th death anniversary of singer, Goldie. Her very close friend, Denrele, paid a visit to her graveside. Sharing photos via his Instagram page, he wrote: I wonder what u were thinking as ur life ended. Did you wonder if ur life mattered? Then let me tell u that it did. That in those few days together u touched my heart with your kindness, ur laughter, ur positive energy. And above all else with ur beautiful, beautiful smile. As u were dying, did u wonder if people would remember u? Then let me tell u that I will remember u forever & hold you close in my heart. Morning of the 14th; I wake after a night of crying, a day of loss, & I have one moment…one beautiful, solitary moment when everything is right in the world because THAT is the moment befo...
Seun Kuti Reveals Why He Didn’t Perform At Grammy Award 2019
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Seun Kuti Reveals Why He Didn’t Perform At Grammy Award 2019

Nigerian Afrobeat musician and son of late music legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Seun Kuti, has revealed why he didn’t perform at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards event. Kuti was billed to perform st the ceremony but said he couldn’t due to a flight tickets mixup Seun Kuti also lost out in his first attempt to win a Grammy award after being nominated in the best world music album category but lost to South Africa’s ‘Soweto Gospel Choir’. On his Instagram page, Kuti wrote: “First and foremost I have to say I am sorry to all the fans that tuned in to see us perform yesterday but didn’t. “I had the weirdest ticket mix up in history meaning I missed my flight and the rehearsals and we couldn’t go on. “Big up to Soweto Gospel choir a group that has als...
My Father’s Death Inspired My Hit Song – Teniola Apata
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My Father’s Death Inspired My Hit Song – Teniola Apata

Popular Nigerian singer and hit maker, Teniola Apata, has revealed that the death of her father, Simeon Apata, inspired her hit song, Wait. People who knew the late civil war veteran, Simeon Apata, have described him as a courageous man whose death created a huge vacuum in his immediate environment of Isolo, Lagos. It is said that when he was alive, he confronted armed robbers and made sure the area was a safe haven. Unfortunately, he was later murdered by unknown gunmen on January 8, 1995. Although Apata died many years ago, his legacies still live on. His school, Apata Memorial Schools, in Isolo, managed by his three wives, is still thriving. Also, two of his daughters, Teniola and Niniola, have taken the Nigerian music industry by storm. According to punchng.com, Teni reveal...
Chimamanda Adichie Names The 4 Writers That Changed Her Destiny
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Chimamanda Adichie Names The 4 Writers That Changed Her Destiny

Nigerian writer Chimanda Adichie, has mentioned 4 writers whom she said inspired her to go into writing. From what she said, if not for these writers, we wouldn’t be blessed with such interesting books as Half Of A Yellow Sun and Americana. Speaking at the Face Of Okija beauty pageant, she said; "Igboland produced great writers, if Chinua Achebe, Flora Nwapa and Chi Emecheta and Chukwuemeka Nkem had not written the books they did, when and how they did, I would not have had the emotional courage to write my own books and so today I honor them and I stand respectfully in their shadow."
Don Jazzy Unveils Nigerian Celebrities Who Inspired Him In 2018
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Don Jazzy Unveils Nigerian Celebrities Who Inspired Him In 2018

Mavin Records label CEO, Don Jazzy, has taken to his his Instagram page to reveal the list of people in the media and entertainment industry that have inspired him in the past 12 months. The prolific music producer and singer, revealed that he was put up to the task by a friend who asked him to make a one minute video on people that inspired him in 2018, as he mentioned some names and explained why they made the list. Don Jazzy revealed that he was inspired by former musician and blogger, Tunde Ednut, because he is still going strong despite facing attacks from naysayers. Another person to make the list is Speed Darlington, a Nigerian musician known for his unconventional style of singing. According to the Don, he admires Speedy’s drive and passion. Other stars to make the list...
‘I Payed Rent In Slums At 17’ – Neomi Nga’ng’a
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‘I Payed Rent In Slums At 17’ – Neomi Nga’ng’a

Kenyan actress and former radio presenter Neomi Nganga’s life is inspired by her rocky background. The ‘Style by Neomi’ founder says being raised in the slums of Nairobi taught her how to be hardworking. Neomi told Massawe on Radio Jambo that: 'My background of slum is what keeps me pushing ahead, because it was not easy for me, especially after losing my mum. Although my bros were there to support me.' Neomi started making moves at only 17 years old. 'At some time, they (brothers) had to concentrate on their families and i had to pay my rent at the age of 17 years, and i dont share my story for people to sympathise with me but to inspire someone else.' Celebrities who have worn her dresses include Krysteen Savane, who wore a gorgeous neon green gown with an African print ov...
Bobrisky Promises To Give James ‘They Didn’t Caught Me’ Obialor 100k For Inspiring Him
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Bobrisky Promises To Give James ‘They Didn’t Caught Me’ Obialor 100k For Inspiring Him

Bobrisky has just promised to give James 'they didn't caught me' Obialor 100k for inspiring him. 'I’m inspired by you', Bobrisky wrote about James whose video went viral when he was arrested by the Nigerian police a few weeks back. James I’m inspired by you darling cos you came out to tell the world wat u are going through. The day I saw your viral video I was so like who is dis strong guy. Now let me tell u darling.... Ask me anything I mean your heart desire I’m ready to support u. Let start from 100,000 cash first. Pls find ur way to my house tomorrow pls. I love u die fuck haters let them keep running their mouth.
Avril Lavigne’s New Song ‘Head Above Water’ Inspired By Lyme Disease Battle
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Avril Lavigne’s New Song ‘Head Above Water’ Inspired By Lyme Disease Battle

Avril Lavigne has revealed her new song is inspired by her battle with Lyme Disease back in 2014. The 33-year-old singer dropped her new track 'Head Above Water' - her first release in five years - earlier this week and she has admitted the lyrics are based on the feelings that encompassed her when the infection was particularly bad. Speaking to PEOPLE.com, she said: "One night, I thought I was dying, and I had accepted that I was going to die. My mom laid with me in bed and held me. I felt like I was drowning. Under my breath, I prayed 'God, please help to keep my head above the water.' In that moment, the song writing of this album began. "It was like I tapped into something. It was a very spiritual experience. Lyrics flooded through me from that point on." 'Head Above Water'...
VIDEO: Adekunle Gold – Delilah’s Tale ft. Seyi Shay
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VIDEO: Adekunle Gold – Delilah’s Tale ft. Seyi Shay

Adekunle Gold finally completes his Story tale as he allows Delilah to also voice out her own side of the story. In his words ‘I’m probably the first Nigerian Singer to fulfill their “To Be Continued” Promise’. Watch and be inspired! Adekunle Gold - Delilah's Tale ft. Seyishay
Tagbo And Olu’s Deaths Inspired FIA – Davido
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Tagbo And Olu’s Deaths Inspired FIA – Davido

Towards the end of last year, singer, Davido had it rough as he lost some of his friends within a short time. This had sparked some controversies as people decided to drag him by accusing him of these deaths. Tagbo, who died first, was the one that sparked the most controversy as his then girlfriend, who is an actress, Caroline Danjuma, decided to blatantly hold the crooner responsible for the death. Well, having being vindicated by the Police, Davido immediately went on to drop a single which became a hit. In a recent interview with Pause, a UK magazine, the singer has however, revealed the inspiration behind the song. According to him, the deaths of his friends, Tagbo and DJ Olu, were what inspired the song. He added that FIA is the song that touches him the most. Excerpts be...
Brooklyn Beckham Gets A New Tattoo Inspired By His Dad
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Brooklyn Beckham Gets A New Tattoo Inspired By His Dad

On Tuesday, Brooklyn Beckham, 19, showed off the latest inking in his collection, which appeared to be inspired by his famous dad David's Jesus and three cherubs tattoo. Clearly happy with the new inking of the three cherubs and angel on his upper left chest - which is in the same position as the football star - the rising photographer happily flaunted it on Instagram. The black and white clip saw Brooklyn sticking up two fingers as he zoomed the camera up close to show off the new ink. Brooklyn looked in great spirits during the social media display. David sports an incredibly similar tattoo in the same position which features Jesus with three cherubs - representing his sons - lifting him out of a tomb. Brooklyn has a plethora of tattoo in his collection and in April, he confidentl...
“I Was Inspired By The Length And Beauty Of Bob Marley’s Hair”- Dakore Akande
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“I Was Inspired By The Length And Beauty Of Bob Marley’s Hair”- Dakore Akande

Dakore Akande nee Egbuson has revealed the struggles she went through during the course of her dreadlocks journey. Akande, who wore long dreadlocks for 13 years until 2011, opened up during the third edition of the African Hair Summit held in Abuja on Saturday. The actress who is an envoy of the summit, came into limelight with the 2002 film ‘She Devil’ and currently plays one of the lead characters in hit TV series ‘Fifty’. She revealed that at the time she had the hairstyle, only few other people had the courage to do same, adding that people thought she had mental issues or was possessed with a marine spirit, which were stereotypical for people with dreadlocks. She added that she still went on to carry the hairstyle because she was influenced by the length and beauty of late...
Flavour’s Body Inspired Me To Hit The Gym – TY Bello
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Flavour’s Body Inspired Me To Hit The Gym – TY Bello

Celebrity photographer and singer, TY Bello, whose story won’t be complete without Olajumoke  recently held a photo session with singer, Flavour, and she took to Instagram to gush about it all.TY Bello further revealed that working with Flavour helped inspire to hit the gym. Here’s what she wrote; “We spent the second half of the shoot taking some ‘fineboy’ photos. He really is an amazing looking human being .. seriously o.. ha!Works really hard to look that way too. Me ?..I’m inspired .. I hit the gym this week … I’m not even kidding ..God help me #tybellophotography#photostories#flavour”.
“I really enjoyed making the cover photos for @2niteflavour album cover,” she also tweeted.
Akpororo Gets Inspired By Watching Mad People!
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Akpororo Gets Inspired By Watching Mad People!

Comedian Akpororo, in a new interview with Tribune newspaper, talked about how he gets his inspiration, his journey into the comedy business and more... Read excerpts from the interview: What year did you commence your career in the comedy industry? Professionally, I started between 2010 and 2011. Before that time, did you know you were going to be a comedian? Was it something you were doing as a young person? As a young person, I was funny. Not that I was doing comedy, but people laugh because of the way I talk. So, when I decided to take it up professionally, I knew I will be successful. But I didn’t know I will go this far. I didn’t even think comedy will make me this big. It’s been about seven years since you started and you have become one of Nigeria’s most sought-after co...
Banky W – Kololo
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Banky W – Kololo

Inspired by, and shot in Dubai, please watch and share the video for Banky W‘s “ Kololo“. It was written and directed by Banky Wellington himself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfnSI1wSEqs  
#Bowwowchallenge: Checkout Hilarious Trend Inspired By Bow Wow
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#Bowwowchallenge: Checkout Hilarious Trend Inspired By Bow Wow

American rapper, actor and TV Host, Shad Gregory Moss popularly known as Bow Wow is the subject of a new trend on Twitter after he was allegedly caught posting a stolen photo on his Instagram page. The “Lottery Ticket” star put up a photo of a private jet on his page and captioned it: Travel day. NYC press run for Growing Up Hip Hop. Lets gooo. I promise to bring yall the hottest show EVER. May 25th on @wetv Apparently, he was really on a flight to New York but not on a private jet as he claimed and he was ousted by another passenger on the same flight with him: Social media immediately went agog with people putting up hilarious photos imitating Bow Wow.