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<strong>Tems Wins 2023 Grammy Award, See Full List Of Winners</strong>
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Tems Wins 2023 Grammy Award, See Full List Of Winners

Nigerian musician, Tems has become the first female Nigerian artiste to bag a Grammy award on Sunday as she won the ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’ category for her role in ‘Wait for U’, the 2022 hit song by Future which featured Drake. Here is the full list of nominees and winners for the 2023 Grammys — with winners on top of each category and in bold: Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Jack Antonoff | WINNERDan AuerbachBoi-1daDahiDernst “D’mile” Emile II Songwriter of the year, non-classical Tobias Jesso Jr. | WINNERAmy AllenNija CharlesThe-DreamLaura Veltz Music film “Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story” — (Various Artists); Frank Marshall & Ryan Suffern, video directors; Frank Marshall, Sean Stuart & Ryan Suffern, video producers | WINNER“Adele One Night O...
<strong>Real Cause Of Sammie Okposo’s Death Revealed</strong>
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Real Cause Of Sammie Okposo’s Death Revealed

Following viral reports that popular Nigerian gospel singer, Sammie Okposo slumped in his Lekki apartment, Lagos State, in the early hours of Friday, Hillary Vincent, the project manager of the late musician has debunked the rumor. Reports had it that Okposo was rushed to the hospital after he slumped, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. But Vincent in an interview with Sunday Scoop denied the report saying, “It is not true that Sammie slumped and died. That report is false. At the right time, the family will set the records straight. However, I can tell you authoritatively that he did not slump. Rather, he just did not wake up from his sleep. “As regards the funeral arrangements, the details will be made known by the family. But right now, they are still in grief and mo...
<strong>How I Became Homeless After ‘Eko Project’ – Ara</strong>
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How I Became Homeless After ‘Eko Project’ – Ara

Aralola Olamuyiwa, an international African female talking drummer, has recalled how she became homeless after she abandoned her ‘Eko inspire me project’. The drummer, popularly known as Ara stated that she lost everything and became hopeless in 2019 after selling her four cars and moving out of her house. She disclosed this on Tuesday when she paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, alongside beneficiaries of her project. Ara said, “The ‘Eko Inspire me’ is an initiative to inspire hope in Lagosians who have lived in darkness and have been exposed to negative influences.” She noted that the initiative began 10 years ago. However, she became frustrated and left the project in 2019 due to financial limitations, adding that she was forced to sel...
Davido: Autopsy Possible As Police Release Six Workers, Detain Two
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Davido: Autopsy Possible As Police Release Six Workers, Detain Two

Netizens have continued to grieve the death of Ifeanyi Adeleke, the three-year-old son of popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, and his fiancée, Chioma Rowland. Reports say the police may carry out an autopsy to ascertain if Ifeanyi passed on as a result of drowning in a swimming pool at Davido’s Banana Island area of Lagos State. A source who spoke to Punch confirmed the possibility of an autopsy, describing it as a standard police procedure in such an instance. However, the source added that the police may not carry out an autopsy if family members of the deceased kick against it. The source said, “Though the family members are not saying anything yet because they are still in shock but until anybody says stop, the standard procedure is to con...
DJ Cuppy: Nicki Minaj Inspired My love for Pink
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DJ Cuppy: Nicki Minaj Inspired My love for Pink

Florence Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy has explained the reason for her obsession with the colour pink. See Also: Ice Prince Released from Prison after Meeting Bail Demands The female Disc jockey said her love for pink came about when American female rapper, Nicki Minaj released her debut video for “Massive Attack”, in 2010. Cuppy said she had not seen anything like it before hence her obsession with the colour, pink. Cuppy tweeted: “I’ve never actually explained how I fell in love with the colour pink: well it was when Nicki did her debut video for “Massive Attack”. I had never seen anything like it. “12 years later and Nicki is still my biggest inspo. There would be no Cuppy without @NickiMinaj.” Source: The Nation
Ice Prince Released from Prison after Meeting Bail Demands
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Ice Prince Released from Prison after Meeting Bail Demands

Nigerian rapper, Panshak Henry Zamani, popularly known by his stage name Ice Prince has been released from prison. See Also: Ice Prince Arrested for Abducting and Assaulting Police Officer Recall that African News Today reported that Ice prince was arrested for kidnapping and assaulting a police officer after he was pulled over at 3 am for driving without license plates. He was later remanded at Ikoyi Correctional Centre for the alleged crime. When charged with his crimes at the Magistrate Court in Ajah, Lagos state, he pleaded not guilty. Ice Prince was granted bail of N500,000 and asked to provide two sureties by Magistrate Taiwo Oyaniyi, He was released after meeting the bail conditions. Ice Prince informed his fans about his release from prison, he wrote on Twitt...
Ice Prince Arrested for Abducting and Assaulting Police Officer
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Ice Prince Arrested for Abducting and Assaulting Police Officer

Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince Zamani has been arrested for allegedly abducting and assaulting a police officer. Police Command Spokesperson, Ben Hudeyin, revealed via his official Twitter handle on Friday that the rapper abducted the officer after he was pulled over for driving without license plates. See Also: Wizkid Gifts N20million to Upcoming Singer Candybleakz “At 3 am today, @Iceprincezamani was stopped for driving without license plates." “He agreed to be taken to the station. He, thereafter, abducted the police officer in his car, assaulted him, and threatened to throw him in the river." “He has been arrested and would be arraigned today,” Hundeyin wrote. The rapper stole the limelight after releasing his single “Oleku” and he later won the 2009 Hennessy Artist...
Peter Okoye Gives Reason Why Opponents attack Peter Obi
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Peter Okoye Gives Reason Why Opponents attack Peter Obi

Peter Okoye of the duo music group, Psquare, has given his reason why other supporters can’t sell their presidential candidates without attacking the Labour Party’s presidential aspirant, Peter Obi. Peter says other opposing supporters attack Peter Obi because their candidates are bad market. See Also: Tonto Dikeh Abandons Nollywood, Chooses New Career Path He believes that attacking Peter Obi is the only way they can advertise their candidates. He stated this in a tweet on his Twitter page which reads: “Do you know why some people can’t sell their candidates without attacking Peter Obi? Because their candidates are bad market.” Source: Daily Post
Wizkid Gifts N20million to Upcoming Singer Candybleakz
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Wizkid Gifts N20million to Upcoming Singer Candybleakz

Grammy Award Winner and Afrobeats Superstar, Ayo Balogun, who is popularly known as Wizkid, has gifted N20 million to upcoming singer Candybleakz. The Singer revealed on her Twitter page that Wizkid had gifted her N20 million to support the shoot of her music video. See Also: Davido Commends Wizkid, Burna Boy for Clinching Grammy The ‘Tikuku’ singer via a video, thanked the Superstar for helping her support the shoot of her music video. “A very big thank you to Wizkid, Wizzy Baba nla. Wizkid just gave me 20 million Naira to use to shoot Tikuku remix. Make una help me thank Wizkid oh! God bless you Wizkid,” She said. Source: The Nation
Kizz Daniel Arrested Over Missing His Concert in Tanzania
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Kizz Daniel Arrested Over Missing His Concert in Tanzania

The Tanzanian police have arrested Nigerian Singer, Kizz Daniel after failing to show up at a concert he was scheduled to perform in the country. The “Buga” hit-singer was scheduled for a live performance at the Warehouse, Old Nextdoor Area in Tanzania on Sunday but failed to be in attendance on his show, the fans who were enraged by this act began to destroy properties in the arena as captured in a viral video. See Also: Davido Gifts a Lucky Female Fan N2 Million and His Sneakers (Video) In another video circulating on the internet, the 28-year-old was arrested and taken into a truck by the Tanzanian police. In the video, an angry fan was heard saying: “Kizz Daniel, you’ll go in for it. He’ll cause damage to this country. He must go in for it.” Source: The Nation ...