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Nigerians Will Forever Remember You If You Become President, Iyanya Tells Sowore

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Popular musician, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk, widely known as ‘Iyanya’, says Nigerians will remember Omoyele Sowore forever if he emerges President in the general election rescheduled for Saturday, February 23, 2019. This has come as a boost for the presidential ambition of Omoyele Sowore, contesting on the platform of the African Action Congress (AAC). Iyanya made the statement when he appeared on Sowore’s #OurTime, a programme Sowore anchors to keep supporters updated on his campaign. Commending entertainers for their contribution to advancing the country, Sowore noted that the industry and talent of musicians, as well as actors and actresses, have put the country favourably on the international scene. Speaking with Sowore on #OurTime, Iyanya said: “I strongly believe that if someone l

If You Want To Waste Your Vote, Waste It Wisely On Sowore, Says Mr 2Kay

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Popular entertainer and 'Bad Girl' crooner, Abinye David Jumbo widely known as Mr. 2Kay, has asked Nigerian youth to "waste" their votes on Omoyele Sowore, Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC). The musician made the call while in a conversation with Sowore, streamed live on Facebook. Mr 2kay had announced his support for Sowore through a post on Instagram. Charging the Nigerians to support Sowore, Mr 2Kay said: “We are taking it back to make it good. The truth be told, I think it’s time to give back to the country. “It’s better to do, as they say, waste your vote. And if you want to waste your vote, waste it on Sowore. Waste it wisely, and then it can be recycled because it is very productive. “Why I’m supporting your race is that I believe you have the ide

You’re The Kind Of Candidate I’ll Endorse, Femi Kuti Tells Sowore

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Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, Nigerian musician and son of the late afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has called on young people to plan for a landslide victory against the corrupt establishment.  He made the call at the New Africa Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos while hosting Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC). Femi, who is also a human rights activist, spoke on the sudden postponement of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). "This bunch of people, them yeye no be small.How can you just wake up and say you are not ready? What have you been doing for the past four years?," he asked.   Lifting Sowore's hand, he continued: "If I’m going to endorse somebody, this is the type of person I will endorse. If there is a person I will endors

Police Fire Teargas Canisters To Control Big Brother Naija Crowd In Abuja

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To prevent an imminent stampede at the Abuja venue of the Big Brother Naija 2019 audition, policemen have resorted to firing teargas canisters into the crowd. The applicants shut down the area and surrounding axis on Friday, as they thronged the venue of the MultiChoice Nigeria office. They were said to have come into Abuja from within and outside the city, and the crowd led to a major traffic gridlock in the area. Human movement from Transcorp Hilton axis to Wuse II was a nightmare. The situation almost resulted in a stampede, which was narrowly averted when the Police fired teargas canisters into the air with a view to controlling the ecstatic crowd. SaharaReporters gathered that the process used to screen the applicants was very slow. Many people scampered for safety whenever

Crazy Traffic, Many Scale Fences As Auditioning For $100,000 Big Brother Naija Begins

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Various parts of the country are on lockdown as youth in their thousands are currently having a date with destiny auditioning to be among the 12 housemates that would make it into the house for Big Brother Naija 2019. Big Brother Naija, which was formerly known as Big Brother Nigeria, is a reality show where contestants live in a house for about four months while competing for a cash prize of about $100,000. Housemates try to avoid getting evicted from the house, and activities, including sexually explicit scenes, are shown on live broadcast for the duration of their stay in the house.  On January 15, the organisers, MultiChoice, had announced that this year’s reality show will take place in Nigeria and that auditions, which would run from February 1 and 2. Audition would also

Gospel Singer Funmi Aragbaye Loses Husband

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Funmi Aragbaye, a popular gospel musician and National President of the Gospel Musicians’ Association of Nigeria, has lost her husband, Elder Bola Aragbaye. Elder Aragbaye died at about 2:30pm on Wednesday, aged 77, at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. During his lifetime, he worked at the Nigerian Tribune as a journalist under the supervision of ex-Governor of Lagos State Lateef Jakande, after which he left in 1967 to join The Sketch Press Limited, where he rose to become Editor. He was appointed Chief Press Secretary to the late Chief Adekunle Ajasin, a former Governor of Ondo State, in 1981. He clocked 77 on November 10, 2018, and is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren and other family members. Entertainment Lifestyle News AddThis :  Featured