Drake Helped Put Afrobeats In Global Spotlight — Davido

The multiple award-winning and Afrobeats singer, David Adeleke, who is popularly known as Davido has spoken about Drake. He stated that Drake, the Canadian rapper, helped in putting the global spotlight on Afrobeats. Davido said this while answering questions in an interview with Bootleg Kev Podcast, published on Tuesday. He said, “There are always narratives like, “Oh, Afrobeats was definitely huge before Drake” but Drake is Drake, so I’d be lying if I said he didn’t put some spotlight on Afrobeats, and you know it was dope. “He has made some dope records,” the singer added. Drake has featured in a few Afrobeat songs, some of which are Wikzid’s ‘come closer’ and ‘Ojuelegba remix’ including Tems’ Fountains.

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“He has cooked for 7 hours” – Liberian chef set to break Hilda Baci’s record [Photos]

Famous Liberian chef Wonyean Aloycious Gaye has apparently been cooking for seven hours straight in an effort to break Nigerian chef Hilda Baci’s record. Lata Tondon’s record for the longest cooking marathon in the Guinness World Records had been surpassed by Hilda Baci. Everyone is attempting to surpass the pace that the Nigerian cook has set or at least to test her. The renowned chef Wonyean Aloycious has traveled for seven hours to challenge Hilda, according to a post by Liberian Music Industry. “Famous Liberian chef Wonyean Aloycious Gaye says he’s ready to challenge the Nigerian lady, Hilda Baci. He has already gone 7 hours to catch up with Hilda. We can break her record”, the post read. Reacting to the news, @zakarieeshat3 said: “Enemy of progress. See neck like tolo tolo.” @gylliananthonette wrote: “Na for even indoors, he never start. He go soon sleep 😂.” @sodluxe commented: “Make una give this one 2 more hours he go find better bed go sleep.” @holy_spireet added: “They are always envious when they hear Nigeria.” See the post below:

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Sunday Mbang, Methodist ex-Prelate, Is Dead

Sunday Mbang was born in Idua Eket, Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State on August 26, 1936. A former Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, Sunday Coffie Mbang, is dead. Mbang died at 86. Details of his death are still sketchy. Sunday Mbang was born in Idua Eket, Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State on August 26, 1936 into a humble and Christian family. He studied at the Effoi Group School, Salvation Army School, Akai-Ubium, Government School, Eket, Methodist Boys’ High School, Oron, Teacher’s College, Uzuakoli, Trinity Theological College, Umuahia, University of Ibadan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel and Harvard University, USA. Sunday Mbang became a minister in 1961 after going through theological education and training in Nigeria and overseas. He became a Pastor and Minister of Religion in 1962 in Methodist Church Nigeria and rose through the ranks to be elected into the Episcopal rank, Bishop of Tinubu, Lagos State in 1979. He was later elevated to the position of Patriarch/Prelate, the administrative and pastoral head and leader of the entire Methodist Church family …

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Lamidi Apapa Accuses Peter Obi, Abure Of Sponsoring Thugs Against Him In Court

Lamidi Apapa who claims to be the factional chairman of Labour Party has accused the presidential candidate of the party, Peter Obi and the party’s suspended National Chairman, Julius Abure of allegedly sponsoring thugs against him. He made the claim on Wednesday, according to Vanguard. Recall that Apapa was mobbed by youths that were at the court to witness proceedings in the petition that Obi filed to challenge the outcome of the presidential election that held on February 25. Following the attack, Apapa was taken into protective custody by security operatives attached to the Court of Appeal in Abuja, venue of the Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC. Shortly after the Justice Haruna Tsammani-led five-member panel adjourned the petition till Friday for continuation of the pre-hearing session. Speaking on the development, in an exclusive interview with Vanguard, the factional National Publicity Secretary of the party, Abayomi Arabambi, said he’s surprised this was how Obi, Abure and their supporters intended to come at them.  He said, “They attacked some police. They were fighting with press men. It was the security operatives that saved …

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If your partner insists on no sex before marriage, something is fishy – Actor Nedu tells ladies

Nollywood actor and media personality, Chinedu Ani Emmanuel, popularly known as Nedu, has warned ladies to beware of men who insist on no sex before marriage. He gave the warning on the recent episode of the The Honest Bunch audiovisual podcast co-hosted by him. The controversial OAP said some ladies have opened up to him about their husbands’ abysmal sexual performances which they were unaware of until after their weddings. He said often when a man insist on no sex before marriage, there is something fishy. He said, “If oga is telling you no sex before marriage, find out if he likes it from the other side. One woman don talk for my radio show say, ‘Oga Nedu, I dey cheat on my husband. Not once, not twice. Oga Nedu if na you, you go comot.’ “I said why? She said him prick no dey gree rise. I supported her. Men, I’m sorry. This guy just marry her and he was saying no sex before marriage. Na so the girl enter in side.”

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Lady Remanded In Kirikiri Prison For Assaulting Police Officer

A lady has been remanded in Kirikiri prison for allegedly assaulting a police officer in Ogombo area of Ajah, Lagos state. This was revealed by Lagos state police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin on Tuesday, May 16. Sharing a picture of a woman grabbing a police officer by the Uniform, Hundeyin tweeted; “Somewhere in Ogombo yesterday, she assaulted a police officer. She was arraigned today and has been remanded to the Kirikiri correctional facility till June 6 when the case come up again in court.” This comes after a video went viral over the weekend showing Afro beats singer, Seun Kuti slapping a police officer on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.

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Italy and Juventus legend, Leonardo Bonucci reveals he’ll retire at the end of next season at 36

Italy and Juventus legend, Leonardo Bonucci has announced he will retire from football at the end of next season following an 18-year career. The 36-year-old defender has enjoyed a glittering career laden with trophies and has become an Italy and Juventus legend. Bonucci, will be hoping to lift the Europa League with Juventus this season before preparing to embark on his final campaign in professional football. Speaking in an interview series with the club’s YouTube channel to mark his 500th Juventus appearance, Bonucci explains he will walk away from football in 2024. After discussing the impact of former goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, Bonucci states his intentions to quit football following an outstanding career representing Juventus. ‘When I stop playing next year, it will be the end of a defensive era, a way of defending Italian style’ said Bonucci. ‘It’s a source of pride to be up there with the greatest. I hope lots of future defenders just as we had Baresi, Maldini, Nesta, Cannavaro, will see us four as idols. ‘It would mean we have achieved a lot and given the …

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‘Ole! Ole!’ Factional Labour Party Chairman Booed Outside Appeal Court (Video)

Shouts of Ole, a Yoruba word for thief, rend the air as Lamidi Apapa, factional Labour Party Chairman, made his way out of the Appeal Court on Wednesday. Apapa, who had earlier created a scene inside the court, was leaving when a crowd surrounded him The politician, who was being shielded by policemen, struggled to get to where his car was parked, but the crowd kept trailing him, recording the incident with their phone. The incident became more dramatic when someone in the crowd removed Apapa’s cap and fled. He had attempted to speak with a group of journalists after the proceedings but the continuous noise disrupted the process. Apapa eventually walked away but he was overshadowed by the crowd. Below is a video of the incident: Earlier, Apapa, who is locked in a battle with Julius Abure, suspended chairman of the party, had arrived the court for the case of a petition which Peter Obi, Presidential Candidate of the party, filed against the victory of President-elect Bola Tinubu. He made attempted to sit where Labour Party officials were and …

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My husband is a flirt, he runs after anything in skirt – Woman tells Court

Ikeja, – 44- year-old woman, Oluwatoyin Falade, on Wednesday prayed an Orile Agege Customary Court to dissolve her 11-year-old marriage on grounds of infidelity on the part of her husband, Segun. The petitioner, who lives at 23, Tunde Davids Close, Agege, Lagos  has two children for Segun, ages, eight and 11. “My husband is a flirt, he runs after anything in skirt. ”I had two girls before  I married him and those girls are 15 and 18. They stay with me and I don’t trust my husband because he chases everything in skirt. “My husband changes women anyhow and he doesn’t respect me. If the court doesn’t dissolve the union, I will run away with my kids ,” she burst to tears. Oluwatoyin said that people mock her in the neighborhood because of her husband’s infidelity. ” I am fed up, Segun cannot change, chasing after women and ladies has become the order of the day for him,” she said. She alleged that he doesn’t take care of her and the children. In his response, Segun, 46, a Lagos State …

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How Murphy Afolabi predicted his death just 30 mins before he died — Actor Adekola Tijani ‘Kamilu Kompo’ [Video]

Adekola Tijani aka Kamilu, a Nollywood actor, has alleged that his late coworker Murphy Afolabi foretold his own death in a chat they had roughly 30 minutes before the late actor fell while taking a bath. Early on Sunday morning, May 14, Murphy suffered injuries from his fall in the restroom and later passed away.* Speaking at Murphy’s funeral ceremony on Monday, May 15, Adekola Tijanu said: “When he was alive, he always want us to do things together. We can’t question God but I’m really touched. He is still young and we started together. I sh%t his first movie and he was the first person that discovered my acting skills. We have done a lot together, we have fought and settled. I know everything about him. We still spoke yesterday, we spoke around 9:30 and he fell around 10 am. I was called immediately and we drove him to the hospital but he di€d before we got to the hospital. He called me after his birthday that I should come and take some of the clothes he used for his …

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Ex BBN housemate, Ka3na buries husband in London [photos]

Big Brother Naija ‘Lockdown’ housemate, Ka3na Jones has reportedly lost her ex-husband. In videos going viral, the mother of one could be seen breaking down in tears as she bade her white husband goodbye. Dressed in all black with her daughter, the reality star held tightly to his coffin as she poured her heart to him. Ka3na declares herself single, dumps her white husband Recall that last year, Ka3na left many shocked when she dumped her husband, just a few days after celebrating her wedding anniversary. In a confusing post, the controversial Big Brother Naija star announced she is now single. The mother of one took to her Instagram page to make the shocking announcement. She stated that she is Miss Ka3na and not searching, which raised the question of what happened to her marriage and where her husband was since she referred to herself as Miss Ka3na rather than Mrs. Ka3na speaks out on her divorce Speaking out, Ka3na Jones spilled more about her personal life to her fans on social media She stated that although deciding on her marriage and …

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Despicable And Condemnable Act – Peter Obi Reacts To Killing Of US Embassy Staff

Peter Obi Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate, has reacted to the killing of the staff of the United States of America Embassy and two policemen in Anambra State on Tuesday. It was reported that the US embassy staff were attacked at Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra while on a humanitarian aid mission to the state. Obi in a series of tweets on Wednesday sympathized with the deceased’s, the United States Embassy and other charitable International agencies involved.“I just got the most reprehensible news of the attack and killing of some international humanitarian workers in Anambra state, which happened on Tuesday. This despicable act is highly condemnable. “Nothing can be more deplorable than that somebody has to die while rendering a charity job for a people and a nation in need. “The rising crime rate in our community and country is not unconnected with the frightening rising poverty level and unemployment of youths in our land which is a consequence of a prolonged leadership failure over the years. “When youths in their product ages remain idle for a …

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Muhammadu Buhari Appoints Ogbole As Member Of Council For Legal Education

President Muhammadu Buhari Chief Paul Ogbole (SAN)  has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as a member of the Council for Legal Education (Nigeria Law School). This is contained in a letter signed by the Solicitor General of the Federation, Mrs Jedy Agba in Abuja. Agba said the appointment of Ogbole, a former member of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Board, took effect from May 13 and would last for four years. Established in 1962, the Council for Legal Education, oversee and undertake accreditation of Nigerian Law Schools. It is responsible for legal education and professional training and discipline of bar aspirants.

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BREAKING: ASUU: FG Pays Medical Lecturers’ Salary Arrears, Shuns Others

The Federal Government, in a power twist, has reportedly commenced the payment of salary arrears to lecturers in the departments of Basic Medical Sciences, Basic Clinical Sciences and Medicine across some federal universities, The PUNCH reports. The lecturers are under the Nigerian Association of Medical and Dental Academics, one of the two splinter groups licensed by the government to reduce the influence of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The government had in 2022 implemented a no-work-no-pay rule against lecturers for seven months due to the strike embarked upon by the ASUU. Efforts to get the government to pay the lecturers the withheld salaries for the duration of strike by ASUU proved abortive. But the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, a body which encompasses medical doctors in the academics and other consultant medical doctors, explained to the government that medical schools were not shut down during the period of strike hence the salaries of their members should not be withheld. Speaking with our correspondent in Abuja, a source from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, confirmed that medical lecturers have been …

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UCL: What Messi Did To Me – Lautaro Martinez

The Inter Milan forward, Lautaro Martinez, has talked about Lionel Messi. He disclosed that Paris Saint-Germain superstar Lionel Messi helped him to become a better player today. Martinez said that he learned leadership from Messi, who led Argentina to glory in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The Argentina international spoke after leading Inter Milan to beat AC Milan 1-0 in the Champions League semi-final second-leg tie on Tuesday at San Siro. The 25-year-old, who captained Simone Inzaghi’s side, scored the winner for Inter Milan as they beat arch-rivals AC Milan 1-0 in the Champions League semi-final to qualify for the final on a 3-0 aggregate win, having won the first leg 2-0. “This season I have grown so much mentally,” Martinez said (h/t @AlbicelesteTalk on Twitter) after the game. “I have teammates who help me grow, I learned a lot from Leo Messi, talking to him, he helped me in everything. Carrying that World Cup in your arms is special, I learned a lot about the leadership from him there. “Being a captain is special, today’s evening will remain for …

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BREAKING: Court Adjourns Obi’s Petition Against Tinubu Till Friday

Peter Obi The pre-hearing of the petition by Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, against the President-elect, Bola Tinubu has been adjourned by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal till Friday, May 19. The tribunal, headed by Justice Haruna Tsammani, fixed the date following failure of parties to agree on documents among other reasons. Recall that Obi and the Labour Party are challenging the presidential election they claim was marred by irregularities and fraud.

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