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Davido, Olamide other Nigerian artists lose all Grammy nominations

No nominated Nigerian artiste won in any of their categories.

The Nation reported that Davido, Burna Boy, Ayra Starr, Asake, and Olamide were all nominated for the 66th Grammy Awards, which held at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles.

Davido bagged three nominations in his first Grammy debut while existing winner, Burna Boy, bagged four nominations.

Asake, Arya Starr, and Olamide got one nomination each.

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They were all nominated in the maiden Best African Music Performance category alongside South Africa’s Tyla.

Davido and Burna Boy were also nominated for the Best Global Music Album and Best Global Music Performance categories.

Burna Boy was also nominated for Best Melodic Rap Performance.

However, having bagged different nominations, none of the Nigerian artist won their nominations on Sunday.

Davido, Olamide other Nigerian artists lose all Grammy nominations

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Yinka Davies to perform at Rotary Humanitarian Reporting Awards

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Yinka Davies to perform at Rotary Humanitarian Reporting Awards

Sensuous Jazz singer, lyricist and vocalist, Yinka Davies, will perform and serenade guests at Rotary International District 9110 Humanitarian Reporting Awards (RHRA) on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at Ikeja GRA, Lagos.

Rotary International District 9110 Governor, Rotarian Ifeyinwa Ejezie, said, “The renowned jazz musician, lyricist, and dancer, Yinka Davies would entertain guests, journalists and Rotarians at the Rotary District 9110 Humanitarian Awards ceremony.”

Ejezie further stated that the award “is aimed at recognising and honouring journalists for their support of Rotary, the world largest service organisation.

She said, “The awards ceremony is aimed at strengthening the partnership between Rotary and the media by recognising journalists and media organisations with outstanding record of reportage of Rotary District 9110 and clubs humanitarian intervention projects in communities within Lagos and Ogun states.”

Chairman of the Awards Committee, Rotarian Ehi Braimah stated that the “awards would be presented in 15 categories,for coverage of Rotary clubs and District 9110 activities.”

The categories and nominees are the Best TV station in reportage of Rotary clubs and District 9110 activities: Arise News, Channels TV and TVC; nominees for Best newspaper in the reportage of Rotary humanitarian activities: The Guardian, This day and Telegraph; Best online newspaper in the coverage of Rotary District 9110 and clubs activities, nominees are: Legend News online, Brand Times Online and News Spy Online; Best TV station in online reportage of Rotary activities, nominees are: NTA, Arise News and TVC.

Other nominees are Outstanding journalist in the coverage of Rotary District 9110 and clubs activities: TVC’s Theophilus Elamah, Mosunmola Ogeolu, Arise News and Eniola Popoola, TVC; Outstanding print reporter in the coverage of Rotary District 9110 and Clubs’ activities, nominees are: The Nation’s Joseph Eshanokpe, The Guardian’s Isaac Taiwo and New Telegraph’s Tony Okuyeme; Outstanding club Public Image Chairman nominees are: Rotarian Ifeoma Williams, Rotary Club of Lagos; Rotarian Oyinlola Sale, Rotary club of Akowonjo and Rotarian B. Adesan, Rotary Club of Ajah Golden.

The Vice Chairman Awards Committee, Rotarian Olalekan Otun, stated, “The Provost of Nigerian lnstitute of (NIJ), Mr Gbenga Adefaye, would deliver the keynote address; Chairman of Channels TV Media Group, Dr John Momoh, is the special guest of honour, while former Minister of Health and past District Governor, Prince Julius Adelusi- Adeluyi, will be the guest of honour and Chief Olusegun Osoba, former Governor of Ogun State and doyen of journalism in Nigeria, is will be chairman of the ceremony.

Rotary District 9110 covers Lagos and Ogun states and from July 1, 2024 it will evolve into two districts: District 9111 with Rotn Dr Wole Kukoyi and District 9112 Rotn Femi Adenekan as District Governors-elect respectively.

The RHRA sponsors are listed as over 52 advocates or independent donors and corporate sponsors such as Ollam Systems Ltd, BCIL Ltd, Grynx Index Initiatives, WE 2 Luv Babies Toys store, ADG logistics, Landmark media Ltd, Codros Capital Ltd, El- Bethel Nursery and Pry School, Acess Bank Plc, Adna Hotel Ltd, and Naija Times Online Newspaper Ltd.

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Separation: Wunmi Ajiboye spills dirty secrets as she slams ex-husband Ogungbe

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Separation: Wunmi Ajiboye spills dirty secrets as she slams ex-husband Ogungbe

Yoruba Nollywood actress and mother of two Omowunmi Ajiboye has spilled some secrets about her ex as she calls netizens to attention against bullying her.

The actress went on love on Instagram to address the rage directed towards her since her separation from husband, issuing strict warning to those who has constantly being bullying her since then.

According to Wunmi Ajiboye, Segun Ogungbe is a cheater who does ‘dirty things’ in her house and does not show regards for her. She spoke about how the actor has been cheating on her for quite a time but she never minded because he was not caught in the act. The last straw was when she caught him cheating in her house.

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While spilling the events that led to their separation, Wunmi Ajiboye threatened to reveal the pains she went through while married to the actor despite giving her all to their relationship. She claimed they were never married and would not allow his waywardness to tie her down.

She went on to disclose that the actor slept with girls living under her, impregnated some and made them abort.

She addressed the issue surrounding her alleged relationship with MC Oluomo, claimed they shared a platonic relationship and have only being with the NURTW boss a few times.

he actress pleaded and also placed heavy curses on trolls stating she’s at her wits end and can’t withstand the bullying. She noted how sometime back in 2023 when she held her mother’s burial, she was bullied online for giving much importance to MC Oluomo and igboriyger estranged husband.

Wunmi iterated the fact that they were never married and only had children together.

Wunmi Ajiboye told Segun Ogungbe to respect his wife and stop his “dirty behavior” and also respect those around him.

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Tolani Baj expresses love for Bobrisky

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Tolani Baj expresses love for Bobrisky

Reality TV personality and DJ, Tolani Baj, has expressed her love for the controversial cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky.

This was made known in a preview of the upcoming episode of the Bahd and Boujee Podcast, which she co-hosts with actress Moet Abebe.

Tolani Baj shared her love for Bobrisky and commended crossdresser for his ability to embody various gender expressions according to his own preference.

“This is why I love Bobrisky, right?” Bobrisky wakes up and plays a character; he, she, baby, whatever pronoun he likes,” she stated.

Bobrisky acknowledged his biological gender on Friday as male during a court appearance on charges of naira abuse and mutilation.

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