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Laycon grabs GOtv Nigeria Brand Ambassador

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BBNaija Lockdown edition winner, Olamilekan Agbeleshe, popularly known as Laycon, has been unveiled as GOtv Nigeria latest brand ambassador.

This was made known at an event to launch MultiChoice’s festive season campaign for DStv and GOtv on Tuesday.

Laycon, a pop culture sensation, who has gained a huge fanbase, will star in the brand’s festive campaign for the GOtv Jolli package as well kick-off a GOtv city tour starting this November in Abeokuta, Enugu, Uyo, Abuja and Lagos.

According to Chief Customer Officer of MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho, the decision to enlist Laycon as one of the faces for the brand is a perfect choice as both Laycon and GOtv are synonymous with creativity, passion and the ability to connect with audiences both young and old.

Mabutho said, “Laycon’s rise to fame on the platform of the hugely popular BBNaija reality TV show is one story that will never get old.

“His talent fuelled by passion made him highly relatable and endeared him to many.

“We are excited to have him onboard and we look forward to a mutually rewarding experience.”

Laycon, in his response, said, “I am excited to join the GOtv Nigeria family. This is a good one for me and I feel honoured to be a part of this leading pay TV entertainment brand.

“GOtv is about quality entertainment and that is something that resonates with my brand as a creative. I look forward to showcasing the amazing campaign we’ve worked on together!”

Speaking on the GOtv’s festive season offer, Mabutho said, “Starting Saturday, 21 November, customers can get a GOtv decoder and antennae with one month on Jolli package at N8,400.

“As always, our commitment is to enrich the entertainment experiences of our valued customers and with something for everyone during the holiday season with GOtv.”

He added that GOtv was ushering in the festive season with an exciting mix of programming for the entire family, including a line-up of festive movies, sporting action, kids’ entertainment and local content.

Some of the festive content to look out for are the Africa Magic Holiday Channel, with new seasons of Turn Up Friday with Pepsi and Infinix and Owambe Saturday with Goldberg plus a brand-new show, Jollof with Me sponsored by Cussons Carex and Morning Fresh.

According to the firm, people can also look forward to other big festivals such as the Calabar Carnival, The Experience (Global Edition), Festival of Champions and the Miss Africa pageant will make a grand return on the special Nigerian Festivals pop-up channel.

It also promised sports fans of an exciting festive season with LIVE football action from La Liga featuring the Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on November 21, 21st edition of GOtv Boxing Night on November 27 and WWE Survivor Series on November 29.

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It’s nobody’s business how many wives I marry – Yul Edochie

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Movie star and producer, Yul Edochie has stated he has the right to marry as many wives as he wants.

He spoke after many Nigerians criticised him for taking a second wife, who he unveiled last month with his son.

He said it’s nobody’s business how many wives he marry.

He tweeted: “I can marry 100 wives in one day and it should be nobody’s business as it his life and nobody should judge him. Shame on you all.”

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Ex-lover: Nobody said anything when Nkechi Blessing called me a 2-minute man

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Opeyemi Falegan, the ex-lover of Nkechi Blessing, has described the reactions of Netizens on his comment about the actress as “double standard”

Falegan said that the actress said a lot of demeaning about him with nothing done over them.

He wondered why his statements on her should be demonised.

According to him: “When she said I was a two minutes man, it was normal to everyone.

“When she said I was jobless, it was normal to everyone.

“When she said she fed me it was normal to everyone

“But when I revealed a little of her secret I became the bad one. Why the double standard?”

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JAMB denied my ambition to study law, Shan George

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Veteran actress Shan George has narrated how not meeting up with Joint Admission and Matriculation Board(JAMB) cut off mark denied her ambition of being a lawyer.

The actress revealed this on an Instagram live with her fans saying she has no regrets because her dream of being a voice still transpired.

In her words “I wrote that wicked JAMB twice and when I could not meet up the cut off mark being that I had left secondary school so many years behind before I now started writing exam again so I could not really meet up with the cut-off mark. I would have been a lawyer, but I thank God because the reason I wanted to be a lawyer was that I wanted to have a voice, I have always desired to have a voice, and I have always desired to also be a person that will encourage others and also stand for injustice done to others and in that sense being in the job that I am today even gives me a bigger mouth at the end of the day,” she said.

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The filmmaker however noted that even though she didn’t get her dream job she has somehow managed to be friends with a lot of lawyers and have many as her role model.

“Unfortunately I didn’t become a lawyer but I am friends with many lawyers so if anyone is doing anything evil, I can still get the hand of the law to catch up with that person”, said Shan George.

Shan George who returned back to the screens recently has been involved in several upcoming movies including ‘Mountain Holiday’ a blockbuster that is Executive Produced by the Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade.

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