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Wizkid says new album for better Nigeria

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Nigerian musician, Wizkid, says its new album, Made in Lagos, released via Starboy/Sony Music International/RCA Records, is in support of the Nigerian youth and their struggle for a better nation.

The album was dropped on Friday, 30 October, 2020.

Made in Lagos is expected to inspire listeners with the unique sound, live instrumentation and vibes of Lagos, but will celebrate Wizkid’s love and appreciation for where he comes from and his inspirational journey with standout tracks such as “Blessed” and “Reckless.”

The 14-track project has features from a group of chart-topping artists such as Burna Boy, Skepta, Damian Marley, H.E.R. Ella Mai and Starboy Entertainment’s youngest signeeTerri.

Originally scheduled for release on Thursday, October 15, 2020, Wizkid said he dedicated the project to the citizens of Nigeria in their crusade against police brutality.

He says, “It has been beautiful to see Nigerians around the world coming together to protest against police brutality.

“Unity is key. The youth of Nigeria need our collective voices to continue to shine spotlight on what is happening inside the country. I want to play my part in this and in the movement for a better Nigeria, a better place to live for ourselves, our families – our communities. We will get through this together. Together we move. #EndSARS.”

He listed tracks in Made in Lagos as

01 Reckless

02 Ginger feat. Burna Boy

03 Longtime feat. Skepta

04 Mighty Wine

05 Blessed feat. Damian Marley

06 Smile feat. H.E.R.

07 Piece of Me feat. Ella Mai

08 No Stress

09 True Love feat. Tay Iwar & Projexx

10 Sweet One

11 Essence feat. Tems

12 Roma feat. Terri

13 Gyrate

14 Grace

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Breaking: Phyna wins Season 7 Level-up N100m BBN grand prize

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Ijeoma Josephina Otabor popularly known as Phyna Sunday night emerged winner of the Season 7 Big Brother Naija grand prize, N100m.

She came first in the three-month-long reality TV show, beating Brian and Bella, the first and second runner-up respectively.

Phyna, a 25-year-old singer who had been one of the most popular housemates, won with 46.74% of the final votes from the public, while her closest rival. Brian, got 26+% votes.

This year’s grand prize is the highest since the show debuted in 2006.

The organisers had earlier said N50 million is the cash prize while the other N50 million is an estimation of prizes from the sponsors.

The show commenced with the eviction of Daniella, Chichi, Adekunle and Bella, climaxing into a suspense who would win between Phyna and Brian.

The audience erupted into an ecstasy as soon as the host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, announced Phyna as the winner.

The show also featured performances from top Nigerian music stars including MI Abaga, Falz, and Pheelz.

Phyna’s stint on the show was dominated by talks about her relationship with Groovy, a fellow housemate.

She also made the headlines for becoming the head of house (HoH) in the eighth week and her clash with Hermes.

Phyna has joined the exclusive list of the reality television show winners namely Katung Aduwak, Efe Ejeba, Miracle Igbokwe, Mercy Eke, Olamilekan Agbeleshebioba (Laycon), and Hazel Oyeze Onou (Whitemoney) of season 1-6 respectively.

A total of 28 housemates participated in this season titled ‘Level Up’ edition.

The seventh season commenced with a double premiere on July 23 and 24 and ran for a today of 72 days.

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Joining witch society, better than Nollywood, says Olamide Odunlade

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Beautiful actress, Olamide Odunlade popularly known as ‘Olamideoyin Omomala’ has said joining witch society is better than Nollywood.

It is no big news that plenty of bad bloods flow freely in the Nigerian movie space known as Nollywood.

At least, many actors have voiced their frustrations at different times. So, when Odunlade penned her recent experience on her Instagram page, it came as no surprise.

According to the actress, the movie industry is not a lovable one, noting that so much hate abounds in the industry.

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“It is better to join a witch society than being in Nollywood but God is with me. I have always known that the industry we are in is not a lovable one,” she wrote on her wall.

Theeditorial.ng gathered that the actress was accusing a colleague of slandering her, telling lies about her.

“Feel free to say anything you like about me but make sure it’s the truth, tell them the real story of how everything happened. Mind you, I talk with receipts and evidence, I don’t just cook up lies and tarnish other people’s image. While you are busy telling them the bad side which is a lie, and you know it deep down in your heart, use that same energy and time to tell them the truth and the good side I have always shown you. I didn’t wrong anyone, and with God all things are possible,” she said.

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BBN: Chizzy, Rachel in surprise eviction, six housemates remaining

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Big Brother Naija housemates, Chizzy and Rachel have been evicted from the show.

The Riders were evicted on Friday night when Ebuka paid the house a surprise visit.

The two housemates were on August 5th introduced to the show as riders.

Ebuka had said they would act as agents of Biggie and cannot be disqualified.

He added that they are not eligible to win the N100 million grand prize.

Before their eviction on Friday, Ebuka had shown the housemates the highlight of their time in the house.

Although Ebuka did not inform the six finalists that Rachel and Chizzy were not real housemates, their eviction came as a surprise to fans of the show who expected them to stay till Sunday.

Their exit leaves Phyna, Bryann, Bella, Daniella, Chichi, and Adekunle battling for the prize during the grand finale on Sunday.

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