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BBNaija: How I came out of depression after losing my wife in 2017 – Boma
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BBNaija: How I came out of depression after losing my wife in 2017 – Boma

BBNaija ‘Shine Ya Eye’ housemate, Boma, revealed that he fell into depression after his marriage crashed in 2017. According to him, he lost everything that year including his career which made him depressed. However, he was able to come out of depression after his best friend persuaded him to go for another audition and he got the role. Boma said:“In 2017 I lost everything, my career, life and wife. “Everything was gone life was hopeless my loved ones were gone but I had my best friend who told me there’s always light at the end of a tunnel. “He told me I needed to try again and go for it! He said when one door closes another door opens. “I got up and went for another audition and I was chosen for the role and that was how I came out of depression and my life changed.”...
R. Kelly ‘Demanded Sex act from 17-year-old in Exchange for an Audition,’ Court hears
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R. Kelly ‘Demanded Sex act from 17-year-old in Exchange for an Audition,’ Court hears

R. Kelly allegedly 'pressured' a former girlfriend into having oral sex with him when she was 17, a court has heard. The 54-year-old legendary R&B singer's federal trial for racketeering and sex trafficking charges continued for the fourth day in Brooklyn, New York, on Monday, August 23, with Kelly denying the charges. The prosecutor says that Kelly allegedly abused 22 victims, but have only filed charges centered around six alleged victims. On Monday, the second witness, known in Kelly’s indictment as Jane Doe #5, testified in Brooklyn’s Federal District Court as she claimed the pair’s first sexual encounter happened when she thought she was meeting him for an audition. Unlike the previous week's accuser Jerhonda Pace, this witness testified under a pseudonym because o...
Big Brother Naija Announces Dates For Season 6 Audition
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Big Brother Naija Announces Dates For Season 6 Audition

BIG Announcement: It’s Open Auditions O’clock from the 3rd to the 16th of May �️ Here’s your chance to become a #BBNaija Season 6 Housemate �. The #BBAuditions is finally HERE! Headline Sponsor: @abeg_app Associate Sponsor: @PatriciaSwitch   Multichoice Nigeria, have announced that the audition for season six of reality TV show, Big Brother Naija would begin next Monday, May 3rd. The company, which is the organisers of the reality show, made the announcement in a Twitter post on their verified Twitter handle. The audition will begin Monday, May 3rd till Sunday, May 16, 2021. Interested participants are expected to record a two-minute video of themselves stating why they should be picked to be a Housemate in Season 6 of BBNaija, They noted in another statement. ...
BBNaija Season 6: All You Need to Know About Early Access Auditions
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BBNaija Season 6: All You Need to Know About Early Access Auditions

Big Brother Naija Season 6 is back! Trust Biggy to make every season bigger and better than the last. This season’s winner will be taking home ?90 MILLION WORTH OF PRIZES. Yup, you heard that right. It doesn’t end there; organizers of the show have decided to spice things up by giving customers early access to audition for the reality TV show. Imagine being a part of the first set of people to get auditioned for BBNaija 6 which will premiere later this year. If you intend to be among the lucky people to make it into Biggy’s house, here are a few things you need to know: Auditions opened Wednesday, March 24th and will close Wednesday, March 31st, 2021. That means you have two days left to the close of the auditions. You can gain early audition access by simply re...
Singer Criticized by Seyi Shay During Audition Speaks
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Singer Criticized by Seyi Shay During Audition Speaks

The singer who was criticized by Seyi Shay during his audition has spoken out after the video went viral. Ayo Torrus auditioned for Nigerian Idol but he didn't get a positive feedback from the judges after his performance. Seyi Shay, who is one of the judges said to him after his performance: "Somebody lied to you and told you to come and audition, and that person, you should go back and tell them they’re not your friends because that was not good audition. "Oh, you have a good talking voice, and it comes out in your singing voice, but your performance, terrible. You’re never going to make money being a singer." When the video went viral, Seyi Shay trended on Twitter. The young man has now reacted. He retweeted the video of Seyi giving him feedback after his audition ...
Seyi Shay responds as Nigerians on social media drag her after she criticised a contestant on Nigerian Idol
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Seyi Shay responds as Nigerians on social media drag her after she criticised a contestant on Nigerian Idol

Singer, Seyi Shay, is currently being criticised on social media for her comment about a 17-year-old male contestant on singing competition, Nigerian Idol. The young chap appeared before the judges of the show including Seyi Shay. She was unimpressed by his performance and told him he will do well as a songwriter, not a singer because he's a 'terrible' performer. ''Somebody lied to you. Somebody told you to come here and audition. You should go back and tell them that they aren't your friend because that was not a good audition. You have a sweet talking voice and it comes out in your singing voice but your performance is terrible. You are never going to make money being a singer. I love you, you are so sweet but you are not a singer. You are not a singer. For songwriting, hit me...
Amanda Ebeye, The Nigerian Actress Who Drinks Lots Of Liquid, But Not Water
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Amanda Ebeye, The Nigerian Actress Who Drinks Lots Of Liquid, But Not Water

Everything Amanda Ebeye touches literally turns to gold. The actress and filmmaker is regarded as the exceptional TV girl since she cut her teeth in the TV world with City Sisters in 2009. In this interview, Ebeye speaks on the inspiration behind her new project, effects of COVID-19 on the industry, her love for the camera and reasons she’s not seen at major events. You have become famous doing TV than movies. How exactly did you get on TV? City Sisters was the first TV show and first major production I ever took part in. It was in 2009 and Gregory and Debbie Odutayo produced it. I went for the audition and Debbie asked what makes me think I am the best person for the job, and I said, ‘it’s because I am a good actress’ and she laughed. I think she liked the fact that I am co...
You Are Bigger Than The Show – Caring Fan Tells DJ Cuppy As She Shows Intention To Enter BBNaija 2020 Audition
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You Are Bigger Than The Show – Caring Fan Tells DJ Cuppy As She Shows Intention To Enter BBNaija 2020 Audition

Billionaire daughter and Disc Jockey, Florence Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy, earlier today took to her official Twitter page to seemingly made her intention known to be a housemate in this 2020 much-anticipated edition of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show. The tweet came as a rude shock to most of her fans on social media. DJ Cuppy said she might finally get the chance to get into the house this year, hinting a rare dream nobody would have thought she was nursing. The tweet reads; #BBNaija is coming back? Maybe I will finally enter house this Season ? Her caring fans took to the comment session to remind her that she’s bigger than the whole program. Screenshot below;
BBNaija 2020: DSTV Announces Online Audition (Details)
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BBNaija 2020: DSTV Announces Online Audition (Details)

The Biggest Nigerian reality TV show is set to kick start real soon. Today the DSTV Announces the return of the popular big brother Naija Show which is coming soon. Audition is open for interested persons See link below: https://africamagic.dstv.com/page/big-brother-nigeria-auditions Posted by DSTV:
Alex Ekubo Is Begging Me To Date Him – Onyii Alex
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Alex Ekubo Is Begging Me To Date Him – Onyii Alex

Nollywood actress, Onyii Alex in an interview with Sun News revealed that her colleague, Alex Ekubo wants to date her. She made this known when she was asked about her relationship status. “I don’t have any plans to settle down soon. I don’t know. It will happen in God`s time. For now, I am so single. I don’t have a boyfriend. But (actor) Alex Ekubo is begging me to date him. I am still thinking about it (laughter). I am so single and I am thinking that maybe, Alex Ekubo is making some kind of money; he loves me,” she said. Sharing her experience growing up in Mushin, Onyii Alex recalled, “I have never said this to anybody. It’s a secret. I am that Mushin girl that God blessed. I love to eat ‘mama put’ and a lot of things like that. I am a local girl because I grew up in Mus...
How I Took Over A Colleague’s Role To Become Popular – Ireti Doyle
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How I Took Over A Colleague’s Role To Become Popular – Ireti Doyle

Nigerian actress, writer, producer, presenter and entrepreneur, Ireti Doyle revealed how she became popular in the movie industry in Nigeria She wrote I had been referred to this producer by a senior colleague. I read for a minor part and got the role. A few days prior to shoot, I was called in for a table read. For whatever reason (you call it luck, I call it grace) the girl who had been cast in the lead did not turn up and I was asked to stand in for her. Half way through the the read, the producer looked up and said ” o boy, e like say na dis girl go play this character o!”. And that; is how I got cast in my first lead role in a Nollywood film. Name of movie: “Dilemma” Produced & Directed by Theophilus Akatugba that year. Moral of the story: “Opportunity” can present its...
Nigerian porn star, Savage Trap Queen  narrates how she ventured into adult movies
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Nigerian porn star, Savage Trap Queen narrates how she ventured into adult movies

Nigerian porn star, Savage Trap Queen has narrated how she ventured into adult movies. In an interview with Daddy Freeze, the porn star disclosed that she was invited to an audition she thought was for a reality show by a friend. She revealed that she realized it was a different thing after she saw some girls wearing G-string panties at the venue of the supposed audition. Savage Trap Queen also disclosed that she wasn't paid after sex during the audition for a role in the adult movies she subsequently featured in. According to her, they were paid N80k for featuring in porn movies with mask and N100k without mask. When asked if their male colleagues last as much as they are presumed to, she disclosed that there are several cuts which are all merged together before adult movies ...
‘I Borrowed Trousers to Attend Auditions’ – Denrele Edun
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‘I Borrowed Trousers to Attend Auditions’ – Denrele Edun

From Being a Primary School Teacher to a Rejected Model and Now a World Famous Personality He calls himself a BITCH: Boy In Total Control of Himself and that he had always been since the late 90s. I can boldly say Denrele Edun was one the the Big Boys of that era who started and made crazy jean trend. He would redesign his trousers and even cut open a normal trousers, so even when he repeats it up to 10 times you won't notice cause he keeps redesigning them. The Hustle was real....He joined his mother (who rose through the ranks to become the proprietress and taught French and German) after secondary school as a teacher at Kiddies Kollege Nursery and and Primary School, Akinwunmi Str, Alagomeji, Lagos (premises now sold to and occupied by a church). He was a diciplined teacher, wou...
Ex- BBNaija Housemate and Miss International Nigeria, Kim Oprah Set To Handover As Audition Holds In Rivers, Abuja, Lagos
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Ex- BBNaija Housemate and Miss International Nigeria, Kim Oprah Set To Handover As Audition Holds In Rivers, Abuja, Lagos

The 2019 Miss Intercontinental Nigeria has Flag-Off free registration for prospective and adorable contestants, as it releases audition dates and locations in Lagos, Rivers and FCT. In a statement released to newsmen, it noted that the Rivers state screening would be held at Beverly Hills hotel, 130 woji road, GRA Phase2, Port Harcourt on the 12th of November. In FCT, the auditioning will be held at Grand Cubana Hotels, Jabi, Abuja on 14th November. While In Lagos, the final TV screening will be held at Tetrazzini building, No.2 Akin Adesola, Victoria Island on 16th November 2019 by 10:00 am respectively. According to the Head of Administration, Mr Olayinka Oluwatobi, he announced In the statement released by MIN pageant, that the 2019 edition of Miss Intercontinental Nigeria will propo...
Why I Can’t Date Boys Who Use Condoms To Prevent Pregnancy – Actress, Adekemi Taofeek Speaks
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Why I Can’t Date Boys Who Use Condoms To Prevent Pregnancy – Actress, Adekemi Taofeek Speaks

Background I grew up in Lagos. My childhood was fantastic because I grew up with both parents. My mother, father and siblings made my childhood interesting and fun. Education I studied Business Administration at the Lagos State University, Lagos State. Acting I really never had any interest in acting because I am a very shy person. However, I usually attended auditions back then with my friends just for fun because after my secondary school education, I was at home for some time waiting for admission into the university. In 2006, I registered with the Actors Guild of Nigeria, and started going for auditions, and I was eventually picked. There was a particular movie where they were looking for someone that looked like Ini Edo to play a certain part. So, I got there and decide...
Thelma Under Attack As Don Jazzy, Nigerians React To ‘Fake’ Accent
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Thelma Under Attack As Don Jazzy, Nigerians React To ‘Fake’ Accent

One of Big Brother Naija 2019 housemates, Thelma, has come under attack over her accent in the reality show. Thelma, among other housemates, brought into the house a different ‘American accent’. However, Thelma’s case seems to be the worst as hers seems not to be genuine, which has generated reactions from Nigerians online. Recall that some Nigerians described choice of housemates in the ongoing fourth season of the Big Brother Naija reality show as “more foreign than Nigerian.” Respondents said that it was puzzling how Manchester-based Mike, London police officer, Khafi and Ike, who said this was his first one in Lagos, made the cut, while thousands of Nigerians flooded audition centres in February. Viewers felt it was unfair to have people risk their lives to the audition ...
Pregnant Korra Obidi Participates In ”So You Think You Can Dance”. Wows Judges
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Pregnant Korra Obidi Participates In ”So You Think You Can Dance”. Wows Judges

Nigerian bellydancer Korra Obidi wowed judges during the So You Think You Can Dance audition on Monday, when she showed up with a very pregnant belly. Korra Obidi told the judges she was having a duet audition with her unborn daughter. Even though the judges tagged the performance a risky one, she made the highlights of the audition and especially wowed the audience and judges. Watch the judges get blown away by pregnant Korra Obidi audition for So You Think You Can Dance here>>> Nigerian dancer Korra Obidi wows on #SYTYCD with heavy baby bump ???? pic.twitter.com/FhJSS5bGV6 — Laila Ijeoma (@LailaIjeoma) June 13, 2019
Bobrisky Joins Jim Ikye, Tonto Dikeh, Halima Abubakar As Zikel Cosmetics Judges
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Bobrisky Joins Jim Ikye, Tonto Dikeh, Halima Abubakar As Zikel Cosmetics Judges

Cross dresser, Bobrisky joins the likes of Nollywood actors, Jim Ikye, Tonto Dikeh and Halima Abubakar as judges for 'Zikel Cosmetics' audition for the very first time held in Lagos. Special shout out to everyone that came out for our FACE OF ZIKEL LAGOS AUDITION yesterday. We where overwhelmed by the show of love and support. @tontolet @jim.iyke @bobrisky222 @halimabubakar @breeze_ontv We also want to appreciate @cubanalagos for partnering with the vision and supporting our beautiful contestants. Online audition. 8th June 2019 If u missed the states auditions, don’t miss out on this one. REGISTER! @faceofzikel #zikelcosmetics #shopzikel #zikelbabes #zikelproducts
Daddy Freeze reacts to viral video of RCCG worker at BBNaija audition
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Daddy Freeze reacts to viral video of RCCG worker at BBNaija audition

Daddy Freeze has reacted to a viral video showing a lady at the BBNaija audition who claims to be a church worker in RCCG. In the video, the lady could be heard saying she is not a virgin. She further stated that she would anything requested of her just to win the N45million prize money if she makes it into the house. Reacting to the video, Daddy Freeze stated that the girl’s words are due to the church’s failure to teach morality. He wrote:  “If the church fails at teaching morality then of what use is it? She is not a floor member o, she is a WORKER in church willing to do anything for money. It’s not her fault though, most pastors are also willing to do anything for mammon their god of money. Did you see her excitement when she heard that the prize money this year was 45...
Olumide Oworu, Emem Ufot And Two Others Allegedly Audition For Big Brother Naija
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Olumide Oworu, Emem Ufot And Two Others Allegedly Audition For Big Brother Naija

We can authoritatively report that ‘The Johnsons’ actor, Olumide Oworu, Yoruba actor, Joseph Jaiyeoba, fast-rising actors, Emem Ufot, and Abayomi Alvin, were spotted at the audition venue. Investigation revealed that the actors showed up at the Lagos audition venue, Edmark D’Podium events center on Friday, February 1, 2019. Olumide and Ufot were spotted making their way to the final round of the auditioning process at about 1:45 pm on Friday, February 1, 2018, after being spotted at different times on the long queue. Abayomi was and Jaiyeoba were spotted on the queue at a different time while some upcoming comedians were also spotted at the audition process. We cannot confirm if any of the actors made it through the auditioning. Previous editions of Big Brother Naij...
How Much Father Supported Me to Become an Actress – Bimbo Ademoye
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How Much Father Supported Me to Become an Actress – Bimbo Ademoye

Nollywood actress, Bimbo Ademoye has revealed the role her father played towards making her the actress she is today. Celebrating her birthday today with lovely photos, she revealed that she was raised alone by her single-father. “My dad fully supported me. He even took me to my first audition. I mean, my dad raised me alone as he was a single father; so, it was the only opinion that mattered and he was in full support, ’ the award-winning actress said. The 2018 Best Supporting Actress at the Best Of Nollywood continued: “I’ve always had the passion for acting since I was a kid. It just had to be acting. I started by going for auditions. I went for every audition that I heard of and could find. Eventually, I got discovered by the amazing Uduak Isong-Oguamanam. The first movie I ac...
BBNaija Contestant Proposes to his Girlfriend at the Lagos Audition Venue
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BBNaija Contestant Proposes to his Girlfriend at the Lagos Audition Venue

Today, a BBNaija contestant who came to audition for this year's edition of the reality show proposed to his girlfriend at the Lagos audition center.   The young man identified as Thompson went on one knee to ask for the hand of his girlfriend, Jessica in marriage and she said 'YES'.   See more photos below...  
#Bbnaija2019: Man Proposed To His Girlfriend At The Audition And She Said Yes
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#Bbnaija2019: Man Proposed To His Girlfriend At The Audition And She Said Yes

Auditions for one of Nigeria's biggest TV reality show, Big Brother Naija 2019 season 4 kicked off yesterday the 1st of February, 2019 and would be ending today the 2nd of February, 2019. If you have been following the trends on their official fan pages (Go follow @livebbnaija2019 @bbnaija2019auditions @bbnaija2019insider), you would see how much crowd was recorded for just yesterday. It has not been easy for those who went for the auditions. Due to the much crowd, people are getting excited, some are getting discouraged, some are doing so many crazy things probably to get the attention of Biggie, some turned into Spiderman and spider woman, some were fainting. Today additions got everyone wowing when a young man who came for the audition with his girlfriend, knelt down and pr...
Venues For The Big Brother Naija 2019 Auditions
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Venues For The Big Brother Naija 2019 Auditions

The auditions for the Big Brother Naija 2019 edition have commenced today in several States in Nigeria. Many youths have trooped out to see if they can stand the chance of making it into the house which has transformed many into stars. Well, just incase gyou also want to go for the audition, below is a list of the Venues for the Big Brother Naija 2019 auditions.   BIG BROTHER NAIJA 2019 AUDITION VENUE IN LAGOS D’Podium event Centre, 31B, Aromire Avenue, Off Adeniyi Jones, Allen, Ikeja. BIG BROTHER NAIJA 2019 AUDITION VENUE IN ABUJA Multichoice Office, Plot 1548, Ademola Adetokunboh Street, Beside Nema Adjacent Transcop Hilton, Maitama. BIG BROTHER NAIJA 2019 AUDITION VENUE IN PORT-HARCOURT Hotel Presidential; 5141, Aba Road, Port Harcourt. BIG BROTHER NA...
#BBNaijaAuditions: Man Tired of Waiting Strips At Audition Centre
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#BBNaijaAuditions: Man Tired of Waiting Strips At Audition Centre

A Nigerian man tired of waiting, has stripped at the Big Brother Naija audition ongoing at different location across the country. The BBNaija Auditions kicked off off in several key cities in Nigeria today. #BBNaijaAuditions Man tired of waiting strips at audition centre The sweaty Nigerian man who got tired of waiting to be let in, stripped at Big Brother Naija audition as he held on to the fence. Here is the video below; Someone was deliberately standing beside transformer at the audition ?? Naija we diie here #BBNaija pic.twitter.com/OYk4jAT6Wk — Biyi The Plug ? (@BiyiThePlug) February 1, 2019 The Big Brother Naija audition has met with various criticism across many platforms today as young people trooped out in their thousands to try out their luck at the...
Steven Seagal’s sexual assault case dropped by prosecutors
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Steven Seagal’s sexual assault case dropped by prosecutors

Steven Seagal’s sexual assault case dropped by Los Angeles prosecutors, the decision to dismiss the case was made known on Friday. Prosecutors dismissed the criminal case against the 66 year old Hollywood actor, stemming from an allegation that he sexually assaulted a 17-year old girl in 2002. A woman whose name has not been released by prosecutors reported to Los Angeles police that Seagal sexually assaulted her in 2002 when she was a minor, the District Attorney’s Office said in a document released on Friday. The alleged assault was said to have taken place during what was an audition in the W Hotel in Beverly Hills. She claims Seagal slipped his hand underneath her clothing, fondled her breasts and groped her crotch. Prosecutors said the investigation found insufficie...
Most Beautiful Model In Nigeria Finalists Emerge As Grand Finale Holds 15th December
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Most Beautiful Model In Nigeria Finalists Emerge As Grand Finale Holds 15th December

The art exhibition edition of the prestigious Most Beautiful Model in Nigeria has concluded its 2018 audition, as finalists emerge to represent the 36 states of Nigeria at the grande finale, in the capital city of Nigeria. The ceremony of the grand finale will be held at Chida International Event Centre on the 15th of December, 2018, when a new queen will emerge to succeed the reign of Queen Ivette Meurer. The 2018 Finalists/Contestants are in the race to replace Queen Yvette Meurer, who got 20,000 dollars, plot of land, Ebony hair endorsement, International trips and other benefits during her reign as Most Beautiful Model in Nigeria - MBMN The 3rd edition of Most Beautiful Model in Nigeria is organised to showcase and promote the relevance of creative beauty, innovative fashi...
I Got Relieved After Eviction From Big Brother Naija – Bambam
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I Got Relieved After Eviction From Big Brother Naija – Bambam

Reality TV star Bambam has opened up on how she felt after her eviction from Big Brother Naija, BBN and according to her she felt so much relieved of the entire stress and happenings in the house. She made this revelation in a new interview with Sunday Punch, where she also talked about her educational background, career and future aspirations. I got relieved after eviction from Big Brother Naija – Bambam Read excerpts from interview below: Background I am the first of two children born into a religious family; I have a younger brother. My father was in the military and my mother is a retired nurse. My father was a diplomat and that afforded us the opportunity to travel around the world. At different times, I lived in the USA, France, UK, and other countries in Europe. I ha...
Tonto Dike, Others Hold Audition For Youths Talent Hunt Show
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Tonto Dike, Others Hold Audition For Youths Talent Hunt Show

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh and other celebrities on Friday took part in the audition for the talent hunt show Unleash Your Talent 2017, with over 200 youths in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two days audition from Aug. 17 to Aug. 18, is to discover, develop and empower young Nigerian talents in singing, dancing and acting. The “Unleash Your Talent 2017” show is an initiative of the African Children Talent Discovery Foundation (ACTDF), an NGO that empowers youths and the less privileged towards realising their potential. Tonto Dikeh, who coordinated the team of judges for the audition, told NAN that the Abuja event was a part of a nation-wide audition holding simultaneously in eight zones across the country. “This auditi...
Drama As “Herbalist” Storms Project Fame Audition In Lagos
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Drama As “Herbalist” Storms Project Fame Audition In Lagos

For Awopeju Olaniyi Philips aka King Phillipiano, it was fame or nothing as the self-professed herbalist stormed the Ultima Studio in his full traditional regalia to slug it out with other music enthusiasts in the Lagos audition of Project Fame West Africa season 9. Adorned in beads, robes, animal skin and a horsetail to match, the chap claims his costume represents the cultural diversity and the unity of the African continent. Like many others who thronged the Ultima Studio, he had the singular objective of reaching musical fame on the Project Fame platform. However, for this feat to be achieved, King Phillipiano believed his costume would prove his seriousness to the judges. Like the celebrity he dreamt to be, his presence attracted paparazzi on the yellow carpet. However, the fame ...

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