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INTERVIEW: Models shouldn’t defile themselves for what they can’t defend – Ex beauty queen, Eniola Christabel

It will be an understatement to say the beauty Queen, Eniola Christabel was joyful as she was announced as the Miss Ideal Nigeria ECOWAS in 2017. The dream of travelling as a beauty queen in garnish of other queens that was a mirage became a reality. The beauty queen double as make-up artist, philanthropist, and a fresh graduate of Mass Communication, in this interview with Taiwo Okanlawon, reflects on her journey as Miss Ideal Nigeria ECOWAS for one year, her next plan among other issues. Who is Eniola Christabel? A model, a make-up artist and graduate of Mass Communication. I...

Seyi Makinde congratulates Poly Ibadan graduates, promises lasting solution to LAUTECH’s strike as Gov

The governorship candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Friday congratulated graduating students of the Polytechnic Ibadan, wishing them best as they prepared for another phase of their lives. Makinde, who took to his social media to felicitate with the 32nd and 33rd combined Convocation ceremony of the institution in Ibadan. The governorship aspirant said going through higher institution can be challenging & these ones who have overcome the challenges they faced deserve all the accolades.  . He, therefore, advised current administration to considered thousands of students of LAUTECH whose academic journeys have been...

Ajimobi felicitates with Poly Ibadan Graduates, tasks them on Honesty, Hard Work

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Friday urged graduating students of the Polytechnic Ibadan, to be honest, and hardworking as they prepared for another phase of their lives. Ajimobi, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Moses Adeyemo, gave the advice during the 32nd and 33rd combined Convocation ceremony of the institution in Ibadan. He said the next phase of life had promises of rewards for those who were courageous, enterprising, upright and hardworking. The governor said life is a journey and not a destination just as learning is a lifelong endeavour and not a destination. He, therefore, advised...

Poly Ibadan graduates 9,549 students

No fewer than nine thousand, five hundred and forty nine (9,549) students were on Friday awarded various academic certificates in both National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) categories by the management of the Polytechnic, Ibadan. Rector of the institution, Professor Olatunde Fawole made this disclosure during the 32nd/33rd combined convocation ceremony of the Polytechnic held at the institution’s sports pavilion. At the ceremony were the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi who was represented by his Deputy, Chief Moses Alake-Adeyemo, Chairman of the governing council of the institution, Professor Adebayo Adeyemi and the Olubadan of Ibadan land,...

Former High Court JUDGE, Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Slumps In Court

A former judge of a federal high court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumobogia, yesterday slumped in court. Justice Ajumogobia, who did not betray any emotion on entering the court in the morning slumped in the court, a few minutes before the commencement of proceedings in the alleged graft suit preferred against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at an Ikeja High Court, The Nation reports. It was gathered that the former judge was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance belonging to the Lagos State judiciary. The development forced the trial judge, Justice Hakeem Oshodi, to adjourn court proceedings...

Don Jazzy, Wizkid, Davido make Forbes Releases List Of Top Richest Music Stars In Africa

Forbes has named the top 10 richest musicians in Africa. These popular artistes span from various countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and other African countries whose music industries are doing very well. Check out the list below… 1. Akon Akon has over 35 million albums sold worldwide and also a popular musician in Africa and also in the world. He has won numerous awards including five Grammy Award nominations and has 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt. He tops the list according to Forbes Africa. Akon net worth is estimated at $80 million currently this 2018. 2. Black...

Fayose Reacts To Outcome Of Vice-presidential Debate

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has commended the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Vice Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, for demonstrating a high level of understanding of issues relating to the economy at the Vice Presidential debate which held in Abuja on Friday. WhatsUpIbadan had reported that on Friday night, five candidates contesting for the vice presidency, engaged in a debate. Those who participated were, Yemi Osinbajo (APC) Peter Obi (PDP) Umma Getso (YPP) Alhaji Abdulganiyu Galadima (ACPN) Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya (ANN) Their responses and opinions drew mixed reactions from Nigerians. Reacting, Fayose on his official Twitter Page wrote, “Delighted that...

Davido’s “Fall” among 100 Most played Songs In The US

Davido’s 2017 smashing hit single; “Fall” has been listed among  the US Billboard top 100 most played songs of 2018 even after more than a year of its release. The single which upon its release more than a year ago became an instant hit in Nigeria and other parts of the world is still doing wonders in the world of music. The song which video recently became the most streamed Nigerian content on Social media platform, YouTube, just bagged a spot on the US Billboard top 100 most played songs of 2018 even after more than a year of its release....

Wumi Toriola Speaks To BBC On Fight With Toyin Abraham

Nollywood actress, Wumi Toriola has spoken to BBC Yoruba on what started her big fight with fellow actress Toyin Abraham. According to Wumi it was about Toyin’s marriage. She said when Seyi started dating Niyi Johnson, she called her and Seyi said she was willing to let Niyi go. Wumi said she then called Toyin to inform her that Seyi was ready to leave Niyi for her, but instead Toyin rained curses on her. Hear her; View this post on Instagram “#ToyinAbraham rained hot curses on me when I told her that she should take back #AdeniyiJohnson because #SeyiEdun said...

Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Nasty C, Mr Eazi, Nominated for 2018 Soundcity Awards

Amongst those nominated for the 2018 Soundcity MVP awards were: Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Nasty C, and Mr Eazi. Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy and Mr Eazi made the nominees for ‘Best Male MVP’ while Nasty C, MI Abaga, AKA, Kaligraph Jones, Sarkodie and more will battle it out for ‘Best Hip Hop’. This is the 3rd edition of the SoundCity MVP Awards Festival and it is expected to hold on January 5, 2019 at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria. See the full list below: Best Male MVP 1. Burna Boy 2. Nasty C 3. Mr Eazi 4. Olamide...