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Del’B, Fliptyce, Others Celebrate Media Excellence, Honour Yaw & Lolo1 at MeetsMedia April Edition

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The monthly media networking gathering held on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the Emperor’s Place, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The hangout which creates an enabling environment for communication professionals to interact with themselves and other media houses attracted about 300 people from prints, online, TV and Radio.

The event hosted by Omini Aho saw Wazobia OAPs Yaw and Lolo1 fireside chat with Del’B and Fliptyce.
The highlight of the event was the presentation of Broad Awards certificate to the media personalities of the month, Steve Onu aka Yaw and  Omotunde David aka Lolo1. Pavian Cakes also celebrated both Yaw and Lolo1 with a well designed cakes for take home.

Photos from the media hangout here:

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The search of the newest 53Extra host is on!

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Are you smart, savvy, presentable and well spoken? This might be your chance at stardom! Africa’s biggest magazine show 53Extra is auditioning for the it’s newest co-host!
53Extra remains the one stop shop for all things fashion, lifestyle, arts, culture and more and previous hosts of the show include some of Africa’s finest like Dolapo Oni and Gaitano of Big Brother Africa fame. Current hosts are Eku Edewor, Sika Osei and Ozzy Agu.
So do you think you have what it takes to join the elite team?
Pretty easy! All you have to do is follow any of these two simple steps:
Step 1:
Record a video introducing yourself and an episode of 53Extra.
Step 2:
Send the video to africamagic on Instagram via direct message (DM).
Alternatively you can post on your timeline with the hashtag #FaceOf53Extra

For more information, log on to our website at www.africamagic.tv
You can also follow us on social media…Instagram: @africamagic Twitter: @africamagictv Facebook: www.facebook.com/africamagic
Entries close on the 12th of May at 10pm and the Top 8 will be announced in May. All the best guys!
Be sure to tune in to 53Extra Mondays at 9:30pmWAT on Africa Magic Urban DStv Ch153.

 

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PICS: Flavour shuts down Owerri for Hi-Life Fest launch

Flavour Performing at Hi-Life Fest in Owerri

Music superstar and Life Continental Beer Brand Ambassador, Flavour N’abania, on Friday, April 14, 2017, thrilled fans at Cubana Lounge, Owerri with a captivating performance at the launch of Hi-Life Fest.

Hi-Life Fest is a musical competition aimed at reviving, celebrating and promoting highlife music in Nigeria’s South East. The competition which kicked off with auditions in Owerri on April 10 and 11, saw Umunnakwe Nwajiaku emerge the winner in Owerri regional finals. This victory makes him the representative from Owerri at the grand finale in Onitsha in June.

Other regional capitals hosting the Hi-Life Fest are Port Harcourt, Enugu and Aba. The next set of auditions will hold in Port Harcourt from May 1 – 7, 2017.

Hi-Life Fest is powered by Life Continental Beer from the stables of Nigerian Breweries.

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GCGT 7 Audition Train Hits Abuja… Contestants Impress Scouts & Judges

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GCGT 7 Judges, TY Mix, Omawumi & Kaffy with Darey

The Audition train of God’s Children Great Talent (GCGT) Season 7 has officially hit the tracks, beginning with the Abuja audition, which kicked off on Thursday April 13, 2017.
Nigeria’s entertainment personalities like Asu Ekiye, Francis Duru, Matilda Duncan, Marion Ahmed, Dayo Benjamins-Laniyi, Six Foot Plus, Big Mo, Willy Willy and Mekoyo & GCGT 7 Judges, Omawumi, Kaffy and TY Mix were on ground to give the season 7 Auditions in Abuja a great start.

The Audition, which held at Sandralia Hotel, Jabi Abuja had youngsters between ages 5-20 showcase remarkable talents before scouts during a selection process. Various talents ranging from Music, Comedy, Dance to Spoken word were presented by aspiring contestants.

Interested participants who were unable to audition in Abuja can register for the auditions in Port Harcourt on 21st & 22nd of April and Lagos Auditions on  28th & 29th of April by walking into the respective venues on the day of the audition.
God’s Children Great talent (GCGT) is Africa’s Biggest Youth Talent Competition. An initiative by City of David Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God that continues to identify and celebrate talents in children and young adults from age 5 to 20 years. Interested participants should visit www.gcgt.org for more information

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F78NEWS: Wizkid talks about using the genre’s rise to the mainstream to change global perceptions of Africa

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Here is this weeks edition of Factory78 weekly news featuring: Wizkid talks about using the genre’s rise to the mainstream to change global perceptions of Africa,
Making Heaven Will Be My Biggest Achievement In Life — Olamide, Janet Jackson shares a Picture of Baby Eissa for the First Time Since his Delivery & 
estranged husband pens sweet note to her, Anti-fur Protesters Posing as Fans Crash Kelly Rowland’s Book signing in New Jersey & Ghanian rapper 
Fancy Gadam Won 2017 VGMAs Best New Artiste Over Medikal.
 
 
“Come Closer” by Wizkid Feat. Drake top the download charts  & “Come Closer” by Wizkid Feat. Drake top the Video views  on NOTJUSTOK.COM
 
 
“Humblesmith” in our F78 degrees segment.
 
 
Finishing with Factory78tvs top video picks of the week featuring
 
 
1. Wande Coal Feat. Dj Tunez – Iskaba
2. Squeeze Tarela – Bend
3. FrenchKiss Dj Feat. Feli Nuna – Life is a Party
4. Ichaba – Aduke
5. Aramide – Why so serious
6. Dj Spinall Feat. Olamide – Gimme Luv
7. Reminisce – Where i come from
8. Dice Ailes – Ella
9. CDQ Feat. Dj Maphorisa – Say Baba (Remix)
10. Riton Feat. Kah-Lo, Mr Eazi & Davido – Money
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CELEBRATING CROSS RIVER AT 50: SEE ANNIVERSARY HIGHLIGHTS

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CELEBRATING CROSS RIVER AT 50: SEE ANNIVERSARY HIGHLIGHTS

On the bright sunny day of May 27, 1967, history was made in Nigeria when 12 new states were created. One of the states was named South Eastern State with headquarters in Calabar. It was created from Eastern Region. In 1976, the state was  renamed Cross River State. Like humans who clock 50, would the state at 50 be also …

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CROSS RIVER PARTNERS SOUTH AFRICA FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT

CROSS RIVER PARTNERS SOUTH AFRICA FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT

Cross River State and North West Province of South Africa, last week moved a step closer to consolidating their twin cities’ partnership between Mafikeng and Calabar, on three areas of cooperation. Addressing a delegation from Mafikeng, North West Province of South Africa who was in the state for a three-day working visit, the state governor, Senator Ben Ayade listed the …

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APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR ANDELA BOOT CAMP IN CALABAR [APPLY HERE]

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR ANDELA BOOT CAMP IN CALABAR [APPLY HERE]

Dream of using technology to change the world? Join the Andela movement, to ensure that while the digital revolution may have begun in Silicon Valley, its future will be written in Lagos, Nairobi, and cities across Africa. THE ANDELA FELLOWSHIP The Andela Fellowship is a four-year paid technical leadership program designed to shape you into an elite software developer. The …

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John Gaul Lebo, Future Architect in Dialogue with History By Azogor Ideba

John Gaul Lebo, Future Architect in Dialogue with History By Azogor Ideba

Little was known about John Gaul’s insatiable appetite for youth development until after he became a public figure in 2011 when he won election to represent Abi state constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly. Hitherto, through the Gaul Lebo Foundation established in 2000 and which could not hit the spotlight earlier than 2011, John Gaul had been …

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SEN. OWAN ENOH DONATES 2 MILLION NAIRA FOR e-COMMERCE START UPS IN CROSS RIVER

SEN. OWAN ENOH DONATES 2 MILLION NAIRA FOR e-COMMERCE START UPS IN CROSS RIVER

The Senator representing Cross River State central senatorial district in the red chambers of the National Assembly, John Owan-Enoh last Friday hosted the 3rd ‘Cross River Central Youths Meet Senator John Owan-Enoh’. The epoch making event was held at Jorany Hotels & Resort, Ikom on the theme “Tapping into the wealth of the internet for self employment” While addressing attendees Senator …

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WEDDING CAKE PROMO ALERT!!!!!

WEDDING CAKE PROMO ALERT!!!!!

Planning a wedding in Calabar?……Don’t miss out on this amazing wedding cake promo by Allure Cakes and Events Deal Package includes: 3 tier wedding cake (6”, 8”, 10” fruit cake) 1 tier engagement cake (10” vanilla sponge cake) 200pieces cut-outs For just N60,000 only. Bookings are open from 6th April – 31st August 2017, and can be utilized for events …

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FRAUD ALERT: “BEWARE OF STANISLAUS EKONG OF BLUE CHIPS PRODUCTIONS”- TOXICANDY MICHAEL UDOH WARNS

FRAUD ALERT: “BEWARE OF STANISLAUS EKONG OF BLUE CHIPS PRODUCTIONS”- TOXICANDY MICHAEL UDOH WARNS

Calabar based model, Toxicandy Michael Udoh has warned Nigerian girls especially in Calabar, Cross River state to be wary of fraudsters who hide under the guise of helping them to become beauty models. It was gathered that one Mr. Stanislaus Ekong allegedly collected money from young unsuspecting innocent girls with the promise of registering them into his pageantry. In her …

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Lodan Experience: Ladies take the stage as Divas Stage Tour resurrects for 2017

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The all-female entertainers’ concert, Divas Stage Tour will have its first edition in 2017 take place at Lodan Hotels, Owerri Imo State on Saturday April 15, 2017.

According to a release on the official website of the concert, www.divasstagetour.com.ng, the event which is tagged ‘The Lodan Experience’ will be marking the first edition in 2017 and will it see the girls have a repeat of the experience they had in the debut edition last year.

Divas Stage Tour is a Cause Fight for the girl-child with Entertainment where the girls are offered a platform to express themselves to the fullest without male interference. It has provided both nurturing and promotional platforms for the girls involved and has so far encouraged them to keep improving.

“The slogan has always remained ‘girls do it all’ and our testimonies includes encouraging lots of females to take entertainment seriously. Last year it was difficult to find a female Dj, but right now, we have about two from the girls we worked with. We have made them see that they can make it and the same thing applies to the dancers, artistes and comedians; they have all improved tremendously since our last outing and there are others who are now ready to join or come back to the game because they now see the green light” Chinedu Hardy Nwadike whose OtownGist Media & Entertainment is packing the event said.

He further described Lodan Hotels as a perfect place to kick off the event, adding that the long history of the Hotel will go a long way in boosting the event.

With over 20 Divas participating in the last edition, Hardy is optimistic the same number will be available when the event kicks off at Lodan Hotels, MCC Road, Owerri, Imo State by 6:00PM.

The event will be hosted by OAP, Ocheze, while on the list of the artistes are Floxy, Donna May, Vivada, Rini Hillz, Nony, Amarulah,LadyG, Divalil, Vasecc, Glitzy, Blossy, Sparks, Cique, Ayomide, Neche and GoldaC, while the likes of Ice, Girl Wizzy, Favy, Jenny, Young Meek are among the dvancers. Comedian ‘Another Miracle’ and Sandizzy will be joined on the microphone by some female OAPs, while on the wheels of steel has been conformed to be Dj Alex.

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CLASSIC MAN JIDENNA & GHANA’S BIGGEST RAP STAR SARKODIE ADDED TO ONE AFRICA MUSIC FEST LONDON LINE UP

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The Biggest African Music Festival Debuts In The UK, Wembley SSE Arena On May 13!
With One Africa Music Fest London already boasting the biggest line-up of African stars to perform together on one stage in Europe, festival organizersUpfront and Personal Global Management Consultants (UPGMC) are not resting on their laurels, as they are proud to announce that Epic Records/Wondaland recording artist Jidenna and Africa’s biggest and most influential star Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie are confirmed to join the One Africa Music Fest London line-up, alongside Davido, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, P-Squareand The Compozers plus more on May 13!

One Africa Music Fest, the world’s biggest Afrobeats festival, makes its debut in the UK on the back of two sold out shows at New York’s Barclays Centre (19,000 capacity) and Houston’s Toyota Center (18,000 capacity) last year, which saw huge performances by Wizkid, D’banj, Jidenna, Flavour and Seun Kuti, and was attended by US celebrities Swizz Beatz, DJ Ebro, Lil Mama, Angela Simmonsand more. The event was also streamed live on Tidal and supported by Hot 97,VIBE Magazine and Okayafrica.

The London extravaganza on the 13th of May, hosted by Nigerian singer and actorBanky W, with Capital Xtra’s Abrantee Boateng as the official UK DJ, will be the first Afrobeats event of this magnitude in Europe, and is poised to be the biggest African music festival, and the number one platform to showcase African music and culture to mainstream and diaspora audiences across the world.

CONFIRMED LINE-UP:
Davido // Tekno // Jidenna // Sarkodie // P-Square // Tiwa Savage // Olamide // Cassper Nyovest // Alikiba // Flavour N’abania // Phyno // M.I // 9ice // Efya // Awilo Longomba // Falz // Victoria Kimani // The Compozers
TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW!
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F78NEWS: Nigerians Slam Drake On Instagram For Not Appearing On Wizkid’s Video, Yemi Alade sells out show in Paris.

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Here is this weeks edition of Factory78 weekly news featuring: Wizkid’s “COME CLOSER” Video Hits A Record 1 Million Views In Less Than 24 Hours, Yemi Alade sells out “LE TRITON” as she kicks off “Mama African world tour in Paris & South African TV personality Siv Ngesi takes HECTIC shots at AKA and his love for the ANC.

“Come Closer” by Wizkid Feat. Drake top the download charts & “Come Closer” by Wizkid Feat. Drake top the Video views on NOTJUSTOK.COM

“Davido” in our F78 degrees segment.

Finishing with Factory78tvs top video picks of the week featuring

1. Wizkid Feat. Drake – Come Closer
2. Jaffy Pee – I ain’t Playing
3. Mr Eazi Feat. Mugeez – Business
4. Pepenazi Feat. Mz Kiss, Lucy Q & Phlow – I ain’t Gat No Time
5. Saeon Feat. Vector, Iceberg Slim, Terry Apala & Ycee – All
6. Zoro Feat. Falz – Buy The Bar
7. Dj Xclusive Feat. Runtown – Sexy Girls
8. Julz Feat. Not3s, Kojo Funds & Eugy – Shake it
9. Niniola – Maradona
10. Jah Prayzah Feat. Mafikizolo – Sendekera

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UNILAG Makes History, Produces World’s First “Rusticated Graduate” and more in newsroom.ng

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UNILAG makes history, produces world’s first “rusticated graduate”

Congratulations to Ochuba Nelson Chichebe for emerging first “rusticated graduate” in the world.

University of Lagos (UNILAG) suspended the young man who is already a graduate, and to whom the school already issued a certificate.
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Canada woman, brother allegedly hire Nigerian soldiers to assault Lagos tenant

Some Nigerian soldiers have gone into hiding after apparently finding themselves on the wrong side of the law.

Noble Gesture: “Corper” awards best graduating SSS3 student with brand new laptop

A National Youth Service Corps member, Okoroha Kingsley Chino, has demonstrated how academic excellence should be rewarded.

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Taiwo Ajai-Lycett Cries As She Talks About Love, Life And Being A Teenage Mother On Kemi Adetiba’s King Women

Kemi Adetiba in collaboration with Accelerate TV recently launched the first episode of the much anticipated video series, King Women.
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“Meningitis epidemic God’s way of punishing Nigerians for fornication” – Zamfara Governor

Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, has attributed the recent meningitis epidemic in Nigeria to unrepentant fornication.

Gov Yari said in Abuja on Tuesday that God was punishing Nigeria with the disease for disobeying his commandments.

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The race for BBNaija’s N25 million just turned emotional.

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Brave woman fights off thief at gunpoint in Russian supermarket

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DAY 2 OF YEMI ALADE’S PARIS TAKE OVER, AHEAD OF HER CONCERT AT LE TRIANON

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​Cop a gander of Yemi Alade as she takes over Paris for the second day; just before she kicks off her world tour with a concert at the Le Trianon, this Friday. 
 
The Effyzzie Music singer continued sight seeing and visiting various media houses to dish on the tour, her new single “Charliee”, fashion and more.
 
Check out pictures from Day 2 of the Paris leg of the #MamaAfrica world tour.
 

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Mama Africa (The Diary of an African Woman) [Deluxe Version] by Yemi Alade …

Listen to songs from the album Mama Africa (The Diary of an African Woman) [Deluxe Version], including “Na …

 
ORDER PHYSICAL CD OF “MAMA AFRICA” ON AMAZON + SHIPPING TO ANY LOCATION IN THE WORLD – http://smarturl.it/MamaAfric aDeluxeCD
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Let’s Celebrate Yaw & Lolo1 As Del’B Meets Media

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The 11th edition of Nigerian Media Professionals monthly interactive dinner celebrates ‘Two Outstanding Media Personalities’ this April as Jenifa Diary actress Omotunde David aka “ADAKU” (Lolo1 of Wazobia FM) and Actor/Comedian Steve Onu (Yaw of Wazobia FM) set to be honored this Sunday April 9th.

Also focusing on Music Production as one of Nigerian music producer, Del’B set to talk everything about music production with the media. For the month of April, let’s discuss the brains behind sounds, let’s talk music production with Del’B!

‘Meets Media’ is a monthly interactive dinner and networking circle for Media Professionals mainly from Nigeria.
The platform creates an enabling environment for communication and marketing professionals to interact with leading media organizations on how their respective companies/organizations work.

Also gives opportunity for Brands, Politicians, Actors, Musicians others to interact and share information with the media on their respective projects, achievements, ambitions and other topical issues.

Activities to feature on the three hour interactive dinner will include overview of Del’B and his recently released singles with Nigerian top stars.

April edition of  ‘Meets Media’ networking and interactive dinner event is scheduled to happen Sunday 9th, 2017 from 6PM to 8PM Nigeria time at The Emperor’s Place, #32b Ologun Agbaje off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria.

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The third edition of The Basement Gig, an event which provides emerging artistes with the platform to showcase themselves, did not fall short of expectations when it held last week at the 411 restaurant, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Hosted by Kemi Smallz, the event was lit up with performances by Cleo Thelma, Myro, Hypa, Morientez, Egar Boi, and winner of the twitter poll, Saynt. DJ Six7even was at his very best, providing hot jamz back-to-back, to the delight of the guests.

The Basement Gig is an initiative of The Zone Agency and supported by Zebra Stripes Networks and 411 Restaurant.

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