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Ex BBNaija Lunches Reality Show To Pick Future Spouse

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Uriel Oputa would be using her recently lunchwed TV show to pick her future spouse.

The star, over the weekend took to her Instagram page to announced her desperate need for a hubby in her recent live show tagged ’Win UUs heart’.

According to the reality TV star, she is on the search for a better half and will select one from over 15 suitors, in her recent Instagram post she wrote ’13 more to go’.
Uriel said she has been single for over 5 years now and is desperate to get back into a relationship.

On the show, Uriel had a live date with different suitors asking them questions and getting to know more about their personal life.

The reality star is hosting the show in conjunction with the Chief executive officer, CMC cars, Chidi Mike, who promised to give her the sum of N5 million if she succeeds in hooking a man.

Uriel thanked Nigerian comedian and actor Chigul aka Chioma Omeruah for giving her the idea of starting the show.
Win UUs heart will hold Thursdays and Saturdays till she finds her suitor.

Facebook Partners Red Cross, Lunches Digital Campaign To Combat Covid-19 In Africa

Facebook says it has launched “AfricaTogether,” a digital campaign to encourage vigilance against COVID-19 in partnership with the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Jocelyne Muhutu-Rémy, Facebook’s Strategic Media Partnerships Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa, said on Monday that as part of the launch, there would be a digital campaign across Africa and a two-day festival on June 4 and June 5 featuring artists.

The event is said to include a festival with performances by artists such as Femi Kuti, Ferre Gola, Salatiel, Serge Beynaud, Patoranking, Aramide and Youssou N’dour.

She as well stated that there will also be a digital awareness campaign with prevention messages developed with Red Cross and Red Crescent health experts targeting simultaneously Facebook users in 48 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

The statement further reveals that the event will be streamed on Facebook Live on June 4 in English and will be hosted by the Nigerian popular actor and comedian Basketmouth and in French on June 5 by the renowned media personality Claudy Siar.

Those interested are urged to tune in
to the Facebook Africa page, Red Cross and Red Crescent Facebook pages.

He concluded that with a network of more than 1.5 million volunteers and staff across the continent, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement was on the frontlines of combating COVID-19 in communities through information campaigns.

Mamadou Sow, a long-serving member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, said the COVID-19 pandemic was an unprecedented crisis, noting that it was affecting everyone regardless of ethnicities and religions.

Legendary Singer, Majek Fashek Dies From An Undisclosed Illness

Nigerian legendary singer, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly called Majek Fashek is dead.

The “Send Down the Rain” crooner died yesterday in an hospital in New with an undisclosed cause. This was confirm by his manager Omenka Uzoma.

Majek Fashek who was best known for the 1988 album Prisoner of Conscience, which included the multiple award-winning single “Send Down the Rain”, was rumoured to be dead around September 2019 which was later quelled by his manager had some health challenges in his last days due to drug addiction.

‘The Rain Maker’ has fondly called worked with various artists worldwide, including Tracy Chapman, Jimmy Cliff, Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg and Beyoncé.

Apple Music Makes DJ Cuppy Host of First Africa’s Radio Show

Music producer, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy would be the host of first music radio show in Africa.

Apple Music announced this on Thursday. It said that the Show would be lunched on Sunday and would be named “Africa Now Radio with Cuppy”.

It further said that the show will feature a mix of contemporary and traditional popular African sounds, including genres like latest African sounds.

Listeners will hear the latest and greatest African artists and new forms of African popular music, which fuse traditional and contemporary sensibilities, morphing into hybridized sonic fragments connecting all corners of Africa.

This show will be available at 9 a.m. EDT and will be lasting for an hour once a week.

“The show represents a journey from West to East and North to South, but importantly a narrative of Africa then to Africa now,” Cuppy said in a statement.

Apple Music is a global music platform with 60 million listeners from over 160 countries worldwide and over 30 countries in Africa alone.

‘If Not For Police Harassment, Nigerians Won’t Use Face Mask’ Papper Boi

Emirate Empire artist and one of the hottest rappers currently in Nigeria, Erigga, whose real name is Erhiga Agarivbie, opines that Nigerians would not have made use of the mandated face mask, if not for the harassment of the men of the Nigerian police.

The rapper made this known on social media via his official Twitter handle.

He tweeted:

“If no be police wahala, wetin concern 99% of Nigerians with face mask? You think say them they fear coronavirus?”

The rapper who is 33 years of age, is from Delta State but was born in Lagos. His first song, ‘Mo street gan”, launched him into the mainstream of Nigerian music landscape few years back.

He has been nominated for several awards in the past but never won an award.

Eriga recently released a single titled ‘quarantine cruise’, which dwells on the common man experience during the lockdown.

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