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Burna Boy, Sharon Ooja, Falz The Bahd Guy nominated for The Future Awards Africa 2019

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It is the season of the new tribe and The Future Awards Africa young people pushing new frontiers.

This year the Future Awards Africa is celebrating Burna Boy, Debo Ogundoyin, Teni, Falz The Bahd Guy, Tega Oghenejobo of Mavin Records, Adesola Ade-Unuigbe of BellaNaija, Sharon Ooja, Timini Egbuson, Tolani Alli, Tubobereni of Tubo Woman, Stephen Tayo and others have been nominated for the 2019 edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA).

The Central Working Committee (CWC) of the awards released the list of nominees covering twenty-one categories in the 14th edition of Africa’s biggest youth awards holding on 24 November, 2019 at the Balmoral Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.

Themed ‘Nigeria’s New Tribe, the nominees represent outstanding young talents, innovators, entrepreneurs and community advocates in various industries who are breaking boundaries. Since its inception, The Future Awards Africa has championed over 2,000 trailblazers between 18 – 31 years across the continent, including Tara Fela-Durotoye, Innocent ‘2Face’ Idibia, Samson Itodo, Mark Angel, Bisola Borha, Bolanle Olukanni, Zainab Balogun, Bayo Omoboriowo, Ikechukwu Oviawe, and many more.

Bukonla Adebakin, Chief Operating Officer of The Future Project expressed her excitement about the new nominees and emphasized the importance of recognizing extraordinary young Nigerians in the leadership space who are achieving greatness.

“We are excited to present this list of nominees which were meticulously selected. At TFAA, we recognize and acknowledge young people’s talent and innovations, so introducing the nominees for class of 2019 serves to remind those that celebrate them that the world is watching and whatever you do is worth doing well,” she said.

 

See full list below:

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ACTING

TFAA Prize for Acting

Timini Egbuson (32)
Bimbo Ademoye (28)
Bandele ‘Baaj’ Adebule (30)
Sharon Ooja (28)
Fatima Washa Abdullahi (26)
Moshood Fattah (28)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR AGRICULTURE

Emmanuel Maduka (24)
Chiamaka Ndukwu Theresa and Kenneth Okonkwo (25/25)
Uka Eje (29)
Divine-Love Akam (24)
Rotimi Olawale (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ADVOCACY

Hamzat Lawal (32)
Bright Jaja (29)
Uchechi ‘Ucy’ Rochas (27)
Ifedayo Durosinmi-Etti (30)
Funke Adeoye (27)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ARTS (VISUAL & APPLIED)

Arinze Stanley (26)
Ken Nwadiogbu (25)
Dipo Doherty (28)
Olarinde Olayemi Ayanfeoluwa (22)
Olabanke Subair (28)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR COMMUNITY ACTIONThis is a category open to public voting on awards.thefutureafrica.com/vote

TFAA Prize For Community Action

Abdulazeez Kaltumi (27)
Yetunde Fadeyi (27)
Kelechukwu Nwachukwu Lucky (25)
Tony Joy (27)
Akpobi Elvis (31)
Isaac Success (28)
Stephen Teru (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR FILM-MAKING

Kayode Kasum (28)
Dare Olaitan (28)
Chinney Love Eze (31)
Rahama Sadau (26)
Uche Odoh (30)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR LITERATURE

Akwaeke Emezi (32)
Ijeoma Umebinyuo (30)
Lanaire Aderemi (20)
Oyinkan Braithwaite (31)
Otosirieze Obi-Young (25)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR MEDIA

TFAA Prize For Media

Peace Itimi (24)
Paul Alasiri (27)
Edirin Edewor (28)
Samuel Ajiboye (28)
Tosin Olaseinde (31)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR MUSIC

Teniola Apata (26)
Damini Ebunoluwa ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu (28)
Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana (29)
John ‘Johnny Drille’ Ighodalo (29)
Sadiq ‘Wurld’ Onifade (32)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Bukky Akomolafe (31)
Adesola Ade-Unuigbe (28)
Yinka Iyinolakan (30)
Onoriode Reginald Aziza (27)
Peter Tega Oghenejobo (32)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR OAP (VISUAL & AUDIO)

Osato ‘EDK’ Edokpayi (27)
Huisaina ‘Dashen’ Usman (31)
Mayowa Ogundele – Adegoke (30)
Simi ‘Drey’Adejumo (21)
Sandra Ezekwesili (30)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

Adetola Onayemi (28)
Ibijoke Faborede (31)
Moses Onalapo (29)
Dr Achama Eluwa (31)
Fehintola Ajogbasile and Judith Oguzie (27/32)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR SPORTS

Al-farouq Aminu (29)
Georgia Oboh (18)
Eseoghene Oguma (21)
Samuel Chukwueze (23)
Israel Adesanya (30)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR EDUCATION

Olaseni Cole (32)
Omozino Eguh (28)
Eyitayo Ogunmola (31)
Seyi Oluyole (27)
Farida Kabir (27)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR TECHNOLOGY

Chinedu Azodoh/ Adetayo Bamiro (29/32)
Zang Luka Bot (28)
Muhammad Salisu Abdullahi (28)
Timothy Adeleye (25)
Funfere Koroye (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR FASHION

Andrea Iyamah (26)
Derin Fabikun (29)
Tuboboreni Sandrah (28)
Osemwengie Victor Odion (31)
Kenneth Izedonmwen (29)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR BUSINESS

Adekunle Hassan (31)
Obi Ozor (30)
Chika Madubuko (30)
Olawale Ayilara (31)
Tiwalola Olanubi (31)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR JOURNALISM

Aisha Salaudeen (25)
Joey Akan (28)
Ayodeji Rotinwa (29)
Shola Lawal (25)
Kiki Mordi (28)

THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Adah Clarence (30)
Yemi Ajala (31)
Praise Nnemeka (21)
Stephen Tayo (25)
Tolani Alli (27)

 

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Chidinma and Flavour team up for new EP, 40 Years (Everlasting)

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Chidinma and Flavour have been teasing us with photos on social media for weeks causing speculations from different quarters. Now we have an answer and it is something good.

The talented singer Chidinma Ekile and the highlife king, Flavour are preparing for their forthcoming EP titled “40 Years (Everlasting).”

The two singers made the announcement on their Instagram pages, and also created a new Instagram account for the EP which contains the release date, artwork and tracklist.

“40 Years Everlasting” houses 4 tracks and a bonus track. We are here for this!

See the tracklist

40 years EP tracklist

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Davido punched man over picture in Dubai

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DAVIDO PUNCHED MAN

Davido is alleged to have punched a man who tried to take a photo of him without his permission in Dubai.

A video has surfaced online showing the moment Davido punched a man who was allegedly trying to take pictures with him at Club Boudoir in Dubai.

The superstar singer who currently is in Dubai was in WhiteDubai yesterday for performance and was seen punching a guy who was making a charge towards him.

There are reports that the reason he punched the guy is that his picture was taken even after he told the guy he wasn’t ready to take pictures. These reports are however yet to be confirmed.

Watch the video below;

 

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Peruzzi and CeeC spark dating rumours

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Nigerian singer, Peruzzi has sparked dating rumours with Big Brother Naija star, CeeC

Peruzzi and CeeC have sparked speculations that they might be in a romantic relationship after he took to social media to gush about her in a post that has long been deleted.

The DMW act who shared a screenshot of his video call with CeeC captioned it “peace of mind”.

The pair had before now sparked speculation of a romantic relationship after he featured her in his music video “Majesty“.

Peruzzi-Ceec screenshot

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Mavin singer Di’Ja expecting third child with hubby

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Mavin singer Di’ja took to Instagram to announce that she has a “third child on the way.

The singer Di’ja who quietly got married in 2015 already has two beautiful children. She confirmed that she is expecting the third child with this caption attached to a beautiful picture on Instagram;

 

“Mummy of 3 loading… with our third child on the way,” she wrote, adding, “Alhamdullilah, I’ve been pushing to get projects in before the year ends.” Congrats to her!

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Davido takes 30 Billion Gang on shopping spree in Dubai

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Davido wants you to know he is still the leader of the 30 Billion Gang. He took his gang on a shopping spree in Dubai.

The 30BG gang including Davido’s favourite guy, Zlatan went on a shopping spree sponsored by the superstar.

The video of all members picking stuffs in the Gucci store has found its way online and you could tell a large sum of money has gone down in the name of shopping.

He took to his IG page to share with the caption;

Took whole squad shopping!! 💳! 30BG

The video from DMW page confirmed it with a caption that read;

The Baddest Took The Whole f**king Squad Shopping In Dubai 🤑🤑 !! 8 Days Before The Album Drops & We Having Nothing But A Good Time While we Countdown!!

Watch video below:

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Took whole squad shopping!! 💳! A GOOD TIME! #30BG

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2Baba’s new song dubbed Important will be dropping on Friday 15th November.

The legendary singer, 2Baba took to all his social media pages to share the news as well as a snippet from the yet to be released video some hours ago.

He has revealed the song alongside its visual would be dropping on the 15th of this month. The excitement for 2Baba’s new song can be felt from fans as they await its release

November 15 definitely is one day we should be excited about as something “important” would drop.

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The Dbanj-Bankulli beef gets messier with drug allegations

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Bankulli in a no holds barred Instagram post ripped into Dbanj and advised him against doing drugs. This is coming after his initial outburst.

In his words,

‘doing Drugs will not help you but worsen your case (I heard about White powder) a shining prospect and you use your bad character to bloat all Away.

Hmmm It is never too late to go and seek truthfully the forgiveness and truth you seek look inward change your lifestyle stop lying to yourself that all is well but go back to the source so that all can be well with you.

You have done so much evil to many people that we both know of and today I speak for them all. (Dbanj Aka The Kokomaster alias kokomycine… *Drops mic)

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Cardi B set for massive concert in Nigeria & Ghana this December

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Cardi B will be visiting Africa for the first time in December, Nigeria and Ghana are on the line-up!

American superstar rapper will headline two concerts; one on December 7 (Lagos) and the other on December 8 (Accra)

“I got one more show in 2019 and that’s in Africa,” the rapper recently said, after stating that she was done with shows in America for the year.

Since Cardi B’s breakout with “Bodak Yellow,” talks have been rife about doing a show in Africa. In the West African countries of Nigeria and Ghana, she is immensely popular. Female fans admire her colorful personality, her rawness and her outlandish sense of fashion.

The international music star is expected to be joined on stage by some of the biggest musical talents from both Nigeria and Ghana.

For interested persons, you can buy tickets for Cardi B’s shows in Lagos and Accra at the Livespot X website.

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PITA set to release new album this month

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PITA is finally releasing his long and highly anticipated album on the 24th of November 2019.

The gospel singer/songwriter is mysteriously known for only releasing a body of work every 3 years with his first EP AS I AM in 2010, followed by two other AS I AM series in 2013 (the journey so far) and 2016 (the Yearning).

Anyone who has been privileged to listen to his works would know that he is not your average musician, placing excellence at the forefront of his writing and production.

Backed up by his team, the 4th series will be released on the 24th of November, 2019 at the PISTIS Annex Centre, by the second roundabout Lekki, Lagos.

The event starts at 4pm prompt and Tickets are going for 2000 and 5000 naira only.

Get Your Tickets via this link: www.pitaofficial.com

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AKA demands apology from Burna Boy ahead of SA performance

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South African rapper, AKA has demanded an apology from Burna Boy over his comments during the Xenophobic attacks in the country a few months back.

 

AKA demands apology as Burna Boy is billed to perform in South Africa later this month and according to AKA,

all we want is an apology. We know SA is not perfect. But we took you in as our own before you reached these levels. You say you are an AFRICAN GIANT, prove it’.

 

See the rest of his Tweets below;

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