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Siju Iluyomade’s Golden Heart, Throws Weight Behind Quincy’s Son, Temi Classy Wedding To Ashley – Naijanewsdirect

  The stage is set for what may eventually be tagged the wedding of the year 2022 in Lagos. This is because the wedding of Temi, son of celebrity Naturopathic Doctor, Quincy Ayodele to his heartthrob Ashley Robert will be attracting the very high & mighty in every strata of the country. Not only that, it has been receiving some great support from friends of the groom's Mother, one of which is the Convener of Arise Women, Dr Siju Iluyomade. The Church wedding ceremony which will take place at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of David Parish, Oniru, Lagos on Saturday December 17, will be followed up by reception at La Madison Place Event Centre, Okunade Bluewater Scheme, Lekki, according to information will be streamed live on various social media platform. Information at our disposal has it that, former President of Nigeria who is a friend to late father of Mrs Ayodele will be Chairing the occasion alongside Ooni of Ife, Oba Ade Ogunwusi and Senator Daisy Daisy Danjuma among others. We equally learnt, the delectable Arise Women Convener, Dr Siju who is one of the Mothers of the day is playing major supportive and moral role in what has been her policy, for Women to always support Women at everytime. She has been mobilizing members of Arise which Mrs Ayodele is also part of, to attend the event glamorously on the day of the wedding as well as on Thanksgiving day which hold the following day. We also gathered, Gbenga Adeyinka D 1st and MC Ajele will be anchoring the event while Fuji King Wasiu Ayinde will be on bandstand. The new couple to be met in the United States, dated for well over a year before deciding to make it a life-long affair. Temi hails from Kogi-State while Ashley is

George Weah Hosts Son To A Dinner For Scoring For USA At World Cup (Photos) – Naijanewsdirect

The Liberian President, George Weah, on Tuesday disclosed that he was so overjoyed at his son's performance for the United States at the current World Cup holding in Qatar that he hosted his son to a dinner shortly after the match. His son, Timothy Weah, played for the United States on Monday and scored the only goal for the country during the 36th-minute of the match before Wales equalized on a late penalty kick from captain, Gareth Bale, in the 82nd minute of the match and the game ended 1-1. (Caption): The Liberian President, his son and other family members at the dinner.   However, shortly after the match, the Liberian President, who was also in Qatar to cheer his son, was so elated over the lone goal scored by his son that he decided to host him to a dinner at one of the posh restaurants in the oil-rich city.   Announcing the development on his Twitter handle on Tuesday, President Weah, who himself is a veteran footballer and a former World Footballer of the Year, disclosed that he was proud to be the father of the striker and being the first player to score for the United States, he decided to host him to dinner. Below is the screenshot of the tweet by the Liberian President on the event:

Fuji: A Opera Returns With ‘Fuji Vibrations’: Bigger, Better, and Louder – Naijanewsdirect

  FUJI: A Opera, the premier multi-dimensional entertainment platform, is back, bigger and better than ever with FUJI Vibrations. On December 8th, FUJI Vibrations will provide a one-of-a-kind live music experience showcasing exceptional talent from the FUJI world for one night only. 10 acts will perform on 1 single stage at Muri Okunola Park, one of Lagos' most iconic music venues. The live music concert will feature a fantastic line-up of Fuji artistes, including Alhaji Sefiu Alao, KS1 Malaika, Taye Currency, King Saheed Osupa, and the Mayegun of Egbaland, K1 De Ultimate, paired with emerging Fuji talents to create dynamic sounds. Fuji: A Opera premiered in December 2020 at the Alliance Française de Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre in Lagos. Over 20,000 people attended, ranging from schoolchildren to culture custodians and other corporate and social Nigerians. FUJI: A Opera curated a series of activations in 2021, beginning with a two-phased art exhibition in November in collaboration with one of Nigeria's rising artists, Bidemi Tata, inspired by the Fuji Music subculture. These works were first shown in collaboration with the Lagos State Government and the Lagos State Parks and Recreational Agency. Over 2 (two) million people viewed the exhibition over the course of three weeks. In December 2021, we held the first edition of Fuji Vibrations, which featured General Ayinla Kollington, Alhaji Rasheed Merenge, Saheed Osupa, Adio Atawewe, Remi Aluko, Kolade Onanuga, also known as KWAM 2, and many other upcoming acts. These events drew over 15,000 concertgoers and had over 1 million online streamers. If you missed last year's shows, make plans to join us this December and experience live music like never before. To attend, simply follow us on social media @fujiopera for more information or go to Tix.africa: https://tix.africa/discover/fujiopera now to register. Admission is free. Fuji Vibrations is proudly supported by the Lagos State Government, the Ministry

K1 Drops New Vibes To Celebrate Pastor Tobi – Naijanewsdirect

Two years after dropping his last effort titled “Fuji the sound”, the undisputed king of Fuji music, Wasiu Ayinde  Marshal, popularly known as K1 De Ultimate, has just finished preparing another musical meal that will be served to his numerous fans home and abroad tomorrow the 11th of November 2022. The gifted musician who has been in the business of making people happy for fifty years has just completed a quintessential reflective Fuji track titled “Mo Gbohun Olorun mi”, a special dedication to commemorate the birthday of United Kingdom based Man of God, Pastor  Tobi Adegboyega that is coincidentally coming up  tomorrow the 11th of November. In his latest effort, K1 reflected on his past, his struggles and how he was able to weather the storm to become who he is today. Laced with pulsating  percussion and inspiring saxophone, he expounds the good of religion while rejoicing with the soul winner pastor. In the new track, K1 made sure that he did not forget many people that have inspired him through his musical journey. It is yet another collector's item from the Mayegun of Yorubaland who was recently decorated with the prestigious honour of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) by the federal government.

American Rapper, 50 Cent Plans To Produce TV Series On Nigerian Internet Fraudster, Hushpuppi – Naijanewsdirect

American rapper and movie producer, Curtis James Jackson III, popularly known as 50 Cent, has announced plans to release a movie series based on notorious Nigerian internet fraudster, Ramon Abass known better as Hushpuppi. Sharing pictures of the convict, the executive producer of Hollywood TV series, “Power” and “Ghost”, made it known via his Instagram account on Wednesday that he was working on a movie project based on Hushpuppi’s story. The G-Unit Records founder wrote in the caption: “For my scammers I gotta do this one. Hushpuppi series coming soon! GLG, Green Light Gang I don’t miss. #Bransoncognac #lecheminduroi #gunitfilmandtv.” Hushpuppi was arrested in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates in June 2020, for defrauding over 1.9 million people, majority of whom were Americans. Nigeria’s Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi. Photo Credit: Google He was afterwards extradited to the United States for trial on 3 July, the same year. The United States District Court sitting at the Central District of California on Monday sentenced convicted fraudster, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpupi, to 11 years and three months’ imprisonment after he was found guilty of laundering proceeds of a school financing scam, business email compromise and other fraudulent cyber schemes. The United States Department of Justice, in a statement on Tuesday, said the Instagram celebrity was also ordered by a federal judge to pay $1.7m in restitution to two fraud victims. The judgment, which was delivered by Justice Otis Wright II, put an end to Hushpuppi’s trial that started after his arrest in June 2020 in his Dubai, United Arab Emirates hotel apartment.

Nigerians Call Out Teni For Refusing To ‘Greet’ President Buhari While Receiving National Award – Naijanewsdirect

Disrespect is trending on Twitter on Wednesday after a video of Nigerian singer, Teniola Apata known better as Teni, reportedly failing to shake or greet President Muhammadu Buhari while receiving a national award surfaces online. Naijanewsdirect had reported that Buhari on Tuesday conferred National Honours Award on 447 persons at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. According to the National Honours Award Investiture 2022 Programme, 450 recipients were awarded, making the total number of Nigeria’s national honours awardees 5,341 since 1963. Of the 450 recipients, six were awarded Grand Commanders of the Order of the Niger (GCON), 55 Commanders of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR), 74 Members of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR), 77 Officers of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR). Others are 110 Officers of the Order of the Niger (OON), 55 Members of the Order of the Niger (MON), 65 Commanders of the Order of the Niger (CON), 4 Federal Republic Medal- First Class (FRM I) and 4 Federal Republic Medal- Second Class FRM II. During award ceremony, Teni was seen to be the only recipient who failed to greet or shake the President when collecting her award. Here’s the video that stirred controversy on the social media: The video which has since gone viral on social media has generated a lot of controversies among netizens. Some Nigerians viewed Teni’s conduct as a total disrespect to the office of the presidency while others extolled her for the act. A popular political commentator, @Omojuwa said: “I watched the Teni video receiving the award last night, I have watched it several times again this morning. I will watch it several times again this afternoon. Hopefully, I’d eventually see the disrespect in that video. When I see it, I will share with friends and allies.” Another user, @thattopboy who saw nothing wrong with Teni’s behaviour opined:

Female Lawyer in Erotic Viral Post Declares “I’m Not A Gangster or Stoner, I’m An Instagram Model and Actress” (Photos) – Naijanewsdirect

    The female young lawyer in the provocative social media viral post celebrating her call to the Nigerian Bar as Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court has issued a disclaimer against the viral post. In a statement sent to BarristerNG.com, Miss Ifunanya Excel Grant Esq denied making the “Gangster and Stoner”post and blamed online scammers who stole her pictures to create a “catfish account” to Scam people.   According to her, she is not on any social media platform and didn’t make the Viral Facebook post. “I AM NOT A GANGSTER or a stoner or anything of such”, the statement reads in part. Miss Grant stated that she is an Instagram Model and not a practicing Lawyer at the moment. She explained that her pictures with cigars was part of her current work as Instagram Model and Actress and the pictures are for modeling and acting purposes only.   But notwithstanding her disclaimer, a look at the Instagram page of Miss Grant @Funaya_, shows that the message in the Viral post has a striking resemblance to the posts on her Instagram page where she post mostly sexually provocative and Sultry Videos and Pictures usually associated with Models. Even though, Miss Grant disclaimed being a Gangster, in one of her pictures on her page, she addressed herself as “Emotional Gangster”. In another picture posted on December 2021, at the Supreme Court of Nigeria Premises,  She addressed herself as the “Baddest Lawyer on Planet Earth”, contrary to her claim of not being in active legal practice. The Legal Community have continued to discuss whether the viral post attributed to Miss Grant is a breach of professional Code of Conduct for Legal Practitioners in Nigeria. SEE MISS GRANT’S FULL DISCLAIMER: Good day. My name is Ifunanya Excel Grant. I came across the article written about me on the barristerng.comwebsite and I will like to make an official

K1 Bags National Honour – Naijanewsdirect

  Still basking in the euphoria of his 50th years on stage celebration, King of Fuji Misic Wasiu Olasunkanmi Marshal who is popularly known as K1 D' Ultimate has been honoured by the Federal Government, with the prestigious national honour of Member of the order of the Niger, (MON).   The news was conveyed to the Fuji King in a letter signed by Senator George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs and delivered to the super star artiste on Saturday, October 8, 2022.   The letter reads in part: "I have the honour to formally inform you that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Mohammadu Buhari GCFR, has approved the conferment of an award to you in the rank of “Member of the order of Niger", (MON).   The investiture ceremony is scheduled to take place at the International Conference Centre (ICC) Abuja on Tuesday the 11th of October 2022.   K1, who is also the Mayegun of Yorubaland was born on 3 March 1957. He has the credit of making Fuji music to be accepted across board since he started many years ago with his brand that was simply known as Talazo Fuji. K1 discovered his interest in music when he was 8. His parents initially opposed the idea but he continued to pursue his passion and by the time he was 15, he had won various local musical competitions. He later became member of Ayinde Barrister's band, the Supreme Fuji Commanders from 1975 to 1978 after previously serving under him as instrument packer.   He also adopted the name of Ayinde into his name after seeking the permission and blessing of his then master Ayinde Barrister. He released his first album titled 'Iba' with the special track 'Abode Mecca' in 1980, and thereafter, his most successful album Talazo '84 in 1984. He has won

Tito Da.Fire Captures The World’s Attention With OSG- On The Shoulders of Giants’ Album – Naijanewsdirect

  Tito Da.Fire, the Grammy Awards Recording Academy inductee Of the class of 2022 has once again justified why and how he earned his place at the international body by shutting up his doubters, not by trading words but with his proven and tested dexterity, armed with his amazing mastery of what he does best; churning out of musical hits. Consistency for or to do anything worth doing well can be said to be synonymous with success. Putting that action verb side by side Tito Da.Fire is tantamount to the birthing of a well-deserved back-slapping, fist-bumping, and hat-doffing success. Such are the positive active words that come into the discourse of the soon-to-be-released "On The Shoulders Of Giants" album by Tito Da.Fire. For those who have been observant enough and skilled in the art of taking notes, Tito Da.Fire has subtly been whetting their appetite with snippets of what is to come on his social media handles. An example of this is “Kokoro” the buzz generated from it became an attestation of a professional work well researched and delivered. The album, "On The Shoulders Of Giants" (OSG) contains 12 wonderfully written and arranged tracks cutting across dancehall, Afro-pop, World Music, reggae, and juju medley, the truth remains, none of the tracks can be waved off or pushed aside. From the philosophical “Kokoro” to the ballad “Lifeguard” featuring Grammy Award winner Wouter Kellerman and “Breakup Anthem” flexibility and class is written all over what he did with the Reggae-soul track, “Temple”. As simply as Tito Da.Fire looks, he's definitely not going to make the job of any entertainment OAP any easier when they are eventually confronted with deciding or choosing what track to play at any given time. Paying tributes to music forerunners and legends in “One Day", and beautiful African amazons in “African Woman” featuring spoken word

Finding Ireti: Saidi Balogun Hits Cinema With New Movie – Naijanewsdirect

  Veteran actor, director cum producer, Ambassador Saidi Balogun has taken another gigantic step in revealing young talents to the make-believe industry by showcasing his new cinema movie. FINDING IRETI, a family drama scheduled to run in cinemas across the nation is another fine piece by the prolific Actor-producer. “I believe in doing things intentionally in a modest way setting the pace to thrill our viewers and encourage aspiring stars". - said, the TGMAAN President, Saidi Balogun The star studded movie was produced to drive a wonderful message to the public and also to encourage the Nigerian youths by giving them platform in the movie world. “The movie also featured his biological children, Jamal and Zinat Balogun alongside others such as Koffi Da Guru, Sewa Otunla, Chidera Orji, Ninalowo, Samuel Olasehinde, Ronke Ojo, Mustapha Solagbade, Benedict Johnson, Kelvin Ikeduba, Funky Mallam, Musiliu Dasofunjo, Laide Bakare, Kule Coker, Baba Fawaz, Babakola Olaiya and his humble self amongst others. Balogun further stressed that the movie teaches the mutual role parents and children has to play to make our society an habitable one for all FINDING IRETI is now available in Cinemas nationwide from the 16th of September, 2022. The movie was written by Spicy Boss and Shefinat Musuuro, directed by Saidi Balogun and Saheed Bolaji Oscar. Distributed by BLUE PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT. Tickets are available from all Mega Chicken outlets.  

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