Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says David ‘Davido’ Adeleke is the reigning king of music in Nigeria.
In a video shared on social media by the ‘Fall’ singer, Atiku said Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was his favourite artiste when he was growing up.
Explaining that he used to attend all his shows at the Afrika Shrine, Atiku said: “At my youth, Fela was the king of music and believe me, he was my favourite musician, I made sure I attended all Shrine musical events throughout the night and till morning. Currently, Davido is the king of music”.
Davido, who shared the post, captioned the video “Our Incoming President knows wassup”.
This is not the first time the Afrobeats singer is showing off his alliance with the former vice-president.
Davido had actively participated in the 2018 gubernatorial election that held in Osun, where his uncle, Ademola Adeleke, was the PDP candidate.
Despite being registered for the National Youth Service Corps and contrary to the bye-laws of the NYSC, Davido campaigned for Adeleke.
The senator lost the election to Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
In a comment on Instagram, Davido later disclosed that the scheme had cancelled his service.
My Wedding Would Be Much Smaller, Less Stressful – DJ Cuppy
Disc Jockey and singer, Florence Otedola, popularly known as ‘DJ Cuppy’ has said that her future wedding will be small and less stressful.
The “Gelato” crooner spoke during the Cuppy Foundation which took place at the weekend in Abuja. In her speech during the event ‘Cuppy Gold Gala,’ DJ Cuppy who just turned 27, expressed her gratitude for those spending their time and most importantly donating to save children with disabilities. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote; former Senate President Bukola Saraki; National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole; Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun and her supportive father and billionaire, Femi Otedola.
DJ Cuppy also took time during the speech to appreciate her father for his support and promised him that her wedding would not be as stressful or expensive as the event. “To Mr Otedola, the Gelato King himself, don’t worry. My wedding would be much smaller and less stressful,” she said. Speaking on her foundation ‘Save the Children’ and the work they do, DJ Cuppy said: “I founded this Cuppy Foundation as a way of giving back to children. As many of you know, I’m very passionate about what I do. “And, through this foundation, I have contributed to many Nigerians; those with disabilities, visiting places around the country.
I have also supported children through music, “Save the Children has exposed me to a world I never imagined. However, nothing prepared me for my recent visit. I was able to visit Save the Children’s work in Maiduguri, Bornu State. Read Also: DJ Cuppy kicks off ‘Abena’ tour, to gift fans trip “At their stabilisation centre, the first child I met in the hospital was only two years old. She was so malnourished that she needed a blood transfusion.
“After then, I met more and more sick children dying, including a 16-year-old mother who was also malnourished. “Because of how serious this problem is, I was told that I was only meeting the lucky few who were able to make it the medical centre. “My heart broke and it’s still broken as I stand. “Ever since that visit, my determination to save Nigerian children has grown. I have committed my time, my strength and my passion for this Gold Gala to help Nigerian children. “I beg you all to join us in supporting the Save the Children cause. A quick note to all of you, I’m happy to add extra zeros to any amount you want to donate.”
Glo, Brodashaggi excite Lagos Trade Fair visitors
The Tafawa Balewa Square venue of the on-going 33rd Lagos International Trade Fair was agog on Friday with excitement as the grandmasters of data, Globacom, engaged visitors to the Fair in a “Meet and Greet Brodasghaggi” session.
Samuel Perry (Brodashaggi) joined Glo Regional Activation Manager, Lagos and Ogun, Mr. Olufolahan Faseyitan and Globacom Customer Care Representatives to attend to the needs of hundreds of visitors who thronged Glo stand at the Fair.
Fielding questions on the Fair Radio, Samuel Perry (Brodashaggi) said Nigerians were showing great love to Globacom because “a network that is giving out should be celebrated. It is not only giving out cash but trade establishment tools like Keke (tricycles), Industrial Sewing machines, Grinding machines and power generators”.
Also speaking, Globacom’s Regional Activation Manager, Lagos and Ogun, Mr. Olufolahan Faseyitan urged Nigerians to use the opportunity of the on-going “Recharge and Win Big” promo popularly called “My Own Don Beta” to get rewards for their loyalty over the years.
A cross section of visitors to the Glo stand at the Fair commended Globacom for the cool ambience of its stand which offered shelter from the sweltering heat.
One of them, High Chief Ayodele Arogbonlo, an Isanlu, Kogi State based farmer, said “I love the energy level here. We are being attended to in a courteous manner. The network is very good. I have been enjoying it for over 15 years”.
Some of the winners of the lucky dip for visitors who purchased items worth N2,000 and more, praised the network for being people friendly. Thirty-six-year old, Uzendu Roseline said “Glo thank you very much. I am so pleased. This has added value to my life as I will give this phone given to me to my daughter”.
Fifty-one-year old Olayinka Bamidele, a stationery trader at Kakawa, Lagos said “may God continue to prosper Glo. I am grateful for this gift after purchasing a Tecno phone”.
Henry Awanebi, an instrumentalist who lives on Victoria Island, Lagos commended Glo for the speed of its 4G which he has been using for over a year while 17-year-old Nkiru Egbunna who lives in Egbeda area of Lagos State said she is using Glo because of its pocket friendly data plans and the 5 times bonus.
Phone accessories seller, 36-year-old Biodun Ganiyu said “I really appreciate Glo, they surprised me seriously. I am very happy and I am glowing with pride.”
Kylie Jenner and Drake have been spending time together ‘romantically’ after her split from Travis Scott, new report claims
It has been claimed that Kylie Jenner and Drake have been hanging out together ‘romantically’ one month after her split from Travis Scott.
“He and Kylie have been spending time together recently,” a source tells PEOPLE exclusively. “They’ve been friends for a long time and Drake is very close to the family.”
Another friend tells PEOPLE that Kylie, 22, and the rapper, 33, have been hanging out “romantically” since she and Scott called it quits in October.
This comes after it was previously reported that the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, and the four-time Grammy winner, were flirty with each other at his birthday party in Los Angeles in October. The mother of one was also spotted at Drake’s Halloween party in West Hollywood last Thursday.
“She spent the most time near Drake and his friends,” an insider told Us at the time. “Kylie was rapping to songs and dancing with her friends while she was next to Drake, but they weren’t dancing together. They seemed to have a connection though.”
A second source added, “They seemed to be enjoying each other’s company. They were joking around and Kylie was laughing. She seemed to be really happy and in a great mood, [she] and Drake seemed very comfortable with each other. There seemed to be an attraction there.”
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