Coca-Cola engenders family sharing moments in new campaign

Brands remain relevant by understanding the attitude and requirements of their customers. This is often followed with products that fill that gap or need. With the ever-busy schedule of most parents today robbing quality moments amongst family members, the time seems ripe for products that will encourage bonding at homes, by encouraging sharing, which is a basic value of family members. Popular soft drink brand, Coca Cola has made a statement in this regard with the introduction of the one-litre pack, fondly called ‘Mama’. Offering a comparative pricing advantage, the…

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Bartender of the Year: Kevin Oduntan shakes up Nigerian Special at World Class, Berlin

 Kelvin Oduntan, World Class Nigeria Winner represented Nigeria at the just concluded World Class Global Competition in Berlin, Germany. The contest attracted 56 of the finest bartenders from across the world vying for the title of Bartender of the Year. Known for his traditional style which he expresses through his fashion and mixology, Kelvin stayed true to his roots by delivering a truly Nigerian spin to the classic cocktail, Dutch Mule. Instead of the usual ginger beer, his recipe combined ginger-infused palm wine and lime juice with the meticulous sophistication…

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Agbani Darego announces birth of her babyboy

One month after giving birth to her baby-boy child, the 2001 Miss world winner Agbani Darego, has just announced the birth of her son, on social media. The Nigerian model and beauty queen wrote on her page and posted a picture of her cradling her tummy while she was pregnant. She wrote: #Joylikeariver ❣ #babydanjuma It’s only been a month with my baby boy, and it has been nothing short of amazing… my heart has never been so full! Mommy, Daddy and Baby Danjuma are doing great, and are thankful…

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The HEADIES 2018: Full List Of Winners.

The 12th HEADIES Awards took place on May 5th at the Eko Convention Center, Victoria Island Lagos. A night full of music, fun and laughs; thanks to the hosts Bovi and Seyi Shay and brilliant performances from the amazing artists. Here is the full list of winners. ARTISTE OF THE YEAR WINNER: DAVIDO 2. WIZKID 3. OLAMIDE 4. SIMI 5. TIWA SAVAGE ALBUM OF THE YEAR (VOTING CATEGORY) WINNER: SIMISOLA – SIMI 2. GOLD – ADEKUNLE GOLD 3. KLITORIS – BRYMO 4. IJELE THE TRAVELER – FLAVOUR 5. SOUNDS FROM THE…

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Classy Bobrisky shows off his N1.4M attire

By ADA DIKE Trending presently is the worth of popular celebrity’s attire. Bobrisky recently, made the total amount of his attire to worth about 1.4 million. It will be recalled that the king of Snapchat in 2017 said that his shop is worth N30million and also lives in a lekki five bedroom duplex. He wrote:: “Omo, i get plenty toasters oh, it so sad majority of them are so broke. Pls don’t allow ur girlfriends kill me o. Cos if i accepts u forget it u will sell ur last…

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My 16th grandchild came in style – Actress Patience Ozokwor

BY ADA DIKE Popular Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor, on Wednesday, celebrated the arrival of her 16th grandchild. She shared the news on her Instagram page @patienceozokwo and wrote: “Come and join me sing hallelujah, Jehovah Jireh has done me well o! “My 16th grandchild came in style. Thank you God for adding more sparkle to my life, I am truly blessed of the Lord. Welcome grandson, welcome to the Ozokwor clan. You are loved unconditionally.” Popularly known as Mama Gee, Ozokwor got married at the age of 19. The former…

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Davido, Olamide, Wizkid Nominated For 2018 Headies’ ‘Artiste Of The Year’ Award

BY ADA DIKE Smooth Promotions, the organisers of the annual music fiesta, The 2018 Headies Award, on Friday released the list of 77 nominees in over 25 different categories. Top on the list are popular Nigerian artistes namely: Davido, Olamide, Wizkid and Simi. The 2018 Headies Award is a ceremony that recognises outstanding achievement in the Nigerian music industry. The organisers said that the names were released after shortlisting of thousands of entries submitted in the year under review (from July 2016 – December 2017). Davido leads with six nominations,…

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Fast rising musician Jarhead Tabansi dies in car accident

BY ADA DIKE Sad news reaching us stated that a fast rising musician, Jarhead, aka Jesse Tabansi, has died. The son of a billionaire businessman, Anselm Tabansi, according to a source, gave up the ghost after getting involved in a car crash alongside his friend who later survived the accident. Anselm Tabansi is the owner of popular Lagos hotel, Maison Fahrenheit and Svengali furniture. Before his unfortunate passing, Jarhead had released songs like Ki lon waso, Last Time, Shake, and Boma Ye. He was reportedly being groomed to take over…

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Tonto Dikeh hosts Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Awards

BY ADA DIKE Popular actress, Tonto Dikeh, has been announced as host of this year’s edition of ‘Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Awards,’ the annual celebration of Niger Delta Peace Ambassadors impacting positively in the region. The event holds Saturday, 21st April in Port Harcourt City and some of the awardees include: former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan; Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki; Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel; Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, Chief Edwin Clark; King Ateke Tom, Engr. George Iwo;…

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BBNaija: Miracle wins N1m In Pepsi challenge

By ADA DIKE One of the most admired 2018 Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) contestants, Miracle, has won N1million in the Pepsi challenge. He also won a free ticket to London and a year’s free supply of Pepsi. It will be recalled that a few weeks ago, Leo and Ifu Ennada two (ex) contestants won N5million to be split amongst them. They also won an all expense trip to London to attend One Music festival. Miracle won the money after winning the Pepsi challenge which saw he and his housemates taking…

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It is a Baby Girl for Khloe Kardashian! May move back to Los Angeles

By ADA DIKE The home of the Kardashians is filled with joy as Khloe Kardashian gave birth to a baby girl in the early hours of Thursday, April 12. Reality star, 33, welcomed her first child with her boyfriend, professional basketball player, 27-year-old Tristan Thompson. The birth of the child occurred few hours after a video surfaced showing her boyfriend cheating on her with two different women. According to TMZ, the new mother is devastated by this. Despite the cheating scandal, Tristan was reportedly present for the birth of his…

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Davido to perform on Day 2 of Wireless Festival 2018

By ADA DIKE Top Nigerian artiste, Davido, has been tipped to perform at the Wireless Festival 2018 at Finsbury Park, London. Daily Mandate reliably gathered that Davido will be joining Stormzy on the second day of the festival. He will perform alongside other top acts including trap trio Migos, J Hus, French Montana, 6lack, A Boogie With A Hoodie, Big Shaq, Raye, Charlie Sloth and Tim Westwood among others. The 3-day event will kick off on Friday, July 6, headlined by J.Cole , run through Saturday, the 7th of July…

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Nigeria has what it takes to host BBNaija

By ADA DIKE Following criticisms surrounding the hosting Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) outside the country, the National Film and Video Censors Board has said that Nigeria has what it takes to host Big Brother Naija in the country, Punch reports. Executive Director of the Censors Board, Adedayo Thomas, made this known in an interview. Thomas complained that the show makes “a lot of money” from Nigerians, and so should be produced in the country. He said: “If it is Big Brother Africa, they can host that anywhere; but the one…

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Ruti Olajugbagbe wins The Voice UK

Entertainment Desk withAgency Reports 18-year-old Ruti Olajugbagbe has been crowned the winner of The Voice UK, the Sun newspaper has reported. She was up against Donel Mangena, Belle Voci and Lauren Bannon in the final but managed to come out on top and win a record deal. Her first single ‘Dreams’ has also been released. Ruti was mentored by Sir Tom Jones who’s described her as a “wonderful, magical” singer All of the finalists sang a duet with their mentors during the show before the final two were revealed: Ruti…

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Chioma Akpotha, Bobrisky, Chigurl, Others feature In “The Ghost and

BY ADA DIKE The official trailer for a new comedy film has been released by its producer. The star-studded movie, “The Ghost and The Tout”, was produced by a popular Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham, the producer of “Alakada Reloaded”., The movie parades popular Nollywood acts including Toyin Abraham, Femi Adebayo, Sambasa Nzeribe, Chioma Akpotha and Lasisi Elenu. Other are: Ronke Oshodi Oke, Dele Odule, Chiwetalu Agu, Rachael Okonkwo, Bayray McNwizu, Bobrisky, Chigurl and so on. “The Ghost and The Tout” mirrors the story of a young lady who grew up…

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2Face Idibia May Contest Election

BY ADA DIKE Popular musician, Innocent Idibia popular known as 2Baba or 2Face, has indicated interest to contest for political office. 2Baba, who once called for, then called off a protest in demand of good governance, said this in Lagos. He’s interested in politics, he said, and will soon contest for a position. The singer however did not mention what post he’d be vying for, or under what party. His words: “Politics affects everything I do. So, I am definitely going to be interested in politics. I will soon participate…

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Facebook Rewards Reports Of Data Abuse

By ADA DIKE As part of its efforts to quickly uncover potential abuse of people’s information, Facebook has launched the Data Abuse Bounty to reward people who report any misuse of data by app developers. Facebook committed to launching this program a few weeks ago, disclosed this yesterday. The Data Abuse Bounty, inspired by the existing bug bounty program which Facebook uses to uncover and address security issues, will help the company identify violations of its policies. According to Collin Greene, Head of Product Security, Facebook, “We’ll review all legitimate…

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