After the success of her first official single WANTIN' and other impressive musical hits like her 'Like Friday' which features the late Da Grin and 'That Girl' with superstar 'Wizkid', Fast rising sensational, Ms Chief is back with another hit and this time is the remix to her first single and she features "YEMI ALADE, KEL & ZARA GRETTI".
Currently managed by Beatbuxx360 Entertainment which also handles other great rappers such as Ace ThaEmcee, Jberg& XII Gage.
This scenario, 'Whether you like it or not, we are gettting married today".
You can force a horse to the river but can you force it to drink water? He will only say I do if she has a gun tucked in the bouquet. Fantastic pix.lol
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CHEZRANTI; BESPOKE SPA AND BEAUTY CENTRE BERTHS IN OGBA, LAGOS
Ladies who are extremely passionate about their look and would do anything to get a first-class hair and beauty treatment should look no further, ChezRanti, a new luxurious and well-appointed spa and beauty salon berths in Lagos.
Situated at Plot 345, Odusami street off Wempco Road beside AY hotel, Ogba, Lagos, the classy spa run by Ranti George, a Canada-trained beautician is decked with state-of-the-art facilities and it offers virtually everything ladies and men might need as far as hair, nails or beauty in general is concerned.
Their services include pedicure, manicure, waxing, hairdo, haircut, massage, body treatment, aromathery massage, acrylics, crystal nails, gel and many more. ChezRanti is a trail blazer, offering deluxe services and creating a stand-out impression in beauty treatments and services in the country.
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SUPERMOM EPISODE 4 FEATURES KENNY OGUNGBE&FEMI ADEBAYO'S MUMS
Featured in the fourth episode of the Supermom reality show (celebrity edition) which will be beamed across some TV stations this week are the mums of ace TV/radio personality;Kenny Ogungbe and popular Yoruba actor Femi Adebayo.
Let's hear from them.
Courage isn't necessarily the absence of fear. For most mothers, it is the ability to take up huge responsibilities and still smile through it all. This week's Celebrity Edition of 'Supermom' honors such bravery as it features the mothers of two of Nigeria's finest; a contemporary gospel artiste, Kenny Saint Best, formally known as Kenny Saint Brown and Femi Adebayo, an actor, film producer and lawyer.
Both celebrities let viewers of the very popular show in on some very hidden facts about their lives and childhood through the best means possible; their mothers; Otunba N.O. Ogungbe and Alhaja Risikat Ajide Adebayo who tell it all and tell it well. Marriage, according to the matriarch of the Ogungbe family, wasn't so bad. She had a loving husband who passed on in 1987 when five of her seven children were in the university - two abroad and three in Nigeria.
Even with a working husband, she had to work four jobs to support the family. According to her emotional story, "I would wake up by 4am to get to Ago-Iwoye (Ogun State) to drop or deliver fish there and then, return home to prepare food for the children.
After that, I would head for the Sawmill between 6 and 6:30am. On market days, I would go sell provisions."
Among her children, KSB, as the gospel singer is also known, gave her more concern. When she was about four years old, she had measles and was taken to the clinic for check-up and was given an injection on the left side of her bottom but the needle was placed on her muscle.
Then, her health started deteriorating leading to why she still limps on her left leg till this day. The last and second girl with five older brothers to look up to, KSB admitted to sometimes being treated like a boy. "I'm glad she raised me this way because it made me a fighter and a survivor," she says. KSB recalls further that when one of her brothers was getting really spoilt and kept failing after many tries to get into the university, their mum went as far as reporting him to the Police saying that she suspects he has something under his sleeves.
She made sure he slept in the cell for a night before she even told the police what wrong he had done. Before he left the cell, she made him sign an undertaken that he would be responsible and go to the university to study.
Today, she is the proud mother of a renowned banker Moji Dokpesi, who is married to the chairman and founder of Africa Independent Television, AIT, Raymond Dokpesi; Kenny Ogungbe of Kennis Music and Primetime Africa fame among other equally successful children and then Kenny Saint Best.
Also in this episode is the story of Alhaja Risikat Ajide Adebayo, a film marketer and mother of 5 children, all successful graduates. Married to an actor, the popular Oga Bello, who was always on the road meant being responsible for raising all five children which might have even been a lot easier if Femi wasn't so stubborn and unruly.
Usually, she would discipline each child first and explain later to avoid repetition of such acts but it never seemed to work on Femi. She recalled times when she almost beat him to death for several misdeeds; like when he wrote GCE for a candidate, the day she tore his hands with blade and put pepper in the wound for stealing meat from the pot and the day he almost got herself and husband killed by armed robbers for refusing to escape through the window like his other siblings.
But giving up on her son was no option. She wouldn't let him come to ruin. He also fell ill with typhoid and almost died at some point while growing up. That was the first time in her entire life Mrs Risikat had a high blood pressure and was ready to die with Femi. She only started getting better when doctors told her he was recovering well.
Kenny Ogungbe and Femi Adebayo's mother's stories are the focal point in the episode three of the celebrity edition of Supermom sponsored by Procter and Gamble.
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CAMEROON STRIKER SAMUEL ETO'O RISKS JAIL TERM OVER ALLEGED TAX EVASION
Court charges have been opened against Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o after a Spanish public prosecutor accused him of conspiring to evade €3.5m in taxes owed on income from his image rights when he played in Barcelona between 2006-2009.
The three-time African footballer of the year who presently plays for Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala, is accused of four tax offences, each punishable with up to five years in prison and a fine of €21m.
The Prosecutor stated that the former Barcelona player allegedly created companies in Hungary and Spain, and used them to channel income obtained from ceding his image rights to Barca and Puma; deduct personal expenses, such as payments for his mortgages, furniture and expenses related to his luxury.
Eto'o and his club are yet to respond to the allegations.
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SPANISH INTERNATIONAL JORDI ALBA SIGNS 5-YEAR DEAL WITH BARCELONA
Catalan club, Barcelona has confirmed the transfer of spanish defender Jordi Alba from Valencia. The former Barcelona youth player penned a five-year deal after passing a medical exam on Thursday.
Speaking on the transfer, the 23 year-old who also doubles as a winger stated, "I knew the negotiations were well-advanced. I am happy to return home. It has been a double satisfaction for me: qualifying for the Euro final with Spain and now the confirmation of my transfer to Barça."
Barcelona paid Valencia £14m for the Spanish international.
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21-YEAR OLD NIGERIAN EMERGES UK'S NO 1 BEST BLACK STUDENT
21 year old Nigerian Chibundu Onuzo recently added to her growing list of plaudits when she was voted the UK's No.1 Best Black student of 2012.
This was decided by a panel of leading black Britons at a glittering ceremony at the Houses of Parliament on Thursday 7th June 2012, in front of an invited audience of MPs, senior business heads, family members, friends and press. The award was given by Rare Rising Stars. By winning the award, she also became the first woman to come out tops in the list of the U.K.'s Best Black Students.
She became a focus of attention two years ago after signing a two novel deal with U.K. publishing heavy weight, Faber & Faber which has published books by 12 Nobel Laureates and 6 Man Booker prizewinners.
By virtue of the deal, she became the prestigious publisher's youngest ever female author and she was featured on CNN during Nigeria's 50th year of independence.
Onuzo who has been writing since she was 10 just published her book, "The Spider King's Daughter", which was longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debut novelists alongside a Booker prize-nominated Oxford professor.
￼She grew up reading classics like Jane Eyre and David Copperfield and those of Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Yipeee! Africans in diaspora are still hoisting the country's flag!
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HOUSEHOLD OF GOD RELEASES PRESS STATEMENT ON PASTOR CHRIS OKOTIE'S SEPERATION
Mixed reactions have continued to trail the break up of Household of God founder, Pastor Chris Okotie's four year-old marriage to Stephanie Henshaw.
However, the church's spokesperson, Mr. Ladi Ayodeji has released a statement on this brewing issue.
"The Pastor of our Church, the Household of God, Oregun, Lagos, Rev Chris Okotie announced his separation from Stephanie his wife of four years, at the end of last Sunday`s service.
Both parties arrived at this decision after careful review of the prevailing circumstances which pointed to the fact that it is the best option for them at this time. They also agreed not to divulge details of this incident for personal reasons.
Rev Okotie thanks concerned friends and well-wishers and asked for understanding. He also expressed the hope that their decision would be respected as no further details would be given on this issue.". He concluded!
Unconfirmed reports state that the Pastor would marry his third wife by December.
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GLO NAIJA SINGS WINNER 'CHRISTIAN DEBUTS WITH TWO SINGLES.
The difference is money will be involved this time around. Another interesting angle is the organizer wants Rihanna to be the ring lady! How funny!
And who suggested this?
Damon Feldman a Boxing promoter deemed it necessary to organize a rematch after the duo engaged in fisticuffs on June 15 at Manhattan's W.i.P. nighclub over Rihanna, whom they dated.
A certain billionaire named Alki David would pay each 'celebrity fighter' $1 million and would donate an additional $1 million to charity. The fight would be held either in Las Vegas or Los Angeles on August 25.
Though it is very unlikely the fight will ever happen but 50 Cent already knows the winner.
He told MTV News Chris Brown would be slipping and moving "I don't see Drake doing that. Chris be havin' his shirt off. He got one of them MMA fighter looks."
Exquisite Paparrano has announced its special Summer Bonanza for events in Nigeria. The bonanza will run from June 10, to September 31, 2012 and will give existing and new customers access to an exciting bouquet of premium décor and design services in the most cost-effective packages.
According to Creative Director, Yemi Olowu, "Exquisite Paparrano was set up to provide exclusively designed décor service from floral arrangements to all the exquisite styling your event needs, therefore enabling your theme to match perfectly throughout your big day.
It's about creating an experience that's thoughtful but still exclusively yours."
The company emphasizes fine detailing, and a close contact with event organizer from start to finish. "We have an understanding of contemporary and traditional décor, having the ability to provide astounding detailed décor designs.
We will be working closely with you and getting a feel of what you wish to achieve. Our expertise and designs will be tailored to deliver exactly what you want and give you a Majestic and Fairy Tale day."
For this special summer package, event planners and celebrants will get to pay N195, 000 for the company's Silver Package instead of N450, 000.
The services include:
Chair Covers and Tieback
Wall Draping and Fairy Lightings
Backdrop and Lightings
Cake Table Décor
Paper Lanterns (optional)
High table Setting
Décor for 4 cars
Olowu continued, "This bonanza is a special summer package to ensure more Nigerians are able to access these unique offerings." "The promotion ends on September 31 – and we're excited about the many whose events we will transform!"
He's a genius! Emmanuel Ohuabunwa, a 22-year-old Nigerian recently created an outstanding academic record at John Hopkins University, United States of America after he made a Grade Point Average of 3.98 out of 4.0 in a degree in Neurosciences.
By virtue of this award, he has won a scholarship to Yale University to pursue a degree in medicine and has been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Society, a prestigious honour group that features membership of 17 US Presidents, 37 US Supreme Court Justices, and 136 Nobel Prize winners.
In an online interview with PUNCH correspondent, the Abia State native who left the Nigerian shores at 13 narrated his ordeal in the hands of racists, "I went to Fondren Middle School, which was in the middle of the ghetto. That was one of the darkest years for me because I encountered a lot of peer pressure.
Some of the students, ignorant about Africa, bullied me and called me names such as 'African booty scratcher' because to them, Africans were dirty and scratched their butts all the time. Some asked me if I lived in mud huts and ate faeces for breakfast. I remember one day, when I was walking to the school bus, a boy came from behind and punched me in the face, called me an African and walked away. It took everything in me not to retaliate. I knew that God had put me in the U.S for a purpose and it did not involve fighting or selling drugs or doing the wrong things.
On his choice of course Ohuabunwa said, "I studied Neuroscience, because I was fascinated with the brain, its control of our behaviours and how various diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, lead to a decline in its activity. I also minored in Psychology because I wanted to understand disorders in the psyche. What causes bipolar disorders or schizophrenia. I did not just want to label them as crazy but to understand what causes these conditions and how we can treat them,'' he explained.
His ambition is to become a Neurosurgeon and help his country Nigeria.
"I am absolutely interested in the health care policy decisions in Nigeria. Because there are many changes that need to occur, I will not rule out the possibility of coming back after my studies, in order to join hands with the leaders to make these changes possible.''
Arsenal Football club has announced the signing of France international Olivier Giroud.
"We are delighted to have secured the signing of Olivier Giroud. He has a very good physical presence and is exceptional in the air, with a great work ethic. We are excited about Olivier joining us and he will add an additional dimension to our attacking options next season. We all look forward to Olivier joining us and seeing him play in an Arsenal shirt." Arsenal's Arsene Wenger announced.
The 25 year-old whose contract commences on July 1also expressed some excitement.
"I am delighted to be here at Arsenal and to be part of one of the great teams in English football. It's a huge satisfaction to join this great club and it's been a dream since I was young to play in the Premier League. I hope to achieve great things here. I'm very proud to be a Gunner and I will give my best for all the Arsenal fans."
Beautiful and sensational songstress, Yemi Alade is back with a brand new single, titled "Ghen Ghen Love" from the stables of Effyzzie Music Group.
The sultry rising star rose to fame after winning the maiden edition of The Peak Talent Show in 2009, she followed up with a super single "Fi Mi Le" featuring eLDee in 2010.
In Ghen Ghen Love produced by prolific producer OJB Jezreel, Yemi Alade professes her love for her leading man with
some excellent songwriting prowess, catchy and infectious wordplay, an
enjoyably memorable hook and that trademark mesmerising voice of
The last has certainly not been heard of the 'war' between the University of Lagos (Unilag) students, alumni, Nigerians in general and the presidency over the renaming of the school after late politician MKO Abiola.
However, Justice Stephen Adah of a federal high court in Lagos, today granted a temporary order restraining the Federal Government from renaming the University of Lagos. Further hearing of the case has been adjourned till July 4.
TV reality star and model Kim Kardashian during a recent interview on Oprah Winfrey's "Oprah's Next Chapter' revealed so much about her relationship with rapper, Kanye West.
"We met almost a decade ago,' Kim said of Kanye. We've known each other for a very long time. We've been friends for six or seven years. I don't know why it took us so long to get together. I think we've always had an attraction to each other but we've always been in other relationships or it wasn't the right timing. And one day it just happened. It took me by surprise.
But is her relationship a sort of publicity stunt,
'It's your heart you're playing with. I couldn't sacrifice my heart for a publicity stunt,' Kim defended. 'But I think having him in my life right now, in this way,
says so much about us,' she added.
On why she's moving in with Kanye West, Kim admits it's all rumour. She wants a happy ending, whether with Kanye or not
'I want babies; I want my forever; I want my fairytale. And I believe you can have what you want'.
To follow up on his growing acceptance,
Adediran Adedolapo also known as Eddiekim has released two brand new singles; 'Finger my brain' and Oba Ara feat Haba G.
The Nigerian Afro hip-hop artiste who has worked with artistes like 9ice, JJC, Tony Tetuila, Jaywon, Femi Adeyinka, Olu Maintain, Dencia to mention a few is signed to NXTBeat Records.
His single and video GBAGAUN shot by ace cinematographer DJ Tee has been enjoying massive airplay and viewing.
Eddiekim who was recently nominated at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) for the MOST PROMISING ACT TO WATCH category is at present on his "UK EXPERIENCE TOUR" with slated performances in Manchester, Kent, Luton and of course London this June/July 2012.
Download the two singles
Finger my brain http://hu.lk/1zb2tc58f1r0
Oba Ara feat Haba G http://hu.lk/wvdp31hbpnvi
I remember Skales from "Heading for a Grammy", back then I was so impressed with his school-boy rap, he made such a strong hip-hop impression on me, but
now, I believe he gave up his real-ness and uniqueness in an attempt to blow and now has to compete with people he was ahead off.
Moving on to the business of the day
The following songs were reviewed this week ;
1) DJ Zeez featuring Eva - Fido Dido
2) Omawumi, Waje & Dr Frabz - Explain
3) Zee featuring Rayce - Olomi
4) Banky W, Shaydee & Skales
5) Tavian Songs feat. Bossta - Like Dis We Dey
Honestly, every girl loves a good ride especially posh ones like this. This photoshop was a job well done and I pray God will answer your prayers soon. But don't try this again, I really don't want people laughing at you.
Popularly called Brhymes, R&B singer Braimoh Olalekan Oluwaseun who studied music in 2010 hopes to use his degree to make a world of difference in his career, more like taking African music to another level with his unique brand of Afro-fusion.
The 26year old has worked with industry royals like DJ Klem, Praiz and TY Mix in the past, he employed the services of Willi Wiz on his debut single 'Mo Le Gan'. The up-tempo number may find a resting place on the dancefloor or the comforts of your playlist. Enjoy!
Most people would be surprised Taiwo Hassan (Ogogo) has a daughter as old as that. Why not? Afterall Ogogo is over 50 years.
The popular actor's daughter, Rasheedat Ololade Taiwo whose Nikkai took place sometime ago had her traditional ceremony, at Ilaro, Ogun State recently. She's married to Al-hassan Oluwatoyin Yusuf
The wedding which was tasteful in all aspects was besieged by guests most of whom were Nollywood actors.
Stars like Fathia Balogun, Yinka Quadri, Lanre Hassan and others came to felicitate with their colleague.
After living together for 9 years, Manchester City defender Kolo Toure and the mother of his two children Chimène Akassou formalized their union in a ceremony well attended by distinguished personalities especially from the field of sports.
The wedding was held last thursday June 14th, in Abidjan at a mosque and then a grand reception took place on saturday, June 16.
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MUSIC CRITIC, WALE APPLAUSE DISSES VECTOR AND REMINISCE
These are not my words. I got this press release from a music critic on Vector and Reminisce! Read on!
Several weeks have gone past after the release of the track AQ and Vector, i decided to give it a listening ear just as I listen to several upcoming acts and new arrivals who do good music. It was intentional i did not give in to distractions as there are several other useful things to be taken care of in the music factory. I know this short epistle will raise eyebrows amidst both Vector and Reminisce fans, but before you make any comments, remember i don't and won't sing, i'm just doing my job as a music factory critic. I would start this lamemtation from the rear, talking about the most recent distraction that happened in the music factory. When i first heard news of the track, i somewhat knew what to expect from a former UniLag graduate. I expected good and polished english, but i just did not expect VEC to go very personal. One question that always stood on my mind ever since was why would these dudes decide to go live back in the past? Come to think of it, asides the good use of words, that track was indeed a distraction. Who's more commercial, Reminisce or Vector? I leave you to that. Back in the days when beef tracks were made, they were done with a lot of consideration of the enjoyment by fans, but what is in that to be enjoyed. Go ask Abolore how a diss track is made. Although, a couple of facts could be picked from VEC, but as an artiste with mutual respect for a fellow artiste's career, i think that was poor. As a critic, i could also be of the school of thought that the beat made kako bi chicken, in other words, Reminisce gotta get more clinical. I wouldn't say the video was low budget because fingers aint equal, i'll rather call it an eye sore. Take a cue from the days of Tupac and Biggie. If they were alive, they would have been in their early 40s. One fact is no matter how hard you diss each other, you'll never attain that legendary status, so what's your gain? Even back here at home, this same saga left a man as a lyricist on the roll, the other struggling with commercial music, don't ask me who. I suggest, it's high time both of you got matured. Think about the fans, do good music, let sorrows be forgotten, make your money and go live your life. Diss tracks don't have to get very personal, even MI did his maturedly and on a spectacular beat. Pardon me as i remind you both that your first albums book of rap nonsense and rubbish state of surprise were commercial failures and you both got wack videos for good songs, Angeli and Kako bi chicken, so why the cry? I won't pitch my tent with any of you dudes as you obvviously care more about ego that enjoyment of your fans. Even the young lad Olamide who reportedly dissed Choc boiz, refuted this as he saw no gain in it, he's more concerned about his fans.
To Reminisce, i will succinctly say that as this 'ego competition' goes, you're losing. My advice for you is that you drop a good response and end this once and for all. I wouldn't be in a position to tell you what to do, but i'll advise you take a cue from 9ice's 'Talk i'm listening'.
Finally, i will also advise that you should be more concerned about your commercial success, if you dudes continue like this, you'll end up in the category of popular broke rap stars. So in a few words, i ask that you wisen up. Peace. I actually mean no harm.
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EX CHELSEA STRIKER DIDIER DROGBA PENS TWO AND A HALF YEAR DEAL WITH CHINESE CLUB, SHANGHAI SHENHUA
The eight-year old courtship between Chelsea and Didier Drogba has finally been terminated. The ex Chelsea striker has joined Chinese club, Shanghai Shenhua after penning a two and a half contract.
The 34 year-old reveals,
"I considered all the offers I have received in the past few weeks, but feel Shanghai Shenhua is the right move for me at this time. I'm looking forward to a new challenge and experiencing a new culture, and am excited about developments in the Chinese Super League.
When Chelsea went to China last year, we had a great time and I met some amazing fans. I hope to help promote Chinese football around the world and further improve the links between China and Africa."
But it was good while it lasted (with Chelsea)
The Ivorian joined the Blues from Marseille in 2004 and helped the club win three Premier League titles, four FA Cups and two League Cups and recently the first ever Champions League title.
Drogba salary as at now cannot be ascertained but it would definitely exceed that of his ex teammate Nicolas Anelka.
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TONY TETUILA'S MUM 'BATTLES' KEFEE'S MUM IN THE THIRD EPISODE OF SUPERMOM SEASON 3
The celebrity edition of the Supermom reality season is still on, infact the thrills and intrigues associated with the emotive show have just begun. The second episode featured Ace comedian, Julius Agwu and his Mum Versus star singer, Olu Maintain&his mother.
For the third episode which will be beamed across some TV stations this week, the 'face off' will be between 'My Car' chanter, Tony Tetuila&his mum Vs Gospel singer, Kefee and her mother.
Born into an impoverished polygamous family with an enormous lump on his chest, a bad health condition, no doubt; and crippled as a child, Anthony Olanrewaju Awotoye, popularly known as Tony Tetuila, is proof that a man's beginning does not necessarily determine his future. This Oro, Kwara State born recording artiste and song writer is widely regarded as one of Nigeria's living Hip-Hop legends and in his own words, owes his success and life to God and his mother's love, bravery, selflessness and prayers. On this week's celebrity edition of the reality show 'Supermom', Mrs Cecilia Awotoye, Tetuila's mother, tells the heart-wrenching and mind-boggling story of how she succeeded in raising her children, especially the precocious Tetuila, against all odds.
According to her, nothing can aptly describe the pain a mother feels just watching helplessly as her son dies slowly because she can't afford to pay his medical bills. Although things had been tough generally for the family, the worst of her ordeals started when she noticed a lump growing on Tetuila's chest. "I cried every time I looked at him. I prayed endlessly to God to spare his life and I didn't give up hope." As any caring mother would, she took him to the places she could afford but no remedy came through until she visited the General Hospital in Ojuelegba, Lagos.
There, he was operated on and grew up to be a strong child despite the pain and suffering he had to endure. Months later, just when she was beginning to rejoice at his speedy recovery, she realised the kid who would later become Africa's music golden son couldn't walk. "We started visiting hospitals again and every time a doctor said my son would never walk, I prayed and cried to God. I never stopped telling them that my son would walk again! There was one day I was returning to the hospital and I had to trek all the way with him on my back because there was no means of transportation; (Former Head of State, Mohammed) Murtala had just died and there was a bit of unrest in the country then."
Months after, her miracle came. Tetuila started walking again! "I couldn't stop thanking God when I saw my son stand up and walk. Till today, I still thank God for him," she recalls in an emotion-laden voice on this week's episode of the Supermom Celebrity edition which airs this weekend on the AIT Networks, Galaxy, MITV and other terrestrial television stations across Nigeria.
Raising children in a polygamous home with a husband who cared little about the welfare of his family and also suffering series of domestic violence, Mrs Awotoye had to take responsibility for the upkeep of her children and family. "I was his (Tetuila's father) first wife but it didn't matter to him. He beat me so hard one day neighbours came advising me to pack and leave him but to where? He will always be the father of my children and I didn't want to raise them as a single mother so I stayed and endured the pain." There was nothing Tetuila's mother didn't sell to make ends meet and put food on the table for her kids. From slippers to cigarette, groundnut, sugarcane and even cooking pots, she hawked and sold them all for their sake. She continues, "I promised myself never to let them suffer or turn bad and wayward because of suffering. There was no point begging people for money when I have my hands and legs intact so I worked…I worked very hard. I did not look at the shame and insults from people around us. I knew things would get better one day".
When Tetuila became old enough and was ready to bring his passion for singing to reality, he made his intentions known to his mom who gave him all the support she could muster. According to the Platinum-Haired-Bombshell as he is also known, his mom is the perfect description of a good and ideal woman and mother. There has never been a time she wasn't there for him and nothing would quantify the worth of her ever encouraging words of advice. "I remember her always saying that God has ordained me for greatness and so He will keep me even from death. I am everything I am today because of my mom. After God, my mom is next in my thoughts", he adds. "She has been through a lot for me especially considering the fact that there were so many children in the house yet, she took care of me like I was her only child. My mom has always been there for me."
Also on this week's celebrity edition of Super mom is the delectable Mrs Ejirooghene Rachael Obareki, the 59-year-old mother of Branama Queen, Erikefee Don Momoh popularly known as Kefee. Mrs Obareki recounts the story of how she lost a child and almost lost another and Kefee too, due to severe sufferings while raising them. Life had never been harder for her.
Born to a reasonably comfortable family and being the only child of her mother, she had a few treasures passed on to her; treasures which she sold to feed and educate her children. When things got even tougher, she started a petty trade of fresh corn and firewood just to make ends meet.
According to Kefee, her mom has always been a big part of her music career. It won't be far fetched to say she fanned the flame of success in her right from a very early age when she made her join the church choir and teach them songs as they went for different competitions and won.
Even when the scandal of her broken marriage seemed to literally end her career as a gospel singer, her mother who had predicted the sad event never criticized her. Instead, she showered her with more love and supported her every step of the way.
Kefee and Tetuila's mother's stories are the focal point in the episode three of the celebrity edition of Supermom sponsored by Procter and Gamble.
What's with Chinese clubs and foreign players? Nigeria and BlackRovern striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni is the latest catch.
Chinese Super League club Guangzhou R&F I heard would pay him an annual sum of $7.6m.
The deal which began about two months ago is almost completed. "The job is 99 percent done. If nothing goes wrong with the final one percent, Yakubu will arrive at Guangzhou this week." Lu Yi, the club's Vice President revealed.
Its all about the cash too. Players who have been lured to China with big pay packets include French striker Nicolas Anelka who joined Shanghai Shenhua, and Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba who is yet to move.
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TW MAGAZINE FEATURES ACE PRODUCER, COBHAMS ASUQUO ON ITS JUNE COVER
Tavian Songs (real names: Tavian Oladapo Ogunmakin) who has built a solid reputation for himself outside the shores of Nigeria has returned to West Africa to make an impact in the Nigerian music scene.
Signed to Polydor Records as a member of the rock band "Hysteria", he used to be a back up singer for English model/singer "Twiggy" and also worked with the legendary Steve Mac. He also opened for Keisha White during her regional tour just to mention a few.
In "Like Dis We Dey" featuring rapper Boosta, Travian Songs addresses the situation of the country accompanied with a spine-tingling cover of the Nigerian National Anthem. Soothing vocals, ace productions, melodious harmonies, engaging rap verses are some of the features packaged in the songs.
Struck by UEFA's rod! Nicklas Bendtner, following his unlawful display of sponsored underwear in Denmark's European Championship defeat to Portugal last Wednesday has been banned for one game and fined €100,000 (£80,383).
A statement from UEFA reads, "Following the opening of disciplinary proceedings concerning the improper conduct of Denmark's Nicklas Bendtner at the Uefa Euro 2012 Group B match against Portugal in Lviv on Wednesday 13 June, the Uefa control and disciplinary body has decided to suspend the player for one competitive fixture.
This suspension applies to the next 2014 Fifa World Cup match, including the qualifying competition, for which Bendtner is eligible. The player has also been fined €100,000."
Before the verdict, the player who has three days to lodge an appeal stated that he had no idea he had broken the rules.
"It is just a pair of lucky boxer shorts that I used in the first game as well and have used before the tournament. I didn't know I was breaking any rules but I am aware of that now."
A brand new English Premiere League season is expected to kick off on Saturday 18th August 2012. Check who your favourite team is paired with.
Saturday 18 August 2012
Arsenal v Sunderland
Everton v Manchester United
Fulham v Norwich City
Manchester City v Southampton
Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur
Queens Park Rangers v Swansea City
Reading v Stoke City
West Bromwich Albion v Liverpool
West Ham United v Aston Villa
Wigan Athletic v Chelsea
Saturday 25 August 2012
Aston Villa v Everton
Chelsea v Newcastle United
Liverpool v Manchester City
Manchester United v Fulham
Norwich City v Queens Park Rangers
Southampton v Wigan Athletic
Stoke City v Arsenal
Sunderland v Reading
Swansea City v West Ham United
Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion
Saturday 1 September 2012
Chelsea v Reading
Liverpool v Arsenal
Manchester City v Queens Park Rangers
Newcastle United v Aston Villa
Southampton v Manchester United
Swansea City v Sunderland
Tottenham Hotspur v Norwich City
West Bromwich Albion v Everton
West Ham United v Fulham
Wigan Athletic v Stoke City
Saturday 15 September 2012
Arsenal v Southampton
Aston Villa v Swansea City
Everton v Newcastle United
Fulham v West Bromwich Albion
Manchester United v Wigan Athletic
Norwich City v West Ham United
Queens Park Rangers v Chelsea
Reading v Tottenham Hotspur
Stoke City v Manchester City
Sunderland v Liverpool
Saturday 22 September 2012
Chelsea v Stoke City
Liverpool v Manchester United
Manchester City v Arsenal
Newcastle United v Norwich City
Southampton v Aston Villa
Swansea City v Everton
Tottenham Hotspur v Queens Park Rangers
West Bromwich Albion v Reading
West Ham United v Sunderland
Wigan Athletic v Fulham
Saturday 29 September 2012
Arsenal v Chelsea
Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion
Everton v Southampton
Fulham v Manchester City
Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur
Norwich City v Liverpool
Queens Park Rangers v West Ham United
Reading v Newcastle United
Stoke City v Swansea City
Sunderland v Wigan Athletic
Saturday 6 October 2012
Chelsea v Norwich City
Liverpool v Stoke City
Manchester City v Sunderland
Newcastle United v Manchester United
Southampton v Fulham
Swansea City v Reading
Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa
West Bromwich Albion v Queens Park Rangers
West Ham United v Arsenal
Wigan Athletic v Everton
Saturday 20 October 2012
Fulham v Aston Villa
Liverpool v Reading
Manchester United v Stoke City
Norwich City v Arsenal
Queens Park Rangers v Everton
Sunderland v Newcastle United
Swansea City v Wigan Athletic
Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea
West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City
West Ham United v Southampton
Saturday 27 October 2012
Arsenal v Queens Park Rangers
Aston Villa v Norwich City
Chelsea v Manchester United
Everton v Liverpool
Manchester City v Swansea City
Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion
Reading v Fulham
Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur
Stoke City v Sunderland
Wigan Athletic v West Ham United
Saturday 3 November 2012
Fulham v Everton
Liverpool v Newcastle United
Manchester United v Arsenal
Norwich City v Stoke City
Queens Park Rangers v Reading
Sunderland v Aston Villa
Swansea City v Chelsea
Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic
West Bromwich Albion v Southampton
West Ham United v Manchester City
Saturday 10 November 2012
Arsenal v Fulham
Aston Villa v Manchester United
Chelsea v Liverpool
Everton v Sunderland
Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur
Newcastle United v West Ham United
Reading v Norwich City
Southampton v Swansea City
Stoke City v Queens Park Rangers
Wigan Athletic v West Bromwich Albion
Saturday 17 November 2012
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur
Fulham v Sunderland
Liverpool v Wigan Athletic
Manchester City v Aston Villa
Newcastle United v Swansea City
Norwich City v Manchester United
Queens Park Rangers v Southampton
Reading v Everton
West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea
West Ham United v Stoke City
Saturday 24 November 2012
Aston Villa v Arsenal
Chelsea v Manchester City
Everton v Norwich City
Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers
Southampton v Newcastle United
Stoke City v Fulham
Sunderland v West Bromwich Albion
Swansea City v Liverpool
Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United
Wigan Athletic v Reading
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Aston Villa v Reading
Manchester United v West Ham United
Southampton v Norwich City
Stoke City v Newcastle United
Sunderland v Queens Park Rangers
Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion
Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool
Wigan Athletic v Manchester City
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Chelsea v Fulham
Everton v Arsenal
Saturday 1 December 2012
Arsenal v Swansea City
Fulham v Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool v Southampton
Manchester City v Everton
Newcastle United v Wigan Athletic
Norwich City v Sunderland
Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa
Reading v Manchester United
West Bromwich Albion v Stoke City
West Ham United v Chelsea
Saturday 8 December 2012
Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion
Aston Villa v Stoke City
Everton v Tottenham Hotspur
Fulham v Newcastle United
Manchester City v Manchester United
Southampton v Reading
Sunderland v Chelsea
Swansea City v Norwich City
West Ham United v Liverpool
Wigan Athletic v Queens Park Rangers
Saturday 15 December 2012
Chelsea v Southampton
Liverpool v Aston Villa
Manchester United v Sunderland
Newcastle United v Manchester City
Norwich City v Wigan Athletic
Queens Park Rangers v Fulham
Reading v Arsenal
Stoke City v Everton
Tottenham Hotspur v Swansea City
West Bromwich Albion v West Ham United
Saturday 22 December 2012
Chelsea v Aston Villa
Liverpool v Fulham
Manchester City v Reading
Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers
Southampton v Sunderland
Swansea City v Manchester United
Tottenham Hotspur v Stoke City
West Bromwich Albion v Norwich City
West Ham United v Everton
Wigan Athletic v Arsenal
Wednesday 26 December 2012
Arsenal v West Ham United
Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur
Everton v Wigan Athletic
Fulham v Southampton
Manchester United v Newcastle United
Norwich City v Chelsea
Queens Park Rangers v West Bromwich Albion
Reading v Swansea City
Stoke City v Liverpool
Sunderland v Manchester City
Saturday 29 December 2012
Arsenal v Newcastle United
Aston Villa v Wigan Athletic
Everton v Chelsea
Fulham v Swansea City
Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion
Norwich City v Manchester City
Queens Park Rangers v Liverpool
Reading v West Ham United
Stoke City v Southampton
Sunderland v Tottenham Hotspur
Tuesday 1 January 2013
Chelsea v Queens Park Rangers
Liverpool v Sunderland
Manchester City v Stoke City
Newcastle United v Everton
Southampton v Arsenal
Swansea City v Aston Villa
Tottenham Hotspur v Reading
West Bromwich Albion v Fulham
West Ham United v Norwich City
Wigan Athletic v Manchester United
Saturday 12 January 2013
Arsenal v Manchester City
Aston Villa v Southampton
Everton v Swansea City
Fulham v Wigan Athletic
Manchester United v Liverpool
Norwich City v Newcastle United
Queens Park Rangers v Tottenham Hotspur
Reading v West Bromwich Albion
Stoke City v Chelsea
Sunderland v West Ham United
Saturday 19 January 2013
Chelsea v Arsenal
Liverpool v Norwich City
Manchester City v Fulham
Newcastle United v Reading
Southampton v Everton
Swansea City v Stoke City
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United
West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa
West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers
Wigan Athletic v Sunderland
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Arsenal v Liverpool
Aston Villa v Newcastle United
Manchester United v Southampton
Norwich City v Tottenham Hotspur
Queens Park Rangers v Manchester City
Reading v Chelsea
Stoke City v Wigan Athletic
Sunderland v Swansea City
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Everton v West Bromwich Albion
Fulham v West Ham United
Saturday 2 February 2013
Arsenal v Stoke City
Everton v Aston Villa
Fulham v Manchester United
Manchester City v Liverpool
Newcastle United v Chelsea
Queens Park Rangers v Norwich City
Reading v Sunderland
West Bromwich Albion v Tottenham Hotspur
West Ham United v Swansea City
Wigan Athletic v Southampton
Saturday 9 February 2013
Aston Villa v West Ham United
Chelsea v Wigan Athletic
Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion
Manchester United v Everton
Norwich City v Fulham
Southampton v Manchester City
Stoke City v Reading
Sunderland v Arsenal
Swansea City v Queens Park Rangers
Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United
Saturday 23 February 2013
Arsenal v Aston Villa
Fulham v Stoke City
Liverpool v Swansea City
Manchester City v Chelsea
Newcastle United v Southampton
Norwich City v Everton
Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United
Reading v Wigan Athletic
West Bromwich Albion v Sunderland
West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur
Saturday 2 March 2013
Aston Villa v Manchester City
Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion
Everton v Reading
Manchester United v Norwich City
Southampton v Queens Park Rangers
Stoke City v West Ham United
Sunderland v Fulham
Swansea City v Newcastle United
Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal
Wigan Athletic v Liverpool
Saturday 9 March 2013
Arsenal v Everton
Fulham v Chelsea
Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester City v Wigan Athletic
Newcastle United v Stoke City
Norwich City v Southampton
Queens Park Rangers v Sunderland
Reading v Aston Villa
West Bromwich Albion v Swansea City
West Ham United v Manchester United
Saturday 16 March 2013
Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers
Chelsea v West Ham United
Everton v Manchester City
Manchester United v Reading
Southampton v Liverpool
Stoke City v West Bromwich Albion
Sunderland v Norwich City
Swansea City v Arsenal
Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham
Wigan Athletic v Newcastle United
Saturday 30 March 2013
Arsenal v Reading
Aston Villa v Liverpool
Everton v Stoke City
Fulham v Queens Park Rangers
Manchester City v Newcastle United
Southampton v Chelsea
Sunderland v Manchester United
Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur
West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion
Wigan Athletic v Norwich City
Saturday 6 April 2013
Chelsea v Sunderland
Liverpool v West Ham United
Manchester United v Manchester City
Newcastle United v Fulham
Norwich City v Swansea City
Queens Park Rangers v Wigan Athletic
Reading v Southampton
Stoke City v Aston Villa
Tottenham Hotspur v Everton
West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal
Saturday 13 April 2013
Arsenal v Norwich City
Aston Villa v Fulham
Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur
Everton v Queens Park Rangers
Manchester City v West Bromwich Albion
Newcastle United v Sunderland
Reading v Liverpool
Southampton v West Ham United
Stoke City v Manchester United
Wigan Athletic v Swansea City
Saturday 20 April 2013
Fulham v Arsenal
Liverpool v Chelsea
Manchester United v Aston Villa
Norwich City v Reading
Queens Park Rangers v Stoke City
Sunderland v Everton
Swansea City v Southampton
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City
West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United
West Ham United v Wigan Athletic
Saturday 27 April 2013
Arsenal v Manchester United
Aston Villa v Sunderland
Chelsea v Swansea City
Everton v Fulham
Manchester City v West Ham United
Newcastle United v Liverpool
Reading v Queens Park Rangers
Southampton v West Bromwich Albion
Stoke City v Norwich City
Wigan Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur
Saturday 4 May 2013
Fulham v Reading
Liverpool v Everton
Manchester United v Chelsea
Norwich City v Aston Villa
Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal
Sunderland v Stoke City
Swansea City v Manchester City
Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton
West Bromwich Albion v Wigan Athletic
West Ham United v Newcastle United
Sunday 12 May 2013
Arsenal v Wigan Athletic
Aston Villa v Chelsea
Everton v West Ham United
Fulham v Liverpool
Manchester United v Swansea City
Norwich City v West Bromwich Albion
Queens Park Rangers v Newcastle United
Reading v Manchester City
Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur
Sunderland v Southampton
Sunday 19 May 2013
Chelsea v Everton
Liverpool v Queens Park Rangers
Manchester City v Norwich City
Newcastle United v Arsenal
Southampton v Stoke City
Swansea City v Fulham
Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland
West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United
West Ham United v Reading
Wigan Athletic v Aston Villa