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Davido At BET And Other Stories That Made Our Week

In life, there are seasons. Seasons can cause us to be on the brink of hope or lose faith completely. Whatever decisions we make during these seasons largely contributes to the turnout of our lives. This week was a reflection of our choices, pain and victory. These are the stories that made our week…

Omo Oscar

Omotola-Jalade-Ekeinde. Photo Preniumtimesng

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, also known as Omosexy has been invited to join the membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science, popularly known as the Oscars. The Oscars, after much debate, made visibly improved racial and gender considerations to the 2018 list. Wunmi Mosaku, Ngozi Onwurah and Femi Odugbemi have also been listed among the 928 members to be admitted this year. Congratulations to them.

Davido BET

David o with his BET Award. Photo Style Rave

It was a massive win for Nigeria when international pop star Davido clinched home the BET award for Best International Act. Receiving the awards for the first time onstage, he called on the audience to collaborate with African artists. He also used the medium to send his condolence to D’banj who recently lost his son.

Terry #MeToo

Terry Crews. Photo Los Angeles Times

Terry Crews has said that he was sexually assaulted in 2016 by Adam Venit, a Hollywood talent agent. Testifying in front of the U.S Senate Judiciary Committee, he got emotional as he explained that his genitals were touched by the agent while his wife looked on. He told CA Senator Dianne Feinstein that he feared to react lest he is given the stereotypical judgement of a violent black man. He also said that Expendables producer Avi Lerner advised him to drop the case if he wanted to appear in another Expendables.

Nigeria Issa Loss!

William Troost Ekong Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem. Photo AFP

It was a distressing moment in Nigeria as the Super Eagles played against Argentina. Full of hope and leaving their fate in the hands of the Super Eagles, the cat and pig, Nigerians were fearless before the match boasting to their rivals of a flawless victory. But that did not happen as Nigeria was treated to a 2-1 show of disappointment when the G.O.A.T-led team humbled the Eagles on the pitch.

Mrs offset

BET Hip-Hop Awards 2017 – Backstage & Audience

In an astonishing revelation, it turns out that Cardi B and Offset got married last year. This happened in their bedroom on the 20th of September, 2017 at Fulton County with “no dress, no makeup and no ring”. For all “nosey” people, it is one of the reasons she named her album Invasion of Privacy. “Nosey” us is asking, “What was the proposal in October for?

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