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Asika, D’banj, Simi Return As Judges in Nigerian Idol Season 8

By Eniola Daniel
28 March 2023   |   7:31 pm
Music personalities, D’banj and Simi and creative industries expert, Obi Asika have returned as judges for this year’s Nigerian Idol. Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa also returned as host for the music show

Nigerian Idol host, IK Osakioduwa (left); Nigerian Idol judge, Obi Asika; Marketing Manager, Tecno, Thompson Ani; Nigerian Idol Season 7 winner, Progress Chukwuyem; Head of Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice, Dr Busola Tejumola; Assistant Brand Manager, Biggi, Biola Aransiola; and Marketing Manager, MultiChoice Nigeria, Tope Oshunkeye at the unveiling of Nigerian Idol season 8… PHOTO: ENIOLA DANIEL

Music personalities, D’banj and Simi and creative industries expert, Obi Asika have returned as judges for this year’s Nigerian Idol. Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa also returned as host for the music show

Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice, Busola Tejumola, announced the eighth edition of Nigerian Idol will begin on April 23 and run till July 16.

Tejumola told reporters the live performances for the show would also run from May 28.

She said the winner of this year’s edition of the show would walk away with N35 million cash prize with an overall grand prize worth N100 million, including gift items, which would be disclosed later.

“Nigerian Idol has continued to offer talented Nigerian artists the platform to show the continent what they can do and an opportunity to rise to fame through hard work and dedication.