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Mercy Eke Is the First Female HOH For BBNaija All Stars
This week’s edition of the Head of House games brought forth an exhilarating twist reminiscent of the Hunger Games. Within the All-Stars household, the women showcased their determination, taking everyone by surprise with their unconventional decisions. The heart-pounding challenge involved a seesaw, where housemates strategically poured sand into each other’s containers, attempting to unbalance them.
The ultimate victor was the last contestant to maintain equilibrium on their seesaw. After a sequence of rounds, the tension escalated to a gripping face-off involving Mercy Eke and Doyin. In a decisive moment, Biggie proclaimed Mercy Eke winner, affording her immunity throughout the week. Additionally, she opted to share her privileges as Head of the House with her four best friends: Angel, Doyin, Frodd, and White Money.
Chidinma Talks About Her Relationship Status
Chidinma Ekile, a Nigerian singer, has denied speculations about her connections with notable figures such as Flavour and Kizz Daniel. The 32-year-old, explicitly clarified that she isn’t currently involved in a romantic relationship and doesn’t feel any external pressure to wed.
Despite facing allegations of romantic entanglements with Flavour and Kizz Daniel, Chidinma has steadfastly remained authentic to her own beliefs. Chidinma initially rose to prominence in 2010 by clinching victory in the third season of Project Fame West Africa. Over time, she has consistently churned out chart-topping tracks, thus sustaining a thriving career within the secular music sphere. In May 2021, she made a complete transition to gospel music, concurrently engaging in Christian ministry while continuing to radiate in the music realm.
Bobrisky Mourns The Loss Of His Father
Renowned Nigerian crossdresser, Bobrisky, has experienced the passing of his father, Mr. Kunle Okuneye. Bobrisky confirmed the sorrowful news through Snapchat on Monday, August 14, 2023. The demise of Mr. Okuneye occurred during the early hours of Monday at his residence in Lagos. The specific cause of his passing has not been disclosed.
Bobrisky, whose birth name is Idris Okuneye, expressed his grief for his father on various social media platforms. He wrote, “Guys, I lost my dad this morning.” Mr. Okuneye, Bobrisky’s father, was an entrepreneur and a devoted practitioner of the Muslim faith. The circle of family and close companions surrounding Bobrisky are in mourning, seeking solace in prayers for the peaceful rest of his father’s soul.
EMY Africa Lagos ‘Soiree’
The Lagos Exclusive Men of The Year Awards, also known as EMY Africa, presented an evening of sophistication and style under the careful curation of Kojo Soboh. The exquisite event held at a luxurious Mercedes Benz showroom and marked a prelude to the upcoming grand Awards ceremony scheduled for October 14, in Ghana. Soboh conveyed his contentment with the decision to host the event in Lagos and subtly hinted at the prospect of returning to the vibrant city in the future.
The connection between the EMY Awards and Lagos was unmistakable, shining a spotlight on the celebration of African excellence. Evident was the remarkable synergy that underscored the event, resonating with the spirit of recognizing outstanding achievements. Esteemed guests from both Ghana and Nigeria graced the occasion, among whom were notable figures such as, Chioma Omerua, Uti Nwachukwu, Waje, Saga, Richard Mofe Damijo, Mawuli Gavor, Ama K Abebrese, Joselyn Dumas, and Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong.