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Kano Govt Officially Accepts BON Awards Hosting Right, As Peugeot, Max Air and LaCasera Declares Support [PHOTOS]

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The executive governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR, has on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, officially unveiled the right to host 2019 Best of Nollywood Awards.

The event, which took place at the government house, witnessed the presence of notable members of the Kano State government.

The governor, during the presentation of the certificate to him by the Chief Executive of Officer of BON, Seun Oloketuyi, said, “We’re are excited that Best of Nollywood is taking here and this is history in the making for the good people of Kano State.”

Ganduje also used the opportunity to welcome the industry players to Kano State while promising them a peaceful and enjoyable stay.

The city of Kano State will be agog on December 14, 2019, as crème de la crème of the make-believe industry will storm the state for the 2019 edition of Best of Nollywood Awards.

In a related development, the makers of the luxury car brand, Peugeot, among others, has also thrown its weight behind the awards.

The French automotive manufacturer will be joining the likes of Max Air, LaCasera and others.

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Getting Closer To God As We Fight COVID — Mofetoluwa Aransiola

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Gospel Musician, MofeToluwa Aransiola says that Covid should also be an alert and a wake-up call for us to seek God’s salvation.

“If you are viewing this now then God has kept you safe from Covid to this date. Many of us have lost loved ones to the pandemic and tomorrow it might be one of us. God is real and heaven is real. In times like this, we need to stay closer to God and keep seeking salvation.

Today, I released my debut album that appreciates God for his safety throughout the 2020 Covid 19 Pandemic to this year. Some of the songs are also a cry for help to God to have mercy on us and give us salvation.”

About Mofetoluwa Aransiola

MofeToluwa Yetunde Aransiola is a multifaceted lady with a creative mind, she is popularly known as Princess by her family and friends here in Malawi, this is not unconnected to her royal Yoruba roots stemming from her home country, Nigeria.

She has a passion for humanity and is a medical practitioner with a background in psychotherapy. She is currently studying Public Health Management at the University of Malawi, this also includes a previous first degree in computer science and business management from the Wisconsin International University.

She has an elder sister who is an icon in the Nigerian music industry and has learnt under her tutelage for more than 15 years, her sister is one of her greatest motivation for singing, she has also drawn inspiration from other great African musicians over the course of the years with specific emphasis on world best gospel artists.

“You’ve been Good” is an album that appreciates God for His safety during these difficult times of the 2020 Covid19 Pandemic that’s brought fear and turmoil to the world at large.

The album is beautifully composed by her through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit and one of her elder brothers and Pastor, Jonathan Gershon. It is produced by Gift Chisamba, arranged by Tolu Olokun with talking drum beats made in Nigeria by Femi Atorise.

The songs have been carefully delivered in different Malawian languages alongside different African languages of every country she’s lived in especially her home country Nigeria.

She hopes you feel the presence of Jesus calming every storm and speaking peace to your soul at the sound of each track…

Listen and Enjoy!

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First Anniversary As Mayegun: K1 Preaches Peace And Safety In Nigeria

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Exactly this date last year, quintessential Fuji Lord, King Wasiu Olasunkanmi Marshal popularly known as K1 De Ultimate was bestowed with the honour of the first Mayegun of Yorubaland by His Imperial Majesty, Alaafin of Oyo, OBA LAMIDI ADEYEMI, CON.

As the symbol of peace in Yorubaland, the versatile and prolific artiste took the opportunity to canvass the need to maintain peaceful coexistence among the people of the Yoruba race, Nigerians, and people all over the world.

In a message signed by his Media Aide, Mr. Kunle Rasheed, the music icon said the world and indeed Nigeria, fervently need peace in this New Year which is a catalyst for growth and development in any society.

K1 in his message, also took time out to preach safety with regards to mankind’s new enemy; Covid-19 which had invaded the world since December 2019.

He urged Nigerians to obey the safety protocols imposed by the government. According to him, “if we observe the safety measures, the unwanted enemy will be defeated in no time”.

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SAD: Orisabunmi’s Younger Sister Dies, Three Days After Brother’s Death

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Three days after the death of popular Yoruba actress, Mrs. Folake Aremu, widely known as Orisabunmi, her younger sister Mrs. Janet Ademola, has reportedly passed on.

News of the demise of Ademola, the last child of the family, was broken on Saturday by Gbenga Onisola, her nephew.

It will be recalled that Orisabunmi’s brother, Steve Onisola, had died on Thursday, barely 24hours after the death of the popular actress.

Onisola, the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club, Ilorin, passed on at age 71 after a brief illness.

Ademola, who was mourning her sister’s death described her elder sister as her best friend, a caring sister, and a mother with a rare heart of love.

She had said, “The death of my elder sister, Mrs. Folake Aremu, is very painful because of what she stood for in our lives as family members. She was very friendly and caring; she never left her siblings untended. We are pained because she stood in as a good mother for all of us.

“As the last child of the family, she took very good care of me. We were very close and used to each other. She gave her best to ensure that I was well catered for. She was a selfless fellow. She was very humane and she persevered a lot. She would not underrate anyone.”

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