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BET Award: Burnaboy wins best International act

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Popular Nigerian musician, Burna Boy has won the best International act on the recently concluded BET awards.

We had reported that Burnaboy and Wizkid were earlier nominated for the 2021 Bet Awards.

The organizers of the Awards took to their official Instagram account to announce nominations for the 2021 awards.

Award-winning superstars, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid and Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy got a nomination each for the best “International Act”along with several other International artistes.

“We are back and excited to bring culture’s biggest night, the 2021 ‘BETAwards,’ safely back to Los Angeles to celebrate this year’s incredible roster of nominees,” the statement said.

However, Burna received the award for the Best International act.

Speaking after receiving the award, Burnaboy revealed that he was grateful even though it was his third time winning the award.

He noted that it hasn’t been easy but there was no going back.

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“I just want to give thanks to God who has made this possible. I also want to thank my mama and the whole management crew who work effortlessly with me.

“This is my third one, back to back it’s not been easy but we aren’t stopping here. I also want to thank the BET management crew for this beautiful award,” he said.

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Procrastination flew you away

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Oh my loving Desdemona

Time could not wait for you

Your owners procastinate your life

But could not procrastinate your death

Delay caught you by the throat

Even when your owners were ready

Ready to save your life

Mr A was the problem

But Mr B cure was administered to you

Different pins went into your skin daily

These wicked vets., refused to allow your owners know about the nature of your sickness

These vets became useful fools

Even when the nature of your sickness was discovered

It was already too late

Too late to revive you

For the cold fingers already held you by the throat

For the sickness has eaten you deep

Deep beyond measures

The last pin entered your skin

Its content deliberating life or death

The last pin entered into your skin and its content sent you packing

Out of these beautiful world

Oh no the youngest owner watched

Watched the world crumble

For our beautiful Desdemona breath her last

Breath her last; at the same time tears dropped

Out of our last born’s eyes.

Summary: This write up is an Eulogy for the death of a dog. The owners of the dog lives at Oko-afo, Badagry. It was written by the last child of that family because of how close the child was to that dog, the last child is now a grown up and has decided to write an Eulogy for her lost Desdemona… Eulogy for a dog?

 

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“Nigerian pastors are fraudsters” – Singer, Samklef says, reconciles with Daddy Freeze

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Nigerian Singer, Samklef and Daddy Freeze have ended their squabble 3 years after they mercilessly dragged and blocked each other on social media.

Recall that in 2018, Samklef and Daddy Freeze disagreed over religion.

Trouble started when Freeze criticized a report about the healing of a mentally challenged man at an RCCG church.

Samklef, who was displeased with his critics against men of God, slammed Freeze, telling him that his constant criticism of the church was getting boring.

The exchange heated up, with Freeze telling Samklef his career was dead which led to the singer calling him a “fake ass oyinbo” and his followers “mumu Satan followers”.

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Following the development, they later blocked and unfollowed each other on all their social media platforms.

However, Samklef took to his Instagram account on Sunday to reach out to Daddy Freeze, stating that he can now see “clearly”.

He said most religious leaders are “419” and Freeze was right all along.

“I was blind and ignorant but now I understand and can see clearly.

“Everything Daddy Freeze has been saying is the truth. 90 percent of the so called Nigerian men of God are fraudsters.

“It’s your faith that makes you whole so they collect money for miracles that happens through you.

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“Daddy Freeze is the John the baptist of this generation. I can finally see,” he wrote.

In his response, Freeze acknowledged his acceptance and admitted he should have been patient with Samklef at the time.

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Sound Sultan was kind, lived an exemplary life – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his condolences to the Fasasi family on the death of Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan.

Buhari mourned the passing of the 44-year-old artiste in a statement on Monday by his spokesman, Femi Adesina.

The Nigerian leader described Sound Sultan’s demise as a loss to the music industry and Nigeria.

Buhari said the rapper, singer, songwriter and actor, “lived an exemplary life and achieved several milestones in his career”.

The President said he contributed greatly to the development of music and entertainment through his artistic genius, creativity and talent, which has inspired many.

He affirmed that Sound Suntan was kind, generous, and deeply passionate about issues in the country, which was reflected in his music and art.

“As an avid basketball fan, he made telling contributions to the development of local basketball in the country,” the statement added.

Buhari prayed for the repose of the soul of the departed and comfort for his family, friends and associates.

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