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Nigeria elections: Old men going out of power in 2023 – Wizkid



Music superstar, Wizkid, has asked the old guard in Nigerian politics to leave the scene.

Real name Ayo Balogun, the artist stated that the “old men” should be in old people’s homes.

Wizkid commented on Nigeria’s 2023 elections in an interview with The Guardian.

“I’m about to go crazy on their asses this election”, said the songwriter and label owner.

“All these old men are going out of power this time. They need to go to an old people’s home and chill out.”

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave office next May after 8 years in power.

Although there are more than 15 candidates in the race to succeed him, four are prominent.

They are Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC); Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); Rabiu Kwankwaso, New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and Peter Obi, Labour Party (LP).

Ex-Lagos governor Tinubu, of the ruling APC, is 70 years old; Atiku, former vice president, is 75.

Kwankwaso, former Kano governor, is 66; Obi, former Anambra governor, 61 years old.

Wizkid’s new album ‘More Love, Less Ego’ will be released on November 11.

The release, earlier scheduled for the 4th, was postponed in honour of the death of Davido and Chioma’s late son, Ifeanyi.

Wizkid did the same in 2020 when he moved the release of ‘Made in Lagos’ album by two weeks due to the End SARS protests against police brutality.

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i’m sweating, we need fuel – Singer, Portable queues at petrol station as scarcity worsens



The ravaging scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol, has dragged a Nigerian controversial singer, Habeeb Okikiola known by his stage name, Portable, to join the queue in a fuel station.

Portable, in a video making the rounds on social media, was sighted queueing at a petrol station in Lagos in search of the product.

In the video, the Zazu crooner was lamenting that fuel scarcity forced celebrities to search for the product themselves.

He said, “Because of scarcity, celebrity is coming out to buy fuel by himself, this is suffering. See as I’m sweating inside my motor, I wanted to put on my A/C but there is no fuel. I need A/C we need fuel”.

The fuel scarcity has crippled several economic activities in Abuja, Lagos and other major cities.

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He’s my Idol – Eden Hazard names best number 10 he has ever seen



Belgium captain, Eden Hazard, has named Argentina legend Juan Roman Riquelme as the best number 10 he has seen play the game.

Hazard said that Riquelme, who is considered one of the greatest Argentine footballers of all time, is his idol in football, hoping that he could meet him someday.

The Real Madrid star was speaking following Belgium’s FIFA World Cup 1-0 win over Canada on Wednesday night.

Recall that Belgium defeated Canada in their FIFA World Cup opener, thanks to Michy Batshuayi’s first-half goal.

“He’s an idol, the best number 10 I have ever seen play.

“I have not met him and I hope one day it can happen. Players like Riquelme can play in today’s football,” Hazard, a former Chelsea ace, told Diario Ole.

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Actress Rita Dominic set for her white wedding in England



Multiple award-winning actress and influencer, Rita Dominic and her husband, Dr Fidelis Anosike, are set to have their white wedding this Saturday, November 26, in England.

The couple, who, earlier in April, had their traditional wedding, will be joined by friends and family as they say their vows abroad.

Celebrities on the actress train are Michelle Dede (Chief Maid of Honour), Dr Olivia Waturuocha, Kate Henshaw and Vicky Sogunro.

The couple reportedly met at the 2017 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) session on the film business and their relationship was a closely guarded secret.

Rita had recently, in a viral post on Instagram, revealed why she prefers to keep her relationship and marriage private.

The 47-year-old hinted that she prefers to keep her relationship private but not hidden.

“A relationship that’s private but not secret. People know we are together but don’t know anything about us. There’s a difference between privacy and secrecy. And to me, that’s perfect.”

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