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Miss Nigeria: The Search Begins!

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For the 38th prestigious Miss Nigeria beauty pageant, ATN and DAAR communications (AIT) with Beth Management Ltd is touring around Nigeria looking for girls between the ages of 18-25 years old, to become the queen ambassador, a role model to young Nigerian women, a spokesperson for charity while showcasing the positive attribute of a Nigerian woman.

The casting team would be touring, Port Harcourt, Enugu, Benin, Abuja rounding up with the final casting in Lagos. Auditions will take place from the 16th February to 30th March 2013.

The casting aims to maximize the opportunity for girls to participate in the most sophisticated competition. At the end of the casting tour, 36 contestants will be selected to partake in the two-week reality TV show ‘THE MAKING OF A QUEEN”, in which eliminations will take place leaving 21 ladies to compete for one crown at the Grand finale. The ultimate goal is to choose a queen based on elegance, poise, talent, intelligence and beauty.

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Comedian Basketmouth Talks About His New Album; Opens Up On Why He Initially Switched From Music To Comedy

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Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth sat down for a chat with Pulse.ng and he talked about why he initially switched from music to comedy.

The comedian, whose real name is Bright Okpocha, recently released an album dubbed ‘Yabasi’ which also serves as a soundtrack to his new comedy series, Papa Benji.

On a new episode of #PulseOneOnOne, the comedian revealed that he started off as a musician before switching to comedy. The comedian noted that ‘music’ has always been his first love. The father of three recounted an experience he had back when he was still in school and he mentioned that he belonged to a clique of six. According to him, they called themselves ‘the psychopaths’ and that they used to do the opening act for the now-defunct music group, Plantashun Boiz. The comedian revealed that he had remixed a song by Fela which his friends loved it.

The comedian noted that he presented the song to a much bigger audience but some of them rubbished it so he began to tackle him. The singer said that two of his friends encouraged him to go into comedy after the incident. Basketmouth also disclosed how his stage name was birthed.

Read Also: Basketmouth, Wife Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

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Davido’s ‘Holy Ground’ Featuring Nicki Minaj Becomes His Highest-Charting Song On Billboard

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‘Holy Ground’, a track on Davido‘s latest album ‘A Better Time’ which features Nicki Minaj has become his highest charting song on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales Chart.

It has peaked at number two after two weeks on the chart. This is not the singer’s first song to peak at the same number on the Billboard chart.

His 2017 hit single ‘Fall’ has also peaked at the same number on the chart.

Read Also‘God Bless U’- Davido reacts after artist shared a wonderful painting of him

Information Nigeria recalls the song got leaked on Twitter before the album was officially released.  This did not deter Davido from promoting the album. Upon its release, Nicki Minaj took to her Instagram page to congratulate him for taking Nigeria to the world through his music.

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Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Others Nominated For The ‘Best African Act’ At The 2020 MOBO Awards

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The nominations list for the 2020 MOBO Awards is out. After going on a brief hiatus in 2017, the awards is back to reward music artists of black origin.

In the category of Best African Act, Nigerian musicians who have been nominated are Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Fireboy DML, Rema, Adekunle Gold, and Wizkid. This has been confirmed from the official Twitter handle of the awards.

They are all up against South Africa’s Master KG, Nigerian boy-band from East London, NSG, Ivorian-born Afro B, and Ghana’s Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale.

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Tiwa Savage is the only female Nigerian artist nominated in the category.

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