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Celebrity Birthdays: Happy Birthday To Harrysongz, Ese Peters And Colin Udoh

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Nigeria celebrates today with Harrysongz, Ese Peters and Colin Udoh, as they mark their birthday!

Harrison Tare Okiri aka Harrysongz, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and instrumentalist who rose to fame after his tribute song to Nelson Mandela won the “Most Downloaded Callertune Award” at The Headies 2013.

Harrysong was born in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria to Ijaw parents but moved to Lagos in 2007 after spending some of his early life in Port Harcourt. Harry used to perform at night clubs until he met Kcee who introduced him to top music personalities.

In 2014, he was nominated in the “Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year” category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards after the release of his chart-topping song “Better Pikin“.

Ese Peters is a Nigerian singer, writer and composer from Delta state. born in Lagos Nigeria, Ese has been able to carve a niche for himself as the next best thing in the Nigerian music scene, doing covers to hit songs such as Wande Cole’s “Taboo” and Darey’s “The way you are“.

In 2007, he was offered a recording deal by the Question Mark Records, but turned it down because he wanted to get done with school first.

After graduating from The prestigious University of Benin (Uniben) in 2008, He decided to pursue his career in music by first writing movie and recording sound tracks for movies such as “Touch my heart” starring Richard Mofe Damijo, Stella Damascusand Joke Silva. He has also worked on and written songs for Richard Mofe Damijo, ace producer Cobhams Asuquo, Onos Brisibi, Proverbs, Plumbline and Eva Alordiah.

Colin Udoh is a Nigerian journalist and sports television presenter.

He features as a studio analyst for the Super Sport television network and has written for the popular African football magazine Kick Off.He worked for the Nigeria Football Federation as a media officer and is one of the founders of the popular Nigerian website Cyber Eagles which focuses on discussions relating to Nigerian football players. Udoh is married to the female Nigerian international football player Mercy Akide.

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OAP Toolz Recounts How Almost Everyone In Her Home Tested Positive For COVID-19

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Media personality, Tolu Demuren alias Toolz, has narrated how she and the members of her household tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.

The on-air personality, in a string of tweets, mentioned that she was mainly concerned about her two children but fortunately, they did not contract the virus. Toolz also revealed that they have all fully recovered in her home.

In her words;

“Feeling super thankful to God today! This time last month, we were going through a very scary period! Almost everyone in our house (including myself) tested positive for Covid-19.

I was just about to return to work after my maternity, and it all started with Captain complaining of ‘malaria-like’ symptoms. He had them for a few days, and didn’t seem to get any better…so we ended up taking him to hospital.

He had taken a Covid-19 test a few days before which was negative, so I thought it was a bad case of malaria. He was admitted with malaria and a bacterial infection we were told. After being given intravenous antibiotics and other meds he still wasn’t getting better.

I decided to move him to a different hospital, and they tested again, and he ‘blew up’ the test according to the doctor. My body went cold, and my first thought was ‘OMG the babies!!’. Then a short while later, I thought about myself. I did a rapid test, and it was positive.

Neither of us initially had the common symptoms- no coughing, no breathing issues…although I later lost my smell and taste. Captain was in hospital for a week and this was around the time of the Lekki shooting, so I was doubly terrified.

My main fear was the babies…especially our youngest son as he was just about 3 months old. We didn’t test them, but I was certain they had Covid too as we literally kiss and cuddle our boys every day. The doctor assured us that they wouldn’t be affected.

Thank God the doctor was right, other than a sneeze here & there, our babies were perfectly fine. I was generally ok too, just scared. Once you get that positive result, you get all these random symptoms you didn’t have before. My back would hurt…I’d be like hmmm corona oo

The weirdest thing was the taste and smell thing. Everything Captain had tasted bad, he’s a foodie so that was strange. One of my super powers is my sense of smell…and it just gradually faded. I actually put a bottle of bleach under my nose one day and…nothing.

I kept waiting to fall ill, and it didn’t happen. I started thinking I had indaboski blood, but then I had 2 days where I felt like I had the worst hangover in the world, then there was some fatigue, but I was generally ok.

Captain on the other hand felt super rundown, couldn’t keep food down, had cramping all over and a bunch of other symptoms. After a week, he came back home, and we finished our isolation period together.

After 2 weeks we all retested and were all thankfully Negative. Thanks to Almighty God for seeing us through, a big thank you to the doctors that looked after us… especially Dr Majekodunmi of Eurocare for the constant reassurance, and for taking my a million and one calls.

I’m super thankful I didn’t get it while I was pregnant. Imagine I travelled to have my baby, came back, did a 7 covid tests, and it was the 8th that was positive. The craziest thing was that a week before I legit told someone that there’s Covid in Lagos anymore. Silly me”, she concluded.

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‘Many Christians Speak In Tongues But It’s Hard To Find Interpreters’ – Uti Nwachukwu

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Popular media personality, Uti Nwachukwu, has come for Christians who speak in tongues without interpreters. The ex BBA winner took to his official Twitter account to state that he finds it weird that a lot of Christians speak in tongues without anyone to interpret the tongues, stating that it is contrary to what is in the Bible.

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His tweet reads:

“I find it sooo weird that a LOT of Christians speak in tongues, But till today I have not met ONE person that can interprete the tongues. Afterall the Bible (1 Cor 12 V10) says Holy Spirit gifts some with tongues and others with interpretation? Where are the INTERPRETERS?”

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‘Do Not Turn Your Mentor To Your Competitor’, Helen Paul Advises

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Popular Nigerian comedienne, Helen Paul, has taken to Instagram to share some words of advice. The stand-up comedienne cum TV host and actress shared a write-up on her page with a lengthy caption that states that it is only for the wise.

The post reads:

“Do not turn your mentor to your competitor, respect who saw the light before you… *Onlyforthewise*”

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Part of her caption reads:

“Only the wise will understand this. E dey happen when they think they know it all… Learning for mentors too is necessary, leadership skills and training is very much needed. Understanding temperament and when to draw the line is very much needed.”

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