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Jidenna condemns organizers of One Africa Music Festival, says ‘Africa must be on time’

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Nigerian- American singer, Jidenna Theodore Mobisson has apologised to his fans for not performing at the One Africa music festival, but castigated the organizers for not keeping to time.

Jidenna in a video shared online expressed disappointment that he was not able to perform during the show, adding that it was not by his choice but due to mismanagement of time.

According to him, no one is to be blamed but Africans need to learn how to be on time.

He disclosed this in a video shared on his instagram page@Jidenna

“Cheers to the artists and organizers of #OneAfrica! it was an epic and historic occasion.

“I want to apologize to all my fans and supporters who came out to support me and the others

“I was supposed to perform but the show was cut off as I waited backstage.

“I’m disappointed that London wasn’t able to see me 2night.

“I was not on stage not by my choice but apparently because we ran out of time.

“I’m not here to point any fingers at One Africa but something went wrong.

“If we truly believe its our time as Africans, we have to be on time, on our clock especially in a city where we have Big Ben watching over us.

“Regardless of whose to blame, to make this our time we must be on time #OneAfrica. ”

The one African music festival hosted by Banky W held on saturday in London.

It had likes of top Nigerian artistes – Davido, Olamide, Phyno, Psquare, M.I, Tiwa savage, Awilo, Flavour amongst others who performed on stage to a large crowd.

 

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‘Many Countries Became Developed With The Strengths Of Their Youth’ – Tonto Dikeh

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'Many Countries Became Developed With The Strengths Of Their Youth' - Tonto Dikeh
Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh

Nigerian actress and entrepreneur, Tonto Dikeh, took to her Twitter page on Wednesday evening to reveal how many countries became developed over time. The Federal Government recent appointee credits their development to the strengths and potential of their youth.

The movie star shared a portrait photo of herself and captioned it thus:

“MANY COUNTRIES BECAME DEVELOPED WITH THE STRENGTHS & POTENTIALS OF THEIR YOUTH.”

Information Nigeria recalls the 35-year-old Port Harcourt-born humanitarian was criticized by Nigerians on social media for her silence on the trending #EndSARS movement.

Read Also‘Do Not Expect Me To Wear Your Product And Tag You’ – Tonto Dikeh Tells Clothing Vendors

She eventually responded with fury and a vow to sue a blogger who published a report about her saying that she was silent because of her affiliations with the government.

See her Twitter post below:

The actress’ post

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‘SARS Are Still Harassing People On The Streets’ – Actress Kemi Lala Akindoju

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Kemi Lala Akindoju

Kemi Lala Akindoju

Nigerian actress, Kemi Lala Akindoju, is frustrated over the fact that the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) officers have not stopped harassing people on the streets.

The movie star took to her Twitter page to lament about the fact that it seems Nigerians are helpless regarding SARS and police brutality.

In her words:

“Meanwhile we still have SARS officers harassing people on the streets of Nigeria. What are we REALLY going to do???? #EndSARS”

Read Also#EndSARS: ‘Lagos Curfew Will Not Discourage Us’ – Actress Kemi Lala Akindoju

Reacting to the video of Desmond Elliot proposing the regulation of social media, she writes:

“This ‘respect’ mentality has really done a number on us in Nigeria. Hon Desmond is more concerned about ‘children’ cursing on social media than he is about better governance and true leadership. Again he has shown us his priorities”

See her tweets below:

The actress’ tweet

The actress’ tweet

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‘It Is Both A Blessing And A Curse To Be Very Good Looking’ – Korede Bello

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Korede Bello

Nigerian singer, Korede Bello, has stated that it is both a blessing and a curse to be very good looking. The Afro pop star shared this via his official Twitter page.

According to the Mavin Records artist, it can be a curse because people tend to get distracted by the person’s good looks. Also, the good looking person faces the risk of being seen as incapable or incompetent because of their aesthetics.

Read Also#EndSARS: ‘Our Problem Is That We Lack Fresh Ideas’ – Singer Korede Bello

In his words:

“Unpopular opinion. I think it can be a blessing and a curse to be very good looking. Having good looks is def an added advantage but unfortunately we tend to get distracted and prioritize aesthetics over ability. The external will fade, the internal will grow”

See his tweet below:

Korede Bello’s tweet

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