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Kingdom Wins Nigerian Idol Season 6

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Kingdom Wins Nigerian Idol season 6

Kingdom Kroseide has emerged winner of Nigerian Idol season 6.

This was announced at the Grand Finale which was held at the Africa Magic studios on Sunday.

After audition months ago, Nigerian Idol produced 11 finalists – Faith Mac Ebiama, Comfort Alalade, Emmanuel Elijah, Clinton Francis, Beyonce Ajomiwe, Francis Atela, Dotun Deloye, Faith Onyeje, Akunna Okey, Daniel Ikechi, and Kingdom Kroseide.

Kingdom and Francis who were the two contestants in the finale battled for the most-coveted title of the Nigerian Idol  with Kingdom coming out victorious.

During the finale event, both finalists performed songs by Fela Kuti. Francis sang ‘Yellow Fever’ while Kingdom sang ‘Gentleman’.

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The show had the likes of Iceprince, Ayra Starr, Chike, Cobhams Asuquo and Patoranking who where guest artists at the finale.

Chike performed his song, ‘Roju’ with Francis while Cobhams Asuquo performed ‘One hit song’ with Kingdom.

As the winner, Kindgom walked away with a cash prize of N30 million, a brand new SUV, 6 track EP recording deal (3 music videos included).

He would also have an all-expense-paid trip to Seychelles, a weekend getaway to Dubai for two, Bigi branded refrigerator plus one year of Bigi drinks, DSTV explorer fully installed with 12months premium subscription and a wide range of Tecno products.

 

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Nollywood Actor, Williams Uchemba Reveals Sacrifice His Wife Made For His Success

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Nollywood Actor, Williams Uchemba Reveals Sacrifice His Wife Made For His Success

Nollywood actor, Williams Uchemba has disclosed that in a bid to see him succeed, his wife sacrificed her medical profession.

The actor made this known in an appreciation post to his wife and other good wives via his Instagram account on Friday.

Uchemba also acknowledged that being a wife is tasking, adding that she abandoned her medical career to help him handle most of his business.

”Shout out to all the wives that make life easy for their husbands.

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”I want to appreciate my wife and all the wives out there. Being a wife is tasking enough and being the wife of someone who is everywhere is another level of superhuman, and that is who you are.

”You put your medical profession on hold to help me build my goals and dreams, handling most of my business as I would still amazes me. Thank you!

”And thank you to all the wives out there that make life peaceful and easy for their husbands. You guys are the real MVPs,” he wrote.

 

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Nigerian Idol: Francis Atela Gets Govt Appointment

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Nigeria Idol: Francis Atela Gets Govt Appointment

Francis Atela, the runner up in the just concluded Nigerian Idol TV show was on Wednesday decorated by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom as the Youth Ambassador of the State.

Governor Ortom, who performed the decoration at the New Banquet Hall of Benue Peoples House Makurdi said Atela had showcased his thrilling performance to the world and deserved to be honoured.

He stated that Benue youth remain the hope of the state and Nigeria, stressing that their mature behaviour during the End SARS Protests and demonstration of competence in many other areas of endeavours were worth celebrating.

The Governor urged the youth to identify and develop their talents so as to add value to the state and country in general.

While acknowledging other artistes for their thrilling performances, the Governor announced his administration’s plans to organise a carnival or performance to showcase Benue talents to the world.

He noted that Francis Atela would be supported to fulfil his dream and to launch him out to the world, even as he directed his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase to liaise with Information, Culture and Tourism Commissioner to work out a plan of support for the honored.

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The Governor stated that the reception accorded Atela by Benue youth was a show of love and synergy by the youth and encouraged them to sustain the tempo.

The star singer, Francis Atela thanked Governor Ortom and youth in the state for the honour, saying he felt alone for a while when he started the Nigerian Idol show but brothers and sisters came in to make it happen.

Chairman of the Central Planning Committee, Mr Terrence Kuanum, acknowledged the love always shown the Benue youth by Governor Ortom, pointing out that though Atela did not win the crown, he didn’t lose out.

Other Benue artistes who accompanied Atela to the Benue Peoples House also thanked Governor Ortom for his fatherly support to the youth and entertainment industry and pledged their commitment to make the state proud.

 

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Prison Break Star, Michael Scofield Diagnosed With Autism

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Prison Break Star, Michael Scofield Diagnosed With Autism

Hollywood actor, Wentworth Miller, popularly known as ‘Michael Scofield’ has been diagnosed with autism.

The Prison Break star disclosed this in a post via his Instagram account on Wednesday.

According to Scofield, the news came as a shock but not a surprise.

”Like everyone, life in quarantine took things from me but in the quiet/isolation, I found unexpected gifts.

”This fall marks 1 year since I received my informal autism diagnosis. Preceded by a self-diagnosis which was followed by a formal diagnosis.

”I don’t know enough about autism. Right now my work looks like it is evolving my understanding. Re-examining 5 decades of lived experience through a new lens.

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”Meanwhile, I don’t want to run the risk of suddenly being a loud, ill-informed voice in the room. The autistic community has historically been talked over.

”If anyone’s interested in delving deeper into autism I’ll point you toward the numerous individuals sharing thoughtful + inspiring content on Instagram, TikTok… Unpacking terminology. Adding nuance. Fighting stigma.

”That’s the extent of what I’m inclined to share atm.

”I also want to say to the many people who consciously or unconsciously gave me that extra bit of grace and space over the years, allowed me to move thru the world in a way that made sense to me whether or not it made sense to them, I just want to say thank you,” he wrote.

 

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