The hell awaiting Davido and Asisat Oshoala By Festus Adedayo

When Pakistani medical student, Salman Ahmad, stood up to twiddle his guitar, to the delight of all, at a student talent show event in a Lahore hotel in 1980, he was oblivious of the raging silent war between religion, music and sports. As he sang, a Pakistani fanatic dashed to the stage, snatched Ahmad’s Gibson Les Paul guitar from around his neck and smashed it into smithereens. Nothing happened. The fanatic could not understand Ahmad’s temerity of playing rock music or music in general which Arabs potentates of the Islamic…

Ifeanyi: Oyetola sympathises with Davido, Deji Adeleke

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has sympathised with the ace singer, David Adedeji, also known as Davido, over the death of his son, Ifeanyi, described it as a loss no responsible person would ever wished for.   Similarly, he has also sympathised with Davido’s father, Dr. Deji Adeleke, over the death of his grandson, saying as a grandfather himself, he felt Dr. Adeleke’s pain.   The Governor prayed to God to comfort him and the entire family at this trying time.   In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan,…

INEC issues Certificate of return to Adeleke as Osun Governor-Elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission has issued a certificate of return to Osun State Governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The certificate of return was presented to Adeleke by the INEC National Commissioner, Supervising Osun, Ogun and Oyo states, Prof. Kunle Ajayi, Meanwhile, in his acceptance speech after receiving the certificate at a brief ceremony organised at Osun INEC head office in Osogbo, Adeleke dedicated his victory at the poll to the memory of his late elder brother, Senator Isiaka Adeleke and the people of Osun state. Recall that in a tweet…

JIFORM begs Davido over plights of Orphanage Home In Benin

An appeal has been made by the Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) to David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, to consider an orphanage, Home for The Needy at Uhogua, Benin Edo State among priorities for the N250 million donation he doled out to support the needy on his birthday.   Ajibola Abayomi, the JIFORM President in a statement congratulated the “Fem” crooner on his 29th birthday and commended the Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer for giving back to the society. Davido took the nation by storm after raising N200 million from his…

Davido AIRTIME/ DATA GIVEAWAY : NCC warns telecom consumers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has discovered while undertaking online social listening that an ostensibly syndicated group is on the prowl to swindle unsuspecting members of the public, particularly millions of Nigerian telecom consumers, by capitalising on the generosity of David Adedeji Adeleke, widely known as Davido. The Nigerian-American music star, songwriter and producer recently announced he would donate 250 million naira to various orphanage homes across Nigeria. Exploiting Davido’s benevolence, a group of scammers rolled out an advertorial titled “Davido Airtime and Data Giveaway”, which went viral, claiming that…

Clash with Davido, my biggest battle – Dele Momodu

Ovation Magazine publisher, Dele Momodu, his scuffle with Nigerian star-singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, was bigger than his battle with the country’s former military Head of State, the late Gen. Sanni Abacha. Momodu made the declaration when he visited the Celebrity Housemates reality TV show housemates for a chat recently. The magazine publisher described the clash as his ‘biggest battle ever’ due to the musician’s popularity. “Fighting with David was my biggest battle ever,” Mommodu said as the housemates listened with rapt attention. It was bigger than fighting…

Davido to ‘marry’ South African pantless dancer Zodwa Wabantu

Nigeria’s singer, Davido is set for a collaboration with South Africa’s sensational dancer, Zodwa Wabantu, who normally dances on stage, without wearing a pant. According to reports by Zimbabwe’s Herald, the collaboration between Davido and Zodwa, who is known as Queen of Vosso, is being arranged by Afrotainment boss, DJ Tira. The report said Davido had sought Tira’s help to get Wabantu to feature in his upcoming music video. “Hello @DjTira I wanna ft Zodwa Wabantu on my upcoming music video. How can I get hold of her? “(sic), he…

PMB CONGRATULATES WIZKID, DAVIDO ON AWARDS

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated renowned hip-hop artistes, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun,popularly known as WizKid, and David Adedeji Adeleke,also called Davido, on their awards at the Music of Black Origin (MOBO). President Buhari in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina joined the teeming fans of the artistes in Nigeria and all over the world in celebrating the highly deserved and meritorious recognition, which saw WizKid winning “International Best Artist’’ award, while Davido picked the “Best African Act’’. The President affirmed that both singers have…