The Nigerian Idol franchise returns after five years on Nigerian TV for the sixth edition in 2021.
The Nigerian Idol has produced several music stars that include Mercy Chinwo, Moses Obi Adigwe, Evelle, and K-Peace. Other big names that have come from the Idol franchise are Omawunmi, Timi Dakolo, and Jordie.
The 2020 edition is in collaboration with Multichoice, as the owner of the franchise, and Bigi as headline sponsor.
For the 2020 edition of the Nigerian Idol, the judges were unveiled as Obi Asika, Seyi Shay, and DJ Sose. The three new judges replace former judges of the show that include Jeffrey Daniel, Yinka Davies, Audu Maikori, Charly Boy, Femi Kuti, and Naeto C. According to the organisers, the choice of the new judges stems from their track records and achievements over the years. While Obi Asika is renowned for making stars and contributed to the Nigerian music industry for over 20 years, Seyi Shay has established herself as a frontline music star and DJ Sose as a frontline disc jockey flying the Nigerian flag high.
IK Osakioduwa was announced as the host of the 2020 edition of the Nigerian Idols. IK was announced as the host in a recent unveiling of the show that is scheduled to kick off on March 14. Osakioduwa returns to the spotlight having hosted some of Multichoice’s borrowed franchises that include Big Brother Africa, Big Brother Naija, and Nigerian Idol.
Format and Grand Prize
The 2020 edition of the Nigerian Idol will follow the usual format known with it. The build-up of the proper show kicks off on March 14, 2021, while the proper show begins on Sunday, March 28 till July 2021 for 16 whole Sundays. The organisers also announced that the music reality TV show will be filmed in a world-class studio in Lagos, Nigeria. Contestants are judged and put up for evictions while the viewers vote for who eventually emerges the winner of the show.
According to Channel Director: Africa Magic Channels, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, over 3600 entries were sent online from where the judges auditioned the candidates that will make the show. Mba-Uzoukuwu also stressed that as the company did during the filming of BBNaija season 5, the company will put in place all required protocols and guidelines stipulated by the NCDC to curb COVID-19.
Martin Mabutho, the Chief Customer Officer of Multichoice announced that a grand prize of N50 million is up for the eventual winner of the show. Mabutho stressed that the grand prize includes a recording contract, a luxurious car, and other prizes.
Watch K.Michelle’s “butt implant deflates” while twerking on Instagram Live (Video)
American R&B singer, K. Michelle suffered an embarrassing moment while twerking on Instagram Live.
During her live session, the former Love & Hip Hop reality star was seen dancing to Cardi B’s “Up,” and attempting to hold her ‘sunken butt’ in place. As she made an attempt to start twerking, her entire butt dropped to an unnaturally low level. On noticing the mishap, she immediately moves awkwardly and tried holding her butt up with her hand.
In the past, K. Michelle was vocal about the health issues she experienced after her butt implants. She also documented the removal of her implants and the struggles after the procedure.
Watch the video below.
Davido follows Nengi again days after they unfollowed each other
Nigerian Musician, David Adeleke, also known by his stage name, Davido, has again followed the former Big Brother Naija star, Nengi on Instagram after the duo previously unfollowed each other.
Recall that Davido and Nengi had previously unfollowed each other on the photo-sharing app, Instagram, following a clash that occurred between them. Now, Davido has put the fracas behind and has followed Nengi again on Instagram.
Davido and Nengi, had actually featured in a song ‘Jowo’, which suggests that the two stars were in good terms before the unfollowing incident occurred.
Below is a proof that the Davido is now following Nengi again:
Nollywood actress, Ruth Kadiri subtly declares her presidential ambition
Nollywood star, Ruth Kadiri has subtly declared her presidential ambition, and has also revealed how Nigeria can become a better country.
The beautiful actress who doubles as a serial entrepreneur, made this known in a series of posts she shared via instastory section of her official Instagram page.
According to her, for Nigeria to get better, so many people’s source of income will seize. Ruth said such will happen because many Nigerians survive with ill-gotten wealth, and if the system is fixed, that will come to an end.
Taking to Instagram on Monday February 22 2021, the thespian wrote; “A lot of people asking God when? Can Nigeria ever be better? Blab la bla.
“I hope you know that for this country to be better, a lot of your incomes will seize? Yes you am talking to you with you ill-gotten wealth and power thriving on the lawlessness that abounds in the country. Well let me go and sleep. Last last na me go rule this country”.
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