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OTL Logistics and Stores Launches in Lagos

In a city such as ours (Lagos), which is known by all to be the Economic Capital of Africa and as such accompanied by hustle and bustle which hence causes loads of traffic which oftentimes results in people missing deliveries. OTL Logistics (@otl_logistics) has taken note of the failures of the numerous delivery companies in Lagos who fail to meet up with clients’ delivery time and sometimes even incur damages despite charging fees that are just plain high. In a city such as ours which is home to over 20 Million individuals of different ethnicity, nationality, and even religion. Gidi as we the funky ones call it houses over a Million businesses and OTL Logistics will help deliver from point A to B and even C for as many of those businesses as we can. We have done our feasibility studies and have learned from the mistakes of the existing logistic companies.We will serve Lagosians better!

Furthermore, we have decided to aid Lagosians and Nigerians generally in getting the best choice out of the many retail stores across the country who generally sell fakes.OTL stores which is located in suites i-76, Road 5, Ikota shopping complex (VGC), VGC, Lagos, Nigeria, is equipped to supply you with Fashion Items, and Gadgets.

Connect with us on social media via @otl_stores on Instagram to see our range of merchandise.They are all quite affordable and we deliver nationwide. Call 08139336345Mail otlstoresandlogistics@gmail.com At OTL stores, our mission is To create a one-stop wholesale and retail store that caters to the variety of needs of our customers while offering the fastest available and affordable logistic service. OUR VISIONTo be a global brand known for catering to the widest variety of needs of our customers while doubling up as the best logistics service in the world. OUR VALUESWe offer only products of premium qualityWe deliver fast, but more than speed, we are reliableWe are honest and dependableWe are responsible and take responsibility for our products and servicesWe understand the need for safety of our products for use and of your parcels for delivery and we strive to make that a priority OUR BELIEFSOur customers should not need to source for a logistic company after shoppingThe best prices should be the first offerWe will grow to be the best wholesale and retail store that also doubles up as a logistic company out of NigeriaThe shortest distance they say is a straight line, the second shortest is from us to you OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLESNever sell bad, damaged, or subpar productsIn service delivery, our customers come firstSatisfying the variety of needs of our customers is the reason for this establishmentAlways deal in good faithIf the customers are satisfied, they will return for our products and services  Thank You

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Watch The Trailer For The Movie “SEVEN” Starring RMD, Orezi, Daddy Showkey and More, Directed by Tosin Igho

 SEVEN , Rich and irresponsible Kolade is given the unthinkable task to survive seven days in Ajegunle or lose his inheritance. There He will go through events that will either make or break him. directed by Tosin Igho.  The ensemble cast includes Richard Mofe Damijo, Bimbo Manuel, Efa Iwara, Daddy Showkey, Uche Nwaefuna, Patrick Diabuah, Sadiq Daba, Uzikwendu, Koffi Tha Guru , Orezi, Evaezi. SEVEN is scheduled to be released in Nigeria on November 29th 2019, by Lavida Studios in collaboration with Remote Pictures And Envivo distributed by Filmone@mofedamijo  @iamefaiwara @daddyshowkey @oreziworldwide @baddosneh @uchenwaefuna @koffithaguru @uzikwendu @manuelbimbo @dabasadiq @tosinigho @filmoneng @the_seven_movie#Seventhemovie 

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Paxful’s New Bitcoin Wallet App Nigerians Can’t Wait!

The global community of bitcoin users has been abuzz with excitement following the news of the launch of a mobile wallet app from Paxful, a leading global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace. The app is the first of its kind in the peer-to-peer trading space. Users in Africa, specifically in Nigeria, are leading the number of downloads with over 50,000, showing that they are taking advantage of this opportunity that enables bitcoin trading to be conducted with ease.In addition to allowing users to conveniently send and receive bitcoin via their own Paxful wallets, the app brings global commerce even closer to people as it empowers them to make and receive local and global payments directly from their mobile devices. The app also gives users updates on bitcoin conversion rates, tracks their trading history, provides updates on the current status of their transactions in real-time, and also enables them to purchase bitcoin using over 300 payment methods available on the Paxful platform.The Paxful Bitcoin Wallet app was designed with lower-end mobile devices in mind without compromising Paxful’s unwavering commitment to the safety, security, and integrity of transactions. The launch of the app could not be more timely, as the interest in bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading throughout Africa has grown at a rapid rate in recent years. For many who have limited or zero access to financial solutions, the Paxful Bitcoin Wallet app allows them access to a new global financial system.The Paxful Bitcoin Wallet is available on both iOS and Android devices.For more information, please visit the Paxful website (www.paxful.com).

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Tito Da.Fire, Jaywon Make Dreams Come True In “Wow Kiddies Talent Show Finale”


It was all excitement as winners emerged in the Grand Finale of Wow Kiddies Talent Show Season 1 hosted by FireHits Studio and produced by Uduak Peters of G2M Creatives. The finale which took place Saturday 28th September 2019, was Hosted by Tito Da.Fire and Giftyy while judges were Singer Jaywon, On-Air Personality and Blogger Ore Onile–Ire of Lagos Talks FM, recording artiste and model Minjin.

Highlights of the grand finale which had 5 finalists aged 7-15 years, included a heartfelt rendition by Louis Chinyere where she belted Tiwa Savage “All Over” and Joest Thomas’ energetic performance of Burna Boy’s Anthem as both performances received standing ovation. The finalists Joest Thomas, Thankgod Favour, Musa Mustapha, Louis Chinyere and Alabi Ayoola  exhibited evidence of nurturing they received during weeks of singing and vocal training.

Tito Da.Fire performance was another bright-note as he delivered a high spirited  medley of “Dream Come True”, “Beauty From Africa”, “Majekaja” and climaxed with “Tito Da.Fire”, Songs from “One Kiss”album. 

Wow Kiddies Talent Show grand finale ended with presentation of Grand Prize to  Joest Thomas, winner of N300,000 and a record deal with Grindiin Records, while Louis Chinyere and  Musa Alaba won N200,000 and N100,000 for first and second runners up respectively. The talent show which promises to be an annual nationwide  talent search was powered by G2M Creatives, Grindiin Records and FireHits Studio, with support from Mazaton Ventures Limited.

In Jaywon’s words, “my being a part of this as a judge was very heartwarming and I am glad I came and saw raw talented kids and I’m looking forward to see them at the top of the music industry”.

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Paxful CEO Hails Positive Trends in Organization’s African Profile

PEER-TO-PEER FINANCE PROVIDES GREATEST OPPORTUNITY FOR FINANCIAL INCLUSION

As a global digital marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of bitcoin, Paxful has, in its relatively short period of existence, already carved for itself an enviable niche. Operating as a type of escrow service, they keep both parties safe and ensure the integrity of their transactions using blockchain technology. Founded in 2015, the company has offices in New York,  Estonia, Hong Kong, and the Philippines —staffed by more than 160 dedicated employees globally.

The story of Paxful’s rise to become a foremost digital wallet through which thousands of people around the world send, receive, and store bitcoin is in many ways the story of Ray Youssef, the co-founder and chief executive officer, himself. It may be hard for most people who have benefitted from the Paxful direct-trade platform to believe, but there was a time when Youssef was eating out of dumpsters and sleeping on park benches.  His life experience, which saw him go from victim to champion of cryptocurrency trading, embodies the resilient and optimistic character underlying a company that has become one of the world’s biggest peer-to-peer digital currency exchanges. From its early days as a payment provider for small businesses, street vendors, and independent artists, Paxful has had a record of surmounting numerous challenges—among them being the apathy and incomprehension of the general buying and selling public, even in its home country, the USA, along with maximizing opportunities whenever they presented themselves.  It is this same sense of what is possible, this tenacity and belief—especially when circumstances seem to be at their most daunting—that is driving Paxful’s foray into the African marketplace, a venture which, so far, is yielding dividends beyond the imagination of even the most optimistic of Paxful’s legions of exponents and clients.

In a recent conversation, Ray Youssef addressed these opportunities, emerging possibilities, and the capacity of cryptocurrency trading to radically transform African economies.

One of the most positive features of Paxful’s operations in the African marketplace, he says,  is the ability of cryptocurrency to operate outside the existing structure of financial institutions—a situation which makes this medium extremely valuable to the unbanked, i.e. people who don’t have a bank account for depositing or sending money. Added to that is the fact that cryptocurrency is far less volatile compared to the fiat currency of some countries that experience high inflation on a periodic basis, driving market uncertainty, which is inimical to progress. This is an advantage that has become apparent to the company’s user base of over 2.5 million customers all over the world, who are able to trade thousands of bitcoin a month, which moves millions of dollars through the Paxful site on a regular basis.

Youssef believes that African markets, by their very nature, are in great need of the financial fluidity that cryptocurrencies have to offer. For example, the average African user of Paxful’s services (and especially ones that run small independent businesses) uses bitcoin as a means of payment. This is unlike their counterparts in the West, who see it purely as a store of value and a way of investing and growing their wealth. As has been the case with other disruptive financial technological innovations, Africa is currently leading the peer-to-peer financial revolution thanks to widespread enthusiasm, especially among the young and upwardly mobile who are tired of being frustrated by a system in which financial institutions are not easily accessible. The peer-to-peer finance system which Paxful embodies provides an opportunity for financial inclusion. Additionally, this system provides for a much lower barrier to entry into the bitcoin market—this is in contrast with traditional currency markets that involve various intermediaries, such as banks.

He goes on to say that nowhere else in the world has this trend gained greater momentum than in Nigeria, which has emerged as the biggest market of any country in terms of the number of Paxful users—a growth which mirrors a general trend across the continent. His organization, Youssef discloses, has learned much from Africa’s young consumers, who are on record as having the most connected 3G population on the planet. For now, Youssef admits, Paxful is playing catch-up trying to meet the growing demand by improving its own mobile capabilities to cater to the widespread use of smartphones throughout the continent.

“We are observing a new generation of young African graduates and professionals making use of peer-to-peer finance as a way to better engage the global financial system,”he says with satisfaction, adding that this phenomenal growth in recent years has largely been driven by users in the 18-30 age group. Paxful, he reiterated, is set to match their commitment to bettering lives and improving communities through education and providing access to global financial services. “We aim to empower the ‘little guys’ in any way our platform can provide,” he assures. He cites the Paxful Affiliate Program, a multi-tier program that gives Paxful affiliates 50% of the collected escrow fee for certain of their referred users’ trades on Paxful, as one of such empowerment methods designed to enable anyone, anywhere in the world, to build their own businesses.

The Paxful CEO is not unmindful of the suspicion and negative perceptions (and sometimes outright fear) that have surrounded the emergence of cryptocurrency as a viable alternative in some quarters, including in Nigeria. But it is a phenomenon that, he says, applies to all industries, especially emerging ones like cryptocurrency. While totally understandable (‘because there will always be people who will take advantage of you,’ he says), he advises cryptocurrency users to make sure that they do their research and all necessary due diligence first, in order to find out what exchange provides the services they need. “Avoid ‘too good to be true’ crypto investment opportunities,” he warns, adding that given the proliferation of scammers these days, you can only protect yourself when you are equipped with the knowledge needed to avoid them. Paxful encourages, and at certain trading levels, requires its users to submit to KYC (Know Your Customer) verification. KYC  is the process by which customers’ information is obtained to verify their true identities, ensure they are who they claim to be, and that they are legally allowed to conduct trades on the platform. Paxful also has a number of other functionalities implemented on the platform to keep users safe.

There is a type of escrow service that works by safely keeping your funds in a deposit account to protect both the buyer and the seller, locking the bitcoin until the payment has been successfully made by the buyer and received by the seller. This helps keep the transactions more secure by keeping the payment safe until all the terms have been met.

They have well-trained customer support available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help users.

A dispute button helps users when they see or suspect that something is going wrong with their trades or when they do not go as planned—in which case a moderator intervenes to settle the trade.

‘Two-Factor Authentication’ (2FA) is also useful, Youssef says. With 2FA, users play a role in keeping their own accounts safe. Activating a 2FA on one’s account can be done through SMS text message or via Google Authenticator, which he recommends above other methods.

Youssef has also decried the ‘uncertain legislation’ prevalent in many jurisdictions in Africa. “We still don’t know the government’s position on crypto assets—if they will be considered assets similar to fiat and will be allowed to be traded and mined freely, or if any ownership and transactions will be forbidden.” He would like to see smarter regulation that accommodates the need of young Africans for financial independence, which is manifested in the side hustles they are engaging in and the remittances they are making on a daily basis. “Africans are using cryptocurrency to satisfy both personal finance needs and entrepreneurial ventures,” he says, adding that there is an emerging generation of Africans buying crypto as investment vehicles into promising blockchain startups, with a relatively small number of them already trading digital currencies speculatively for profit.

Beyond helping Africans make and trade money in a more seamless manner, as well as enabling them to engage more profitably with the global economy, Paxful and its founders have a passion for giving back to society in a way that empowers the vulnerable among us and makes a real difference in their lives. He is already spending a lot more of his time and resources working with charities. Youssef notes with satisfaction that many of these charities are accepting bitcoin donations, which enable them to gain easier access to money in local currencies through Paxful trading.

It is an initiative called #BuiltWithBitcoin, which has facilitated the construction of educational institutions in many parts of the world, including Africa—with more planned for Nigeria very soon. #BuiltWithBitcoin, which was launched with a sizable donation by Paxful to a volunteer-driven charitable organization that builds wells and schools in a number of Middle-Eastern and African countries, is just one of the charities that Paxful and its founder have focused on.

“I encourage people to get behind #BuiltWithBitcoin,” he says, adding that Paxful is looking forward to partnering with organizations that are willing to help broaden the#BuiltWithBitcoin initiative in Nigeria, as well as with potential Nigerian ambassadors of the brand, who would hold workshops and spread awareness of peer-to-peer finance among the populace.

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Olowa Of Igbara Oke And Other Traditional Rulers Join Akeredolu At His Daughter’s Wedding Ceremony

The Paramount Ruler and the Prescribed Ruler , His Royal Majesty, Oba Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede, the Ogidi III, on Sarturday joined the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN as he gave his daughter’s hand to Mr. Olatunde in marriage.

Others present at the occasion were the new Chairman of Ondo state Council of Obas, Oba Dr. Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan, the Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, and other prominent tradition Rulers. The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu had earlier in the day joined the Engagement programme at the residence of Governor Akeredolu along with other dignitaries and well wishers from all walks of life. At the reception, Governor Akeredolu took his daughter to the dancing floor to the admiration of his wife, Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu, the bridegroom and all dignitaries present shortly after the cutting of the cake by the new couple.

 The Ooniresa, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ojaja II was not left out as he arrived the reception venue to add beauty to the marriage programme at the tail end of the ceremony. Politicians, captain of Industries, academics, religious and traditional leaders as well as top government functionaries in the state were present at the epoch making ceremony to cheer the governor and his wife.

Prominent personalities present include, Governors Kayode Fayemi, of Ekiti, Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, former governors of Lagos as well as Osun, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Bisi Akande, minister of state labour and productivity, Tayo Alasoadura, minister of state for health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, first Lady of Edo, Betsy Obaseki and her Nasarawa state counterpart. Others are former governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, immediate governor of Adamawa, Bala Ngilari,  and other top government functionaries.  

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Cryptocurrency: Global giant Paxful focuses on Africa

The rise of the Paxful brand has been as meteoric as the expansion in the popularity of the blockchain technology and cryptocurrency market. Since its inception in 2015, Paxful has built a solid track record based on its proven capacity to make Bitcoin trading easier by removing the middleman and creating a peer-to-peer market for direct trading. Cofounded by Egyptian entrepreneur Ray Youseff, the USA-based firm has grown its number of transactions in Africa to 6.5million as at January 2019.  The numbers tell the story better. Within a short period, Paxful’s popularity has grown globally to 2.5 million users. More interesting is the fact that a majority of its users are young Africans below the age of 35 who are finding more areas for cryptocurrency application.  “The people of Africa have been the most ingenious and resourceful of our users – they are redefining our understanding of the uses of bitcoin. The world has much to learn from Africa about the future of the crypto-economy”, said Benjamin Onuoha, Paxful’s Africa Regional Consultant at a recent event in Johannesburg, South Africa.Trade in Bitcoin is defined by the excitement of new value, new wealth, new possibilities and new frontiers. But there’s a flip side: dishonesty and fraud by people who want to get rich fast by cutting corners. In this regard, Paxful is playing a key role in making blockchain more attractive for newcomers by cutting out the middlemen, broadening the scope of transactions and reducing the opportunities for fraud. In this sense Paxful is giving the market exactly what it wants – variety and security. The bottom line is that Paxful is giving customers and prospects access to bitcoin safely, securely, and at a fair price.  Small wonder Paxful describes itself as the “PayPal + Uber’. The site makes it possible for users to buy bitcoin instantly with debit, credit, cash, PayPal, or just about any currency, as well as with a wide selection of gift cards and other digital currencies. Users do not require a bank account to transact on Paxful. For a new technology competing against older, established technologies and currencies, this is a masterstroke in financial inclusion, a market redefining strategy that sets Paxful apart from traditional bitcoin exchanges. Paxful looks set to lead the drive for financial inclusion to the over 2.5billion people worldwide without access to conventional means of banking, using Africa as its launching pad.With over 100 employees around the world and offices in New York City USA, Hong Kong, Tallinn Estonia and Manila Philippines, the global brand’s focus on Africa may not be unconnected to the critical figures of financial inclusion and unemployment, as well as the size of the continental market. In Africa, a whopping 370 million people still remain unbanked and unserved out of the total population of 590 million. With banks coming up with new ridiculous reasons to force customers to part with their hard-earned cash, Paxful completely unbundles the market for users, making it possible for them to exchange a host of items as listed above for Bitcoin. Nigerian users will certainly find the features on Paxful very useful and the numbers show an increasing number, especially in the youth demographic, are embracing the platform.Artur Schaback, chief operating officer of Paxful, said African consumers tend to use cryptocurrency to buy goods, mostly from overseas, as well as investments in promising blockchain startups.“As a company, we’ve learned a lot from African consumers. For instance, we’ve improved our mobile capabilities to cater to the widespread use of smartphones on the continent. Our experience in Africa has strengthened our capability to serve consumers regardless of geographical location or origin,” he explained.With an estimated value of $64.5m traded monthly in Africa Alone, Paxful is now targeting university students in some African countries, luring them with information on crypto-trading and free wallets with free Bitcoin. In South Africa and Kenya, Paxful has spent the better part of 2019 touring the countries, stopping at universities to educate students about Bitcoin.The firm has been hosting workshops throughout 2019 and it believes that by educating students about the Bitcoin economy, it will encourage entrepreneurship in the sector.“As a values-driven company, we want to make the bitcoin economy accessible for everyone, especially the youth. To this end, we would like to reach as many young people as possible to help them understand the digital currency market and transact safely and with confidence,” explains Youssef. The workshops are not stopping in South Africa and Kenya. Welcoming both Bitcoin novices and experts, Paxful aims to increase access to the crypto-economy in Africa, especially the youths.Paxful’s deepening Africa strategy is anchored on solid numbers. According to Forbes, the platform saw its transaction volume increase by 130% in 2018, driven by a growth of activity among African users. The surge in figures was due to Paxful’s user base tripling in Ghana, with the opening of 41,243 accounts, and Nigeria’s accounts more than doubling to 321,476.It’s amazing to see how they have been utilizing the website,” said Youssef regarding Paxful’s users in Africa. “They use it to send money to their family for e-commerce, importing and exporting. They conducted more than six million trades last year compared to North America with 3.9 million. This only shows that people will embrace changes if you provide them with a platform that can support that.”Paxful’s user-friendly features are driving this increase. For instance, users can access Paxful’s website via a “virtual kiosk link” that any person or website owner can use. The kiosk is basically Paxful’s affiliate program, allowing people to spread the word about Paxful while generating a 2% revenue from any amount bought.  The process is simple and straightforward. To buy Bitcoin on the platform, simply choose the amount of Bitcoin you want to buy, choose the currency you want the exchange rate to be in, select a payment method (there are dozens), choose a seller and click “Trade”. Follow the instructions for payment and click “Mark as paid”. Wait for the seller to release the Bitcoin.Paxful’s processes are very proactive in identifying and dealing with users with dodgy intentions and is totally committed to ensuring that anyone found guilty of malpractice on the platform is dealt with. Youseff in a recent chat said “Paxful is doing and always will do what is in the best interest of our responsible customers and will continue to implement best-in-class procedures despite any blowback from specific users and groups. We take these allegations very seriously and have a zero-tolerance policy for fraud and illicit activity of any kind on our platform.”One of the measures deployed by Paxful to secure transactions is an escrow service. Once a buyer finds a seller and the offer is accepted by the seller, the Bitcoin are automatically moved from the vendor’s wallet to escrow. At this point, the seller can’t cancel the trade. However, the buyer has a limited time frame to deliver the money to the seller and mark the payment as ‘complete. If the buyer fails to do that in the given time frame, the deal will be automatically cancelled and the Bitcoin will be returned to the seller’s wallet.  When both the buyer and the seller have verified that the transaction has been confirmed and all the terms have been met, the money will be released to the buyer’s wallet and the deal will be concluded. If at any point there will be a disagreement between the two parties, the process will move along to dispute. Paxful moderators will then investigate all the info, consider all the available details and finally make a decision to whom the bitcoins will be awarded. Having said that, in most cases transactions go through smoothly thanks to Paxful’s intense moderation that clamps down on potential scammers.As effective as these processes have generally proved, Paxful is still not satisfied. It continues to seek new ways to make them better. In April it announced that it has teamed up with Jumio, a digital identity and address verification company in order to improve Anti-Money Laundering (AML) procedures and implement Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements in the marketplace. Jumio’s AI-powered Trusted Identity Service and verification process, Paxful believes, will help minimize risk and ensure all users have submitted proper documentation.“We take compliance and security very seriously here at Paxful. We’re hoping that these and other upcoming changes will help our customers understand the importance of regulation and compliance when it comes to operating on a peer-to-peer finance marketplace,” said Lana Schwartzman, Chief Compliance Officer at PaxfulBeyond profit making, Paxful is also focused on giving back.  In 2018, Paxful launched the #BuiltwithBitcoin charitable initiative to demonstrate bitcoin’s ability to help people around the world. Paxful set a goal to build 100 schools, water wells, and community gardens for sustainable agriculture all across the continent of Africa and funded entirely by bitcoin donations. On July 18 2019 and in honor of the Nelson Mandela International Day, Paxful donated over 13,000 South African rands worth of bitcoin to the GROW with Educare Centre project as their first charitable contribution to South Africa.Projects like these demonstrate the usefulness of bitcoin as not only a currency but a successful vehicle for the development of remote regions around the world.Oche is an Abuja-based policy analyst

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Housemates And Africans Were Stunned By Dj BeeJordan Performance At #BBNaija Season 4 OPPO Surprise Party

Housemates in the ongoing BBNaija season four staged an epic fashion show as part of their runaway task on the 8th of August, 2019. In line with the theme, the “Pepper dem” gang ended the event with a talk-of-the-town party that kept the whole of Africa on their feet.

Over 6 weeks Africa Big brother lovers Saturdays is not complete without the Saturday party live and direct from the biggies house. Like so many twists that have occurred during this year Big brother Naija show, a party was staged on the 8th of August, 2019 as part of the task by OPPO Mobile one of the sponsors of the program.

Music is the food of the soul, and for one to be able to take a full dosage of the nutrients the heart needs. A DJ is a Nutritionist that helps to prepare the right nutrients (Music) needed to spice up the party. And the DJ that kept the whole of Africa and not the housemates on their toe for over an hour dancing to the music that he churned out is DJ BeeJordan.

If you missed the party and want to know how it all went down on the 8thof August 2019 kindly check the replies given by Nigerians to the party from the tweet below.

Dj BeeJordan changed the atmosphere, a lot of people have been complaining about the low energy of the housemates at the previous parties, but DJ BeeJordan energized the whole housemates, the gbedu was so good that the most boring housemates caught fire.

Dj BeeJordan stepped up his game and surprised the housemates by playing traditional music from the major ethnic group in Nigeria. Mercy, Enkay and Cindy could be seen vibing to the Ibo songs blasting from the wheels of Dj BeeJordan, while Seyi, Sirdee and other Yoruba housemates vibed to their traditional music which is the Wasiu consolidation which made them lose control and threw their home training to the wind on this faithful Thursday night.

Mike popularly referred to by his fans as Mikings added spice to the party with his hilarious moves that can rival a lot of cartoon characters’ dance move. Tacha, the characteristics girl, gave his signature social media ass moves to pepper viewers. Noticeably silent despite the “gbedu” coming out from DJ BeeJordan on his wheel is Mercy, as the dressed worn at the OPPO runaway fashion show disturbed her from showcasing her dance moves.

Drawing conclusions from the reaction of various viewers on social media, it’s safe to say that DJ BeeJordan did an excellent job on the well and made everyone stayed glued to their screen throughout the party. The housemates got disappointed when the party ended.

Dj BeeJordan is popularly known for his Disc Jockey skills; Dj BeeJordan performs at notable corporate and private events such as weddings, parties, ceremonies in Nigeria and across the globe.  Stay glued to @djbeejordan on all social media platforms.

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KloudTransact, future of E-Commerce, Launches in Nigeria

KloudTransact, a new on demand E-Commerce solution tech company has launched in Nigeria. In a bid to compete and overtake the current powerhouses such as Jumia, OLX and the rest; KloudTransact launches with distinct and more affordable features such as Auctions, e-wallet, e-scrow, mobile money and lots more. Looking to correct the shortcomings of his predecessors, CEO and Founder, Mr. Tony Ogugua emphasised on the affordability of his service. In line with wealth and job creation, He employed the youths to exploit this opportunity to grow their businesses at little or no cost. Entrepreneurs and mobile business owners can own their own online stores by clicking HERE

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Poco Lee, Xtacy, Kemen and more light up 2019 Nigerian Freestyle Football Championship Lagos Auditions

Music and Sports mixed beautifully over this past weekend as over 40 freestyle footballers participated at the 2019 edition of the African Freestyle Football Championship organised by Feet ‘n’ Tricks under the authority of World Freestyle Football Association commenced on a colourful note at Rowe Park on Saturday in Lagos. The audition was hosted by Street dance hotshot ‘Poco Lee’ with support from Xtacyand judged by three time Ghanaian Freestyle Football Champion ‘Joel Asare, Kemen (of Big Brother Fame) and Abass Suara. The rather intense auditions were punctuated by fun Zanku challenges spearheaded by Pocolee as well as performances by crowd favourites Raybekah and Brainee. John Benjamin emerged winner of the Lagos Regional Championship following a keenly-contested final with Larry Etuduvwun while Taiwo Oni finished third. Damilola Adeshina emerged the as the first female winner while Augustina Unamba and Mariam Olaobi came second and third position respectively. Super Falcons forward, Rasheedat Ajibade, who is the defending champions of the women’s event of the championships, will be aiming for her third straight title when the crème-de-la-crème gather in the final later on September 14th and 15th this year. The event also witnessed a colourful addition of Panna championship with 16 athletes locked in battles that saw Oscar Ifeanyi emerging as Regional Champion. For the endeavour, the top three in both the male and female categories when home with the sum of N100,000, N75,000 and N50,000 for first, second and third place position.

Feet ‘n’ Tricks Chairman, Valentine Ozigbo, expressed delight at the growing enthusiasm of youths to freestyle football stating it was getting bigger in terms of participation and awareness across the country.He also revealed that the Championships would be covered live across the Continent and beyond on multiple terrestrial and digital channels..The Lagos auditions mark the start of the four regional championships in Nigeria with Delta State, billed as the next port of call for the ball juggling extravaganza on Sunday June 30 at the Brownhill Event Centre, Warri. Owerri, the capital of Imo State, will then hold the penultimate regional championship on July 6 at Cubans Lounge before the series will climax in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja on July 13 at Central Park. The grand finale is scheduled for Lagos on September 14 and 15 with over 100 participants representing about 30 countries expected to participate. All the regional auditions will be hosted by Poco Lee while Joel Asare is confirmed as the lead judge for same.

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Poco Lee, Raybekah And More Confirmed For Nigerian Freestyle Football Championship Lagos Regional Auditions At Rowe Park

Freestyle Football and music lovers in Lagos will have cause to celebrate as the South-West regional edition of the Nigerian Freestyle Football Championship will hold at Rowe Park on Saturday, June 22,2019.

The audition will be hosted by viral street dance sensation ‘Poco Lee’ and will also feature appearances by ‘Raybekah’ and Brainee. The audience will also be treated to various side attractions specially curated by the Feet ‘n’ Tricks team.

The auditions were announced by Feet ‘n’ Tricks after its re-appointment as host of the 2019 edition of the African Freestyle Football Championship. The announcement comes on the heels of the successful hosting of the 2018 edition by Feet ‘n’ Tricks International.

The best male and female freestyle footballers at every regional audition will go home with NGN 100,000 each (One Hundred Thousand Naira each) while the second and third place winners will win NGN 75,000 (Seventy Five Thousand Naira) and N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira) respectively.

The championship began in 2017 and witnessed major growth in 2018 as it morphed into the African Freestyle Football Championship with the support of major Nigerian brands and a larger discovery and participation of freestyle footballers from across Africa.

Freestyle Football is described by the WFFA as “the art and sport of juggling a football using all parts of the body to entertain audiences and outperform opponents; a fusion of tricks with a ball, dance and music.”

Registration for this year’s tournament is currently open to both male and female freestylers of African descent who wish to attend, and can be done via the body’s website www.feetandtricks.com.

The Nigerian contestants will be shortlisted through four (4) Regional Championships that will be hosted in Abuja, Warri, Owerri and Abuja in June and July this year, at the following venues and dates – at Rowe Park Yaba, Lagos on June 22; Brownhill Event Centre, Warri, on June 30th; Cubana Lounge, Owerri on July 6th and at the Central Park, Abuja on July 13th.

The shortlisted participants who emerge from the qualifying rounds will contest at the finals which will hold on September 14th and 15th, 2019, at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos.

Chairman of Feet ‘n’ Tricks International, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, who spoke ahead of the event, said, “We are pleased about making progress in sustaining the drive to pave a new direction for freestyle football in Africa. We are also scouring the grassroots to discover potential talent. So far, we have been to National Stadium, various points in Yaba, Ajegunle, Obalende and Okokomaiko and will still visit other grass root points across Nigeria. Freestyle Football has so many developmental potentials which include job creation and recreation. ‘We will work on the continuous development of African freestyle talent and continually exploit all available resources to create more awareness for the sport.’ he added.

The Championship this year will be covered live by Startimes in 30 countries in Africa where they are present and also on their digital channels. There will also be a host of other media partners at the events.

Freestyle football is one of the fastest growing aspects of the soccer game worldwide.

More information about Freestyle Football opportunities and the 2019 schedule can be accessed via the organization’s website www.feetandtricks.com

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Brief: Tokunbo Adesiyan Poses The Question “Are Your Dreams Really Valid In Nigeria?”

For many like Oluwasegun Tokunbo Adesiyan, 27-year-old Singer/Songwriter is a perfect example of your dreams are still valid.  As a Baby who loved sound, to dancing and singing during school hours; Rebelliously determined, but Tokunbo whose stage name is Calm Lion has an undying will to succeed in the music industry.  With his quest for greener pastures, and from a very visionary and Bust up environment in Nigeria, Calm Lion relocated to the busy Streets of South Africa and returned to the recording Studios after his Dad was unable to come up with 3 million Naira for a recording studio.

 Sleepless Nights, and hard work, from Club Tours to Concerts, to some of the biggest Shows in some of the happening Cities in South Africa, Calm Lion has serenaded and thrilled his fans with a consistent hunger to pass a consistent message through his music.He has had affiliations and worked with some of the biggest names in the South African Entertainment and music scene including Moonchild Sanelly and renowned Comedian, Tolassmo, who has played a big role in his career. Also, with some of Nigeria’s superstars including a possible collaboration with Peruzzi.Tokunbo’s favorite philosophy is “  The world paved way for a man who knows where he is going “ and his favorite food is “ Rice And Beans“ , and is very in touch with his Nigerian roots.   Calm Lion has recently shared in an exclusive interview that he would like to be a Voice for Women, Children and is passionate about getting young people off the Streets.

 I think this is a music artiste to support, with constructive criticism and encouragement to help him get to the next Level.

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New Wave Act Dosh, Set To Drop A New Hit

Adeusi Oluwadahunsi, also known as Dosh is a music artiste. He hails from Ondo state, Nigeria. Dosh is a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba, Ondo state. He started his music career as a back up singer before he ventured into the hiphop/Afro genre of music. Dosh is passionate about music and is creative with his sounds and songs.

After the release of “LETTER TO DIANA”, the talented musician is more than ready to fill our ears with an amazing new music, titled WISH.Wish which was professionally mixed and mastered by bbl_alaafin is set to drop on the 11th of June 2019 and Dosh has promised it’s going to be a tune that would leave us glued to our music players.Stay expectant as Dosh comes to keep you glued to your speakers with this new wave of sound.IG- dosh_papiiTwitter-@AdeusiDahunsiFacebook-Dahunsi Dosh Adeusi 

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Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi

Here are Exclusive photos from the Michael Obasuyi hosted April 28th Worship & Praise Experience 4 (WAPE4) Gospel Event in Benin City.

Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi

The event was  a huge success, as there was diverse testimonies and breakthrough recorded after the concert were diverse gospel ministerted where featured, The event featured tens of A-List a Gospel Acts and Ministers with thousands of worshipers in attendance to Worship and Praise God.

Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi

Ministers, the likes of Eben, Freke Umoh, Onos Ariyo, Kaydee Numbere, Ccioma and Tim Godfrey rounded the program with announcement of his forth coming “Fearless Event”.

See more photos below;

Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi
Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi
Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi
Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi
Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi
Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi
Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi
Photos from the Worship & Praise Experience 4 hosted by Michael Obasuyi
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My experience as a female Over The years DJ – Znow

DJ Znow  is one famous female DJ in the country who has gone through the hard knocks of life to attain recognition in the entertainment industry. The soft-spoken lady who is like ‘girl next door’ speaks on how her doggedness which landed her on her dream job. Znow who was mentored by legendary Jimmy Jatt  also speaks about the frustration she faced while striving to actualize her dream of becoming a professional DJ among other issues… When did you begin your career as a DJ? I did not know I was going to become a DJ. I actually had my interest in music. But it was difficult for me to define what I wanted to earn a living on.   The journey  started when I was 16. Then I used to attend events and parties where I met and interacted with people who were into showbiz. The first person I came in contact with was Sound Sultan who advised me to concentrate on education then. But I didn’t listen to him as I kept pushing and talking to friends until I ran into Davido. He eventually invited me to his house then for auditioning thats before ecool started wroking with him. I told him that I wanted a dancing job, and he asked me to dance right there without any music playing. Fascinated by my dances steps,  he introduced me to a popular Lagos dance group. But I could not live up to their expectations because of my age. Not discouraged, I kept calling to remind them that I was still interested in dancing. While pursuing a Diploma programme in Law, at Lagos State University, LASU, one day I got involved in a street party somewhere around   Ojo area of Lagos and a popular DJ then saw me and admired my unhoned craft. I was moved by his action as I wondered why I wouldn’t become a DJ in future. That’s how it all started. From then on, I kept talking to everyone I knew, expressing my interest in becoming a professional DJ. This continued until I met DJ Jimmy Jatt who agreed to mentor me after a series of turn-downs. And how long have you been in this business?  I have been in the business for about four years now, and it is like any other job to me. I take it seriously.   Jimmy Jatt told me, “Don’t see yourself as a female DJ in the male dominated world but always see yourself as a regular person who wants to succeed.” How do people see   you as a female DJ? I have gotten different impressions from people. Some get excited seeing me handle their parties while some are disgusted when my name is mentioned. To them, a lady DJ would not give them what they wanted. Some would look down on me because they have this notion that a female DJ cannot be good. But I tell you, we have a whole lot of successful female DJs today doing the womenfolk proud. Above all, a lot of people do appreciate me and say that it is inspiring to see a female DJ performing so well.How lucrative is the DJ business?  It’s like every other business in the entertainment industry. It is not something that comes every day or every week but when it comes, it comes good. The money is okay but I can’t mention anything now except when you are ready for business. For us as professional DJs, it works in a different ways. Sometimes, clients can call and appreciate you on a good day for a job you did before. Sometimes, you can make do with music mixes that put food on the table. Usually, I do free music mix for friends except when business is involved.  How many Artiste have you worked with and events have you featured in? i have worked with Davido, Zlatan, Tiwa Savage, Dbanj, with some new kids in the block likes of Rema, Soft just a few to mention I have featured in almost all the big events you can mention. AY’s live showBasketmouth’s UncensoredSnappLaunch eventMTN Project FameAirtel Music Star, Globacom event, so many that I can’t remember now. As you know, Jimmy Jatt is my mentor and I have done a lot of things with him. I have been able to master how to handle events of all kinds and that gave me the leverage to do my own thing. Funny enough, I was a professional DJ before I met Jimmy. But he built me up as a brand in the industry. It wasn’t easy in the first place, but my persistence and stubbornness made him to accept me. DJ is one job I have passion for and love doing  How do you select your music in parties?  Most of the time, I do not select music before embarking on any party event.   I just get to where I am to perform, look at the crowd and select music that suits the audience. This is the important aspect of the job. I have to study and understand the crowd, know whether they are party goers or just everyday people and select music that meets their expectations. This helps because when there is a special request, I do not disappoint.  Is DJ Znow married?  I am still young and single. I am not planning to marry for now. I am chasing money and of course, you know it is important to settle my bills.   What advice do you have for your young admirers?  Be yourself and be sure of what you want to do. It is when you are not sure of whom you are and what you actually want to do with your life that you can easily get distracted. Go for your passion and channel all your energies to it. You can’t ask God to help you while you do nothing to help yourself. Be focused, be dedicated. With perseverance you will succeed.