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Cross Rivers Govt Honours Fidelis Duker with Special Recognition Award

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A former President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria, Fidelis Duker, has added another feather to his meritorious cap as he was recently honoured with a special recognition award in film and broadcasting by the Cross River State Government for his contribution to the growth and development of talents and businesses within the South-South region.

The prestigious event, which was held in Calabar, the Cross Rivers State capital, also saw the recognition of other dignities such as the Governor of Cross Rivers State, Mr. Ben Ayade, who was crowned with the Man of The Year award.

Beaming with smiles, the prolific filmmaker, who doubles as the Managing Director/CEO of FAD Radio, Calabar as well as a Project Director at Nutritious Food Fair, received his award in company of his beautiful and amiable wife, Temitope Duker, amidst cheers and applause.

Fidelis Duker, who is a seasoned Nollywood practitioner, and has had stints with the Actors Guide of Nigeria and Channels TV, is reputed to have discovered many actresses and actors who can hold their own in their diverse areas of the make-believe profession

 

Also the CEO of biggest film festival in West Africa, Abuja International Film Festival, a yearly event, Duker is blessed with a wonderful family

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Troll Lashes Out at Regina Daniels Mum for Sharing Photo in Bum Shorts

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A troll has attacked Rita Daniels, the mother of Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels for sharing her bum photo on social media.

Rita who is currently under the care of her billionaire 60-year-old son-in-law took to Instagram to share a photo of herself looking like a 16-year-old teenager.

She captioned the photo ”The day you plant the seed is not the day you will eat the fruit.”

While the multitudes are showering Regina Daniel’s mother all the love in this world, an Instagram user lambasted Rita for giving out her daughter to an old man for the benefits attached.

He wrote “That’s why you seed your little daughter into the life of 70 plus old man so that you will be eating fruits, some of your mates are living happily with their husbands, you’re here wearing bomshort on IG, sugar mummy.”

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Burna Boy Nominated Again for Grammy Awards

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Burna Boy’s latest album ‘Twice As Tall’ has gotten him a second shot at winning a Grammy.

The talented singer, on Monday, bagged a World Music Album nomination alongside Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar, and Tianariwen.

Antibalas is an American afrobeat band modelled after Fela Kuti’s Africa 70 band while Bebel Gilberto is a popular Brazilian-American singer.

Anoushka Shankar is a British Indian sitar player and composer while Tianariwen is a group of northern Malian singers.

In October, the Recording Academy announced the renaming of the ‘Best World Music Album’ to ‘Best Global Music Album.’

Burna Boy, 29, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award after being nominated in the best world music album category in January 2020. Beninese music legend, Angelique Kidjo, won the award.

‘Twice As Tall’ which is Burna Boy’s fifth album was released in August. Burna Boy, his mum cum manager, Bosede Ogulu, and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, were the executive producers.

The album was produced by Telz, P2J, Timbaland, Leriq, Rexxie, Skread, Andre Harris, Jae5, Mike Dean, and many more.

It also featured guest appearances from Naughty by Nature, the Kenyan band Sauti Sol, Senegal’s musical titan, Youssou N’Dour, and Chris Martin of Coldplay.

Should Burna Boy win, he will become Nigeria’s second Grammy winner after Sikiru Adepoju.

In a related development, Nigerian singer, Mr Eazi, has just won an Urban Music Album award at the Latin Grammy for his feature on Colombian reggaeton singer, J Balvin’s fifth and his sixth overall album.

Mr Eazi was featured on track nine, ‘Arcoiris’ on ‘Colores.’

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards will hold on January 31, 2021, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The award will recognise the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year, running from September 1, 2019, to August 31, 2020.

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My Boyfriend Left Me Because I Messed Up – DJ Cuppy

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DJ Cuppy has revealed that she messed up her relationship with her ex-boyfriend and talent manager, Asa Asika.

Asa and DJ Cuppy who is the daughter of billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, used to be an item a few years ago until they both went their separate ways.

DJ Cuppy had a Twitter question and answer session with her fans on Friday, November 20.

One of her fans asked

”@cuppymusic What’s your ex-boyfriend’s name and why did you break up? #AskCuppyAnything,”

Responding, DJ Cuppy wrote: “His name is @AsaAsika and I messed it up.”

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