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BBNaija: Why Michael Needed To Forgive Me – Whitemoney

Big Brother Naija, season six finalist, Whitemoney, has today revealed the reason he begged for forgiveness from Michael during the Saturday night party. The Saturday Night party codenamed “Champions party” brought together including the evicted housemates alongside the six finalists waiting in the big brother house. Whitemoney said he asked Michael to forgive him following the controversy with Jackie B, while talking to Pere. According to the star boy, though he doesn’t remember offending Michael in any way, but needed to apologize to him for fear of the unknown outside the Big brother house after the show.

Actress Joke Silva Celebrates 40 Years In Nollywood

Veteran actress, Joke Silva, penned an emotional note to herself as she is celebrating four decades in the Nigerian film industry as well as her 60th birthday on Wednesday. She took to her verified Instagram page to recount her past experiences and people she had lost in the last ten years. “Numbers are very important to me, so this year as I turn 60, I also mark 40 years in the industry I love.” “Ten years ago today on my 50th birthday, we had our renewal of vows in Freedom Park on Lagos Island,” the actress wrote. “Pastor Tony Rapu remarried us. Sir J and I. Six pastors were also part of the team that officiated. In the congregation was my Mum Dr (Mrs) Abimbola Silva. She had taken wine and white Ankara as aso ebi for the family. “My aunties Mrs. Gbemi Rosiji, Aunty Olga Miller, Aunty Fracesca Emmanuel were all there. All of them are in their 80s. All of them are now on the other side of eternity. My almost twin sister Bisi was also there.

Burna Boy, Prince Harry and Meghan, Others For Global Citizen Live Event

Nigerian musicians Burna Boy, Davido, Femi Kuti, Tiwa Savage and Made Kuti are set to perform at the Global Citizen Live Event scheduled for Saturday 25th, September 2021. Global Citizen is an international advocacy organization concerned with involving governments, organizations, and philanthropists to aid in tackling socioeconomic issues.

Sarah Dash, Labelle Singer Is Dead

Sarah Dash, the singer and co-founder of the all-female singing group Labelle, best recognised for their 1974 hit "Lady Marmalade," died Monday at the age of 76. Dash's bandmate Patti LaBelle made the news of her longtime friend's death public on social media. "We were just on stage together on Saturday and it was such a powerful and special moment!" LaBelle said on Twitter. "Sarah Dash was an awesomely talented, beautiful, and loving soul who blessed my life and the lives of so many others in more ways than I can say. And I could always count on her to have my back! That's who Sarah was ... a loyal friend and a voice for those who didn't have one."

R. Kelly Found Guilty Of Sex Trafficking, Racketeering

Embattled singer, Robert Kelly, popularly known as "R.Kelly" has been convicted of leading a decade-long sex crime ring, after a New York jury found him guilty on all nine charges including racketeering. The R&B singer faces 10 years to life in prison for sexually abusing women, girls and boys as well as violating the Mann Act, which prohibits the transporting of "any woman or girl" across state lines for any "immoral pupose".

EbonyLife Partners Sony Pictures To Set Up African Writers Initiative

Nigeria’s premium media conglomerate, EbonyLife media has partnered with Sony Pictures Television to set up an initiative for African writers. The initiative named “Alo” is translated from the Yoruba language, meaning “Once upon a time” will provide a platform for African writers to submit the stories and television scripts. Speaking on the initiative, EbonyLife CEO, Mo Abudu disclosed that submissions for scripts and stories will be open between September 24 and November 5, 2021, noting that the submissions will pass through an extensive screening by executives of EbonyLife and Sony Pictures.

Netflix, Apple TV Win Awards At 2021 Emmys

Netflix scored its biggest win on Sunday, winning an Emmy award for Best Drama for “The Crown”, and Apple TV joining the elite streaming services with its first win as ‘Ted Lasso’ bagged 7 awards. Comedian Cedric the Entertainer hosted the Emmys which celebrated wins across categories including Best Drama, limited, comedy, and reality among others between 2020 and 2021 TV season. Netflix streaming service bagged 44 award for shows like “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Crown”, while HBO Network followed Netflix with 19 awards for shows including “Mare of Easttown” and “Hacks”.

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