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October 15, 20191360


Ex-Big Brother House Mate, Natacha Ibinabo Akide, better known as Tacha, is ramping up activities as her brands take off.
Since being removed from the Big Brother show in the last edition, the fair skin beau has refused to allow that disappointment weigh her down as she continues to push to make the best out of the promising show which ended on a sour note.
Removed from the Big Brother House for engaging in verbal abuse with her fellow house mate, the young Akide has opened her online store, enjoying huge support.
Within days of opening the store’s account on instagram,  The Everything Tacha Online Store as she named it has received over 108k followers.
Tacha whose fans are called the Titans, which in itself is being copied by all and sundry as a mark of distinction, has displayed many wares such as wrist watches, beard kits, pink lip kits, eye lashes among others, to take off her adventurous online store.
Tacha, whose personal instagram account called Simply_Tacha is verified, enjoys a whopping 855k followers and counting.
The lady who is referred to as Port Harcourt First Daughter has premium interviews lined up for her as she forages into the entertainment world.
She has also been courted for acting roles, something she might likely delve into soon.


October 3, 2019230

The Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Daily Asset Newspaper, Catherine Agbo has emerged one of the 16 finalists for entrepreneurial reality TV show, The Next Titan Season 6.

Agbo, a former Editor with Leadership newspaper and one time Treasurer of the Abuja branch of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) would compete with the other finalists for a grand prize of N7million and a brand new Ford car.

The Next Titan is Nigeria’s premier reality TV show which focuses on harnessing the entrepreneurial ideas of young Nigerians and providing them seed funds to turn their ideas to businesses and grow existing businesses.

The theme for this year is “Impossible is Possible.” After regional auditions in Abuja, Port Harcourt, Enugu and Lagos, 50 participants were selected for the boot camp which held in Lagos, last weekend. At the end of the boot camp, 16 finalists who will live together for 10 weeks in the same house, and battle one another over 10 tough business tasks emerged and were unveiled at a colourful ceremony held at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos, on Sunday.

The 16 candidates who have already been camped in the Titan House will be gradually eliminated until one winner remains.

Over the 10 week period, they would be required to, among other things, prove to be real street smarts, and also prove their entrepreneurial acumen through various businesses challenges on the 10-week show.

According to the organisers, the reality TV show which is in its sixth season, gives an opportunity to young talented Nigerians who have great and innovative business ideas to compete against one another in real-life entrepreneurial challenges in a bid to win the ultimate price to enable them start their new business or to support existing business.

Heritage Bank is the head sponsor for the show, which has boardroom gurus such as Tonye Cole, Sahara Energy Chairman, Chris Parkes, Chairman of CPMS, Lilian Osubi, Chief Executive Officer of EFG Hermes Nigeria a leading brokerage firm among others, as judges.

Speaking at the unveiling ceremony, the executive producer, The Next Titan, and Managing Director, Bravopoints International Limited, Mide Kunle-Akinlaja, said the programme was borne out of the need to support entrepreneurs so that they can contribute positively to the economic development of the country, particularly through job creation. (Daily Times).



October 3, 201930

Controversial Ghanaian, Shatta Bandle, whose occupation remains shrouded in secrecy has allegedly acquired a new car for his bouncer worth 45,000 million US Dollars.

The young rich, brief and funny talking Ghanaian received the car after a successful shipment from the US.

He said of the car that came with the US plate number, “I guess you people miss my bouncer, well I didn’t sack him from work, I sent him to the gym to do more training to bounce my enemies.

“I just bought him a new car for bouncing my enemies better. @shatta_bandles_bouncer Nothing but joy. Your money your power”, he bragged.

He’s often comparing himself to African richest man, Aliko Dangote implying that he’s richer than anyone else in the continent, a claim he’s often laughed at.



September 26, 2019120

Child of British-Nigerian singer, Sade Adu, Izaak, has completed the transition from female to male following the success of a phalloplasty (a plastic surgery to construct a penis).

In an emotional message on his Instagram handle on Thursday, Izaak, who is the only child of the soulful singer from her former relationship with reggae music producer, Bob Morgan, expressed gratitude to Adu for sticking by him throughout the process.

He shared a picture of himself hugging his mom upon his return home after the successful surgery.

Alongside the picture, he wrote. “It’s been a long, hard road but we did it. We are coming home.

“Thank you for staying by my side these past six months Mumma. Thank you for fighting with me to complete the man I am.

“Thank you for your encouragement when things are hard, for the love you give me. The purest heart. I love you so much.”

In 2016, Izaak came out as transgender to coincide with National Coming Out Day.(SR)


September 26, 2019160

A sad news has just hit the music industry as veteran singer, Mad Melon passes away.

Mad Melon was a co-member of music group, Danfo Drivers, group that is famous for their music exploits in the early 2000s.


The news of Mad Melon’s death struck this morning and this has kept the industry in a really cold mood already. The details of the veteran’s singer’s death is yet to be communicated.


Another veteran singer, Daddy Showkey has taken to his Instagram page to express his sadness over Mad Melon’s death and wants the industry to pray that he rests well in God’s bossom.

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