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Event: West Africa Project Fame – Season 8 auditions kick of in Abuja, Port Harcourt

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Its yet another opportunity for budding music acts who will love to follow in the footsteps of Iyanya, Praiz, Mike, Chidinma, Monica, Ayoola, Olawale to win the MTN West Africa Project Fame. The hunt for superstars has began again as live auditions for the season eight of West Africa’s biggest music talent hunt competition will be coming to a location near you.

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For this weekend, Saturday, June 20, the Bolingo Hotel, Abuja and Vointel Hotel, Port Harcourt will play host to the wannabe music stars as they slug it out for the right to perform in Project Fame. According to the organisers, interested participants are to dial 5900 on their MTN lines, listen to the voice prompt, follow the instruction and they will be given a unique PIN number.
You can also record your songs and submit it via the Interactive Voice recording Platform. The West Africa Project Fame train will move to Ibadan and Accra, Ghana on Saturday, June 27 while Lagos will be the next location for contestants on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, 4. The overall winner in MTN Project will walk away with a brand new SUV, a recording contract worth millions of Naira and N5million in cash while the 1st Runner up will get a saloon car and N3million in cash. The 2nd runner up will not go home empty handed as he will drive away a brand new saloon car along with N1million while the 3rd runner up is made a Millionaire

 

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SEE FULL LIST: Wale Ojo, Layi Wasabi win big as ‘Breath of Life’ shines at 2024 AMVCA

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Wale Ojo, Kehinde Bankole, Layi Wasabi, and Demola Adedoyin were among the winners at the 2024 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA).

The annual event, which recognises outstanding performances in television, film, and entertainment took place on Saturday night at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos.

Bankole defeated Funke Akindele and Ireti Doyle to clinch the ‘Best Lead Actress’ category.

Ojo won the ‘Best Lead Actor’ category while Demola snagged the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ award for their roles in ‘Breath of Life’ respectively.

The award ceremony featured captivating performances from music stars such as Adekunle Gold, Chike, Seyi Sodimu, and Shaffy Bello.

‘Breath of Life’ was the biggest winner of the night, clinching six categories — including ‘Best Lead Actor’, ‘Best Supporting Actor’, ‘Best Supporting Actress’, ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Sound Design’ and ‘Best Movie’.

Below is the list of winners at the AMVCA 2024:

Best Digital Content

National Treasure – Adebola Adeyela (Lizzy Jay)
Medical Negligence – Isaac Ayomide Olayiwola (Layi Wasabi)
Copyright Infringement – Isaac Ayomide Olayiwola (Layi Wasabi) — WINNER
Hello Neighbour – Elozonam Ogbolu, Lina Idoko and Jemima Osunde
The Boyfriend – Maryam Apaokagi-Greene
Best Indigenous Language Film (West Africa)

Mami Wata (CJ Fiery Obasi)
Jagun Jagun (Femi Adebayo) — WINNER
Ijogbon (Kunle Afolayan)
Orisa (Odunlade Adekola)
Nana Akoto (Kwabena Gyansah)
Best Indigenous Language (East Africa)

Where The River Divides
Ormoilaa Ogol (The Strong One) — WINNER
Wandongwa
Nakupenda
Itifaki
Best Indigenous Language (South Africa)

Service To Heart
Uncle Limbani
Motshameko O Kotsi — WINNER
Best Multichoice Talent Factory Movie

Grown
Her Dark Past — WINNER
Somewhere in Kole
Full-Time Husband
The 11th Commandment
Mfumukazi
Best Scripted M-Net Original

Slum King — WINNER
Half Open Window
Itura
The Passenger
Magic Room
Best Unscripted M-Net Original

What Will People Say
The Irabors’ Forever After
Nwuyee Bekee (Foreign Wives) — WINNER
Date My Family Zambia
Royal Qlique (Season 2)
Best Indigenous M-Net Original

The Passenger
Nana Akoto
Apo
Irora Iya — WINNER
Love Transfusion (Kiapo Cha Damu)
Best Short Film

T’egbon T’aburo
Broken Mask — WINNER
Eighteenth Year
Man and Masquerades
A Place Called Forward
Best Supporting Actor

Alexx Ekubo (Afamefuna)
Demola Adedoyin (Breath of Life) — WINNER
Itele d Icon (Jagun Jagun: The Warrior)
Gregory Ojefua (This is Life)
Timini Egbuson (A Tribe Called Judah)
Levi Chikere (Blood Vessel)
Ropo Ewenla (Over the Bridge)
Best Supporting Actress

Joke Silva (Over the Bridge)
Fathia Williams (Jagun Jagun – The Warrior)
Bimbo Akintola (The Black Book)
Genoveva Umeh (Breath of Life) — WINNER
Eliane Umuhire (Omen)
Tana Adelana (Ijogbon – Chaos)
Ejiro Onojaife (The Origin: Madam Koi Koi)
Best Lead Actor

Wale Ojo (Breath of Life) — WINNER ‎
Stan Nze (Afamefuna)
Marc Zinga (Omen)
Gideon Okeke (Egun)
David Ezekiel (Blood Vessel)
Richard Mofe Damijo (The Black Book)
Adedimeji Lateef (Jagun Jagun – The Warrior)
Gabriel Afolayan (This is Lagos)
Best Lead Actress

Segilola Ogidan (Over the Bridge)
Lucie Debay (Omen)
Omowunmi Dada (Asiri Ade)
Ireti Doyle (The Origin: Madam Koi Koi)
Adaobi L. Dibor (Blood Vessel)
Evelyne Ily (Mami Wata)
Kehinde Bankole (Adire) — WINNER
Funke Akindele (A Tribe Called Judah)
Best Cinematography

MAMI WATA (Lílis Soares)
Blood Vessel (Gideon Chukwu)
Over The Bridge (KC Obiajulu) — WINNER
Breath of Life (Ola Cardoso)
Jagun Jagun – The Warrior (Adeoluwa Owu)
Ijogbon – Chaos (Adekunle Nodash Adejuyigbe)
Omen (Joachim Philippe)
Best Editing

Chuka Ejorh And Onyekachi Banjo (Over The Bridge)
Holmes Awa (Breath of Life)
Alex Kamau And Victor Obok (Volume)
Dayo Nathaniel (Ogeere – Earth)
Antonio Ribeiro (The Black Book) — WINNER
Nathan Delannoy (Mami Wata)
Best Sound Design

Ava Momoh (Over the Bridge)
Daniel Pellerin and Amin Bhatia (Kipkemboi)
Grey Jones Ossai (Breathe of Life) — WINNER
Grey Jones Ossai (Blood Vessel)
Samy Bardet (Mami Wata)
Best Art Direction

Blood Vessel (Victor Akpan)
Over The Bridge (Abisola Omolade) — WINNER
Breath of Life (Okechukwu Frost Nwankwo, Kelechi Odu)
The Black Book (Pat Nebo and Chima Temple)
Jagun Jagun: The Warrior (Tunji Afolayan)
Mami Wata (C.J Fiery Obasi)
Omen (Eve Martin)
Best Costume Design

Demola Adeyemi (Over The Bridge)
Bolanle Austin Peters, Ituen Basi, Folake Coker and Clement Effanga (Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti)
Lola Awe (Jagun Jagun: The Warrior) — WINNER
Bunmi Demilola Fashina (Mami Wata)
Daniel Obasi (Breath of Life)
Best Makeup

Francesca Otaigbe (Over the Bridge)
Campbell Precious (Mami Wata) — WINNER
Hadizat Gambo (Mojisola)
Hakeem Onilogbo (Jagun Jagun – The Warrior)
Feyisayo Oyebisi (A Tribe Called Judah)
Best Writing TV Series

Skinny Girl in Transit (Season 7)
Wura (Season 2)
Visa on Arrival
MTV Shuga Naija
Volume — WINNER
Masquerades of Aniedo
Slum King
Best Writing in a Movie

Breath of Life (BB Sasore)
Over The Bridge (Tosin Otudeko)
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (Tunde Babalola) — WINNER
Jagun Jagun: The Warrior (Adebayo Tijani)
Afamefuna (Anyanwu Sandra Adaora)
A Tribe Called Judah (Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele, Collins Okoh and Akinlabi Ishola)
Mami Wata (CJ Fiery Obasi)
Best Documentary

Ormoilaa Ogol (The Strong One)
Lobola, A Bride’s True Price? — WINNER
Empalikino (Forgiveness)
The Water Manifesto: Osun (Water for Gold)
Sowing Hope

Best Scripted Series

Volume
Wura (Season 2) — WINNER
Slum King
Itura
Chronicles
Best Unscripted Series

Lol Naija (Season 1)
Nightlife In Lasgidi
The Real Housewives Of Lagos (Season 2)
Gh Queens (Season 2) — WINNER
Mutale Mwanza Unscripted (Season 1)
Best Director

Moses Inwang (Blood Vessel)
Adebayo Tijani And Tope Adebayo (Jagun Jagun – The Warrior)
Bb Sasore (Breath of Life) — WINNER
Johnscott Enah (Half Heaven)
C.J Fiery Obasi (MAMI WATA)
Kayode Kasum (Afamefuna)
Tolu Ajayi (Over The Bridge)
Best Movie

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti
Breath of Life — WINNER
Over The Bridge
Blood Vessel
A Tribe Called Judah
The Black Book
MAMI WATA
Trailblazer of the Year

Chimezie Imo
Industry Merit

Idowu Philips (Iya Rainbow)
Richard Mofe Damijo

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4 types of heels chubby girls can rock effortlessly

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If you’re a curvy queen looking to elevate your style with high heels, you’re in luck! With the right pair of heels, you can rock any look effortlessly while embracing your curves.

Here are four types of high heels that are perfect for heavy girls:

1. Platform heels

Platform heels are a curvy girl’s best friend. These heels feature a thick sole that provides extra support and stability, making them comfortable to wear for extended periods.

Platform heels also help distribute your weight more evenly, reducing strain on your feet and ankles. Whether you opt for sky-high stilettos or chunky platforms, these heels add height and glamour to any outfit without sacrificing comfort.

2. Block heels

Block heels are both stylish and practical, making them a versatile choice for heavy girls. With a sturdy, block-shaped heel, these shoes offer excellent support and balance, making them easier to walk in than traditional stilettos.

Block heels come in various heights and styles, from ankle straps to peep toes, allowing you to find the perfect pair that suits your personal style.

Plus, they provide added stability, making them ideal for curvy queens who want to strut their stuff with confidence.

3. Wedge heels

Wedge heels are a curvy girl’s secret weapon for adding height and lengthening the legs without sacrificing comfort.

Unlike traditional heels, which concentrate pressure on the balls of the feet, wedge heels provide more surface area for support, making them easier to walk in for extended periods.

Whether you opt for espadrille wedges for a casual daytime look or sleek, patent leather wedges for a night out, these heels are a must-have staple for any curvy fashionista.

4. Low heel sandals

Who says you need sky-high heels to make a statement? Low heel sandals offer a chic and comfortable alternative for heavy girls who want to strut their stuff without sacrificing comfort.

With a modest heel height, these sandals provide just the right amount of elevation while keeping your feet happy all day long.

Whether you prefer strappy sandals for a boho-inspired look or slide sandals for effortless summer style, low heel sandals are a wardrobe essential for curvy queens everywhere.

In conclusion, high heels are not just reserved for one body type. With the right pair of heels, heavy girls can rock any look effortlessly while embracing their curves.

Whether you prefer platform heels, block heels, wedge heels, or low heel sandals, there’s a style out there to suit every taste and occasion. So go ahead, strut your stuff with confidence, and show the world that curvy queens can slay in heels too!

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AY, Seyi Law, MC Lively attend dedication of Ali Baba’s triplets (Photos) 

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AY Makun, Seyi Law, and MC Lively are among the entertainment industry personalities who attended the child dedication ceremony of Atunyota Akpobome, ace comedian better known as Ali Baba.

The dedication event was held on Sunday in Lagos. It united Ali Baba’s friends, family, and professional acquaintances.

The dedication began with a church service at the RCCG Christ The Lord Central Parish in Lekki.

A reception followed at the event centre Jewel by Aeida along Hakeem Dickson Street in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

Among others who dined and celebrated with the new father of three are Chigul, Bunmi Davis, Ajebo Comedian, and Adebola Williams.

Ali Baba and his wife Mary Akpobome had announced the birth of their triplet on April 1.

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Bodex F. Hungbo, SPMIIM is a multiple award-winning Nigerian Digital Media Practitioner, Digital Strategist, PR consultant, Brand and Event Expert, Tv Presenter, Tier-A Blogger/Influencer, and a top cobbler in Nigeria.

She has widespread experiences across different professions and skills, which includes experiences in; Marketing, Media, Broadcasting, Brand and Event Management, Administration and Management with prior stints at MTN, NAPIMS-NNPC, GLOBAL FLEET OIL AND GAS, LTV, Silverbird and a host of others

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