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Davido wins big at 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards

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Nigerian pop artiste, Davido, won big at the just concluded Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs).
The DMW boss edged out his Nigerian/African counterparts including Wizkid, Too Fan, Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C, Olamide and Tiwa Savage to take home the prestigious “African artiste of the Year” award.
Nigerian singer, Runtown, won the same award in 2017.
The new win adds to Davido’s inventory of awards.
At home, the superstar singer leads this year’s Headies Awards nominees list with the highest number of nods – six (6), with two of his hit singles (IF and FIA) competing in the same category “Best pop single”.
Prolific Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie, took home “Hiplife/Hip-hop Artiste of the Year” and “Best rapper of the year” respectively while veteran Ghanaian singer, Naa Amanua Dodoo, was honoured with the “Lifetime achievement Award”
The event was held at the International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana.
See full list of winners below:
Highlife Song Of the Year
Dream – Kumi Guitar
Bronya – Wutah
Odo – KiDi – WINNER
Angela – Kuami Eugene
Over – R2bees
Hustle – Ebony
Gospel Song Of The Year
Bo Noo Ni – Joe Mettle ft Loigi Maclean – WINNER
Boot 4 Boot- Joyce Blessing
Obi Nyanime – Patience Nyarko
Efatawo – Nacee
Adom – Gifty Osei
Jehovah – Ceccy Twum
Hiplife Song of the Year
Total Cheat – Fancy Gadam ft Sarkodie – WINNER
Boys Boys – Nacee F. Guru
Obi Agyi Obi Girl – Captain Planet ft Kofi Kinataa
Ayoo – Shatta Wale
One Corner – Patapaa
Hip-Hop Song Of The Year
State Of The Art – Teephlow
Light It Up – Sarkodie
Grind Day (Remix) – Kwesi Arthur ft Sarkodie & Medikal – WINNER
Pen and Paper – Kojo-Cue & Shaker
Dear God – B4Bonah
Reggae/Dancehall Song Of The Year
Until The Dawn – Efya
My Own – Samini – WINNER
My Name – Stonebwoy
Faya Burn Dem – Article Wan
Rewind – Mzvee
Dem Confuse – Shatta Wale
Afro Pop Song Of The Year
Makoma – Adina
Oh Yeah – King Promise
Say You Love Me -KiDi
Sing My Name -MzVee
Jennifer Lomotey – Kurl Songz
Sponsor – Ebony – WINNER
My Baby – Magnom
Come From Afar – Stonebwoy
Gospel Artiste Of The Year
Joyce Blessing
Patience Nyarko
Joe Mettle – WINNER
Celestine Donkor
Nacee
Gifty Osei
HighLife Artiste Of The Year
Wutah
Kidi
Kuami Eugene – WINNER
Becca
Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Of The Year
Shatta Wale
Ebony
Stonebwoy – WINNER
Mzvee
Songwriter Of The Year
Kumi Guitar: Dream – Kumi Guitar
Joe Mettle: Bo Noo Ni – Joe Mettle
Bullet: Maame Hw3 – Ebony – WINNER
Kofi Kinaata: Last Show – Willis Beatz
Samini: My Own – Samini
Stonebwoy: My Name – Stonebwoy
Best Music Video Of The Year
Dream – Kumi Guitar – Abass
Selfish – King Promise – Vertex
My Girl – B4Bonah – David Nicol Sey
Wedding Car – Opanka – Bra Shizzle
Obi Agyi Obi Girl – Captain Planet – Gyo-Phamous Filmz – WINNER
Pen & Paper – Kojo Cue & Shaker – E Kumodzi
Record Of The Year
Dream – Kumi Guitar
My Own – Samini
Glory – Sarkodie
State Of The Art – Teephlow – WINNER
Hiplife/Hip-hop Artiste of the Year
Ponobiom
R2bees
Captain Planet
Kwesi Arthur
Sarkodie – WINNER
VVIP
Best Male Vocal Performance
Joe Mettle – Bo No Nii – WINNER
King Promise – Selfish
Kidi – Odo
Kuami Eugene – Angela
Mugeez – Over
Samini – My Own
Best Female Vocal Performance
Adina – Makoma – WINNER
Nana Yaa – Don’t Leave Me Alone
Efya – Love
Mzvee – Bright Lights
Becca – Summuy3
Best Group of the Year
VVIP
R2bees
Wutah – WINNER
Best Rapper of the Year
Eno Barony – Fear No Man
Teflon – Phlowducation
Sarkodie – Light It Up – WINNER
Shaker – Pen and Paper
Ko-jo Cue – Pen and Paper
Strongman – Transformer
Best Collaboration of the Year
Bo Noo Ni – Joe Mettle Ft Luigi Maclean
Sing My Name Remix— Mzvee Ft Patoranking
Jennifer Lomotey— Kurl Songs ft Sarkodie
Pain Killer— Sarkodie ft Runtown
Taking Over— Shatta Wale Ft S.M Militants – WINNER
Obi Agye Obi Girl— Captain Planet ft Kofi Kinata
Na Wash— Becca ft Patoranking
African Artiste of the Year
Davido – WINNER
Wizkid
Too Fan
Cassper Nyovest
Nasty C
Tiwa Savage
Olamide
Best New Artiste of the Year
King Promise
Kurl Songz
Kidi
Kuami Eugene – WINNER
Magnom
Kwes

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I worked hard for my UNILAG certificate – Odunlade Adekola

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Popular actor, Odunlade Adekola, has addressed reports stating he was an absentee and bought certificate while studying at University of Lagos.
Speaking with Punch on why he went back to school and his experience, the actor stated that he had to humble himself to learn despite his celebrity status.
According to him, contrary to reports, he participated in lectures, assignments and did not buy his certificate.
“Being in school was a really thrilling experience for me. I was humbled in the sense that I had to attend classes, do assignments, sit for exams and carry out other academic activities”, he said.
“I had a good relationship with all the lecturers that taught me and the students too. There was nothing like celebrity status.
“As long as we were in the classroom together, we were all one in our quest for knowledge. One should never get tired of seeking knowledge because the world is dynamic and ever-changing,” he said.
“I attended classes regularly and I did everything I was required to do. My course mates can testify. I was not a stranger to any of my course mates because I usually attended classes.

“I was the one who made the decision to go to school. I knew what it entailed and I was ready to adhere to the rules. I can tell you that I worked hard not otherwise for my certificate.”

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Aisha Abimbola: Family speaks on death of actress

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The family of Nollywood actress, Aisha Abimbola who died on Wednesday has spoken on her death.
DAILY POST had reported that Aisha popularly known as Omoge Campus died after battling breast cancer a news which took most of her colleagues by surprise.
The deceased’s elder brother, simply identified as Taiwo described the actress as their all.
He told Punch that her death came as a shock to the family.
According to him, the actress was the bread winner of the family before her death.
“We were all born and raised in Idumota, Lagos. We lost our parents years back and she had assumed the role of the breadwinner of the family.
” Aishat is a great personality in our family and we always prayed for her because she was indeed the pillar of support that our household had.
“Before her death; she was someone who never joked with her family members and siblings at all. She was our mother and father and all. She will sorely be missed.
“Her younger sister, Mariam who is the last child of the Musa family could not stop screaming in shock over the death of her late sister, whom she described as a rare gem to the family.
“Aisha had been battling cancer for a very long time but being a private person, she did not share the information with anybody especially because she did not want to beg for money from anyone. ”
Meanwhile, the actress was buried on Thursday in Canada, where she passed away.

She was laid to rest at the Meadowvale Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Centre, Brampton, Canada amid tears.

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The Ghost and the Tout, Deadpool 2… 10 movies you should see this weekend

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Some movies leave one with a feeling of glee while some poorly executed flicks make one want to puke, punch someone and throw a tantrum – all at once.
To help you avoid such a situation that’d leave you fuming out of the cinema in utter disgust, TheCable Lifestyle recommends the following movies.
The Ghost and the Tout
Synopsis : The story of a young lady played by Toyin Abraham who grew up in a ghetto and met with a ghost after an unfortunate incident that happened to her. Soon her life is thrown into series of dramas that only her can see and understand.
Starring: Toyin Abraham, Biodun Stephen, Chioma Omeruah (Runtime Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha
Runtime : 103 mins
Deadpool 2
Synopsis : Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool joins forces with three mutants — Bedlam, Shatterstar and Domino — to protect a boy from the all-powerful Cable.
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Wernick, Rhett Reese, Rob Liefeld, Fabian Nicieza
Runtime : 119 mins
Avengers: Infinity War
Synopsis : The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Starring: Karen Gillan, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Holland
Runtime : 156 mins
Breaking In
Synopsis : A woman fights to protect her family during a home invasion.
Starring: Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral
Runtime : 88 mins
Talking Dolls
Synopsis : ”Talking Dolls” follows the lives of two colourful and opposite characters, that find love/affection with each other and lose more than they bargained for.
Starring: Daniel K Daniel, Mofe Duncan
Runtime : 86 mins
Rampage
Synopsis: Primatologist, Davis Okoye, shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry.
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Malin Akerman
Runtime: 107 mins
Alexandra
Synopsis : When an innocent online meeting turns into a riveting nightmare, a woman’s fight for survival overshadows any dreams of finding love.
With promises of marriage and children, she couldn’t turn down his request for her to move to America. Soon after her arrival, Alexandra realized that her life would take a turn for the worst. Kevin’s strange behaviour leads her into the dark world of sexual human trafficking.
Starring: Adah Ameh, Amber Nicole Smiley, Freda Steffl, Glen Turner, Joseph Benjamin, Morgan Petersen, Rob Hays, Vivica Fox
Runtime : 95 mins
Acrimony
Synopsis : A faithful wife (Taraji P. Henson) tired of standing by her devious husband (Lyriq Bent) is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed.
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent, Crystle Stewart
Runtime : 120 mins
Sherlock Gnomes
Synopsis : After a string of garden gnome disappearances in London, Gnomeo & Juliet look to legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes to solve the case of their missing friends and family.
Starring: Kelly Asbury, Mary J. Blige, Emily Blunt
Runtime : 103 mins

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