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See List of Winners From The Fashions Finest Africa 2018 Awards

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Fashions Finest Africa Awards was all glitz, glam and grandeur. The Fashions Finest Africa Awards was birthed out the need to celebrate those who have made a mark in the fashion industry. Check out the list of winners from the awards show.

The Fashions Finest fashion Africa weekend extravaganza kicked off in the morning on Friday, May 25, 2018 with an enlightening fashion conference at the Balmoral Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos themed “Increasing Nigeria’s Participation in the Global Garment Production Industry”. Then, in the evening, the Fashions Finest Africa Awards took place at the same venue.

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The show’s host, Bolanle Olukanni, did what she knew how to do best carrying the crowd along and she also looked stunning in all her outfits. There were also breathtaking performances by AFX Theatre Company and Juliana Dede.

The fashion weekend will come to an end on Monday featuring Student designers, New and Emerging designers and established designers out of Africa, there will also be exhibitions all day giving lovers of fashion opportunities to shop all the way.

Lisa Folawiyo wins Designer of the Year at Fashions Finest Africa Awards 2018 (Guardian)

Lisa Folawiyo wins Designer of the Year at Fashion’s Finest Africa Awards 2018 (Guardian)

After the Fashion show on Monday evening, the Epic Show will be closed with the Fashions Finest Africa Rave where everyone would hit the dance floor and have even more fun with DJ Crowd Kontroller on the wheels of steel.

FASHIONS FINEST AWARDS WINNERS

  1. Male Model of the year – TOSAN DUDUN
  2. Female Model of the year – AYOMMIDE AYODELE
  3. Fashion Retail Store of the year – PAYPORTE
  4. Fashion Icon of the year – DEOLA SAGOE
  5. Fashion Blogger of the year – KEFI BOO
  6. Fashion Influencer of the year – TOKE MAKINWA
  7. Designer of the year – LISA FOLAWIYO
  8. Emerging Designer of the year – RICH MNISI
  9. Men’s wear Designer of the year – MAI ATAFO
  10. Women’s wear Designer of the year – TUBO
  11. Young Designer of the year – EMMY KASBIT
  12. Makeup Artiste of the year – D’ARTISTE BY DODOS
  13. Stylist of the year – THE STYLE INFIDEL
  14. Fashion Show of the year – GUARANTY TRUST BANK FASHION WEEKEND
  15. Outstanding Contribution to Nigerian Fashion Award – OMOYEMI AKERELE
  16. Accessories Designer of the year – PICHULIK
  17. Creative of the year – PAPA OPPONG
  18. Shoe Designer of the year- BUQISI – RUUX
  19. Bag Designer of the year – FEMI HANDBAGS
  20. Fashion Photographer of the year – REZE BONNA
  21. Fashion Magazine of the year – SCHICK MAGAZINE
  22. Indigenous Fabric Maker of the year – ADIRE LOUNGE

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Davido, Burna Boy, Wizkid: Top Nominations For Africa Arts Entertainments Awards

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The 2024 Africa Arts Entertainments Awards, also known as AAEA, have announced their nominations. This event celebrates the achievements of African music artists. It honours their talents and success in the music industry.

Three Nigerian music superstars have received the highest number of nominations this year. These artists are Davido, Burna Boy, and Wizkid. They are all well-known figures in the African music scene.

Davido has received the most nominations. He is in the running for twelve different categories. This is an impressive achievement for any artist.

Burna Boy comes in second place for nominations. He has been nominated in ten categories. This shows how popular and successful his music has been over the past year.

Wizkid has also received many nominations. He is up for awards in seven different categories. While this is fewer than Davido and Burna Boy, it is still a significant number of nominations.

These three artists are competing against each other in several categories. Two of the most important categories are the AAEA Best Continental Male Artiste and the AAEA Continental Artiste of the Year. Winning either of these awards would be a major accomplishment.

Many other Nigerian artists have also received nominations for the AAEA. Some of these talented singers include Rema, Tems, and Omah Lay. Yemi Alade, Asake, and Tiwa Savage have also been nominated. The list continues with Simi Kosoko, Majeed, Lojay, Ayra Starr, and Kizz Daniel. All of these artists have made significant contributions to African music.

The Africa Arts Entertainments Awards has many different categories for awards.

These categories cover various aspects of music and artistry. Some of the categories include Best Continental Male Artiste and Continental Artiste of the Year. There are also awards for Continental Album or EP of the Year and Best Continental International Feature. Other categories recognize specific music styles, such as Best Continental Afro RnB Hit and Best Continental Afro Rap Fusion Hit.

This year’s AAEA ceremony has been scheduled for a specific date and location. The event will take place on August 17th. The chosen venue for the awards is in Kenya. Many fans and artists are likely looking forward to this exciting celebration of African music.

The AAEA is an important event in the African music calendar. It provides recognition for the hard work and creativity of artists across the continent. The high number of nominations for artists like Davido, Burna Boy, and Wizkid shows the strength of Nigeria’s music scene. However, the awards also celebrate talent from many other African countries.

As the date of the ceremony approaches, excitement will build among fans and artists alike. The winners in each category will be eagerly anticipated. Regardless of who takes home the awards, the AAEA serves as a showcase for the vibrant and diverse music culture of Africa.

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BBNaija Season 9 Winner To Walk Away With ₦100 Million

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Calling all fans of drama and reality TV! Big Brother Naija is back for another season, and this time it’s bigger than ever. The wait is almost over because season nine is set to premiere on July 28th. Mark your calendars and get ready for 71 days of excitement, juicy gossip, and intense competition.

There’s even more reason to tune in this year. The grand prize for the lucky winner is a whopping ₦100 million, along with a brand-new SUV! That’s life-changing money and a sweet ride on top.

Busola Tejumola, Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice, announced this exciting news at a press conference. She also promised that this season will be filled with drama and everything that makes Big Brother Naija so popular.

The ninth season of the Big Brother Naija show will be going beyond drama, we will be bringing in different blends of unique entertainment.

“The show will run from July 28 to Oct. 6.

“The challenging aspect of the show will be that the housemates will be going into the house in pairs and doing some of the house challenges in pairs.

“Everyone curious about the theme should watch out for the premiere on Sunday, July 28. The show holds lots of fun, vibes, emotion, drama, dynamics, and intriguing twists,” she said.

To add to the excitement, she also announced that the popular media personality Toke Makinwa will host the “Big Brother Naija Buzz” show. This show will be a must-watch for all die-hard Big Brother Naija fans.

“The Buzz” will take viewers beyond what they see in the main show.

It will offer exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpses, juicy gossip, and insightful commentary. It’s the perfect way to stay up-to-date on all the housemates’ secrets and strategies. This gives viewers a deeper dive into the Big Brother Naija experience.

There will be something that would be unravelled from the night of the premiere.

“We will not be having the head of the house challenge as usual, there will be lots of twists from Big Brother.

“The pool party and the Saturday night party will be held and the show will air 24 hours,” she said.

Big Brother Naija isn’t just about the housemates battling it out for the grand prize.

Viewers get in on the action too! Tope Oshunkeye, Head of Marketing, MultiChoice, revealed some exciting games planned for this season. “Lock-in” is one of such game. Here, viewers can predict the winners of the immunity challenge.

Here’s the best part – each viewer with a correct prediction will walk away with N1 million! Oshunkeye went on to mention that viewers in the last season raked in a total of N120 million in rewards.

Looks like there’s more than one way to win big with Big Brother Naija! So get ready to be glued to your screen – Big Brother Naija season nine is about to explode!

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Chima Udoye Wins Nigerian Idol Season 9; Walks Home With ₦30 Million

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The highly anticipated finale of Nigerian Idol season 9, held on July 14, 2024, delivered a spectacular conclusion. The newly crowned champion was Chima Udoye! This occasion marked the culmination of months of fierce competition featuring some of Nigeria’s most talented vocalists.

The excitement began with a powerful display of unity. All ten finalists graced the stage together. This collective performance set the tone for an evening brimming with exceptional talent. A wave of nostalgia washed over the audience as past champions, Progress (season 7) and Victory Gbakara (season 8), returned to the stage for thrilling solo performances. Furthermore, renowned Nigerian artists Chike and Simi took centre stage with guest appearances.

As the night progressed, the atmosphere grew electric.

The remaining three finalists, including Chima, delivered their final performances, leaving the audience and judges speechless with their raw emotion and vocal prowess.

Throughout the competition, Chima consistently glued everyone with his magnetic stage presence and vocal skills. The esteemed judging panel, comprised of 9ice, Omawumi, and Ric Hassani, were repeatedly left in awe of his talent. Omawumi’s insightful observation during the finale perfectly captured Chima’s journey: she noted that his biggest competitor was himself. This highlighted his remarkable growth throughout the competition and the vast potential he holds beyond the show’s boundaries.

Entering the competition, Chima Udoye, a specialist in jazz and soul music, had a clear vision – to not only showcase his exceptional vocal abilities but also to inspire aspiring musicians. After 12 gruelling weeks of pushing his limits his dedication and perseverance culminated in a well-deserved victory.

Dr. Busola Tejumola, a high-ranking official at MultiChoice, took the stage to extend her heartfelt congratulations to Chima. She acknowledged the incredible resilience and unwavering determination it took for him to reach this pinnacle moment.

Dedication to his craft truly paid off for Chima Udoye in a big way.

As the champion, he received a life-altering grand prize package designed to propel his musical career forward. This incredible reward includes a staggering ₦30 million cash prize to jumpstart his financial journey. He also received a brand-new SUV to navigate the exciting roads ahead.

To keep him entertained and connected, a DStv Explora with a year-long premium subscription was included in the prize. Most importantly, a record deal awaits Chima, allowing him to bring his soulful music to the world. The icing on the cake? A music video to visually captivate audiences and launch his debut single!

This victory marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter, leaving a lasting impact on the hearts of music lovers nationwide. We can’t wait to see what musical heights Chima reaches in the years to come!

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