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WHITEMONEY, LIQUOROSE ANNOUNCED WINNERS OF THE BBNAIJA S6 ORIJIN PARTY CONTEST

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Two housemates of the Big Brother Naija Season 6, the Shine Ya Eye edition have both won the Saturday Night Orijin BBNaija Party Competition with a cash prize of N1.5 million each. Orijin brand in a release via its official verified Instagram handle on Monday maintained that the decision to reward the two housemates came up as they both topped the lists of contenders on the two platforms where the contest were held. Part of the statement reads: "You voted. We counted. We had two top contenders on  each platform. So we thought, what's better than rewarding one housemate? Rewarding two housemates. "Meet our Most Orijinal BBNaija Housemates at the #OrijinBBNaijaParty (2021). Congratulations Orijinals, you helped your faves win 1.5million Naira Each". Orijin had during the last Saturday night party hosted by the brand at the Big Brother Naija house conducted an online votes contest on their Facebook and Instagram pages wherein fans were asked to vote for the "Most O

CELEBRITY GISTS: OLO OMIDAN BATA UNVEILS HER NEW BRAND NAME "BISOLA OMOGE BATA"

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Ayoola Ibukun Bisola, Nigeria's first female "Bata" drummer, a sensational cultural performer, singer and songwriter early this week took to her Instagram page @bisola_omoge_bata to unveil her new stage name "Bisola Omoge Bata". The young energetic, charming and multitalented African entertainer who has been featured in numerous great performances both locally and internationally including countries like Ethiopia, Côte D'Ivoire, Ghana, Turkey among others decsribed the shift as a new beginning. Bisola in the post explained that the decision is in a move to enable her focus more on and promote her unique brand, BISOLA OMOGE BATA, The Bata Queen, which she said is equally set to be under a new management.   "To every end there is a new beginning. It is with pleasure and excitement that I unveil the" Bisola Omoge Bata Brand". Sadly, I shall be dropping the name (Oloomidan Bata) to embrace and promote my unique brand "BISOLA OMOGE BATA"

OONI OF IFE, IYALAJE OODUA, OTHERS AT THE WEDDING OF FORMER OGUN GOVERNOR'S DAUGHTER

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Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos was over the weekend agog with the wedding ceremony of the daughter of a former Ogun State Governor, Kehinde Daniels and a popular Nigerian media entrepreneur, Debola Williams. The event had in attendance dignitaries, top government officials as well as prominent traditional figures including the the Arole Oodua Olofin Adimula, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Akande Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife, the Iyalaje Oodua, Princess Dr. Toyin Kolade, former President Goodluck Jonathan alongside his wife and Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan Other dignitaries at the occasion included the Former OGUN state Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba; The Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari; the Erelu Kuti Of Lagos; Erelu Abiola Dosunmu among others who all came from far and near to solidarize with their friends, the bride's parents and former Governor of the State Otunba Gbenga Daniels and His wife, Yeye Olufunke Dani

OONI'S MEDIA DIRECTOR OLAFARE, OTHERS INDUCTED AS FELLOWS, FOURTH-ESTATE PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY

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Comrade Moses Olafare, the Director of Media and Public Affairs to the Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, was on Thursday inducted as a Fellow of the Fourth-Estate Professional Society(FPS); a professional body for reputable journalists. The Induction ceremony and seminar which took place at the prominent Shubomi Balogun Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, included lectures through which professionals of the pen profession where charged to uphold the core ethics of journalism. In his address, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi represented by the Alara Oodaye of Ara-Ife, Oba Adebisi Segun Layade, described wide communication gap as the basis for numerous challenges confronting Nigeria. "Through news reportage, editorials and other media contents, we must seek to fill communication gaps with professionalism and mutual respect. "Also, the issue of fake news must be combatted and defeated, as it is a dent on the prestigious journalism profession rape i

IFE ICONS: EXPLORING THE MARKS OF A YOUNG AFRICAN PRINCE, TIMMY ABIRI ROLAND

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It is no gainsaying the fact that Ife is indeed great. Great for not just its historical, cultural and tourism significance world over or only great as the cradle of one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa and beyond, the Yoruba race. Ife is notably more great for the vast eminent men and women that have been produced in the ancient and renowned African city. A vast number of these outstanding personalities are however under-celebrated. As part of one our mission however at Ife City Blog to showcasing and recognizing these living legends, the trailblazers and amazing men and women making Ife and by extension the Yoruba race and Nigeria in general proud in their various chosen fields, we are glad to unveil a big fish that our net has caught in this special post featuring a prince of the source and true son of the soil, Prince Timmy Abiri Roland. Timmy Abiri was born 3 decades ago to the family of Late Prince Engr Oluwasegun Roland Abiri(JP) and Deaconess Juli F Abiri in Ile-Ife,

CELEBRITY CORNER: POPULAR SAXOPHONIST ROYAL WOLESAX SHARES BEAUTIFUL WEDDING PICTURES

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One of the beautiful stories that surfaced in the week ending is that of the wedding ceremony of the Nigerian star saxophonist and musician Eluwole Mathew Elusiyan, popularly known as Royal Wolesax. The renowned entertainer who doubles as the official saxophonist/musician to the Ooni of Ife and also the Founder/CEO, Getup Crew International alongside his beautiful wife took to his Instagram handle @royalwolesax  to share their newly acquired matrimonial status. A music graduate from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Royal Wolesax has been renowned as a humanitarian as demonstrated through his founding of GETUP CHARITY CONCERT, an initiative geard towards reaching out to the less privileged, specifically  children with special needs and orphans to bring out the potentials hidden in them. See More Pictures .