Debie-Rise: Dad’s forgiveness after faulting BBN melts me

Ex-Big Brother Naija star, singer and guitarist, Deborah Ebun otherwise known as Debie-Rise, was one of the most loved contestants of the recently concluded reality show. The Kogi-born starlet in this interview with LANRE ODUKOYA, recounts how she got into the BBN house, face-off with dad and reconciliation, romantic ties with housemate, Bassey, among sundry issues.     Knowing you joined the house after the show had begun, how exactly did you and Bassey get on board? We went through exact process of audition with all the other housemates because…

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OLORI ADEPEJU SONUGA: HOW MY REQUEST FOR MASQUERADE COSTUME ALMOST PUT ME IN TROUBLE

Olori Adepeju Sonuga, is the wife of Oba Gbenga Sonuga, Simawa of Fadesewa, Ogun State. She graduated from Yaba College of Technology in 1967 as a Fashion Designer. The first make-up artist to travel to England under the sponsorship of the Nigerian Television Service, (NTS), now NTA. Sonuga who has worked as a make-up artist in programmes such as The Village Headmaster, Cock Crow at Dawn, Mirror in the Sun, among others speaks with FLORA ONWUDIWE. Excerpts…   What prompted you to take up costuming and make-up as a career…

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Father of BBN’s Bisola’s daughter reveals why they didn’t marry

Malcolm, the father of the only daughter of Big Brother Naija Star, Bisola, has revealed why he ended his relationship with the second runner up of the reality show. He debunked social media reports that he abandoned Bisola at the altar as lies, adding that they separated because of difference in behavioural patterns. Malcolm had noted that there was no marriage between them as reported. Reports had it that her baby daddy, Olanrewaju Malcolm, dumped her on their wedding day at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Ikeja, Lagos, some years ago….

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Comedian, AY, apologises over joke on Kemen-TBoss saga

Following the outrage that greeted his jokes at his popular AY Show last weekend which had most of the former Big Brother Naija housemates present, comedian, Ayo Makun, has had to apologise to everyone concerned. The comic talent was the focus of widespread condemnation on social media for the past two days. His crime, as far as many are concerned, was attempting to create a joke out of the widely reported sexual assault of TBoss by a fellow housemate, Kemen. Many Nigerians who went online noted that the jokes were…

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Toke Makinwa takes On Becoming gospel to Houston

In classic fashion, Toke Makinwa held a successful book reading and meet and greet event in Houston, Texas, United States, to kick off the On Becoming USA tour. The event, which had hundreds of guests in attendance, held at the 024 Grille-Memorial City Westin, 945, Gessner Road. Houston, TX 77024. The atmosphere of the event was beyond electrifying as the On Air personality took the audience on a journey of reading through some chapters of the book. The bestselling author also shared tips on how to rise above life’s challenges…

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BBN judges not fair in disqualifying me –Kemen

Kemen, real name Ekemini Ekerete, is one of those who participated in the just-ended Payporte-sponsored reality TV show, Big Brother Naija. Kemen, a Port Harcourt-based fitness trainer/personal fitness coach, has become a half of the show’s most-talked about pair, the other being Tokunbo Idowu better known as T-Boss. In this interview with Lanre Odukoya , he speaks on his state of mind and life after the intenselypopular Big Brother Naija.     Whatever anyone thinks now, there is no doubt about the fact that you are now in the public…

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Worthwhile suspense

Gbenga was undoubtedly an industrious and serious-minded staff. Though barely new in the job, he worked like one whom had gained enormous experience in it. He could strive from entry to closure time, which was usually 6:00am – 2:00pm, 2:00pm – 8:00pm, and 8:00pm – 6:00am for morning, afternoon and night duties respectively, without even bothered to go for a break as the tradition of the work demanded. The most intriguing part of his dogged approach towards his duty post that triggered the attention of the company’s Management Board was…

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