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Why Singer, Olamide dumped Etisalat ambassadorship for Glo

Related imageIt has become a public embarrassment Nigeria singer, Olamide ‘Badoo’ Adedeji  dumping Etisalat for Glo.

Though he never revealed reasons he quits Etisalat. But until the sad news filtered that Etisalat had bankrupt.  And the company is owing  N541.8 billion . Olamide has seen the hard times coming before switched to Glo.

Sources said it got to a point that Etisalat could not fulfilled it promises on Olamide contract due to logistics and dept rising on the Etisalat’s account.

More so, new broke hours ago that Etisalat Nigeria is on the verge of being taken over by its bankers following the collapse of talks on its payment of a $1.72 billion (about N541.8 billion) debt.

The lenders may take over the firm as soon as the legal requirements are met.

The eventual take-over is as a result of the inability of Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services (EMTS), promoted by-one time Chairman, United Bank for Africa Hakeem Bello-Osagie, to agree with the banks on the debt restructuring plan.

However, Dutch company EMTS Holding BV,  has up to June 23 to complete the transfer of 100 per cent of the telco’s shares in Etisalat to the United Capital Trustees Limited, the legal representative of the consortium of banks, Fujiipop gathered.

Aftermath BBNAIJA2017 success, Music Star Olamide snatches EFE from BBNaija management

Olamide and EfeYBNL boss, Olamide, has revealed his plans for BBNaija’s winner #Efe.

Olamide, who is solely responsible for creating music stars like Adekunle Gold and Lil Kesh, has openly declared his readiness to support Efe on his musical journey once out of the house.

YBNL new year shock! Adekunle Gold, Viktoh quit label

Image result for adekunle goldIf information reaching us is anything to go by, it has been revealed that contemporary act signed under YBNL Olamide’s music label,Adekunle ‘@Adekunle Gold’ Kosoko will quit the label in 2017.

Fujiipop learnt that the singer will end his contract with YBNL. And he is not ready to sign any new deal.

It will be recalled that Adekunle Kosoko, popularly known by his stage name Adekunle Gold, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and graphic designer. He describes his genre of music as urban highlife.
He was born January 28, 1980 in Lagos State.  Under YBNL Nation, he won Nigeria Entertainment Award Best New Act of the year and Song of the Year respectively. He had hit songs like Orente, Ariwoko, No forget and other songs from album Gold.
Viktoh was signed under YBNL as a rapper. The native son of Esan, Edo State will quit Olamide’s Badoo music label in 2017. This Olamide former dancer signed under the label April 2014. He had hit singles like Me and My Guys, Skibii Dat. Image result for viktoh wikipedia

Nigerian Stars Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, other shunned 2016 NEAs

NEAAs reports have it , it has become peculiar with almost every event held in Nigeria, the 2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards in New York had an ‘African time’ delay.

The annual award ceremony’s 11th edition, which was scheduled to start at 11pm (Nigerian time) didn’t begin until a few minutes before 3am.

Unlike last year’s event that had top entertainment personalities in attendance, several acts like Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, Lil Kesh,Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Falz and many more who bagged nominations in various categories didn’t turn up for the award ceremony.

While many celebrities went to their social media pages to solicit for votes from their fans when the nominations were announced, very little  mention was made about being at the event on the day as the venue was left almost empty.

YBNL singer Adekunle Gold who won the award for ‘Best New Act’ and Niniola were among the few celebs in attendance.

This further raises previously held questions about why an award ceremony for Nigerian entertainers needs to hold in the United States.

Perhaps, the skyrocketing exchange rate could have been a reason for the absence, or maybe they just don’t regard the award ceremony important enough for their time and presence.




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Vector attacks Olamide, Don Jazzy over Headies fight

…They are not mature

Rapper, Olanrewaju ‘Vector’ Ogunmefun has called on Olamide ‘Badoo’ Adedeji and Collins Micheal aka ‘Don Jazzy’ as immature artistes.

Vector tha Viper, said “certain people” should have acted more mature at The Headies 2015. At the ceremony, there was a face-off between YBNL boss, Olamide Adedeji, and Mavin chief, Don Jazzy over the winner of the next rated category of the awards.   Don Jazzy and Olamide exchanged angry words over the destination of an award, and Vector, who spoke with TheCable on Tuesday, reckoned the situation could have been better handled. “Certain people should have acted mature because at the end of the day, we are all humans and we have the right to express our feelings,” said Vector, who himself won the awards for ‘Best Rap Single’ and ‘Lyricist on the Roll’ at the awards. “If you are also wise, you should know that every action comes with a consequence.” The musician also expressed belief that the awards were not biased, and could not be discredited on account of a single incident. “The incident doesn’t affect the credibility of the award; the organizers couldn’t have premeditated such an occurrence,” he added.

(Photo of the week) Don Jazzy Poses With Olamide

Don Jazzy and Olamide end their rift.

@DonJazzyOfficia and @Olamide_ybnl end their rift over Headies Wards Next Rated won by Reekado Banks of Mavin few days ago.


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