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UniAbuja Student Wins N1.5m in Boomplay Campus Music Star Season 1



Boomplay Campus Music Star

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

A 200 level student of the University of Abuja (UniAbuja), Ms Emmanuella Adejoh, has emerged as the winner of the Boomplay Campus Music Star season one.

The Guidance and Counselling budding singer won the grand prize of the competition, N1.5 million, due to her outstanding performance, according to the judges.

She defeated the other contestants, especially those that made it into the top three, to clinch the coveted prize.

The first-runner up was Iroenyenwa Nzubechukwu, a student of the Federal Polytechnic Nekede Owerri, studying Mass Communications; and the second runner-up, Godswill Sarah Iruoma, a student of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, studying Hospitality Management.

It was gathered that the music hunt contest had the trio of Teni, OAP Do2dtun, and a renowned music producer Philkeyz as the judges.

They were involved in accessing the several entries received for the completion and pruned them to 10, who made it to the finale.

The rookie artistes underwent a series of activities, including a master class training session, a team bonding exercise, press conference and community display of their talents.

The Boomplay Campus Music Star competition was created to discover loads of talents in the country and provide them with a platform to showcase their skills.

The official partners of the programme were SHAREit Lite and Vskit, while the media partner was Trace TV.

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.



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Legendary Singer Dayo Kujore Dies at LASUTH



Dayo Kujore

By Aduragbemi Omiyale

A legendary Juju musician in Nigeria, Dayo Kujore, has died at the age of 63 at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja, Lagos.

The singer, according to reports quoting his daughter, Ayinke Kujore, died on Monday morning at the hospital.

The Soko Extra crooner, who started playing the guitar at 10 and rose to become popular for creating a new tune from the Juju genre called Soko music, gave up the ghost after a brief illness.

However, his family is yet to formally state the actual illness that claimed the life of the veteran Juju musician today.

The report of his death is already generating reactions from stakeholders in the Nigerian music industry, with friends, colleagues and fans sending their condolences.

Dayo Kujore serenaded lovers of good music during his lifetime with albums like Soko Xtra, Joy, Easy Life, Wisdom, Elevation and Superjet, which turned him into a household name in 1991, though his first album was released in 1977 and was titled Ha! Jesu Mbe.

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Veteran Nollywood Actress Iyabo Oko is Dead



Iyabo Oko

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

A veteran actress in the Yoruba movie industry, Sidikat Odukanwi, otherwise known as Iyabo Oko, has passed on.

One of the children of the deceased, Ms Bisi Aisha, who is military personnel, confirmed the death of her mother.

“May ur soul Rest In Peace mummy,” she posted on one of her social media pages.

Also, one of the colleagues of Iyabo Oko in Nollywood, Mrs Foluke Daramola-Salako, posted on Instagram the death of the prolific actress, who reportedly breathed her last Wednesday evening.

Iyabo Oko died after battling with an illness, which kept her away from movie locations. She finally succumbed to the illness yesterday.

“And finally, we lost her.. rip Iyabo Oko, we did our best but God knows best,” Foluke Daramola-Salako wrote.

In 2021, when one of the daughters of the late actress, Olamide, revealed that her mother was diagnosed with ischaemic stroke about five years ago but kept her health issues away from the public, some thespians rallied around with financial assistance to get her back on her feet.

Pictures of her on the internet showed the state of her health and spurred more reactions from fans and colleagues. She was treated and later discharged from the hospital. Thereafter, not much was heard about the 61-year-old actress until her death on Wednesday.

Iyabo Oko was born on November 15, 1960, in the Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State. She acted in several films before bowing out the stage.

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The Trendy Bride’s Guide to Camouflage Wedding Dresses: Getting Creative



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If you’ve never heard of it, camouflage wedding dresses are one of today’s most popular bridal wedding dress styles.

Although military uniforms are often associated with “camouflage,” this is not the case. You’ll be shocked at how far camouflage has progressed in recent years. The camouflage fashion fad has taken the world by storm, with everything from camouflage party dresses to camouflage wedding gowns being produced in the name of survival.

List of some ideas about Cheap Camo Bridal Gown

A fancy wedding gown isn’t for everyone. You don’t have to break the bank to have the dress of your dreams, either. And don’t forget about the camo wedding gowns. Therefore, make your camouflage wedding gown with a little help from your seamstress or a friend. If you’re not a natural seamstress, there are plenty of places to shop for a fantasy gown within your price range.

Camouflage wedding gowns may be found at China wholesale sites and a certain dress boutique and on the internet. The gowns are priced at the same level as typical full-length white dresses. Brides looking for unconventional wedding gowns should have no problem selecting a one-of-a-kind garment and representing their individuality.

White Camo Wedding Dress: Do you still desire a white wedding dress despite your fondness for camouflage clothing? Don’t worry, you can locate a white camo wedding dress that’s both exquisite and unique. Elegant white gowns with camouflage components are available, and they will enhance your natural beauty to the max. However, camo accents may be applied to your gown as well as the dresses of your bridesmaids to create a much more-trendy look.

Camo Wedding Gown with the Orange Accent: Orange highlights in your camouflage design are a fun way to liven things up. When paired with camouflage, orange is the ideal color. Orange is also a great color choice for a fall or around Halloween wedding. For an outdoor wedding, orange accents or decorations are appropriate. Experiment with various hues, and don’t be scared to go for the gold! But there isn’t any rule that says you must wear a conventional white gown.

A Short Camo Bridal Dress: If you want to show off your legs or don’t want to feel restricted by a lengthy wedding gown, a short camouflage dress is the right option for you. Having a longer camo wedding dress allows you to be more creative in style. A short gown is ideal for an outside ceremony, such as a beach wedding or many other events.

Camo Bridal Gown with Boots: However, with the more typical bridal footwear of heels or sandals, an increasing number of women are choosing boots instead. Camo bridal dresses and boots are both unique and fashionable. Weddings with camo-inspired dresses are often held in a rustic or rural setting. Boots are a better option than standard heels in this situation since they are both practical and fashionable. You can get anything from combat boots to army boots to go with your camo wedding dress.

Designing a Groom’s Camouflage Outfit

Even if your wedding has a military or rural theme, you’ll want your groom to wear camo as well. Everything from complete army camo gear to a modest camo vest may be worn by your fiancée at any given time. You want your bridal party to be light-hearted and in keeping with the general tone you’ve chosen for your big day. In addition, you should include camouflage in your wedding design. However, everything about your wedding, from the centerpieces to the napkins, should have a camo accent.

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