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Big Brother Titans Premieres Jan. 15

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Big Brother Titans Premieres Jan. 15

Leading entertainment company, MultiChoice Nigeria says special Big Brother edition tagged: ‘Big Brother Titans’ (BBTitans) will begin Jan. 15, 2023, live on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Channel 29.

The report gathered that the special edition of the Big Brother franchise will feature selected housemates from Nigeria and South Africa in one House, playing the game for the ultimate prize.

Announcing the commencement of the show and prize money, Chief Executive Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, disclosed that BBTitans edition would run for 72 days, and the winner would cart home a prize of 100,000 dollars cash.

“BBTitans is a special edition of the widely loved Big Brother show. This special edition is a fusion of two TV phenomena, BBNaija and BB Mzansi.

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“We are bringing housemates from two giant nations, Nigeria and South Africa, under one roof, to give African entertainment audiences a show of intense drama like never before.

“We are telling our audience to be ready for the biggest takeover on TV, starting from Jan.15. It promises an abundance of Nigerian and South African swag, banter, romance, and everything in between.“This is a meeting of the Titans, and the winner will take home a sum of 100,000 dollars cash and other amazing prizes. As usual, the viewers on DStv and GOtv will be able to vote and keep their favourite housemates on the show.

“The winner will also be determined by viewers’ votes across Africa after 72 days,” Ugbe said.Dr Busola Tejumola, Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels for MultiChoice Nigeria said BBTitan would be a special edition.

“This is the best time to bring the two giants together.“It is called the titans because the housemates that will emerge from here will be the giants that will celebrate the brand, the fusion, the unity and collaborations between the two countries.“We will still have our key elements like the head of house challenges, the task, eviction show, Saturday night parties and nominations shows.

“Everyone has a different culture but that is what unites us, as a storyteller, our plan is to showcase the diversity of cultures, characters, behaviors of people across the continent.“It will be really interesting to see how they will accommodate with each other.

“The viewers should watch the show with an open mind, we are committed to a very fun, engaging and exciting season, “she said.NAN reports that the BBTitans edition is sponsored by Flutterwave, Bamboo and Lotto Star and will be held in South Africa.Popular BBNaija host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and Mzansi host, Lawrence Maleka will co-host this debut season.Big Brother titans will also be available to stream on Showmax.

Fans of BBNaija and BBMzansi in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, and 45 countries in Sub Saharan Africa can follow the drama 24/7 on the streaming service.

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‘Olu Jacobs Is Alive,’ Son Dispels Death Rumours

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Nollywood veteran Olu Jacobs is alive, his family said Sunday amid raging social media death rumours and speculations.

The first son of the acting legend, Soji, told Channels Television that his octogenarian father is not dead as trumpeted online.

Soji shared a video with one of our correspondents wherein the iconic thespian was seen calmly seated while he had his greyed beards shaved.

During the activity, the older and frail-looking Jacobs was heard having a terse dialogue with his barber and those around him.

The “death” of Jacobs, 81, has been rumoured a number of times since November 2021 when his actress wife, Joke Silva, opened up on the health struggles of her husband. But the family has debunked such incidents at several times, posting videos and photos of their patriarch to discredit rumour-mongers.

Back in 2021, Silva, the 62-year-old respected actress and longtime wife of Jacobs, revealed that her husband has been battling with Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) for a couple of years, hence, his absence from movie screens.

“He is dealing with issues and it has been going on for a couple of years. It is known as dementia with Lewy Body. It is a degenerative disease that affects the brain and it is almost like a Parkinson’s type of disease, it affects the brain so you don’t see the shaking. It affects the person,” she had said in a Channels Television interview.

“It’s been hard on him because he doesn’t understand what is going on and also on family members as well. We have gone through it over the past couple of years and we thank God.

“We have gone through some times and situations recently that I wish I had the old you here so I don’t battle these times on my own but we are grateful for the moment of clarity. I miss the times we worked together,” she added.

The veteran actor, who won a lifetime achievement award at the Africa International Film Festival Awards in Lagos the same year, would later share a frail-looking picture of himself on his Instagram handle, attracting a cocktail of sympathy, best wishes and prayers from friends and fans.

The legendary actor has also been seen at selected social functions, aided by his loving wife while fans continue to hope for his recovery.

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My music career incomplete without Don Jazzy – D’banj

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My music career incomplete without Don Jazzy – D’banj

Nigerian singer and rapper, Oladapo Oyebanjo, with the stage name “D’banj”, said his 20 years music journey would not have been complete without his business partner, Michael Ajereh, popularly known as “Don Jazzy”.

41-year-old D’banj took to his Instagram page on Tuesday with a display of a video to appreciate Don Jazzy and invite him to his 20th year anniversary dinner.

He described the two decades as years characterised by brotherhood, entertainment and that of unwavering support.

D’banj wrote: “My 20 year journey cannot be complete without It’s @donjazzy again! Giving him the invite to my anniversary dinner was a moment filled with nostalgia.

“As we both celebrate 20 years in the industry, I’m reminded of the countless memories and milestones we’ve shared together.

“Here’s to two decades of brotherhood, entertainment, and unwavering support. Love you always, Brother!.”

Don Jazzy also took to the comment section, saying: “Still finding it hard to believe it’s been 20 years bro. Feels like yesterday. Thank you for everything. Love you brotherLee. More blessings 🩶🐘.”
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Don Jazzy, a Nigerian record producer and Chief Executive Officer of Mavin Records, co-founded Mo’Hits Records with D’banj in 2004.

D’banj had earlier hinted of his plan to celebrate his 20 years on stage at the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos, with the theme “D’banj live @New Afrika Shrine”.

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E-Money arrests man who accused him of sleeping with Jnr Pope’s wife

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E-Money arrests man who accused him of sleeping with Jnr Pope’s wife

Famous businessman and billionaire, Emeka Okonkwo, better known as E-money has successfully arrested one of his accusers.

Recall that on May 17th, E-money launched a search for some persons who accused him of sleeping with Junior Pope’s wife, Jennifer Awele and also having a hand in the actor’s death on Facebook.

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However, a few days later, E-money successfully apprehended a man who spearheaded the malicious claim with the help of the police.

The man had accused E-money of having some escapades with Junior Pope’s wife and being among those that caused the actor’s death.

He alleged that even while Junior Pope was alive, he was suspicious about his wife’s movements. He added that doesn’t E-money’s move to cater for Jnr Pope’s children till they are mature is due to his romantic affair with Jnr Pope’s wife.

In the video, the man further raged at E-money and his gang whom he accused of plotting Jnr Pope’s death, stating that he can now have Jnr Pope’s wife to himself hence he has succeeded in eliminating the actor.

Taking to IG to announce the arrest, E-money wrote:

“I’m relieved to share that one of the individuals responsible for the character assassination against me has been apprehended by the Nigeria Police Force and will face prosecution. This is a significant step towards ending the scourge of cyberbullying.

My heartfelt gratitude goes out to the diligent officers of the Nigerian Police Force for their unwavering commitment to justice.”

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