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DJ Babus Dies Of COVID-19



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Babatunde Bello, popularly known DJ Babus, has died of coronavirus.

The famous disk jockey passed away on Friday.

He was a Talent Manager at KnightHouse from 2011 to 2014.

Babus graduated from the University of Baltimore in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems and Technology Management.

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A one-time DJ at Four Points by Sheraton, Lagos, was the founder of Crates and Vinyl Entertainment.

Babus was the son of Mrs Nadia Bello, Proprietor of Belinna Schools in Akoka, Lagos.


Disappointment: Order Of The Day In Movie Industry – Sunday Amedu



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Veteran filmmaker, entertainer and director Sunday Amodu has strived through thick and thin in the movie industry over the years and has loads of experience in the art, he made it known to the upcoming and wanabe artists that they would need a lot of preparation and determination as disappointment is the order of the day in the movie industry.

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Mr. Amedu is an Igala descent who started working towards his dream of film making at the age of 7 and set in finally by writing scripts.

After going through study and releasing his first movie in the year 2000, he was the first Igala producer to successfully take an Igala movie to the federal government of Nigeria.

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According to the movie director in an interview with AljazirahNigeria newspapers, when his first movie, “Ejukimenebi” was taken to the Censors Board, they were surprised that they were Igala movies in the industry. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Eventually his movie became the first Igala movie to be known in the world.

Aside from this particular movie, he also has other good movies to his credit and also working on another great movie presently.

Amodu has worked on a couple of blockbuster movies in the past, like “Danger Of Curiosity” and “Gods Power” another movie that featured top actors including the late Bruno Iwuoha. He successfully produced these movies amongst other mind blowing pieces.

Before now, Igala movies have witnessed little or no recognition in the entertainment industry despite its enormous talent and creativity.

Meanwhile Amodu made emphasis on the fact that the movie industry has been affected not even by the pandemic but for about 5 to 6 years now, and that this effect took off when everything was digitized and the decoders came in to play, “I think the COVID-19 era is the best time for movies to sell because people are mostly indoors and watching movies but unfortunately, people here do not pay attention to the movies.

“However, with my strategy that I am bringing on board, that is my dream of becoming somebody who will champion the Igala world as regards having an Igala movie channel which I launched ten years ago and am still working on, I believe we should have one movie viewing centre where people can log onto”.
He further gave a word of advice to young up and coming artistes and people who intend to venture into the filmmaking business on the right way to go about it and some of the challenges they may face in the process, and their way to success.

“For upcoming artistes, I think they have a long way to go, either as an actor, a writer or a crew member.

They should possess perseverance because disappointment is the order of the day in the movie sector.”He further gave a word of advice to the up and coming actors and people who intend to venture into it that it has to do with his/her thinking.” I advise they should package themselves also.”

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President Buhari Reappoints Chidia Maduekwe to Head Film Corporation




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President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the renewal of the appointment of Dr Chidia Maduekwe as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) for a second and final term of four years.

According to a statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the appointments takes effect from March 31, 2021.

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Maduekwe was first appointed in 2017 as the Chief Executive of the NFC, the frontline film agency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Nigerian Film Corporation, established in 1979, is empowered to lay a solid foundation for the development of a viable and sustainable film industry and cinema culture in Nigeria.

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The Corporation has the mandate of planning, promoting and organising an integrated and efficient growth and development of the Nigerian film industry, including support and training for Nigerian filmmakers. adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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Miss Igala 2020, Queen Favour Makolo Set To Establish Sanitary Pad Bank In Kogi



Igala Beauty Queen 2020 Favour Achenyo Makolo
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Miss Igala for the year 2020, Queen Favour Makolo has concluded plans for the establishment of Sanitary Pad Bank in Kogi state for free disbursement of the commodity to the down trodden girl child in rural communities.

In a Statement by the Igala Beauty Queen made available to Our Correspondent on Tuesday, the PAD BANK project is an initiative tailored at estbalishing Sanitary Banks in rural communities across the state where every girl child can have access to free pads on a monthly basis.

According to the Statement in UNESCO, 1 out of 10 girls in Africa miss school during their menstrual period and eventually drop out as a result of the development.

“In Nigeria, the high cost of sanitary pads have made them inaccessible for poor girls. In some situations, girls face sexual abuse in their quest for money to buy sanitary pads.

“The Pad Bank project is also aimed at curbing this ugly trend and reinforcement of the confidence of girls, especially at the community level, to be proud of their menstrual cycle” the Statement added.

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Queen Favour, who hails from Engine-itama in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, is a student of History and International Studies of the prestigious Federal University Lokoja was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Makolo on the 29th of March 2000.

In her interaction with Our reporter, the beauty queen stated that every girl child in the society has the right to achieve their best possible standard of health, adding that due to the lack of knowledge on how to go about their personal hygiene, most of the female child have died or hospitalize for one illness or the other.

According to her, the idea was borne out of the desire to help solve one of the greatest challenges of the girl-child -lack of money to buy sanitary pads and that the Pad Bank project that seeks to establish Sanitary Pad Banks in rural communities where every girl child can go and collect pads for free on a monthly basis.

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In extension to her humanitarian services to the girl child, Miss Favour became a Peer Educator and active Volunteer at Heal for Africa Initiative, she also became a convener of AID FOR HER INITIATIVE, which she said is aimed at educating and distributing good menstrual product to women and girls in rural communities and also help reduce period poverty in Nigeria and by extension.

She is also the convener WALK AGAINST DRUG ABUSE with the focus of sensitizing young people on the harmful effect of the abuse of substance/drugs. She was recently nominated as one of the Global Peace Humanity Ambassador Nigeria and the Chairperson of Global Peace Ambassador in Nigeria.

Queen Favour had her primary education at St. Anthony Nursery and primary School Lokoja, before she proceeded to Federal Government College, Ugwolawo were she obtained her JSSC and later Federal Government Girls College, Kabba were she obtained her Senior Secondary School Certificate.

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Favour had traits of leadership qualities while in school, as she held several positions like the president Literary and Debating club and also Blue Bell House Captain amongst other. She was formerly Miss Teen Kogi Photogenic and also Miss Teen Ambassador Nigeria.

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