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C-town Celebrity Face Of The Week 3 (Winners List)

Here is another blessed week and we present to you C-town Celebrity Face Of The Week being week 3. In this week’s episode we have two vibrant men have been consistentin their field.

Winner 1 – Mc Tush


Everybody has a sense of humour, but some people can create comic relief even from the oddest situation. That’s the type of talent OGUNBGURE Temitayo popularly known as Mc Tush is blessed with. He came to Benin Republic in 2012 with a dream, and so far he has been slaying effortlessly.

He has organized different comedy shows that rocked Cotonou, and has maintained high standard in his delivery. Talking about shows and project, presently, he his working on a charity program he call ” Laugh And Save A Soul” a program supported by donations from the public to help the less privileged.

He gave a brief insight to what the project entails.

“The idea came to​ life when I lost my mom on the 25 October, 2012, that was when I began to feel the pains of the less privileged, then I knew what it felt like to lose a loved one, what it feels like to live with a big hole in the heart. There and then I decided I would use all I have to make the less privileged happy, using my talent to make life worth living for them and that was what brought about the whole idea”.

Mc Tush has been consistent in serving him fans with undiluted comedy, and he has been going places.

Winner 2 – Manoj


Manoj he his a business Indian man.Highly business oriented and creativity inclined .He partner to own a club in Benin republic called LEMON CLUB which is among d best rave and BST selling club so far I’m Benin republic.
His mandate is to work with Nigeria student therefore making a NIGERIAN the manger of the club.So far so good various artist has been welcomed from Nigeria to his club were he mingle with lots of Students to catch fun,him ground and be known,
Ballers,spenders,poppers and ladies love him and d club itself has its ground.
So far so good has been hard working making it deep DAT his name and d name of the club expand.
He decided to work with the Nigeria student DJ KOREX.
Information reach us that working with him is just like working with a Nigerian ( Igbo man ) when it comes to tackics in business he his very free in giving.
*What abt wife*as a business man Running a club for now we still Looking up to that.
*Can u work without d Nigeria STUDENT* so far so good have been working without d Nigeria STUDENT in so cases BT working with them is sweet and can neva working alone.dey all are good downfrom d CEO to their fans.Much love .


MUSIC: Swazzi ft Cabosnoop – “Skolo Remix” (Prod By Dj Coublon)


Thugluvin Recording act and Skolo crooner Swazzi is out with the remix of his most anticipated single Skolo featuring the Legendary Cabo Snoop from Angola. Cabo Snoop brought a new approach to the song making the remix a hit that will take over Africa.
‘Skolo’ is produced by Dj Coublon with sweet strings by Fiokee and Mastered by Swaps. The Visual is Scheduled to drop in few days time. Connect With Swazzi On Social Media @Officialswazzi

Download & Enjoy!


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Spotlight On 7Figures Aka Yung Fela As He Talks Upcoming Single Titled “Elevate”


AYOBAMI Yung Fela popularly known as 7FIGURES, A fast rising Rapper, Singer and Song Writer, a Final Year student of LE CITOYEN UNIVERSITY republic of Benin. He started writing while in secondary school due to his love for the game at a tender age. 


He got into recording immediately after tertiary institution and right now his the CEO of SMG gang  worthy single for a debut titled ‘ELEVATE’ produced and mastered by  Indomix which should be expected to cross boundaries by the time it is officially released. Anticipate his time of dominance in the game.


As for “Elevate” I CAN’T REALLY SAY MUCH ABOUT IT NOW YET,  i can only say by ,Inspirations, Motivation, and Orientation things i see around me, what people see around them from each angles, what they believe in  that brings about progress

Instagram: @7figures_Smg
Facebook: @Ayobami Yung Fela

Elevate is about to change the  Story for GOOD.

Keep reaching BBJOINT@pk10 & ç Dreshgrafix +22966865628

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EMMANUEL OKWUCHUKWU OZORJI roundly known as BOYWONDER, a fast rising afro-pop singer and song Writer , graduate of psychology from Anambra state university. He started writing while in secondary school due to his love for the game at a tender age. 


He got into recording immediately after tertiary institution and recorded a praise worthy single for a debut titled ‘KONTROL’ produced and mastered by SAVEBEAT which should be expected to cross boundaries by the time it is officially released. Anticipate his time of dominance in the game.


Instagram: @real_boy wonder
Snapchat/twitter/we chat : @real_boywonder1
Facebook: @Ozorji Emmanuel


Comedian “I Go Dye” Tells Efe To Stop Boring Nigerians By Repeating The Fact That He Was “Broke”


Popular Stand-up comedian Francis Agoda, aka ‘I Go Dye‘ tells Efe the Bbnaija winner to quit boring Nigerians with his hustle story because contrary to what he (Efe) may think, many celebrities had worse stories than his, Vanguardngr reports.

Since his emergence as winner of the recently concluded Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Efe has seized every means possible to tell anyone interested how much he suffered before his present status.

On Easter Sunday, at AY Live, I Go Dye advised him to quit reflecting on his rough past and bask in the euphoria of his new status.

“Efe, you just dey shout “Who I be” up and down like say na you suffer pass, you better stop am! You think say na only you don suffer?.

Make I tell you, plenty of us dey wey don suffer pass you before we come later get money o, if you hear some of us story ehn, you go shut up. When I never get money, hunger don make me chop dog food for Ali Baba house before. .

You don chop dog food before? So no go dey think say na you suffer pass o, people don suffer pass you well”, he told Efe


BBNaija: TBoss’ fans attack Uriel over a Dress & Its Really Messy (Photos)


Though the Big Brother 2017 season has finished fans are still aggressively taking sides and now they have put Uriel and TBoss in competition over a dress.

Recently, Payporte announced that one of the dresses worn by it’s ambassador, Uriel, was sold out but we at Akpraise media observed that TBoss fans were not pleased at all.

TBoss had worn the dress a while ago and her fans believe that is the only reason the dress is popular. They argued that Uriel should not be given the credit when it was TBoss who boosted sales.

See their comments below:



“This Is Why I Can’t Marry Marvis” – Efe Makes Shocking Confession



Big Brother Naija 2017 winner Efe who has been busy touring the nation who was romantically involved with fellow housemate Marvis, has revealed why he can not marry her.

During a recent event in Lagos, Efe, who accepted that he would have loved to marry Marvis but can’t revealed his reasons.

In his words:

“Unfortunately I can’t marry Marvis because she has a boyfriend. She is committed to the relationship


“Kini big deal?” – Gifty reacts to Comedian AY’s jokes on TBoss and Kemen


Gifty has shared her take on the Comedian AY/TBoss/Kemen incident.

The Big Brother Naija star in a chat with GoldmyneTV has said it’s no big deal.

“My take on that is that, mehn! Kini big deal.

You know AY is a comedian and he’s doing his job, he is doing his business, and infact I don’t blame him. He even teased me, he brought out the whole Gifty issue, but even I called him and told him, ‘bros I see how your job dey go o’ and he was like he is sorry, and I was like, you don’t need to apologize, it’s business and as a comedian you need to do everything possible to make sure your fans and your viewers out there, because they pay ticket to come and have fun, so I don’t blame him mehn.

It’s only for TBoss and Kemen to take it in a very matured way”


Revealed! See WHo Mr Eazi is Dating | Photos

The biggest music breakthrough last year, Mr Eazi has been rumoured to be dating multi-billionaire’s daughter, Femi Otedola, Temi.

Starboy records artiste, Mr. Eazi, who got us dancing to his new sound music, has sparked dating rumours with Otedola’s daughter and fashionista, Temi.  The couple are currently hanging out together in the United States.

This is coming after Mr. Eazi featured Temi’s sister, DJ Cuppy in his “Fight” single, off his Lagos to Accra mixtape. Mr. Eazi and Temi are currently in Pennsylvania, and some photos they shared on Instagram has got fans thinking they’re dating.

See photos below:


Gist: My New Album “Alaimore” Will Put An End To Fuji Leadership Tussle – Obesere

Fuji Icon, Alhaji Abass Akande Obesere Pk1st, popularly called the Vice Chancellor of Entertainment by his admirers, has finally released the official art design of his new Fuji album entitled Alaimore (Ingrate).
The Album is slated for release in all CD stores on Monday, 17th April.

According to him the new album “Alaimore” (Ingrate) album will put a stop to the widespread noise and false credit by another Fuji singer, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, claiming to be the leader and the originator of the genre “Fuji” without giving credit to the man Late, Alhaji Barrister “Who gave him hope in the industry”, Obesere revealed.
The album will be a detailed message for all the lovers of fuji and music in general as to get proper facts about the originator of Fuji, how the music genre itself was discovered, before it was brushed and polished by the Late Dr Sikiru Ayinde Barrister (SAB), who many believed to be its pioneer.

So, you all should keep your fingers crossed as I unleash the True story behind the Fuji Music Genre.


Gist: Samuel Eto’o Visits Peter Okoye At His Ikoyi Mansion


Cameroonian football star, Samuel Eto’o is currently in Nigeria, and he just visited Peter Okoye, who is also his very good friend at his Banana Island Mansion in Ikoyi, Lagos.

The singer, who was happy that his friend came around, took to Instagram to write;

“Guess who came thru?” the singer captioned one of the photos with the footballer, and in another, added, “At home With @setoo9.”


The duo have maintained an enviable friendship over time.

In 2016, Peter Okoye went on a promotional tour in Europe with the world class footballer and shortly after, reports surfaced that the duo were working on Okoye’s football club.



B!News – We’ll do anything to secure release of remaining Chibok girls -Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said his administration was ready to do everything within its reach to secure the release of the remaining girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Borno State on Apri 14, 2014.

While saying the Federal Government had reached out to their captors through intermediaries, the President said his administration was willing to bend backwards to ensure their safe return.

Buhari made the promise in a message to mark the third anniversary of the abduction carried out by members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram.

The message which he personally signed was made available to journalists by the Presidency’s media office.

He said his administration had had reason to celebrate the return of 24 of them and thousands of other Nigerians who were forcibly abducted by the terrorists.

He said being a parent himself, he was grateful to God that some of the girls were found alive and have been reunited with their families.

The President said, “Government is doing all within its powers to reintegrate the freed girls to normal life. Furthermore, Government is in constant touch through negotiations, through local intelligence to secure the release of the remaining girls and other abducted persons unharmed.

“My special appreciation goes to the parents and families that have endured three years of agony and waiting for the return of their children. I feel what you feel. Your children are my children.

“On this solemn occasion, my appeal is that we must not lose hope on the return of our remaining schoolgirls.

“Our intelligence and security forces, who have aptly demonstrated their competence, are very much equal to the task and absolutely committed to the efforts to find and return the schoolgirls and others abducted by Boko Haram.

“I also thank Lake Chad Basin countries, friendly nations and international partners, who at various points in the last three years have offered their support for Nigeria.

“Like I have repeatedly said, the Federal Government is willing to bend over backwards to secure the release of the remaining Chibok girls. We have reached out to their captors, through local and international intermediaries, and we are ever ready to do everything within our means to ensure the safe release of all the girls.

“I wish to reassure the parents of the Chibok girls, all well-meaning Nigerians, organisations and the international community that as a government, we are unrelenting on the issue of the safe return of our children.

“I trust God that soon, our collective efforts will be rewarded with the safe return of our schoolgirls to their families, friends and their communities.”

Buhari described the 2014 abduction of the girls as one of the worst crimes committed against Nigeria’s citizens.

He recalled that at the inception of his administration in May 2015, the militant group occupied no fewer than 14 Local Government Areas in the North East of the country and posed a serious threat to other parts by unleashing fear and mayhem through the use of surprise and suicide bombing.

He added that the menace of the group posed a great challenge to the resolve of his administration to implement the change agenda.

Buhari said that was why he pledged to reverse the situation, which constituted a threat to the sovereignty of the country.

He said his government was determined from the beginning to secure the release of the Chibok girls and others forcefully abducted from their homes and communities and retake the occupied territories.

This determination, he said, made his administration to give the necessary political and logistical backing which energised members of the armed forces and other security agencies to overrun the headquarters of Boko Haram in the Sambisa Forest and scatter the terrorists from their strong base.

Having secured some level of success, the President promised that no group will hold the country to ransom under his watch.

He urged all residents to remain vigilant and report suspicious movements around them to security agencies.

“Today, the group has been degraded and is no longer in a position to mount any serious, coordinated attack, other than sporadic suicide attacks on soft targets.

“Even at that, their reach is very much confined to a small segment of the North East where they had previously held sway unchecked.

“Nigeria and indeed the entire world, must however, recognise that terrorism has no borders and remains a growing concern which calls for collective efforts to curtail.

” I, therefore, call on all Nigerians and residents in the country, to remain extra vigilant and report any suspicious element or group to the security agencies. We cannot afford to let down our guards. Under my watch, no group will hold the country to ransom,” the President promised.


B!News – 43.4m, £27,800 and N23.2m cash uncovered by EFCC at an Ikoyi resident yesterday


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, yesterday discovered another large sum of money in a house in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Read the statement about the recovery from EFCC below….


“EFCC Uncovers Another Massive Stash of Monies In Ikoyi
The whistle blowing policy of the Federal Government is paying off positively as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today stormed a residential building in the 7th Floor of a four – bedroom apartment at Osborne Towers located at 16, Osborne road Ikoyi, Lagos, where a humongous find of foreign currencies and Naira notes to the tune of $43.4m, £27,800 and N23.2m was uncovered.

The operation followed a whistle blower’s confidential alert received by the Commission’s Lagos office this morning regarding some noticed suspicious movement of bags in and out of a particular apartment in the building. According to the source, the movers of the bags, make believe that they bring in bags of clothes.


Another source who is conversant with the apartment of interest indicated that some woman usually appeared on different occassion with Ghana Must Go bags. ” She comes looking haggard, with dirty clothes but her skin didn’t quite match her outward appearance, perhaps a disguise”, the source said.


On getting to the building, operatives met the entrance door locked. Inquiries from the guards at the gate explained that nobody resides in the apartment, but some persons come in and out once in a while. In compliance with the magisterial order contained in the warrant, the EFCC used minimum force to gain entrance into the apartment.


Monies were found in two of the four bedroom apartment. Further probe of the wardrobe by operatives in one of the rooms, was found to be warehousing three fire proof cabinents disguisedly hidden behind wooden panels of the wardrobe. Upon assessing the content of the cabinets, neatly arranged US Dollars, Pound Sterling and some Naira notes in sealed wrappers.

Preliminary findings indicate that the funds are suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activity.
The facility is said to be owned by Osborne Towers Resident Association.
Investigations are ongoing.”



Gist: Here Is What Reuben Abati Wrote About Big Brother Naija That Got Everyone Talking


Former media assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Rueben Abati in this piece provides his own analysis of the show, expressing relief the show is finally over. Playing into the hands of Hyper reactive Nigerians… Read his article below followed by reactions from Nigerians.

Here is what he wrote :

What a relief! So, the Big Brother Naija reality television programme is finally over. It ended Sunday evening with 23-year old Efe Michael Ejemba, University of Jos graduate of Economics and singer winning the N25 million including a Sport utility vehicle at stake, with 57.6% of the votes from over 24 million voters across Africa. Warri, where Efe’s family lives, erupted in excitement.

At the Multichoice viewing centre in Ikeja, Lagos, where Katung Aduwak took charge so brilliantly, there was a similar eruption of incandescent joy. I was relieved because for about 70 days, the Big Brother Naija show was a big distraction, crass capitalism at its most cynical edge, a source of unmanageable madness in homes and on the streets. Now that it is over, it is time for some honest frank talk for the attention of all stakeholders involved.

Let me start with the lessons, on a positive note, before delivering the blows. Lesson one: In a very instructive manner, the Big Brother Naija reality television show promoted the ideas of choice and people power at the heart of democracy.

Televised across Africa, the viewers had the final say in determining who stayed in the house or left during eviction moments on Sundays. The votes were collated, audited and confirmed by Deloitte, a firm of auditors and thus, the viewer as the voter determined the outcomes.

In that regard, a reality show of that sort promoted a consciousness of democracy, choice and influence and it further explained why the people from Nigeria to Cape Agulhas all the way up to the Mediterranean sea took fierce ownership of the programme. In a continent where power is the ultimate aphrodisiac and every access to power, fame and influence is seen as an opportunity to oppress and demean, whatever is done to promote a consciousness of choice and the civil society is laudable. Multichoice, thanks.

Lesson two: in every business concept, perseverance pays. Multichoice has been running its Big Brother Naija and Big Brother Africa concepts for a number of years. Apparently, this year’s Big Brother Naija has been the most impactful, the most profitable and probably also, the most exciting. In one week, over 11 million persons voted to determine the eviction. In the final week of the programme, over 24 million persons voted that is more than the total number of persons who voted in the Nigerian Presidential election in 2015.

This year, Multichoice has made more money from the Big Brother franchise than it has ever done. The programme was sponsored by PayPorte, and with all the voting, and the money spent on recharge cards, Big Brother and Multichoice are the biggest winners. In the end, it is all about business and profit. Everybody has been used. In business, once you have a good, attractive product and you can capture the market, you can fool everybody and make profit. Multichoice, weh done – in Falz, the bad guy’s voice.

Lesson three: humility pays. At the end of the day, in the last week of the programme, the decision by the viewing public was a moral, sentimental one. The biggest star of the programme was, I don’t know what you think, TBOSS (real name: Tokunbo Idowu), half Nigerian, half-Romanian. She dominated the space with her Jezebelic antics, even got some of the male participants ousted by entrapping and outsmarting them with her wiles. She projected herself as a s*x object, the ultimate manipulator, the champion Delilah of the Big Brother Africa series. She even made a joke of the entire Big Brother concept by saying she didn’t need the money and if she won, she would spend it in two weeks to pay off debts, and in any case, she had men hitting on her, offering to take her on a ride in their private jets. She played the role of a female barracuda.

Given her looks and talents, she would have been a perfect winner. She would have looked good on the billboards. But she lost because of her arrogance. Attitude is everything: this is the lesson of TBOSS’s disgrace and humiliation. When she was sent out of the House as the second runner up, the viewing centre in Ikeja, Lagos, including Kemen whose nemesis she was, danced in joy. “They are taunting me?” she asked Ebuka, the anchor. No, sweetheart, they were making a far more serious statement about you. The melodramatic ending of Big Brother Naija 2017 is its only redeeming outcome. Bisola, the first runner up does not even have a degree but she showed talent and resolve, even if her whorish flirtation with Thin Tall Tony is so cheap and self-denigrating. Her One-Nigeria consolation prize is something big she should take seriously.

Efe won because of his humility. He is considered the poorest and the most needy of the contestants. Patrons of the programme chose to vote for the contestant who looked and sounded like he would need the money and the opportunity. They gave him a chance in life, although the organizers must ensure that going forward, the show does not become a poverty alleviation scheme. Bisola came second because she too looked like she needed help. Debbie Rise and Marvis also made the finals, but that was meant to be a great compliment to their good conduct, but they didn’t have enough support to make it to the top. TBOSS is the main star who lost. I hope she was taken out of South Africa with a private jet or maybe a submarine! Beauty is not everything, baby.

Lesson four: Marketing helps. Branding is everything. Propaganda is profitable. Packaging is nice. Big Brother Naija is nothing but marketing, branding, propaganda, and packaging. A reality show is supposed to be nothing but reality, virtual reality as it happens, but let no one deceive you, everything that happened in the 70 days of BBNaija was packaged, marketed, carefully branded and manipulated. Ebuka, the Big Brother, thumbs up, the scenic designers, kudos, the content developers, three hearty cheers, Multichoice, you guys are the smartest capitalists around, well done! The finale was a bit overdone though, dragged out, over-delayed. Tiwa Savage (hey baby, watch that growing fat around your waist and thigh), Tuface (thanks TuBaba but next time tell Annie to twerk for us- what was that!). In all, the power of television was well advertised.

Now the hard knocks: I rate the theatre high but I consider the whole show a sham, a 419 manipulative effort by a corporate agency, long overdue for an ethical review and scrutiny, a bad influence on corporate ethics. The owners of the programme are just a bunch of insultive, manipulative and exploitative capitalists, feeding on public need for distraction and the negligence of the authorities. Big Brother Naija 2017 is something that should never happen again in the shape we have seen. If Multichoice as a corporate investor wants to make a contribution to Nigeria, it must find ways of doing so in more meaningful forms.

Reality shows have become an established form on television, but whereas there are reality shows that promote talent, music, human capability and genius, enhanced relationships, and intellect, Multichoice, through its Big Brother Naija and Big Brother Africa franchises seems committed to the promotion of base values, chiefly adultery, prostitution, love of money, nudity and sex. What just ended as Big Brother Naija 2017 was nothing other than the corralling of some human beings into a zoo, pressured to behave like nothing but animals. The organizers made money devaluing other human beings. Multichoice and Payporte, the sponsors, turned alcohol and pornography into legitimate sport.

TBOSS and the other girls kissed and got groped by the boys on live television putting their upbringing to shame. TBOSS, who claimed she didn’t need the money even exposed her breasts on live television more than once. I have seen better breasts TBOSS. I am not too sure those private jet owners will be excited by your fluffy, South-looking, slightly bigger than mangoes breasts. If the same men see bigger assets, I mean, those interesting Ojiakor-like ones that look like papayas, pineapples and watermelons, they will not send private jets, they will deploy submarines and fighter jets! And that ‘s why you got N500k in the end, way back behind Bisola with her hard facial features, and Efe whose victory is based on poverty logistics and appeal. But I have no doubt that TBOSS will end up doing better in the larger, outside market than the other finalists, because even those who did not vote for her, know in their hearts that she represents the message of the programme.

It is a wrong message and that is why Big Brother Naija drew more audience in Southern Nigeria than in the North. In the last week of the programme, every town in Southern Nigeria was seized by the #BBNaija fever. Prayers were offered in churches for Efe. One lady threatened to commit suicide if Efe did not win. Another one said she would not stop crying until Efe won. Nollywood stars declared support for housemates.

There was Team Bisola, Team Efe, EfeNation, TBOSSNation, TeamDebbieRise (small), TeamMarvis (even smaller). There were public processions even in universities. We were told how to vote. Twitter was on fire. What I saw was nothing but sheer madness. T-shirts were printed. One musician turned his personal car into a billboard. Nigeria became a mad house because of one reality television show. It looked like mass hypnotism at work.

But it should not be allowed to happen again. BBNaija should not be hosted and staged in South Africa as has been the case. Multichoice, Payporte and their partners made crazy money and got brand promotion off the back and sweat of Nigerians. Do the maths; we got peanuts in return. We were told BBNaija could not be staged in Nigeria due to electricity problems so the studio had to be in South Africa. And the Nigerian government looked the other way. Wawu! All the billions that the South Africans are running away with, after giving our boy a Kia SUV and some N25m, who is going to collect the Value Added Tax on that? Nigeria or South Africa? See the real Gobbe! All the staff who worked on the programme with extremely marginal exception were South Africans. Where were the Nigerians? Abi, Lobatan oh.

The Nigerian government must assert itself. Nobody henceforth must brand anything involving primary production, Nigerian off Nigerian soil. We can’t get far by wearing made-in-Nigerian clothes on Mondays and Wednesdays, turning the country into an extension of Nollywood, but we can gain a lot by insisting that economic production and profit based on Nigerian talent and resource must have significant Nigerian content.

Congratulations Efe; the grace of God is forever sufficient, but sorry Nigeria.

However, Nigerians in their usual manners took to Twitter to launch missiles at Mr Abati… With many try to ‘School’ him.


Tailor Governor: Fayose Spotted Sewing His Own Ankara Dress in Ekiti State (Photos)

Ekiti State Governor wowed people recently as he showed off his tailoring skills by sewing his own ankara dress for tomorrow’s International Women’s Day.

The amiable Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose was in a happy mood as he celebrated ahead of the International Women’s Day by sewing his ankara uniform ahead of the celebration tomorrow.
The Governor also declared tomorrow a public holiday to enable the women celebrate it in grand style. 
According to him, the holiday will also enable men wishing to identify with the womenfolk, the opportunity to do so without hindrance. 
He said the state government would sponsor the event to enable the women showcase their potentials and had a sense of belonging in the society.

NAN reports that no fewer than 45,000 women  across various professions, trades as well as those in the public service have already enlisted to be part of the women’s special event.
The women have also paid N500 each to buy a branded and subsidised Ankara, which has a  market value of N3,500.
NAN Correspondent who visited the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, venue of the event reports that the place is now wearing a new look in preparation for tomorrow.