Musician, entertainer and housemate at the 2021 edition of Big Brother Naija, WhiteMoney has followed in the footsteps of musician and reality TV star Laycon to win the sixth season of the reality show with a landslide.
He polled 47% of the final votes ahead of Liquorose with 22.99%.
Whitemoney goes home with the ₦90m grand prize which includes a ₦30m cash prize.
He also won a two-bedroom apartment courtesy of RevolutionPlus Property, an Innoson IVM G-40 SUV, a weekend getaway to Seychelles for two packaged by Travelbeta, cash in an Abeg digital wallet, bitcoins courtesy of Patricia, and so much more.
This season’s battle for the Big Brother Naija grand prize came down to six housemates: Angel, Cross, Emmanuel, Liquorose, Pere and Whitemoney.
The 11- week television reality show began on 24 July, 2021, and featured 26 housemates over the course of the ‘Shine Ya Eye’ season.
And after nine live eviction shows, Whitemoney emerged as the winner of Big Brother Naija Season 6, finishing ahead of first runner-up Liquorose, and second runner-up Pere.
Cross placed fourth, Angel finished in fifth-place, and Emmanuel emerged in sixth-place.
The show continues to generate lots of debates across the country. While some Nigerians describe the BBNaija as immoral, others describe it as an entertainment and empowerment platform.
Tanzanian Police release Kizz Daniel from custody
Nigerian singer, Oluwatobiloba Anidugbe, better known as Kizz Daniel has been released from the custody of the Tanzanian police
The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa disclosed this in a tweet.
The Nigerian singer was arrested following alleged failure to perform at the Warehouse, Old Nextdoor Arena in the East African country on Sunday night as part of his Afro Classic World Tour.
His failure to turn up led to fans damaging part of the concert arena.
The organisers had Kizz Daniel and some of his crew members arrested by policemen from their hotel as a result of the no-show.
“He has just been released but his lawyers will report to the station tomorrow. He should be home anytime soon”, Dabiri tweeted in response to how the Nigerian Embassy in Tanzania was assisting Daniel.
Femi, Seun Remembers Fela 25 years after death
The Kuti family on Tuesday marked the 25th death anniversary of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
Remembering their late father, who died on August 2, 1997, Femi and Seun Anikulapo-Kiti, also musicians, paid tribute to the legendary singer.
Hailing Fela as the soul of Afrobeat, Femi noted that he missed his father, even after 25 years of the icon’s demise.
Sharing a post in the early hours of Tuesday, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti said, “25 years on, still in our hearts. I miss you more and more. The one and only Abami Eda #FELA. The soul of #Afrobeat.”
On his part, Seun Kuti said, “25 years ago, you transitioned. Words can’t begin to express how much more alive you have become in spirit, as we continue to strive for the Africa you fought for. We continue to ask that you allow your light to guide our path. Ase!!”
Court Sentences Baba Ijesha To 16 Years Imprisonment For Assaulting Minor
The Lagos State Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court sitting in the Ikeja area has convicted and sentenced Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, to 16 years imprisonment for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old minor.
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, in a judgment that lasted two hours also convicted Baba Ijesha of four out of the six counts for which he was charged.
Baba Ijesha was convicted for indecent treatment of a child and sexual assault.
The judge, however, discharged and acquitted him of counts one and six, which were: sexual assault by penetration and attempted sexual assault by penetration.
The court held that the prosecution could not prove those offenses.
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