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I Started Acting When There Was No Social Media – Patience Ozokwo Speaks On AMVCA Appreciation



I started acting when there was no social media, progress was based on talent -Patience Ozokwo

The veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwo, has revealed that she joined the movie industry when there was no social media platforms and progress was totally based on talent and humility.

She made this known while also appreciating her children in celebration of her Industry Merit Award, which she received at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award on Saturday evening.

On Monday, the actress via her Instagram post, Shared pictures of herself at the AMVCA event, her children, and grandchildren.

She said her children also made significant sacrifices and went long times without a mother throughout her performing career.

She stated that there was no social media when she began her acting career, and that success entirely relied on talent, humility, word of mouth, and trust.

Here is what she wrote, “LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

“When we started in the industry there was no social media and so many other luxuries we enjoy now. Progress was completely dependent on your talent, humility, word of mouth and trust.

“I appreciate my colleagues who work tirelessly and often times without recognition

“I appreciate my family who have always surrounded me with love and acceptance. My children sacrificed a lot and stayed long periods without a mother. At one point, my daughter became my PA and is still my Associate Manager till date.”

A huge congratulations to Mama G!


Omah Lay Situation Addressed By The Young Lady Whom He Called Up The Stage



At Omah Lay’s recent concert in London, A controversial part of the night happened when the singer called up a lady who was with her boyfriend up the stand to dance with him sensually.

That move sparked a lot of conversations online as her boyfriend was seen looking do dejected.

The lady in a recent video said;
“People saying he’s the one who bought the ticket. Who told you that? I bought the ticket and wanted him to have a good time.” Lady from Omah Lay’s show clears the air.

The lady by the name of Jesssani also shares, “Me and my boyfriend have had private conversations about going on stage with Omah Layy. So I’ve said to him, if I were to be called on stage, I am going. And he said, That’s fine.”

She, however, apologized to her boyfriend for the whole situation. She says, “Since the entire thing was public, I think it’s right I apologize in public to him. It was, honestly, a mistake. If I knew this would get this far, I wouldn’t even go to the concert.”

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Davido Versus Patrick Amaju: Court Declines Davido’s Application For Stay Of Proceedings



A Delta State High Court sitting in Effurun has refused the application by singer, David Adeleke aka Davido, seeking a stay of proceedings in the N2 billion suit filed against him by Brownhill Investment Company Limited owned by former NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, over the annual ‘Warri Again Concert’

Amaju’s company filed the lawsuit against Davido after he failed to perform at a concert in Warri which he was fully paid for. The company is asking the court to award N2 billion as general damages against Davido.The company is also asking the court for N150 million as legal and professional fees and an additional N30 million as the cost of filing the suit.

Defendants in the suit are David Adeleke a.k.a “Davido,” and his music label, Davido Music Worldwide Limited.

Vanguard reports that at the hearing in the matter recently, Davido’s counsel, Norrison Quakers, SAN, informed the court that there was a pending appeal and that the defendants had filed a motion for a stay of proceedings. Quakers further told the court that the defendants had been served with a copy of the claimant’s counter affidavit to the said motion for stay.

However, he applied to withdraw the motion and submitted that the Court of Appeal had become seized with authority over the proceedings pending before the lower court.

The counsel to Amaju’s company, Kelechi Onwuegbuchulem, did not oppose the application to withdraw the motion and the court granted the same according.

The court in a bench ruling upheld the claimant’s argument and held that until an order staying further proceedings is obtained from the Court of Appeal, the High Court will continue with proceedings in the case.

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Tiwa Savage Discloses Her Current Struggle With Her Eyes



Singer Tiwa Savage has opened up about her eyesight issues over the past few years.

In a series of Instagram stories on Thursday, She revealed her eyesight struggles, stating that she sometimes have to screen grab a message then go into her photos to zoom and read due to blurry vision.

Tiwa, however, disclosed that she got a pair of luxury recommended glasses to deal with the problem, after consulting with an optician in London.

She said: “So guys, the last 2-3 years, I’ve been noticing that I would be squinting sometimes and when I read some stuffs, it’s getting blurry and in the last few months I noticed it has gotten really bad and sometimes I had to screengrab a message, go back to my camera roll and zoom. So while I was in London I said lemme go and see the optician.

“So my long sight is okay, for now he says, not great but my short sight. Literally, I will be in a restaurant and I can’t read the menu but now your girl is back and you know, I had to make it luxury, so I had to get me a Cartier Pierre, cos ABG don’t play.”

Tiwa rocking her medicated luxury glasses
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