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AFRIMA awards: Life goes on despite snub - Small Doctor

With the popularity, acceptance and rave that accompanied the release of Small Doctor’s 2016 hit song, ‘Penalty’, one would want to assume with all certainty that he’s a sure candidate for award nominations in 2017; but that is far from being the case.

On the heels of the just concluded All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, the self styled ‘king of the streets’ has expressed indifference on his inability to secure a nomination at the prestigious awards.

Speaking to Showtime in an exclusive chat he noted that being nominated or not for an award of AFRIMA’s pedigree is not a big deal as long as he is still making waves as a musician.

“To be nominated and to be appreciated are two different things; for my picture to be on the banners and to have been invited for the awards is enough, because I appreciate every bit of my life. A fall never keeps me down, though this is not a fall; anything goes, nominated or not nominated I’m balling”, he said.

Speaking further, he averred that the least he could …

Tonto Dike shows off her scars

Tonto Dikeh has showed off her leg scar, saying scars are tattoos with better stories. The actress had previously claimed she got the scar from her ex husband. While displaying the scar, she wrote;

''SCARS ARE TATTOOS WITH BETTER STORIES ..Mine tells my story,what's yours??... what your story''
* hmm me understand,,, how are about u blog reader?

End of the road for Mugabe as thousands protest against him

Protesters are gathering in Zimbabwe's capital Harare to demand the resignation of President Robert Mugabe. The rally is supported by the military which staged a takeover on Wednesday.

Regional branches of the ruling Zanu-PF party as well as war veterans - who until last year were loyal to the president - are also saying Mr Mugabe should quit.

Mr Mugabe, 93, had been under house arrest for days, but on Friday he made his first public appearance.

He attended a university graduation ceremony in the capital.
American Singer Usher has scored a major legal victory in the $20 million lawsuit filed against him. 

Laura Helm, who accused the singer of giving her genital herpes, filed court documents on Friday to dismiss the case.

According to TMZ, on Friday Laura Helm was recorded telling someone on a phone call, two days before filing the suit, that she had only ever had safe sex with the Burn singer.

Helm's lawyer withdrew from the case and Helm got a new attorney, who immediately filed legal docs to dismiss the case. It is, however, dismissed without prejudice, "with intent to refile." It's unclear why her lawyer made the move to dismiss.

Race to Awka: Gov Willie Obiano has just voted

As the people of Anambra turn out to elect who should govern them for the next four calendar years, the report just came in now that the incumbent Governor, Willie Obiano has just voted.
He casted his vote in his home town in Otuocha ward 1, Aguileri.

Four lost their lives as two Helicopter collide in the mid air

Four people have died after a plane and a helicopter crashed in mid-air over Buckinghamshire.

Two people were killed in each aircraft, Thames Valley Police said.

Police and the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said they have launched a joint investigation to establish the cause of the collision just after midday at Waddesdon Estate, near Aylesbury.

A Wycombe Air Park spokesman said both aircraft came from the airfield.

Gov Fayose arrests Some Fulanis Herdsmen

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has announced the arrest of some herdsmen whose cattle destroyed farms in Ijero Ekiti.
Fayose on his Twitter handle today posted photos of the herdsmen writing; ‘Thanks to men of the Ekiti State Anti-Grazing Marshall that arrested these herdsmen that led their cows to destroy farms in Ijero Ekiti on Thursday. Here in Ekiti, we will continue to protect our farmers. If you are interested in cattle farming, get a ranch.’