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Breaking: Highlife Maestro, Victor Olaiya, dies at 89

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Popular highlife musician, Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya is dead.

The musician, known by the title, The Doyen of Highlife was 89 years before his death. He gave up the ghost at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) at 12noon on Wednesday, 12th February, 2020.

His death was confirmed in an announcement made by Bimbo Esho, Managing Director of Evergreen Music Company LTD.

He said:

” The entire music world wish to announce the *death* of a Legend of Highlife music one of the last man standing, the last of the original *Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya OON..

” This untimely incident happened at Luth hospital Lagos State at exactly 12noon today Wednesday 12th of February, 2020.. We pray that the Doyen of highlife music find repose with the creator while wishing the family and entire music community the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.. And to my name sake Abimbola Olaiya I will miss your contribution to HIGHLIFE MUSIC. Dr Victor Abimbola Olaiya was *89 years of age* on December 31st, 2019.”

Papingo Dalaya, as the highlife maestro is called, was born on the 31st of December, 1930 in Calabar, Cross River State but hails from Ijesha-Ishu, Ekiti State.

He retired from his long music career in 2017 and had some hit tracks like Omopupa, Aigana, Pambotoriboto, Opataritius, Mo fe Muyan, Jemila, Kosowo l’ode, Odale Ore, So fun mi, Omolanke, Tina Mate, among others.

The highlife legend featured Innocent Idibia called Tubaba in the remix of Baby Jowo in 2013.

Olaiya formed his band, the Cool Cats in 1954 but later renamed it the All-Star.

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NBA corrects IG comedian Lasisi Elenu over misrepresentation of the lawyers in his skits

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Lawyers in the country may not be finding jokes by Popular Instagram comedian, Lasisi Elenu funny especially his new line of skits that seeks to explore the legal profession.

Just recently, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) through one of its executives called out the comedian over his misrepresentation of lawyers in his comedy videos.

The individual identified as Habeeb Lawal noted that the association has seen the videos he puts out, and addressing the situation with him will also serve as a point of reference for other comedians who put out similar contents.

Lawal noted that while the association appreciates the comedian’s humour and creativity, there is a need for him to properly represent the profession in his skits.

Lawal noted that while the association appreciates the comedian’s humour and creativity, there is a need for him to properly represent the profession in his skits.

“Dear @lasisielenu, We’ve been tagged! We beg to use you as a point of reference to all other comedians. Lawyers have awesome sense of humour, as such we enjoy your jokes & appreciate the creativity. However, if you must represent our profession in your works, kindly ensure you properly adorn the wig, bip & gown,” the tweet read in part.

Lawal also noted that the association understands that the comedian has a right of expression but if he does so at the expense of ridiculing the profession, necessary steps will be taken.

Concluding his post, Lawal shared a video and told the comedian to let it serve as a guide for him the next time he wants to make videos about lawyers.

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Actress Alade Brown stirs up controversy with nud€ photo for son’s birthday shoot

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Nigerian actress, Alade Brown has got the internet shaking with her recent post to celebrate her son’s 7th birthday.

The actress went her ahead to pay a picture of her posing nude in front of her seven year old son, all to celebrate her baby boy.

According to the actress, she decided to do this as a reminder of how she was when she gave birth to her boy on June 30, 2013. She says the experience means a lot to her as she delivered him with no complications or disabilities.

Also professing her love for her son, Brown says she hopes he would continually recognize her as his mother.

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Regina Daniels and billionaire husband welcomes baby boy

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It’s overflow of joy for Regina Daniels and billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko, who have just welcomed their first child together.

The baby, a boy came out on Monday, June 29 just after her baby shower.
The news was made public by Regina’s brother on his Instagram page this afternoon

Obviously overjoyed by the birth of the new baby boy, he said;

”OFFICIALLY AN UNCLE YOU KNOW?

Congratulations my diamond

It’s a bouncing baby boy

Iyanu ti sele

@regina.daniels @regina.daniels

Gods the greatest ” he wrote

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