Today is Timi Dakolo’s father’s birthday. The Nigerian singer has taken to his Instagram page to celebrate his father, calling him a baby boy. He further revealed his dad is over 60 years.
Timi Dakolo emerged winner of the inaugural season of Idols West Africa in 2007. With his victory, he got a recording contract with Sony BMG, in addition to other prizes.
In 2006, Dakolo auditioned for reality show Idols West Africa in Calabar. His songs of choice were Commissioned’s More Than I and Lemar’s Time to Grow. His vocals impressed the judges, and he was seen as a contender for the prize. A week before the viewing of the Top 24 performances, Dakolo received the news that his grandmother had died.
Dakolo first auditioned in Calabar, Cross River State of Nigeria with Commissioned More Than I and Lemar’s Time to Grow. While in the competition, Timi Dakolo was never in the bottom 3. In the final three weeks of the competition it was revealed by the producers of the show that Timi had the highest number of votes each of those weeks.
After winning Idol West Africa in 2007, on January 1, 2008, on New Year’s Day, Timi Dakolo was shot at the lobby of the Presidential Hotel in Port Harcourt. He had gone to the hotel to attend a church service in the company of his friends. The attack was a random act of violence by a faction of Niger Delta militants and did not target Timi. Although a hotel security guard was murdered in the attack, Timi escaped with a flesh wound, was rushed to the hospital, treated and discharged on the same day.
Timi Dakolo released his first single comprising three songs in October 2009.
In 2011, he released the song “There’s a Cry”. The music video was filmed in Nigeria. He is currently signed with Lone Records/Now Muzik.
Timi Dakolo is one of the Judges on The Voice Nigeria.
A 24-year-old woman is set to become former president Jacob Zuma’s seventh wife. The lady who goes by the name Nonkanyiso Conco would be Zuma’s youngest bride‚ at 52 years his junior.
Nonkanyiso Conco confirmed to the Times Live that she and Jacob Zuma are getting married.
“Yes‚ we are getting married‚ but that is all I can say. I need to consult before I give any interviews‚” she said.
News24 reports that the woman gave birth to a baby last week at the Busamed Hillcrest Private Hospital last Thursday - Zuma's birthday.
Conco is a director of the Pietermaritzburg-based Nomkhubulwane Culture and Youth Development Organisation‚ aimed at protecting the cultural practices of Zulu maidens.
The murder trial of Maryam Sanda who stabbed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, son of ex-PDP chairman, Haliru Bello, to death in November last year, continued yesterday April 19th at the High Court in Jabi with one of the prosecuting witnesses telling the court how Maryam stabbed the deceased multiple times leading to his death.
According to Premium times, Ibrahim Mohammed, a businessman and a friend of the deceased, told the court how the incident occurred on the night of November 18, 2017 while he was paying Maryam Sanda and her husband a visit.
He said himself and Bilyaminu were smoking ‘Shisha’ and watching TV when Maryam Sanda came down to...
Pre wedding photos of a plus-sized woman went viral recently. Well the beautiful lady has tied the knots with her bae.
The lovely couple had earlier rocked the internet with their pre-wedding photos, living many inspired and hopeful for true love. Chidera and Ifeoma reportedly dazzled effortlessly on their wedding day, however, Chidera seemed to out-dance her during the event.
The bride dressed and channeled her inner Cinderella, the groom came prepared dressed in white with a touch of gold.
Here are some photos of the event below: