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Davido pens down sorrowful goodbye note to deceased bodyguard, Tj

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Tijani, who was simply called Tj, a bodyguard to Nigerian musician Davido, died yesterday, the news was confirmed by one of Davido’s closest companions, aloma_dmw while Davido just posted an all black screen or photo in honour of his late security personnel.

Davido who was quiet with regards to his late close friend and bodyguard, who he refers to as “uncle Tj”, publicly showed his grievance by means of an eulogy in honour of the late Tijani.

He captioned the slides of photos with him and Tj with these painful and sorrowful words: “please tell me I am dreaming … my Tj gone ? What imma do without you uncle Tj ehn … 11 years you did all for me .. put me before you at all times .. all the times I wouldn’t wanna wake up for a show or flight you’d carry me like a baby in the car … no matter what I did right or wrong you were there for me … to allow me spend money sometimes nah problem .. every time ‘david don’t worry I’ll use my card ‘ .. you were such a big person with a baby heart … everyone loved you .. i wanna wake up late for a show so you’d come and carry me again … I don’t even know what I’m typing man.” Ending the caption with: “RIP UNCLE TIJANI … tired of being “STRONG”.

Tj reportedly was battling illness for a while before his demise but the cause of his date was not made public by either Aloma or Davido. Tijani was aged 36 and survived by wife and kids.

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Davido makes the list for Time Magazine’s ‘2021 TIME100 NEXT’

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Nigeria Afrobeat and Pop, coined into Afro-Pop phenom, David Adeleke, known worldwide as Davido makes the grand list for the 2021 TIME100 NEXT by Time Magazine.

Speaking on what Davido has achieved so far in his career, Laycon who gave the speech translated into written words, said: “You can tell Davido puts 100% into every song he makes. And the results are clear . . . Afrobeats is a worldwide phenomenon, and Davido is one of many Nigerian artists who has made that possible.” “By bringing Afrobeats to the global stage, he’s paved the way for people like me.” Laycon concluded

Davido continue to soar as one of the few Nigerian artistes to have gone global yet stuck to their roots. Like the piece from Time Magazine says, “the results are clear”; one of Davido’s latest achievement is having his 2017 released smash-hit—“If”— achieve Gold status in the U.S i.e. the record has sold a cumulative over 500,000 units or its equivalent in streams.

Although Davido did not make the “ARTISTS” cut on the ‘2021 TIME100 NEXT’, he got inducted through the ‘PHENOMS’ category for his role in making Afrobeat a global genre of music enjoyed by a vast array of music listeners.

Other Nigerians to make this year’s list are: FK Abudu, Odunayo Eweniyi and Damiliola Odufuwa under the ‘ADVOCATES’ category for the role they played during the #EndSARS protest; Flutterwave CEO, Olugbenga Agboola for being one of the breakout and outstanding ‘INNOVATORS’ in 2020 and Nigerian-American writer, Ijeoma Oluo made the ‘ADVOCATES’ list.

Check out the write-up on how and why Davido made the ‘2021 TIME100 NEXT’ here.

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Females congratulates Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment as WTO Director General with special #BeLikeNgoziChallenge

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Nigeria former Minister of Finance and current Director General (DG) of World Trade Organization (WTO), thereby becoming the first woman to head such position.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (apart from being a former Minister of Finance in Nigeria), had previously served as Managing Director at World Bank, spending a fruitful cumulative 25 years there.

Nigerians (and Africans by large) have come out en masse to celebrate her milestone and congratulate her on making history via their various social media apps and this has given birth to a challenge trending at No. 1 on Twitter NG, known as the: #BeLikeNgoziChallenge.

The #BeLikeNgoziChallenge gives Nigerians, mostly ladies the opportunity to dress up in attires, predominantly traditional, already donned by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala herself or styled in similar fashion while others make videos speaking like her when addressing crowd in public or conferences. Check out some of their posts below:

Congratulations to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her historic appointment as DG of WTO from us at Wavyvibrations.

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Runtown set to host Live virtual concert in April

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Douglas Agu, better known as Runtown has announced he will perform Live for the first time since the pandemic but without physical audience, as he takes his craft Live, performing his hit songs virtually for fans all around the world.

The event tagged—Runtown Live—will hold on the 2nd of April 2021 via Live Connection and tickets are to br available from March 1.

Th event will also see Runtown performing alongside his musical band, that for sure is set to be an exciting experience.

Music-wise, Runtown had a relatively quiet 2020 probably due Covid-19 uncertainties but released his last single on December 23rd, titled “If E Happen For Lagos”. Runtown also kept himself busy by using his platforms to promote justice during the ‘EndSARS’ protest while also making himself available physically by protesting with the crowd.

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