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Victor Olaiya Eulogised After Passing on at 89

Veteran highlife musician Victor Abimbola Olaiya is dead aged 89 after a brief illness on Wednesday afternoon at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

Papingo Dalaya, as the highlife maestro was 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.

Olaiya, during his lifetime associated with the Evergreen Musical Company but had long retired from his musical career in 2017.

Bimbo Esho, Managing Director, Evergreen Musical Company, on Wednesday said that the late legendary highlife musician, Olaiya, remained a living legend.

Veteran musician, Ebenezer Obey on Wednesday also mourned the late highlife music legend, whom he said lived a life worthy of emulation.

Innocent Idibia aka TuBaba on his part said he is “devastated by the news of the passing of Dr. Victor Olaiya – maestro, mentor, legend.”

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“My condolences to the family of Nigeria’s highlife legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, OON. His artful delivery on the trumpet and his hits from the 50s are moments we’d never forget,” Alhaji Atiku Abubakar reacted.

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Bobrisky Arrested, Luxurious Cars Seized

Popular celebrity cross-dresser, Bobrisky, has been reportedly arrested by the Nigerian Police Force at his residence in Bera Estate in Chevron Drive, Lekki and taken away to an unknown place.

According to a report by Igbere TV, an eyewitness shared that he was since returned this morning and his cars moved away.

It was gathered that his arrest is linked to his “cross-dressing” activities, although this has not been verified.

One of the officers was also quoted as saying “we will turn him back to a guy.”

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Lady Grow Nails for 23 Years to Enter Guinness Book of World Records

A nail artist who has spent 23 years growing her nails which takes a week to paint, has been crowned with title of the world’s longest fingernails by Guinness World Records.

The nail artist from Houston, Texas, identified as Ayanna Williams, has been crowned with the title of the world’s longest fingernails by the 2020 Guinness World Records, and in total her nails measure more than 18 feet long, each of which is just under two foot long.

She has also revealed that the most challenging thing about having extremely long fingernails, which can take up to one week to paint, is pulling up her trousers.

While she’s constantly getting lots of attention for her nails, and knows she is rather unique, her friends and family think it’s quite normal.

In order to take care of her nails, Ayanna uses anti-bacterial soap and a nail brush to clean them daily. And to help them grow, she regularly applies hardener and a thin layer of acrylic.

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‘To let my children know that anything they want to accomplish can be done. It takes courage, discipline and patience but it can be accomplished,’ said Ayanna on her reason for applying for the record.

‘I am elated and honored. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d make it into the Guinness World Records books!’

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