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How Pepsi Confam Gbedu Returned to the AMVCAs, Reloaded, Rewired & Refreshed



How Pepsi Confam Gbedu Returned to the AMVCAs, Reloaded, Rewired & Refreshed

This year’s AMVCAs proudly refreshed by Pepsi was a three-day event from the 18th of May to the 20th of May, 2023.

Day One: Opening Ceremony/Cultural Night.

The carpets were rolled out and the cameras were flashing as many of Africa’s favourite celebrities and AMVCA nominees graced the occasion in colourful cultural regalia. But the real high point of the night came when Pepsi took the event from ten degrees to a hundred and one degrees with Pepsi DJ Ambassador Crowd Kontroller on deck serving confam gbedu, reloaded, rewired and refreshed by Pepsi. Safe to say some of the celebrities in attendance were close to losing all their home training. That was just the beginning.

Day Two: Pepsi Confam Gbedu meets Pepsi Confam Fashion.

Fashion is always a thing and Pepsi Confam Fashion was the thing at the AMVCA Nominees Gala / Runway show this year. Pepsi set the mission for its runway exhibition with confam Gbedu served by multi-award-winning musician Praiz. Then Pepsi took things to a level higher as the brand unveiled its jaw-dropping Confam fashion collection—four outfits by four designers. Suddenly, guests were sent into an absolute frenzy when Pepsi pulled out its big surprise. Four celebrity influencers, Beauty Tukura, Saskay, Hermes Iyele and Daala Oruwari pulled up to the runway in Pepsi Confam Fashion. Pepsi awarded the winning designer on the night, StatementByBami with 1.5 million naira.

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Day Three: The Main Event Lights, Camera, Pepsi!

At the very centre of the awards night, in the midst of all the glitz, glam and splendour, Pepsi managed to steal the show again with a mesmerizing delivery of Confam Gbedu by the Queen of Afrobeats, Pepsi Ambassador Tiwa Savage. Tiwa gave us a 10/10 performance alongside our guy—Spyro, Majeed and award-winning band, Alternate sound. Add to that, Pepsi presented the award for the most fiercely competitive award category of the night, the prestigious Best Actress in a Drama, Movie or TV series Category. Osas Ighodaro walked home with the prize beating elite competition in the process. Segun Ogunleye, the General Manager of Marketing at Seven-Up Bottling Company, while presenting the award, extended his congratulations to the winner and acknowledged the incredible talent of the other nominees. He reiterated Pepsi’s dedication to supporting and recognizing the outstanding individuals in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

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The After Party: Pepsi presents, Obi’s house AMVCA edition What had been an unforgettable night already was just about to explode.

Pepsi brought Obi’s house, the biggest nightlife party in Lagos to Africa’s biggest entertainment night. The result was a confam rave to the hundredth degree. It was back-to-back wilding delivered by 3 iconic Pepsi DJ Ambassadors, DJ Obi, DJ Xclusive and DJ Crowd Kontroller. Remember that Crowd Kontroller was unveiled as a Pepsi DJ Ambassador at the AMVCA After Party last year. The energy level in the room was unmatched with Shody the Turn Up King supplying the hype to the very end. The vibes were on point, and the party was legendary! Guests, Celebrities and social media peeps couldn’t contain their excitement, showering praise on Pepsi for consistently delivering maximum entertainment to Nigerians. With its long-standing commitment to Nigerian entertainment, Pepsi Naija has been a rock-solid supporter, signing up top-notch Nigerian artists as brand ambassadors and raising the standards as the foremost contemporary pop culture brand. The partnership with AMVCA further solidifies Pepsi’s passion for entertainment and its unwavering support for the thriving pop culture in Nigeria.

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Nigerian man living abroad returns home, transforms friend’s dilapidated living conditions



Nigerian man living abroad returns home, transforms friend’s dilapidated living conditions

A young Nigerian man living abroad has gone above and beyond to improve the living conditions of his friend and his family.

Roger Stone, known on social media as @rogerstone3350, was shocked and deeply moved by the dire state of his friend’s living situation upon his return to Nigeria.

After receiving a distressing phone call from his friend, whose identity remains undisclosed, Roger Stone decided to document the appalling conditions in a video.

The footage showed a cramped and dilapidated apartment where his friend’s family was struggling to make ends meet. Determined to make a difference, Roger Stone took it upon himself to initiate a transformation that would improve his friend’s life.

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Filming the entire process, Roger Stone can be seen emptying the apartment of its meager belongings and embarking on a renovation project. He repainted the walls, providing a fresh and uplifting atmosphere for his friend’s family.

Additionally, he purchased a new mattress, ensuring a comfortable sleeping arrangement, and provided new flooring to replace the worn-out surfaces.

Moved by his friend’s plight, Roger Stone expressed his commitment to do even more to uplift his friend’s living conditions

Netizens Reaction…

@NjikeNjike said; “I scattered my friend house rebuild it within 3month to do his mother burial. you did well.”

@Elha_ayirebi said; “God richly bless you.

@Richie said; “Bro you really tried you good friend.”

@lady koi koi said; “U are doing well, may God bless you richly.”

@Sandy’s Home Essentials said; “God bless you, you really did well.”

@brisl_service_company said; “You did well….God will never forget you.”

@yankybf said; “Bro abeg arrange better money for him to start better business.”

@joyimade739 said; “God bless you for doing this may God send you help and helpers when you need help in Jesus mighty name amen.”

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17-year-old Nigerian boy defies UTME failure, makes N14.5m from comic books he writes



17-year-old Nigerian boy defies UTME failure, makes N14.5m from comic books he writes

A Nigerian boy who faced disappointment after failing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) twice has found immense success by tapping into his talent as a comic book writer.

The inspiring story, which went viral on Twitter thanks to user Dev Tobs, sheds light on the young boy’s journey to financial prosperity and academic pursuits.

According to the Twitter thread, the unnamed boy attempted the UTME twice but did not achieve the desired results.

However, his family recognized his gift for writing and encouraged him to explore it further.

In a fortuitous twist, his brother, a close friend of Dev Tobs and a software engineer, advised him to publish his comic books on popular platforms like Amazon, Etsy, and others.

The boy channeled his efforts into his newfound passion and began publishing his comic books on the online platforms. The response was overwhelming, with readers appreciating his creative storytelling and unique artistic style.

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As a result, his comic books started gaining significant traction and popularity, leading to substantial financial success.

The Twitter thread revealed that the talented writer amassed an astonishing sum of N14.5 million (approximately $19,000) within a span of two years.

Overwhelmed by his success, the boy made a life-changing decision to pursue his dreams further by relocating to Canada to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

The tweet reads;

“He wrote JAMB twice with no major headway, but his folks noticed he had a flair for writing, hence his brother who’s my close pal, also a software Engineer, advised he starts hoisting the comic books he writes on this Amazon thingy, Etsy and one other one.” He has made so much money from it.

“Yes, you didn’t misread, he made $19k (N14.5 million). Two years down the line today, I got news he’s moved up to Canada for his bachelor’s and I couldn’t stop but feel happier.”

Netizens Reactions…

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@thefavourigwe said; “The Amazon thingy is called Amazon KDP and yes people make a whole lot of money uploading comics, novels, activity books (coloring, puzzles) etc… Different kinds of books basically.”

@ebenofere commented; “This is beautiful. You can make anything out of yourself if you really want it. Where there is a will, there is a way.”

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“E no balance”-Netizens react as Bobrisky shows off new shape days after surgery



“E no balance”-Netizens react as Bobrisky shows off new shape days after surgery

Idris Okuneye Olanrewaju, better known online as Bobrisky, is a well-known transgender in Nigeria who recently stirred up controversy by displaying her newly acquired backside.

After calling for prayers as he underwent surgery for yet another BBL to accentuate his hips and bum, Bobrisky, the self-described “Mummy of Lagos,” has become one of the topics of discussion online.

A few days ago, Bobrisky announced that his BBL surgery had been successful and, consequently, exposed it to the public, noting that he had received several bruises.

He wrote;

” Got myself a new bum, 😍 I pray all my bruises clear ASAP”

To show that he is still in pain from the BBL surgery, Bobrisky shared a new video of himself at the clinic being tied in a wrapper and limping while working.

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Check out the video below to see how the internet reacts to crossdresser Bobrisky showing off her newly developed backside following a successful second BBL procedure;

smarty.lee: Dem no suppose arrest this man so burst dat he yansh wit pin. How man go dey do yansh 😢.

shinejohanna_: Our problem in Nigeria is letter B Buhari, Bobrisky, Blessing CEO, Boko Haram, BBnNaija, Bet9ja, Bestie & Bola T 🤦🏼‍♀️😂😂.

paulagram__: Nigerians problem start with letter “B” 😂Bob Risky , BetNaija, Bola Tinubu , blessing CEO , BBL , Bumbum , Boko Haram , BBNaija, Daniel Regha, Portable , Uche ,

storm001__: Do you guys still remember that he’s still a man ?

adenugayetundewalimot: It’s well, it’s how this man is always misleading young youths 😔.

awele231: Wetin be dis 😂😂 senior man dey waka like lady wey just come out for labour room 🤣🤣 I don die.

_toby_loba: At this rate Bob fit go win Miss Nigeria o😂😂.

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