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I’m No More Known Just As Pete Edochie’s Son – Yul



Nollywood star, Yul Edochie last weekend said he is no longer known just as Pete Edochie’s son because of the success he has achieved in his career he Says, ‘I almost dropped my surname in search of glory’

Citing this during the weekend he also stunned his fans when he disclosed that he, at a time, wanted to drop his surname, Edochie, in order to make a name for himself.

Yul, who made the disclosure at the Life Continental Beer’s socio-cultural discourse with the theme, “Bringing Home the Glory: A toast to Progress and Success” in Enugu, said he attended several auditions from Enugu to Lagos without success at the early stages of his career.

“I got admission into the University of Port Harcourt in 1998. By that time, my father was already big in the industry. I had options of studying any other course and grow under his wings. But first, I decided to study Theatre Arts.

I graduated in 2003 and did my National Youth Service Corps in 2004/2005. From then, I started hustling and my journey started from here in Enugu. There were times I would board night bus from Enugu to Lagos just to attend some auditions that didn’t work.

They would not choose me and I would come back. But I was happy that I was chosen for those auditions despite not making it to locations.

“I knew my father had made a name for himself. But I said I would not ride under his wings. I would make my own name.

So “I gave myself 10 years to see where I would be. (I told myself) That this man (Pete) has made his name, I need to make my own name too. By the special grace of God, I think I have done that. Sixteen years after, I’m no longer known as Pete Edochie’s son. I’m known as Yul Edochie. I excelled and still excelling in Nollywood.

“In 2017, I decided to run for governor of Anambra State at the age of 35. I didn’t win. But it’s all about starting. I have started. In 2021, I declared my intention to run for president of Nigeria in 2023.

“I’m not here to campaign. I’m here to talk about the hard work of Ndigbo, the consistency and progress. That’s what ‘Life is stands for.”

Yul’s father and one of Nigerian’s most celebrated veteran thespians, Pete Edochie, who also featured in the TVC said, “I am delighted to be a part of this era defining celebration of the East by Life Beer.

No matter who we are and how far from home we travel in our respective quest to attain success, the greatest reward can be found in coming back home to celebrate your wins and pave the way for others to also achieve progress and success.”

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David Williams takes a bow from Britain’s Got Talent after 10 years



David Williams, the comedian and actor, is leaving Britain’s Got Talent after ten years as a judge on the ITV show.





David, 51, resigned as a judge on the show after being forced to apologise for foul-mouthed remarks about contestants.






After a decade on the judging panel, David Walliams is being replaced. In the coming weeks, Walliams plans to formally confirm his decision to step down.





A source disclosed to The Sun;




“David has decided to bow out after a ten-year run. He wants to leave on a high after a wonderful time.


“Being on the show has been a huge source of entertainment and joy for him and he is arguably the most popular member of the panel.


“He hasn’t taken the decision lightly, but it feels like time to move on and focus on his other projects.


“His team have quietly been having conversations over the past few days where it has been made clear that David is readying himself to step down – and then producers will start to think about who might replace him.


“His exit might not be popular with fans who adore him.


“But for David it appears that now, after an amazing ten years on the show, it is the right time to move on.”



For the 16th series, head judge Simon Cowell, 63, and panellists Amanda Holden, 51, and Alesha Dixon, 44, are expected to return.






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Kizz Daniel to perform at Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup



Kizz Daniel, a Nigerian singer, has been confirmed as one of the headline performers at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

FIFA, the World Cup organizers, confirmed the news on Friday when they announced the five official performing artists for the event.





Kizz Daniel is the only African artist on FIFA’s list of headliners for the FIFA Fan Festival during the World Cup, performing alongside five international award-winning singers.




Diplo, an American DJ and Music Producer, will perform on November 22, while Kizz Daniel will perform on November 23.




Nora Fatehi, a Canadian crooner, will perform on November 29; Trinidad Cardona, an American singer, will perform on December 1; and Calvin Harris, from Scotland, will perform on December 10.

On Friday, FIFA announced the lineup on its official Instagram page.





The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar from November 20 to December 18, 2022.

This is a dream come true for the singer, who tweeted about his desire to perform at the World Cup in June.

Kizz Daniel has established himself in the industry as a creator of viral hits.





His single “Buga,” on which he collaborated with Tecno, received worldwide attention as world leaders and celebrities participated in the viral Buga Challenge.

Kizz Daniel released another hit single, “Odo” (Cough), in October, which is currently trending on the Internet.






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“No endorsement nothing nothing boom G-wagon” Fans react as Christy O of BBNaija claims to acquire a G-wagon worth 100 million



Christiana Ojumu, popularly known as Christy O, a former Big Brother Naija housemate, shared a video of herself driving a white Mercedes Benz G-wagon worth over 100 million naira. She sparked outrage online when she claimed to have just purchased the car.





After sharing a video of herself chilling in the new white Mercedes Benz G-wagon, the former Big Brother Naija 7 housemate set tongues wagging online.





However, this seemingly good news has prompted some to question whether purchasing such an expensive car at this time should be a priority for a young celebrity like herself. Others have slammed the story as nothing more than fake news designed to draw attention to her because she did poorly during her brief stint on the BBNaija show.





Many BBNaija fans have reacted to the reality TV star’s video, claiming that it is nothing more than a publicity stunt, and that if she did acquire the luxury SUV, her priorities are skewed.






Some fans congratulated her in the comments section, while others suggested that Christy O was chasing clout with the vehicle because she couldn’t possibly afford it.





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