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Ikorodu Bois appear on Times Square’s billboard in New York

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igerian internet sensation, Ikorodu Bois, have featured on a Netflix advert displayed on Broadway Times Square, New York City. The young lads join A-list celebrities like Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Davido, among others, to feature on a billboard in Times Square.

Situated in Midtown Manhattan section of New York City, the Times Square is a major tourist destination and entertainment center in the United States. In the advert, a clip of a trailer remake by Ikorodu Bois was included.

This is another great leap for the group, which consists of the trio —Muiz Sanni (15), Malik Sanni (10) and Fawas (13)
The group is known for remaking, mimicking and recreating multimillion-dollar music videos, movie scenes and movie trailers using ordinary household items.

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A few days ago, Netflix announced plans to feature Ikorodu Bois in its Oscar Weekend Film Brand Campaign.
The company, in a statement made available to The PUNCH, said its campaign was targeted at celebrating fans for the important role they play — for watching, loving, discussing, and even recreating Netflix movies.

The statement read in part, “Netflix’s wide reach has woken up a new generation of global film fans, allowing them to discover more diverse perspectives, see themselves reflected and inspiring new forms of movie-love.

“Once a year, the Oscars pierce the culture and put movies on our collective minds, and this year, we are putting the spotlight on the Ikorodu Bois to remind movie fans that fans are the most important part of the movies.”

The Ikorodu Bois also recently bagged a nomination in the 2021 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, having made it to the list of nominees for the ‘Favourite African Social Media Star’ category, which was won by kid comedian, Emmanuella.

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Erika And Laycon Unite After Long-Time Hostility (VIDEO)

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he former Big Brother Naija housemates, Erika( Full name -Erica Ngozi Nlewedim ) and Laycon (Full name – Olamilekan Massoud Al-Khalifah Agbeleshebioba) have reunited after months of enmity.

In a story shared by both housemates on Instagram, they were seen blooming in nice smiles while eulogizing each other.

Laycon and Erika fell apart in the house following Laycon’s allegation that Erika had made a move to kiss him. Erika while accusing him of lying to the host, Ebuka that he had kissed her twice, didn’t only use swear and untold words on him, she threatened to kill him outside the house.

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Their hostility however didn’t end between the both housemates. Like a wide fire, it was inherited by their fans and admirers across the country.

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Uche maduagwu Calls For Arrest Of Obi Cubana, Others

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he controversial Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu has called for the arrest of Obi Cubana and other individuals who allegedly abused the Nigerian Naira notes in Oba, Anambra state.

Obi Cubana, last week buried his mother in a unique style that had the whole country and parts of African countries make it the topic of discussion. Obi who hails from Oba, Anambra state, Nigeria is a billionaire and the owner of Cubana group. At Oba, Obi’s numerous friends came with loads of Naira notes which they threw, lavished and sprayed recklessly during the burial.

This particular act demonstrated by Obi and his friends has raised criticisms among Nigerians. To some, it was just a mere showoff and display of stupidity, while others said it was right to do whatever he wished with his money.

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Uche Maduagwu, one of the critics has asked why the Federal Government has allowed Cubana and his friends walk freely up till now, even after they were caught abusing the Naira notes – he said the display of Cubana and his friends violates a section of the Nigerian Constitution.

“According to section 21 of the CBN act, 2007, a person who spray the #Naira risk imprisonment for a term not less than six months but why are the billionaires who sprayed money at #Obatown still walking #like kings on the street?”

Uche further attacked Cubana boss, stating that with all the billions in his possession, he couldn’t construct a tarred road to his house. So many Primary schools around your home have no roof – he said

“Cubana oga claim to be WEALTHY yet the road to where he did his mama burial remain untarred, so many primary #schools in oba no get roof”.

Obi Cubana had in an interview with BBC pidgin responded to critics, saying that as long as he was not caught stealing or in an illegal act, he could do anything with his hard-earned money.

 

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Artist Zoro Drums Support For Nnamdi Kanu, Tweets “Free Nnamdi Kanu”

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igerian rapper, Zoro has urged the Federal government to release the arrested leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

DAILY POST had reported that Kanu was arrested by a combined team of Nigerian and foreign security agents in a coordinated interception.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Tuesday, at an emergency media briefing in his office confirmed the arrest of Kanu.

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According to him, Kanu was picked up on Sunday due to “the collaborative efforts of Nigerian intelligence and security services”.

Following the development, Kanu has been detained by the Department of State Services, DSS.

Reacting, the rapper in a post called for his release, noting that he has a lot to say but will like the recipients of his message “to listen to their conscience first.”

“There’s a lot I’d love to say, first is I would love our leaders to listen to their conscience and that’s only if it’s well fed shaa. Free Nnamdi Kanu,” he wrote.

 

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