Today’s Headlines: Why my father was overprotective of me – Davido; Full list of winners of AMVCA 2023

Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, fondly known as Davido, has revealed that his billionaire father became overprotective of him after his mother’s death.

The singer said he feels his dad made a promise to his late mother to take care of him.

He made this known in an interview with Real 92.3 FM.

According to him, his father’s over-protectiveness was out of fear.
Full list of winners of AMVCA 2023

The 9th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) which held in Lagos saw the display of glamour and glitz from talents within the entertainment industry.

The award ceremony showcased performances from top acts in the Nigerian music industry including Tiwa Savage, Spyro and Iyanya who thrilled the audience with their songs and moves.

The AMVCA is an annual accolade presented by MultiChoice recognizing outstanding achievement in the television and film industry.

This year’s edition was hosted by Zozibini Tunzi and IK Osakioduwa.
2 Eko electricity distribution company staff electrocuted

The Police Command in Lagos State on Sunday confirmed the electrocution of two members of staff of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) in Lagos State.

The incident took place in the Obalande area of Lagos Island.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Hundeyin said the case was reported to the Lion Building Division of the command on Saturday at about 5.55 pm, by another member of staff of the EKEDC from Lagos Island.
Battles rage hours after Sudan rivals agree to ceasefire

Residents of Sudan’s capital again awoke to heavy clashes Sunday morning just hours after rival generals agreed to an upcoming one-week ceasefire amid ongoing talks in Saudi Arabia.

The ceasefire — the latest following many successive truces that have been systematically violated — is set to go into effect at 9:45 pm (1945 GMT) on Monday, the US and Saudi Arabia said in a joint statement.

The ceasefire shall remain in effect for seven days and may be extended with the agreement of both parties, the statement added after talks in Jeddah.

Multiple truces have been violated since fighting broke out five weeks ago, which the Saudi foreign ministry acknowledged in a statement published by the official Saudi Press Agency early Sunday.