Santan Dave: 5 things we really want to know about this immigrant pastor’s son

Santan Dave beat eleven other talented artists to win the 2019 £25k Mercury Prize for his first official album – Psychodrama.

The Hyundai Mercury Prize is given each year along with a cash prize for Best British album of the last year, to artists whose album deserves an accolade.

Dave, 21, has long been perfecting his lyrical craft since at least 2015 following years of family and psychological drama.

It is these commotions reflected poetically in the winning album and many of his other musics that has given Dave the recognition.

Since there is more talent to come from Dave, let’s get acquainted with five facts.

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Nigerian Valentine Comedy Show 2020: Basketmouth in Manchester –> Hilton Deansgate

Our staple event of the valentine season is back.

Basketmouth is coming in 2020 to sprinkle laughter among lovers and all kinds of people in Manchester for the 11th year running.

Like last year, the theme of the show is Son of Peter and Mr Okpocha will be bringing the best of his comedies as usual.

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Nigerian Valentine Comedy Show 2020: Basketmouth in London –> O2 Academy, Brixton

Our staple event of the valentine season is back.

Basketmouth is coming in 2020 to sprinkle laughter among lovers and people in London.

Like last year, the theme of the show is Son of Peter and Mr Okpocha will be bringing the best of his comedies as usual.

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How UK immigration broke up Santan Dave’s family apart, deporting dad back to Nigeria

Santan Dave’s dad was deported to Nigeria despite having three children born in the UK.

Juliet Doris and her three boys

In a cypher lyrics Blackbox TV, Dave aka David Orobosa Omoregie coded-ly revealed this about his family; “I never came from a broken home, the system came and broke my home”.

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How Santan Dave nearly followed in his brothers’ footsteps to jail but momma saved the day

Santan Dave has come a long way from his debut rap gig

23rd of September 2019 could not have gone any better for Santan Dave.

The 21 year old Nigerian British artist stood with his proud mum accepting the Mercury Music Price winner’s trophy for his latest album ‘Psychodrama’ which also came with a £25k cash prize.

In his speech, Dave thanks his mum, and brother, Christopher. Boy, those two are the most influential people who got him to that stage.

In 2015, the then 16 year old made his rap debut on Bl@ckBox. In that moment in time with his rapping, you could tell he was one special talent.

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Watch the Ayegbusi, Olu and Hannah welcome baby no.2 – two years into marriage

Two years after their wedding, following a 6 months engagement, Olu and Hannah welcome their second child.

The couple debuted their newborn on their YouTube channel, detailing how the newborn was scheduled to be born via c-section, but all went smoothly and naturally instead.

Watch the video below.

READ: Why wait! East Londoner Hannah weds Olu within a year of courtship

How Naira Marley and Khafi Kareem left the UK to make it big in Nigeria.

Should we take a leaf from these people’s book if you are looking to blow in Nigeria and are from abroad.

In the streets of UK, these two were relatively unknown.

Kafilat Kareem, popularly known as ACupofKhafi was an ordinary UK police officer living in London, used by Scotland Yard as its poster girl to encourage people of ethnic minority into the force.

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Who’s who?: Guess which twin Ava and Alexis McClure

4 year old Nigerian-Irish-American twins, Ava and Alexis McClure captured the world’s heart with their gorgeousness and curiosity. They are so alike physically and completing each other sentence that it can be tricky telling which is Ava or Alexis.

Can you tell who is who?

Picture 1: Which one is Ava, and which is Alexis?
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Stefflon Don and Dont Jealous Me comedian to lead London’s anti-slavery march

SteffLon Don and Dont Jealous Me comedian, Tolu are among stars pledging to lead a planned national anti-slavery march in London in support of the #saynotoslavery campaign.

The march comes following a CNN video footage which confirmed rumours of black Africans being sold in Libya.

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King Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi: The fascinating life of a modern Ooni

His Imperial Majesty, King Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, is treasured beyond the Yorubas and Nigerians, as his recent visits to the US and UK showed.

He sits on the same pedestal as the UK Queen, his security detail is far higher than any Nigerian politicians’ and as traditional rulers go, he is not just any Oba (king), he is the Oonirisa – meaning a living god on earth.

As far as living ‘gods’ go, his fascinating story depicts a different kind of Oba, perhaps, your modern-day King according to these revealing facts.

1. A father at 19

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Exploring why Evelyn killed her husband, Eze, in India

The story of handsome 30 year old Eze stabbed to death by his wife in India, stroked a cord with Nigerians worldwide.

Videos and photos emerged of Evelyn holding on to her dead husband’s body, sobbing uncontrollably before been led away on charge of murder by Indian police to chants of “God go punish your generation”.

Through a live Facebook video by Oghi Tessy aka German First Lady, a family friend of the couple, sounding angry and sad bared it all.

The chat largely spoken in pidgin English revealed that Evelyn did stab her husband Eze.

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“Let me give you all the real gist, the reality of marrying a white man” An anonymous user on Toke Makinwa’s sister wedding

As Toke Makinwa’s younger sister, Busayo, said I do for the second time in an intimate gathering at her husband’s native country, Norway, an anonymous user dished her opinion on the longevity of their new marriage.


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Francis divorces popular FB marriage counsellor Amara Van Lare

She is considered (among Nigerians) as one of the pioneers in bringing about an open discussion of personal relationships on social media, and dishing out advice.

Now, her husband of 3 years has requested for divorce after pointing out via a facebok message that maltreatment by Amara and her children was the reason for divorce.

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“The crown 👑 does not fall far from the queen” Mummy Mcclure

Gbam! Queen mother of the most loved and adorable half Nigerian twins have spoken as she shared a picture of her and the girls on social media.

In the picture, Aminat showed off 6 months of pregnancy looking gorgeous in African attire, with her girls who are increasingly looking like thier dressed in matching outfit. The family are expecting child no3 – a baby boy.

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Icelanders outraged with rejection outcome for Nigerian asylum seeking family

Public outcry is alleged to have broken out in Iceland, after Sunday Iserian and his family lost their asylum bid to remain in the country. They now face deportation back to Nigeria.

Their story, alleged to have been traumatic since suffering violence, poverty and threats prompted an Icelander, Sally Kristinardottir to create an online petition for the family to remain in the country.

Sunday, 32, claims he left Nigeria after an uprising between Christians and Muslims, while Joy claims she was trafficked into Italy for prostitution. Together they have 8 year old Mary whom was conceived in Libya and born in Italy.

According to Joy, after losing her mum to murder, she met a pastor at church who promised to take her abroad and get a good job in 2008.

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