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Nigeria Idol Returns As D’banj, Simi, Obi Asika Emerge Judges

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How To Apply And Participate As Nigerian Idol Returns For Season 7

The organizers of the popular music reality show, Nigeria Idol has announced award-winning singer, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka Dbanj, Simi and Obi Asika as the judge for the seventh season.

The Executive Head, Content and West Africa Channels at MultiChoice Nigeria, Busola Tejumola, while speaking on the introduction of the new judges said, “We could not think of a better trio to be the season’s judges than Obi Asika, D’banj, and Simi. The three of them combined bring decades worth of experience in the music and entertainment business, as well as individual mastery of their crafts. We have no doubt that they will keep the viewers entertained in what will be a spectacular season!”

D’banj in his reaction to the development wrote, “I was out of the country when I found out that I was going to be a judge for this season of Nigerian Idol and I couldn’t contain my excitement. I’m coming in with my own strategy so viewers should expect a bang.”

Simi on her part said, “I’ve always loved the idea of being a judge and I think it’s a fun thing to do. I plan to be very honest and have fun and hopefully gain inspiration from those that come on the show.”

Obi Asika who is a returning judge stated, “I will be looking for special talents and new faces this year. I’m also excited to work with the rest of the judges this season, and I will be very fair and real to every contestant just like I was last year.”

Kingdom Kroseide emerged winner of the sixth edition after months of intense musical contest involving over 10,000 hopefuls from across the country, and over 16 million votes recorded at the finale.

He won an N30m cash prize and N20m in other prizes.

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