Young music rave, Divine Ikubor popularly known as Rema, has achieved an amazing feat in terms of streaming numbers.
The ‘Ginger Me’ crooner has surpassed over a billion streams on Spotify across all credits, making him the latest addition to a short list of Nigerian artistes with similar achievements.
Chart news platform, Chart Data broke the news via its verified Twitter handle on Friday, December 9, 2022.
This landmark achievement sees Rema join the likes of Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, Tems and CKay, as Afrobeats artistes who have crossed the one billion stream mark on Spotify.
Before the Mavin Records act, Tems was the latest to hit that milestone in November 2022.
In other entertainment news, Nigerian comedian and skit-maker, The Cute Abiola has used his first salary as Special Assistant to Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, to support elderly women and widows in his constituency.
The Governor’s adviser on Creative Industry made this known via his official Twitter page as he noted that he empowered 60 women in total.
Cute Abiola said it was in fulfillment of a covenant he made with God after his appointment, that he will use his first government remuneration to help women.
He shared a video showing the outreach conducted in Kwara and how he was able to put smiles on the women’s faces.
Cute Abiola supports widows, old women with his first salary as Kwara Governor’s aide – cute abiola kwara appointment
He wrote; ”On November 4, 2022 when I saw my appointment as the SSA to the Governor of Kwara State on Creative Industries, I had a strong covenant with God that I will use my first salary in office to support old women and widows.
Today, I am indeed glad to have supported 60 women with my first salary in office. I pray that God continue to give me the strength to continue this template. HON. AAA 🌺”
CorrectNG reported on November 4 that Cute Abiola, real name, Abdulgafar Ahmed Abiola bagged an appointment with the state government alongside two other persons.
The appointment was contained in a statement by Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor.