- Child comedienne Emmanuella took to her Instagram page to announce her victory at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021
- The 10-year-old YouTube star was nominated in Favourite African Social Media Star alongside Ikorodu Bois
- Emmanuella shot into the limelight after making her first appearance on Mark Angel's YouTube channel
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Nigerian child comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, has emerged as the winner of the Favourite African Social Media Star category at the Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021.
The 10-year-old comedienne and actress took to social media to share the good news with her fans and followers.
Sharing the good news, she wrote:
"I am so happy to be a winner, thank you! To all my fans out there, I say thank you. To all those who voted for me, I love you so much, this win would not have been possible without you."
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Recall Nigerian online comedy group, Ikorodu Bois, also got nominated in the same category as Emmanuella.
The group known for recreating and mimicking multi-million dollar music videos, Hollywood movie trailers and epic pictures have no doubt gained quite a lot of fans.
With a million followers on Instagram, their nomination came as no surprise to many people albeit their loss.
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In other news, Nigerians have been buzzing with reactions and sharing their thoughts over the Grammy awards wins by Burna Boy and Wizkid. One of such people is Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo.
In a recent tweet, she stated that the singers following their musical feat, should not sell themselves cheap.
According to her, they should be charging N114.3m ($300K) for music collaborations.
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Kumashe Yaakugh is a Legit.ng journalist with three years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Kumashe is an entertainment and lifestyle editor reporting mostly on entertainment and human interest stories. When she isn't working, Kumashe uses her spare time to read about historical events, music and cultures around the world. Learn more about her on Twitter @kvmashe