- David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has announced he will donate more than $600,000 to orphanages across Nigeria
- While writing about him, the Cable News Network (CNN) described him as Nigerian-American musician
- Recall that the call for donation by Davido was initially made in a playful way to his teeming supporters
In what will amuse many Nigerians, given the fact that some western media are in the habit of demonising Nigerians whenever a terrible thing involving a citizen of the western country arises, Cable News Network, popularly known as CNN, has referred Davido as a Nigerian-American.
To many people, this done by the American company in efforts to share the glory of the good deeds of the singer with Nigeria.
Recall that Davido was recently in the news for a kind gesture towards orphans in the country. Days ago, the iconic artiste asked his friends and fans to donate a million naira each to him for his birthday.
The singer noted that he planned to use the money to ‘clear’ his newly acquired Bentley. After two days, the FEM singer garnered about N201m which was donated to his Wema bank account.
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However, in a twist of event, the singer announced that he would be adding N50m to the N201m and donating it to orphanages across Nigeria. He further inaugurated a committee that will disburse the funds.
CNN in its report on the development wrote:
"Nigerian-American musician Davido has announced he will donate more than $600,000 to orphanages across Nigeria, after hosting an impromptu online appeal that initially sparked amusement and confusion from his fans."
Davido at 29: Singer says heartfelt prayer to God before blowing candles on 'humble' birthday cake
Recall that Legit.ng reported that top Nigerian music star, Davido’s 29th birthday is one that made headlines for several reasons seeing as he is one of the most-loved celebrities in the country.
To mark the special occasion, the Risky crooner alongside friends and crew-members partied hard at a fancy restaurant in Dubai.
Davido, just like his Biblical namesake, King David, also showed that he was a man after God’s heart seeing as he had a heartfelt moment with his creator at the party.
Davido dines like a king, eats gold-plated beef at 29th birthday party
To celebrate his 29th birthday, Davido and some of his crew members visited a fancy restaurant in Dubai where they were treated to delicious meals.
Davido has been known not to do things by half-measures and he made sure to dine like a king on his special day.
The singer was spotted eating a piece of gold-plated beef that was brought to him by 'armed' men.