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Nigerian Idol season II launches

Yeka onka-season I winner
    The season II of Nigerian Idol has been officially launched after a successful season I which produced Nigerian Idol, Yeka Onka.

    Season II is produced by the Optima Media Group (OMG) and Rapid blue format. It continues to enjoy the sponsorship of Etisalat, in association with Sony and Pepsi.We are committed to ennsuring that the standards from the past show are surpassed this time around. This is idol-it is the real deal," he said.
New host, singer Tiwa Savage and VJ Ill Rhymz would anchor the show.
     The season kicks off on October 7, with auditions in four cities-Abuja, Port Harcourt, Enugu and Lagos. The show begins airing on December 4, and the grand gala would be on April 1, 2012.
   The winner of the show takes home prizes valued at USD 100,000 in management contract, recording contract and prize money. The first runner up gets N1.5m, the second runner up will receive N1m. Finalists from 4th to 10th place also receive each N100,000 and a galaxy tab, blackberry and ipod for each place.
The Audition dates and venues as below:
ABUJA:  Chelsea hotel  - October 7th and 8
PORT HARCOURT:  Hotel presidential - October 14th and 15th
ENUGU: Universal hotel - October 28th th and 29th
LAGOS: Dream studios Omole phase 1 NOVEMBER  4th, 5th and 6th

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