BN Bytes: Pioneer “Idols” Timi Dakolo & Eric Arubayi chat about Life after Music Reality TV Success in Vanguard Allure


The first and only season of Idols West Africa is one of the high points in Nigerian reality TV history. The show was exciting and introduced us to a mix of music stars including Omawumi, Jerrilyn, Jodie and many more.

On Sunday 30th October 2011, Vanguard Allure featured Idols West Africa stars Timi Dakolo and Eric Arubayi on the cover of the newspaper magazine insert.

Check out excerpts below and click here to read the interviews. 


Photography: Folake Akinola
Styling: Azuka Mordi
Interview: Jemi Ekunkunbor

8 Comments on BN Bytes: Pioneer “Idols” Timi Dakolo & Eric Arubayi chat about Life after Music Reality TV Success in Vanguard Allure
  • cathy October 31, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    true abi

  • someone October 31, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    Love you timi

  • Tiki October 31, 2011 at 4:47 pm

    I love Timi! and Eric too.

  • cinderella October 31, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    Is Eric Carrying a backpack in the 2nd and 3rd picture? None the less, the guy is cute and sings well too.

  • LIZZIE October 31, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Yayy! didn’t know Eric won one of those stuff. He sings so well in church. Timi is an amazing singer in church too.

  • LIZZIE October 31, 2011 at 7:43 pm

    My bad! Eric didn’t win anything. was just a contestant. He’s done well for himself all the same.

  • Lee October 31, 2011 at 11:15 pm

    Chei! Timi looks so on point in that white native attire. *another kind of eye candy*

  • winch November 9, 2011 at 12:23 pm

    Unimpressed by the. Two of them

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