Victory carts home N35m, car as he wins Nigerian Idol S8

Victory carts home N35m, car as he wins Nigerian Idol S8

A lawyer song writer and gospel singer, Victory Gbakara, on Sunday night, emerged winner of Nigerian Idol Season 8.

He defeated Precious Mac to clinch the N100 million grand prize, part of which is N35 million in cash and a brand new car.

The prize also includes a music record deal and a video shoot. Speaking shortly after emerging victorious, Victory thanked his fans for their support, stressing that they made his victory possible.

He said, “I don’t know what to say. But I want to say thank you. You made this happened.

“Thank you all so much. I love you. Thank you for making my dream come true.”

As the Season eight edition of the Nigerian Idol comes to an end on Sunday night, four Nigerian artistes; Simi, Fave, Johnny Drille and season seven winner, Progress thrilled the audience in Lagos.

The grand finale was aired on Africa Magic Family, Urban, and Showcase at 7.00 p.m WAT.

“Sunday’s live show featured performances from some of Nigeria’s finest artistes, including Simi, Fave, Johnny Drille, and Progress.


“These stars have lit up the charts with several smash hits, and they set the stage on fire as Nigerian Idol Season 8 wrapped up in style.

“After seven weeks of electrifying live performances and nonstop excitement, the season’s grand finale took place on Sunday, July 16, 2023, from 7 pm.

“Precious Mac and Victory Gbakara are the last two contestants standing, and both have impressed during the course of the season, but only one of them can be crowned the winner.

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