According to Afrima organisers, Tuku was invited as a culture diplomat and dignitary alongside Zimbabwe's deputy Tourism minister Anastacia Ndhlovu, South African Tourism minister Tokozile Xasa and Ghana's Culture minister Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare.
However, Wizkid, his counterpart and rival, won all the three categories he was nominated for at the 2017 AFRIMA, held on Sunday at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos.
Koike to step down as Party of Hope leader
She will likely focus on her role as leader of the nation's capital. "I want to leave national political matters to Diet members". Koike's announcement comes following a dismal performance by the Party of Hope in the general election here on October 22.
Just when it looked as if the battle for supremacy between Davido and Wizkid is about to end, events after AFRIMA and MTV EMA awards have signalled the beginning. Even the one wey I collect don peel finish.
He said: "Let those ones keep their awards". That award that peels. See you cannot play me.
Is Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid next year?
Following Los Blancos' 3-1 reverse against Tottenham in the Champions League, he revealed he was not looking to sign a new deal. However, Real Madrid are understood to have rejected his demand - which has further angered the wantaway star.
Lord of the Rings Franchise Gets TV Spinoff
That was a winning formula for attracting Hollywood talent, awards and buzz, though not Prime subscribers around the world. Amazon has committed to produce multiple seasons of a new television series based on the epic fantasy novel.
Defending champions India crash out
Put in to bat, India U-19's No. 7 batsman Salman Khan top-scored with 39, while wicketkeeper-batsman Anuj Rawat scored 34. Bangladesh emerged victorious after they chased down the target of 188 with eight wickets and four overs to spare.