Friday March 6th, 2015
Friday March 6th, 2015
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Participate in Vanguard Spark’s Freestyle Contest, win prizes

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In its bid to empower and engage the Nigerian youth “VANGUARD SPARK’ has created yet another contest to allow youth achieve a rewarding future from their potentials by harnessing and projecting their innate abilities to the world.

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The Udokwus reveal secret of their 15 years marriage

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Nollywood veteran actor and politician, Bob-Manuel Udokwu rolled out the drums on Thursday to celebrate his 15th marriage anniversary to his wife, Cassandra Udokwu at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Festac Town, Lagos. It was an occasion for selected friends, Nollywood hotshots and a number of media executives. In spite of the exhilarating atmosphere of celebration and merriment the couple found time to speak with Potpourri and here is what they say, concerning the success of their marriage:

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I can’t wait to unveil my debut album – Skales

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Baseline Entertainment has released the video for I am for real, one of the new singles by lead pop artiste Skales. Produced by Orbeat, Skales takes it a notch higher by effortlessly delivering an incredible dancehall hit. The video was shot and directed in Lagos, Nigeria, by Stanz Visuals, who was responsible for directing the video to the mega hit song Shake body.

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I am not a Nollywood person -Sola Fosudo

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Dr. Sola Fosudo is a veteran of some sorts in the Nigerian film industry. In this scintillating interview with our correspondent, the Director of LASU Centre for Press , Information and Public Relation bares it all about his life ,the film industry and many more.

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Beauty pageant is about service to humanity, not showbiz – Miss UN

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The Founder, Snowwhite Heart Foundation and reigning queen of Miss United Nations Pageant, Miss Precious Chikwendu, has said that beauty pageant had moved beyond wearing crown and cat-walking, but a means to impact positively in the society.

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Comments on ‘The Good Wife’ makes me cry everyday – Chinney Love

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Chinney-Love

Chinney Eze known as Chinney Love has long gone from the budding movie producer to become the respected one she is turning to be with her every new effort. The beautiful actress turned producer is clearly excited about her new effort ‘The Good Wife’ which trailer was released some days ago. According to her, there have been torrents of wonderful comments on the film.

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Joke Jigan out with her 7th film ‘Oyinkansola

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Pretty and sexy Yoruba actress, Joke Jigan may be about the very hottest item coming out of the Yoruba movie enclave with the release of her seventh film titled ‘Oyinkansola’ which is set to hit the stalls across the country tomorrow, Monday February 23rd.

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Uche Iwuanyanwu gets a baby as Valentine’s gift

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Uche-Iwuanyanwu

This came as a pleasant surprise to so many in the industry. Nobody could even swear to it that actress, Uche Iwuanyanwu was pregnant, let alone having a baby as she declared in a bbm broadcast on February 11th. I actually chatted with her few days before the arrival of her baby and all she could tell me is that she would have a surprise for me, not giving a hint that she could be getting into labour as at the time we were chatting on bbm.

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Nigeria needs change, not stories –Disciple Kputu

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Terngu Joshua Kputu is a fast rising gospel artiste who is passionate about creating a positive change through his music. He is known as Disciple Kputu in the music industry and recently released a new single titled Change kia kia. Commenting on what inspired the song, the revolutionary artiste who hails from Benue said the song is inspired by the fact that Nigerians are suffering and the country needs an instant change.

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YAW:The rising profile of an on-air personality

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Yaw is known for his popular programme,“Make una Wake, the morning show which is aired from 6am to 12 noon. Yaw, who has bagged many personalities awards and nominated for several others, is rising daily in his game as he has a hand full of activities. He got launched into limelight with the then popular series known as “Flat Mates.’ His story is that of one who has experienced the lowest part of life and been picked up by sheer grace, determination and hard work.

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Day Jennifer Eliogu sang for Ambode at Niteshift

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It was a night filled with fun, and clinking of glasses when actress-turned-singer, Jennifer Eliogu thrilled the audience that gathered at popular Niteshift Coliseum, in Ikeja, recently with her refreshing songs and dance steps. The event was a Grand House Reception in honour of All Progressives Congress,APC, governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. The premier hangout has earlier hosted his PDP counterpart, Mr. Jimi Agbaje in the same manner.

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Making a movie that speaks to Nigeria’s socio-political dev. is my joy —David Oyelowo

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Award-winning Nigerian-born British actor, David Oyelowo alongside his co-star, in the American film, “Selma”, Carmen Ejogo were excited to be in Nigeria penultimate Sunday,as the film premiered at the House On The Rock Cathedral, Lagos.

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‘Beauty pageant is about service to humanity, not showbiz’

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Nollywood actress and reigning queen of Miss United Nations Pageant, Miss Precious Chikwendu, has said that beauty pageant has moved beyond wearing crown and cat-walking, but a means to impact positively on society. Chikwendu, who stated this at a press parley on the first edition of the Miss United Nations Nigerian Pageant (MUNNP), coming up 16 May, in Abuja, said the MUNNP contest was designed to audition, select and prepare the best among the Nigerian contestants. She is the Founder, Snowwhite Heart Foundation

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What a bathroom scene did to my career — Yetunde Bakare

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Yetunde Bakare

Yetunde Bakare, without doubts, is one of the actresses to watch out for in the Yoruba movie industry. With movies like Ajobi, Alani Baba Labake, Omo Olodo, Awa Okunrin, Awolu Goes to School, Amisu to name a few, the voluptuous ebony signed her way into the big league and she has since remained the screen darling of many Yoruba film lovers . She is a versatile actress and movie producer who also stars in English movies thus making herself a well known star in the industry. She spoke with us.

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Mama G reacts to Most Influential Igbo Personalities list

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Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwo, popularly known as Mama G, has lauded the idea behind the book and platform, Most Influential Igbo Personalities,MIIP, authored by Ugochukwu Favour-Mayor. The veteran actress pointed out that the initiative will encourage the young people to conservatively live a life worthy of emulation, as the book will pose as a model for them to make the right choices.

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True story of Hanks Anuku’s HIV/AIDS palaver

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Popular gangster actor, Hanks Anuku is heartbroken at the moment. Like in a movie set, the actor is brooding over his wounds after news went viral online during the week, accusing him of testing positive to HIV/AIDS, and deliberately infecting his wife with the deadly virus. Anuku, who is hale and hearty has since refuted the report. His publicist, Bayo Adeoye while reacting to the report, described it as “not only confusing but a total lie.”

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Gwamma’s cry for a new nation

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A new dawn has come for Nigerian gospel music with the awe- inspiring launch of Pastor Chris Delvan Gwamma’s ‘New Nation’ album. The event which took place recently at the prestigious Oriental Hotel, Lekki had in attendance many dignitaries from the Christian fold. Ministering in song also on that day was Lionel Peterson from South Africa and Cobhams Asuquo who also produced the album.

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How OzzyBosco thrilled Ojuelegba fans on Val Day

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February 14, Valentine Day celebration would not be forgotten in a hurry, especially by the residents of Ojulegba, in Surulere, as the Spirit of Lagos, a movement committed to restoring the lost glory of Lagos stormed the area with the sensational kid-music star, OzzyBosco who thrilled with lots of music and dance.

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Lady Gaga gets engaged to Taylor Kinney

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Stephanie Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta popularly known as Lady Gaga is set to say, “I do” to her sweetheart Taylor Kinney, as they just got engaged. This was gathered on the diva’s Instagram account where she wrote “He gave me his heart on Valentine’s Day, and I said YES” showing off a heart-shaped engagement ring.

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Jackie Chan’s son released from prison

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The son of kung fu star Jackie Chan has finally been freed from prison as he apologized for making “mistakes” after serving six months in a Chinese jail for drugs offences. Jaycee Chan, who like his father has worked as an actor and singer, was released from prison on Friday.

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Vote wisely, Caroline Danjuma tells Nigerians

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carolinaEx-Nollywood actress, Caroline Danjuma, nee Ekanem has definitely thrown caution to the wind and now assumes the status of a social crusader. The growing tension and uncertainty that beclouded the political landscape of this country in recent times have left the actress with no choice than to call on Nigerians to vote wisely in the forthcoming elections.

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Sex is like breathing – Olu Maintain

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*Olu Maintain

Yahoozee crooner, Olu maintain in a chat with Showtime revealed what he will do differently this year.According to him, “I would be more consistent that I will do differently in 2015.”

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Jeta Amata’s Dawn in the creeks enters 2nd season

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Dawn in the Creeks, DITC, the Jeta Amata-led initiative aimed at promoting peace in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria has kicked off its second season. At the official launch, Andre Henshaw said the second season would leverage on the awareness and excitement generated by its first season and would highlight the gains made so far and the challenges facing the project.

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‘I’m being lured into politics’

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Unlike most of her colleagues who have suddenly become puppets in the hands of politicians, top actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is certainly not going to be forced to support any candidate seeking elective position in the land.

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Mae Wo steps out with a new single

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Nigerian born Houston-based gospel singer ,Ademewo Agbebiyi-Nwachukwu a.k.a Mae-Wo is set to storm the country’s music scene with a bang as she concludes plans to release her first single, “You’re Worthy”, into the market soon.

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Could your man be addicted to Sex?

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As the number of young men who are addicted to sex grows in leaps and bounds, women (not hookers), who believe they couldn’t have enough of sex, like their male counterparts, are also jumping in at the deep end, drinking in the pleasure that sex offers. Yet, the fad remains that when it comes to sexual adventure, men are first in line.

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How not to have an extra marital affair

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Josephine finally returned home, to her parents’ last week after a three year long battle to save her marriage. It was no secret to everyone that her marriage to her childhood sweetheart had hit the rocks even before then. Yet, events leading up to their irreconcilable differences had not failed to shock everyone who heard the story, including yours truly.

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Music has boosted my profile -Aduke

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RUMBA DANCE . . .  Dancers of  Seun Kuti’s band digging it out at the end of Eko 2012 National Sports Festival in Lagos. Photo by  Kehinde Gbadamos

Aduke is not your usual kind of artiste.For starters, the guitarist carries a low cut that blends with her eccentric nature.She has a deep understanding of what it means to be artistic.She told Showtime that music has put her in a position of respect and she sees it as her identity card.

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Why I am still relevant after Project Fame —Niniola Apata

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Project Fame Season 6, 3rd runner up Niniola Apata who has a petite frame recently opened up to Showtime on the secret of her still making waves after featuring in that reality TV show, Project Fame West Africa. “My relevance after Project Fame is attributed to the grace of the Almighty God, support from my family,friends, hardwork and my management team,” she revealed.

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Jazzman Olofin returns

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Veteran Nigerian musician, Jazzman Olofin who disappeared from the scene for few years now, is back with a new street anthem, ‘Omo Aiyee’ featuring Rasta CPT, a UK-based Reggae Dub Maestro.

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How not to fuel your man’s anger!

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Lovers

Paul sees himself an expert in relationships. He’s tapped into his vast experience to warn prospective girlfriends on topics to stare clear off when you’re with your beau. At nearing 40, he still sees himself God’s gift to women. Here’s some of his tips based on years of experience.

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Why I left Infinity group — David Karnji

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David-Karnjii

The name, David Karnji would hardly ring a bell. But Infinity will definitely remind you of the five man gospel music group whose hit album “Olori Oko” ruled the airwaves in 2006. They were the toast of many gospel music lovers in Nigeria and beyond. Churches also invited them for performances. But suddenly, the group disappeared into thin air, without traces. WG caught up with one of the artiste David Karnji recently who explains why the group went underground as well as his decision to pursue a solo career. He also enumerated some of the challenges facing gospel artistes in Nigeria

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