Monday November 24th, 2014
Monday November 24th, 2014
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PDP has higher chance of winning in Oyo State in 2015 – Funke Adesiyan

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Funke-Adesiyan

Funke Adesiyan, a Yoruba actress who has done her own good share of blockbuster movies is as active as anyone vying for elective office in the coming elections. She ‘s contesting for a seat in Oyo State House of Assembly to represent Ibadan South East Constituency II and I as a PDP candidate.

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Complaints of non-performance from the masses made me run – Bob Manuel-Udokwu

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Bob Manuel Udokwu

Gangling Nollywood actor, Bob Manuel Udokwu has seen it all in the world of acting and looking rather seasoned in the business of governance. After serving under Governor Peter Obi as Senior Special Assistant on Creative Media, he was reappointed by Governor Willie Obiano, also as Senior Special Assistant, but this time, on Movie/Entertainment industry.

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If you want change, not money, vote me – Kate Henshaw

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Some are of the opinion that Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw is the number one actress with most endorsement. That, in some sense means she is rich, at least rich enough to have her meal wherever and whenever she wants it. But the aspiring legislator for the Federal House of Representatives, Calabar Municipal/Odukpani Federal Constituency under the PDP isn’t ready to share any money.

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I will put my constituency in the international brochure on tourism – Jibola Dabor

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Veteran actor, Jibola Dabor waited a while before he decided that it would be the PDP that would best serve his interest in the bid to answer the call of his people for him to seek elective office. At least that was what he told Potpourri some months back. He is representing his people of Owo Federal Constituency, Ondo State, at the House of Representatives.

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My plan is to make sure I get people empowered – Desmond Elliot

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When the question is asked whether entertainers should be given a chance to seek political offices, Desmond Elliot is one of those who has the answer on the tip of his fingers.

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Entertainers in politics and what they stand for

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tony one week

Simply put, entertainers are supposed to be people paid or hired to entertain the people. Their primary purpose should be to provide amusement, make us laugh and generally draw us out of depressions. But right now in Nigeria, entertainers are finding more meaning to their primary roles. They are moving away from ‘entertaining’ us to aspiring to ‘ruling’ us as they are joining politics.

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I see politics as more of public service – Kenny Saint Best

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Kennis Music honcho, Kenny Saint Best has said she is suspending her cozy position as the Vice President of Kennis Music to attend to the needs of her people, particularly the youths, as a legislator under APC. She’s vying for Lagos State House of Assembly seat representing Ikeja Constituency 1.

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I am using my gift to liberate my people – Muma Gee

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Muma-Gee

Muma Gee who is married to Nollywood actor, Prince Eke and a mother of twins is contesting for the Federal House of Representatives seat for Abua/Odua and Ahoada Federal Constituency of Rivers State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

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I can’t be like Maheeda but I am funky – Sefiya

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Sefiya

Sefiya is a budding Afropop artiste who may appear like a greenhorn in the music terrain, but she knows what she is about and how to go and get it. In a ‘no holds barred’ interview with Showtime she boldly declared that she is in a world of her own.

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Filmhouse to unveil 15 more cinemas

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Ekene

The management of Filmhouse Cinemas has announced its readiness to open 15 new cinema outlets from December 2014, in additional to the existing four.

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Tunisian wins Muslim beauty pageant, calls for free Palestine

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Winner of the 2014 World Muslimah Awards Fatma Ben Guefrache (R) of Tunis reacts next to runner up Nazreen Ali (L) of India and Miss Muslimah 2013 Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola (C) during the grand final in Yogyakarta on November 22, 2014. An eclectic mix of women from around the world competed in the final of a pageant exclusively for Muslims in Indonesia on November 21, seen as a riposte to Western beauty contests. The women, who include a doctor and computer scientist, are set to parade in glittering dresses against the backdrop of world-renowned ancient temples for the final in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country. AFP PHOTO

A Tunisian woman called for a free Palestine as she won a pageant exclusively for Muslims in Indonesia Friday, seen as a riposte to Western beauty contests.

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Nigerian artistes with good hits but yet to release an album

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By Kehinde Ajose In those days in the Nigerian music scene, you are not considered a bonafide musician until you have an album to your name. Now, the story has changed as we have artistes who are yet to release their first albums, but already have massive hits, huge fan base and commanding high performance

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Why I left the mothers of my children —Oritsefemi

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Oritsefemi

By BENJAMIN NJOKU He is best known for his remake of Fela Kuti’s “Double Wahala” song. Before he came out with that hit song, Ekele Majemite Oritsefemi was unknown. Today, he is a hot brand . The Ajegunle-bred singer, who started his career as a member of a two-man band, The Junglist, recounts the touching

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Aki excited as he bags award

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aki

Nollywood actor, Chinedu Ikedieze (MFR) a.k.a Aki, emerged Best Actor at the 2014 edition of Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards, NBMA held at the Ballroom of the Oriental Hotel, Lagos, last Saturday.

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Mary Uranta relaunches self with Husband Shopping

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Mary-Uranta

Mary Uranta is surely on top of her game.The sexy actress who recently opened her production studio called the 50th Film Academy, located in Lekki area of Lagos, is at it again. She has just completed work on her debut film as a producer and is ready to hit the cinemas.

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Nike Oshinowo’s late night whispering

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Ex-beauty queen and fashion icon, Nike Oshinowo, who is known for her unrivalled style statement, has debuted with a talk show tagged, Late Night with Nike Oshinowo.

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Omotola, Genevieve shame haters!

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Genevieve, Omotola

For those who thought the lead stars of Nigeria’s highest grossing movie, Ije:The Journey, Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde and Genevieve Nnaji, are not best of friends, they need to bury their heads in shame as the two stars had a good time together in Calabar, last weekend.

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Don’t call me just a rapper, Ice Prince cries out

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Notable rapper, Ice Prince has said he doesn’t feel too cool being boxed in as just a rapper. The Minna-born, Jos town –bred Chocolate city artiste expressed his displeasure in a popular online interview known as The Truth.

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NFVCB DG challenges African filmmakers

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The Director-General of the National Film and Video Censors Board, Ms Patricia Bala, has challenged African filmmakers to correct the negative misrepresentations of Africa and its culture using the medium of the tube.

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Waje, Toolz, feature in Vector’s Shiga

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*Waje

Barely few months after the release of a hit single, Shiga, talented singer, Olanrewaju Ogunmefun aka, Vecto tha Viper has released the video for the single.

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Wizkid, Chidimma, to headline Lasgidi All- Stars concert

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Petite singer and MTN brand ambassador, Chidimma, will be joining Star boy Wizkid, as the headliners for this years edition of Lasgidi All- stars concert billed for next week.

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Why I titled my album Baked — Gt the Guitarman

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GT Guitarman

The buzz has been on for a while now about the release of Gt the Guitarman’s long anticipated album titled Baked. The soulful artiste who also doubles as a music producer took out time to explain the reason why he titled the album Baked.

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M.I, Olamide, Flavour battle for supremacy

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*M.I

No doubt, the Nigerian music industry is getting bigger and better with artistes signing endorsement deals and living their dreams. But one thing that constantly bothers any artiste is how to win more fans and attract them to their brand of music.

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I feel blessed to host this edition of CHOAMVA14 — Eku Edewor

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Eku

He is best known for his remake of Fela Kuti’s “Double Wahala” song. Before he came out with that hit song, Ekele Majemite Oritsefemi was unknown.

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Victoria Kimani drops a party banger Show

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Chocolate City’s rave of the moment songstress Victoria Kimani has released her newest single Show produced by Made Men Music group, producer of Tekno Miles.

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Bridget John bags another award

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Bridget John

After scooping one award out of five nominations at the just concluded 4th annual Nollywood African Film Critics’ Awards (NAFCA), actress Bridget John has added another feather to her cap.

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Factors that define my kind of music– Mike Aremu

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Mike Aremu

Nigeria’s most recognized and celebrated Jazz artiste, Mike Aremu who has performed alongside top jazz artistes across the world is set to take the centre stage of the music world with his ‘Sax Appeal’ concert holding on Sunday.

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Angelique Kidjo, Asa set London on fire

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THE duo of Angelique Kidjo and the talented Asa set London on fire as they graced the stage on 14th of November 2014 at the Southbank Centre London. The duo thrilled the audience with their electrifying music and had them dancing along to their performances.

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Nigeria accounts for majority of Korean movie imports, says Korean envoy

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DVDs for sale are pictured in a store on September 24, 2013 in Accra. The new film by Ghanaian-Nigerian director Pascal Amanfo "Boko Haram" has been banned by censors in Ghana and shunned by cinema owners in Nigeria. AFP PHOTO

The Director of the Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria, Mr Kwon Yong Ik, has disclosed that Nigerian market accounts for majority of Korean movie exports, saying Korean Movie industry has an estimated net worth of over 100 billion dollars.

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INK Edward’s new single, ‘Give Am’ gets overwhelming downloads

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A.N.I Entertainment recording artiste, Brian Toritseju Edwards popularly known Ink Edwards has not been resting on his oars since he gained attention of music lovers with the single, My Medley.

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Bayray Mcnwisu, Femi Jacobs fairy wedding in Shuga Band’s video

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SHUGA of Shuga Band fame has been described by many in the society and entertainment circle as king of gigs. The son of a late Justice brought that appellation to bear during his recently shot video for his single, Married Today.

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Nigeria Idol Debie Rise bounces back with a single

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Debbie-idols

STAR of Nigerian Idol, Debie Rise, who was recently unveiled as a new act under 800 Records is releasing a new single titled Match Up produced by ace music producer K-solo.

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