Thursday May 21st, 2015
Thursday May 21st, 2015
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Thumbs up for D’banj !

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D’banj’s profile is steadily on the rise at the international scene.President of World Bank, Mr Jim Kim earlier in the week commended the music star for dedicating his latest song, “Extraordinary” to Women empowerment and raising awareness about poverty and other related issues. The song was dropped a week ago.

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How I keep my skin glow, Omotola reveals secret

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Nollywood leading diva, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde took to her social media pages to reveal the secrets behind her glowing skin. The actress is known as one of the prettiest faces in Nollywood

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Tiwa Savage’s scam alert

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Barely five months after Tiwa Savage’s impostor reportedly duped a politician and Managing Director of a Lagos-based travel agency, the sum of N500,000, to perform at his political declaration party, the heavily pregnant songstress has raised alarm following another fake Twitter account.

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Nollywood Abuja releases movie to condemn ‘make it syndrome’  

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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 yearning to make it in life as quick as possible at all cost, no doubt, could not be ruled out as one of the factors responsible for the increase in crime rate in the society.

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Osuofia steps out with daughters!

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Comic-actor, Nkem Owoh popularly known as Osuofia was all smiles during the week when he stormed Upfront Bookings Agency in Lagos, accompanied with his beautiful daughters to renew his endorsement deal with the telecommunications giant, MTN.

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Jim Iyke, stop marrying me in my dreams, cries Nigerian — Malaysian student

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Jackiify Malaysian student

Jim Iyke has never had it easy with the womenfolk. Most issues he has had with them he never bargained for. Just like last Monday, the actor was doing the regular thing everyone would do after meeting with who you consider your favourite governor in Nigeria. He posted a picture of himself with Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State, with catchy captions to show how much he respects the governor for his wonderful achievements in his state.

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My boobs have helped my career – Bridget Amos

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Bridget Amos is an upcoming actress with big ideas. Despite coming into the industry in 2008, the Kwara State-born beauty has made films of her own. Unlike many of her peers, who would jump at anything for the sake of relevance in the industry, Bridget has set certain standards for herself and would not produce more than one film a year.

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I may lose my virginity soon — Adokiye Kyrian

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Vulnerably beautiful Adokiye Kyrian, peace ambassador, architect, singer and actress, made a big fuss sometime last year, when she revealed to Potpourri that she was still a virgin. Not a big deal, but in this fast and furious era where youngsters want to get high, real fast and be done with so much is so little time, it is nothing but a big deal.

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IK Ogbonna and I share same mental disorder, says Colombian fiancee

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Many people thought Nollywood actor, IK Ogbonna and his Colombian fiancee were crazy when the duo hooked up off a couple of romantic exchanges over the Instagram. With barely anything to hold on to, the Colombian Sonia Lareinaa left her family and country to come to Nigeria to settle with her hunk here. With open hands IK welcomed her. It is stuff made of crazy love.

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Being a beauty queen has brought me out of my shell — Blessing Okogba, Miss Gbagada

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Miss-Gbagada

Like I said before, I never liked anything that would bring me into the public glare. I’m just the classroom type, but I’m blessed with a good height so sometimes I just find myself wanting to model even though I didn’t want to do it full time. After I contested for the pageant, I realised I had the potentials.

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Peggy Ovire exposes nipples

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Ex-beauty queen and rising actress, Peggy Enoho Ovire, was all eyes last weekend when she stormed the Filmhouse Cinema, Apapa Mall, Lagos, venue of the premiere of 50 Naira Story Initiative’s four movies, wearing long-cocktail dress with no bra, revealing her tantalizing nipples.

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’50 Naira Story Initiative’ set a new record for Nollywood

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Several years after the likes of Chico Ejiro, Fidelis Duker, Charles Novia and Fred Amata premiered four movies, “Caught In The Middle”, “100 Days In The Jungle’, “Senseless” and “Letter To A Stranger’, on the same day under the aegis of their outfit, “Project Nollywood”, the same record has been set again. But this time by “50 Naira Story Initiative” owned by Yinka Oduniyi.

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Yvonne Nelson leads Ghanaian celebrities on protest vigil tonight

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*Yvonne Nelson

Leggy actress, Yvonne Nelson and hip hop artiste, Sarkodie are leading an army of Ghanaian celebrities on a controversial procession this evening under the aegis of ‘#DumsorMustStop vigil’ to protest power outage in that country. The celebrity vigil, which holds at Tettey Quashie Interchange, according to the organizers, will have who-is-who in the country’s entertainment industry as participants.

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AFRIMMA stakes all-expense-paid trip on lucky dancers

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“The last day to enter your submissions is July 20, 2015. Five finalists will be announced at the end of every month. At the end of the contest, 20 finalists will be compiled; these finalists will have their work uploaded to the website for a voting process to start,” said Obiagwu.

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Nollywood stars are stereotyped

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Bridget-John-

US-based Nigerian actress cum producer, Bridget John recently took a swipe at the Nigerian movie industry, declaring that most of our stars are ‘monotonous’ in their acting skills. Bridget who was in the country last December for a private screening of her award winning film, “Adora”, also frowned at the quality of Nollywood films, blaming the shortcoming on the practitioners whom she said, rarely appreciate the importance of regular training as film makers.

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Fela still alive but Femi is king

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Fela on stage

On getting to the new Afrikan Shrine situated at Agidingbi, Ikeja, some smell hits you. Smoke from weeds, cigarettes and the smell of alcohol mix freely with the oxygen in the atmosphere. As if to re-assure the fainthearted, the presence of a police van and gun-wielding cops instills a measure of confidence. It is time for the weekly Sunday jump and this reporter is on hand to witness Fela’s son, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti’s first performance since his return from the International Jazz Day which took place in France.

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I’ve always had female admirers all my life — Ik Ogbonna

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IK-Ogbonna

A good actor is a good listener, a good actor is a person that can leave the shell of his personal self and become a character. A good actor is someone that is ready to read and understand his script. For me as a person, I started acting without the basic knowledge of what acting should really be but over time and experience, I got to realize that there’s more to acting than just being a fine boy or dressing good or reading lines. When you act you should actually feel what you’re acting and I’m working on myself every single day to try and become a very good actor.

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Omoni Oboli escapes auto-crash

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Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli may still be thanking her maker for sparing her life. The delectable actress escaped what should have been a fatal auto-crash last Sunday.

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Wizkid takes on Houston babes!

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Guess what! Wizkid’s performance at OTC’s Industry night in Houston, Texas, last week is still the talk of the town. The show, many believe would go down in history as one of those outings that endeared the award winning musician to the ladies than his male fans. Wizkid did not only deliver a stellar performance

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Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s first grandchild, Rolari set to wed

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Yeni Kuti and Rolari

The first grandchild of the creator of Afrobeat music, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, aka Abami Eda, Rolari Segun, is set to quit the singles’ club.

Rolari, who is a product of the marriage between Fela’s first daughter, Yeni Kuti and the late Femi Segun, son of famous writer, Mabel Segun, will be getting married to an Australian author, Benedict Jacka come June 27, 2015, at the New Afrikan Shrine, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos.

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Why Uduaghan adopted Olu Akengbuwa play for hand-over ceremony – Alex Eyengho

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Olu Akengbuwa play

In the first week of May every year, Itsekiri people and their friends from all walks of life converge on Warri for the annual anniversary of the coronation of the Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse II, CON. However, this year’s edition which marked the 28th year of Ogiame Atuwatse II on the pristine throne of his forefathers as the 19th Olu of Warri, was with a difference. Son of the soil and award-winning filmmaker cum media practitioner of over 18 years, Alex Eyengho produced and directed a widely acclaimed world-class play about Olu Akengbuwa, the 16th Olu of Warri who reigned from 1795 to 1848.

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Black Miss Japan fights racial prejudice

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Ariana Miyamoto

Ariana Miyamoto entered the Miss Universe Japan beauty contest after a mixed-race friend committed suicide. And she endured abuse after winning the crown because of her skin colour.

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OJB denies kidney relapse rumour, says he is healthy

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Song writer, singer and producer OJB Jezreel (Babatunde Okungbowa) has refuted social media reports that he is hospitalised and battling with kidney-related disease.

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Piracy a threat to entertainment industry- Mc Shakara

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A Lagos based comedian, Kenneth Agberia popularly known as “Mc Shakara’’, on Monday said that piracy had continued to be a nuisance to the entertainment industry.
Agberia, who said this in an interview in Lagos said that it was only when the menace was frontally tackled that the industry could get a respite.

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You don’t have to be naked to act as a prostitute — Sobowale

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Sola Sobowale

Without any shred of doubt, Sola Sobowale is a veteran actress with huge talent. Many would remember her as Toyin Tomato in Wale Adenuga’s hit TV series, Super Story. She is the effervescent character who could blend from one volatile act to another. Just when the movie viewing audience could not get enough of her she disappeared into thin air!

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Coded Tunes unveils new artistes, postpones reunion concert

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Coded Tunes Entertainment has unveiled two new artistes signed to its label, namely, Gaise, an Afro-fusion artiste, and Chinekeboi, an indigenous rapper. Gaise who was formerly signed to Sanctified Records and widely believed to be a gospel artiste has cleared the air on his genre of music. According to him, ‘I’ve always been an Afro-fusion artiste. It’s my style and genre, and I understand that artistes are classified along those lines. The focus of my music is to promote Godly values, and push out wholesome content.’

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Klint Da Drunk, Mr Melody, others storm Bamboo for Most Beautiful Girl in Eko

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The second edition of The Most Beautiful Girl in Eko Cultural Pageant takes place at the Bamboo Event Hall, Omole, Ojodu, Lagos on Friday, September 18.

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Skales says he’s nervous as he prepares for first album launch

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Currently the most anticipated album of the year, Skales debut album titled “Man of the Year” is finally set for release on May 18, 2015. The release will be followed with an album launch concert which holds on May 31, at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.

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It took me 4 hours to compose Nwayo —Sefiya

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Sefiya

Occasionally, artistes tell stories through their music which make their fans connect with them. Beautiful singer, Sefiya who is taking steps to set the wheel of fame rolling for her, recently released a new song titled Nwayo. The Afropop damsel tells the story of her love for a dude, showering praises on him.

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My ultimate ambition is to be governor of Oyo State — 9ICE

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I’ve learnt that songs are spiritual, and we as artistes, should watch the kind of songs we sing. Like the song “Once bitten, twice shy;” it was a quality song, but it was released at the wrong time when other things were happening. People just added one and two together, and concluded that the song was talking about my own separation. I still repeat that it’s a good song, and it’s only unfortunate that people read wrong meanings to it.

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Day Africa Magic feted movie stars in Enugu

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Africa Magic, the continent’s leading provider of world class African entertainment, recently hosted a star studded event in Enugu to celebrate the new Africa Magic Igbo channel. Hosted by ace comedian and Nollywood actor, Okey Bakassi, the glamorous event which held at The Dome had in attendance leading players from the Nigerian film and television industry including many who were instrumental to the industry’s founding with early Igbo language content.

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Obi Osotule fights human trafficking through film

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Obi-Osutule

‘St. Mary’, a 110-minute film, centres on the negative implication of s3x and human trafficking. Speaking on the flick, Bassey Inyang said, ‘It is always a delight to be able to contribute to a cause and such is the issue of human trafficking. The St. Mary is an advocacy flick that I’m glad to be associated with and I can tell you that with projects like this, we can sensitize more people than you can imagine.’

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