Sunday March 29th, 2015
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Most Beautiful Girl in Eko Beauty Pageant 2015

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File photo: Miss World contestants Miss Singapore May Hsu, (L) Miss Peru Odilia Pineda, (2nd L) Miss Mauritius Joelle Marie Justine Nagapen, (3rd L) Miss Panama Irene Nunez, (4th L) Miss Paraguay Nicole Vera, (3rd R) Miss Latvia Alisa Miskovska, (2nd R) and Miss Egypt Donia Soliman, (R) pose for photographers during a photocall opposite Britain's Houses of Parliament in London, on October 31, 2011. The Finals of Miss World 2011 will be held on November 6, 2011, at London's Earls Court. AFP PHOTO/

All is now set for the second edition of the Most Beautiful Girl in Eko Beauty Pageant June 2015 (reloaded) in Lagos.

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I feel fulfilled giving back to society —Empress Njamah

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Controversial Nollywood diva Empress Njamah, has joined the list of celebrities who do not think of themselves only but have found reasons to give back to society.

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Poll: Omotola, D’banj, Genevieve, others relive experiences

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Nigerian celebrities are also talking about the Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

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Top trending videos and their catchy details

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Like the splendour of an art work, a music video is meant to attract, engage and appeal to the viewers. Over the years,the Nigerian music industry has seen the different shades of music videos being released to compliment songs, but only a few raise the bar and become points of reference. In no particular order, here are the top 10 music videos ruling the scene, with details and concepts behind them.

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Emeka Ike versus AGN: The final battle!

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THE Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, last week nullified the election that produced Ibinabo Fiberesima as the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) in 2012. Since that judgment was delivered, the industry has been thrown into confusion, even as Ibinabo has stormed the Court of Appeal to challenge the judgment. HVP went after Emeka Ike, one of the principal actors in the matter during the week, as he vented his anger on the sacked President of the guild. He vows to ensure that the court order is executed despite all odds, alleging, however, that his life is currently being threatened for fighting for justice.

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Kiki Opuru torn between culture and sexuality in acting: Says, “My body is precious”

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Kiki Opuru is a fast-rising actress in Nollywood and she has appeared in over 20 movies including The Baby, Island Babes, Daddy’s Girl, and Yankee Student, to name a few. Even though she has captivating sex appeals, the cute and vivacious actress prefers to tow the line of caution when interpreting scripts in order not to come into conflict with her Nigerian culture. In this exclusive interview, she talks about her career, life, and more:

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Why I turned a polygamist — Jide Kosoko

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Professor Wole Soyinka produced Kongi Harvest which did not have a commercial viability then. Commercialised film-making in Nigeria started in 1976 with Ajani Ogun produced by Dr. Ola Balogun . This film experimented on the already existing Yoruba theater created by the likes of Herbert Ogunde, Baba Sala, Duro Ladipo, Kolawole Ogunmola , Ogungbe, etc. who were as at that time,acting on stage. Ajani Ogun was in celluloid and that was the first film that started the revolution of film-making in Nigeria. Other films like Ija Ominira, Aiye, etc. also followed suit.

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Miss Nigeria provides safe haven for rape victims

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“One night on campus, a friend of mine returned to the hostel in tears, her clothes were in shreds and she looked battered. We were preparing for exams, so she had gone to read. On her way back, she was accosted by an unknown guy who dragged her to a lonely spot and raped her. It took a lot for her to confide in me and admit that she’s been raped”. According to 24-year-old Miss Nigeria, Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha who recently launched her Rape Crisis Center ‘The Eight Foundation’, the above incident awoke a desire in her to provide help, hope and healing to those affected by sexual violence..

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‘Marriage has changed me as Peter Okoye, but not as Psquare’

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Two years after he got married to his baby mama, Lola Omotayo, in November, 2013, one half of the music duo PSquare, Peter Okoye is poised to share his experience as a married man. According to him, while marriage has made him to be more responsible, it has not, as a matter of fact, restricted him from doing what he knows how to do best on stage. He also bares his mind on a number of issues bothering on his career, music and fame…

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Sound Sultan’s message to politicians

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Ahead of tomorrow’s presidential election, music star, Sound Sultan has called on politicians to tread with caution, warning them to respect the people as well as the role they are poised to play in electing them into office.

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AGN crisis update: BoT members fire back at Emeka Ike

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Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Prince Ifeanyi Dike has opened up on the crisis rocking the guild, insisting that Emeka Ike ceased to be a member of the guild since 2009, when they published a disclaimer on him in a Newspaper.

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My grouse with journalists, politicians and the elections — Odunlade Adekola

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Odunlade Jonathan Adekola is today a man of relevance in the Yoruba sector of Nollywood. Tall, highly amiable and friendly, Odun, as he is fondly called, by his closest fans, entered into the film industry ….and sees himself being fulfilled doing theatre in Nigeria. However, we caught up with him at a location in Abeokuta, Ogun State, and he has this to say about the forthcoming elections and how the administration should assist the film makers against the activities of pirates.

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Kehinde Oshadipe drops tribute song for her late twin sister

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Kehinde Oshadipe, the twin sister of the late Taiwo Oshadipe of the Oshadipe Twins has released a tribute song for her late twin sister and member of the Oshadipe Twins. Taiwo Oshadipe passed on to glory on October 3, 2014 after a brief illness. Titled: `My Reflection’ and produced by Ace producer, Wole Oni, the emotion laden track describes the ordeal of losing a loved one who holds a special place in one’s heart.

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I still haven’t got it right, Oritse Femi confesses

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Even though he has a couple of hit tracks doing well out there, and performs at some of the biggest shows in the country, “Double Wahala” crooner, Oritse Femi believes he is still nowhere near his best yet.

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I have three things no other artiste has — Reekado Banks

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He was declared the ‘Rookie of the Year’ at the Headies 2014 in December, and months after, Mavin Records signee, Reekado Banks has proven that he is indeed a rookie who can deliver the cookies. His latest song, “Katapot” is currently enjoying favourable airplay, and he has also featured in collaborations with other artistes.

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Burna Boy rocks Abuja on Johnny Walker podium

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The Johnnie Walker Black Podium, the nation’s boldest, most unique party experience, takes on Abuja this weekend, with performances by some of the country’s top artists at Club XO.

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Charles Novia, Foluke Daramola in war of words over Jonathan, Buhari

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Nollywood film-maker and critic, Charles Novia and Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola, hardly have anything in common and, as such, rarely have their paths crossing. But the prevailing political atmosphere in the country engendered by support for either President Goodluck Jonathan or General Muhammadu Buhari may have turned the duo into gladiators set for each other’s jugular on the political arena.

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Kudos as AfricaMagic Igbo Channel debuts

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Jubilation greeted the long-awaited launch of an Igbo channel on Africa Magic during the week which is designed to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the Igbo nation. The 24-hour general entertainment channel follows the success of the Africa Magic Hausa and Yoruba channels and will go on air from April 2. The launch of AfricaMagic Igbo which will be available on DStv channel 159 could not have come at a better time. M-Net, owners of the AfricaMagic channels that avail Africans with platforms to tell their stories from their perspective, is following a tradition of excellence that has long trailed its operations.

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Yemi Alade opens up on alleged Instagram erotic chats with Phyno

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Rave of the moment,Yemi Alade has disclosed that the relationship she has with rapper Phyno is a fantastic one, following the rapper’s defence of the singer after a hacker got her Instagram account to send erotic messages to the rapper. Phyno was said to have told the hackers that he did not believe it was Yemi that was having an erotic chat with him. He reportedly told the hackers that Yemi is too clean and mature for the erotic chat they were having with him.

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Yes, being curvy has helped my acting career — Wunmi Toriola

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The desire to be better led me to movie production. Sometimes, you have a story and you are thinking if I you had your own movie production you could put your own story in your own way. You can influence things if you produce your own movie and you can make the director know what you want and blend it with his own expertise too.

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My good lyrics is my selling point —Sammy

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Born into the family of Olubakin in the middle 90’s in Lagos state, Samuel Olubakin, aka Sammy, delved into the Nigerian music industry where he found passion at the age of ten. And in other to show the level of passion he has for music and to develop himself more, he has worked with quite a lot of music and dancing groups before he resolved to go solo.

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I once acted in a film as a Waka pass — Mz Kiss

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Though Mz kiss is yet to find her feet in the music landscape but she’s already rubbing shoulders with wave-makers, that the likes of Olamide might have to watch their backs. The singer cum rapper who recently signed on to Capital Goretti, in a chat with Showtime, revealed her experience featuring on Dammy Krane’s highlife song, Faleela.

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I rehearse a lot to stay relevant—Tobi Sax

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Having started her career in Saxophone at a very young age, Oluwatobi Arowojolu, aka, Tobi sax, has proven that she has all in takes to compete with the likes of Yemi sax in the industry. The Ondo state born young Saxophonist, who started her journey into the world of saxophone at the age of 10, has opened up to Showtime the secret to her staying relevant in the industry.

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Grace Edwin-Okon: ‘Why I dumped modelling for acting’

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Ex-beauty queen, Grace Edwin Okon, who started her journey into the world of entertainment, after she won the Miss Face of DELSU pageant, as an undergraduate, and going ahead to emerge the second runner-up in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) in 1999, has been explaining why she dumped her first love – modeling for acting.

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Colgate Palmolive launches MCP+SAN amidst entertainment

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Amidst pomp, glamour and entertainment, Colgate Palmolive Nigeria last week launched its newest product, Maximum Cavity Protection + Sugar Acid Neutraliser toothpaste otherwise known as MCP+SAN into the dynamic oral care market in the country. The latest addition is specially formulated to offers a new standard of care in preventing cavities and is intended for consumers who are primarily or exclusively interested in deriving the best protection against cavities from their toothpaste.

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Juliet Ibrahim’s most loved possession

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Beautiful actress, Juliet Ibrahim has said that lipstick remains her most loved possession. She revealed this while speaking on #PriceCheckRadioShow hosted by comedienne, Chigul. According to her, she feels incomplete without a touch of lipstick to her make up, “I’m a make up person and I can’t do without my make up especially my lipstick” she says.

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Ibinabo’s sack:Two past AGN presidents open up

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“While we shall abide by the judgement of the High Court, we shall be guided by the Constitution of the Guild which stipulates that there shall be no vacuum in the leadership of the Guild.

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No comment really bothers me —Annette Cookey

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Since Annette Cookey broke into the entertainment scene, she has done all in her power to remain relevant. The Mago Mago star in a chat with Showtime disclosed that comments never get to her. “Comments never get to me I am thick skinned. Nothing really is responsible for my being thick skinned. As you grow up you should know what to take in and what not to take in.

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No politician is worth dying for, Banky W charges

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RnB star and E.M.E boss, Banky W has called on Nigerians to shun violence during the forthcoming general elections. The pop star who is also known for his advocacy activities mentioned that no politician is worth dying for and advises Nigerians to vote for the right candidate.

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On nature’s side

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A healthy lifestyle will mean healthier hair for you

More and more women especially celebrities are beginning to enjoy wearing their hair chemical-free. The natural look is catching on and more than ever before, women are ignoring the stereotype about natural hair and embracing the comfort that natural hair provides. It takes a lot of courage though to start growing your hair from the beginning.

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My life after Living in Bondage – Nwabueze-Okonta

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After starring in that best selling premier movie, “Living in Bondage” , in 1992, Nnenna Nwabueze-Okonta who acted Merit in the movie disappeared into thin air. She happened to be one of the matriarchs of contemporary video culture in Nigeria. Showtime Celebrity caught up with her, last week in Asaba, where she was featuring in another Igbo film titled, ” Ndi Gbo Ochie”(Primitive) to relaunch her career. In this engaging interview, Merit takes us on a trip into the story of her sudden disappearance from the screen, and why she has decided to stage a comeback to acting, among other interesting revelations…

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Yemi Alade disappoints fans at Berlin show

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Afro pop singer, Yemi Alade who is currently on European tour, suffered a setback last Sunday, in Berlin, Germany, where she was billed to perform to a large crowd but had to disappoint them. The songstress arrived the event venue 30 minutes behind schedule, and had to refund ticket money bought by fans because she couldn’t go on and perform at the show.

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