Tuesday September 30th, 2014
Tuesday September 30th, 2014
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Adora star joins Okoku’s foundation

  /   in Home Video People 7:29 pm   /   Comments

Okoku and  Bridget John

American-based Nollywood star, Bridget John has joined the train of the Greater Tomorrow Children Foundation (GTCF), a charity-based organisation, which primary aim is to help the less-privileged children in the Nigerian society and in the USA.

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Remembering Joan Rivers in Words and Comedy

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Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers was an old timer who was totally unknown to anyone under 30. She ruled the screens alongside other greats like Joans Collins and Elizabeth Taylor; but she refused to be confined to the past.

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Nollywood stars unveil films at Abuja film festival

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The 11th Abuja International Film festival opened yesterday with world premier and launch of Five Nollywood movies on Invasion 1897 and four others on Biofortication at the Silverbird Cinema, Abuja.

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Rethinking Nollywood in the Nigerian Project

  /   in Home Video People, Viewpoint 10:04 pm   /   Comments

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THERE is no doubt that today, Nollywood has become a national brand. It has become the foremost signifier of our cinematic energy as a creative people. Nollywood began small, but today it has become a huge contributor to the national economy. In the recent GDP rebasing exercise, Nollywood contributed 1.2 per cent to the national economy. If that appears little, then you have no knowledge of where and how Nollywood began.

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Actors go into politics for gain, power, passion – Zulu Okafor

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*•Abubakar Yakubu, AGN Secretary- General and Zik Zulu Okafor, AMP President

“I strongly have the conviction that they will do better because all that happens in politics had been acted by them, even combining the two will not be bad at all,” Ode said.

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Guild decries dearth of professional dancers

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Adedayo Liadi, the Director of Special Duties, Guild of Nigerian Dancers (GOND), on Tuesday decried the dearth of professional dancers in the country.

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Movie producer tasks Nigerians in Diaspora on national development

  /   in Music 8:51 pm   /   Comments

Sanni-Ajose,

Roseline Sanni-Ajose, a movie producer, has called on Nigerians in the Diaspora to return home and bring their wealth of experience to national development.
Sanni-Ajose made the call in an interview in Abuja on Friday at the premiere of her movie, titled “Labo” (Life is a journey).

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The Spark Boss: Illrymz grants social media internship to youths

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Illrymz, an aberration of ill rhymes—a slang for lyrical dexterity—was bestowed on Adebola, as he then was, at Kings College, Lagos, by his adoring peers. At the home of his Nigerian-Yoruba father and Persian mother—where he began modelling at age three—he is called Bardia. He signs off as Mr Olowu when faced with multi-million naira contracts to host and produce radio and television shows, VIP events, or to provide media content as the CEO of Contagious Collective. With over ten years of professional experience in media and entertainment, a Mass Communication degree from the University of Lagos, and a musical collaboration with three time Grammy Award nominee, Femi Kuti, the almost twenty-nine year old Bardia Adebola Olowu, famously known as Illrymz, is definitely a Boss.

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What Dorobucci really means — Dr Sid

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Dr. Sid

No doubts, Dr Sid, born Sidney Onoriode Esiri, is now one of the leading musicians ruling the Nigerian airwaves. A dentist turned songwriter and singer, Sidney hails from Delta State but grew up in Lagos. His legendary hits include Pour Something and recently Surulere under Mavins Records. He also featured in the reigning hit Dorobucci, a hit number done by his friend and boss, Don Jazzy.
He just recently got married to his girlfriend and long time fiancée Simi Osomo. In this exclusive interview with Potpourri, he talks about his career, music and more:

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‘Native and Vogue’ ends today: Who wins Allure Style Awards?

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As the curtain falls on the 2nd edition of Native and Vogue Port Harcourt International Fashion Week, tonight, the three day event that has brought Port Harcourt to a standstill, will climax with the annual Allure Style Awards.

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Maheeda is bad news to gospel music – Sandra Ifudu

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Sandra Ifudu

She’s new on the scene but already looking like a good bet that may bring in good tidings. Sandra Ifudu, gospel and inspirational singer once said she wanted to be better than her aunt, Dora Ifudu, who reigned in the 70s and 80s for her unique voice and music, and with the release of her first single ‘Let it Go’ she may just be on the gravy train to fame.

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Beauty queens are not promiscuous— Nancy-Olive Aisagbonhi, Calabar Carnival Queen

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Nancy-Olive

Everything works like Harry Potter’s spell when crowns rest on the heads of the likes of passionate, gorgeous and cheerful Nancy-Olive Aisagbonhi. Nancy-Olive is the reigning Queen of Cross River State’s annual Calabar Carnival Pageant.

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I want a suger boy —Cossy Orjiakor

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*Cossy repentant

If you are desperately in search of a sugar mummy, then search no more as controversial actress turned singer, Cossy Orjiakor has come to your rescue.

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Day my boobs came bubbling off on stage —Rita Edmon

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Egunine Rita Onyekachi Edmond is a fast-rising songstress in the Nigerian music industry.

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The fame and glory of a Flutist!

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One time PMAN’s chairman, Dr. Omatshola Oseli, aka Tee Mac, is {MFR) an accomplished musician is an artiste who is more famous abroad because of his style of music.

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What intimacy means to Yvonne Nelson!

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*Yvonne Nelson

By ANOZIE EGOLE After her painful break up with the Kukere crooner, Iyanya, Ghanian actress Yvonne Nelson has rarely been seen talking about the four letter word, l-o-v-e. But recently, the sexy actress took to her Instagram account to share her thoughts on what Intimacy means in a relationship. According to the actress, “Intimacy is

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More American babies for Nigerian celebrities

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Nuella

Despite the United States government efforts at tightening the noose on Nigerian pregnant women who have formed the habit of travelling to the US to deliver their babies, more pregnant celebrities are steadily jetting out of the country to do so.

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AY turns club owner

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AY

Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, a prolific and successful standup comedian opens a luxurious Nightclub in the highbrow city of Lekki Phase1 to advance his entertainment business.

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Davido’s Ekuro gave me a voice in the industry—Aramide

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*Aramide

Baseline Music is fast becoming a home to Nigeria’s finest entertainers. Quintessential musician, Aramide, last week became the newest artiste to sign under music label Baseline Music; home to sensational Pop artiste Saeon, and multi talented musician Skales, and Producer Mr. Chido. Her remix of Davido’s Ekuro became her claim to fame and made her a bonafide performer.

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Behold! Project Fame finalists

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This year’s edition of MTN Project Fame is indeed getting to the peak, as we witness the final elimination show.

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Real reason Jim Iyke dumped me, Ex-fiancee opens up!

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She sounded absolutely distraught, and utterly disconsolate. Her usual exuberance, the bonhomie which she wears like a badge of honor was missing both in her voice and in her demeanor. She was inconsolable, pained and emotionally devastated. She had every reason to feel that way.

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NFVCB swoops on sellers of uncensored films

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The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), in a bold step to enforce its classification decisions recently clamped down on sellers of pornographic and unclassified movies in parts of Ikoyi, in Lagos State.

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Yemi Alade Ready to unveil King of Queens

  /   in Showtime People 8:42 pm   /   Comments

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Anyone who is a die-hard fan of Johnny and Tangerine sensation, Yemi Alade, knows for sure that there is something on her mind right now other than her King of Queens.

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Olamide, Wande Coal, Dammy Krane and others thrill at Industry Nite

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*Olamide

It was a gathering of some of Nigerian’s biggest names in the music and entertainment industry as weekly showbiz networking event – Industry Nite – hosted urban and lifestyle radio station, Beat 99.9 FM as it marked its 5th anniversary.

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Adora wins African Oscars in USA

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ADORA

“Adora”, a film produced by American-based Nigerian movie maker, Bridget John has won the Best Film in the Diaspora category at the just concluded Nollywood and African Film Critics (NAFCA) Award in Beverly Hills, California.

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Cynthia Morgan not dating Dammy Krane — Manager

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Cynthia-Morgan

Don’t Break My Heart crooner, Cynthia Morgan, has probably had her voice gone hoarse trying to convince fans that she is not romantically involved with Afro-pop sensation Dammy Krane after a rather amorous pictures of the duo surfaced online couple of days back.

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Big Brother housemates revealed

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Ahead of Sunday, October 5, launch of Africa’s biggest reality show, Big Brother Africa, organisers have revealed three housemates for season 9 of the show, tagged “Hotshots.” They are Alusa from Kenya, Ellah from Uganda and Butterphly from Zimbabwe.

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How my husband influences my career — Kafui Danku

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One of Ghana’s reigning queens of the screen, Kafui Danku, has come, seen and looking to conquer. And she may be very well on her way as she has proved a good actress and looking set to do same as a producer.

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Why I became a one-man band—Tony Benson

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Tony Benson, son of late music legend Bobby Benson, is pushing 67, at least that may in part explain why he isn’t so much known in this generation of hip-hop music.

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Busola Oke features LKT others in new album Emimimo

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Busola Oke a.k.a Eleyele, a gospel singer, who has been absent from the music scene for a while has returned with a release of a new album titled ‘Emimimo’ which translates to ‘Holy Spirit’ in English language.

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I am Nigeria’s sexiest man, Benson Okonkwo boasts

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CONTROVERSIAL and down-to-earth Nollywood actor, Benson Okonkwo has bagged another sexiest man award after winning the first runner-up prize of the Vanguard’s Sexiest in Nollywood 2013. The One Dollar star who is fondly called Mr Packaging by fans, took the Karis Award crown after beating fellow actors; Ken Erics, Muna Obiekwe and Walter Anga. The

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Death of Elemure will bring hardship – Family

  /   in Music 11:02 pm   /   Comments

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The death of Chief Elemure Ogunyemi, a popular Ekiti traditional musician, has been described as a big blow that will bring hardship to the family.

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