Wednesday July 23rd, 2014
Wednesday July 23rd, 2014
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N3B Nollywood Largesse:How President Jonathan’s cash gift is being shared

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President Jonathan & members of the Actors' Guild of Nigeria @ the State House

It was a gaily evening inside the State House, Marina, Lagos. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, sat in the midst of an expectant Nollywood crowd. It was a rendezvous of everybody that was somebody in Nollywood

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I can do all manners of seduction with sanity — Sandra Bassey

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Sandra Bassey, former Miss Niger Delta (Symbol of Talent 2012) is a beauty to behold. Recently, she debuted in Nollywood featuring in the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s bestselling novel, Half of a Yellow Sun. In this interview with Showtime Celebrity, Sandra talks about her dreams and aspirations. She also shares her experience as a beauty queen, model and an actress.

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Half of A Yellow Sun Producers announce new premiere date

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

After the tussle for its release in Nigeria, “Half of A Yellow Sun”, a screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s bestselling novel,will be available in cinemas across the country from the 1st of August 2014. The film was one of the 77 movies recently approved by the National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB.

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Ebenezer Obey becomes music professor

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Evangelist Ebenezer Obey ...It may be difficult to see someone who understands me.

Juju maestro, Evangelist Ebenezer Obey, has every reason to feel fulfilled, not only as a musician but also as academnician as Olabisi Onabanjo University has conferred on him the honour of Professor of Music and is expected to be a visiting artiste in the department of English and performing arts.

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My managers tricked me into acting- Lydia Obule

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lydia Obute

Lydia Nnenna Obute is an Austrian born Nigerian model and actress, best known for being the winner of the season three of Austria’s Next Topmodel in 2011. Born to Igbo parents, Obute was born in Lower Austria.

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Nkiru Sylvanus’ kidnap saga resurrects at Oriental hotel

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Nkiru Sylvanus

Could you recall two years ago, when actress Nkiru Sylvanus alongside her lead actor, Kenneth Okolie were kidnapped while shooting her film in Owerri? The stars were in the kidnapper’s den for weeks before a ransom was paid to secure their release.

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All hail Miss United Nations!

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Nollywood actress cum model,Precious Chikwendu who represented Nigeria at this year’s Miss United Nations beauty pageant, was crowned one of the queens of the beauty contest during the week in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Why my songs have been more acceptable – Lara George

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Lara George

Renown gospel artiste,  Lara George, blessed with a voice that can move mountains, recently unveiled the secret behind her hits and why most of her songs have been more acceptable: “When I started off in music even from when I was in KUSH, our message at that time was to try to sing about everything.We

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Endless love as Judith Audu joins beau in Denmark!

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Fast rising actress-turned-blogger, Judith Audu is having a swell time in Denmark at the moment. She has found peace in the arms of ‘a distance hubby’, Morten Foght whom she has confessed her undying love for.

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Tipsy ‘trademarks’

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Tipsy

Yewande Abiodun, popularly known as Tipsy in the Nigerian music industry, has ‘trademarked’ her stage name.

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Yvonne Nelson set to launch SheRaMag

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*Yvonne Nelson

Leggy actress,Yvonne Nelson, is really a beauty to behold. She keeps turning heads with her sexy pictures even as she released some of them online for the soon-to-be-launched campaign for SheRagMag magazine, an interactive and thought-provoking online girls magazine that intends to rise above celebrity gossip and engage in pop culture discussion.

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J. Martins drops Faro video

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*J Martins

Favorite Afro-pop maestro who seems to know what it takes to produce hit tracks, J. Martins, returns with the stunning video for international club hit, Faro.

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Yemi Alade tours Kenya

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If this news going viral is anything to go by, then it will be very safe to say that fast-rising singer, Yemi Alade, is seriously in search of her “Johny” as she recently took her search for ‘Johnny’ to Kenya, where she was still unable get one.

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Dbanj Presents Do Agric Petition Signatures to Bono

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These days, Dbanj seems to be making more hits in the business terrain than in music. The Don’t Tell Me Nonsense singer, in January this year, helped launch theDo Agric Petition at the African Union Summit.

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Ali Baba’s luxury lifestyle

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Ali Baba

Being the first to make something work in a place where so many have tried before with little or no success is worth applauding. So it is not out of place if he is called the ‘king of comedy’ in Nigeria. The late MC and comedian, John Chukwu (JC Class) in the 80s tried making comedy a lucrative deal but he failed and died poor. Many saw the late comedian as a joker because he never fulfilled his dream.

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Why we have been away for so long —Danfo Drivers

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The duo of Mountain Black and Mad Melon of Danfo Drivers (real names Jimoh Olotu and Omeofa Oghene respectively), better known by hit single ‘I am a Danfo Driver, Suo’ are back after a long absence from the music scene. The youngsters who sing Ajegunle’s Galala brand of music have been chequered by many challenges

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Why I took a break from music — Kel

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Kel

Remember Kel, that sensational female rapper who took the Nigerian music scene by storm when she released her debut album, The Investment in 2009, and then disappeared into thin air? Well, the talented rapper has resurfaced. She’s concluding plans to release her comeback album before the end of this year.

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Kefee for burial tomorrow

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•Kefee

The remains of gospel singer, Kefee, who passed away on June 13th 2014 after having been in a coma for Fifteen days in the United States of America would be laid to rest today, July 11th, at her hometown in Akpevweoghene Educational Centre , Okpara Inland, Ethiope East, Delta state.

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2face unveils snippet of new album, ‘The Ascension’

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Tuface Ascension

The ascension, Snippet Mix contains 30-second clips of all the songs on the 17-track album. The mix is an introduction which gives fans the opportunity to experience his new album prior to release.

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Bieber to be formally charged in LA over egg-throwing

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Justin Bieber

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, who has been in trouble with the law in recent months, is to be formally charged with vandalism in Los Angeles Wednesday over an egg-throwing attack.

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Dareysteel making Africa proud in Europe with hit songs

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Dareysteel

In Europe today, the name Dareysteel rings a bell, not only among the black, but even the white community.

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31 finalists shortlisted for 2014 MBGN beauty pageant

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The Silverbird production on Wednesday released names of shortlisted 31 girls as final contestants for the 27th edition of the 2014 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN).

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AGN: Ibinabo not fit for second term-Mr Ibu

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Comic actor John Okafor popularly known as Mr Ibu has stated that incumbent president of Actors’ Guild of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fiberesima

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Censors board to destroy pornographic movies worth N10m

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The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) is to destroy two million copies of pornographic and unwholesome movies valued at N10 million.

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The world and fame of Don Jazzy!

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*Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy, as he is fondly called by his fans and all, needs no introduction in the Nigerian music industry. He has been the unseen hand in the music of most emerging Nigerian acts. The Don indeed has seen it all; as a label owner, a musician, and a producer.

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Nollywood damsels and scandals that drove them mad

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Uche Jombo

They say, a golden fish has no hiding place. This is a mantra most celebrities have found out the very hard way. At one time or the other, most celebrities, especially those in the make-believe world, have had to grapple with one scandal or the other.

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Day I was raped in Calabar — Alariwo of Africa

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Oluwarotimi Martins, known in the music industry as Alariwo of Africa, has been around for a long time and seemed to disappear after his hit song, Yawa Go Gas, an afrobeat single. Even Cable News Network, CNN, was confused the single could have been done by the late Afrobeat king, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

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Nigeria censors board finally approves Half of A Yellow Sun for viewing

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, on Friday finally approved one of the most acclaimed movie from Africa, Half of a Yellow Sun, for wide release.

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Going nude is no big deal – Sylvya Oluchy

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Sylvya Oluchy

Sylvya Oluchy is a beautiful, classy and highly intelligent lady. After graduating from Nnamdi Azikiwe University with a degree in Theatre Arts, she went on to Nollywood and has starred in a couple of TV series and movies.

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I did not mean to embarrass anybody, I am cultured—Charley Boy

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CharlyBoypix-FATHER

I didn’t understand why somebody would graciously choose to assist us by making a donation to the family and thereafter, they went on air to announce it. That was not a gentleman action and it was what really angered me.

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Divas living in sheer opulence

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Let me state categorically here that, I did not snatch anybody’s boyfriend or husband. I’m single but I’m not searching

It is a good thing when one works hard and it materializes into good wages and living. It is better when one’s efforts are channeled to what one enjoys doing and one is paid for doing it. But the ultimate is when one smiles to the bank doing what one enjoys doing.

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Why I am enjoying my marriage —Foluke Daramola

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Foluke Daramola

Top Yoruba actress cum producer, Foluke Daramola has opened up on why she is enjoying her marriage, saying she married her friend.

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