Saturday April 25th, 2015
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Jonathan to move entertainment industry to tourism ministry

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Showbiz Interactive: From right: Tony Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holdings; President Goodluck Jonathan; Mr Jim Ovia, Chairman, Zenith Bank; Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State (2nd row) and others  on arrival at the Showbiz Interactive with GEJ, at Eko Hotel, Lagos, yesterday. Photo: Lamidi Bamidele.

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has promised to move the entertainment industry from the Ministry of Information to the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, if he returns to power after the March 28 presidential election

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Elizabeth R Invents Memorabilia Night

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The night of tribute and service of songs for Late Chief Alexander Omolade Okoya Thomas held on Wednesday 4th March 2015.It started with an emotional church service which took place at Trinity House, Zion centre in Oniru, and immediately after a parade of fireworks.

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Day I got a ‘hot’ slap in public – Grace Amah

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A good actor is someone who has the acting skill and knows what he/she is doing. Besides, in as much as you find yourself in the industry and you’re doing well, it will be nice to gain more knowledge by going to school to learn more about the industry. A good actor is someone who can portray his/her character very well and pass the intended message across effectively.

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Timaya leads Johnnie Walker ‘onslaught’ on Quilox

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The Johnnie Walker Black Podium, the nation’s boldest, most unique party experience, is back with a bang at Quilox, VI, Lagos, this weekend, with performances by some of the country’s top artists. At Quilox on Saturday, March 7, The Johnnie Walker Black Podium will welcome hip hop star Timaya, dancehall maestro Slyde and R&B ladies man Rayce, joined by Cool FM’s SenseiUche. These top performers will be joined by dancers, a saxophonist and a breath-taking contortionist act.

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Seyi Shay unveils her wild side again

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Seyi Shay

Alluring music diva, Seyi Shay is fast becoming popular for her captivating voice. But unknown to many, the Murda crooner is also fast gaining a reputation as a wild fashionista that would go the full horde to drive home her fashion obsession, which to many are less subtle to the senses. She was one of the many artistes that performed at the Meet the President youth event which held March 1st at Eko Hotel & Suites and what an impression she left!

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I won’t vote in the coming elections — Seun Kuti

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Seun Kuti

Like his father, Fela Kuti, Seun Kuti isn’t the type to mince words when it comes to airing his opinion on nation issues. Recently on Wazobia Tv the Afrobeat star unequivocally declared that he would not vote in the coming elections because he does not believe in the process and the creation called Nigeria.

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Jesus changed my reason for singing — Sinach

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Popular gospel artiste, Osinachi Kalu a.k.a Sinach is known in Christian circles for her inspiring songs and performances. The international worship leader serving in Christ Embassy Church recently shared the story of how she dreamt of becoming a renowned gospel artiste against all odds.

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Cynthia Morgan returns with German juice

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Northside Entertainment dancehall queen,Cynthia Morgan once told Showtime she is on her own lane and doesn’t have to sound like every other female artiste to succeed. The bursty entertainer who recently released a series of raunchy pictures ,is back with a new video she calls German juice.

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My story of ‘heartbreak’ inspired Agbada song — Slay

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Henry Chiwendu known as Slay rocked the music scene with a bit of attitude when his song Agbada blew over. No doubt Slay must have been given a push by the Agbada-wearing trend among young musicians now but the singer in a chat with Showtime confessed the song was actually inspired by a girl who broke his hearts sometime ago.

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Banky W reveals source of his rising wealth

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Self proclaimed King of the Lagos party, Banky W is known to be a good musician, who has many mouth-watering endorsement deals going for him but it would appear these are not the main sources through which the E.M.E boss builds his wealth which seems to be on the upward curve steadily.

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Bovi Ugboma  – On the Bankability of comedy

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Bovi Ugboma

Nigerian comedian, husband, father and entertainer, Bovi Ugboma, always wanted to be an entertainer from when he was a child. With hard work, persistence and creativity, the 35-year old Theatre Arts graduate of Delta State University has achieved his life-long dream.

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Finally, Kiss Daniel releases Woju remix, Ft. Davido, Tiwa

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Finally, Woju crooner Kiss Daniel has released the remix of his most anticipated single Woju featuring Davido and Mavin’s first lady Tiwa Savage

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Fathering children I cannot take care of remains my greatest regret – Felix Liberty

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Felix Liberty

More than three decades after he left the scene, Felix Libarty (a.k.a Lover Boy) who once ruled the airwaves in Nigeria in the 80s with his hit song, “Ifeoma,” is feeling disturbed today. The Edo State-born singer-turned-pastor who had all the good things going for him then; fame, wealth and women while the ovation was very loud, is an unhappy man following his inability to provide love, care and financial support to his nineteen children from seven different women. Sounding sober and humbled
by his past, repentant Libarty in this telephone interview with Showtime Celebrity relives memories
of his regrettable past mistakes, warning, however, young music stars to beware of the antics of desperate women who will surely come after them to ruin their lives. He also reveals his readiness
to do collaboration with any young musician and many more.

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Survival tales of top music divas

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Behind the glamour ,their flawless skin, colourful designer outfits and stylish instagram pictures are scars they have have endured and still living with, as the stars blaring out of our radios and adorning our screens. This piece chronicles the survival tales of your favourite music divas.

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Participate in Vanguard Spark’s Freestyle Contest, win prizes

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In its bid to empower and engage the Nigerian youth “VANGUARD SPARK’ has created yet another contest to allow youth achieve a rewarding future from their potentials by harnessing and projecting their innate abilities to the world.

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The Udokwus reveal secret of their 15 years marriage

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Nollywood veteran actor and politician, Bob-Manuel Udokwu rolled out the drums on Thursday to celebrate his 15th marriage anniversary to his wife, Cassandra Udokwu at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Festac Town, Lagos. It was an occasion for selected friends, Nollywood hotshots and a number of media executives. In spite of the exhilarating atmosphere of celebration and merriment the couple found time to speak with Potpourri and here is what they say, concerning the success of their marriage:

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I can’t wait to unveil my debut album – Skales

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Skales

Baseline Entertainment has released the video for I am for real, one of the new singles by lead pop artiste Skales. Produced by Orbeat, Skales takes it a notch higher by effortlessly delivering an incredible dancehall hit. The video was shot and directed in Lagos, Nigeria, by Stanz Visuals, who was responsible for directing the video to the mega hit song Shake body.

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Beauty pageant is about service to humanity, not showbiz – Miss UN

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The Founder, Snowwhite Heart Foundation and reigning queen of Miss United Nations Pageant, Miss Precious Chikwendu, has said that beauty pageant had moved beyond wearing crown and cat-walking, but a means to impact positively in the society.

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Comments on ‘The Good Wife’ makes me cry everyday – Chinney Love

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Chinney Eze known as Chinney Love has long gone from the budding movie producer to become the respected one she is turning to be with her every new effort. The beautiful actress turned producer is clearly excited about her new effort ‘The Good Wife’ which trailer was released some days ago. According to her, there have been torrents of wonderful comments on the film.

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Nigeria needs change, not stories –Disciple Kputu

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Terngu Joshua Kputu is a fast rising gospel artiste who is passionate about creating a positive change through his music. He is known as Disciple Kputu in the music industry and recently released a new single titled Change kia kia. Commenting on what inspired the song, the revolutionary artiste who hails from Benue said the song is inspired by the fact that Nigerians are suffering and the country needs an instant change.

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What a bathroom scene did to my career — Yetunde Bakare

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Yetunde Bakare

Yetunde Bakare, without doubts, is one of the actresses to watch out for in the Yoruba movie industry. With movies like Ajobi, Alani Baba Labake, Omo Olodo, Awa Okunrin, Awolu Goes to School, Amisu to name a few, the voluptuous ebony signed her way into the big league and she has since remained the screen darling of many Yoruba film lovers . She is a versatile actress and movie producer who also stars in English movies thus making herself a well known star in the industry. She spoke with us.

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Gwamma’s cry for a new nation

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A new dawn has come for Nigerian gospel music with the awe- inspiring launch of Pastor Chris Delvan Gwamma’s ‘New Nation’ album. The event which took place recently at the prestigious Oriental Hotel, Lekki had in attendance many dignitaries from the Christian fold. Ministering in song also on that day was Lionel Peterson from South Africa and Cobhams Asuquo who also produced the album.

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How OzzyBosco thrilled Ojuelegba fans on Val Day

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February 14, Valentine Day celebration would not be forgotten in a hurry, especially by the residents of Ojulegba, in Surulere, as the Spirit of Lagos, a movement committed to restoring the lost glory of Lagos stormed the area with the sensational kid-music star, OzzyBosco who thrilled with lots of music and dance.

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Lady Gaga gets engaged to Taylor Kinney

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Stephanie Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta popularly known as Lady Gaga is set to say, “I do” to her sweetheart Taylor Kinney, as they just got engaged. This was gathered on the diva’s Instagram account where she wrote “He gave me his heart on Valentine’s Day, and I said YES” showing off a heart-shaped engagement ring.

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Jackie Chan’s son released from prison

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The son of kung fu star Jackie Chan has finally been freed from prison as he apologized for making “mistakes” after serving six months in a Chinese jail for drugs offences. Jaycee Chan, who like his father has worked as an actor and singer, was released from prison on Friday.

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Sex is like breathing – Olu Maintain

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Yahoozee crooner, Olu maintain in a chat with Showtime revealed what he will do differently this year.According to him, “I would be more consistent that I will do differently in 2015.”

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Mae Wo steps out with a new single

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Nigerian born Houston-based gospel singer ,Ademewo Agbebiyi-Nwachukwu a.k.a Mae-Wo is set to storm the country’s music scene with a bang as she concludes plans to release her first single, “You’re Worthy”, into the market soon.

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Music has boosted my profile -Aduke

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RUMBA DANCE . . .  Dancers of  Seun Kuti’s band digging it out at the end of Eko 2012 National Sports Festival in Lagos. Photo by  Kehinde Gbadamos

Aduke is not your usual kind of artiste.For starters, the guitarist carries a low cut that blends with her eccentric nature.She has a deep understanding of what it means to be artistic.She told Showtime that music has put her in a position of respect and she sees it as her identity card.

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Why I am still relevant after Project Fame —Niniola Apata

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Project Fame Season 6, 3rd runner up Niniola Apata who has a petite frame recently opened up to Showtime on the secret of her still making waves after featuring in that reality TV show, Project Fame West Africa. “My relevance after Project Fame is attributed to the grace of the Almighty God, support from my family,friends, hardwork and my management team,” she revealed.

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Jazzman Olofin returns

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Veteran Nigerian musician, Jazzman Olofin who disappeared from the scene for few years now, is back with a new street anthem, ‘Omo Aiyee’ featuring Rasta CPT, a UK-based Reggae Dub Maestro.

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Basketmouth blasts Nigerian bloggers over brother’s death

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A renowned comedian, Bright Okpocha, popularly known as “Basketmouth’’, has slammed bloggers for rushing to off load new materials on their platforms without making efforts to investigate.

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I am not trying to be like Tiwa Savage — Lola Savage

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American-born Nigerian singer, Lola Savage, is not related to Tiwa Savage. Though they bear same surname, Lola says she’s not trying to be like Tiwa Savage who is a big name in the Nigerian music industry. Instead, she expresses her desire to do a collabo with the songstress to prove to the world that she’s not back in Nigeria to compete with the Mavin records queen of songs. She shares her story with Showtime Celebrity.

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