By Chioma Gabriel, Deputy Editor Screen diva, Shan George has come aÂ long way in Nollywood. From a village girl who grew up in a farm settlement, this halfÂ Nigerian, half BritishÂ actressÂ found her way to stardom and she is not letting anything stop her.
Clad in a costume that portrays him more like a chef than a soldier his slightly huge energetic frame seems to depict, Yemi Blaq synchronized so well with his co_dancer, Funke Sodade. The judgesâ€™ praise turned into a perfect score: 23 points.Read More
It was a day of fun, conviviality and career development opportunity for secondary school students and other guests that attended this yearâ€™s edition of Career Day Celebration, put together by ACCA, Nigeria as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme in the country.
Basically, someone tried to get a ticket sometime in the past at the Galleria, and the ticket was not available, and so they had to go to Eko Hotel, battling with the traffic and it wasnâ€™t there too. Imagine if there was a Kilonsele then, they wouldnâ€™t have passed through all that, you know.Read More
The saying that â€œWe are nothing but pencil in the hand of the creatorâ€ may not have gained popularity save for Wale Adenuga.Â
For the international footballers, you first hook up with their managers and I pay quite a lot of money to get them appear on my programme. And these include the Nigerian players. Itâ€™s not just a mere talk, it is money. There are lots of sacrifices apart from money. And I wasnâ€™t frustrated because I knew what I wanted. It is business and there was need for me to make it work.Read More
The contestants include Stella Damascus, Faithia Balogun, Yemi Blaq, Dakore Egbuson, and veteran actor, Fred Amata. From the music industry are Kel, Zaki Azzay, Yinka Davies, Obiwon, and Faze.Read More
We know the story of Phillip Emeagwali and we are familiar with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. Weâ€™ve also followed the exploits of Dele Olojede and taken lessons from the achievements of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.Read More
Itâ€™s not in my character to disappoint people especially the opposite sex. And again, itâ€™s better for me to end a bad relationship rather than hanging on to it and regretting thereafter, or ending up in marriage and recording a broken home. I guess, these are â€œbad menâ€ that are not meant to come on board. If I disappoint them, I have no regrets whatsoever.Read More
For being such a worthy exemplar in public office, Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola of Lagos State would on Friday, December 18 at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Lagos, be honoured in a grand awards ceremony called the Paragon Awards for the Architects of A New Lagos, PAANEL.Read More
Drunkenness is a feeling that lasts for a while. Iâ€™m the only person whoâ€™s in a better position to preach against drunkenness. Thatâ€™s why I want to use my act to preach against drunkenness and its essences. The campaign will start off very soon. We are planning it big, and perhaps, before the first quarter of next year runs out, we would have kicked off the campaign.Read More
Having overtaken Hollywood to become worldâ€™s largest film industry, going by the recent UN verdict, Bollywood has come a long way. But this landmark achievement couldnâ€™t have been possible without the collective commitment and near-private-sector driven approach adopted by the industry operators in India to stand Bollywood out amongst other film sectors across the globe.Read More
The issue is that we got an unprofitable effect when we left VHS for DVD. In my own view, we should have allowed VHS to stay and Iâ€™ll give you my reason which is very simple. DVD doesnâ€™t have a second hand value but when we were using VHS, it was easy for you to use the same tape to dub another movie if you couldnâ€™t sell the first one. But with the use of DVD, most marketers are under pressure to sell at any cost because the CDs become a waste when you donâ€™t sell them. You canâ€™t reproduce with it.Read More
One is yet to get to the root of the matter. But the truth of it remains that pretty Susan Peters may have fallen victim of betrayal or that she was duped by a friend or better still, a stranger whom she so much trusted and ever will be willing to stake her life for.Read More
An Urhobo but born in Jos, Peter Igho until his retirement did all he could to make the NTA what it is today. Last year, he retired at the mandatory age of 60. But for his zeal and enthusiasm in doing what he likes to do, he was called back to serve as the Director General of the Lottery Regulating Commission.Read More