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‘The Wedding Party 2’ Wraps Filming In Dubai

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Filming of the sequel to Nollywood’s highest-grossing movie, The Wedding Party, in Dubai has ended and the movie is now in post-production. This was revealed by producers of the film in an email. The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai, will have its Lagos premiere on December 10, with cinema release in time for the Christmas holidays. “It has been a remarkable opportunity to film in Dubai,” ... Read More »

Jury Resumes Deliberations In Cosby Sex Assault Trial

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A US jury resumed deliberations Tuesday on whether disgraced comedy legend Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a woman at his Philadelphia home more than 13 years ago.  The 79-year-old pioneering black actor could be sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Each charge in the closely-watched case — one of the biggest US celebrity ... Read More »

How The Alakijas Shook UK With N2b Wedding

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It was a breathtaking wedding party, as Folarin, son of Chief Folorunso Alakija, got married to his Iranian beauty, Nazanin Jafarian Ghaissarifar, in a lavish ceremony estimated to have cost around five million pounds; about N2billion. The wedding held at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire over the weekend in the UK. The groom, a father-of-one, who is in his late 30s is one of the 66-year-old ... Read More »

Muyiwa Ademola Reveals Major Cause Of Death Among Actors

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In the space of a month, at least four actors have died in Nollywood, the most recent being Moji Olaiya. No doubt, this is currently a sad time for the movie industry. However, in a chat with ace actor and filmmaker, Muyiwa Ademola, he revealed the leading cause of death among actors. According to him, most of these deaths are caused by accumulated stress and ... Read More »

Moji Olaiya’s Body To Be Flown Home For Burial

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Governor Ayodele Fayose aborted the burial in Canada of popular Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, at the last minute on Friday. Instead, his government has agreed to foot the cost of bringing her body to Nigeria for burial, according to various reports. The popular actress, 42, suddenly died on Wednesday following cardiac arrest, two months after she gave birth to her second daughter. Her eldest daughter, ... Read More »

I Have Saved Many People From Committing Suicide –Teebillz

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Estranged husband to music diva – Tiwa Savage, Tunji Balogun, popularly known as TeeBillz, has revealed that he has saved many people from committing suicide in recent weeks. The showbiz promoter, who at the height of a marital crisis with Savage in April 2016 tried to take his own life by jumping into the lagoon around the Lekki area of Lagos, said that following that ... Read More »

Moji Olaiya’s Death Has Compounded Our Sorrow –Yomi Fash Lanso

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Nollywood star, Yomi Fash Lanso, has said that the demise of talented actress and friend, Moji Olaiya, has added salt to an already bleeding wound. The actor, who spoke to Saturday Beats on Friday – a day after the 42-year-old woman and daughter of Highlife music maestro, Sir Victor Olaiya, died in Canada shortly after giving birth to a baby in March – two months ... Read More »

21-Year-Old Nigerian, Adeniran Wins The Voice UK

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The Voice UK has crowned Mo Adeniran as its 2017 champion. The UK born Nigerian won the contest on Sunday night, after months of brilliant music performances, battle rounds and public votes. After the result was announced, the 21-year-old looked on in shock whilst his mentor Jennifer Hudson immediately burst into tears of happiness. Notwithstanding  unplanned events such as a disruption of the final show ... Read More »

Creative Industry: Lai Mohammed okays bills for National Assembly

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In its bid to re-position the creative sector for auditable structure and optimal returns, the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture has made ready, three Bills, which it will be presenting to the National Assembly. The Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday, when he received officials of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) in his office. Mohammed said: “We are putting ... Read More »

Okoroji Leads Glitz To The Battle Field

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FOR several months, the unique sound of Gwilz, a fast-rising artiste, born on October 1, Nigeria’s Independence Day, is being prepared for musical exploit in the studio of Tony Okoroji Productions (TOPS). The young man, whose real name, his promoters would prefer to remain on the reserve bench for the moment, appears lucky to have caught the fancy of one of the creative industry’s show ... Read More »

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