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How The Alakijas Shook UK With N2b Wedding


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 »

I Have Saved Many People From Committing Suicide –Teebillz


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 »

BBNaija: TTT Betrayed Our Friendship, Says Bisola


Bisola Aiyeola, 1st runner up of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show said on Monday that she does not need to talk to former housemate Tony ‘ThinTallTony’ Offiong over his marital status. The newly appointed Ambassador of ONECampaign for the Girl-Child education said this during a news conference along with winner, Efe Ejeba at The Wheatbaker, Lagos. Bisola who was romantically involved with ThinTallTony ... Read More »

AMAA 2017 Invites Entries


AS part of preparations for its 2017 edition, the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) has opened its doors to film entries from across the continent and Diaspora. It will be the 13th outing for the prestigious award which debuted in 2005. Organisers say entries can come in for slots in feature, short, animation and documentary films, leading to prizes in 30 categories. “The deadline for all ... Read More »

Nigerian Entertainer Sued For Snubbing Show In U.S


Nigerian-American rapper, Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, simply called Wale has caught the ire of show promoters, Upfront and Personal Global, headed by multimillionaire, Paul Okoye,  for failing to show-up at the One Africa Music Festival, a show he was hugely paid for. Wale, who resides in Washington DC, rose to prominence in 2006, when his song, Dig Dug became a hit in his hometown. The show took place on ... Read More »

FG Declares Oct. 3 Public Holiday


The Federal Government has declared Oct. 3, as Public Holiday to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary. This is contained in a statement issued by the Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, on Thursday in Abuja. He said the Minister of Interior, retired Lt-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, assured Nigerians at home and abroad that Government was working assiduously to cushion the effects of the ... Read More »

PMAN To Hold Peace Concert In Kaduna


The Kaduna State Chapter of Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) will hold peace concert on September 21. The concert is aimed at uniting the north. The state chairman of the association, Mr. Dazang Gwom, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Kaduna that the concert would be held to coincide with the “International Peace Day.” He said all hands were on ... Read More »

Iceberg Slim Unveils Wave Challenge


Rising music star, Olusegun Olowokere, better known as Iceberg slim, is set to dole out cash to a lucky winner of his dance competition tagged The #WaveChallenge. Speaking about the concept, the budding artiste pointed that his voice and his hairstyle are the unique features which distinguish him from other musicians. “I asked everyone to do an Instagram video of themselves or someone else being ... Read More »

Alex Usifo, Segun Arinze, Others Star In Pandora

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After a while out of the silver screen, two Nollywood veterans – Alex Usifo and Segun Arinze – are set to feature in a new movie, Pandora, which is finished and set to hit cinemas nationwide soon. The movie which also stars Benjamin Onowhakpor and also introduces Eugene Obadan and Annabel Orumbie was set in Benin City, Edo State. Written and produced by Eugene Obadan, ... Read More »

I’m No More Inspired To Sing About Nigeria – Kollington Ayinla


Seasoned fuji artiste, Kolawole Ayinla, popularly called Kollington Ayinla, has said that he is no more inspired to sing about Nigeria. According to him, Nigerians, especially their leaders, have not made use of all he has sung in the past. Ayinla told our correspondent in a telephone interview on Thursday that with the level of corruption in the country, there was hardly anything that anyone ... Read More »

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