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Bollywood Actors, Fans Post Speedy Recovery Messages For “Slumdog Millionaire” Star

Khan, 51, has acted in several award-winning Bollywood films as well as British and Hollywood productions. His English-language films include “Life of Pi,” “Slumdog Millionaire” and “The Amazing Spider Man.” “Sometimes you wake up with a jolt with life shaking you up. The last fifteen days, my life has been a suspense story,” Khan said in a tweet. He asked fans not to speculate “… ... Read More »

Sade Adu Drops New Song After Eight Years Of Silence


Nigerian–British soul singer, Folasade Adu, popularly known as Sade Adu, has recorded a new original song for the upcoming American film, ‘A Wrinkle in Time’, her first in eight years. A Wrinkle in Time is an upcoming American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay from a screenplay by Jennifer Lee, and based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Madeleine L’Engle. ... Read More »

Akinwumi Isola Enriched Yoruba Literature – Okunoye

The Head, Department of English, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof. Oyeniyi Okunoye, has described deceased writer, Prof. Akinwumi Isola, as a compelling force in contemporary Yoruba literature. According to Okunoye, Isola’s passage means a lot to those who appreciate the contributions that he made to Yoruba Studies and contemporary Yoruba cultural production. He said in a tribute, “He was very versatile: a teacher, a scholar, ... Read More »

Bolojo Culture Alive As Yewaland Celebrates Rahmon Bello

The rich culture of Yewaland, in Ogun State, came alive last Saturday, when many of its sons and daughters rose to celebrate the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Rahmon Bello. It was meant to be a day of tributes to Rahmon, as well as an opportunity to reflect on the experience of the people in the political equation of the state, but ... Read More »

Bollywood Star Evicted From Paris Flat Over Unpaid Rent

A French court has ordered that Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat be evicted from an apartment in a posh part of Paris for failing to keep up with the rent. In a December 14 ruling seen by AFP on Tuesday, the court told Sherawat and her French husband Cyrille Auxenfans to pay 78,787 euros ($94,000) in rent owed and expenses, giving the green light for their ... Read More »

Red Dress Controversy: Mercy Aigbe Breaks Silence

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has finally spoken on the controversial red dress she wore for her 40th birthday photo-shoot. The actress on her Instagram page said she contacted a stylist who got her all the clothes for her birthday and had no idea that the dress belonged to someone else let alone a bride. She wrote, “I have followed events as they unfold following a ... Read More »

Celebration Of Poetry, Life At Somafest

Novelist, poet, essayist and journalist, Sam Omatseye, was the centre of attraction at the maiden edition of a literary and cultural event – the Sam Omatseye Poetry Festival – recently held in Ibadan, capital of Oyo State, to mark his 30th anniversary as a journalist. However, the festival, which was created by dramatist and President of the Poetry Enclave, Ebika Anthony, turned out to be ... Read More »

Baker, Others In Final Race For Next Titan’s N5m

Ten weeks after the fourth edition of the Next Titan TV Reality Show began, four contestants have emerged as finalists. It is from among them that a winner will emerge on Sunday, at a grand finale holding at Oriental Hotel, Lagos. Among the finalists are a baker, Adenike Ogundoro; a herbs and spice cultivator, Iyeh Kennedy;  a shoemaker, Amaka Nworah, and  Dioka Chiemeka, described as ... Read More »

I Own A Thriving Business In US –Olu Fajemirokun

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Lovers of juju music got what can be described as a surprise a few days ago, when sweet-voiced artiste, Olu Fajemirokun, returned to Nigeria. The O Lomori singer had spent 21 years in the United States, leaving the Nigerian musical scene at a time he was still enjoying stardom. In an interview with our correspondent on Wednesday, Fajemirokun, who has since begun rehearsals, recalled that ... Read More »

‘In Nollywood, People Get Roles Based On Their Looks’

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Nollywood actor, Sam Anyamele, never thought that film acting would become his primary means of livelihood someday. As a teenager, acting was just his favourite pastime. The actor, in an interview with our correspondent, revealed that although his passion for the arts and entertainment was nurtured through music, by the time he had left secondary school his eyes were already fixed on starting a career ... Read More »

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