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Passion 4 Wins Calabar Carnival Competition


It was celebration all the way for Passion 4 Band, as it clinched the first position in the ongoing Calabar Carnival in Calabar, Cross River State. The competition which began with a 12-kilometre dance parade,  was declared opened by the State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade. It was wrapped up at the U.J Esuene Sports Stadium, where the final assessments were taken by the judges. This year’s ... Read More »

I Will Retire From Singing In 2016 – Don Jazzy


Don Jazzy, CEO, Mavin Records, has announced his retirement from singing, and sticking to just production. On his Twitter handle, @DONJAZZY, the beat maker wrote: “This artist work no easy jare. 2016 I’m retiring my artist side jor. “Yels. Make I rest my frog voice. “Wait o but what of the songs wey I don do wey dem never release? “Na to shoot video dey ... Read More »

Calabar Carnival 2015: Gov Ayade Adopts Beauty Queens


If you are a beauty queen, and you have the energy to rock on the streets, then you need not worry any more as Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has offered to put smiles in your face this season. The governor, at a glamorous unveiling of the 2015 edition of Carnival Calabar theme tagged ‘Climate Change’, which took place last Sunday, at Oriental Hotel, Victoria ... Read More »

NLC: Governors’ Attempt to Reverse Minimum Wage, a Declaration of War

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has warned that attempts by the 36 governors of the federation to slash the N18,000 minimum wage over their inability to meet the wage obligations to workers will amount to a declaration of war.In a statement on Sunday, NLC President, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, expressed concern over the move by the governors, who met under the auspices of the Nigerian Governors’ ... Read More »

Three Evicted from Glo Dance with Peter

Three housemates were, last Saturday, evicted following the outcome of the votes cast by viewers at the reality T.V show, Dance with Peter, sponsored by Glo. While Amazing Amy, Bobby B and Octopus recorded the highest votes from the audience and returned to the academy, SoCrazy Cool, Weezy and MOD recorded the lowest votes and were consequently sent packing from the dance academy. The six dancers ... Read More »

Kiss Daniel, Timi Dakolo, Others Win at COSON Song Award Nite

As part of its weeklong activities to celebrate the Nigerian movie industry, the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) held an awards ceremony at the prestigious Eko Hotels and Suites on Friday, November 6. Primarily meant to honour songwriters, an often forgotten ilk in the Nigerian entertainment industry, the event had in attendance big names of the Nigerian music industry. The awardees for the night were ... Read More »

I May Work With D’banj – Don Jazzy

Leader of Nigeria’s high flying music crew, MAVIN’s Don Jazzy is one individual who has contributed in no small measure to the growth of the music industry in Nigeria. Over a year ago, the likes of Korede Bello, Reekado Banks and Dija were greenhorns in the industry until Don Dorobucci gave them the track to run their own races. Today, they have grown to become ... Read More »

Alibaba Replies Critics


Recently, Nigeria’s king of comedy, Alleluya Akporobomerere, aka Alibaba, found himself in a somber mood when he took to his Instagram page to condole with the families of slain Nigerian soldiers, especially those who died in the war against insurgency. Posting a photograph of a soldier in a supplicant mood, the comedy merchant stated that for their sacrifice to fatherland and fellow Nigerians, “their families ... Read More »

Waje Speaks For Girl-Child Education


Sensational Nigerian singer, Aituaje Iruobe, aka Waje, who is an active ambassador of One Campaign, has continue to lend her voice to promoting the need for issues concerning women and the girl child to be given priority across the globe. The mother of one stated that for gender equality to be a reality in Africa there is an urgent need to educate and empower women. ... Read More »

Aftermath Of 2015 AMAA: Organizers To Stop Sponsoring Non-nominees —Peace Anyim-Osigwe


It may not be business as usual, as organizers of the prestigious Africa Movie Academy Award, AMAA, have declared that henceforth, anyone wishing to attend their future events apart from the nominees should be prepared to foot his or her travelling expenses. This new development was revealed last week by AMAA President, Peace Anyim-Osigwe during a post-awards meeting in Lagos, with some selected journalists. While ... Read More »

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