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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 »

Nollywood Actor Give Reasons Why Local Soap Operas Are Not Creating Waves

Femi Branch, a popular Nollywood actor, has attributed the reasons why soap operas produced locally are not creating waves like those produced abroad to lack of professionalism and stability. He made the statement on Monday in Abuja. He said: “Soap opera should be produced by people who have the skill and know about the industry, not people that stumble into the industry due to lack ... Read More »

Genevieve Nnaji Screens New Movie, Road To Yesterday

IT was a gathering of movie pundits on Tuesday as star actress, Genevieve Nnaji, played host to the media for a screening of her very first movie, Road to Yesterday at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, Lekki, Addressing the gathering, director of the movie, Ishaya Bako, said that making a movie of such magnitude was a pretty interesting experience. “I would say I am blessed with ... Read More »

Tiwa Savage Quizzes Photograher Over Baby’s Picture

NIGERIAN music diva Tiwa Savage is avoiding the paparazzi-focus on her new born child. The artiste, on Sunday, perfectly ducked the capturing lens of a photographer as she attended the opening of Oriki products range. The event took place on Victoria Island, Lagos. Not satisfied, Tiwa, who clutched her new born baby, scrolled through the photographer’s camera to confirm he did not take pictures of ... Read More »

Odom, Kardashian Halt Divorce Case

Ailing former NBA star Lamar Odom and his estranged wife Khloe Kardashian called off divorce proceedings on Wednesday in the wake of the basketball player’s binge at a Nevada brothel that left him fighting for life. Reality television star Kardashian filed for divorce from Odom in December 2013 citing irreconcilable differences after four years of marriage. Kardashian’s lawyer, Laura Wasser, appeared before a Los Angeles ... Read More »

COSON doles out N250m in 5 years to music right Owners

The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) on Monday said it paid N250 million to over 100 music right owners in the country between September 2010 and September 2015. COSON’s General Manager, Chinedu Chukwuji disclosed this in Lagos. He said that the money was royalty due to the musicians from their works over the years. “COSON gave out N250million to music right owners for their works. ... Read More »

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