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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

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’

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 »

`Fashion Police’ Ends After 20 Years

After more than two decades, Fashion Police, the iconic series on E! Network, an American basic cable and satellite television channel, would end its run with a special finale on No. 27. According to People, the special will reveal never-before-seen footage including a previously unaired 80s-themed episode featuring the late show co-creator and long-running host late Joan Rivers, the legendary comedian. Fashion Police covered every ... Read More »

Wole Soyinka Attends ‘Felabration’


Legendary playwright, Wole Soyinka made a surprise appearance at the finale of ‘Felabration’ last Sunday. A cousin of the late revolutionary African musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, in whose honour ‘Felabration’ is held every year, an excited Soyinka said; “I am happy to be here to celebrate Fela with everyone.” The literature professor who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1986 is the first African to ... Read More »

Women Not Equal With Men – Tiwa Savage


Nigeria Pop star, Tiwa Savage has expressed her opinion on ‘gender discrimination’ by saying that she does not think men and women are the same. The Mavin Records diva made the submission during a chat on “The Midday Show” with The Beat FM’s Tolu ‘Toolz’ Oniru who engaged her in a discussion on the subject. The Award winning star acknowledged that women in all societies ... Read More »

US trio wins Nobel Medicine Prize

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US trio Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young won the 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize for their work on internal biological clocks known as the circadian rhythm, the jury said on Monday. “Their discoveries explain how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronized with the Earth’s revolutions,” the Nobel Assembly said. Read More »

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