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I Go Dye Bags Another Honour Alongside 24 Other Eminent Africans

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In a matter of hours, ace comedian and UN ambassador, Francis Agoda, AKA I Go Dye will be joining 24 other eminent Africans at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos to received the African Child Prize. I Go Dye, who is being honoured in the ‘Comic Art and Creativity’ category was selected after rigorous voting process.  The letter from the organisers of the award, which was ... Read More »

Culture More Important To Nigeria Than Petroleum – Lai Mohammed

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The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Wednesday said that culture is more important to Nigeria than petroleum especially if well preserved and given the value it deserved. Mohammed made the statement in Lagos when he declared open an exhibition of stolen artifacts recently repatriated from Europe and America. The exhibition of the no fewer than 150 artifacts was titled “Return ... Read More »

I Can’t Cope With A Man Who Is Not Good In Bed –Actress

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Nollywood actress, Bolatito Sowunmi, popularly known as ‘Miss Pepeye’ in the Papa Ajasco series, has said she can’t cope with a man who is not good with sex. She made this known in an interview with broadTV where she spoke about her career, sex life and business. Bolatito, who got her stage name from the Nigerian comedy TV series Wale Adenuga’s ‘Papa Ajasco,’ further explained that if she ... Read More »

‘The Wedding Party 2’ Wraps Filming In Dubai

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Filming of the sequel to Nollywood’s highest-grossing movie, The Wedding Party, in Dubai has ended and the movie is now in post-production. This was revealed by producers of the film in an email. The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai, will have its Lagos premiere on December 10, with cinema release in time for the Christmas holidays. “It has been a remarkable opportunity to film in Dubai,” ... Read More »

Jury Resumes Deliberations In Cosby Sex Assault Trial

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A US jury resumed deliberations Tuesday on whether disgraced comedy legend Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a woman at his Philadelphia home more than 13 years ago.  The 79-year-old pioneering black actor could be sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Each charge in the closely-watched case — one of the biggest US celebrity ... Read More »

How The Alakijas Shook UK With N2b Wedding

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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 »

Muyiwa Ademola Reveals Major Cause Of Death Among Actors

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In the space of a month, at least four actors have died in Nollywood, the most recent being Moji Olaiya. No doubt, this is currently a sad time for the movie industry. However, in a chat with ace actor and filmmaker, Muyiwa Ademola, he revealed the leading cause of death among actors. According to him, most of these deaths are caused by accumulated stress and ... Read More »

Moji Olaiya’s Body To Be Flown Home For Burial

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Governor Ayodele Fayose aborted the burial in Canada of popular Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, at the last minute on Friday. Instead, his government has agreed to foot the cost of bringing her body to Nigeria for burial, according to various reports. The popular actress, 42, suddenly died on Wednesday following cardiac arrest, two months after she gave birth to her second daughter. Her eldest daughter, ... Read More »

I Have Saved Many People From Committing Suicide –Teebillz

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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 »

Moji Olaiya’s Death Has Compounded Our Sorrow –Yomi Fash Lanso

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Nollywood star, Yomi Fash Lanso, has said that the demise of talented actress and friend, Moji Olaiya, has added salt to an already bleeding wound. The actor, who spoke to Saturday Beats on Friday – a day after the 42-year-old woman and daughter of Highlife music maestro, Sir Victor Olaiya, died in Canada shortly after giving birth to a baby in March – two months ... Read More »

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