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5th AFRIMA: Ghana accepts Official Host Country rights

5th AFRIMA: Ghana accepts Official Host Country rights The Government of the Republic of Ghana has accepted Official Host Country rights for the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA-Ghana 2018 with the awards programme of activities scheduled to hold between Wednesday, November 21 and Saturday, November 24 in Accra, Ghana in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) and...... more

Linda Ikeji delivers baby boy

Linda Ikeji delivers baby boy Linda Ikeji has put to bed and it is a baby boy.The media entrepreneur announced the big news via her blog a few minutes ago, with the caption,''I welcomed my first child, popularly known as baby J today September 17th in a hospital in Atlanta. I cant believe I'm a mum....... more

Ghana to host AFRIMA 2018

Ghana to host AFRIMA 2018 The African Union Commission (AUC) has announced the Republic of Ghana as the Official Host Country for the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, following receipt of the Letter of Intent to Host AFRIMA dated April 18, 2018, addressed to the Commissioner of Social Affairs, African Union Commission, Mrs. Amira Elfadil...... more

China’s most famous actress vanishes without a trace

China’s most famous actress vanishes without a trace                                  Imagine if one day Jennifer Lawrence was walking the red carpet in Los Angeles and the next she vanished completely with no word about where she was. It might sound ludicrous, or terrifying, but it's the reality in China, where one of the country's most famous actresses has disappeared without a...... more

Nollywood can become another Hollywood with government support — Saraki

Nollywood can become another Hollywood with government support — Saraki President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that government’s support for the Nigerian movie industry, otherwise known as Nollywood, will help grow the economy and as well make the industry great. The Senate President, who stated this in Lagos when the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), led by...... more

Hurricane forces cancellation of Davido’s US performance

Hurricane forces cancellation of Davido’s US performance The Dreamville Festival in which Davido was expected to perform in Raleign, North Carolina, U.S. on Saturday has been postponed indefinitely by the organisers due to “Hurricane Florence”. The festival which is the inaugural edition was slated to hold on Saturday at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh North Carolina. The one-day...... more

Music superstar Olivia Newton-John diagnosed with cancer for the third time

Music superstar Olivia Newton-John diagnosed with cancer for the third time Australian superstar Olivia Newton-John has revealed she is again battling cancer, her third diagnosis in three decades, during an interview broadcast on Sunday night. Speaking to CNN-affiliate Seven's "Sunday Night," the singer-songwriter said was treating the cancer with "modern" medicines and natural remedies after being told in 2017 she had cancer...... more

Netflix acquires worldwide rights to Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’

Netflix acquires worldwide rights to Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ Online movie streaming platform, Netflix, has announced that it has acquired the worldwide rights for Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji’s movie, ‘Lionheart’. Netflix made the announcement in a statement on Friday, saying “Lionheart marks the first Netflix original film from Nigeria”. Genevieve also confirmed the news via her social media handle. While...... more

Elton John kicks off final world tour

Elton John kicks off final world tour Goodbye, yellow brick road. That's what fans around the world will be singing as Sir Elton John kicks off his final world tour in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on Saturday -- bringing his illustrious career of more than 50 years to an end. If the thought of never getting a chance to see...... more

Sex, homosexuality stall MTN’s music festival

Sex, homosexuality stall MTN’s music festival Uganda’s Nyege Nyege international music and arts festival sponsored by telecom giant, MTN, has been banned because of scheduled open sex, noise, homosexuality, LGBTI. “Let foreigners not come to Uganda for sex. If you are coming for sexual reasons worse still homosexuality and LGBTQ, stay away.” “MTN Nyege Nyege will not...... more

Nollywood, next biggest wealth creator in Africa — Leo Stan Ekeh

Nollywood, next biggest wealth creator in Africa — Leo Stan Ekeh Serial digital entrepreneur and Chairman, Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh, has identified the Nigerian movie industry as the next biggest wealth creator in Africa. He made this declaration at the 6th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) held at Eko Hotel & Suites on Saturday, September 1, 2018....... more

Airtel celebrates Africa’s outstanding achievement in film and television industry

Airtel celebrates Africa’s outstanding achievement in film and television industry Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, on Saturday, September 1, 2018, reaffirmed its commitment to the development of Africa’s film and television industry with the sponsorship of the biggest award night for African movies, the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA). Speaking on its sponsorship of the AMVCA, the telco said...... more

Instagram model dies in billionaire’s yacht

Instagram model dies in billionaire’s yacht Investigation has commenced to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of an Australian Instagram model Sinead McNamara, after her body was discovered Friday aboard a super yacht owned by a Mexican billionaire on a Greek Island. The 20-year-old McNamara was found unconscious around 2 a.m. Friday on the back of the...... more

Stars, ex-presidents give Aretha Franklin marathon funeral

Stars, ex-presidents give Aretha Franklin marathon funeral Former presidents, stars and musical royalty paid joyous tribute to Aretha Franklin at her marathon funeral on Friday, leading her family and members of the public in bidding goodbye to America’s “Queen of Soul.” The formal part of the service stretching nearly eight hours, the celebration of the life and legacy...... more

Tears, as Orits Williki, Okoroji, others pay last respects to reggae legend, Ras Kimono

Tears, as Orits Williki, Okoroji, others pay last respects to reggae legend, Ras Kimono Emotions ran high yesterday, as the remains of late reggae legend, Ras Kimono, who died on Sunday, June 10, were brought for lying-in-state at the headquarters of Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON, in Ikeja, Lagos. The motorcade conveying Ras Kimono’s body arrived the COSON House, at about 9.30a.m., where a short...... more

Genevieve’s ‘Lionheart’ to premiere in Toronto Film Festival

Genevieve’s ‘Lionheart’ to premiere in Toronto Film Festival Nollywood veteran Genevieve Nnaji’s latest movie, ‘Lionheart’ is set to premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. The annual festival is scheduled to take place from Sept. 6 to Sept. 16. Nnaji’s first directional movie ‘Lionheart’ will screen for the first time at the festival on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018....... more

Anambra Govt. to host techno whizkids who won global competition in America

Anambra Govt. to host techno whizkids who won global competition in America Five female students of Regina Pacis Secondary School, Onitsha who recently won gold medal in a Technovation competition in far-away Silicon Valley, San Francisco, United States are to be given a grand reception by the State Government. It was learnt that the occasion was being organised to appreciate the students for...... more

Eagles overtake Michael Jackson with biggest selling album in US

Eagles overtake Michael Jackson with biggest selling album in US A box set of The Eagles’ greatest hits has surpassed Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as the biggest selling album ever in the United States, according to a new ranking by the Recording Industry Association of America.   RIAA said “The Eagles: Their Greatest Hits 1971-75”, a compilation of the country-rock group’s first...... more

Arsenal forward, Iwobi makes Nollywood debut

Arsenal forward, Iwobi makes Nollywood debut Nigeria international and Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has made a debut in his first film role in the soon to be released ‘Inpadisu.’ The movie, now trending on social media, features Iwobi being pursued all over the place, apparently because of choices he made in the movie. Iwobi also took to...... more

BREAKING: Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, ‘greatest singer of all time’, dies at 76

BREAKING: Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, ‘greatest singer of all time’, dies at 76 Aretha Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul, died Thursday at her Detroit home, the Associated Press reports, surrounded by family and friends. She had been battling various undisclosed illnesses for years, and, in recent weeks, was receiving hospice care. Franklin was 76. As news of her declining health spread over the...... more

NUASS shuts down Awka during maiden cultural fiesta

NUASS shuts down Awka during maiden cultural fiesta The National Union of Anambra State Students Nationwide (NUASS) led by Comr Echegwo Chibunna Godwin shut down Awka on Saturday, August 11, 2018, as she celebrated her first ever cultural fiesta. The Cultural Fiesta was reportedly brought into Awka by over 10,000 Ndi Anambra students schooling across the federation to celebrate...... more

SERAP asks NBC to lift ban on radio station, Falz's 'This is Nigeria', others

SERAP asks NBC to lift ban on radio station, Falz's 'This is Nigeria', others Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) “to immediately lift the ban on Jay FM 101.9 Jos, stopping the radio station from playing songs such as Falz's 'This is Nigeria', Wande Coal's 'Iskaba' and Olamide's 'See Mary, See Jesus', and rescind the unlawful fine...... more

Not yet a wedding bell in Ooni’s Palace

Not yet a wedding bell in Ooni’s Palace The Palace of Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has refuted the news going viral that the revered monarch is set to take as wife the co-convener of Hope Alive, Miss Temitope Adesegun. The news apparently sponsored by some unscrupulous elements is nothing but an element of...... more

AGN President, Emeka Rollas launches Foundation to cater for ailing actors

AGN President, Emeka Rollas launches Foundation to cater for ailing actors The President, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Mr Ejezie Emeka Rollas, has marked his one year in office by keeping his promise to launch the AGN Foundation to cater for ailing actors. The event took place at a well-attended media briefing on Wednesday at Virgin Rose Resorts, Victoria Island Lagos. Practitioners,...... more

Lagos to host public launch of Alafia, National Peace Concert

Lagos to host public launch of Alafia, National Peace Concert The stage is set for the public launch of the biggest peace concert in Nigeria. The promoters, Addefort Limited have announced that the Public Launch of ALAFIA & National Peace Concert will hold on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the MUSON Centre, Lagos. According to the project coordinator, Olabamiji Adeleye, ALAFIA...... more

Janet Jackson, rapper Cardi B, Weeknd play to raise money for world’s poor

Janet Jackson, rapper Cardi B, Weeknd play to raise money for world’s poor Pop legend Janet Jackson and fast-rising rapper Cardi B will headline the Global Citizen Festival in New York to rally support for preserving international aid to eradicate extreme poverty. The critically acclaimed experimentalist Janelle Monae, R&B sensation The Weeknd, activist songwriter John Legend and young pop star Shawn Mendes will also...... more

Style Spotlight: Mariam Mohammed steps out in Walid Atallah for magazine launch

Style Spotlight: Mariam Mohammed steps out in Walid Atallah for magazine launch Mariam Mohammed, the stylish communications expert and publisher of Maktoub Magazine unveiled a special edition of her magazine recently and her look was everything! For the event, she stepped out in a green embellished dress by the renowned Lebanese designer Walid Atallah. She had her hair swept up in a loose...... more

AFRIMA Jury arrives Nigeria; to unveil Nominees List August 14

AFRIMA Jury arrives Nigeria; to unveil Nominees List August 14 The 13-man International Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, will arrive Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, ahead of a week-long adjudication process following the closing of entries where 8,009 songs/videos were received for the 5th edition of the annual awards event. From Thursday, August 8 to Tuesday,...... more

2 rap stars jailed for fighting in public

2 rap stars jailed for fighting in public Two of France’s biggest rap stars, Booba and Kaaris have been ordered to spend a month in custody after a brawl between them and their entourages delayed flights and forced a partial shutdown of a Paris airport. The beef between the rap stars at Orly airport kicked off on Wednesday in...... more

Femi Kuti’s guitarist absconds in New York

Femi Kuti’s guitarist absconds in New York Andrew Aghedo, a member of Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti’s band ‘The Positive Force’, reportedly absconded in the United States, 20 minutes before the band was billed to perform. Femi and his band thrilled New Yorkers at the Central Park, New York on Sunday after performing at the XPoNential Music Festival in...... more

 

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