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2face bags OAU’s honorary fellow award

2face bags OAU’s honorary fellow award Nigerian music icon, Innocent Idibia aka 2Face has been conferred with the award of the Fellow of the school of music by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. The 43 year-old Singer, who is also a songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur became the pioneer recipient of the award...... more

BBNaija: Why our `romantic’ pairings crashed: Housemates

BBNaija: Why our `romantic’ pairings crashed: Housemates Tension hung in the air as Anto, Lolu, Cee-C, Tobi and Nina shared reasons why the romantic relationships with their on-screen partners fell apart during the ongoing BBnaija #Doublewahalareload and reunion show on Wednesday night. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that during the show, the ex-housemates were paired with the...... more

Controversy over death, burial of entertainment icon Soji Benson

Controversy over death, burial of entertainment icon Soji Benson Controversial has trailed the death and alleged plan to secretly bury entertainment icon and founder of defunct Faze 2 Night Club, Yaba, Lagos Prince Soji Benson. The family is enmeshed in accusations. Benson, the eldest son of First Republic Minister Otunba TOS Benson, died on February 12 while on a 10-day...... more

Music star charged over Instagram assault

Music star charged over Instagram assault  South African music star Mampintsha has been charged with assault after a video showed him hitting his girlfriend, who is also a popular musician. Mampintsha, whose real name is Mandla Maphumulo, apologised but said he had acted in self defence. Bongekile Simelane, known by her stage name Babes Wodumo, was talking...... more

Wale Adenuga’s film KNOCKOUT to hit cinemas this Easter •Features Sola Sobowale, Mama G and other Nollywood heavyweights

Wale Adenuga’s film KNOCKOUT to hit cinemas this Easter •Features Sola Sobowale, Mama G and other Nollywood heavyweights Cinema lovers in Nigeria are in for the best of moments this Easter, as Knockout, Wale Adenuga Productions’ big budget film goes into cinemas across the country on Easter Friday, April 19. Producer of the star-studded film and Managing Director of the production outfit, Wale Adenuga Jnr, says the film offers...... more

OELA music brand drops second single and video ‘It’s My Life’

OELA music brand drops second single and video ‘It’s My Life’ OELA, a Nigeria’s music brand, is challenging the youths to take their rightful place in the present and the future with its new single titled It’s My Life (http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1445771571?ls=1&app=itunes). The song written and composed by Segun Adeleye, the OELA brand promoter, featured three amazing talents – Timmy Pumpin, Mirakul and Exceptional...... more

3 Nollywood films selected for Hollywood exhibition

3 Nollywood films selected for Hollywood exhibition Three Nigerian films, Lionheart, King of Boys and Up North, are selected for showcase at the 2019 edition of ‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ slated to hold on March 22 and 23 in Hollywood California, USA. The event is organized by O2A Media, Inc. in partnership with the School of Cinematic Arts at...... more

Olajumoke, bread seller-turned-model, faces hard times: eelive.ng exclusive

Olajumoke, bread seller-turned-model, faces hard times: eelive.ng exclusive   The fairy tale rise-to- fame of Olajumoke Orisaguna in 2016 inspired millions of Nigerians, captured the interest of international media and served as a prayer point for many who desired such overnight transformation. Olajumoke became the modern-day Nigerian Cinderella when she accidentally strayed into a photo shoot helmed by TY...... more

Female acts, rap songs win big at 2019 Grammy Awards

Female acts, rap songs win big at 2019 Grammy Awards Women returned at the Grammys on Sunday as female acts won album of the year and best new artist, while rap also triumphed, with Childish Gambino's "This Is America'' becoming the first rap-based song to win record and song of the year. Kacey Musgraves' "Golden Hour'' picked up album of the...... more

All set for 2019 Grammys

All set for 2019 Grammys The music world will hit the red carpet on Sunday for the Grammys, with a wider selection of nominees — led by hip-hop royalty and a bevy of talented women — up for the top prizes. The televised bash in Los Angeles, which kicks off at 5:00 pm (0100 GMT Monday)...... more

I have been dumped many times by men — Actress Yvonne Okoro

I have been dumped many times by men — Actress Yvonne Okoro Ghanaian actress of Nigerian descent, Yvone Okoro is a looker who should have her pick of any man she desires but the opposite seems to be the case.  Her many romances never escaped the prying eyes of the media but they soon disappeared just as soon as they surfaced. So, it...... more

Davido breaks another record

Davido breaks another record Davido's hit song Fall continues to break records. Last year it became the first Nigerian music video to reach 100 million views on YouTube, and now it has been named the longest-charting Nigerian song in US chart history, music news site OkayAfrica reports In January the star sold out London's O2...... more

Cancer attack: Former Miss Universe cries to God for miracle

Cancer attack: Former Miss Universe cries to God for miracle It was a painful moment for former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres, as she revealed that she has been diagnosed with skin cancer. The 44-year-old who won the Miss Universe title in 1993 made the tearful announcement in Spanish on her Instagram page on Feb. 4 — World Cancer Day. “Today I...... more

Davido voted 2018 Most Influential Young Nigerian

Davido voted 2018 Most Influential Young Nigerian HKN Music CEO and Musician, Davido has been voted the 2018 Most Influential Young Nigerian in the 3rd edition of the annual ranking poll by international rating firm, Avance Media. Davido who was nominated in the Entertainment category for his works in the showbiz industry across the globe got his massive...... more

Mariah Carey shuns boycott call, performs in Saudi Arabia

Mariah Carey shuns boycott call, performs in Saudi Arabia U.S. pop star Mariah Carey performed in Saudi Arabia, despite calls for her to cancel the show in protest at human rights abuses in the Gulf kingdom. She was wearing a full-length long-sleeved black sequinned dress and with her hair uncovered when she performed. She took the stage in the coastal...... more

Tuface, MI, Chidinma release song against vote-buying

Tuface, MI, Chidinma release song against vote-buying Ace Nigerian singers Tuface Idibia,MI Abaga and Chidinma Ekile have lend their voices against vote-buying  during  the 2019 general elections, as they  jointly released a single hit ‘Not For Sale’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Teni D, Waje,Umar Shareef and Cobhams Asuguo also featured in the advocacy collaboration. The...... more

Nigeria’s Okwuchi earns place in America’s Got Talent finals

Nigeria’s Okwuchi earns place in America’s Got Talent finals Nigerian singer and plane crash survivor, Kechi Okwuchi earned a ‘golden buzzer’ for her stunning performance on America’s Got Talent: The Champions, earning her a place in the finals.  News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on Monday, Kechi got another chance to aim for the top spot on the talent...... more

N3m cash prize, exotic SUV, $70,000 up for grabs in Miss Inspire Nigeria Beauty Pageant 2019

N3m cash prize, exotic SUV, $70,000 up for grabs in Miss Inspire Nigeria Beauty Pageant 2019 Top dignitaries from around Anambra State, Nigeria, and Africa will converge in Awka, the state capital, during the grand Finale of Miss Inspire Nigeria Beauty Pageant, slated to hold on February 2, 2019. The Project Director, Mrs. Nkiru Stephen, who is overseeing and managing the successful delivery of the event, affirmed...... more

Sony Music drops R. Kelly over alleged sexual abuse

Sony Music drops R. Kelly over alleged sexual abuse Popular American multiple  Grammy Award Winner, Robert Sylvester Kelly also known as R. Kelly has been dropped by his Record Label, Sony Music. According to reports, the artiste who is currently facing series of allegation of abduction, sexual abuse and exploitation was dropped by the record label on Friday, Jan.18. The...... more

Falz, Ric Hassani, others react as Adekunle Gold and Simi wed

Falz, Ric Hassani, others react as Adekunle Gold and Simi wed Musicians Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana and Ric Hassani have joined fans to react to the ongoing wedding between Adekunle Gold and Simisola Ogunleye. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that news of the wedding between the two music stars broke on Wednesday morning causing a frenzy on social media. Reacting to the...... more

Mama Burna Boy steals the show at MVP awards night

Mama Burna Boy steals the show at MVP awards night Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, clinched the most wins at the 2019 Soundcity MVP Awards, taking home four plaques including ‘African Artiste of the Year’. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that he also took the ‘Song of the Year’, ‘Listener’s Choice’ and ‘Best Make MVP at the award...... more

Pan Atlantic University to offer postgraduate programme in Film Production

Pan Atlantic University to offer postgraduate programme in Film Production Relying on the successful work of its Nollywood Studies Centre, the School of Media and Communication of the Pan Atlantic University (PAU), will commence a Master’s degree programme in Film Production in the 2019/2020 academic session. The University’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof Juan Elegido, disclosed plans for the programme during the school’s recent...... more

Genevieve’s LionHeart movie blocked at cinemas

Genevieve’s LionHeart movie blocked at cinemas Cinema screening of ‘Lion Heart,’ the directorial debut of veteran actress, Genevieve Nnaji has been halted due to alleged industry gang-up. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that although the movie was purchased by Netflix in July, Nnaji’s team announced last Friday that its cinema screening would commence on Dec. 21....... more

Seun Kuti nominated for Grammy award

Seun Kuti nominated for Grammy award Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti and his Egypt 80 band, has been nominated for 61st Grammy’s best world music album for his Black Times album. The youngest son of late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti will be contesting the category with four other nominees: Bombino – Deran, Fatoumata Diawara – Fenfo, Soweto Gospel Choir –...... more

Beyoncé performs in a Quiteria & George and Manualrossa collaboration gown

Beyoncé performs in a Quiteria & George and Manualrossa collaboration gown Quiteria & George, a South African haute couture designer duo, in partnership with Manualrossa Apparel produced an attire that was worn by Beyoncé at the Global One Festival South Africa on November 2, 2018. The dress was an inspiration of the “METAMORPHOSIS” line recently showcased by Quiteria & George at Africa...... more

New York court threatens to arrest Cardi B

New York court threatens to arrest Cardi B A New York judge on Monday warned Cardi B that she risked arrest if she failed to show up in court on Friday, over an assault charge in connection with a fight at a strip club. The 26-year-old performer, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, surrendered to police in October after...... more

CHARMED hits cinemas after premiere

CHARMED hits cinemas after premiere CHARMED, a new movie from the stable of Verte View had its premiere last Thursday, November 22, 2018 at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, The Palms, Lagos. CHARMED is the story of David Hale a successful and cocky young man who has everything going for him until he suddenly begins to experience...... more

Davido, Tiwa Savage, Falz shine at AFRIMA, Ambode, Chaka Chaka honoured

Davido, Tiwa Savage, Falz shine at AFRIMA, Ambode, Chaka Chaka honoured Nigeria’s singers Davido, Tiwa Savage and Falz won awards at the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA held in Accra, Ghana Saturday night. But one of the greatest honours of the night was won by Ethiopian singer Betty G. She won Africa’s best album of the year and also was rated...... more

Yemi Alade, Duncan Mighty, Wande Coal, Falz, others set to light up CELEBRATING YOU 2018

Yemi Alade, Duncan Mighty, Wande Coal, Falz, others set to light up CELEBRATING YOU 2018 A-list artistes Yemi Alade, Duncan Mighty and Wande Coal are among the collection of stars expected to thrill guests and attendees at Celebrating You 2018 – an annual year-end awards/dinner party organised by Technology Distributions Ltd. (TD), Sub-Saharan Africa’s foremost Information and Communication Technology (ICT) distributors. Unarguably one of the most...... more

AU, AFRIMA unveil red carpet hosts for 5th awards ceremony

AU, AFRIMA unveil red carpet hosts for 5th awards ceremony The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in partnership with the African Union, has announced six red carpet hosts for the 5th AFRIMA-Ghana 2018 hosted by the Republic of Ghana and scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 24, at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), Ghana. The 5th AFRIMA red carpet will...... more

 

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