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Bayelsa to boost entertainment sector

Bayelsa to boost entertainment sector The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John-Jonah, on Sunday underscored the need to collectively facilitate growth in the Entertainment sector to serve as a means to project the image of the state. He noted that as a state, there is an obligation to nurture and package growing talents...... more

Invest in blockchain revolution to empower and reward creativity, AGN President tells entertainers

National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Mr Emeka Rollas Ejezie, has called on entertainers to invest in the blockchain revolution to empower and reward creativity, thereby saying no to exploitation by pay TV stations who rob actors of their royalties. Mr Ejezie made the call during a meeting...... more

Actor Samuel Ajibola drops latest episode of ‘Dele Issues’ titled ‘The Ritualist’

Actor Samuel Ajibola drops latest episode of ‘Dele Issues’ titled ‘The Ritualist’ Award Winning Actor Samuel Ajibola has dropped another hilarious episode of Dele Issues (Daily Issues) series titled ‘The Ritualist’ on Friday October 12, 2018. “The Ritualist” centres on Dele who went to his friend’s house to watch a football match with him. While watching, Dele and his friend engage in an...... more

AFRIMA announces exciting event programme for Ghana 2018

AFRIMA announces exciting event programme for Ghana 2018 The International Committee of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) and The African Union Commission (AUC) have announced the programme for the biggest music event in Africa, the 5th AFRIMA-Ghana 2018 holding in the Gold Coast City of Accra from Wednesday, November 21, to Saturday, November 24 under the theme ‘Africa is...... more

Treasures of creative industry in Nigeria yet to be tapped — BECS Boss, Prodger

Treasures of creative industry in Nigeria yet to be tapped — BECS Boss, Prodger The Nigerian creative industry is yet to tap into the treasures of its creativity and its contribution to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Mr Andrew Prodger, Chief Executive Officer of British Equity Collecting Society (BECS), stated this in an interactive session with Nigerian stakeholders, as part of activities to mark...... more

BREAKING: Baba Sala is dead

BREAKING: Baba Sala is dead Veteran comedian Baba Sala (real name Moses Adejumo) is dead, according to one of his sons, Emmanuel Adejumo. Emmanuel made the announcement in the early hours of today, Monday, October 8, 2018. Details of the iconic comic’s death were not immediately available. Aged 82 years, the late Baba Sala was also...... more

8-year-old Nigerian whizkid receives top award in Austria

8-year-old Nigerian whizkid receives top award in Austria History was made on September 6th 2018 when a young gifted Nigerian child, Kanyeyachukwu Tagbo-Okeke, known as the “Young Picasso” was conferred with the prestigious “Flame of Peace” award in Vienna, Austria for his contribution to promoting peace with art, to the amazement of the arts and diplomatic community in Austria...... more

Missing Chinese actress fined for tax fraud

Missing Chinese actress fined for tax fraud Chinese mega star Fan Bingbing has been fined around 883 million yuan ($129m; £98.9m) for tax evasion and other offences, authorities said Wednesday. The star, who disappeared in July, posted a long apology on social media. Ms Fan, who is one of China's highest paid actors, will escape criminal charges if...... more

Blessing Egbe releases trailer for ‘The Ten Virgins’

Do you remember the profundity of the drama series, Lekki Wives? Were you part of the general excitement that the Blessing Egbe movie, The Women, brought to viewers within and outside the country last year? Anyhow your answer goes, Nigeria’s leading storytelling and compelling filmmaker is at it again as she...... more

Rapper Cardi B arrested in New York, charged with assault

Rapper Cardi B arrested in New York, charged with assault US rapper Cardi B surrendered to police in New York on Monday, charged with assault and reckless endangerment over an ugly brawl in a strip club that injured a female employee. The 25-year-old star was in the Angels Strip Club in Queens on August 29 when someone in her group lobbed...... more

Kanye West changes name

Kanye West changes name Kanye West has decided that he now wants to be called Ye. But on political matters, nothing has changed for the pro-Trump rapper. “The being formally (sic) known as Kanye West. I am Ye,” he wrote on Twitter. Ye has long been a nickname for West, along with Yeezy, and he...... more

Popular Atlanta female DJ Teazdoll plots Nigerian tour December

Popular Atlanta female DJ Teazdoll plots Nigerian tour December The name Tombari Sigalo might not immediately create any buzz in the thriving entertainment scene in Nigeria but mention DJ TeazDoll anywhere in the city of Atlanta and you will be quickly told she’s the beloved DJ of international repute turning heads in America. The allure of her life trajectory remains...... more

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

 

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