Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Chinenye Okoye

    Apple CEO Cook: I’m gay and it’s one of God’s greatest gifts

Apple CEO Cook: I’m gay and it’s one of God’s greatest gifts

Tim Cook, American business executive and the CEO of Apple Inc, says he is gay and proud of it.According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook made the revelation in an essay he published on Thursday."I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me,” he said.Although he has chosen to finally come out of the closet to talk about his sexual [...]

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    Joan Rivers’ daughter hires law firm to investigate death 

Joan Rivers’ daughter hires law firm to investigate death 

Melissa Rivers, American actress, TV host/producer and daughter to Joan Rivers, late American comedian, has hired a New York law firm to investigate the circumstances behind her mother's death, according to Reuters.Making the development known on Tuesday, Ben Rubinowitz, a partner at Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz, revealed that the investigation could ultimately lead Melissa to file [...]

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    University offers course on Beyonce, Rihanna

University offers course on Beyonce, Rihanna

Beyonce, multiple award-winning American singer, and Rihanna, multiple award-winning Barbadian singer, can add yet another ‘out-of-the-box’ feat to their achievements, as they are to be studied by undergraduates of University of Texas, Austin as a course.According to allhiphop.com, the students are already in high spirits over the addition of the new course, which will focus on the superstars, who are [...]

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    Comedian Ay takes on malaria in new skit

Comedian Ay takes on malaria in new skit

Doing his part for the #MalariaFreeNigeria campaign, Ayo Makun, popular Nigerian stand-up comedian, has released a new comic video skit to enlighten the public on malaria.With the intention that the funny video will go viral on social media across Nigeria and beyond,  Ay wants to get people laughing, while inspiring them to take action against malaria.In April 2014, Malaria No [...]

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     2face out with Nfana Ibaga remix

 2face out with Nfana Ibaga remix

As part of activities to mark a successful ten years as a solo artiste, 2face, top Nigerian R&B star, has reproduced and released a new video of  Nfana Ibaga, one of his hit songs from ‘Face 2 Face’, his solo debut album.Produced by OJB Jezreel, Nigerian R&B singer, who came back to the music scene after surviving a near-death kidney [...]

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    BBA Highlights: Laveda, Alusa out

BBA Highlights: Laveda, Alusa out

Three weeks quickly went and have brought the end to the show's thrills for Alusa from Kenya and Laveda from Tanzania, who were evicted on Sunday.The show kicked off with Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa, BBA host, showing a recap clip when Ghana’s Mam’Bea and South Africa’s Samantha were issued their first disciplinary strike on Wednesday for revealing who they nominated for evictions, despite Biggie’s [...]

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    Ini Edo is at ‘peace’… even in divorce

Ini Edo is at ‘peace’… even in divorce

Despite the divorce scandal she is currently enmeshed in, Nollywood actress Ini Edo seems "at peace" and is full of smiles for her adoring fans and critics.Although tongues are still wagging on tales of infidelity and alleged thrashing by the wife of a man she was believed to be cheating with (the beautiful actress denied this), she seems to have resolved not [...]

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    Five nominations for Davido in Nigerian Music Video Awards

Five nominations for Davido in Nigerian Music Video Awards

The list of nominees for the 2014 Nigerian Music Video Awards has been released with Davido, multiple award-winning act, sitting atop with five nominations for his songs, Aye and Tchelete.Nigerian top R&B star 2face will have to battle it out with his look-alike, Joe El, Kennis Music’s artiste, who was nominated with him and others for Best R&B Video.See the full [...]

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    Jim Iyke floats political party for youths, ‘but it’s not a revolution’

Jim Iyke floats political party for youths, ‘but it’s not a revolution’

Jim Iyke, award-winning Nollywood actor, has also come out to state his interest in politics ahead of the 2015 general elections as he joins, the newly-registered Young Democratic Party.The Nollywood star, who is well known for his bad boy roles, is the director-general of the new party but does not plan to contest like his fellow Nollywood stars, saying the [...]

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    Why Lilian got kicked out of BBA

Why Lilian got kicked out of BBA

It may have come as a shock to Lilian Afegbai, the first Nigeria representative at the Big Brother Africa house to get evicted after just two weeks, but it wasn’t such a surprise to those who watched her in the house.Going in with the belief that ‘sexy Lily’ is a fun-loving, entertaining party animal who would ‘twerk’ her way to the [...]

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    Lilian, Esther, Sabina booted out of BBA house

Lilian, Esther, Sabina booted out of BBA house

After two weeks in the Big Brother Africa (BBA) house, Lilian from Nigeria, Esther from Uganda and Sabina from Kenya get evicted.Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa, BBA host for the sixth time, kicked off the show by inviting Elani, music group from Kenya, to the stage as they thrilled the audience with their performance.Taking note of former BBA housemates, Nigeria’s Melvin Oduah, South Africa’s [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Many times, Tope Tedela ‘honestly considered quitting’

INTERVIEW: Many times, Tope Tedela ‘honestly considered quitting’

The name Tope Tedela may not ring a bell for a few but he is certainly making his way to the top in Nollywood.The budding thespian surprised many in March when he took home the award for 'Best Actor in a Drama' at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, which seemed to have opened the door to many more awards.Later [...]

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    Ibinabo Fiberesima reelected president of AGN

Ibinabo Fiberesima reelected president of AGN

Ibinabo Fiberesima, veteran Nollywood actress and president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), has been elected for a second term in office.Ibinabo was sworn in again on Thursday as president of the guild, despite having received votes of no confidence from some of her colleagues, such as Clarion Chukwurah, Emeka Ike and John Okafor, who all said her first-term [...]

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    Anna Ebiere is in love with Flavour – and she won’t hide it!

Anna Ebiere is in love with Flavour – and she won’t hide it!

Anna Ebiere Banner, the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2013, has gone all the way from subtly calling Flavour, high-life singer, her “boo”, to writing a full-fledged poem describing their relationship.The beauty queen seems to be so in love and is not shy to express it, even though her ‘boo’ recently sired a baby girl with Sandra Okegbue, Delta Soap queen [...]

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    2face confirms Plantashun Boiz reunion

2face confirms Plantashun Boiz reunion

2face, Faze and Blackface, the members of defunct music group Plantashun Boiz, are set to thrill their fans once more with a new song.Speaking with Net on Wednesday, 2face, the acclaimed king of African pop and the most successful of the three, confirmed that the trio were not only still in contact but were also working together again."Actually, we are working [...]

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    It’s a boy for Mercy Johnson

It’s a boy for Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson Okojie, award-winning Nollywood actress, gave birth to a boy in a private hospital in Maryland, Baltimore, United States, on October 15, 2014.Okojie’s bundle of joy came exactly a month after  a baby shower was hosted in his honour by close friends of the actress in Baltimore.This will be a second child for Mercy, who is loved for her [...]

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