Thursday, February 22, 2018

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    Jude was only a ‘scapegoat’, Paul Okoye tells Peter

Jude was only a ‘scapegoat’, Paul Okoye tells Peter

The drama between the Okoye brothers of PSquare seems to be unending since Peter took to Twitter to announce the dismissal of Jude, the manager of the group and their brother.In an attempt to resolve the difference, Paul recently said Jude was only a scapegoat and victim of the crisis.He took to social media to plead with his partner and also [...]

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    Tuface shows support for gender equality bill

Tuface shows support for gender equality bill

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Innocent Ujah Idibia, aka Tuface or Tubaba, has lent his voice in support of the equal opportunity bill that failed to receive a second reading in the senate.The bill, which speaks to gender parity and equal opportunities for women and girls, was shut down by a majority voice vote, with several senators including Sani Yerima citing religious [...]

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    NBC ‘stops’ Olamide’s ‘Don’t Stop’

NBC ‘stops’ Olamide’s ‘Don’t Stop’

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has banned Don't Stop, a song by Olamide Adedeji, a Nigerian rapper better known as Olamide Baddo or Baddo Sneh.Don’t Stop, a track on Olamide’s 2015 album ‘Eyan Mayweather', was banned for containing ‘obscene, indecent, vulgar language’.In a letter dated March 11, the commission directed that the song be placed on the No To Be Broadcast [...]

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    Mo’Hits, Plantashun Boiz, The Remedies… 8 musical groups that went ‘the PSquare way’

Mo’Hits, Plantashun Boiz, The Remedies… 8 musical groups that went ‘the PSquare way’

PSquare, Nigerian musical duo, seems to have joined the list of defunct musical groups, validating the adage that '20 children cannot play for 20 years'.No matter how desperately you long to see PSquare stay together, you have to admit that after lasting 19 years, theirs is surely one of the longest partnerships in the musical world.Here are eight groups who broke [...]

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    Yemi Alade: If you can’t respect me, get out of my face

Yemi Alade: If you can’t respect me, get out of my face

Yemi Alade, a Nigerian pop star, on Monday revealed that male artistes are rated better than female artistes even if the female is doing better than the male.However, the 27-year-old is standing her ground and as told those who don't respect her to "get out" of her face.“When you list five male and five female artistes first of all, even [...]

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    PSquare’s Peter goes solo… after 19 years

PSquare’s Peter goes solo… after 19 years

Peter Okoye, a member of Nigerian musical duo, PSquare, has begun operating solo, following weeks of intense wrangling in the huge-followed group.On Monday, he took to his Instagram page to announce his new management.Peter, who performed alone at an event in Abuja on Saturday, March 12, released the contact details of his new management.“Work Mood ???????? Thanks for all your concern [...]

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    Wizkid shows off multimillion-dollar US mansion

Wizkid shows off multimillion-dollar US mansion

Ayodeji Balogun, Nigerian singer and songwriter better known as Wizkid, took to his Instagram on Monday to show off his latest acquisition – a mansion in Los Angeles.The 25-year-old artiste had shared pictures of the mansion on his Snapchat before posting pictures on Instagram.He uploaded a picture of himself carrying a cigarette with the caption 'Crib so big I got [...]

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    AY: Lekki Gardens MD, Nyong, single-handedly fixed govt roads

AY: Lekki Gardens MD, Nyong, single-handedly fixed govt roads

Ayo Makun, Nigerian comedian and actor, wants justice to be tempered with fairness in the prosecution of Richard Nyong, the managing director of Lekki Gardens, who was arrested after one of the buildings collapsed and killed 34 people last week.Fondly called AY by fans and colleagues, the comedian, who was an ambassador for Lekki Gardens, described Nyong as "a victim of [...]

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    Falz: Super Eagles were supposed to sign me

Falz: Super Eagles were supposed to sign me

Folarin Falana, Nigerian rapper and actor popularly known as Falz, has revealed his aspirations of playing professional football.The lawyer-cum-actor said he could still pursue his dreams in football, as age is still on his side.He also revealed that he missed an opportunity of getting signed on as a player in the Nigerian national team, Super Eagles.“Well, apart from music and [...]

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    Nigerians blast Basketmouth for defending Buhari

Nigerians blast Basketmouth for defending Buhari

Bright Okpocha, Nigerian comedian better known as Basketmouth, on Thursday encouraged Nigerians to view the present situation of the country differently.A post on his Facebook page had a photo-shopped picture of President Muhammadu Buhari in a Yankee cap and an inscription that read “Keep calm, change is a gradual process”.The 37-year-old comedian-cum-actor added a caption: “If you change the way [...]

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    I’m not doing local movies anymore, says Abraham Attah

I’m not doing local movies anymore, says Abraham Attah

Abraham Attah, Ghollywood kid actor and Beasts of No Nation star, has revealed plans of relocating to the United States of America.According to EbonyLife Tv, Attah will no longer be featuring in local movies.“I’m not going to do any local movie, I will stay with Hollywood, I think it’s more fun.”Speaking on his experience at the Spirit Award, the 14-year-old [...]

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    PSquare reconciles with Soundcity after 7 months

PSquare reconciles with Soundcity after 7 months

P-Square, popular Nigerian R&B group, has made peace with Soundcity, a music and lifestyle channel on DSTV, after seven months of rancour between both parties.The identical twin brothers engaged Soundcity and it's management in a battle for months following claims that the channel did not air their videos.The group also went as far as urging their fans not to watch the [...]

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    NASU flogs ‘Uites’ out of orientation ceremony

NASU flogs ‘Uites’ out of orientation ceremony

The University of Ibadan branch of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) on Wednesday took the expression of their grievances one notch beyond the usual level by flogging students out of the venue of their orientation ceremony.The university’s freshers orientation ceremony, which was scheduled to take place at Trenchard hall, was disrupted by members of NASU who insisted that the venue was unavailable [...]

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    Alibaba: Were Mandela alive, SA would have sent him to beg for MTN

Alibaba: Were Mandela alive, SA would have sent him to beg for MTN

Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, a Nigerian comedian better known as Alibaba, is of the opinion that Jacob Zuma, South African president, is coming to Nigeria to negotiate the penalty issued to MTN by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).Describing himself as more than a comedian, he shared his prediction of the situation between NCC and MTN on his social media account.“When people call [...]

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    Directors not happy with AMVCA winners, says Charles Novia

Directors not happy with AMVCA winners, says Charles Novia

Charles Novia, a Nollywood director and producer, has criticised the African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) that held on Saturday.In an article on his blog, Novia examined the event and shared his opinion of the event.According him, directors in the Nigerian entertainment industry were dissatisfied with some of the winners of various awards.“Ol’Boy, this award nor too pure this year’ [...]

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    AT A GLANCE: 2016 AMVCA winners

AT A GLANCE: 2016 AMVCA winners

The fourth edition of the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) held on Saturday, March 5, at Eko Hotel and Suites.The event, which featured entertainers from countries across Africa, treated guests to performances from various artistes, such as Yemi Alade, Flavour, Ugandan comedian Salvado and a host of others.Dry, a movie by Stepahanie Linus Okereke, was the biggest winner of [...]

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