Friday, September 21, 2018

Oluseyi Awojulugbe

    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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    Stop asking about my pregnancy, Lilian Esoro fumes

Stop asking about my pregnancy, Lilian Esoro fumes

Lilian Esoro Franklin, Nollywood actress, has expressed displeasure at the attitude of nosy people.The Imo-state indigene re-posted a picture on Instagram and tagged nosy people ‘womb watchers’.“These people that congratulate you on Instagram, ovary watchers that ask for due date or the sex of your baby when you aren't even pregnant or you didn't announce a pregnancy. It's really awkward [...]

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    Children were almost lynched by motorcycle riders during Mile 12 crisis, says witness

Children were almost lynched by motorcycle riders during Mile 12 crisis, says witness

Thursday’s clash between motorcycle riders and residents of the Agiliti area of Mile 12 almost resulted in the lynching of innocent pupils of a school, a witness has told TheCable.According to the witness who did not want to be named for fear of reprisal, that clashes had been occurring in the area between the motorcycle riders and youths in the area before [...]

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    Despite Twitter fight, Glo retains PSquare as ambassadors

Despite Twitter fight, Glo retains PSquare as ambassadors

Globacom, a Nigerian telecommunications company, has disclosed that PSquare, Nigerian musical duo, is still its brand ambassadors despite the rancour in the group.Contrary to the speculations in the media, the network said it has not ended its relationship with one of its popular brand ambassadors, Peter and Paul Okoye.In a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday, the telecommunications company explained that it [...]

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    Toyin Aimahku takes a ‘detour’ from affair with Seun Egbegbe

Toyin Aimahku takes a ‘detour’ from affair with Seun Egbegbe

Toyin Aimakhu, Nollywood actress and producer, is officially staying away from the "negativity that has emanated from the dram" in her life in recent times.The 31-year-old filmmaker got into a new relationship with Seun Egbegbe, a film director, after separating from her husband, Adeniyi Johnson, a fellow filmmaker.In an Instagram post, Aimakhu dissociated herself from Egbegbe, whom she claimed to [...]

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Ese,14, ‘released’ from forced marriage after 6 months

After six months in captivity, Ese Oruru, the 14-year-old girl kidnapped in Bayelsa state, has been released, the Punch newspaper is reporting.Ese was reported to have been kidnapped from her mother's shop in Bayelsa and taken to Kano, thousand of miles away from home, in August 2015, but calls for her release began to mount over the weekend, as prominent Nigerians [...]

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    M.I: I’m greater than US rappers

M.I: I’m greater than US rappers

Jude Abaga, Nigerian rapper and songwriter known as M.I., has compared himself with rappers abroad.In a conversation with fans on Twitter, Abaga said he is greater than 95 percent of rappers in the United States.“There are many great rappers in the states.. I agree with that.. Sirs ..With all humility ..I am as great or greater than 95 percent of [...]

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    AT A GLANCE: 2016 Oscar winners

AT A GLANCE: 2016 Oscar winners

The Annual Academy Award commonly known as the Oscars held on Sunday to celebrate the best movies of the past year.Unlike past editions, the 88th edition had its fair share of controversies, which arose as a result of the absence of black actors and actresses in the nomination list and led to calls to boycott the event by black performers.Hosted [...]

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    Don’t let the devil destroy your marriage, Freeze begs AY

Don’t let the devil destroy your marriage, Freeze begs AY

Ifedayo Olarinde, Cool fm OAP popularly known as Freeze, has said that the devil is working hard to bring disharmony into AY’s marriage.Olarinde, who expressed his views in an Instagram post, pleaded with the couple to settle their differences.“I sincerely hope and pray that what I am hearing is false. You guys are my favorite couple,” he wrote.“You guys are [...]

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    Sexual violence: Lagos to equip health centres with rape kits

Sexual violence: Lagos to equip health centres with rape kits

Lola Akande, commissioner for Women affairs and Youth Development in Lagos state, says the state is committed to working with the United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on eliminating violence against children.Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Akande listed the steps already taken by the government to reduce the prevalence of violence against children.“The Lagos state government has approved [...]

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    Audition holds for Nigerian version of ‘Sister Act’

Audition holds for Nigerian version of ‘Sister Act’

Sister Act, a world-acclaimed Broadway musical, will berth in Nigeria later this year and will parade an all-Nigerian cast.To set the realisation of Sister Act in motion, a three-day audition/workshop will hold in Lagos from Thursday to Saturday.One of the most successful musical theatre productions of all time, its Nigerian production is the brainchild of Nigerian manufacturer and 'serial entrepreneur,' [...]

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