Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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    Here comes the ‘Chameleon’ that will ‘expose’ criminals in the oil sector

Here comes the ‘Chameleon’ that will ‘expose’ criminals in the oil sector

Chameleon, a movie produced by David Ivan Danisa, is set to premiere in cinemas across Nigeria in August.According to Danisa, the movie is borne out of the need to expose the illegalities and criminal activities of a ruthless network of individuals spread across different continents.Speaking at the media film screening of the movie, Danisa listed some of the criminal activities as [...]

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    Tonto Dikeh: I have made many mistakes

Tonto Dikeh: I have made many mistakes

Tonto Dikeh-Churchill, Nigerian actress and singer, has acknowledged the errors of her past.A perusal of her Instagram posts in recent times shows that the 31-year old actress is in a phase of reflection.In one of her recent posts, Dikeh wrote, "I am so inspired by myself. Seeing how much God Loves me, it’s truly amazing.""I have made so many mistakes and hurt him so [...]

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    Fashola: They teach you how to generate power but not how to deal with vandalization

Fashola: They teach you how to generate power but not how to deal with vandalization

Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, has denied making promises of better power supply.Speaking in an interview with Channels television, Fashola said that his plans did not consider vandalization of pipelines because he was always focused on power generation.“Let us be careful when you claim that I made promises because I am ever so conscious of the things [...]

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    Conductor, Sand digger and 10 other menial jobs Ali Baba has done

Conductor, Sand digger and 10 other menial jobs Ali Baba has done

Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, Nigerian comedian popularly known as Ali Baba, has advised youths against idleness.In a post on his Instagram page, the 51 -year old comedian listed a number of menial jobs he engaged in before finding success as a comedian.“Believe it or not, I learnt how to make shoes in 1983, in Agbarha-Otor, while I was waiting for Almighty Jamb [...]

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    How Nigeria ‘lost’ 2 Olympics gold medals

How Nigeria ‘lost’ 2 Olympics gold medals

The Olympics and World Records book says Nigeria has only won two gold medals in 15 outings, but that figure could have easily been four.Daniel Igali was the captain of the Nigerian wrestling team and he represented the country at the 1994 Commonwealth games in Victoria, Canada.The wrestler, who is now 42 years old was accepted as a refugee in [...]

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    John Momoh elected chairman of BON

John Momoh elected chairman of BON

John Momoh has been elected chairman of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria.He was elected on Wednesday at the annual delegates conference in Abuja.Momoh polled 51 votes, defeating Abbas Dalhatu, from Freedom radio in Kano, who had 12 votes.Momoh, owner of Channels media group, is the first private television owner to hold the position. [...]

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    Govt has neglected us, Kano students in Cyprus cry out

Govt has neglected us, Kano students in Cyprus cry out

Students from Kano state, who are currently on scholarship for postgraduate (PG) studies in Cyprus, are crying out for help.The students claim that they have been sidetracked by the government and left to fend for themselves.Calling for public intervention, the students said their education is being threatened.“Foremost, our predicament began right from Kano where we were persuaded or rightly put [...]

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    P-Square reconciles… Jude Okoye returns as manager

P-Square reconciles… Jude Okoye returns as manager

According to Peter Okoye, the storm is over for P-Square, Nigerian R&B group that consists of identical twins, Peter and Paul Okoye.Peter, a member of the group, made the announcement and took responsibility for the controversies that have rocked the group in recent times.“My dear fans, P-Square is back. Ours is a journey that started from our mother’s womb. It was [...]

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    I’m okay with acting nude, says Nollywood actress

I’m okay with acting nude, says Nollywood actress

Chelsea Ada Ezerioha, a budding Nollywood actress, has said she has no aversion to acting nude, provided the money is good enough.The Silent Scandals actress made this known in a recent interview with Sunday Punch, where she stated that the nude scene would have to be done in a “tasteful manner”.“If the opportunity comes with a good story and the money is right, I [...]

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    Boroffice: Justice will be done on NDDC nominations

Boroffice: Justice will be done on NDDC nominations

Ajayi Boroffice, senator representing Ondo north senatorial district, has assured citizens in his constituency that justice will prevail in the nominations for the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).In a statement issued in Abuja by Kayode Adeniyi, his media aide, the APC chieftain appealed for calm due to tension which the appointment has generated."I have received countless calls, [...]

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    2baba, M.I release ‘Babylon’… 5 years after first collaboration

2baba, M.I release ‘Babylon’… 5 years after first collaboration

Innocent Idibia and Jude Ibaga, better known to fans as 2face and M.I Abaga, on Friday released a collaborative single.The joint effort, Babylon is released five years after Nobody, a prior collaboration by the duo.The artwork for the track was released on social media few days ago and it created immense buzz among fans who had anticipated the release of the song.Babylon, which [...]

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    Simi: No one has asked me for sex in the industry

Simi: No one has asked me for sex in the industry

Ogunleye Simisola, Nigerian Afro-pop singer better known as Simi, has said that no one in the music industry has asked her for sex in exchange for assistance.In a recent radio interview, the Love Don’t Care singer said the music industry has been fair to her as opposed to the tales she heard before venturing into the entertainment scene.“For me, the industry was [...]

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    It’s a lie, God didn’t tell me I’m your husband, Banky W tells fan

It’s a lie, God didn’t tell me I’m your husband, Banky W tells fan

Bankole Wellington, Nigerian musician popularly known as Banky W, on Thursday said he's been receiving series of private messages about his marital status.On his Snapchat account, Banky W shared messages from female fans who claimed they got divine revelations that he is their husband.“Mr Banky, I’m your wife says God. I have been dreaming about you since 2 weeks now. [...]

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    Nollywood actress, Lola Alao, ‘converts to Islam’

Nollywood actress, Lola Alao, ‘converts to Islam’

Lola Alao, Nollywood actress, has reportedly adopted the name Rhodiat following her conversion to Islam.The announcement was made by a Facebook user, Adepoju Yusuf, who claims to be her teacher."Glory be to Allah. Join me in congratulating Lola Alao (a popular Nollywood actress). She just took the Kalimatu Shaa'dah from me, and chose the name Rhodiat."May Allah give her proper understanding of Islam, [...]

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    Wizkid, Yemi Alade and 2 other Nigerians currently on Billboard music chart

Wizkid, Yemi Alade and 2 other Nigerians currently on Billboard music chart

To many music aficionados, the Billboard Chart is the most influential and authoritative of all music charts on the planet.The charts are tabulated based on music sales, streams and/or airplay, on a weekly basis.Although Billboard ranks songs and albums from various countries across the world, getting on the charts is no mean feat.From time to time, Nigerian artistes sneak into some charts on the platform and while this [...]

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    Funke Akindele: I’m not producing Yoruba movies for now

Funke Akindele: I’m not producing Yoruba movies for now

Funke Akindele, Nollywood actress and producer, has attributed her recent inactivity in the Yoruba movie industry to piracy.While being interviewed on Africa Magic show, Gbajumo, which aired on Sunday, the actress stressed that in spite of the challenges, she can never forget her roots in the Yoruba sector of the Nigerian movie industry.“I speak Yoruba and I got famous speaking [...]

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