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NUTAF: participants’ hopes high in first off-campus host event

Participants at the National Universities Theatre Arts Festival (NUTAF), which kicked off on Monday say they came with high expectations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the festival is being hosted in Lagos, with participants drawn from Theatre Art courses from various universities across the country. The participants also expressed various views in […]

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Nigeria Oscar committee submits Genevieve’s ‘Lion Heart’ to 92nd academic awards

The Nigeria Oscar Selection Committee on Monday, 21st October 2019, announced that the movie Lion Heart directed by Genevieve Nnaji was submitted as Nigeria’s entry to the 92 Academy Awards in the International Feature Film category of the 2020 Oscars and is still yet to be nominated for the awards. Ninety-three countries have submitted films for […]

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Stars gather as Wande Coal celebrates 34th birthday

It was an evening of music, dance and unexpected reunion as the Black Diamond of Africa, Wande Coal celebrates his 34th birthday in Victoria Island, Lagos. As expected, the guests were treated to different genres of music, including that of the celebrant under the beautiful and intimate ambience the lounge bore. Wande Coal being congratulated […]

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Man who fought, beat up Bobrisky in Lagos traffic apologises

…Says it was a little misunderstanding between him and Bobrisky By David O Royal The angry driver who fought and beat up Bobrisky in Lagos traffic on Monday has shared his own side of the story in a video as he apologises to Bobrisky. Bobrisky In his words ” What happened today was just a […]

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2019 NAFEST offers free skill acquisition programmes — Runsewe

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) on Monday said that the 2019 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture would provide skill acquisition programmes for participants. Speaking during the opening ceremony of NAFEST at University of Benin Sports Complex, Ugbowo, Benin, Runsewe said that NCAC was determined to […]

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I’m leaving my husband because he beats, rapes me after drinking ― Bose Oladimeji

After two years of living together with a man as wife, popular Yoruba actress, Bose Oladimeji, says she’s had just about enough and walking out fast. Her reason is none other than domestic abuse, which she says has become not only brutally violent but life-threatening as well. Bose Oladimeji “Yes I’m ready to go, in […]

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Superstar actress, Ini Edo, reveals her best picture of the year

Ayo Onikoyi Superstar Nollywood actress, Ini Edo doesn’t have to lay it on the line to tell anyone she’s a sight for sore eyes. She’s unquestionably ravishingly beautiful, alluringly sexy and super talented. Ini Edo It is no big surprise that she stands tall in Vanguard’s record of history as the first runner-up of its […]

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Headies Award 2019: Adekunle Gold, Burna Boy, Falz, Kizz Daniel battles for ‘Album of the Year’ award

The 13th edition of the headies award is scheduled to hold today, 19th of October 2019. Burna Boy clinched the spot for the most-nominated artist. In one of the categories, Burna Boy’s Album ‘Outside’ will be competing with three other popular artistes for the “Album of the Year” award. All of the albums in this […]

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I need a ‘BF’ – Purfcie Conna

Budding Ghanaian actress known as Purfcie Conna, who once declared to the bewilderment of many that she’s still a virgin has cried out that she needs a boyfriend. The curvy plus size actress said this in an Instagram post. She had written, “I need a bf” with a sign of the dollar and adding, “B-billion […]

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Big Brother Naija: Did Mercy Lambo lie about her butt job?

Ayo Onikoyi The winner of the Big Brother Naija Season 4 themed ‘Pepper Dem’ Mercy Eke fondly called Mercy Lambo, the ‘Queen of Highlights’ has brusquely denied having gone under surgical knives to have butt implants. Mercy, who was the centre of attraction at the press briefing in her honour on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 […]

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Music duo, AB go all sensual in new video ‘Hold Up’

By Ayo Onikoyi The music duo, AB made up of Apex, born Omokhudu Daniel and Andrew Omokhudu, Known as Bionic have gone all out to bedazzle the music scene with the release of a new song titled ‘Hold Up’ and following it up with the video which is as sensual and it is entertaining. It […]

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Music kept me away from trouble – Hify Doozy

By Esther Onyegbula Music is many thing to many people, to Ifeanyi Godwin Jibunoh popularly called Hify Doozy music has saved his life and kept him away from trouble. According to this singer of payment popular song ‘shopo’ there is more the government can do to improve the music industry with the aim of helping […]

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Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G get nomination for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and  Roll Hall of Fame has announced late American international music legends, Whitney Houston and Notorious B.I.G  among its inductees for the 35th annual Hall of Fame ceremony, years after their death. According to US Today, the Rock Hall announced Houston and the legendary rapper B.I.G among nine first-time nominees and 16 overall […]

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Wizkid, 2baba, others take ‘One Africa Music Fest’ to Dubai

Nigerian international music superstars Wizkid and Tuface Idibia, popularly called 2baba, alongside other African artistes, are set to hit Dubai with the best of Afro-music at One Africa Music Fest. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the music fiesta is slated to hold on Nov. 15 at the Festival Arena, Dubai Festival City. […]

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How we intend to intellectualise the ideals of Fela with Felabration — Organisers

The organisers of the 2019 edition of Felabration themed “From Lagos with Love” on Sunday said that the event was initiated to intellectualise the ideals of Fela through symposium, debates and dance competition. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an exclusive interview, the organising committee disclosed that a topic has been carefully […]

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Nollywood films IBI, Nimbe, Diced win UK Film Festival awards

Nigerian movies IBI (The Birth), Nimbe, Dear Bayo and Unseen Treasure,  have been adjudged the best films in the United Kingdom (UK) at the 2019 UK Nollywood Film Festival (UKNFF), organized by the UK Nollywood Producers Guild. A statement signed and issued on Sunday by Mr Malcolm Benson, President, UK Nollywood Producers Guild, stated that […]

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Grudges among musicians not healthy for music industry — PMAN President

Voombalistic Uncle P, National President, Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), says grudges among Nigerian musicians are not healthy for the music industry. Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) is an umbrella organisation that guide, protect and promote the interests of musicians in Nigeria. Davido, other Nigerian musicians are very humble — Zimbabwean singer, King […]

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Nigerian Breweries, Access Bank join forces to launch new music show ‘Access The Stars’

By Ayo Onikoyi Nigerian Breweries (through Star Lager Beer) and Access Bank have announced ‘Access The Stars’, a groundbreaking collaborative music platform to discover, groom and amplify the next generation of Nigerian talents. ‘Access The Stars’ is a new platform created for exceptional and aspirational Nigerians in the music industry to be discovered, refined, and […]

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Sound Sultan, Femi Kuti, RMD preach national rebirth  at Jungle Story 2 debuts

By Ayo Onikoyi On Friday, 4th of October, 2019, an ensemble of some of Nigeria’s biggest entertainers, thronged Terra Kulture, Victoria Island to witness one of the biggest Broadway musical nights for Jungle Story 2. Sound Sultan The show, a sequel to a widely enjoyed debut in 2018, was produced by Naija Ninja productions and […]

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When to go for ‘off the shelf’ sex!

Ray was in his rented apartment and in a pensive mood.  The rent would soon be due and he was damned if he knew where his next Naira was coming from. Feeding on remnants that would make a beggar squirm, he suddenly heard a rap on his door.  Might be another friend wanting a freebie […]

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Victoria Kimani reacts to allegation of sleeping with Wizkid

Victoria Kimani has reacted to the allegation that she had sex with Wizkid. She spoke in reaction to a comment by an accuser on Twitter. The user had attacked Kimani over her reaction to the ongoing feud between Vector and MI. The accuser, named Pearl, had claimed that Kimani was sleeping with Wizkid while the […]

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Short film about life struggle, suicide and depression

Five ways to help a suicidal loved one By David O Royal It is no longer news that in the present world, suicide has been assumed to be the solution to problems by people who feel there is no other way out. Five ways to help a suicidal loved one When the thoughts of suicide […]

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Design Fashion Africa’s finalists unleash style at Lagos show

By Ayo Onikoyi After almost six weeks of intense competition, Design Fashion Africa’s maiden event in Lagos wrapped up with a bang. Idia Aisien The six finalists from the event had the opportunity to showcase to a celebrity crowd in Lagos, and they wowed them completely. The finalists selected from thousands of applicants, utilized their […]

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AFRIFF 2019 gets under the way

…as the festival opens with ‘For Sama’ By Benjamin Njoku Organizers of the yearly Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, have announced  dates and partners for 2019 edition. The festival is expected to kick off  on Sunday,  November 10, through Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the newly constructed FfilmHouse Cinemas at Landmark Retail Village, Victoria Island. […]

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How Mercy played the game to win

By Ayo Onikoyi The only Housemate who never repeated same cloth twice this year’s Big Brother show was themed ‘Pepper Dem’ which could mean ‘wow them or dazzle them’ and nobody interpreted that in fashion and style than Mercy. Mercy Her sense of fashion, style and carriage did not only stand her out, it also […]