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The Future Awards Africa 2020 Winners (Full List)
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The Future Awards Africa 2020 Winners (Full List)

Mr Macaroni, a comedian; Sam Adeyemi, a senior pastor of the Daystar Christian Centre; and Rema, Mavin Records singer, are among winners of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2020. TFAA had its first TV/digital edition, which doubles as the award’s fifth anniversary, on Saturday due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual event aired on Africa Magic, Pop Central, and MTV Base and featured appearances from Funke Akindele, an actress; Tara Fela-Durotoye, a beauty entrepreneur; and Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, the channel director of M-Net West Africa. See the full list of winners below: Acting: Jide-Kene Achufusi Arts: Kingsley Ayogu Content creation: Debo ‘Mr. Macaroni’ Adedayo Entrepreneurship: Akomolafe Henrich Bankole Film: Dafe Oboro Leading conversations: Damilola Odufuwa Music: ...
NBC Code: Netflix, Amazon, Irokotv, Africa Magic May End Investment In Nigeria Due To The 6th Broadcast Code
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NBC Code: Netflix, Amazon, Irokotv, Africa Magic May End Investment In Nigeria Due To The 6th Broadcast Code

Content streaming service providers, Netflix and Amazon, as well as pay television channels, iROKOtv and Africa Magic are considering halting further investments in the Nigerian content industry. The four platforms, Vanguard exclusively gathered, have been forced to consider discontinuation of investments in Nigeria because of the 6th Broadcast Code recently released by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Creative and broadcasting industry sources disclosed that four platforms, which have invested enormously in local content production that are exclusive to them, are convinced that the new broadcast code is a huge threat to their investments, as it seeks to end exclusivity to broadcast properties and compel re-sale or sub-licensing to other broadcasters, including direct ...
Mercy and Ike, Judging Matters for launch on Africa Magic
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Mercy and Ike, Judging Matters for launch on Africa Magic

The pay television company, MultiChoice, has launched two new reality TV shows: Mercy and Ike, which begins today, April 26, and Judging Matters, which is expected to start tomorrow, April 27, 2020. Mercy and Ike reality TV show follows the love life of Mercy Eke, the winner of Big Brother Naija Season 4 and Ike Onyema, her fellow housemate, who began a relationship during their time at the Big Brother house. Their unlikely bond during the show makes for a great love story as they continued to entertain viewers with their pranks and an affection that took everyone by surprise. Judging Matters is a reality TV show that is aimed at addressing small claims and minor cases in Lagos which present a huge challenge for the established courts to deal with, often resulting in cases being in c...
Nigerians React After Regina Daniels Bought Her 2nd Benz in a Month
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Nigerians React After Regina Daniels Bought Her 2nd Benz in a Month

Nigerians have taken to social media to react after Regina Daniels bought her second Benz and also got her mother a house within one month. The actress announced earlier today that she has just bought a Mercedes Benz 4matic for herself. Her 2nd Benz in a month. While a lot of Nigerians celebrate her success, many others are questioning are source of income and how many movies she’s actually featured in. See some reactions below; @Msmenalicious – Which movie is Regina Daniels acting abeg? She just got her second Benz after buying a house for her mum.. or they now pay actors in million dollars? @itz_costello – I think Regina Daniels is secretly acting for Hollywood,,because all this money can’t come from African magic movies just like that??. @slimcindyjacobs – Regina Daniels...
BBNaija’s Angel Bags Acting Deal, To Feature On Africa Magic’s ‘Tinsel’ (Photos)
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BBNaija’s Angel Bags Acting Deal, To Feature On Africa Magic’s ‘Tinsel’ (Photos)

Ex big brother naija (BBN)Housemate,Angel Awoterigha has been signed to feature on the popular Africa magic family TV series,Tinsel. Angel who was a celebrity housemate in the 2018 edition of popular reality show also recently bagged an endorsement deal with a media brand Port-harcourt-to-the-world as an ambassador. Angel who is also a talented singer and filmmaker Studied acting and directing with the New York Film Academy and currently featuring in different movies across the globe.
I’ll Continue Making Controversial Music- Falz
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I’ll Continue Making Controversial Music- Falz

Nigerian rapper, comic and actor, Folarin Falana, a.k.a Falz,  son of maverick human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has promised to continue making controversial and conscious music. In an interview with Channels Television, Falz, whose controversial video and audio of his  This is Nigeria was banned by  the Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation recently, said he is  working on a controversial and non-conformist album which will take the Nigerian music industry by storm when it is eventually released. According to the rapper who recently won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the just concluded Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA), there is the need to tell stories through conscious music and he is poised to set the pace by taking his controversial...
Battle Ground Final Showdown
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Battle Ground Final Showdown

We have all witnessed great features and collaborations especially in the music scene but almost never seen one in the movie industry. Well, all that is about to be history as two of the biggest tv shows, AM BATTLEGROUND & AM HUSH came together to break a record with an intense and highly anticipated crossover tagged AM BATTLE GROUND FINAL SHOWDOWN. YOU ARE NOT EVEN READY! Reserve your couch space, prep your heart, and block your calendars because it promises to be the jaw-dropping plot twist of the century with surprising new additions, all fighting for honour and family like never before. Catch it all on Africa Magic Showcase (DStv Channel 151), every weekday at 9.00pm
BBNaija 2018: Ex-housemates Leo And Ifu Ennada Arrive Nigeria
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BBNaija 2018: Ex-housemates Leo And Ifu Ennada Arrive Nigeria

Big Brother Naija ex-housemates, Leo and Ifu have arrived Nigeria. Fans shared photos taken with the pair at Murtala Muhammed International airport,Lagos. Meanwhile, in an interview with Africa Magic, Leo revealed why they evicted. He said; ”Eviction was inevitable for us because we won the Pepsi and Heritage bank challenge. ”I mean we have a VVIP ticket, capital, money in the bank. ”So as a voter, the fist thing I will look at is that the pair ”Lifu” already have a foundation, so let us help people that have gotten nothing from the house.” Speaking with African Magic, Ennada also said she enjoyed her partnership with Leo who was also evicted, on Sunday. Ennada said, “The strategic partnership I enjoyed the most was with Leo because with him I won the Pepsi roc-da-mat chal...
Nollywood Legend, Pete Edochie Celebrates His 71st Birthday Today
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Nollywood Legend, Pete Edochie Celebrates His 71st Birthday Today

Veteran Nigerian actor, Chief Pete Edochie is celebrating his birthday today. The legendary actor was born on the 7th of March 1947. The actor has won numerous awards including Industry Merit Award by Africa Magic and Lifetime Achievement by Africa Film Academy. Celebrating himself on Instagram, he wrote: “Happy 71st to me. Thank you all for the wishes. 07-03-18 #peteedochie.” Pete Edochie is also the father of actors Yul and Linc Edochie. He honoured as a Member of the Order of the Niger by President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2003. His sterling performances in blockbuster films endeared him to many fans of Nollywood. Nigerian Actor, Chief Pete Edochie, MON was born on the 7th March 1947. Edochie is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors, being honoured with an Industry Merit Awar...
Adesua Etomi Shares Stunning New Photo As She Turns 30 Today
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Adesua Etomi Shares Stunning New Photo As She Turns 30 Today

Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi-Wellington is 30 today, 22nd February and have shared this stunning new photo on her Instagram page. In 2014, the actress starred in her first feature film Knocking On Heaven’s Door. She won the Best Actress in a Drama award at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the 2015 romantic drama film Falling. In another news, ctress Adesua Etomi shared this adorable photo which according to her, reveals her truest form. She also says she thinks she looks so young because she laughs a lot. She wrote: “Amo Shine…My Teeth!!! I laugh a lot…i think it’s the reason i look so young I really like this picture…it captures me in my truest form #oshe #philosophical #itsreallyjustvanity”
BBNaija: ‘You’re Pregnant!’ – Nigerian React Hilariously Just Minutes After Nina Said She’s Sick
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BBNaija: ‘You’re Pregnant!’ – Nigerian React Hilariously Just Minutes After Nina Said She’s Sick

This morning, Big Brother Naija contestant, Nina complained to her fellow housemates that she’s seriously not feeling strong, and suspect it could be Malaria. But Nigerians on Twitter, including Don Jazzy, are already speculating that she’s three days pregnant following Saturday’s night sex with fellow housemate, Miracle. See their reactions below. In another news, Vandora, one of the evicted Big Brother Naija 3 housemates, has said that she was voted out for refusing to partake in sexual activities. Speaking to Africa Magic, Vandora said, ” I was evicted because people did not vote, Our pair was not ordinary. ”I don’t think we did anything wrong, we were not doing what everyone was doing, like the kissing and loving because we were trying to stay true to who we were”. ...
#BBNaija 3:- Kiss Daniel And Mayorkun To Perform At the BBN Opening Ceremony
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#BBNaija 3:- Kiss Daniel And Mayorkun To Perform At the BBN Opening Ceremony

Barely 24hrs to go until Big Brother Naija Season 3 kicks off in its usual, lavish, Live Show fashion – we thought we would let you who you can expect to see rocking the stage on Day zero. Biggie really decided to bless you with the best in Naija new wave sounds, with both Kiss Daniel and Mayorkun to take centre stage with their locally and internationally renowned sounds on Sunday. Big Brother Naija season 3 is here and fans are already gushing with excitement as they gear up to meet the new set of housemates (for another nearly 90 days).Season 2 brought along great personalities like Debbie Rise (the loveable guitarist), Uriel (the drama queen) Tboss (the boss lady); Efe with his favourite line “based on logistics” which quickly became a thing; Bisola, who consistently kept the house...
Banky W, Adesua’s Wedding Documentary Airs On Africa Magic
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Banky W, Adesua’s Wedding Documentary Airs On Africa Magic

A documentary on the celebrity wedding between R & B Singer Banky W and Actress Adesua Etomi is set to hit TV screens on Africa Magic channel on Jan.6. According to the official trailer released by Africa Magic, the documentary titled “The Wellingtons”, showed the couple sharing details on why they chose to share their special day with the world. Africa Magic is a collection of Pay TV entertainment channels that focus on African programming. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the marriage between the two celebs caused a lot of frenzy on the internet with hashtag handle #BAAD2017. Also, at the traditional wedding, TV Personality, Ebuka Obi-Unchedu stole the show with his `one of a kind’ designed Agbada outfit. . Before their traditional marriage and white wedding in Nov...
Check Out Actress Ini Dima-Okojie’s Outfit To The Premiere Of Africa Magic’s “Battleground” Series
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Check Out Actress Ini Dima-Okojie’s Outfit To The Premiere Of Africa Magic’s “Battleground” Series

Yesterday Africa Magic Showcase premiered a new drama series called “Battleground” set to star Joke Silva, Shaffy Bello, Yinka Davis, Ini Dima-Okojie and more. For the premiere of the series, actress Ini Dima-Okojie opted for a colourful and playful approach to her outfit. She rocked a cute yellow piece by Nigerian designer Fablane by Derin. The yellow dress featured an asymmetrical neckline and a peplum detail on the skirt. She accessorized with a pair of black sandal heels and a pair of yellow teardrop earrings. To finish off, her hair was pulled back in a sleek bun.
Homeless Teenager Receives N1m Airtel Scholarship On Touching Lives
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Homeless Teenager Receives N1m Airtel Scholarship On Touching Lives

Airtel Nigeria has joined in the effort to rehabilitate destitute children who are currently roaming the streets of Lagos. In the third episode of its Touching Lives Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, which aired on television at the weekend, the telecom giant awarded a scholarship worth one million Naira to a promising teenage boy whose continued stay in school had become uncertain. Having lost his father and with no one else to raise him, Rotimi Azeez had hustled his way to the country’s commercial capital in a desperate move to raise money for his education. However, a few months after his arrival, he became homeless and at the mercy of the city’s caprices. “You never know when it’s going to rain on you all night because you can never predict the rain,” he said. ...
Toyin Aimakhu Visits Parents, Unveils Her 77-year-old Dad
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Toyin Aimakhu Visits Parents, Unveils Her 77-year-old Dad

Toyin Aimakhu (sorry, Abraham) is living what she preaches in the movie, Alakada. Today, the versatile actress unveiled her almost 77-year-old dad and didn’t photo-shop anything! No opulence displayed in anyway and her father(Oh! She looks just like him) wasn’t wearing Gucci or Versace T-shirt on Wrangler jeans! She shared the photo in its raw form and captioned: “So I went to see my parents quickly and my dad is like DADA I'm proud of you (I couldn't hold my tears) #oldpapayoungy #going77 #lovemydad #worldbestdaddy #myhumblebeginning #mummyhaffgotomountain #icantformtobewhoiamnot #iamforthemasses NB look at the background closely,DON'T GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAM #dadaabraham #TOYINABRAHAM.” (sic) Quite an emotional moment as she also revealed that her mother, who is a prophetess,...
A’rese Wins The Voice Nigeria
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A’rese Wins The Voice Nigeria

After three months of excitement, intrigue, heartbreak and elation, Arese from team Waje emerged as the first ever winner of The Voice Nigeria. Arese walks away with a recording contract with Universal, an SUV from Africa Magic Worth seven million Naira and a four day, all expense paid trip for two to Abu Dhabi courtesy Etihad Airways. Sunday’s finale began on a high and the audience was treated to individual and group performances, as the coaches graced the stage with their charges. The ensemble performances of the evening opened with Timi Dakolo, Cornel and Dewe performing Timi’s song, Heaven Please. Chike from #TeamPatoranking followed with a memorable rendition of Bob Marley’s No Woman No Cry and the hunky Nonso Bassey also stirred the audience’s emotions with a bass laden performa...
Nollywood Actress Meg Otanwa Covers Ghoste Magazine’s Girl Power Issue
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Nollywood Actress Meg Otanwa Covers Ghoste Magazine’s Girl Power Issue

Ghoste Magazine's Girl Power Issue features Nollywood's rising star Meg Otanwa who recently got her big break on Africa Magic's new Tv Series "Hush" where she plays Koko, RMD's employee and love interest. She talked  about her return to the big screen and why she thinks women should be empowered... Read full excerpt on www.ghostemag.com Photographed by Paul Ukonu Makeup by Ndiya Hair by Fabulocks Styled by Aijay

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