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Netflix trans employee who criticized Dave Chapelle suspended for crashing executive meeting
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Netflix trans employee who criticized Dave Chapelle suspended for crashing executive meeting

Netflix has suspended a trans employee who criticized Dave Chappelle’s comedy special The Closer. In the stand-up set, which was released on October 5th, Chappelle doubles down on his jokes about LGBTQ groups. After the special was released, Netflix software engineer Terra Field who identifies as queer and trans wrote that Chapelle “attacks the trans community, and the very validity of transness”. Field tweeted; After the tweet went viral, Field and two other employees were suspended for attending the “QBR”, Netflix’s quarterly business review, a two-day affair that convenes the top 500 employees at the company. Netflix did not suspend Field over recent tweets decrying what she called anti-trans jokes in the Chappelle special, individuals familiar with Netflix said, but...
Ted Lasso sweeps Emmy awards as Jason Sudeikis is named best lead comedy actor
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Ted Lasso sweeps Emmy awards as Jason Sudeikis is named best lead comedy actor

The popular fictional Apple TV series has been recognised by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Jason Sudeikis was named best lead comedy actor as Ted Lasso swept the Emmy Awards on Sunday night. The 2021 Emmys celebrated another year of excellence in American primetime television programming, with popular shows The Queen’s Gambit and The Crown among the big winners. Ted Lasso was also recognised by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, capping a remarkable run for the series about an inexperienced American soccer coach landing a role in English football.  
The Simpsons actor, Hank Azaria apologises for his part in ‘structural racism’ for voicing Indian character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon in the show
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The Simpsons actor, Hank Azaria apologises for his part in ‘structural racism’ for voicing Indian character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon in the show

American actor, Hank Azaria has apologised for his part in "structural racism" by voicing an Indian character on The Simpsons. Azaria, who is white, had performed the voice of Indian shopkeeper Apu Nahasapeemapetilon  in the long-running animated show since 1990 but stepped back last year as part of a change in casting culture in animation. The 56-year-old appeared on Monday's episode of the podcast "Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard" and spoke about the controversy after his character was accused of perpetuating harmful stereotypes about South Asian people. Speaking to the Armchair Expert podcast, hosted by actors Dax Sheppard and Monica Padman, Azaria said: “I was speaking at my son's school, I was talking to the Indian kids there because I wanted to get their input. “A 17...
Golden Globes 2021: See Full List of Winners
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Golden Globes 2021: See Full List of Winners

The 78th annual Golden Globe Awards held on Sunday, February 28, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in New York City's Rainbow Room, and the virtual event was hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. The biggest winners of the 78th Golden Globes were “Nomadland” and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.” The two films earned awards for best picture; “Nomadland” for the drama category and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” for the comedy or musical division. Chloe Zhao, the director behind “Nomadland,” became the first woman to win the best director award since 1984 when Barbara Streisand secured an award for “Yentl.” The late Chadwick Boseman won a posthumous award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama. The Black Panther star won for his portrayal of a trumpet player named Levee in Ma Rainey’s Bla...
Transformation Of Nigeria’s Corruption From Outrage To Comedy – Farooq Kperogi
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Transformation Of Nigeria’s Corruption From Outrage To Comedy – Farooq Kperogi

News of corruption used to outrage our moral susceptibilities. now they excite our faculty of humour. In Nigeria’s increasingly dreary and despairing political and economic climate, people now look forward to news of bizarre acts of corruption as a source of cathartic hilarity. We thought politicians faking illnesses and enacting histrionic displays in the courtroom to evade justice was the ultimate comedic mockery of justice that nonetheless helps us purge the ever-increasing emotional tensions that governmental ineptitude activates in us. Then in February 2018, a JAMB employee in Benue by the name of Philomina Chieshe took it a notch higher. She alerted the nation to the existence of a moneyvorous“spiritual snake” that mysteriously swallowed 36 million naira realized fro...
History Of Stand Up Comedy Can’t Be Written Without Lagbaja: Ali Baba
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History Of Stand Up Comedy Can’t Be Written Without Lagbaja: Ali Baba

Legendary humour merchant, Ali Baba has declared that the history of standup comedy in the country can not be written without mentioning legendary singer, Lagbaja who recently celebrated his 60th birthday. The popular comedian made this known via a post he shared on his official Instagram page where he eulogised the popular singer. ”The history of the commercial success of stand up comedy can’t be written without mentioning the role this man, @officiallagbaja played in its, process, development and activating the cash. From #SeaGarden to #Motherlan’, he was very clear about how he wanted me to be part of his project. “Ali, I want you on stage by 12 midnight till 12:30 or thereabout. Can you handle it?” He asked me at an auto mechanic shop on Oregun. I had seen him play at so...
‘Nigeria Is World Comedy Capital, Everything Is Freaking Joke’ – Bbnaija’s Bitto Says
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‘Nigeria Is World Comedy Capital, Everything Is Freaking Joke’ – Bbnaija’s Bitto Says

Ex-Big Brother Naija reality Tv star, Bitto Bryan has alleged that Africa’s most populated country, Nigeria is the Comedy capital of the world. Bitto who noted this on his Instagram page, May 18, 2020, continued that the West African country has in it comedians in place of citizens who have made way of life so funny to see no existence seriousness. The reality star might on the other hand mean that Nigeria and it’s citizens take a lot of things for granted and also use the present situation (Lockdown) in the country to simply term it a joke. He wrote; “Nigeria is officially the World’s Comedy Capital. Everything is now a Joke”  
Nigeria will always be ahead of Ghana in music – Ghanaian singer Palago Mufasa
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Nigeria will always be ahead of Ghana in music – Ghanaian singer Palago Mufasa

Ghanaian musician and actor, Palago Mufasa has decried the rate at which Ghanaian singers beef one another, saying Nigeria will always be ahead of Ghana for this reason. This is coming following a viral tweet from a Ghanaian who trolled Ghanaian musicians after Davido announced his next collaboration with American rapper, Nicki Minaj. Palago in a series of tweets, reacted to the development and said Nigerians will always be ahead of Ghanaians if the artistes don’t stop hating on each other and instead be happy for another man’s success. He wrote: Nigerians has always been ahead of us! If it wasn’t for Aki and Popo there wouldn’t be no Agya Akoo in movies or nothing like comedy movie in Ghana! https://twitter.com/archipalagodb Comparing Ghanaian music to Nigeria music ...
Comedian Eddie Large, 78, Dies From Coronavirus
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Comedian Eddie Large, 78, Dies From Coronavirus

Comedian, Eddie Large, best known as one half of the comedy duo Little and Large, has died after contracting Coronavirus. The 78-year-old had been suffering from heart failure before he contracted the virus in hospital. Large’s son, Ryan McGinnis, broke the news in a Facebook post, explaining that his father caught Covid-19 while in hospital. He wrote: “It is with great sadness that Mum and I need to announce that my dad passed away in the early hours of this morning. He had been suffering with heart failure and unfortunately, whilst in hospital, contracted the coronavirus, which his heart was sadly not strong enough to fight. Dad had fought bravely for so long. Due to this horrible disease we had been unable to visit him at the hospital but all of the family and close friends...
“How Will The Industry Survive Without Shows” – D’Banj Expresses His Concern Over COVID-19 Lockdown
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“How Will The Industry Survive Without Shows” – D’Banj Expresses His Concern Over COVID-19 Lockdown

D’banj has come on Twitter to share his thoughts on the effect of the lockdown on the Music Industry and how it will survive without shows. D’banj said he loves how people are keeping themselves busy with challenges trending on the Internet, saying it shows who we are, what we have and what we can do. He said that what worries him the most is how the creative Industry which includes Music, Film, Comedy and the rest will survive Financially without Shows and physical performances. Since the Coronavirus became a pandemic, it has affected shows and concerts leading to shows either being cancelled or postponed. As performing or organizing shows is how most creatives survive, D’banj‘s fear is understandable. Nigerian artists whose shows had to be cancelled or postponed be...
“No one cares” Waka Flocka’s wife, Tammy Rivera disagrees with her husband after he criticized the ‘Flip The Switch’ Challenge
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“No one cares” Waka Flocka’s wife, Tammy Rivera disagrees with her husband after he criticized the ‘Flip The Switch’ Challenge

Waka Flocka took to Instagram to criticize the trending "Flip The Switch" challenge and his wife Tammy Rivera publicly disagreed with him. Waka wrote: "This flip the switch challenge making me realize a lot." He added: "Never will I act or dress like a female: Not for promo. Not for comedy and damn sure not for a fucking challenge. Where’s the be a real man challenge. it’s like being feminine a wave. please stay W?KE #WhatTheFlocka." And Tammy Rivera commented: "WAKA no one cares let ppl enjoy themselves damn."
Street Project Foundation Calls On Creative Young Nigerians for Its Boot camp
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Street Project Foundation Calls On Creative Young Nigerians for Its Boot camp

Street Project Foundation is calling on young Nigerian creatives to audition for its Creative Youth Boot Camp (CYBC). The Creative youth boot camp is a six-week training program for Nigerian youths aged 16 – 25 years old gifted in music, dance, drama, visual arts, comedy, poetry, creative writing, spoken word, fashion and any other genre of the creative arts. This programme provides an opportunity for applicants to learn communication, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, team building, entrepreneurship and project management skills that will prepare you for the world of work. After the boot camp, successful participants will be matched with mentors and placed on internships with creative and corporate organizations in Abuja. The programme is a strictly non-residential boot cam...
Verona Rose Flaunts Her Boobs In Sexy Swimwear
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Verona Rose Flaunts Her Boobs In Sexy Swimwear

UK actress, Verona Rose teased her fans with a sexy swimwear picture. The boobilicious stay shared the picture posing by a pool with caption: 'Wicked time filming a new comedy in ibiza. Heading home for E4 party tonight then off to film some more comedy in Gibraltar tomorrow. ???♥️'
Stop Using Me For Comedy, Buhari Warns Nigerians
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Stop Using Me For Comedy, Buhari Warns Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari of the All progressive Congress [APC] on Monday passed a warning to all Nigerian celebrities to stop using him for comedy. The president also said that other countries have their challenges and yet their citizens don’t publicly talk rash at their leaders. My government is trying all it takes to tackle insecurity which I see as the only challenge Nigeria is facing at the moment. In a conclave with journalists, Buhari talked about the people’s democratic party [ PDP] presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar who is currently challenging Buhari’s victory in Appeal, that if the favour falls on Atiku’s side he will accept to hand-over power to him and his party. President Buhari has given Nigerians full assurance to end the country’s problems in his four ...
Charly Boy Returns To Stage Performance In Abuja
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Charly Boy Returns To Stage Performance In Abuja

On Wednesday,Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, a.k.a ‘Charlyboy’, returned to the music stage to thrill fans at the 2019 edition of popular comedy show ‘Nite of a Thousand Laughs’ in Abuja. The singer/songwriter and former president of Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), alongside his dancers, held audience to electrifying performances at the Transcorp Hilton. The show, put together by Yankee Entertainment was a night of humour and glamour as both upcoming and established artistes took turns to entertain the crowd before the ‘Areafada’ came on stage. The 68-year-old showbiz maestro who released his debut highlife album over three decades ago performed his latest recorded advocacy songs, ‘Na we be Government’, ‘Our Mumudondo’, among others. Ly...
Davido to Appear on Nick Cannon’s Wild N Out show
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Davido to Appear on Nick Cannon’s Wild N Out show

Nigerian singer, Davido has revealed that he would be appearing on Wild N Out, an American tv show hosted by actor Nick Cannon. Taking to social media, Davido expressed excitement because the show is something he watched while growing up. He wrote’ “I grew up watching this show now i’m boutta star in it, crazy! I know dem go roast me sha.” Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out is an American sketch comedy and improve television series that was created and hosted by comedian Nick Cannon. The show debuted on July 28, 2005 on MTV, and aired on MTV2 from 2013 to 2016. In November 2012, MTV2 announced that the series would be returning in 2013 after a six-year hiatus. The series features up and coming comedy stars, along with the show’s current cast. The premiere episode of se...
‘Love Me’: Kizz Daniel, Chidinma Star In New Romantic Comedy
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‘Love Me’: Kizz Daniel, Chidinma Star In New Romantic Comedy

A romantic comedy ‘Love me’ is set to debut on the Nigerian movie scene and other markets across Africa. Away from the usual love stories characteristic of Nigerian home videos, ‘Love me’ comes across in style, class, technique and the whole gamut a Hollywood crafted kind of production, sure to keep audiences on a viewing bliss. According to producer of the new movie, the work which promises a lot of entertainment value for members of the public, is currently being shot in Lagos. The cast and crew of the movie will shift location to Dubai in the UAE next month. ‘Love me’, according to the producer, teaches the values of having a strong character and the courage to make the right choices, while also addressing true friendship as one that ought to remain constant when situations...
I’m Not Tired Of Acting As Lover Boy –Alex Ekubo
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I’m Not Tired Of Acting As Lover Boy –Alex Ekubo

Actor, Alex Ekubo, is one of the most prominent faces in the movie industry these days. Known for his lover boy roles, Alex’s good looks have endeared him to a lot of fans, especially the female ones. Speaking with Sunday Scoop on why he often acts lover boy roles, Ekubo said, “We don’t shoot action or science fiction movies in Nigeria; so, we end up making comedy movies and dramas. It’s either one plays the character of a boyfriend or husband. However, in recent times, I have acted a lot of roles that don’t portray me as a lover boy. I have never got tired of playing a lover boy (role). But before acting in movies, I consider the script. If I cannot connect with it, I would not accept it. If the script does not speak to me, I will not go for it.”  
Chris Tucker And Jackie Chan Prepare For Rush Hour 4
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Chris Tucker And Jackie Chan Prepare For Rush Hour 4

Chris Tucker has confirmed that Rush Hour 4 is currently in the making. He made this known during a podcast in which he stated that the script for the fourth installment of the movie is still in its initial stages. Though no word has been spoken on a release date for Rush Hour 4, we all can expect to see Chris Tucker (James Carter) and Jackie Chan (Inspector Lee) team up for another amazing action comedy. “We’re working on a few things on the script right now, so we’re trying to get into production,” the 47-year-old said. “But we’re working on it and trying to get it going…Jackie Chan wants to do it, I want to do it, [the] studio wants to do it, so we’re trying to get it together,” Chris Tucker said. He went on to express excitement about working with Jackie Chan again. “I knew that ...
Golden Globes 2019: Christian Bale Thanks Satan in Acceptance Speech
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Golden Globes 2019: Christian Bale Thanks Satan in Acceptance Speech

The Golden Globes 2019 awards was held last night in Los Angeles and one of the highlight of the event, was Christian Bale thanking Satan in his acceptance speech. Christian Bale, a Welsh-born thespian who won the Golden Globe for best actor in a motion picture – musical or comedy for his portrayal of former Vice President Dick Cheney in “Vice”, was straight with where he stands on the real-life subject in his acceptance. “Thank you to Satan for giving me inspiration for playing this role,” he said about his character of Dick Cheney in the political satire. The Church of Satan which was all up in their mood over the acceptance speech from Christian Bale, wrote on Twitter; “To us, Satan is a symbol of pride, liberty and individualism, and it serves as an external metaphorical projecti...
Kevin Hart to host the 2019 Oscars
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Kevin Hart to host the 2019 Oscars

Kevin Hart has reached another milestone in his impressive comedy career following the announcement on Tuesday night that he will host the 91st Academy Awards in February 2019 joining a lineup of iconic comedians to have filled that role, including Chris Rock, Jimmy Kimmel, Billy Crystal, Johnny Carson and Bob Hope.   In an emotional Instagram post, the comedia wrote, ''for years I have been asked if I would ever host the Oscars and my answer was always the same. I said that it would be the opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian and that it will happen when it's suppose to. I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars. I am blown away simply because this has been a goal on my list for a long time. To be able to join the legendary list of h...
Eddie Murphy To Star In Remake Of 1993 Hit Comedy ‘Grumpy Old Men’
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Eddie Murphy To Star In Remake Of 1993 Hit Comedy ‘Grumpy Old Men’

Eddie Murphy might have landed a major movie feature. According to Hollywood Reporter, the celebrated comic star is currently in talks with New Line to star in its remake of 1993 hit comedy movie Grumpy Old Men. The iconic comic actor will reportedly star alongside Samuel L. Jackson in the new project directed by Fantastic Four director Tim Story and produced by John Davis.
Guinness Inspires Nigerians With #Extraordinarystories From Basketmouth And Mai Atafo
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Guinness Inspires Nigerians With #Extraordinarystories From Basketmouth And Mai Atafo

We all have stories of passion and bravery that can inspire others. Ace comedian, Basketmouth and clothier to the stars, Mai Atafo, have taken the lead in sharing their extraordinary journeys. Both men have become household names in their respective industries doing things in extraordinary ways. With Mai Atafo, it was about pursuing the burning desire to quit a high-paying job for his true passion – fashion. Basketmouth boldly decided to go where no one else had gone opting for a career in comedy. In these videos, Basketmouth and Mai Atafo share their extraordinary stories and it is time to share yours! So join the conversation. Proudly brought to you by Guinness.
I’m A Very Shy Person, I Only Do Comedy To Make People Laugh – Baskemouth
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I’m A Very Shy Person, I Only Do Comedy To Make People Laugh – Baskemouth

Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth in a new interview has revealed that he’s a very shy person and that he does comedy just to make people laugh. The award-winning comedian also talked on life as a comedian and his expectations from his fans, comedy industry, Nigeria and from himself. See Excerpts from the interview below: First of all, I know you are a very busy man and I consider it quite a privilege that you granted us this interview. As a young man, Basket did you aspire to be a comedian or is it something that you stumbled along the way? I’ve always wanted to be a comedian since I coincidentally bumped into… I think it was Eddie Murphy’s delirious performance, this was in… I think 1994, yeah 94. I saw the tape… the VHS tape so I was like thrilling some of my friends,...
I Use 55 Different ‘Atopa’ Styles To Satisfy My Wife In Bed ─ Ghanaian Prophet
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I Use 55 Different ‘Atopa’ Styles To Satisfy My Wife In Bed ─ Ghanaian Prophet

Even though Prophet Kumchacha makes a lot of money from his church business but we think he should add comedy to his profession and make some extra income from it. He has on several occasions proved himself to be one of the hilarious men of God the country has ever had. In fact, he is good in comedy even than preaching. He has thrown another bombshell in a recent interview on Hitz FM. The Founder and Leader of Heaven’s Gate Ministries disclosed that God has given him the power and strength to bang his wife to her satisfaction anytime they meet in bed. Prophet Kumchacha added that Christian men should put Christianity aside during s£xual intercourse with their wives. He went on and bragged that he has about 55 different ‘Atopa’ styles which he uses to bang the ‘hell’ out of his wife ...
Juliet Ibrahim Stuns In New Photos, Wears Colourful Hair
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Juliet Ibrahim Stuns In New Photos, Wears Colourful Hair

Juliet Ibrahim - a single mother of one has ushered her fans into the new month with a new photo of herself. In the professional photo, she rocked a brown wig after wearing a purple one for the Oxymoron comedy show of Kenny Blaq which held in Lagos State. Juliet Ibrahim as usual looks stunning and appealing in her new photos. Juliet Ibrahim is a 32-year old Ghanaian actress, film producer, singer and humanitarian of Lebanese, Liberian and Ghanaian descent. She won the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the 2010 Ghana Movie Awards. See more photos:
Bam Bam And Other Celebrities Turn Up For Kenny Blaq’s Show (Photos)
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Bam Bam And Other Celebrities Turn Up For Kenny Blaq’s Show (Photos)

Some Nigerian celebrities have turned up for popular comedian, Kenny Blaq's show in the city of Lagos. Nigerian music-comedian, Kenny Blaq, hosted the second edition of his comedy show titled Oxymoron II: The Rush on Sunday in Lagos. The event which held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, was packed with celebrities who came out to support the comedian. Guest in attendance included Cohbams, Frank Donga, BamBam, EmmaOhMyGod, and Craze Clown, among others. See more photos below: EmmaOhMyGod Frank Donga Akpororo Cobhams Asuquo Craze Clown  Ushbebe
#BBNaija’s Lolu & Princess Show Support At Anto’s Acting Debut
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#BBNaija’s Lolu & Princess Show Support At Anto’s Acting Debut

Last night, former Big Brother Naija housemate Anto starred in her first stage play, a comedy titled “Official Couple” which featured Chuks D General, Nedu, Broda Shaggi, Josh 2 Funny, The White Nigerian and more comedic acts. Former housemate Princess as well as Lolu who was in a romantic relationship with Anto whilst in the house showed up for her big night along with her her mother.
#BBNaija’s Anto Lands First Acting Role In Comedy Stage Play
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#BBNaija’s Anto Lands First Acting Role In Comedy Stage Play

Former Big Brother Naija housemate Anto has just landed her first acting gig as she is set to star in a comedy stage play titled “Official Couple” next month. Over the last week, photos of her dressed as a traditional Edo bride with her groom Chuks D General were circulating on social media which left many of us wondering. Now our questions have been answered; they were promotional photos for the stage play which will also star the likes of Nedu, Broda Shaggi, Josh 2 Funny, The White Nigerian and more comedic acts. However, sharing the news on social media, Anto wrote; This is it. The best of its kind in the city of Abuja. COMEDY STAGE PLAY like never before #OfficialCouple with @chuksdgeneral & @antolecky
Paul Okoye Turns Comedian
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Paul Okoye Turns Comedian

Paul Okoye has decided to try his hands on a new career- comedy! The singer joined actor Williams Uchemba for a short skit and we must say it's a bit funny. Uchemba killed it, Paul tried too, lol. You will have the opportunity of seeing the skit below but before that, have you noticed how none of Paul and Peter's singles including videos didn't trend? Did you notice? We are sure some of you don't even know they both have different singles now and videos. At least in the last 8 years, every song the brothers dropped automatically became a hit. Talk about their stars destined to work together, lol. Think it's a lie? tell them to come together again and drop just one track and see them top the charts again... Well, if music no pay again, may be comedy will for Paul and dancing for Peter...
“Ojukokoro” Crime-heist Comedy Is The Movie Of The Year
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“Ojukokoro” Crime-heist Comedy Is The Movie Of The Year

Dare Olaitan's "Ojukokoro" is a movie we will remember from 2017, for years to come. The movie got the attention of movie lovers and 'potential' Nollywood fans with its first trailer, and became a conversation on Twitter after it screened at the 2016 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF). It finally made its debut in cinemas in March 2017. It is a Nigerian crime-heist comedy film starring an ensemble cast such as Wale Ojo, Tope Tedela, Charles Etubiebi, Seun Ajayi, Shawn Faqua, Ali Nuhu, Somkele Iyamah, Emmanuel Ikubese and Afeez Oyetoro. "Ojukokoro" was written and directed by Dare Olaitan and produced by Olufemi D. Ogunsanwo. It tells the story of a money-strapped manager of a shady Petrol Station, who decides to rob his employers, but along the line, he finds out, in a sudden ...
2face Appears On A New Episode Of Professor Johbull
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2face Appears On A New Episode Of Professor Johbull

Ever wondered what music legend, 2face Idibia will be like as an actor? Well, here it is. 2face Idibia appeared on the on a new episode of Professor Johbull and he killed the role. https://www.instagram.com/p/BaT_GPhHBmH/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BaCBewcn_7F/?taken-by=profjohnbull
Xscape Fires NeNe Leakes From Reunion Tour, NeNe Updates On Instagram Live Again
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Xscape Fires NeNe Leakes From Reunion Tour, NeNe Updates On Instagram Live Again

The fallout continues after The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s NeNe Leakes made a reprehensible rape joke during her “Girls Nite Out for Laughs” comedy performance this weekend. Kandi Burruss’ band Xscape has just released a statement announcing that NeNe has been fired from her job as host for the band’s highly anticipated reunion tour. After the announcement, NeNe took to Instagram live and offered up her latest thoughts on the controversy. First, here is the statement from Xscape: Like many, we were dismayed by the recent remarks made by our talented colleague and friend Nene Leakes. As a result, we have decided to no longer proceed with her participation on our tour. It was an unfortunate incident for which Nene has since apologized and we wish her the best as she navigates this very d...
Teju Babyface Speaks On Consistency In Comedy
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Teju Babyface Speaks On Consistency In Comedy

Nigerian comedian and talk show host Teju Babyface in a recent interview with Hip TV revealed the secrets to having a consistent career in comedy. He stressed that consistency in life in itself is self-contradictory because for one to be consistent, you constantly have to find new ways to re-invent yourself and your craft. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqifV8rvPYY
Actress Toyin Abraham’s Alakada Reloaded Movie Nets In N75million
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Actress Toyin Abraham’s Alakada Reloaded Movie Nets In N75million

The hilarious comedy movie which made it cinema debut on the 26th of May has continued to surpass the producer’s imagination, considering the language as the movie was predominantly done in Yoruba language. “I am grateful for the astonishing success recorded by Alakada Reloaded movie. It has grossed a total of 75million naira since its cinema debut” says Toyin Abraham. “I am grateful, in fact ‘grateful’ is not enough to describe how I feel. We have made 75million and this sale is not just limited to Yoruba speaking states despite the movie’s predominant language being Yoruba. The way the movie was received by everyone in spite of language is just mind blowing. I am thankful to God, to all my fans and to all Nigerians, I love you. I am also extremely thankful to Mr Bola Oba Sa’ad, ...
I Won’t Be Returning To Comedy Soon – Julius Agwu
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I Won’t Be Returning To Comedy Soon – Julius Agwu

Julius Agwu who recently conquered brain tumour has said he won’t be returning to comedy soon. The comedian who has now be attending social functions disclosed this to Sunday Sccops. Hear him; “Firstly, I thank God for life and everything He has done for me. However, I wouldn’t be doing anything on comedy until next year.” Maintaining that his health is okay now, Agwu said, “I am doing great. I have no reason to complain and I know that God has not finished with me yet. Not returning to the stage for now has nothing to do with my health.” Speaking about some of the lessons he learnt while in the grip of the sickness, he said, “I have learnt a lot of lessons but it is not what I can share with the public. There are people who surprised me positively and there are those who surprised me ne...
“The Last 3 Years Have Been My Toughest Years Since I Started Comedy – Seyi Law
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“The Last 3 Years Have Been My Toughest Years Since I Started Comedy – Seyi Law

Comedian Seyi Law has shared how he lost 44 million Naira in two years. The father of one took to his Instagram page to narrate how he lost millions that would have taken him to another level in his life. “The last three (3) years have been my toughest years since I started comedy. The social media revival by @nathanielblow has brought me some relief and opened my eyes to great understanding. It is no lies that people receive favour in our industries and somehow, I seem to be the only one who doesn’t. I have sown seeds over hardwork, loyalty and kindness in several places, but they seem to yield no fruits. “In 2014, I lost over 30million Naira to a wrong business, 2015 was another year of lost with almost 14 million lost to the show; Fast and Funny and an 8 months old pregnancy ev...
Tekena Iyalla Protests At Police Station Over Increased Robbery In Rivers
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Tekena Iyalla Protests At Police Station Over Increased Robbery In Rivers

Tekena Iyalla of the popular Port Harcourt based Radio comedy show: Funky 4+1, who according to Eugene Abels has suffered countless attacks, has taken his destiny in his hands to protest to the Rivers State Commissioner of Police to up his game in securing the lives and property of Rivers people. He is calling on the command to protect the lives and properties along Ada George road. Tekena must be commended for this #CitizenAction. More citizens must rise to call the Security Services to account and upgrade their duties to society
Comedian Arrested by Lord’s Chosen Church
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Comedian Arrested by Lord’s Chosen Church

Members of a comedy crew named 'Naijas Craziest' were arrested by Police in Lagos on Tuesday, because of a satire video they did criticizing members of the Lords Chosen Charismatic Revival Church located at Ijesha in Lagos. In the video, the comedians can be seen criticizing the Church members for rolling in mud on a public road, with a supposed 'Spiritual Bullet Proof' apron allegedly sold to them for 1,000 naira per piece. They also took at a swipe at the General Overseer of the Church, Pastor Lazarus Muoka, saying he is selling the apron to his 200,000 members all over Nigeria and sending them out, while he's "chilling in his air-conditioned office." Now the video which was uploaded via youtube on December 5th, 2016, has over 20,000 views. It has now gained the attention ...
Actors Ryan Reynolds & Andrew Garfield Kiss at The Golden Globes
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Actors Ryan Reynolds & Andrew Garfield Kiss at The Golden Globes

Spider-man actor, Andrew Garfield, at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday night made out with Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds after he missed out on winning the "La La Land" award to Ryan Gosling. The 2017 Golden Globe Awards had no shortage of surprising moments - the broken teleprompter, Aaron Taylor-Johnson's upset, Atlanta's win, but the biggest moment was surely when Ryan Reynolds and Andrew Garfield locked lips as Ryan Gosling was making his way to the stage to accept his award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-T8M2nffUSk
Denilson Igwe of Mark Angel Comedy Buys a Car
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Denilson Igwe of Mark Angel Comedy Buys a Car

Denilson Igwe of Mark Angel comedy series has just launched a new car. Mark Angel Ebere took to Instagram to share the good news; "congratulations @officialdenilsonigwe May God continue to shower his blessings upon you. Thanks to Jesus and all our fans."
Governor Fayose is Pursuing a Career in Comedy – Freeze
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Governor Fayose is Pursuing a Career in Comedy – Freeze

Dear Gov Fayose, this desperado, way of playing politics has become way too embarrassing. During the presidential campaign, I stumbled upon a headline that read "Fayose’s Aggressive Method Of Governance Embarrassing Our Family, Says Brother" and I was disturbed, but I treated it as a solitary incident. Then, you took a swipe at the president, claiming he was too old to rule Nigeria, further stating that your 74-year-old mother, allegedly wears diapers, and that Buhari is likely to be using diapers and therefore is unfit to rule Nigeria. This was a blow to my intelligence as American presidential candidate Donald trump is 70, while his counterpart Hilary Clinton is 68 years old, both within president Buhari's age range of 73years, with neither of them wearing diapers. The Irish preside...

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