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Akuapem Poloo Lands in Nsawam Prison Despite Bail
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Akuapem Poloo Lands in Nsawam Prison Despite Bail

Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo, also known as Rosemond Brown, has landed in Nsawam Prison despite being granted bail on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Akuapem was sentenced to 90 days in jail by an Accra Circuit Court for the publication of a nude picture with her seven-year-old son in June 2020. On Wednesday, April 21, an Accra High Court granted her bail at GH¢80,000 with two sureties, pending an appeal by her lawyer Andy Vortia. However, in a new development, Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Prisons Service ASP Samuel Kofi Opoku, in an interview with Christian Agyei Frimpong, host of Onua FM’s entertainment talk show Anigye Mmre, confirmed that Akuapem Poloo is currently in their custody at the Nsawam Female Prisons. According to ASP Samuel Kofi Opoku, Akuapem P...
Cleric Warns Comedians against Jokes About God, Religion
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Cleric Warns Comedians against Jokes About God, Religion

  An Abuja based cleric has cautioned Christians and non-christian comedians to refrain from using Christianity or any other religion for entertainment. Sarah Omakwu, Senior Pastor of Family Worship Centre (FWC) in Abuja, gave the caution on Sunday. Omakwu noted that part of loving God is to defend the gospel of Jesus Christ and all He represents. The Pastor said making jokes about Christianity is provoking and a mockery to God and to those who believe in God, in Jesus and in Christianity. “Comedians should stop throwing jokes about the word of God, the Holy Spirit, the Holy Communion, anointing oil, deliverance and powers. “Christian comedians, especially, ought to be telling the world about God and not making Christianity look like a joke to those whom they oug...
Major League’s DJ Banele on drawing inspiration from the likes of Burna Boy during the pandemic
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Major League’s DJ Banele on drawing inspiration from the likes of Burna Boy during the pandemic

While the aim is to still keep it moving as an artist in the entertainment industry, one half of the Major League DJz, Banele Mbere, has spoken out about the importance of being taken seriously by the government as a sector and staying sane during the pandemic. With a lot of artists trying to stay afloat financially and stay relevant with the times, the hip-hop artist, now turned amapiano DJ, shared his ongoing hardships as an artist in SA. In an interview with TshisaLIVE, Banele said, “Being an artist during a pandemic sucks, I won't lie. With a lot of African countries closing down, one can't travel or gig – now we have to go back to all our online stuff, which isn't ideal for us at the moment.” While he's frustrated at not being able to perform live to the masses due to pub...
G-Worldwide sues Kizz Daniel for N500m
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G-Worldwide sues Kizz Daniel for N500m

Kizz Daniel has been dragged back to court by his former record label, G-Worldwide who are seeking N500m in damages over an alleged breach of contract. The Label in the lawsuit filed by its counsel Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), are seeking the sum of Two Hundred Million Naira (N200,000,000) in damages, One Hundred and Seventy-Nine Million, Four Hundred and Ninety-Nine Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty-Seven Naira (N179,499,957) in special damages for breach of contract, One Hundred and Fifty Million Naira (N150, 000, 000) for contract exit fees, among other reliefs. Recall a court injunction issued against the singer stopped him from performing throughout December 2017, hence the name change to Kizz Daniel as his former stage name 'Kiss Daniel' was trademarked by G-Worldwide. Kizz Daniel was ...
I regret not being serious in my education’ – Yvonne Nelson
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I regret not being serious in my education’ – Yvonne Nelson

Yvonne Nelson has some regrets about her years as a student, and it is about not being serious with her education.   The Ghanaian actress and Mother of one in an interview with Joy FM, narrated how she had little time for her books after getting a spot in the entertainment industry. She further explained the challenges she faced in making out time to re-sit for some papers, after she failed her Senior High School (SHS) examination.   “I would go on stage every Saturday in SHS. I had to rewrite some papers. I was so into entertainment that I didn’t take my schooling serious. You can easily mess up and not make it to university. I regret not paying attention to my books so when I see kids of today, I tell them to pay attention to their books,” she said.   Yvonne ...
Nigerians Arrested in Malaysia for Fraud and Cultism
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Nigerians Arrested in Malaysia for Fraud and Cultism

Over 80 Nigerians said to be living illegally in Malaysia were arrested in two raids in Kajang and Puchong last night June 16th. The raids by the Immigration Department started at 10.30pm in Kajang following complaints that most of the Nigerians and other Africans residing in the area were involved in different social vices which includes Cultism and Cybercrime Malaysian Immigration director-general, Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud, who supervised the arrest, said that several department officers were injured during the operation after wrestling with illegals who refused to coperate. According to Khairul Dzaimee, there were 118 foreigners at the first raid at an apartment area with 90 illegals from Nigeria (78), the Philippines (six), Pakistan (one), India (one) and four children, aged o...
Osagie Alonge quits Pulse Africa after 5 years
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Osagie Alonge quits Pulse Africa after 5 years

Journalist and media executive Osagie Alonge has announced his exit from Pulse Africa, to take up a new challenge. Alonge, who worked as chief correspondent at Nigerian Entertainment Today, before joining Pulse Nigeria as editor, says he’s now moving to ORide, an Opera company, as Director of Growth. Osagie who is also the Editor-In-Chief of Business Insider by Pulse, SSA says he’s excited about this new opportunity to provide value to the company and Nigerians. ORide is a new motorbike hailing service and a subsidiary of OPay, Opera’s smart financial services company. He is joining a robust team of professionals who are dedicated and passionate about solving problems and enhancing the daily lives of Nigerians. In his new role, he will be responsible for rolling out marketing oper...
CBN, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub
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CBN, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI) have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub, an initiative of the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki to rejig the state’s entertainment industry. The finance windows are expected to come from the programmes extended to the entertainment industry in an effort to diversify the Nigerian economy. Senior Special Assistant to the Edo State Governor on Investment Promotion, Mr Kelvin Uwaibi, who said this in a chat with journalists, said the opportunity came in the wake of the Stakeholders Meeting with actors in Nigerian’s entertainment industry held in Benin City. The stakeholders meeting was organised by EdoJobs, Edo State Investment Promotion...
See 3 Popular Yoruba Actresses You Don’t Know Are Twins
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See 3 Popular Yoruba Actresses You Don’t Know Are Twins

Nigeria’s movie industry is blessed with beautiful actresses who are doing quite well in their fields. Meanwhile, there are some Yoruba actresses who are born twins but their identity as a twin is unknown to many. We will be unveiling 3 Yoruba actresses you might not know are twins. The twins actresses are well celebrated as entertainers while their twin sisters are doing well in their respective fields too. Here is a list of to 3 Yoruba actresses you might not know are twins:- 1. Kehinde Bankole   Actress Kehinde Bankole who is one of Nigeria’s finest female actresses has a lovely twin sister Taiwo Bankole who is known as @teebanky on Instagram is a successful event planner. 2. Eniola Ajao Eniola Taiwo Ajao has a twin sister Kehinde is a successful busines...
Anthony Joshua Warns Wilder, Fury over Fight Delay
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Anthony Joshua Warns Wilder, Fury over Fight Delay

Anthony Joshua has warned Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury they risk facing a better version of him if frustrating fight negotiations drag on. Unified world heavyweight champion Joshua faces Andy Ruiz Jr on 1 June. The 29-year-old says the bout will showcase evolving methods he began to use after beating Wladimir Klitschko. “I’ve got through with strength, guts and heart,” said Joshua. “I’ve got away with mistakes. I realised I couldn’t continue my journey like that.” Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live boxing, Joshua added: “After Klitschko, I thought ‘how many more fights can I have like that before the mistakes aren’t there any more?’ “For the last two years, hand on heart, with my team, we spend so much time doing things outside of boxing, things that can drain me. “How do we...
Tiwa Savage Signs International Deal With Universal Music Group
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Tiwa Savage Signs International Deal With Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment has announced an exclusive global recording agreement with Nigerian pop star, Tiwa Savage. Under the agreement, Tiwa’s future music will be released internationally through UMG’s operations in more than 60 countries worldwide. Making history as the first female to win the Best African Act by the MTV European Music Awards and becoming the first African female to sell out London’s Indigo, 2018 was a truly memorable year for Mummy Jam Jam. In December, Tiwa was handpicked by Coldplay’s lead singer Chris Martin to perform alongside Beyonce, Ed Sheeran and Jay Z live at the Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg. Tiwa was also named one of the world’s Top 100 Inspirational Women in Fashion by Vogue US then l...
Tonto Dikeh Talks on How Actresses Recycle Men & Fake Love in Nollywood
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Tonto Dikeh Talks on How Actresses Recycle Men & Fake Love in Nollywood

Controversial actress Tonto Dikeh while speaking in an interview has talked about the fake love in Nollywood industry and how the actresses recycle same men. She mentioned this in the interview with Plus TV, where she also talked about her relationship with ex-Nigerian footballer Daniel Amokachi. She said; We are all fighting for the same thing. We are all killing ourselves. It’s a cycle. We share the same men, the same clothes, the same movies, the same things. So, It’s a cycle. Why would you want to be friends with someone who wants your life! Females generally recycle men in the entertainment industry and date the same men. Of course that’s what we do. She was however asked if she has proves of the claims: “Do I have to prove anything? she responded She ...
What Ambode Said After Receiving UEFA Champions League Trophy
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What Ambode Said After Receiving UEFA Champions League Trophy

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday received the UEFA Champions League Trophy at the Government House at Alausa, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the trophy was presented by the championship Ambassador and former captain of Barcelona FC of Spain, Carles Puyo. Puyol, a three-time Champions League winner, is in Nigeria on a three-day visit to lead the UEFA Champions League Tour to bring the tournament closer to the fans. Ambode, who was represented by the Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr Kweku Tandoh, also received Nigerian football legend, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, who was part of the delegation. The trophy tour was organised by the Nigerian Breweries Plc. Ambode laud...
Superstar Singer, Wizkid Is Expecting His Fourth Child?
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Superstar Singer, Wizkid Is Expecting His Fourth Child?

Popuplar Nigerian singer, Wizkid is expecting his fourth child if the social media rumours are anything to go by. Following an instagram post he made on Thursday, the singer who already has three kids from different baby mama’s may have just hinted that he is expecting another child or is planning to have one. "More babies backup," he posted. "Is this supposed fourth baby going to come from one of his baby mama’s or are we expecting a new baby mama?," some of his fans on social media have been asking with no response from him. It's possible Wizkid is set to release another song and is looking to create a controversy for publicity purposes as artistes do. Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music...
Kofi Kingston Becomes First African to Win WWE Championship
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Kofi Kingston Becomes First African to Win WWE Championship

Ghana-born wrestler, Kofi Kingston has become the first African champion in the World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE. Kingston after 11 years in WWE defeated Daniel Bryan to win the title at WrestleMania, 35 early Monday in New Jersey, USA. Speaking after his victory, Kingston said: “It’s so emotional. Like, you work so hard to get here and sometimes you work as hard as you can and things aren’t going your way, you know? And you don’t know if the hard work is going to pay off. “It’s paying off right now. It just feels surreal. It feels like a legitimate dream. I feel like I’m in a dream, and I don’t want to wake up.” He added that the best part of his victory was how much support everyone gave him, not just the fans but his contemporaries. DAILY POST reports that Kofi Naha...
Davido, Mark Zuckerberg, Nike Okundaye share space at Lagos art expo
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Davido, Mark Zuckerberg, Nike Okundaye share space at Lagos art expo

Portraitures of popular Nigerian music act Davido, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and female Nigerian artist Nike Okundaye, topped the list of works on display at the ” O’Sagacity art exhibition underway at the National Museum, Lagos. The artist/exhibitor, Sunday Olaniyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that each of these people inspired his works, adding that he appreciated them for their contributions to the entertainment industry. Olaniyi said that the portraitures of the celebrities would be handed over to them immediately after the exhibition. According to him, 50 art works were on display, including bead portraitures, beads, paintings, mixed media, aluminium foil and sculpture. “I have some of my works exhibited as: Tough time never last; Moderation; Nose...
Wendy Williams’ husband Kevin Hunter  Speaks As he Continues Relationship With his Mistress
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Wendy Williams’ husband Kevin Hunter Speaks As he Continues Relationship With his Mistress

Kevin Hunter has said they are doing well as a family amid a new report that he's still with his decade-long mistress. Hunter, 47, who runs the TV star wife's career and runs a production company they jointly own told Entertainment Tonight that his wife of 22 years is doing well and they are 'dealing with' her sobriety struggles, after she revealed on her Show that she's been living at a sober house to stave off feelings of addiction. 'We're doing well as a family,' Hunter said, adding they're 'moving forward with working on her sobriety and doing the work to help others, not just ourselves,' likely alluding to the 888-5HUNTER hotline the couple set up to those struggling with addiction. 'Anybody that has to deal with this knows this a family process,' said Hunter, who remains r...
GOtv, SuperSport Win Big For MultiChoice Nigeria
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GOtv, SuperSport Win Big For MultiChoice Nigeria

Frontline Digital Terrestrial Television service, GOtv, and SuperSport, the leading sports promoter and broadcaster on the DStv and GOtv platforms, have won big at the 25th anniversary celebration of the National Institute for Sports (NIS). While GOtv emerged the Outstanding Grassroots Sports Programme Television Station 2019, SuperSport won in two categories as Outstanding Sports Promoting Television Station of the Decade (2019) and the Outstanding Television Sports Programme of the Decade. MultiChoice Nigeria also emerged the Outstanding Sports Promoting Company of the Decade. While receiving the awards on behalf of MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho, Chief Customer Officer, MultiChoice, said the awards are in recognition of MultiChoice’s effort in delivering the best content ...
Kenyan Man Who Spent N1.7M on Son’s Birthday Begs for Assistance
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Kenyan Man Who Spent N1.7M on Son’s Birthday Begs for Assistance

Douglas Otieno Owila, the Kenyan man who made headlines in September 2016 for spending a huge sum of money to celebrate his son’s birthday, is now asking for financial assistance. Reports say Mr. Owila spent KSh 500,000 ( over N1.7 million ) on his son’s birthday almost three years ago which was widely published on local blogs. The flamboyant birthday bash went on for three days with entertainment from traditional dancers. Trouble began for Owila when he was arrested on March 19, 2019, and detained at Kodiago GK Prisons. He spent a night in detention for failing to raise KSh 100,000 (over N355K) bond to secure the release of a friend. The situation became worse for Owila when the accused person he stood in for failed to show up for court sessions through out the duratio...
I’m very easy to maintain if you are rich – OAP Honeypot
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I’m very easy to maintain if you are rich – OAP Honeypot

OAP Honeypot has just stated in a new interview that she is very easy to maintain if whoever is seeking to date her is wealthy. The popular co-host of ‘Entertainment Splash’ on Television Continental (TVC), also revealed that her controversial name Honeypot was given to her by God, she told Vanguard; I get this question every time and perhaps one of the reasons I love the name Honeypot is, because people raise eye brows whenever they hear it and they remember anytime they see me. I have said it like one million times and I’m saying this again “God gave me the name ‘Honeypot’”. OAP Honeypot who further disclosed that rich prospects will surely bring out the best in her as it is not a difficult thing to maintain her as a sweet partner. She said; I don’t know how easy it will be to...
Etinosa Unclad Video: Daddy Freeze reacts
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Etinosa Unclad Video: Daddy Freeze reacts

Leader of ‘Free The Sheeple’ movement, Daddy Freeze has finally reacted to the trending video of Actress Etinosa and MC Galaxy. Daddy Freeze acknowledges that Etisona is a member of the “Free Nation research team” and he should have been there for her more. He also said she’s a good person and Instead of blaming her, he’d rather blame himself. See his full post below; Etinosa is not just someone I know in the industry, she is someone close to me, a member of the #FreeNation research team. Instead of blaming her, I’d rather blame myself. Maybe I should have spent more time with her, talked to her more, been there more; especially since I know what she went through in her abusive relationship, but my schedule (which is no excuse), got in the way. I do not, and the Free Na...
Court Dismisses Suit Seeking To Disqualify Bindow From Governorship Polls
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Court Dismisses Suit Seeking To Disqualify Bindow From Governorship Polls

A group, Incorporated Trustees of kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, had alleged that, Governor Bindow had supplied false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission in his INEC form CF 001. They also alleged that he purported to have sat for the West African Examination Council, in June 1983, and possess general certificate of education (GCE) issued by the examination body. They also accused the governor of falsely declaring his date of birth. In a judgment delivered by Justice Olukayode Adeniyi, the court held that it lacked the territorial jurisdiction to entertain the matter. Justice Adeniyi added that there are no legal basis or justification for the claimant to have traveled to Abuja, when the said form was published in Adamawa State. Justi...
Mr. P Launches ”Zoom up Your Life” Lottery
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Mr. P Launches ”Zoom up Your Life” Lottery

Mr. P (of the Psqaure fame) has recently launched his pet project called ‘ZOOM UP YOU LIFE WITH MR P’ aka. ZOOM LOTTERY. ZOOM aims to support and change lives by giving out up to N2MILLION NAIRA MONTHLY in raffle draws, doling out cash prizes and supporting people in their different careers be it Business, Entertainment or Sports.   To play the Zoom Lottery all you need to do is purchase your Raffle Ticket at: www.zoomlifestyle.com Lucky winners of the lottery would win exciting prizes including cash, phones, appliances, studio time, business promotions and much more! Members of the ZOOM NATION would also gain exclusive access to bonus prizes, Celebrity meet-ups and special event invites. www.zoomlifestyle.com   Mr. P stated: Our aim is to c...
WWE Legend The Undertaker Retires From Wrestling
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WWE Legend The Undertaker Retires From Wrestling

WWE legend The Undertaker has retired from wrestling at the age of 53, with no WrestleMania comeback planned. Talking about wrestling with anyone who used to be a fan will inevitably start a conversation about one of only a few men, John Cena, Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock or The Undertaker. The Undertaker became one of the most iconic figures in sports entertainment since debuting with Vince McMahon’s company back in 1990. According to Ringside News, the publisher and editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Dave Meltzer claims The Undertaker could be finished as an in-ring competitor. And with no apparent appearance at WrestleMania 35 or either of WWE’s upcoming Saudi Arabia shows in the pipeline, the rumours could be true. Meltzer said: He said: “At lea...
Group Organises Made-in-Nigeria Exhibition in Cote’d voire
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Group Organises Made-in-Nigeria Exhibition in Cote’d voire

The Export Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) have conducted arrangement to organise a Made-in-Nigeria Exhibition (MINE) programme in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. The programme is being organised under the umbrella of the Nigeria-ECOWAS Export Development (NEED). The maiden edition of the MINE programme scheduled to hold from March 27-30, 2019, is organised for small, medium and large scale manufactures of different products from different sectors of the Nigerian economy; while also covering services for professionals and entertainment industries. According to a statement signed by the Regional Coordinator, NEPC and Chairman, Export Group LCCI, the NEED Committee was set-up by the president of LC...
OAP Benny Ark Reacts After Being Blasted for Downgrading Tiwa Savage
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OAP Benny Ark Reacts After Being Blasted for Downgrading Tiwa Savage

Popular Abuja-based OAP Benny Ark who had earlier given his opinion of singer Tiwa Savage and whom he believes she shouts in her songs, have been blasted by her fans. But in his reaction to the lashing, the OAP has insisted that his opinion counts and he can speak authoritatively as an experienced stakeholder in the entertainment industry. He said: Let me state this unequivocally clear that given the years I have put into my craft as a broadcaster/OAP, I occupy a premise as an authority to give critique to music and the custodians of it as an art form .. I won’t meander the maze of mediocrity with the popularity or resort to sycophancy just to be liked or accepted . I have had my fair share of fame as an OAP as one of the best legacy Abuja ever had on its airwaves . For a ca...
Davido is My Dream Husband – Sonifoxy
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Davido is My Dream Husband – Sonifoxy

Actress, Sonia Nwankwo, better known as Sonifoxy, has revealed that popular singer, Davido, is her dream husband. The fast rising actress made this known in an interview with Pearlsnews.com, when asked about her entertainment crush. She said; Hmmm well, I love a lot Nigeria Entertainers due to the fact that we are taking it by force , but I think when it comes to crushing, I would just go for David Adeleke popularly known as Davido (laughs). I think he is in a serious relationship which is very much visible. But if, our path crosses and he is my Destined husband, why not? I will marry him all over. I sre nothing wrong marrying a younger lover. Age is nothing but a number, if a younger lover will make me happier and contented so be it.” Continuing, the actress said any man th...
This Man Says He Supports His Daughter Showing Off Her Body Anyhow
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This Man Says He Supports His Daughter Showing Off Her Body Anyhow

A movie director in Ghana, Bentum Jackson has stated that he doesn’t mind how his daughter, Yaa Jackson, goes about showing off her body as a singer. According to a recent interview he had, Bentum stated that his teenage daughter Yaa Jackson, who is still in High School, can do whatever she likes because it is simply showbiz and a way to seek attention. “I support her and whatever she says in interviews. I support it because it is business. If she had chosen to be a pastor and she was saying what she says, then I’ll be angry, but as it is, this is how entertainment is supposed to be and she is doing just that. After all, she is not a gospel artiste. In this industry, if she decides to stay calm, maybe no one will mind her,” he said. He went on to state that one has to do outrageous th...
Ghanaian Singer Becca Welcomes Baby Girl With Nigerian Husband
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Ghanaian Singer Becca Welcomes Baby Girl With Nigerian Husband

Ghanaian singer, Becca has welcomed a bouncing baby girl with her Nigerian husband, Tobi. Reports say she delivered the baby abroad just six months after she got married. Becca and Tobi Sanni got married in August last year. Tobi is a Chartered Economist and CEO of State of Mind Entertainment. Haven welcomed a child, Becca can now boast of a huge addition to the blessings she’s received from God. She once stated: “I have had a lot of money from music. I would have made money though but not as I entered into music. I have really made a lot of money from music”, she told Nana hemaa during an appearance on Abusua Fm. “God has exceedingly blessed me with Fame and money”, she added.
Omo Ibadan Reveals She Gets Marriage Proposals Online
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Omo Ibadan Reveals She Gets Marriage Proposals Online

Popular Instagram comedian, Omo Ibadan has revealed that she gets a lot of marriage proposals online. In a recent chat with punchng.com, Sunday Scoop, Omo Ibadan revealed that a lot of men contact her online, requesting her hand in marriage. She said, “Even before that post, I have been getting many marriage proposals – both serious and unserious ones. However, I want a man that appreciates me as a woman and would always support what I do. The most important thing is that she should love what I do. I am not really the choosy type; as long as I like you, that’s fine. I also want someone that has a vision. In terms of physical qualities, I really cannot tell. If I say I want a dark-skinned guy (which is actually my preference) and I fall in love with someone who isn’t that way, what d...
Most Current Actors Use Juju to Stay Relevant – Fred Amugi
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Most Current Actors Use Juju to Stay Relevant – Fred Amugi

Ghanaian veteran actor, Fred Amugi has stated that most current actors use juju to stay relevant in the movie industry. According to him, even directors and producers engaging in the act due to jealousy. Fred Amugi said: “It’s coming to my knowledge that people are working out through black magic. And that goes with the present crop of actors. Even among the producers and directors. He gets all the attention, so I must stop him…It’s all about prayers and doing good”. Speaking on the actors and atresses offering sex for roles in the movie industry, Fred Amugi stated that it takes place in every profession and not just the entertainment world. “As for that area, I’ll say it’s in every profession. It’s everywhere” , he added.
Davido Sold out O2 Arena as Headliner, Joins Drake, Rihanna, Others
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Davido Sold out O2 Arena as Headliner, Joins Drake, Rihanna, Others

Last night, Nigerian popstar Davido sold out O2 Arena in London, a 20,000 capacity entertainment venue. He has now officially joined Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West, Elton John, Adele, Prince, Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake on the list of Artistes who have sold out the venue as Headliners. He also becomes the second African Artist to sell out the O2. after Wizkid did so in June 2018. The Davido’s concert at the O2 Arena yesterday was the talk of social media platforms across the world yesterday as the singer trended on every website in a show that saw him as the 1st African to sell out the centre as a headliner
Tandoh Promises Hitch-free Access Bank Lagos City
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Tandoh Promises Hitch-free Access Bank Lagos City

Executive Chairman of the Governing Board of Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kweku Tandoh, has reaffirmed the state’s readiness to stage a hitch-free 2019 edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. The event, which enters its 4th edition will hold today with over 50, 000 participants all over the world. Tandoh said that the tradition in Lagos has been that the day an edition of a particular competition finished, preparation for the next edition starts immediately. The chairman said that the state has been preparing for the 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon immediately the 3rd edition ended. “I can say categorically that Lagos is very prepared. The very good thing about the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon is the fact that preparation for the next edition starts the day after the ...
NFF-AITEO Football Awards set for April 1
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NFF-AITEO Football Awards set for April 1

Amaju Pinnick The second edition of the NFF-AITEO Football Awards, which inaugural edition held on 19th February 2018 at the Grand Ballroom of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island in Lagos, has now been scheduled for 1st April 2019 at the same venue. President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick confirmed Thursday that this year’s edition would be an even bigger occasion as the NFF and award sponsors AITEO (incidentally also the sponsors of the annual CAF African Football Awards) have perfected arrangements to expand the guest-list, guarantee greater radiance and panache and honour more legends of the Nigeria game on the night. Thenff.com learnt from other sources that CAF President Ahmad, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura, member...
How Fake News on Osinbajo With Strippers Almost Crashed His Marriage
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How Fake News on Osinbajo With Strippers Almost Crashed His Marriage

Recently, photos of Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo with strippers surfaced on the internet and news spread on how the VP was meddling with the daughters of the night. But it turned out to be fake news and the Vice President has said that almost cost him as marriage as his wife questioned him on what he was doing with the strippers. Osinbajo said this while lamenting the negative effect of fake news at a BBC symposium on fake news tagged: ‘Nigeria 2019: Countering Fake News.’ At the event that was held in Abuja on Wednesday, Osinbajo said he was recently reported to have visited strippers. The Vice President said, “I have been one of the targets of fake news. It can also sometimes cause you marital peace. I got a call from my wife about three or four weeks ago and ...
Artistes Should Stay Away From Political Campaigns – Kenny Ogungbe
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Artistes Should Stay Away From Political Campaigns – Kenny Ogungbe

Veteran music executive, Kenny Ogungbe, has advised Nigerian artistes to stay away from political campaigns since Nigerian politicians do not really support the entertainment industry. Ogungbe in an interview with Sahara TV said many politicians do not invest in entertainment, but “during politics, they will use musicians to gather people together at their campaign grounds, and they will use music to sell their manifestoes”.   Speaking further, he advised entertainers not to get involved or align with political parties, as this can be used against them by other political parties. “If a popular (artist) is involved, you will be zeroing in on a particular party. Let’s say Davido. He is known to be PDP. Anywhere there is APC, they see him as PDP and they will cut him off. If y...
2018 African Footballer Of The Year: Aubameyang, Mane, Salah Battle For Crown Again c
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2018 African Footballer Of The Year: Aubameyang, Mane, Salah Battle For Crown Again c

Tonight promises to be one of intense entertainment, music and drama as the best football stars in Africa are honoured, when the winner of the 2018 African Footballer of the Year is revealed by the Confederation of African Football in Dakar, Senegal. Liverpool forwards Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, and Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, are the three players battling for the top honour, in a repeat of last year’s shortlist. Egyptian international Salah is the current holder of the award after his goals played a large part in helping Liverpool reaches the Champions League final in 2018. Mane of Senegal last time finished ahead of Gabon’s Aubameyang, who was then with Borussia Dortmund. This is the fifth straight nomination for Aubameyang, who won in 2015. Mane, who was ...
Woli Arole’s The Call’ Hits Cinemas Today
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Woli Arole’s The Call’ Hits Cinemas Today

  The journey of a thousand mile starts with a step. For Oluwatoyin Bayegun popularly known as Woli Arole, his journey into filmmaking started two years ago with him venturing into the entertainment scene as a sketch comedian promoting his art across various social media platforms. So far, he has advanced to the status of producer with his debut film ‘The Call’ which premiered recently at the Filmhouse cinemas, Lekki, Lagos. The James Abinibi directed comedic offering’s plot revolves around themes as purpose, dream, and vision. Reprising his role as Woli Arole, he and his league of wealth thirsty friends embarked on a journey to pawn an antique clock which unfortunately spelled doom for the group and ultimately led to the manifestation of Arole’s clairvoyance. The pre...
Floyd Mayweather vs Tenshin Nasukawa: Mayweather Wins By Technical Knock-Out
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Floyd Mayweather vs Tenshin Nasukawa: Mayweather Wins By Technical Knock-Out

American boxer and boxing promoter, Floyd Mayweather came out of retirement to defeat Japanese kickboxer, Tenshim Nasukawa by technical knockout on new year’s eve. The bout was an exhibition match but Naija News understands Mayweather pocketed as much as $9m dollars from the match which brought him out of retirement, though the official prize has not been declared. “It was all about entertainment – we had a lot of fun.” Floyd Mayweather beat Tenshin Nasukawa in the first round in an exhibition match worth a reported $9m. pic.twitter.com/xpiudmULOT — Mr Dependable (@mightygeorgeng) December 31, 2018 Mayweather reportedly defeated Nasukawa, three times in the first round of the three-round contest before the Japanese kickboxer’s trainer rushed in to stop the fight. Floyd M...
Style by Zenith Fair Beginning Today: 2Baba, Timaya, Burna Boy & more To Take the Stage
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Style by Zenith Fair Beginning Today: 2Baba, Timaya, Burna Boy & more To Take the Stage

Style by Zenith Fair is set to begin today and music stars, 2Baba, Timaya, Burna Boy Bobby V, Wande Coal, Simi, Adekunle Gold and more are set to take the stage. This December, from the today 29th to Sunday, December 30, Lagos city will be shut down with the electrifying, crowd-moving and back-to-back hit artistes who would hit the stage to thrill fans at the “Style by Zenith” fair taking place at the Open Ground by Four Points Hotel, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos with special appearance by Bobby Valentino. Stunning songstress, Simi, will be performing on stage in addition to Mayorkun the “Eleko” crooner, Kizz Daniel who gave us the recent hits “One Ticket” and finishing up Day 1 line-up is the self-acclaimed King of Urban-Highlife music- Adekunle Gold who is set to add to the amazin...
GOtv Boxing Night 17: Organisers Plan Buses for Fans
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GOtv Boxing Night 17: Organisers Plan Buses for Fans

Flykite Productions, organisers of GOtv Boxing Night, have reached an agreement with commercial bus operators to move fans from the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, at the end of the 17th edition of the event (GOtv Boxing Night 17), which holds on Friday. According to the organisers, the transportation arrangement has been made to make it easy for fans to return to their various homes when the show ends at night. The agreement with transporters will see them make their buses available outside the venue to move fans from there right up to Ojota. Fans who use the buses are expected to pay the fares. A spokesman of the organisation explained that the event, which will feature eight fights, including a World Boxing Federation (Intercontinental) super featherweight title...
Runtown Banned From Entering The United States
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Runtown Banned From Entering The United States

Fresh reports have indicated that Nigerian singer, Douglas Jack Agu aka Runtown banned from entering the United States. Runtown banned from entering the United States (Screenshots) According to Johnson Adumike, the General Manager of his erstwhile record label, Eric Many Entertainment, Runtown and his brother’s secured the US visa though the label but his brother’s refused to come back, thus staying in the United States illegally on expired visa In his words: ‘the  P-3 visa (which allows an artist or entertainer, individually or as a group, to enter the U.S) that Eric Many got for Runtown and his brothers to enter the United States has expired and Runtown’s brothers did not come back causing their visas to expire. Eric Many reported this incident to United States imm...
Wande Coal Crowns the Year in Style with ‘King Coal Concert’
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Wande Coal Crowns the Year in Style with ‘King Coal Concert’

Nigeria’s king of vocals, Wande Coal thrilled fans to an extraordinary night of vocals, as the King Coal Concert made a historic debut in Lagos this weekend. The concert organized by BlueNote Entertainment was a highly entertaining fusion of live music, dance, and comedy, with Wande serenading a fully packed Eko Hotel with hits from his heavily stacked discography. The show which was co-hosted by Bovi, took guests on a musical journey with Wande performing songs from his debut album Mushin to Mohits and his sophomore album, Wanted. The concert also featured surprise guest performances from some of the biggest industry artists including Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Falz, Phyno, Dammy Krane, Ycee, Teni the entertainer and L.A.X. The King Coal Concert was more than just a concert, it was...
Nairabet Set To Open Mega Outlet In Ibadan
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Nairabet Set To Open Mega Outlet In Ibadan

Nigeria's foremost sports betting company, Nairabet are set to launch a mega outlet at Gate in Ibadan, Oyo State. The COO, Chief Mrs Damilare Alabi has assured a grand opening with loads of freebies and cash prizes to be won. There's also going to be entertainment by award winning duo, Skuki, Sheliroy and others. The opening is coming up on the 22nd December by 12 noon. Don't be left out.
Nancy Isime Celebrates 27th Birthday With Beautiful Photos
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Nancy Isime Celebrates 27th Birthday With Beautiful Photos

TV figure, Nancy Isime has served us hot with appealing pictures to mark her almost three decades on this planet.                                                   Beautiful Nollywood actress Nancy Isime is celebrating her birthday with these adorable photos. She has dropped killer photos that have got tongues wagging on social media. She wrote: "Never been more at peace, more in Love, and more accepting of myself.  26 taught me so much, brought me so much and helped me heal/grow even better.  I am SO thankful for #Chapter27  #BirthdayGirl"   Nancy Isime is an actor, model and TV Presenter who has become one of the leading media personalities in the entertainment Industry. Isime was born on the 17th of December 1991 and she hails from Esan in Edo State. She...
Buhari To Grace NSF Closing Ceremony
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Buhari To Grace NSF Closing Ceremony

President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) will headline the dignitaries expected at a colourful closing ceremony of the 19th National Sports Festival billed for the Abuja National Stadium. This is contained in the Order of events for the closing ceremony released by the Main Organizing Committee of of the Festival chaired by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports , Mr Olusade Adesola. The event which starts at 4:30pm today, will officially draw the curtains on the 19th edition which has seen Delta state retain the overall winners’ trophy which they won at Eko 2012. The closing ceremony will be a blend of entertainment, sports and cultural display as the city of Abuja and the sports community are expected to witness a great spectacle in grand style. Already lined up to elec...
Amstel Malta Brings Fun to FitFam Fest
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Amstel Malta Brings Fun to FitFam Fest

Lagos came alive this past weekend as the largest comprehensive fitness festival, FitFam Fest in collaboration with Amstel Malta, brought men, women and children of all ages together for its annual, unmissable fitness and wellness experience. The event which held on Saturday, November 24 at the Hard Rock Cafe Beachfront, in Oniru, Lekki, saw top notch trainers and fitness enthusiasts converge on one place to partake in an array of fitness activities. FitFam Fest is a single day festival designed to promote health and fitness across Africa through fun and participation. The festival was geared towards identifying and validating every individual’s journey into fitness – through physical activity, proper nutrition, mental well-being and other hacks that help attain a healthy balanc...
Dynamite  Legend Died On His 60th Birthday
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Dynamite Legend Died On His 60th Birthday

British World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE legend, Tommy Billington, widely known as Dynamite Kid, is dead. Dynamite kid who became a huge hit with fans in the 1980s, died on his 60th birthday on Wednesday. WWE legend, Dynamite Kid is dead, he died on his 60th birthday The wrestler from Golborne, Lancashire, made his name with Stampede Wrestling in Canada, and also worked in Japan. He was one half of the British Bulldogs, along with his cousin Davey Boy Smith. But the World Wresting Entertainment (WWE) star had battled various health problems in his later years and had spent the last few decades in a wheelchair following a series of injuries. His trainer Marty Jones tweeted on Wednesday, “It’s with great sadness I have to inform you all that The ‘Dynamite Kid’ Tom Billing...

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