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Another baby for veteran actress Patience Ozokwo

Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwo, popularly known as ‘Mama Gee’ welcomed her 16th grandchild on Wednesday. Ozokwo shared the news on her Instagram page @patienceozokwo, writing, “Come and join me sing hallelujah, Jehovah Jireh has done me well o! “My 16th grandchild came in style. Thank you God for adding more sparkle to my life, I am truly blessed of the Lord. ... Read More »

UBA’s REDTV launches Season II of Inspector K

  On March 16th 2018, the online lifestyle network powered by the United Bank for Africa, REDTV, held an exclusive screening for season 2 of the hit series, Inspector K , at Filmhouse Cinema in Lekki, Lagos. Inspector K is a crime comedy about a wacky inspector who through unconventional ways solves crimes in the city of Lagos. He is supported ... Read More »

Nigerians react to Brymo’s ‘nude’ video

Nigerian singer, Olawale Ashimi, popularly known as Brymo, shocked Internet users on Wednesday after he went nearly nude in his new video titled, Heya. The afro-soul song is the lead single from his sixth album, Oṣó, a Yoruba word for wizard. In the video, Brymo, almost stark naked, emerges from the water and is seen walking around with nothing but ... Read More »

Finally, Linda Ikeji, popular blogger is engaged

Popular Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji is off the market as she got “hooked” by her former boyfriend, according to media reports. According to the reports, Linda’s ex-boyfriend recently relocated to Nigeria where the lovebirds decided to rekindled their love affair. Though Linda is yet to confirm the story; her sister Sandra, however, confirmed the good news on her instagram handle ... Read More »

Why Nigerian men refused to help ailing actor, James Uche  – Emeka Ike

Veteran Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike, has said most Nigerians have refused to or yet to assist ailing actor, Prince James Uche because he is not a ‘fine girl.’ Recall that the actor had been bedridden due to kidney related ailment and needs urgent assistance to be taken to India for a transplant. The prominent actor, who had been battling high ... Read More »

Nigeria’s Ayobami Adebayo shortlisted for £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize

Stay With Me, a book by Nigeria’s Ayobami Adebayo has been shortlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize The book, Adebayo’s debut, offers an insight into fertility, family and the devastating effects of the sickle cell disease in 1980s Nigeria. Artist and writer Edmund de Waal, chair of the judging panel, said the book is “a remarkable and turbulent novel that ... Read More »

How dance group went from Lagos Fiesta to becoming Rihanna’s favourite group

Whilst the popular misconception about Nigeria is that it is one of the underdeveloped economies in the world, our richness in creativity and artistic diversity has continued to earn us a place in the parliaments of global honours. The past days has seen Nigerians go abuzz over the very well-deserved recognition that Lagos-based children dance group – Dream Catchers has ... Read More »

Ex-international model, Aisha Bello, celebrates birthday in prison

Former Nigerian international super model turned entrepreneur, Aisha Bello became a year older over the weekend and decided to celebrate it with the downtrodden of the society. The CEO and Creative Director of elegantebyaisha and Director of Star Models Africa, graced the Ikoyi prison to celebrate her special day with the inmates. Aisha donated various items to the inmates and ... Read More »

Mo Abudu, Omotola named among 50 global women in showbiz

Chief Executive Officer of EbonyLife TV, Mo Abudu; and Nollywood star, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, have been named among 50 women making an impact in showbiz by Variety magazine. According to Variety, a weekly American entertainment trade magazine, the 50 women on the list are “doing extraordinary things on the worldwide stage” with a special focus on the entertainment industry. Abudu’s profile ... Read More »

Airbnb expands into Luxe Travel Services and Hotels

Facing slowing growth and pressure from regulators, Airbnb is introducing new services targeted toward travelers who choose luxury accommodations and hotels. On Thursday (Feb. 22), the company introduced upmarket travel services as well as a new category of properties, according to news from Reuters. “Airbnb (is) figuring out how do we grow at the same levels that investors are expecting us to grow, ... Read More »