entertainment

Google Honours Christy Essien Igbokwe

Nigeria’s lady of songs, Christy Essien-Igbokwe is Google’s doodle today on its search platform. It was Christy Essien’s 58th Posthumous birthday. The singer famous for her hit song, “Seun Rere”, was fluent in several Nigerian languages, Igbo, her native Ibibio, Yoruba and Hausa. She died on 30 June, 2011, just aged 50 years. Christy Essien-Igbokwe: remembered on her 58th birthday ...

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NOUN Student Wins 2nd Edition of 4-Inch Heel Race Competition

Precious Chukwuma, a 21 year old 400 level Mass Communication student of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has won the second edition of the 4 Inch High Heel Race Competition at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Saturday. Precious defeated 79 other contestants to emerge winner at the one day 100 meter dash event. ...

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Davido Loses As Tiwa Savage Wins MTV Europe Music Award

Tiwa Savage has edged Davido to win the best African act category of the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs). The Cable reports that the Nigerian singers were nominated alongside Nyashinski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa), Distruction Boyz (South Africa), and Fally Ipupa (DRC). Reacting to her win at the 2018 MTV EMAs, Savage dedicated the feat to African ...

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UNIZIK Performs New Yam Rituals 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Director, Directorate of Igbo Village and Centre for African civilization (IVACAC), Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Very Rev Fr Prof. Bonachristus Uchenna Umeogu, has advocated for a unifying celebration of New Yam (Iwa Ji) festival in Igboland as a way to internationalize the celebration as a cultural exchange. Prof Umeogu called on South-East Governors to collaborate with the  ...

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Tiwa Savage, Wizkid Set Twitter On Fire Over ‘Fever’

Nigerians on Twitter have expressed divergent reactions to Tiwa Savage’s feature in the music video for Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid’s ‘Fever’. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Wizkid released the much anticipated visuals for the hit track, to rave reviews, on Wednesday and moments after gathered over one million views. However, Tiwa Savage’s starring in the video has caused ...

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Port Harcourt Agog As NAFEST Peaks

It has been all pomp in Port Harcourt since Tuesday when the 2018 National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) was flagged-off by Rivers governor Nyesom Wike. Reports say that 18 states are participating in the festival which kicked off at the Sharks Stadium, Port Harcourt. The theme of the 31st edition of the festival is “Nigeria: Our Festivals, Our ...

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18 Hours Crowned Best Movie At AMVCA, Other Winners, Losers

The East African movie 18 Hours, which tells an authentic African story has been crowned the Overall Best Movie at the 6th annual Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, which held Saturday night at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The director of the movie, Phoebe Muguru was around to receive the award. The movie also won the best ...

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