entertainment

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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Agency Calls For Identification, Accreditation Of Masqueraders In Igbo Festivals 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Following the sudden death of a middle aged man during the just concluded Nnewi Afiolu masquerade festival, the Public Complaints Commission has called for proper identification and accreditation of masqueraders in subsequent Afiolu and other Igbo  masquerade festivals  to forestall incidents of bloodshed and deaths resulting from such occasions. The call was made by prince  Sam Ben ...

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Igbo Culture Not Diabolical, Says Bishop Ezeokafor  

… celebrates new yam festival  Raymond Ozoji, Awka Awka Diocesan priests, religious, 2017/2018 out-going and 2018/2019 in-coming Episcopal household recently filed out at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral’s refectory to witness the celebration of Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor’s annual iwaji (new yam) festival. The visibly elated priests came in their numbers and adorned all manner of traditional attire. Speaking immediately after cutting ...

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Davido’s Enrolment For NYSC Stirs Hilarious Tweets

Popular Nigerian singer David Adeleke a.k.a Davido stirred interesting and hilarious comments on Twitter after he disclosed that he has enrolled for the compulsory National Youth Service Corps Scheme. In his post he said he was “…tying up every loose end!” in responding to the clarion call to serve the nation. The NYSC started in 1973 and is compulsory for ...

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Eddie Murphy Expecting Tenth Child

Eddie Murphy is expecting his tenth child and his second with his long-term girlfriend Paige Butcher. The Beverly Hills Cop star, 57, has been dating Paige, 39, for six years and the couple will welcome a baby in December, his representative said in a statement. Australian actress and model Paige was showing off a baby bump when she stepped out in ...

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I killed Bob Marley, Ex-CIA Agent Confesses

79-year-old Bill Oxley, ex-agent of America’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is re-writing the history of the death of reggae legend Bob Marley, claiming he actually killed the legend. Marley tragically died aged only 36-years-old, leading music lovers world-wide to grieve as the Jamaican icon’s life and career were cut short following a four-year battle with cancer. The story of cancer ...

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Sheraton Hotel Set To Enthrall Lagos With Femi Kuti Live Concert

Sheraton Lagos Hotel will host the living legend Femi Kuti, live in concert, on 22nd September, 2018. Curated in partnership with media and entertainment company Chocolate City Group, the critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and four-time Grammy Award nominee, is set to enthrall music lovers, Afrobeat enthusiasts and members of Marriott International’s award-winning loyalty programs – Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton ...

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Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Dies At 76

Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has died today aged 76. The critically-acclaimed diva passed away surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Detroit after an eight-year battle with cancer. Aretha’s representative Gwendolyn Quinn said her cause of death was advanced pancreatic cancer. The statement said: “Franklin’s official cause of death was due to advance pancreatic cancer of the ...

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Patoranking In Collabo With Georgian Star Bera

After teasing fans with sneak peeks online, French born Georgian superstar Bera, who has become an influential force in music, today released his much anticipated single – Fire To The Sun, featuring top Nigerian artist Patoranking. Widely known for his contributions in pop music with his elements of hip hop and soul, Bera has also unveiled the music video which shows ...

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