entertainment

Outrage As 300,000 People Sign Petition Against Anti-Jesus Film Starring Michael Jackson’s Daughter

Almost 300,000 people have signed a petition on Change.Org against the release of an upcoming movie titled, ‘Habit’, starring Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late pop icon, Michael Jackson. In the unreleased movie, Paris is said to portray Jesus as a lesbian. The petition, which is directed at entertainment companies, Warner Brothers and Lions Gate, was started by one ...

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I’m Not Dead, Ebenezer Obey Assures Fans

Fans of juju music icon, Ebenezer Obey, were gripped with apprehension on Saturday, July 4, 2020, as news spread on the Internet that he had passed away. Frantic phone calls started being made and received all over the world and many waited with bated breaths to hear from the musician’s family. Many heaved sighs of relief as Obey appeared in ...

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I Feel Free To Live, Dress However I Like, Says Regina Daniels-Nwoko

A lot has been written about actress, Regina Daniels; especially her marriage to billionaire lawyer and politician, Ned Nwoko, who is older than her by decades. When news of their romance started circulating, many alleged that  Regina got married to Ned because of his wealth, while others criticised Nwoko for marrying someone young enough to be his daughter. However, a ...

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Toward The Empowerment Of The Nigerian People

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Never An After Thought by Afolabi Sokpehi Imoukhuede HCS; Narrative Landscape Press (Prima), Lagos, Nigeria; 220; 357pp The power of the printed word is the greatest asset of every inspirational leader. Once the works are written down as words, it is then left for History and Father Time to bear testimony. Afolabi Imoukhuede obviously understands the import ...

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D’Banj Rape Case Gets Messier

With the accuser and the accused maintaining their claim over the rape allegation involving popular Afro-pop singer, Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj and a young woman, Seyitan Babatayo, the police detectives investigating the trending scandal have resolved to retrieve the CCTV video recording at the hotel where the incident allegedly happened to establish the truth. Seyitan had accused D’banj of ...

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Majek: A Rainmaker And His Unique Augury

By Louis Odion Cassock is no ordinary apparel. Neither are handcuffs choice ornament. So, when by mid 80s a fresh-faced minstrel from a cultural cauldron like Benin City spotting this unlikely fashion combo burst onto the big stage presented by Lagos, the nation was bound to take notice. His modest academic background notwithstanding, Majekodunmi Fasheke (Majek Fashek) surely demonstrated sufficient ...

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Mercy Johnson Welcomes 4th Baby In US

Popular Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson has just welcomed a baby girl at the St Joseph Medical Center in Texas. The little bundle of joy who is her third daughter and fourth child has been christened Divine-Mercy Ehinomen Okojie. Mercy’s husband, Prince Okojie, broke the good news moments ago on Twitter, sharing photos of Mercy with her hands lifted to God ...

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Lockdown: Police Arrest Funke Akindele, Search For Naira Marley

The Lagos State Police Command has begun a manhunt for singer Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley; and Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz who is also the husband of an actress, Funke Akindele. The Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said Akindele had already been arrested. The statement read in part, “Attention of Lagos State Police Command was drawn to a viral ...

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Oshiomhole Is Negative As Chioma Davido Tests Positive To Coronavirus

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has tested negative to coronavirus. Following fears he could have physically interacted with person[s] who tested positive to the coronavirus, Oshiomhole presented himself for a test on Thursday and it has just been confirmed that the result returned negative. Meanwhile, singer Davido’s fiancee, Chioma Rowland, has tested positive ...

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Why Nigerians Living Abroad Love To Watch Nollywood Movies

Director Kunle Afolayan, actress/singer Genevieve Nnaji and moderator Wendy Mitchell discuss the international rise of Nollywood at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Tara Ziemba/Getty Images) Françoise Ugochukwu, The Open University The Nollywood industry – which came to life in the early 1990s – is often seen as a natural heir to the Nigerian TV series which had already produced ...

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