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Airtel The Voice Nigeria Season 2 blind audition ends

Airtel The Voice Nigeria Season 2 blind audition ends

The Blind Audition of Airtel The Voice Nigeria Season 2 came to thrilling and emotional end on Sunday night, as the Coaches completed the remaining spots on their teams. Contestants brought their A-Game seeing Coach Timi Dakolo defy the rules with a remarkable 13-member team, instead of 12. He added sisters Tara and Bella, Gerald Agunwobi and Happiness Osasumwen. Having […]

Goldberg Ariya Repete produce Fausiya, Williams in grand finale

Goldberg Ariya Repete produce Fausiya, Williams in grand finale

Onimama Fausiya and Leye Williams have both emerged overall winners of the 2017 edition of Ariya Repete, the Yoruba cultural music talent hunt, at the grand finale event which held at Trans Amusement Park, Ibadan on Friday, July 21, 2017. Fausiya, a budding female Fuji musician from Ilorin, Kwara State clinched the overall prize of […]

Olubadan Oba Adetunji blesses Goldberg Ariya Repete

Olubadan Oba Adetunji blesses Goldberg Ariya Repete

His Royal Majesty, Oba Saliu Akanmu Olasupo Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadanland has pronounced his Royal blessings on Goldberg, a brand from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc for being a preserver of the Yoruba culture and tradition in the Southwest region. The monarch made this proclamation when the team from Nigerian Breweries Plc paid […]

Onitsha: Chibest David wins Hi-Life Fest talent competition

Onitsha: Chibest David wins Hi-Life Fest talent competition

Chibest David yesterday emerged winner in the grand finale of the Hi-Life Fest competition organized by Life Continental Lager Beer. Hi-Life Fest is a talent competition aimed at discovering, training, and coaching upcoming artistes using key music industry players. The grand finale which held at Sonia Resorts in Onitsha, Anambra saw several regional audition winners […]

Ten contestants set for Ariya Repete Grand Finale in Ibadan

Ten contestants set for Ariya Repete Grand Finale in Ibadan

The keenly contested semi-final of Ariya Repete, the indigenous Yoruba music talent hunt competition organized by Goldberg from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc, has produced 10 contestants for the grand finale which will hold at the Trans Amusement Park, Ibadan, Oyo State, on Friday, July 21, 2017. The semifinals which held at the MKO […]

Nigerian Entertainment: RedTV bags multiple awards nomination

Nigerian Entertainment: RedTV bags multiple awards nomination

The pan-African online network REDTV has received nominations in several categories in the prestigious Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA). The lifestyle entertainment network is powered by the United Bank for Africa. In its second year of operation, REDTV has taken the Nigerian movie industry by surprise and is fast becoming a favourite with instant hits like Inspector […]

Ariya Repete: K1, Shina Peters, Puffy Tee mentor 40 quarter finalists

Ariya Repete: K1, Shina Peters, Puffy Tee mentor 40 quarter finalists

King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal (KWAM1), Sir Shina Peters and Puffy Tee are among music veterans that will mentor the 40 Ariya Repete quarter finalists at the Ariya Repete Academy scheduled for July 3 at the Conference Hotel, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. This is part of the ongoing Ariya Repete initiative, an expanded music talent hunt […]

Coke Studio Africa merge South Africa for 2017 best talents

Coke Studio Africa merge South Africa for 2017 best talents

The Coca-Cola Company, through its music flagship, show Coke Studio, has merged Coke Studio Africa and Coke Studio South Africa into Coke Studio Africa 2017. Coke Studio merger increases the number of participating countries to 16, up from 11 in the previous edition. Beginning this season, the broadcast will now reach more than 30 countries across […]

Nigeria to host Africa’s first-ever Cinematography festival

Nigeria to host Africa’s first-ever Cinematography festival

Nigeria is set to play host to the first-ever Africa Cinematography Festival of Training, Production enhancement, Workshop Conference, Networking and Technology Expo. The week-long event which comes up in the last quarter of the year in Lagos, Nigeria’s entertainment capital, will feature contemporary issues in filmmaking, networking, business opportunities and the general film economy which have impacted on the […]

Excitement, anticipation as Arita Repete storms Lagos, Ado-Ekiti

Excitement, anticipation as Arita Repete storms Lagos, Ado-Ekiti

Aspiring Fuji and Juju artistes in Lagos and Ado-Ekiti have expressed excitement and enthusiasm as Ariya Repete, the biggest Yoruba music talent hunt show storms both cities on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 to discover new artistes in both genres. Audition in Lagos holds at Marblefield Hotel and Event Centre in Oshodi while Midas Arena, Midas […]

M-Net Binge record channel open to DStv premium subscribers

M-Net Binge record channel open to DStv premium subscribers

M-Net and MultiChoice have whipped up another special treat for fans of international television series: a brand new, weekends-only “record channel” called M-Net Binge. From Saturday 6 May M-Net Binge will give DStv Premium customers across the African continent the opportunity to record an entire season of top-notch shows proven to be addictive viewing when […]

Lagos @50: UBA’s REDTV Sponsors Runway Jazz

Lagos @50: UBA’s REDTV Sponsors Runway Jazz

REDTV a dynamic online lifestyle channel, supported by United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, that puts the spotlight on Africa with a distinct global appeal, has announced its sponsorship of the Runway Jazz Festival as part of events lined up for the commemoration of Lagos @ 50. The Runway Jazz Festival scheduled to commence on […]

BBN Tony lauds Heritage Bank for Nigeria cultural promotion

BBN Tony lauds Heritage Bank for Nigeria cultural promotion

  The newly evicted Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Offiong Edet Anthony aka Thin Tall Tony, visited Heritage Bank Corporate Communication office in Lagos over the weekend. Thin Tall Tony as he is famously addressed and Omobolaji Mogaji, Media Sales Executives at Multichoice stormed the bank’s office in Victoria Island where Fela Ibidapo, Group Head, […]

KWAM 1, Shina Peters, stakeholders commend Goldberg Ariya Repete

KWAM 1, Shina Peters, stakeholders commend Goldberg Ariya Repete

Stakeholders in the music and entertainment industry have highlighted the vital connection between music, entertainment and culture. The stakeholders who convened at the Lagos Airport Hotel for the first ever Roundtable on Yoruba music, Ariya Repete, also commended Goldberg lager beer for the initiative, which they say, signals a cultural rejuvenation among Yorubas. In his keynote […]

Pathetic! See Dayo Amusa’s new movie trailer after unforgivable

Award winning Nigerian movie producer, Dayo Amusa, is back with another intriguing movie to shake the industry. The movie is Pathetic! After the ‘Unforgivable’ in 2013 Dayo Amusa has released ‘Pathetic’ and insiders have revealed that watching it makes ‘Unforgivable’ look like a child’s play. The fillers are showing that ‘Pathetic’ will beat ‘Unforgivable’ if it were to be a […]

REDTV reaches Francophone Africa, premieres Boutique Hotel

REDTV reaches Francophone Africa, premieres Boutique Hotel

  REDTV, an online lifestyle channel that puts the spotlight on Africa with a distinct global appeal, has launched its Francophone version on Thursday. The fun-filled event, supported by  the United Bank for Africa (Plc), was held at the Azalaï Hotel in Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire.  It was witnessed by distinguished players in finance, public and entertainment industries in Franco-Phone Africa’s largest […]

Airtel launches ‘TRACE Plus’ for exclusive video, music download

Airtel launches ‘TRACE Plus’ for exclusive video, music download

Airtel Nigeria subscribers are in for exciting times as the telecommunication service provider partners with Africa’s foremost music media brand, TRACE, to launch a first of its kind ‘free to browse’ video streaming and download platform, ‘TRACE Plus,’ offering consumers unfettered access to exclusive video content. With TRACE Plus, Airtel Nigeria subscribers will be able to access a […]

Solidstar to begin tour of Australian cities, announces WEED album

Solidstar to begin tour of Australian cities, announces WEED album

Achievas Entertainment signee, Solidstar with real names Joseph Iniyezo, is to begin a musical tour of some Australian cities between 30th of September and October 16, 2016. Solidstar would tour five Australian cities – Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth; for some historic musical performances in his career. This development was made known by Media panache Limited, a Public Relations and Media […]

93 Days movie premieres at the Rock Cathedral, Lagos

93 Days movie premieres at the Rock Cathedral, Lagos

The House on the Rock Church, Natives FilmWorks, Michelangelo Productions and the Bolanle Austen-Peters Production collaborated to host The Nigerian Premiere of the Nigerian produced Film – 93 Days, which held on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at The Rock Cathedral, 4th Roundabout, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos. Starring Bimbo Akintola, Danny Glover, Tim Reid, Somkele Idhalama, Keppy Ekpenyong, Gideon […]

Nigerian rap legend Mode 9 clears talks about retiring from music

Nigerian rap legend Mode 9 clears talks about retiring from music

Nigerian rap legend, Mode 9 with real names Oluwasegun Babatunde, has replied concerned fans that he is not retiring from music but would never release any album in Nigerian again. Mode 9 said his last album ‘Insulin’ is his last in Nigeria and urged fans not to bother about him. Mode 9 said in his opinion, insulin is […]

Safejo Amama fuji artist plans collabo with Olamide, Davido

Safejo Amama fuji artist plans collabo with Olamide, Davido

Fuji artist Mudashiru Ajani, popularly known as Safejo Amama who just returned from the United States of America after a long sojourn, has revealed his plans to collaborate with Olamide and Davido in his coming album. Safejo Amama who is now a US citizen and known to wear two wristwatches at the same time, said he […]

Songstress Simi speaks on love talk with Falz, Adekunle Gold, YCEE

Songstress Simi speaks on love talk with Falz, Adekunle Gold, YCEE

Beautiful songstress, Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi has said her fans should note that there’s no love between her and other male artists such as Falz, Adekunle Gold, YCEE. Simi who has done some collaborations with some male artists, especially Falz, said she is in a relationship which she would love to keep private. Simi said, “There […]

Nollywood actors who helped me stay in the industry – Adedimeji

Nollywood actors who helped me stay in the industry – Adedimeji

Fast rising Yoruba Nollywood actor, Abdullateef Adedimeji said but for two senior actors in the industry, he would have bid his acting career goodbye. Adedimeji said the beginning wasn’t rosy for him as he recollects how he had shed tears due to the frustration he faced in the early days of his career. He recalls how he had […]

My next single is Skinny girl – Ayoola ProjectFame winner

My next single is Skinny girl – Ayoola ProjectFame winner

Ayoola, the 2012 MTN ProjectFame winner has announced he is currently working on his new single titled ‘Skinny girl’.  Ayoola also said his new acting career has no negative effect on his musical career. “I am really busy at the moment. I am currently on set shooting ‘Skinny girl’ in transit Season Three. My acting […]

D’banj: Why I created CREAM and details of my coming album

D’banj: Why I created CREAM and details of my coming album

International music star, D’banj aka Kokomaster, has thrown more light into his new CREAM initiative. He tells why he created CREAM and details of his coming album. D’banj said he would be releasing two singles which features Phyno and the other is with the legendary DJ Oskido from South Africa. He said CREAM stands for Creative Reality Entertainment Arts […]

Lola Rae says ‘Pastor Adeboye’s cook message is his opinion’

Lola Rae says ‘Pastor Adeboye’s cook message is his opinion’

British-Ghanaian singer, Lola Rae, said the ‘women must cook message’ of Pastor Enoch Adeboye of Redeemed Christian Church of God, is his personal opinion. The 25 -year-old singer of Watch My Tingo, said she has great cooking skills but that women no longer need to cook for their husbands. Lola Rae said, “Yes, I was brought up in a […]

Baby bump, ‘I find it very irritating’ – Chimamanda Adichie

Baby bump, ‘I find it very irritating’ – Chimamanda Adichie

In a recent interview with UK’s Channel 4 News, award-winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie, has said that baby bump photos can be very irritating. During the interview, Chimamanda said that pregnancy is a sacred state that a woman ought to be discreet about and this is why she did not make it public when she was expecting her child. Chimamanda said, […]

93 Days trailer: Watch Bimbo Akintola as Dr. Adadevoh in Ebola movie

See Bimbo Akintola in the first trailer of Ebola movie titled 93 days trailer.  “93 Days” is a movie centred on the true-life story of men and women who risked their lives and made sacrifices to save Nigerians from the consequences of the outbreak of the highly dreaded Ebola virus disease. When Patrick Sawyer a Liberian American collapses upon arrival at the Murtala Mohammed […]

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