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Freedom Foundation screens new documentary ‘My Lagos Diaries’

A new real-life documentary series titled, ‘My Lagos Dairies’ has been screened in Lagos. It was put together by Freedom Foundation, a faith based not-for-profit organisation of the House of Freedom. The 13-part documentary series, which tells the heart- wrenching stories of indigent Nigerians trying to survive in Lagos, was…

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Kelly Hansome drops new EP

Now Muzik and Maga Music Group artiste, Orji Obinna Michael, aka Kelly Hansome has dropped a new EP titled 4Play. The songs were released on Wednesday to coincide with the artiste’s birthday. The EP contains 12 tracks, five of which are bonus cuts of previously released singles. On this release,…

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Ali Nuhu, Hafiz Ayetoro, others shine in new Nollywood film, Ojukokoro

A new comedy - crime-heist thriller, Ojukokoro, is set to raise the bar in filmmaking in Nigeria. The gripping movie, written and directed by Dare Olaitan, features an award-winning cast that includes Wale Ojo, Ali Nuhu, Tope Tedela, Somkele Idalama, Linda Ejiofor, Zainab Balogun, Hafiz Oyetoro (Saka) and Seun Ajayi.…

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Veteran Nigerian musician, William Onyeabor, dies at age 70

Veteran Nigerian musician and pioneer of electronic music, William Onyeabor, has died at age 70. He died in his home in Enugu, Nigeria, after a brief illness. A statement released by his record label boss, David Byrne of Luaka Bop on his Facebook page confirmed his death. "It is with…

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I intend to quit music in 2020 – Mr Eazi

Hip-hop act, Mr Eazi, says he intends to quit music in 2020. The artiste made this known while fielding questions on HipTV show, Street Hop. The soft-spoken artiste says he considers his singing career as short term and hopes to be like American Hip Hop Icon, Jay Z, in the…

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Popular Nigerian church sacks pastor for participating in MMM with church’s account

The leadership of Omega Fire Ministries, OFM, Worldwide, led by Johnson Suleman, has sacked one of its pastors, Joseph Aiyedun. The cleric was relieved of his duties after it was revealed that he used the ministry’s name and bank account to register for money doubling scheme, Mavrodi Mundial Movement, MMM.…

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Popular Yoruba actress, Foluke Daramola’s husband warns ‘amebos’

If you are one of those preying into the marriage of actress Foluke Daramola-Salako, please steer off. This is the message her husband, Olukayode Salami, is passing across to intruders who police him because he is married to the curvaceous actress. Olukayode wrote this on his Instagram page: “IT IS…

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Wizkid, Drake’s new collaboration leaks online

A new collaboration between Wizkid and American star, Drake, titled "Hush Up The Silence" has found its way online. Although Hush Up The Silence is described as Wizkid featuring Drake, the details of its release are unclear, as it surfaced online unofficially on Sunday morning. The song is currently playing…

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Muyiwa Ademola’s car gift, Chiwetalu Agu’s outburst, other top 5 trending Nollywood stories

Several Nollywood actors are in the news today for so many reasons. With so many goofs and cheers, our Nigerian movie stars never cease to entertain fans both on-screen and off-screen. From scandals, to controversies, and landmark achievements, here, we round up the top 5 stories making the rounds in…

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Big Brother Naija: Former housemate, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, named host

Ex-Big Brother Nigeria housemate, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, has been announced host for Big Brother Naija reality TV show. The former housemate in Big Brother Nigeria show back in 2006 will make a re-appearance at the reality show’s revival but this time as the host. The lawyer turned media personality will usher…

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Tiwa Savage to perform at official Grammy Week event

Nigerian music star, Tiwa Savage, has been announced as one of the artistes that will perform at the 8th annual Essence “Black Women in Music”—an official GRAMMY Week event – this February. The event, held the week of the Grammys, will take place on February 9 in Los Angeles. The…

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INTERVIEW: Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, opens up on prison experience, marriage

Top Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, has been in the eye of the storm following her court case over the death of Suraj Giwa, who died in a car accident. Despite the controversies and outcry that have trailed the sad incident, the actress has managed to remain strong. Fiberesima turned a…

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Mercy Johnson, Tonto Dikeh settle 3-year feud

Nollywood actresses, Tonto Dikeh and Mercy Johnson, settled their three-year feud on Friday. Tonto extended an olive branch in an Instagram post in the early hours of Friday. She wrote, “Good morning world, since I have your undivided attention I better make good use of it and not miss the…

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MMM Nigeria returns with new conditions

Nigeria’s number 1 Ponzi scheme, MMM Nigeria, is back. This is according to a statement issued by the official Twitter account. "This is to officially inform you that MMM Nigeria is open for business a day earlier than promised! Let's go there Nigerians," the post said. This time around the…

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Ibinabo Fiberesima says her marriage of 2 years has crashed

Embattled Nigerian actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, says her two-year-old marriage to Uche Egbuka has crashed. The pair tied the knot at an elaborate ceremony in December 2014. The mother-of-three made this known in a lengthy Facebook post on Friday to commemorate her birthday. In the post, she also opened up for…

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Mr Eazi apologises to Nigerians after Twitter backlash

Rave of the moment, Mr. Eazi, has apologised to Nigerian fans on Twitter for saying that present day Nigerian music was influenced by Ghanaian music. His apology was contained in a tweet which read, “Just got a call, my fam in Imeko are doing family meeting to deport me to…

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Mr. Eazi attacked for tweeting that Ghana influenced Nigerian music

Rave of the moment, Mr. Eazi, has incurred the wrath of Nigerian music fans after stating that present day Nigerian sound was influenced by Ghanaian music. The Afrobeat singer recently moved to Nigeria having lived in Ghana since 2007. Although Nigerian music is a major force in Africa, “the new…

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Abia govt, governor, wife donate N14 million to ailing Nollywood actor, James Uche

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has donated N3 million to offset the medical bills of ailing veteran Nollywood actor, James Uche. The actor, who is presently down with high blood pressure, diabetes and kidney failure, needs to undergo an urgent kidney transplant and eye surgery in India, which will…

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Sokoto govt denies disbanding Sharia police after governor daughter’s wedding raid

The Sokoto State Government has denied disbanding the State Hisbah Commission. The religious police unit, known as the Hisbah, is responsible for enforcing Sharia law practiced in parts of northern Nigeria, including Sokoto State. The rebuttal is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Bashir…

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Popular Lagos club owner causes stir, steps out with ladies in dog chains

A popular Lagos club owner, Mike Eze-Nwalie Nwogu, A.K.A Pretty Mike, has caused a stir online after he attended a wedding with two ladies whom he chained to the neck. While this is not the first time the 30-year-old entrepreneur who is the co-owner of Club Uno, formerly Q Club…

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New Nollywood movie, King Invincible, screens in Lagos

A new Nollywood epic, King Invincible, recently premiered in Filmhouse IMAX Cinema, Lekki, to a select audience. The diverse selection of attendees at the screening which included Kate Henshaw, Shafy Bello, Segun Dada, Adunni Ade, Ifeanyi Ifan Michaels, and a host of others, gathered to enjoy the shockingly thick plot of the…

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10 things to know about new Redeemed Church’s Nigeria overseer

Joseph Obayemi on Saturday assumed an exalted position in one of the world’s fastest growing churches: The Redeemed Christian Church of God, which has its presence in 190 countries of the world. Mr. Obayemi was named national overseer for the church in Nigeria. Since August 2014, when Pastor Adeboye announced…

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Sokoto Sharia police seize musical instruments used for Tambuwal daughter’s wedding

Islamic police stormed the wedding of Governor Aminu Tambuwal's daughter in Sokoto last week, and seized musical instruments used for the event, for allegedly violating the Sharia law, witnesses say. Witnesses at the high-octane wedding, which held on New Year eve, have been sharing unreported details from the classy shindig.…

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How my feelings, not trends, made me one of Nigeria’s top fashion designers – Nikki Khiran

Nikki Khiran is one of Nigeria’s foremost fashion designers and the Chief Executive Officer of Nikki Khiran Couture, a fashion and lifestyle brand. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Jayne Augoye, she speaks about running her brand for over two decades and her passion for fashion. PT: What has kept…

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Janet Jackson welcomes first child at 50

American pop star, Janet Jackson, and her Qatari billionaire husband, Wissam Al Mana, have welcomed their first child, a son named Eissa. In 2015, the 50-year-old pop star postponed a tour following the release of her 2015 album titled Unbreakable, in order to plan a family. An extremely private Janet…