Jayne Augoye

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Actress Halima Abubakar shares details of her fibroid surgery in India

Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar, has shared the details of a successful fibroid surgery, which she recently underwent in India. The Kogi State-born actress disclosed that she decided to speak up about it in a bid to encourage other people. The role interpreter also shared some photos of the fibroid tumour…

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Nigerian govt gifts parents of Abuja quintuplets house, job for dad

The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has promised to give a house to the couple that recently welcomed a set of quintuplets at the National Hospital, Abuja. The quintuplets, all girls, were born on April 12, 2017. The couple presently reside in a one bedroom apartment at…

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INTERVIEW: I will sue 2Face soon, Blackface vows

BlackfaceNaija, real name Ahmedu Augustine, was a founding member of the Nigerian band, Plantashun Boiz, that he formed in 2000 with 2face, Innocent Idibia; and Faze, Chibuzor Oji. After Plantashun Boiz split in 2004, BlackfaceNaija led a solo musical career. He released the hip-hop album Ghetto Child in 2004 collaborating with…

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Veteran Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, is Dead

Veteran Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, has passed on after a failed battle with a heart and lung disease. His personal assistant, who said he died in the early hours of Saturday on his way to the hospital, announced his death. Mr. Bakare has been sick for over a year and…

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“I never collected anyone’s wife” – OAP Freeze responds to wife-snatching saga

Popular media personality, Ifedayo Olarinde aka Daddy Freeze, has responded to allegations made from a faceless Instagram account-@andelasmith – about him impregnating a married woman who was still living with her husband at the time. The newly opened Instagram/Twitter account has been solely focused on calling out on-air personality Freeze…

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Sex Scandal: Stephanie Otobo slams Apostle Suleman with $5 million lawsuit in Canada


Apostle Johnson Suleman is far from getting any reprieve from his alleged estranged lover and Canada-based Nigerian singer, Stephanie Otobo. Sahara Reporters reports that Ms. Otobo has slammed the embattled clergy with a $5 million lawsuit in Canada. In the lawsuit which was signed by the Registrar of the Ontario…

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BBNaija: Olakunle Churchill gives TBoss, Bisola, Efe plot of land each

The top three Big Brother Naija finalists, Efe, Bisola and TBOSS, have each been gifted a plot of land by King Andrea Realtors. The latter is a subsidiary of Big Church Group, which is owned by Olakunle Churchill. Mr. Churchill is the estranged husband of Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh. The…

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If I could marry Tiwa afresh, there would be no elaborate wedding – Teebillz

After almost a year after a public spat and attempted suicide, Tiwa Savage’s husband, Tunji Balogun aka Teebillz, has addressed issues surrounding his marriage. TeeBillz was a panellist at Mind The Gap X, a master class event designed by a pastor, Wale Adefarasin, and life coach expert, Lanre Olusola. The…

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FBI declares Nigerian wanted for alleged $5 million email scam

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, has declared a Nigerian, Kelechi Declan James, wanted. The FBI made this known on its Twitter handle and its website on Friday. According to the FBI, the accused has federal criminal charges against him from an investigation by FBI New York’s Cyber Crime…

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Jide Kosoko, Mercy Johnson, Francis Odega, Funny Bone, others star in Kondo Game

Kondo Game, an intriguing Nollywood comedy movie, featuring Nollywood A-listers like Jide Kosoko, Mercy Johnson, Uche Jombo, Francis Odega, Mercy Aigbe, Cossy Ojiakor and Funny Bone, is set to arrive the cinemas. The comic adventure movie depicts life in the police barracks and follows the antics of two notorious police…

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Again, Blackface lambasts 2face for allegedly dissing him in new single

The beef between 2face Idibia and his former band mate, Blackface, might not be ending anytime soon. This is because Blackface has once again accused 2face, real name Innocent Idibia, of dissing him in his latest single, titled ‘Holy Holy’. In the lengthy Instagram post on Thursday afternoon, Blackface, real…

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Chimamanda, Jega, Aig-Imoukhuede, Mabogunje elected into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The award winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, along with 228 new members, the Academy announced on Wednesday. Three other Nigerians were also elected into the revered Academy. They include: Nigerian geographer, Akin Mabogunje, from the University of Ibadan.…

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INTERVIEW: BBNaija winner Efe Ejeba speaks: What I regret doing in Big Brother house

Big Brother Naija winner, Efe Ejeba, arrived Nigeria on Monday night and attended his first ever press conference at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi on Tuesday morning. The 23-year-old rapper was announced as a new Payporte Brand Ambassador alongside Bisola, the first runner up of the TV Reality Show. PREMIUM…

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Efe wins Big Brother Naija

Efe has emerged the winner of Big Brother Nigeria House, #BBNaija, which ended at 9.30 p.m. on Sunday. Efe beat the multi-talented Bisola to win the N25 million star prize, a brand new Kia Sorento SUV amongst other mouth-watering prizes. Efe, an upcoming rap artiste, appeared to be the `favourite’…

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Sex scandal: Stephanie shares account statement showing alleged transfers from Apostle Suleman

The sex scandal between Apostle Johnson Suleman and Stephanie Otobo might not end anytime soon. This is because the latter has granted a new interview with Canada-based Worship Media where she released her statement of account detailing alleged transfers from Mr. Suleman. In the video, Ms. Otobo, who says she…

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Kunle Afolayan’s latest flick, Omugwo, opens in Nigerian Cinemas

Kunle Afolayan’s latest movie, Omugwo, one of the three Africa Magic-commissioned films, is currently screening in cinemas across Nigeria. This is coming on the heels of a private media screening of the new comedy flick at the Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Friday. Speaking shortly before the screening of…

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INTERVIEW: How I emerged first ever Miss Nigeria in 1957 — Atinuke Oyelode

Atinuke Oyelode won the first Miss Nigeria pageant in 1957. She was crowned queen at the Lagos Island Club in a contest that involved 200 young ladies from different parts of Nigeria. Following her win, she was given £200, a wardrobe filled with four beautiful cotton dresses and a trip…

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Monalisa Chinda-Coker returns with Season 3 Of ‘You&I with Monalisa’

Nollywood star, Monalisa Chinda-Coker, is set to make a grand return with Season Three of her TV talk show, You&I with Monalisa. Themed “Made In Nigeria”, the third season of the show will premiere live on Africa Independent Television on Friday at 9:30 p.m. In a chat with PREMIUM TIMES, the mother…

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Nollywood actress, Modupe Oyekunle, dies after childbirth

Fast rising Nollywood actress, Modupe Oyekunle, died Tuesday after giving birth to her third child, a baby girl. Her baby survived. Popularly called Oyinbo because of her complexion, Modupe gave birth to her baby, before giving up the ghost. She played a prominent role of Sandra in Segun Ogungbe’s blockbuster…

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I almost committed suicide – Julius Agwu

Ace Nigerian comedian, Julius Agwu, has shared details about his near-death experience after it was discovered that he had three tumours in his brain. The entertainer who was off the radar for the greater part of 2015 and 2016 revealed touching details of his travails in a new video. The…

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Police arraign controversial filmmaker, Seun Egbegbe, for ‘theft’

Controversial filmmaker, Olajide Kazeem, better known as Seun Egbede, and his alleged accomplice, Oyekan Ayomide, have been arraigned a third time for alleged serial frauds involving N39, 098,100, $90,000 and £12,550. They were arraigned on Monday following the amendment of the charges by the police. The duo had earlier been…

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Celebrating Ebenezer Obey at 75

He is not a man to be ignored at any gathering. He commands respect wherever he goes. Juju music legend, Evangelist Ebenezer Obey’s soft, velvety voice and philosophical songs have endeared him to many Nigerians. For over 50 years, the chief commander as he is widely known, toured the world…

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Bally evicted from Big Brother Naija

Bally, one of the housemates in the ongoing reality show, Big Brother Nigeria, has been evicted. He was evicted on Sunday because he got the lowest votes cast by the public. Tboss had the highest votes followed closely by Debie Rise. Three other housemates shortlisted for eviction — Debie-Rise, Mavis…

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Court vacates injunction on disputed Nollywood film, Okafor’s Law

Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos has lifted the injunction that prevented the premiere and release of Omoni Oboli’s new movie titled Okafor’s Law. In his ruling on Thursday afternoon, the presiding judge said the movie should not have been prevented from showing in the first…

Wunika Mukan (Project Manager), Prince Yemisi Shyllon (Steering Committee Member), Adenrele Sonariwo (Lead Curator, Nigeria In Venice), Ike Chioke (Steering Committee Member), Femi Lijadu (Representative of Governor Godwin Obaseki, Commissioner, Nigeria In Venice), Kavita Chellaram (Steering Committee Member) Ade Adekola (Steering Committee Member)

56 editions after, Nigeria debuts at Venice Biennale

Three talented Nigerian artists, Victor Ehikhamenor, Peju Alatise and Qudus Onikeku, have been selected to showcase their unique works centered on the theme "How About NOW?" at the 57th Venice Biennale. Nigeria will also be making her debut at the world's most prestigious contemporary visual art exhibition, which holds on…