Jayne Augoye

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Stephanie Otobo

Sex Scandal: Police re-arraign Apostle Suleman’s accuser, Stephanie Otobo

Stephanie Otobo, the Nigerian woman who accused the popular preacher, Johnson Suleman, of infidelity and abuse, has been re-arraigned by police. Ms. Otobo was charged with blackmail and threat to life, conspiracy, and intent to steal from Mr. Suleman. Ms. Otobo, a Canada-based singer, was arraigned alongside her associate, Wisdom…

Churchill

Tonto Dikeh’s husband breaks silence, says actress destroyed N66 million property

Olakunle Churchiil, the husband of controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has addressed the domestic violence allegations levelled against him by his estranged wife in a new video on Sunday. In the no-holds-bared video, the Abuja based entrepreneur said Tonto sometimes goes through an uncontrollable “crisis” as a result of her…

davido

Davido denies fathering secret child

DMW boss, Davido, has reacted to the news making the rounds that he secretly fathered a daughter four years ago. Ayotomide Labinjo, a 26-year-old lady based in Ibadan, alleged that Davido impregnated her after they slept together twice when the singer was in Ibadan. The singer, a father of one,…

korede bello

INTERVIEW: Why I’m studying Journalism while singing — Korede Bello

Korede Bello, the boyishly handsome, guitar-wielding singer and songwriterannounced his arrival on the Nigerian music scene in 2014 with two songs- Cold Outside and African Princess. The "Godwin" crooner began to command attention after his infamous "Korede Bello wink" in the music video for Dorobucci, a chart-topping song by Mavin Record…

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Top nine Nigeria’s forgotten ‘one-hit wonders’: Denge pose, Kerewa and more

A recent fascination of many artistes in the Nigerian music scene is the grandiose display of wealth on Instagram. In a few years from now, only a few popular Nigerian songs might remain relevant. While the likes of 2face and P Square manage to churn out hit after hit, others…

MARYAM ELISHA

How I survived after my car went up in flames – Former Nigeria beauty queen

Ex-beauty queen and owner of Rikaoto By Me fashion line, Mariam Elisha, said she is yet to recover from trauma after her car went up in flames on Eko Bridge, Lagos on Sunday afternoon. he Kebbi-State born fashion entrepreneur narrowly escaped death after her Mercedes Benz G-Wagon caught fire while…

Helen Paul [Photo: Thesheet.ng]

Helen Paul named New Face of Telecom Consumer

Versatile female entertainer, Helen Paul, has been announced as the new ‘Face of the Telecom Consumer’ by the Nigerian Communications Commission. The comedienne signed a contract to this effect on Wednesday at the commission’s head office in Abuja. Her appointment comes a week after Kannywood actor, Ali Nuhu, was also…

Helen Paul [Photo: Thesheet.ng]

Helen Paul named New Face of Telecom Consumer

Versatile female entertainer, Helen Paul, has been announced as the new ‘Face of the Telecom Consumer’ by the Nigerian Communications Commission. The comedienne signed a contract to this effect on Wednesday at the commission’s head office in Abuja. Her appointment comes a week after Kannywood actor, Ali Nuhu, was also…

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Apostle Suleman Sex Scandal: Nollywood actress Daniella Okeke breaks silence

Controversial Nollywood actress, Daniella Okeke, whose name has been mentioned several times in the ongoing Apostle Suleman's sex scandal with Stephanie Otobo has finally reacted. It has been alleged that Mr. Suleman acquired a N160 million duplex located in Mende Maryland, Lagos and a $76,000 brand-new Mercedes-Benz 450 GL for…

Fanta and Sprite [Photo: Kitchen Butterfly]

Drinking Fanta, Sprite with Vitamin C is toxic, Nigerian Court rules; slams NAFDAC

A Nigerian Court has ordered the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control to direct the Nigeria Bottling Company Plc., manufacturers of Fanta and Sprite soft drinks, to include a warning on the bottles of the product, that its content cannot be taken with Vitamin C. Justice Adedayo Oyebanji…

MERCY JOHNSON

Actress, Mercy Johnson, appointed SSA to Kogi Governor

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okogie, has been appointed by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, as his senior special assistant on entertainment, arts and culture. Johnson was appointed alongside 53 other Senior Special Assistants on Tuesday. The position is the 32-year-old actress’s first political appointment in her home state. A statement…

Johnson Suleman, Founder Omega Fire Ministries

Sex scandal: Nollywood actors defend Apostle Suleman

Nollywood actors, Leo Mezie, and Georgina Onuoha, have thrown their weight behind the embattled General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Johnson Suleman. Mr. Suleman is currently enmeshed in an alleged sex scandal with budding singer, Stephanie Otobo, and Nollywood actress, Daniella Okeke. Mr. Mezie, who claimed he miraculously recovered from…

davido

Davido expecting baby number two with American-based lover

Rave of the moment, David Oyeleke, aka Davido, is about to become a second-time dad. The 24-year-old singer confirmed the news in an Instagram interview with Beat FM on-air-personality, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi, on Friday night in Lagos. The father-of-one confirmed that he was indeed expecting another child when Gbemi asked him…

Daddy Showkey

Daddy Showkey ‘starts new Ajegunle home’

Veteran Nigerian Dancehall star, John Asiemo, popularly known as Daddy Showkey, says he has commenced the building of his first home in Ajegunle, a Lagos suburb. “Today I Start My House. In AJ and the Great Pastor Sunny came to bless the house,” the artiste wrote on Instagram, accompanying a…

Ali Nuhu

Ali Nuhu named face of Nigerian telecom consumer campaign

Kannywood actor, Ali Nuhu, has been named the face of the Nigerian Telecom Consumer Campaign, which kicks off on March 15 in Abuja. The Kannywood star broke the news on his official Instagram account when he posted a statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission, Tony…

Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh accuses actress of sleeping with husband, Churchill

Controversial Nollywood star, Tonto Dikeh, has released evidence of domestic abuse in a new video. In the video, which is reminiscent of Tiwa Savage’s infamous interview, Tonto also accused actress, Rosaline Meurer, of sleeping with her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill. Meurer could not be immediately reached. Tonto said she endured…

Kemen

#BBNAIJA: Disgraced housemate, Kemen, apologizes

Disgraced ex-Big Brother contestant, Kemen, has apologized to BBA housemate, Tboss on Instagram. Kemen, was disqualified from the TV Reality Show for sexual misconduct after he fondled Tboss without her consent. He performed the act after the other housemates had gone to sleep on Saturday night. Kemen has since come…

Prince James Uche

Nollywood actor, Prince James Uche, is dead

After a protracted battle with diabetes and kidney ailment, veteran Nollywood actor, James Uche, is dead. The actor died on Wednesday, two days to his scheduled trip to India for surgery. The actor’s fund raising team confirmed that his death on Wednesday evening was due to complications from diabetes and…

Pete Edochie

Pete Edochie at 70: Celebrating Nigeria’s movie icon

In honour of the 70th birthday anniversary of the Nigerian film icon, Pete Edochie, we take a look at his landmark achievements, recognitions and why he is regarded as one of Africa’s greatest actors. An actor’s actor, Pete Edochie shot into prominence in 1987 when he played the lead role…

The lead cast and Ebonylife CEO, Mo Abudu

New TV drama series ‘Life 101’ premieres in Lagos

Life 101, a new TV drama series, has premiered at FilmHouse IMAX Cinemas, Lekki, Lagos. The screening witnessed a gathering of notable entertainers and Nollywood stakeholders. It tells the story of four childhood friends who leave their high school years behind as they head for the university. The drama series…

Wife of Apostle Johnson Suleman, Lizy Suleman

Apostle Suleman’s wife addresses Stephanie Otobo in new video

Lizy Suleman, wife of the senior pastor of Omega Fire Ministry, Johnson Suleman, has addressed the alleged sex scandal involving her husband and a lady named Stephanie Otobo. Reacting to the ongoing drama, Mrs. Suleman described the purported photos of her husband, published online, as fake. In a video, Mrs.…

Iyanya

Iyanya Releases ‘Hold On’ from New EP

Mavin Record artist, Iyanya, has dropped his hot new single entitled "Hold On" off his forthcoming EP. His new song is a fitful answer to the yearnings of his numerous fans who have been asking for more since November last year when he released the hit track, "Up 2 Sumting"…

The inauguration of James Ayatse as Tor Tiv, the paramount ruler of Tiv [Photo: Punch Newspaper]

Man who sat on Tor Tiv’s throne gets quick sentence; jailed four years

A 30-year-old man, Stephen Nyitse, who sat on the Tor Tiv’s throne shortly before the new king was installed on Saturday in Gboko, Benue State, has been jailed for four years. Mr. Nyitse was handed the sentence on Monday after being convicted by a Chief Magistrate Court presided over in…

Kemen

Akwa Ibom Speaker declares support for disgraced #BBNaija housemate, Kemen

Onofiok Luke, Speaker Akwa Ibom State Assembly, on Monday declared his support for Kemen (Ekemini Ekerette ) the disgraced #BBNaija housemate. Kemen, an indigene of the state, was disqualified from the Big Brother Naija (#BBNaija) house for sexual misconduct after he fondled Tboss, one of the housemates without her consent.…

Chika Okpala's winning moment

Five unforgettable moments at 2017 AMVCA

The 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards was a great improvement from previous editions. The award ceremony saw Izu Ojukwu‘s ’76 cart away the most awards (five), including Best Overall Movie, Best Director and Best Actress. Nollywood also had a great outing this time around, asstrong contenders from Kenya and…