Jayne Augoye

ayne Augoye, an assistant editor, covers the entertainment and lifestyle beat for Premium Times. She has a master's degree in Media and Communication from the Pan Atlantic University. She can be reached through @jaynejones (Twitter)

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Singer, Imanse, releases new single

Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Imanse, is receiving a lot of attention from the Nigerian music industry with her eccentric, bold and fierce sound. Clearly not resting on her oars, she has dropped a new single titled Original Somebody. The song is a fusion of Afrobeat, Pop, R&B and Soul music that…

Emem Isong’s movie, Ayamma, set for December premiere

Ayamma, a new Nollywood film by popular Nigerian producer and director, Emem Isong-Amadi, is set for release across cinemas come December 23. As a buildup to the grand release, an exclusive screening of the movie was held at Silverbird Galleria in Lagos last weekend. It had the likes of Majid…

INTERVIEW: Why I signed for Mavin Records — Iyanya

Mavin Records latest signee, Iyanya Mbuk, speaks exclusively to PREMIUM TIMES about his latest deal, music, fame and the women in his life. PT: Tell us more about your deal with Mavins Records? Iyanya: It's official that I am now a Mavin and I have dropped my first single titled…

How A’rese, Mi Casa, Jonathan Butler, thrilled crowd at ‘A Night at the Kazbah’

After weeks of preparation and anticipation, the second edition of Smooth FM’s flagship showcase of the best of African live music, "A Night At The Kazbah" took place on Saturday night at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. The atmosphere was one of excitement as guests and music lovers from every…

Iyanya joins Mavin Records, drops new single with Don Jazzy, Dr. Sid

After months of speculation about his future, Iyanya has finally broken the silence by announcing that he is officially joining Mavin Records with the release of a new song featuring Don Jazzy and Dr. Sid. The new hit tune entitled “Up 2 Sumting” is produced by Mavin Records head-honcho, Don…

Top 15 Nigerian celebrity baby daddies

The practice of celebrities welcoming babies outside the confines of marriage is not a new phenomenon in entertainment circles across the world. Although a relatively new trend in Nigeria, it however appears to have become popular. This is largely because many Nigerian celebrities, who many youth regard as role models,…

Tiwa Savage’s estranged husband ,Teebillz, returns to Instagram 6 months after public spat

It’s been six months since Tiwa Savage’s estranged husband and former manager, Tunde Balogun, aka Teebillz, bid Instagram goodbye following their public fall-out in April. Last week, he returned to the social media-networking platform unannounced, but his presence didn’t go unnoticed especially after he “liked” some posts. Today, the father-of-four…

Rahama Sadau in Hollywood, shares photos from movie set

Banned Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, is currently having the time of her life in Hollywood. Rahama, who is the first Kannywood actress to star in a Hollywood flick, has shared new images from the movie set on her Instagram page with her equally excited fans. In one of the photographs,…

Pete Edochie kisses in movie for the first time

Veteran filmmaker, Pete Edochie, is the lead actor in a new Nollywood movie titled Kenny’s Divas. Edochie, who has never played a romantic role in a movie, broke the jinx by kissing Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim, who is his love interest in the flick. It is also the first time…

Organisers dissociate self from Miss Anambra over sex tape

The Alleged Lurid Content In Circulation The management of Anambra Broadcasting Service, organisers of the Miss Anambra Beauty Pageant, have dissociated themselves from the alleged lurid content in circulation. They made this made known in a statement issued on the ABS website on Thursday. According to the release, the leaked…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: How we shot ‘76’ movie with $3 million –Tonye Princewill

Set during the era of military assassinations and political unrest in Nigeria, "76" is a gripping romantic thriller which tells the story of the charismatic, "Captain Joseph Dewa", played by Ramsey Nouah, who is indicted by the military for his alleged role in the failed Nigerian coup of 1976. PREMIUM…

Emmanuella, Mark Angel, Chaka Chaka set for UK concert

Nigeria’s most popular kid comedienne, Emmanuella, and Mark Angel are set to perform alongside African Legends, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Eddie Kadi and Anne Kansiime at the 2016 edition of Afrikafest UK. One of the biggest music festivals taking place this year, the show will hold on November 19 at the…

Kaffy apologizes to Davido, insists dancers not well treated

Popular Nigerian dancer, Kaffy, has apologized to musician, Davido, for her early morning outburst on Instagram. Kaffy had earlier accused Davido and some Nigerian musicians of treating indigenous dancers badly. She alleged that several dancers had trained and rehearsed with Davido for the Three Kings concert, only for him to…

Kaffy attacks Davido, other celebrities who allegedly disrespect Nigerian dancers

An early morning Instagram rant by ace Nigerian dance choreographer, Kaffy, has revealed the shoddy manner dancers are treated by Nigerian musicians. The outburst is a fallout of an unpleasant incident that occurred at the recently held Three Thrones concert. According to the dancer who is married to Psquare’s official…

Nigerian actor’s leg amputated

Veteran Nollywood actor, Tunde Alabi, who has been laying critically ill, over complications from diabetes, has finally had one of his legs amputated. The amputation was carried out on Monday at the Lagos General Hospital. According to fellow actor, Paul Julius, who has been at the forefront of Mr. Alabi’s…

Tunde, Wummi Obe publicly advise Tiwa Savage on marriage

The 3 Thrones musical concert, which held recently at EKO Hotel Lagos, was filled with so many memorable moments. But, one stood out. At the star-studded event, Mavin Records First Lady, Tiwa Savage, stopped her performance midway to comment on the increasing number of failed marriages among young people. The…

Chimamanda Adichie in first print ad for No7

Not many leading international beauty brands would risk making one the world’s most famous feminist the face of its beauty range. But, this was exactly what the popular UK and Ireland pharmacy chain, Boots, did when it announced the award-winning author, Chimamanda Adichie, as the face of its No7 beauty…

Ailing Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie, finally in London for treatment

Exactly four months ago, word got out that the good-looking Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie, was down with kidney related disease. The news of his ailment was broken barely a month after popular music producer, OJB Jezreel, passed on. The latter died three years after he underwent a kidney transplant. Mezie…

Nollywood flick, 76, gets more laurel

A yet-to-be released Nollywood film titled "76" has made history as the only Nigerian film to premiere at the recently held BFI London and Toronto film festival in the same year. Produced by Nigerian politician-cum-businessman, Tonye Princewill, the film represented Nigeria in style and earned rave reviews from a host…

INTERVIEW: Joke Jacobs speaks on career, finance, Olu Jacobs

In this exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES, veteran Nigerian actress, Joke Jacobs, opens up on her career, current projects and challenges confronting Nigerian theatre. PT: You have stayed on top of your game for over four decades. Do you see yourself retiring soon? JOKE: I am very lucky to belong…

MAMA 2016: Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Tekno, others emerge winners

The sixth edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday was an eventful one as it saw Nigerian artistes winning big. Wizkid was the biggest winner as he went home with the highly coveted Artiste of the Year and Best Male act…

Yemi Alade, Nomzamo Mbatha, Bonang Matheba to host MTVMAMAs

Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, and South African actress and model, Nomzamo Mbatha, will join Bonang Matheba as hosts of #MTVMAMAs which will take place on Saturday in South Africa. MTV Base Africa made this announcement on Friday at a press conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Matheba had earlier been…

Patience Ozokwor stars alongside son in new movie

Patience Ozokwor starred alongside her son, Uchendu, in a new movie titled Why Marry?. The movie is a collaborative effort between movie makers in Nigeria, Cameroon and Ghana, and Ozokwor plays the lead role in it. Produced by Visionary and directed by Nelson Spyk, the movie, which recently premiered at…

Jonathan Butler, Mi Casa, A’rese set to storm Lagos

Award-winning South African singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Jonathan Butler; soulful house trio, Mi CASA; and The Voice Nigeria reality TV winner, A’rese; are all set to thrill music lovers at the second instalment of 'A Night At The Kazbah.' An initiative of Nigeria music station, Smooth 98.1FM, the event is…

Jimmy Cliff, Youssou N’Dour, Awilo Longomba storm Nigeria for Sunny Ade’s concert

Leading talent agency and event firm, Temple Management Company, has officially unveiled a grand legacy concert in honour of Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye popularly known as King Sunny Ade. The concert is tagged Sunny On Sunday. The event was unveiled to the media at a press briefing, which held in Lagos on Tuesday…