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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Tiwa Savage

EXCLUSIVE: Tiwa Savage speaks on marriage controversy, D’banj, Don Jazzy

PREMIUM TIMES had an exclusive chat with Mavin Record’s First Lady, Tiwa Savage, at an event in Lagos on Tuesday. In the interview, the pretty mother of one spoke about her career and controversies. P.T: How have you handled all the controversies that trailed your marriage in April? TIWA: It’s…

Filmmaker Femi Adisa, wife welcome another set of twins

Popular Nigerian film-maker, Femi Adisa, and his wife, Tomi, have welcomed another set of twins. The couple had their first set of identical twins in October 2014. The producer and director announced the arrival of his babies with a photograph of the newborns and a caption, which read, “My God has done…

How I work with Europeans, Asians to create African fashion — Top Nigerian designer, Deola Ojo

Deola Ojo is an acknowledged advocate of haute couture and one of Nigeria’s most prominent fashion designers. The first child of the chairman of Toyota Nigeria, Michael Ade-Ojo, she owns the eponymous label, House of Deola. In this exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES, the talented designer, who has been plying…

Charly Boy ‘speaks’ with late father about state of Nigerian judiciary

Popular Nigerian entertainer, Charly Boy aka Area Fada, has lent his voice to the recent clampdown on the Nigerian judiciary. The controversial singer who is known for his alternative lifestyle and political views, aired his views in a series of instagram posts today. In a lengthy post, he claimed he…

Falz

Rapper, Falz The Bahd Guy, joins Tinsel cast

Popular comic rapper, Folarin Falana, who is popularly known as Falz da bad guy, is the latest cast member of Nigeria’s longest- running hit series, Tinsel. A son of respected lawyer, Femi Falana, he joins the cast as Kayode Beko-Williams, a young socialite with a heart of gold. A statement…

Rahama Sadau gets Hollywood invite after Kannywood ban

Top Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, who was recently  expelled from the industry for featuring in a romantic musical video, has been invited  by international superstar, Akon, and US-based Nigerian film-maker, Jeta Amata, to visit the set of their new film in Hollywood - Los Angeles. The news was broken by…

Banky W

Banky W speaks: Some people not destined to get married

It is no secret that top Nigerian RnB artiste, Banky W, is one of the most eligible bachelors in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Good-looking and talented, the 35-year-old artiste whose real name is Olubankole Wellinton recently became the butt of jokes as a result of his single status. Obviously unperturbed…

Veteran Nigerian rapper, IllBliss, set to drop 4th studio album

Hip-hop pioneer and entrepreneur, IllBliss, is set to drop his 4th studio album titled 'Illygaty: 7057' on October 20. According to the rapper whose real name is Tobechukwu Ejiofor, as part of the build up to its release, he will be showcasing songs from the album to an exclusive audience…

INTERVIEW: Why I can never act nude- Rahama Sadau

Rising from her recent ban, Kannywood star, Rahama Sadau, is the lead actress in a new Ebonylife TV series, titled Sons of the Caliphate. The 23-year-old Kaduna State-born actress had an exclusive chat with PREMIUM TIMES during the media screening of the new production in Lagos today How do you…

How I made Guiness World Record – Nigerian Comedian, Gandoki

Popular Nigerian comedian, Tony Ereku, known by the stage name, Gandoki, recently made history as the first comedian in the world to perform non-stop stand-up comedy for 42 hours and 12 seconds. Following the feat, Gandoki now holds the new world record for the Longest Stand-up comedy performance by an…

Abuja pastor gifts another Nollywood actor new car

The pastor of the Abuja-based Champions Royal Assembly, Joshua Iginla, has gifted a Peugeot 301 car to Nollywood actor, Ayo Emmanuel. According to a statement issued by the church to PREMIUM TIMES, Mr. Emmanuel, who is popularly called Nollywood Police was given the car on Sunday at the church premises,…

Popular Yoruba actor, Femi Adebayo, takes second shot at marriage

Not a few were aware that popular Yoruba actor, Femi Adebayo, who found widespread recognition after the release of his 2014 hit movie, Jelili, had been separated from his first wife, Khadijat, for eight years. In fact, the revelation came to the fore in the early hours of Saturday when…

Olamide releases new single ahead of UK Concert

Ahead of what has been described by many as the biggest UK invasion by the YBNL crew, YBNL CEO, Olamide, has dished out another banger titled Orobo. The amazing Fuji rendition was produced by Young Johnn, and once again displays Olamide’s dexterity as a lyricist. His ability to communicate to…

INTERVIEW: Why I’ll never cheat on my wife — Nollywood actor, IK Ogbonna

Top Nollywood actor and model, IK Ogbonna, opens up on his marriage to Serbian beauty, Sonia Morales, and his career, in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES. Some of your colleagues display choice cars or fancy houses on Instagram but you prefer to show off your wife. So many celebrities do…

EXCLUSIVE: King Sunny Ade speaks, reveals Nigerian artistes he’d love to collabo with

Juju maestro, King Sunny Ade, has made public a list of Nigerian artistes he would love to collaborate with, and top on the list is Wizkid. In an interview with PREMIUM TIMES, KSA said he would love to work with several talents in today’s Nigerian music industry. “I am very…

King Sunday Ade promises best performance of his life to mark 70th birthday

Juju maestro, King Sunny Ade, is set to thrill his teeming fans with what he has described as a performance of a lifetime. KSA, who turned 70 recently, shows no signs of slowing down just yet. Organised by leading talent agency and event firm, Temple Management Company, the show, which…

Help, Baba Suwe’s health deteriorating, Actor Yomi Fabiyi says

Top Yoruba actor, Yomi Fabiyi, has raised an alarm over veteran actor, Babatunde Omidina, aka Baba Suwe's state of health. The former attributes Baba Suwe’s ill health to his 2011 encounter with National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. Baba Suwe was arrested at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in 2011 on…

Sade Adu’s daughter officially begins medical transition into a man

Mackalia ‘Ila’ Adu, the 20-year-old daughter of Nigeria/British Pop singer, Sade, has officially begun transitioning from a female to a man. Ila, who is the product of a romance between her famous multi-Grammy award winning mum and a Jamaican-American music producer, Bob Morgan, has been very open about her desire…

Obsessed fan wants to sleep with me, Harrysong shouts

FiveStar MUSIC artiste, Harrysong, has sent out an SOS following a barrage of threats he received from a female fan that has vowed to get him in her bed, by any means humanly possible. Tired of her antics, the singer took to his Instagram page on Wednesday morning to share…

Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth, loses mum

Top Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth, lost his mum in the early hours of Tuesday. Although it is not clear if she was ill before she passed on, Basketmouth, who is one of Nigeria’s most endorsed celebrities, took to his Instagram handle to share the sad news and also mourn the loss.…

Sheyman, MC Galaxy throw jabs at Nigerian music stakeholders

Top Nigerian artistes, Sheyman and MC Galaxy, have thrown subtle jabs at stakeholders in the Nigerian music industry in a series of Instagram posts. It all began after Afro-pop star, MC Galaxy, who is still basking in the euphoria of his hit track, Sekem, being listed as one of the…

Why everyone is talking about actor Ibrahim Chatta’s marriage

Popular Yoruba actor, Ibrahim Chatta, married Nollywood starlet Lizzie Berry at an exclusive location in Lagos on Saturday. So, you may ask what makes the actor’s star-studded wedding special? We will tell you. The controversial yet talented actor is tying the knot for the third time. A good-looking actor, he…

Another Nollywood actor, Elder Maya, dies

After a prolonged battle with liver disease, veteran Nollywod actor, Maya Ndubuigbo, aka Papa Labista, has passed on. Although news of his death filtered in on Friday, it was, however, officially announced in the early hours of Saturday by his son on Facebook. Arguably the oldest Nigerian actor, Ndubuigbo nursed…