Arts & Entertainment

Obesere (photo by Jayne Augoye)

Infuse Nigerian culture in your music, Obesere tells hip-hop musicians

Obesere lamented the infiltration of foreign languages and culture in the entertainment industry.

DBanj and his wife Didi Lineo. [PHOTO CREDIT: Instagram page of DBanj]

Kokomaster Dbanj, wife expecting a son

“I am going to be a father in a few months after praying for restoration after the sad incident,” Dbanj says.

UPDATED: Nigerian musician makes Obama’s summer playlist

Obama shared a list of 44 songs he and his wife, Michelle, were bopping to this summer.

Khafi (BBNaija)

BBNaija: Khafi wins car prize

Khafi says she loved the red colour and the car would be her first.

Night life in Niamey

Travelogue: Memories of six days across three African nations

The reporter pens down some of his experience in Niamey, en route Accra and Abidjan.

INTERVIEW: Why we’re shooting remake of ’Living in Bondage’- Producer

The iconic Nollywood film ’Living in Bondage’ is coming almost 30 years after the original movie was shot.

New Nollywood political thriller ‘Code Wilo’ hits cinemas

The flick exposes the intricacies in the Nigerian political arena.

Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem

Mr Nigeria bags five talent awards at grand finale of Mr World

Fezile Mkhize emerged the first runner up and won the Mr World Africa title.

Kokomaster Dbanj makes Nollywood debut

The music star is also the executive producer of the project.

Voodoo believers walk during the annual Voodoo festival Fete Gede at Cite Soleil Cemetery in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery

What is Haitian Voodoo?

Haitian Vodou was born from the blending of Catholicism, Western and Central African spirituality.

Larry King files for divorce from 7th wife

The pair have been married for 22 years.

L-R Steve Gukas, Dakore Akande, Ose Oyamendan and Kunle Afolayan at the 2018 edition of Nollywood in Hollywood held at The Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre Complex in Los Angeles

‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ presentation event holds in Lagos

‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ is a platform for Nigerian films to be shown to Hollywood

David Adeleke A.K.A Davido

Davido pulls stunning performance with 50 Cent

Davido performed at the 50 Cent party alongside music heavyweights, Trey Songz, Fabulous, Snoop, Camila and Jacques.

Wizkid

Wizkid becomes first African to hit 8 million monthly Spotify listeners

The previous record was held by Congolese rapper and singer, Maitre Gims who had seven million monthly listeners

L-R Steve Gukas, Dakore Akande, Ose Oyamendan and Kunle Afolayan at the 2018 edition of Nollywood in Hollywood held at The Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre Complex in Los Angeles

‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ presentation event to hold in Lagos

The inaugural edition was held in March 2018 and featured the screenings of Nollywood blockbusters ‘Isoken’, ‘93 Days’ and ‘The Bridge’ to packed houses.

The car at the scene of the accident

Nigerian comedian, Klint Da Drunk, survives car crash

Klint Da Drunk took to his Instagram handle @klintdadrunk to express his joy on Friday.

Kannywood group elects new executives

Various offices were contested for and winners have emerged.

Food on a dining table (Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels)

Healthy food choices for kids this holiday

Many parents get stressed planning what to feed their wards during the holiday.

Mayo Ayilaran, MCSN DG

INTERVIEW: How we’re checking music copyright infringement — MCSN

In January, the Supreme Court affirmed the legal status of MCSN to operate as a collective management organisation for music (musical work) and sound recordings in Nigeria.

An Afrima gold plated talking drum

Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido nominated for 2019 AFRIMA

The organisers said 8,157 songs/videos were received as entries.

The young filmakers pictured alongside Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State at a reception in Kaduna on Thursday Photo Twitter (1)

Meet Nigerian teens who shoot sci-fi movies with smartphones

They have so far shot 20 10-minute-long short movies mostly about superheroes, aliens and supernatural powers.

The controversial picture that landed popular Kenyan celebrity , DJ Moh in trouble Photo credit Nairobi Gossip Club

Kenyan DJ arrested after displaying gun online

He was arrested by the Kenyan police following a public outcry after the photos went viral.

Toyin Abraham remarries, weds colleague Kola Ajeyemi

Toyin was previously married to a crossover Nigerian actor, Adeniyi Johnson.

Iya Rainbow

Social media, Internet affecting home video patronage — Iya Rainbow

The actress also lamented the absence of mentors in the Nigerian film industry.

Khafi Kareem Photo by Linda Nylind for the Guardian

#BBNaija: Khafi reacts after report of possible Met Police sanctions

The reality star’s management claimed that the reports are not only derogatory but sensational.