Veteran Nollywood actor, Justus Esiri dies at 70
The Nigerian entertainment industry has been hit by another tragedy. One of the most talented actors in our country, Justus Esiri has been reported dead. He was 7o. (See tribute for the late actor by Journalist, Ruonah Godwin Agbroko-Meyer on the left). Mr. Esiri, father of pop star, Dr. Sid, died last night. Details of […]
Appeal Court to hear Baba Suwe’s case on Friday
The Nigerian actor was accused of ingesting drugs. The Court of Appeal in Lagos will, on Friday, hear arguments on the appeal by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, against the judgment ordering it to pay N25 million as damages to popular actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe. The Yoruba actor was, […]
10 places to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your partner
The locations are all in Lagos and Abuja.
Popular actress, Toyin Aihmaku, weds Tinsel star, Adeniyi Johnson
The two Nigerian actors got married on Friday.
Kim Kardashian to co-host Darey’s Valentine’s Day Concert in Lagos
Kim Kardashian will be in Lagos, South West Nigeria, next week
NBC says Nduka Obaigbena’s Arise TV illegal in Nigeria
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) seems set to engage maverick media entrepreneur, Nduka Obaigbena, in a titanic battle as it declared Wednesday that the businessman’s new television channel, Arise TV, had not been licensed to operate in Nigeria. Mr Obaigbena announced a “soft launch” of the 24-hour news channel on February 3, saying the station […]
Area Boys fight over Jide Kosoko, Saheed Balogun largesse in Abeokuta
The Nigerian actors went to Ogun State to honour one of their dead colleagues.
How the CIA almost disrupted my movie production- Niyi Towolawi
Almost every Nigerian filmmaker shooting a multi-cultural movie that requires flying-in foreign technical crew into the country has a story to tell. Owing to the state of insecurity being witnessed in various parts of the country, it is a tough call trying to convince and guarantee the safety of lives and equipment. These challenges and […]
South Africa’s Otelo Burning, Nigeria’s Mirror Boy, top 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Nominee list
Nominees for the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards have been announced.
Ex-policeman, ram traders kidnapped Nollywood actress, Nkiruka Sylvanus- SSS
The actress was held captive for six days.
Nollywood actress, Cossy Orjiakor, regrets posting nude photos on Twitter
Cossy said she regrets posting the nude photos
VP Sambo’s aide denies marriage to Nollywood actress, Nkiru Sylvanus
Nkiru Sylvanus is rumoured to have married the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President. One of the top stories currently making the rounds in the entertainment circles is the alleged union between Nollywood actress, Nkiru Sylvanus, and the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Umar Sani. The union is […]
Late Nollywood icon, Enebeli Elebuwa, buried in Lagos
Enebeli Elebuwa died on December 5, 2012.
Family of Actress Nkiruka Sylvanus paid N8m ransom to kidnappers, police say
The Commissioner of Police in Imo, Adisa Bolanta, has confirmed that the family of Nkiruka Sylvanus, the abducted governor’s aide, paid N8 million ransom before she was released. Mr. Bolanta told newsmen in Owerri on Friday that the family defied repeated warnings from the police not to negotiate or pay any ransom to the abductors, […]
Nollywood star, Ngozi Nwosu, seeks N6m for kidney, heart-related ailment
The Nollywood star Ngozi Nwosu, needs the money for treatment
Aftermath of Enebeli Elebuwa’s death, Stella Damasus blasts Nollywood
Stella Damasus said late Enebeli Elebuwa was abandoned by his colleagues.
I was embarrassed when people laughed that I cashed N3,000 from teller – Mr. Latin
Mr. Latin had only N5,000 in his account.
Celebrating Martin Banham, great scholar and intimate outsider, @ 80, By Akin Adesokan
Martin Banham, the retired drama scholar at Leeds University in Britain, turned eighty on December 8, 2012. I have never met Banham, nor even had a formal contact with him, either by phone or in writing. Maybe I have seen a picture of him, a black-and-white image of a plain-looking academic, in a denim or […]