Arts & Entertainment

Eid-el-kabir: Obasanjo cinema livens up Abeokuta

Fun seekers trooped out on Saturday to the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta to watch movies and enjoy the serene environment in the spirit of Eid el-Kabir celebrations. Some of the visitors told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the cinema had created a platform for people to recreate and ease tension. […]

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde honoured with BEFFTA Award

The founder of the awards praised Omotola for her talent.

It is nobody’s business if I bleach my skin-Yvonne Nelson

Yvonne premiered her first movie in two countries in September.

Barrister’s daughter pays tribute to late father in new album

Baryymade plans to remix hit songs by the late Fuji legend

Maxim Uzoatu

A Philosopher King Named Ekwueme, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

A review of From State House to Kirikiri by Alex I. Ekwueme; Nwamife Publishers, Enugu; 2002 Ekwueme simply means a personage who does what he says. Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme is without any shadow of doubt a man who lives up to the exact letters of his name. The first ever Vice-President of Nigeria, he […]

Kwam1 defends decision to marry ex-wife’s niece

Kwam 1 said he separated from his former wife about 20 years ago.

AY apologizes to Kenny Ogungbe and D1 over Grammy joke

AY said the joke was not meant to smear the two music producers

Ten things you may not know about Tonto Dikeh

Tonto lost her mother at 3 and has seven siblings.

Amosun backs Oronna festival

The Oronna festival is celebrated annually but being rebranded this year.

A critique of Tonto Dikeh’s singles By Wale Odunsi

Tonto is advised by the writer to face her movie career

MO’HITS SAGA: Fresh controversy as Dr. SID attacks D’banj in leaked conversation with David O

Dr. SID expressed his disappointment at the audio leak.

D’Banj named 2012 Best African Act by MTV Europe Music Awards

D’banj will now challenge an Indian and an Arab for the Africa/India/Middle East region.

Femi Kuti joins Nigerian Idol as judge

The Lagos auditions will take place on November 9 and 10 at Bamako Studios

PREMIUM TIMES columnist, Pius Adesanmi, for ANA conference

PREMIUM TIMES columnist and Canada-based Nigerian writer, scholar, and public intellectual, Pius Adesanmi, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Association of Nigeria Authors convention coming up in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, November 8th to 11th. He will be speaking on the convention theme: Nigerian Literature, Social Media and Security. Mr. Adesanmi is the […]

Pregnancy scandal: Dino Melaye, an unrepentant liar – Brother-In-law

The actress, Bisi Ibidapo-Obe, has reportedly challenged the former lawmaker to a paternity test when the child is born.

D’banj, P’Square, M.I, others condemn Aluu, Mubi killings

The celebrities disapprove of the brutal murder of the young men in Port Harcourt and the killing of the Mubi students

Charly Boy unveils alter ego, Linda, on Nigeria Idol III

Linda, Charly boy’s alter ego will take charge as one of the judges of Nigerian Idol season III.

Excerpt from the novel “BONFIRES OF THE GODS”, by Andrew Eseimokumo Oki

The excerpts are from a new novel written by Andrew Oki.

Ilaro prepares for huge Oronna festival

The festival has the potential to generate revenue for Ogun State.


All female cast and crew shine in new movie

The movie speaks to the theme of women empowerment.

Kefee debuts Double CD Album this month

Kefee releases a double CD album that is both gospel and secular.


Another crisis rocks Actors’ Guild as Ibinabo Fiberesima is sworn in as President

The Actors Guild has been enmeshed in one crisis or the other for a while.

SHNIT Film Festival berths in Lagos

For its 10th edition, the short film festival comes with a $100,000 jackpot as it adds Lagos to its playgrounds around the world.

Nigeria AT Fifty Two By Temitope Oyadokun

A touching poem by a young Nigerian Corps member.

Project Fame Winner, AYO

AYO emerges Project Fame winner

After  weeks of intense auditions, performances and evictions, 25-year-old Ayobami Ayoola Ayolola, has emerged the 5th winner of Project Fame West Africa. He went away with the star prize of N2.5m, a Toyota RAV 4 and a lucrative record deal. AYO, who is the personal assistant to  Nigerian saxophonist, Mike Aremu, clinched the first position […]