Arts & Entertainment

Nigerian Soul Singer, Ibiyemi, welcomes baby boy in US

Ibiyemi, the Nigerian singer, has a new baby.

Love and family life in Zambia’s wildlife park

The Chaminuka Nature Reserve is Zambia’s first private wildlife park

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, […]

Uche Jombo fetes widows in new movie

The movie, Uche Jombo said, is to draw attention to the plight of widows.

Nigerian leaders have failed to respond to colonialism, slavery- Soyinka

Wole Soyinka unveiled his newest book titled Harmattan Haze on an African Spring.

Nollywood star, Ngozi Nwosu, seeks N6m for kidney, heart-related ailment

The Nollywood star Ngozi Nwosu, needs the money for treatment

Five upcoming Nigerian acts to look out for in 2013

Artist that might rock the year 2013.

Music review: Unapologetic- Rihanna

Rihanna has a got a new album, it screams of her love for Chris Brown.

Wizkid, Banky W headline EME Xmas Concert

Wizkid, Banky W, and others will grace the EME concert on Friday.

Ayinde Barrister: Two years after, By Gani Kayode Balogun Jr.

The classic John Donne poem, “for whom the bell tolls” is perhaps, the most comprehensive piece of literature to capture the definition of humanity as an organic whole. This poem has a resonant effect on me whenever I heard that someone had died. It is like the ageless Yoruba saying about the dead weeping for […]

10 reasons MI is glad 2012 ends soon

MI lists events he thinks are the most tragic in 2012

Aftermath of Enebeli Elebuwa’s death, Stella Damasus blasts Nollywood

Stella Damasus said late Enebeli Elebuwa was abandoned by his colleagues.

Singer Timi Dakolo escapes death in Yakowa helicopter crash

Timi Dakolo performed at the event Governor Yakowa attended.

EME keeps mum on guest stars for Baddest Concert

The EME concert will hold on December 21.

I was embarrassed when people laughed that I cashed N3,000 from teller – Mr. Latin

Mr. Latin had only N5,000 in his account.

Premium Times Top ten Nigerian hits of 2012

These songs undoubtedly kept Nigerians dancing in 2012; they are arguably Nigeria’s top ten hit songs.

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 […]

kogi state university graduation party

Bizarre graduation party in Kogi State University

Graduands are ecstatic about graduating; they will accept mobbing as a form of congratulation.

D’Banj releases first single with Sony Music

“Top of the World” is a pan-African with an international pop feel.

Beyonce signs $50m deal with Pepsi

Beyonce is $50 million richer.

Chris Attoh, Rita Dominic win Awards

Chris Attoh and Rita win actors/actress of the year in different awards for the year 2012.

D’banj bags 4 nominations at World Music Awards

D’banj gets international recognition.

Don Jazzy acquires N160m Lekki duplex

Don Jazzy has just bought a posh home.

Ondo invites 50 climbers for mountain climbing festival

The Mare Mountain Climbing Festival takes place annually.

Nigeria Got Talent: 8-year-old wins 10 million naira

After several weeks of the performance from participants, a winner emerged yesterday.