Arts & Entertainment

Boy George gets into “hot Mexican” mess

George simply wished the country good luck, his spokesperson said.

Wizkid releases new single

The song is to appreciate family, friends and fans, Wizkid says.

What future British Monarch, Will and Kate’s baby, will look like

The baby might look the picture below.

Actor, Enebeli Elebuwa, dead

The veteran actor died in a hospital in India.

Lady Gaga acquires 55 Michael Jackson Memorabilia for $1mn

Lady Gaga acquires 55 pieces of Michael Jackson’s memorabilia.

Nigeria’s Pita Okute wins the 2012 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction

“Wild Spirits is sumptuously well-written, and it deservedly won the 2012 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction.”

INTERVIEW: Nollywood will soar to unimaginable heights — Asharifa Johka, African-American film producer

How were you introduced to the Nollywood film culture? My introduction to Nollywood was sparked by a few things. First, I’ve worked in the film industry for over ten years and, for a significant part of that time, in the field of acquisitions and co-productions for a Hollywood studio called New Line Cinema. At New Line, I was […]

The transition of Onitsha market literature to home movies, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The market town of Onitsha earned worldwide renown when market literature was all the rage. Now that home movies have taken over, Onitsha has shot ahead as the centre of the booming trade. The remarkable transition from the scribal to the audio-visual model demands considerable attention. According to a study published by the British Library […]

I like Wiz Kid’s ‘I love my baby’ and I sing it to my wife a lot – Metuh

Olisa Metuh has a romantic side.

Making Nigeria Work: A review of “The Way We Are”, By Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo

THE WAY WE ARE: Ideas for a Better Nigeria by Jonas Odocha; Eagleman Books; 2012; 265pp One has lost count of the number of books published in recent times on the subject of Nigeria and the challenge of building a strong, united and prosperous nation. So when I was asked to review a new book, […]

UNIBEN student, Okolo, wins Miss University Nigeria beauty pageant

A student of the University of Benin, Winfrey Okolo, has won the 2012 Miss University Nigeria (MUN) beauty pageant. Ms. Okolo emerged the winner by beating 48 other contestants in Abuja on Friday night. The beauty queen received a star prize of a Nissan Sony car and one million naira. In an interview with NAN […]

Double Madness: Terry G features Tonto Dikeh in new track

The track will be irresistible, Terry G.

Dino Melaye’s paternity saga: Actress Bisi Ibidapo Obe delivers baby girl

Ms. Ibidapo Obe daughter bears a striking resemblance to Melaye

Mosun Filani, Tracy in ‘Jenifa’, gives birth

Mosun is widely known for her role as feisty Tracy in ‘Jenifa’.

Obituary: Veteran actor, Akin Ogungbe, passes on, marking the end of a glorious era

Mr. Ogungbe set up and supervised the 50:50 company to capture the early filmic phase of today’s corridor of the Yoruba Nollywood

Fatai Rolling dollar loses wife to fireworks

The artiste, one of Nigeria’s oldest surviving singers, is most famous for his hit track, ‘Won kere si number wa’.

Book Presentation: The Way We Are: Ideas for A Better Nigeria

The public presentation of the book, The Way We Are: Ideas for A Better Nigeria

Nollywood actor, Femi Brainard, quits bachelorhood

The couple met when at an official interview session.

Former Trybesmen rapper, KB, detained 14 hours by police

The rapper quickly alerted friends and followers of his arrest on Twitter.

Chinua Achebe at 82: “We Remember Differently”, By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I have met Chinua Achebe only three times. The first, at the National Arts Club in Manhattan, I joined the admiring circle around him. A gentle-faced man in a wheelchair. “Good evening, sir. I’m Chimamanda Adichie,” I said, and he replied, mildly,  “I thought you were running away from me.” I mumbled, nervous, grateful for […]

Nas to lose $1m unpaid tax

The rapper is also being investigated by federal authorities.

Group organises fashion show to raise cancer awareness

Group organises fashion show to raise cancer awareness.