Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

Literary adherents gather for book reading

The Pulp Faction Club spices up its sixteenth edition with unending conversations about topical issues.

Abuja Film Festival to review 20 years of Nollywood

FCT Minister hails Nollywood for its contributions to conserving Nigerian arts and cultural heritage.

Green Family wins Maltina Dance All reality show

After weeks of spectacular dance routines, Green Family emerged winners of the Nigerian Breweries sponsored Reality TV Show, Maltina Dance All, at the grand finale which held at the Expo Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Green Family alongside other finalists Efiokwu’s, Boyle’s, Zibe’s and the Eghove’s thrilled the audience with their […]

When BornTroWay Project wooed Bariga youths

The 5th edition of the BornTroWay Creative Arts Project, which offers talented youths in marginalized areas in Nigeria artistic tools to express their voices and skills, has been held at Bariga, Lagos. The programme, an initiative of singer/producer, Ade Bantu, who is also a Judge in the ongoing MTN Project Fame Talent Reality TV show, […]

Abuja Agog For Crack Ya Ribs

Julius Agwu’s annual comedy concert, Crack Ya Ribs, will take place on Sunday at the Trancorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, on Sunday, September 30, 2012. Billed to thrill guests at the event this year are rave of the moments, Iyanya and Timaya while comedians such as Senator, Funny Bone, I Go Dye, Dan D Humorous, Osama […]

Criticism trails Rick Ross’ Nigerian video

Nigerian award winning musician disapproves of the Lagos depicting video by the American singer.