Arts & Entertainment

Nollywood actor’s wedding disrupted by other wife as church apologises

The actor’s wedding was disrupted by his other wife.

Without Abacha, There Would Have Been No Ovation Magazine — Dele Momodu

By Sam Umukoro At different points in his life’s journey, Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation International magazine, has trod different path; from being a scholar, administrator, teacher, reporter, columnist, photographer, political activist, detainee, actor, hotel manager, and even marketer for the late Chief MKO Abiola’s wonderloaf. However, one major thing has largely defined every stage […]

Ruggedman, Dare Art Alade, Iyanya, get verified by twitter

Ruggedman had complained about the twitter verification process.

National museum proposes Oyo relics as national monuments

The relics are scattered across the state particularly in Ogunmola Alakia, Ibadan, Oke-Ogun and Ogbomoso.


D’banj, Femi Kuti, Omawumi set for Nigerian Idol Season 3 closing ceremony

 The final two contestants on the show are Debby Rise and Moses.

Anchor Baby released on DVD

The movie sells for N500 per copy.

Style Rebirth daring with new hemlines.

Frontline online lingerie store is leading a campaign with hemlines quietly creeping towards the neck and low-rises taking even deeper plunges, indecent exposure is now an everyday occurrence drawing feelings of dismay and delight from older folk and prepubescent boys alike with features from foremost international advertising compendium – Luerzer’s Archive ,featuring the campaign […]

Three Lessons Achebe Taught Me, Shalewa Ashimi

Chinua Achebe has been described as “the grandfather of African fiction” who “lit up a path for many others.” I met this extraordinary Nigerian novelist, poet, and professor when I read his debut novel, Things Fall Apart. The book was a compulsory literary text in secondary school and has been translated into more than 50 languages. It […]

Thatcher’s demise spur chart buster for song on death of a witch

In life and death, former British Prime Minister, Mrs. Margaret Thatcher continues to stair the hornet’s nest.  Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead, a 74 years soundtrack to The Wizard of Oz, has made the top 10 hit of the British midweek charts on account of her death, according to The Guardian of London. The […]

Serengeti Records drops all artiste on its label

One of the dropped artistes, Hakym the Dream, says he will float his own label soon.

EXCLUSIVE: Orezi parts ways with Culbeed Music; may join Davido’s HKN

Orezi is also to drop a video for “What is the need” single. If gist going around town is anything to go by, budding pop artiste, Orezi, might leave his current label, Culbeed Music, to pitch tent with Davido’s HKN. A source, who sought anonymity, revealed to PREMIUM TIMES that Orezi and Culbeed Music might […]

Wizkid to drop New Album on June 12

He pushed mixtape release till after album.

MID fashion show season III holds on Sunday

The organisers say the show will be better than last year’s.

Ice Prince, Burna Boy, Praiz to rock 2nd edition of AYE Awards

The event will be hosted in Abuja by Bovi and Chigul.

2face, Davido, Ice Prince to star in MTV Africa Tour

The tour is aimed at extolling the star quality and widespread appeal of contemporary African musicians. 

Basket Mouth to venture into acting

The Nigerian comedian is also resurrecting Basket Mouth Uncensored.

Achebe is Not Dead, Says Nonagenarian Poet, Gabriel Okara, By Julius Bokoru

 Born in 1921 in Boumandi, present day Bayelsa state of Nigeria  Gabriel Okara was part of that golden set of pioneer African writers. He is the first renowned  English language black poet and also the first modernist  writer in the African continent. The Nigerian negritudist, as he is fondly called, began his writing career in […]

AY mocks Kim Kardashian, Tuface in new comedy video

AY made a video mocking Kim K’s visit to Nigeria. Nigerian ace comedian, AY, has released a short youtube video, where he punned the recent visit of American reality TV star, Kim Kardashian’s visit to Nigeria, the Tuface scare before her coming, the subsequent parody hate tweet, and the recent “My Oga at the Top” […]

Davido, Funke Akindele, May D, others dazzle at LaffMatazz

Gbenga Adeyinka’s LaffMatazz, which held in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, was a hit event.

Sheifunmi to be unveiled as V-Channel presenter

The popular blogger hosted Ruggedman at weekly ‘Celebrity Night Out’ at Troy Lounge.

Britain to get first black Marchioness

Emma McQuiston, the daughter of a Nigerian oil baron, is marrying into the family of the eccentric Marquess of Bath.

Posh meets affordable: a case of African designs

Taye Taylor is a clothing brand with definitive style, the designer says.

Julius Agwu, Ego, Jimmy Jatt to trill guest at Encomium’s Black And White Ball

The party will take place on April 14 in Lagos.

Big Daddy, rape-themed short movies, gets nine nominations

Director of the movie hopes the film will change the thoughts of people towards rape.

Samklef celebrates son’s 1st Birthday

Samklef and wife host celebrities at son’s Ist birthday celebration.