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Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage denies ‘romance’ with Wizkid, other entertainment stories last week

A recap of top entertainment stories and updates on your favourite Nigerian celebrities.

Kannywood star actress, Nafeesa Abdullahi. [PHOTO CREDIT: BBC]

Kannywood mourns as Nafeesat Abdullahi loses mother

The actress announced the death of her mother Saturday

Blackface Naija

Blackface ‘sues Wizkid, Banky W’

Blackface tells PREMIUM TIMES why he is suing.

AFRIMA 2018: Davido, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, others bag nominations

A total of 79 songs made it to the regional nominees list.

Alex Iwobi

Nigeria footballer Alex Iwobi makes Nollywood debut

Filming for the movie ended in July.


What the weather will look like in Nigeria on Saturday

NiMet predicts that thunderstorms and rains will prevail on Saturday

Dapo drops new single “Sisi Shade”

The talented singer is best known for hits like “Vibe” and “Necessary.”


NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Friday

The agency says storm will linger over central states

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 05: The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin performs at The Fox Theatre on March 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for The Fox Theatre)

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, is dead

She died at her home in Detroit surrounded by her family and friends.

Yinka Ayefele

Planned demolition: Popular musician, Ayefele, sues Oyo govt.

The state government marks the structure for demolition for allegedly contravening planning laws.

Teju Cole

Contemplation Is African: A Conversation With Teju Cole

Categories like Afro-pessimism are just a little bit empty, sometimes.

LIVE UPDATES: Books on social disorder, ethnic polarisation unveiled in Abuja

The two books explore the subject of religious polarisation.

Blood pressure checker device [Photo Credit: Daily Mail]

Triple pill treatment may effectively lower blood pressure: study

The Triple Pill consist of the blood pressure medications telmisartan (20 mg), amlodipine (2.5 mg), and chlorthalidone (12.5 mg).

U.S. Embassy Abuja

U.S. Embassy closes Abuja Consular Section

U.S. Embassy closes Abuja Consular Section


What the weather will look like on Tuesday

NiMet predicts rainfall and thunderstorms as well as temperature ranging from 29 to 30 degrees Celsius.

Davido and Wizkid

Davido, Wizkid excite fans in Namibia, New York

Both ace singers made sure that the Afro-beat genre message spread to the ever going audience.

Peterson Ojieson

Nigerian who crossed Mediterranean narrates own tale in new book ‘Irregular Migrant’

The writer also speaks about what inspired the book.

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi

Top entertainment stories from last week

“Ooni’s marriage cannot be done secretly,” an aide said.

A scene from Falz's This is Nigeria video

SERAP asks NBC to lift ban on Falz’s ‘This is Nigeria’, others

The organisation said the action by the NBC “amounts to illegal restrictions on media freedom.”

Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) nominees cocktail party holds in Lagos

Photos: AMVCA nominees cocktail party holds in Lagos

The 6th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards a few weeks away.

Pastor Enoch Adeboye during a sermon at the Redeemed Church annual convention

Redeemed Church declares war on cancer scourge

More babies are born as the convention enters its fifth night.

INTERVIEW: I would be lying if I say I don’t miss Psquare – Peter Okoye

Peter Okoye speaks about his career, life after Psquare, current projects and how he is giving back to the society.

Maigalia & Danielle 1

In Yola, Nigerian-American marriage celebrated with Keke

The American University in Nigeria brings together a husband and wife from diverse backgrounds.

chinedu ikedieze

INTERVIEW: How my height made me a superstar — Chinedu Ikedieze, aka Aki

Aki speaks about growing up and being taunted.

klippers movie

Five Nollywood movies to see this weekend

From comedy to epic and thrillers, these films are actually worth the hype.