Category Archives: Entertainment

Jonathan’s N3bn Nollywood fund throws up more questions than projects

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Over six years after former President Goodluck Jonathan announced the N3bn grant called Project Nollywood at an event marking the 20th anniversary of Nollywood in Lagos, in March 2013, many actors, producers and directors expressed frustrations about accessing the fund.

List of Nominees for 2019 Grammy Awards


Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles. Rapper Kendrick Lamar leads the nominations with eight, followed by Canada’s Drake at seven. Folk rocker Brandi

Atiku, Agbaje woo artistes with funds, film village


The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to pay necessary attention to the creative industry and assist the sector to attract funds for development. The governorship candidate of the PDP in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje,

Genevieve Nnaji celebrates 20 years in showbiz


Nollywood Diva Genevieve Nnaji has marked 20 years in the Nigerian showbiz industry on New Year day. As a way of appreciating his fans, the multiple award-winning actress shared a picture of ‘Lion Heart’s script on Instagram, with a caption:

Flavour, Phyno, Chidinma shuts down Anambra

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Highlife king Flavour Nabania has ended his year with a fun-filled, exciting concert in Anambra sponsored by Life Continental Beer. The show also featured other acts including the likes of Phyno, Chidinma, Obiligbo Brothers and Awilo Longomba. Flavour, who began

Amazing tale of four delta brothers that wedded six wives same day


In many parts of Nigeria, marriage ceremonies are one of the biggest and most important social events for individuals and their families. Apart from spending weeks and even months to plan towards the success of such events, a lot of

Another Appeal to President Buhari and His Supporters


BY DELE MOMODU Fellow Nigerians, please permit me to say happy new year to you all. May God almighty make this a peaceful year for our dear beloved country. There is nothing greater to ask for than peace in an

President Buhari’s New Year Message To Nigerians


President Mohammadu Buhari has extended his appreciation to Nigerians for their support since he became president in 2015, soliciting for more support. The president assured citizens of the country of his commitment to to continue to fulfill campaign promises and

Forbes names Jay-Z the richest musician in America

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Jay-Z is now the richest musician in America, according to an update of Forbes’s annual ranking of celebrity wealth. Appearing behind George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan, with a net worth of $900m, the hip-hop mogul saw

Man docked over sexual intercourse with goat


A 20-year-man, Promise Okon, on Thursday appeared before an Egor Magistrates’ Court in Benin for alleged sexual intercourse with a she goat. Okon, whose address was not provided, is facing a count-charge of having sexual intercourse against nature, but he pleaded not