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Awilo Longomba – Why I disappeared from music scene

Awilo Longomba – Why I disappeared from music scene

BENJAMIN NJOKU He ruled the airwaves in the late 80s with his songs which cut across cultural boundaries. But suddenly, he disappeared into thin air, leaving millions of his fans yearning for more of his stimulating music. Awilo Longomba, the Congolese superstar who won the hearts of millions of music lovers across the world, especially in Nigeria with his monotonous but infectious songs and sexy dance steps has resurfaced again. He disappeared from the music scene after releasing his hit album, and since then, nothing much has been heard of him. Interestingly, the Congelese superstar reappeared in Lagos, last week … read more

Asa has dropped a new album, says “I’ve matured”

Asa has dropped a new album, says “I’ve matured”

Jailer crooner, Busola Elemide popularly known as Asa has dropped a new album titled ‘Bed of Stones’. The Album ‘Bed of Stones’ which released days ago on Deluxe CD’s, Vinyl and Vendors Worldwide has been available for pre-order on iTunes.com since 25th of August   Songs in the album were born from her life and the shock she felt coming off the road in 2012, after an incredibly long tour. “I  needed time to pull myself together. I toured for 2 years, gave everything I had every single night. I had been the girl that was full of life, force … read more

Alleged gay chief Killed

Alleged gay chief Killed

Eji Emmanuel, a 22 year old man has been remanded by the Ebute Meta Magistrate’s Court for the alleged murder of  Chief Sylvanus Okoye,who was 39. The alleged murder victim was said to have been stabbed by Emmanuel in the neck onAugust 1, 2013,with a kitchen knife, while the deceased allegedly attempted to rape him. Emmanuel has been arraigned on one count of murder. The charge read, “That you, Eji Emmanuel, onAugust 1, 2013at3.30am, at 9,Chief Ezemegbu Drive, Ago Okota, Lagos Magisterial District, did unlawfully kill one Sylvanus Okoye, aged 39 years, by stabbing him on the neck with a … read more

Manifest of Dana Air 153 Dead On-Board Passengers Involved In Plane Crash**GEJ Declares 3 Days Mourning**Orders Flag Half Flown

Manifest of Dana Air 153 Dead On-Board Passengers Involved In Plane Crash**GEJ Declares 3 Days Mourning**Orders Flag Half Flown

It was a dark day for the country this afternoon, Sunday, June 3 as about 153 Abuja-Lagos bound passengers on Dana Airline crashed in Lagos just few metres away from landing. The crash occurred in Agege area of Lagos State. A retired senior police officer, son of former Chief of General Staff, NNPC top shot among others were involved in the air crash. Here is the list of those on board of the crashed airplane. 1. Retired AIG John Ahmadu 2. Amina Doris 3. Elizabeth Adaeze, 4. Ajala Adenike, 5. Adekunbi Adebiyi, 6. Agu Rogers, 7. Tatokin Anjola, 8. Tatokin … read more

Family in a state of grief as Mercy Johnson loses Brother-In-law

Family in a state of grief as Mercy Johnson loses Brother-In-law

Reports trickling in indicate that sultry Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson is presently not in a happy mood as John Okojie, the elder brother of her husband Odi Okojie passed away a few weeks back. The actress, whose news recently broke of being under pressure from her in-laws belatedly, shared the news with her fans. According to information, Prince Odi Okojie, Mercy Johnson’s husband lost the elder brother, John Okojie to the cold hands of death in Kaduna Nigeria. Mercy is said to be totally distraught and grieving with her husband through such trying times and as we all equally reach … read more

Stella Damascus – A mashup of beauty, brains, and talent

Stella Damascus – A mashup of beauty, brains, and talent

I looked at the clock on the wall. It was already 5pm and I still had one more homework to finish with my 9-year-old daughter. My phone rang a few times and as I saw the name of the caller, I didn’t pick it up. My daughter noticed my constant glances at the clock and said to me “mummy you can go you know. It’s Friday and I don’t have to submit this in school till Monday”. I really didn’t want to leave the house but she went into my room and brought the invitation card to me. “Mummy you … read more

Yvonne Nelson makes rare fray into comedy

Yvonne Nelson makes rare fray into comedy

Actress Yvonne Nelson seems bent on proving she is not a pushover as she is gradually becoming the hottest actress in Ghana, especially after her one year controversial ban. Not long ago, she was rated as the most sought-after actress in Nollywood but back home, her critics started spreading reports that Yvonne can only play romantic roles. In what seems to be a rebuttal to that criticism, Yvonne has delivered her best performance ever in an all-stars hilarious movie titled ‘Wanna Be’. She said the movie was her 55th Independent anniversary gift to her fans and Ghanaians in general. True … read more

My wife walked away because of my gay movie

My wife walked away because of my gay movie

I stopped directing for 4 years, I went on Sabbatical leave, because my gay movie affected my person, when I was called Gay, a lot of people distance themselves from me, and then I was always not comfortable with the perception people had about me so I felt I should do some internal restructuring, so I have done and I have to use motion pictures to address the issues of the society. I am separated from my wife but I am not divorced, it has been 3 years now, we love our kids and we are taking care of them, … read more

The indescribable love between Genevieve Nnaji and Dbanj

The indescribable love between Genevieve Nnaji and Dbanj

She needs little or no introduction in Nollywood. The Queen of Nollywood,Genevieve Nnaji is a hot thespian ,not just because of her talent but also for her exceptional acting prowess. Genny as she is popularly called is one of the thespians who came on the scene over a decade ago and became popular with her good mastery of the craft which was evident in her sound delivery of movies roles. She has been courting controversies since her emergence in the movie industry, but has remained unperturbed about uncomplimentary remarks flying around her. Despite the fact that Miss Nnaji has been … read more

Don Jazzy Statement – Re: Anti-Rap Accusation

Don Jazzy Statement – Re: Anti-Rap Accusation

Don Jazzy’s statement below… My bro I am so sorry about what I said. Pls do not take it the wrong way. I would do my best to explain wot exactly I meant Sir. I like rap. I wish I could rap but unfortunately I can’t. That aside what I mean’t was simply the fact that I don’t know any Nigerian parent above 40 that can recite our rap word for word. That would be something. If there are hip fathers and mothers in Nigeria I don’t think they would be more than 5% of parents. Continue reading… Our parents love to dance and sing … read more