Tag: entertainment

Actress, Rita Dominic unveils rich lover in Christmas photos

Veteran Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic has revealed the man behind her smiles on Christmas day. Taking to her Instagram, the Imo State-born movie star shared the photos of her alongside lover clad with the same purple pyjamas and hugging themselves with the caption “Merry Christmas” spicing it with love smileys.[Read More…]

Watch: Trailer of Eddie Murphy’s ‘Coming 2 America’

After releasing a slew of first-look images last week, Amazon Prime has unveiled the trailer of Coming 2 America whi h sees the return of Eddie Murphy as the Charming Prince Akeem. The film stars Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, KiKi Layne, Shari Headley, with Wesley[Read More…]

Lagos shuts Cubana Club

The Lagos State government has shut down Cubana nightclub for flouting COVID-19 guidelines.  Recall that the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on Friday issued a directive that imposed some COVID-19 restrictions.   The directive ordered the suspension of nightclub activities, schools and carnivals.  But on Saturday night, Cubana nightclub flouted[Read More…]

Meet Yung Prinz: An artiste using music to immortalise the #EndSARS struggle

For many, the recent EndSARS protests was a golden opportunity to raise the alarm on police brutality. They had gone through some form of human rights violations from the police, and the protests were the best means to put an end to the institutionalised oppression. 26-year-old artiste and entertainer, Ugochukwu[Read More…]

Nollywood actor, Ayo Akinwale, is dead

Prof Ayo Akinwale, a prominent Nollywood actor and lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts, University of Ilorin, has died at 74. Mr. Kunle Akogun, Director of Corporate Affairs of the University of Ilorin who confirmed the death to the News Agency of Nigeria, said he died on Sept. 13. Akinwale[Read More…]

Nollywood filmakers can now submit entries for the Academy Awards

The Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has shared that Nollywood filmmakers can now submit their feature film entries into the 93rd Academy Awards for the International Feature Film Category. Since it’s first submission of Genevieve Nnaji‘s move, the “Lion heart” in 2019, the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee has witnessed a rapid rise[Read More…]

Burna Boy has won the BET Awards for Best International Act

Afro-fusion artiste, Burna Boy on Sunday won the BET Awards for Best International Act. The BET Awards celebrates achievements in entertainment and honors music, sports, television, and movies. Nigerian popstar, Rema, was also nominated in the Best New International Act but lost to Zimbabwe’s Sha Sha. Chris Brown won the[Read More…]

Peter Okoye of Psquare, wife and daughter tested positive for Covid-19

Nigerian singer and dancer, Peter Okoye, formerly of Psquare, has revealed that himself, his wife, their daughter and two of their domestic staff all tested positive to coronavirus. In a recent video shared to his Instagram page, he described the past three weeks as being “hell” for himself and his[Read More…]

Barely 3 days after it was streamed on Netflix, Living in Bondage tops all Nollywood movies on the streaming service

Barely three days after it was streamed on Netflix, ‘Living in Bondage: Breaking free‘ is now the number one Nollywood flick on the streaming service. Play Network Africa, the chief producers of the blockbuster sequel, gave the good news via Instagram. “We are number 1 in Nigeria!! Just In one day! #livinginbondagethesequel.”[Read More…]

Singer Davido’s fiancee, Chioma, recovers from COVID-19 – tests negative

Chioma Avril Rowland, fiancee to Davido, award-winning singer, has recovered from COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus. On Sunday evening, the talented singer took to his Twitter page to break the good news. “Glory be to God .. Chioma has now tested negative twice for Covid19 … Thank[Read More…]