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26 Feb 2015
THE Windham Campbell Prizes was announced this week its third round of prize-winners, which are chosen confidentially in three categories - fiction, nonfiction, and drama - to honour and support writers anywhere in the world writing in English. The awards, which come with a $150,000 check, can be given for a body of work or extraordinary…
26 Feb 2015
THE movie Still Standing starring Jackie Appiah, Bobby Obodo and others screens in cinemas nationwide from today. The movie is a chronicle of the joy and pain of a striving young American family, originally from Africa, and living the America dream until a major tragedy alters the family’s course. Nne-Amaka, just like so many other virtuous women,…
26 Feb 2015
PARIS-based soul singer, Asa has released the much-anticipated video to the single ‘Satan be Gone’ of her third album, Bed of Stone. Currently on a concert tour in Europe promoting the album, Asa unveils another facet of her artistry with this new video. Directed by filmmaker Meji Alabi, music and visuals come together to present…
26 Feb 2015
THE main auditorium of the University of Lagos, Akoka, will be agog on Sunday, March 15, when the first edition of the long-awaited The Lemuel Iyalla Classic Concert in Mars comes calling. In a chat, founder of the evening event, Lemuel Iyalla, disclosed that the concert would feature comedy performances and other side attractions for…
26 Feb 2015
AFTER the successful completion of two editions, organizers are set to hold the 3rd edition of model competition tagged ‘Pearl Look 2015’, which is a fresh initiative born out a desire to give back to the society by empowering young ladies. The event is designed in such a way that each contestant participating in the…
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24 Feb 2015
IT was not all together a good outing for Nollywood at this year’s edition of the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles, which ended on February 15, 2015. Apart from Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 and Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun’s Invasion 1897, which had an impressive showing, the other Nollywood films like A Place in…
24 Feb 2015
A new book, The Nigerian Diplomatic Practice, authored by a renowned diplomat, Ambassador Lawrence Oladejo Oyelakin, has revealed how impatience by Nigerians has extremely made it difficult for any government to rule the country successfully. The book launch attracted both serving and retired Nigerian diplomats.   The 801-page book, recently presented to the pubic by…
24 Feb 2015
THE 9th edition of the yearly Jos Festival of Theatre 2015 is billed to open in Jos, Plateau State from March 10 to 14, 2015. The festival will feature five plays, with a pre-festival play to be staged a few days to the official opening.   With Telling Untold Stories... Making a Difference through the…
Eniyan
20 Feb 2015
GEORGE Burns, the American entertainer and writer, must have tasted the two worlds of haves and have-nots, when he succinctly said, “when you stop giving and offering something to the rest of the world, it’s time to turn out the lights.”   The reality of this universal truism was brought to the front burner in…
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20 Feb 2015
OEUVRE of 14 years titled Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, which features 60 paintings of the African American artist of Nigerian origin opens from today, and ends on May 24, 2015 at Gerald Cantor Gallery Brooklyn Museum, New York, U.S.    According to a brief posted on the museum’s website, the exhibition raises questions about…

Guardian Life

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Upcoming artiste, Jhello (real name: Chukwudubem Agbo), releases his debut single “Say Something”. The song which promises to take you on a ride with its stellar production reveals one thing: Jhello is ready to take on the music industry. In “Say Something,” Jhello expresses his desire for the woman of his dreams. She makes him…
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Singer Sina Rambo and his wife Korth have welcomed a baby girl. The artist announced the arrival of his bundle of joy in a post shared on Instagram earlier today.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Sina Adeleke (@sinarambo) He shared photos of him holding his baby girl, which he…
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Many have considered weight loss programs but cannot seem to get them going. Often, sugary content especially from drinks sums up the bulk of daily sugar ingested. Sugary drinks, therefore, are one of the main culprits hindering weight loss desires.  Hence, one's drinking habit affects weight loss especially when you reach out for the wrong…
2 hours ago
A stylist has called out Actress Dorcas Shola-Fapson for allegedly not completing the payment for the dress she wore to the 2022 AMVCAs. Taking to Instagram, the stylist, in a series of posts on Sunday, called out Ms Dsf over her debts. "Dsf!! Please pay me my money!!! You didn't pay for fabrics nor for…
Travis Scott
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Travis Scott made his first live televised performance since the 2021 Astroworld tragedy at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.  The rapper performed his songs Mafia and Lost Forever in his first televised performance since the Astroworld festival tragedy last November that left 10 dead and hundreds injured. Scott was introduced by BMA hosts Sean "Diddy" Combs and French…

Music

2 days ago
When you hear the word ‘Outlaw’, it literally translates to someone who is a fugitive of the law. However, for Victor Anthony, professionally known as Victony, this rather outdated word represents something deeper. For the young maverick, it represents an audacious outlook on life itself; an endless mission of sacrificing societal standards on the altar…
3 days ago
Nigerian gospel minister, songwriter; Kay Wonder is here again with another mind-blowing, spirit-filled song and video tagged “Wall of Jericho Has Fallen” a song which he composed through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.
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One of the greatest discoveries in life is to find one's purpose as early as the word get go. It creates a sense of direction and builds wall against wrong convictions and counsels. Italy-based Nigerian singer, Oguro Ibos, popularly known as Zilly Tigers, was lucky to have found his own reason for existence as early as when…
3 days ago
Kendrick Lamar's highly anticipated double-album Mr Morale & The Big Steppers is out. Kendrick revealed the release of his new album Mr. Morale via a link on twitter. Later on, the tweeted link was followed by the project's lead single, "The Heart Part 5."  His last album in 2017's DAMN., was the first only rap album…
3 days ago
Davido has released his highly anticipated single Stand Strong, the first track off his forthcoming album.  OBO featured The Samples Choir, the group behind Kanye West's Sunday Service movement, on his new track.  The Pheelz produced single is a lot different from the fast dance tempo sounds the Fall crooner has come to be known for.  On Wednesday,…

Film

2 days ago
After weeks of impressive performances, Nigerian Idol Season 7 top three contestants finally emerged at last live show. The evening opened with Zadok and Jordan’s electrifying performance of Fireboy DML’s Peru remix with Ed Sheeran.
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Although he has been touring festivals worldwide screening his first feature documentary, Bigger Than Africa, Toyin Ibrahim Adekeye’s dream was to have the cultural documentary stream on a global platform so that more people...
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Notable Nollywood filmmaker and entrepreneur, Charles Granville, has been selected amongst a few other Africans to receive an honorary doctorate degree by Highstone International University, California, United States.
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The race to the 2022 African Movie Academy Awards aka AMAA has officially begun, as the African Movie Academy has called on African filmmakers to submit their films. After calls for the entry submissions in early January 2022,...
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Lights have dimmed on one of Nigeria’s respected stage and screen actors Gbenga Richard. The actor reportedly died on Wednesday after a long battle with diabetes.