Glamour Boys Of Nollywood Take Their Turn
IT was the glamour girls in the last two weeks. This week, readers want attention shifted to the unofficial club of top Nollywood actors who are still single. The ‘ayes’ have it.
Joseph Benjamin, UK’s AY Dot Comedian & Danielle Down, Dazzle In ‘Mum, Dad Meet Sam’
FilmOne Distribution, the brand synonymous with the theatrical distribution of box office smash hits, and Restless Distribution are proud to announce that the highly pulsating romantic comedy film, Mum Dad Meet Sam (MDMS), will hit cinemas across Nigeria from July 10th 2015. Joseph Benjamin brings on his charming personality and poise with his scintillating performance,…
Throw Back…Exhausting The Acting Spinsters List
THE emails have not stopping popping up. Enquiries, mostly from lustful fans on how they can reach some of the acting celebrities in the singles club that were profiled on this page last week. ‘’I want her for an everlasting relationship and I assure you that she will enjoy me’’ a fan declared. A fan…
‘My Rectorship Was By Divine Provision’
Dr. (Mrs.) Theresa Taiwo Akande is the first female Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. She rose through the ranks, heading various positions at different times before assuming the rectorship of the institution. NOT too many women in Nigeria are in leadership positions and even fewer are rectors and vice chancellors of higher…
UTOMI: To Survive, Government Must Cut Cost, Block Leakages
Professor Patrick Utomi, in this interview with DAVID OGAH and TEMILOLUWA ADEOYE, advises government to block all revenue leakages and partner some foreign countries for direct financing of infrastructure.
Yet Another Feather On Arukhe’s Cap
“EXCELLENCE is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” –Aristotle. The above assertion applies to Dr. James Ohioma Arukhe, a…
A Birthday Bash For Veteran Actress, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett
Friends, family members, fans, colleagues and associates of the veteran actress, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett converged recently in Lagos to celebrate the matriarch of the stage and screen as she clocked 74
Timeless Nollywood Actress, Steph-Nora Okere
THERE are no two Steph-Nora Okeres in Nollywood. The only person by that name is the multi- talented University of Ife trained theatre artiste who has remained relevant in the movie industry as butter is to bread.
Rapper MI reveals next plan for music
Chocolate City rapper, M.I. Abaga, has disclosed that he would like to have a working relationship with some notable African artistes to help to connect the younger generations with the older ones. According to the rapper, he said that Africa had done well in creating a vibrant modern music industry which has been able to…
Jimmy Jean-Louis Named As 2015 NollywoodWeek Ambassador
The festival kicks off on Thursday, June 4 and ends on June 7. “Jimmy is a perfect representation of the open spirit that the festival advocates,” said the festival’s Executive Director, Serge Noukoué.
Nigeria’s Own OC Ukeje Goes To Cannes
IT is confirmed. Ayanda, the South African film from award-winning director Sara Blecher and starring Nigeria’s top actor Okechukwu Chukwudi Ukeje, aka OC Ukeje, screened at the ongoing Cannes Film Market on May 17.
‘I Was Brought Up To Celebrate Cultural Values’
Jumoke Owoola, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Centre for Indigenous Knowledge, Development and Sustainability, and publisher of Ostrich Afrique magazine, spoke to DEBO OLADIMEJI on how we can revive cultural values that are being eroded. General background I am a princess from Ayetoro Ekiti but I was born and bred in Lagos. My father, Prince…