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Starboy Wizkid Reveals His Mentor

Wizkid has revealed UBA group chairman, Tony Elumelu as his mentor. The singer made the revelation as Elumelu turned 57. Wizkid took to his Instagram page to shower encomiums on the dashing billionaire and philanthropist. “Big Happy birthday to my mentor, a visionary and a blessed and amazing human. God bless you, sir,” Wizkid wrote […]

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Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards 2020 (See Full List Of Winners)

The 7th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards which held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday night has ended in grand style. Anchored by seasoned broadcasters Amina Abdi Rabar and Ik Osakioduwa, the star-studded show had some of Africa’s brightest filmstars clinch the coveted AMVCA plaques. Music legend, […]

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Why most Nollywood’s practitioners remain poor – Emem Isong

Award winning filmmaker, Emem Isong Misodi, who recently released her latest project, Special Jollof, has bared her mind on why Nigerian creatives are not as rich as their counterparts abroad. According to the CEO of Royal Arts Academy, “Remuneration for creatives in Nigeria is a far cry from what their counterparts receive abroad. Hollywood and other established film industries are much […]

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Celebrating birthday once in four years has taught me patience – Korede Bello

Singer Korede Bello, who was born on February 29, speaks to Punch about his career and how it feels celebrating his birthday once in every four years. “I must confess it does make me feel special. I don’t have to feel like I’m getting older every year (laughs). It is truly special to anticipate something […]

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Boxing: Hearn Confirms Anthony Joshua Wants Tyson Fury Next

Eddie Hearn, promoter for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, has already spoken to his boxer and he wants to face newly crowned WBC champion Tyson Fury next. Fury made a statement on Saturday night when he scored two knockdowns before stopping Deontay Wilder in the seventh round of their rematch at the […]

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Movie Producers harassing me for sex – Mandy Obi

Curvaceous up and coming actress, Ujunwa Mandy Obi, has revealed to Inside Nollywood her challenges as a green horn in the industry. The Anambra State-born script interpreter has bemoaned that movie producers always harass her for sex. She narrates: “I started acting in 2016 because I have always loved to be an actress right from my Secondary  School […]

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Social media now yardstick to measure wealth – Rita Dominic

Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic has expressed disappointment and wondered when social media became the yardstick for determining who is wealthy and who is not. The movie diva took to her Instastory to drop word or two for all those who think she’s not balling because she doesn’t post about designer labels and holiday trips on […]

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We will continue to make ritual movies –Yul Edochie

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has reacted to the claims made by the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola that Nollywood movies could be fuelling kidnapping and ritual killings given the number of people the police have arrested with human skulls and other body parts in recent times. According to the Anambra State-born actor, filmmakers […]

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British-born Nigerian actress, Beverly Naya addresses societal pressure on women

Actress Beverly Naya has advised the society to reduce pressure on women to get married. Beverly Naya disclosed this while speaking to Punch’s Sunday Scoop, noting that she has been able to stay away from controversies because she doesn’t do things that would lead to scandals. In her words, “I don’t do things I shouldn’t […]

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Nigeria jaga jaga singer, Eedris Abdulkareem quizzed for ‘assault’ on landlord

Eedris AbdulKareem, the Nigeria Jaga Jaga singer was last week quizzed by the police in Lagos for allegedly assaulting his landlord, The Nation learnt on Sunday. Abdul-Kareem was arrested by detectives attached to the Area F Command in Ikeja after the landlord Oladipo Abimbola filed a complaint against him. It was gathered trouble started after […]

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Alleged car theft: Singer Iyanya breaks silence

Fans of singer, Iyanya Mbuk, were worried when news broke that he had been arraigned before the Igbosere High Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing a car. However, Iyanya pleaded not guilty to the charge and was released to his lawyer, who undertook to produce him in court for his next appearance. Meanwhile, the singer […]

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We look forward to welcoming Lil Wayne home – Nigerian Government

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has expressed delight at the revelation made by Lil Wayne that he is more Nigerian than American. Her reaction was contained in a tweet on Wednesday. It will be recalled that Lil Wayne had said he is 53 per cent Nigerian. The American rapper said this was […]

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Dino Melaye showcases fleet of exotic vehicles

Former lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye on Sunday showcased his fleet of exotic vehicles in his apartment for all to see on his Instagram page. In his garage, one could count seven exotic cars and SUVs as he took picture with them. The good thing about the former lawmaker who once represented Kogi West Senatorial District […]

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I want God to give me a womb – Bobrisky

Popular cross-dresser Bobrisky has taken to social media to share the one thing, she will love God to bless her with. The controversial male barbie has revealed that he wants God to give him a womb, saying he is already finer than most women. He added that life with his current lover would have been […]

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Why I can’t play romantic roles in movies again – Mercy Johnson

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie has revealed that she can never take up a romantic role in movies anymore. She spoke on GoldMynetv recently during an interview on her new movie, “The Legend Of Inikpi.” Johnson-Okojie said age is telling on her and that it was better to leave such romantic roles to younger girls in […]

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I once told my father I‘ll marry his mate, says Regina Daniels

Popular Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels Nwoko, once told her father that she would marry his mate. Regina, according to a statement issued on Wednesday by the spokesperson of Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation, Niyi Ifetayo, said this in her new celebrity magazine, “Regina…Celebrating Nigerian Super Diva”, scheduled to be presented to the public next month (February) […]

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Burna Boy loses Grammy Award to Angelique Kidjo

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has lost out in his category to Angelique Kidjo, a Beninese singer-songwriter, at the 2020 Grammys. She was announced the winner of the ‘Best World Music Album’ category at the the 62nd Grammy awards, held at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles, in the early hours of Monday. Kidjo, who secured […]

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