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Nollywood Fans Pay Tribute To Late Actress Genevieve Nene

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Nollywood Fans continue to pay tribute to upcoming actress, Genevieve Nene who passed away in Lagos on Tuesday after battling with malaria and typhoid. Nollywood Director and Screenwriter, Ike Nnaebue announced the death of the actress on his Instagram page on Wednesday. The Mbaise, Imo born actress had been diagnosed with malaria...

Pepsi Denies Dropping Music Star Tiwa Savage As Brand Ambassador

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Marvin records First Lady, Tiwa Savage has been confirmed as Pepsi Ambassador, following speculations of her being dropped. The confirmation was necessary following issues in her marriage which trended on social media over the weekend. The Managing Director of Seven Up Bottling Company, Mr Sunil Sawhney took to his twitter account to...

Champions League: Alicia Keys To Sing At Final

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American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys will perform during the opening ceremony at next month’s Champions League final in Milan, UEFA announced on Wednesday. Alicia, who has sold over 50 million albums worldwide, will feature as part of a revamped ceremony prior to the game on Saturday May 28. “I’m extremely excited to share...

 

Papa Wemba Dies On Stage At 66

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One of Africa’s greatest music stars Papa Wemba,  has died after collapsing on stage during a festival in the Ivory Coast, the event organisers said Sunday. Papa Wemba, who was known as the “king of Congolese rumba” for helping to bring the highly popular sound to an international audience, was 66. The...

 

Songkran: Water Festival Observed In Thailand In Spite Of Drought

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Songkran, Thailand's annual water festival, commenced on Wednesday with celebrants armed with water pistols and buckets, amid severe drought in the country. Thailand is facing its worst water shortage in two decades, with 14 out of 76 provinces hit and large swathes of agricultural land at risk. Thailand has entered its annual...

Davido Joins Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay As Pepsi Ambassadors

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Pepsi has announced the signing of singer Davido as new brand ambassador as they continues to reignite the passion of fans. Young and multi-award winning artist Davido joins Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and Seyi Shay as a Pepsi brand ambassador. The OBO crooner has promised his new fans amazing song as he sign the dotted lines. The global brand...

International Premier: Kenya Airways To Transport Production Crew Of Soyinka’s Film `Ake’

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Kenya Airways has officially taken over the transportation of the production crew of Prof. Wole Soyinka’s memoir film adaptation, “Ake” to all international premieres. Mr Dapo Adeniyi, the Executive Producer and Director of the film, said this in a statement made available to the Newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. According to Adeniyi,...

2016 Edition: Nigeria Entertainment Awards Invites Entries

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The Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA), the continent’s premier Entertainment Award for Nigerians and Africans, on Wednesday invited entries for the 2016 edition of the award. Tope Esan, the Executive Producer, NEA Awards in a statement said NEA had invited all entries for works that were made public from May 1, 2015...

African Music Sensational Made 2016 Gidi Festival Memorable

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Different African Music Sensational Made the 2016 Gidi Festival sponsored by Heineken very memorable. The party took place yesterday night at the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island. The Gidi Festival is one of the events planned for the Easter celebrations by one of the brands under the stable of the Nigerian...

 

Davido says his Anticipated Album “Baddest” may not be Released this Year

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Nigeria music star David “Davido” Adeleke has revealed that his sophomore album, which has been highly anticipated for 2016, may not be released the year after all. According to Davido, Sony Music BMG, which he recently signed a deal with, requires more time to ensure the album carries global appeal, as...

 

P-Square Crisis: Peter Okoye Unveils New Stage Name

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  P-Square, one-half of the talented entertainers, Peter Okoye of P-square has officially unveiled his new stage name as MrP and contact details of his new management. Peter who now preferred to be called MrP, confirming the breakup between Africa’s pop duo following the family drama the Okoye brothers have been surrounded...

BellaNaija founder, Uche Pedro wins Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, Best African Blogger

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The 2016 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards took place in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 12 and saw a number of stars go home with well deserving awards, including BellaNaija.com founder and CEO Uche Pedro for Best African Blogger. On receiving her award, Uche took the opportunity to thank her family...

 

Falz drops official mini-movie to hit single 'Soldier' ft Simi

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Folarin Falana, a.k.a Falz The Bahd Guy has got another hot music video up his sleeve. The hit song titled ‘Soldier’ featuring Simi is from his second studio album “Stories that touch” and it’s a song about long-suffering love, mixed with an interesting blend of good natured music and comic...

See Lupita Nyong’o hot cover of InStyle Magazine for April 2016

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Lupita Nyong’o is picture perfect on the cover of InStyle Magazine’s April 2016 issue. The Oscar-Winning actress is gorgeous in a jade dress that is just perfect for her skin colour. The dress, by Proenza Schouler, features a cold shoulder and turtleneck combination and is super trendy. She completed her look...

Dabota Lawson slams internet trolls, says no one gave her millions to start a business

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Dabota Lawson is not here for Internet trolls who always have something to say. The former beauty queen posted a message on her page a couple of hours ago in a bid to explain to people how much struggle he has had to go through to be where she is...

Charly Boy shares inspiring article on life, says “Make no apologies for who you are”

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Veteran musician Charly Boy is out with a new article in which he talks about being true to oneself and appreciating the beauty you see in yourself. Read it below. Your Beautiful Self My people, life ain’t easy but it’s beautiful when you’re true to yourself. When you walk around without a chip on...

Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim unveiled as Cintron brand ambassador for Africa

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Famous Ghanaian actress and model, Juliet Ibrahim recently celebrated her 30th birthday. She also got an amazing gift when she was unveiled as Cintron brand ambassador. Juliet will be the first brand ambassador for Africa and joins Akon who is the international brand ambassador for Cintron. Cintron is an “aspirational” lifestyle brand that...

Davido billed to release two albums with Sony Music

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According to new press statement released by Sony Music, Davido will be releasing two albums with the company. Davido’s deal with Sony Music will have the singer release two albums. The singer in January, went public with news of a signed deal with Sony Music, with photos showing him put pen to...

Funke Akindele might not have a child in life, Pastor reveals shocking prophesies about Nollywood

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A certain Pastor has issued a sound warning to popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele. The founder of Mountain of Blessing and Miracle Church of Christ, Prophet Dr. Olagorioye Faleyimu; made the revelation. The popular Lagos based pastor, clearly cautioned that the divorced actress should pray against bareness in her life. In his own...

Famous Yoruba star, Toyin Adegbola honored with chieftaincy title

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Famous Yoruba Nollywood actress, Toyin Adegbola, a.k.a ‘Ajoke Asewo Ro Re Mecca,’ was recently honored as Yeye Meso of Oke-Irun in Osun state, by HRM Alayeluwa Oba Isaac Adetoyi Adetuluese Olokose 11. The event was attended by some of her colleagues in the industry which include Toyin Adewale, Alex Shabi and...


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