Arts & Entertainment
Since the 1985 World Women Conference on political participation held in Beijing China popularly known as ‘’Beijing Conference’’ women participation in the country’s politics has been on the increase. It could be recalled that then First Lady, late Mrs. Maryam Babangida led Nigerian women delegation to that famous conference which served as a wake-up call for women politicians. Checks revealed that women generally especially politicians have never had it so good like under President Goodluck Jonathan administration.
Veteran Nigerian singer, Paul Play Dairo, is set to wage a legal battle against two of Nigeria’s revered institutions, Etisalat and Nigerian Idols, after taking them to court over an alleged abuse of his copyrighted work, ‘Mosorire’.
In a law suit (FHC/L/CS/581/2014) filed at the Federal High Court Lagos, Paul Play accused the defendants of reproducing his song ‘Mosorire’ on the show (Nigerian Idol) and airing it on TV as well as their Youtube channel without his consent.
Yvonne Nelson, as she premiered her latest movie, Single, Married & Complicated, in Nigeria this weekend.
The new movie, which is a sequel to the 2012 hit movie, Single & Married, attracted a lot of buzz across the continent when the actress released posters, snapshots and a trailer for the movie early this year.
Produced by Yvonne’s YN productions and directed by Pascal Amanfo, the movie features a star-studded cast of Chris Attoh, John Dumelo, Nollywood’s Alex Ekubo, Eddie Watson, Nollywood’s Tana Adelana, Anita Erskine and Berla Mundi, among others.
Earlier in the year, it was widely reported that music star 9ice will contest for a political post by representing his state, Oyo.
He later refuted the reports, claiming he was on the set of a music video and a member of his team posted the image and the caption declaring his political interest.
Christina Aguilera, 33-year-old pop star who is expecting her second child posed nude for the latest issue of V- Magazine. She spoke on the photos:
“As a woman, I’m proud to embrace my body through all stages of life, staying fearless and confident in surrendering to the unknowns the future has in store”
According to him, as a result of many bad relationships he had in the entertainment sector, he had to look somewhere else to find his spouse. In the interview, Okposo said, “I went to perform at KICC (Kingsway International Christian Centre) in London. Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo’s church. That was how and where I met my wife. She came with her sister. After my performance, I was signing my CDs for people. I was so busy, I wasn’t even looking up. People were on queue, they buy and I sign.
The eldest daughter of late Afrobeat king, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, in an interview recently opened up on her reasons for ruling out marriage, despite being in a relationship with her current lover for the past 7 years.
Yeni said she is very satisfied with her single status because she does not need any man as a support to survive, or to authenticate her status as a woman.
Controversial Cameroonian/Nigerian singer and businesswoman, Reprudencia Sonkey, popularly known as Dencia, has taken to Twitter to bear her mind on last week Summit in Washington, which had major African leaders in attendance.
As a result of his contributions to Nollywood, veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo is to be honoured with a Chieftaincy title.
The veteran a actor and Delta State Commissioner for Arts and Culture, will at the 4th edition of the Nollywood Igbo Film Festival be honoured with the title of “Dike Oha na Nollywood”.
The event will take place on the 1st day of the three-day film festival. The festival will take place in Asaba, Delta from August 27 to August 30. The founder of the festival Nze Harris Chuma said RMD is being honoured for his contributions to Nollywood.
Actor and politician, Desmond Elliot, has denied the allegation that went viral recently that he has been sleeping with two sisters put in his care.
Desmond, who reacted to the statement in a recent media chat, said he never slept with any of the girls and will never do that because they are like his sisters. They are family friends, he said.