Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

Nollywood Honours OMOTOLA

The Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, has honoured one of its very best, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde for her achievements in the entertainment industry.
The event, which held at the prestigious Oriental Hotel Lekki, on Sunday, August 4, was a Mecca of some sort for the crème-de-la-creme of the industry and several A-list artistes who were in attendance.

Wande Coal Dumps Mavin Records

Former Mo’hits record act, Wande Coal has finally parted ways with the Don Jazzy- led Mavin Records. The ebony black singer we gathered, has decided to re-launch his solo career of his new Black Diamond Entertainment platform.  
Wande, who has delayed the release of his second album for so long was said to be planning its release on his own imprint. 
The singer released a new single last week titled ‘Kilaju’ under his Black Diamond Entertainment without the Mavin Records’ logo on the cover art. 

BBA: Pokello, Elikem love saga continues

When Zimbabwe’s sexy diva was evicted from the ongoing Big Brother Africa reality show, The Chase, many fans thought that was going to put a stop on her love affair with Elikem. However, reports say the evicted Zimbabwean representative Pokello Nare seems to have received approval from her lovers family even though she is no longer in the game.

And Yet Another Nollywood Marriage Crashes

News Introduction: 
The marriage was contracted just a little over a year ago amid fanfare and controversies. A year later, like some others in the industry, it has crashed irretrievably like a pack of badly arranged cards with mudslinging and name calling from both parties. - By Deola Adeoti

Funke Akindele is the darling of the tube. A child star that metamorphosed into a screen diva and the face of many brands: from Glo to Klin and so many others.  Along with the fame comes big bucks. One thing was however missing: A man to call hers. One can imagine the joy in the hearts of her fans and followers when rumours filtered in that she was walking down the aisle with the man of her dreams. On the day, all was put in place for the wedding of the century and it will go down the annals of celebrity weddings in the country as one of the most exquisite. Fast forward a year later.

Entertainment Outfit Empowers Youths In Abuja

A budding entertainment outfit, Konceptz Krew Entertainment has embarked on intense empowerment of youths resident in Abuja as a way of giving back to the society.
Mr. Akan Nelson, director events managements and interior decoration, stated this yesterday during an interactive session with youths in Kubwa.
He reiterated the company’s commitment to reposition the youths and take them off the streets through various empowerment programmes being planned by the organisation. 

Lagos AGN Crisis: Ibinabo Threatens To Arrest Don Pedro Aganbi

As the crisis in the Lagos chapter of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria, AGN deepens, national president of the guild, Ibinabo Fiberesima has threatened to arrest Don Pedro Aganbi and his supporters.
Speaking to online news source, NET, Ms. Fiberesima said the guild may have to “resort to the use of force to stop Aganbi and his cohorts from operating a parallel arm of the Lagos chapter of the guild.

Artiste Wants Private Sector Support For Upcoming Singers

A hip hop musician, Kumtap Ruthnan, has urged the private sector to support the youths to develop the music industry, saying that a lot of talented young musicians cannot come to limelight because of the lack of support.
“I think finance is the major constraint.  It is not only the government that should help, we need private sector participation to promote the music industry,” Ruthnan said.
She stressed the need to establish more studios with modern facilities to promote education and music production in the country.

Ghanaian Movie Producers In Fresh Rush For Mercy Johnson

If there is a Nollywood actress who is in hot demand in Ghana right now, it would be no other one than delectable thespian, Mercy Johnson. 
The highly talented actress has suddenly become the toast of virtually all the movie makers in Ghana at the moment. Since she returned not too long ago to the scene after a break, which saw her going away to have her baby and nursing her for some months, Mercy Johnson has been in hot demand from movie producers, especially in Ghana.

Chioma Chukwuka Rocks Nollywood With N4, 000 Aso-Ebi

Just as Thursday July 25, 2013 has been picked by the Chukwuka family for the burial ceremonies of late Mrs. Grace Egoyibo Chukwuka, colleagues of one of her children, Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha have been scrambling to get the Aso-Ebi for the ceremonies.
It was gathered that top actresses and colleagues of the actress have been making efforts to get hold of the clothing material.
Sources disclosed that a close colleague of Chioma, Ifeoma Okeke, has been designated for the dispatching of the ceremonial attires.

President Jonathan’s Profile Gets Verified on Facebook

Impostors laying claim to the identity of President Goodluck Jonathan on Facebook have suffered a set-back as the social media site, has recently verified the profile of President Goodluck Jonathan. This would reduce the claims by impostors who use the identity of the president on Facebook for numerous reasons.
So if you are finding it difficult to distinguish the authentic Facebook account of the President from the over 98 profiles bearing the President’s name and photographs, watch out for the social service’s  recently launched verified page’s check mark.

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