Arts & Entertainment
It seems these days jokes in Nigeria are no longer making people to laugh, rather they are doing otherwise. Nigerian comedians have been having a tough time with their fans who recently have been expressing dissatisfaction over the topics of their jokes.
Not long ago, it was Basket who had it hot for cracking a joke on the topic of rape. Many of his fans took to the social media to express their anger. This time around the feud is between Jim Iyke and comedian, AY.
Stand-up comedian, Francis Agoda aka ‘I Go Die’ is definitely having the best of time following his appointment by Global Educators for all Initiative as a United Nations Millennium Development Goal Ambassador.
It has become common practice for Nigerian entertainers to switch to politics when the need arises.
Nigerian music star, 9ice has announced plans to run for political office in 2015 specifically as a House of Representatives member representing the Ogbomoso North Constituency in the National Assembly.
9ice who has been off the music scene for sometime might have found solace in politics, capitalizing on his popularity in his home state to give himself, new lease of life.
It seems the 40-year-old super model is not giving up on love as she has secured for herself a new boyfriend, Iranian billionaire boyfriend, Shervin Pishevar.
Popular stand-up comedian, Basketmouth has been on the hot seat for some time now following his rape joke which did not go down well with some of his fans. According to the comedian jokes can be craked on all topics.
While speaking in a recent interview, Basketmouth offered
an unreserved apology, stating that ‘Humour has no limit, comedians have the power to crack jokes.
Basketmouth stated that he was indeed sorry, and further revealed that the backlash from the joke, has had a limiting impact on his craft.
Jennifer Lopez aka J.Lo has been sued by a man for allegedly duping him into sending her naked pictures in a mail. Rodrigo Ruiz is claiming Sexual Harassment. However reports say it appears a random 53-year-old woman is responsible for the drama.
J.Lo will face a 10,000 dollar lawsuit filed by Rodrigo Ruiz in Los Angeles claiming the singer sent him a letter in 2008 asking him to reply with nude photos alongside his demo CDs.
Ace Congolese musician, Awilo Longomba who was a one-time drummer in Viva la Musica, Stukas, Nouvelle Generation and Loketo is preparing to make a big come back coinciding with his celebration of 30 years doing music the African way.
In 1995, he finally quit drumming for singing and released his first album Moto Pamba with help from Shimita, Ballou Canta, Dindo Yogo, Dally Kimoko, Sam Mangwana, Syran Mbenza and Rigo Star.
Nollywood actress Halima Abubakar, needs the prayers of her fans in particular and Nigerians in general because she is battling to survive a terrible ailment that landed her in the hospital few days ago.
The Kogi state born actress, who has been working so hard, broke down after attending a friend’s wedding and had to be rushed to the hospital where the doctors warned her to take things easy to avoid a total break-down.
Check out what she said:
The 2013 Headies Awards have been made public, and Indigenous rapper, Olamide, leads the nomination count with mentions in 8 categories. The indigenous rapper is followed by Pop singer, Davido, with 5 nominations, while Iyanya has 4.
New comers, Seyi Shay, Orezi, and Sean Tizzle are also in the running for the awards, with Burna Boy looking the favorite for the ‘Next Rated Artiste’.
Nollywood’s controversial actress, Anita Joseph, seems to have been arrested by the Holy Spirit, as she has been telling anyone who cares to listen, that she has become a born again Christian.
If what we hear is the truth, then the babe, who is known for her wild and rough lifestyle in the movie industry, may have turned a new leaf as she is said to be remorseful of the kind of life she led in the past.
In an interview recently, the heavily tattooed Anita allegedly broke down in tears and said that she regretted having tattoos all over her body.