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Court stops Premiere of Nollywood Star, Omoni Oboli’s “Okafor’s Law”

Nollywood actress and producer, Omoni Oboli, was disappointed as the the premiere of her highly anticipated movie “okafor’s law” was yesterday stopped by an order of the court. This painful development is coming after accusations of copyright infringement were leveled against the mother of four by Canada-based Nigerian script-writer, Jude Idada in September last year. However, Omoni decided that there ... Read More »

Why we took Big Brother Naija to South Africa-MultiChoice

Video entertainment provider, MultiChoice Nigeria, has explained its decision for filming the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality show in South Africa. A statement issued by the company said the decision was informed by the desire to deliver the same high quality production that its subscribers are accustomed to on its platforms.  “It is with this commitment in mind that a decision was ... Read More »

Academy announces The Oscar 2017 Nominees

The nominees for the 89th Academy Awards have been announced via a live stream (watch it in the player below). See the list below for the awards to be handed out on Feb. 26, 2017 in Hollywood at the ceremony hosted by  Jimmy Kimmel. Best picture Arrival Fences Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water Hidden Figures La La Land Lion Manchester By the ... Read More »

Tony Okoroji’s new single, “Happy Music” making waves

The Chief Tony Okoroji of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has  released single “Happy Music’’ which is currently making waves across radio stations in Lagos. This is the first by the showbiz impresario in decades. The track which was released under Okoroji’s music label “TOPS Record, was first aired on Lagos-based radio station “Beat FM 99’’ to usher in ... Read More »

2face, D’banj,Wizkid, Olamide, Banky W, Tiwa Savage, others join new acts for One Lagos Fiesta

Lagosians are set for a session of fun and entertainment this yuletide as the One Lagos Fiesta takes centrestage with top and up-coming artistes set to perform at the innovative show organized by the Lagos State Government. At a news conference on Thursday in Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde said the government is ... Read More »

AFRIMA releases Continental Nominees’ list, sets dates for voting

The African Union Commission, AUC, and the 13-man Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, have released the highly anticipated 2016 Nominees List for the Continental Categories of Africa’s leading awards project. The 2016 AFRIMA Continental Nominees List was released to the public via the media and on the AFRIMA website www.afrima.org on Tuesday, September 6, two weeks after ... Read More »

British-NIgerian Olaedo Ibe releases single “Lead Me”

Coming on the back of her well-received debut EP Shine Like Gold which was released last year, British Nigerian singer, songwriter and composer, and MOBO Award nominee Olaedo Ibe is proud to announce her brand new single ‘Lead Me’, which is taken from her forthcoming sophomore EP Grow To Glow. Produced by GKid, whose previous production credtis include working with ... Read More »

Was Beat FM boss, Chris Ubosi scammed over Rihanna Show?

Well well, this may turn out to be one of the biggest hollywoood stories that a Nigeria is involved in.We are talking of the botched 2013 show put together by Chris Ubosi, owner of Beats FM and Megalectrics. The drama at the moment is that while Ubosi said he paid agents of Rihanna for the show, the musician’s management are ... Read More »

Why I dumped Olamide’s record label-Lil Kesh

For about a week, the news surrounding the business relationship between rap star, Olamide and his protégé, Ololade Keshinro, better known as Lil Kesh as been making the rounds. While some reports suggest there’s a frosty relationship between Lil Kesh and the YBNL Nation, forcing his immediate departure from the label to float his own, YAGI Records, others say it’s ... Read More »

Music super star,Papa Wemba collapses and dies on stage

Jules Shungu Webadio, the influential Congolese music star popularly known.as Papa Wemba has died after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Ivory Coast, media reports say. Video from the concert shows the talented musician who was 66, slumped on the floor as dancers continue to perform, unaware of what is happening. French broadcaster France 24 confirmed the death, quoting his ... Read More »