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Gbajabiamila tasks Nollywood on positive projection of Nigeria’s culture, image

…seeks combined efforts for a prosperous nation The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has emphasized the need for positive projection of Nigeria’s culture and image to the outside world by the players in the nation’s entertainment industry. This is just as the Speaker stressed the need for the combined efforts of… Read More »

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Updated: Sanwo-Olu Gives Nollywood’s Mama Awero Free Apartment, As Lagos Commissions 360 Housing Units In Ikorodu

•Donates Free Apartments to Two Lagos ‘Best’ Teaching Staff • Governor Pledges Timely Completion of Ongoing Road Projects in the Axis The popular grandmother figure in Nollywood’s Yoruba series, Alhaja Lanre Hassan, known by the stage name “Mama Awero”, got a surprise gift from Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday. The veteran actor… Read More »

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Burna Boy as Nigerian musicians’ gutters-to-Grammy story

Festus Adedayo (Published by The Cable, March 21, 2021) When he voiced his ambition to be a standup comedian, Jewish American, Samuel Levenson’s mother was aghast. For a boy who grew up in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York’s Brooklyn, Madam Levenson’s disdain for standup comedy as a profession was understandable. “My son, you mean, you stand,… Read More »

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President Buhari Congratulates Nigerian Afrobeats Stars Burna Boy, Wizkid.

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Nigerian music star Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, whose entry won the “Best Global Music Album” category in the 2021 Grammy awards, saying he has made notable contributions in the field of music which the world has come to recognize. “Congratulations to Burna Boy on being conferred the 2021… Read More »

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Sanwo Olu Launches Free Academy For Youths In Creatives Industry .

• Lagos Govt Partners Ebony Life to Harness Local Potential in Film, TV Production • Institute Commences Training for 120 Pioneer Students Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, launched EbonyLife Creative Academy, a world-class film and television production institute, established by EbonyLife Media in conjunction with Lagos State Creative Industry Initiative (LACI) – a parastatal under… Read More »

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Photos: Gov. Sanwo-Olu Commissions Revamped Glover Memorial Hall, Lagos Island, On Wednesday, March 3, 2021

PIX 1746/1800 L-R: Nigerian Actress/Film Director, Joke Silva; Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folashade Jaji; Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharm. (Mrs) Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf and Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Mr. Solomon Bonu, during the commissioning of revamped Glover Memorial Hall,… Read More »

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I’m not crushing on Don Jazzy – Caramel Plugg

For Ogechi Ukonu better known as Caramel Plugg, there’s nothing wrong with starting up a family with her fellow celebrity. The Nigerian Canada based internet sensation says although she doesn’t have a celebrity crush at the moment, she also doesn’t have any limitations to status when it comes to matters of the heart, “I don’t… Read More »

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“You are idle” – Rosy Meurer blasts critics against her marriage to Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband, Churchill

Actress Rosy Meurer has taken a swipe on those who are against her marriage to Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill. Recall that Tonto in a video tearfully revealed how Churchill’s Personal Assistant and actress, Rosaline Meurer crashed her marriage. DAILY POST reported that Meurer in her defence denied the allegation, saying critics should get their… Read More »

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Davido’s aide apologises to DJ Cuppy over libellous statement

The saga between Davido’s aide, Israel Afeare, and ace disc jockey, DJ Cuppy, seems to come to an end as the latter has apologised to the DJ over his libelous statements. His apology comes shortly after Cuppy’s lawyers demanded an apology from him over a libellous statement he posted on Instagram against their client. The… Read More »