Veteran Actress Rachel Oniga is Dead

Popular Nollywood actress, Rachael Oniga, is dead, has learnt. Her son, Olatunji, confirmed the death of the actress  on Saturday. According to him, his mother died on Friday night around 10pm. “She passed last night around 10pm. She had malaria and typhoid,” Olatuunj said. Oniga featured in scores of Nollywood movies —both English and Yoruba— before her demise. Born on May 23, 1957; the delectable actress began her career in 1993. Her first… Continue Reading

HIGH FLYING SOCIETY JOURNALIST, KUNLE RASHEED COLLAPSES SOCIAL CIRCLE UMBRELLA @ HIS 50th B’DAY BASH…K1 DAZZLES @ RADISSON BLU

For top journalist and cerebral Kunle Rasheed, it’s been five decades of God’s kindness in his earthly adventure. Sociable and man-about-town, Kunle Rasheed, threw a party to celebrate his 50th birthday in grand style on 23rd June, 2021, at the palatial Radisson Blu, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. It is, however, no shock that the well-planned golden jubilee birthday celebration attracted the crème de la crème of high society, politics and corporate… Continue Reading

Sensation Artiste, Holmes is set to drop his first body of work……

Break out artiste, Umughare Aghogho Prosper popularly known as Holmes is fast establishing himself as one of the talents on the  continent with his Afro-fusion genre of pleasant sound that has continued to puah the envelop in the entertainment industry, despite the challenges that hit the year 2020. Holmes is set to drop his first body of work following a series of singles over the lockdown pandemic period. Under the… Continue Reading

New Music Sensation Richard Enyeh Drops His Debut Single,”Tomorrow”

Richard Otega Enyeh, popularly known with his stage name, CRESPO has dropped a new single titled Tomorrow. The song was released last Tuesday and his fans are currently falling over themselves to stream the new song.  To sayCRESPO is one of the new kids on the block in the Afro Hip hop music industry is like stating the obvious. If you doubt this, check out his songs and you will be amazed by his great talents…. Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK’S SPONSORED MOVIE, ‘AYINLA’, PREMIERES THIS SUNDAY IN LAGOS

First Bank of Nigeria Limited announces its lead sponsorship of the movie titled ‘Ayinla’, which is billed to premiere on Sunday, 13 June 2020. The movie is suspense-driven, narrating the life of Ayinla Yusuf, popularly known as Ayinla Omowura (an Apala musician), his rise to fame, his identity, the depth of his craft and music, and the basis for his relevance after his tragic death forty years ago as a… Continue Reading

Wale Thompson drops another blockbuster album…By Bunmi Ogunyale

Multi-talented Juju musician, Wale Thompson who is fondly referred to as ‘Mr. Lalale’ has dropped a new hit titled; My Destiny. The 11 tracks album, according to the music maestro, which is now on sale across the country and globally, was launched in Lagos at the weekend. In telephone chat with our correspondent, Thompson said; “the Album is put together for the old and the new generation. “Both the old… Continue Reading

Meet Remilekun Rhythms, Nigeria’s Music Goddess

She is versatile, extremely creative and can simply be described as an embodiment of good music. With her live band performance, she will effortlessly wow your audience with a repertoire of monster hit cuts from genres of music like gospel, jazz, juju, highlife, folk and contemporaries to mention a few. Welcome to the world of Remilekun Rhythms, Nigeria’s next export and music goddess.  No doubt, music is an integral part… Continue Reading

UBA’s REDTV Launches New Series, Public Figure in Ghana.

United Bank for Africa’s Lifestyle and Entertainment channel continues to blaze the trail in online entertainment as it pushes the best of Africa to the world. REDTV, producers of awarding winning hit series such as The Men’s Club (TMC), Our Best Friend’s Wedding, Inspector K, Assistant Madams, RedHot Topics, Hotel Boutique and a host of other hit series is set to put on display its depth and Pan African reach… Continue Reading

REDTV’s TMC Named ‘Web Series of the Year 2020’ at the Gage Awards 2020

The Men’s Club (TMC), Africa’s highly anticipated online series powered by the United Bank for Africa’s Lifestyle and Entertainment channel, REDTV, has emerged the winner of Gage’s Awards’ Web Series of the Year 2020. Following a thorough audit by the organisers of the awards, TMC which was nominated alongside four other popular online shows, clinched the highly coveted award, and was announced as the winner in an elaborate virtual event… Continue Reading

NOLLYWOOD ACTRESS, BISOLA JIMOH SET SOCIAL MEDIA ON FIRE WITH HILARIOUS JOKES

Talk about one comedienne who has literally set social media platforms on fire and Bisola Aminat Jimoh popularly known with the stage name and soubriquet Oyo Pupa readily comes to mind. Without mincing words, Bisola who’s also a Nollywood actress is good at making people laugh. If you doubt this, log on to her Instagram account at Oyopupa28 or Facebook at Aminat Bisola Oyopupa and you will be dazzled and mesmerised by her hilarious jokes mostly… Continue Reading

Terry G Warms Up for ‘All White Throwback Mask Up Invasion’ Tour

Multi-talented singer, producer and instrumentalist, Terry Ginger, a.k.a Papo, is warming up to light up Nigerian cities with a much anticipated tour tagged ‘Terry G All White Throwback Mask Up Invasion’. According to the eccentric music maestro, the tour is expected to be a soothing relief to Nigerians, after numerous psychological and emotional trauma orchestrated by the Covid19 pandemic. Terry G is set to hit selected cities and towns in… Continue Reading

MC Wraps Returns with Freestyle

Veteran song writer and Gbolaboom Records boss, MC Wraps has returned to the music scene with a new groovy track titled ‘Freestyle’. Freestyle is a rhythmic song creatively delivered with soothing melody. Indeed, while doing justice to the beat, MC Wraps proved his dexterity as a song writer with proven integrity. Born Gbolahan Abu, MC Wraps, an indigene of Lagos State, started his foray into showbiz by writing song/lyrics and… Continue Reading

AKINWALE ADEMOKOYA LAUNCHES AKAD RECORD LABEL

AKAD RECORDS is a music discovery company, dedicated to discovering, supporting, and promoting visionary African artists from around the globe. Its pioneer act, Lil Dee has been signed to the record label while the new company also aims to sign one of the hottest producers around. CEO of the company, Akinwale Ademokoya offers a sneak peek into what this new record label has to offer; with the release of the hot new… Continue Reading

Ding Surfing Makes Wave with Hol’Up

                       Afro hip hop sensation, Dings Surfing, has mesmerized music buffs with a new single titled Hol’Up. The song, officially released on Monday, 27 July, 2020 has been enjoying airplay. Born Olubayo Adekanmi Kazeem, Dings, as he is fondly called, is a Philosophy graduate from the University of Lagos. DingSurfing is a native of Ondo State, but was born and… Continue Reading

LIL’ DEE DROPS SPANKING SINGLE ‘OWO’ MONEY

                                  The unassuming new gift to the Nigerian music industry born Damilola Samuel Ogunsanya and popular known as Lil Dee is ready to change the music scene in Naija under the reputable record label, Akad Records. DEBUTS The talented Afro Hip Hop singer with a unique powerful vocal delivery and extraordinary stagecraft is doing everything possible to make a statement in… Continue Reading

UBA’s REDTV Premieres Third Season of Africa’s Biggest Online Series –The Men’s Club

The buzz was palpable as Africa’s highly anticipated online series, The Men’s Club (TMC), hit the screens for its third season on Wednesday. The 13-episode smash series is powered by the United Bank for Africa’s Lifestyle and Entertainment channel, REDTV, producers of hit shows such as Our Best Friend’s Wedding, Inspector K, Assistant Madams, Red Hot Topics, Hotel Boutique and many more. The blockbuster series, TMC, which has enjoyed a… Continue Reading

The Men’s Club season 3 set to screen on REDTV July 22

                    Despite the disruptions and prolonged lockdown occasioned by the global coronavirus pandemic, The Men’s Club season 3 (TMC3) series is set premiere on July 22, 2020 with a firm promise to do much more than excite its teeming and sophisticated audience with the adventures of four Nigerian men and how they navigate their mainly drama-filled tumultuous love lives. Commenting on… Continue Reading

The Men’s Club are back with a bang

The Men’s Club are back with a bang and will formally launch on July 22 with much plenty of fun. It sure would be spectacular time for fans. Whist they may not necessarily be bringing music, they know how to shake things up. From broken hearts, to shaky friendships, and boys just trying to be boys-  Aminu, Louis, Tayo and Lanre are back for another suspense and drama infused season… Continue Reading

Adex Artquake drops new single, ‘O’dende’

                                                     Hip hop maestro, and ‘Honourable Shaku Shaku’ crooner, Adex of the now defunct musical duo, Artquake has again hit the airwaves with yet another banger, O’dende. Adex, whose real name is Adeniran Adegbite, has been on the game for about two decades, though with… Continue Reading

NaijaHottestGist Plans to reward Excellence

  NaijaHottestGist, an online news agency, after a ten year meritorious service in reportage, has concluded plans to reward excellence at its 2020 anniversary lecture and awards. In a release signed by the publisher, Seun Oloketuyi, the news platform is set to celebrate Nigerians, who have performed beyond expectations and stood out in their choice careers. “Our commitment to ensuring that Nigeria continues to break barriers despite the multifaceted issues… Continue Reading

Nollywood actor and film producer, Iyabo Ojo has taken to social media to slam a former friend and colleague, calling the unnamed person ‘a witch’. Though the 42-year-old actress didn’t mention a particular name, she, however, dropped enough hints to make it clear who she was referring to. In her Instagram post, Iyabo stated, “After all I did for you 2 years ago to celebrate your bday in Turkey, you… Continue Reading

Nigerian Actor/Director, Pius Okaba Takes Over European Film Industry

Pius Okaba, a Nigerian actor and film director, has emerged one of the toasts of European film market. The Berlin, Germany-based thespian has over his 10-year  career in the film and television industry worked in various fields such as Format Buying, On-Air Image Design, Content Acquisition, Content Development/Management, Airtime Sales, Directing and Production for both the film and television industries. Pius Okaba is an alumnus of The New York Film Academy (NYFA) where he studied acting and he holds a Master of Arts Degree in Film Directing from the prestigious University of West London. He is currently pursuing a second Masters Degree (MFA) in motion pictures and is a residence lecturer at the Prague Film Institute in Czech Republic. His controversial film AYE, released in 2019 sees a wide acceptance across the European film industry. AYE won the award for Best Short Film at the Africa In Diaspora Cinema Festival in Florence, Italy and was nominated and screened at I Will Tell International Film Festival, London, United Kingdom, Black Star International Film Festival, Accra Ghana, The South African International Film Festival, Johannesburg, South Africa, Africa international Film Festival, Lagos Nigeria, and Inshort Film Festival, also in Pius ’s role as a witch hunter in the most anticipated Czech fairy tail film of all time, Princezna Zakletá V Čase (Princess Lost In Time) which is expected to be released in cinemas across Europe in March 2020 has made him a household name in the acting scene in Europe. Although, his appearance on Berlin Tag Und Nacht, a daily series on German television RTL II was a highlight of his acting career in Germany. He is currently working on his latest film which will be released in the fall of 2021.

Ex-Femi Kuti’s bassist Roy Ajuzigwe embraces Christ, releases gospel CD

For six years, he toiled and laboured to drop a CD. The labour and sweating took him to friends and fans soliciting for help; even his cry for help to his church and members fell on deaf ears as his fellow brothers and sisters in the lord and even the larger church, told him ” we’re coming.” That in a nutshell is the story of Ajuzigwe Ajuzigwe was better known… Continue Reading

UBA’s REDTV shuts down Lagos as over 25,000 Youths Attend Its Annual Rave

REDTV, the online lifestyle network powered by the United Bank for Africa Group, held its annual Rave on Saturday, November 30 to officially kick-off the ‘Dirty December’ season. Over 25,000 guests attended this year’s event which was held in Lagos and true to its theme, ‘The shutdown’, the rave was the talk of the entire town this past Saturday. REDTV hosted the creative industry and other guests to an unforgettable night… Continue Reading

Media personality Femi Davies set to stage come back to movie industry

Media personality and Publisher of MetroNewsNg,Otunba Femi Davies is set to make a come back to the movie industry. The well known Lagos based journalist,who has spent well over 25years transversing Lagos Television/Radio Lagos, Ogtv,Magnet Media,Oricom Advertising,Today’s Choice Magazine,Hearts Magazine,Ace Weekly,Global Excellence And City People Magazine,before serving under the government of Otunba Gbenga Daniel in Ogun State as Media Consultant to the governor and Director of Organization for Peoples Party… Continue Reading

Davido welcomes baby boy with Chioma

Music star, Davido, has welcomed his first child with fiancée, Chioma Rowland. The 26-year-old announced the birth of his son on Sunday via Twitter. In excitement, he called Chioma his strong wife. The pop star also revealed the name of the child as David Adedeji Adeleke Jr. “Omoba ti de!!! David Adedeji Adeleke Jr I !! D prince is here!!!! 20 – 10 – 2019 !!! Love you my strong wife!!!… Continue Reading

TOP NIGERIAN ARTISTES THRILL FANS AT THE ZENITH BANK ASPIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL

It was a night filled with magnificence and splendor as music lovers and fun seekers were treated to topnotch entertainment at the Zenith Bank Aspire Music Festival which held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Harbour Point Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.   The musical festival lived up to its billing as the most anticipated entertainment event of the year, as the audience were treated to electrifying and captivating… Continue Reading

ALL SET AS LAGOS AWAITS ZENITH BANK’S ASPIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL

All is now set for the “Zenith Bank Aspire Music Festival” holding on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Harbour Point Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos by 5pm. Dubbed as the most anticipated entertainment event of the year, the breathtaking festival promises to be a night to remember, as it will feature captivating and thrilling musical performances by some of Nigeria’s biggest artistes including Olamide, Flavour, Phyno, Niniola, Mayorkun and… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK’S ASPIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL DEBUTS IN LAGOS, FEATURES NIGERIA’S TOP ARTISTES

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, is set to light up the social and entertainment scene this month with the announcement of the Bank’s “Aspire Music Festival”. Dubbed as the most anticipated entertainment event of the year, the music festival holds on Saturday, September 21, 2019 by 8.00pm at the Harbour Point Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The breathtaking festival promises to be a night to remember, as it… Continue Reading

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