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

BON Award Alumni Party Set for September

…As wives of SouthWest Governors, Saraki post for guests of honour_ In preparations of the most-anticipated Nollywood event in the Nigerian entertainment industry, the organizers of the most celebrated show, Best of Nollywood; (BON) Awards, have put in much verve as the D-day approaches for the all embracing and industry qualifier come this September. But as a prelude to the awards proper BON Alumni party is also being packaged for… Continue Reading

PASUMA HEADLINES 3RD ASA WA DAY IN MANCHESTER

After two fantastic seasons of unparalleled success at hosting one of United Kingdom’s socio-cultural reference points, all is now set for the third edition of the much touted event reputed for its brand affinity and value. Tagged Asa Wa Day 2019, the event is a creation of Buklad Concepts, one of UK’s leading socio-cultural advocacy outfit renowned for its leading and impressive giant strides in cultural promotion of the Yoruba… Continue Reading

You Lack Home Training…… K1 Blasts Barrymade

Fuji music legend, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, popularly known as K1, has described female musician, Barrymade as a spoilt child who lacks good home training. K1, while reacting to a claim by Barrymade that he was the late Sikiru Ayinde Barrister’s laundry man, said it is an uncouth statement from a child who is morally decayed. In a Yoruba video interview with the BBC, K1 explained that “if Barrymade said… Continue Reading

YINKA BEST EXCITES MANCHESTER FOR ALBUM LAUNCH

Still basking in the euphoria of his recent successful launch and public presentation of his latest 3-cut album in Nigeria, ace Highlife Saxy Juju crooner, Yinka Best is set for a re-enactment of this much touted success story in the United Kingdom. Billed for June 7, 2019, Best recently disclosed that all is set for a public launch/presentation of his new 3 albums in the United Kingdom; ultimately yielding to… Continue Reading

UBA Premieres most Anticipated  Men’s Club Season 2 Trailer

 Saturday 18th of May, 2019 was the definition of entertainment success. From the lights to setup, the atmosphere was filled with the euphoria of excitement. The wait was finally over, almost 6 months after the first season hit YouTube, The Men’s club, season 2 is set to launch.  In anticipation, a private screening was held at the IMAX Filmhouse cinema, Lekki. In attendance were the cast, crew and industry supporters. A… Continue Reading

How AK Media Boss, Benson Akindeju Died of Cancer

 Asiwaju Benson Akindeju, the Chief Executive Officer of AK Media Concepts, producers of award winning programs, FACE2FACE, FAMILY TIES, NOWHERE TO BE FOUND, LIBERTY VILLA and  OYINMOMO ON DSTV is dead.  He died of a cancer related ailment on Monday, March 4th 2019 at a London hospital. His first wife, Adetutu, died of the same ailment at the Eko Hospital some years ago.  While battling with the ailment, the bulky Akindeju… Continue Reading

Kevin Mike Drags Belinda Effah, Fred Ebere to ‘House 10’

Effervescent actor and filmmaker, Kevin Mike, otherwise known as K-Mic, has hit location for ‘House 10’, a situational comedy (sitcom) series starring multiple award-winning actress Belinda Effah, actor Fred Ebere and others. The thespians are currently in Owerri, the capital of Imo State Nigeria shooting the series which bothers on a subliminal satirical comment of the society on relationship, career, and other walks of life, focusing majorly on challenges faced by… Continue Reading

Why I’m Upgrading Sitcom Production in Nigeria –Kevin Mik

After many years of immense contributions to the growth of the Nigerian motion picture industry as an actor and production manager, Kevin Mike is set to debut as a producer with a situational comedy (sitcom) series. K-Mic, as Kevin is fondly called, explained that the concept of his sitcom is bothered on a subliminal satirical comment of the society on relationship, career, and other walks of life, focusing majorly on… Continue Reading

Actor Gbenga Akintunde Is Dead

Nollywood actor, Gbenga Akintunde also known as Burger is dead. The thespian died on Thursday, January 3rd, 2018 after he reportedly went to the hospital to complain about malaria. However, star actor, Kunle Afod broke the sad news via his Instagram page. He wrote; “You called yesterday to confirm if I will still be holding my new year party today and I was called this afternoon that you are no more, Burger.” “Heard you went to… Continue Reading

REDTV rave is THE OFFICIAL HEADLINER GIG OF 2018!!

The much anticipated and talked about REDTVrave3 finally rocked Lagos on Saturday, the first day of December. The online lifestyle network owned by the United Bank for Africa Group is one that is fast becoming a leader when you refer to lifestyle brands. The REDTV rave which was attended by over 3500 youths in Lagos was one that is bound to be talked about throughout this festive season. It was… Continue Reading

I’M SCARED OF MARRIAGE + WHY I CAN’T ACT NAKED…..Ebube Nwagbo

Delectable Nollywood actress, Ebube Nwagbo has revealed that she would never expose her body or act nude even if she’s paid $1 million for such role. Nwagbo said  this when asked if she can  act naked if the money is right . Though she confessed   that $1 million is a lot of money,   she’s too shy and it is absurd for her to go nude all because of money …. Continue Reading

I’m Proud of My Uniqueness –Actress Juliet Ibrahim

Star actress, Juliet Ibrahim has revealed that despite numerous attempts by detractors to bring her down, her resilience and guts have contributed immensely to her success. The filmmaker, who has soared on the local and international scenes, said she has been ridiculed several times because of her personality but still she thrives. She recently posted on one of her social media handles that “See, I have been called all sorts;… Continue Reading

Ajimobi Set Us Up………..Ayefele

The saga between the Oyo State government and popular singer Yinka Ayefele seems to be far from over after the state government partially demolished the singer’s Music House on Sunday. The demolition sparked a public outcry and on Thursday, the governor set up a meeting with the singer, his younger brother and his publicist. Ayefele gave details of the meeting through his publicist, David Ajiboye. He made it known that… Continue Reading

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